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A. It limits the capabilities of any single individual. B. It provides multiple paths for fulfilling critical tasks. C. It accommodates the requirement for parallel audit trails. D. It ensures that only one person is authorized to perform each task. Answer: A See Chapter 8. Separation of authority makes it difficult for an individual to steal an organization’s assets because others need to cooperate with the would-be criminal. 242 The term open view refers to what activity? A. Reclassifying a document so that anyone may view it B. Viewing the contents of one’s private encryption key C. Leaving classified information where unauthorized people can see it D. Using a decryption key to view the contents of a message Answer: C See Chapter 8. Open view is the act of leaving a classified document out in the open so that it can be viewed by anyone. 243 Which individual is responsible for classifying information? A. Owner
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B. Custodian C. Creator D. User Answer: A See Chapter 8. The information owner is ultimately responsible for the information asset and for its initial classification. 244 Which individual is responsible for protecting information? A. Owner B. Custodian C. Creator D. User Answer: B See Chapter 8. The custodian protects the information on behalf of that information's owner. 245 Which of the following is NOT a criterion for classifying information? A. Marking B. Useful life C. Value D. Age Answer: A See Chapter 8. Useful life, value, and age are some of the criteria used to classify information. 246 What's the purpose of a senior management statement of security policy? A. It defines who's responsible for carrying out a security policy. B. It states that senior management doesn't need to follow a security policy. C. It emphasizes the importance of security throughout an organization. D. It states that senior management must also follow a security policy. Answer: C See Chapter 8. A senior management statement of security policy underscores the importance of (and senior management's support for) security. 247 What's the purpose of an advisory policy? A. An optional policy that can be followed
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B. An informal offering of advice regarding security practices C. A temporary policy good only for a certain period of time D. A policy that must be followed but isn't mandated by regulation Answer: D See Chapter 8. An advisory policy is required by the organization but isn't mandated by a local or national government. 248 What's the definition of a threat? A. Any event that produces an undesirable outcome B. A weakness present in a control or countermeasure C. An act of aggression that causes harm D. An individual likely to violate security policy Answer: A See Chapter 8. A threat is a possible, undesirable event that may cause harm or damage. 249 A weakness in a security control is called a A. Risk B. Vulnerability C. Threat D. Hole Answer: B See Chapter 8. A vulnerability is a weakness that can permit an undesirable event to occur.
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