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Notes on the Pre-Assessment Exam in the first section of the book. The cards with numbers contain info related to that question.
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Trojan Virus

Is any malicious computer program which misleads users of its true intent. They create back doors (allow unauthorized people to access data)


CryptoLocker Virus

Can be spread through email attachments and encrypts the user’s files so that they can't access them.


31. Trusted Platform Module (TPM)

Includes a encryption key burned into the chip, and this key provides a hardware root of trust.


31. Sandboxing

provides an isolated area on a system, typically used for testing.


31. Hardware Security Module (HSM)

Is an external security device used to store cryptographic keys.


32. Infrastructure as a Service (IaaS)

is a cloud computing option where the vendor provides access to a computer, but customers must manage the system, including keeping it up to date with current patches. An IaaS Solution can be public, private, and/or community clouds.


33. Supervisory control and data acquisition (SCADA)

is a control system architecture that uses computers, networked data communications and graphical user interfaces for high-level process supervisory management, but uses other peripheral devices such as programmable logic controller (PLC) and discrete PID controllers to interface with the process plant or machinery.


34. Data loss prevention (DLP)

Can detect documents sent to a printer that contain personally identifiable information (Pll) and prevent them from printing.


34. A Hardware security module (HSM) & a Trusted platform module (TPM)

both provide full disk encryption, but cannot block documents sent to a printer.


34. Virtual local network (VLAN)

segments traffic & can help protect a (SCADA) system,but isn't selective about documents sent to a printer.


34. Virtual local network (VLAN)

is a logical subnetwork that can group together a collection of devices from different physical LANs. Larger business computer networks often set up VLANs to re-partition their network for improved traffic management. Supported by wi-fi and ethernet.