CISSP Question of the Day – 7-25-2016

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Today’s CISSP question topic: Padded Cells

What is a padded cell?

  1. A DBMS feature designed to reduce inference capabilities
  2. A MiTM technique that redirects legitimate traffic to an attackers machine
  3. An anti-malware technique for isolating potentially harmful code
  4. An IDS combined with a honeypot
  5. A Network Admissions Control (NAC) technique for quarantining non-healthy nodes



Check Your Answer


  1. An IDS combined with a honeypot

Supporting Links:
  1. https://cryptome.org/sp800-31.htm#2.4


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Colin Weaver

Colin Weaver is co-owner and lead instructor at ITdojo, Inc., a network security and information assurance training center and consulting firm located in Virginia Beach, VA. His passion for technology, networks, and security has led him to become enthralled with the idea of IPv6 and its implementation. In this blog he will share with you glimpses of what he has learned and a hint at what you’ll learn in his classes.