CISSP Question of the Day – 7-7-2016

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Today’s CISSP question topic: Networking

Which of the following is true of an IP routing table? (Choose 4)

  1. It maps MAC addresses and destination IP addresses to remote networks
  2. It contains a list of destination IP networks
  3. It contains a mapping of IP addresses and services offered on TCP and UDP ports
  4. It is created automatically via SNMP exchanges between neighboring routers
  5. Networks learned via OSPF or EIGRP are more trusted than standard static routes
  6. IPv6 and IPv4-enabled routers use two routing tables, one for each protocol
  7. Routers can route packets with encrypted payloads
  8. Routing protocols secure routing update packets using TLS
  9. Routing tables map IP addresses to MAC addresses
  10. Routing tables operate at the Network Layer of the OSI Model



Check Your Answer


  1. It contains a list of destination IP networks
  2. IPv6 and IPv4-enabled routers use two routing tables, one for each protocol
  3. Routers can route packets with encrypted payloads
  4. Routing tables operate at the Network Layer of the OSI Model

Supporting Links:

  1. http://www.ciscopress.com/articles/article.asp?p=2180210&seqNum=12
  2. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Routing_table


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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.