CISSP Question of the Day – 8-16-2016

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Today’s CISSP question topic: Protecting Data

What is data diddling?

  1. Making unauthorized modifications to data.
  2. Manipulating password files to allow system access.
  3. Making data inaccessible by manipulating integrity hashes.
  4. Reading the contents of files for which you have no authorization.
  5. Modifying the source IP address of packets in order to create a denial of service attack.

Check Your Answer

  1. Making unauthorized modifications to data.

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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.