CISSP Question of the Day – 8-17-2016

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Today’s CISSP question topic: Data manipulation

Peter, an accountant at Initech, has created a program that will take the fractions of pennies in accounting ledgers and deposit them into a bank account he set up under a fictitious name. What is the term used to describe the technique Peter is using to steal from the company?

  1. Data diddling
  2. Salami Slicing
  3. ACID transactions
  4. Time-of-Check/Time-of-Use
  5. Covert storage channel



Check Your Answer


  1. Salami Slicing

Supporting Links:
  1. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Salami_slicing


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