CISSP Question of the Day – 8-5-2016

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Today’s CISSP question topic: Encryption

Which term best describes the following Wikipedia definition:
“A piece of software, a chunk of data, or a sequence of commands that takes advantage of a bug or vulnerability in order to cause unintended or unanticipated behavior to occur on computer software, hardware, or something electronic.”

  1. Virus
  2. Vulnerability
  3. Backdoor
  4. Worm
  5. Flaw
  6. Exploit
  7. Risk
  8. Threat



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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.