CISSP Question of the Day – 9-2-2016

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Today’s CISSP question topic: Security Evaluation

Many modern computing systems contain either multiple physical processors or processors with multiple cores (or both). This gives these devices the ability to execute multiple programs simultaneously by distributing them across the different processors/cores. Which of the following is the appropriate term to describe this technology?

  1. Multiplexing
  2. Hyperthreading
  3. Trusted Computing Base (TCB)
  4. De-Multiplexing
  5. Multiprocessing
  6. Pre-emptive Multitasking
  7. Memory management
  8. Multi-threading



Check Your Answer


  1. Multiprocessing

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


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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.