QUESTION 1: All of the following are basic components of a security policy EXCEPT the A. definition of the issue and statement of relevant terms. B. statement of roles and responsibilities C. statement of applicability and compliance requirements. D. statement of performance of characteristics and requirements. Answer: D Policies are considered the first and highest level of documentation, from which the lower level elements of standards, procedures, and guidelines flow. This order, however, does not mean that policies are more important than the lower elements. These higher-level policies, which are the more general policies and statements, should be created first in the process for strategic reasons, and then the more tactical elements can follow. -Ronald Krutz The CISSP PREP Guide (gold edition) pg 13 QUESTION 2: A security policy would include all of the following EXCEPT A. Background B. Scope statement C. Audit requirements D. Enforcement Answer: B QUESTION 3: Which one of the following is an important characteristic of an information security policy? A. Identifies major functional areas of information. B. Quantifies the effect of the loss of the information. C. Requires the identification of information owners. D. Lists applications that support the business function. Answer: A Information security policies area high-level plans that describe the goals of the procedures. Policies are not guidelines or standards, nor are they procedures or controls. Policies describe security in general terms, not specifics. They provide the blueprints for an overall security program just as a specification defines your next product - Roberta Bragg CISSP Certification Training Guide (que) pg 206

CISSP QUESTION 4: Ensuring the integrity of business information is the PRIMARY concern of A. Encryption Security B. Procedural Security. C. Logical Security D. On-line Security Answer: B Procedures are looked at as the lowest level in the policy chain...

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