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Network Security Specialist – Operating System Hardening Quiz Answers

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Question: A Linux system has a repository of packages available to be installed on the system

  • True
  • False

Question: What account lockout threshold does the NSA reccomends?

  • 5 tries
  • 3 tries
  • 4 tries
  • 5 tries

Question: Which of the following best describes the registry?

  • A relational database containing system settings
  • A database containing system settings
  • A database where software is registered
  • A relational database where software is registered

Question: What is the minimum password length the NSA recommends?

  • 6
  • 8
  • 10
  • 12

Question: What level of privileges must all users  have?

  • Administrator
  • Guest
  • Most possible privileges
  • Least possible

Question: What is the maximum password age Microsoft reccomends?

  • 20 Days
  • 3 Months
  • 1 Year
  • 42 Days

Question: What type of encryption does EFS utilize?

  • Single key
  • Multi-alphabet
  • Public key encryption
  • Secret algorithm proprietary to Microsoft

Question: What operating system requires periodic patches?

  • Linux
  • Windows
  • Mac OS X
  • All

Question: The command sudo find / -perm -4000 checks the location of suid binaries

  • True
  • False

Question: What is the rule for unused services on any computer?

  • Turn them off only if they are critical
  • Turn them off
  • Monitor them carefully
  • Configure them for minimal privileges

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