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CISSP Domain 4 Quiz: Network Security Basics

As a conduit to countless applications and services, corporate networks are an attractive target for attackers. In order to adequately protect the network, it is imperative to understand what is going on under the hood, which means having a good understanding of the different architectures, protocols and other network components.

Check your understanding of network security basics in this quiz covering key concepts from CISSP Exam Area 4, Communication and Network Security, which includes questions on secure network architecture design, secure network components, channels secure communications and network attacks. Test your knowledge in these areas with five multiple-choice questions and five true-or-false questions about the OSI model, virtual private networks (VPNs), firewall functions, and other network security basics.

The following quiz is taken from the CISSP (ISC)2 Official Study Guide for Certified Information Systems Security Professionals, 7th Edition, ©2015 John Wiley & Sons, all rights reserved.

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This was last published in October 2017

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