Answers to Assessment Test

  1. A. Integrity, the second part of the CIA triad, ensures that data is protected from unauthorized modification or data corruption. The goal of integrity is to preserve the consistency of data, including data stored in files, databases, systems, and networks.

  2. A. The principle of least privilege requires that a user or process is given only the minimum access privilege needed to perform a particular task.

  3. B. With mandatory vacations, all personnel are required to take time off, allowing other personnel to fill their position while gone. This detective administrative control enhances the opportunity to discover unusual activity.

  4. C. An exposure occurs when an organizational asset is exposed to losses.

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