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CISSP Domain 4 quiz: Network security basics

Think you know network security basics inside and out? Take this 10-question quiz to find out how well you’ve prepared for Domain 4 of the CISSP exam.

As the conduit to countless applications and services, enterprise networks are an attractive target for attackers. In order to adequately protect the network, it is imperative to understand what’s happening under the hood, which means having a firm grasp of various network architectures, protocols and other components.

Check your understanding of network security basics in this quiz covering key concepts from Domain 4 of the CISSP exam, Communication and Network Security, which includes questions on secure network architecture design, secure network components, secure communication channels and network attacks. Test your knowledge in these areas with five multiple-choice 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 excerpted from the CISSP (ISC)2 Certified Information Systems Security Professional Official Study Guide, 7th Edition, ©2015 John Wiley & Sons, All Rights Reserved.

CISSP® is a registered mark of (ISC)².

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