CISSP quiz: Cryptography CISSP certification practice test

Test your knowledge of the CISSP exam's Cryptography Domain by taking this practice quiz, which covers topics including public and private keys, encryption algorithms, digital certificates and more.

This quiz is part of SearchSecurity's CISSP Essentials Security School lesson on the Cryptography Domain within the Common Body of Knowledge (CBK).

Created by expert trainer Shon Harris of Logical Security to help students prepare for the Certified Information Security Systems Professional (CISSP) exam, this quiz offers free questions similar to those that will be seen on test day.

This CISSP certification practice test will help you assess your knowledge of need-to-know topics within the Cryptography Domain, including private and public keys, encryption algorithms, public key infrastructures, certificate authorities, digital certificates, SSL handshakes and more.

This multimedia quiz features interactive components designed to resemble the interactive questions on the CISSP exam. Question types include multiple-choice/single-response, multiple-choice/multiple-response, drag-and-drop pair matching, and "hot zone" questions that require selecting the appropriate area in a graphical image. An 80% score is considered a passing grade. Use the question list menu just above the quiz area to go back to view previous questions or to skip ahead.

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CISSP® is a registered certification mark of the International Information Systems Security Certification Consortium Inc., also known as (ISC)2.

Next Steps

NEXT: If you scored at least 80% correct, proceed to the next lesson: Security architecture and design.

BACK: If not, review the material in this lesson on Cryptography.

RETURN to the main page of SearchSecurity's CISSP Essentials Security School.

This was last published in October 2014

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