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CISSP Domain 3 quiz: Security engineering

In preparing for Domain 3, Security Engineering, CISSP candidates should review a wide range of concepts, from security models to cryptography systems.

The topics covered in Domain 3 of the CISSP exam are the bread and butter of many security engineering jobs -- making its concepts important to master not only for exam day but also an entire career.

In Domain 3, entitled Security Engineering, CISSP candidates must demonstrate competence in a range of topics. You’ll need to recall various security models, architectures and design principles as well as different types of vulnerabilities, cryptography attacks and encryption systems, the security capabilities of information systems and more.

Planning to take the CISSP exam and obtain certification? Test your knowledge of security engineering, CISSP exam Domain 3, with this practice quiz, comprising five multiple-choice questions and five true/false questions on core concepts and vocabulary of security engineering practices and principles.

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.

This was last published in September 2017

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