free CCSK practice questions !

free ccsk practice questions

Here is a set of 12 free CCSK practice questions. You want to be able to complete this set within 18 minutes and answer at least 10 questions correctly to make it to a score of 80%, which is the passing score for the CCSK exam (you can find more on the CCSK exam difficulty here ).

Q1 : which statement is correct ?

A : with SaaS you can patch the OS whereas with IaaS you don’t have access to the OS

B : network security groups are only available in PaaS

C : you can’t store data in SaaS, you can only run applications.

D : you get more control and visibility with IaaS compared to SaaS

E : you can’t run a database in PaaS

Q2 : which statement is not correct ? (choose 2)

A : you should prefer VLANs to SDNs

B : you don’t have access to hypervisors in a public cloud

C : privileged accounts should have MFA activated

D : WAF and Security Groups are basically the same thing

E : traditional firewalls won’t work in most cloud environments

Q3 : compliance requirements and data classification are usually not linked

A : true

B : false

Q4 : what is the most relevant for encryption in the cloud ? (choose 2)

A : make sure you have enough separation between the key and the encrypted data

B : make sure the encrypted data is stored in your on-premise environment only

C : make sure you use a reliable and up to date encryption algorithm

D : make sure you always use proxy encryption with SaaS

E : make sure you systematically encrypt everything in IaaS

Q5 : SOC reports are not produced by your Security Operation Center team

A : true

B : false

Q6 : what are the 5 essential characteristics of cloud ?

A : broad network access, rapid elasticity, metered usage, on-demand self-service, resource pooling

B : broad region access, rapid elasticity, metered storage, on-demand self-service, resource balancing

C : broad network access, rapid scalability, metered usage, on-request self-service, resource pooling

D : broad region access, rapid scalability, metered storage, on-request self-service ,resource balancing

Q7 : customer C creates an account on company B’s web site which is a SaaS application deployed in cloud provider A’s IaaS environment. In this scenario:

A : A is the data subject, B the data controller, and C the data processor

B : A and B are data processors and C is the data controller

C : A is the data processor, B the data controller, and C is the data subject

D : A is the data controller, B the data subject, and C is the data processor

E : A an B are data controllers and C is the data subject

Q8 : what does SAST stand for ?

A : Static Authentication Spoofing Threat

B : Static Application Security Testing

C : Software Authorization Spyware Threat

D : Software Assurance Security Testing

Q9 : the right to be forgotten is not covered by GDPR

A : false

B : true

Q10 : what can help with the selection of a cloud provider ? (choose 2)

A : EIP Register

B : Cloud Readiness Assessment Initiative

C : STAR Registry

D : Consensus Assessment Initiative Questionnaire

Q11 : what does CASB stand for ?

A : Cloud Application Security Botnet

B : Cloud Availability and Security Broker

C : Cloud Application Security Bug

D : Cloud Access and Security Broker

Q12 : what deployment model is cloud bursting usually associated with ?

A : Public
B : Hybrid
C : Private
D : Community
E : On-premise


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