Data Communication and Networking – Security in the Internet: IPSec, SSL/TLS, PGP, VPN and Firewalls MCQs

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This Section covers below lists of topics.

  1. Security in the Internet MCQs.
  2. IPSec, SSL/TLS, PGP, VPN, and Firewalls MCQ.

 

Security in the Internet multiple choice questions and answers MCQs

 

1
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______ is the protocol designed to create security associations, both inbound and outbound.

  • SA
  • CA
  • KDC
  • IKE
2
. IKE creates SAs for _____
  • SSL
  • PGP
  • IPSec
  • VP
3
. IKE is a complex protocol based on ______ other protocols
  • two
  • three
  • four
  • five
4
. IKE uses _______
  • Oakley
  • SKEME
  • ISAKMP
  • all of the above
5
. A _______network is used inside an organization.
  • private
  • public
  • semi-private
  • semi-public
6
. An ________ is a private network that uses the Internet model
  • intranet
  • internet
  • extranet
  • none of the above
7
. An _________ is a network that allows authorized access from outside users
  • intranet
  • internet
  • extranet
  • none of the above
8
. The Internet authorities have reserved addresses for _______
  • intranets
  • internets
  • extranets
  • none of the above
9
. A ______ provides privacy for LANs that must communicate through the global Internet.
  • VPP
  • VNP
  • VNN
  • VPN
10
. A _______ layer security protocol provides end-to-end security services for applications.
  • data link
  • network
  • transport
  • none of the above
11
. ______ is actually an IETF version of _____
  • TLS; TSS
  • SSL; TLS
  • TLS; SSL
  • SSL; SLT
12
. ______ provide security at the transport layer.
  • SSL
  • TLS
  • either (a) or (b)
  • both (a) and (b)
13
. _____ is designed to provide security and compression services to data generated from the application layer.
  • SSL
  • TLS
  • either (a) or (b)
  • both (a) and (b)
14
. Typically, ______ can receive application data from any application layer protocol, but the protocol is normally HTTP
  • SSL
  • TLS
  • either (a) or (b)
  • both (a) and (b)
15
. SSL provides _________
  • message integrity
  • confidentiality
  • compression
  • all of the above
16
. The combination of key exchange, hash, and encryption algorithms defines a ________ for each SSL session
  • list of protocols
  • cipher suite
  • list of keys
  • none of the above
17
. In _______, the cryptographic algorithms and secrets are sent with the message.
  • IPSec
  • SSL
  • TLS
  • PGP
18
. One security protocol for the e-mail system is _________
  • IPSec
  • SSL
  • PGP
  • none of the above
19
. ______ was invented by Phil Zimmerman
  • IPSec
  • SSL
  • PGP
  • none of the above
20
. ____ provides privacy, integrity, and authentication in e-mail
  • IPSec
  • SSL
  • PGP
  • none of the above
21
. _________ is a collection of protocols designed by the IETF (Internet Engineering Task Force) to provide security for a packet at the network level.
  • IPSec
  • SSL
  • PGP
  • none of the above
22
. _________ operates in the transport mode or the tunnel mode.
  • IPSec
  • SSL
  • PGP
  • none of the above
23
. In the ______ mode, IPSec protects information delivered from the transport layer to the network layer.
  • transport
  • tunnel
  • either (a) or (b)
  • neither (a) nor (b)
24
. IPSec in the ______ mode does not protect the IP header.
  • transport
  • tunnel
  • either (a) or (b)
  • neither (a) nor (b)
25
. The _______ mode is normally used when we need host-to-host (end-to-end) protection of data
  • transport
  • tunnel
  • either (a) or (b)
  • neither (a) nor (b)
26
. In the _______ mode, IPSec protects the whole IP packet, including the original IP header.
  • transport
  • tunnel
  • either (a) or (b)
  • neither (a) nor (b)
27
. IPSec defines two protocols: _______ and ________
  • AH; SSL
  • PGP; ESP
  • AH; ESP
  • none of the above
28
. ______ provides authentication at the IP level.
  • AH
  • ESP
  • PGP
  • SSL
29
. ______ provides either authentication or encryption, or both, for packets at the IP level.
  • AH
  • ESP
  • PGP
  • SSL
30
. IPSec uses a set of SAs called the ________
  • SAD
  • SAB
  • SADB
  • none of the above

 
 
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