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GIAC GSEC Exam Actual Questions

The questions for GSEC were last updated at May 16, 2022.
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Question #1 Topic 1

Which of the following are advantages of Network Intrusion Detection Systems (NIDS)?

  • A. B, C, and D
  • B. A, C, and E
  • C. B, D, and E
  • D. A, B, and C
  • E. Inexpensive to manage
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Correct Answer: C 🗳️

Question #2 Topic 1

Which of the following protocols is used by a host that knows its own MAC (Media Access Control) address to query a server for its own IP address?

  • A. RARP
  • B. ARP
  • C. DNS
  • D. RDNS
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Correct Answer: A 🗳️

Question #3 Topic 1

What is the motivation behind SYN/FIN scanning?

  • A. The SYN/FIN combination is useful for signaling to certain Trojans.
  • B. SYN/FIN packets are commonly used to launch denial of service attacks against BSD hosts.
  • C. The crafted SYN/FIN packet sometimes gets past firewalls and filtering routers.
  • D. A SYN/FIN packet is used in session hijacking to take over a session.
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Correct Answer: B 🗳️

Question #4 Topic 1

There is not universal agreement on the names of the layers in the TCP/IP networking model. Which of the following is one of the functions of the bottom layer which is sometimes called the Network Access or Link Layer?

  • A. Provides end-to-end data delivery service for user applications
  • B. Handles the routing of the data packets over the network
  • C. Manages IP addressing and encryption for data packets
  • D. Defines the procedures for interfacing with Ethernet devices
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Correct Answer: D 🗳️

Question #5 Topic 1

Which of the following is a private, RFC 1918 compliant IP address that would be assigned to a DHCP scope on a private LAN?

  • A. 127.0.0.100
  • B. 169.254.1.50
  • C. 10.254.1.50
  • D. 172.35.1.100
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Correct Answer: C 🗳️

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