Practice Quiz in Security in the Internet: IPSec, SSL/TLS, PGP, VPN, and Firewalls Part 1

(Last Updated On: December 21, 2017)

Practice Quiz in Security in the Internet: IPSec, SSL/TLS, PGP, VPN, and Firewalls

This is the Online Practice Quiz in Security in the Internet: IPSec, SSL/TLS, PGP, VPN, and Firewalls part 1 from the book, Data Communications and Networking 4th Edition by Behrouz A. Forouzan. If you are looking for a reviewer in Electronics Systems and Technologies (Communications Engineering) this will definitely help you test your knowledge and skill before taking the Board Exam.

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Quiz in Security in the Internet: IPSec, SSL/TLS, PGP, VPN, and Firewalls

Question 1. In ______, there is a single path from the fully trusted authority to any certificate.

A. X509

B. PGP

C. KDC

D. None of these


Question 2. ______ was invented by Phil Zimmerman.

A. IPSec

B. SSL

C. PGP

D. None of these


Question 3. The _______ mode is normally used when we need host-to-host (end-to-end) protection of data.

A. transport

B. tunnel

C. either (a) or (b)

D. neither (a) nor (b)


Question 4. IKE is a complex protocol based on ______ other protocols.

A. two

B. three

C. four

D. five


Question 5. IKE creates SAs for _____.

A. SSL

B. PGP

C. IPSec

D. VP


Question 6. A _______ layer security protocol provides end-to-end security services for applications.

A. data link

B. network

C. transport

D. None of these


Question 7. _______ uses the idea of certificate trust levels.

A. X509

B. PGP

C. KDC

D. None of these


Question 8. ______ is actually an IETF version of _____.

A. TLS; TSS

B. SSL; TLS

C. TLS; SSL

D. SSL; SLT


Question 9. A _______network is used inside an organization.

A. private

B. public

C. semi-private

D. semi-public


Question 10. _________ is a collection of protocols designed by the IETF (Internet Engineering Task Force) to provide security for a packet at the network level.

A. IPSec

B. SSL

C. PGP

D. None of these

More Practice Quiz in Security in the Internet: IPSec, SSL/TLS, PGP, VPN, and Firewalls

Practice Quiz Part 1

Practice Quiz Part 2

Practice Quiz Part 3

Complete Practice Quiz in Data Communications and Networking

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Practice Quiz in Security in the Internet: IPSec, SSL/TLS, PGP, VPN, and Firewalls Part 1
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