Computer Security Interview Questions
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 Why would you want to use SSH from a Windows pc?

1 3250

What’s the difference between Symmetric and Asymmetric encryption?

1 1657

What is SSL and why is it not enough when it comes to encryption?

1 4177

 How would you find out what a POST code means?

1 1624

 What is the difference between a Black Hat and a White Hat?

1 1412

You need to reset a password-protected BIOS configuration. What do you do?

1 1357

What is XSS?

1 1323

How would you login to Active Directory from a Linux or Mac box?


 What are salted hashes?

1 1268

What do you think of social networking sites such as Facebook and LinkedIn?

1 1507

What are the three ways to authenticate a person?

1 3147

How would you judge if a remote server is running IIS or Apache?

2 3839

What is data protection in transit vs data protection at rest?

1 2131

 You see a user logging in as root to perform basic functions. Is this a problem?

1 2594

How do you protect your home Wireless Access Point?

1 1274

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What is a driver in computer?


 What is Exfiltration?


What is residual risk?


How would you login to Active Directory from a Linux or Mac box?


What are accessories in computer?


What is data source in computer?


Does indexing slow down computer?


What is a spooler on a computer?


1. Assume that passwords are selected from four-character combination of 26 alphabetic characters. Assume that an adversary is able to attempt passwords at a rate of one per second. a. Assuming no feedback to the adversary until each attempt has been completed, what is the expected time to recover the correct password? b. Assuming feedback to the adversary flagging an error as each incorrect character is entered, what is the expected time to discover the correct password?


Is a console a computer?


I’m the CEO of a Fortune 500 company. I make more in an afternoon than you make in a year. I don’t care about this stupid security stuff, it just costs time and money and slows everything down. Why should I care about this junk?


What is dora process in DHCP and how it works?


A phonetic password generator picks two segments randomly for each six-letter password. The form of each segment is CVC (consonant, vowel, consonant), where V= < a, e, i, o, u > and C = (V.) ̅ What is the total password population? What is the probability of an adversary guessing a password correctly?


What is a table in computer?


I run an SMB. I have 4 people in my entire company and a web-based store. I don’t have the time, patience or manpower to have a computer guy. Why should I care about exploits and computer jibberish?