CISSP: Asset Security Proficiency (Advanced Level)

  • 30m
  • 15 questions
The CISSP: Asset Security Proficiency benchmark will measure your ability to recognize key terms and concepts related to asset security. You will be evaluated on asset classification, lifecycle, and change management practices as they relate to security best practices. A learner who scores high on this benchmark demonstrates that they have the skills related to understanding key asset security terminology and concepts.

Topics covered

  • compare different states of data: in use, in transit, and at rest
  • describe how mobile devices can be centrally managed
  • describe how TPM is used to protect hardware assets
  • describe the relevance of tracking hardware inventory
  • describe the relevance of tracking software and license inventory
  • determine how classification relates to protecting data at rest
  • ensure appropriate data retention such as end-of-life (eol) and end-of-support (eos)
  • establish requirements for information and asset labeling and handling
  • identify and classify information and assets
  • identify the lifecycle for hardware, software, and data assets
  • manage data collection, location, maintenance, remanence, retention, and destruction
  • manage roles of owner, controller, custodian, processors, and users
  • provision resources by establishing ownership, implementing inventory, and asset management
  • use Microsoft File Server Resource Manager to classify files
  • use Microsoft System Center Configuration Manager to acquire hardware inventory data