Fortinet NSE 2 Lesson5-Threat Intelligence Services Quiz

Q1. Which are three functions of sandboxing? (Choose three.)

Select one or more:
Sandboxes can send the details to the vendor’s threat intelligence service so that the details can be shared worldwide.
Depending on the configuration, the owner of the sandbox can propagate this new knowledge across their network security environment.

After some time, if nothing malicious is detected in the quarantined files, the sandbox declares them as safe and releases them from quarantine.
Sandboxing products take a suspect file and places it in an environment where its behaviors can be closely analyzed.
Sandboxing quarantines suspicious files and immediately flags them as malware.

Q2. What happened when malware became more sophisticated and able to change its own file content?

Select one:
Malware signatures did not change, and it was not able to sneak by older antivirus products.
A single type of malware became an entire malware family, consisting of perhaps thousands of different files, but each file performing the same bad behaviors.
Less sophisticated malware was still able to evade classic signature-based scanning.
A single type of malware did not multiply and no bad behavior was detected.
One new type of malware was detected per year, resulting in the growth of the malware family.

Q3. Which statement about cyber-attacks is true?

Select one:
It is important that individuals become more aware of and knowledgeable about any attacks.
Sharing intelligence among security vendors is the best way to fight threats.
There is no secrecy within security vendors and all information is shared.
As bad actors continue to evolve it is important to invest in expensive security products.
Security products and threat intelligence services that can act together in real time stand the best chance of stopping these attacks.

Q4. What happens when each known malware file is represented by a one-to-one signature approach?

Select one:
The malware count increases daily, however it can be detected early by a one-to-one signature approach.
There are more vendor organizations that are able to keep up with the increasing number of malware files.
Malware-as-a-service organizations provide do-it-yourself malware kits as a solution.
The variations of malware are easily detected thanks to the affordability of malware kits.
It does not scale well, because the number of malware files increases by millions or more each day.

Q5. In the early days of threat intelligence service, in which three timeframes were vendor updates released? (Choose three.)

Select one or more:
Once a year
Twice a year

Every week

Q6. The threat intelligence service catalogs data about existing or emerging attacks, including the specific mechanisms of the attack, and evidence that the attack has happened.

What is this data also known as?

Select one:
Artificial intelligence
Intelligence catalogs
Indicators of compromise
Machine learning