10 Toughest Job Interview Questions

Why Should I Hire You? Why is there a Gap in your Work History? Tell Me One Thing You Would Change About Your Last Job (A safe scapegoat? Outdated technology.) Tell Me About Yourself Explain A Complex Database To Your Eight-Year-Old Nephew What Would The Person Who Likes You Least In The World Say About […]

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What is a Performance Based Interview?

Performance Based Interviewing (PBI) is a method to increase the effectiveness of the interviewing process in selecting and promoting quality staff. With PBI, the interviewer carefully defines the skills needed for the job and structures the interview process to elicit behavioral examples of past performance.

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Sample Performance Based Interview Questions

Resource: http://www.va.gov/PBI/questions.asp Level, Type, & PBI I Creative Thinking Tell me about two suggestions you have made to your supervisor in the past year. How did you come up with the ideas? What happened? How do you feel about the way things went? I Creative Thinking Tell me about a specific time when you made […]

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Scenario: Managing Ports

To perform testing of open ports using a port scanner, you will need Nmap port scanner installed on your system. Although you want to close any unnecessary ports, ports are opened to provide a benefit to users.  Enabling the Windows Firewall and closing  ports will reduce the utility of a system, and many potentially desirable […]

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Scenario: Performing an Initial Risk Assessment

There are two methods to doing this:  qualitative and quantitative.  Qualitative does not assign dollar values to components of the risk analysis. A quantitative assessment process involves these three steps: Estimate potential losses – Single Loss Expectancy (SLE) = Asset Value x Exposure Factor. Conduct a threat analysis – the goal is to estame the […]

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Questions I was asked during a recent job interview by phone

What is a Hash? What is Encryption? What is Salting? What are Rainbow Tables? What is CIA? What is the difference between a vulnerability, a risk and a threat? What is the difference between a vulnerability assessment and a penetration test? What websites do I use to learn about Info Sec news events:  Kaspersky Labs […]

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