Sim-Ex™ Practice Exams for CCST Cybersecurity: Practice questions


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Q10. Which of the following is NOT an example of biometric authentication?

A. Finger print

B. Iris profile

C. Signature

D. Password

Correct Answer: D


Biometrics is the ability to measure physical characteristics of a human such as fingerprints, speech etc. These measured values are then used for authentication purpose. Given below are few of the measurable quantities:
Fingerprint: Scans and matches finger print to a securely stored value.
Voiceprint: Identifies a person by measuring speech pattern.
Iris profile: Identifies a person by using Iris part of the eye.
Signature: Matches an individual's signature with the stored value.
Password is not a physical character of a human; any one can match a given password once it is known.

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