CompTIA Security Plus Mock Test Q248

Which of the following describes the purpose of an MOU?

A. Define interoperability requirements
B. Define data backup process
C. Define onboard/offboard procedure
D. Define responsibilities of each party

Correct Answer: D
Section: Compliance and Operational Security

MOU or Memorandum of Understanding is a document outlining which party is responsible for what portion of the work.

Incorrect Answers:
A: The memorandum of understanding is a part of the interoperability agreement between the parties involved.
B: Data backup processes are part of data recovery and incidence response and are not the purpose of a memorandum of understanding.
C: Onboard and offboard procedures are not part of the MOU, it just refers to the transitioning phase that both parties have to engage in.

Dulaney, Emmett and Chuck Eastton, CompTIA Security+ Study Guide, 6th Edition, Sybex, Indianapolis, 2014, p. 398