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

Explanation:
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.

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