Which element of assessment or monitoring causes the security staff to discount the value of alarms?
A. False positives
C. Excessive policy
D. Password cracking
The correct answer is A.
False positives is the element of assessment or monitoring causes the security staff to discount the value of alarms. A false positive is when a benign event triggers an alarm and thus, treats the event as potentially malicious.
Fuzzing is a testing process to locate flaws in code. An excessive policy is a security policy that allows everything (i.e. allow by default). Password cracking the process of reverse engineering a password hash in order to discover the original password.