Security School

Lesson 1 Quiz, Answer No. 2

The correct answer is: d. Hard Drive, Floppy Drive, CD-ROM
The other boot sequences would allow someone who gained physical access to the Web server to try to bring the system up into a different OS than the one installed on the server. Only option d. prevents booting from removable media. Remember that you need to protect access to your BIOS settings with a password.

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This was first published in June 2005

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