In intrusion detection system vernacular, which account is responsible for setting the security policy for an
The administrator is the person responsible for setting the security policy for an organization and is responsible
for making decisions about the deployment and configuration of the IDS.
A, C: Almost every operating system in use today employs the concept of differentiation between users and
groups at varying levels. As an example, there is always a system administrator (SA) account that has godlike
control over everything: root in Unix/Linux, admin (or a deviation of it) in Windows, administrator in Apple OS X,
supervisor in Novell NetWare, and so on.
D: A director is a person from a group of managers who leads or supervises a particular area of a company,
program, or project.
Dulaney, Emmett and Chuck Eastton, CompTIA Security+ Study Guide, 6th Edition, Sybex, Indianapolis, 2014,
pp. 107, 153