Quiz On Firewall, Internet Security And Anti Virus! Trivia Questions Quiz

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Quiz On Firewall, Internet Security And Anti Virus! Trivia Questions Quiz

This is a quiz that tests firewall, internet security and anti-virus. Firewall and antivirus are the mechanisms to provide the security to our systems. The major difference between a firewall and antivirus is that a Firewall acts as a barrier for the incoming traffic to the system. Conversely while Antivirus protects against the internal attacks like malicious files. Test your knowledge on these three fields by taking this exciting quiz.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    All of the following are part of securing a Windows computer except:
    • A. 

      Limiting use of admin accounts

    • B. 

      Setting up individual accounts

    • C. 

      Setting strong passwords

    • D. 

      Shutting down the computer every night

  • 2. 
    It is not necessary to install a personal firewall.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 3. 
    Once you install Antivirus or anti-adware software you don’t need to worry about it anymore.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 4. 
    In order to “plug up” any security holes in your Windows Operating System always.
    • A. 

      Keep your computer in a warm safe place

    • B. 

      Keep some Bondo handy

    • C. 

      Keep Windows updates current

    • D. 

      Activate Remote Desktop

  • 5. 
    There are settings in Internet Explorer to make it more secure.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 6. 
    One way to try to avoid malicious attacks is to use alternatives to Internet Explorer and Outlook or Outlook Express such as Firefox or Eudora. Why?
    • A. 

      Firefox and Eudora are less popular therefore not as targeted

    • B. 

      Firefox and Eudora are written by better programmers

    • C. 

      Firefox and Eudora are more difficult to attack

    • D. 

      All of the above

  • 7. 
    If you have current antivirus and up-to-date operating system, you can open any email attachments and recklessly go to any website.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 8. 
    Data can be encrypted using which of the following:
    • A. 

      Antivirus

    • B. 

      Software based firewall

    • C. 

      Symantec Encryptomagic

    • D. 

      Windows Encrypted Files System (EFS)

  • 9. 
    It is a good idea to physically protect equipment using which of the following:
    • A. 

      Cables that lock down cases

    • B. 

      Superglue cases shut so it can’t be opened

    • C. 

      Attach an alarm system

    • D. 

      Electrically charge it so would be thieves will be “electrified.”

  • 10. 
    Which of the following are Social Engineering techniques used to get personal information?
    • A. 

      Phishing

    • B. 

      Spamming

    • C. 

      Virus Hoaxes

    • D. 

      All of the above

  • 11. 
    Always keep good backups of your data and system state.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 12. 
    It is a good idea to monitor the following within the event log.
    • A. 

      Logon failures

    • B. 

      Access to files and folders

    • C. 

      Changes to startup procedures

    • D. 

      All of the above

  • 13. 
    Once you remove the hard drive from the computer, it is unreadable and can be discarded with no worries of data being extracted.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 14. 
    The safest form of authentication to a network is
    • A. 

      Strong passwords

    • B. 

      Using a domain controller for authentication

    • C. 

      Using two domain controllers for authentication

    • D. 

      Smart cards, or bio-metric scanners/data

  • 15. 
    All of the following are malicious software except:
    • A. 

      Browser hijackers

    • B. 

      Trojan horses

    • C. 

      Adware

    • D. 

      Spam

    • E. 

      They are all malicious software

  • 16. 
    It is critical to always keep your firewall, antivirus, and anti-adware up to date.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 17. 
    FTP uses the following port:
    • A. 

      80

    • B. 

      20

    • C. 

      21

    • D. 

      22

  • 18. 
    SFTP uses the following port:
    • A. 

      80

    • B. 

      20

    • C. 

      21

    • D. 

      22

  • 19. 
    HTTP uses the following port:
    • A. 

      80

    • B. 

      20

    • C. 

      21

    • D. 

      22

  • 20. 
    Remote Desktop uses the following port:
    • A. 

      3389

    • B. 

      80

    • C. 

      21

    • D. 

      22

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