Cyber Security Quiz: Knowledge Trivia!

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Cyber Security Quiz: Knowledge Trivia!

Here we challenge you in this Cyber Security quiz! The growth of technology has brought some dangers where people access other information and use them for malicious purposes. Therefore, it is important to ensure that as you use the computer, you are safe from people who want to prey on your data or you. In this quiz, you will get to test how well you know some of the threats and how to protect your computer from them.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Which three email characteristics can help you identify hoax virus warnings?
    • A. 

      The message is from a trusted source

    • B. 

      The message warns of a virus that will infect your computer by simply reading the message

    • C. 

      The message requests that you forward the message to others

    • D. 

      The message was forwarded many times

  • 2. 
    Which two strategies will help protect hardcopy information?
    • A. 

      Shred printouts before disposal

    • B. 

      Encrypt all files

    • C. 

      Sign all documents

    • D. 

      Adopt a "clean desk" policy

  • 3. 
    Which three types of information should you avoid adding to your instant messaging account details?
    • A. 

      Addresses

    • B. 

      Organization names

    • C. 

      Nicknames

    • D. 

      Phone numbers

  • 4. 
    Which three steps are important to perform when you receive instant messages?
    • A. 

      Verify the source of the message

    • B. 

      Verify the size of any attachment sent to you

    • C. 

      Verify the purpose of the attachment sent to you

    • D. 

      Verify that your security updates and antivirus updates have been applied before you download or open any attachment

  • 5. 
    Which PDA security best practice will help protect the information on your PDA?     
    • A. 

      Clearly identify your PDA with company stickers or logos

    • B. 

      Never remove your PDA from your bag for airport security

    • C. 

      Store your PDA passwords in a safe location

    • D. 

      Synchronize your PDA data regularly

  • 6. 
    Which two methods will reduce the chances that your password will be compromised?
    • A. 

      Make your password lower case

    • B. 

      Change your password regularly

    • C. 

      Use Default passwords

    • D. 

      Use a passphrase

  • 7. 
    Which negative outcome can result from hoax virus warnings and malicious spam?
    • A. 

      Denial of service

    • B. 

      Data loss

    • C. 

      Reduced account privileges

    • D. 

      Credit card fraud

  • 8. 
    Which three actions can you take to increase the security of your Web browsing? 
    • A. 

      Learn to recognize common scams

    • B. 

      Manage user names and passwords

    • C. 

      Only browse secure Web sites

    • D. 

      Use caution when downloading

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