Data Security & Privacy

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  • 1. 
    The Master File
    • A. 

      Is the main source of data for an application

    • B. 

      Is used to update the records in the Transaction File

    • C. 

      Is another copy of the Main File

    • D. 

      Is another copy of the Transaction file

  • 2. 
    The Transaction file needs to be sorted
    • A. 

      So that the data can be backed up

    • B. 

      So that the sorted file can be used as backup

    • C. 

      To speed up the updating process

    • D. 

      All of the above are true

  • 3. 
    Two methods of physical data security include
    • A. 

      Locking doors and drawers of where data is stored.

    • B. 

      Using passwords and access levels

    • C. 

      Locking backup copies and using firewalls

    • D. 

      Using firewalls and encryption

  • 4. 
    Data encryption
    • A. 

      Is software form of safeguarding of data

    • B. 

      Is very effective in safeguarding data

    • C. 

      Involves putting data into a secret code so that if accessed it is meaningless to anyone not having the key to decrypt it with

    • D. 

      All of the above

  • 5. 
    Piracy
    • A. 

      Is legal if one makes copies of software for himself only

    • B. 

      Is illegal copying of software which may be for personal use or for sale

    • C. 

      Is impossible if one used product activation techniques

    • D. 

      Refers to the stealing of data from protected systems

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