Information Security Awareness Test

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Information Security Awareness Test - Quiz

The security overview is designed and implemented to help end-users get better acquainted with the network environments that they work in. A basic framework is put in place to ensure the end users will be able to understand the concepts.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 

    Why Security Awareness?

  • 2. 

    Your supervisor or Team Lead is very busy and asks you to log into the HR Server using her user-ID and password to retrieve some reports. What should you do?

    • A.

      It’s your boss, so it’s okay to do this.

    • B.

      Ignore the request and hope she forgets.

    • C.

      Decline the request and remind your supervisor or team leader that it is against Yalamanchili policy

    Correct Answer
    C. Decline the request and remind your supervisor or team leader that it is against Yalamanchili policy
    Explanation
    Logging into someone else's account without proper authorization is a violation of security protocols and can lead to serious consequences. It is important to prioritize security and adhere to company policies. By declining the request and reminding the supervisor or team leader about the policy, you are taking the responsible and ethical approach to the situation.

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  • 3. 

    You receive the following email from the Help Desk: Dear YSE Email User, Beginning next week, we will be deleting all inactive email accounts in order to create space for more users. You are required to send the following information in order to continue using your email account. If we do not receive this information from you by the end of the week, your email account will be closed. *Name (first and last): *Email Login: *Password: *Date of birth: *Alternate email: Please contact the Webmail Team with any questions. Thank you for your immediate attention. What should you do?

  • 4. 

    A friend sends an electronic Hallmark greeting card to your work email. You need to click on the attachment to see the card. What should you do?

  • 5. 

    Which workstation security safeguards are YOU responsible for following and/or protecting? <Select all that apply>

    • A.

      User I.D.

    • B.

      Password

    • C.

      Log-off programs

    • D.

      Lock-up office or work area (doors, windows)

    Correct Answer(s)
    A. User I.D.
    B. Password
    C. Log-off programs
    D. Lock-up office or work area (doors, windows)
    Explanation
    As an individual, you are responsible for following and protecting your User I.D., Password, Log-off programs, and locking up your office or work area (doors, windows). These safeguards ensure the security and confidentiality of your workstation and prevent unauthorized access to sensitive information. By adhering to these measures, you contribute to maintaining the overall security of the system and protecting valuable data from potential threats.

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