Internet Security: Fyi And Illinois State University

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Internet Security: Fyi And Illinois State University

I am a Computer Science major and I have studied and experienced much that our internet technologies entail. Since most individuals, schools, business, and governments are becoming more dependent on the technology of internet, it is arguably the most significant technology in the world today. All persons who use the internet and it's related technologies have the right and responsibility be educated on proper use, safety, and security. Take this short quiz to test your knowledge or visit https://www. Helpdesk. Ilstu. Edu/security/cybersecurity/ for more in more depth explanations and answers in various articles that explain "Cyber Security".


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    True or False, P2P (peer-to-peer) downloading of textbooks is legal.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 2. 
    Which of the following is NOT a peer-to-peer (P2P) application?
    • A. 

      BitTorrent

    • B. 

      Gnutella

    • C. 

      ITunes

    • D. 

      Limewire

  • 3. 
    Why is Illinois State University blocking P2P traffic in residence halls, wireless ("isunet," "isu-guest," and "isu-public"), and on iSpot Ethernet ports?
    • A. 

      It is the law that universities block P2P traffic

    • B. 

      To protect Illinois State's students and to maintain the integrity of the institution

    • C. 

      Illinois State would have to pay for all files illegally downloaded on their networks

    • D. 

      ITunes paid ISU to do it

  • 4. 
    True or False, there are ways to use FREE media services and downloading legally.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 5. 
    What is Phishing?
    • A. 

      The act of trying to catch Phish

    • B. 

      A scam designed to look legit, but steals your sensitive information

    • C. 

      A hacker cracking your password and accessing your things

    • D. 

      A method of making an online transaction

  • 6. 
    Which of the following is an official Illinois State E-mail address extension
  • 7. 
    You have received an email from "ISU Credit Union".The link to the "Enter Information" page is: http://www.derekspreparty.com/ISU.aspIs it legit?
    • A. 

      Yes

    • B. 

      No

  • 8. 
    Which of the following are effects of computer viruses?
    • A. 

      Destroys data

    • B. 

      Transform files

    • C. 

      Delete files

    • D. 

      All of the above

  • 9. 
    What virus protection software is required at Illinois State University?
    • A. 

      Ad-aware

    • B. 

      McAfee VirusScan

    • C. 

      Spysweeper

    • D. 

      Norton Antivirus

  • 10. 
    True or False,spyware secretly gathers user information through the user's Internet connection,  usually for advertising purposes
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 11. 
    Which of the following is a way that spyware can be installed on your machine?
    • A. 

      "Piggyback"

    • B. 

      Webpage

    • C. 

      Security Disguise

    • D. 

      Virus

    • E. 

      All of the above are possiblilities

  • 12. 
    True or False,Illinois State University's computer networks are protected by a firewall
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 13. 
    What does the "s" in https:// stand for?
    • A. 

      The "s" in https:// means the website is saturated (i.e. full)

    • B. 

      The "s" in https:// means the website is scary (i.e. a threat)

    • C. 

      The "s" in https:// means the website is secure (i.e. encrypted)

    • D. 

      The "s" in https:// means the website is silly (i.e. a comedy site)

  • 14. 
    How does Illinois State treat your Social Security number?
    • A. 

      Illinois State does not use your Social Security number for any reason.

    • B. 

      Virtually all employees at Illinois State University have access to Social Security numbers.

    • C. 

      Illinois State treats Social Security numbers as confidential, which means access is limited.

    • D. 

      Social Security numbers are always prime numbers.