Gathering information about a person or organisation without their knowledge.
Performing an unauthorised, usually malicious, action such as erasing files.
Putting unnecessary load on the network by making copies of files.
Sending unwanted bulk messages.
PC diagnostic software.
Using only software that has been checked for viruses.
Maintaining regularly updated anti-virus software.
Opening only virus-checked file attachments from known sources.
Using a USB Flash Drive from an unknown source to exchange data.
To protect your computer from all known viruses.
To ensure the software identifies old viruses.
To protect your computer from unwanted bulk messages.
To prevent the spread of malicious programs on the Internet.
Forward the email.
Download it onto your system.
Delete the email.
Send a read receipt.
A skilled programmer who uses authorised access to exploit information available on a computer.
A skilled programmer who secretly invades computers without authorisation.
A skilled programmer who writes programs to train new employees.
A skilled programmer who helps in the installation of new software for an organisation.
To prevent unauthorised access by incoming transmissions.
To prevent destruction of a computer in the event of a fire.
To enable easy downloading of data from web sites.
To detect and disable viruses already on a computer.
An email from a friend you have not seen recently.
An email with an attachment sent by a colleague using their personal email address.
An email asking you to go to a website for a free computer scan.
An email advertisement from a local shop you subscribe to.
To be aware of who is in the building.
To check up on the time-keeping of users.
To protect computers against unauthorised use.
To enable a personalised greeting for each user.
It must be changed only if it is compromised.
It cannot contain special character symbols.
It must be registered with the system administrator.
It should be changed regularly.
Discussing confidential information over the telephone.
Disclosing confidential information only to authorised individuals.
Uploading confidential information to a shared web site.
Emailing confidential information to a colleague.
Keep a written note of it with you bank cards.
Store it on your computer.
Keep a written note of it in your office drawer.
To prevent unauthorised access to data.
To prevent a waste of electricity.
To prevent data from getting corrupted.
To prevent the computer from malfunctioning.
An email warning the recipient of a computer virus threat.
An email directing the recipient to forward the email to friends.
An email directing the recipient to enter personal details on a fake website.
An email directing the recipient to download an attachment.
Using a screen name or nick name that cannot identify you.
Meeting someone you met online face-to-face in the company of your parents.
Keeping your social network profile private.
Giving your home address to someone you met in a chat room.
A network where devices outside the network cannot see or communicate directly with computers on the network.
A network where devices outside the network can see but cannot communicate directly with computers on the network.
A network where devices outside the network can see and communicate directly with computers on the network.
A network where devices outside the network cannot see but can communicate directly with computers on the network.
In an unsigned email.
In an encrypted format.
In a compressed format.
In an attachment.
They cannot be intercepted by unknown users.
They limit accessibility to other users.
They limit visibility to other users.
They can be accessible to other users.
Disconnect the computer from the network.
Complain to the System Administrator.
Change the default WEP or WPA access key to one that only you know.
Adjust the Internet security settings.
Short-range wired protocol for exchanging data.
Short-range wireless protocol for exchanging data.
Long-range wireless protocol for exchanging data.
Long-range wired protocol for exchanging data.
To increase the range of the device.
To improve the quality of reception.
To prevent the risk of unauthorised access.
To reduce interference from other devices.
Only use it in private surroundings.
Do not access it using a Bluetooth device.
Use firewall software.
Never leave it unattended.
The IT Department.
The Marketing Department.
The Sales Department.
The Finance Department.
To ensure easy access to information on your computer.
To ensure the secure use of IT resources.
To ensure the IT Department is able to monitor all activity.
To ensure the Finance Department is able to monitor the costs of IT resources.
A technically well-informed team member.
A senior colleague in the Finance Department.
The Maintenance Department.
The Systems Administrator.
Using the telephone.
By emailing to the IT Manager.
Using any means of communication.
Using the method listed in the organisation’s security policy.
By reading the office newsletter.
By reading the policy in the organisation’s policy manual.
By speaking to the Finance Department.
By speaking to the Sales Department.
A security cable.
The files would be hidden.
An important file may be accidentally deleted.
The files would become read-only.
A delete file confirmation window may appear.
Some software may have to be reinstalled.
The operating system will fail.
Files saved on the hard drive will be lost.
All off-site backups will be lost.
A labelled CD.
A website offering a file sharing service.
A friend’s computer.
To improve accessible of files from other locations.
To speed up the process of accessing the files at any time.
To prevent the loss of data in the event of a fire.
To reduce the possibility of data theft.
Storing it in a place free of magnetic fields.
Storing it in a cupboard.
Storing backups of the software.
Storing it in its original packing.
PC diagnostic software.
Web tracking software.