Laptop Security

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Laptop Security

This quiz will measure your knowledge of laptop security and review ways to protect company laptops from all threats. Enter your FIRST and LAST NAME in the box below to be entered to win fabulous prizes during Security Awareness Month.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Which of the following techniques can help secure the information contained on a laptop?
    • A. 

      Defragmenting your hard drive regularly.

    • B. 

      Not saving your files in the “My Documents” folder.

    • C. 

      Using hard drive encryption.

    • D. 

      Keeping all your important files on the desktop.

  • 2. 
    Which types of mobile storage devices can potentially store confidential information and should be protected at all times? (Choose two.)
    • A. 

      Remote Access Memory (RAM)

    • B. 

      USB Flash drives

    • C. 

      A laptop

    • D. 

      Virtual Private Networks (VPNs)

  • 3. 
    What are the best methods in securing your laptop when travelling? (Choose three.)
    • A. 

      Keep your laptop locked in the trunk of your car.

    • B. 

      Keep your laptop with you at all times.

    • C. 

      Leave your laptop in your hotel room.

    • D. 

      Use the safe in your hotel room to secure your laptop.

  • 4. 
    When using external hard drives or USB thumb drives, how should they be secured? (Choose two.)
    • A. 

      Have them on your person at all times

    • B. 

      Have encryption software installed on them

    • C. 

      Stow them in your laptop case

  • 5. 
    What is a secure way of carrying your laptop?
    • A. 

      Use the standard laptop case

    • B. 

      Use a backpack

    • C. 

      Use a padded briefcase

  • 6. 
    When is it ok to use unsecured wireless on your laptop?
    • A. 

      When in an airport or hotel

    • B. 

      When giving a demonstration of our product to a client at their site

    • C. 

      When working from home

    • D. 

      Never

  • 7. 
    Where should you keep a list of your passwords \ login information?
    • A. 

      On a note attached to your laptop

    • B. 

      A Piece of paper located in your wallet

    • C. 

      Committed to memory

  • 8. 
    Which strategies will help secure your laptop when traveling? (Choose three.)
    • A. 

      Tape a business card with your personal information on the laptop cover.

    • B. 

      Use a cable lock.

    • C. 

      Keep your laptop with you at all times.

    • D. 

      Disable the screensaver.

    • E. 

      Lock your laptop in the trunk.

  • 9. 
    Laptop security starts with ___________.
    • A. 

      You

    • B. 

      USG

    • C. 

      All of the above