Quiz: Threats To ICT System! Trivia

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Quiz: Threats To ICT System! Trivia

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Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Information Systems need to be protected from both internal and external threats. Explain, using examples, the differences between an internal and an external threat to an Information System.
  • 2. 
    For each of the following, describe a measure that a company can take to protect their Information System from:   (i) Internal threats;
  • 3. 
    Describe a measure that a company can take to protect their Information System from:   External threats.
  • 4. 
    An employee illegally copies a piece of software and takes it home.   The employee has committed a crime.   (a) Give two other examples of a crime involving the use of ICT.
  • 5. 
    Explain what is meant by malpractice in relation to ICT.
  • 6. 
    Give two ICT examples of malpractice.
  • 7. 
    Which of the following would be an example of malpractice?
    • A. 

      When an employee goes against the company ICT code of practice e.g leaving workstation logged on

    • B. 

      A piece of malicious code that is written by programmers and is used to corrupt data and systems.

    • C. 

      Gaining unauthorized access with intent to committing a further crime.

  • 8. 
    ________ threats are from within the company or organization / caused by own staff.
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