Getting To Know Twc

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  • 1. 
    In 2002, Bill Gates sent a company-wide email that officially launched a new security-focused initiative known by the acronym ‘TwC.’ What does TwC stand for?
    • A. 

      Trust While Computing

    • B. 

      Trustworthy Computing

    • C. 

      Think While Computing

    • D. 

      Talking while Computing

  • 2. 
    There are a number of different groups that comprise TwC. Can you identify the groups from the list below that do not belong? (multiple choices)
    • A. 

      Cloud

    • B. 

      Privacy

    • C. 

      Servers

    • D. 

      Global security strategy and diplomacy

    • E. 

      Intellectual Property

  • 3. 
    What region does not have people representing TwC from WE? 
    • A. 

      APAC

    • B. 

      North America

    • C. 

      LATAM

    • D. 

      EMEA

  • 4. 
    The TwC team is host to an adventurous group of people. Do you know which team member was struck by lightening in the Amazon jungle? Side note, this person also speaks Portuguese fluently
    • A. 

      Jamil Ghores

    • B. 

      Dave Schefcik

    • C. 

      Kristen Kish

    • D. 

      Katie Booth

  • 5. 
    The TwC team is exposed to a number of colorful characters in the security world, including hackers. Do you know the difference between a “black hat” and “white hat” hacker?
    • A. 

      The key difference comes down to intent and actions – ‘white hats’ focus on the common good; ‘black hats’ care about financial gain or causing chaos

    • B. 

      Nothing, they are the same

    • C. 

      “White hats” are employed by credible companies or organizations, while “black hats” live on the fringes of society and work for themselves

    • D. 

      "White hats" manage vulnerabilities and "Black hats" exclusively protect against DDOS attacks

  • 6. 
    Protecting your privacy online is also a big focus area for TwC. Which of these tips are valid ways you can help increase your privacy online? (multiple choices)
    • A. 

      Click on links in emails or IMs even if the come from people you don't know

    • B. 

      Minimize details that identify you or your whereabouts

    • C. 

      Keep your account numbers, user names, and passwords secret

    • D. 

      Use the same or very similar passwords for every website or device

  • 7. 
    The team has had the opportunity to visit some exciting places as part of the work we do. In the last year, this person has traveled to Tokyo, Hong Kong, London and Munich.
    • A. 

      Kim Kuresman

    • B. 

      Lia Bigano

    • C. 

      Olivia Hsu

    • D. 

      Kristen Kish

  • 8. 
    TwC touches many different audiences, almost everyday. Check all that apply from the list below.
    • A. 

      Consumers

    • B. 

      Gov’t stakeholders, policy makers

    • C. 

      Business leaders, executives

    • D. 

      IT decision makers

    • E. 

      Security researchers

    • F. 

      Privacy advocates

    • G. 

      Software developers

  • 9. 
    The team has been part of some exciting/crazy/hilarious moments. Which one of these stories is true?
    • A. 

      After a particularly lengthy interview, a top-tier journalist congratulated the spokesperson saying "I’m very glad you are not a shithead." The spokesperson didn't skip a beat, responding with, "my pleasure."

    • B. 

      At a recent hacking conference, the team helped organize a dance off (putting it mildly) between hackers, researchers, journalists, spokespeople, and the team. Needless to say, Chris Williams served the whole bunch with carefully articulated pop-n-locking.

    • C. 

      After forging a strong bond at a team offsite, a couple TwC team members and a client began rock climbing. On a trek to summit Mount Rainier, the team were stranded together for a day/night. Fortunately the team stayed strong and didn't revert to cannibalism.

    • D. 

      The team incurred the wrath of California Pizza Kitchen's security team (who knew) during a rousing team lunch. Save some details, the team acted professionally amidst countless mistakes by the waitstaff. In the end, the team received a free lunch and got banned from returning.

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