Information Security Awareness Training Quiz

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Information Security Awareness Training Quiz

Information security awareness is a relatively new and evolving part of information security which focus more on raising consciousness regarding potential risks of the rapidly evolving forms of electronic information and the rapidly evolving threats to that information which target human behavior.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Hackers can crack your passwords by repeatedly trying to guess it. This password cracking method is called:
    • A. 

      The “G” attack

    • B. 

      Brute-Force attack

    • C. 

      Phishing attack

    • D. 

      None of the answers is correct

  • 2. 
    Which one is the first step?
    • A. 

      Avoid a security threat

    • B. 

      Manage a security threat

    • C. 

      Report a security threat

    • D. 

      Recognize a security threat

  • 3. 
    What is your best defense against virus infection?
    • A. 

      Don't open e-mail attachments you're not expecting

    • B. 

      Don't surf the Internet

    • C. 

      Don't download files from the Internet

    • D. 

      Don't use disks to transfer data

  • 4. 
    Where should you write down your passwords?
    • A. 

      Someplace easily seen from your computer

    • B. 

      Someplace that is out of sight, like beneath your keyboard or in a nearby drawer

    • C. 

      Wherever you really need it for your memory, but this information can only be kept in a secure location

    • D. 

      You should never write down your password

  • 5. 
    Which of the following is a good way to create a password?
    • A. 

      Letter or number sequences.

    • B. 

      Your children's or pet's names.

    • C. 

      Substituting numbers of letters, such as 3 for E.

    • D. 

      Your birthday

  • 6. 
    True or False? A phishing attack can harm your personal computer only, but not your company’s network.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 7. 
    True or False: Physical security is NOT related to information security.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 8. 
    Messages that appear more than once in your e-mail box may be more suspect of carrying a virus.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 9. 
    It is not safe to e-mail business documents to your home computer to work on them.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 10. 
    What is the most common delivery method for viruses?
    • A. 

      Email

    • B. 

      Internet download

    • C. 

      Infected disks

    • D. 

      Instant messenger software

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