Safe Computing Quiz

10 Questions | Total Attempts: 72

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Computing Quizzes & Trivia

A 10 question quiz about computer security.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    I should give my password to a helpdesk or other technical person when troubleshooting a problem (choose one or more).
    • A. 

      Yes, they are only trying to help me.

    • B. 

      Yes, I will change my password after the problem is resolved.

    • C. 

      No, I never give my password to anyone for any account.

  • 2. 
    I use the same password for all of my accounts, personal and business (choose one or more).
    • A. 

      Yes

    • B. 

      No

    • C. 

      I turn off authentication whenever possible.

  • 3. 
    I follow and apply the vendors updates and make sure that my computer is secure (home user)I verify with IT that any new applications have gone through a security check. (business user)
    • A. 

      Security is not my job.

    • B. 

      I do my best to make sure my computer is secure.

  • 4. 
    A default or blank password is acceptable if nobody knows that I have the program installed on my computer.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 5. 
    My data is encrypted, I don't need to worry about securing it!
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 6. 
    If I buy the right software and use it (anti-virus, anti-malware) my computer is secure.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 7. 
    My password contains or is based on any of: friends or family namespets,sports teams or players,a word, situation or phrase that can be found on myspace or facebook page
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 8. 
    Passwords (choose one or more):
    • A. 

      Cost productivity, logging into the computer all the time takes up my time/money

    • B. 

      Work very well and do a good job of security data

    • C. 

      I disable or cache them whenever possible.

    • D. 

      Are largely ineffective, are poorly implemented, and often circumvented by end users

  • 9. 
    Data on HR laptops should be encrypted:
    • A. 

      No, there should not be any personal data on HR laptops

    • B. 

      No, it's too much work

    • C. 

      Yes

    • D. 

      I don't know.

  • 10. 
    Security is a process not a ____________