Quiz: Security And Confidentiality Of Business Information

12 Questions | Total Attempts: 214

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  • 1. 
    E-mail is private and no one, other than the recipient/s, can look at it.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 2. 
    How can you keep your password secure.
    • A. 

      Write it in your diary.

    • B. 

      Memorise it.

    • C. 

      Tell a family member who you know you can trust.

  • 3. 
    Why is it a good idea to back up data files?
    • A. 

      It allow you to find work you have misled.

    • B. 

      Office procedures advise doing this.

    • C. 

      If the information is damaged it can be recovered.

  • 4. 
    Copies of CVs and application forms should be returned to Human Resources following an afternoon of job interviews because - 
    • A. 

      The information needs to be recycled.

    • B. 

      All of the notes recorded during the interview need to be considered.

    • C. 

      The information in the documents is confidential.

  • 5. 
    Company information relating to the pricing of planned new products must be kept confidential because - 
    • A. 

      It is covered by the Data Protection Act, 1998.

    • B. 

      It is of commercial interest to rival companies.

    • C. 

      Staff will expect a pay rise if the product does well.

  • 6. 
    Firewall software is designed to -
    • A. 

      Improve reliability of data transfer.

    • B. 

      Monitor network connections, control programs’ Internet activity and protect a computer from remote intruders and unwanted data.

    • C. 

      Optimize traffic and boost file download speeds.

  • 7. 
    The term 'hacker' refers to people who -
    • A. 

      Send spam and receive commission payments from advertisers.

    • B. 

      Attempt to get unauthorized access to the target computer.

    • C. 

      Write spyware that delivers advertising banners and unwanted pop-ups.

  • 8. 
    Small business are not targets for 'hackers'.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 9. 
    It is acceptable to place confidential information in the 'recycle' bin as no one gets an opportunity to read what goes into recycling.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 10. 
    It is never acceptable to send confidential information by fax.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 11. 
    When passing confidential information on to a colleague it is not necessary to place it in an envelope as it is going through the 'internal' mail system.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 12. 
    A high proportion of 'sensitive' information is passed on to those who are not entitled to it inadvertently.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

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