Information Security Assessment Quiz: Trivia

10 Questions | Total Attempts: 160

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Information Security Assessment Quiz: Trivia

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Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    It is generally agreed that laws and policies and their associated penalties only deter if three conditions are met: fear of penalty; the probability of being caught; the probability of penalty being administered.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 2. 
    What is/are the general cause(s) of unethical and illegal behavior?
    • A. 

      Accident

    • B. 

      Intent

    • C. 

      Ignorance

    • D. 

      All of the above

  • 3. 
    The Association of Computing Machinery focuses on the ethics of security professionals.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 4. 
    _______________________ in an organization that began as a cooperative effort between the FBI’s Cleveland Field Office and local technology professionals.
    • A. 

      National InfraGard Program

    • B. 

      National Security Agency

    • C. 

      Department of Homeland Security

  • 5. 
    Along with providing protective services for key members of the U.S. government, the Secret Service is also charged with the detection and arrest of any person committing a U. S. federal offense relating to computer fraud and false identification crimes.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 6. 
    _____________________ is the process of identifying vulnerabilities in an organization’s information systems and taking carefully reasoned steps to ensure the confidentiality, integrity, and availability of all the components.
    • A. 

      Risk identification

    • B. 

      Risk management

    • C. 

      Risk control

  • 7. 
    _________________________ is the process of applying controls to reduce the risks to an organization’s data and information systems.
    • A. 

      Risk identification

    • B. 

      Risk management

    • C. 

      Risk control

  • 8. 
    The categories of law that affect the individual in the workplace are private law and public law.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 9. 
    Civil law addresses violations harmful to society and is actively enforced by the state.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 10. 
    In an organization, it is the responsibility of each community of interest to manage the risks that an organization encounters.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False