Rmapa Set 3- Document/Sensitive Information Security

30 Questions | Total Attempts: 121

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Information security is the process of protecting information. It protects its availability, privacy and integrity. Access to stored information on computer databases has increased greatly.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Any formula pattern, device or compilation of information which is used in one’s business and which gives him an opportunity to gain an advantage over competitors who do not know or use it is:
    • A. 

      A monopoly

    • B. 

      An unfair trade practice

    • C. 

      A trade secret

    • D. 

      A patent

  • 2. 
    Probably the main reason for loss of sensitive information is:
    • A. 

      In advertent disclosure

    • B. 

      Deliberately stolen by outsider

    • C. 

      Industrial espionage

    • D. 

      Deliberately stolen by insider

  • 3. 
    The primary tool of pre-employment screening is the:
    • A. 

      Interview

    • B. 

      Application form

    • C. 

      The investigation

    • D. 

      The investigator

  • 4. 
    Competitive intelligence gathering is a legitimate activity which is engaged in by many firms throughout the world. The most important function of competitive intelligence is to:
    • A. 

      Alert senior management to market place changes in order to prevent surprise

    • B. 

      Alert senior management as to the personal habits of competitive senior management

    • C. 

      Alert government intelligence agencies to marketplace changes

    • D. 

      Alert senior management to changes in protocol in foreign countries

  • 5. 
    The instrument used to monitor telephone calls by providing a record of all numbers dialed from a particular phone is called:
    • A. 

      A wiretap

    • B. 

      A bug

    • C. 

      An electronic surveillance

    • D. 

      A pen register

  • 6. 
    A clandestine listening device, generally a small hidden microphone and radio transmitter is known as:
    • A. 

      A wiretap

    • B. 

      A bug

    • C. 

      A tempest

    • D. 

      A beeper

  • 7. 
    A microphone with a large disk like attachment used for listening to audio from great distances is known as:
    • A. 

      Contact microphone

    • B. 

      Spike microphone

    • C. 

      Parabolic microphone

    • D. 

      Moving coil microphone

  • 8. 
    Sound waves too high in frequency to be heard by the human ear, generally above 20KHZ are known as:
    • A. 

      Microwaves

    • B. 

      Ultrasonic

    • C. 

      High frequency

    • D. 

      Short wave

  • 9. 
    Two methods of protection against telephone line eavesdropping are apparently reliable. The first method is "don’t discuss sensitive information" and the other is:
    • A. 

      To use wire tap detector

    • B. 

      To use radio jammer

    • C. 

      To use audio jammer

    • D. 

      To use encryption equipment

  • 10. 
    The unauthorized acquisition of sensitive information is known as:
    • A. 

      Industrial espionage

    • B. 

      Embezzlement

    • C. 

      Larceny

    • D. 

      False pretenses

  • 11. 
    Proprietary information is:
    • A. 

      Information which must be so classified under government order

    • B. 

      Private information of highly sensitive character

    • C. 

      Defense data which must be classified according to federal regulations

    • D. 

      Anything that an enterprise considers relevant to its status or operations and does not want to disclose publicly

  • 12. 
    A trade secret is:
    • A. 

      Any formula, pattern, device or compilation of information which is used in one’s business and which gives that business an opportunity to gain an advantage over competitors who do not know or use it

    • B. 

      All information about a company which the company desires to protect

    • C. 

      Information of a company which is registered as such with the U.S Patent office

    • D. 

      Information so designated by the government

  • 13. 
    The control software of a Private Board Exchange (PBX) can be accessed and comprise by calling the telephone number of a device on the PBX from a computer and modem. The name of this PBX device is the:
    • A. 

      Time Domain Reflectometer

    • B. 

      Remote Maintenance Access Terminal

    • C. 

      Current Carrier Signaling Port

    • D. 

      Internal and Remote Signal Port

  • 14. 
    Which of the following is generally not true with regard to proprietary information?
    • A. 

      Secret information does not have to be specifically identifiable

    • B. 

      Secret information must be such that it can be effectively protected

    • C. 

      The more narrowly a business defines what it regards as secret, the easier it is to protect that body of information

    • D. 

      It is difficult to protect as a trade secret that which can be found in publicly- accessible sources

  • 15. 
    With respect to trade secrets, it may be decided that its disclosure by another was innocent rather than wrongful even in the case where the person making the disclosure really was guilty of malice or wrong intent. This situation may occur when:
    • A. 

      There is absence of evidence that an owner has taken reasonable precautions to protect confidential information

    • B. 

      The trade secret was not registered

    • C. 

      The trade secret did not involve national defense information

    • D. 

      The trade secret was not in a current use

  • 16. 
    The class of person under a duty to safeguard a proprietary secret is known as:
    • A. 

      Agents

    • B. 

      Agents

    • C. 

      Fiduciaries

    • D. 

      Business Associates

  • 17. 
    Which of the following is not a correct statement, or a general rule involving the protection of proprietary information?
    • A. 

      By operation of common law employees are presumed to be fiduciaries to extent they may not disclose secrets of their employers without authorization

    • B. 

      As a class, employees are the largest group of persons bound to secrecy because of their status or relationship

    • C. 

      Other than employees, any other persons to be bound to secrecy must agree to be so bound

    • D. 

      Any agreements to be bound must always be in writing and are not implied from acts

  • 18. 
    Probably the chief reason for the loss of information about sensitive operations is:
    • A. 

      Deliberately stolen by outsider

    • B. 

      Loss by fire or other disaster

    • C. 

      Deliberately stolen by insider

    • D. 

      Lost through inadvertent disclosure

  • 19. 
    The term" eavesdropping" refers to:
    • A. 

      Wire tapping only

    • B. 

      “Bugging” only

    • C. 

      Both wiretapping and "bugging"

    • D. 

      Mail covers

  • 20. 
    A microphone which has the characteristics of requiring no power source to operate it, is quite small, relatively difficult to detect, and is offered by equipment suppliers in such items as cuff links and hearing aides is known as:
    • A. 

      Carbon microphone

    • B. 

      Dynamic microphone

    • C. 

      Contact microphone

    • D. 

      Parabolic microphone

  • 21. 
    A microphone which is normally installed on a common wall adjoining a target area when it is impractical or impossible to enter the area to make a microphone installation:
    • A. 

      Carbon microphone

    • B. 

      Dynamic microphone

    • C. 

      Contact microphone

    • D. 

      Parabolic microphone

  • 22. 
    Which of the following is not true with regard to electronic eavesdropping?
    • A. 

      A listening device installed in a wire will cause a cracking sound, click or other noise that can be heard on the line

    • B. 

      An effective countermeasures survey to detect evidences of electronic eavesdropping in telephone equipment must be conducted by a person technically familiar with such equipment

    • C. 

      All wiring should be traced out and accounted for in countermeasures survey

    • D. 

      In a countermeasures survey to detect electronic eavesdropping, a physical search should be utilized as well as an electronic search

  • 23. 
    In designing a proprietary information protection program, the area of greatest vulnerability is:
    • A. 

      Personnel files

    • B. 

      Marketing data

    • C. 

      Employees

    • D. 

      Computers

  • 24. 
    Two of the three most common methods of information losses are inadvertent disclosure and industrial espionage. Which of the following is the third?
    • A. 

      A newspaper articles

    • B. 

      Television

    • C. 

      Magazine articles

    • D. 

      Theft by an insider

  • 25. 
    Which of the following statements is incorrect with regard to an information security program?
    • A. 

      A good information security program will provide absolute protection against an enemy spy

    • B. 

      The information security program is an attempt to make theft of sensitive information difficult, not necessarily eliminate it

    • C. 

      A trust relationship must be established and maintained with employees

    • D. 

      The good will and compliance of employees is crucial for success

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