Do You Know About Data Privacy?

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Do You Know About Data Privacy? - Quiz

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Questions and Answers
  • 1. 

    What percentage of ASEAN countries have enacted overarching data protection laws?

    • A.

      20%

    • B.

      30%

    • C.

      40%

    • D.

      50%

    Correct Answer
    B. 30%
    Explanation
    Currently, 3 out of 10 ASEAN countries have enacted overarching data protection laws: Malaysia (2010), Philippines (2012), Singapore (2012). Similar regulations in Thailand and Vietnam are still being considered.

    Learn more about the developments of data protection regulations in Southeast Asia in the Data Privacy Asia 2015 “In Focus on Asia” Track.

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  • 2. 

    In which jurisdiction is there a "right to be forgotten" by search engines?

    • A.

      EU

    • B.

      Singapore

    • C.

      UK

    • D.

      USA

    Correct Answer
    A. EU
    Explanation
    The European Court of Justice has held that there is a “right to be forgotten” by search engines.

    Join the discussion on this hotly debated issue in the Data Privacy Asia 2015 Session “Right to be forgotten - Principle, controversy and practicality in the digital age”.

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  • 3. 

    What is the most prevalent cause of security incidents in the financial industry?

    • A.

      Internal threats from employees and contractors

    • B.

      Spearphishing emails

    • C.

      Malware infection

    • D.

      A & B

    Correct Answer
    D. A & B
    Explanation
    While malware threats are widely reported in the general media, reality is quite different from what one would expect. In “Risk, Loss and Security Spending in the Financial Sector: A SANS Survey”, financial sector IT security professionals identified internal threats and spearphishing as the most prevalent causes of security incidents.

    Learn more about the real implications of cybercrime and threats in the financial sector in the Data Privacy Asia 2015 Track: Tech Trends in Cyber Security & Privacy (Session: Financial cybercrime and privacy).

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  • 4. 

    What is almost invisible or impossible to detect on a web site, but can be used to track visitors to the site?

    • A.

      Web beacon

    • B.

      Web bug

    • C.

      Pixel tag

    • D.

      All of the above

    Correct Answer
    D. All of the above
    Explanation
    These terms refer to the same thing, which can be an invisible image with dimensions of 1 pixel. Websites may use this technique to monitor the behavior of users visiting the site to analyze usage and to personalize advertising and content. Technology solutions exist to highlight and block the use of such trackers and help users regain control of their online privacy.

    Gain insights into the often complex world of online tracking and behavioral profiling in the Data Privacy Asia 2015 Track: Tech Trends in Cyber Security & Privacy (Session: Online tracking and behavioural profiling – Where do we draw the line?).

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  • 5. 

    Which industry has the highest cost of data breach per compromised record?

    • A.

      Healthcare

    • B.

      Education

    • C.

      Financial

    • D.

      Consumer

    Correct Answer
    A. Healthcare
    Explanation
    According to the 2014 Cost of Data Breach Study by Ponemon Institute, a data breach in the Healthcare sector will result in the highest cost per compromised record at US$359. This is followed by Education (US$294), Pharmaceutical (US$227) and Financial (US$206). Generally, these are highly regulated industries and hence have a significantly higher cost per compromised record compared to the overall mean of US$145 across 16 sectors.

    Learn more about how we can win the cyber security war in the Data Privacy Asia 2015 Track: Tech Trends in Cyber Security & Privacy (Panel Discussion: Winning the war – What does it really take?).

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