Information Security Quizzes & Trivia

So much of our life today is conducted over the Internet. We communicate online. We shop online. We even pay our bills online. We give the most personal information, such as social security, bank account, and credit card numbers, to our computer systems. How do we know this information is safe? Well, that depends on how good our information security is.
Information security protects our information from unauthorized access. This also applies to information not given over the Internet, such as good old-fashioned paper bills and statements. But, how much are those used anymore? Regardless, all of this information must be protected. Do you understand how? See how much trust you give to others who have access to your information with these quizzes on information security. 
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Information security awareness is a developing part of information security that focuses on raising consciousness regarding potential risks of the swiftly evolving forms of information and the threats to that information that...

Questions: 20  |  Attempts: 5433   |  Last updated: Jan 5, 2021
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    Why is it important to have a good understanding of Information Security policies and procedures? 

Please take this quiz individually. This will help with both gauging knowledge in core Information Security principles and also acting as an interactive educational tool. This is a 20 question quiz. Each question is worth 5...

Questions: 20  |  Attempts: 3285   |  Last updated: Jan 15, 2021
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    What is SSL also referred to as in web browsers?

Questions: 51  |  Attempts: 2047   |  Last updated: Sep 7, 2020
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    Another name for the information security triad is:

This Policy has been created to mitigate the multiple risks that the organisation faces by handling data and using technical equipment. Please complete the following set of questions to demonstrate you have an understanding of...

Questions: 20  |  Attempts: 1338   |  Last updated: Dec 30, 2020
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    If you are going to be using personal equipment in the organisation what should you do? (Select all that apply)

Questions: 6  |  Attempts: 2471   |  Last updated: Mar 2, 2016
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    Which action below would breach the Clear Desk and Screen Policy?


Information Security Questions & Answers

What kind of life experiences might not turn a trusted user into a malicious insider?
The promotion would not turn a trusted user into a malicious insider. • People who are promoted to their job feel appreciated. • It feels like they have a purpose within the company, and they are recognized for their hard work. • Th
What is the biggest threat to computer information security?
When you access your computer, you may enter data that is very important information. When you enter your social security number or credit card number into the system, you must trust the computer system. Many website and computers offer security to m
What kind of actions would breach the Clear Desk and Screen Policy in IT?
Are you familiar with this policy? This instructs the employees to make sure that all of their computers are locked especially when they have to leave their desks for a certain period of time. There is always a possibility that there will be prying e
What is the first step in security awareness?
The first step in Security Awareness is being able to recognize a security threat. This can be done by making users aware of what a threat looks like, communicating regularly with all levels of the organization about current potential threats in a wa
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