Test Your Security Knowledge With Our Computer Security Day Quiz

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Computer Security Day Quiz - Question 1

1. Which three email characteristics can help you identify hoax virus warnings? (Choose three.)

  • The message is from a trusted source.
  • The message warns of a virus that will infect your computer by simply reading the message.
  • The message requests that you forward the message to others.
  • The message was forwarded many times.

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Computer Security Day Quiz - Question 2

2. Which two strategies will help protect hardcopy information? (Choose two.)

  • Shred printouts before disposal.
  • Encrypt all files.
  • Sign all documents.
  • Adopt a "clean desk" policy.

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Computer Security Day Quiz - Question 3

3. Which three types of information should you avoid adding to your instant messaging account details? (Choose three.)

  • Addresses.
  • Organization names.
  • Nicknames.
  • Phone numbers.

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Computer Security Day Quiz - Question 4

4. Which three steps are important to perform when you receive instant messages? (Choose three.)

  • Verify the source of the message
  • Verify the size of any attachment sent to you
  • Verify the purpose of the attachment sent to you
  • Verify that your security updates and antivirus updates have been applied before you download or open any attachment

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Computer Security Day Quiz - Question 5

5. Which PDA security best practice will help protect the information on your PDA?

  • Clearly identify your PDA with company stickers or logos.
  • Never remove your PDA from your bag for airport security.
  • Store your PDA passwords in a safe location.
  • Synchronize your PDA data regularly.

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Computer Security Day Quiz - Question 6

6. Which two methods will reduce the chances that your password will be compromised? (Choose two.)

  • Make your password lower case.
  • Change your password regularly.
  • Use Default passwords.
  • Use a passphrase.

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Computer Security Day Quiz - Question 7

7. Which negative outcome can result from hoax virus warnings and malicious spam?

  • Denial of service.
  • Data loss.
  • Reduced account privileges.
  • Credit card fraud.

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Computer Security Day Quiz - Question 8

8. Which three actions can you take to increase the security of your Web browsing? (Choose three.)

  • Learn to recognize common scams.
  • Manage user names and passwords.
  • Only browse secure Web sites.
  • Use caution when downloading.

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Computer Security Day Quiz - Answers 1 through 4

1. Which three email characteristics can help you identify hoax virus warnings? (Choose three.)

  • The message is from a trusted source. FALSE
  • The message warns of a virus that will infect your computer by simply reading the message. TRUE
  • The message requests that you forward the message to others. TRUE
  • The message was forwarded many times. TRUE

2. Which two strategies will help protect hardcopy information? (Choose two.):

  • Shred printouts before disposal. TRUE
  • Encrypt all files. FALSE
  • Sign all documents. FALSE
  • Adopt a "clean desk" policy. TRUE

3. Which three types of information should you avoid adding to your instant messaging account details? (Choose three.)

  • Addresses. TRUE
  • Organization names. TRUE
  • Nicknames. FALSE
  • Phone numbers. TRUE

4. Which three steps are important to perform when you receive instant messages? (Choose three.)

  • Verify the source of the message TRUE
  • Verify the size of any attachment sent to you FALSE
  • Verify the purpose of the attachment sent to you TRUE
  • Verify that your security updates and antivirus updates have been applied before you download or open any attachment TRUE

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Computer Security Day Quiz - Answers 5 through 8

5. Which mobile device security best practice will help protect the information on your mobile device?

  • Clearly identify your mobile device with company stickers or logos. FALSE
  • Never remove your mobile device from your bag for airport security. FALSE
  • Store your mobile device passwords in a safe location. FALSE
  • Synchronize your mobile device data regularly. TRUE

6. Which two methods will reduce the chances that your password will be compromised? (Choose two.)

  • Make your password lower case. FALSE
  • Change your password regularly. TRUE
  • Use Default passwords. FALSE
  • Use a passphrase. TRUE

7. Which negative outcome can result from hoax virus warnings and malicious spam?

  • Denial of service. TRUE
  • Data loss. FALSE
  • Reduced account privileges. FALSE
  • Credit card fraud. FALSE

8. Which three actions can you take to increase the security of your Web browsing? (Choose three.)

  • Learn to recognize common scams. TRUE
  • Manage user names and passwords. TRUE
  • Only browse secure Web sites. FALSE
  • Use caution when downloading. TRUE