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