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1. A document that defines how an organization deals with some aspect of security is a(n) __________.

a. Security policy

b. Business plan

c. Security update

d. None of the above

2. Passwords, Internet use, email attachments, software installation, instant messaging, and desktop configuration are areas of ______.

a. Computer policies

b. User policies

c. Documentation

d. Network policies

3. A good password has at least ________ characters.

a. 6

b. 8

c. 10

d. 12

4. __________ is the most obvious reason for organizations to provide their users with Internet access.

a. Email

b. Job searching

c. Emergency communications

d. None of the above

5. Which of the following is an activity that falls into a gray area and might be acceptable Internet use in some organizations but not others?

a. Email

b. Online training

c. Web meetings

d. Online shopping during a break time

6. Which of the following should NOT be a part of an organization’s policy regarding email attachments?

a. It was an expected attachment.

b. It came from a known source, and the source is confirmed.

c. It appears to be a legitimate business document.

d. None of the above

7. Use for business communications only and the disallowing of the transmission of confidential business information are recommended guidelines for _______

a. Desktop configuration

b. Instant messaging

c. USB drives

d. None of the above

8. The background, screensaver, font size, and resolution are elements of _______.

a. Desktop configuration

b. File extensions

c. Passwords

d. None of the above

9.  Procedures for adding users, removing users, and dealing with security issues are examples of ___________ policies.

a. User

b. Computer

c. System administration

d. Password

10. New employees should receive a copy of the company’s __________ policies.

a. Business continuation

b. Disaster recovery

c. Security/acceptable use

d. None of the above

11. When an employee leaves, all _______ should be terminated.

a. Web histories

b. Logins

c. Desktops

d. Passwords

12. If you determine a virus has struck a system, the first step is to _________.

a. Scan and clean infected systems

b. Log the incident

c. Unplug the machines from the network

d. Notify appropriate organization leaders

13. If you experience a denial-of-service attack, you can use firewall logs to determine the _______ from which the attack originated.

a. Computer operating system

b. Computer manufacturer

c. IP address

d. None of the above

14. The conflict between the users’ goal for unfettered access to data and the security administrator’s goal to protect that data is an issue of ______________.

a. System administration

b. Access control

c. Password protection

d. Social engineering

15.  The principal that users have access to only network resources when an administrator explicitly grants them is called ___________.

a. Implicit deny

b. Least privilege

c. Separation of duty

d. Job rotation



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