Part I: True/False evaluation and Multiple-choice questions (0.5 points/each question)
The overarching goal of information security is to ensure data integrity, availability, and confidentiality.
Managing security refers to a comprehensive set of activities that develop, implement, direct, and monitor the organization’s security strategy and activities.
The most expensive cybercrime are computer viruses.
Authentication is a means of providing proof of data transmission or receipt so that the occurrence of a transaction cannot later be refused.
The trend in computer security is toward policy-based management.
The core challenge of security management is ___________. a)
Finding the right balance between shielding the organization’s main assets from potential harm b)
Enabling staff to do their jobs
Both a) and b)
Which of the following hacker tricks involves launching software that monitors all traffic looking for passwords or other valuable information? a)
Denial of service
Defining security policies and then managing and enforcing those policies via security management products and services is known as _______. a)
To protect against spoofing, firms need a way to ____________. a)
Authenticate the identity of an individual
Repudiate the identify of an individual
Dispute the identity of an individual
To protect against hacking, companies install ___________ which controls access between networks. a)
Virtual private systems
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