20 multi chooice

Question 1

  1.  Sniffing is a security challenge that is most likely to occur in which of the following points of a corporate network?Answer

    client computer  internal corporate back-end system corporate servers  communications lines1 points

    Question 2

    1.  Redirecting a web link to a different address is a form of:Answer

      war driving sniffing spoofing snooping1 points

      Question 3

      1.  A digital certificate system:Answer

        uses tokens to validate a user’s identity uses third-party CAs to validate a user’s identity uses digital signatures to validate a user’s identity is used primarily by individuals for personal correspondence1 points

        Question 4

        1.  Hackers create a botnet by:Answer

          infecting web search bots with malware infecting corporate servers with “zombie” Trojan horses that allow undetected access through a back door using web search bots to infect other computers causing other people’s computers to become “zombie” PCs following a master computer1 points

          Question 5

          1.  The HIPAA Act:Answer

            imposes responsibility on companies and management to safeguard the accuracy of financial information specifies best practices in information systems security and control outlines medical security and privacy rules requires financial institutions to ensure the security of customer data1 points

            Question 6

            1.  In 2004, ICQ users were enticed by a sales message from a supposed anti-virus vendor. On the vendor’s site, a small program called Mitglieder was downloaded to the user’s machine. The program enabled outsiders to infiltrate the user’s machine. What type of malware is this an example of?Answer

              Trojan horse spyware virus worm1 points

              Question 7

              1.  The most common type of electronic evidence is:Answer

                email voice-mail spreadsheets instant messages1 points

                Question 8

                1.  The development and use of methods to make computer systems resume their activities more quickly after mishaps is called:Answer

                  recovery-oriented computing fault tolerant computing high availability computing disaster recovery planning1 points

                  Question 9

                  1.  ________ refers to policies, procedures, and technical measures used to prevent unauthorized access, alternation, theft, or physical damage to information systems.Answer

                    “Controls” “Benchmarking” “Security” “Algorithms”1 points

                    Question 10

                    1.  In which technique are network communications analyzed to see whether packets are part of an ongoing dialogue between a sender and a receiver?Answer

                      application proxy filtering intrusion detection system stateful inspection packet filtering1 points

                      Question 11

                      1.  The Federal Trade Commission FIP principle of Notice/Awareness states that:Answer

                        customers must be allowed to choose how their information will be used for secondary purposes other than the supporting transaction Websites must disclose their information practices before collecting data data collectors must take responsible steps to assure that consumer information is accurate and secure from unauthorized use there is a mechanism in place to enforce FIP principles1 points

                        Question 12

                        1.  A classic ethical dilemma is the hypothetical case of a man stealing from a grocery store in order to feed his starving family. If you used the utilitarian principle to evaluate this situation, you might argue that stealing the food is:Answer

                          wrong, because if everyone were to do this, the concept of personal property is defeated.  acceptable, because the higher value is the survival of the family wrong, because the man would not want the grocer to steal from him acceptable, because the grocer suffers the least harm1 points

                          Question 13

                          1.  The strength of patent protection is that it:Answer

                            allows protection from internet theft of ideas put forth publicly puts the strength of law behind copyright is easy to define grants a monopoly on underlying concepts and ideas1 points

                            Question 14

                            1.  The U.S. Department of Commerce developed a ________ framework in order to enable U.S. businesses to legally use personal data from EU countries.Answer

                              PGP  COPPA  P3P  safe-harbor1 points

                              Question 15

                              1.  Which of the following U.S. laws gives patients access to personal medical records and the right to authorize how this information can be used or disclosed?Answer

                                Freedom of Information Act Gramm-Leach-Bliley Act Privacy Protection Act HIPAA1 points

                                Question 16

                                1.  According to the ________, you should take the action that produces the least harm.Answer

                                  categorical imperative  utilitarian principle  risk aversion principle  golden rule1 points

                                  Question 17

                                  1.  Which of the five moral dimensions of the information age do the central business activities of ChoicePoint raise?Answer

                                    information rights and obligations system quality property rights and obligations accountability and control1 points

                                    Question 18

                                    1.  When a cookie is created during a website visit, it is stored:Answer

                                      in a web directory on the website computer on the visitor’s computer on the ISP’s computer1 points

                                      Question 19

                                      1.  The “do anything anywhere” computing environment can:Answer

                                        make work environments much more pleasant blur the traditional boundaries between work and family time create economies of efficiency centralize power at corporate headquarters1 points

                                        Question 20

                                        1.  One of the difficulties of patent protection is:Answer

                                          the years of waiting to receive it that only the underlying ideas are protected preventing the ideas from falling into public domain digital media cannot be patented1 points