Network and Internet Security

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Match the following network and Internet security measures with their descriptions:

Access control systems = Regulate who can access what on a network Firewalls = Protect against unauthorized access and filter out potentially harmful incoming and outgoing traffic Encryption = Scramble data so that it becomes unreadable to unauthorized users Phishing = Social engineering attack that attempts to trick individuals into revealing sensitive information

Match the following online theft and identity theft protection measures with their descriptions:

Spoofing = Falsifying data to make it appear as though it is coming from a trusted source Dot cons = Various types of online fraud schemes aimed at deceiving individuals or businesses for financial gain Personal safety risks associated with Internet use = Exposure to cyberbullying, online predators, and harmful or inappropriate content Safeguarding personal safety when using the Internet = Using strong passwords, being cautious about sharing personal information, and avoiding suspicious websites

Match the following examples of unauthorized access and unauthorized use with their descriptions:

Unauthorized access = Gaining entry to a network, application, data, or device without permission or by using a method not approved by an authorized party Unauthorized use = Using a network, application, data, or device in a way that is not approved by an authorized party

Match the following computer sabotage examples with protective measures:

Computer sabotage examples = Viruses, worms, Trojan horses, logic bombs, and ransomware Protective measures = Installing and regularly updating antivirus software, being cautious of email attachments and links, and backing up data regularly

Match the following primary concerns about network and Internet security with their explanations:

Primary concerns about network and Internet security = Unauthorized access, unauthorized use, computer sabotage, online theft, identity theft, spoofing, phishing, dot cons, and personal safety risks associated with Internet use Explanations = Reasons why computer users should be concerned about protecting their devices and data when connected to networks or the Internet

Test your knowledge of network and Internet security with this quiz focusing on the importance of security for computer users, examples of unauthorized access and use, and methods to protect against unauthorized access. This quiz is based on 'Understanding Computers: Today and Tomorrow, 13th Edition' Chapter 9 by Dr. Mohamed Issa.

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