Cyber Security Fundamentals

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What is the motive behind most cybercrimes?

Disrupting regular business activity and critical infrastructure

Which type of hacker aims to disrupt large-scale computer networks to promote religious or political beliefs?

Hacktivists

What is the main tactic used in the Denial of Service (DOS) attack?

Consuming all of a server’s resources

What do Black-Hat hackers use to conduct malicious activities?

Fake identities

Which type of hacker works as a security analyst to detect and fix flaws and protect against malicious hackers?

White-Hat Hackers

What does the term CIA stand for in the context of Cyber Security?

Confidentiality, Integrity, and Availability

What is the main purpose of using authentication mechanisms in Cyber Security?

To verify that the user is who they claim to be

What is the primary focus of Cyber Security in relation to the CIA industry standard?

Protecting networks and devices from external threats

What do privacy, integrity, and availability refer to in the context of Cyber Security?

Standards for protecting data and systems

What are the three types of cyber crimes mentioned in the text?

Computer-assisted crimes, crimes where the computer itself is a target, and crimes where the computer is incidental to the crime

What is the main focus of Cyber Security in relation to the CIA industry standard?

Ensuring networks and devices are protected from external threats

What is the primary purpose of using authentication mechanisms in Cyber Security?

To prove the user is who he claims to be

What do privacy, integrity, and availability refer to in the context of Cyber Security?

Industry standard for Cyber Security

What is the main element of Cyber Security as mentioned in the text?

Use of authentication mechanisms

What are the three types of cyber crimes mentioned in the text?

Computer-assisted crimes, crimes where the computer itself is a target, and crimes where the computer is incidental to the crime

What is the primary motive behind cybercrime according to the text?

To disrupt regular business activity and critical infrastructure

What type of hacker aims to secretly deface and disable websites to promote political agendas?

Hacktivist

Which type of cyber attack involves a hacker putting himself between a victim’s machine and a router to sniff data packets?

Man in the Middle Attack

What do Gray-Hat hackers do according to the text?

Work as legitimate security analysts

What is the main goal of state-sponsored hackers according to the text?

To penetrate government networks and damage information systems

Test your knowledge of the fundamental concepts and principles of cyber security, including confidentiality, integrity, and availability. Learn about protecting networks and devices from external threats, safeguarding confidential information, and maintaining employee productivity.

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