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Network Security Specialist – Security Policies Quiz Answers

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Question: Which of the following is NOT an example of a user password policy?

  • Users may not keep copies of passwords in their office
  • Passwords must be eight characters long
  • Users may share passwords only with their assistants
  • Passwords may not be shared with any employee

Question: Passwords must always be shared with any person for any reason.

  • True
  • False

Question: Instant messaging can be used not only for business communication but also for personal communication.

  • True
  • False

Question: Which of the following is NOT an area user policies need to cover.

  • Minimum length of passwords
  • A description of websites user may or may not visit
  • If and when to share passwords
  • What to do when the user believes the password has been compromised

Question: What should an employee do if she believes her password has been revealed to another party?

  • If it is a trusted employee or friend just ignore it
  • Change her password immediately
  • Notify the IT department
  • Ignore it

Question: Logon accounts, VPN, network and any other resources should NOT be disabled for leaving employees.

  • True
  • False

Question: Always open email attachments coming from unknown sources.

  • True
  • False

Question: What is the best rule of thumb in access control?

  • Allow the most access you can securely give
  • Allow the least access job requirements allow
  • Standardise access for all users
  • Strictly limit access for most users

Question: Which of the following should be recommended as acceptable e-mail attachments?

  • Flash animations
  • Excel spreadsheets from a colleague
  • Attachments the user expected
  • Plain text attachments from known sources

Question: Which of the following is the best reason users should be prohibited from installing software?

  • They may not install it correctly, which could cause security problems for the workstation
  • They may install software that disables existing security programs on your machine
  • Software installation is often complex and should be done by professionals
  • If a user’s account does not have privileges to install, then it is likely that a Trojan horse will not be inadvertently installed under her account

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