Systems Security: Firewalls, Encryption, Passwords & Biometrics

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A firewall is a _____.

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1. What is data encryption?

2. Which of the following is the strongest password?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

Systems security can be applied in many different ways. This interactive quiz will assess your ability to define some key terms and provide you with preventative tips. While taking the quiz, you will notice topics such as firewalls and secure passwords.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

In this quiz you will be assessed on the definitions and understanding of terms like:

  • Firewall
  • Data encryption
  • Secure passwords

Skills Practiced

  • Defining key concepts - ensure that you can accurately define main phrases, such as data encryption
  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the related security systems lesson
  • Critical thinking - apply relevant concepts to examine information about computer protection in a different light

Additional Learning

If you want to know more about systems security, check out the lesson titled Systems Security: Firewalls, Encryption, Passwords & Biometrics. It covers the following subjects:

  • Protection from computer viruses
  • Purposes and applications of systems security
  • Firewalls
  • Encryption
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