Computer Security Best Practices & Tips

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What is phishing?

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1. Which of the following is a good password? Choose the best answer.

2. What are two types of authentication?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

This quiz and worksheet allows you to test your knowledge of common computer security techniques. Questions will be on different threats and how to protect against them.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

In this set of questions, you'll measure your understanding of topics like:

  • What phishing is
  • How to choose secure passwords
  • Different types of authentication

Skills Practiced

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the material, such as what you should look for in a web address before entering personal information
  • Defining key concepts - ensure that you can accurately define main phrases, such as phishing
  • Distinguishing differences - compare and contrast topics from the lesson, such as different methods of authentication

Additional Learning

If you would like to learn more about protecting yourself digitally, read the lesson titled Computer Security Best Practices & Tips. It will help you with concepts like:

  • Why a passphrase is generally more secure than a password
  • Examples of different types of malware
  • How to protect yourself against viruses
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