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Database Administration and Security: Definition and Purpose

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What does the acronym DBA stand for in the context of information systems?

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1. Which of the following tasks is a typical role of a database administrator?

2. What is a computer virus?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

This quiz/worksheet combo can help you quickly assess your understanding of important security principles, such as safeguarding a business against potential database hazards.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

This quiz and worksheet can help you assess your knowledge of:

  • Roles of a database administrator
  • Computer virus
  • Data encryption
  • Firewall

Skills Practiced

This quiz and worksheet will help students practice the following skills:

  • Reading comprehension - ensure you draw the most pivotal information from the related security lesson
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you have gained regarding database administration
  • Problem solving - use acquired knowledge to solve security practice problems

Additional Learning

To learn more about database administration and security topics, review the lesson Database Administration & Security: Definition and Purpose. This lesson will help you:

  • Determine the roles of a database administrator
  • Learn how to enter data in a database
  • Identify computer security risks for businesses
  • Define malware
  • Explain the characteristics of computer viruses
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