Information Security: Basic Principles


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What are the four principles of information security?

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1. If a website requires you to log in with a password to change your address, this is an example of that website observing what principles of information security?

2. Requiring you to sign a contract uses the principle of _____ to secure the contract.

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

With so many ways for people to obtain and misuse confidential information, information security is more important today than it has ever been. This assessment was made to test your understanding of the principles of information security.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

Use this assessment to determine how well you understand:

  • The four principles of information security
  • Applications of these principles
  • The CIA model of information security

Skills Practiced

This assessment will also test the following skills:

  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding the principles of information security
  • Distinguishing differences - compare and contrast topics from the lesson, such as examples of the different types information security
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about the CIA model of security

Additional Learning

For an efficient way to improve your understanding of the fundamentals of information security, study the lesson titled, Information Security: Basic Principles. This assessment will help you review the material of the assessment and:

  • What information security is
  • Explanations of the four principles of security
  • How the principles are used with each other