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What is an Information Security Policy? - Definition & Types

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HIPAA is an example of a(n) _____ information security policy?

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1. Requiring users to change their passwords is an example of a(n) _____ security policy?

2. What is an example of an administrative information security policy?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

This quiz and worksheet assess your understanding of what an information security policy is and the different types. You'll also check your knowledge of key terms related to information security.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

The purpose of this quiz and worksheet is to review what you know about:

  • The different types of information security policies
  • What determines the risk of information compromising security if leaked
  • The challenges of information security policies

Skills Practiced

  • Knowledge application - revisit what you know about the different types of information security policies to answer questions about examples of the different types
  • Information recall - see if you can remember what tells us the amount of risk we have for leaking secure information
  • Making connections - understand the concept of information security policies to understand the challenges it presents

Additional Learning

If you want to refresh your memory of this topic, read the lesson, What is an Information Security Policy? - Definition & Types. This lesson offers a more in-depth review of:

  • What an information security policy is
  • Security policies of regulatory agencies
  • Assessing whether certain information should be shared or not
  • How technology can set policy
  • How the three types can collide
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