Data Breaches: Protection & Prevention

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When should users share sign-in credentials?

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1. Which of these is included in sign-in credentials for every user?

2. Which of these is the best approach to lost devices?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

This worksheet/quiz combo allows you to quickly measure your knowledge of data security best practices. You will identify security threats as well as common protocols for preventing breaches.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

In this quiz and worksheet you'll assess your understanding of:

  • When users should share login information
  • The components of a standard login credential
  • Best practices for dealing with a lost device

Skills Practiced

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the material, such as how a company should decide who has access to data
  • Making connections - use understanding of the concept of corporate data usage to identify why companies wish to keep data long term
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about specific practices that will help prevent data breaches and improper use of credentials

Additional Learning

If you are still curious about this topic, review the lesson titled Data Breaches: Protection & Prevention. You will learn about concepts like:

  • Hardware vs. software breaches
  • What kind of culture a company should encourage to increase data security
  • How encryption helps prevent data from being used improperly
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