What Is a Security Policy? - Definition, Examples & Framework


Choose an answer and hit 'next'. You will receive your score and answers at the end.

question 1 of 3

The defense in depth approach to IT security is also known as the 'castle approach' because:

Create Your Account To Take This Quiz

As a member, you'll also get unlimited access to over 79,000 lessons in math, English, science, history, and more. Plus, get practice tests, quizzes, and personalized coaching to help you succeed.

Try it risk-free
Try it risk-free for 30 days. Cancel anytime
Already registered? Log in here for access

1. A complete, well-written security policy contains all of the following attributes except:

2. Which of the following is not a method where a security policy would protect an employee?

Create your account to access this entire worksheet
A Premium account gives you access to all lesson, practice exams, quizzes & worksheets
Access to all video lessons
Quizzes, practice exams & worksheets
Certificate of Completion
Access to instructors
Create an account to get started Create Account

About This Quiz & Worksheet

Use this quiz and its attached worksheet to review your understanding of security policies. Questions will focus on recognizing key terms as well as how they protect companies and individuals.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

In these questions you will review:

  • Why the defense in depth strategy is known as the castle approach
  • What data needs to be protected from
  • The things a well written security policy protect

Skills Practiced

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information about security policies, including what they can and cannot help a company with
  • Defining key concepts - ensure that you can accurately define main phrases, such as what a castle approach is
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about who and what data needs to be protected from

Additional Learning

Data security is becoming a vital part of any corporation, so learn more in the lesson titled What is a Security Policy? - Definition, Examples and Framework. It will help you understand things like:

  • How an acceptable use policy protects an organization
  • Possible consequences for employees violating security policies
  • Why rules and laws are necessary in a corporate environment