How to Test Network Security


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Which of the following describes network security?

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1. Which of the following is NOT considered a network security threat?

2. Which of the following network security threats concerns unexplained failures?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

This assessment will measure your understanding of testing network security, including network security threats and testing considerations.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

This quiz will test you on the following concepts:

  • Purpose of network security
  • Network security threats, including those with unexplained failures
  • Aspects of the network not considered by network security testing
  • Network security testing considerations that address wireless access points

Skills Practiced

  • Critical thinking - apply relevant concepts to examine information about network security in a different light
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about network security testing
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding wireless access points

Additional Learning

To gain a more comprehensive understanding of this topic, be sure to review the related lesson titled How to Test Network Security. Here's a snapshot of what this lesson covers:

  • Comprehensive network testing
  • Network infrastructure
  • Unauthorized access
  • Malicious network use
  • Policies and procedures