Tools for the Prevention of Cybercrime


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This barrier helps protect your network from intrusion in both incoming and outgoing traffic:

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1. What is the purpose of email encryption software?

2. What does ransomware software protect your system from?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

This quiz and worksheet are designed to quickly check your understanding of cybercrime prevention tools. The multiple-choice quiz will help you find out how well you understand types of software that include email encryption, ransomware and anti-virus.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

Use this quiz and worksheet to gauge your comprehension of the following:

  • The name for the barrier that helps you protect your network from incoming and outgoing traffic intrusions
  • Purpose of email encryption software
  • How ransomware software protects your system
  • Piece of software that backs up a firewall and alerts IT teams to possible attacks
  • What anti-virus software can find on a computer system and remove

Skills Practiced

  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding a barrier that protects your network from intrusions
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about anti-virus, email encryption and ransomware software
  • Reading comprehension - read and pull essential information from the accompanying lesson covering cybercrime prevention tools, such as what anti-virus software can remove from your system

Additional Learning

The lesson accompanying this quiz and worksheet called Tools for the Prevention of Cybercrime can help you better understand the following:

  • Number of credit card numbers stolen in Target's 2013 hacking attack
  • Ways consumers can use their computers carefully when emailing and surfing the web
  • Purpose of password management software