Secure Software: Definition & Characteristics

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A Software is secure when _____.

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1. Securing software is important because _____.

2. Which of the following security measures best secures data from malicious manipulation?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

With help from this interactive quiz and printable worksheet, you can find out how well you understand the basics of safe software. Multiple-choice questions on these assessments measure your knowledge of securing and auditing software and measures for securing data.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

This quiz and worksheet can test your knowledge of the following:

  • When software is secure
  • Importance of securing software
  • Security measure that best secures data from malicious manipulation
  • What software auditing ensures
  • Item that records the time stamps of activities of the software

Skills Practiced

  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about software security and its importance
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding the item that records the time stamps of software activity
  • Defining key concepts - ensure that you can accurately define key phrases like software auditing

Additional Learning

The lesson accompanying this quiz and worksheet is called Secure Software: Definition & Characteristics. By studying this lesson, you can build your comprehension of the following:

  • Most common database attacks
  • Vulnerability that facilitates many injection attacks
  • Purpose of encryption
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