10 - Network Security and Threats

 1. ___________ is the practice of preventing and protecting against unauthorized intrusion into corporate networks; __________ focuses on how devices interact, and on the connective tissue between them.

  Individual Indemnity

  Cache Security

  IMAC Security

  Network Security

 2. There are different types of Network threats. They are usually either _________ or ___________ attacks.

  Maintenance / Hacker

  Evil / Good

  Logic / resource

  Logic / Tiresome

 3. Which type of attack is this excerpt referring to? Fill in the blanks.
A second example of a ____________ attack / threat to network 
security concerns the notorious ping of death. 

In this vile attack, the perpetrator dispatches ICMP packets off to 
a system which will be greater in size than the maximum allowed capacity.





 4. Which type of attack is this example referring to?





 5. The majority of these sorts of assaults are simply avoided by_______________which proves to be vulnerable or by filtering out particular packet sequences.

  upgrading software

  eliminating hackers

  disengaging from the internet

  downgrading software

 6. Fill in the blanks in the excerpt below that outlines the nature of a resource attack.
 Such assaults are primarily meant to overwhelm important system
 resources, like R ____________ and C___________resources. 
 This is principally accomplished via dispatching numerous 
 forged requests or IP packets to the network in question.

  ROM and Computer

  RAM and CPU

  Raiders and Cages

  Rollers and Controllers

 7. What are the commonly used terms to describe this sort of resource attack/threat?





 8. Which of the following is NOT a type of network attack?
There are at least seven types of network attacks.
1. Spoofing.
2. Sniffing.
3. Mapping.
4. Hijacking.
5. Trojans.
6. DoS and DDoS.
7. Social engineering.

  5 is not

  None of them are

  2 and 5 are not

  They all are

 9. Internal threats inside an organisation that can compromise the network include employee theft, weak access control and ______________

  Privilege abuse

  Verbal abuse

  Violent abuse

  Substance abuse

 10. A distributed Denial of Service (DDOS) attack is a challenge to make an online service ______________________

  inaccessible by squeezing trojan horses through the cables

  accessible by allowing traffic from anywhere to enter freely

  inaccessible by damaging the network's power supply

  inaccessible by overpowering it with traffic from numerous sources

 11. It is worth noting (see screenshot below) that Wikipedia divides network threats into two types:

  massive and small

  active and lazy

  passive and active

  human and alien

 12. Networks in a local area network are always perfectly secure, as compared to the internet.



 13. School networks are safe from any network threats as they connect to the internet via an ISP (Internet Secure Provider)



 14. Some companies divide up the different network threats into the following categories: internal threat, system threat and_______________

  middle man threat

  technician threat

   external threat

  worm threat

 15. Networks in a company could also be in danger or under threat from employee theft and abuse of the network.