01 - Introduction to Cyber Security

 1. Networks like the internet are wonderful inventions and they are risk-free and completely safe.
Note: The video provides an insight into cyber security



 2. The security that is associated with networks and particularly the internet is called:

  sentinel security

  cyber dangerauthority

  cyber security or 'cybersecurity'

  internet safehavenity

 3. One method of data interception is:

  listening to communications between users without their permission

  listening to radio waves with a thermometer

  logging in to an authorised web server

  breaking into a cable and physically peering through it

 4. If you are sending confidential information over the internet, such as purchasing something, you should always:

  use ftp

  use smtp

  use http

  use https

 5. Criminals that operate on networks like the internet are sometimes called:

  cyber criminals

  criminal netties



 6. A hacker recognises the value in your _____________________ and this is often the target of a cyber attack.

  public encryption key

  house number

  model of phone or device

  personal data

 7. The good news is that complete prevention of any attack is possible as all attack methods are now known.



 8. Fill in the blanks on the following definition of cyber security
Cybersecurity, computer security or IT security is the protection of 
computer systems from _____ of or ______ to their hardware, 
software or electronic data, as well as from disruption or 
misdirection of the services they provide

  validation / verification

  unauthorised use / damage

  theft / authorised editing

  theft / shine

 9. ____________are weaknesses in design, implementation, operation or internal control.
Most of the _________________ that have been discovered are documented in the Common _________________ and Exposures (CVE) database





 10. Vulnerabilities are often hunted or exploited with the aid of automated tools or manually using customized scripts