Browse Definitions :
Quiz

Quiz: Integrated threat management

1. In 2005, malware attacks increased by:
a. 32 percent
b. 48 percent
c. 75 percent
d. Trick question -- malware attacks actually decreased in 2005
Answer (in bulleted list)

2. A threat management policy might limit installation of greynet applications. Which of the following is a greynet application:
a.an instant messaging program
b. a peer-to-peer collaboration program
c. an RSS reader
d. a streaming media player
e. all of the above
Answer

3. Along with a virus/worm combo, an attacker might distribute this type of code that installs on the recipient's computer to be triggered by some future event. What is it?
Answer

4. In an integrated approach, security software is distributed to end-user devices but centrally managed. This approach is known as:
a. application security
b. physical security
c. endpoint security
Answer

5. A comprehensive approach to network security probably includes the capture, recording, and analysis of network events in order to discover the source of security attacks or other problem incidents. The term we use for these processes comes from criminology and the legal profession. What is it?
Answer

6. Someone who breaks into a computer system or network is often referred to, inappropriately, as a "hacker." What term is used more accurately?
Answer

7. One reason to deploy integrated threat management is the increased incidence of this "mixed cocktail" of malware. What is it?
Answer

8. In addition to protecting the end-user, integrated threat management emphasizes securing the _________, which is a network point that serves as an entrance to another network.
a. gateway
b. node
c. host
Answer

9. One benefit of integrated threat management is the simplification of acquiring, testing, and installing multiple code changes to administered computer systems. This area of system management is known as ___________.
Answer

10. This is like intrusion detection -- only more proactive. What is it?
Answer

This was last updated in August 2008

SearchCompliance

  • information governance

    Information governance is a holistic approach to managing corporate information by implementing processes, roles, controls and ...

  • enterprise document management (EDM)

    Enterprise document management (EDM) is a strategy for overseeing an organization's paper and electronic documents so they can be...

  • risk assessment

    Risk assessment is the identification of hazards that could negatively impact an organization's ability to conduct business.

SearchSecurity

  • honeypot (computing)

    A honeypot is a network-attached system set up as a decoy to lure cyber attackers and detect, deflect and study hacking attempts ...

  • spam trap

    A spam trap is an email address that is used to identify and monitor spam email.

  • cracker

    A cracker is someone who breaks into someone else's computer system, often on a network; bypasses passwords or licenses in ...

SearchHealthIT

SearchDisasterRecovery

  • risk mitigation

    Risk mitigation is a strategy to prepare for and lessen the effects of threats faced by a business.

  • call tree

    A call tree is a layered hierarchical communication model that is used to notify specific individuals of an event and coordinate ...

  • Disaster Recovery as a Service (DRaaS)

    Disaster recovery as a service (DRaaS) is the replication and hosting of physical or virtual servers by a third party to provide ...

SearchStorage

  • cloud storage

    Cloud storage is a service model in which data is transmitted and stored on remote storage systems, where it is maintained, ...

  • cloud testing

    Cloud testing is the process of using the cloud computing resources of a third-party service provider to test software ...

  • storage virtualization

    Storage virtualization is the pooling of physical storage from multiple storage devices into what appears to be a single storage ...

Close