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  • Networking Quizzes

    We've gathered a collection of our quizzes to test your networking knowledge. You'll find quizzes about network infrastructure and design, network administration, network security and more.

  • Data Center Quizzes

    We've gathered a collection of our quizzes to test your data center knowledge. You'll find quizzes about data center planning and design, data center management, green data centers and more. If you'd like to study up first, see our learning resources.

  • CRM Quizzes

    We've gathered quizzes to test your knowledge of customer relationship management and related issues. You'll find quizzes about customer acquisition and retention, customer data management, call center management and more. Need more background information before you get started? See our definitions for CRM, call center and CRM analytics.

  • Compliance Quizzes

    We've gathered quizzes to test your knowledge of compliance and related issues. You'll find quizzes about complying with legislation, such as Sarbanes-Oxley and HIPAA, and standards, such as PCI and FFIEC. Need more background information before you get started? See our definitions for compliance, compliance audits and corporate governance and Governance, Risk and Compliance.

  • Business Intelligence (BI) Quizzes

    We've gathered quizzes to test your knowledge of business intelligence (BI). You'll find quizzes about business processes and best practices as well as C-level information about business applications.

  • Backup and Recovery Quizzes

    We've gathered a collection of quizzes to test your knowledge of backup and recovery. You'll find quizzes about backup technologies and strategies as well as the nitty-gritty aspects, such as specific commands.

  • Quiz: Cryptography answer key

    Test yourself. A WhatIs.com tech vocabulary quiz about cryptography - Answer key

  • Quiz: Cell phone tech

    Test yourself. A WhatIs.com tech vocabulary quiz: Cell phone teminology.

  • Quiz: Do you speak project management?

    A project management quiz: Developed by the U.S. Navy in the 1950s, this project management tool clearly illustrates task dependencies. What is it?

  • Quizzes

    Test yourself. A WhatIs.com tech vocabulary quiz about backup teminology.

  • Quiz: E-mail Marketing and the Spam Problem

    A quiz about email marketing and spam: What is a technique used by legitimate marketers to customize offerings for specific customers.

  • Quiz: Negotiating -- Do you speak business?

    Test yourself. A WhatIs.com tech vocabulary quiz about service providers and negotiating contracts.

  • Cloud Computing (quiz)

    Test yourself. Test yourself. A WhatIs.com tech vocabulary quiz to test knowledge of cloud computing technology, concepts and terms.

  • Quiz: Security Basics

    Test yourself. A WhatIs.com tech vocabulary quiz about security basics teminology.

  • Mobile device security quiz answers

    Test yourself. A WhatIs.com tech vocabulary quiz - Mobile device security and compliance regulations can be as hard to pin down as a strong connection for your smartphone. Test your knowledge of risk areas and compliance rules in this quiz.

  • Question 9

    Test yourself. A WhatIs.com tech vocabulary quiz about virtualization teminology.

  • Question 8

    Test yourself. A WhatIs.com tech vocabulary quiz about virtualization teminology.

  • Question 7

    Test yourself. A WhatIs.com tech vocabulary quiz about virtualization teminology.

  • Question 6

    Test yourself. A WhatIs.com tech vocabulary quiz about virtualization teminology.

  • Question 5

    Test yourself. A WhatIs.com tech vocabulary quiz about virtualization teminology.

  • Question 4

    Test yourself. A WhatIs.com tech vocabulary quiz about virtualization teminology.

  • Question 3

    Test yourself. A WhatIs.com tech vocabulary quiz about virtualization teminology.

  • Question 2

    Test yourself. A WhatIs.com tech vocabulary quiz about virtualization teminology.

  • Question 10

    Test yourself. A WhatIs.com tech vocabulary quiz about virtualization teminology.

  • Question 1

    Test yourself. A WhatIs.com tech vocabulary quiz about virtualization teminology.

  • Quiz: iSeries (AS/400) Commands

    The iSeries (AS/400) is one of IBM's greatest success stories.

  • Halloween II: Do you speak -- eek! -- Geek?

    A WhatIs.com tech quiz with a Halloween theme: Does Nightmare Freddie of Elm Street fame use one of these for manicures? It's a type of space-saving server for a single, dedicated application.

  • Quiz: TCP/IP

    Test yourself. A WhatIs.com tech vocabulary quiz about TCP/IP teminology.

  • Ajax quiz: Do you speak Geek?

    A quiz about AJAX. What combination of technologies gives Ajax its name? Test yourself.

  • Software Piracy Quiz

    How much do you know about the finer points of software piracy? Take our quiz to find out.

  • Quiz: Linux Basics

    A quiz about Linux terms: What company hopes to attract Windows expatriots by promoting an easy way for the average desktop user to migrate to Linux?

  • Quiz: Laptops

    A quiz about laptop computers: This technology is used in the liquid crystal displays of notebook and laptop computers to provide a more responsive image at a wider range of viewing angle.

  • Quiz: HP

    A quiz about Hewlett-Packard technologies: What is a software suite from HP for managing applications, device availability, network conditions and status, system performance, service and program maintenance, and storage resources.

  • Quiz: Greening the cube farm

    A quiz about environmentally-friendly computing practices: What innovative technology powers laptops from the One Laptop Per Child foundation?

  • Quiz: Getting Your Message Across the Network

    A quiz about data transmission: Suppose you want to send an e-mail note to someone on the Internet. Which of these do you NOT need: a browser, an Internet service provider, the at sign or an address?

  • Quiz: Firewalls

    A quiz about firewalls: A server that acts as this kind of node often also acts as a proxy server and a firewall server.

  • Quiz: Ethernet

    A quiz about Ethernet: What happens if two devices on the same Ethernet network determine the network is free, but attempt to transmit data at exactly the same time?

  • Quiz: E-business trends and technologies

    A quiz about e-business: This Web site feature involves tailoring pages to individual users' characteristics or preferences.

  • Quiz: Database II

    A quiz about databases: At this level of normalization, each column in a table that is not a determiner of the contents of another column, must itself be a function of the other columns in the table. What is it?

  • Quiz: Compliance

    A quiz about compliance: What's the job title of the corporate official in charge of overseeing and managing compliance issues?

  • Quiz: Common Vulnerabilities

    A quiz about security vulnerabilities: An intruder might install this on a networked computer to collect user ids and passwords from other machines on the network.

  • Quiz: Business Intelligence

    A business intelligence tech quiz: What is an approach to selling goods and services in which a prospect explicitly agrees in advance to receive marketing information.

  • Personality Test: What kind of geek are you?

    A WhatIs.com geek personality test. Test yourself - Are you more likely to hum Anchors Aweigh or My Way? Find out what famous geek you resemble.

  • Quiz: Workstations

    Test yourself. A WhatIs.com tech vocabulary quiz about workstations and their software.

  • Quiz: Wireless LANs

    Wireless LAN quiz testing key terms related to WLANs and wireless technologies, such as 802.11.

  • Quiz: Wireless

    Test yourself. A WhatIs.com tech vocabulary quiz about wireless technology teminology.

  • Quiz: Web Services

    Test yourself. A WhatIs.com tech vocabulary quiz about Web services teminology.

  • Quiz: Unleashing the Power of the Database

    Test yourself. A WhatIs.com tech vocabulary quiz about database teminology.

  • Quiz: Troubleshooting

    Test yourself. A WhatIs.com tech vocabulary quiz about troubleshooting teminology.

  • Quiz: Storage Smarts

    Test yourself. A WhatIs.com tech vocabulary quiz about storage teminology.

  • Quiz: Spam, Spam and More Spam

    Test yourself. Getting more spam? It's not just your imagination. According to a story from SearchSecurity.com, spam has surged to unprecedented levels in recent weeks, due in part to massive botnets overseas. How much do you know about spam? Can you guess the answers to the following questions without peeking? Quiz yourself and find out!

  • Quiz: Servers

    Test yourself. A WhatIs.com tech vocabulary quiz about server teminology.

  • Quiz: Security Awareness for End Users

    Test yourself. A WhatIs.com tech vocabulary quiz about security awareness teminology.

  • Quiz: Security Attacks

    Test yourself. A WhatIs.com tech vocabulary quiz about security attacks.

  • Quiz: Securing Your Network

    Test yourself. A WhatIs.com tech vocabulary quiz about network security teminology.

  • Quiz: Protocols

    Test yourself. A WhatIs.com tech vocabulary quiz about protocols.

  • Quiz: Processing Power

    Test yourself. A WhatIs.com tech vocabulary quiz about processors and microprocessors.

  • Quiz: Peripherals

    Test yourself. A WhatIs.com tech vocabulary quiz about peripherals.

  • Quiz: Operating Systems

    Test yourself. A WhatIs.com tech vocabulary quiz about operating systems.

  • Quiz: Open and shut!

    A quiz about open source, proprietary, free software and all the various permutations thereof.

  • Quiz: Networking Hardware

    Test yourself. A WhatIs.com tech vocabulary quiz about networking hardware teminology.

  • Quiz: Netiquette

    Test yourself. A WhatIs.com tech vocabulary quiz Internet etiquette quiz.

  • Quiz: Mainframe Acronym-o-phobia

    Test yourself. A WhatIs.com tech vocabulary quiz about mainframe teminology.

  • Quiz: More fun with open source

    Test yourself. A WhatIs.com tech vocabulary quiz about open source teminology.

  • Quiz: Data Storage

    Computer storage is the holding of data in an electromagnetic form for access by a computer processor.

  • Quiz: Mobile Device Security -- Who else can hear me now?

    Mobile device security and compliance regulations can be as hard to pin down as a strong connection for your smartphone. Test your knowledge of risk areas and compliance rules in this quiz from WhatIs.com.

  • Phishing season (quiz)

    Ah, the festive season! Carolers come a-caroling; callers come a-calling and.

  • Quiz: Eureka!

    IT's all about the light bulb moments.

  • Quiz: PCI DSS compliance -- Two years later

    A five-question multiple-choice quiz to test your understanding of the content presented by expert Diana Kelley in this lesson of SearchSecurity.com's Compliance School.

  • Quiz: Database Basics

    After reading the question, click on the answer that you think is correct.

  • Quiz: Nano, nano!

    Good things come in small packages -- really, really small packages.

  • Quiz -- Software development

    How to take the quiz: - After reading the question, click on the answer that you think is correct to go to the whatis.

  • Quiz: Authentication Methods

    There are quite a few ways to authenticate users who want access to your organization's network resources.

  • Quiz: Who Done IT? A Murder Mystery

    How to take the quiz: - After reading the question, click on the answer that you think is correct

  • Quiz: Web Management Basics

    How to take the quiz: - After reading the question, click on the answer that you think is correct to go to the whatis definition

  • Quiz: DSL

    DSL (Digital Subscriber Line) is a technology for bringing high-bandwidth information to homes and small businesses over ordinary copper telephone lines.

  • Quiz: Cryptography

    OK, boys and girls! Do you have your secret decoder handy? Here's this week's special message. OK, boys and girls! Do you have your secret decoder handy? Here's this week's special message." (Radio message to subscribed members of the Lone Ranger Club, circa 1943.) How to take the quiz: - After reading the question, click on the answer that you think is correct to go to the whatis.com definition. If the answer you've chosen is correct, you will see the question text (or a paraphrase of it) somewhere in the definition. OR - Check your answers by using the answer key at the end of the quiz. This is an encryption/decryption key known only to the party or parties that exchange secret messages. a) e-signature b) digital certificate c) private key d) security token 2) This was commonly used in cryptography during World War II. a) tunneling b) personalization c) van Eck phreaking d) one-time pad 3) Today, many Internet businesses and users take advantage of cryptography based on this approach. a) public key infrastructure b) output feedback c) Encrypting File System d) single signon 4) This is the name for the issuer of a PKI certificate. a) man in the middle b) certificate authority c) Resource Access Control Facility d) script kiddy 5) Developed by Philip R. Zimmermann, this is the most widely used privacy-ensuring program by individuals and is also used by many corporations. a) DSS b) OCSP c) Secure HTTP d) Pretty Good Privacy 6) This is the encryption algorithm that will begin to supplant the Data Encryption Standard (DES) - and later Triple DES - over the next few years as the new standard encryption algorithm. a) Rijndael b) Kerberos c) Blowfish d) IPsec 7) This is the inclusion of a secret message in otherwise unencrypted text or images. a) masquerade b) steganography c) spoof d) eye-in-hand system 8) In password protection, this is a random string of data used to modify a password hash. a) sheepdip b) salt c) bypass d) dongle 9) This is a mode of operation for a block cipher, with the characteristic that each possible block of plaintext has a defined corresponding ciphertext value and vice versa. a) footprinting b) hash function c) watermark d) Electronic Code Book 10) This is a trial and error method used to decode encrypted data through exhaustive effort rather than employing intellectual strategies. a) chaffing and winnowing b) cryptanalysis c) serendipity d) brute force cracking Click here for answer key or take another quiz!

  • Quiz: Artificial Intelligence

    The empires of the future are the empires of the mind.

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  • PCI DSS (Payment Card Industry Data Security Standard)

    The Payment Card Industry Data Security Standard (PCI DSS) is a widely accepted set of policies and procedures intended to ...

  • risk management

    Risk management is the process of identifying, assessing and controlling threats to an organization's capital and earnings.

  • compliance framework

    A compliance framework is a structured set of guidelines that details an organization's processes for maintaining accordance with...

SearchSecurity

  • Trojan horse (computing)

    In computing, a Trojan horse is a program downloaded and installed on a computer that appears harmless, but is, in fact, ...

  • identity theft

    Identity theft, also known as identity fraud, is a crime in which an imposter obtains key pieces of personally identifiable ...

  • DNS over HTTPS (DoH)

    DNS over HTTPS (DoH) is a relatively new protocol that encrypts domain name system traffic by passing DNS queries through a ...

SearchHealthIT

  • telemedicine (telehealth)

    Telemedicine is the remote delivery of healthcare services, such as health assessments or consultations, over the ...

  • Project Nightingale

    Project Nightingale is a controversial partnership between Google and Ascension, the second largest health system in the United ...

  • medical practice management (MPM) software

    Medical practice management (MPM) software is a collection of computerized services used by healthcare professionals and ...

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SearchStorage

  • M.2 SSD

    An M.2 SSD is a solid-state drive (SSD) that conforms to a computer industry specification and is used in internally mounted ...

  • kilobyte (KB or Kbyte)

    A kilobyte (KB or Kbyte) is a unit of measurement for computer memory or data storage used by mathematics and computer science ...

  • virtual memory

    Virtual memory is a memory management capability of an operating system (OS) that uses hardware and software to allow a computer ...

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