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  • 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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SearchCompliance

  • 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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