Take a Cybersecurity Pop Quiz!
Think you are up-to-date on your Cyberknowledge? Take this quiz to find out!
- Noteworthy Cyberactivists
___ 1. This key player is the director of cybersecurity for the Electronic Frontier Foundation and has researched malware and coordinated security training initiatives.
___ 2. An outspoken digital security and privacy buff, this person gained notoriety after leaking NSA documents in 2013.
___ 3. This cybersecurity activist is known for educating minorities on everything from encryption to cybersecurity.
___ 4. Founded the Guardian Project, a company who develops security-focused mobile apps.
___ 5. A prolific cryptographer and privacy advocate writer who often focuses on questions of cybersecurity.
- Bruce Schneier
- Edward Snowden
- Nathan Freitas
- Matthew Mitchell
- Eva Galperin
- Noteworthy Cyberterms
___ 1. A cyber attack whereby a hacker is able to intercept data/communications by posing as the user’s legitimate target destination.
___ 2. A security measure requiring users to confirm their identity through a second mean of their choosing, usually with a verification code, before allowing user access to a site or service.
___ 3. A program that adds additional security and privacy to a user by running communications through multiple layers of encryption.
___ 4. An wide-ranging attempt to collect sensitive data from unsuspecting targets by impersonating a trusted and legitimate source.
___ 5. A system that allows a user to connect remotely with another network via secure encryptions over the internet.
___ 6. A targeted, malicious email whose goal is to trick a specific individual into revealing compromising data.
___ 7. A communications technology in which only the intended recipient of a message has the ability to decrypt it.
___ 8. Systems that attempt to block surveillance.
- End-to-end encryption
- Man-in-the-middle attack
- Privacy-enhancing technologies
- Spear phishing
- Tor browser
- Two-factor authentication
- Virtual private network (VPN)
- Noteworthy Cyberactivists: 1. E, 2. B, 3. D, 4. C, 5. A
- Noteworthy Cyberterms1. b, 2. g, 3. f, 4. d, 5. h, 6. e, 7. a, 8. C