cybersecurity trivia questions

Certainly! Let’s test your knowledge with some cybersecurity trivia questions. Feel free to challenge yourself and see how well you fare:

  1. What does the term “phishing” refer to in cybersecurity?
    • A) Gathering information about a person or organization without their knowledge.
    • B) Performing an unauthorized, usually malicious, action such as erasing files.
    • C) Putting unnecessary load on the network by making copies of files.
    • D) Sending unwanted bulk messages.
    • Answer: D) Sending unwanted bulk messages (spam).
  2. Which of the following attacks requires a carrier file to self-replicate?
    • A) Trojan
    • B) Virus
    • C) Worm
    • D) Spam
    • Answer: C) Worm.
  3. True or False: A coffee shop that collects payments from customers by debit/credit cards would be liable under data privacy laws.
    • Answer: True.
  4. What are three common controls used to protect the availability of information?
    • A) Redundancy, backups, and access controls
    • B) Encryption, file permissions, and access controls
    • C) Access controls, logging, and digital signatures
    • D) Hashes, logging, and backups
    • Answer: A) Redundancy, backups, and access controls.
  5. Bonus Question: How many bananas stacked on top of each other would be equivalent to the height of Mount Everest (29,031 feet)?
    • Answer: Approximately 46,449 bananas! 🍌🏔

Feel free to explore more cybersecurity quizzes and keep learning! Good luck! 😊

For additional practice, you can also check out resources like ProProfs, ISACA, and W3Schools123.