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Security+ Practice Quiz: SY0-501 Quiz 1

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1. A user copies files from her desktop computer to a USB flash device and puts the device into her pocket. Which of the following security risks is most pressing?
2. Smart phones with cameras and internet capabilities pose a risk to which security concept?
3. By definition, which security concept ensures that only authorized parties can access data?

4. Your computer system is a participant in an asymmetric cryptography system. You've created a message to send to another user. Before transmission, you hash the message and encrypt the hash using your private key. You then attach this encrypted hash to your message as a digital signature before sending it to the other user.

In this example, what protection does the hashing activity provide?

5. Which of the following is an example of an internal threat?
6. What is the greatest threat to the confidentiality of data in most secure organizations?
7. Which of the following is the correct definition of a threat?
8. Which of the following is an example of a vulnerability?
9. By definition, which security concept uses the ability to prove that a sender sent an encrypted message?
10. Which of the following is not a valid concept to associate with integrity?