Information security crossword puzzle

Created
Jan 13, 2019
Type
Crossword
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This crossword contains the following questions and answers:

Is a technique that is used to exploit a vulnerability in any application attack
gaps in a security program that can be exploited by threats to gain unauthorized access to an asset. Vulnerability
potential for loss, damage or destruction of an asset as a result of a threat exploiting a vulnerability. risk
People, property, and information that needed to be protected asset
Anything that can exploit a vulnerability, intentionally or accidentally, and obtain, damage, or destroy an asset threat
Occurs when the system is vulnerable to attacks intrusion
process to retrieve vital data from a crashed system or data storage devices recovery
Occurs when a user/machine is discovered trying to access unauthorized data detection
the action of stopping any form of attack from happening prevention
the process of determining what rights and privileges a particular entity has authorization
Is the process of determining and assigning privileges to various resources, objects or data access control
the process of tracking recording system activities and resource access accounting
the part of accounting in which a security professional examines logs of what was recorded. auditing
Are physical or virtual objects, such as smart cards, ID badges, or data packets, that store authentication information• tokens
Are authentication schemes based on the identification of individuals by their physical characteristics biometrics
the science of hiding information cryptography
the original message plaintext
the encoded message ciphertext
info used in cipher only to sender/receiver key

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Cyber Security Crossword

Created
Apr 25, 2016
Type
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any software program in which advertising banners are displayed while the program is running. Adware
designed to detect and destroy computer viruses. Antivirus
an attempt by hackers to damage or destroy a computer network or system. Attack
a method, often secret, of bypassing normal authentication in a product back door
refers to the process of making copies of data or data files to use in the event the original data or data files are lost or destroyed. backup
refers to the process of making copies of data or data files to use in the event the original data or data files are lost or destroyed. Blended threat
are similar to worms and Trojans, but earn their unique name by performing a wide variety of automated tasks on behalf of their master (the cybercriminals) who are often safely located somewhere far across the Internet. bots
are small files that Web sites put on your computer hard disk drive when you first visit cookie
body of technologies, processes and practices designed to protect networks, computers, programs and data from attack, damage or unauthorized access cyber security
made possible by using algorithms to create complex codes out of simple data, effectively making it more difficult for cyberthieves to gain access to the information encryption
a network security system, either hardware- or software-based, that controls incoming and outgoing network traffic based on a set of rules. firewall
someone who seeks and exploits weaknesses in a computer system or computer network. hacker
global system of interconnected computer networks that use the Internet protocol suite internet
a local or restricted communications network, especially a private network created using World Wide Web software. intranet
used to describe any code in any part of a software system or script that is intended to cause undesired effects, security breaches or damage to a system. malicious code
the activity of defrauding an online account holder of financial information by posing as a legitimate company. phishing
software that enables a user to obtain covert information about another's computer activities by transmitting data covertly from their hard drive. spyware
any malicious computer program which is used to hack into a computer by misleading users of its true intent trojan horse
a piece of code that is capable of copying itself and typically has a detrimental effect, such as corrupting the system or destroying data virus
a standalone malware computer program that replicates itself in order to spread to other computers. worm

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Quartz Security: Crossword puzzle for National Cyber Security Awareness Month 2017

Created
Oct 5, 2017
Type
Crossword
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a list of entities that are blocked or denied access/privilege BLACKLIST
the unauthorized access and disclosure of sensitive information released outside of an unauthorized organization DATA BREACH
specialized techniques for gathering, retaining and analyzing data as evidence for investigations FORENSICS
an act of pretending to be from a reputable organization to deceive individuals into providing sensitive information PHISHING
a list of organizations that are considered trustworthy or allowed access/privilege WHITELIST
ensuring information with sensitive data remain hidden, inaccessible to unauthorized users. DATA PRIVACY
a type of malware that requires some type of payment to either remove the malware by the hacker, or retrieve files that have been encrypted by the hacker. RANSOMWARE
a type of digital currency Bitcoin
The practice and process designed to help protect one or an organizations networks, computers, programs and data from unauthorized access. cybersecurity
Medical history information, laboratory results, insurance information and other healthcare data an entity collects to identify an individual Personal health Information
The name of the leader who you would report security incidents to Charlie Pierce
The name of the leader who you would report privacy incidents to Kelly Skifton
The name of our Chief Information Officer who oversees the IT Infrastructures at Quartz Marybeth Bay
Duo-Security is considered what type of authentication when logging in remotely? Multifactor
Name of the form used to submit requests for: Hardware/Software, Security, Telecom or Facilities (Badging only) IT Request Form
To report a compliance incident, who do you contact? compliancehotline
Quartz policy and procedure S014 outlines what type of policy? ACCEPTABLE USE
The process of taking an unencrypted message or data and applying a mathematical function to it, to produce an encrypted message ENCRYPTION
What process do you need to go through for approval before files can be exchanged externally? externaldatareview
You are required to wear this item at all times while on Company premises badge
When a person tags along with another person who is authorized to gain entry pass a certain checkpoint piggyback

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Cyber Security Crossword

Created
Mar 23, 2016
Type
Crossword
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process of confirming the correctness of the claimed identity authentication
approval, permission, or empowerment for someone or something to do something authorization
cryptanalysis technique or other kind of attack method involving an exhaustive procedure that tries all possibilities, one-by-one brute force
encrypted form of the message being sent ciphertext
stripping one llayer's headers and passing the rest of the packet up to next higher layer decapsulation
TCP/IP protocol specifying the transfer of text or binary files across the network File Transfer Protocol
pseudo IP address that always refer back to the local host and never sent out to a network (127.0.0.1) loopback address
software appearing to perform a useful function but actually tricks a user into executing malicious logic (e.g. Trojan horse) malicious code
prove that a user sent a message and the message has not been altered non repudiation
sequence of eight bits octet
e-mails that appear to originate from a trusted source to trick a user into entering valid credentials on a fake website phishing
gaining unauthorized logical access to sensitive data by circumventing a system's protections penetration
type of input validation attack where SQL code is inserted into application queries to manipulate the database SQL injection
basic communication language or "protocol" of the Internet TCP/IP
hidden, self-replicating section of computer software that inserts itself and becomes part of the another program virus

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Computer Basics ! Crossword

Created
Aug 12, 2016
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Crossword
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an electronic device that manipulates information, or data. It has the ability to store, retrieve, and process data Computer
any part of your computer that has a physical structure, such as the keyboard or mouse. Hardware
any set of instructions that tells the hardware what to do and how to do it Softwarwe
the metal and plastic box that contains the main components Computer Case
one of the main ways to communicate with a computer. Keyboard
another important tool for communicating with computers. Commonly known as a pointing device. Mouse
is used to print documents, photos, and anything else that appears on your screen. printer
is the computer's main circuit board motherboard
your system's short-term memory RAM
where your software, documents, and other files are stored hard drive
is the most important software that runs on a computer. It manages the computer's memory and processes, as well as all of its software and hardware. It also allows you to communicate with the computer without knowing how to speak the computer's language operating system
What id a shorter term for Wireless Internet Connection Wifi
is a type of software that allows you to perform specific tasks app
llows you to write a letter, design a flyer, and create many other types of documents word proccessor
the tool you use to access the Internet web browser
any type of software that is designed to damage your computer or gain unauthorized access to your personal information Malware
measured in megahertz (MHz), or millions of instructions per second; and gigahertz (GHz), or billions of instructions per second. speed
When you save a file, the data is written to the hard drive, which acts as long-term storage
is responsible for what you see on the monitor video card
also called an audio card—is responsible for what you hear in the speakers or headphones sound card

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Technology Crossword Puzzle

Created
Aug 4, 2016
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Crossword
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A client software program that runs against a Web server or other Internet server and enables a user to navigate the World Wide Web (WWW) to access and display data. Browser
A part of a computer system or network that is designed to block unauthorized access while permitting outward communication. Firewall
The combination of typeface and other qualities, such as size, pitch, and spacing. Font
A word or group of words that act as a way to cross reference to other documents or files on the computer. Link
A device that feeds data into a computer, such as a keyboard or mouse. Input
Any computer-generated information displayed on screen, printed on paper or in machine readable form, such as disk and tape. Output
Usually comprises the display device, circuitry, casing, and power supply. Monitor
Sending an email, posting photos on a social media site and using your webcam. Upload
An error, flaw, failure, or fault in a computer program or system that causes it to produce an incorrect or unexpected result or to behave in unintended ways. Bug
Usually consists of eight bits. Byte
The exclusive right, as recognized separately in each country, to publish and sell literary, artistic, or musical materials. Copyright
copy (data) from one computer system to another, typically over the Internet. Download
The collection of physical parts of a computer system. Hardware
A software system that links topics on the screen to related information and graphics, which are typically accessed by a point-and-click method. Hypertext
A measure of the amount of computational work that a computer system performs. Load

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Digital Technology Crossword

Created
Mar 23, 2016
Type
Crossword
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computer resources must be ready for use by authorized users when needed availability
keep information protected from unauthorized disclosure or viewing confidentiality
process of converting data into a secret code for transmission over a public network cryptography
separate two or more parts of a network to control data exchange between each other firewall
prevent data from being modified or tampered with integrity
rate at which a processor can complete a processing cycle clock speed
data sent to your computer by a Web server that records your actions on a certain Web site cookie
code made up of numbers separated by three dots that identifies a particular computer on the Internet IP address
computer network limited to a small area such as an office building, university, or even a residential home LAN
main circuit board of your computer and is also known as the mainboard or logic board motherboard
each motherboard has a collection of chips and controllers known as _____ chipset
external device that provides input and output for the computer (e.g. keyboard, mouse) peripheral
memory containing hardwired instructions that the computer uses when it boots up, before the system software loads ROM
protocol used for sending e-mail over the Internet using a set of commands that authenticate and direct the transfer of electronic mail SMTP
hardware or software that acts as a bridge between two networks so that data can be transferred between a number of computers gateway

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Computer Safety Crossword

Created
Jan 9, 2017
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Crossword
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Small circuit board that controls processing within a computer microprocessor
Physical parts of a computer Hardware
A program that contains instructions for a computer Software
Applications are also known as Apps
Consists of information Message
Refers to the method used to enter or transmit your message to a computer Input
Information or data retrieved or received from a computer Output
"Brain of the computer" CPU
Input/Output device that reads data from and writes data to a disK Diskdrive
Output device that displays text and graphics on a screen Monitor
Input device used for commands and navigation Mouse
Input device with an arrangement of letters, etc. Keyboard
First line of defense Password
An unauthorized user able to access and misuse information Hacker
A destructive program loaded onto a computer Virus
Defamation by written or printed words or pictures Libel
Defamation by oral utterance Slander
A program that allows users to view web pages and online information Browser
Sotware that has been written to detect, isolate, and destroy viruses Antivirusprogram
A web address URL
Any word, phrase, or picure that, when clicked, take the user to another location Hyperlink
Electronic mail Email
Playing video and sound in real time Streaming
Retrieving somehting fromt he internet and storing it on a disk drive Downloading
Using material antoher person has created and claims it as your own Plagiarism

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Cyberbullying Crossword

Created
Jan 30, 2017
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Crossword
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An image or user name that represents a person online. Avatar
The denial of access to particular parts of the internet. Blocking
Interactive web journal or diary posted online. Blog
Repeated and deliberate harassment directed at another person. Bullying
Intentional & repeated harm inflicted through the use of computers, cell phones, and other electronic devices. Cyberbullying
Suicide caused directly or indirectly from cyberbullying. Cyberbullicide
Repeated harassment using electronic devices and networked technology that includes threats of harm. Cyberstalking
Evidence of a person's use of the internet. Digital Footprint
Intentionally excluding someone from an online group, like a buddy list or a game. Exclusion
The act of restricting access to certain websites. Filtering
Hardware or software that restricts and regulates incoming and outgoing data to or from computer systems. Firewall
Online fights using electronic messages with angry and vulgar language. Flaming
Repeatedly sending offensive, rude, or insulting messages. Harassment
Breaking into someone's account, posing as that person and sending messages to make the person look bad. Impersonation
An image with text used to describe a thought, idea, or joke that is widely shared. Meme
The one who instigates online social cruelty. Also know as the aggressor. Offender
Sharing someone's secrets or embarrassing information online. Outing
Software or a website that allows one's internet connection to be routed or tunneled through a different connection or site. Proxy
Making a statement or taking an action that indicates harm to another. Threat
A person who is known for creating controversy in an online setting. Troll
The person who is on the receiving end of online social cruelty Victim

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OPSEC is not Puzzling Crossword

Created
Nov 14, 2017
Type
Crossword
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What you should do to your anti-virus software on a regular basis UPDATE
What you should do to all papers with PII or other sensitive information SHRED
Where you should keep your badge when off-site Outofsite
An adversary is considered a _________ THREAT
"Computer1234" would be a bad example of this PASSWORD
Actions that mitigate a threat COUNTERMEASURES
An option to protect your credit FREEZE
What potential harm from poor OPSEC is called RISK
What you must do to emails containing Critical Information ENCRYPT
What a weakness in our practices or defenses is called VULNERABILITY
The type of information that OPSEC protects CRITICALINFORMATION
The number of steps in the OPSEC process FIVE
The Freedom of Information Act is for what type of information FOUO
It is very important to use privacy settings on _______________ SOCIAL MEDIA
What you should remove each time you walk away from your NMCI computer CAC
What you cannot take with your smartphone or camera anywhere onsite PICTURES
What you should practice whenever you discuss your work with anyone NEED TO KNOW
OPSEC is a _______ effort TEAM
What is the abbreviation of the list that shows the commands Critical Information CIL
The kind of email account you can't use to conduct Government business PERSONAL

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IT&S Cyber Security Crossword Puzzle

Created
Jun 2, 2017
Type
Crossword
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A software that is designed and destroy computer viruses Antivirus
Do not leave your laptop or computer ___________________ Unattended
A ___________ is a hardware of a software that helps keep hackers from using your computer and it watches for outside attempts to access your system and blocks communication that you don't permit Firewall
Email scam or attempt to trick you into giving your password or personal information Phishing
The state of being free from danger and threat Security
A ___________ is often an email that gets mailed in chain letter fashion describing some devasting. highly unlikely type of virus. HOAX
Choose a password that is easy for you _______________ but hard for you someone to guess. Remember
Also known as malicious software any; any program or file that is harmful to a computer user Malware
Passwords should should always be at least this many characters long. Eight
A _______ assessment is the process by which risks are identified and the impact of those risks determined Risk
Applied to data to protect it from unauthorized use in case of theft or loss. Encryption
Always _______your computer when you leave your desk Lock
To protect personal information, avoid sending it via Email
_________________ is a software that gathers computer user information and transmits it to the creator of the software without the explicit knowledge or informed consent of the user SPYWARE
A collection of information that is organized so that it can easily be accessed, managed and updated Database
Never share your _________ with another person Password

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