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This crossword contains the following questions and answers:

Authentication, authorization and ______________ accounting
An attempt to exploit vulnerabilities in hardware and software attack
Process of changing data into a form that can be read only by the intended receiver encryption
Security gateway positioned between two networks firewall
Designed to disrupt computer operation, gain access to private systems, or gather sensitive information malware
An attempt to acquire sensitive information by masquerading as a trustworthy entity phishing
Set of rules defining access to your network Policy
The designated threat level of an attack Severity
Private, secure path through an otherwise public network Tunnel
A collection of computers compromised by malicious code and controlled across a network botnet
A method of protecting information and communications through the use of codes Cryptography
The unauthorized transfer of information from an information system exfiltration
A technique to breach the security of a network or information system exploit
An unauthorized act of bypassing the security mechanisms of a network or information system Intrusion
A recognizable, distinguishing pattern signature
A characteristic or weakness that renders an organization or asset open to exploitation Vulnerability
Term given for the smallest unit of information transmitted across networks Packet
A person or object that presents a danger Threat
The act of abiding by and adhering to a set of standards, rules, and laws compliance
With Juniper Connected Security, you can see, automate and _________________ protect

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Cyber Security Crossword

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This crossword contains the following questions and answers:

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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Digital Technology Crossword

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This crossword contains the following questions and answers:

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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Technology Crossword Puzzle

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This crossword contains the following questions and answers:

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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Information security crossword puzzle

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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

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This crossword contains the following questions and answers:

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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Technology Crossword

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This crossword contains the following questions and answers:

The opening page of a website. homepage
A computer language used to create web pages. HTML
A file format for compressing pictures JPEG
A link from a hypertext file or document to another location or file, activated by clicking on a highlighted word or image on the screen. hyperlink
The ability to use technology to find, organize, and evaluate information. digitalliteracy
A group of networked computers that share a common address (.edu, .com). Domain
The process of converting data into code. encryption
A security system that protects a network. firewall
A way to narrow search results by using the operators AND, OR, & NOT. BooleanLogic
A temporary storage place for quick retrieval of frequently used data. cache
A small text file stored in a computer’s hard drive by a website. cookie
An organized collection of information that is searchable. database
To practice appropriate and responsible behavior when using technology digitalcitizenship
The text field in a web browser where an URL is displayed or typed. addressbar
The amount of data that can be sent through a connection at one time. bandwidth
To save the URL of a webpage for easy access in the future. bookmark
Instructions you input for a computer to follow. code
The action of writing CODE or instructions for the computer to follow. programming
An unit of memory (8 binary digits represent a character). byte
Central Processing Unit- The brain of the computer. cpu
A program that searches for items in a database or sites on the WWW. searchengine
Uniform Resource Locator- The address of a resource on the WWW. url
A program used to navigate the WWW. browser
The global system of interconnected computer networks that link billions of devices. internet
A set of computers connected together for the purpose of sharing resources. network
Hyper Text Transfer Protocol- the set of rules for transferring files on the World Wide Web. http

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

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This crossword contains the following questions and answers:

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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Cybersecurity Awareness Crossword

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This crossword contains the following questions and answers:

A form of malicious software that piggybacks onto legitimate application code in order to spread and reproduce itself Virus
The process of verifying the identity of a user authentication
A collection of computers compromised by malicious code and controlled across a network botnet
Data in its encrypted form ciphertext
The unauthorized transfer of information from a network exfiltration
Device or program that limits network traffic firewall
An unauthorized user who attempts to access an information system hacker
An unauthorized act of bypassing the security mechanisms of a network intrusion
Software that tracks keystrokes keylogger
Software that compromises the operation of a system by performing an unauthorized function malware
A string of characters used to authenticate a user password
A digital form of social engineering to deceive individuals into providing sensitive information phishing
Indiscriminately sent unsolicited bulk messages spam
A self-replicating, self-propagating, self-contained program that uses networking mechanisms to spread itself worm

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OPSEC is not Puzzling Crossword

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This crossword contains the following questions and answers:

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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Glossary Crossword

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This crossword contains the following questions and answers:

security identification device like facial recognition and fingerprints BiometricDevice
zombie army or a network of private computers infected with malicious software botnet
the process of uncovering and interpreting electronic data while trying to preserve any evidence in its most original form digitalforensics
an individual with extensive computer knowledge whose purpose is to breach or bypass internet security or gain access to software cracker
an attempt to make a machine or network resource unavailable to its intended users DoSattack
the environmentally responsible and eco-friendly use of computers and their resources. greencomputing
the activity of defrauding an online account holder of financial information by posing as a legitimate company phishing
a person who uses existing computer scripts or code to hack into computers, lacking the expertise to write their own. scriptkiddie
A scam where an intruder tries to gain access to a users system by pretending to be them spoofing
A computer that has been taken over by a hacker, virus, or trojan program zombie

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