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CHAPTER 1: WHY STUDY INFORMATION SECURITY? Multiple Choice: 1. Information security is the process of protecting all of the following except: A. Confidentiality of data B. Data integrity C. Availability of data D. Data configuration Answer: D Reference: Growing IT Security Importance Difficulty: moderate 2. Information security managers are often motivated by which of the following? A. Concern for the well-being of society B. Governmental regulation C. Fear of unwanted publicity D. All of the above are motivating factors Answer: D Reference: Growing IT Security Importance Difficulty: moderate 3. Computerworld magazine quarterly compensation survey did NOT indicate which of the following? A. IT security jobs grew 3.1 percent B. Bonuses for security professionals climbed 9.5 percent C. IT security jobs in the private sector grew by 4.7 percent D. Premium pay for security certifications is up 23 percent Answer: C Reference: FYI: Corporate IT Security Jobs Pay Difficulty: moderate 4. Security professionals’ activities include all of the following except: A. Finding the source of the problem B. Naming the virus C. Eradicating the problem D. Repairing the damage Answer: B Reference: Growing IT Security Importance Difficulty: easy 1
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5. The US Department of Labor predicts ____________ growth for computer managers and ____________ demand for managers proficient in computer security issues. A. Less, high B. Less, strong C. Less, less D. Strong, strong Answer: A Reference: Increasing Demand by Government Difficulty: moderate 6. Demand for expertly trained security professionals is the result of: A. Specialized training B. Increased terrorist activity C. New laws regulating the flow of information D. Retirement of current security professionals Answer: A Reference: Increasing Demand by Government Difficulty: moderate 7. Information security students in a graduate degree program take courses in all of the following except:
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This note was uploaded on 03/05/2011 for the course IT 6392 taught by Professor Smith during the Spring '10 term at GCSU.

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