SEC 280 Principles of Information Security Final Exam Study Guide:
This study guide will help you to prepare for the final exam. It contains the concepts that
have been covered from week’s 1-7.
Final Exam Times:
The exam can be accessed on
at 12:01 a.m. MT (Saturday morning).
Finals close on
at 11:59 p.m. MT (Thursday night). The final exam is
"open book, open notes". You will have 3 hours and 30 minutes to complete the
exam. After the time runs out, you will automatically be exited from the exam.
Final exam will close at 11:59 p.m. Mountain Time on Thursday
students who begin their final exam later than 8:30 p.m. MT on the closing
Thursday, will still be exited from the exam at 11:59 p.m. MT.
DO NOT ENTER THE EXAM UNTIL YOU PLAN TO TAKE IT. YOU CAN
ONLY ENTER THE EXAM ONE TIME!!
Final Exam Format:
There are 31 Questions, worth a total of 250 points, or 25% of your total
There are 16 Essay questions worth 10 points each.
There are 15 Multiple Choice questions worth 6 points each
You will have 3.5 hours to take the exam.
Final Exam Material:
Review Chapters 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 12, 13, 14, 15, 16, 18, 19,
20, 21, 22, 23, and 24; End of Chapter Questions, Lectures,
Given an organization with a need for information security, describe
the basic concepts and terms pertaining to security of an organization.
Know what information warfare is.
Know what a hacktivist is.
Know what confidentiality, integrity, availability, and non-repudiation is.