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Q 1.        Standards organisations and governments provide IT security

resources such as standards, frameworks and legislation. Organisations use these resources to inform their security processes.
For these two organisations:
1.        NIST
2.        Australian Government (federal government)


Give an overview of the resources (e.g. security frameworks, legislation) each one provides that relates to IT security. In your answer, give hyperlinks for each resource.
Also describe the responsibility that each one has in terms of IT? Do they set policy, give guidelines, set standards, create legislation, develop codes of conduct etc.?




Q2:


1.        Describe three mechanisms or processes that can be used to protect the data in an organisation. At least one of your answers must describe a non-technical method. Which of these mechanisms would best be used to minimise the risk of ransomware?






Q3:


1.        Give at least two reasons as to why is it important to protect the data of organisations and private individuals. In your answer, give some examples of the consequences that may occur if private and organisational data is not protected.




Q4: 1.        The whole field of cyber security is growing at the moment, and there is a great need for cyber security professionals. Explain why there is this need. In your answer, explain why non-professionals cannot adequately ensure the security of systems.


Q5: 1.        Do some research and outline three recent security vulnerabilities found in IoT devices. Define what is an IoT device. Describe each IoT device in your answer. In your answer, give hyperlinks for each vulnerability.






Q6: 1.      Give a definition of "information security". Does information security differ from cyber security? Explain your answer.

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