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Chapter 17 Review

Bogus e-mails trying to trick you into revealing information constitute _____ attacks. Phishing
_____ is when you separate and either allow or deny access based only on the packet type being sent. Packet Filtering
A/an _____ is either hardware or software that protects a network from threats by using a variety of methods. Firewall
When your network blocks out traffic based on port number, you are using _____. Port Filtering
The Microsoft Windows XP (Service Pack 2 and later) operating system includes a built-in feature called _____ to protect from network threats. Windows Firewall
The infamous “smurf attack” is a classic _____. Denial of Service (DoS) Attack
Many IT professionals are surprised when they first learn that the majority of network threats are a/an _____. Internal Threats
The _____ is when a network administrator has set up a perimeter defense using two routers on the outer edge of your corporate network between your firewall and the Internet. Demilitarized Zone (DMZ)
_____ hides your private network’s IP addresses from the Internet. Network Address Translation (NAT)
A/an _____ makes copies of itself across hard drives, but not across a network. Virus
What aspect of protecting your network involves theft of equipment? Physical Security
What items make up the strongest complex passwords? Lowercase letters, Uppercase letters, Numbers, and Special characters
What is another name for port filtering? Port Blocking
What is the term used to describe when folder permissions flow downward into subfolders? Inheritance
How should user accounts be established? Only given to specified individuals; Allowed access to needed resources
Where would a DMZ more commonly be found? On a larger network
Just after opening a Microsoft Excel spreadsheet, Rowan notices that some of his filenames have changed and that his network connection no longer works. What type of malware has infected his computer? Macro
What problem does a rogue access point introduce? Unauthorized access to a wireless network
What is the difference between a virus and a worm? A worm replicates across networks. A virus does not.
True or False: A DoS uses a zombie while a DDoS uses a botnet to attack a single system. True
What is a honey pot? It acts as a fake network, luring potential hackers away from the actual network.
What are examples of a software firewall? Host-based firewalls and ZoneAlarm Pro.
Created by: csauten