MISY 160 Questions

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UPS

A(n) ____ is a device that contains surge protection circuits and one or more batteries that can provide power during a temporary or permanent loss of power.

Transport Layer Security (TLS)

____, which provides encryption of all data that passes between a client and an Internet server, requires only that the client has a digital certificate.

Privacy

Information ____ refers to the right of individuals and companies to deny or restrict the collection and use of information about them

Distributed

A particularly devastating type of DoS attack is the ____ DoS attack, in which multiple unsuspecting computers are used to attack multiple computer networks.

Web bug

One type of spyware, called a(n) ____, is hidden on Web pages or in e-mail messages in the form of graphical images.

U (Use the heel of the hand as a pivot point while typing or using the mouse)

To prevent repetitive strain injury, take all of the following precautions except ____.

Failure

A system ____ is the prolonged malfunction of a computer.

Cyberterrorist

A(n) ____ is someone who uses the Internet or network to destroy or damage computers for political reasons.

Cookies

____ is/are not considered spyware because a user knows it/they exist(s).

Noise

____ is any unwanted signal, usually varying quickly, that is mixed with the normal voltage entering a computer.

Piracy

Software ____ is the unauthorized and illegal duplication of copyrighted software.

Distributed

A particularly devastating type of DoS attack is the ____ DoS attack, in which multiple unsuspecting computers are used to attack multiple computer networks.

Spyware

A(n) ____ program secretly collects information about a user.

Malware

Computer viruses, worms, Trojan horses, and rootkits are classified as ____, which are programs that act without a user's knowledge and deliberately alter the computer's operations.

Ethical

An IT code of conduct is a written guideline that helps determine whether a specific computer action is ____.

UPS

A(n) ____ is a device that contains surge protection circuits and one or more batteries that can provide power during a temporary or permanent loss of power.

Power Source

A UPS connects between a computer and a ____.

Selective Backup

With a(n) ____, users choose which folders and files to include in a backup.

Ergonomics

____ is an applied science devoted to incorporating comfort, efficiency, and safety into the design of items in the workplace.

Joule

A ____ is the unit of energy a surge protection device can absorb before it can be damaged.

Digital

A(n) ____ certificate is a notice that guarantees a user or Web site is legitimate.

Spike

A momentary overvoltage, called a ____, occurs when the increase in power lasts for less than one millisecond (one thousandth of a second).

Session Cookie

Web sites use a ____ to keep track of items in a user's shopping cart.

CVS

Users may have ____ if they have sore, tired, burning, itching or dry eyes; blurred or double vision; or difficulty focusing on a screen image.

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