What is a password?
Answer: A password is a word that provides authentication that the user is who she claims to be.
What is the process of getting someone to carry out a task for you?
Answer: Social engineering
Are more complex passwords stronger or weaker than simpler passwords?
Answer: Although a complex password is stronger, the likelihood that a user will do something (for example, write it down) to weaken it is greater.
What method should you first use to get a password?
Answer: Ask the subject for the password.
What type of password attack tries passwords from a predefined list?
Answer: Dictionary attack
Which type of password attack uses passwords from a list and then tries variations on each element from the list?
Answer: Hybrid attack
What is an algorithm for encrypting and decrypting data?
What term describes an encrypted message?
Which symmetric encryption algorithm is based on the Rijndael cipher?
Answer: Advanced Encryption Standard (AES)
Which symmetric encryption algorithm uses 56-bit keys?