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lesson exercise. Do not look up the correct answer from the lesson solution sheet until you have
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1. You are making recommendations for fire protection security at a computer equipment room.
Which one of the following would you correctly make?
A. Computer equipment is resistant to high temperatures; therefore, measures to protect it from
water damage should be first priority.
B. Sprinkler systems should be set to activate immediately to prevent further damage.
C. Chemical type extinguishers will be no further than 50 feet from equipment.
D. Halon fire extinguishers should be used only in well ventilated areas, and only on electrical
2. What should every data processing facility security plan include?
Criteria for evacuating hardware, software, and data files before destruction.
Contingency plans in case auxiliary power fails.
Procedures for securing, and priority evacuation of, certain files.
Designate persons authorized to remove sensitive files in emergencies.
3. What is the purpose of password controls?
Limit access to terminals.
Limit entry into main computer room.
Limit access to data processing equipment power source.
Verification of data processing system security officer.
4. Security personnel must maintain the Army computer system's integrity from espionage and
sabotage. What should be done to maintain integrity?
Only personnel handling sensitive and classified data should know all security measures.
Separate primary and backup systems and files.
Maintain one area to run, process data, and store material and equipment.
Ensure that all personnel working in the data processing area have SECRET clearance.