put it to work prepare for cyber security jobs coursera weekly challenge 4 answers

Test your knowledge: Build your cybersecurity network

1. Which of the following methods can be used to build your cybersecurity network? Select three answers.

  • Join cybersecurity associations.
  • Attend cybersecurity conferences.
  • Connect with security professionals using social media.
  • Research the latest threats and vulnerabilities.

2. Fill in the blank: A security professional can sign up for _____ to keep up with key trends and topics in the industry.

  • Linux training courses
  • healthcare magazines
  • engineering mailing lists
  • security mailing lists

3. Which of the following strategies can an aspiring security analyst use to connect with security professionals? Select two answers.

  • Subscribe to security mailing lists.
  • Leverage professional social media sites such as LinkedIn®.
  • Create a newsletter.
  • Join security associations.

4. How can engaging with the security community help newcomers establish a security career? Select two answers.

  • By connecting with other security professionals
  • By focusing on improving technical skills
  • By engaging in unethical security activities
  • By staying informed about the latest security news

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5. You are being interviewed for a cybersecurity analyst role with a mid-level organization. During the interview, the hiring manager asks you what resources you believe are most valuable for staying up-to-date on the most critical security risks to web applications. Which of the following resources would you suggest?

  • Risk Management for Security Geeks
  • CSO Online
  • Krebs Explains Security

6. Fill in the blank: ____ is a security website that covers security news and investigations into cyber attacks.

  • Security Investigation by Krebs
  • The Washington Post Security Guide
  • Krebs on Security
  • Security from Kreb’s Point of View

7. Which site do many CISOs in the security industry review for security tips and ideas?

  • The Security CISO Online
  • The CSO Security Expert Digest
  • CSO Online
  • CSO Tips for Beginners

8. Which security resource provides information on analytics and application security, mobile and cloud security, and the Internet of Things (IoT)?

  • Krebs Knows Security
  • Krebs on Security 
  • CSO Online
  • Dark Reading

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9. Fill in the blank: _____ is a great way to connect to other security professionals in the industry.

  • Knocking door-to-door
  • Asking friends and family members who are not in the security industry for introductions
  • Staying away from social media
  • Networking on social media

10. Fill in the blank: _____ is a great way to connect with security professionals on social media.

  • Responding to unfamiliar messages
  • Attempting to hack a security team member and resolving that hack in a timely fashion
  • Reading and commenting on the social media posts of leaders in the security industry
  • Reading CISO posts on social media

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