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Everyday Cybersecurity Best Practices for Audiology Clinicians

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1.  Which is a recommended source of cybersecurity advice?
  1. Department of Homeland Security Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency
  2. Reddit
  3. The Dark Web
  4. Politicians
2.  What is a common misconception about cybersecurity?
  1. I will know if my computer is infected
  2. Cybersecurity is expensive and difficult to use
  3. Compliance is all we need to keep secure
  4. All of the above
3.  Which of these is not a common way computers become infected?
  1. The user clicks a web pop-up
  2. The user installs a malicious file thinking it is benign
  3. Hackers break into a computer left on overnight
  4. The user enters their username and password into a fake website
4.  How often should a computer password be changed?
  1. Every month
  2. Every 90 days
  3. Every year
  4. None of the above
5.  What is an example of a strong password?
  1. sunshine
  2. iloveyou
  3. zebra cart slick monday
  4. p@ssw0rd
6.  When it’s time to change your password, what is the best way to choose a new one?
  1. Add a number or special character to the end of your old password
  2. Choose something you can remember, but modify it with a complex pattern that only you know
  3. Choose something quick and easy to type in so nobody can see it
  4. Pick something easy to remember such as a pet or child’s name
7.  Which choice is the most secure way to send PHI to a patient?
  1. Email
  2. Patient Portal
  3. United States Postal Service
  4. Text Message
8.  What is the first action you should take if you accidentally email PHI to the wrong person?
  1. Unplug the computer
  2. Report the incident to CMS
  3. Alert your compliance officer
  4. Send an email asking the recipient to delete the email
9.  Which of these best protects PHI and confidential data on your phone?
  1. Enable remote wipe/erase for the phone
  2. Enable a password or pin to unlock your phone
  3. Only use a work phone for work purposes
  4. Install antivirus on your phone
10.  Which of these is NOT a way to ensure the confidentiality of protected health information?
  1. Data encryption
  2. Individual usernames and passwords
  3. Regular backups
  4. Physically secure devices and paper documents

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