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Mini-Quiz: Controlling Access with Biometrics

by Ron Kurtus (revised 29 January 2012)

Take this Mini-Quiz to check your understanding of the lesson material.



1. How can you use biometrics to limit access to a computer system?

You can't because computers require passwords

A camera takes your picture and compares it with a National database

A thumbprint reader can be attached to the USB port

2. What is an advantage of using biometrics?

Biological signatures are unique

Criminals are afraid of biometrics

It is very inexpensive and easy to use

3. What is a disadvantage of using biometrics?

Fingerprints can be forged

People may lose their privacy is the system is abused

A security guard must be present

If you got all three correct, you are on your way to becoming a Champion in Security. If you had problems, you had better look over the material again.


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