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Self-Assessment Questions (SAQs) 11

1

Intranet

Explain what an intranet is.

An internal web infrastructure.Check your answer

2

Extranet

Explain what an extranet is.

An internal web infrastructure that allows external users to connect to it remotely.Check your answer

3

Security Measures

What simple security measures can be implemented on an intranet/extranet to provide secure conditions.

Re-setting of passwords, authentication and security policies.Check your answer

4

Hosting Platforms

Name the two most common platforms used to host an intranet/extranet.

Microsoft IIS and Apache.Check your answer

5

PWS

What is PWS?

Microsoft's Personal Web Service.Check your answer

6

E-Commerce

What is e-commerce?

Buying and selling of goods electronically across the Internet.Check your answer

7

Buying Securely

List at least three security measures you should take when buying online.

Make sure the site is secure, that is, begins with 'https' before typing in credit card details. Use a secure payment method such as Paypal. Never reply to suspicious e-mails. Check account details regularly and limit the account amount.Check your answer

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