Quiz: Intrusion defense in the era of Windows Vista

A five-question multiple-choice quiz to test your understanding of the content presented by expert Peter H. Gregory in this lesson of's Intrusion Defense School.

@26777 This quiz is part of Intrusion Defense in the era of Windows Vista , a lesson in's Intrusion Defense School.

Visit the Intrusion Defense in the era of Windows Vista lesson page for additional learning resources.

1. Windows Defender protects a computer against which types of threats?

  1. Viruses
  2. Spyware
  3. Rootkits
  4. All of the above

2. Which of the following statements about BitLocker drive encryption is true?

  1. BitLocker works with TPM hardware, but a USB key can be used as well.
  2. BitLocker requires TPM hardware only.
  3. BitLocker can be turned off by the end user.
  4. BitLocker works in conjunction with EFS.

3. How does IE7's Protected Mode work?

  1. The user is prompted before each ActiveX control is permitted to run.
  2. IE7 runs in non-privileged mode, even if the user is an administrator.
  3. IE7 utilizes User Access Control for approval of all ActiveX controls.
  4. ActiveX controls have limited file system and registry access.

4. How do Windows Vista services protect against rootkits?

  1. Kernel Patch Protection and Driver Signing, in all versions of Vista.
  2. Kernel Patch Protection and Driver Signing, but only in the 64-bit version of Vista.
  3. User Account Control.
  4. Windows Defender.

5 What is the best Vista strategy for virus protection?

  1. Windows Defender, IE7's Protected Mode and Windows Firewall.
  2. Third-party antivirus, along with Vista's other security features.
  3. Windows Defender, Windows Firewall and BitLocker drive encryption.
  4. Windows Defender and IE7's Protected Mode.

If you answered two or more questions incorrectly, revisit the materials from the lesson, Intrusion defense in the era of Windows Vista:

  • Webcast: Inside Vista's intrusion defense and antimalware capabilities
  • Tip: The keys to locking down Windows Vista User Account Control
  • Podcast: More or less: Browser security reloaded

    If you answered four or more questions correctly, return to's Intrusion Defense School and begin another lesson, or try another school in's Security School Course Catalog.

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