Crack the Code: 10-Question Cybersecurity Quiz to Evaluate Your Organization's Security Posture
Engage with prospects and help them understand their organizational risk and cybersecurity program using this quick quiz.
The quiz consists of 10 multiple-choice questions. At the end of the quiz, provide a score and a brief evaluation based on the prospect's answers.
What is the primary focus of your organization's cybersecurity program?
Protecting sensitive data
Monitoring network traffic
Ensuring business continuity
All of the above
How often does your organization conduct security awareness training for employees?
We don't have security awareness training
What type of cybersecurity framework does your organization follow?
NIST Cybersecurity Framework
CIS Critical Security Controls
We don't follow a specific framework
Does your organization have a dedicated cybersecurity team or individual responsible for managing cybersecurity risks?
Yes, a dedicated team
Yes, a single individual
No, but it's part of the IT team's responsibilities
No, we don't have anyone managing cybersecurity risks
How frequently does your organization perform vulnerability assessments and penetration testing?
At least annually
At least semi-annually
At least quarterly
We don't perform vulnerability assessments or penetration testing
How does your organization manage software updates and patches?
Automatically install updates and patches as they become available
Manually review and install updates and patches on a regular basis
Install updates and patches only when there's a known security risk
We don't have a process for managing software updates and patches
What type of authentication does your organization use for accessing critical systems and applications?
We don't have a standard authentication method
How does your organization handle incidents and breaches?
We have a well-defined incident response plan
We respond to incidents on a case-by-case basis
We only react to incidents when they cause significant disruption
We don't have a plan for handling incidents and breaches
Does your organization have a data backup and disaster recovery plan in place?
Yes, we have a comprehensive plan in place and test it regularly
Yes, we have a plan but don't test it regularly
We have an informal plan that hasn't been documented or tested
No, we don't have a data backup and disaster recovery plan
How often does your organization review and update its cybersecurity policies and procedures?
At least annually
Every two years
Only when major changes occur
We don't review or update our cybersecurity policies and procedures
For each question, assign 3 points for the best answer (usually option "a" or "d"), 2 points for the second-best answer, 1 point for the third-best answer, and 0 points for the least favorable answer.
Add up the total points for all 10 questions.
25 points or below: Your organization's cybersecurity posture needs significant improvement. It's crucial to prioritize security initiatives and invest in resources to better protect your organization.
26-20 points: Your organization has some cybersecurity measures in place, but there is still room for improvement. Strengthening your security posture should be a priority to reduce risks and protect your organization from threats.
21-30 points: Your organization has a moderate level of cybersecurity, but there are gaps that need to be addressed. Regularly reviewing and updating your security policies and procedures will help you stay ahead of emerging threats.
31-40 points: Your organization has a strong cybersecurity program in place, but it's essential to remain vigilant and continuously improve. Keep up with the latest trends, maintain employee training, and regularly review your security posture to ensure ongoing protection.