So who are you? Are you-you, like, some Special Forces guy or something? 1602_April_Thwack_Mission_Thwack_Badge_75x75.png

Nah. I’m just an IT guy.

An IT guy?

Just an IT guy…

When your Network is under siege and you’re facing a security breach, you’re the one they call. Make sure you have the right tools at your disposal to defend your environment. This month’s mission is all about making sure you’re equipped to deal with whatever NetSec challenges you face.

 

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April MISSION

Use the mission’s information resources (hints) to complete the tasks and answer the questions. Correctly answer each question during the week and you'll be entered to win the weekly prize. Correctly answer all 20 questions over the course of the month and you'll be entered to win the grand prize: Call of Duty: Black Ops III PlayStation 4 500GB Bundle. As an added bonus this month, you’ll have a chance to win a NetSec Siege Defend your Network T-shirt.

 

Mission Rules

  1. A new question will open every day (Monday - Friday) starting on April 4th.
  2. Once a question has opened, it will remain open until May 1st @ 11:59pm CT. Check the schedule below for exact open/close times.
  3. There are 2 types of questions: multiple choice & fill-in-the-blanks.
    1. Multiple choice - Only your first attempt at answering a question counts. Double check your answers!
    2. Fill-in-the-blanks - The page will simply refresh and not move to the next step until you enter the right answer. The number of characters (including spaces) is included in brackets.
  4. Correctly answer all 5 questions within a given week and be entered to win the weekly prize!
    • Week 1 - Drawing on April 11th
    • Week 2 - Drawing on April 18th
    • Week 3 - Drawing on April 25th
    • Week 4 - Drawing on May 2nd
  5. Correctly answer all 20 questions over the course of the month to be entered to win our grand prize! Call of Duty: Black Ops III PlayStation 4 500GB Bundle
    • Grand Prize - Drawing on May 2nd
  6. 150 points are being awarded for each correctly answered question.  There are 20 questions which means you can earn a maximum of 3,000 points for this mission.

***Points/badges will be added to profiles once the mission has closed***

 

For a chance to win a NetSec Siege Defend your Network T-shirt, just follow these 3 easy steps:

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  1. Download Log & Event Manager>>
  2. Take a screenshot of one of the following views:
    • Monitor Network Traffic: Take a snapshot the ‘All Network Traffic’ filter (Hint: Monitor section)
    • Monitor USB Activity: Take a screenshot of the ‘USB File Audit Activity’ Filters (Hint: Monitor section)
    • Manage Privileged Accounts: Take a screenshot of the ‘Administrative Monitoring’ rules (Hint: Build->Rules )
    • Compliance and Reporting: Take a screenshot of the Compliance rules (Hint: Build->Rules)
  3. Be one of the first 500 to submit a screenshot HERE>>.

    That’s it! 3 steps to win a t-shirt!

Weekly Prizes

Monday

Tuesday

Wednesday

Thursday

Friday

Winner

Week 1: 3D Color Changing Storm Trooper Desk Lamp

Complete questions 1-5 by April 10 to be entered to win

Apr 4 - Question 1

Question 2

Question 3

Question 4

Question 5

charlesmerritt

Week 2: Bose SoundLink Bluetooth Speaker

Complete questions 6-10 by April 17 to be entered to win

Apr 11 - Question 6

Question 7

Question 8

Question 9

Question 10

rileymat

Week 3: Sphero 2.0: The App-Enabled Robotic Ball

Complete questions 11 - 15 by April 24 to be entered to win

Apr 18 - Question 11

Question 12

Question 13

Question 14

Question 15

davebrowne

Week 4: Samsung Gear VR - Virtual Reality Headset

Complete questions 16 - 20 by May 1 to be entered to win

Apr 25 - Question 16

Question 17

Question 18

Question 19

Question 20

milstateit@mil.wa.gov

Correctly answer all 20 questions before May 1 and get entered to win the Grand Prize!

Call of Duty: Black Ops III PlayStation 4 500GB Bundle

WINNER: murpr@hvfcu.org