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SCSAG - Shine Cyber Safety Awareness Genius Olympiad

The world now exists in cyberspace and its expanse is only on the rise. The COVID pandemic has only accelerated the pace of going ‘virtual’.

The thriving virtual communities are posing grave danger to naive and vulnerable teenagers. They need to be made aware and also armed with cyber safety and hygiene to navigate the online world safely without having their curiosity stunted.

Shine Cyber Safety Awareness Genius is an initiative to spread awareness among teenagers and empower them to be cyber safety geniuses. This olympiad is specifically designed to be taken by teenagers in grades 9th and 10th by Graposs Connect for Shine Olympiad.

Available for classes 9th and 10th.
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Syllabus & Marking scheme

Cyber Safety

Syllabus

Bugs and Viruses: viruses, worms, trojan horse attack applets and attack scripts, Adware; E-mail, Messages and Mobile Phone Security: Spam, spoofing, confidentiality of messages, Integrity of messages, Email Phishing, Non repudiation; Introduction to Hacking: Threats in Cyber field, hacker, cybercrime, Phishing Scams; Ethical and Non-Ethical Hacking: Ethical and Non-ethical hacker, Ethical Hacking purpose, Non-ethical Hacking purpose; Hacking Terminology: Cyber stalking, Phishing tricks, IP spoofing, Cracker, Steganography, Hijacking; Cyber Security Tools and Programs: Anti-virus, Patch Program, firewall, Keylogger, Encrypted programs, Spyware; Cyber Security Laws and Protocols: http protocol, Network Reliability, Security of the Network; Documents/Files and Database Security: Encrypted Files/Data, CAPTCHAs, Cookies, Cryptography; Data Identification and Authentication: Entity authentication, Encryption techniques, Digital Signature, Authentication keys; Threats and Security in E-Commerce: Trademark, credit and Debit card payment, Electronic Cheque, SET protocol; IT acts; India's first in Cyber; Trusting nature of employees in using systems;


Marking scheme
Section Number of Questions
Cyber Safety 50
  • The Olympiad exam will have a total of 50 questions as per the table above.
  • 1 Mark shall be given for every correct answer.
  • There shall be no Negative marking.
  • Students shall be given 60 minutes to complete the test.
  • Percentile Ranks shall be given to all students.
  • Toppers shall be decided from the top percentile ranks on the basis of raw scores and time taken by the student to complete the exam.

Sample Questions

Q.1 If your computer rebooting itself then it is likely that__
  • a. It has a virus
  • b. It does not have enough memory
  • c. There is no printer
  • d. There has been a power surge
Q.2 The term ‘Intellectual Property Rights’ covers
  • a.Copyrights
  • b.Know-how
  • c.Trade dress
  • d.All of the above
Q.3 Which of the following is not a typical characteristic of an ethical hacker?
  • a. Excellent knowledge of Windows
  • b. Understands the process of exploiting network vulnerabilities
  • c. Patience, Persistence and Perseverence
  • d. Has the highest level of security for the organization.
Q.4 Which of the following is not a typical characteristic of an ethical hacker?
  • a. Excellent knowledge of Windows
  • b. Understands the process of exploiting network vulnerabilities
  • c. Patience, Persistence and Perseverance
  • d. Has the highest level of security for the organization.
Q.5 ____________ means to prove the identity of the entity that tries to access the system’s resources.
  • a. Message authentication
  • b. Entity authentication
  • c. Message confidentiality
  • d. None of the above
Q.6 _____________ means that a sender must not be able to deny sending a message that he sent.
  • a. Confidentiality
  • b. Integrity
  • c. Authentication
  • d. Nonrepudiation

Cyber Safety

Syllabus

Bugs and Viruses: viruses, worms, trojan horse attack applets and attack scripts, Adware; E-mail, Messages and Mobile Phone Security: Spam, spoofing, confidentiality of messages, Integrity of messages, Email Phishing, Non repudiation; Introduction to Hacking: Threats in Cyber field, hacker, cybercrime, Phishing Scams; Ethical and Non-Ethical Hacking: Ethical and Non-ethical hacker, Ethical Hacking purpose, Non-ethical Hacking purpose; Hacking Terminology: Cyber stalking, Phishing tricks, IP spoofing, Cracker, Steganography, Hijacking; Cyber Security Tools and Programs: Anti-virus, Patch Program, firewall, Keylogger, Encrypted programs, Spyware; Cyber Security Laws and Protocols: http protocol, Network Reliability, Security of the Network; Documents/Files and Database Security: Encrypted Files/Data, CAPTCHAs, Cookies, Cryptography; Data Identification and Authentication: Entity authentication, Encryption techniques, Digital Signature, Authentication keys; Threats and Security in E-Commerce: Trademark, credit and Debit card payment, Electronic Cheque, SET protocol; IT acts; India's first in Cyber; Trusting nature of employees in using systems;


Marking scheme
Section Number of Questions
Cyber Safety 50
  • The Olympiad exam will have a total of 50 questions as per the table above.
  • 1 Mark shall be given for every correct answer.
  • There shall be no Negative marking.
  • Students shall be given 60 minutes to complete the test.
  • Percentile Ranks shall be given to all students.
  • Toppers shall be decided from the top percentile ranks on the basis of raw scores and time taken by the student to complete the exam.

Sample Questions

Q.1 If your computer rebooting itself then it is likely that__
  • a. It has a virus
  • b. It does not have enough memory
  • c. There is no printer
  • d. There has been a power surge
Q.2 A ..... is a small program embeded inside of a GIF image.
  • a. web bug
  • b. cookie
  • c. spyware application
  • d. spam
Q.3 Junk E-mail is also called__
  • a. spam
  • b. spoof
  • c. sniffer script
  • d. spool
Q.4 A hacker contacts your phone or E-mails and attempts to acquire your password is called__
  • a. spoofing
  • b. phishing
  • c. spamming
  • d. buging
Q.5 The term ‘hacker’ was originally associated with which of the following?
  • a. A computer program
  • b. Virus
  • c. Computer professionals who solved complex computer problems
  • d. All options are correct
Q.6 A ..... is anything that can cause harm.
  • a. vulnerability
  • b. phishing
  • c. threat
  • d. spoof

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Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ's)

Shine Cyber Safety Awareness Genius is a campaign to raise awareness and inspire youngsters to be safe in the cyber space. We aim to equip the students with the concerns and solutions for cyber hygiene and safety.

Shine Cyber Safety Awareness Genius (SCSAG) focuses on cyber safe practices and cyber hygiene for teenagers. Cyber Safety is an increasing concern given the increased exposure of the young people online, we aim to raise awareness among young people for the same. SCSAG provides a platform for students to work on their Cyber Safety skills and demonstrate them at a national & international level so that they have proof of knowledge when they apply for jobs in this field in the future and also take appropriate safety measures during their time online. The SCSAG Olympiad is focused on making the country more cyber aware and make sure students who are planning to pursue a career in the same, can have a platform to showcase their talents.

Yes, the Cyber Safety Olympiad is supposed to be tough as it prepares students for implementation of cyber safety in their work and jobs in future. To prepare the students well, Shine Olympiad provides many mock tests for the students to practice thoroughly.

On registering and buying the SCSAG Olympiad, students shall be given access to indicative study material for preparation. Students can check out the syllabus of cyber Security Olympiad on the website of Shine Olympiad to focus on particular topics while preparing for the Olympiad exam. The free practice mock tests shall also help to prepare.