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December 18, 2009  2:00 PM

Is that network insecure or unsecure?



Posted by: Ivy Wigmore
Business writing, CIO, commonly misused words, grammar, insecure or unsecure, Quiz, spelling

Which is correct? The bottom line seems to be that you can't browse securely on an ________ network. a. insecure b. unsecure

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December 17, 2009  5:54 PM

Ensure or insure?



Posted by: Ivy Wigmore
Business writing, CIO, commonly confused words, grammar, insure vs. ensure, Quiz, spelling

Which is correct? A security policy should stipulate requirements for each department to _______ that confidential information and technologies are not compromised. a. insure b. ensure


December 1, 2009  5:22 PM

Principle or principal?



Posted by: Ivy Wigmore
CIO, commonly confused words, grammar, principal or principle, Quiz, spelling

Which is correct? The seminar covered an introduction to the _________ wireless protocols. a. principal b. principle Answer:  a Continued...

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November 13, 2009  4:10 PM

Is it “small businessmen” or “small-business men?”



Posted by: Ivy Wigmore
Business writing, CIO, enterprise document management, hyphenation, Quiz, small businesses, spelling

Which is correct? The notice for the EDM seminar stressed its usefulness for _________________ as well as large enterprises. a. small businessmen b. small-business men


October 22, 2009  2:48 PM

“It’s” or “its” — which is correct?



Posted by: Ivy Wigmore
Business writing, CIO, contractions, it's or its, possessives, Quiz, spelling

Which is correct? Maintaining an appropriate ambient temperature for hardware is essential to ____ performance and longevity. a. it's b. its

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October 16, 2009  6:05 PM

Any more or anymore?



Posted by: Ivy Wigmore
anymore or any more, Business writing, CIO, grammar, Quiz, spelling

typing Which is correct? So many products include tracking capabilities that soon it won't be possible to get lost...


October 9, 2009  5:07 PM

Web site or website?



Posted by: Ivy Wigmore
Business writing, CIO, grammar, Quiz, spelling, Web site or website

Which is correct? According to COPPA, _________ must require parental consent for the collection or use of any personal information of young site users. a. Web sites b. websites


October 9, 2009  4:22 PM

Procedes or proceeds?



Posted by: Ivy Wigmore
Business writing, CIO, commonly misspelled words, Quiz, spelling

Which is correct? RDC is unlikely to ever be as secure as the traditional deposit method, in which the bank must receive the physical check before it _______ to deposit funds to the customer's account. a. procedes b. proceeds


September 10, 2009  1:17 PM

All right or alright?



Posted by: Ivy Wigmore
all right or alright, Business writing, CIO, commonly misspelled words, Quiz, spelling

Which is correct? I had a lot of success with distance learning, so I felt _______ about missing out on the social aspects of school. a. alright b. all right Answer: b Explanation: Alright is not a word -- which is a little...


August 20, 2009  2:17 PM

More so or moreso?



Posted by: Ivy Wigmore
Business writing, CIO, compound words, moreso / more so, Quiz, spelling

typing Which is correct? The ability to


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