Did you Boldly Meet the Star Trek Challenge?

If you read the blog Hull Breach Detected. Deck 3 Sealed Off. Damage Unknown. (subtitled “You Can Learn a Lot About Enterprise Security from Star Trek”), then you have returned for the answers to the trivia question. If you did not read the blog, then this is your spoiler alert: read that blog first.

Star Trek Enterprise star shipThe blog aimed not only to entertain, but also to draw attention to an emerging technology – breach detection systems (BDS). It is ironic that endpoint protection (EPP), long maligned as a reactive technology, will be a significant provider of BDS, which is a reactive technology by design. 

The analyst brief From Brain to Flame, Myths, Facts, and the Future discusses the path antivirus has taken and is followed by An Old Dog Had Better Learn Some New Tricks, the second brief in the two-part series, But alas, you are not here for this, you came for the answers to the trivia question, so without further ado:

There were 10 Star Trek franchise starships referenced in Hull Breach Detected. Deck 3 Sealed Off. Damage Unknown, and they are:

Enterprise               Intrepid
               Vengeance              Challenger
               Dauntless                                   Achilles
              Endeavor                 Defiant
Excelsior                  Chimera

If you didn’t know the Enterprise was one of the starships, Google William Shatner; you know, the guy who does the Priceline® commercials.

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Note: Starship names found here.

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