CompTIA SY0-201

SY0-201 CompTIA Security +( 2008 Edition) Exam

Practice Test
Updated: Oct 1, 2009 Version 1.5

CompTIA SY0-201: Practice Exam QUESTION NO: 1 Who is responsible for establishing access permissions to network resources in the DAC access control model? A. The system administrator. B. The owner of the resource. C. The system administrator and the owner of the resource. D. The user requiring access to the resource. Answer: B

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Which access control system allows the system administrator to establish access permissions to network resources? A. MAC B. DAC C. RBAC D. None of the above. Answer: A

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QUESTION NO: 5 Which of the following access control models uses roles to determine access permissions? A. MAC B. DAC C. RBAC D. None of the above. Answer: C

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Given: John is a network administrator. He advises the server administrator of his company to implement whitelisting, blacklisting, closing-open relays and strong authentication techniques. Question: Which threat is being addressed? A. Viruses B. Adware C. Spam D. Spyware Answer: C

QUESTION NO: 7 Most current encryption schemes are based on A. digital rights management B. time stamps C. randomizing D. algorithms Answer: D

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Increased loss business data B. B. Access Control Lists D. Any Time.com Ac A. None of the above. The owner of the resource. Predefined access privileges.www. The role or responsibilities users have in the organization. Predefined access privileges. Removal of sensitive and PII data D.actualtests. "Pass Any Exam. B. Introduction of rogue wireless access points Answer: C QUESTION NO: 13 Answer: C QUESTION NO: 14 What does the DAC access control model use to identify the users who have permissions to a resource? A.co m 5 . Access Control Lists D. The role or responsibilities users have in the organization C." . None of the above. D. Introduction of material on to the network C.CompTIA SY0-201: Practice Exam A. The role or responsibilities users have in the organization C. The system administrator. Answer: C QUESTION NO: 12 Which threat is increased by the availability of portable external storage such as USB hard drives to networks? A. C. B. tua lTe What does the DAC access control model use to identify the users who have permissions to a resource? sts . None of the above.

B. None of the above.actualtests." .com Ac QUESTION NO: 17 tua Answer: C lTe sts . B. Answer: D QUESTION NO: 16 What does the DAC access control model use to identify the users who have permissions to a resource? A. One Way Function C. Access Control Lists D.www. Predefined access privileges. Any Time. The role or responsibilities users have in the organization C.co m 6 . Predefined access privileges. Which of the following describes a type of algorithm that cannot be reversed in order to decode the data? A.CompTIA SY0-201: Practice Exam Answer: C QUESTION NO: 15 What does the DAC access control model use to identify the users who have permissions to a resource? A. None of the above. Access Control Lists D. Pseudorandom Number Generator (PRNG) Answer: B QUESTION NO: 18 "Pass Any Exam. Symmetric B. Asymmetric D. The role or responsibilities users have in the organization C.

Any Time.CompTIA SY0-201: Practice Exam CRL is short for Certificate Revocation List. Public keys C.com Ac tua lTe sts . Private keys Answer: A QUESTION NO: 19 Secret Key encryption is also known as: A. symmetrical B. replay C. Both public and private keys B. such as virtualized browsers. None of the above "Pass Any Exam. Predefined access privileges.actualtests. asymmetrical Answer: A QUESTION NO: 20 Virtualized applications. Which types of keys are included in a CRL? A. Steganographic keys D.co m 7 . one way function. Phishing and spam attacks Answer: A QUESTION NO: 21 What does the MAC access control model use to identify the users who have permissions to a resource? A." . DDoS attacks against the underlying OS C. Man-in-the-middle attacks D. D. Malware installation from suspects Internet sites B. can protect the underlying operating system from which of the following? A. Access Control Lists D. B. The role or responsibilities users have in the organization C.www.

actualtests.co Which of the following statements regarding the MAC access control models is TRUE? m 8 . Honeypot B. Any Time. DMZ Answer: C QUESTION NO: 23 Answer: C QUESTION NO: 24 Which description is correct about an application or string of code that could not automatically spread from one system to another but is designed to spread from file to file? A. Botnet B. In the Mandatory Access Control (MAC) users cannot share resources dynamically. Virus Answer: D QUESTION NO: 25 Which of the following are types of certificate-based authentication? (Select TWO) "Pass Any Exam. The Mandatory Access Control (MAC) model is a dynamic model. The Mandatory Access Control (MAC) model is not restrictive. In the Mandatory Access Control (MAC) the owner of a resource establishes access privileges to that resource.com Ac tua lTe A. Honeynet D. Adware C. Worm D. which one is a collection of servers setup to attract hackers? A. VLAN C. B." . D. C.www.CompTIA SY0-201: Practice Exam Answer: A QUESTION NO: 22 For the following items. sts .

www. single sign-on C. Firewall D. decentralized management B. VPN C. One-to-many mapping D.B QUESTION NO: 26 In computer security.actualtests.com Ac tua A. Any Time. Mobile device C. Role Based Access Control (RBAC) D. Many-to-many mapping Answer: A. an access control list (ACL) is a list of permissions attached to an object.CompTIA SY0-201: Practice Exam A. centralized management lTe The ability to logon to multiple systems with the same credentials is typically known as: sts . which is an area of the network infrastructure that allows a technician to put public facing systems into it without compromising the entire infrastructure? A. VLAN B. Transaction Answer: C QUESTION NO: 27 Answer: B QUESTION NO: 28 For the following options. Many-to-one mapping B.co m 9 . Which log will reveal activities about ACL? A. DMZ Answer: D "Pass Any Exam. NAT D. Performance B." . One-to-one mapping C.

" . A user in one city logs onto a network by connecting to a domain server in another city. Any Time.actualtests. Disaster recovery plan B.www.CompTIA SY0-201: Practice Exam QUESTION NO: 29 Which of the following would be MOST important to have to ensure that a company will be able to recover in case of severe environmental trouble or destruction? A.com Ac tua A. the separation of duties D. A user on a metropolitan area network (MAN) accesses a host by entering a username and password pair while not connected to the LAN. C. A user on a campus area network (CAN) connects to a server in another building and enters a username and password pair. Which of the following is an example of remote authentication? m 10 . B. A user in one building logs on to the network by entering a username and password into a host in the same building. Offsite storage D. Fault tolerant systems Answer: A QUESTION NO: 30 Answer: D QUESTION NO: 31 Documentation describing a group expected minimum behavior is known as:Documentation describing a group? expected minimum behavior is known as: A.co Remote authentication allows you to authenticate Zendesk users using a locally hosted script. a code of ethics Answer: D "Pass Any Exam. D. Alternate sites C. lTe sts . acceptable usage C. the need to know B.

A. TCP/IP hijacking B.com 11 Ac tua lTe sts . This creates an opportunity for attackers to use your certificates. C. This allows anyone to use an account to access resources. The DAC (Discretionary Access Control) model uses only the identity of the user or specific process to control access to a resource. Choose the option that describes this flaw. A pseudo-random event Answer: B QUESTION NO: 33 The DAC (Discretionary Access Control) model has an inherent flaw.www. The DAC (Discretionary Access Control) model uses certificates to control access to resources. Replay C. A mirror B. Man-in-the-middle Answer: D QUESTION NO: 35 "Pass Any Exam. This creates a security loophole for Trojan horse attacks.co m . scan the content and then repackage the SSL session without staff knowing. Spoofing D. D. A collision C.actualtests.CompTIA SY0-201: Practice Exam QUESTION NO: 32 What maybe happen when hashing two different files creates the same result? A. A duplication D." . The DAC (Discretionary Access Control) model does not use the identity of a user to control access to resources. Which type of attack is similar to this product? A. Your company is advised to purchase a product which can decrypt the SSL session. Any Time. The DAC (Discretionary Access Control) model does not have any known security flaws. B. Answer: A QUESTION NO: 34 The CEO of your company is worrying about staff browsing inappropriate material on the Internet via HTTPS.

com Ac tua lTe sts QUESTION NO: 36 .www. Acceptable use policies B. LBACs (List Based Access Control) method D. C." .com. You must plan the security strategy for users to access resources on the Certkiller. Sales. Sales. Which of the following roles should you create? A. You must determine which roles to create to support the RBAC (Role Based Access Control) model.CompTIA SY0-201: Practice Exam You work as the network administrator at Certkiller. and accesses resources based on the department wherein he/she works. Each user has its own workstation.co m 12 . Disaster planning Answer: B QUESTION NO: 37 Choose the access control model that allows access control determinations to be performed based on the security labels associated with each user and each data item. Answer: B Sending a patch through a testing and approval process is an example of which option? A. DACs (Discretionary Access Control) method Answer: A "Pass Any Exam. Change management C. A. The types of resources you must control access to are mailboxes.com network. Create Finance.com is divided into distinct departments and functions named Finance.actualtests. RBACs (Role Based Access Control) method C. B. and Production respectively. and files and printers. and file and printer roles. Create user and workstation roles. User education and awareness training D. D. Research and Development.com network uses the RBAC (Role Based Access Control) model. The Certkiller. Research and Development. MACs (Mandatory Access Control) method B. Any Time. Certkiller. and Production roles. Create allow access and deny access roles. Create mailbox.

An email from the vendor B. Which of the following BEST describes this document? A. Any Time. A newsgroup or forum C. Privacy Act of 1974 B. Cloning D. The manufacturer's website "Pass Any Exam. Answer: D QUESTION NO: 39 A company's new employees are asked to sign a document that describes the methods of and purposes for accessing the company's IT systems. D. it could potentially disrupt multiple servers.actualtests. Due diligence form D. Authorized Access Policy C. It increases false positives on the NIDS. which is a security limitation of virtualization technology? A." . Acceptable Use Policy Answer: D What technology is able to isolate a host OS from some types of security threats? A.com 13 Ac tua QUESTION NO: 40 lTe sts . C. Intrusion detection Answer: B QUESTION NO: 41 Which of the following is the BEST place to obtain a hotfix or patch for an application or system? A.co m . B. Kiting B.CompTIA SY0-201: Practice Exam QUESTION NO: 38 For the following items. If an attack occurs. Patch management becomes more time consuming. A compromise of one instance will immediately compromise all instances. Virtualization C.www.

Nessus C. Proxy logs D.com Ac tua lTe sts . John the Ripper D. Which one of the following items is a password cracking tool? A. AirSnort Answer: C "Pass Any Exam. A CD-ROM Answer: C QUESTION NO: 42 Tom is a network administrator of his company.CompTIA SY0-201: Practice Exam D." .actualtests. HIDS logs C.www. BIBA D. Lattice B. Wireshark B. A. Any Time. Clark and Wilson Answer: A QUESTION NO: 44 Password cracking tools are available worldwide over the Internet. Which item will most effectively confirm the administrators?? suspicions? A. Bell La-Padula C. AV server logs B. He guesses that PCs on the internal network may be acting as zombies participating in external DDoS attacks.co m 14 . Firewall logs Answer: D QUESTION NO: 43 Choose the terminology or concept which best describes a (Mandatory Access Control) model.

The initiator sends a logon request from the client to the server. Which option is the MOST basic form of IDS? 15 . Kerberos Answer: C QUESTION NO: 46 Answer: A QUESTION NO: 47 Which of the following statements is TRUE regarding the Security Token system? A. C. If your token does not grant you access to certain information. The KDC authenticates the network. D. Security Tokens C. programs. The server sends a challenge back to the client. Anomaly D. The authentication process uses a Key Distribution Center (KDC) to orchestrate the entire process. challenge. the session fails and the request phase starts over "Pass Any Exam. Principles can be users. the token is destroyed. The server compares the value from the client and if the information matches.actualtests. encrypts value response. CHAP D. Behavioral ." . If the response fails. The KDC provides a ticket to the network. Signature B. Certificates B. BUT limited access is allowed. the server grants authorization. server. If you have a pass. compare encrypts results. it can be used to authenticate against other principles.CompTIA SY0-201: Practice Exam QUESTION NO: 45 Which authentication method does the following sequence: Logon request. you can wander throughout the network. B. Once this ticket is issued. At the completion of a session. A certificate being handed from the server to the client once authentication has been established. This occurs automatically when a request or service is performed by another network.www. Any Time. The challenge is encrypted and then sent back to the server. authorize or fail referred to? A. or systems. The authentication system creates a token every time a user or a session begins. that information will either not be displayed or your access will be denied.co m IDS is short for Intrusion Detection Systems. Statistical C.com Ac tua lTe sts A.

URLs Answer: A.D QUESTION NO: 51 Which of the following types of publicly accessible servers should have anonymous logins disabled to prevent an attacker from transferring malicious data? "Pass Any Exam. Regular updates should be performed C.CompTIA SY0-201: Practice Exam Answer: A QUESTION NO: 48 Which statement is true about the cryptographic algorithm employed by TLS to establish a session key? A. Spam and anti-virus filters should be used B. Certificates B.actualtests. which of the following should be done by the email administrator? A. IKE D. Diffie-Hellman C. Blowfish B.co m .C. Content D.www. A.com 16 Ac QUESTION NO: 50 tua Answer: A lTe sts . Preview screens should be disabled D. Any Time. CRLs C. RSA Answer: B QUESTION NO: 49 To aid in preventing the execution of malicious code in email clients. Email client features should be disabled Internet filter appliances/servers will most likely analyze which three items? (Select THREE)." .

DNS Answer: A QUESTION NO: 52 Which practice can best code applications in a secure manner? A. Web D. DAC Answer: D "Pass Any Exam. Rapid Application Development (RAD) Answer: A Answer: D. Any Time.actualtests.CompTIA SY0-201: Practice Exam A.co m 17 ." . Dumpster diving C. Cross-site scripting D. pki D. Email C. Flattery E. Whois search D. FTP B.com Ac A. Phreaking B. MAC B. CRL C. Object oriented coding G. Input validation B.E QUESTION NO: 54 Which of the following will restrict access to files according to the identity of the user or group? A.www. Assuming a position of authority tua lTe In addition to bribery and forgery. which of the following are the MOST common techniques that attackers use to socially engineer people? (Select TWO) sts QUESTION NO: 53 .

Network based intrusion detection sts . anti-virus program Answer: A QUESTION NO: 58 While hardening an operating system. Contact the web page's web master D.www." . ContactThawte or Verisign and ask about the web page C. configuration files. honeypot D.actualtests. Any Time.com Ac tua lTe A. Stateful packet filtering C. and log files? m 18 . firewall B.CompTIA SY0-201: Practice Exam QUESTION NO: 55 Which of the following would be an easy way to determine whether a secure web page has a valid certificate? A.co Which description is correct concerning the process of comparing cryptographic hash functions of system executables. packet sniffer C. Right click on the lock at the bottom of the browser and check the certificate information B. Host based intrusion detection D. Ensure that the web URL starts with 'https:\\'. which item is LEAST effective? "Pass Any Exam. Answer: A QUESTION NO: 56 Answer: A QUESTION NO: 57 A software or hardware device that allows only authorized network traffic in or out of a computer or network is called a: A. File integrity auditing B.

B. Limiting administrative privileges C. worm "Pass Any Exam. C. Installing HIDS D. Any Time.actualtests.co m . Answer: D QUESTION NO: 61 Malicious code that enters a target system. Which description is true about a static NAT? lTe sts . A static NAT uses a many to many mapping. Configuration baselines B. Back door D. Replay C. lays dormant until a user opens the certain program then deletes the contents of attached network drives and removable storage devices is known as a: A. A static NAT uses a one to many mapping. D. A static NAT uses a many to one mapping.www. Install a software firewall Answer: C QUESTION NO: 59 Which of the following types of attacks is BEST described as an attacker capturing part of a communication and later sending that communication segment to the server while pretending to be the client? A. Man in the middle Answer: B QUESTION NO: 60 A.com 19 Ac tua In computer networking." . A static NAT uses a one to one mapping. network address translation (NAT) is the process of modifying network address information in datagram packet headers while in transit across a traffic routing device for the purpose of remapping a given address space into another. TCP/IP hijacking B.CompTIA SY0-201: Practice Exam A.

www. As an Internet standard (RFC 1321). and is also commonly used to check the integrity of files.actualtests. pki lTe Which of the following network authentication protocols uses symmetric key cryptography. honeypot Answer: C QUESTION NO: 62 Which action should be performed when discovering an unauthorized wireless access point attached to a network? A. Any Time. MD5 (Message-Digest algorithm 5) is a widely used cryptographic hash function with a 128-bit hash value. Change the SSID on the wireless access point C. D. TACACS+ C. B. stores a shared key for each network resource and uses a Key Distribution Center (KDC)? sts QUESTION NO: 63 . Trojan horse C. B. A hash is a unique number that is generated based upon the TCP/IP transmission header and should be verified before download.com 20 Ac tua A. A user sees an MD5 hash number beside a file that they wish to download. logic bomb D. A hash is a unique number that is generated after the file has been encrypted and used as the SSL key during download. RADIUS B. "Pass Any Exam. Run a ping against the wireless access point. Answer: A Answer: C QUESTION NO: 64 In cryptography. Kerberos d. Unplug the Ethernet cable from the wireless access point." . Which description is true about a hash? A. MD5 has been employed in a wide variety of security applications. Enable MAC filtering on the wireless access point.co m .CompTIA SY0-201: Practice Exam B.

vulnerability testing techniques E. Answer: D QUESTION NO: 65 The risks of social engineering can be decreased by implementing: (Select TWO) A. A hash is a unique number that is generated based upon the files contents and should be verified after download. Role Based Access Control (RBAC) C. Installation of a back door D. Attacker privilege escalation C.co m 21 . Rule Based Access Control (RBAC) D.actualtests. A hash is a unique number that is generated based upon the files contents and used as the SSL key during download. Any Time. Use of default passwords tua lTe When a new network device is configured for first-time installation. Denial of Service (DoS) B.com Ac A.www. Mandatory Access Control (MAC) B. which of the following is a security threat? sts ." . security awareness training B. identity verification methods Answer: A QUESTION NO: 66 Answer: D QUESTION NO: 67 Which of the following access control models uses subject and object labels? A.CompTIA SY0-201: Practice Exam C. risk assessment policies C operating system patching instructions D. D. Discretionary Access Control (DAC) Answer: A "Pass Any Exam.

Enterprise key management software D.actualtests.CompTIA SY0-201: Practice Exam QUESTION NO: 68 Encryption is the conversion of data into a form. Sensitivity labels sts . DES C.www. 5HA B. Enterprise resource planning software Answer: B QUESTION NO: 71 Audit log information can BEST be protected by: (Select TWO). Access control lists B. called a ciphertext. Enterprise performance monitoring software C. "Pass Any Exam. Enterprise antivirus software B. Which of the following is considered the weakest encryption? A.co Which of the following access decisions are based on a Mandatory Access Control (MAC) environment? m 22 . Ownership C. AES Answer: B QUESTION NO: 69 Answer: D QUESTION NO: 70 Which tool can best monitor changes to the approved system baseline? A. Group membership D." .com Ac tua lTe A. RSA D. Any Time. that cannot be easily understood by unauthorized people.

using a VPN B.com 23 Ac tua Non-essential services are often appealing to attackers because non-essential services: (Select TWO) lTe sts Answer: A . F. decrease the surface area for the attack E. C. QUESTION NO: 73 A.CompTIA SY0-201: Practice Exam A. are not typically configured correctly or secured F. provide root level access D. an IDS C. Install only needed software. B. Report all security incidents. consume less bandwidth B." . recording to write-once media. Download the patch file over an AES encrypted VPN connection.actualtests. an intrusion prevention system (IPS) E. are not visible to an IDS C. access controls that restrict usage D. sustain attacks that go unnoticed Answer: E.www.E QUESTION NO: 72 Which method will most effectively verify that a patch file downloaded from a third party has not been modified since the time that the original manufacturer released the patch? A. D. Compare the final MD5 hash with the original.co m . Compare the final LANMAN hash with the original. B.F QUESTION NO: 74 Which action should be performed to harden workstations and servers? A. Download the patch file through a SSL connection. a firewall that creates an enclave Answer: C. "Pass Any Exam. Any Time.

and ICMP packets on the network. Any Time. A penetration test D. DNS. Virus B. Virus C. Answer: B QUESTION NO: 75 A user downloads and installs a new screen saver and the program starts to rename and delete random files.com Ac tua lTe sts . D. This is an example of which of the following? A. Logic bomb Answer: C QUESTION NO: 76 John works as a network administrator for his company." . P0P3. Check the logs regularly. Trojan horse D. A port scanner Answer: B QUESTION NO: 77 Which of the following types of malicious software travels across computer networks without requiring a user to distribute the software? A. Worm C. Worm B. Log on only as the administrator. A protocol analyzer C. Which of the following would be the BEST description of this program? A. Trojan horse D. Logic bomb Answer: B "Pass Any Exam.www. A vulnerability scan B.co m 24 .actualtests. He uses a tool to check SMTP.CompTIA SY0-201: Practice Exam C.

which of the following might an attacker resort to? A. Mutual "Pass Any Exam. Send an alert to the appropriate personnel . Multifactor B. Phishing C. Implement an authentication system and WEP. Stop generating audit records D. Dumpster diving D. D.CompTIA SY0-201: Practice Exam QUESTION NO: 78 What will be implemented by a technician to mitigate the chances of a successful attack against the wireless network? A. password and undergoing a thumb print scan to access a workstation? A.co m Which of the following should be done if an audit recording fails in an information system? . Implement a biometric system and WEP. B. Implement an authentication system and WPA.actualtests." . Insider theft Answer: C QUESTION NO: 81 Which of the following types of authentication BEST describes providing a username.com 25 Ac tua lTe sts A. Implement an identification system and WPA2. Answer: C QUESTION NO: 79 Answer: D QUESTION NO: 80 In order to recover discarded company documents. Overwrite the oldest audit records C. C. Any Time. Shoulder surfing B.www. Log off the user B.

Which type of strategy can solve this problem? A.CompTIA SY0-201: Practice Exam C. Vulnerability assessment C. sso Answer: D QUESTION NO: 85 "Pass Any Exam. Imaging software D. Biometrics B. Enabling auditing on the system C. Configuration baseline QUESTION NO: 83 Answer: A QUESTION NO: 84 Users would not like to enter credentials to each server or application to conduct their normal work. Biometric D. Any Time. Deciding what events to audit sts Which of the following steps is MOST often overlooked during the auditing process? . Patch management B.com Ac tua lTe A.www.actualtests. Kerberos Answer: A QUESTION NO: 82 Which item specifies a set of consistent requirements for a workstation or server? A. Smart card C." . Auditing every system event D. Reviewing event logs regularly B. Two-factor authentication D.co m Answer: D 26 .

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He is backing up all server data nightly to a local NAS device.www.com 28 Ac A. tua lTe sts Alex is a network administrator of his company. Vulnerability assessment Answer: A QUESTION NO: 89 Spam is considered a problem even when deleted before being opened because spam: A. Automatic updates "Pass Any Exam. Any Time. C. wastes company bandwidth D. Backup all data at a preset interval to tape and store those tapes at a sister site across the street.actualtests. installs Trojan horse viruses QUESTION NO: 90 Answer: B QUESTION NO: 91 Which of the following programming techniques should be used to prevent buffer overflow attacks? A." . Backup all data at a preset interval to removable disk and store the disk in a fireproof safe in the buildings basement. D. corrupts the mail file C. Signed applets D. Nested loops C. Which additional action should Alex perform to block disaster in the case the primary site is permanently lost? . B. verifies the validity of an email address B. Backup all data at a preset interval to tape and store those tapes at a sister site in another city. Backup all data at a preset interval to removable disk and store the disk in a safety deposit box at the administrators home. Input validation B.CompTIA SY0-201: Practice Exam C.co m Answer: C . Network mapping D.

CompTIA SY0-201: Practice Exam Answer: A QUESTION NO: 92 Which description is correct about the standard load for all systems? A. While using a digital signature.co Which of the following authentication systems make use of the KDC Key Distribution Center? m 29 . Kerberos . For messages sent through an insecure channel. Senders private key Answer: D QUESTION NO: 95 "Pass Any Exam. Senders public key B. Certificates B. Any Time. the message digest is encrypted with which of the following keys? A. Configuration baseline B. CHAP D. Receivers public key D.com Ac tua lTe sts A. Security Tokens C. Receivers private key C.www. Security template Answer: A QUESTION NO: 93 Answer: D QUESTION NO: 94 A digital signature or digital signature scheme is a type of asymmetric cryptography. a properly implemented digital signature gives the receiver reason to believe the message was sent by the claimed sender. Group policy C. Patch management D." .actualtests.

CompTIA SY0-201: Practice Exam Which of the following authentication methods increases the security of the authentication process because it must be in your physical possession? A.www. CHAP is more secure than PAP because it encrypts usernames and passwords before they are sent over the network. MS-CHAP version 1 is capable of mutual authentication of both the client and the server. D. In addition." . PAP is insecure because usernames and passwords are sent over the network in clear text. password. Which technology should be installed at the data center to prevent piggybacking? "Pass Any Exam. and accounting services for remote dial-up access. an authentication system implemented by the administrator requires the use of a username. and a company issued smart card. Smart Cards. RADIUS is a client/server-based system that provides authentication.actualtests. Certificate Answer: A QUESTION NO: 96 Users need to access their email and several secure applications from any workstation on the network. SSO C.co m . CHAP D. B. Least privilege Answer: B Which of the following statements regarding authentication protocols is FALSE? A. ACL D.com 30 Ac tua QUESTION NO: 97 lTe sts . This is an example of which of the following? A. C. authorization. Kerberos G. Three factor authentication B. The CIO has mandated to stop this behavior. B. Any Time. Answer: D QUESTION NO: 98 Many unauthorized staff has been entering the data center by piggybacking authorized staff.

A challenge-response session is a special hardware device used to produce random text in a cryptography system. B." . in conjunction with the proper PIN (Personal Identification Number). To allow wireless usage C. A challenge-response session is a workstation or system that produces a random login ID that the user provides. Locally saved passwords management systems C. in conjunction with the proper PIN (Personal Identification Number).CompTIA SY0-201: Practice Exam A. To minimize weak encryption Answer: C QUESTION NO: 101 Which definition best defines what a challenge-response session is? A. when prompted.com 31 Ac tua lTe sts QUESTION NO: 100 . To find rogue access points B.www.actualtests. multiple access methods management systems D. A challenge-response session is a workstation or system that produces a random challenge string that the user provides. Mantrap B. Self service password reset management systems B. Security badges D. C. Any Time.co m . Hardware locks Answer: A QUESTION NO: 99 Which password management system best provides for a system with a large number of users? A. "Pass Any Exam. when prompted. synchronized passwords management systems Answer: A Why will a Faraday cage be used? A. To mitigate data emanation D. Token access C.

Any Time. Security log Answer: B "Pass Any Exam. Answer: B QUESTION NO: 104 Network utilization is the ratio of current network traffic to the maximum traffic that the port can handle. B. NTLMv2 B. LANMAN C. Clocks are used to generate the seed value for the encryptions keys. NTLM D. Which item can implement the strongest hashing algorithm? A.CompTIA SY0-201: Practice Exam D.www. Clocks are used to ensure that tickets expire correctly." . making it nearly impossible to derive the original input number. Answer: A QUESTION NO: 102 The hashing algorithm is created from a hash value. C.co m 32 . Clocks are used to both benchmark and specify the optimal encryption algorithm. A challenge-response session is the authentication mechanism in the workstation or system that does not determine whether the owner should be authenticated. Application log B. Clocks are used to ensure proper connections. Performance baseline C. VLAN Answer: A QUESTION NO: 103 For which reason are clocks used in Kerberos authentication? A. Systems monitor D. D.com Ac tua lTe sts .actualtests. Which of the following can most effectively determine whether network utilization is abnormal? A.

then "Pass Any Exam.co m . Brute force Answer: B QUESTION NO: 108 An Intrusion detection system (IDS) is software and/or hardware designed to detect unwanted attempts at accessing. Warm site C. manipulating. Block all Domain Name Service (DNS) requests coming into the server. When an IDS is configured to match a specific traffic pattern. and/or disabling of computer systems. One web server is connected to several distributed database servers. Any Time. such as the Internet. Apply the most recent manufacturer updates and patches to the server. Birthday B.actualtests. Answer: B QUESTION NO: 106 A travel reservation organization conducts the majority of its transactions via a public facing website. Which statement is correct about this scenario? A." . Buffer overflow C. mainly through a network. Enable auditing on the web server and periodically review the audit logs D. an administrator should adopt which of the following preventative measures? A. Use packet sniffing software on all inbound communications B. Proxy server D. Single point of failure Answer: D QUESTION NO: 107 Which of the following is a common type of attack on web servers? A. Spam D. Any downtime to this website will lead to serious financial damage for this organization.CompTIA SY0-201: Practice Exam QUESTION NO: 105 To reduce vulnerabilities on a web server. C.www. RAID B.com 33 Ac tua lTe sts .

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CompTIA SY0-201: Practice Exam D.co QUESTION NO: 113 m 35 .actualtests. Data integrity C. surrounded by a tubular insulating layer typically made from a flexible material with a high dielectric constant. Crosstalk between the wire pairs B. RADIUS Answer: C Answer: D QUESTION NO: 114 Coaxial cable is a cable consisting of an inner conductor. Non-repudiation sts Which of the following would be needed to ensure that a user who has received an email cannot claim that the email was not received? . Which is the primary security risk with coaxial cable? A. CHAP B.www. pap C. Refraction of the signal D.com Ac tua lTe A. Data emanation from the core C. or of a thin metallic foil). Anti-aliasing B. and then finally covered again with a thin insulating layer on the outside. all of which is then surrounded by another conductive layer (typically of fine woven wire for flexibility. Any Time. the Internet Answer: D QUESTION NO: 112 In which authentication model a ticket granting server is an important concept? A. Asymmetric cryptography D. Kerberos D." . Diffusion of the core light source Answer: B "Pass Any Exam.

Analyze temporary files. B. VLAN D. Bastion host Answer: B QUESTION NO: 116 Answer: C QUESTION NO: 117 Which of the following is MOST often used to allow a client or partner access to a network? A.CompTIA SY0-201: Practice Exam QUESTION NO: 115 Which of the following portions of a company's network is between the Internet and an internal network? A. Demilitarized zone (DMZ) C. Which step should be taken FIRST? m 36 . Demilitarized zone (DMZ) Answer: A QUESTION NO: 118 In a secure environment. IDS B.com Ac tua lTe A." . which authentication mechanism will perform better? "Pass Any Exam.co A technician is conducting a forensics analysis on a computer system. Search for Trojans. D. Get a binary copy of the system. Intranet C. Any Time. sts .actualtests. Extranet B. Filter router D. Look for hidden files. C.www.

TACACS because it encrypts client-server negotiation dialogs. To ensure that servers are in compliance with the corporate security policy D." . the network OS has default settings and no patches have been installed and passwords are not required to be changed regularly. Answer: B QUESTION NO: 119 Which of the following types of firewalls provides inspection at layer 7 of the OSI model? A.CompTIA SY0-201: Practice Exam A. Packet filters D. Network address translation (NAT) C. Password management "Pass Any Exam. Install software patches.www. C. To ensure that performance is standardized across all servers C. Any Time. Stateful inspection Answer: A Which goals can be achieved by use of security templates? (Select TWO). To ensure that all servers start from a common security configuration Answer: C. B. Enforce the security policy.actualtests. Which of the following would be the FIRST step to take? A. TACACS because it is a remote access authentication service. RADIUS because it encrypts client-server passwords. B. Application-proxy B.co m 37 . To ensure that PKI will work properly within thecompanys trust model B. C. Disable non-essential services. D. The security specialist discovers that users have installed personal software. RADIUS because it is a remote access authentication service.com Ac tua lTe sts QUESTION NO: 120 .D QUESTION NO: 121 A newly hired security specialist is asked to evaluate a company's network security. A. D.

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QUESTION NO: 126 In computing, the Basic Input/Output System (BIOS , also known as the System BIOS, is a de facto standard defining a firmware interface for IBM PC Compatible computers. A user is concerned with the security of their laptops BIOS. The user would not like anyone to be able to access control functions except themselves. Which of the following could make the BIOS more secure? A. Password B. Flash the BIOS C. Encrypt the hard drive D. Create an access-list Answer: A

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QUESTION NO: 128 In computing, a Uniform Resource Locator (URL) is a type of Uniform Resource Identifier (URI) that specifies where an identified resource is available and the mechanism for retrieving it. When a user attempts to go to a website, he notices the URL has changed, which attack will MOST likely cause the problem? "Pass Any Exam. Any Time." - www.actualtests.com 39

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QUESTION NO: 129 A system administrator reports that an unauthorized user has accessed the network. Which of the following would be the FIRST action to take? A. Notify management. B. Determine the business impact. C. Contact law enforcement officials. D. Contain the problem. Answer: D

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The company policy for availability needs full backups on Sunday and incremental backups each week night at 10 p. C. Network News Transfer Protocol (NNTP) B.actualtests. TFTP (Trivial File Transfer Protocol). Signature-based Answer: D QUESTION NO: 135 Which of the following are nonessential protocols and services? A.m.com Ac A. Any Time. Domain Name Service (DNS) D." . The file server crashes on Wednesday afternoon. Domain Name Service (DNS) D.co m 42 . Two C.CompTIA SY0-201: Practice Exam B. Internet Control Message Protocol (ICMP) "Pass Any Exam. Host-based C.www. One B. Four tua lTe You work as a network technician for your company. SNMP (Simple Network Management Protocol). how many types are required to restore the data on the file server for Thursday morning? sts . Three D. C. Network News Transfer Protocol (NNTP) B. Behavior-based D. Internet Control Message Protocol (ICMP) Answer: B QUESTION NO: 136 Answer: C QUESTION NO: 137 Which of the following protocols are not recommended due to them supplying passwords and information over the network? A.

UPS battery.com 43 Ac QUESTION NO: 140 tua Answer: C.co Most key fob based identification systems use which of the following types of authentication mechanisms? (Select TWO). Backup generator. UPS battery. Backup generator. m . ARP poisoning D. Biometrics C. MAC flooding B. UPS line conditioner B. DNS spoofing C. backup generator C. Uninterruptible Power Supply (UPS) battery. UPS line conditioner. UPS line conditioner. Username/password D.actualtests. DNS poisoning Answer: A QUESTION NO: 141 Which of the following describes a server or application that is accepting more input than the server or application is expecting? "Pass Any Exam. Any Time. Kerberos B. UPS battery D." .E lTe A. Token sts .CompTIA SY0-201: Practice Exam Answer: B QUESTION NO: 138 Which is the correct order in which crucial equipment should draw power? A. UPS line conditioner.www. Certificates E. and backup generator Answer: D QUESTION NO: 139 Which item will MOST likely permit an attacker to make a switch function like a hub? A.

Non-repudiation D.co m . Denial of service (DoS) B. The authentication information is a keyed hash based on all of the bytes in the packet.com 44 Ac tua Which of the following refers to the ability to be reasonably certain that data is not modified or tampered with? lTe sts . The authentication information may be the same on different packets if the integrity remains in place.www. Authentication B. Confidentiality Answer: B QUESTION NO: 144 Which description is correct about the form used while transferring evidence? A. Evidence log B. D. C. Syntax error C. The authentication information hash will increase by one if the bytes remain the same on transfer. The authentication information hash will remain the same if the bytes change on transfer. Integrity C.CompTIA SY0-201: Practice Exam A. and to provide protection against replays. Booking slip C. Brute force Answer: C QUESTION NO: 142 The IP Authentication Header (AH) is used to provide connectionless integrity and data origin authentication for IP datagrams (hereafter referred to as just "authentication"). B. Any Time. Which of the following is correct about authentication headers (AH)? A." . Buffer overflow D.actualtests. Chain of custody "Pass Any Exam. Answer: A QUESTION NO: 143 A.

Which of the following steps should the specialist take? A. Use of logical tokens B. Re-run the anti-virus program to ensure that it contains no virus execute D. a phishing attack B.com 45 Ac tua A.co m Answer: D . household appliances and office equipment. a man-in-the-middle attack D. Portable Media Players or Gaming devices. Group policy implementation C. Affidavit Answer: C QUESTION NO: 145 Disguising oneself as a reputable hardware manufacturer's field technician who is picking up a server for repair would be described as: A. C. The source has published the MD5 hash values for the executable program. Avoid executing the file and contact the source website administrator B.CompTIA SY0-201: Practice Exam D. Ignore the MD5 hash values because the values can change during IP fragmentation. Which of the following will allow a technician to restrict a user accessing to the GUI? sts . Password policy enforcement D. Access control lists lTe A graphical user interface (GUI) is a type of user interface which allows people to interact with electronic devices such as computers. social engineering QUESTION NO: 146 Answer: B QUESTION NO: 147 A security specialist has downloaded a free security software tool from a trusted industry site. The specialist performs a successful virus scan on the download but the MD5 hash is different. Install the executable program because there was probably a mistake with the MD5 value. a Trojan horse C. hand-held devices such as MP3 Players.actualtests." . Any Time.www. "Pass Any Exam.

Session D.co Which of the following identifies the layer of the OSI model where SSL provides encryption? m 46 . Network C. Transport .com Ac Which of the following can be used by a technician to detect staff members that are connecting to an unauthorized website? tua lTe sts A. Host routing table C HIDS D. Any Time.www. Protocol analyzer B." . Application B.CompTIA SY0-201: Practice Exam Answer: A QUESTION NO: 148 Which authentication method will prevent a replay attack from occurring? A. Kerberos D. L2TP C. Bluesnarfing Answer: A QUESTION NO: 151 Which of the following would be the BEST reason to disable unnecessary services on a server? "Pass Any Exam. RADIUS B.actualtests. CHAP Answer: C QUESTION NO: 149 Answer: C QUESTION NO: 150 A.

co m 47 . Virus C. If a service doesn't support the function of the server the service won't be missed. C. Services can be re-enabled if needed at a later time Answer: C QUESTION NO: 152 For the following items.www. Rootkit B. Logic bomb D." . Network scanner Answer: D "Pass Any Exam.CompTIA SY0-201: Practice Exam A. which is an example of an attack that executes once a year on a certain date? A. B. Performance monitor C.com Ac A. Attack surface and opportunity for compromise are reduced D. Worm Answer: C QUESTION NO: 153 Answer: A QUESTION NO: 154 Which tool can help the technician to find all open ports on the network? A. Discretionary Access Control (DAC) tua lTe Access controls based on security labels associated with each data item and each user are known as: sts . Mandatory Access Control (MAC) B.actualtests. Router ACL B. Protocol analyzer D. Role Based Access Control (RBAC) C. Not starting a service will save system memory and reduce startup time. List Based Access Control (LBAC) D. Any Time.

Symmetric key algorithms C. Any Time. Password guessing Answer: B QUESTION NO: 158 During which phase of identification and authentication does proofing occur? "Pass Any Exam.actualtests. Man-in-the-middle B. Hashing algorithms Answer: B QUESTION NO: 157 A. Mandatory Access Control (MAC) C.www.co m 48 . Back door D. Asymmetric key algorithms B. Discretionary Access Control (DAC) B. Social engineering C. This is a feature of which of the following access control models? A. Role Based Access Control (RBAC) Answer: A QUESTION NO: 156 Which algorithms can best encrypt large amounts of data? A. Rule Based Access Control (RBAC) D. ECC algorithms D.com Ac Which of the following describes an attacker encouraging a person to perform an action in order to be successful? tua lTe sts .CompTIA SY0-201: Practice Exam QUESTION NO: 155 A user is assigned access rights explicitly." .

Port 80 outbound Answer: A "Pass Any Exam. phishing C. Patch management C. Port 443 inbound B. Disabling unused services lTe Which item can reduce the attack surface of an operating system? sts . Verification D. packet sniffing D.actualtests. Installing HIDS B.com Ac tua A. spam B. Installing antivirus D. Any Time." . Port 443 outbound C. Authentication B.co m 49 . Identification Answer: D QUESTION NO: 159 A user has received an email from a mortgage company asking for personal information including bank account numbers.CompTIA SY0-201: Practice Exam A. a hoax Answer: B QUESTION NO: 160 Answer: D QUESTION NO: 161 Which of the following connectivity is required for a web server that is hosting an SSL based web site? A. Port 80 inbound D. Testing C. This would BEST be described as: A.www.

CompTIA SY0-201: Practice Exam QUESTION NO: 162 For the following items.co m 50 . SNMP "Pass Any Exam. Any Time.actualtests." . The physical cabling topology of a network D. Apply group policy management techniques. WireShark C. which is a protocol analyzer? A. B. Nessus D. Answer: A QUESTION NO: 165 Which of the following is used to determine equipment status and modify the configuration or settings of network devices? A.com Ac tua QUESTION NO: 164 lTe sts . Computer name B. Cain _Abel B. Apply all security patches to workstations. Apply security templates enterprise wide. The fingerprint of the operating system C.www. User IDs and passwords Answer: B Which description is correct about a way to prevent buffer overflows? A. D. John the Ripper Answer: B QUESTION NO: 163 Malicious port scanning is a method of attack to determine which of the following? A. C. Monitor P2P program usage through content filters.

Any Time. Constrained user interfaces Answer: A QUESTION NO: 168 Network traffic is data in a network. Single sign-on B.co m 51 . SHA-1 C. highly secure encryption of a USB flash drive? A. CHAP Answer: A QUESTION NO: 166 Which item will effectively allow for fast. Access control lists D." . AES256 Answer: D QUESTION NO: 167 Which of the following describes the process by which a single user name and password can be entered to access multiple computer applications? A. MD5 D.com Ac tua lTe sts . Protocol analyzer C. Port scanner B.www. Firewall D. Encryption protocol C.CompTIA SY0-201: Practice Exam B. Password cracker Answer: B "Pass Any Exam.actualtests. Which tool can be used to review network traffic for clear text passwords? A. 3DES B. DHCP C SMTP D.

Chain of certificates D. Apply all service packs. Multiple logins are allowed D. D.www.C. Authentication and password "Pass Any Exam. which of the following needs to be documented? A. Audit logs are not monitored frequently Answer: B QUESTION NO: 172 Which security action should be finished before access is given to the network? A. C. Identification and authorization B. Audit trail of systems usage B. Any Time. Answer: A. Lack of security awareness C. Authentication and authorization D.D QUESTION NO: 171 Which of the following is a major reason that social engineering attacks succeed? A. Strong passwords are not required B.CompTIA SY0-201: Practice Exam QUESTION NO: 169 To preserve evidence for later use in court. Use a strong firewall.co m . B. Install remote control software.com 52 Ac tua lTe sts . Disaster recovery plan C. Chain of custody Answer: D QUESTION NO: 170 What are best practices while installing and securing a new system for a home user? (Select THREE).actualtests. Apply all system patches. A. Identification and authentication C." .

www. Full D. decentralized management D. Delta Answer: B QUESTION NO: 174 Which port must be open to allow a user to login remotely onto a workstation? A. 8080 Answer: C QUESTION NO: 175 The authentication process where the user can access several resources without the need for multiple credentials is known as: A." . 636 C. Any Time.CompTIA SY0-201: Practice Exam Answer: B QUESTION NO: 173 Which of the following types of backups requires that files and software that have been changed since the last full backup be copied to storage media? A. 53 B. Differential C. B.co m . Discretionary Access Control (DAC). 3389 D.com 53 Ac tua lTe sts . need to know C. single sign-on Answer: D QUESTION NO: 176 Which item best describes an instance where a biometric system identifies legitimate users as being unauthorized? "Pass Any Exam.actualtests. Incremental B.

False positive C. Any Time.com Ac tua A.actualtests. False negative Answer: C QUESTION NO: 177 The purpose of the SSID in a wireless network is to: A.www. Terminal access control D. False rejection D. define the encryption protocols used. False acceptance B. B.CompTIA SY0-201: Practice Exam A." . protect the client Answer: C Answer: A QUESTION NO: 179 Which of the following would be the MOST common method for attackers to spoof email? A. Man in the middle attacks C. secure the WAP C. identify the network D. Web proxy B. Remote authentication C. Open relays Answer: D "Pass Any Exam. Remote access policy B.co m 54 . Trojan horse programs D. Virtual Private Networking (VPN) lTe Which of the following is the best description about the method of controlling how and when users can connect in from home? sts QUESTION NO: 178 .

co m . C. An implicit deny statement denies all traffic from one network to another. B. IP addresses of machines from which penetration testing will be executed. D. B. Session cookie Answer: C Which of the following is not identified within the penetration testing scope of work? A. A technician is reviewing the system logs for a firewall and is told that there is an implicit deny within the ACL Which is an example of an implicit deny? A.com 55 Ac tua QUESTION NO: 182 lTe sts . Persistent cookie B. a complete list of all network vulnerabilities. 1.CompTIA SY0-201: Practice Exam QUESTION NO: 180 The implicit deny will block anything you didn't specifically allow but you may have allowed stuff that you don't need.024 ports "Pass Any Exam. Tracking cookie D.actualtests. 32 ports B. Web bug C. Any Time." . An ACL is a way to secure traffic from one network to another. a list of acceptable testing techniques and tools to be utilized. A. Each item is denied by default because of the implicit deny. Answer: C QUESTION NO: 181 Which of the following is often misused by spyware to collect and report a user's activities? A.www. D. Answer: A QUESTION NO: 183 Choose the figure which represents the number of ports in the TCP/IP (Transmission Control Protocol/Internet Protocol) which are vulnerable to being scanned. attacked. C. handling of information collected by the penetration testing team. and exploited. Items which are not specifically given access are denied by default.

Session key D. he is making a decision between implementing a HIDS on the database server and implementing a NIDS. 65. Technical support resources are consumed by increased user calls. Many HIDS are not able to detect network attacks.216 ports Answer: C QUESTION NO: 184 Tom is a network technician of his company. B. D." . C. C.C QUESTION NO: 186 Which types of keys will be used if a server and workstation communicate via SSL? (Select TWO). A.CompTIA SY0-201: Practice Exam C. A.actualtests. Why NIDS may be better to implement? (Select TWO). Answer: B. Now. B. Many HIDS have a negative impact on system performance.C m 56 . Recovery key G.777. Any Time.co Answer: B. Many HIDS only offer a low level of detection granularity. The email server capacity is consumed by message traffic.www. Which of the following would be considered a detrimental effect of a virus hoax? (Select TWO).com Ac tua lTe sts QUESTION NO: 185 . A. Public key B.535 ports D. Keylogger Answer: A "Pass Any Exam. D. 16. Many HIDS are not good at detecting attacks on database servers. Users are at risk for identity theft. Users are tricked into changing the system configuration.

turn off the SSID broadcast B. C. Enumerating B. D. Answer: A QUESTION NO: 189 Which of the following BEST describes the baseline process of securing devices on a network infrastructure? A.actualtests. To implement additional network services at a lower cost B. Hardening C.co m .llx network from being automatically discovered. D." . Which is a security reason to implement virtualization throughout the network infrastructure? A. change the SSID name.com 57 Ac tua lTe sts . leave the SSID default. a user should: A. The cell phone should require a password after a set period of inactivity. The cell phone data should be encrypted according to NIST standards. The cell phone should have data connection abilities disabled. C. To analyze the various network traffic with protocol analyzers "Pass Any Exam. Active prevention D. Passive detection Answer: B QUESTION NO: 190 In computing. activate the SSID password Answer: A QUESTION NO: 188 Which security policy will be most likely used while attempting to mitigate the risks involved with allowing a user to access company email via their cell phone? A.CompTIA SY0-201: Practice Exam QUESTION NO: 187 To keep an 802. B.www. Any Time. virtualization is a broad term that refers to the abstraction of computer resources. The cell phone should only be used for company related emails.

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Scatternet B. Install malware scanning software. Use a protocol analyzer to find the cause of the traffic. Password expiration B. Anti-spyware D. A network technician suspects that a piece of malware is consuming too many CPU cycles and slowing down a system. Intranet Answer: B QUESTION NO: 196 Malware. D. Pop-up blocker Answer: B QUESTION NO: 195 A company wants to connect the network to a manufacturer's network to be able to order parts. is software designed to infiltrate or damage a computer system without the owner's informed consent. C. Extranet C.actualtests. Which of the following types of networks should the company implement to provide the connection while limiting the services allowed over the connection? A. Local firewall C. VPN D.co m 59 . Answer: B QUESTION NO: 197 "Pass Any Exam.www.com Ac tua lTe sts . a portmanteau from the words malicious and software. Install HIDS to determine the CPU usage. What should be examined first? A. Run performance monitor to evaluate the CPU usage. all other PCs on the network are accepting the updates successfully.CompTIA SY0-201: Practice Exam QUESTION NO: 194 A PC is rejecting push updates from the server. Which item can help determine the amount of CPU cycles being consumed? A. B." . Any Time.

110 E. is not susceptible to interference. 3389 B.D QUESTION NO: 198 In order to allow for more oversight of past transactions." . Separation of duties B. the company will have access to their private keys? A.B QUESTION NO: 200 How to make sure that when an employee leaves the company permanently. a company decides to exchange positions of the purchasing agent and the accounts receivable agent. 143 D. D. Implicit deny D.co m 60 . "Pass Any Exam. is more difficult to install Answer: A.www. Least privilege C.com Ac tua lTe sts . C. is made of glass rather than copper. can be run for a longer distance E. B. Any Time. Store the keys in escrow. 49 F. Which is an example of this? A.CompTIA SY0-201: Practice Exam Which of the following ports are typically used by email clients? (Select TWO) A. Job rotation Answer: D QUESTION NO: 199 Fiber optic cable is considered safer than CAT5 because fiber optic cable: (Select TWO).actualtests. is hard to tap in to. 23 Answer: C. A. 194 C.

Which of the following is an example of this? sts QUESTION NO: 202 . Interception B. Eavesdropping D. Port 16. Vulnerability assessment B." . Immediately delete the account. D.535 D. Port 65.co m 61 . the auditor is running a password cracker against the master password file. Any Time. Snooping C. Port 1.216 Answer: B Answer: A QUESTION NO: 203 Which of the following access attacks would involve looking through your files in the hopes of finding something interesting? A. None of the above "Pass Any Exam. Baselining D. In order to achieve this goal.com Ac A. Obtain the employees hardware token.CompTIA SY0-201: Practice Exam B.actualtests. C.www.024 C. Store them in a CRL. Fingerprinting tua lTe An outside auditor has been contracted to determine whether weak passwords are being used on the network. Port 32 B. Malware scan C.777. Answer: A QUESTION NO: 201 A DNS (Domain Name Service) server uses a specific port number. A. Choose this port number from the options.

Which statement correctly describes what is happening? A. data recovery.com 62 Ac Answer: A tua A.co m . The remote PC has a spam slave application running and the local PCs have a spam master application running. B.actualtests. he discovers that many internal PCs are sending packets on a routine basis to a single external PC. key recovery. B. MAC addresses can be spoofed and DTP allows only authenticated users. Senior management believes that a VLAN will be secure because authentication is accomplished by MAC addressing and that dynamic trunking protocol (DTP) will facilitate network efficiency. Any Time. On the monthly firewall log. fault tolerance. The remote PC has a zombie slave application running and the local PCs have a zombie master application running. Which of the following issues should be discussed with senior management before VLAN implementation? . MAC addresses can be spoofed and DTP allows rogue network devices to configure ports B.CompTIA SY0-201: Practice Exam Answer: B QUESTION NO: 204 Identify the service provided by message authentication code (MAC) hash. MAC addresses are a secure authentication mechanism and DTP allows rogue network devices to configure ports. lTe sts A company wants to implement a VLAN." . C. D. D. C. integrity Answer: D QUESTION NO: 205 QUESTION NO: 206 John works as a network administrator for his company. C.www. MAC addresses are a secure authentication mechanism and DTP allows only authenticated users. A. The remote PC has a zombie master application running and the local PCs have a zombie slave application running. "Pass Any Exam.

www. Renew the key Answer: B "Pass Any Exam. Delete the key D. Private key Answer: D QUESTION NO: 209 Which of the following would be an effective way to ensure that a compromised PKI key can not access a system? A. hierarchical D.com Ac tua lTe sts . downlevel C. Public key B. hybrid Answer: A QUESTION NO: 208 Which key can be used by a user to log into their network with a smart card? A.co m 63 . The remote PC has a spam master application running and the local PCs have a spam slave application running.CompTIA SY0-201: Practice Exam D. Answer: B QUESTION NO: 207 Pretty Good Privacy (PGP) uses a PKI Trust Model where no certificate authority (CA) is subordinate to another. Cipher key C." . Any Time. Reconfigure the key B. peer-to-peer B. Shared key D. Revoke the key C. The model with no single trusted root is known as: A.actualtests.

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C. Replacing the most significant byte of each bit C.C QUESTION NO: 215 Using software on an individual computer to generate a key pair is an example of which of the following approaches to PKI architecture? A. Which mitigation technique would address this concern? (Select TWO).actualtests. A. Run spyware detection against all workstations. Hub and spoke D. Asymmetric encryption Answer: C QUESTION NO: 214 Users are using thumb drives to connect to USB ports on company workstations. D. Replacing the most significant bit of each byte B. Disable the USB root hub within the OS. Apply the concept of least privilege to USB devices. A technician is concerned that sensitive files can be copied to the USB drives. Decentralized B. Any Time. Distributed key Answer: A QUESTION NO: 216 Which description is true about how to accomplish steganography in graphic files? A." .CompTIA SY0-201: Practice Exam D.www. Disable USB within the workstations BIOS.com Ac tua lTe sts .co m 65 . B. Replacing the least significant byte of each bit D. Centralized C. Answer: A. Replacing the least significant bit of each byte Answer: D "Pass Any Exam.

Asymmetric B. Removal B. Cain _Abel D.www.actualtests.CompTIA SY0-201: Practice Exam QUESTION NO: 217 Which of the following types of encryption would be BEST to use for a large amount of data? A. Which will be your first response? A. logic bomb D.com 66 Ac A. AirSnort B.co m . Trojan hors tua Malicious software that travels across computer networks without user assistance is an example of a: lTe sts . Symmetric C. Your company has just detected a malware incident. virus C. worm B. Recovery "Pass Any Exam. Containment C. John the Ripper C. Hash Answer: B QUESTION NO: 218 Which one of the following options is a vulnerability assessment tool? A. Any Time. Nessus Answer: D QUESTION NO: 219 Answer: A QUESTION NO: 220 You work as a network administrator for your company." . ROT13 D.

B. The DNS logs D. a penetration test "Pass Any Exam. All passwords are set to expire at regular intervals and users are required to choose new passwords that have not been used before. Monitor Answer: B QUESTION NO: 221 When setting password rules. social engineering C.CompTIA SY0-201: Practice Exam D. The performance logs C. Any Time. Complex passwords that users can not remotely change are randomly generated by the administrator and given to users D.com 67 Ac tua A. which of the following would lower the level of security of a network? A." .www. Answer: A QUESTION NO: 223 A person pretends to be a telecommunications repair technician. What should be checked FIRST? sts QUESTION NO: 222 . This is an example of: A. a vulnerability scan B. The access logs lTe You are a network technician of your company. You have just detected an intrusion on your company??s network from the Internet. C. After a set number of failed attempts the server will lock out any user account forcing the user to call the administrator to re-enable the account. Passwords must be greater than six characters and contain at least one non-alpha.actualtests. enters a building stating that there is a networking trouble work order and requests that a security guard unlock the wiring closet The person connects a packet sniffer to the network switch in the wiring closet and hides the sniffer behind the switch against a wall. The firewall logs B.co Answer: C m . a man in the middle attack D.

B.www. Deny administrators all access to log files to prevent write failures. Placing a computer system between the sender and receiver to capture information. D. Someone looking through your files "Pass Any Exam. Change security settings to avoid corruption. B. B. Implement previous logon notification. D. Answer: B QUESTION NO: 225 Answer: C QUESTION NO: 226 Which practice is the best to secure log files? A. C. C. . Copy or save the logs to a remote log server.com Ac tua lTe sts A. Implement session termination mechanism.co Which of the following definitions would be correct regarding Eavesdropping? m 68 .CompTIA SY0-201: Practice Exam Answer: B QUESTION NO: 224 Which method could identify when unauthorized access has occurred? A. Implement session lock mechanism. C. Someone looking through your files. Answer: A QUESTION NO: 227 Which of the following definitions would be correct regarding Active Inception? A." . Involve someone who routinely monitors network traffic. Listening or overhearing parts of a conversation D. Any Time.actualtests. Log all failed and successful login attempts. Implement two-factor authentication.

www. Any Time. Answer: D QUESTION NO: 230 Which statement best describes a static NAT? A. C. All ports should be left open and traffic monitored for malicious activity D. A static NAT uses a many to one mapping. D.co m 69 . Nmap should be run again and observed to see whether different results are obtained. Placing a computer system between the sender and receiver to capture information.com Ac tua lTe sts . All ports should be closed and observed to see whether a process tries to reopen the port. Answer: D "Pass Any Exam. C.CompTIA SY0-201: Practice Exam B. Involve someone who routinely monitors network traffic C. By using software to recover deleted files Answer: C QUESTION NO: 229 Nmap has been run against a server and more open ports than expected have been discovered. By conducting another backup C.actualtests. The process using the ports should be examined. Listening or overhearing parts of a conversation D. A static NAT uses a one to many mapping. By restoring part of the backup D. A static NAT uses a many to many mapping. By reviewing the written procedures B. A static NAT uses a one to one mapping. Answer: D QUESTION NO: 228 How to test the integrity of a company's backup data? A. B. B. Which of the following would be the FIRST step to take? A." .

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" . Weak encryption can be easily broken Answer: B QUESTION NO: 246 Patch management must be combined with full-featured systems management to be effective.www. active content (e.g. Updating the firewall configuration to include the patches C. A user must trust the public key that is received C. Backing up the patch file executables to a network share B.com 74 Ac tua QUESTION NO: 247 lTe Answer: C sts .actualtests. Collision resistance "Pass Any Exam. Running a NIDS report to list the remaining vulnerabilities The MOST common exploits of Internet-exposed network services are due to: A. B. Trojan horse programs C. Any Time. Determining which patches are needed. Collision strength B.CompTIA SY0-201: Practice Exam QUESTION NO: 245 Which of the following is the MOST significant flaw in Pretty Good Privacy (PGP) authentication? A. applying the patches and which of the following are three generally accepted activities of patch management? A.co m . Private keys can be compromised. buffer overflows Answer: D QUESTION NO: 248 Which option is correct about a hash algorithms ability to avoid the same output from two guessed inputs? A. Java Applets) D. It is subject to a man-in-the-middle attack D. Auditing for the successful application of the patches D. illicit servers B.

CompTIA SY0-201: Practice Exam C. Which encryption is the strongest by use of mathematical evaluation techniques? sts . Network interface card (NIC) Answer: B. Smart card C." . DES lTe Encryption is the conversion of data into a form. Passwords Answer: C "Pass Any Exam. PCI card B. Collision strength D. Collision metric Answer: B QUESTION NO: 249 Which of the following would be an example of a hardware device where keys can be stored? (Select TWO).C QUESTION NO: 250 Answer: C QUESTION NO: 251 The Diffie-Hellman encryption algorithm relies on which of the following? A. Any Time. Tunneling B.actualtests. Digital signatures C. A. ROT13 C. AES D. 3DES B.com Ac tua A. PCMCIA card D.co m 75 . called a ciphertext that cannot be easily understood by unauthorized people.www. Key exchange D.

Cipher block chaining Answer: B QUESTION NO: 254 A. Digital signatures C. Virtualization C. Fingerprint scanner D.com 76 Ac tua Your company has already implemented two-factor authentication and wants to install a third authentication factor.co m . Kiting B.actualtests. Secret keys B.www. pki D. If the existing authentication system uses strong passwords and PKI tokens. Six digit PINs B." . Elliptic curve Answer: C QUESTION NO: 255 Which of the following would be the MOST effective backup site for disaster recovery? A. which item would provide a third factor? lTe sts . Intrusion detection Answer: B QUESTION NO: 253 Non-repudiation is enforced by which of the following? A. Hot site "Pass Any Exam. Any Time.CompTIA SY0-201: Practice Exam QUESTION NO: 252 Which technology is able to isolate a host OS from some types of security threats? A. Cold site B. Cloning D. Warm site C. Pass phrases C.

CompTIA SY0-201: Practice Exam D. Anti-pass back C DMZ D. Full backup B." . Differential backup C. To detect host intrusions from external networks B. Turnstile Answer: A Answer: C QUESTION NO: 258 Which is the primary objective to implement performance monitoring applications on network systems from a security standpoint? A.co QUESTION NO: 257 m 77 . Incremental backup D. Mantrap B. Any Time. To detect network intrusions from external attackers C.com Ac tua lTe A.actualtests. To detect integrity degradations to network attached storage D.www. Delta backup sts Which of the following describes backing up files and software that have changed since the last full or incremental backup? . Reciprocal agreement Answer: C QUESTION NO: 256 Which one of the following options will create a security buffer zone between two rooms? A. To detect availability degradations caused by attackers Answer: D QUESTION NO: 259 "Pass Any Exam.

guidelines and enforcement.actualtests. containment D. Mantrap C. Rootkits Answer: C QUESTION NO: 261 An enclosure that prevents radio frequency signals from emanating out of a controlled environment is BEST described as which of the following? A. eradication Answer: B "Pass Any Exam. Grounded wiring frame D. Cross-site scripting C. TEMPEST Answer: A QUESTION NO: 262 Which of the following is not a step in the incident response? A. monitoring and administration D. maintenance. recovery. Buffer overflows D. Faraday cage B." .com 78 Ac tua lTe sts . SQL injection B. repudiation C.www. B. Any Time.co m . B. C.CompTIA SY0-201: Practice Exam Human resource department personnel should be trained about security policy: A. implementation Answer: A QUESTION NO: 260 Which of the following can affect heaps and stacks? A.

802. C. need to know. B. This is BEST described as: A.11n C. dual control. separation of duties D.11a B. Discretionary Access Control (DAC). Any Time. human resources personnel having slightly less access and managers having access to their own department files only.actualtests. This is known as A. Mandatory Access Control (MAC) D. 802.CompTIA SY0-201: Practice Exam QUESTION NO: 263 In a classified environment. Answer: B QUESTION NO: 264 Answer: C QUESTION NO: 265 An organization has a hierarchical-based concept of privilege management with administrators having full access. C.lx D." . 802. Rule Based Access Control (RBAC).www.11g sts .com Ac tua lTe A. which of the following will allow wireless access to network resources? m 79 . a clearance into a Top Secret compartment only allows access to certain information within that compartment.co On the basis of certain ports. Role Based Access Control (RBAC) Answer: D QUESTION NO: 266 "Pass Any Exam. acceptable use. B. 802.

Any Time. Sanitization C Degaussing D.CompTIA SY0-201: Practice Exam Identify the item that can determine which flags are set in a TCP/IP handshake? A. Disable the employee's user accounts and keep the data for a specified period of time.com 80 Ac tua lTe QUESTION NO: 268 sts Answer: A . Use of multiple computers to attack a single organization D. C.co m . Protocol analyzer D. B.www. FIN/RST C. Networkmapper B. Which of the following would be the BEST action to take? A. Placing a computer system between the sender and receiver to capture information C. Change the employee's user password and keep the data for a specified period. Destruction Answer: B QUESTION NO: 269 One of the below options are correct regarding the DDoS (Distributed Denial of Service) attack? A. Listening or overhearing parts of a conversation B.actualtests. Contact the employee's supervisor regarding disposition of user accounts D." . SYN/ACK Answer: C QUESTION NO: 267 A representative from the human resources department informs a security specialist that an employee has been terminated. Which one of the following processes is best to remove PII data from a disk drive before reuse? A. Disable the employee's user accounts and delete all data. Reformatting B. Prevention access to resources by users authorized to use those resources Answer: C "Pass Any Exam.

co m 81 . C. The malware may be implementing a proxy server for command and control. household appliances and office equipment. Use of logical tokens B. Answer: D QUESTION NO: 271 An SMTP server is the source of email spam in an organization. B. X.actualtests. The malware may be using a Trojan to infect the system." . Which of the following is MOST likely the cause? A.www. The administrator account was not secured. Any Time. hand-held devices such as MP3 Players. D. Remote access to the email application's install directory has not been removed.CompTIA SY0-201: Practice Exam QUESTION NO: 270 Why malware that uses virtualization techniques is difficult to detect? A. Portable Media Players or Gaming devices. B. A portion of the malware may have been removed by the IDS. Anonymous relays have not been disabled. Password policy enforcement D. C. Which of the following will permit a technician to restrict a users?? access to the GUI? A. Group policy implementation C. Access control lists Answer: B QUESTION NO: 273 "Pass Any Exam.com Ac tua lTe sts . The malware may be running at a more privileged level than the antivirus software. D. Answer: D QUESTION NO: 272 A graphical user interface (GUI) is a type of user interface which allows people to interact with electronic devices such as computers.400 connectors have not been password protected.

identifying the use case.com Ac tua lTe QUESTION NO: 275 sts . vulnerability testing D. Any Time. when the hardware or software is turned on. Content filter "Pass Any Exam. installing software patches.actualtests. when the vendor requires it Answer: C QUESTION NO: 276 An organization needs to monitor all network traffic as it traverses their network. B. Protocol analyzer C. Public key of the receiver Answer: B Default passwords in hardware and software should be changed: A.co m 82 . Honeypot B. Private key of the receiver B. Which item should be used by the technician? A. Public key of the sender D.CompTIA SY0-201: Practice Exam The first step in creating a security baseline would be: A. HIDS D. B. if a threat becomes known. creating a security policy Answer: D QUESTION NO: 274 Which key is generally applied FIRST to a message digest to provide non-repudiation by use of asymmetric cryptography? A. Private key of the sender C. D. C." .www. once each month C.

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B. Port scanner B. Fraggle C. provide an unauthorized user with a place to safely work. Reconnaissance . The data center already maintains a physical access log and has a video surveillance system. Your company requires you to improve the physical security of a data center located inside the office building. C.www.CompTIA SY0-201: Practice Exam You work as a network administrator for your company. Defense-in-depth C. "Pass Any Exam. Mantrap Answer: D QUESTION NO: 281 Answer: D QUESTION NO: 282 Which method is the LEAST intrusive to check the environment for known software flaws? A. ACL B." . give an unauthorized user time to complete an attack. Protocol analyzer Answer: B QUESTION NO: 283 A honeypot is used to: A. Teardrop D. Any Time. Logical token D. Vulnerability scanner C. Which additional control can be performed? A. trap attackers in a false network. Evasion B.com Ac tua lTe sts A. Penetration test D.co m Which of the following BEST describes an attempt to transfer DNS zone data? 84 .actualtests.

HTTPS Answer: C Which of the following are components of host hardening? (Select TWO). Answer: D QUESTION NO: 284 Which item can easily create an unencrypted tunnel between two devices? A. AES C. Configuring the Start menu and Desktop E. AES C. B." . PPTP B. allow administrators a chance to observe an attack. Applying patches Answer: C. Any Time.CompTIA SY0-201: Practice Exam D. MD5 Answer: B QUESTION NO: 287 "Pass Any Exam. L2TP D.actualtests. D.com Ac tua lTe sts .www. Disabling unnecessary services. A.co QUESTION NO: 285 m 85 . C. Removing a user's access to the user's data. SHA-1 D. 3DES B. Adding users to the administrator group.E QUESTION NO: 286 In order to encrypt credit card data. which will be the most secure algorithm with the least CPU utilization? A.

C. hierarchical D. TACACS because it is a remote access authentication service. which authentication mechanism performs better? A. peer-to-peer.co m 86 . hybrid Answer: A QUESTION NO: 288 Which solution can be used by a user to implement very tight security controls for technicians that seek to enter the users' datacenter? A.actualtests. Combination locks and key locks B." . Biometric reader and smartcard Answer: D QUESTION NO: 289 Answer: B QUESTION NO: 290 In a secure environment. Smartcard and proximity readers C. Nessus tua Which of the following is a protocol analyzer? lTe sts . John the Ripper B. Magnetic lock and pin D. C.CompTIA SY0-201: Practice Exam Pretty good privacy (PGP) uses a PKI Trust Model where no certificate authority (CA) is subordinate to another. B. B. The model with no single trusted root is known as: A.com Ac A. Any Time. RADIUS because it is a remote access authentication service. "Pass Any Exam. Cain _Abel D.www. downlevel. RADIUS because it encrypts client-server passwords. TACACS because it encrypts client-server negotiation dialogs. WireShark C. D.

Man In The Middle Answer: C QUESTION NO: 292 After auditing file. which log will show unauthorized usage attempts? A. Spoofing D. Security D. AES256 C.CompTIA SY0-201: Practice Exam Answer: B QUESTION NO: 291 Which of the following common attacks would the attacker capture the user's login information and replay it again later? A. which system should be used? "Pass Any Exam. System Answer: C QUESTION NO: 293 Which of the following encryption algorithms relies on the inability to factor large prime numbers? A. Back Door Attacks B." .com Ac tua lTe sts . Performance C.actualtests. Application B.co m 87 . Any Time. RSA D. Elliptic Curve B. Replay Attack C.www. SHA-1 Answer: C QUESTION NO: 294 While monitoring application activity and modification.

OVAL Answer: C QUESTION NO: 295 The difference between identification and authentication is that: A.www. HIDS D." . authentication verifies the identity of a user requesting credentials while identification verifies a set of credentials. authentication verifies a set of credentials while identification verifies the identity of the network. authentication verifies a set of credentials while identification verifies the identity of a user requesting credentials. B. where the ALE is lower than the SLE. D. the organization will accept. D.co m . the organization will mitigate. which of the following functions should be returned FIRST from the backup facility to the primary facility? A.actualtests. Systems functions C.com 88 Ac tua lTe sts Answer: C . QUESTION NO: 296 The main objective of risk management in an organization is to reduce risk to a level: A. B. Least critical functions "Pass Any Exam.CompTIA SY0-201: Practice Exam A. where the ARO equals the SLE. Executive functions D. Web services B. NIDS B. Answer: D QUESTION NO: 297 Following a disaster. Any Time. C. authentication verifies a user ID belongs to a specific user while identification verifies the identity of a user group. RADIUS C. C.

com Ac tua lTe sts . Shared B. Which of the following will invalidate an SQL injection attack launched from the lookup field at the web server level? A. NIPS B. In addition to encrypting the body of the email. To identify remote access policies D. the executive wants to encrypt the signature so that the assistant can verify that the email actually came from the executive. Buffer overflow protection D. Public Answer: B QUESTION NO: 299 Which of the following is a reason to use a vulnerability scanner? A. Security template C. Private C. To identify open ports on a system B. Input validation Answer: D "Pass Any Exam.co m 89 . To assist with PKI implementation Answer: A QUESTION NO: 300 Your company's website permits customers to search for a product and display the current price and quantity available of each product from the production database. Hash D. Which asymmetric key should be used by the executive to encrypt the signature? A." .actualtests.CompTIA SY0-201: Practice Exam Answer: D QUESTION NO: 298 PKI to encrypt sensitive emails sent to an assistant.www. To assist with protocol analyzing C. Any Time.

You have been asked to reconstruct the infrastructure of an organization. Need to know policy Answer: C QUESTION NO: 304 You work as a network technician.com 90 Ac A computer system containing personal identification information is being implemented by a company's sales department. What should be taken into consideration while implementing virtuaiization technology? "Pass Any Exam. creating a security policy Answer: D QUESTION NO: 302 Look at the following intrusion detection systems carefully. installing software patches C. Which of the following can be used to explain the reasons a security review must be completed? tua lTe sts . Anomaly B. Behavior Answer: C QUESTION NO: 303 A." . identifying the use case B. vulnerability testing. Any Time. Risk assessment C. D. The sales department has requested that the system become operational before a security review can be completed.CompTIA SY0-201: Practice Exam QUESTION NO: 301 The FIRST step in creating a security baseline would be: A. Vulnerability assessment B. Corporate security policy D. Protocol C.www. which one uses well defined models of how an attack occurs? A. You should make sure that the virtuaiization technology is implemented securely. Signature D.co m .actualtests.

The technician should verify that the virtual servers and the host have the latest service packs and patches applied.www. SFTP Answer: A QUESTION NO: 307 Which of the following protocols is used to transmit data between a web browser and a web server? A. The technician should subnet the network so each virtual server is on a different network segment. Answer: B QUESTION NO: 305 Which of the following attacks are being referred to if the attack involves the attacker gaining access to a host in the network and logically disconnecting it? A. SSH B. UDP Attack C." . HTTP "Pass Any Exam. Any Time.com 91 Ac tua lTe sts . D. The technician should perform penetration testing on all the virtual servers to monitor performance. HTTPS B. SHTTP C.co m . C. Telnet D. The technician should verify that the virtual servers are dual homed so that traffic is securely separated.CompTIA SY0-201: Practice Exam A. ICMP Attacks D. TCP/IP Hijacking B.actualtests. B. Smurf Attacks Answer: A QUESTION NO: 306 Which protocol can be used to ensure secure transmissions on port 443? A.

Privilege escalation Answer: A QUESTION NO: 311 "Pass Any Exam. Buffer overflow B. Logic bomb D.actualtests. Access D.www.CompTIA SY0-201: Practice Exam C. A service pack D. Patch management QUESTION NO: 309 Answer: D QUESTION NO: 310 Which one of the following options overwrites the return address within a program to execute malicious code? A.com Ac tua lTe A. A patch B. Configuration baseline C. Security C." . IMAP4 Answer: B QUESTION NO: 308 Which method can be used to correct a single security issue on a workstation? A. SFTP D. System sts Which of the following logs shows when the workstation was last shutdown? . Rootkit C. DHCP B.co m Answer: A 92 . Any Time.

D. NIDS C. A program that can locate and read a password file.actualtests." . UDP Attack C. Answer: B One of the below is a description for a password cracker. An absolute measurement of threats B. Smurf Attacks Answer: B QUESTION NO: 312 Which security application can not proactively detect workstation anomalies? A. Risk assessment is the determination of quantitative or qualitative value of risk related to a concrete situation and a recognized threat (also called hazard).co m 93 .www. A program that obtains privileged access to the system. A program that performs comparative analysis. personal software firewall. A program that provides software registration passwords or keys. HIPS B. which one is it? A. As a best practice. A qualitative measurement of risk and impact "Pass Any Exam. Answer: C QUESTION NO: 314 Risk assessment is a common first step in a risk management process. C. Any Time. B. antivirus software D. ICMP Attacks D.CompTIA SY0-201: Practice Exam Which of the following attacks are being referred to if packets are not connection-oriented and do not require the synchronization process? A. risk assessments should be based upon which of the following? A.com Ac tua lTe QUESTION NO: 313 sts . TCP/IP Hijacking B.

CompTIA SY0-201: Practice Exam C." . Smurf attack D. Anomaly-based monitoring B. Buffer Overflow attack B. potential threats and asset value Answer: C QUESTION NO: 315 Which of the below options would you consider as a program that constantly observes data traveling over a network? A. NIPS D. A survey of annual loss. A quantitative measurement of risk. Birthday attack Answer: B "Pass Any Exam.www. Sniffer C. Any Time.D QUESTION NO: 317 From the listing of attacks. Fragmenter D. Behavior-based monitoring Answer: A.actualtests. Spoofer Answer: B QUESTION NO: 316 Which of the following will require setting a baseline? (Select TWO). Signature-based monitoring C. impact and asset value D.co m 94 . Smurfer B. choose the attack which exploits session initiation between a Transport Control Program (TCP) client and server within a network? A.com Ac tua lTe sts . SYN attack C. A.

Licensing B. B. a hash cannot.CompTIA SY0-201: Practice Exam QUESTION NO: 318 Which statement correctly describes the difference between a secure cipher and a secure hash? A. Answer: C QUESTION NO: 319 Which of the following assessment tools would be MOST appropriate for determining if a password was being sent across the network in clear text? A.co m . Port scanner C. which analyzes how the operating system (OS) responds to specific network traffic. a cipher cannot. Password cracker D.actualtests.www. a cipher does not C. Which of the following is a security risk while using peer-to-peer software? tua lTe sts .com 95 Ac A peer-to-peer computer network uses diverse connectivity between participants in a network and the cumulative bandwidth of network participants rather than conventional centralized resources where a relatively low number of servers provide the core value to a service or application. Any Time. Vulnerability scanner Answer: A QUESTION NO: 320 A. A hash can be reversed. Protocol analyzer B. Cookies C." . a hash does not. Data leakage D. in an attempt to determine the operating system running in your networking environment? "Pass Any Exam. A cipher produces the same size output for any input size. A cipher can be reversed. D. Multiple streams Answer: C QUESTION NO: 321 From the listing of attacks. A hash produces a variable output for any input size.

actualtests. Operating system scanning. Reverse engineering.www. multifactor authentication "Pass Any Exam. Answer: C QUESTION NO: 322 For the following items. Any Time. Teardrop attack D. DMZ C. C. Honeynet D.CompTIA SY0-201: Practice Exam A. Smurf attack C. B. SYN (Synchronize) attack tua lTe From the listing of attacks. VLAN B. choose the attack which misuses the TCP (Transmission Control Protocol) three-way handshake process. which one is a collection of servers setup to attract hackers? A." . so that authorized users are denied access to network resources? sts QUESTION NO: 323 . This is an example of which of the following? A. Fingerprinting D. Honeypot Answer: C Answer: D QUESTION NO: 324 Both the server and the client authenticate before exchanging datA. in an attempt to overload network servers. mutual authentication.com Ac A. Man in the middle attack B. D.co m 96 . SSO B. Host hijacking. biometrics C.

Use Java virtual machines to reduce impact B.co m 97 . Birthday attack.com Ac QUESTION NO: 327 tua lTe sts . Brute force attack. D. Disable unauthorized ActiveX controls C. Which of the following should the technician do to resolve the problem? A. Passive sniffing of local network traffic C. Install a NIDS Answer: B QUESTION NO: 326 A protocol analyzer will most likely detect which security related anomalies? A. Ciphertext only attack. C. Answer: C QUESTION NO: 328 "Pass Any Exam. Decryption of encrypted network traffic D.CompTIA SY0-201: Practice Exam Answer: C QUESTION NO: 325 A technician is helping an organization to correct problems with staff members unknowingly downloading malicious code from Internet websites." . Disabled network interface on a server Answer: A One type of network attack sends two different messages that use the same hash function to generate the same message digest. Implement a policy to minimize the problem D. Any Time. Many malformed or fragmented packets B.actualtests. Man in the middle attack. Which network attack does this? A. B.www.

Promiscuous B. Auto Answer: A QUESTION NO: 331 Which of the following is an installable package that includes several patches from the same vendor for various applications? "Pass Any Exam.actualtests. a stateful firewall (any firewall that performs stateful packet inspection (SPI) or stateful inspection) is a firewall that keeps track of the state of network connections (such as TCP streams. ids D." . Stealth Virus D. Full-duplex d. Hub C. form part of? A. Polymorphic Virus B.www. Firewall Answer: D QUESTION NO: 329 To which of the following viruses does the characteristic when the virus will attempt to avoid detection by masking itself from applications. Trojan Horse Virus C.com 98 Ac tua lTe sts . UDP communication) traveling across it. Switch B. It may attach itself to the boot sector of the hard drive.co m . Half-duplex C. You have been studying stateful packet inspection and want to perform this security technique on the network. Which device will you use to BEST utilize stateful packet inspection? A. Retrovirus Answer: C QUESTION NO: 330 The NIC should be placed in which mode to monitor all network traffic while placing a NIDS onto the network? A. Any Time.CompTIA SY0-201: Practice Exam In computing.

www. Antivirus D. Worm D. Any Time. Pop-up blocker Answer: D "Pass Any Exam. Companion Virus D.com Ac tua A. Patch template C.actualtests.co m 99 . Phage Virus lTe To which of the following viruses does the characteristic when the virus may attempt to infect your boot sector. Hotfix B. Multipartite Virus B.CompTIA SY0-201: Practice Exam A. Service pack D. Patch rollup Answer: C QUESTION NO: 332 Which item can be commonly programmed into an application for ease of administration? A." . HIDS C. Firewall B. Armored Virus C. infect all of your executable files. Zombie Answer: A Answer: A QUESTION NO: 334 Which of the following is MOST effective in preventing adware? A. Back door B. and destroy your applications files form part of? sts QUESTION NO: 333 . Trojan C.

Backup generator. UPS line conditioner B." . You should require root/administrator access to run programs and applications. Employees should connect securely from home to the corporate network. C.com 100 Ac tua lTe sts A. D. C. You should install a host based IDS (Intrusion Detection System) Answer: B QUESTION NO: 336 Answer: D QUESTION NO: 337 Choose the statement that best details the difference between a worm and a Trojan horse? A. Worms are a form of malicious code while Trojan horses are not D.vbs files. Worms are distributed through e-mail messages while Trojan horses do not. UPS line conditioner.CompTIA SY0-201: Practice Exam QUESTION NO: 335 Choose the most effective method of preventing computer viruses from spreading throughout the network. There is no difference between a worm and a Trojan horse. Worms self replicate while Trojan horses do not. your company has implemented a work from home program. IPSec "Pass Any Exam. UPS battery D. Uninterruptible Power Supply (UPS) battery. You should prevent the execution of . B. B. UPS line conditioner. UPS battery. and backup generator .www. UPS battery. .actualtests. A. Which encryption technology can be used to achieve this goal? A. UPS line conditioner. Any Time.co m Choose the correct order in which crucial equipment should draw power. Backup generator. You should enable scanning of all e-mail attachments. backup generator C. L2TP B. Answer: B QUESTION NO: 338 Recently.

A computer virus is a find mechanism. A. Dictionary attacks. Account lockout duration C. which of the following could set an account to lockout for 30 minutes? . C. initiation mechanism and can propagate. Social engineering. A computer virus is a replication mechanism. B. activation mechanism and has an objective. C. contamination mechanism and can exploit. D. B.CompTIA SY0-201: Practice Exam C." . Man in the middle attacks.actualtests. A computer virus is a search mechanism. Any Time. QUESTION NO: 340 Answer: B QUESTION NO: 341 Choose the attack or malicious code that cannot be prevented or deterred solely through using technical measures. D. connection mechanism and can integrate. A. Answer: D "Pass Any Exam. Key distribution center lTe sts After the maximum number attempts have failed. pppoE D. pptp Answer: B QUESTION NO: 339 Choose the statement which best defines the characteristics of a computer virus. DoS (Denial of Service) attacks.com Ac tua A. A computer virus is a learning mechanism.co m Answer: D 101 .www. Password complexity requirements D. Account lockout threshold B.

com 102 Ac tua lTe sts A.actualtests. "Pass Any Exam. None of the above . SHA-1 B. Cell phone B. USB key Answer: A Answer: A QUESTION NO: 344 Which encryption algorithm depends on the inability to factor large prime numbers? A. RSA D. The operating system. A port scanner. Faraday cages are named after physicist Michael Faraday. Such an enclosure blocks out external static electrical fields. Any Time." .co An Auditing system is necessary to prevent attacks on what part of the system? m QUESTION NO: 343 . AES256 C. who built one in 1836. Which of the following would a Faraday cage prevent usage of? A. A. The files. or by a mesh of such material. Storage drive D. Elliptic Curve Answer: C QUESTION NO: 345 Choose the network mapping tool (scanner) which uses ICMP (Internet Control Message Protocol). B. Uninterruptible Power Supply (UPS) C.CompTIA SY0-201: Practice Exam QUESTION NO: 342 A Faraday cage or Faraday shield is an enclosure formed by conducting material. The systems memory D.www. C.

www. A share scanner. Redundant servers B. Uninterruptible Power Supply (UPS) Answer: B "Pass Any Exam. C. D. Answer: C QUESTION NO: 346 Look at the following items. which one usually applies specifically to a web browser? A. A TCP (transmission Control Protocol) fin scan D. Pop-up blocker C. A ping scanner. A TCP (transmission Control Protocol) SYN (Synchronize) scan B. RAID 5 drive array D.actualtests. A TCP (transmission Control Protocol) null scan Answer: A QUESTION NO: 348 Which one of the following options will allow for a network to remain operational after a Tl failure? A. Antivirus Answer: B QUESTION NO: 347 One type of port scan can determine which ports are in a listening state on the network.co m 103 . Redundant ISP C.com Ac tua lTe sts . A TCP (transmission Control Protocol) connect scan C. Any Time. and can then perform a two way handshake.CompTIA SY0-201: Practice Exam B. A map scanner. Which type of port scan can perform this set of actions? A." . Anti-spyware B. Personal software firewall D.

vpn D. a pre-shared key or PSK is a shared secret which was previously shared between the two parties using some secure channel before it needs to be used.com Ac tua QUESTION NO: 351 lTe sts . such as the Internet D. andDECnet C. CA Answer: B Which of the following definitions fit correctly to RADIUS? A.actualtests. is a mechanism that allows authentication of dial-in and other network connections Answer: D QUESTION NO: 352 Which description is correct about a tool used by organizations to verify whether or not a staff member has been involved in malicious activity? "Pass Any Exam.co m 104 . Has largely replaced SLIP and offers multiple protocol support including AppleTalk. IPX." . Any Time. Digital signature D. Is an older protocol that was used in early remote access environments B. are used to make connections between private networks across a public network. pgp C.www. PPP (Point-to-Point Protocol) C. TPM B.CompTIA SY0-201: Practice Exam QUESTION NO: 349 Which of the following has largely replaced SLIP? A. RADIUS (Remote Authentication Dial-In User Service) Answer: B QUESTION NO: 350 In cryptography. SLIP (Serial Line Internet Protocol) B. Pre-shared keys can be applied to which of the following? A.

Is an older protocol that was used in early remote access environments B.co m 105 ." . Answer: D QUESTION NO: 354 Which access control method gives the owner control over providing permissions? A. including Kerberos. It allows credentials to be accepted from multiple methods. Discretionary Access Control (DAC) Answer: D QUESTION NO: 355 Which of the following needs to be backed up on a domain controller to be able to recover Active Directory? A. Mandatory Access Control (MAC) B. Mandatory vacations B. Implicit allow Answer: A QUESTION NO: 353 Which of the following definitions fit correctly to TACACS? A. such as the Internet D.www. System state D. Has largely replaced SLIP and offers multiple protocol support including AppleTalk. Operating system "Pass Any Exam. User date C. Role-Based Access Control (RBAC) C. Any Time.CompTIA SY0-201: Practice Exam A. Rule-Based Access control (RBAC) D. System files B. Time of day restrictions C. andDECnet C.com Ac tua lTe sts . IPX. are used to make connections between private networks across a public network.actualtests. Implicit deny D.

False rejection D.actualtests. sts . It is a tunneling protocol originally designed for UNIX systems.www. TCP/IP hijacking B." . It supports encapsulation in a single point-to-point environment B.com 106 Ac tua lTe A.co m . DDoS D. DoS C. False positive C. Any Time. which two are VPN (Virtual Private Network) tunneling protocols? Choose two protocols. Man-in-the-middle Answer: C QUESTION NO: 359 From the list of protocols. It is primarily a point-to-point protocol D. It was created by Cisco as a method of creating tunnels primarily for dial-up connections C. "Pass Any Exam.CompTIA SY0-201: Practice Exam Answer: C QUESTION NO: 356 Which item best describes an instance where a biometric system identifies legitimate users as being unauthorized? A. False acceptance B. False negative Answer: C QUESTION NO: 357 Which of the following definitions fit correctly to PPTP? Answer: A QUESTION NO: 358 Which one of the following options is an attack launched from multiple zombie machines in attempt to bring down a service? A.

Which port(s) should you open on the firewall? A. D. false rejection. E.CompTIA SY0-201: Practice Exam A. Port 53 D. L2TP (Layer Two Tunneling Protocol). Answer: C QUESTION NO: 361 You work as the security administrator at Certkiller. PPTP (Point-to-Point Tunneling Protocol). C. false negative. "Pass Any Exam. Perform hashing of the log files.actualtests.www. A. PPP (Point-to-Point Protocol). Answer: C. You must configure the firewall to support TACACS.com 107 Ac tua lTe sts . SLIP (Serial Line Internet Protocol). Port 49 Answer: D QUESTION NO: 362 Which security measures should be recommended while implementing system logging procedures? (Select TWO). Collect system temporary files. B. Port 21 B. B. Any Time. Perform CRC checks." .E QUESTION NO: 360 Which of the following is correct about an instance where a biometric system identifies unauthorized users and allows them access? A. D. D. Port 161 C. false acceptance. false positive. SMTP (Simple Mail Transfer Protocol).co m .com. C. Apply retention policies on the log files. B. C.

Polymorphic Virus. STP . Trojan Horse C." . Phage Virus. The file server does not have logging enabled. Polymorphic Virus Answer: A QUESTION NO: 364 Answer: A QUESTION NO: 365 A.actualtests.CompTIA SY0-201: Practice Exam Answer: D QUESTION NO: 363 Which of the following network attacks cannot occur in an e-mail attack? A. B. Coaxial C.com 108 Ac Which of the following attacks are being referred to if someone is accessing your e-mail server and sending inflammatory information to others? tua lTe sts A. Repudiation Attack. Phage Virus D. Any Time. C.co Which media is LEAST susceptible to a tap being placed on the line? m . D. utp D. Which logs will be the BEST place to look for information? "Pass Any Exam. He suspects that files are being copied to a remote location during off hours. Dictionary attack B. Answer: C QUESTION NO: 366 Tom is a network administrator of his company. Fiber B. Trojan Horse.www.

Changing the user rights and security groups D.CompTIA SY0-201: Practice Exam A." . Which of the following should the technician recommend to address this problem? A. True B. Answer: A QUESTION NO: 369 A security specialist is reviewing firewall logs and sees the information below.co m 109 . Changing file level audit settings B. Which of the following BEST describes the attack that is occurring? "Pass Any Exam.www. Implementing a host based intrusion prevention system Answer: C QUESTION NO: 368 Job rotation is a cross-training technique where organizations minimize collusion amongst staff. Implementing a host based intrusion detection system C. Antivirus logs B. False lTe sts . Firewall logs C. The audit shows that many of the users have the ability to access the company's accounting information. DNS logs D. Intrusion detection logs Answer: B QUESTION NO: 367 A technician is auditing the security posture of an organization.actualtests. Any Time.com Ac tua A.

The target computer's audit logs. The attacking computer's audit logs C. The firewall's logs B.actualtests. D. PING sweep Answer: C QUESTION NO: 370 Which description is true about penetration testing? A. Any Time. DNS spoofing C. Hacking into a network for malicious reasons D. Answer: C "Pass Any Exam. Establishing a security baseline C. The domain controller's logs.CompTIA SY0-201: Practice Exam A. ARP poisoning B. Simulating an actual attack on a network B. Detecting active intrusions Answer: A QUESTION NO: 371 Which of the following would be MOST useful in determining which internal user was the source of an attack that compromised another computer in its network? A. Port scan D.www.co m 110 ." .com Ac tua lTe sts .

SHA-l D. 389 C.co m .com 111 Ac tua The Lightweight Directory Access Protocol or LDAP is an application protocol for querying and modifying directory services running over TCP/IP. "Pass Any Exam. CD-Rom D.www.CompTIA SY0-201: Practice Exam QUESTION NO: 372 Which encryption algorithms can be used to encrypt and decrypt data? A. B. 636 Answer: D QUESTION NO: 375 Which of the following definitions should BEST suit the functions of an e-mail server? A. RC5 Answer: D QUESTION NO: 373 By which means do most network bound viruses spread? A. MD5 C. Detect the viruses in the messages received from various sources and send warnings to the recipient to warn him/her of the risky mail. Floppy C. Which port number will secure LDAP use by default? lTe sts . E-mail B. 443 D." . NTLM B. Notify you that a message carries a virus. Any Time. 53 B. Mass storage devices Answer: A QUESTION NO: 374 A.actualtests. A user needs to implement secure LDAP on the network.

CompTIA SY0-201: Practice Exam C. Answer: A QUESTION NO: 376 On a company's LAN.www. D. Install a zombie. An end-user has recently purchased a legitimate business program that needs to make outbound calls through this port Which step should be taken by a technician to allow this? (Select TWO). D. D. A third party mail relay restricts the types of e-mail that maybe sent. Introduce crosstalk. Change the users subnet mask. Answer: B.com Ac tua lTe sts QUESTION NO: 377 . Any Time. B. D. Forms a platform on which messages are sent. Open the port on the VLAN. A third party mail relay limits access to specific users. port 3535 is typically blocked for outbound traffic. Open the port on the company's firewall. Open the port on the users personal software firewall. Makes use of a port used specifically for messages to be sent through. B. Remove a terminator.actualtests." . Remove a vampire tap.D Choose the primary disadvantage of using a third party mail relay. C.co m 112 . C. A. A third party mail relay restricts spammers from gaining access. Spammers can utilize the third party mail relay. B. C. Answer: A QUESTION NO: 378 Which method is the easiest to disable a 10Base2 network? A. Answer: C "Pass Any Exam. A.

S/MIME allows users to send both encrypted and digitally signed e-mail messages.www. tua lTe sts . Temporary Internet files B.CompTIA SY0-201: Practice Exam QUESTION NO: 379 Choose the option that details one of the primary benefits of using S/MIME /Secure Multipurpose Internet Mail Extension)? A.com Ac On the topic of comparing viruses and hoaxes. Answer: A QUESTION NO: 382 The purpose of a DNS server is to enable people and applications to lookup records in DNS tables. Hoaxes are harmless pranks and should be ignored. Hoaxes carry a malicious payload and can be destructive.co m 113 . Hoaxes can help educate users about a virus. S/MIME allows users to send e-mail messages with a return receipt. B. NIC performance Answer: C QUESTION NO: 381 A. S/MIME allows users to send anonymous e-mail messages." . which statement is TRUE? Choose the best TRUE statement. S/MIME expedites the delivery of e-mail messages. Hoaxes can create as much damage as a real virus. B. CPU performance C.actualtests. D. C. Answer: A QUESTION NO: 380 Host intrusion detection systems (HIDS) and network intrusion detection systems (NIDS) are methods of security management for computers and networks. System files D. C. A HIDS is installed to monitor which of following? A. D. Any Time. Why implement security logging on a DNS server? "Pass Any Exam.

Symmetric key distribution system D. C. Cookies. SMTP Relay Answer: A "Pass Any Exam. D. Virus lTe Which security threat will affect PCs and can have its software updated remotely by a command and control center? sts QUESTION NO: 384 . To control unauthorized DNSDoS C.com Ac tua A. B. To measure the DNS server performance D." . cgi.CompTIA SY0-201: Practice Exam A.co m 114 . Buffer Overflows. Asymmetric scheme B. Any Time.actualtests. Adware C. To perform penetration testing on the DNS server Answer: A QUESTION NO: 383 Choose the scheme or system used by PGP (Pretty Good Privacy) to encrypt data. To monitor unauthorized zone transfers B. Zombie B. Asymmetric key distribution system Answer: A Answer: A QUESTION NO: 385 Which of the following web vulnerabilities is being referred to when it receives more data than it is programmed to accept? A. A.www. Worm D. Symmetric scheme C.

A password generator B. To centralize the patch management of network servers C.com Ac tua lTe sts . To analyze the various network traffic with protocol analyzers B. A hash function D. Any Time.CompTIA SY0-201: Practice Exam QUESTION NO: 386 Which of the following will permit an administrator to find weak passwords on the network? A.www.actualtests." . To implement additional network services at a lower cost Answer: C QUESTION NO: 388 Which security measure should be used while implementing access control? A. Disabling SSID broadcast C. Changing default passwords Answer: A QUESTION NO: 389 Which of the following web vulnerabilities is being referred to when it has a feature designed into many e-mail servers that allows them to forward e-mail to other e-mail servers? "Pass Any Exam.co m 115 . A rainbow table Answer: D QUESTION NO: 387 Which of the following is a security reason to implement virtualization throughout the network infrastructure? A. Password complexity requirements B. A networkmapper C. Time of day restrictions D. To isolate the various network services and roles D.

C. Change management B. Buffer Overflows. which one will permit a user to float a domain registration for a maximum of five days? A. The client browser must have the ability to run Java applets in a virtual machine on the client C. Which process should be followed before implementing the new routine on the production application server? A. It is a programming language that allows access to system resources of the system running the script B. Spoofing B. Secure disposal C.CompTIA SY0-201: Practice Exam A. cgi D. B. and other features to increase the usability of web enabled systems tua lTe Which of the following definitions BEST suit Java Applet? sts . icons. Password complexity "Pass Any Exam. Any Time.co m .com 116 Ac A. SMTP Relay Answer: D QUESTION NO: 390 Study the following items carefully. Domain hijacking D.actualtests." . It allows customized controls. It can also include a digital signature to verify authenticity D. Kiting Answer: D QUESTION NO: 391 Answer: B QUESTION NO: 392 A programmer plans to change the server variable in the coding of an authentication function for a proprietary sales application. DNS poisoning C. Cookies.www.

It has a feature designed into many e-mail servers that allows them to forward e-mail to other email servers QUESTION NO: 394 Answer: A QUESTION NO: 395 An end-to-end traffic performance guarantee made by a service provider to a customer is a: A. Carbon Dioxide B." .CompTIA SY0-201: Practice Exam D. C. Hydrogen Peroxide D. Deluge sprinkler C. B.actualtests. C. SLA.com Ac tua A. B. Wet pipe sprinkler lTe sts An administrator wants to make sure that no equipment is damaged when encountering a fire or false alarm in the server room. Which type of fire suppression system should be used? .co m Answer: A 117 . It receives more data than it is programmed to accept. It is used to provide a persistent. Chain of custody Answer: A QUESTION NO: 393 Which of the following definitions BEST suit Buffer Overflow? A. DRP. It's an older form of scripting that was used extensively in early web systems D. BCP. Any Time. D. customized web experience for each visit.www. VPN Answer: C QUESTION NO: 396 "Pass Any Exam.

Which of the following is an example of this? A. Backup generator B.www. D. B.CompTIA SY0-201: Practice Exam The staff must be cross-trained in different functional areas in order to detect fraud. A networkmapper B. the connection is referred to as a peer-to-peer connection. and a server.actualtests. A rainbow table Answer: D When power must be delivered to critical systems.co m . FTP is a protocol. Uninterruptible power supplies (UPSs) Answer: A QUESTION NO: 399 Which of the following statements are true regarding File Sharing? A. As discussed earlier. a client. Security was based on the honor system." . "Pass Any Exam. A password generator D. Any Time.com 118 Ac tua lTe QUESTION NO: 398 sts . Separation of duties D. C. Redundant power supplies D. Implicit deny B. Least privilege C. A hash function C. SSH is a program that allows connections to be secured by encrypting the session between the client and the server. which of the following is a countermeasure? A. Warm site C. When files are stored on a workstation. Job rotation Answer: D QUESTION NO: 397 Which of the following would allow an administrator to find weak passwords on the network? A.

CompTIA SY0-201: Practice Exam Answer: D QUESTION NO: 400 Who is finally in charge of the amount of residual risk? A.actualtests.co m 119 . The DRP coordinator C." . The senior management B.www. The organizations security officer Answer: A "Pass Any Exam. The security technician D.com Ac tua lTe sts . Any Time.

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