CompTIA SY0-201

SY0-201 CompTIA Security+ (2008 Edition) Exam

Practice Test
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CompTIA SY0-201: Practice Exam QUESTION NO: 1

QUESTION NO: 2 Which of the following logical access control methods would a security administrator need to modify in order to control network traffic passing through a router to a different network? A. Configuring VLAN 1 B. ACL C. Logical tokens D. Role-based access control changes Answer: B

Which of the following tools limits external access to the network? A. IDS B. VLAN C. Firewall D. DMZ Answer: C

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Which of the following tools was created for the primary purpose of reporting the services that are open for connection on a networked workstation? A. Protocol analyzer B. Port scanner C. Password crackers D. Vulnerability scanner Answer: B

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CompTIA SY0-201: Practice Exam Which of the following is MOST likely to be an issue when turning on all auditing functions within a system? A. Flooding the network with all of the log information B. Lack of support for standardized log review tools C. Too much information to review D. Too many available log aggregation tools Answer: C

QUESTION NO: 6 Upon opening the browser, a guest user is redirected to the company portal and asked to agree to the acceptable use policy. Which of the following is MOST likely causing this to appear? A. NAT B. NAC C. VLAN D. DMZ Answer: B

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A. Adware B. Trojan C. Botnets D. Logic bombs Answer: B

QUESTION NO: 8 Cell phones with network access and the ability to store data files are susceptible to which of the following risks? A. Input validation errors B. SMTP open relays

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Multifactor authentication D. Logic bombs Answer: C QUESTION NO: 9 When establishing a connection between two IP based routers." .com Ac tua lTe sts . PIV card Answer: A "Pass Any Exam. NTLM Answer: B QUESTION NO: 11 Which of the following access control technologies provides a rolling password for one-time use? A.CompTIA SY0-201: Practice Exam C.actualtests. LANMAN D. FTP D.co m 4 . Any Time. SHA-1 C.www. Viruses D. RSA tokens B. HTTPS C. TFTP B. ACL C. which of the following protocols is the MOST secure? A. SSH Answer: D QUESTION NO: 10 Which of the following algorithms provides better protection against brute force attacks by using a 160-bit message digest? A. MD5 B.

co m 5 . WEP B. SSH D. Which of the following would allow this without locking accounts? A.CompTIA SY0-201: Practice Exam QUESTION NO: 12 Which of the following technologies is used to verily that a file was not altered? A. WPA Answer: A QUESTION NO: 14 An administrator wants to crack passwords on a server with an account lockout policy.com Ac tua lTe sts . Copy the passwordfile offline and perform the attack on it. MD5 Answer: D QUESTION NO: 13 Which of the following uses an RC4 key that can be discovered by eavesdropping on plain text initialization vectors? A. B. Try guessing passwords slow enough to reset the bad count interval. Try guessing passwords with brute force. AES C.actualtests. Which of the following files on the user's system would need to be checked for unauthorized changes? "Pass Any Exam. Answer: C QUESTION NO: 15 A user reports that each time they attempt to go to a legitimate website. TKIP C. which manipulated some of the user's files. C. RC5 B. Try only real dictionary words. they are sent to an inappropriate website. The security administrator suspects the user may have malware on the computer.www." . D. Any Time. DES D.

Hosts Answer: D QUESTION NO: 16 An administrator needs to limit and monitor the access users have to the Internet and protect the internal network. Which of the following design elements will need to be implemented to accommodate the new location? A. DNS caching on the client machines C. Any Time. A content-filtering proxy server Answer: D QUESTION NO: 17 Answer: A QUESTION NO: 18 The security administrator needs to make a change in the network to accommodate a new remote location. B." . Virus tua lTe Which of the following is a malicious program used to capture information from an infected computer? sts . Which of the following would MOST likely be implemented? A. Worm D. off the main router.co m . Trojan B. SAM B. A heuristic firewall B. through a commercial circuit.CompTIA SY0-201: Practice Exam A. The new location will be connected by a serial interface. VLANs need to be added on the switch but not the router. Botnet C. This remote site will also have traffic completely separated from all other traffic.com 6 Ac A. LMhosts C.www. The NAT needs to be re-configured to allow the remote location.actualtests. Services D. A pushed update modifying users' local host file D. "Pass Any Exam.

baseline reporting. Smartcard B. Fingerprints QUESTION NO: 20 Answer: A QUESTION NO: 21 When reviewing IDS logs. patch management. Session hijacking Answer: C QUESTION NO: 22 "Pass Any Exam.com Ac tua lTe A. Which of the following attacks is occurring? A. vulnerability scanning. C.www. sts Mitigating security risks by updating and applying hot fixes is part of: . D. Man-in-the-middle B. penetration testing." . B. The switch needs to be virtualized and a new DMZ needs to be created Answer: C QUESTION NO: 19 Which of the following is the MOST secure authentication method? A.co m Answer: B 7 . The current IP scheme needs to besubnetted. D. SQL injection C. Iris C. Any Time. Buffer overflow D.CompTIA SY0-201: Practice Exam C. the security administrator notices many events pertaining to a "NOOP sled".actualtests. Password D.

Hotfixes are smaller than patches. SSH B. Hotfixes follow a predetermined release schedule while patches do not. whilehotfixes do not need management approval Answer: B QUESTION NO: 23 A vulnerability assessment was conducted against a network. Answer: B QUESTION NO: 24 Answer: C QUESTION NO: 25 Which of the following is a newer version of SSL? A. security policies. Protocol analyzer B. One of the findings indicated an outdated version of software. Patches can only be applied after obtaining proper approval.co m 8 . patch management. Any Time. This is an example of weak: A. TLS D. Networkmapper D. C. Password cracker tua Which of the following tools can execute a ping sweep? lTe sts .actualtests. B. IPSec C. Hotfixes may be released at anytime and will later be included in a patch. D.com Ac A. Anti-virus scanner C. C.CompTIA SY0-201: Practice Exam Which of the following is the MAIN difference between a hotfix and a patch? A. B. configuration baselines. L2TP "Pass Any Exam. acceptable use policies.www." . D.

and the administrator has issued new keys. Key card E.www.co m 9 . A. Items containing RFID chips Answer: A. Any Time. Threat frequency D.com Ac QUESTION NO: 28 tua lTe sts . Exchange public keys with each other Answer: D QUESTION NO: 29 "Pass Any Exam. Bluetooth-enabled cellular phones C." . Recover old private keys C.B QUESTION NO: 27 Which of the following is used when performing a qualitative risk analysis? A. USB Memory key B.CompTIA SY0-201: Practice Exam Answer: C QUESTION NO: 26 A technician visits a customer site which prohibits portable data storage devices.actualtests. Exploit probability B. Asset value Answer: A A certificate has been revoked. Recover old public keys D. Wireless network detectors D. Which of the following items would be prohibited? (Select TWO). Exchange private keys with each other B. Which of the following must now be performed to exchange encrypted email? A. Judgment C.

Disk striping D. Security testers have clear and written authorization to conduct vulnerability scans. Firewall Answer: B QUESTION NO: 31 A. File integrity checker C. Which of the following can be used to determine the effect of the new software? A.co m 10 . Event logs B. D.www." . Anti-spyware D. Security testers have clear and written authorization to conduct penetration testing. RAID C. Redundant power supplies Answer: B QUESTION NO: 32 A technician has installed security software. Pop-up blocker B. Redundant connections B.com Ac tua In order to prevent data loss in case of a disk error which of the following options would an administrator MOST likely deploy? lTe sts . B.actualtests. Any Time. Network users have permissions allowing access to network devices with security weaknesses. C. shortly thereafter the response time slows considerably. System monitor "Pass Any Exam.CompTIA SY0-201: Practice Exam Exploitation of security vulnerabilities is used during assessments when which of the following is true? A. Security testers are trying to document vulnerabilities without impacting network operations. Answer: D QUESTION NO: 30 Which of the following should a technician deploy to detect malicious changes to the system and configuration? A.

B. These actions are BEST described as: A. HIDS lTe Which of the following is the BEST mitigation method to implement when protecting against a discovered OS exploit? sts QUESTION NO: 34 . mandatory access control." . Any Time. Patch C.actualtests. Antivirus update D.www. Cost D. remove a default database. C.com Ac tua A. Integrity B. vulnerability assessment. and adjust permissions on specific files. application hardening. D. NIDS B. Confidentiality Answer: D "Pass Any Exam.co m 11 . least privilege Answer: B Answer: B QUESTION NO: 35 Which of the following is the primary concern of governments in terms of data security? A.CompTIA SY0-201: Practice Exam C. Protocol analyzer Answer: C QUESTION NO: 33 After installing database software the administrator must manually change the default administrative password. Performance monitor D. Availability C.

Which of the following should have taken place. Different virtual machines on a local workstation D. Penetration test of the network to determine any further rogue wireless networks in the area. Any Time. and adware? "Pass Any Exam.CompTIA SY0-201: Practice Exam QUESTION NO: 36 Which of the following is BEST used to change common settings for a large number of deployed computers? A. to prevent this issue? tua lTe sts . Installation of Internet content filters to implement domain name kiting.www. Hotfixes C. D. B. Conduct a security review of the new hardware to determine any possible security risks. Server virtualization C. Configuration baselines D. spyware. Implement a RADIUS server to authenticate all users to the wireless network. Centralize all blade servers and chassis within one or two racks Answer: B QUESTION NO: 38 A. centralized power and cooling system B. Security templates Answer: A QUESTION NO: 37 Which of the following solutions would a company be MOST likely to choose if they wanted to conserve rack space in the data center and also be able to manage various resources on the servers? A.com Ac A rogue wireless network is showing up in the IT department. C. Answer: C QUESTION NO: 39 Which of the following characteristics distinguishes a virus from a rootkit. Install a manageable. Group policies B. prior to this printer being installed. The network appears to be coming from a printer that was installed." .co m 12 .actualtests.

The user's PC is missing the authentication agent. Process hiding C. The user's PC is not at the latest service pack. RSA C. C. add users to groups. C. Add ACLs to users.com Ac tua lTe sts QUESTION NO: 41 . Add groups to ACLs. Answer: D QUESTION NO: 42 Which of the following may cause a user. AES B. Any Time. Popup displays Answer: C QUESTION NO: 40 Which of the following is used to generate keys in PKI? A. 3DES Answer: B Which of the following methods is a best practice for granting access to resources? A." . The user's PC has out-of-date antivirus software. B. add computers to groups. add computers to groups.CompTIA SY0-201: Practice Exam A. DES D.co m 13 . connected to a NAC-enabled network. Self-replication D. D. Add users to ACLs. The user's PC is not fully patched. B. D. to not be prompted for credentials? A.www. Answer: A "Pass Any Exam.actualtests. Add ACLs to computers. Eavesdropping B. add users and computers to groups.

CompTIA SY0-201: Practice Exam QUESTION NO: 43 When used to encrypt transmissions. The URL is correct and the website is displayed in the browser. Only users from configured IP addresses received the key D.www. but the user gets an SSL warning that the SSL certificate is invalid as it is signed by an unknown authority. Privilege escalation C. Man-in-the-middle attack Answer: D QUESTION NO: 46 A technician reviews the system log entries for an internal DNS server. Domain name kiting B. MD5 C.actualtests. Anyone who connects receives the key C. Which of the following has occurred? tua QUESTION NO: 45 lTe Answer: A sts A. All authenticated users receive the key . Which of the following entries MOST warrants further investigation? "Pass Any Exam. Replay attack D. Any Time.com Ac A user visits their normal banking website.co m Which of the following BEST describes how the private key is handled when connecting to a secure web server? 14 . The key is not shared and remains on the server B. which of the following is the MOST resistant to brute force attacks? A. 3DES D. AES256 Answer: D QUESTION NO: 44 A. SHA B." .

co m 15 . B. Zone transfer to a source inside the organization D. honeypot. Security templates Answer: D QUESTION NO: 49 Continuously documenting state and location of hardware from collection to disposition during a forensic investigation is known as: A. chain of custody. Any Time. Removable storage C. DNS query from a source outside the organization B. C. Input validation D. Domain name kiting B.com Ac tua lTe sts QUESTION NO: 48 . B. Zone transfer to a source outside the organization Answer: D QUESTION NO: 47 Monitoring a computer's logs and critical files is part of the functionality of a A. C. Answer: B Which of the following can be implemented as an OS hardening practice to mitigate risk? A." . risk mitigation. firewall. HIDS. DNS query from a source inside the organization C. incident response. D.www.CompTIA SY0-201: Practice Exam A. NIPS. Answer: D "Pass Any Exam. D. data handling.actualtests.

Kerberos D. Access log B. System log D. Smartcard and PIN D." . Fingerprint and retina scan Answer: C QUESTION NO: 51 Which of the following uses a three-way-handshake for authentication and is commonly used in PPP connections? A. 69 "Pass Any Exam. Any Time. MD5 B.com 16 Ac A security analyst has been notified that one of the web servers has stopped responding to web traffic. Smartcard and token C.actualtests. Event log C.co m . The network engineer also reports very high bandwidth utilization to and from the Internet. CHAP C.www. Firewall log Answer: D QUESTION NO: 53 Which of the following ports would need to be open to allow TFTP by default? A.CompTIA SY0-201: Practice Exam QUESTION NO: 50 Which of the following is an example of two factor authentication? A. Which of the following logs is MOST likely to be helpful in finding the cause and source of the problem? tua lTe sts . SLIP Answer: B QUESTION NO: 52 A. PIN and password B.

CompTIA SY0-201: Practice Exam B.actualtests. Bluesnarfing D. Backdoor Answer: D QUESTION NO: 56 Which of the following is often bundled with freely downloaded software? A. Fiberoptic C. Cookies B. Any Time. Proxy server C." . Honeypot B. Spam Answer: C "Pass Any Exam. Adware D. 110 C. Shielded twisted pair B.com Ac tua lTe sts QUESTION NO: 55 . 339 Answer: A QUESTION NO: 54 Which of the following transmission types would an attacker most likely use to try to capture data packets? A. Wireless Answer: D Which of the following describes a port that is left open in order to facilitate access at a later date? A. 137 D.www. Open relay D.co m 17 . Logic bomb C.

Any Time.com Ac An administrator believes a user is secretly transferring company information over the Internet. Which of the following tools would allow the administrator to better evaluate the contents of the network traffic? tua QUESTION NO: 59 lTe Answer: A. Kerberos Answer: C QUESTION NO: 58 A. CRL C.co m Which of the following can increase risk? (Select TWO] 18 .CompTIA SY0-201: Practice Exam QUESTION NO: 57 Which of the following security types would require the use of certificates to verily a user's identity? A. Threat source E. The network logs do not show any non-standard traffic going through the firewall.www. Mantrap C. Proxy server Answer: C QUESTION NO: 60 Which of the following monitoring technology types is MOST dependent on receiving regular updates? "Pass Any Exam.D sts A. Configuration baselines D. Forensics B. Vulnerability scanner B." . PKI D. Protocol analyzer D.actualtests. Mandatory vacations . Vulnerability B. Network anomaly detection C.

3DES D.www. Behavior-based D. NAT B. C. Subnetting "Pass Any Exam.CompTIA SY0-201: Practice Exam A. MD5 lTe Which of the following is a public key cryptosystem? sts . Verify all network nodes are back online and working properly. RSA B. Conduct post disaster recovery testing. Any Time. D. Verify all servers are back online and working properly. Kerberos-based C. Honeypot C. B." . Answer: B QUESTION NO: 62 Answer: A QUESTION NO: 63 A user tries to plug their laptop into the company's network and receives a warning that their patches and virus definitions are out-of-date. Anomaly-based Answer: A QUESTION NO: 61 A company has just recovered from a major disaster.actualtests. Signature-based B. SHA-1 C.co m 19 . Which of the following should signify the completion of a disaster recovery? A. Update the disaster recovery plan based on lessons learned.com Ac tua A. This is an example of which of the following mitigation techniques? A. NAC D.

Run vulnerability scanners and print all reports of all diagnostic results. B. Disable the wireless network and copy the data to the next available USB drive to protect the data B. which of the following should be done? A.co m Answer: B 20 . Perform proper forensics on the file with documentation along the way. D. Which of the following software options would give remote users the needed protection from outside attackers when they are outside of the company's internal network? .www.com Ac Answer: C tua A. Begin chain of custody for the document and disallow access. Which of the following actions should a security administrator follow in order to ensure data integrity of the file on that host? A.actualtests. Answer: A "Pass Any Exam. C. Employ a BIOS password that differs from the domain password. Enforce a group policy with the least amount of account restrictions.CompTIA SY0-201: Practice Exam Answer: C QUESTION NO: 64 A file has been compromised with corrupt data and might have additional information embedded within it. Create a user account without administrator privileges. NIPS lTe sts Every company workstation contains the same software prior to being assigned to workers. D." . C. Allow users to determine their needs and access to resources. Personal firewall D. QUESTION NO: 65 QUESTION NO: 66 To ensure users are logging into their systems using a least privilege method. HIDS B. Any Time. Vulnerability scanner C.

D.com 21 Ac tua lTe sts .CompTIA SY0-201: Practice Exam QUESTION NO: 67 A recent security audit shows an organization has been infiltrated with a former administrator's credentials. Which of the following would be the BEST way to mitigate the risk of this vulnerability? A. job-based access control C.actualtests. remote access policy. Redirection attack C. B. D.js</script> Which of the following attacks is occurring? A. Cross-site scripting D. so the request is denied.evilsite. Conduct periodic audits of disaster recovery policies. SQL injection B. however. Any Time. Answer: C QUESTION NO: 70 "Pass Any Exam. they are unable to provide a business justification. This is the principle of: A. least privilege." . Conduct periodic audits of password policies. C. Answer: C QUESTION NO: 68 <scrip>source=http://www.www. Conduct periodic audits of user access and rights.jp/evil.co m A security administrator is analyzing the packet capture from an IDS triggered filter. separation of duties. Conduct periodic audits of storage and retention policies. The packet capture shows the following string: . B. XLM injection Answer: C QUESTION NO: 69 A user wants to edit a file that they currently have read-only rights to.

Key management C. By function B.CompTIA SY0-201: Practice Exam Which of the following concepts addresses the threat of data being modified without authorization? A. Backup policy D.actualtests. Availability D. Any Time.co m 22 . By management level tua Which of the following is a best practice for organizing users when implementing a least privilege model? lTe QUESTION NO: 72 sts . Integrity B. ARP poisoning Answer: D Answer: A QUESTION NO: 73 Which of the following describes how long email messages are available in case of a subpoena? A. Non-repudiation Answer: A QUESTION NO: 71 An attacker sends packets to a host in hopes of altering the host's MAC table. Retention policy C. Port scan B. Which of the following is the attacker attempting to do? A. By department C. DNS spoofing D. Backup procedures B." . Privilege escalation C. Email server configuration "Pass Any Exam.www. By geographic location D.com Ac A.

HIDS D. Rogue access points can scan the company's wireless networks and find other unencrypted and rouge access points C. Any Time. Which of the following could be deployed to BEST provide this information? A.com Ac tua lTe sts . Software firewall B. Answer: D QUESTION NO: 77 The process of validating a user's claimed identity is called "Pass Any Exam. Risk = vulnerability x daysunpatched x cost of asset Answer: C QUESTION NO: 76 Which of the following is of the GREATEST concern in regard to a rogue access point? A. B.co m 23 .www. The radio signal of the rogue access point interferes with company approved access points. Risk = exploit x number of systems x cost of asset B. D. Rogue access points can allow unauthorized users access the company's internal networks. NIDS Answer: C QUESTION NO: 75 Which of the following is the correct risk assessment equation? A.actualtests. Risk = threat x vulnerability x cost of asset D. Risk = infections x number of days infected x cost of asset C.CompTIA SY0-201: Practice Exam Answer: B QUESTION NO: 74 Management would like to know if anyone is attempting to access files on the company file server." . Rogue access points are hard to find and remove from the network. Hardware firewall C.

Hot site B. IT operations can be migrated? A. Which of the following would the security administer use to sign a stronger root certificate? sts QUESTION NO: 79 . Certificate authority B. Registration authority C. Less overhead cost of software licensing C. C. D. Streamline systems to a single OS D. Fewer systems to monitor physical access Answer: D Answer: A QUESTION NO: 80 Which of the following describes a semi-operational site that in the event of a disaster.actualtests. validation.CompTIA SY0-201: Practice Exam A. repudiation. Any Time. identification. Lowered cost of the host machine B. Trusted platform module tua lTe The security administrator wants to increase the cipher strength of the company's internal root certificate. Warm site C. Key escrow D. Mobile site D. authorization. Cold site "Pass Any Exam.www. B." .com Ac A. Answer: A QUESTION NO: 78 Which of the following is a benefit of utilizing virtualization technology? A.co m 24 .

Documentation reviews sts . Cookies B. Penetration testing B. Vulnerability assessment tool Answer: A QUESTION NO: 82 Answer: B QUESTION NO: 83 Which of the following would MOST likely contain a <SCRIPT> tag? A. Any Time. Protocol analyzer B. Penetration testing tool D. Protocol filter C. Vulnerability scanning C.actualtests.co When assessing a network containing resources that require near 100% availability. XSS C. which of the following techniques should be employed to assess overall security? m 25 . DOS D.CompTIA SY0-201: Practice Exam Answer: B QUESTION NO: 81 Which of the following devices hooks into a LAN and captures traffic? A. User interviews D. Buffer overflow Answer: B QUESTION NO: 84 Which of the following is a reason why wireless access points should not be placed near a building's perimeter? "Pass Any Exam.com Ac tua lTe A." .www.

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It is an access policy based on a set of rules.com Ac tua lTe sts . Any Time. Two C. Answer: D QUESTION NO: 90 Using a smartcard and a physical token is considered how many factors of authentication? A. B. It is an access policy that restricts access to objects based on security clearance. C. One B. To scan for vulnerabilities D. To analyze packets and frames B.actualtests. To report on the performance of the system C.www. To enumerate and crack weak system passwords Answer: C QUESTION NO: 89 Which of the following BEST describes how the mandatory access control (MAC) method works? A. Three D." . Smaller attack surface D.co m 27 . Four Answer: A QUESTION NO: 91 "Pass Any Exam. It is an access policy based on biometric technologies.CompTIA SY0-201: Practice Exam C. D. It is an access policy based on the role that the user has in an organization. Data labeling challenges Answer: A QUESTION NO: 88 Which of the following is MOST likely the reason why a security administrator would run a Nessus report on an important server? A.

Group policies C.co m . WEP C. Intelligence about external threats C.com 28 Ac tua lTe sts . Schemes B. Table top exercises Answer: D QUESTION NO: 94 Which of the following would a network administrator implement to control traffic being routed between networks or network segments in an effort to preserve data confidentiality? A.actualtests. Chain of custody D. Any Time. Protection of the external firewall interface D.CompTIA SY0-201: Practice Exam Which of the following protocols is considered more secure than SSL? A. HTTP D. Password policies D. Faster alerting to internal compromises B. Prevention of malicious traffic Answer: B QUESTION NO: 93 Which of the following is an important part of disaster recovery training? A. Telnet Answer: A QUESTION NO: 92 A NIDS monitoring traffic on the public-side of a firewall provides which of the following? A. ACLs Answer: D "Pass Any Exam." . TLS B.www. Storage locations C. NAT B.

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QUESTION NO: 95 The security administrator wants each user to individually decrypt a message but allow anybody to encrypt it. Which of the following MUST be implemented to allow this type of authorization? A. Use of digital certificates B. Use of public keys only C. Use of private keys only D. Use of public and private keys Answer: D

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Which of the following attacks is occurring? A. Cross-site scripting B. XML injection C. Buffer overflow D. SQL injection Answer: D

QUESTION NO: 97 Which of the following has been implemented if several unsuccessful login attempts were made in a short period of time denying access to the user account, and after two hours the account becomes active? A. Account lockout B. Password expiration C. Password disablement D. Screen lock Answer: A "Pass Any Exam. Any Time." - www.actualtests.com 29

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QUESTION NO: 98 Which of the following BEST describes an intrusion prevention system? A. A system that stops an attack in progress. B. A system that allows an attack to be identified. C. A system that logs the attack for later analysis. D. A system that serves as ahoneypot. Answer: A

QUESTION NO: 99 In the event of a disaster, in which the main datacenter is immediately shutdown, which of the following would a company MOST likely use with a minimum Recovery Time Objective? A. Fault tolerance B. Hot site C. Cold site D. Tape backup restoration Answer: B

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Which of the following methods involves placing plain text data within a picture or document? A. Steganography B. Digital signature C. Transport encryption D. Stream cipher Answer: A

QUESTION NO: 101 Which of the following is a detective security control? A. CCTV

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QUESTION NO: 102 Which of the following can cause hardware based drive encryption to see slower deployment? A. A lack of management software B. USB removable drive encryption C. Role/rule-based access control D. Multifactor authentication with smart cards Answer: B

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Which of the following is a reason to implement Kerberos over local system authentication? A. Authentication to multiple devices B. Centralized file integrity protection C. Non-repudiation D. Greater password complexity Answer: B

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Which of the following should a security administrator implement to ensure there are no security holes in the OS? A. Encryption protocols B. Firewall definitions C. Patch management D. Virus definitions Answer: C

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Turing Answer: A QUESTION NO: 106 Which of the following control systems is used to maintain proper environmental conditions in a datacenter? A. Block B. Which of the following is MOST likely missing from the operational procedures? A.www. Mantrap Answer: A QUESTION NO: 107 A penetration test shows that almost all database servers were able to be compromised through a default database user account with the default password. OS hardening C.com 32 Ac tua lTe sts . A company in the next building had their wireless network breached last month. Any Time. HVAC B. SQL injection Answer: B QUESTION NO: 108 A user reports that their 802. The user has a Bluetooth enabled laptop. Which of the following is MOST likely causing the disconnections? "Pass Any Exam.actualtests.co m .11n capable interface connects and disconnects frequently to an access point that was recently installed.CompTIA SY0-201: Practice Exam QUESTION NO: 105 Which of the following cipher types is used by AES? A. Bollards C. Application patch management D. Application hardening B. Stream D." . Fourier C. CCTV D.

An attacker inside the company is performing abluejacking attack on the user's laptop. Telephony Answer: C QUESTION NO: 110 Answer: D QUESTION NO: 111 Which of the following is a reason to use TACACS+ over RADIUS? A. C. D. B.actualtests. Which of the following should the administrator do to ensure image integrity? sts . Remote access B.www. B. TACACS+ uses the UDP protocol D. Answer: C QUESTION NO: 109 Which of the following facilitates computing for heavily utilized systems and networks? A. Run the image through a symmetric encryption algorithm. tua lTe A security administrator finished taking a forensic image of a computer's memory. Provider cloud C. D. Compress the image to a password protected archive. Run the image through SHA256. Combines authentication and authorization B. The attacker that breached the nearby company is in the parking lot implementing a war driving attack." . Encryption of all data between client and server C. Any Time. VPN concentrator D. Another user's Bluetooth device is causing interference with the Bluetooth on the laptop.CompTIA SY0-201: Practice Exam A.com Ac A. TACACS+ has less attribute-value pairs Answer: B "Pass Any Exam. C.co m 33 . Run the image through AES128. The new access point wasmis-configured and is interfering with another nearby access point.

Shoulder surfing B.com 34 Ac tua lTe A.co m . All of the other websites the user visits work correctly and other customers are not having this issue.www. Dumpster diving sts A targeted email attack sent to the company's Chief Executive Officer (CEO) is known as which of the following? . Tailgating C. Vishing D. The customer's DNS has been poisoned. B. C. The customer has a virus outbreak. The company's website has been attacked by the rival company Answer: C QUESTION NO: 113 Answer: A QUESTION NO: 114 Which of the following describes an attack technique by which an intruder gains physical access by following an authorized user into a facility before the door is closed? A.CompTIA SY0-201: Practice Exam QUESTION NO: 112 A customer has called a company to report that all of their computers are displaying a rival company's website when the user types the correct URL into the browser. Impersonation Answer: B QUESTION NO: 115 "Pass Any Exam. Any Time. Bluesnarfing C. Escalation D. D.actualtests. Whaling B. The website company has amisconfigured firewall." . Which of the following has MOST likely occurred? A.

The certificate was issued by the intermediate CA and not by the root CA. Any Time.CompTIA SY0-201: Practice Exam Which of the following should be reviewed periodically to ensure a server maintains the correct security configuration? A. The certificate file name is different from the certificate CN.1x C. The CA DNS name is different from the root certificate CN. Hierarchical access control lists D. Answer: A QUESTION NO: 117 Answer: D QUESTION NO: 118 DRPs should contain which of the following? A. Firewall logs C. NIDS configuration B.www. B. User rights D.co m 35 . D. TCP port B." . Loop protector D.actualtests. The certificate CN is different from the site DNS A record. 802. Hierarchical list of critical systems C. Hierarchical list of non-critical personnel B. C.com Ac A. Incident management Answer: B QUESTION NO: 116 Which of the following is true when a user browsing to an HTTPS site receives the message: a Site name mismatch'? A. Firewall rule tua Which of the following will contain a list of unassigned public IP addresses? lTe sts . Identification of single points of failure "Pass Any Exam.

Implement implicit deny D. RAID 5 on-site backup C.actualtests. Any Time. Virtualization Answer: A QUESTION NO: 122 "Pass Any Exam.www. A logic bomb has been installed by the former employee B. Require a PIV card B. Off-site backup B. The PCs have downloaded adware. Utilize separation of duties Answer: D QUESTION NO: 120 Answer: D QUESTION NO: 121 Which of the following is the BEST way to secure data for the purpose of retention? A.com 36 Ac tua A. The security administrator observes that all of the PCs are attempting to open a large number of connections to the same destination. C.CompTIA SY0-201: Practice Exam Answer: B QUESTION NO: 119 Which of the following access control methods provides the BEST protection against attackers logging on as authorized users? A. A man-in-the-middle attack is taking place. The PCs are being used in a botnet lTe sts Several PCs are running extremely slow all of a sudden. Users of the PCs report that they do a lot of web browsing and explain that a disgruntled employee from their department was recently fired. On-site clustering D. Which of the following is MOST likely the issue? . Utilize time of day restrictions C.co m . D." .

UTP C.actualtests. Which of the following BEST describes a probable cause of failure? A. a company had determined that they will need to be able to be back online within an hour or two. Grounding D. Anti-static wrist straps Answer: D QUESTION NO: 125 A user reports that a web browser stopped working after it was updated. Error handling C. B.com Ac tua lTe sts . Off-site storage of backup tapes B.www. SDLM B. "Pass Any Exam. Any Time. Input validation Answer: D QUESTION NO: 124 Which of the following provides EMI protection? A.co m 37 . Anti-spyware is preventing the browser from accessing the network. STP B. A cold backup site D. Data formatting D." . Which of the following would BEST meet their needs? A. A hot backup site C. A warm backup site Answer: B QUESTION NO: 123 Which of the following has a programmer MOST likely failed to consider if a user entering improper input is able to compromise the integrity of data? A.CompTIA SY0-201: Practice Exam In the event of a disaster resulting in the loss of their data center. The browser was previously compromised and corrupted during the update. with all systems being fully up to date.

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www. Disable unused ports Answer: D QUESTION NO: 139 Risk can be managed in the following ways EXCEPT: A. mitigation. Enable access lists D.actualtests. Filesystem C. Rogue access point B. acceptance. however. This is an example of which of the following attacks? A. Network topology Answer: B QUESTION NO: 137 A security administrator notices an unauthorized vehicle roaming the area on company grounds. War driving Answer: D Which of the following is a best practice when securing a switch from physical access? A. The security administrator verifies that all network connectivity is up and running and that no unauthorized wireless devices are being used to authenticate other devices. Bluesnarfing C.CompTIA SY0-201: Practice Exam Which of the following forensic artifacts is MOST volatile? A. the administrator does notice an unusual spike in bandwidth usage. Disable unnecessary accounts B.com Ac tua QUESTION NO: 138 lTe sts . "Pass Any Exam. CD-ROM B. Evil twin D. Any Time. Random access memory D. B.co m 41 ." . Print baseline configuration C.

elimination. Non-repudiation Answer: B "Pass Any Exam. Integrity D. Answer: B QUESTION NO: 140 A security administrator needs to implement a wireless system that will only be available within a building. Humidity lTe Which of the following environmental variables reduces the potential for static discharges? sts . Which of the following configurations can the administrator modify to achieve this? (Select TWO). UPS D. Reduce the power levels Answer: A." . Temperature C. EMI B.com Ac tua A.co m 42 .CompTIA SY0-201: Practice Exam C. Confidentiality B. Proper AP placement B. Any Time. Availability C. Enable MAC filtering E. A. Use CCMP D.actualtests. D.www. transference. Disable SSID broadcasting C.D QUESTION NO: 141 Answer: D QUESTION NO: 142 Which of the following is an example of implementing security using the least privilege principle? A.

www. Bluejacking D.CompTIA SY0-201: Practice Exam QUESTION NO: 143 A user reports that the spreadsheet they use for the department will not open. Any Time." . Which of the following logs would the technician review FIRST? A. Personal firewall B. MS-CHAP "Pass Any Exam.com 43 Ac tua QUESTION NO: 145 lTe sts . DNS poisoning Answer: B QUESTION NO: 146 Which of the following is an authentication method that uses symmetric key encryption and a key distribution center? A. Firewall C. Complex passwords C. DNS Answer: A QUESTION NO: 144 Which of the following helps prevent a system from being fingerprinted? A. Anti-spam software D. Access B. War driving B.actualtests. Replay attack C. The spreadsheet is located on a server that was recently patched.co m . Which of the following is the attacker MOST likely using? A. Antivirus D. OS patching Answer: A An attacker captures valid wireless traffic in hopes of transmitting it repeatedly to generate enough traffic to discover the encryption key.

Restricted group C. concerning power distribution. Which of the following security applications BEST explains this behavior? A.actualtests. Antivirus B. Default power users B. Any Time. Pop-up blocker Answer: C QUESTION NO: 149 A Maintenance Manager requests that a new group be created for a new development project.1x D. 802. Distribution D. Anti-spam C. in order to email and setup conference meetings to the whole project team. Kerberos C. External lighting C. Security Answer: C "Pass Any Exam. Access control system Answer: D QUESTION NO: 148 An employee keeps getting pop-ups from a program on their computer stating it blocked an attacking IP address.com Ac tua lTe sts . Physical access log D.www.CompTIA SY0-201: Practice Exam B. EAP Answer: B QUESTION NO: 147 Which of the following is a preventative physical security measure? A. Personal firewall D. Video surveillance B." . Which of the following group types would need to be created? A.co m 44 .

Identification Answer: D QUESTION NO: 153 Which of the following tools will allow a technician to detect devices and associated IP addresses on the network? "Pass Any Exam." . Steganography C. Any Time. Virus C.CompTIA SY0-201: Practice Exam QUESTION NO: 150 Which of the following is an example of data obfuscation within a data stream? A.co m 45 . Spyware B. Cryptography B.actualtests.www. Rootkit D. Authorization D. Hashing D. Non-repudiation C.com Ac tua lTe sts . Fuzzing Answer: A QUESTION NO: 151 Which of the following is a malicious program that infects a host computer and has the ability to replicate itself? A. Virealization B. Spam Answer: B QUESTION NO: 152 Which of the following concepts is applied FIRST when a user logs into a domain? A.

Smartcard B.actualtests. Impersonation B.www. Least privilege Answer: A QUESTION NO: 155 Answer: B QUESTION NO: 156 Which of the following has the capability to perform onboard cryptographic functions? A. Vulnerability assessment D. War driving D. Which of the following principles does this scenario violate? A. Network intrusion detection software B.com Ac A. Proximity badge Answer: A "Pass Any Exam." . Bluejacking C. Bluesnarfing tua lTe Which of the following attacks involves sending unsolicited contact information to Bluetooth devices configured in discover mode? sts . Network mapping software C. Protocol analyzers Answer: B QUESTION NO: 154 An application programmer at a company conducts security assessments and reports findings to senior management. RFID badge D. Any Time. Job rotation C.CompTIA SY0-201: Practice Exam A. Port scanner D. ACL C. Separation of duties B.co m 46 .

Change the administrator password on the computer sts . VPN encryption B. Authenticate users using CHAP C.www. and the browser is displaying that the webpage is being blocked by the system administrator. Proper WAP placement B. VPNs Answer: B QUESTION NO: 158 Answer: C QUESTION NO: 159 Which of the following BEST describes where L2TP is used? A. Turn off the computers when not in use C. Border gateway protocol encryption Answer: A QUESTION NO: 160 The president of the company is trying to get to their bank's website. Which of the following logs would the technician review? "Pass Any Exam." .CompTIA SY0-201: Practice Exam QUESTION NO: 157 Shielded communications media is MOST often used to prevent electrical emanations from being detected and crosstalk between which of the following? A. Set the SSID to hidden D.com 47 Ac tua lTe A. Default gateway encryption D. VLANs D. Any Time. Networks B. Cables C.co Which of the following measures ensures unauthorized users cannot access a WAP in a user's home? m .actualtests.

SNORT C. Content filter Answer: D QUESTION NO: 161 Which of the following should a technician run to find user accounts that can be easily compromised? A. The root CA is the recovery agent used to encrypt data when a user's certificate is lost. NMAP B. The root CA is used to encrypt email messages to prevent unintended disclosure of data lTe Which of the following defines the role of a root certificate authority (CA) in PKI? sts . D. Nessus Answer: C QUESTION NO: 162 Answer: C QUESTION NO: 163 Which of the following malicious programs compromises system security by exploiting system access through a virtual backdoor? A.com Ac tua A. Trojan C. The CA stores the user's hash value for safekeeping. System D. DNS B. Virus B. B.CompTIA SY0-201: Practice Exam A.actualtests. John the Ripper D. Performance C. Adware Answer: B "Pass Any Exam. C. Spam D. The CA is the trusted root that issues certificates.www.co m 48 . Any Time." .

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D. TPM D." . clinical group and operations group only have access to their own applications. clinical and operations groups individually. Any Time. B. The company often needs auditors to have access to all three groups' applications with little notice. rights to be assigned by the data owner. Something the user does D. Which of the following would simplify the process of granting auditors permissions to all the applications? A. CHAP B. Something the user is B.www. access associated with the classification of data. Create an auditors group and add each of the accounting. C. Create an auditors group and add each user to the accounting. C. lTe sts QUESTION NO: 169 . clinical and operations groups. clinical and operations groups to the auditors group "Pass Any Exam. access rights indicated by the role of the individual B. SAM C. Something the user knows Answer: A QUESTION NO: 168 Which of the following contains a database of users and passwords used for authentication? A. DNS Answer: B Mandatory Access Control (MAC) allows: Answer: B QUESTION NO: 170 The accounting group. Something the user has C. Create an auditors group and merge the members of the accounting.actualtests.CompTIA SY0-201: Practice Exam A.com 50 Ac tua A. a system administrator to centralize policy.co m .

Browserhotfixes Answer: B QUESTION NO: 172 Attackers may be able to remotely destroy critical equipment in the datacenter by gaining control over which of the following systems? A. HVAC D. Different security templates D. B. Packet sniffer Answer: C QUESTION NO: 173 Which of the following situations applies to disaster recovery exercises? A. C.co m 51 . Physical access control B.com Ac tua lTe sts . clinical and operations groups. Service pack installation B. Separation of duties should be implemented after each exercise. Create an auditors group and add the group to each of the accounting. Answer: D QUESTION NO: 171 Which of the following solutions would an administrator MOST likely perform in order to keep upto-date with various fixes on different applications? A. Any Time. Passwords should be changed after each exercise. Video surveillance C. Patch management C." . Answer: D "Pass Any Exam.actualtests.www. Procedures should be updated after each exercise. Vulnerability scans should be performed after each exercise. D.CompTIA SY0-201: Practice Exam D.

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actualtests. Any Time. Network anomaly detection C. AES256 encryption D. which of the following can be used to confirm data integrity? A. Print a copy of the background Answer: B QUESTION NO: 178 After completing a forensic image of a hard drive.com Ac A. Run an antivirus scan B.co m 53 .www. Vulnerability assessment B. Disable the network connection C. Image compression C. Which of the following could be used to mitigate this threat? sts ." . Power down the server D. SHA512 hash Answer: D QUESTION NO: 179 Answer: A QUESTION NO: 180 Which of the following tools provides the MOST comprehensive view of the network's security? A. Penetration test D. IDS D. Firewall C. Network mapping program "Pass Any Exam. Chain of custody B. Content filter B. Protocol analyzer tua lTe A security administrator wants to prevent corporate users from being infected with viruses from flash based advertisements while using web browsers at work.CompTIA SY0-201: Practice Exam A.

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QUESTION NO: 185 The root certificate for the CA for a branch in a city was generated by the CA in a city in another country. Which of the following BEST describes this trust model? A. Chain of trust B. Linear trust C. Hierarchical trust D. Web of trust Answer: C

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" . HVAC D.com Ac tua A. D. Which of the following should be installed to prevent devices from listening to the VTC? sts .CompTIA SY0-201: Practice Exam QUESTION NO: 195 A technician needs to validate that a sent file has not been modified in any way.co m 58 . Take an AES hash of the file and send the receiver both the hash and the original file in a signed and encrypted email. Take a MD5 hash of the file and send the receiver both the hash and the original file in a signed and encrypted email. MD5 hashing lTe A technician needs to setup a secure room to enable a private VTC system. Answer: B QUESTION NO: 196 Answer: A QUESTION NO: 197 Which of the following is a primary effect of allowing P2P connections on a network? A. Shielding B. Input validation on web applications C. HIDS C. Which of the following should be done? A. Take a NTLM hash of the file and send the receiver both the hash and the original file in a signed and encrypted email.www. B. Tracking cookies on the website Answer: C "Pass Any Exam. Take a LANMAN hash of the file and send the receiver both the hash and the original file in a signed and encrypted email.actualtests. A co-worker recommends that a thumbprint be taken before the file is sent. Increased amount of spam B. Possible storage of illegal materials D. C. Any Time.

FTP B. Explicit allow D. Least privilege B. Spooler C. Any Time.CompTIA SY0-201: Practice Exam QUESTION NO: 198 Which of the following services should be turned off on a printer to prevent malicious reconnaissance attempts? A.actualtests. There is currently no physical security other than a badge reader. Which of the following would MOST likely be installed to regulate right of entry? "Pass Any Exam." . Redundancy C.co m Environmental monitoring includes which of the following? (Select TWO] 59 .com Ac tua QUESTION NO: 200 lTe Answer: C. Humidity controls E. Video monitoring D. IP printing Answer: C QUESTION NO: 199 Which of the following is the security concept that describes a user who only has enough access to complete their work? A. Single sign-on C.D sts A.www. Implicit deny Answer: A QUESTION NO: 201 A security administrator wants to ensure that only authorized personnel are able to gain entry into a secure area. SNMP D. EMI shielding B. Load balancing .

Which of the following statements correctly describes these advantages? A. Token lTe Which of the following is a security best practice that allows a user to have one ID and password for all systems? sts QUESTION NO: 203 . Non-repudiation C." . SSO B.actualtests.co m 60 .CompTIA SY0-201: Practice Exam A.com Ac tua A. Environmental control D. Availability Answer: D Answer: A QUESTION NO: 204 An administrator is explaining the conditions under which penetration testing is preferred over vulnerability testing. PIV C. Data emanation B. Security alarms B. Can be fairly fast depending on number of hosts Answer: B "Pass Any Exam. Identifies surface vulnerabilities and can be run on a regular basis B. Proximity readers Answer: D QUESTION NO: 202 Which of the following can be a risk of consolidating servers onto a single virtual host? A. Proves that the system can be compromised C. Any Time.www. Access list D. Video surveillance C. Safe for even inexperienced testers to conduct D. Trusted OS D.

B.D.CompTIA SY0-201: Practice Exam QUESTION NO: 205 An employee is not able to receive email from a specific user at a different organization. D. Any Time. User local antivirus settings D.com Ac tua lTe sts . DES Answer: D QUESTION NO: 207 Which of the following security precautions needs to be implemented when securing a wireless network? (Select THREE) A. they can receive emails from other users. Enable the highest power setting possible to make sure the broadcast reaches the targeted range. E. RC4 B. Answer: A. however.www. Spam folder settings C. Authentication should take place using a pre-shared key (PSK) of no more than six characters. 3DES D. Enable data encryption on all wireless transmissions using WEP.actualtests. Which of the following would the administrator MOST likely check to resolve the user's issue? A.E "Pass Any Exam." . Enable the lowest power setting necessary to broadcast to the targeted range. Enable the ability to verilycredentials on an authentication server. C. F. The local firewall settings Answer: D QUESTION NO: 206 Which of the following encryption schemes can be configured as the LEAST secure? A. Browser pop-up settings B. Enable data encryption on all wireless transmissions using WPA2.co m 61 . Twofish C.

DNS poisoning C. DDoS D. A symmetric key Answer: D QUESTION NO: 209 Which of the following can be exploited for session hijacking while accessing the Internet? A.co m . Diffie-Hellman B. Any Time. A public key C. SQL Answer: C QUESTION NO: 210 A. A hashing algorithm D. Spoofing B. Cookies D.com 62 Ac tua A large amount of continuous small transmissions are originating from multiple external hosts to the corporate web server.CompTIA SY0-201: Practice Exam QUESTION NO: 208 Which of the following is reversible when encrypting data? A. which is also inaccessible to users. Which of the following attacks is MOST likely the cause? lTe sts . A private key B. P2P B. DSA "Pass Any Exam. DoS Answer: C QUESTION NO: 211 Which of the following asymmetric algorithms was designed to provide both encryption and digital signatures? A.www. Browser history C.actualtests." .

NAC C. the entire file system is encrypted in case of theft.actualtests. C. Answer: D "Pass Any Exam. RSA Answer: D QUESTION NO: 212 Which of the following can cause data leakage from web based applications? A." .CompTIA SY0-201: Practice Exam C. Any Time. D. the data can be retrieved easier if the disk is damaged B. Device encryption B. unauthorized disk access is logged in a separate bit. Application hardening D. RADIUS lTe sts Which of the following describes a design element that requires unknown computers connecting to the corporate network to be automatically part of a specific VLAN until certain company requirements are met? .www. Poor error handling C. XML QUESTION NO: 213 Answer: B QUESTION NO: 214 The benefit of using software whole disk encryption is: A. SHA D. the disk's MBR is encrypted as well. RAS B. NAT D.co m Answer: D 63 .com Ac tua A.

B. System accounts with minimal rights .actualtests. The mobile device will be password protected in case of loss. The password should be common so that the mobile device can be re-assigned. Hot site Answer: A QUESTION NO: 216 A. Field site C. Job rotation D. The mobile device should use and be equipped with removal storage for sensitive data retrieval. C.CompTIA SY0-201: Practice Exam QUESTION NO: 215 Which of the following organizational disaster recovery types would provide a building and network equipment but not current application data? A. Cold site D. The mobile device should erase itself after a set number of invalid password attempts. Least privilege C." . due to keypad limitations.com Ac An administrator is providing management with a mobile device that allows email access. Warm site B. D. The password should be alpha-numeric only. Answer: A QUESTION NO: 218 Which of the following BEST identifies the sensitivity of a document? "Pass Any Exam.www.co m Which of the following best practices would a security administrator implement in order to prevent one user from having too many administrative rights? 64 . Any Time. Complex passwords B. Which of the following additional security measures should the administrator ensure is in place? tua QUESTION NO: 217 lTe Answer: B sts A.

NAC C. Information classification C. DES B. Off site C. PGP D. WEP Answer: C QUESTION NO: 221 Which of the following elements has the ability to hide a node's internal address from the public network? A.www. AES C. Cold site B. Access control list Answer: B QUESTION NO: 219 Which of the following alternate site types is the MOST affordable after implementation? A.co m 65 . Metadata B. Warm site Answer: A Which of the following can use a trust system where public keys are stored in an online directory? A.actualtests. NAT B.com Ac tua lTe sts QUESTION NO: 220 . NDS D. Risk transference D. Any Time." .CompTIA SY0-201: Practice Exam A. Hot site D. VLAN Answer: A "Pass Any Exam.

CompTIA SY0-201: Practice Exam QUESTION NO: 222 An administrator would like to update a network machine with a number of vendor fixes concurrently. Which of the following would accomplish this with the LEAST amount of effort? A. Which of the following must they install to complete this task? A. C. Key escrow B. Network management traffic . Install a new version of the program Answer: A QUESTION NO: 223 If an end-user forgets the password that encrypts the content of a critical hard drive.co m A port scan of a network identified port 25 open on an internal system. Certificate authority D. HIDS "Pass Any Exam.www. Symmetric key C. Web traffic B. Install a service pack B. Chain of custody Answer: A QUESTION NO: 225 A technician needs to ensure that all major software revisions have been installed on a critical network machine. Mail traffic D. File sharing traffic C.com 66 Ac tua QUESTION NO: 224 lTe Answer: C sts A. Install ahotfix. Any Time. Install a patch. Which of the following types of traffic is this typically associated with? . which of the following would aid in recovery of the data? A. D." .actualtests.

actualtests. To identify all vulnerabilities and weaknesses within the enterprise D. Users escalating their privileges using an administrator account. To determine the impact of a threat against the enterprise Answer: C "Pass Any Exam. Patches D." . tua lTe An administrator has discovered that regular users are logging into a stand-alone computer and editing files they should have read-only access to. Service packs Answer: D QUESTION NO: 226 A security administrator needs to determine if an assistant's workstation is sending out corporate information. Users installing worms under their own accounts to mine data. Performancebaselining D. D. Systems monitoring B. Which of the following could be used to review the assistant's network traffic? A. To provide training to white hat attackers C. B. Users remotely connecting from their workstation with administrator privileges. Performance monitoring C. Users creating new accounts with full control to the files. Hotfixes C. Protocol analysis Answer: A Answer: B QUESTION NO: 228 Which of the following is a reason to perform a penetration test? A.www.com Ac A. Any Time. Which of the following should the administrator investigate FIRST? sts QUESTION NO: 227 . C.co m 67 . To passively test security controls within the enterprise B.CompTIA SY0-201: Practice Exam B.

actualtests." .www. SCP Answer: C QUESTION NO: 232 Company A recently purchased the much smaller Company B. The wireless output range can be reduced Answer: D QUESTION NO: 230 Answer: B QUESTION NO: 231 Which of the following is commonly used to secure HTTP and SMTP traffic? A. Which of the following BEST describes this configuration? m .com 68 Ac tua lTe A. Install CAT6 network cables D. SFTP C. Behavior-based C. Which of the following audits did the security administrator perform? "Pass Any Exam. The security administrator for Company A reviews the servers of Company B and determines that all employees have access to all of the files on every server. Which of the following can BEST be implemented to mitigate this issue? A. OVAL-based D.co The company's NIDS system is setup to match specifically configured traffic patterns. The wireless router needs to be replaced C. SHA B. Change the SSID B.CompTIA SY0-201: Practice Exam QUESTION NO: 229 A technician notices that unauthorized users are connecting to a wireless network from outside of the building. Role-based sts . TLS D. Any Time. Anomaly-based B.

System policy Answer: A QUESTION NO: 233 An administrator is concerned that users are not utilizing strong passwords. Supply the users with suggested password guidelines. B. Buffer overflow D. Group policy C. Answer: A QUESTION NO: 234 Answer: B QUESTION NO: 235 Which of the following are used by security companies to discover the latest Internet attacks? A. Honeypot Answer: D "Pass Any Exam. Storage policy D.co m 69 . User access and rights B." .CompTIA SY0-201: Practice Exam A. Which of the following can be done to enforce user compliance? A. Spam B.www.com Ac tua A. Rootkit C.actualtests. C. Implement a strict domain level group policy. Offer user training regarding proper policy. NIPS D. D. Firewall C. Any Time. Supply the users with a third-party application to hash their passwords. Cross-site scripting lTe Hooking processes and erasing logs are traits of which of the following? sts . Port scanner B.

When encrypting a message with the public key. Subnetting C. When encrypting a message with the public key. laaS Answer: B QUESTION NO: 239 A user wants to send personally identifiable information to the security office via email. Which of the following should be used to send the information to the security office? A.C QUESTION NO: 237 Which of the following allows a security administrator to separate networks from each other? A. A. only the public key can decrypt it. Performance baselines B.co m An email server appears to be running with an increased load. Which of the following can be used to compare historical performance? . E. Any Time." . SaaS D. so they can perform a background check. Implicit deny B.www. D. only the private key can decrypt it C. Protocol analyzer D.actualtests. Systems monitor C. Level of importance "Pass Any Exam. Answer: A. When encrypting a message with the public key. When encrypting a message with the private key.com 70 Ac tua QUESTION NO: 238 lTe Answer: A sts A. When encrypting a message with the private key. Performance monitor .CompTIA SY0-201: Practice Exam QUESTION NO: 236 Which of the following is true about PKI? (Select TWO). B. only the private key can decrypt it. only the CA can decrypt it. only the public key can decrypt it.

co m 71 . Digital signature C. Any Time. One-time passwords D. PIV B. HIPS D. Signature line Answer: C QUESTION NO: 240 Which of the following is used to prevent attacks against the OS on individual computers and servers? A. MAC C. A hashing algorithm D. Encryption D. NAT B. HIDS C. A public key C. NIPS Answer: C Which of the following is reversible when encrypting data? A.CompTIA SY0-201: Practice Exam B. A symmetric key Answer: D QUESTION NO: 242 Which of the following is an example of a smart card? A. Tokens Answer: B "Pass Any Exam." .www.com Ac tua lTe sts QUESTION NO: 241 .actualtests. A private key B.

" .actualtests. their laptop started having performance issues and unauthorized emails have been sent out from the laptop. Updating the user's laptop with current antivirus B. Any Time.www. NTLMv2 C. Recovery agent B. Trust model D. CHAP . Updating the user's digital signature Answer: A QUESTION NO: 246 Which of the following describes the direction a signal will emanate from if a Yagi antenna is placed parallel to the floor? "Pass Any Exam. Which of the following will resolve this issue? tua QUESTION NO: 245 lTe Answer: C sts A. Updating the anti-spam application on the laptop C. Installing a new pop-up blocker D. Certificate authority C. PAP B. LANMAN D.com Ac A user reports that after a recent business trip.CompTIA SY0-201: Practice Exam QUESTION NO: 243 Which of the following allows a company to maintain access to encrypted resources when employee turnover is high? A.co m Which of the following is seen as non-secure based on its ability to only store seven uppercase characters of data making it susceptible to brute force attacks? 72 . Key escrow Answer: D QUESTION NO: 244 A.

perpendicular to the floor C.www. Side to side. Up and down. In a downward direction. System File Checker (SFC) D. Any Time. SELinux B.com Ac A. Remote wipe C. parallel to the floor Answer: C QUESTION NO: 247 Which of the following is a trusted OS implementation used to prevent malicious or suspicious code from executing on Linux and UNIX platforms? A. Device encryption B. War chalking tua lTe Which of the following wireless attacks uses a counterfeit base station with the same SSID name as a nearby intended wireless network? sts .actualtests. Directly from the point of the antenna. parallel with the floor D. perpendicular to the floor B.co m 73 . Tripwire Answer: A QUESTION NO: 248 Answer: B QUESTION NO: 249 Which of the following should be performed if a smartphone is lost to ensure no data can be retrieved from it? A.CompTIA SY0-201: Practice Exam A. Evil twin C. Rogue access point D. Screen lock D." . War driving B. GPS tracking "Pass Any Exam. vmlinuz C.

Which of the following is the MOST likely cause? .CompTIA SY0-201: Practice Exam Answer: B QUESTION NO: 250 A user receives an unsolicited email to change their online banking password. Phishing C. Any Time. Rule-Based Access Control C. Mandatory Access Control D." . Backup contingency plan is out-of-date D. Role-Based Access Control B. Discretionary Access Control Answer: A QUESTION NO: 253 "Pass Any Exam. EMI is affecting backups C.com 74 Ac tua A.www. when checking their account balance they notice multiple money transfers to other accounts. Days later. Replay QUESTION NO: 251 Answer: D QUESTION NO: 252 Which of the following is a way to control system access by department function? A. Which of the following BEST describes the type of attack? A. The backups are incremental lTe sts A company is testing their backup procedures and realizes that certain critical systems are unable to be restored properly with the latest tapes.co m Answer: B . Smurf attack D.actualtests. The backups are differential B. After clicking on the link contained in the email the user enters their banking credentials and changes their password. Malicious insider B.

Application vulnerability D." . Risk assessment B. Which of the following would take financial and business impacts into consideration if this product was likely to be purchased for large scale use? A. Which of the following logs would the technician review FIRST? lTe sts . The spreadsheet is located on a server that was recently patched. A trusted OS model Answer: C QUESTION NO: 254 A new product is being evaluated by the security team. DNS Answer: A QUESTION NO: 256 An administrator is taking an image of a server and converting it to a virtual instance. Strength of security controls C. Hardware chip that stores encryption keys D. Any Time. Access B. Antivirus D.CompTIA SY0-201: Practice Exam Which of the following BEST describes the function of TPM? A. Virtual servers require OS hardening but not patching or antivirus.www. Which of the following BEST describes the information security requirements of a virtualized server? A.co m 75 . Technical threat Answer: A QUESTION NO: 255 A. Third party certificate trust authority C.actualtests. Firewall C. High speed secure removable storage device B.com Ac tua A user reports that the spreadsheet they use for the department will not open. "Pass Any Exam.

Virtual servers have the same information security requirements as physical servers.co m 76 . Role-based Access Control (RBAC) D. Answer: B QUESTION NO: 257 Which of the following access control methods requires significant background investigations? A. Virtual servers only require data security controls and do not require licenses. 3DES C." . Rule-based Access Control (RBAC) C. C. AES D. Change management D. Applicationfuzzing C. Virtual servers inherit information security controls from the hypervisor. DES B. Tailgating Answer: A "Pass Any Exam. Mandatory Access Control (MAC) Answer: C QUESTION NO: 258 Which of the following is capable of providing the HIGHEST encryption bit strength? A. Any Time. D. WPA Answer: C QUESTION NO: 259 Which of the following risk mitigation strategies would ensure that the proper configurations are applied to a system? A. Discretionary Access Control (DAC) B.www.actualtests.com Ac tua lTe sts .CompTIA SY0-201: Practice Exam B. Incident management B.

Clean Desk Policy B. The employees use this ability to upload attachments and send email from their corporate accounts to their webmail.com 77 Ac Employees are allowed access to webmail while on the company network. Data Leak Prevention D.www. White box testing B. Penetration testing D.CompTIA SY0-201: Practice Exam QUESTION NO: 260 Which of the following is the way of actively testing security controls on a system? A. MD5 "Pass Any Exam. Public key D.actualtests. in the future. Passphrase Answer: B A. Key escrow C. Fuzzing Answer: C QUESTION NO: 263 When WPA is implemented using PSK. Which of the following would BEST mitigate this risk? tua QUESTION NO: 262 lTe sts . Vulnerability scanning Answer: D QUESTION NO: 261 A hard drive of a terminated employee has been encrypted with full disk encryption. Port scanning C. Which of the following ensures that. Certificate authority B. and a technician is not able to decrypt the data.co m . which of the following authentication types is used? A. Any Time." . Acceptable Use Policy C. a technician will be able to decrypt this information? A.

VLAN D. SYN attacks Answer: D QUESTION NO: 266 Which of the following allows a security administrator to divide a network into multiple zones? (Select TWO] A. SHA D.actualtests. Botnet attack D. White hat C. Fuzzer Answer: A QUESTION NO: 265 Which of the following logical controls does a flood guard protect against? A. Xmas attacks C. PAT B. EIGRP C. NAT E.CompTIA SY0-201: Practice Exam B. Any Time.E "Pass Any Exam. LEAP C. Penetration tester D.com Ac tua lTe sts . Subnetting Answer: C. Spanning tree B. TKIP Answer: D QUESTION NO: 264 Which of the following is another name for a malicious attacker? A.co m 78 .www." . Black hat B.

Set flags C. Segmentation of each wireless user from other wireless users B. Any Time. C.CompTIA SY0-201: Practice Exam QUESTION NO: 267 Isolation mode on an AP provides which of the following functionality types? A.co m . Physical lock testing Answer: B QUESTION NO: 269 Which of the following is MOST relevant to a buffer overflow attack? A.actualtests. Sequence numbers B. NOOP instructions Answer: D QUESTION NO: 270 The benefit of using software whole disk encryption is: A. Makes the router invisible to other routers Answer: A QUESTION NO: 268 Which of the following assessments is directed towards exploiting successive vulnerabilities to bypass security controls? A. Vulnerability scanning B. "Pass Any Exam. the disk's MBR is encrypted as well. Penetration testing C. Disallows all users from communicating directly with the AP C. IV length D. the entire file system is encrypted in case of theft. Hides the service set identifier D. the data can be retrieved easier if the disk is damaged B.www.com 79 Ac tua lTe sts . unauthorized disk access is logged in a separate bit. D." . Port scanning D.

Any Time.actualtests.www. Spyware D. Virus C. C. Memory addressing B. Smartphones can be tied to multiple PCs for data transferring. sts Which of the following is an advantage of an employer providing smartphones to their employees instead of regular cellular phones? . Directory traversal C. Which of the following malware types is this MOST likely to be? A. Ransomware Answer: D QUESTION NO: 272 Answer: D QUESTION NO: 273 Which of the following is specific to a buffer overflow attack? A. Initial vector D. Smartphone calls have a second layer of encryption. Session cookies Answer: A QUESTION NO: 274 "Pass Any Exam.com Ac tua lTe A. D. Smartphones can encrypt and password protect data. Smartphones can be used to access open WAPs for coverage redundancy.co m 80 ." . Worm B. B.CompTIA SY0-201: Practice Exam Answer: D QUESTION NO: 271 The company Chief Information Officer (CIO) contacts the security administrator about an email asking for money in order to receive the key that would decrypt the source code that the attacker stole and encrypted.

NAC servers "Pass Any Exam. SSH D. User training D.com Ac A. New policy implementation Answer: B QUESTION NO: 275 Which of the following is the BEST choice for encryption on a wireless network? A. Any Time." .CompTIA SY0-201: Practice Exam A security administrator performs various audits of a specific system after an attack. DNS tua Which of the following protocols assists in identifying a user. Domain controllers B. Incident management C.www. Change management B. AES C. WPA D.co m 81 . FTP C.actualtests. WEP Answer: A Answer: C QUESTION NO: 277 In which of the following locations can password complexity be enforced via group policy? A. WPA2-PSK B. to establish a secure session for command line administration of a computer? lTe QUESTION NO: 276 sts . SFTP B. ACLs D. Which of the following BEST describes this type of risk mitigation? A. Local SAM databases C. by the generation of a key.

actualtests. Routine audits B. Where should the administrator document this work? A. Data mining C. Event Viewer B.co m 82 .CompTIA SY0-201: Practice Exam Answer: A QUESTION NO: 278 Security related training should be used to teach the importance of which of the following behaviors? A." . Cross-site scripting Answer: A QUESTION NO: 279 A company has remote workers with laptops that house sensitive data.com Ac QUESTION NO: 280 tua lTe sts . Router's System Log C.www. Data handling D. Change Management System D. Whole disk encryption C. NIDS Answer: A An administrator is updating firmware on routers throughout the company. GPS tracking B. Compliance Review System Answer: C QUESTION NO: 281 "Pass Any Exam. Any Time. Remote sanitation D. Which of the following can be implemented to recover the laptops if they are lost? A.

Password recovery requirements C. Password cracker Answer: C "Pass Any Exam. Anti-virus scanner C. Password complexity requirements B. Recovery key D.CompTIA SY0-201: Practice Exam Which of the following reduces the likelihood of a single point of failure when a server fails? A. Networkmapper D. Protocol analyzer B.com 83 Ac tua lTe QUESTION NO: 283 sts . Password expiration requirements Answer: A Which of the following elements of PKI are found in a browser's trusted root CA? A. Cold site Answer: A QUESTION NO: 282 Which of the following is an example of requiring users to have a password that consists of alphanumeric and two special characters? A.actualtests. Password length requirements D. Clustering B. Symmetric key C. RAID D." . Privatekey B.www. Virtualization C. Any Time.co m . Public key Answer: D QUESTION NO: 284 Which of the following tools can execute a ping sweep? A.

Which of the following could be used to support 802. B. GPS tracking C." . Use GPS tracking to find the devices. Redundancy D. D. RAID B. Remote wipe B.actualtests.1x authentication? "Pass Any Exam.com 84 Ac Several classified mobile devices have been stolen. C.co Which of the following will help prevent unauthorized access to a smartphone? m . Remotely sanitize the devices. Answer: D QUESTION NO: 288 A security administrator is setting up a corporate wireless network using WPA2 with CCMP but does not want to use PSK for authentication. Virtualization Answer: B QUESTION NO: 286 Answer: D QUESTION NO: 287 A. Use stronger encryption algorithms. Voice encryption . Any Time.www.CompTIA SY0-201: Practice Exam QUESTION NO: 285 Which of the following would be used to distribute the processing effort to generate hashes for a password cracking program? A. Clustering C. Immediately inform local law enforcement. Screen lock D. Which of the following would BEST reduce the data leakage threat? tua lTe sts A.

Proximity readers Answer: A QUESTION NO: 290 Answer: A QUESTION NO: 291 A CRL is comprised of: A.www. C. Mantraps D. Mandatory access control C. Network firewall C. Answer: C "Pass Any Exam. LDAP B. Any Time." . Host intrusion detection B.CompTIA SY0-201: Practice Exam A. Smart card Answer: C QUESTION NO: 289 Which of the following would a security administrator implement if a parking lot needs to be constantly monitored? A.com Ac tua A. trusted CA's.co m 85 . RADIUS C. Host-based firewall D. untrusted private keys.actualtests. Video surveillance B. public keys. malicious IP addresses B. VPN concentrator lTe Which of the following devices would be installed on a single computer to prevent intrusion? sts . Kerberos D. D.

Which of the following BEST describes this type of attack? A. PGP B. Any Time. Symmetric session keys C.andTFTP D. SCP.4.andTFTP B.4. Mutual authentication Answer: D Which of the following uses TCP port 22 by default? A. SSL. and SCP Answer: B QUESTION NO: 295 A system administrator sees a firewall rule that applies to 10. SCP.4.4. Which of the following IP address ranges are encompassed by this rule? A.58 B.co m . Spim B.4. DDoS C. HTTPS." . TLS. Diffie-Hellman key exchange D.63 "Pass Any Exam.27 10.4.4.actualtests.CompTIA SY0-201: Practice Exam QUESTION NO: 292 When examining HTTP server logs the security administrator notices that the company's online store crashes after a particular search string is executed by a single external user. 10.www. 10.32 10. DoS Answer: C QUESTION NO: 293 Which of the following components is MOST integral to HTTPS? A. Spoofing D. SFTP.58/27.4.4. TELNET. and SFTP C. SSH.com 86 Ac tua QUESTION NO: 294 lTe sts .4.

4. Storage and retention policy D.CompTIA SY0-201: Practice Exam C. Which of the following is the MOST secure way to log in to a VPN? A. New server room construction requires a single entrance that is heavily protected.89 D. User access and rights Answer: A "Pass Any Exam. Setting up a PKI C.58 10.4.4. Answer: D QUESTION NO: 298 Which of the following audit types would a security administrator perform on the network to ensure each workstation is standardized? A. All doors to the server room must have signage indicating that it is a server room.4. C.4.4. Any Time.com Ac tua lTe sts .www. All new employees are required to be mentored by a senior employee for their first few months on the job.127 Answer: B QUESTION NO: 296 A security administrator wants to implement a more secure way to login to a VPN in addition to a username and password. 10. D." . 10. B.4. Setting up two VPNs Answer: B QUESTION NO: 297 Which of the following is the BEST example of a physical security policy? A.58 10. Implementing an ACL B. Implementing a single sign on process D. Group policy B. Domain wide password policy C. All server room users are required to have unique usernames and passwords.co m 87 .actualtests.4.

C. Hardware firewall Answer: C QUESTION NO: 302 Disabling the SSID broadcast removes the identifier from which of the following wireless packets? A. Software firewall D. Antivirus C. Probe B.www. NIPS B. senior management." . Anti-spam D. D. human resources. HIDS . ACK C.co m Which of the following signature-based monitoring systems is used to detect and remove known worms and Trojans on a host? .com 88 Ac tua QUESTION NO: 301 lTe Answer: B sts A. B. NIPS B. Any Time. Answer: D QUESTION NO: 300 Which of the following is the MOST efficient way to secure a single laptop from an external attack? A. contractors. project management. Beacon "Pass Any Exam.CompTIA SY0-201: Practice Exam QUESTION NO: 299 The success of a user security education and awareness plan is largely dependent on support from: A. HIDS C.actualtests.

co QUESTION NO: 304 m . Analyzes packets B.com 89 Ac Explanation: DES encrypts and decrypts data in 64-bit blocks. Kerberos Answer: D "Pass Any Exam. and should be set so that there are always an odd number of 1s in every byte. Serves as ahoneypot C. RAS C.www.CompTIA SY0-201: Practice Exam D. using a 64-bit key. resulting in a key length of 56 bits. PPTP D. although the effective key strength is only 56 bits. Forwards requests for services from a client Answer: D Which of the following standards encodes in 64-bit sections. Blowfish Answer: C QUESTION NO: 305 Which of the following would be used for authentication in Active Directory? A. SHA B. Data Answer: C QUESTION NO: 303 Which of the following describes the role of a proxy server? A. 56 of which are the encryption key? A. Any Time." . The least significant (right-most) bit in each byte is a parity bit. AES C. TACACS B.actualtests. These parity bits are ignored. so only the seven most significant bits of each byte are used. tua lTe sts . DES D. Blocks access to the network D.

Personal firewall B.com 90 Ac tua QUESTION NO: 308 lTe sts . "Pass Any Exam. D. C. An ad-hoc network allows access to the nearest access point which may give elevated rights to the connecting user." . HIDS C. An ad-hoc network allows access to the nearest access point which may allow a direct connection to another computer.actualtests. An ad-hoc network allows access to another computer but with no rights so files cannot be copied or changed. System log Answer: B Why is an ad-hoc network a security risk? A. No AP is involved. Any Time. each station is a peer to the other stations and communicates directly with other stations within the network. Security agent C. Answer: A Explanation: A wireless network operates in one of two modes. In the ad hoc mode. Security template D. compromising information. ad-hoc or infrastructure. An ad-hoc network allows access to another computer at the same level of the logged in user. All stations can send Beacon and Probe frames. Anti-spam D. Configuration baseline Answer: C QUESTION NO: 307 Which of the following is BEST suited to detect local operating system compromises? A.CompTIA SY0-201: Practice Exam QUESTION NO: 306 Which of the following is used to both deploy and reapply baseline security configurations? A.co m . B. Performance baseline B.www.

but it is also very slow. Any Time. Triple-DES encrypts the data in 8-byte chunks. It uses a 64-bit key consisting of 56 effective key bits and 8 parity bits.actualtests. A user is able to distribute connections to the network for load balancing using a centralized list of approved devices. The idea behind Triple DES is to improve the security of DES by applying DES encryption three times using three different keys. A user is able to distribute connections to the network using cached credentials on a local machine." . A user is able to control connections to the network using a centralized list of approved devices. The size of the block for Triple-DES is 8 bytes.com 91 Ac tua lTe sts . QUESTION NO: 311 Which of the following encryption technologies is BEST suited for small portable devices such as PDAs and cell phones? A. Triple DES algorithm is very secure (major banks use it to protect valuable transactions). D. DES C. AES192 "Pass Any Exam. PGP C. 3DES D. A user is able to control connections to the network using cached credentials on a local machine. Answer: C QUESTION NO: 310 Which of the following uses multiple encryption keys to repeatedly encrypt its output? A. AES256 B. C. TKIP B.www. AES128 Answer: C Explanation: Triple DES is a variation of Data Encryption Standard (DES). B.CompTIA SY0-201: Practice Exam QUESTION NO: 309 Which of the following is a benefit of network access control (NAC)? A.co m .

Delivery D. QUESTION NO: 312 Answer: A QUESTION NO: 313 Which of the following is achieved and ensured by digitally signing an email? A. FTP .com Ac tua lTe sts A. This places a 128-bit wrapper around the WEP encryption with a key that is based on such things as the MAC address of your machine and the serial number of the packet. Elliptic curve Answer: A Explanation: Wired Equivalent Privacy (WEP) is a wireless protocol designed to provide privacy equivalent to that of a wired network. Any Time. Integrity Answer: D QUESTION NO: 314 A penetration tester is required to conduct a port scan on a network. Which of the following security tools can be used to conduct this scan? (Select TWO). IMAP D. To make the encryption stronger. Kismet B. SYSLOG B. A.www.actualtests. Temporal Key Integrity Protocol (TKIP) can also be employed. WEP is considered weak. Availability B. Without the use of TKIP. including PDAs and cell phones." . Confidentiality C. SNMP C. Snort "Pass Any Exam. WEP is implemented in a number of wireless devices.CompTIA SY0-201: Practice Exam D.co m Which of the following protocols correspond to port 514 by default? 92 .

STP cable D. nslookup E.actualtests. Digital signatures C.E "Pass Any Exam. Redundant servers Answer: C QUESTION NO: 316 A technician wants to make sure all users in the network are in compliance with company standards for login. Crossover cable E.co m 93 . Nmap Answer: B. Voltmeter C." . Network mapping software B. UPS D. UTP cable Answer: A. A. Password crackers D. Performance baselines Answer: D QUESTION NO: 317 Which of the following increases availability during periods of electromagnetic interference? (Select TWO). Fiber optic cable B. Which of the following tools can the technician use? A. Any Time.com Ac tua lTe sts .www. Generator B. netcat D. Straight-through cable C.E QUESTION NO: 315 Which of the following is BEST used for providing protection against power fluctuation? A.CompTIA SY0-201: Practice Exam C.

comptia.CompTIA SY0-201: Practice Exam Explanation: Fiber-optic is transmitted using light so it is unaffected by electromagnetic interference." . Chain of custody C. E. C. TCP/IP hijacking C. When the new administrator tried to register the website it is discovered that the registration is being held by a series of small companies for very short periods of time. Spoofing B. Man traps B.com 94 Ac tua lTe sts . https://wrtw. Answer: C.actualtests.co m . Increase resources used by the company's web-servers. Breed complacency among users for all certificate warnings. These failures: (Select TWO). This is typical of which of the following? A.www. Expose traffic sent between the server and the user's computer. QUESTION NO: 318 A secure company portal. frequently fails to renew its certificates. Video surveillance D. UTP cable relies solely on the cancellation effect produced by the twisted wire pairs to limit signal degradation caused by electromagnetic interference (EMI) and radio frequency interference (RFI).org). Domain name kiting "Pass Any Exam. Any Time. Permit man-in-the-middle attacks to steal users' credentials. A.E QUESTION NO: 319 Which of the following security controls would a company use to verify that their confidential and proprietary data is not being removed? A. resulting in expired certificate warnings for users. Are irritating to the user but the traffic remains encrypted. accessible publicly but only to company employees.g. D. B. Vulnerability scanners Answer: C QUESTION NO: 320 The last company administrator failed to renew the registration for the corporate web site (e.

Session cookie handling C. QUESTION NO: 321 Which of the following should a web application programmer implement to avoid SQL injection attacks? A. a domain name can deliver profit to the owner even if it yields just pennies per year. Under this scheme. Authentication and authorization D. sts . Worm Answer: C QUESTION NO: 323 Which of the following describes an action taken after a security breach? A. or user input must be carefully escaped or filtered. Spam B. Encryption and hashing B.actualtests.com 95 Ac tua lTe Explanation: To protect against SQL injection. user input must not directly be embedded in SQL statements. Spyware D. Adware C.www. Instead.co m . parameterized statements must be used (preferred).CompTIA SY0-201: Practice Exam D. DNS poisoning Answer: C Explanation: Domain name kiting is a practice in which participants leverage the 5-day add/drop grace period mandated by ICANN to "keep" names at no cost by perpetually adding and dropping them." . Disaster recovery planning "Pass Any Exam. Any Time. Proper input validation Answer: D QUESTION NO: 322 Which of the following system security threats negatively affects confidentiality? A.

Answer: C QUESTION NO: 325 Which of the following can be implemented to prevent malicious code from executing? A.www. Which of the following is the BEST method to enforce this new password policy? A. Personal software firewall Answer: C QUESTION NO: 326 All administrators are now required to use 15 character passwords. C. Forcing all users to change their password on next login Answer: C "Pass Any Exam. Account expiration configuration C. The vitalization host OS must be within two revisions of the guest OS. Change management Answer: C QUESTION NO: 324 Which of the following is true about the application of machine virtualization? A.co m 96 . B. Virtualization hosting is only possible on one specific OS. Anti-spam software C. Forensic evaluation D. Hardware fire wall B. Group policy D.actualtests. Email announcements B.com Ac tua lTe sts . Any Time.CompTIA SY0-201: Practice Exam B." . D. Business continuity planning C. Antivirus software D. Some malware is able to detect that they are running in a virtual environment. Machine vitalization is only possible in a 64-bit environment.

Public trust model Answer: C QUESTION NO: 330 Which of the following will help hide the IP address of a computer from servers outside the network? A. Conduct a risk assessment. Key registration B. Answer: B Which of the following stores information with a trusted agent to decrypt data at a later date. Smaller routing tables D." . Conduct a security awareness seminar. Which of the following would be the BEST way to meet their request without attempting to exploit those risks? A. Reduce data center footprint B.www.com 97 Ac tua QUESTION NO: 329 lTe sts .co m . Conduct a penetration test.actualtests. C. Conduct a social engineering test.CompTIA SY0-201: Practice Exam QUESTION NO: 327 Which of the following BEST describes a reason to implement virtualization technology? A. NAT "Pass Any Exam. B. Key escrow D. Diminishing number of end users Answer: A QUESTION NO: 328 Management has requested increased visibility into how threats might affect their organization. even if the user destroys the key? A. D. Decreased administrative overhead C. Any Time. Recovery agent C.

but those workstations need to be able to access any Internet site. Group policy C. Pop-up blockers "Pass Any Exam. Due diligence Answer: A QUESTION NO: 332 Answer: A QUESTION NO: 333 An administrator is required to keep certain workstations free of malware at all times. PAT C. Stateful inspection D. Updated antivirus software B. Least privilege C.CompTIA SY0-201: Practice Exam B. and everything else is denied.com Ac A. Antivirus tua Which of the following should be updated whenever software is upgraded on a production system? lTe sts Explanation: Implicit deny means that the firewall only permits the specific needed applications to pass through the firewall.www. Any Time. which of the following methods provides the MOST secure starting point? A. Baseline B. . NAC Answer: A QUESTION NO: 331 When developing a new firewall policy. Which of the following solutions would be the BEST choice? A. Implicit deny B.co m 98 .actualtests. ACL D." . LDAP entry D.

Any Time. Botnets "Pass Any Exam. PKI smartcard. It uses the PKCS #7 standard (Cryptographic Message Syntax Standard) and is the most widely supported standard used to secure e-mail communications. password and a one-time token D. and a one-time token B. and a thumbprint C. Digital signatures D. PIN.com 99 Ac tua lTe QUESTION NO: 335 sts . Whole disk encryption B. retina scan. Updated anti-spam software Answer: A Explanation: The best initial protection against malicious code is antivirus software. Reference: CompTIA Secutiy + Deluxe Study Guide. S/MIME certificates Answer: D Explanation: Secure Multipurpose Internet Mail Extensions (S/MIME) is a standard used for encrypting e-mail. SSL over VPN C. retina scan.CompTIA SY0-201: Practice Exam C. QUESTION NO: 336 Which of the following security threats would MOST likely use IRC? A. Personal firewall D. Password. Fingerprint.co m . password.www. QUESTION NO: 334 Which of the following combinations of items would constitute a valid three factor authentication system? A.actualtests. and a hardware PKI token Answer: A Which of the following BEST describes a tool used to encrypt emails in transit? A. 492." . p. S/MIME contains signature data.

Proxy server D. Spam Answer: B QUESTION NO: 337 A user reports that after opening an email from someone they knew. Any Time. Antivirus C.CompTIA SY0-201: Practice Exam B. HIDS D. Which of the following software can the technician MOST likely install on the computer to mitigate this threat? A.co m 100 .com Ac tua A. Port scanner C. Vulnerability assessment C. Spoofing B. Firewall Answer: B QUESTION NO: 338 Answer: B QUESTION NO: 339 An auditor would use credentials harvested from a SQL injection attack during which of the following? A. Forensic recovery B.actualtests. Penetration test D.www. DMZ lTe Which of the following tools will detect protocols that are in use? sts . their computer is now displaying unwanted images. Anti-spam B. Password strength audit Answer: A "Pass Any Exam." . Adware C. Logic bombs D.

NTFS Answer: D QUESTION NO: 342 A data entry technician uses an application from the Internet to gain administrative rights on a system. C. Backing up the key to local storage.com Ac tua lTe sts . B." . NTLM B. Privilege escalation. IPSec C. Gaining unauthorized domain rights is an example of: A. Answer: A Explanation: A key escrow system stores keys for the purpose of law enforcement access. C. D. B. Removing the private key. Answer: D "Pass Any Exam. NTLMv2 D. Any Time. Spyware. Entrusting the keys to a third party. D. referred to as a key escrow agency .co m 101 .www. A logic bomb. QUESTION NO: 341 Which of the following will allow a technician to restrict access to one folder within a shared folder? A. Arootkit. One of the proposed methods of dealing with key escrow involves the storage of key information with a third party. Removing the public key.actualtests.CompTIA SY0-201: Practice Exam QUESTION NO: 340 Key escrow is the process of: A.

Separation of duties D. Honeypot . Any Time. To alert the administrator to known anomalies C. To take action against known threats Answer: D QUESTION NO: 346 Which of the following algorithms provides the LOWEST level of encryption? A. Single sign-on C.com 102 Ac tua QUESTION NO: 345 lTe Answer: B sts A. To log any known anomalies D.CompTIA SY0-201: Practice Exam QUESTION NO: 343 Which of the following would be implemented to provide a check and balance against social engineering attacks? A.co m Which of the following tools would BEST allow a security administrator to view the contents of unencrypted network traffic? . DES "Pass Any Exam.actualtests.www. Blowfish C. Web application firewall B. Password policy B. Protocol analyzer C. Biometric scanning Answer: C QUESTION NO: 344 A NIPS is primarily used for which of the following purposes? A. Network access control D." . To monitor network traffic in promiscuous mode B. SHA1 B.

Vulnerability scanner B." . Port scanner Answer: B QUESTION NO: 349 Which of the following security controls targets employee accounts that have left the company without going through the proper exit process? A. All servers are unreachable. Logic bomb D.CompTIA SY0-201: Practice Exam D. Rainbow table D. Any Time.co m 103 . Protocol analyzer C. AES Answer: C QUESTION NO: 347 At midnight on January 1st. Logic bombs may also be set to go off on a certain date or when a specified set of circumstances occurs. Virus C.actualtests. Rootkit B. . an administrator receives an alert from the system monitoring the servers in the datacenter.com Ac tua Which of the following would an auditor use to determine if an application is sending credentials in clear text? lTe sts Explanation: Logic bombs are programs or snippets of code that execute when a certain predefined event occurs. Which of the following is MOST likely to have caused the DOS? A.www. Account expiration policy "Pass Any Exam. Password complexity policy B. Botnet Answer: C QUESTION NO: 348 A.

CompTIA SY0-201: Practice Exam C. Account lockout policy D. Access control lists Answer: B

QUESTION NO: 350 Which of the following logs would MOST likely indicate that there is an ongoing brute force attack against a servers local administrator account? A. Firewall B. System C. Performance D. Access Answer: B

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QUESTION NO: 357 A network security administrator is worried about potential man-in-the-middle attacks against users when they access a corporate website from their workstations. Which of the following is the BEST mitigation against this type of attack? A. Implementing server-side PKI certificates for all connections B. Mandating only client-side PKI certificates for all connections C. Requiring client and server PKI certificates for all connections D. Requiring strong authentication for all DNS queries Answer: C

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QUESTION NO: 359 Which of the following technologies will ensure the datacenter remains operational until backup power can be obtained?

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Access logs B. Amount of application logging required for security Answer: A QUESTION NO: 365 Which of the following would MOST likely determine which user inadvertently shut down the company's web server? A. Two factor authentication D. Password cracker B. standalone machine with no network interface to verify its overall security posture? ." .co m Which of the following would be MOST useful for a security technician to run on a single. Volume of physical equipment needing to be secured B. Three factor authentication Answer: D QUESTION NO: 363 One of the primary purposes of visualization in a data center is to reduce which of the following? A. Networkmapper D. One factor authentication B. Application logs "Pass Any Exam.actualtests. Protocol analyzer C. Number of logical hosts providing services for users D.com 108 Ac tua QUESTION NO: 364 lTe Answer: A sts A. Port scanner . Any Time.CompTIA SY0-201: Practice Exam QUESTION NO: 362 Which of the following authentication models often requires different systems to function together and is complicated to implement in non-homogeneous environments? A.www. Single sign-on C. Total complexity of the overall security architecture C.

As soon as the Configuration Control Board is alerted and begins tracking the changes.www. Blowfish D. NTLM C. Input validation lTe sts On network devices where strong passwords cannot be enforced. the risk of weak passwords is BEST mitigated through the use of which of the following? . D. As soon as the vendor tests and makes the patch available.co m Answer: A 109 . Removing default accounts C. DNS logs D. C.CompTIA SY0-201: Practice Exam C. After vetting in a test environment that mirrors the production environment." . B. Any Time.actualtests.com Ac tua A. LANMAN Answer: A QUESTION NO: 369 "Pass Any Exam. After baselines of the affected systems are recorded for future comparison. Limited logon attempts B. Reverse proxies D. Performance logs Answer: A QUESTION NO: 366 Patches and updates should be applied to production systems: A. QUESTION NO: 367 Answer: A QUESTION NO: 368 Which of the following can ensure the integrity of email? A. MD5 B.

Add that user to the security distribution group Answer: B QUESTION NO: 372 An intruder has gained access to a server and installed an application to obtain credentials." . WEP Answer: B QUESTION NO: 371 A. Physical access logs C. Add that user to the local power users group B. Account dictionary B.CompTIA SY0-201: Practice Exam Which of the following allows management to track whether staff members have accessed an authorized area? A. Add that user to the domain remote desktop group D. SHA B. Physical tokens B. Add that user to the domain administrators group C. Any Time.co m 110 .com Ac tua A new application support technician is unable to install a new approved security application on a departmental's workstation.www. The security administrator needs to do which of the following? lTe sts . Which of the following applications did the intruder MOST likely install? A.actualtests. 3DES C. PGP D. Hardware locks Answer: B QUESTION NO: 370 Which of the following is used to provide a fixed-size bit-string regardless of the size of the input source? A. Vulnerability scanner "Pass Any Exam. Man-traps D.

Certificate revocation list look-up D. IPSec VPN connection B." . secure network protocols.actualtests. Password cracker Answer: D QUESTION NO: 373 Which of the following is a goal of penetration testing? A.co m Answer: D 111 . sts The BEST way to protect data-at-rest from an attacker is: . Any Time. restricting read permission. Which of the following is the cause? A.com Ac tua lTe A. To check compliance of the router configuration C. strong authentication. SSH tunneling C.www. Actively assess deployed security controls QUESTION NO: 374 Answer: D QUESTION NO: 375 The firewall administrator sees an outbound connection on IP port 50 and UDP port 500.CompTIA SY0-201: Practice Exam C. whole disk encryption. C. Incorrect DNS setup Answer: A QUESTION NO: 376 "Pass Any Exam. Protocol analyzer D. Provide a passive check of the network's security D. D. B. Passively assess web vulnerabilities B.

Win32. C. No other users are having any problems printing.actualtests. The administrator needs to be added to the web server's administration group. Any Time. The administrator does not have the correct access rights to dial in remotely. currently available for many flavors of Unix (11 are officially supported.www. The user does not have full access to the file server. Milw0rm Answer: A Explanation: John the Ripper is a fast password cracker. Metasploit C.co m 112 . Which of the following tools would be BEST suited to this task? A. Answer: B "Pass Any Exam. QUESTION NO: 377 Answer: D QUESTION NO: 378 A remote network administrator calls the helpdesk reporting that they are able to connect via VPN but are unable to make any changes to the internal web server. not counting different architectures). IPSec needs to be reinstalled on the administrator's workstation. C. Which of the following is MOST likely the cause? A. Which of the following is the MOST probable reason the user cannot print? . The VPN concentrator needs to be configured. B. B. and OpenVMS. The technician verifies that the user's computer has network connectivity. The user does not have access to the printer. The printer is not setup up correctly on the server. D. Its primary purpose is to detect weak Unix passwords. DOS. John the Ripper B." .CompTIA SY0-201: Practice Exam A penetration tester is attempting to run a brute-force attack to discover network passwords. D. lTe sts A user reports that they cannot print anything from the file server or off the web to the network printer.com Ac tua A. BeOS. The user does not have Internet access. OVAL D.

Memory forensics C. interpreter." .com Ac Answer: B tua A. OVAL D. RADIUS B. QUESTION NO: 380 QUESTION NO: 381 An administrator needs to implement a backup strategy that provides the fastest recovery in case of data corruption. TACACS Answer: C Explanation: The Open Vulnerability and Assessment Language (OVAL) is a community standard written in XML that strives to promote open and publicly available security content. Any Time. but every time the security administrator gets on the workstation there is no evidence of the letters. Which of the following techniques will allow the security administrator to acquire the necessary data? sts . Firewall D. Fullbackup on Sunday and incremental backups every other day C.www. Dumpster diving lTe A security administrator has reports of an employee writing harassing letters on a workstation. Certificate authority C. and repository and is meant to standardize information between security tools. Fullbackup on Sunday and differential backups every other day B. Fullbackup on Sunday and a full backup every day D. Fullbackup on Sunday and alternating differential and incremental every other day Answer: C "Pass Any Exam. It consists of a language. Which of the following should the administrator implement? A. VLAN B.actualtests.CompTIA SY0-201: Practice Exam QUESTION NO: 379 Which of the following standards could be used to rate the risk exposure of vulnerabilities on a network? A.co m 113 .

Cold calling C.com 114 Ac QUESTION NO: 384 tua lTe sts . Shoulder surfing D. This is an example of which of the following design elements? A.actualtests. NAT Answer: A QUESTION NO: 383 Which of the following describes what has occurred after a user has successfully gained access to a secure system? A. VLAN D. Phishing B. They can see you entering a password. Authenticity C. Confidentiality Answer: A Which of the following security attacks would be MOST likely to occur within the office without the use of technological tools? A.co m . Subnetting C." . Any Time. Authentication B. Identification D. or entering any other pertinent information. The best defense "Pass Any Exam.CompTIA SY0-201: Practice Exam QUESTION NO: 382 A network administrator places a firewall between a file server and the public Internet and another firewall between the file server and the company's internal servers.www. DMZ B. SPIM Answer: C Explanation: One form of social engineering is known as shoulder surfing and involves nothing more than watching someone when they enter their sensitive data. typing in a credit card number.

the administrator needs to be aware of which of the following disadvantages? A.co m . Some users may have a legitimate need for installing applications. C. LANMAN B." . A proxy server B.com 115 Ac tua lTe sts . Enable Internet history monitoring Answer: D QUESTION NO: 387 When implementing a group policy restricting users from running software installations. Any Time. Answer: D QUESTION NO: 388 Which of the following uses a trusted third party key distribution center to generate authentication tokens? "Pass Any Exam.actualtests. Not all users will know which files are executable installations. CHAP Answer: C QUESTION NO: 386 Which of the following would MOST likely monitor user web traffic? A. Enable cookie monitoring C. WPA C. B. RADIUS D. Such a policy requires a great deal of administrative overhead. authorization and accounting to connecting users? A.www. D. The policy will restrict remote patching of user workstations. QUESTION NO: 385 Which of the following is a service that provides authentication. A software firewall D.CompTIA SY0-201: Practice Exam against this type of attack is simply to survey your environment before entering personal data.

Public key C.www. CHAP C. D." . Least privilege principle. Patch management process. C. B. Answer: C "Pass Any Exam. TACACS B. NIDS B.CompTIA SY0-201: Practice Exam A. NAT D. LDAP D.co m 116 . Privatekey B. Kerberos Answer: D QUESTION NO: 389 Which of the following key types would a user MOST likely receive from a secure e-commerce website? A. NIPS lTe Which of the following can be used to prevent ongoing network based attacks? sts .com Ac tua A.actualtests. Any Time. Disaster recovery process. Key escrow Answer: B QUESTION NO: 390 Answer: D QUESTION NO: 391 Regression testing and deployment are part of the: A. Vulnerability assessment process. CRL D. HIDS C.

Spam D. Which of the following tools would the technician use to identify the issue? A. several computers started behaving abnormally. Which of the following can BEST be completed to mitigate the issue? "Pass Any Exam. Digital signature C.co m 117 . System monitor B. S/MIME Answer: D QUESTION NO: 395 A technician completes a WLAN audit and notices that a number of unknown devices are connected." . Any Time. Spyware C. Protocol analyzer Answer: D QUESTION NO: 394 A. Firewall D. DMZ C.actualtests.CompTIA SY0-201: Practice Exam QUESTION NO: 392 A user reports that they opened an attachment from an email received through a distribution list.www. Logic bomb Answer: D QUESTION NO: 393 A technician notices that folder permissions are changing randomly on the server. At a later date. SSL/TLS B. Which of the following threats has MOST likely infected the computer? A. Pop-ups B.com Ac Which of the following protocols allows a user to selectively encrypt the contents of an email message at rest? tua lTe sts . Secure SMTP D.

WEP C. New equipment ready to be installed Answer: D Answer: C QUESTION NO: 398 Which of the following would a security administrator be MOST likely to use if a computer is suspected of continually sending large amounts of sensitive data to an external host? A.com Ac tua A. Performance baseline B. Live redundant computers.www. Active network jacks D. Honeypot D.CompTIA SY0-201: Practice Exam A. Virus scanner C. Replace the wireless access point B. WPA2 D. Enable MAC filtering Answer: D QUESTION NO: 396 Which of the following is provided at a cold site? A. Change the SSID D. WPA lTe A company sets up wireless access points for visitors to use wireless devices. Replace the firewall C. Any Time. Fully operational equipment and installed network equipment B. SHA-256 B. Protocol analyzer Answer: D "Pass Any Exam. network connections and UPS C.co m 118 ." . Which of the following encryption methods should they implement to provide the highest level of security? sts QUESTION NO: 397 .actualtests.

Which of the following is part of the patch management process? A. CRL C. C. or someone has had their access revoked.actualtests. TTP D.CompTIA SY0-201: Practice Exam QUESTION NO: 399 Which of the following contains a list of certificates that are compromised and invalid? A." . A certificate may need to be revoked because it was stolen. Examining firewall and NIDS logs. Proxy server D. Port scanner B. Replacing aging network and computing equipment. CA B. Any Time. Reverse engineering non-vendor supplied patches. B. RA Answer: B Explanation: Certificate revocation is the process of revoking a certificate before it expires. IDS C.www. which of the following tools would MOST likely be used? A. Firewall Answer: C "Pass Any Exam.com Ac tua lTe sts QUESTION NO: 400 . D. Answer: B QUESTION NO: 401 If an administrator wanted to be able to identify exactly which Internet sites are being accessed most frequently.co m 119 . an employee moved to a new company. Documenting the security assessment and decision. A certificate revocation is handled either through a Certificate Revocation List (CRL).

Mandatory access control C.co m Which of the following processes describes identity proofing? 120 . Any Time. Role-based access control Answer: D QUESTION NO: 403 Answer: B QUESTION NO: 404 In order for an organization to be successful in preventing fraud from occurring by a disgruntled employee.CompTIA SY0-201: Practice Exam QUESTION NO: 402 Which of the following methods allows the administrator to create different user templates to comply with the principle of least privilege? A. Which of the following would BEST protect the server? "Pass Any Exam. Separation of duties D. Access control and identity verification B. Rule-based access control B. The web server needs to be accessible to employees both inside the campus and at remote sites. Least privilege C.com Ac tua lTe sts A. Identification and non-repudiation C. Job rotation B. Some of the employees use computers that do not belong to the company to do their work. Authentication and authorization . which of the following best practices should MOST likely be in place? A. Physical access control D." .actualtests.www. Access controls Answer: D QUESTION NO: 405 A web server that the employees use to fill out their time cards needs to be protected. Identification and authentication D.

D. Networkmapper D. Format tapes annually.www. Which of the following would be the BEST way for the director to test the team's response? A. Vulnerability scan C.com 121 Ac tua The security administrator wants to know if a new device has any known issues with its available applications.co m . C. C. Answer: C QUESTION NO: 406 The director of security for a company needs to determine how the security and network administrators would respond to a compromised system. Place the server in a DMZ after hardening the OS." . Place the server in a subnet that is blocked at the firewall. Port scan D. Vulnerability scanner B.CompTIA SY0-201: Practice Exam A. Port scanner C.actualtests. Any Time. "Pass Any Exam. Penetration test B. Keep the tapes user accessible. Protocol analyzer Answer: A QUESTION NO: 408 Which of the following are BEST practices in regards to backup media? (Select TWO). Social engineering Answer: B QUESTION NO: 407 A. Require all users to use a PKI token stored on a physical smart card to authenticate to the server. Place the server in a DMZ and require all users to use the company's VPN software to access it. Which of the following would be BEST suited to accomplishing this task? lTe sts . B. Store tapes near the servers. A. B.

Storebackup's off site. TCP/IP hijacking C. Which of the following would BEST solve this issue? A. Install UPS units on each critical device B. E.co m 122 . Report the issue to management and revisit it during the next risk assessment C. it is discovered the network administrators have no clear timeline of when patches must be installed. Firewall B.com Ac tua lTe sts . Creating and disseminating a patch management policy B.CompTIA SY0-201: Practice Exam D. Training network administrators on the importance of patching D. Install backup generators D.E QUESTION NO: 409 During an annual risk assessment.www. Label the media. Any Time.actualtests. Proxy server D. Hiring more administrators to better assist in the patching of servers Answer: A QUESTION NO: 410 Which of the following is an advanced security tool used by security administrators to divert malicious attacks to a harmless area of the network? A. Honeypot Answer: D QUESTION NO: 411 Which of the following would be the BEST course of action to maintain network availability during an extended power outage? A. Use multiple servers for redundancy Answer: C "Pass Any Exam. Answer: D. Implement a SONET ring C." .

it is important for members of the CIRT to document the location of data at all times. Which of the following BEST describes what the CIRT is trying to document? A. Answer: B QUESTION NO: 415 Which of the following groups should be able to view the results of the risk assessment for an organization? (Select TWO). B. Damage mitigation Answer: B QUESTION NO: 413 Which of the following redundancy planning concepts is generally the LEAST expensive? A. Mobile site D.co m . Chain of custody D. Proper authorization procedures B.actualtests. Restore a random file. Cold site Answer: D Which of the following can the administrator do to verify that a tape backup can be recovered in its entirety? A.www.com 123 Ac tua QUESTION NO: 414 lTe sts . Any Time. HR employees "Pass Any Exam.CompTIA SY0-201: Practice Exam QUESTION NO: 412 When investigating data breaches caused by possible malicious action. Read the first 512 bytes of the tape. Warm site B. A. Hot site C. D. C. Disaster recovery plan C. Perform a full restore. Read the last 512 bytes of the tape." .

Exploits. cost.www. The user or computer system B. and asset values C.D QUESTION NO: 416 Which of the following does a risk assessment include? A. and social engineering B. Threats. All employees D." .CompTIA SY0-201: Practice Exam B. attacks. The uniqueness of a user's token D. Management. Executive management E.actualtests. Vendors Answer: B. Fiberoptic cable D. Any Time. procedures. Policies. The user's access level C. and budget D. and enforcement Answer: B Identification is the process of verifying which of the following? A. Information security employees C. which of the following is considered the MOST resistant to physical eavesdropping methods? A. vulnerabilities. Coaxial cable B. The association of a user Answer: A QUESTION NO: 418 In general.co m 124 .com Ac tua lTe sts QUESTION NO: 417 . Wireless access points C. CAT5 network cable Answer: C "Pass Any Exam.

co m Which of the following is a tactic used by malicious domain purchasing organizations? . DistributedDoS "Pass Any Exam. AVLAN B. ARP spoofing B.www. Voice recognition B. A honey pot Answer: D QUESTION NO: 422 Which of the following threats is mitigated by ensuring operating system patches are current? A. DDoS . DNS D. ARP poisoning B. Any Time. Fingerprint recognition C. Iris scan D.actualtests. Kiting C. A firewall C.CompTIA SY0-201: Practice Exam QUESTION NO: 419 Which of the following behavioral biometric authentication models should a technician deploy in a secure datacenter? A. Retina scan Answer: A QUESTION NO: 420 Answer: B QUESTION NO: 421 Which of the following would allow an administrator to perform internal research on security threats and common viruses on multiple operating systems without risking contamination of the production environment? A. A virtual workstation D.com 125 Ac tua lTe sts A." .

Write=Deny C. Write=Allow Everyone: Read=Deny. Known threats Answer: D QUESTION NO: 423 Which of the following environmental controls would require a thermostat within the datacenter? A. Write= None tua lTe sts A server needs to be configured to allow the sales department ability to read and write a file. Which of the following access control lists will do this? . Temperature control D.com 126 Ac A. NetBIOS D. Write=Allow Everyone: Read=None.www. Sales: Read=Allow. Sales: Read=Allow. Write=None B.CompTIA SY0-201: Practice Exam C. Fire suppression QUESTION NO: 424 Answer: A QUESTION NO: 425 Which of the following will allow a security administrator to help detect a DDoS? A. Performance baseline B. Airflowcontrol B." . NIC bindings "Pass Any Exam.co m Answer: C . Any Time. Sales: Read=None. Write=Allow Everyone: Read=Allow. Task manager C. Write=Allow Everyone: Read=Allow. Moisture control C.actualtests. Write=Allow D. Everyone else in the company only needs read access. Sales: Read=Allow. Unknown threats D.

A security IP audit is completed C.www.com Ac tua lTe sts . Which of the following should MOST likely be done? A. To correlate which MAC addresses are associated with aswitchport B. To determine open ports and services D. A security policy template is implemented B. To identify vulnerabilities in available services C. Confidentiality C. Availability Answer: D QUESTION NO: 428 Which of the following is MOST likely the reason why a security administrator would run a NMAP report on an important server? A.co m 127 . Administrative rights are manually removed D." . Integrity D. To capture network packets for analysis Answer: C QUESTION NO: 429 Which of the following should be done if a USB device is found in a parking lot? "Pass Any Exam. All workstations are rebuilt Answer: A QUESTION NO: 427 A single point of failure is a security concern primarily because it affects which of the following? A.CompTIA SY0-201: Practice Exam Answer: A QUESTION NO: 426 An administrator wants to make sure that all users of a large domain are restricted from installing software. Cryptography B. Any Time.actualtests.

CompTIA SY0-201: Practice Exam A. Executing the continuity plan at random Answer: A QUESTION NO: 432 Using a digital signature during an online transaction is a form of: A. B. Having system administrators electronically sign the plan C. RAID 3 D. "Pass Any Exam. if implemented on a server. If one disk fails. Disk mirroring provides 100 percent redundancy because everything is stored on two disks. Plug it in to a computer to see who it belongs to. Call the manufacturer of the USB device.co m 128 . Any Time. Turn it in to the appropriate security person. RAID 5 Answer: B QUESTION NO: 431 Proper planning for disaster recovery includes which of the following? A. another disk continues to operate.actualtests." . and the RAID 1 array can be regenerated. B.com Ac tua lTe sts Explanation: RAID level 1 RAID 1 is disk mirroring.www. Documenting all HDD serial numbers D. Key management. Availability. RAID 0 B. C. will ensure availability if half of the drives fail? A. Reformat it for personal use at home. . RAID 1 C. Answer: C QUESTION NO: 430 Which of the following. The failed disk can be replaced. D. Testing the plan on a regular basis B. Confidentiality. C.

Any Time. Deny file access D. Weak passwords D. Web load balancing D. Deny network logon Answer: D Answer: A. Backendfile system crash C.www." . . Logic bomb lTe sts Which of the following is MOST likely to occur if the input of a web form is not properly sanitized? (Select TWO). Weak encryption keys C. Available ports B. Non-repudiation. Answer: D QUESTION NO: 433 Which of the following is a best practice relating to non-administrative user rights on a server? A. SQL injection B. Cross-site scripting E. Available IP addresses Answer: C QUESTION NO: 436 "Pass Any Exam. Deny printer access B.com Ac tua A.actualtests. Deny local logon C.D QUESTION NO: 435 Rainbow tables are primarily used to expose which of the following vulnerabilities? A.CompTIA SY0-201: Practice Exam D.co QUESTION NO: 434 m 129 .

" . A. Middle management D.CompTIA SY0-201: Practice Exam In disaster recovery what is the most important thing? A.co Answer: A m 130 . B. Safety and security of personnel.actualtests. a cipher cannot. Answer: B QUESTION NO: 439 Overall responsibility for security falls on the following? A. Avoid loss of data B. a hash cannot. Lower management B. B. Answer: B QUESTION NO: 437 What is the difference between identification and authorization? A. Authorization verifies the identity of a user requesting credentials and identification verifies a set of credentials. Any Time.www. Identification verifies the identity of a user requesting credentials and authorization verifies a set of credentials. Upper management C. A hash can be reversed.com Ac tua lTe Which statement correctly describes the difference between a secure cipher and a secure hash? sts QUESTION NO: 438 . A cipher can be reversed. None of the other alternatives apply Answer: B QUESTION NO: 440 "Pass Any Exam.

" .com Ac Answer: A tua A. War walking C. Warchalking B.www. Smart card and pin number B. Remove a terminator C. Root role Answer: B QUESTION NO: 441 Which method is the easiest to disable a 10Base2 network? A. Cut the cable B. this is known as? A.actualtests. Any Time.CompTIA SY0-201: Practice Exam An administrator has a separate account from the systems root account. War driving lTe What is the term used to mark a building or location with the wireless speed? sts . Smart card and ID C. Remove the cable Answer: B QUESTION NO: 442 QUESTION NO: 443 Determine a two-factor authentication for an information system? A. ID and pin number Answer: A "Pass Any Exam. Privilege B. Separation of duties C.co m 131 .

Evidence management B.co m 132 . analysis. Any Time. Security logging Answer: B QUESTION NO: 445 What is being used when you hide information in a picture? A. Penetration testing C. Canary trap B.CompTIA SY0-201: Practice Exam QUESTION NO: 444 Which is the most trying action to your system? A. showing the seizure." . Covert channel C. Watermarking D. Rule 112 Answer: C Explanation: Chain of custody refers to the chronological documentation or paper trail .www. Rule 901 C. and disposition of evidence . suspects the existence of the message. Ethical hacking D. sts . Audit Event Reporting B. Steganography Answer: D QUESTION NO: 446 When an investigation is ongoing what process is used to secure data? A. a form of security through obscurity.com Ac tua lTe Explanation: Steganography is the art and science of writing hidden messages in such a way that no one. physical or electronic. transfer. Chain of custody D. "Pass Any Exam. apart from the sender and intended recipient.actualtests. control. custody.

CRL D. Recovery agent Answer: C QUESTION NO: 450 An administrator needs to implement a solution that will have a redundant site at all times and will be able to handle all network request and traffic in the event of the main site going offline.CompTIA SY0-201: Practice Exam QUESTION NO: 447 A user reports that after opening an email from someone they knew. Antivirus Answer: C QUESTION NO: 448 Which of the following is true about the application of machine virtualization? A." . AES B. Some malware is able to detect that they are running in a virtual environment B. Key escrow C. Which of them would provide this functionality? "Pass Any Exam.co m 133 .actualtests. their computer is now displaying unwanted images. Firewall C. Which of the following software can the technician MOST likely install on the computer to mitigate this threat? A. Any Time. Anti-spam D. HDS B.www.com Ac tua QUESTION NO: 449 lTe Answer: A sts . Machine virtualization is only in a 64-bit environment D. The virtualization host OS must be within two revisions of the guest OS Which of the following notifies a user that the credentials of the party they are communicating with are no longer valid? A. Virtualization hosting possible on one specific OS C.

com Ac A. NIDS C. Confidentiality B. CHAP D. Cold site Answer: C QUESTION NO: 451 Which of the following describes what has occurred after a user has successfully gained access to a secure system? A. LDAP B. and type of request. Protocol analyzer tua lTe Server administrators want to restrict requested sent to their based upon source. Authentication D. TACACS Answer: B "Pass Any Exam. Authenticity Answer: A QUESTION NO: 452 Answer: C QUESTION NO: 453 Which of the following uses a trusted third party key distribution center authentication tokens? A. Mobile site C." .co m 134 .CompTIA SY0-201: Practice Exam A. time of day. Reserve proxy B. Hot site D. Any Time. PKI D. Which of the following would be the BEST network-based solution? sts . Identification C.actualtests. Warm site B. Kerberos C.www.

Behind a wireless network and the internal network B. External vulnerability scan C. External penetration test Answer: B QUESTION NO: 455 In which of the following locations should a firewall be placed? (Select three) A.com Ac tua lTe sts . Between two workstations D. Which of the following could be conducted during normal business hours? A. Between the DMZ and Internal network F. Internal penetration test D. Blue jacking D." .CompTIA SY0-201: Practice Exam QUESTION NO: 454 A security administrator has requested an assessment be conducted to determine the current risks from outside the network. Bluenarfing Answer: C QUESTION NO: 457 "Pass Any Exam. Data emanation C. Smurfing B. Between a workstation and the internal network E.www.actualtests.E QUESTION NO: 456 Which of the following sends unsolicited messages to another user's cell phone via Bluetooth? A. Behind the internet and DMZ Answer: A. Behind a VLAN and the internal network C. Any Time. The assessment should be the intrusive to ensure no system crash during the process.B. Internal vulnerability scan B.co m 135 .

" . Due care B. Disallow all port 80 inbound connection attempts Answer: A QUESTION NO: 459 A.actualtests.www. Install a removable data backup device for portability ease C. Exploiting a week password B. Due process D.CompTIA SY0-201: Practice Exam A user needs to send bank account information to the Human Resource department for payroll. Personally identifiable information Answer: A QUESTION NO: 458 A user is concerned about threats regarding social engineering and has asked the IT department for advice.com Ac tua An attacker use an account that allows read-only access to the firewall for checking logs and configuration files to gain access to an account that gives full control over firewall configuration. Logical keys "Pass Any Exam.co m 136 . Classification of information C. Any Time. This type of attack is best known as: lTe sts . Exploiting a back door Answer: B QUESTION NO: 460 Which of the following determines if traffic is blocked or allowed? A. Privilege escalation C. Network-based intrusion Detection System (NIDS) B. A man-in-the-middle attack D. Ensure that passwords are not named after relatives B. This type of information is considered which of the following? A. Verify the integrity of all data that is accessed the network D. One suggestion offered might be to: A.

[2][3 ] More specifically. Analog QUESTION NO: 462 Which of the following describe and IPS? Answer: A Intrusion prevention systems are considered extensions of intrusion detection systems because they both monitor network traffic and/or system activities for malicious activity. intrusion prevention systems are placed in-line and are able to actively prevent/block intrusions that are detected." . Access Control List (ACL) D. A passive system that is designed to log activity C. Any Time.co m Answer: C 137 . dropping the malicious packets.CompTIA SY0-201: Practice Exam C. IPS can take such actions as sending an alarm. A passive systems that provides data on an attack afterwards D.com Ac Explanation: A proactive systems that helps block unwanted access instead of a passive systems that provides data on an attack afterwards (it describes IDS) tua lTe A. A proactive systems that helps block unwanted access sts . A proactive system that notifies laws enforcement of an attack B.actualtests. Username and passwords Answer: C QUESTION NO: 461 Which of the following video surveillance systems should be installed on an existing network? A. The main differences are. unlike intrusion detection systems. "Pass Any Exam. CCTV C. IP D. Microwave B.www. resetting the connection and/or blocking the traffic from the offending IP address.

Seamless operations in the event of a disaster sts The primary purpose of a hot site is to ensure which of the following? . while ensuring each step is properly documented and logs are working correctly on the server. Update the antivirus server and workstations. IDS Answer: A QUESTION NO: 466 "Pass Any Exam. Document the whole process and wait until next week to discuss with the change management group. QUESTION NO: 464 Answer: B QUESTION NO: 465 Which of the following is used to verify if internal web servers are redirecting traffic to a malicious site? A.CompTIA SY0-201: Practice Exam QUESTION NO: 463 All changes made on the network need to be documented. Performance logs D. and wait to update the workstations until it has been approved via the change management process. ensure the logs are working correctly on the server. while ensuring each step is properly documented and logs are working correctly on the server. B. Transition of operations in a short time period in a disaster C.actualtests. A new virus definition and there is not another change management meeting schedule for several weeks. Update the antivirus.co m Answer: B . D. Recovery of operations within 30 days after a disaster B. DNS record C.com 138 Ac tua lTe A. Adequate HVAC to meet environmental initiatives D. Access logs B. C. Update the antivirus server and workstations." .www. Any Time. Which of the following is the BEST choice for a security administrator? A. in order to get that change approved.

com Ac tua Which of the following behavior-based security appliances are used to prevent suspicious activity from entering the network? lTe sts .CompTIA SY0-201: Practice Exam An administrator needs to implement a backup strategy that provides the fastest recovery in case of data corruption. The company CO has received an email an email asking for $10. Access logs Answer: D QUESTION NO: 468 A. Fullbackup on Sunday and alternating differential and incremental every other day B.www. DNS logs C.actualtests. Antivirus B." .co m 139 . Adware "Pass Any Exam. Fullbackup on Sunday and differential backups every other day Answer: D QUESTION NO: 467 Which of the following would MOST likely determine which user inadvertently shut down the company's web server? A. Any Time. IPS C. HDS D. Performance logs D. IDS Answer: D QUESTION NO: 469 Employees are unable to open internal company documents as they all appear to be encrypted. Fullbackup on Sunday and a full backup every day C. Which of the following BEST describes this type of attack? A.000 in exchange for the documents decryption key. Application logs B. Which of the following should the administrator implement? A. Full backup Sunday and incremental backups every other day D.

CompTIA SY0-201: Practice Exam B. Dual-hormed D. Screened subnet Answer: B Answer: A QUESTION NO: 472 Which of the following encryption algorithms can use the LARGEST key length? A.co m 140 . Install all patches then install any remaining packs lTe Which of the following is the BEST solution when trying to update a system to the most current release in as few updates as possible? sts QUESTION NO: 471 . AES Answer: D "Pass Any Exam.com Ac tua A.www. Trojan attack C. DHCP B. Installallhotfixes then install any remaining services packs D. 3DES B.actualtests. Any Time." . Ransomware D. SHA-256 C. Rootkit attack Answer: C QUESTION NO: 470 Which of the following allows a user's private IP address to be displayed as the firewall IP address when browsing the Internet? A. Install all services packs then install any remaining patches B. NAT C. Install all patches then install anyremaininghotfixes C. DES D.

com 141 Ac tua lTe sts A. L2f C. Observe if any systems are communicating using unauthorized protocols B. SSL B. both users can exchange encrypted e-mails with other users." .co m L2tp Tunneling replies on which of the following for security? .CompTIA SY0-201: Practice Exam QUESTION NO: 473 Which of the following is the FIRST step a technician should take when entering a room where a laptop computer has been compromised? A. The certificate authority is unresponsive "Pass Any Exam. Ensure proper strength D.actualtests. Public keys are not exchanged B. Which of the following is the MOST likely the cause? A. Secure the area D. SHH . Unplug the network cable B. Look at the computer screen and record any error message Answer: A QUESTION NO: 474 Answer: C QUESTION NO: 475 NDS can be used to help secure a network from threats MOST effectively by watching network traffic in order to: A. Close the laptop lid to put the computer in hibernate mode C. Any Time.www. Inspect and analyze data being passed through SSH tunnels Answer: D QUESTION NO: 476 Two users are unable to exchange encrypted e-mails. Verify adequate bandwidth is being provided for existing traffic C. IPSec D.

www. An administrator cannot shut down the server due to company policy. 3DES Answer: D "Pass Any Exam.co m Answer: C 142 . One of the user's certificates is revoked Answer: C QUESTION NO: 477 Which of the following would be used to observe a runaway process? A." . scan it for viruses and malware. Which of the following would LEAST impact the applications hosted on the server? . Restart all services on the server lTe sts An attacker is targeting specific using packet capture software. Change the configuration on the NIC card so it is not promiscuous mode C. PGP D. Protocol analyzer QUESTION NO: 478 Answer: C QUESTION NO: 479 Which of the following encryption algorithms normally use a key that is the same length as the data to be encrypted? A. One time pad B. Private keys are not exchanged D. Any Time. Disable the server on directory services D.CompTIA SY0-201: Practice Exam C. Application log B. DES C. Performance baseline C.actualtests.com Ac tua A. Disconnect the server from the network. Performance monitor D. and reboot B.

Input validation errors C. Host intrusion detection "Pass Any Exam. Digital certificate Answer: D QUESTION NO: 483 Which of the following should a technician deploy in order to minimize exposed from a NMAP scan? A. Any Time.co m Most mission impacting vulnerabilities in a formal risk assessment should be: .CompTIA SY0-201: Practice Exam QUESTION NO: 480 Cell phones with network access and the ability to store data files are susceptible to which of the following risks? A. Avoided D.actualtests. Ignored . Trusted platform module B. Mitigated B. Accepted C. Logical token C. Cryptographic hash D. Personal firewall B. Logic bombs D.com 143 Ac tua lTe sts A.www." . Viruses B. SMTP open relays Answer: A QUESTION NO: 481 Answer: B QUESTION NO: 482 A forensic examiner wants to provide evidence that the data acquired from a hard drive did not change during the imaging process. Which of the following provides that evidence? A.

Assign access to all printers for each group. "Pass Any Exam. Place all people into distribution groups. Place all the people into departmental groups. Assign printer access by matching group to department. Assign printer access by matching individuals to printer groups. B. Patches can only be applied after obtained properapproval. Antivirus D. D. Provided a passive check of the network's security B. Hotfixes may be released at any time and will be later included in a patch.co m 144 . whilehotfixes do not need management approval. C. Actively assess deployed security controls C. Assign access by access group. Hotfixes follow a predetermined release schedule while patches do not. Any Time. Answer: C QUESTION NO: 485 Which of the following is a goal penetration testing? A.CompTIA SY0-201: Practice Exam C. Which of the following options is the BEST way to do this? A. Place all the people into departmental groups. Each department has its own set of printers. Hotfixes are smaller than patches.actualtests. C. To check compliance of the router configuration Answer: B QUESTION NO: 486 Which of the following is the MAIN difference between a hotfix and a patch? A.www." . Place all the people into departmental groups.com Ac tua lTe sts . D. B. Honeynet Answer: D QUESTION NO: 484 The administrator needs to set permissions for the new print server for a company comprised of 320 people in 18 departments. Passively assess web vulnerabilities D.

which of the following should be done on a regular basic to help facilitate this need? A. Which of the following would be MOST likely cause of the increased traffic? A. Spambot D.co m 145 .CompTIA SY0-201: Practice Exam Answer: D QUESTION NO: 487 The administrator reviews the server logs and discovers a large amount of port 25 traffic. Physical security measures will take weeks to install B.actualtests. senior level managers would MOST likely accept a risk based on which of the following reasons? A. Trojan C." . Driver updates C. Virus Answer: B QUESTION NO: 488 An administrator wants to make sure that network machines stay up-to-date with current solutions. Group policy updates D. Cost of mitigation outweighs the risk D. Patch management B.com Ac QUESTION NO: 489 tua lTe sts . Configuration baselines Answer: D In evaluating risk assessments. Complexity of fixing the vulnerability C. The potential impact of the risk is easily mitigated Answer: D QUESTION NO: 490 "Pass Any Exam.www. Spyware B. Any Time.

CompTIA SY0-201: Practice Exam Which of the following policies defines how to handle certain types of data? A. Change management policy B. Acceptable use policy C. Separation of duties D. Secure disposal of computers Answer: B

QUESTION NO: 491 While using a protocol analyzer on a packet captured from the weekend, the administrator sees that there was a lot of TCP traffic on ports 6881-68889 with many different destinations. Which of the following does this MOST likely indicate? A. Someone hasa unsecure SMTP relay running B. Someone is using bit torrent C. Someone is running a web server D. Someone is using a L2TP VPN Answer: B

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QUESTION NO: 493 An administrator believes that a rootkit has been installed on a network server. Which of the following actions is MOST effective? A. Locatetherootkit's executable files and deleted them B. Removetherootkit's startup entry from the operating system's list of startup processes

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QUESTION NO: 494 The security administrator at a small company is having trouble sending and receiving SMTP traffic from the network to the external gateway. Network utilization is very high with most traffic origination at one external IP address and ending at the SMTP server. Which of the following is MOST likely happening? A. Spear-phishing B. DoS attack C. Open mail relays D. DistributedDoS attack Answer: C

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Rogue access points can scan the company's wireless network and find other unencrypted and rogue access points C. The radio signal of the rouge access point interferes with company access points B. Answer: C "Pass Any Exam. creating local user accounts. Determine if a password was sent in clear text over the network. Integrity B.CompTIA SY0-201: Practice Exam D.co m 150 .www. Upgrading the operating system." . Ensure a password meets password policy complexity requirements.actualtests. and modifying accounts on the network Answer: B QUESTION NO: 504 Which of the following is of the GREATEST concern in regard to a rogue access point? A. Availability Answer: C QUESTION NO: 506 Which of the following requirements would MOST likely cause a technician to use a protocol analyzer? A. B. Rogue access points are hard to find and remove from the network.com Ac tua lTe sts . Any Time. Crack the administrator account password after it had been forgotten. Delivery C. Rogue access points can allow unauthorized uses the company's internal networks Answer: D QUESTION NO: 505 Which of the following is achieved and ensure by digitally signing an email? A. D. C. Analyze the security logs for a large amount of incorrect password attempts. D. Confidentiality D.

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