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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Logic bombs Answer: C QUESTION NO: 9 When establishing a connection between two IP based routers. SHA-1 C. FTP D." .co m 4 . 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.com Ac tua lTe sts . Multifactor authentication D.CompTIA SY0-201: Practice Exam C. MD5 B. TFTP B. 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.actualtests. ACL C. Viruses D. RSA tokens B.www. HTTPS C. Any Time. LANMAN D.

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

Virus tua lTe Which of the following is a malicious program used to capture information from an infected computer? sts . Services D. VLANs need to be added on the switch but not the router. Trojan B. Which of the following design elements will need to be implemented to accommodate the new location? A.co m . The NAT needs to be re-configured to allow the remote location. 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. LMhosts C. The new location will be connected by a serial interface. through a commercial circuit.actualtests.CompTIA SY0-201: Practice Exam A. A heuristic firewall B. This remote site will also have traffic completely separated from all other traffic. "Pass Any Exam. Which of the following would MOST likely be implemented? A.com 6 Ac A. B." . SAM B. 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. off the main router.www. Worm D. Botnet C. DNS caching on the client machines C. A pushed update modifying users' local host file D.

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

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

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

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

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

Implement a RADIUS server to authenticate all users to the wireless network.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. Penetration test of the network to determine any further rogue wireless networks in the area.co m 12 . prior to this printer being installed.actualtests. Hotfixes C. C. B. to prevent this issue? tua lTe sts .com Ac A rogue wireless network is showing up in the IT department. and adware? "Pass Any Exam. Which of the following should have taken place." . Server virtualization C. Answer: C QUESTION NO: 39 Which of the following characteristics distinguishes a virus from a rootkit. spyware.www. Install a manageable. The network appears to be coming from a printer that was installed. Configuration baselines D. Any Time. Group policies B. Installation of Internet content filters to implement domain name kiting. Conduct a security review of the new hardware to determine any possible security risks. centralized power and cooling system B. Different virtual machines on a local workstation D. 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. D. Centralize all blade servers and chassis within one or two racks Answer: B QUESTION NO: 38 A.

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

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

chain of custody.CompTIA SY0-201: Practice Exam A. DNS query from a source inside the organization C. 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. honeypot.actualtests. Removable storage C. Domain name kiting B. D. Answer: B Which of the following can be implemented as an OS hardening practice to mitigate risk? A.co m 15 . B.com Ac tua lTe sts QUESTION NO: 48 . DNS query from a source outside the organization B. D. C. risk mitigation. firewall. Any Time. B. Zone transfer to a source inside the organization D. incident response. HIDS.www. C. 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. Input validation D. NIPS. data handling." . Answer: D "Pass Any Exam.

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

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actualtests. Vulnerability scanner B.D sts A. PKI D. Mandatory vacations .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. 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. Vulnerability B. Forensics B.com Ac An administrator believes a user is secretly transferring company information over the Internet. The network logs do not show any non-standard traffic going through the firewall. 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. Protocol analyzer D. CRL C.www. Threat source E." . Kerberos Answer: C QUESTION NO: 58 A. Any Time. Network anomaly detection C.co m Which of the following can increase risk? (Select TWO] 18 . Configuration baselines D.

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

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

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Email server configuration "Pass Any Exam. By department C. Retention policy C. Non-repudiation Answer: A QUESTION NO: 71 An attacker sends packets to a host in hopes of altering the host's MAC table. Privilege escalation C.actualtests. Which of the following is the attacker attempting to do? A.com Ac A. Backup procedures B. 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 . By geographic location D. By function B. Key management C.co m 22 . Availability D.www. Integrity B.CompTIA SY0-201: Practice Exam Which of the following concepts addresses the threat of data being modified without authorization? A. DNS spoofing D. Any Time." . Backup policy D. 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. Port scan B.

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

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

DOS D. Penetration testing B. Protocol analyzer B.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. Penetration testing tool 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. which of the following techniques should be employed to assess overall security? m 25 .www. Cookies 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." . XSS C. Documentation reviews sts .actualtests. Protocol filter C.co When assessing a network containing resources that require near 100% availability. Any Time. Vulnerability scanning C.

It was determined that the product is not a threat but has the potential to introduce additional vulnerabilities." . Vulnerability assessment C.CompTIA SY0-201: Practice Exam A. various vulnerability scans were performed. Threat assessment B. Vampire taps C. Loss of physical control over data B.co m . Rouge access points B.actualtests. While evaluating the product. Risk assessment Answer: D QUESTION NO: 86 Which of the following tools BEST identifies the method an attacker used after they have entered into a network? A. Which of the following assessment types should the security administrator also take into consideration while evaluating this product? A.www. Port scanner D. Any Time. Code assessment D. Input validation B. NIDS C. Increased complexity of qualitative risk assessments "Pass Any Exam. The security administrator has been asked to review its security implications. Port scanning D. HIDS Answer: B QUESTION NO: 87 Which of the following is a major risk associated with cloud computing? A. War driving Answer: D QUESTION NO: 85 A new enterprise solution is currently being evaluated due to its potential to increase the company's profit margins.com 26 Ac tua lTe sts .

Four Answer: A QUESTION NO: 91 "Pass Any Exam.www. It is an access policy based on the role that the user has in an organization. To scan for vulnerabilities D. It is an access policy based on biometric technologies. Answer: D QUESTION NO: 90 Using a smartcard and a physical token is considered how many factors of authentication? A. Smaller attack surface D. 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. To analyze packets and frames B.actualtests. It is an access policy that restricts access to objects based on security clearance. 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. Any Time.CompTIA SY0-201: Practice Exam C. D. One B.com Ac tua lTe sts .co m 27 . Three D. To report on the performance of the system C. B." . It is an access policy based on a set of rules. C. Two C.

Schemes B. Group policies C. Faster alerting to internal compromises 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. NAT B. TLS B. Storage locations C. Password policies D." .CompTIA SY0-201: Practice Exam Which of the following protocols is considered more secure than SSL? A.actualtests.www.com 28 Ac tua lTe sts . Chain of custody D.co m . Intelligence about external threats C. ACLs Answer: D "Pass Any Exam. WEP C. 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. Protection of the external firewall interface D. HTTP D. Any Time.

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

Any Time. B. Whaling B.actualtests. The customer has a virus outbreak.co m . Tailgating C. Impersonation Answer: B QUESTION NO: 115 "Pass Any Exam. Escalation D. 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. Dumpster diving sts A targeted email attack sent to the company's Chief Executive Officer (CEO) is known as which of the following? . Which of the following has MOST likely occurred? A. Vishing D. D. The website company has amisconfigured firewall.com 34 Ac tua lTe A. The customer's DNS has been poisoned. Shoulder surfing B.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. C.www. Bluesnarfing C." . All of the other websites the user visits work correctly and other customers are not having this issue.

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

actualtests. D. The PCs are being used in a botnet lTe sts Several PCs are running extremely slow all of a sudden.com 36 Ac tua A.co m .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. 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. Utilize time of day restrictions C. Require a PIV card B. Any Time. Implement implicit deny D. RAID 5 on-site backup C. A man-in-the-middle attack is taking place. The PCs have downloaded adware. The security administrator observes that all of the PCs are attempting to open a large number of connections to the same destination. Which of the following is MOST likely the issue? . 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." .www. A logic bomb has been installed by the former employee B. C. Virtualization Answer: A QUESTION NO: 122 "Pass Any Exam. Off-site backup B.

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

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C. Any Time. Partition encryption C.com Ac A.CompTIA SY0-201: Practice Exam Which of the following would a security administrator use to diagnose network issues? A. single sign-on. Device encryption B.actualtests. Full disk D.www. BitLocker tua A user wishes to encrypt only certain files and folders within a partition. GPS tracking D. smart card. Voice encryption C. Sniffer Answer: B Answer: A QUESTION NO: 132 Centrally authenticating multiple systems and applications against a federated user database is an example of: A. common access card. Host-based firewall C. Protocol analyzer D.co m 39 . Proxy B. EFS B." . B. Gateway Answer: C QUESTION NO: 130 Which of the following should be implemented on a mobile phone to help prevent a conversation from being captured? A. Which of the following methods should a technician recommend? lTe QUESTION NO: 131 sts . "Pass Any Exam.

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www.CompTIA SY0-201: Practice Exam QUESTION NO: 143 A user reports that the spreadsheet they use for the department will not open. Bluejacking D. Which of the following is the attacker MOST likely using? A." . Antivirus D. Complex passwords C. Access B. Personal firewall B. Firewall C. Replay attack C.actualtests. MS-CHAP "Pass Any Exam. Which of the following logs would the technician review FIRST? A. 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. Anti-spam software D. 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. War driving B. DNS Answer: A QUESTION NO: 144 Which of the following helps prevent a system from being fingerprinted? A.com 43 Ac tua QUESTION NO: 145 lTe sts .co m . Any Time. The spreadsheet is located on a server that was recently patched.

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

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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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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. Which of the following statements correctly describes these advantages? A. Security alarms B. PIV C. Non-repudiation C. 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 . Trusted OS D. Environmental control D.www. SSO B." .co m 60 . Video surveillance C. Data emanation B. Can be fairly fast depending on number of hosts Answer: B "Pass Any Exam. Availability Answer: D Answer: A QUESTION NO: 204 An administrator is explaining the conditions under which penetration testing is preferred over vulnerability testing. Proves that the system can be compromised C. Safe for even inexperienced testers to conduct D.actualtests. Any Time.CompTIA SY0-201: Practice Exam A. Access list D.com Ac tua A.

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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. Browser history C.www. A hashing algorithm D. DDoS D. which is also inaccessible to users. Which of the following attacks is MOST likely the cause? lTe sts . Spoofing B.co m .actualtests. A public key C. A private key B. Diffie-Hellman B. Cookies D." . DNS poisoning C. Any Time. P2P B. DoS Answer: C QUESTION NO: 211 Which of the following asymmetric algorithms was designed to provide both encryption and digital signatures? A. SQL Answer: C QUESTION NO: 210 A. DSA "Pass Any Exam. 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 Answer: D 63 .www. NAT 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? .com Ac tua A. XML QUESTION NO: 213 Answer: B QUESTION NO: 214 The benefit of using software whole disk encryption is: A. Device encryption B. Answer: D "Pass Any Exam. NAC C." . D.actualtests. Application hardening D.CompTIA SY0-201: Practice Exam C. SHA D. unauthorized disk access is logged in a separate bit. RAS B. Any Time. the entire file system is encrypted in case of theft. Poor error handling C. RSA Answer: D QUESTION NO: 212 Which of the following can cause data leakage from web based applications? A. the disk's MBR is encrypted as well. C. the data can be retrieved easier if the disk is damaged B.

Field site C. Answer: A QUESTION NO: 218 Which of the following BEST identifies the sensitivity of a document? "Pass Any Exam. C. Job rotation D. The mobile device should use and be equipped with removal storage for sensitive data retrieval. B. Which of the following additional security measures should the administrator ensure is in place? tua QUESTION NO: 217 lTe Answer: B sts A. Least privilege C. The mobile device will be password protected in case of loss. Warm site B. Any Time. Complex passwords B. The password should be alpha-numeric only.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 . Cold site D. D. due to keypad limitations.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.www. System accounts with minimal rights . The password should be common so that the mobile device can be re-assigned.actualtests. Hot site Answer: A QUESTION NO: 216 A." .com Ac An administrator is providing management with a mobile device that allows email access. The mobile device should erase itself after a set number of invalid password attempts.

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

Network management traffic . Install a patch. Web traffic B. Which of the following would accomplish this with the LEAST amount of effort? A.actualtests.CompTIA SY0-201: Practice Exam QUESTION NO: 222 An administrator would like to update a network machine with a number of vendor fixes concurrently. Any Time. 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. D.com 66 Ac tua QUESTION NO: 224 lTe Answer: C sts A. 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. Certificate authority D.co m A port scan of a network identified port 25 open on an internal system. Which of the following must they install to complete this task? A.www. HIDS "Pass Any Exam." . Install ahotfix. Key escrow B. which of the following would aid in recovery of the data? A. Install a service pack B. C. File sharing traffic C. Mail traffic D. Which of the following types of traffic is this typically associated with? . Symmetric key C.

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

SHA B.com 68 Ac tua lTe A. SCP Answer: C QUESTION NO: 232 Company A recently purchased the much smaller Company B. Install CAT6 network cables D. 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. 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. Behavior-based C." . The wireless router needs to be replaced C. Role-based sts .www. TLS D. 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. Any Time. OVAL-based D. Which of the following can BEST be implemented to mitigate this issue? A. Which of the following BEST describes this configuration? m .actualtests.co The company's NIDS system is setup to match specifically configured traffic patterns. Anomaly-based B. SFTP C. Which of the following audits did the security administrator perform? "Pass Any Exam.

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

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

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

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 . CHAP . Updating the user's laptop with current antivirus B. PAP B. 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." .actualtests. Any Time. their laptop started having performance issues and unauthorized emails have been sent out from the laptop. NTLMv2 C. LANMAN D. Installing a new pop-up blocker D. Updating the anti-spam application on the laptop C. Which of the following will resolve this issue? tua QUESTION NO: 245 lTe Answer: C sts A. Key escrow Answer: D QUESTION NO: 244 A.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. Trust model D. Recovery agent B.www.com Ac A user reports that after a recent business trip. Certificate authority C.

co m 73 . Side to side. Up and down. Rogue access point D. Evil twin C. parallel with the floor D. Directly from the point of the antenna. 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 .www. War driving B. Screen lock D.actualtests." . System File Checker (SFC) D. perpendicular to the floor C. perpendicular to the floor B. Any Time. 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.CompTIA SY0-201: Practice Exam A. Remote wipe C. vmlinuz C. GPS tracking "Pass Any Exam. Device encryption B. SELinux B.com Ac A. 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. In a downward direction.

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

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

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

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

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

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

com Ac tua lTe A. Which of the following malware types is this MOST likely to be? A.actualtests. Ransomware Answer: D QUESTION NO: 272 Answer: D QUESTION NO: 273 Which of the following is specific to a buffer overflow attack? A.www.co m 80 . Smartphones can be used to access open WAPs for coverage redundancy. Smartphones can encrypt and password protect data. Session cookies Answer: A QUESTION NO: 274 "Pass Any Exam." . D. C.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. Memory addressing B. Smartphones can be tied to multiple PCs for data transferring. Virus C. Any Time. Spyware D. sts Which of the following is an advantage of an employer providing smartphones to their employees instead of regular cellular phones? . Initial vector D. Directory traversal C. B. Smartphone calls have a second layer of encryption. Worm B.

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

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

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

com 84 Ac Several classified mobile devices have been stolen. Redundancy D. Voice encryption . Which of the following could be used to support 802. Virtualization Answer: B QUESTION NO: 286 Answer: D QUESTION NO: 287 A. Which of the following would BEST reduce the data leakage threat? tua lTe sts A. Use stronger encryption algorithms. C.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. 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. RAID B. Remote wipe B. Remotely sanitize the devices. Screen lock D. Use GPS tracking to find the devices." . D. Any Time. Clustering C. Immediately inform local law enforcement.1x authentication? "Pass Any Exam.co Which of the following will help prevent unauthorized access to a smartphone? m .actualtests. GPS tracking C. B.

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

Mutual authentication Answer: D Which of the following uses TCP port 22 by default? A.4.andTFTP B. SCP.4.58/27. Spim B. Which of the following BEST describes this type of attack? A.4. Diffie-Hellman key exchange D.andTFTP D. and SFTP C.com 86 Ac tua QUESTION NO: 294 lTe sts . SCP." .58 B. PGP B.4.63 "Pass Any Exam.actualtests. 10.32 10.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.co m .27 10. HTTPS. Spoofing D. Symmetric session keys C. Any Time.4. DoS Answer: C QUESTION NO: 293 Which of the following components is MOST integral to HTTPS? A. SFTP. Which of the following IP address ranges are encompassed by this rule? A.4. SSL.www.4.4.4. and SCP Answer: B QUESTION NO: 295 A system administrator sees a firewall rule that applies to 10. TELNET. DDoS C.4. SSH. TLS.

4. Implementing a single sign on process D. All server room users are required to have unique usernames and passwords. Which of the following is the MOST secure way to log in to a VPN? A.4.CompTIA SY0-201: Practice Exam C. D.4. Setting up a PKI C." . Group policy B.4.com Ac tua lTe sts . B. Any Time. 10.4.actualtests.58 10. C.4. User access and rights Answer: A "Pass Any Exam. Storage and retention policy D.4.89 D. Implementing an ACL B. 10.4. All new employees are required to be mentored by a senior employee for their first few months on the job. All doors to the server room must have signage indicating that it is a server room.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.58 10. 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.www.co m 87 . New server room construction requires a single entrance that is heavily protected. Domain wide password policy C. Setting up two VPNs Answer: B QUESTION NO: 297 Which of the following is the BEST example of a physical security policy? A.

www." . D. project management. Software firewall D. B.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. Answer: D QUESTION NO: 300 Which of the following is the MOST efficient way to secure a single laptop from an external attack? A.com 88 Ac tua QUESTION NO: 301 lTe Answer: B sts A. senior management. contractors. NIPS B. HIDS . Any Time. C. Probe B. 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? . human resources. HIDS C. Beacon "Pass Any Exam. Antivirus C. Anti-spam D. Hardware firewall Answer: C QUESTION NO: 302 Disabling the SSID broadcast removes the identifier from which of the following wireless packets? A. NIPS B.actualtests.

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

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

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

Kismet B. Snort "Pass Any Exam. To make the encryption stronger. 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.actualtests. Temporal Key Integrity Protocol (TKIP) can also be employed. SNMP C. QUESTION NO: 312 Answer: A QUESTION NO: 313 Which of the following is achieved and ensured by digitally signing an email? A. FTP .CompTIA SY0-201: Practice Exam D.co m Which of the following protocols correspond to port 514 by default? 92 . Without the use of TKIP. WEP is implemented in a number of wireless devices. Which of the following security tools can be used to conduct this scan? (Select TWO). including PDAs and cell phones. WEP is considered weak. Integrity Answer: D QUESTION NO: 314 A penetration tester is required to conduct a port scan on a network. Confidentiality C. Availability B. Any Time." . A. SYSLOG B.www.com Ac tua lTe sts A. Delivery D. IMAP D.

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

QUESTION NO: 318 A secure company portal. Domain name kiting "Pass Any Exam." . accessible publicly but only to company employees.comptia.co m . Video surveillance D. A. Chain of custody C. Permit man-in-the-middle attacks to steal users' credentials. Man traps B. C. B. Are irritating to the user but the traffic remains encrypted.org). Vulnerability scanners Answer: C QUESTION NO: 320 The last company administrator failed to renew the registration for the corporate web site (e. Breed complacency among users for all certificate warnings.g. Expose traffic sent between the server and the user's computer. This is typical of which of the following? A. Increase resources used by the company's web-servers.actualtests. These failures: (Select TWO). Answer: C. Any Time. 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). D.CompTIA SY0-201: Practice Exam Explanation: Fiber-optic is transmitted using light so it is unaffected by electromagnetic interference. frequently fails to renew its certificates. TCP/IP hijacking C. Spoofing B. resulting in expired certificate warnings for users.com 94 Ac tua lTe sts . E. 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.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. https://wrtw.www.

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

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

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

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

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Protocol analyzer C.co m 103 . All servers are unreachable.actualtests. Which of the following is MOST likely to have caused the DOS? A. Botnet Answer: C QUESTION NO: 348 A. an administrator receives an alert from the system monitoring the servers in the datacenter.CompTIA SY0-201: Practice Exam D. . Logic bomb D. 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. 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." . Account expiration policy "Pass Any Exam.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. Password complexity policy B. Virus C.www. Any Time. Vulnerability scanner B. Rootkit B. Rainbow table D.

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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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www." . Any Time. Networkmapper D.actualtests. 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. 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. Port scanner .co m Which of the following would be MOST useful for a security technician to run on a single. Two factor authentication D. Password cracker B. One factor authentication B.com 108 Ac tua QUESTION NO: 364 lTe Answer: A sts A.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. Volume of physical equipment needing to be secured B. Single sign-on C. standalone machine with no network interface to verify its overall security posture? . Total complexity of the overall security architecture C. Application logs "Pass Any Exam. Access logs B. Number of logical hosts providing services for users D. Protocol analyzer C.

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

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

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

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

It consists of a language.co m 113 . Firewall D. Fullbackup on Sunday and incremental backups every other day C. Certificate authority C. Fullbackup on Sunday and a full backup every day D.actualtests. VLAN B. OVAL D. Which of the following techniques will allow the security administrator to acquire the necessary data? sts ." . Memory forensics C.www. 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. interpreter. Fullbackup on Sunday and alternating differential and incremental every other day Answer: C "Pass Any Exam.com Ac Answer: B tua A. but every time the security administrator gets on the workstation there is no evidence of the letters. Dumpster diving lTe A security administrator has reports of an employee writing harassing letters on a workstation. Which of the following should the administrator implement? A. Any Time.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. Fullbackup on Sunday and differential backups every other day B. and repository and is meant to standardize information between security tools. 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.

typing in a credit card number. Shoulder surfing D. Any Time. DMZ B. The best defense "Pass Any Exam.www. VLAN D. 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.com 114 Ac QUESTION NO: 384 tua lTe sts ." . They can see you entering a password. Subnetting C.co m . or entering any other pertinent information. Authenticity C. Identification D. 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. 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. Cold calling C. Phishing B. Authentication B.actualtests.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. This is an example of which of the following design elements? A.

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

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

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

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

Access control and identity verification B.actualtests.www. Least privilege C. Rule-based access control B. Identification and non-repudiation C. Physical access control D. Which of the following would BEST protect the server? "Pass Any Exam.com Ac tua lTe sts A. Access controls Answer: D QUESTION NO: 405 A web server that the employees use to fill out their time cards needs to be protected. Separation of duties D. Mandatory access control C. 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. Identification and authentication D. Any Time. Job rotation B. Some of the employees use computers that do not belong to the company to do their work.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. Authentication and authorization . The web server needs to be accessible to employees both inside the campus and at remote sites. which of the following best practices should MOST likely be in place? A." .co m Which of the following processes describes identity proofing? 120 .

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

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

Perform a full restore. Hot site C. C.www. HR employees "Pass Any Exam. it is important for members of the CIRT to document the location of data at all times. 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. Restore a random file. 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). Chain of custody D.CompTIA SY0-201: Practice Exam QUESTION NO: 412 When investigating data breaches caused by possible malicious action. Damage mitigation Answer: B QUESTION NO: 413 Which of the following redundancy planning concepts is generally the LEAST expensive? A. Any Time.com 123 Ac tua QUESTION NO: 414 lTe sts . Warm site B. A. Read the last 512 bytes of the tape. Proper authorization procedures B.actualtests." . Disaster recovery plan C. B.co m . Which of the following BEST describes what the CIRT is trying to document? A. Mobile site D. D. Read the first 512 bytes of the tape.

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

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. ARP spoofing B. DNS D.actualtests. Iris scan D. Fingerprint recognition C. DDoS . Voice recognition B. ARP poisoning B. AVLAN B.co m Which of the following is a tactic used by malicious domain purchasing organizations? . 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. Kiting C. Any Time.com 125 Ac tua lTe sts A. A virtual workstation D." . DistributedDoS "Pass Any Exam. A honey pot Answer: D QUESTION NO: 422 Which of the following threats is mitigated by ensuring operating system patches are current? A.www. A firewall C.

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

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.www. Confidentiality C. 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. Administrative rights are manually removed D. To determine open ports and services D.actualtests.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. A security policy template is implemented B.co m 127 . To identify vulnerabilities in available services C. Any Time. Cryptography B. Integrity D. A security IP audit is completed C. To correlate which MAC addresses are associated with aswitchport B.com Ac tua lTe sts ." . Which of the following should MOST likely be done? A. 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.

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

Web load balancing D. Cross-site scripting E. Backendfile system crash C. Weak passwords D. SQL injection B.D QUESTION NO: 435 Rainbow tables are primarily used to expose which of the following vulnerabilities? A. 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. Weak encryption keys C. Available ports B. 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). Deny local logon C.www. Deny network logon Answer: D Answer: A. Deny printer access B. Available IP addresses Answer: C QUESTION NO: 436 "Pass Any Exam.actualtests.co QUESTION NO: 434 m 129 . Any Time. . Deny file access D.com Ac tua A.CompTIA SY0-201: Practice Exam D." .

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

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

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

co m 133 . Machine virtualization is only in a 64-bit environment D. Some malware is able to detect that they are running in a virtual environment B. Which of them would provide this functionality? "Pass Any Exam. 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. 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. Anti-spam D. AES B. Antivirus Answer: C QUESTION NO: 448 Which of the following is true about the application of machine virtualization? A.CompTIA SY0-201: Practice Exam QUESTION NO: 447 A user reports that after opening an email from someone they knew. HDS B.actualtests. Any Time. their computer is now displaying unwanted images.com Ac tua QUESTION NO: 449 lTe Answer: A sts . CRL D. Virtualization hosting possible on one specific OS C. Firewall C." . Which of the following software can the technician MOST likely install on the computer to mitigate this threat? A. Key escrow C.www.

Reserve proxy B.CompTIA SY0-201: Practice Exam A. PKI D. Identification C." . 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. Hot site D. Protocol analyzer tua lTe Server administrators want to restrict requested sent to their based upon source.actualtests. Which of the following would be the BEST network-based solution? sts . LDAP B. NIDS C. Any Time. Authentication D.co m 134 . Kerberos C.www. Warm site B. CHAP D. time of day. and type of request.com Ac A. 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. Mobile site C. Confidentiality B.

Behind the internet and DMZ Answer: A.com Ac tua lTe sts . Any Time." . Smurfing B. Blue jacking D.www. Behind a VLAN and the internal network C. Between two workstations D. Between the DMZ and Internal network F.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. 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. The assessment should be the intrusive to ensure no system crash during the process.co m 135 . Bluenarfing Answer: C QUESTION NO: 457 "Pass Any Exam. Which of the following could be conducted during normal business hours? A. Data emanation C.B.actualtests. Internal penetration test D. Between a workstation and the internal network E. Behind a wireless network and the internal network B. Internal vulnerability scan B.E QUESTION NO: 456 Which of the following sends unsolicited messages to another user's cell phone via Bluetooth? A.

Privilege escalation C. A man-in-the-middle attack D. This type of information is considered which of the following? A. Disallow all port 80 inbound connection attempts Answer: A QUESTION NO: 459 A. One suggestion offered might be to: A. Ensure that passwords are not named after relatives B. Network-based intrusion Detection System (NIDS) B. 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. Due process D. Install a removable data backup device for portability ease C.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. Exploiting a back door Answer: B QUESTION NO: 460 Which of the following determines if traffic is blocked or allowed? A. Classification of information C." .actualtests. Logical keys "Pass Any Exam. Any Time. Verify the integrity of all data that is accessed the network D. Due care B.co m 136 .CompTIA SY0-201: Practice Exam A user needs to send bank account information to the Human Resource department for payroll.www. This type of attack is best known as: lTe sts . Exploiting a week password B.

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

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

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

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 .CompTIA SY0-201: Practice Exam B. Any Time. 3DES B.co m 140 . Installallhotfixes then install any remaining services packs D. DHCP B. DES D. Install all patches then install anyremaininghotfixes C. Screened subnet Answer: B Answer: A QUESTION NO: 472 Which of the following encryption algorithms can use the LARGEST key length? A. Trojan attack C. AES Answer: D "Pass Any Exam. 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.www. SHA-256 C.actualtests. Dual-hormed D. Ransomware D. NAT C. Install all services packs then install any remaining patches B.com Ac tua A." .

Any Time." . SSL B. L2f C. Close the laptop lid to put the computer in hibernate mode C. Ensure proper strength D. Observe if any systems are communicating using unauthorized protocols B. both users can exchange encrypted e-mails with other users.www.co m L2tp Tunneling replies on which of the following for security? . Secure the area D. The certificate authority is unresponsive "Pass Any Exam. Public keys are not exchanged B.actualtests. IPSec D. Unplug the network cable B.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.com 141 Ac tua lTe sts A. SHH . Which of the following is the MOST likely the cause? A. Verify adequate bandwidth is being provided for existing traffic C. Inspect and analyze data being passed through SSH tunnels Answer: D QUESTION NO: 476 Two users are unable to exchange encrypted e-mails. 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.

Restart all services on the server lTe sts An attacker is targeting specific using packet capture software. 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. Any Time. Application log B. 3DES Answer: D "Pass Any Exam. Which of the following would LEAST impact the applications hosted on the server? . Disable the server on directory services D. DES C." . and reboot B. One time pad B.actualtests. Performance monitor D. Private keys are not exchanged D. scan it for viruses and malware. 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.CompTIA SY0-201: Practice Exam C. An administrator cannot shut down the server due to company policy.www.co m Answer: C 142 . Disconnect the server from the network. Change the configuration on the NIC card so it is not promiscuous mode C.com Ac tua A. Performance baseline C.

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. Avoided D. Input validation errors C. Viruses B.www.com 143 Ac tua lTe sts A. Host intrusion detection "Pass Any Exam.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. Accepted C. Logical token C. Mitigated B.actualtests. Trusted platform module B. Personal firewall B. Cryptographic hash D. Ignored . Which of the following provides that evidence? A.co m Most mission impacting vulnerabilities in a formal risk assessment should be: . Logic bombs D. 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." . Any Time.

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

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

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

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