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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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. Code assessment D. NIDS C. Increased complexity of qualitative risk assessments "Pass Any Exam.actualtests. 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.CompTIA SY0-201: Practice Exam A. Vulnerability assessment C. It was determined that the product is not a threat but has the potential to introduce additional vulnerabilities. HIDS Answer: B QUESTION NO: 87 Which of the following is a major risk associated with cloud computing? A. Threat assessment B. Any Time. Vampire taps C.com 26 Ac tua lTe sts . While evaluating the product. Which of the following assessment types should the security administrator also take into consideration while evaluating this product? A. Port scanning D." .www. various vulnerability scans were performed. Loss of physical control over data B. Rouge access points B. Input validation B.co m . Port scanner D. The security administrator has been asked to review its security implications.

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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and adware? A. Eavesdropping B.co QUESTION NO: 134 m 40 . Popup displays Answer: C Answer: C QUESTION NO: 135 Which of the following uses tickets to identify users to the network? A. SNMP C.actualtests. LDAP C.com Ac tua lTe A. TACACS+ D. Any Time.CompTIA SY0-201: Practice Exam D. Which of the following protocols should be used for the tunnel? . RADIUS B. access control list. spyware.1X sts A security administrator needs to implement a site-to-site VPN tunnel between the main office and a remote branch. 802. Answer: C QUESTION NO: 133 Which of the following characteristics distinguishes a virus from a rootkit.www. Self-replication D." . RTP B. IPSec D. Kerberos Answer: D QUESTION NO: 136 "Pass Any Exam. Process hiding C.

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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. SSO B. Identifies surface vulnerabilities and can be run on a regular basis B. 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 . Security alarms B.co m 60 . Environmental control D. Safe for even inexperienced testers to conduct D." . Proximity readers Answer: D QUESTION NO: 202 Which of the following can be a risk of consolidating servers onto a single virtual host? A. Proves that the system can be compromised C.actualtests. Any Time. Data emanation B. Video surveillance C. Which of the following statements correctly describes these advantages? A. Trusted OS D.www. PIV C.CompTIA SY0-201: Practice Exam A. Access list D.com Ac tua A. Non-repudiation C.

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

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

CompTIA SY0-201: Practice Exam C. Device encryption B. the entire file system is encrypted in case of theft. Answer: D "Pass Any Exam. NAT D. RSA Answer: D QUESTION NO: 212 Which of the following can cause data leakage from web based applications? A.actualtests. RAS B.com Ac tua A.www. Application hardening D.co m Answer: D 63 . the disk's MBR is encrypted as well. XML QUESTION NO: 213 Answer: B QUESTION NO: 214 The benefit of using software whole disk encryption is: A." . the data can be retrieved easier if the disk is damaged B. C. Poor error handling C. 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? . Any Time. unauthorized disk access is logged in a separate bit. SHA D. NAC C. D.

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

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

Install ahotfix. Web traffic B." . Mail traffic D. File sharing traffic C.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. 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. Any Time. Which of the following must they install to complete this task? A.www. Install a patch. which of the following would aid in recovery of the data? A. Which of the following types of traffic is this typically associated with? .com 66 Ac tua QUESTION NO: 224 lTe Answer: C sts A. Which of the following would accomplish this with the LEAST amount of effort? A. Install a service pack B. D. Network management traffic . Install a new version of the program Answer: A QUESTION NO: 223 If an end-user forgets the password that encrypts the content of a critical hard drive. Certificate authority D. C. Key escrow B. Symmetric key C.co m A port scan of a network identified port 25 open on an internal system. HIDS "Pass Any Exam.

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

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

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

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

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

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

co m 73 . SELinux B. Directly from the point of the antenna. Evil twin C. parallel to the floor Answer: C QUESTION NO: 247 Which of the following is a trusted OS implementation used to prevent malicious or suspicious code from executing on Linux and UNIX platforms? A.CompTIA SY0-201: Practice Exam A. perpendicular to the floor B. War driving B. parallel with the floor D. vmlinuz C. System File Checker (SFC) D. Remote wipe C.www. Screen lock D. 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. Any Time. perpendicular to the floor C. In a downward direction.com Ac A." . Device encryption B.actualtests. Rogue access point D. 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 . Side to side. GPS tracking "Pass Any Exam. Up and down.

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

SCP.andTFTP B. SSH.actualtests. SCP.4. TLS.4.www.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." .4. Spim B.4.andTFTP D. Spoofing D.4.27 10. Mutual authentication Answer: D Which of the following uses TCP port 22 by default? A. and SFTP C. 10.4. Which of the following IP address ranges are encompassed by this rule? A.com 86 Ac tua QUESTION NO: 294 lTe sts . Diffie-Hellman key exchange D. SSL. SFTP.58/27.4.4.32 10.58 B. DDoS C.4. DoS Answer: C QUESTION NO: 293 Which of the following components is MOST integral to HTTPS? A.4. 10. TELNET. Which of the following BEST describes this type of attack? A. HTTPS. Symmetric session keys C.63 "Pass Any Exam.co m . Any Time. and SCP Answer: B QUESTION NO: 295 A system administrator sees a firewall rule that applies to 10. PGP B.

Domain wide password policy C.58 10.4. All doors to the server room must have signage indicating that it is a server room. New server room construction requires a single entrance that is heavily protected. Setting up two VPNs Answer: B QUESTION NO: 297 Which of the following is the BEST example of a physical security policy? A.4.com Ac tua lTe sts .4.4. Which of the following is the MOST secure way to log in to a VPN? A." .www. D.4. All new employees are required to be mentored by a senior employee for their first few months on the job.89 D. Group policy B.CompTIA SY0-201: Practice Exam C. B.4. All server room users are required to have unique usernames and passwords.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. C.co m 87 .actualtests. 10. Setting up a PKI C. 10. Storage and retention policy D. 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. User access and rights Answer: A "Pass Any Exam.58 10. Any Time. Implementing a single sign on process D. Implementing an ACL B.4.4.

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Any Time.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. AES Answer: C QUESTION NO: 347 At midnight on January 1st. All servers are unreachable. Rootkit B." . . Password complexity policy B. Protocol analyzer C. Logic bombs may also be set to go off on a certain date or when a specified set of circumstances occurs. an administrator receives an alert from the system monitoring the servers in the datacenter. Logic bomb D.actualtests. Which of the following is MOST likely to have caused the DOS? A. Virus C. Account expiration policy "Pass Any Exam. Botnet Answer: C QUESTION NO: 348 A. Rainbow table 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.CompTIA SY0-201: Practice Exam D.www.co m 103 . Vulnerability scanner B.

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

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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. standalone machine with no network interface to verify its overall security posture? . Total complexity of the overall security architecture C. One factor authentication B. Application logs "Pass Any Exam. 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.www." . Two factor authentication D. Protocol analyzer C.com 108 Ac tua QUESTION NO: 364 lTe Answer: A sts A.co m Which of the following would be MOST useful for a security technician to run on a single. Port scanner . Networkmapper D. Access logs B. Any Time.actualtests. Password cracker B. Amount of application logging required for security Answer: A QUESTION NO: 365 Which of the following would MOST likely determine which user inadvertently shut down the company's web server? A. Single sign-on C. Volume of physical equipment needing to be secured B. Number of logical hosts providing services for users D.

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

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

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

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

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

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. Cold calling C.www.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. The best defense "Pass Any Exam. Phishing B. Shoulder surfing D. They can see you entering a password. This is an example of which of the following design elements? A. Subnetting C. Any Time.co m . DMZ B. Identification D. Authenticity C. Confidentiality Answer: A Which of the following security attacks would be MOST likely to occur within the office without the use of technological tools? A. VLAN D.com 114 Ac QUESTION NO: 384 tua lTe sts ." . typing in a credit card number. Authentication B.actualtests. or entering any other pertinent information. 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.

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

www. Available IP addresses Answer: C QUESTION NO: 436 "Pass Any Exam. Backendfile system crash C. Deny network logon Answer: D Answer: A. Answer: D QUESTION NO: 433 Which of the following is a best practice relating to non-administrative user rights on a server? A. Weak passwords D.co QUESTION NO: 434 m 129 . 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).CompTIA SY0-201: Practice Exam D. Cross-site scripting E.actualtests. Web load balancing D." . Deny printer access B.D QUESTION NO: 435 Rainbow tables are primarily used to expose which of the following vulnerabilities? A. . Any Time. Deny local logon C. Deny file access D. SQL injection B. Non-repudiation. Available ports B. Weak encryption keys C.com Ac tua A.

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

unlike intrusion detection systems.CompTIA SY0-201: Practice Exam C. The main differences are. "Pass Any Exam. 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.www. dropping the malicious packets. Access Control List (ACL) D. A proactive systems that helps block unwanted access sts ." . 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. A passive systems that provides data on an attack afterwards D. Any Time.actualtests. resetting the connection and/or blocking the traffic from the offending IP address.co m Answer: C 137 . A passive system that is designed to log activity C. IP D. CCTV C. [2][3 ] More specifically. intrusion prevention systems are placed in-line and are able to actively prevent/block intrusions that are detected.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. IPS can take such actions as sending an alarm. A proactive system that notifies laws enforcement of an attack B.

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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