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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

www. which of the following techniques should be employed to assess overall security? m 25 . DOS 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.CompTIA SY0-201: Practice Exam Answer: B QUESTION NO: 81 Which of the following devices hooks into a LAN and captures traffic? A. Documentation reviews sts . Penetration testing tool D. 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. Protocol filter C. User interviews D.actualtests. Penetration testing B." . XSS C. Cookies B. Protocol analyzer B.co When assessing a network containing resources that require near 100% availability.com Ac tua lTe A. Vulnerability scanning C. Any Time.

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Answer: D QUESTION NO: 126 Which of the following devices is MOST likely to be installed to prevent malicious attacks? A. pWWN spoofing D. D. VPN concentrator B. DNS poisoning lTe sts Which of the following would allow traffic to be redirected through a malicious machine by sending false hardware address updates to a switch? . MAC spoofing C.CompTIA SY0-201: Practice Exam C. DNS Answer: B QUESTION NO: 129 "Pass Any Exam. Kerberos B. A network based firewall is blocking the browser as it has been modified.www.com Ac tua A. SSH D. Any Time. TFTP C." .co m Answer: B 38 . NIDS D. Protocol analyzer QUESTION NO: 127 Answer: B QUESTION NO: 128 Which of the following protocols uses UDP port 69 by default? A. A faulty antivirus signature has identified the browser as malware. ARP poisoning B. Firewall C.actualtests.

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Bluejacking D. DNS poisoning Answer: B QUESTION NO: 146 Which of the following is an authentication method that uses symmetric key encryption and a key distribution center? A." . Antivirus D. Complex passwords C.com 43 Ac tua QUESTION NO: 145 lTe sts .actualtests. DNS Answer: A QUESTION NO: 144 Which of the following helps prevent a system from being fingerprinted? A. Personal firewall B.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. 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. MS-CHAP "Pass Any Exam. Access B. War driving B. Replay attack C. Which of the following is the attacker MOST likely using? A.www. Any Time. Firewall C. Anti-spam software D.co m .

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

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and the browser is displaying that the webpage is being blocked by the system administrator. Networks B. Authenticate users using CHAP C." . Any Time.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. Which of the following logs would the technician review? "Pass Any Exam. 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. Default gateway encryption D. VPNs Answer: B QUESTION NO: 158 Answer: C QUESTION NO: 159 Which of the following BEST describes where L2TP is used? A. Turn off the computers when not in use C.actualtests.co Which of the following measures ensures unauthorized users cannot access a WAP in a user's home? m .www. Change the administrator password on the computer sts . Set the SSID to hidden D.com 47 Ac tua lTe A. Proper WAP placement B. VPN encryption B. Cables C.

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

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Increased amount of spam B. Shielding B. Any Time. C.com Ac tua A. MD5 hashing lTe A technician needs to setup a secure room to enable a private VTC system. Which of the following should be done? A. 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. A co-worker recommends that a thumbprint be taken before the file is sent. 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.actualtests. Take a LANMAN hash of the file and send the receiver both the hash and the original file in a signed and encrypted email.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 . HVAC D. Take an AES hash of the file and send the receiver both the hash and the original file in a signed and encrypted email. Possible storage of illegal materials D.co m 58 . Tracking cookies on the website Answer: C "Pass Any Exam. Take a NTLM hash of the file and send the receiver both the hash and the original file in a signed and encrypted email. Input validation on web applications C. B. D. HIDS C." .

FTP B. There is currently no physical security other than a badge reader. Single sign-on C. Load balancing . Explicit allow D.com Ac tua QUESTION NO: 200 lTe Answer: C.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. Redundancy C. 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.www. Spooler C. Any Time." . Which of the following would MOST likely be installed to regulate right of entry? "Pass Any Exam.D sts A. SNMP D.co m Environmental monitoring includes which of the following? (Select TWO] 59 . Video monitoring D. EMI shielding B. 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. Humidity controls E. Least privilege B.actualtests.

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

com 86 Ac tua QUESTION NO: 294 lTe sts .58/27.actualtests. Which of the following BEST describes this type of attack? A.27 10. DDoS C.4. SSL. 10. TLS.4. HTTPS.4. SCP. Which of the following IP address ranges are encompassed by this rule? A. and SCP Answer: B QUESTION NO: 295 A system administrator sees a firewall rule that applies to 10. SSH. 10." .4. TELNET. Diffie-Hellman key exchange D. SFTP.co m .4.4.4. Symmetric session keys C.andTFTP D.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.58 B. Mutual authentication Answer: D Which of the following uses TCP port 22 by default? A.32 10. and SFTP C. DoS Answer: C QUESTION NO: 293 Which of the following components is MOST integral to HTTPS? A.www.4. SCP. Spoofing D.63 "Pass Any Exam.andTFTP B.4. PGP B.4. Spim B. Any Time.

Which of the following is the MOST secure way to log in to a VPN? A.89 D.actualtests. Setting up two VPNs Answer: B QUESTION NO: 297 Which of the following is the BEST example of a physical security policy? A.CompTIA SY0-201: Practice Exam C.4. New server room construction requires a single entrance that is heavily protected. All doors to the server room must have signage indicating that it is a server room. Domain wide password policy C.www.4.58 10.4. All server room users are required to have unique usernames and passwords." . C. User access and rights Answer: A "Pass Any Exam.58 10.co m 87 . Implementing an ACL B. B.4.4. All new employees are required to be mentored by a senior employee for their first few months on the job.4. Storage and retention policy D. Setting up a PKI C.4. D. 10. Answer: D QUESTION NO: 298 Which of the following audit types would a security administrator perform on the network to ensure each workstation is standardized? A. 10. Implementing a single sign on process D.4.127 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. Any Time.com Ac tua lTe sts . Group policy B.

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Which of the following solutions would be the BEST choice? A.www. LDAP entry D. NAC Answer: A QUESTION NO: 331 When developing a new firewall policy. Stateful inspection D. Group policy C. Baseline B.actualtests. .CompTIA SY0-201: Practice Exam B. and everything else is denied. 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. Any Time. Updated antivirus software B. PAT C. ACL D. but those workstations need to be able to access any Internet site. Pop-up blockers "Pass Any Exam." .co m 98 .com Ac A. which of the following methods provides the MOST secure starting point? A. Implicit deny B. Least privilege C. 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.

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Any Time. NetBIOS D.com 126 Ac A. Write=Allow Everyone: Read=Allow. Temperature control D. Airflowcontrol B. 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. NIC bindings "Pass Any Exam. Which of the following access control lists will do this? . 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.co m Answer: C . Sales: Read=None. Write=Allow D.CompTIA SY0-201: Practice Exam C. Unknown threats D. Write=Deny C. Everyone else in the company only needs read access. Task manager C. Write= None tua lTe sts A server needs to be configured to allow the sales department ability to read and write a file. Write=Allow Everyone: Read=Allow. Write=None B. Write=Allow Everyone: Read=Deny.actualtests. Moisture control C. Sales: Read=Allow." . Write=Allow Everyone: Read=None. Performance baseline B.www.

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. 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. Administrative rights are manually removed D. To identify vulnerabilities in available services C. Confidentiality C. Integrity D. To correlate which MAC addresses are associated with aswitchport B.co m 127 .www. A security policy template is implemented B.actualtests." . To determine open ports and services D.com Ac tua lTe sts . Cryptography B. Any Time. 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. Which of the following should MOST likely be done? A. To capture network packets for analysis Answer: C QUESTION NO: 429 Which of the following should be done if a USB device is found in a parking lot? "Pass Any Exam. A security IP audit is completed C.

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

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

com Ac tua lTe Which statement correctly describes the difference between a secure cipher and a secure hash? sts QUESTION NO: 438 . Authorization verifies the identity of a user requesting credentials and identification verifies a set of credentials. Lower management B.www.actualtests. B. Safety and security of personnel. Middle management D.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." .co Answer: A m 130 . Identification verifies the identity of a user requesting credentials and authorization verifies a set of credentials. Avoid loss of data B. B. Any Time. A hash can be reversed. Answer: B QUESTION NO: 437 What is the difference between identification and authorization? A. A cipher can be reversed. Upper management C. A. a cipher cannot. a hash cannot. Answer: B QUESTION NO: 439 Overall responsibility for security falls on the following? A.

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

com Ac tua Which of the following behavior-based security appliances are used to prevent suspicious activity from entering the network? lTe sts . Access logs Answer: D QUESTION NO: 468 A.actualtests." .www. The company CO has received an email an email asking for $10.000 in exchange for the documents decryption key. Application logs B. 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. IDS Answer: D QUESTION NO: 469 Employees are unable to open internal company documents as they all appear to be encrypted. Fullbackup on Sunday and alternating differential and incremental every other day B. Any Time. Antivirus B. Adware "Pass Any Exam. Which of the following BEST describes this type of attack? A. HDS D. Performance logs D. IPS C. Full backup Sunday and incremental backups every other day D.CompTIA SY0-201: Practice Exam An administrator needs to implement a backup strategy that provides the fastest recovery in case of data corruption.co m 139 . Which of the following should the administrator implement? A. Fullbackup on Sunday and a full backup every day C. DNS logs C.

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

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

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

Viruses B." .actualtests.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. Host intrusion detection "Pass Any Exam. Digital certificate Answer: D QUESTION NO: 483 Which of the following should a technician deploy in order to minimize exposed from a NMAP scan? A. 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. Logical token C. Which of the following provides that evidence? A.co m Most mission impacting vulnerabilities in a formal risk assessment should be: . Cryptographic hash D. Mitigated B. Ignored .com 143 Ac tua lTe sts A. Any Time. Accepted C. Input validation errors C. Logic bombs D. Avoided D. Personal firewall B. Trusted platform module B.www.

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

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

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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A list of filtered ports B. Disable the employee's access through group policies tua lTe An employee in Human Resources transfer to accounting. Upgrading the operating system. creating local user accounts they created B. and modifying any accounts on the domain "Pass Any Exam. A faster. Only a list of open ports D. Which of the following would accomplish the needed changes? sts .co m . creating local user accounts. Security testers are trying to document vulnerabilities without impacting network operations. D. Installing applications." . The employee needs to the accounting system but no longer requires access to human resources. Add the employee's to the Accounting security group B. Security testers have clear and written authorization to penetration testing. creating local user accounts. Answer: C QUESTION NO: 501 A technician would MOST likely use a vulnerability scanner instead of a port scanner when which of the following is required? A. Security testers have clear and written authorization to conduct vulnerability scans.actualtests. More information about the services C. and modifying any accounts on the system C.www. Installing application on remote systems. C. Move the employee to the Accounting security group C. Remove the employee from the Human Resources security group D. Network users have permissions allowing access to network devices with security weaknesses. B. Any Time.CompTIA SY0-201: Practice Exam A. less comprehensive scan Answer: C QUESTION NO: 502 Answer: B QUESTION NO: 503 Which of the following actions is an employee able to take if they are given administrative access to a workstation? A.com 149 Ac A.

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

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