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CompTIA SY0-201

SY0-201 CompTIA Security+ (2008 Edition) Exam

Practice Test
Version 7.0

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

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

off the main router. The new location will be connected by a serial interface. 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 .CompTIA SY0-201: Practice Exam A." . DNS caching on the client machines C. Which of the following would MOST likely be implemented? A. through a commercial circuit. Any Time. Services D.actualtests. SAM B. Hosts Answer: D QUESTION NO: 16 An administrator needs to limit and monitor the access users have to the Internet and protect the internal network. Trojan B. LMhosts C. The NAT needs to be re-configured to allow the remote location.co m . VLANs need to be added on the switch but not the router. Which of the following design elements will need to be implemented to accommodate the new location? A.www. A pushed update modifying users' local host file D. "Pass Any Exam. Botnet C. Worm D.com 6 Ac A. A heuristic firewall 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. B.

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

www.co m . Fingerprint and retina scan Answer: C QUESTION NO: 51 Which of the following uses a three-way-handshake for authentication and is commonly used in PPP connections? A.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. Kerberos D. Access log B. Smartcard and token C. SLIP Answer: B QUESTION NO: 52 A." . 69 "Pass Any Exam. System log D. Event log C. Smartcard and PIN D. PIN and password B. Any Time. Firewall log Answer: D QUESTION NO: 53 Which of the following ports would need to be open to allow TFTP by default? A. The network engineer also reports very high bandwidth utilization to and from the Internet.CompTIA SY0-201: Practice Exam QUESTION NO: 50 Which of the following is an example of two factor authentication? A.actualtests. CHAP C.

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

C. Hot site Answer: A QUESTION NO: 216 A.www. D. Least privilege C. Any Time. The password should be common so that the mobile device can be re-assigned. Field site C. The password should be alpha-numeric only.co m Which of the following best practices would a security administrator implement in order to prevent one user from having too many administrative rights? 64 . due to keypad limitations. Which of the following additional security measures should the administrator ensure is in place? tua QUESTION NO: 217 lTe Answer: B sts A.actualtests." . The mobile device will be password protected in case of loss. System accounts with minimal rights .com Ac An administrator is providing management with a mobile device that allows email access. Job rotation D. Cold site D. Complex passwords B. B. The mobile device should erase itself after a set number of invalid password attempts. Answer: A QUESTION NO: 218 Which of the following BEST identifies the sensitivity of a document? "Pass Any Exam.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. Warm site B. The mobile device should use and be equipped with removal storage for sensitive data retrieval.

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

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

perpendicular to the floor C. Remote wipe C. Device encryption B. Up and down. Directly from the point of the antenna. In a downward direction. 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. Evil twin C.CompTIA SY0-201: Practice Exam A. System File Checker (SFC) D. Any Time. War chalking tua lTe Which of the following wireless attacks uses a counterfeit base station with the same SSID name as a nearby intended wireless network? sts .actualtests. Side to side. parallel with the floor D. perpendicular to the floor B. GPS tracking "Pass Any Exam.co m 73 . Rogue access point D." . vmlinuz C.com Ac A. War driving B. Screen lock D. SELinux B. 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.www.

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

4. 10. TLS.27 10.4. SCP. DoS Answer: C QUESTION NO: 293 Which of the following components is MOST integral to HTTPS? A. SSL.32 10. Which of the following BEST describes this type of attack? A.andTFTP B.63 "Pass Any Exam.4. Spoofing D. HTTPS.actualtests. DDoS C. Spim B.4. SCP.www.com 86 Ac tua QUESTION NO: 294 lTe sts .4. Mutual authentication Answer: D Which of the following uses TCP port 22 by default? A.co m . and SCP Answer: B QUESTION NO: 295 A system administrator sees a firewall rule that applies to 10. SFTP.andTFTP D.58/27." .58 B. Which of the following IP address ranges are encompassed by this rule? A. 10.4. Diffie-Hellman key exchange D.4.4.CompTIA SY0-201: Practice Exam QUESTION NO: 292 When examining HTTP server logs the security administrator notices that the company's online store crashes after a particular search string is executed by a single external user.4. PGP B. Any Time. and SFTP C. SSH.4. TELNET. Symmetric session keys C.

4. Group policy B. Setting up a PKI C.4. 10.89 D. All new employees are required to be mentored by a senior employee for their first few months on the job.actualtests. All server room users are required to have unique usernames and passwords. D.4.www.4. C. 10.CompTIA SY0-201: Practice Exam C. Implementing an ACL B. User access and rights Answer: A "Pass Any Exam.com Ac tua lTe sts . Storage and retention policy D.4.4. All doors to the server room must have signage indicating that it is a server room. Implementing a single sign on process D.co m 87 . New server room construction requires a single entrance that is heavily protected. Which of the following is the MOST secure way to log in to a VPN? A. Domain wide password policy C. 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.4." . B.58 10.58 10. Any Time. Setting up two VPNs Answer: B QUESTION NO: 297 Which of the following is the BEST example of a physical security policy? A.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.4.

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

" . Subnetting C. Shoulder surfing D.actualtests. or entering any other pertinent information. Cold calling C. NAT Answer: A QUESTION NO: 383 Which of the following describes what has occurred after a user has successfully gained access to a secure system? A.com 114 Ac QUESTION NO: 384 tua lTe sts . They can see you entering a password. Any Time. Authentication B. The best defense "Pass Any Exam. DMZ B.co m . This is an example of which of the following design elements? A. Phishing B. Identification D. Confidentiality Answer: A Which of the following security attacks would be MOST likely to occur within the office without the use of technological tools? A. Authenticity C. VLAN D. typing in a credit card number.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. 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.www.

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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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A. Hard drive B. USB C. SNMP D. DMZ Answer: A

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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QUESTION NO: 496 An administrator is concerned that users are not utilizing strong passwords. Which of the following can be done to enforce user compliance? A. Supply the users with suggested password guidelines B. Supply the users with a third-party application to hash their passwords C. Offer user training regarding proper policy D. Implement a strict domain level group policy

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QUESTION NO: 500 Exploitation of security vulnerabilities is used during assessments when which of the following is true?

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

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