CompTIA SY0-201

SY0-201 CompTIA Security+ (2008 Edition) Exam

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

The security administrator suspects the user may have malware on the computer. AES C. Try only real dictionary words.actualtests. Copy the passwordfile offline and perform the attack on it. Answer: C QUESTION NO: 15 A user reports that each time they attempt to go to a legitimate website.co m 5 .com Ac tua lTe sts . Any Time. B. D. Which of the following files on the user's system would need to be checked for unauthorized changes? "Pass Any Exam. Which of the following would allow this without locking accounts? A. DES 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. TKIP C. WPA Answer: A QUESTION NO: 14 An administrator wants to crack passwords on a server with an account lockout policy. 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. C. Try guessing passwords with brute force. WEP B. Try guessing passwords slow enough to reset the bad count interval." . which manipulated some of the user's files.www. they are sent to an inappropriate website. RC5 B. SSH D.

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

LANMAN D. Installing a new pop-up blocker D. their laptop started having performance issues and unauthorized emails have been sent out from the laptop. CHAP .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 . Certificate authority C. Recovery agent B.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." . Key escrow Answer: D QUESTION NO: 244 A.www. NTLMv2 C. Any Time. Trust model D.actualtests. PAP B. Which of the following will resolve this issue? tua QUESTION NO: 245 lTe Answer: C sts A.com Ac A user reports that after a recent business trip. Updating the user's laptop with current antivirus B. Updating the user's digital signature Answer: A QUESTION NO: 246 Which of the following describes the direction a signal will emanate from if a Yagi antenna is placed parallel to the floor? "Pass Any Exam. Updating the anti-spam application on the laptop C.

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

and SFTP C. DoS Answer: C QUESTION NO: 293 Which of the following components is MOST integral to HTTPS? A. 10.com 86 Ac tua QUESTION NO: 294 lTe sts .actualtests. SFTP.4.4. Diffie-Hellman key exchange D.4.4. Spim B." . 10.32 10. Spoofing D.4.4.27 10.58/27. TELNET.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.63 "Pass Any Exam.4.andTFTP D. SSH.4. SCP.co m . Mutual authentication Answer: D Which of the following uses TCP port 22 by default? A.4. PGP B. Which of the following IP address ranges are encompassed by this rule? A.www.58 B. SSL. SCP. DDoS C. Any Time. Which of the following BEST describes this type of attack? A.4.andTFTP B. HTTPS. and SCP Answer: B QUESTION NO: 295 A system administrator sees a firewall rule that applies to 10. TLS. Symmetric session keys C.

Setting up a PKI C." . Domain wide password policy C. Setting up two VPNs Answer: B QUESTION NO: 297 Which of the following is the BEST example of a physical security policy? A. Any Time.4. D. Implementing an ACL B.actualtests.com Ac tua lTe sts . 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.co m 87 . All doors to the server room must have signage indicating that it is a server room.4. New server room construction requires a single entrance that is heavily protected. Group policy B.4.4.127 Answer: B QUESTION NO: 296 A security administrator wants to implement a more secure way to login to a VPN in addition to a username and password. C. Storage and retention policy D.58 10.58 10.www. B.4.CompTIA SY0-201: Practice Exam C. Implementing a single sign on process D. All new employees are required to be mentored by a senior employee for their first few months on the job. Which of the following is the MOST secure way to log in to a VPN? A. All server room users are required to have unique usernames and passwords.4. 10.89 D. 10. User access and rights Answer: A "Pass Any Exam.4.

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

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

Performance baseline B. each station is a peer to the other stations and communicates directly with other stations within the network. An ad-hoc network allows access to the nearest access point which may allow a direct connection to another computer. In the ad hoc mode. Personal firewall B. HIDS C. An ad-hoc network allows access to the nearest access point which may give elevated rights to the connecting user." . ad-hoc or infrastructure.CompTIA SY0-201: Practice Exam QUESTION NO: 306 Which of the following is used to both deploy and reapply baseline security configurations? A.actualtests. System log Answer: B Why is an ad-hoc network a security risk? A. D. Security agent C.co m . All stations can send Beacon and Probe frames.com 90 Ac tua QUESTION NO: 308 lTe sts . Answer: A Explanation: A wireless network operates in one of two modes. Configuration baseline Answer: C QUESTION NO: 307 Which of the following is BEST suited to detect local operating system compromises? A. Any Time. 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. B. compromising information. Security template D. Anti-spam D. "Pass Any Exam. No AP is involved. C.www.

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Rainbow table D. AES Answer: C QUESTION NO: 347 At midnight on January 1st.www. Any Time.actualtests. an administrator receives an alert from the system monitoring the servers in the datacenter. 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. Vulnerability scanner B. . Account expiration policy "Pass Any Exam. All servers are unreachable. Logic bomb D. Which of the following is MOST likely to have caused the DOS? A. Botnet Answer: C QUESTION NO: 348 A.com Ac tua Which of the following would an auditor use to determine if an application is sending credentials in clear text? lTe sts Explanation: Logic bombs are programs or snippets of code that execute when a certain predefined event occurs. Logic bombs may also be set to go off on a certain date or when a specified set of circumstances occurs. Protocol analyzer C. Virus C. Rootkit B.CompTIA SY0-201: Practice Exam D. Password complexity policy B." .co m 103 .

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

AVLAN B.actualtests. A firewall C. DistributedDoS "Pass Any Exam.co m Which of the following is a tactic used by malicious domain purchasing organizations? . DNS D. A honey pot Answer: D QUESTION NO: 422 Which of the following threats is mitigated by ensuring operating system patches are current? A. ARP poisoning B. Fingerprint recognition C.CompTIA SY0-201: Practice Exam QUESTION NO: 419 Which of the following behavioral biometric authentication models should a technician deploy in a secure datacenter? A. Iris scan D. ARP spoofing B. Kiting C. Any Time. 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." . Voice recognition B. DDoS . A virtual workstation D.com 125 Ac tua lTe sts A.www.

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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