CompTIA SY0-201

SY0-201 CompTIA Security+ (2008 Edition) Exam

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Kerberos D. Smartcard and PIN D.co m . Access log B.actualtests. MD5 B. Firewall log Answer: D QUESTION NO: 53 Which of the following ports would need to be open to allow TFTP by default? A. Any Time. Smartcard and token C.com 16 Ac A security analyst has been notified that one of the web servers has stopped responding to web traffic. CHAP C." . The network engineer also reports very high bandwidth utilization to and from the Internet. Event log C. Which of the following logs is MOST likely to be helpful in finding the cause and source of the problem? tua lTe sts .www. Fingerprint and retina scan Answer: C QUESTION NO: 51 Which of the following uses a three-way-handshake for authentication and is commonly used in PPP connections? A. SLIP Answer: B QUESTION NO: 52 A. System log D. PIN and password B.CompTIA SY0-201: Practice Exam QUESTION NO: 50 Which of the following is an example of two factor authentication? A. 69 "Pass Any Exam.

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

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

Which of the following actions should a security administrator follow in order to ensure data integrity of the file on that host? A.com Ac Answer: C tua A. which of the following should be done? A. Any Time.co m Answer: B 20 .www. NIPS lTe sts Every company workstation contains the same software prior to being assigned to workers. 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. QUESTION NO: 65 QUESTION NO: 66 To ensure users are logging into their systems using a least privilege method.CompTIA SY0-201: Practice Exam Answer: C QUESTION NO: 64 A file has been compromised with corrupt data and might have additional information embedded within it. D. Vulnerability scanner C. C. Begin chain of custody for the document and disallow access. Run vulnerability scanners and print all reports of all diagnostic results.actualtests. Enforce a group policy with the least amount of account restrictions. Answer: A "Pass Any Exam. C." . 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? . Personal firewall D. B. Create a user account without administrator privileges. Employ a BIOS password that differs from the domain password. Perform proper forensics on the file with documentation along the way. HIDS B. D.

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

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

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

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

actualtests. Buffer overflow Answer: B QUESTION NO: 84 Which of the following is a reason why wireless access points should not be placed near a building's perimeter? "Pass Any Exam. Penetration testing tool D.com Ac tua lTe A. XSS C.www." . Any Time. User interviews D. Protocol analyzer B. Vulnerability assessment tool Answer: A QUESTION NO: 82 Answer: B QUESTION NO: 83 Which of the following would MOST likely contain a <SCRIPT> tag? A. Cookies B.co When assessing a network containing resources that require near 100% availability. Vulnerability scanning C. Documentation reviews sts .CompTIA SY0-201: Practice Exam Answer: B QUESTION NO: 81 Which of the following devices hooks into a LAN and captures traffic? A. DOS D. Penetration testing B. Protocol filter C. which of the following techniques should be employed to assess overall security? m 25 .

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

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

Schemes B. TLS B. Chain of custody D. Group policies C. Password policies D. Intelligence about external threats C.www.actualtests." . Faster alerting to internal compromises B. Telnet Answer: A QUESTION NO: 92 A NIDS monitoring traffic on the public-side of a firewall provides which of the following? A. WEP C.CompTIA SY0-201: Practice Exam Which of the following protocols is considered more secure than SSL? A. Any Time.com 28 Ac tua lTe sts . NAT B. Protection of the external firewall interface D. Storage locations C. HTTP D. 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. Prevention of malicious traffic Answer: B QUESTION NO: 93 Which of the following is an important part of disaster recovery training? A.co m .

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

DNS Answer: A QUESTION NO: 144 Which of the following helps prevent a system from being fingerprinted? A. Complex passwords C.co m .CompTIA SY0-201: Practice Exam QUESTION NO: 143 A user reports that the spreadsheet they use for the department will not open. Anti-spam software D. War driving B. Which of the following is the attacker MOST likely using? A. Antivirus D. Which of the following logs would the technician review FIRST? A.com 43 Ac tua QUESTION NO: 145 lTe sts . DNS poisoning Answer: B QUESTION NO: 146 Which of the following is an authentication method that uses symmetric key encryption and a key distribution center? A. Access B. Personal firewall B.actualtests. MS-CHAP "Pass Any Exam. Any Time. Firewall C. Bluejacking D." . Replay attack C. OS patching Answer: A An attacker captures valid wireless traffic in hopes of transmitting it repeatedly to generate enough traffic to discover the encryption key.www. The spreadsheet is located on a server that was recently patched.

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

Steganography C. Virus C. Virealization B. Non-repudiation C. Spam Answer: B QUESTION NO: 152 Which of the following concepts is applied FIRST when a user logs into a domain? A.www. Authorization D.co m 45 ." . Identification Answer: D QUESTION NO: 153 Which of the following tools will allow a technician to detect devices and associated IP addresses on the network? "Pass Any Exam. Hashing D. Cryptography B.com Ac tua lTe sts . Fuzzing Answer: A QUESTION NO: 151 Which of the following is a malicious program that infects a host computer and has the ability to replicate itself? A.CompTIA SY0-201: Practice Exam QUESTION NO: 150 Which of the following is an example of data obfuscation within a data stream? A.actualtests. Any Time. Rootkit D. Spyware B.

Network mapping software C. Port scanner D. War driving D. Job rotation C. Which of the following principles does this scenario violate? A. RFID badge D. Vulnerability assessment D. Separation of duties B. Bluejacking C. Protocol analyzers Answer: B QUESTION NO: 154 An application programmer at a company conducts security assessments and reports findings to senior management. Bluesnarfing tua lTe Which of the following attacks involves sending unsolicited contact information to Bluetooth devices configured in discover mode? sts .co m 46 .www. ACL C.actualtests." . Impersonation B. Least privilege Answer: A QUESTION NO: 155 Answer: B QUESTION NO: 156 Which of the following has the capability to perform onboard cryptographic functions? A.CompTIA SY0-201: Practice Exam A. Any Time. Proximity badge Answer: A "Pass Any Exam. Network intrusion detection software B. Smartcard B.com Ac A.

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

D. Trojan C. 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 . B. Virus B. John the Ripper D. 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. NMAP B. The root CA is the recovery agent used to encrypt data when a user's certificate is lost. Adware Answer: B "Pass Any Exam. DNS B.com Ac tua A. The CA stores the user's hash value for safekeeping. C. System D. Nessus Answer: C QUESTION NO: 162 Answer: C QUESTION NO: 163 Which of the following malicious programs compromises system security by exploiting system access through a virtual backdoor? A. SNORT C." . Any Time.www. The CA is the trusted root that issues certificates.CompTIA SY0-201: Practice Exam A.co m 48 .actualtests. Performance C. Spam D.

Answer: D QUESTION NO: 167 Biometrics is an example of which of the following type of user authentication? "Pass Any Exam. on the local LAN. Which of the following should the security administer do with this information? m 49 . D. behind the firewall.co While responding to a confirmed breach of the organization's web server.actualtests. Notify ICANN C. Maintain configuration baseline B.com Ac QUESTION NO: 166 tua Answer: C lTe A. B. Notify the Help Desk B. on a proxy server." . the security administrator determines the source of the attack was from a rival organization's IP address range. C.www. Notify management D. Notify the rival organization's IT department sts . Ensure integrity of the patch D.CompTIA SY0-201: Practice Exam QUESTION NO: 164 Which of the following BEST represents why a system administrator should download security patches from the manufacturer's website directly? A. Implement OS hardening C. in front of the mail relay server. Any Time. Ensure patches are up-to-date Answer: C QUESTION NO: 165 The BEST location for a spam filter is A.

Any Time.actualtests. DNS Answer: B Mandatory Access Control (MAC) allows: Answer: B QUESTION NO: 170 The accounting group. access associated with the classification of data. The company often needs auditors to have access to all three groups' applications with little notice. clinical group and operations group only have access to their own applications. clinical and operations groups individually. access rights indicated by the role of the individual B. Something the user does D. Create an auditors group and add each of the accounting.co m .CompTIA SY0-201: Practice Exam A. Something the user has C. a system administrator to centralize policy. TPM D. B. D. clinical and operations groups. clinical and operations groups to the auditors group "Pass Any Exam. Which of the following would simplify the process of granting auditors permissions to all the applications? A. C. lTe sts QUESTION NO: 169 . Create an auditors group and merge the members of the accounting.www.com 50 Ac tua A. Create an auditors group and add each user to the accounting. SAM C. Something the user knows Answer: A QUESTION NO: 168 Which of the following contains a database of users and passwords used for authentication? A. rights to be assigned by the data owner. CHAP B." . Something the user is B. C.

D. Different security templates D. Vulnerability scans should be performed after each exercise. 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. Passwords should be changed after each exercise. Procedures should be updated after each exercise. 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. Create an auditors group and add the group to each of the accounting. B. Patch management C.actualtests. Video surveillance C. clinical and operations groups. Packet sniffer Answer: C QUESTION NO: 173 Which of the following situations applies to disaster recovery exercises? A." . HVAC D. C. Service pack installation B.CompTIA SY0-201: Practice Exam D. Answer: D "Pass Any Exam.co m 51 . Separation of duties should be implemented after each exercise. Physical access control B.com Ac tua lTe sts . Any Time.www.

Any Time. Which of the following would be the BEST way to do this? A. Post a memo detailing the requirement of the new password complexity requirements Answer: B QUESTION NO: 175 Which of the following would be used to eliminate the need for an administrator to manually configure passwords on each network device in a large LAN? A. Set a local password policy on each workstation and server B. RAS D.co m Purchasing insurance on critical equipment is an example of which of the following types of risk mitigation techniques? 52 . Which of the following would be the FIRST step in the incident response process? "Pass Any Exam. Set a domain password policy C. IPSec VPN Answer: A QUESTION NO: 177 A security administrator responds to a report of a web server that has been compromised.com Ac tua QUESTION NO: 176 lTe Answer: B sts A." . Risk retention D. Risk reduction .actualtests. RADIUS B. Risk transfer C. Risk avoidance B.CompTIA SY0-201: Practice Exam QUESTION NO: 174 The administrator needs to require all users to use complex passwords.www. OVAL C. The security administrator observes the background has been changed to an image of an attacker group. Set a group policy to force password changes D.

www. Power down the server D. Content filter B.actualtests. Penetration test D.CompTIA SY0-201: Practice Exam A. Print a copy of the background Answer: B QUESTION NO: 178 After completing a forensic image of a hard drive. Image compression C. which of the following can be used to confirm data integrity? A. Which of the following could be used to mitigate this threat? sts . Protocol analyzer tua lTe A security administrator wants to prevent corporate users from being infected with viruses from flash based advertisements while using web browsers at work. Disable the network connection C.com Ac A. IDS D. Network mapping program "Pass Any Exam. SHA512 hash Answer: D QUESTION NO: 179 Answer: A QUESTION NO: 180 Which of the following tools provides the MOST comprehensive view of the network's security? A.co m 53 . Chain of custody B. Firewall C. Vulnerability assessment B. Network anomaly detection C. AES256 encryption D. Run an antivirus scan B." . Any Time.

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Change the SSID B. Which of the following BEST describes this configuration? m . TLS D.www.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. Which of the following audits did the security administrator perform? "Pass Any Exam.com 68 Ac tua lTe A. Role-based sts .actualtests. The wireless output range can be reduced Answer: D QUESTION NO: 230 Answer: B QUESTION NO: 231 Which of the following is commonly used to secure HTTP and SMTP traffic? A. SHA B. Behavior-based C. Which of the following can BEST be implemented to mitigate this issue? A. Anomaly-based B. 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. SCP Answer: C QUESTION NO: 232 Company A recently purchased the much smaller Company B. The wireless router needs to be replaced C.co The company's NIDS system is setup to match specifically configured traffic patterns. SFTP C. OVAL-based D. Any Time." . Install CAT6 network cables D.

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

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

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

Updating the anti-spam application on the laptop C. 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." . Which of the following will resolve this issue? tua QUESTION NO: 245 lTe Answer: C sts A.www. their laptop started having performance issues and unauthorized emails have been sent out from the laptop. Any Time. Updating the user's laptop with current antivirus B.actualtests. PAP B. Key escrow Answer: D QUESTION NO: 244 A. Trust model D.com Ac A user reports that after a recent business trip. LANMAN D. Recovery agent B. Certificate authority C.co m Which of the following is seen as non-secure based on its ability to only store seven uppercase characters of data making it susceptible to brute force attacks? 72 . Installing a new pop-up blocker D. NTLMv2 C.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. CHAP .

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Mantraps D.co m 85 ." . C. Answer: C "Pass Any Exam. Proximity readers Answer: A QUESTION NO: 290 Answer: A QUESTION NO: 291 A CRL is comprised of: A. Network firewall C. RADIUS C. Video surveillance B. Kerberos D.actualtests. Any Time. public keys. malicious IP addresses B.CompTIA SY0-201: Practice Exam A. LDAP B. Mandatory access control C. untrusted private keys.www. Host intrusion detection B. D. VPN concentrator lTe Which of the following devices would be installed on a single computer to prevent intrusion? sts .com Ac tua A. Smart card Answer: C QUESTION NO: 289 Which of the following would a security administrator implement if a parking lot needs to be constantly monitored? A. trusted CA's. Host-based firewall D.

actualtests.4.58 B.www. DDoS C. Symmetric session keys C.4.63 "Pass Any Exam. Spoofing D. SCP. SSH. TELNET. Any Time. 10.andTFTP D.co m . HTTPS. TLS.27 10. and SCP Answer: B QUESTION NO: 295 A system administrator sees a firewall rule that applies to 10.andTFTP B.4.32 10.4.com 86 Ac tua QUESTION NO: 294 lTe sts .4. Which of the following IP address ranges are encompassed by this rule? A.4. DoS Answer: C QUESTION NO: 293 Which of the following components is MOST integral to HTTPS? A. Spim B." .4. and SFTP C. 10.4. SFTP. SSL. SCP. Diffie-Hellman key exchange D.58/27. Which of the following BEST describes this type of attack? A.4.4.CompTIA SY0-201: Practice Exam QUESTION NO: 292 When examining HTTP server logs the security administrator notices that the company's online store crashes after a particular search string is executed by a single external user. Mutual authentication Answer: D Which of the following uses TCP port 22 by default? A. PGP B.

co m 87 . D.com Ac tua lTe sts .4. C.CompTIA SY0-201: Practice Exam C.4.4. Storage and retention policy D. All server room users are required to have unique usernames and passwords. Setting up a PKI C.4. Implementing an ACL B. User access and rights Answer: A "Pass Any Exam.4.www. Any Time. All new employees are required to be mentored by a senior employee for their first few months on the job." . Group policy B. 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. B.4.58 10.4. Domain wide password policy C. Which of the following is the MOST secure way to log in to a VPN? A.58 10. Setting up two VPNs Answer: B QUESTION NO: 297 Which of the following is the BEST example of a physical security policy? A. All doors to the server room must have signage indicating that it is a server room. 10.89 D.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.actualtests.4. New server room construction requires a single entrance that is heavily protected. 10. Implementing a single sign on process D.

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Recovery agent C. Smaller routing tables D. NAT "Pass Any Exam. D. Conduct a penetration test. Key registration B. even if the user destroys the key? A.co m .actualtests. B. Diminishing number of end users Answer: A QUESTION NO: 328 Management has requested increased visibility into how threats might affect their organization.www. Decreased administrative overhead C." .com 97 Ac tua QUESTION NO: 329 lTe sts . Conduct a security awareness seminar. Conduct a social engineering test. Key escrow D.CompTIA SY0-201: Practice Exam QUESTION NO: 327 Which of the following BEST describes a reason to implement virtualization technology? A. Answer: B Which of the following stores information with a trusted agent to decrypt data at a later date. Reduce data center footprint B. Any Time. Public trust model Answer: C QUESTION NO: 330 Which of the following will help hide the IP address of a computer from servers outside the network? A. C. Which of the following would be the BEST way to meet their request without attempting to exploit those risks? A. Conduct a risk assessment.

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

com Ac tua lTe A. Provide a passive check of the network's security D. To check compliance of the router configuration C. Any Time. Which of the following is the cause? A.actualtests. Password cracker Answer: D QUESTION NO: 373 Which of the following is a goal of penetration testing? A. secure network protocols. D. Protocol analyzer D. restricting read permission.CompTIA SY0-201: Practice Exam C." . SSH tunneling C. Incorrect DNS setup Answer: A QUESTION NO: 376 "Pass Any Exam. Actively assess deployed security controls QUESTION NO: 374 Answer: D QUESTION NO: 375 The firewall administrator sees an outbound connection on IP port 50 and UDP port 500. sts The BEST way to protect data-at-rest from an attacker is: . Passively assess web vulnerabilities B. C. whole disk encryption. IPSec VPN connection B. B. Certificate revocation list look-up D.www. strong authentication.co m Answer: D 111 .

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

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

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

CHAP C. HIDS C. Answer: C "Pass Any Exam. Any Time. Patch management process. Key escrow Answer: B QUESTION NO: 390 Answer: D QUESTION NO: 391 Regression testing and deployment are part of the: A.CompTIA SY0-201: Practice Exam A. Vulnerability assessment process.co m 116 . D.www. Public key C.com Ac tua A. NIDS B. C. NAT D." . B. Least privilege principle. TACACS B. Kerberos Answer: D QUESTION NO: 389 Which of the following key types would a user MOST likely receive from a secure e-commerce website? A. Disaster recovery process. LDAP D. NIPS lTe Which of the following can be used to prevent ongoing network based attacks? sts .actualtests. Privatekey B. CRL D.

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Identification C. Kerberos 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.co m 134 .CompTIA SY0-201: Practice Exam A. NIDS C. TACACS Answer: D "Pass Any Exam. PKI D. Warm site B. Which of the following would be the BEST network-based solution? sts . CHAP D." . Any Time.actualtests. time of day. Authentication D. and type of request.com Ac A. Authenticity Answer: A QUESTION NO: 452 Answer: C QUESTION NO: 453 Which of the following uses a trusted third party key distribution center authentication tokens? A. Mobile site C. LDAP B. Reserve proxy B.www. Confidentiality B. Hot site D. Protocol analyzer tua lTe Server administrators want to restrict requested sent to their based upon source.

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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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Confidentiality D. Analyze the security logs for a large amount of incorrect password attempts. Upgrading the operating system. Any Time. B. D.CompTIA SY0-201: Practice Exam D. C. Rogue access points can scan the company's wireless network and find other unencrypted and rogue access points C. Crack the administrator account password after it had been forgotten.co m 150 .com Ac tua lTe sts . Determine if a password was sent in clear text over the network. Integrity B.www. Ensure a password meets password policy complexity requirements.actualtests. Rogue access points are hard to find and remove from the network." . The radio signal of the rouge access point interferes with company access points B. Answer: C "Pass Any Exam. 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. creating local user accounts. Availability Answer: C QUESTION NO: 506 Which of the following requirements would MOST likely cause a technician to use a protocol analyzer? A. Rogue access points can allow unauthorized uses the company's internal networks Answer: D QUESTION NO: 505 Which of the following is achieved and ensure by digitally signing an email? A. D. Delivery C.

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