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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

C. Which of the following should have taken place.actualtests.com Ac A rogue wireless network is showing up in the IT department. and adware? "Pass Any Exam. spyware. The network appears to be coming from a printer that was installed. Answer: C QUESTION NO: 39 Which of the following characteristics distinguishes a virus from a rootkit. Centralize all blade servers and chassis within one or two racks Answer: B QUESTION NO: 38 A. Penetration test of the network to determine any further rogue wireless networks in the area.www. Any Time. B. centralized power and cooling system B. Different virtual machines on a local workstation D. Installation of Internet content filters to implement domain name kiting. Implement a RADIUS server to authenticate all users to the wireless network.co m 12 . D. Group policies 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. Server virtualization C. prior to this printer being installed. Install a manageable. to prevent this issue? tua lTe sts . Configuration baselines D.CompTIA SY0-201: Practice Exam QUESTION NO: 36 Which of the following is BEST used to change common settings for a large number of deployed computers? A. Hotfixes C." . Conduct a security review of the new hardware to determine any possible security risks.

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

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

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

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

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

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

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com Ac A." . Retention policy C. ARP poisoning Answer: D Answer: A QUESTION NO: 73 Which of the following describes how long email messages are available in case of a subpoena? A. Email server configuration "Pass Any Exam. Any Time.www. By geographic location D. Port scan B. Key management C. Availability D. By department C. Backup procedures B. Non-repudiation Answer: A QUESTION NO: 71 An attacker sends packets to a host in hopes of altering the host's MAC table.actualtests.co m 22 . By management level tua Which of the following is a best practice for organizing users when implementing a least privilege model? lTe QUESTION NO: 72 sts . Integrity B.CompTIA SY0-201: Practice Exam Which of the following concepts addresses the threat of data being modified without authorization? A. Which of the following is the attacker attempting to do? A. DNS spoofing D. By function B. Privilege escalation C. Backup policy D.

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Impersonation Answer: B QUESTION NO: 115 "Pass Any Exam. Tailgating C.com 34 Ac tua lTe A. The company's website has been attacked by the rival company Answer: C QUESTION NO: 113 Answer: A QUESTION NO: 114 Which of the following describes an attack technique by which an intruder gains physical access by following an authorized user into a facility before the door is closed? A. C. Shoulder surfing B.co m . The customer has a virus outbreak. The website company has amisconfigured firewall. Which of the following has MOST likely occurred? A. Whaling B. B.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." . Any Time. Dumpster diving sts A targeted email attack sent to the company's Chief Executive Officer (CEO) is known as which of the following? . Vishing D. The customer's DNS has been poisoned. Bluesnarfing C.actualtests.www. Escalation D. D.

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

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

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

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

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

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

" . Non-repudiation C. 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. Hashing D. Virealization B. Rootkit D. Virus C.CompTIA SY0-201: Practice Exam QUESTION NO: 150 Which of the following is an example of data obfuscation within a data stream? A.actualtests. Cryptography B. Any Time. Steganography C. 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. Spyware B.www.com Ac tua lTe sts . Spam Answer: B QUESTION NO: 152 Which of the following concepts is applied FIRST when a user logs into a domain? A.co m 45 . Authorization D.

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

SNORT C. D. NMAP B.co m 48 . 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.com Ac tua A. Virus B. Performance C. Adware Answer: B "Pass Any Exam. Trojan C. Any Time. The CA stores the user's hash value for safekeeping. System D.CompTIA SY0-201: Practice Exam A." . B. 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 . The root CA is the recovery agent used to encrypt data when a user's certificate is lost. Spam D. DNS 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.actualtests.www. The CA is the trusted root that issues certificates. C.

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

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

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

SSO B. Identifies surface vulnerabilities and can be run on a regular basis B. Proximity readers Answer: D QUESTION NO: 202 Which of the following can be a risk of consolidating servers onto a single virtual host? A. Availability Answer: D Answer: A QUESTION NO: 204 An administrator is explaining the conditions under which penetration testing is preferred over vulnerability testing. Non-repudiation C. Any Time.CompTIA SY0-201: Practice Exam A. Safe for even inexperienced testers to conduct D. Security alarms B. Trusted OS D. Token lTe Which of the following is a security best practice that allows a user to have one ID and password for all systems? sts QUESTION NO: 203 . Data emanation B." . Proves that the system can be compromised C. PIV C. Can be fairly fast depending on number of hosts Answer: B "Pass Any Exam.com Ac tua A.co m 60 . Access list D. Video surveillance C. Environmental control D.actualtests. Which of the following statements correctly describes these advantages? A.www.

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

4.andTFTP B.actualtests. DoS Answer: C QUESTION NO: 293 Which of the following components is MOST integral to HTTPS? A.63 "Pass Any Exam. DDoS C. Diffie-Hellman key exchange D. Spoofing D.58 B. SCP. Symmetric session keys C." .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. TLS. TELNET.4.4.4. SSL.4. Spim B. SFTP. and SFTP C. SSH. 10.andTFTP D. Which of the following IP address ranges are encompassed by this rule? A.com 86 Ac tua QUESTION NO: 294 lTe sts . 10. Any Time.58/27.4.27 10. PGP B.32 10. and SCP Answer: B QUESTION NO: 295 A system administrator sees a firewall rule that applies to 10.4. HTTPS. Which of the following BEST describes this type of attack? A.4.co m .4. SCP.www. Mutual authentication Answer: D Which of the following uses TCP port 22 by default? A.

4.CompTIA SY0-201: Practice Exam C. All doors to the server room must have signage indicating that it is a server room.4. B. Which of the following is the MOST secure way to log in to a VPN? A.127 Answer: B QUESTION NO: 296 A security administrator wants to implement a more secure way to login to a VPN in addition to a username and password. New server room construction requires a single entrance that is heavily protected. Answer: D QUESTION NO: 298 Which of the following audit types would a security administrator perform on the network to ensure each workstation is standardized? A. 10. 10. Any Time. Group policy B. Implementing a single sign on process D. All new employees are required to be mentored by a senior employee for their first few months on the job.co m 87 . All server room users are required to have unique usernames and passwords. C. Implementing an ACL B. D.com Ac tua lTe sts . User access and rights Answer: A "Pass Any Exam.58 10.4.4." .58 10.actualtests.4.4.89 D.4.4. Setting up two VPNs Answer: B QUESTION NO: 297 Which of the following is the BEST example of a physical security policy? A. Domain wide password policy C. Storage and retention policy D. Setting up a PKI C.www.

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

" . or user input must be carefully escaped or filtered. QUESTION NO: 321 Which of the following should a web application programmer implement to avoid SQL injection attacks? A. parameterized statements must be used (preferred). Any Time.com 95 Ac tua lTe Explanation: To protect against SQL injection. Proper input validation Answer: D QUESTION NO: 322 Which of the following system security threats negatively affects confidentiality? A.co m . Authentication and authorization D.CompTIA SY0-201: Practice Exam D. Session cookie handling C. Encryption and hashing B. Disaster recovery planning "Pass Any Exam.www. sts . Worm Answer: C QUESTION NO: 323 Which of the following describes an action taken after a security breach? A. user input must not directly be embedded in SQL statements. Instead. Spam B. Spyware D. a domain name can deliver profit to the owner even if it yields just pennies per year. Under this scheme. DNS poisoning Answer: C Explanation: Domain name kiting is a practice in which participants leverage the 5-day add/drop grace period mandated by ICANN to "keep" names at no cost by perpetually adding and dropping them. Adware C.actualtests.

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

www. SPIM Answer: C Explanation: One form of social engineering is known as shoulder surfing and involves nothing more than watching someone when they enter their sensitive data. Shoulder surfing D. Phishing B. or entering any other pertinent information. Subnetting C. NAT Answer: A QUESTION NO: 383 Which of the following describes what has occurred after a user has successfully gained access to a secure system? A. DMZ B. Cold calling C. This is an example of which of the following design elements? A. VLAN D. Authenticity C. Identification D. They can see you entering a password.CompTIA SY0-201: Practice Exam QUESTION NO: 382 A network administrator places a firewall between a file server and the public Internet and another firewall between the file server and the company's internal servers.co m . Confidentiality Answer: A Which of the following security attacks would be MOST likely to occur within the office without the use of technological tools? A. Any Time.com 114 Ac QUESTION NO: 384 tua lTe sts . Authentication B." . typing in a credit card number. The best defense "Pass Any Exam.actualtests.

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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. Key escrow C.co m 133 . Antivirus Answer: C QUESTION NO: 448 Which of the following is true about the application of machine virtualization? A. Which of the following software can the technician MOST likely install on the computer to mitigate this threat? A. Anti-spam D. Some malware is able to detect that they are running in a virtual environment B.actualtests.www. Virtualization hosting possible on one specific OS C. 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. Machine virtualization is only in a 64-bit environment D. AES B. Any Time. CRL D.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. HDS B. their computer is now displaying unwanted images.

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

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

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

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

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

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

Installallhotfixes then install any remaining services packs D. Any Time.CompTIA SY0-201: Practice Exam B.actualtests. Dual-hormed D. Rootkit attack Answer: C QUESTION NO: 470 Which of the following allows a user's private IP address to be displayed as the firewall IP address when browsing the Internet? A. Install all patches then install any remaining packs lTe Which of the following is the BEST solution when trying to update a system to the most current release in as few updates as possible? sts QUESTION NO: 471 . Install all services packs then install any remaining patches B. SHA-256 C. Screened subnet Answer: B Answer: A QUESTION NO: 472 Which of the following encryption algorithms can use the LARGEST key length? A. DHCP B. 3DES B. Trojan attack C. NAT C.www. DES D.co m 140 .com Ac tua A." . Install all patches then install anyremaininghotfixes C. Ransomware D. AES Answer: D "Pass Any Exam.

Verify adequate bandwidth is being provided for existing traffic C. Ensure proper strength D. Public keys are not exchanged B. Close the laptop lid to put the computer in hibernate mode C. Inspect and analyze data being passed through SSH tunnels Answer: D QUESTION NO: 476 Two users are unable to exchange encrypted e-mails. Which of the following is the MOST likely the cause? A.CompTIA SY0-201: Practice Exam QUESTION NO: 473 Which of the following is the FIRST step a technician should take when entering a room where a laptop computer has been compromised? A. L2f C. SHH . IPSec D. Unplug the network cable B.www.actualtests. Look at the computer screen and record any error message Answer: A QUESTION NO: 474 Answer: C QUESTION NO: 475 NDS can be used to help secure a network from threats MOST effectively by watching network traffic in order to: A. Any Time. SSL B." .co m L2tp Tunneling replies on which of the following for security? .com 141 Ac tua lTe sts A. Secure the area D. The certificate authority is unresponsive "Pass Any Exam. both users can exchange encrypted e-mails with other users. Observe if any systems are communicating using unauthorized protocols B.

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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