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CompTIA SY0-201

CompTIA Security+ (2008 Edition) Exam

Practice Test
Version: 7.19

CompTIA SY0-201: Practice Exam QUESTION NO: 1 Which of the following cryptography types provides the same level of security but uses smaller key sizes and less computational resources than logarithms which are calculated against a finite field? A. Elliptical curve B. Diffie-Hellman C. Quantum D. El Gamal Answer: A Explanation:

QUESTION NO: 2 Which of the following BEST describes the purpose of fuzzing? A. To decrypt network sessions B. To gain unauthorized access to a facility C. To hide system or session activity D. To discover buffer overflow vulnerabilities Answer: D Explanation:

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A. TCP/IP hijacking B. Spoofing C. Replay D. Domain name kiting Answer: C Explanation:

QUESTION NO: 4 Which of the following is the default rule found in a corporate firewalls access control list? "Pass Any Exam. Any Time." - www.actualtests.com 2

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QUESTION NO: 5 Which of the following is the BEST choice of cryptographic algorithms or systems for providing whole disk encryption? A. One time pad B. PGP C. MD5 D. TKIP Answer: C Explanation:

Which of the following allows a malicious insider to covertly remove information from an organization? A. NAT traversal B. Steganography C. Non-repudiation D. Protocol analyzer Answer: B Explanation:

QUESTION NO: 7 The server log shows 25 SSH login sessions per hour. However, it is a large company and the administrator does not know if this is normal behavior or if the network is under attack. Where should the administrator look to determine if this is normal behavior? A. Change management

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QUESTION NO: 8 Which of the following is the BEST approach to perform risk mitigation of user access control rights? A. Conduct surveys and rank the results. B. Perform routine user permission reviews. C. Implement periodic vulnerability scanning. D. Disable user accounts that have not been used within the last two weeks. Answer: B Explanation:

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Which of the following software should a security administrator implement if several users are stating that they are receiving unwanted email containing advertisements? A. Host-based firewalls B. Anti-spyware C. Anti-spam D. Anti-virus Answer: C Explanation:

QUESTION NO: 10 Adding a second firewall to the perimeter of a network would provide: A. user VLANs. B. failover capability. C. additional bandwidth. D. management of VLANs.

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QUESTION NO: 11 The security administrator is tasked with authenticating users to access an encrypted database. Authentication takes place using PKI and the encryption of the database uses a separate cryptographic process to decrease latency. Which of the following would describe the use of encryption in this situation? A. Private Key encryption to authenticate users and private keys to encrypt the database B. Private Key encryption to authenticate users and public keys to encrypt the database C. Public key encryption to authenticate users and public keys to encrypt the database D. Public key encryption to authenticate users and private keys to encrypt the database Answer: D Explanation:

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QUESTION NO: 13 Which of the following would provide the MOST reliable proof that a datacenter was accessed at a certain time of day? A. Video surveillance B. Security log C. Entry log D. Proximity readers "Pass Any Exam. Any Time." - www.actualtests.com 5

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There is a worm attacking the network. CCTV system B.CompTIA SY0-201: Practice Exam QUESTION NO: 17 A security administrator working for a health insurance company needs to protect customer data by installing an HVAC system and a mantrap in the datacenter. Availability Answer: A." . Which of the following is MOST likely causing the problem? A. Which of the following are being addressed? (Select TWO). Answer: D Explanation: "Pass Any Exam. Clustering D. Recovery C. C. Analog camera D.E Explanation: QUESTION NO: 18 Which of the following camera types would allow a security guard to track movement from one spot throughout a data center? A. Any Time. Integrity B. PTZ camera C.www. Confidentiality E. There is a virus attacking the email server. A. D.com Ac tua lTe sts . the administrator finds that most of the users email boxes appear to be full and bouncing inbound emails at an alarming rate.co m 7 . The network is infected by adware.actualtests. Digital camera Answer: B Explanation: QUESTION NO: 19 A user reports they are receiving odd emails. Upon investigation. the SMTP relay is not secured. B.

thumb print. proximity card. Any Time. After the imaging process and after the forensic image is captured D. Before and after the imaging process and then hash the forensic image Answer: D Explanation: QUESTION NO: 21 QUESTION NO: 22 Which of the following is a valid three factor authentication combination? A. proximity card B. Which of the following employees should have access to the file share? .co m A new file share has been created to store confidential exit interviews. PIN." . Human Resources Recruiter D.actualtests. After the imaging process and before the forensic image is captured B. proximity card D. Before the imaging process and then after the forensic image is created C. thumb print.www. Retina scan. System Administrator . retina scan Answer: A Explanation: QUESTION NO: 23 A security administrator reviews the NIDS logs and notices fourteen unsuccessful logins with a subsequent successful login to a DMZ switch from a foreign IP address. PIN. PIN. Human Resources Manager B. Which of the following could have led to this network device being accessed? "Pass Any Exam. key C.CompTIA SY0-201: Practice Exam QUESTION NO: 20 Which of the following describes when forensic hashing should occur on a drive? A. Chief Financial Officer C.com 8 Ac tua lTe Answer: A Explanation: sts A. thumb print.

Any Time. which has a search option available to the general public. Default account B. Privilege escalation C. Denial of Service (DoS) Answer: B Explanation: QUESTION NO: 26 Which of the following allows an attacker to identify vulnerabilities within a closed source software application? A. Data mining C. Strong password Answer: B Explanation: QUESTION NO: 24 Which of the following has an embedded cryptographic token? A. Man-in-the-middle attack B. TACACS C. ID badge D." . Cross-site scripting attack D. The administrator is reviewing the site logs and notices an external IP address searching on the site at a rate of two hits per second. Denial of service D.actualtests. Smartcard Answer: D Explanation: QUESTION NO: 25 A company runs a site. Compiling "Pass Any Exam.www. Fuzzing B.co m 9 . PKI certificate B.com Ac tua lTe sts .CompTIA SY0-201: Practice Exam A. This is an indication of which of the following? A.

Least privilege C." . Code reviews D.CompTIA SY0-201: Practice Exam C. One B. Three D. Two C.msc B. Mandatory vacation B. gpupdate. Discretionary D. gpedit. Four Answer: A Explanation: QUESTION NO: 28 Answer: B Explanation: QUESTION NO: 29 Which of the following is a way to immediately push and force a group policy to a workstation? A.co m 10 . Vulnerability scanning Answer: A Explanation: QUESTION NO: 27 Using a combination of a fingerprint reader and retina scanner is considered how many factors of authentication? A.exe "Pass Any Exam. Any Time. the administrator is given rights only to review logs and update security related network devices.com Ac A. gpresult.www.exe C. Job rotation tua lTe Instead of giving a security administrator full administrative rights on the network.actualtests. Which of the following describes this form of access control? sts . Additional rights are handed out to network administrators for the areas that fall within their job description.

Full disk encryption C. Mobile device encryption B.CompTIA SY0-201: Practice Exam D." . Kerberos C. Honeypot C. mmc. Proxy server D. Which of the following would meet this requirement? A. TPM D.actualtests. Protocol analyzer lTe Which of the following is the BEST tool to deploy on the company network to monitor and log employee’s web surfing activity? sts QUESTION NO: 31 . HSM "Pass Any Exam. RADIUS B.www. Any Time.com Ac Answer: C Explanation: tua A. Firewall B.co m 11 . LDAP D. TACACS+ Answer: A Explanation: QUESTION NO: 32 A security administrator is implementing a solution that can integrate with an existing server and provide encryption capabilities.exe Answer: A Explanation: QUESTION NO: 30 Which of the following authentication services can be used to provide router commands to enforce policies? A.

centralized access control. This is an example of: .www. Least privilege B.co m .com 12 Ac Answer: A Explanation: tua A. D. rule-based access control. Implicit deny D. Format the device.actualtests. Use a new USB device to ensure security. Job rotation C. B. Any Time. Separation of duties Answer: C Explanation: "Pass Any Exam. role-based access control. B. Scan with antivirus software. D. Answer: A Explanation: QUESTION NO: 34 QUESTION NO: 35 Which of the following ensures that an authorized employees access rights are based on a need to know? A. which of the following should be performed? A.CompTIA SY0-201: Practice Exam Answer: C Explanation: QUESTION NO: 33 When using USB devices to transfer data from one workstation to another. lTe sts A Human Resource manager is assigning access to users in their specific department performing the same job function. C. Disable USB ports on the workstation. C." . mandatory access control.

System security categorization requirement B. Trojans B. Adware D.actualtests.com Ac tua Answer: B Explanation: lTe A.CompTIA SY0-201: Practice Exam QUESTION NO: 36 Which of the following is a technical control? A. Security policy D. Separation of duties C. Which of the following describes this control type? m 13 ." . Any Time. Baseline configuration development C. Discretionary access control B. Contingency planning D.co A programmer cannot change the production system directly and must have code changes reviewed and approved by the production system manager. Least privilege implementation Answer: D Explanation: QUESTION NO: 37 QUESTION NO: 38 Which of the following malware types is MOST commonly installed through the use of thumb drives to compromise systems and provide unauthorized access? A. Botnets C. Logic bomb Answer: A Explanation: "Pass Any Exam. Job rotation sts .www.

Restoring mission essential functions at an alternate site and performing those functions for up to 30 days sts . rlogin C. Any Time.co m 14 . SSH Answer: D Explanation: "Pass Any Exam. Development of a BIA. Which of the following protocols should be used to remotely administer a router? A. Replay Answer: D Explanation: QUESTION NO: 40 Which of the following BEST describes COOP? QUESTION NO: 41 The network administrator is concerned about password security. Domain name kiting C. Planning disaster recovery functions and system movements for a 24-48 hour period after a disaster C. Man-in-the-middle B.com Ac tua Answer: B Explanation: lTe A.CompTIA SY0-201: Practice Exam QUESTION NO: 39 Which of the following BEST describes an attack involving the interception and later retransmission of the same network traffic? A. PGP D. Determination of business impact based on an individual contingency and developing countermeasures to that contingency B. DRP. BCP. Telnet B. Spoofing D.www. ITCP and other relevant aspects of the continuity process D." .actualtests.

The low level of skill required to execute the vulnerability assessment sts .actualtests. This is an example of which of the following? A. Any Time. The cost of OVAL vulnerability assessment tools B. Continuity of operations C. Succession planning D. Data handling error Answer: C Explanation: Answer: B Explanation: QUESTION NO: 44 Which of the following protocols would allow an attacker to gather the MOST information about an unsecured network printer’s configuration? A. RTMP Answer: B Explanation: QUESTION NO: 45 "Pass Any Exam." . Fault tolerance B.www. The high level of training available to staff regarding vulnerability assessments D.com Ac tua lTe A.CompTIA SY0-201: Practice Exam QUESTION NO: 42 A critical system in the datacenter is not connected to a UPS. The security administrator has coordinated an authorized service interruption to resolve this issue. ICMP B. The ability to banner grab from within the vulnerability assessment tool C.co Which of the following is the BEST reason to choose a vulnerability assessment over a penetration test? m QUESTION NO: 43 15 . SNMP C. RBAC D.

actualtests. the security administrator revokes each user’s certificate after one year.www. CA Answer: B Explanation: QUESTION NO: 48 WEP is seen as an unsecure protocol based on its improper use of which of the following? "Pass Any Exam." . The key used to unlock the door is only given to the professor. Asymmetric key sharing C. Exchange of digital signatures D. Answer: C Explanation: QUESTION NO: 46 A professor at a university is given two keys. The key used to lock the door is available to all other faculty. stored procedures.com Ac In an effort to increase security. encryption.co m 16 . Key escrow exchange B. hashing. B. D. Which of the following would keep an attacker from using the certificate? tua lTe sts . transaction logs. PKI D. Any Time.CompTIA SY0-201: Practice Exam The BEST way to protect the confidentiality of sensitive data entered in a database table is to use: A. RA B. CRL C. Which of the following cryptography concepts is illustrated in the example above? A. One key unlocks a classroom door and the other locks it. Symmetric key sharing Answer: B Explanation: QUESTION NO: 47 A. C.

The server is on the external zone and it is configured for DNS only. Which of the following is the MOST likely cause? lTe sts . D. contain malware)? A.CompTIA SY0-201: Practice Exam A.www. RC4 C. The server is configured to reject ICMP packets. Secure rogue access points. All other servers on the DMZ are able to communicate with this server. The server is on the internal zone and it is configured for DHCP only. B. C.actualtests.g. The server is missing the default gateway. Any Time. It must use elliptical curve encryption. B. Update and enable the anti-spam software.com Ac tua A security engineer is troubleshooting a server in the DMZ. 3DES D. "Pass Any Exam. Answer: C Explanation: QUESTION NO: 51 Which of the following is true about hardware encryption? (Select TWO). Setup a virtual machine on that workstation. D. RC6 B." . Answer: C Explanation: QUESTION NO: 50 A. which cannot be reached from the Internet or the internal network. C. AES Answer: B Explanation: QUESTION NO: 49 Which of the following solutions would a security administrator MOST likely perform if they were trying to access several websites from a single workstation that were potentially dangerous (e.co m 17 . A. Update input validation schemes.

A. C. Tcpdump D.co m 18 .E Explanation: QUESTION NO: 52 A security administrator would MOST likely put a network interface card into promiscuous mode to use which of the following utilities? (Select TWO).CompTIA SY0-201: Practice Exam B.com Ac A. Wireshark B." . It only works when data is not highly fragmented. Answer: D. Nmap E. Screen locks B. It is available on computers using TPM. Device encryption C. Remote sanitization D. L0phtcrack Answer: A. It requires a HSM file system. A. D.C Explanation: QUESTION NO: 53 Answer: A Explanation: QUESTION NO: 54 Which of the following should be performed on a computer to protect the operating system from malicious software? (Select TWO). Nessus C. It is faster than software encryption. Disable unused services "Pass Any Exam. Antivirus software tua Which of the following would an administrator apply to mobile devices to BEST ensure the confidentiality of data? lTe sts . E.www.actualtests. Any Time.

com Ac tua lTe sts . Which of the following IP addresses would meet this requirement? A.75. 63." .0.48 Answer: A Explanation: QUESTION NO: 56 Assigning access on a need-to-know basis is a best practice in which of the following controls? A. Multifactor "Pass Any Exam. 172.CompTIA SY0-201: Practice Exam B. Risk assessment B. Update HIPS signatures D.27 C.95 D. an employee must swipe their finger on a device.131. Patch management D.www.40. Vulnerability assessment Answer: B Explanation: QUESTION NO: 57 In order to access the network. Update NIDS signatures C.202. Single sign-on B. 192. Install a perimeter firewall Answer: A.75. Which of the following describes this form of authentication? A.127.C Explanation: QUESTION NO: 55 A security administrator is assigned to develop an IP address scheme for the corporate network that allows internal users to have an IP address that cannot be routed to the Internet. Account management C.186.co m 19 .5 B. 10. Disable DEP settings E. Any Time.actualtests.

VPN C. HIDS B." .co m 20 .actualtests. VLAN segregation B. IP filters D. Tokens Answer: C Explanation: QUESTION NO: 58 Which of the following will prevent inbound ICMP traffic between systems? A. Personal firewall Answer: D Explanation: Which of the following is BEST used to prevent ARP poisoning attacks across a network? A. Biometrics D. Log analysis Answer: C Explanation: QUESTION NO: 60 Which of the following BEST describes a malicious application that attaches itself to other files? A.com Ac tua lTe sts QUESTION NO: 59 .CompTIA SY0-201: Practice Exam C. Backdoors D. Virus Answer: D Explanation: "Pass Any Exam. Any Time. IPSec C. Adware C. Rootkits B.www. Antivirus D.

Privacy policy B. It takes down six virtual web servers that it was hosting. Man in the middle B. LDAP C. This is an example of which of the following vulnerabilities? A.CompTIA SY0-201: Practice Exam QUESTION NO: 61 A physical server goes offline.co m .com 21 Ac tua lTe sts .www.actualtests. Root Authority B. Which of the following should be referenced? A. Single point of failure Answer: D Explanation: QUESTION NO: 62 A security administrator wants to determine what data is allowed to be collected from users of the corporate Internet-facing web application. Any Time. RAS Answer: A Explanation: QUESTION NO: 64 "Pass Any Exam. DHCP D. Cross-site scripting D. Human Resources policy C. SQL injection C. Appropriate use policy D. Security policy Answer: A Explanation: QUESTION NO: 63 A CA normally sends PKI data to which of the following servers? A." .

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Baselining B.www. D. Configure the firewall to log all traffic and begin researching. D. C.com Ac A. B. C. Black hat B. immediate certificate revocation. Which of the following should the security firm perform? A.actualtests. The company does not provide the firm with any internal knowledge or documentation of the network. Configure the firewall to block all non-standard ports and review logs for blocked traffic. tua lTe QUESTION NO: 69 sts . poorly documented networks have been integrated. Patch management Answer: B Explanation: QUESTION NO: 68 Several existing. B. Any Time. Secure application coding D. Black box "Pass Any Exam. Application hardening C. Update all network services to use secure protocols. a centralized database of authenticated users. Which of the following would define expected traffic with the LOWEST impact on existing processes? A. new certificates to be generated. Update signatures on the intrusion detection devices and review alerts.co m 23 . Answer: C Explanation: The CRL allows: Answer: C Explanation: QUESTION NO: 70 A company hires a security firm to assess the security of the company’s network.CompTIA SY0-201: Practice Exam A. a recovery agent to decide which certificates to authenticate." .

Network-based IDS B. Content filtering should be disabled because it may prevent access to legitimate sites. Answer: B Explanation: QUESTION NO: 72 A. Due to content filtering restrictions. C. Any Time.co m 24 . Shoulder surfing "Pass Any Exam. Which of the following BEST describes a security implication of this practice? A. Which of the following BEST describes this type of IDS configuration? lTe sts .actualtests." . A corporate LAN connection and a 3G Internet connection are acceptable if a host firewall is installed.www. Gray box Answer: B Explanation: QUESTION NO: 71 An employee’s workstation is connected to the corporate LAN. B. Network bridging must be avoided otherwise it may join two networks of different classifications. the employee attaches a 3G Internet dongle to get to websites that are blocked by the corporate gateway. Host-based IDS C. D.com Ac tua The head of security wants to implement an IDS that relies on a baseline to send alerts when suspicious traffic crosses the network.CompTIA SY0-201: Practice Exam C. Anomaly-based IDS D. The security policy should be updated to state that corporate computer equipment should be dual-homed. Gray hat D. Signature-based IDS Answer: A Explanation: QUESTION NO: 73 Which of the following risks may result from improper use of social networking and P2P software? A.

www. screen-lock protected. Denial of service C. SIM cloning Answer: A Explanation: QUESTION NO: 76 As a computer forensic analyst.actualtests. Data loss prevention Answer: C Explanation: QUESTION NO: 74 An administrator needs to setup devices on a network that will make it possible for the company to separate resources within the internal network. NAC Answer: B Explanation: Data can potentially be stolen from a disk encrypted.com Ac tua lTe QUESTION NO: 75 sts . B. IV attack C. VLAN C. "Pass Any Exam. which of the following is MOST critical when working with multiple machines? A. NAT D. Information disclosure D.CompTIA SY0-201: Practice Exam B. Honeynet D. Bluesnarfing B. smart phone by which of the following? A. Which of the following BEST describes the needed network design? A.co m 25 . Power off the machines as quickly as possible." . Any Time. DMZ B. Document all actions performed.

Which of the following is the MOST probable cause? sts . client phone numbers and email communications)? A. but does not want to risk accidentally blocking legitimate traffic. A HIPS Answer: C Explanation: QUESTION NO: 78 Answer: A Explanation: QUESTION NO: 79 A company wants to sell some old cell phones on an online auction to recover some of the cost of the newer phones.www. Worm B. Verify all data has been recently backed up. Manually delete the phone book entries and all email in the phone. B. Which of the following should the administrator implement? A. Answer: C Explanation: QUESTION NO: 77 The administrator wishes to monitor incoming traffic. D.CompTIA SY0-201: Practice Exam C. An antivirus scan shows no abnormalities. Rootkit lTe A user reports that their home page is being redirected to an obscure website.com Ac tua A. Which of the following should be done to ensure the confidentiality of the information that is stored on the phones (e.actualtests." . "Pass Any Exam.co m 26 . Degauss the phones for 30 minutes.g. Botnet C. A client-based firewall B. Spam D. A NIDS D. Check for the presence of RAID arrays. Contact the vendor. A DMZ C. C. Any Time.

Any Time. They make all emails a fixed size. C.com Ac tua lTe sts . QUESTION NO: 81 An employee is processing classified information on a secured laptop and leaves the laptop unlocked in a public place. This negligence may BEST be attributed to: A.co m Answer: B Explanation: 27 . lack of security education and awareness training.actualtests. Perform a master reset.CompTIA SY0-201: Practice Exam D." . D. They automatically append legal disclaimers to emails. B. Adequate volume to cover all equipment D. Ample space to install servers near the system C. a weak intrusion detection system. D. Answer: D Explanation: QUESTION NO: 82 Which of the following is the primary concern when using a Halon fire suppression system to cover an entire data center? A. Adequate evacuation time for personnel Answer: C "Pass Any Exam. C. They use public and private keys. absence of due diligence. They provide non-repudiation. B. Ample time to remove backup tapes B. password complexity issues.www. Answer: D Explanation: QUESTION NO: 80 Which of the following BEST describes S/MIME certificates? A.

CRL D. WEP with 802. PKI Answer: C Explanation: QUESTION NO: 84 Answer: D Explanation: QUESTION NO: 85 Which of the following wireless security controls can be easily and quickly circumvented using only a network sniffer? (Select TWO).1x Answer: A. Exchange of digital signatures C. A. Symmetric key sharing sts When a user first moves into their residence.actualtests.www. CA C. Disabled SSID broadcast C. Which of the following cryptography concepts is illustrated in the example above? . Any Time.E Explanation: "Pass Any Exam. Asymmetric key sharing B.co m 28 ." . EAP-TLS E.CompTIA SY0-201: Practice Exam Explanation: QUESTION NO: 83 A certificate that has been compromised should be published to which of the following? A.com Ac tua lTe A. Key escrow exchange D. WPA2-Enterprise D. This key is only given to them but may be shared with others they trust. MAC filtering B. the user receives a key that unlocks and locks their front door. AES B.

CompTIA SY0-201: Practice Exam QUESTION NO: 86 Which of the following is a best practice to identify fraud from an employee in a sensitive position? A. Remediate the machines with incorrectly configured controls. Calculate the cost of bringing the controls back into compliance. Load sharing C. Quarantine the machines that have no controls in place. Any Time. False positives D. Software RAID 1 E. Hardware RAID 5 B. Answer: D Explanation: "Pass Any Exam. Determine which controls are operating as intended. C.www. B.co m 29 .com Ac tua A. Server clustering D. Which of the following configurations will allow for high availability? (Select TWO). .actualtests. Load balancing lTe sts A security administrator is tasked with ensuring that all servers are highly available and that hard drive failure will not affect an individual server. Mandatory vacations Answer: B Explanation: QUESTION NO: 87 Answer: A." . Acceptable usage policy B. D.C Explanation: QUESTION NO: 88 Which of the following is performed during a security assessment? A. Separation of duties C.

AES256 D. MTTR = (time of restore) . D. Any Time. MTTR = (time of fail) / (time of restore) B. B.com Ac tua lTe sts . MTTR = (time of fail) . C. The last step in a three-factor authentication process. MTTR = (time of restore) x (time of fail) Answer: A Explanation: QUESTION NO: 92 Which of the following represents the complexity of a password policy which enforces lower case password using letters from a through z where n is the password length? "Pass Any Exam.CompTIA SY0-201: Practice Exam QUESTION NO: 89 In the context of authentication models the concept of identification is BEST described as which of the following? A.co m 30 . Verifying that a user is authorized to access a computer system.(time of fail) D. SHA256 C.www. Answer: D Explanation: QUESTION NO: 90 Which of the following provides the STRONGEST hashing? A." . AES512 B. Verifying that a user’s identity matches a set of provided credentials. MD5 Answer: A Explanation: QUESTION NO: 91 Which of the following is the correct formula for calculating mean time to restore (MTTR)? A.(time of restore) C. Providing identity documents to a new user based on approved paperwork.actualtests.

26n D.actualtests. n2 * 26 Answer: C Explanation: QUESTION NO: 93 MAC filtering is a form of which of the following? A. Require all employees to use company supplied device locks to secure the laptops. n26 B. Configure all laptops with passwords. Answer: C Explanation: QUESTION NO: 95 Which of the following do environmental controls influence? A.com Ac tua lTe sts .www.co m 31 . 2n * 26 C. System availability "Pass Any Exam. B.CompTIA SY0-201: Practice Exam A. Any Time. Install locator software that sends its location back to the corporate office. Fire suppression D. Room lighting C. Wire shielding B. C. D. Install security cameras inside the building. Virtualization B. Network Access Control C. Virtual Private Networking D." . Network Address Translation Answer: B Explanation: QUESTION NO: 94 Which of the following would BEST prevent the theft of laptops located in the corporate office? A.

Data stored on the device may be copyrighted. Users can inadvertently spread viruses.CompTIA SY0-201: Practice Exam Answer: D Explanation: QUESTION NO: 96 Which of the following protocols would be the MOST secure method to transfer files from a host machine? A. Back door Answer: D Explanation: "Pass Any Exam.com 32 Ac Answer: B Explanation: tua A. lTe sts Which of the following would be a reason the IT department would disallow the use of USB flash storage devices? . Null session B.actualtests. D. TFTP D. WEP C. Default account C.www.co m ." . C. The stored data might be out of date with networked-stored equivalents. SFTP B. Users might be using incompatible USB 1. Weak password D. B.0 technology. FTP Answer: A Explanation: QUESTION NO: 97 QUESTION NO: 98 Which of the following is a vulnerability introduced into a hardware or software product by the developer? A. Any Time.

Large memory space D. Loss of confidential data Answer: D Explanation: Which of the following operating system characteristics allows malware propagation via USB storage devices? (Select TWO). Small size B. Any Time. D.co m 33 . Answer: A Explanation: QUESTION NO: 100 Which of the following is the GREATEST security risk posed by removable media? A.www. C. Loss of data integrity C.actualtests.CompTIA SY0-201: Practice Exam QUESTION NO: 99 A network device blocking incoming traffic which does not match an internal request for traffic is considered to have: A. URL filtering. Mobility E. an implicit allow rule. Plug 'n play Answer: B.com Ac QUESTION NO: 101 tua lTe sts . Autorun C. Disclosure of public keys D. B. Disclosure of cryptographic algorithms B." . stateful packet inspection. A. behavior based heuristics.E Explanation: "Pass Any Exam.

www. ACL C. Configuring VLAN 1 B. Firewall D.co m 34 . VLAN C.com Ac tua lTe sts .actualtests. Vishing Answer: C Explanation: QUESTION NO: 103 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. Distributed Denial of Service B. Role-based access control changes Answer: B Explanation: QUESTION NO: 104 Which of the following tools limits external access to the network? A.CompTIA SY0-201: Practice Exam QUESTION NO: 102 ARP poison routing attacks are an example of which of the following? A. Logical tokens D. IDS B. Any Time. DMZ Answer: C Explanation: "Pass Any Exam. Man-in-the-middle D. Smurf Attack C." .

Protocol analyzer B. VLAN D. Port scanner C. Too much information to review D. Which of the following is MOST likely causing this to appear? A. NAC C. DMZ Answer: B Explanation: "Pass Any Exam.www. NAT B. Lack of support for standardized log review tools C.CompTIA SY0-201: Practice Exam QUESTION NO: 105 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. Password crackers D. Vulnerability scanner Answer: B Explanation: Upon opening the browser.actualtests. Any Time.com Ac QUESTION NO: 107 tua Answer: C Explanation: lTe A. Too many available log aggregation tools sts . Flooding the network with all of the log information B. a guest user is redirected to the company portal and asked to agree to the acceptable use policy." .co Which of the following is MOST likely to be an issue when turning on all auditing functions within a system? m QUESTION NO: 106 35 .

Adware B. Viruses D. TFTP B. FTP D. SSH Answer: D Explanation: "Pass Any Exam.actualtests.co Cell phones with network access and the ability to store data files are susceptible to which of the following risks? m QUESTION NO: 109 36 ." . Any Time.CompTIA SY0-201: Practice Exam QUESTION NO: 108 USB devices with a virus delivery mechanism are an example of which of the following security threats? A. SMTP open relays C.www. Botnets D. Input validation errors B. Logic bombs sts . which of the following protocols is the MOST secure? A. Trojan C. Logic bombs Answer: B Explanation: When establishing a connection between two IP based routers. HTTPS C.com Ac QUESTION NO: 110 tua Answer: C Explanation: lTe A.

www. ACL C." .com Ac tua lTe sts A. Any Time.actualtests. DES D.co Which of the following access control technologies provides a rolling password for one-time use? m QUESTION NO: 112 37 . MD5 B. PIV card . LANMAN D. RC5 B. AES C. NTLM Answer: B Explanation: Answer: A Explanation: QUESTION NO: 113 Which of the following technologies is used to verify that a file was not altered? A. Multifactor authentication D. MD5 Answer: D Explanation: QUESTION NO: 114 "Pass Any Exam. SHA-1 C.CompTIA SY0-201: Practice Exam QUESTION NO: 111 Which of the following algorithms provides better protection against brute force attacks by using a 160-bit message digest? A. RSA tokens B.

D. Hosts Answer: D Explanation: QUESTION NO: 117 "Pass Any Exam. Try only real dictionary words.www.co m . WEP B. Any Time. SAM B.actualtests. Copy the password file offline and perform the attack on it. LMhosts C. Which of the following would allow this without locking accounts? A. Services D. QUESTION NO: 116 A user reports that each time they attempt to go to a legitimate website. WPA Answer: A Explanation: QUESTION NO: 115 An administrator wants to crack passwords on a server with an account lockout policy. Which of the following files on the user's system would need to be checked for unauthorized changes? A. which manipulated some of the user's files. SSH D. Try guessing passwords with brute force.CompTIA SY0-201: Practice Exam Which of the following uses an RC4 key that can be discovered by eavesdropping on plain text initialization vectors? A. Try guessing passwords slow enough to reset the bad count interval.com 38 Ac tua lTe Answer: C Explanation: sts . B. they are sent to an inappropriate website. C. TKIP C. The security administrator suspects the user may have malware on the computer." .

actualtests. The switch needs to be virtualized and a new DMZ needs to be created Answer: C Explanation: "Pass Any Exam. The current IP scheme needs to be subnetted. DNS caching on the client machines C.com Ac tua lTe sts . Worm D. B. C." . The NAT needs to be re-configured to allow the remote location. Any Time. Trojan B. A heuristic firewall B. Botnet C. Virus Answer: A Explanation: QUESTION NO: 119 The security administrator needs to make a change in the network to accommodate a new remote location. The new location will be connected by a serial interface. This remote site will also have traffic completely separated from all other traffic. D. VLANs need to be added on the switch but not the router. through a commercial circuit.CompTIA SY0-201: Practice Exam An administrator needs to limit and monitor the access users have to the Internet and protect the internal network. off the main router. A pushed update modifying users' local host file D. Which of the following design elements will need to be implemented to accommodate the new location? A. Which of the following would MOST likely be implemented? A.www. A content-filtering proxy server Answer: D Explanation: QUESTION NO: 118 Which of the following is a malicious program used to capture information from an infected computer? A.co m 39 .

actualtests. Buffer overflow D.CompTIA SY0-201: Practice Exam QUESTION NO: 120 Which of the following is the MOST secure authentication method? A. baseline reporting. patch management. Session hijacking Answer: C Explanation: QUESTION NO: 123 "Pass Any Exam.www. penetration testing. Smartcard B. Fingerprints Answer: B Explanation: QUESTION NO: 121 Mitigating security risks by updating and applying hot fixes is part of: A.com Ac tua lTe sts . Man-in-the-middle B. Answer: A Explanation: QUESTION NO: 122 When reviewing IDS logs. SQL injection C. Password D. B. vulnerability scanning." . D. Iris C. Which of the following attacks is occurring? A.co m 40 . C. the security administrator notices many events pertaining to a "NOOP sled". Any Time.

B. Hotfixes follow a predetermined release schedule while patches do not. B. D.CompTIA SY0-201: Practice Exam Which of the following is the MAIN difference between a hotfix and a patch? A. Patches can only be applied after obtaining proper approval. configuration baselines. Protocol analyzer B. Anti-virus scanner C. C.com 41 Ac Which of the following tools can execute a ping sweep? tua lTe sts .actualtests. One of the findings indicated an outdated version of software.co m . patch management. D. Answer: B Explanation: QUESTION NO: 125 A.www. Password cracker Answer: C Explanation: QUESTION NO: 126 Which of the following is a newer version of SSL? "Pass Any Exam. C. security policies. Any Time. Hotfixes are smaller than patches. while hotfixes do not need management approval Answer: C Explanation: QUESTION NO: 124 A vulnerability assessment was conducted against a network." . This is an example of weak: A. Network mapper D. Hotfixes may be released at anytime and will later be included in a patch. acceptable use policies.

actualtests. Judgment C. Bluetooth-enabled cellular phones C.CompTIA SY0-201: Practice Exam A. L2TP Answer: C Explanation: QUESTION NO: 127 A technician visits a customer site which prohibits portable data storage devices.co m 42 . SSH B.B Explanation: QUESTION NO: 128 Which of the following is used when performing a qualitative risk analysis? A. Exploit probability B. Threat frequency D. Which of the following must now be performed to exchange encrypted email? "Pass Any Exam. Key card E. USB Memory key B. A. Asset value Answer: A Explanation: QUESTION NO: 129 A certificate has been revoked. Wireless network detectors D.com Ac tua lTe sts . and the administrator has issued new keys." . Any Time. Items containing RFID chips Answer: A. Which of the following items would be prohibited? (Select TWO).www. TLS D. IPSec C.

Security testers have clear and written authorization to conduct penetration testing. Security testers have clear and written authorization to conduct vulnerability scans. Answer: D Explanation: QUESTION NO: 131 A." . B. Network users have permissions allowing access to network devices with security weaknesses. D.www.co m 43 .actualtests. Recover old public keys D. Firewall Answer: B Explanation: QUESTION NO: 132 In order to prevent data loss in case of a disk error which of the following options would an administrator MOST likely deploy? "Pass Any Exam.com Ac tua Which of the following should a technician deploy to detect malicious changes to the system and configuration? lTe sts . C. Exchange public keys with each other Answer: D Explanation: QUESTION NO: 130 Exploitation of security vulnerabilities is used during assessments when which of the following is true? A. Pop-up blocker B. Recover old private keys C. File integrity checker C. Anti-spyware D. Any Time. Exchange private keys with each other B.CompTIA SY0-201: Practice Exam A. Security testers are trying to document vulnerabilities without impacting network operations.

and adjust permissions on specific files. Which of the following can be used to determine the effect of the new software? A.actualtests. These actions are BEST described as: lTe sts . remove a default database." . Protocol analyzer Answer: C Explanation: QUESTION NO: 134 A. Event logs B. Performance monitor D. B.co m 44 .CompTIA SY0-201: Practice Exam A. mandatory access control. Redundant power supplies Answer: B Explanation: QUESTION NO: 133 A technician has installed security software. Redundant connections B. D. shortly thereafter the response time slows considerably. C. RAID C. least privilege Answer: C Explanation: QUESTION NO: 135 Which of the following is the BEST mitigation method to implement when protecting against a discovered OS exploit? "Pass Any Exam. Disk striping D. Any Time. vulnerability assessment. System monitor C.com Ac tua After installing database software the administrator must manually change the default administrative password. application hardening.www.

Patch C. Confidentiality Answer: D Explanation: Answer: A Explanation: QUESTION NO: 138 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? "Pass Any Exam. Integrity B. Hotfixes C. HIDS Answer: B Explanation: QUESTION NO: 136 Which of the following is the primary concern of governments in terms of data security? A. Cost D. Any Time." . Antivirus update D.CompTIA SY0-201: Practice Exam A.www. Availability C. Security templates tua Which of the following is BEST used to change common settings for a large number of deployed computers? lTe QUESTION NO: 137 sts .com Ac A. Configuration baselines D. Group policies B.actualtests.co m 45 . NIDS B.

D. Any Time. Popup displays Answer: C Explanation: QUESTION NO: 141 Which of the following is used to generate keys in PKI? A. Server virtualization C. Centralize all blade servers and chassis within one or two racks Answer: B Explanation: QUESTION NO: 139 A rogue wireless network is showing up in the IT department.www.CompTIA SY0-201: Practice Exam A. Different virtual machines on a local workstation D. Eavesdropping B. Which of the following should have taken place. Penetration test of the network to determine any further rogue wireless networks in the area. spyware.co m . Installation of Internet content filters to implement domain name kiting. C. prior to this printer being installed.com 46 Ac tua lTe sts Answer: C Explanation: . and adware? A. Implement a RADIUS server to authenticate all users to the wireless network. Install a manageable. to prevent this issue? A. centralized power and cooling system B. The network appears to be coming from a printer that was installed. Conduct a security review of the new hardware to determine any possible security risks. B. Process hiding C. Self-replication D. AES "Pass Any Exam. QUESTION NO: 140 Which of the following characteristics distinguishes a virus from a rootkit." .actualtests.

Add users to ACLs. D. SHA B. B. MD5 "Pass Any Exam.co m . C. add users to groups. The user's PC is not fully patched. Add ACLs to computers.actualtests. The user's PC is missing the authentication agent.CompTIA SY0-201: Practice Exam B. DES D.www. Add ACLs to users. add computers to groups. connected to a NAC-enabled network. add computers to groups." . D. The user's PC has out-of-date antivirus software. The user's PC is not at the latest service pack. Answer: A Explanation: QUESTION NO: 144 When used to encrypt transmissions. C. Any Time. 3DES Answer: B Explanation: QUESTION NO: 142 Which of the following methods is a best practice for granting access to resources? A. B. RSA C. which of the following is the MOST resistant to brute force attacks? A.com 47 Ac tua lTe sts . Add groups to ACLs. to not be prompted for credentials? A. add users and computers to groups. Answer: D Explanation: QUESTION NO: 143 Which of the following may cause a user.

DNS query from a source outside the organization "Pass Any Exam. but the user gets an SSL warning that the SSL certificate is invalid as it is signed by an unknown authority. Replay attack D.www. Which of the following has occurred? lTe sts . Privilege escalation C. Domain name kiting B.com 48 Ac A.co m .CompTIA SY0-201: Practice Exam C. All authenticated users receive the key Answer: A Explanation: QUESTION NO: 146 Answer: D Explanation: QUESTION NO: 147 A technician reviews the system log entries for an internal DNS server. 3DES D." .actualtests. The key is not shared and remains on the server B. Which of the following entries MOST warrants further investigation? A. Anyone who connects receives the key C. AES256 Answer: D Explanation: QUESTION NO: 145 Which of the following BEST describes how the private key is handled when connecting to a secure web server? A. The URL is correct and the website is displayed in the browser. Only users from configured IP addresses received the key D. Any Time. Man-in-the-middle attack tua A user visits their normal banking website.

HIDS. DNS query from a source inside the organization C. Input validation D. chain of custody. Security templates Answer: D Explanation: QUESTION NO: 150 Continuously documenting state and location of hardware from collection to disposition during a forensic investigation is known as: A. NIPS. B.www. B. firewall." .CompTIA SY0-201: Practice Exam B. Answer: B Explanation: QUESTION NO: 149 Which of the following can be implemented as an OS hardening practice to mitigate risk? A. C. honeypot. C. "Pass Any Exam. Removable storage C. Zone transfer to a source inside the organization D. Domain name kiting B. Any Time.com 49 Ac tua lTe sts . data handling.co m . D. risk mitigation. Zone transfer to a source outside the organization Answer: D Explanation: QUESTION NO: 148 Monitoring a computer's logs and critical files is part of the functionality of a A.actualtests.

CHAP C. Event log "Pass Any Exam. Smartcard and PIN D. Smartcard and token C.CompTIA SY0-201: Practice Exam D. incident response. Any Time. SLIP lTe Which of the following uses a three-way-handshake for authentication and is commonly used in PPP connections? sts QUESTION NO: 152 . Access log B. Fingerprint and retina scan Answer: C Explanation: Answer: B Explanation: QUESTION NO: 153 A security analyst has been notified that one of the web servers has stopped responding to web traffic." . Answer: C Explanation: QUESTION NO: 151 Which of the following is an example of two factor authentication? A.actualtests. PIN and password B.www. The network engineer also reports very high bandwidth utilization to and from the Internet. Kerberos D.com 50 Ac tua A. Which of the following logs is MOST likely to be helpful in finding the cause and source of the problem? A. MD5 B.co m .

110 C.www. Backdoor "Pass Any Exam.CompTIA SY0-201: Practice Exam C.actualtests. Open relay D. 137 D.co m . 69 B. Firewall log Answer: D Explanation: QUESTION NO: 154 Which of the following ports would need to be open to allow TFTP by default? A." . Honeypot B. Bluesnarfing D. Shielded twisted pair B. Wireless tua lTe Which of the following transmission types would an attacker most likely use to try to capture data packets? sts . 339 Answer: A Explanation: QUESTION NO: 155 Answer: D Explanation: QUESTION NO: 156 Which of the following describes a port that is left open in order to facilitate access at a later date? A.com 51 Ac A. Any Time. System log D. Proxy server C. Fiberoptic C.

www. Forensics B.CompTIA SY0-201: Practice Exam Answer: D Explanation: QUESTION NO: 157 Which of the following is often bundled with freely downloaded software? A. Kerberos Answer: C Explanation: QUESTION NO: 159 Which of the following can increase risk? (Select TWO] A. Any Time.com 52 Ac tua lTe sts . Mandatory vacations Answer: A. Logic bomb C.co m . Mantrap C. Adware D. Configuration baselines D. Vulnerability B. CRL C. Spam Answer: C Explanation: QUESTION NO: 158 Which of the following security types would require the use of certificates to verify a user's identity? A." .D "Pass Any Exam. Cookies B.actualtests. PKI D. Threat source E.

D. The network logs do not show any non-standard traffic going through the firewall. "Pass Any Exam. Verify all network nodes are back online and working properly. Which of the following should signify the completion of a disaster recovery? A. Which of the following tools would allow the administrator to better evaluate the contents of the network traffic? A.CompTIA SY0-201: Practice Exam Explanation: QUESTION NO: 160 An administrator believes a user is secretly transferring company information over the Internet. Update the disaster recovery plan based on lessons learned.www. Vulnerability scanner B.co m Answer: C Explanation: 53 . Any Time. Network anomaly detection C.com Ac tua lTe sts . Anomaly-based Answer: A Explanation: QUESTION NO: 162 A company has just recovered from a major disaster. C. Signature-based B.actualtests. Kerberos-based C. B. Conduct post disaster recovery testing." . Behavior-based D. Proxy server QUESTION NO: 161 Which of the following monitoring technology types is MOST dependent on receiving regular updates? A. Verify all servers are back online and working properly. Protocol analyzer D.

Which of the following actions should a security administrator follow in order to ensure data integrity of the file on that host? A. Begin chain of custody for the document and disallow access. C.com 54 Ac tua lTe sts . RSA B.actualtests. NAT B. Subnetting Answer: C Explanation: QUESTION NO: 165 A file has been compromised with corrupt data and might have additional information embedded within it.CompTIA SY0-201: Practice Exam Answer: B Explanation: QUESTION NO: 163 Which of the following is a public key cryptosystem? A. Disable the wireless network and copy the data to the next available USB drive to protect the data B.co m . MD5 Answer: A Explanation: QUESTION NO: 164 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. "Pass Any Exam. NAC D. Honeypot C." . 3DES D.www. Any Time. Perform proper forensics on the file with documentation along the way. SHA-1 C. This is an example of which of the following mitigation techniques? A.

Employ a BIOS password that differs from the domain password. Conduct periodic audits of disaster recovery policies. Which of the following would be the BEST way to mitigate the risk of this vulnerability? A. HIDS B. Create a user account without administrator privileges.www. Personal firewall D. NIPS Answer: C Explanation: QUESTION NO: 167 To ensure users are logging into their systems using a least privilege method. Answer: B Explanation: QUESTION NO: 166 Every company workstation contains the same software prior to being assigned to workers. Run vulnerability scanners and print all reports of all diagnostic results. Enforce a group policy with the least amount of account restrictions. C." .co m . Answer: A Explanation: QUESTION NO: 168 A recent security audit shows an organization has been infiltrated with a former administrator's credentials. B.actualtests. B. Any Time. Conduct periodic audits of password policies. D. Vulnerability scanner C.CompTIA SY0-201: Practice Exam D. "Pass Any Exam. Which of the following software options would give remote users the needed protection from outside attackers when they are outside of the company's internal network? A. Allow users to determine their needs and access to resources.com 55 Ac tua lTe sts . which of the following should be done? A.

Cross-site scripting D.js</script> Which of the following attacks is occurring? A. B. Conduct periodic audits of user access and rights. SQL injection B.CompTIA SY0-201: Practice Exam C.actualtests.jp/evil. job-based access control C.com 56 Ac A user wants to edit a file that they currently have read-only rights to. so the request is denied. This is the principle of: tua lTe sts . least privilege. XLM injection Answer: C Explanation: QUESTION NO: 170 A. The packet capture shows the following string: <scrip>source=http://www. Answer: C Explanation: QUESTION NO: 171 Which of the following concepts addresses the threat of data being modified without authorization? "Pass Any Exam. separation of duties." . Conduct periodic audits of storage and retention policies.www.co m . however. Redirection attack C. D.evilsite. Any Time. remote access policy. D. they are unable to provide a business justification. Answer: C Explanation: QUESTION NO: 169 A security administrator is analyzing the packet capture from an IDS triggered filter.

actualtests. Availability D. By management level Answer: A Explanation: QUESTION NO: 174 Which of the following describes how long email messages are available in case of a subpoena? A.www. Privilege escalation C. Any Time. By function B. Backup procedures "Pass Any Exam. Integrity B. By geographic location D. Which of the following is the attacker attempting to do? A. Port scan B. Non-repudiation Answer: A Explanation: QUESTION NO: 172 An attacker sends packets to a host in hopes of altering the host's MAC table.CompTIA SY0-201: Practice Exam A. By department C. Key management C. ARP poisoning Answer: D Explanation: QUESTION NO: 173 A.co m . DNS spoofing D.com 57 Ac tua Which of the following is a best practice for organizing users when implementing a least privilege model? lTe sts ." .

www. Software firewall B.co m . Backup policy D. Risk = exploit x number of systems x cost of asset B. Hardware firewall C. HIDS D. Rogue access points are hard to find and remove from the network. Any Time. Retention policy C. Risk = infections x number of days infected x cost of asset C. Which of the following could be deployed to BEST provide this information? A. Email server configuration Answer: B Explanation: QUESTION NO: 175 Management would like to know if anyone is attempting to access files on the company file server. Risk = vulnerability x days unpatched x cost of asset Answer: C Explanation: QUESTION NO: 177 Which of the following is of the GREATEST concern in regard to a rogue access point? A.com 58 Ac tua lTe QUESTION NO: 176 sts .CompTIA SY0-201: Practice Exam B. Risk = threat x vulnerability x cost of asset D.actualtests. Rogue access points can scan the company's wireless networks and find other unencrypted and rouge access points "Pass Any Exam. NIDS Answer: C Explanation: Which of the following is the correct risk assessment equation? A. B." .

Lowered cost of the host machine B. Fewer systems to monitor physical access lTe Which of the following is a benefit of utilizing virtualization technology? sts . B. identification. Rogue access points can allow unauthorized users access the company's internal networks. Key escrow "Pass Any Exam. validation. The radio signal of the rogue access point interferes with company approved access points.CompTIA SY0-201: Practice Exam C.actualtests. D." . D. C. Which of the following would the security administer use to sign a stronger root certificate? A. Registration authority C. Answer: D Explanation: QUESTION NO: 178 The process of validating a user's claimed identity is called A. Less overhead cost of software licensing C. Streamline systems to a single OS D.com 59 Ac tua A.www.co m . repudiation. Any Time. Answer: A Explanation: QUESTION NO: 179 Answer: D Explanation: QUESTION NO: 180 The security administrator wants to increase the cipher strength of the company's internal root certificate. Certificate authority B. authorization.

Trusted platform module Answer: A Explanation: QUESTION NO: 181 Which of the following describes a semi-operational site that in the event of a disaster.com 60 Ac tua A." .actualtests. Warm site C. Mobile site D. User interviews D. IT operations can be migrated? A. Cold site Answer: B Explanation: QUESTION NO: 182 Answer: A Explanation: QUESTION NO: 183 When assessing a network containing resources that require near 100% availability. which of the following techniques should be employed to assess overall security? A. Protocol filter C. Penetration testing tool D. Any Time. Vulnerability assessment tool lTe Which of the following devices hooks into a LAN and captures traffic? sts . Hot site B.CompTIA SY0-201: Practice Exam D. Protocol analyzer B. Penetration testing B.www.co m . Vulnerability scanning C. Documentation reviews "Pass Any Exam.

Cookies B.CompTIA SY0-201: Practice Exam Answer: B Explanation: QUESTION NO: 184 Which of the following would MOST likely contain a <SCRIPT> tag? A.www. While evaluating the product. Rouge access points B.co m . XSS C. Port scanning D. DOS D." . Vampire taps C. various vulnerability scans were performed. Buffer overflow Answer: B Explanation: QUESTION NO: 185 Which of the following is a reason why wireless access points should not be placed near a building's perimeter? A. It was determined that the product is not a threat but has the potential to introduce additional vulnerabilities. Which of the following assessment types should the security administrator also take into consideration while evaluating this product? A. The security administrator has been asked to review its security implications. Threat assessment B. War driving Answer: D Explanation: QUESTION NO: 186 A new enterprise solution is currently being evaluated due to its potential to increase the company's profit margins. Vulnerability assessment "Pass Any Exam. Any Time.actualtests.com 61 Ac tua lTe sts .

Code assessment D. Risk assessment Answer: D Explanation: QUESTION NO: 187 Which of the following tools BEST identifies the method an attacker used after they have entered into a network? A.com 62 Ac tua lTe sts ." . Data labeling challenges Answer: A Explanation: QUESTION NO: 189 Which of the following is MOST likely the reason why a security administrator would run a Nessus report on an important server? A. Smaller attack surface D. To report on the performance of the system C.CompTIA SY0-201: Practice Exam C. Loss of physical control over data B. Any Time. To analyze packets and frames B. Port scanner D. HIDS Answer: B Explanation: QUESTION NO: 188 Which of the following is a major risk associated with cloud computing? A.co m .www. Input validation B. Increased complexity of qualitative risk assessments C.actualtests. NIDS C. To scan for vulnerabilities "Pass Any Exam.

CompTIA SY0-201: Practice Exam D. One B.www. It is an access policy based on the role that the user has in an organization. Any Time. WEP C. Telnet Answer: A "Pass Any Exam.com Ac tua lTe sts QUESTION NO: 191 ." . It is an access policy that restricts access to objects based on security clearance. It is an access policy based on a set of rules. To enumerate and crack weak system passwords Answer: C Explanation: QUESTION NO: 190 Which of the following BEST describes how the mandatory access control (MAC) method works? A. HTTP D. B. Four Answer: A Explanation: QUESTION NO: 192 Which of the following protocols is considered more secure than SSL? A.actualtests. Three D.co m 63 . Two C. It is an access policy based on biometric technologies. TLS B. C. Answer: D Explanation: Using a smartcard and a physical token is considered how many factors of authentication? A. D.

Protection of the external firewall interface D." . ACLs Answer: D Explanation: "Pass Any Exam. Table top exercises Answer: D Explanation: QUESTION NO: 195 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. Schemes B.actualtests. Any Time. Group policies C. Password policies D.www. Prevention of malicious traffic Answer: B Explanation: Which of the following is an important part of disaster recovery training? A. Storage locations C.CompTIA SY0-201: Practice Exam Explanation: QUESTION NO: 193 A NIDS monitoring traffic on the public-side of a firewall provides which of the following? A. Chain of custody D.co QUESTION NO: 194 m 64 . NAT B. Faster alerting to internal compromises B.com Ac tua lTe sts . Intelligence about external threats C.

Cross-site scripting B.co A security administrator is analyzing the packet capture from an IDS triggered filter.actualtests. Password expiration C. SQL injection Answer: D Explanation: QUESTION NO: 198 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." . Use of public and private keys Answer: D Explanation: a or1 ==1-Which of the following attacks is occurring? A. Use of digital certificates B. Account lockout B. Buffer overflow D. and after two hours the account becomes active? A. Use of public keys only C. Which of the following MUST be implemented to allow this type of authorization? A.CompTIA SY0-201: Practice Exam QUESTION NO: 196 The security administrator wants each user to individually decrypt a message but allow anybody to encrypt it. Screen lock "Pass Any Exam.com 65 Ac tua lTe sts .www. The packet capture shows the following string: m QUESTION NO: 197 . Password disablement D. Any Time. XML injection C. Use of private keys only D.

C. Steganography B.com 66 Ac tua lTe sts . D." . B. Hot site C.www.actualtests.CompTIA SY0-201: Practice Exam Answer: A Explanation: QUESTION NO: 199 Which of the following BEST describes an intrusion prevention system? A. Cold site D. Digital signature C. A system that stops an attack in progress.co m . Stream cipher Answer: A Explanation: "Pass Any Exam. which of the following would a company MOST likely use with a minimum Recovery Time Objective? A. A system that logs the attack for later analysis. Transport encryption D. A system that allows an attack to be identified. Fault tolerance B. Tape backup restoration Answer: B Explanation: QUESTION NO: 201 Which of the following methods involves placing plain text data within a picture or document? A. in which the main datacenter is immediately shutdown. Answer: A Explanation: QUESTION NO: 200 In the event of a disaster. Any Time. A system that serves as a honeypot.

actualtests. Multifactor authentication with smart cards Answer: B Explanation: QUESTION NO: 204 Which of the following is a reason to implement Kerberos over local system authentication? A. Authentication to multiple devices B. Design reviews D. Non-repudiation D.www. USB removable drive encryption C.CompTIA SY0-201: Practice Exam QUESTION NO: 202 Which of the following is a detective security control? A. CCTV B. Bollards Answer: A Explanation: Which of the following can cause hardware based drive encryption to see slower deployment? A.com Ac tua lTe sts .co QUESTION NO: 203 m 67 . Centralized file integrity protection C. Any Time. Firewall C. A lack of management software B. Greater password complexity Answer: A Explanation: "Pass Any Exam. Role/rule-based access control D." .

actualtests. CCTV D. Encryption protocols B. Mantrap Answer: A Explanation: "Pass Any Exam. Bollards C.com Ac QUESTION NO: 207 tua lTe sts .CompTIA SY0-201: Practice Exam QUESTION NO: 205 Which of the following should a security administrator implement to ensure there are no security holes in the OS? A. Firewall definitions C. Turing Answer: A Explanation: Which of the following control systems is used to maintain proper environmental conditions in a datacenter? A.co m 68 . HVAC B.www. Block B. Virus definitions Answer: C Explanation: QUESTION NO: 206 Which of the following cipher types is used by AES? A." . Stream D. Patch management D. Fourier C. Any Time.

The attacker that breached the nearby company is in the parking lot implementing a war driving attack. SQL injection Answer: B Explanation: QUESTION NO: 209 QUESTION NO: 210 Which of the following facilitates computing for heavily utilized systems and networks? A. Telephony Answer: C "Pass Any Exam.com Ac Answer: C Explanation: tua A. Which of the following is MOST likely causing the disconnections? . A company in the next building had their wireless network breached last month. VPN concentrator D. The new access point was mis-configured and is interfering with another nearby access point. Provider cloud C. Application hardening B. Application patch management D. C. D.CompTIA SY0-201: Practice Exam QUESTION NO: 208 A penetration test shows that almost all database servers were able to be compromised through a default database user account with the default password. Remote access B.actualtests. An attacker inside the company is performing a bluejacking attack on the user's laptop. Any Time. OS hardening C." . Another user's Bluetooth device is causing interference with the Bluetooth on the laptop.www. lTe sts A user reports that their 802.co m 69 .11n capable interface connects and disconnects frequently to an access point that was recently installed. The user has a Bluetooth enabled laptop. B. Which of the following is MOST likely missing from the operational procedures? A.

All of the other websites the user visits work correctly and other customers are not having this issue. Any Time. Run the image through AES128. The company's website has been attacked by the rival company "Pass Any Exam. TACACS+ has less attribute-value pairs Answer: B Explanation: QUESTION NO: 213 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. C. Which of the following should the administrator do to ensure image integrity? A.co m 70 .www. D. B. The customer's DNS has been poisoned. C.CompTIA SY0-201: Practice Exam Explanation: QUESTION NO: 211 A security administrator finished taking a forensic image of a computer's memory. Run the image through SHA256." . Compress the image to a password protected archive. TACACS+ uses the UDP protocol D. Encryption of all data between client and server C. The customer has a virus outbreak. D. Which of the following has MOST likely occurred? A.actualtests. Answer: D Explanation: QUESTION NO: 212 Which of the following is a reason to use TACACS+ over RADIUS? A. The website company has a misconfigured firewall. Combines authentication and authorization B. Run the image through a symmetric encryption algorithm. B.com Ac tua lTe sts .

Firewall logs C.com Ac tua lTe sts . Tailgating C. Dumpster diving QUESTION NO: 215 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. Shoulder surfing B. NIDS configuration B." . Bluesnarfing C.actualtests.CompTIA SY0-201: Practice Exam Answer: C Explanation: QUESTION NO: 214 A targeted email attack sent to the company's Chief Executive Officer (CEO) is known as which of the following? A. User rights D.www. Impersonation Answer: B Explanation: QUESTION NO: 216 Which of the following should be reviewed periodically to ensure a server maintains the correct security configuration? A. Incident management "Pass Any Exam. Escalation D.co m Answer: A Explanation: 71 . Any Time. Whaling B. Vishing D.

Hierarchical access control lists D. Any Time. Hierarchical list of critical systems C.1x C. The CA DNS name is different from the root certificate CN.CompTIA SY0-201: Practice Exam Answer: B Explanation: QUESTION NO: 217 Which of the following is true when a user browsing to an HTTPS site receives the message: a Site name mismatch'? A.www. B. 802. The certificate file name is different from the certificate CN." . Identification of single points of failure Answer: B Explanation: "Pass Any Exam. Firewall rule Answer: D Explanation: QUESTION NO: 219 DRPs should contain which of the following? A.actualtests. The certificate CN is different from the site DNS A record.co m Answer: A Explanation: . Loop protector D. TCP port B. D. Hierarchical list of non-critical personnel B.com 72 Ac tua lTe sts . C. The certificate was issued by the intermediate CA and not by the root CA. QUESTION NO: 218 Which of the following will contain a list of unassigned public IP addresses? A.

RAID 5 on-site backup C. Require a PIV card B. A man-in-the-middle attack is taking place." . C. D. The PCs have downloaded adware.com Ac Answer: D Explanation: tua A. Which of the following is MOST likely the issue? . Implement implicit deny D. 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. Utilize separation of duties Answer: D Explanation: QUESTION NO: 222 Which of the following is the BEST way to secure data for the purpose of retention? A. On-site clustering D. The PCs are being used in a botnet lTe sts Several PCs are running extremely slow all of a sudden.CompTIA SY0-201: Practice Exam QUESTION NO: 220 Which of the following access control methods provides the BEST protection against attackers logging on as authorized users? A.www. A logic bomb has been installed by the former employee B. The security administrator observes that all of the PCs are attempting to open a large number of connections to the same destination.co QUESTION NO: 221 m 73 . Any Time. Virtualization Answer: A "Pass Any Exam.actualtests. Utilize time of day restrictions C.

SDLM B. Input validation Answer: D Explanation: QUESTION NO: 225 Which of the following provides EMI protection? A. UTP C. Which of the following would BEST meet their needs? A. Off-site storage of backup tapes B. Any Time. Error handling C. A warm backup site QUESTION NO: 224 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. A cold backup site D. a company had determined that they will need to be able to be back online within an hour or two. Anti-static wrist straps Answer: A "Pass Any Exam.www. STP B.CompTIA SY0-201: Practice Exam Explanation: QUESTION NO: 223 In the event of a disaster resulting in the loss of their data center.co m Answer: B Explanation: . A hot backup site C. Grounding D.com 74 Ac tua lTe sts .actualtests. with all systems being fully up to date." . Data formatting D.

Answer: D Explanation: QUESTION NO: 227 Which of the following devices is MOST likely to be installed to prevent malicious attacks? A. NIDS D.www. B. Protocol analyzer Answer: B Explanation: QUESTION NO: 228 Which of the following would allow traffic to be redirected through a malicious machine by sending false hardware address updates to a switch? A.com 75 Ac tua lTe sts . MAC spoofing C." . C. A network based firewall is blocking the browser as it has been modified. D. A faulty antivirus signature has identified the browser as malware. pWWN spoofing D. Anti-spyware is preventing the browser from accessing the network. The browser was previously compromised and corrupted during the update.co m . Firewall C. VPN concentrator B. DNS poisoning Answer: B Explanation: "Pass Any Exam. ARP poisoning B.actualtests. Which of the following BEST describes a probable cause of failure? A.CompTIA SY0-201: Practice Exam Explanation: QUESTION NO: 226 A user reports that a web browser stopped working after it was updated. Any Time.

Proxy B. Device encryption B. Kerberos B.com Ac tua lTe sts . DNS Answer: B Explanation: QUESTION NO: 230 Which of the following would a security administrator use to diagnose network issues? A. Gateway Answer: C Explanation: QUESTION NO: 231 Which of the following should be implemented on a mobile phone to help prevent a conversation from being captured? A. Protocol analyzer D. Sniffer Answer: B Explanation: "Pass Any Exam. TFTP C.co m 76 .CompTIA SY0-201: Practice Exam QUESTION NO: 229 Which of the following protocols uses UDP port 69 by default? A. GPS tracking D. Any Time." . SSH D. Host-based firewall C.www. Voice encryption C.actualtests.

C. sts .www.com 77 Ac QUESTION NO: 234 tua Answer: C Explanation: lTe A. Partition encryption C.actualtests." . Full disk D. access control list. and adware? A. common access card. B. single sign-on. BitLocker Answer: A Explanation: Which of the following characteristics distinguishes a virus from a rootkit. Any Time.CompTIA SY0-201: Practice Exam QUESTION NO: 232 A user wishes to encrypt only certain files and folders within a partition.co Centrally authenticating multiple systems and applications against a federated user database is an example of: m QUESTION NO: 233 . Eavesdropping B. EFS B. Process hiding C. spyware. D. smart card. Self-replication D. Popup displays Answer: C Explanation: QUESTION NO: 235 "Pass Any Exam. Which of the following methods should a technician recommend? A.

TACACS+ D.1X Answer: C Explanation: QUESTION NO: 236 Which of the following uses tickets to identify users to the network? A. Kerberos Answer: D Explanation: Which of the following forensic artifacts is MOST volatile? A. Network topology Answer: C Explanation: QUESTION NO: 238 A security administrator notices an unauthorized vehicle roaming the area on company grounds. Any Time.CompTIA SY0-201: Practice Exam A security administrator needs to implement a site-to-site VPN tunnel between the main office and a remote branch. Random access memory D. 802. IPSec D.actualtests.co m .com 78 Ac tua QUESTION NO: 237 lTe sts . RTP B. Filesystem C. LDAP C. The security administrator verifies that all network connectivity is up and running and that no "Pass Any Exam. RADIUS B. SNMP C." .www. CD-ROM B. Which of the following protocols should be used for the tunnel? A.

actualtests. Print baseline configuration C.www. transference. Disable unused ports Answer: D Explanation: QUESTION NO: 240 A. Disable unnecessary accounts B. elimination. however.co m . Any Time. Enable access lists D. the administrator does notice an unusual spike in bandwidth usage. This is an example of which of the following attacks? A. mitigation. Answer: D Explanation: QUESTION NO: 241 A security administrator needs to implement a wireless system that will only be available within a "Pass Any Exam. C.com 79 Ac Risk can be managed in the following ways EXCEPT: tua lTe sts ." . Evil twin D. B. Rogue access point B. D. acceptance. Bluesnarfing C. War driving Answer: D Explanation: QUESTION NO: 239 Which of the following is a best practice when securing a switch from physical access? A.CompTIA SY0-201: Practice Exam unauthorized wireless devices are being used to authenticate other devices.

EMI B.CompTIA SY0-201: Practice Exam building.com 80 Ac Which of the following is an example of implementing security using the least privilege principle? tua lTe sts . Availability C. Reduce the power levels Answer: A. Non-repudiation Answer: B Explanation: QUESTION NO: 244 A user reports that the spreadsheet they use for the department will not open. UPS D. Proper AP placement B. A. Disable SSID broadcasting C. Enable MAC filtering E. Temperature C.actualtests. The spreadsheet is "Pass Any Exam." . Any Time. Confidentiality B. Use CCMP D.co m . Humidity Answer: D Explanation: QUESTION NO: 243 A. Integrity D.www. Which of the following configurations can the administrator modify to achieve this? (Select TWO).D Explanation: QUESTION NO: 242 Which of the following environmental variables reduces the potential for static discharges? A.

Which of the following is the attacker MOST likely using? tua QUESTION NO: 246 lTe sts ." . Any Time. Access B.co m . OS patching Answer: A Explanation: A. Which of the following logs would the technician review FIRST? A. Bluejacking D.CompTIA SY0-201: Practice Exam located on a server that was recently patched. Anti-spam software D. DNS Answer: A Explanation: QUESTION NO: 245 Which of the following helps prevent a system from being fingerprinted? A. War driving B. Firewall C. Personal firewall B.www. Replay attack C. DNS poisoning Answer: B Explanation: QUESTION NO: 247 Which of the following is an authentication method that uses symmetric key encryption and a key "Pass Any Exam.com 81 Ac An attacker captures valid wireless traffic in hopes of transmitting it repeatedly to generate enough traffic to discover the encryption key. Antivirus D. Complex passwords C.actualtests.

MS-CHAP B. Access control system Answer: D Explanation: QUESTION NO: 249 An employee keeps getting pop-ups from a program on their computer stating it blocked an attacking IP address. Anti-spam C. Which of the following security applications BEST explains this behavior? A.co m . Pop-up blocker Answer: C Explanation: QUESTION NO: 250 A Maintenance Manager requests that a new group be created for a new development project. External lighting C. Antivirus B.actualtests.1x D. Any Time." . EAP Answer: B Explanation: QUESTION NO: 248 Which of the following is a preventative physical security measure? A.CompTIA SY0-201: Practice Exam distribution center? A. in order to email and setup conference meetings to the whole "Pass Any Exam.www. Video surveillance B. 802. Physical access log D.com 82 Ac tua lTe sts . Kerberos C. concerning power distribution. Personal firewall D.

Restricted group C. Which of the following group types would need to be created? A.CompTIA SY0-201: Practice Exam project team." . Virus C. Spyware B. Rootkit D. Security Answer: C Explanation: QUESTION NO: 251 Which of the following is an example of data obfuscation within a data stream? A.actualtests. Steganography C. Spam Answer: B Explanation: QUESTION NO: 253 Which of the following concepts is applied FIRST when a user logs into a domain? "Pass Any Exam.www. Default power users B. Any Time. Fuzzing Answer: A Explanation: QUESTION NO: 252 Which of the following is a malicious program that infects a host computer and has the ability to replicate itself? A. Hashing D. Distribution D. Cryptography B.com Ac tua lTe sts .co m 83 .

Which of the following principles does this scenario violate? lTe sts . Virealization B.actualtests. Least privilege Answer: A Explanation: QUESTION NO: 256 Which of the following attacks involves sending unsolicited contact information to Bluetooth devices configured in discover mode? "Pass Any Exam." . Vulnerability assessment D. Job rotation C. Protocol analyzers Answer: B Explanation: QUESTION NO: 255 A. Non-repudiation C. Port scanner D. Network mapping software C.co m 84 .com Ac tua An application programmer at a company conducts security assessments and reports findings to senior management. Authorization D. Identification Answer: D Explanation: QUESTION NO: 254 Which of the following tools will allow a technician to detect devices and associated IP addresses on the network? A.www.CompTIA SY0-201: Practice Exam A. Separation of duties B. Network intrusion detection software B. Any Time.

Networks B. VPNs tua Shielded communications media is MOST often used to prevent electrical emanations from being detected and crosstalk between which of the following? lTe QUESTION NO: 258 sts .co m . RFID badge D. Impersonation B.CompTIA SY0-201: Practice Exam A. Any Time. War driving D. VLANs D.www." . Bluejacking C.actualtests. Bluesnarfing Answer: B Explanation: QUESTION NO: 257 Which of the following has the capability to perform onboard cryptographic functions? A. Proper WAP placement "Pass Any Exam. Smartcard B.com 85 Ac A. ACL C. Cables C. Proximity badge Answer: A Explanation: Answer: B Explanation: QUESTION NO: 259 Which of the following measures ensures unauthorized users cannot access a WAP in a user's home? A.

VPN encryption B. DNS B. Authenticate users using CHAP C. Turn off the computers when not in use C. Performance C. Any Time.CompTIA SY0-201: Practice Exam B.www.actualtests." . Change the administrator password on the computer Answer: C Explanation: QUESTION NO: 260 Which of the following BEST describes where L2TP is used? A. Default gateway encryption D. System D. Set the SSID to hidden D. Which of the following logs would the technician review? lTe sts . NMAP "Pass Any Exam. and the browser is displaying that the webpage is being blocked by the system administrator.co m . Border gateway protocol encryption Answer: A Explanation: QUESTION NO: 261 Answer: D Explanation: QUESTION NO: 262 Which of the following should a technician run to find user accounts that can be easily compromised? A.com 86 Ac A. Content filter tua The president of the company is trying to get to their bank's website.

Maintain configuration baseline B. Nessus Answer: C Explanation: QUESTION NO: 263 Which of the following defines the role of a root certificate authority (CA) in PKI? A. D. Adware Answer: B Explanation: QUESTION NO: 265 Which of the following BEST represents why a system administrator should download security patches from the manufacturer's website directly? A. The root CA is used to encrypt email messages to prevent unintended disclosure of data Answer: C Explanation: QUESTION NO: 264 Which of the following malicious programs compromises system security by exploiting system access through a virtual backdoor? A.actualtests. Implement OS hardening "Pass Any Exam. B. The root CA is the recovery agent used to encrypt data when a user's certificate is lost.com 87 Ac tua lTe sts .CompTIA SY0-201: Practice Exam B." . SNORT C. The CA stores the user's hash value for safekeeping. Spam D.co m .www. Any Time. Virus B. C. The CA is the trusted root that issues certificates. Trojan C. John the Ripper D.

B. Which of the following should the security administer do with this information? A. D. Answer: D Explanation: QUESTION NO: 268 Biometrics is an example of which of the following type of user authentication? A. Ensure integrity of the patch D. Notify the rival organization's IT department Answer: C Explanation: The BEST location for a spam filter is A. on the local LAN. Something the user has C. C. Notify the Help Desk B. Something the user is B.com 88 Ac tua lTe QUESTION NO: 267 sts . on a proxy server. Any Time. Notify management D. Notify ICANN C. behind the firewall. Ensure patches are up-to-date Answer: C Explanation: QUESTION NO: 266 While responding to a confirmed breach of the organization's web server.co m .actualtests. in front of the mail relay server." . Something the user does "Pass Any Exam.www.CompTIA SY0-201: Practice Exam C. the security administrator determines the source of the attack was from a rival organization's IP address range.

access rights indicated by the role of the individual B. B.com 89 Ac Answer: B Explanation: tua A. access associated with the classification of data. Create an auditors group and merge the members of the accounting.www. a system administrator to centralize policy. Create an auditors group and add each user to the accounting. Which of the following would simplify the process of granting auditors permissions to all the applications? A." . C. SAM C. clinical group and operations group only have access to their own applications. clinical and operations groups "Pass Any Exam.actualtests. Any Time. clinical and operations groups.CompTIA SY0-201: Practice Exam D. rights to be assigned by the data owner. CHAP B. Something the user knows Answer: A Explanation: QUESTION NO: 269 Which of the following contains a database of users and passwords used for authentication? A. The company often needs auditors to have access to all three groups' applications with little notice. DNS Answer: B Explanation: Mandatory Access Control (MAC) allows: QUESTION NO: 271 The accounting group. TPM D. lTe sts QUESTION NO: 270 .co m . D.

Answer: D Explanation: QUESTION NO: 272 Which of the following solutions would an administrator MOST likely perform in order to keep upto-date with various fixes on different applications? A. Different security templates D. Create an auditors group and add each of the accounting." .actualtests. Browser hotfixes Answer: B Explanation: QUESTION NO: 273 Attackers may be able to remotely destroy critical equipment in the datacenter by gaining control over which of the following systems? A. clinical and operations groups to the auditors group D.co m 90 . Service pack installation B.CompTIA SY0-201: Practice Exam individually. Create an auditors group and add the group to each of the accounting. clinical and operations groups.com Ac tua lTe sts . Patch management C. C. Physical access control B. Packet sniffer Answer: C Explanation: QUESTION NO: 274 Which of the following situations applies to disaster recovery exercises? "Pass Any Exam. Any Time. Video surveillance C. HVAC D.www.

actualtests. Any Time. C. Set a domain password policy C. Vulnerability scans should be performed after each exercise.com Ac tua Purchasing insurance on critical equipment is an example of which of the following types of risk mitigation techniques? lTe sts . Risk avoidance B. Set a group policy to force password changes D. Answer: D Explanation: QUESTION NO: 275 The administrator needs to require all users to use complex passwords.www.CompTIA SY0-201: Practice Exam A. Separation of duties should be implemented after each exercise. Procedures should be updated after each exercise." . Risk transfer C. D.co m 91 . Which of the following would be the BEST way to do this? A. Set a local password policy on each workstation and server B. Post a memo detailing the requirement of the new password complexity requirements Answer: B Explanation: QUESTION NO: 276 A. Passwords should be changed after each exercise. B. Risk retention D. Risk reduction Answer: B Explanation: QUESTION NO: 277 Which of the following would be used to eliminate the need for an administrator to manually configure passwords on each network device in a large LAN? "Pass Any Exam.

com 92 Ac tua lTe sts . AES256 encryption D. Power down the server D. Any Time. Chain of custody B. Run an antivirus scan B. IPSec VPN Answer: A Explanation: QUESTION NO: 278 A security administrator responds to a report of a web server that has been compromised. OVAL C. Which of the following would be the FIRST step in the incident response process? A. Which of the following could be used to mitigate this threat? "Pass Any Exam.co m . Image compression C. The security administrator observes the background has been changed to an image of an attacker group. which of the following can be used to confirm data integrity? A.www. SHA512 hash Answer: D Explanation: QUESTION NO: 280 A security administrator wants to prevent corporate users from being infected with viruses from flash based advertisements while using web browsers at work.CompTIA SY0-201: Practice Exam A. RAS D. Print a copy of the background Answer: B Explanation: QUESTION NO: 279 After completing a forensic image of a hard drive." . Disable the network connection C.actualtests. RADIUS B.

Ensuring the proper time is set on all systems." . B. C. Vulnerability assessment B.co m .CompTIA SY0-201: Practice Exam A.actualtests. "Pass Any Exam. B. Ensuring encryption is deployed to critical systems.com 93 Ac tua lTe QUESTION NO: 282 sts . Firewall C. Penetration test D. Any Time. D. verify the integrity of all data that is accessed across the network. One suggestion offered might be to: A. Content filter B. Answer: D Explanation: QUESTION NO: 283 A user is concerned about threats regarding social engineering and has asked the IT department for advice. Ensuring switches have a strong management password. IDS D. install a removable data backup device for portability ease. Ensuring SNMP is enabled on all systems. Protocol analyzer Answer: A Explanation: QUESTION NO: 281 Which of the following tools provides the MOST comprehensive view of the network's security? A. Network anomaly detection C.www. Network mapping program Answer: C Explanation: Which of the following practices improves forensic analysis of logs? A.

Quarantine the machines that have no controls in place. Adherence to local legal regulations Answer: C Explanation: QUESTION NO: 285 Which of the following is performed during a security assessment? A. B.CompTIA SY0-201: Practice Exam C. Chain of trust B. Integrity of company HR information B. ensure that passwords are not named after relatives. Compliance with industry best practices C. Which of the following BEST describes this trust model? A. D. Remediate the machines with incorrectly configured controls." . Answer: C Explanation: QUESTION NO: 284 When disposing of old or damaged computer systems. D. C. Confidentiality of proprietary information D. which of the following is the primary security concern? A. Any Time. Determine the extent to which controls are implemented correctly Answer: D Explanation: QUESTION NO: 286 The root certificate for the CA for a branch in a city was generated by the CA in a city in another country.co m . disallow all port 80 inbound connection attempts.com 94 Ac tua lTe sts . Calculate the cost of bringing the controls back into compliance. Hierarchical trust "Pass Any Exam. Linear trust C.www.actualtests.

3DES "Pass Any Exam. Any Time. Web of trust Answer: C Explanation: QUESTION NO: 287 The security administrator needs to determine whether common words and phrases are being used as passwords on the company server. NTLM B. Which of the following attacks would MOST easily accomplish this task? A.com 95 Ac tua lTe sts . B. NTLM hashing B. MD5 C. users who can view confidential information.www. Answer: D Explanation: QUESTION NO: 289 Which of the following has a 128-bit message digest? A. Encyclopedia Answer: B Explanation: QUESTION NO: 288 Conducting periodic user rights audits can help an administrator identity: A. unauthorized network services.actualtests.co m . Brute force D.CompTIA SY0-201: Practice Exam D. D." . SHA D. Dictionary C. users who are concurrently logged in under different accounts. C. new user accounts that have been created.

NDS Answer: A "Pass Any Exam. Which of the following authentication models would be in use? A. NIPS B.CompTIA SY0-201: Practice Exam Answer: B Explanation: QUESTION NO: 290 Which of the following BEST describes a security benefit of a virtualization farm? A.www. Two factor B. Which of the following security devices should be installed to address this concern? A.com 96 Ac tua lTe sts ." . Stronger authentication C. Any Time. IDS C.actualtests. Single factor Answer: D Explanation: QUESTION NO: 292 A security administrator wants to detect and prevent attacks at the network perimeter. Physical factor D. Stronger encryption D. Increased availability Answer: D Explanation: QUESTION NO: 291 The company president wants to replace usernames and passwords with USB security tokens for company systems. HIPS D. Form factor C.co m . Increased anomaly detection B.

com 97 Ac tua lTe sts . Solid state drives B." . USB drives D.co m . Firewall D. Which of the following should an administrator use to prevent an attack on that service from outside the network? A. Recovery agent B.www. CRL D. NIDS C. Asymmetric keys Answer: A Explanation: QUESTION NO: 295 A vulnerable service is required between two systems on a network. One time pad C.CompTIA SY0-201: Practice Exam Explanation: QUESTION NO: 293 Which of the following presents the GREATEST security risk to confidentiality of proprietary corporate data when attackers have physical access to the datacenter? A.actualtests. HIDS Answer: C Explanation: "Pass Any Exam. Any Time. Proxy server B. Cell phone cameras C. NAS Answer: C Explanation: QUESTION NO: 294 Which of the following allows a systems administrator to regain lost keys within a PKI? A.

HVAC D. C. Take a LANMAN hash of the file and send the receiver both the hash and the original file in a signed and encrypted email. Any Time.actualtests.www. Shielding B. Input validation on web applications C. Take an AES hash of the file and send the receiver both the hash and the original file in a signed and encrypted email. Which of the following should be done? A. A co-worker recommends that a thumbprint be taken before the file is sent." . Answer: B Explanation: QUESTION NO: 297 A technician needs to setup a secure room to enable a private VTC system.CompTIA SY0-201: Practice Exam QUESTION NO: 296 A technician needs to validate that a sent file has not been modified in any way. B.com 98 Ac tua lTe sts . MD5 hashing Answer: A Explanation: QUESTION NO: 298 Which of the following is a primary effect of allowing P2P connections on a network? A.co m . Take a NTLM hash of the file and send the receiver both the hash and the original file in a signed and encrypted email. Possible storage of illegal materials "Pass Any Exam. Which of the following should be installed to prevent devices from listening to the VTC? A. Take a MD5 hash of the file and send the receiver both the hash and the original file in a signed and encrypted email. HIDS C. Increased amount of spam B. D.

Tracking cookies on the website Answer: C Explanation: QUESTION NO: 299 Which of the following services should be turned off on a printer to prevent malicious reconnaissance attempts? A. Single sign-on C.co m . Redundancy C. Least privilege B. Any Time. Explicit allow "Pass Any Exam.actualtests. IP printing Answer: C Explanation: QUESTION NO: 300 Answer: C." . EMI shielding B.CompTIA SY0-201: Practice Exam D. Load balancing tua lTe Environmental monitoring includes which of the following? (Select TWO] sts . Video monitoring D. Spooler C. Humidity controls E.com 99 Ac A. SNMP D.D Explanation: QUESTION NO: 301 Which of the following is the security concept that describes a user who only has enough access to complete their work? A. FTP B.www.

Video surveillance C. Non-repudiation C." . Access list D. Availability lTe Which of the following can be a risk of consolidating servers onto a single virtual host? sts . There is currently no physical security other than a badge reader. Token "Pass Any Exam. Data emanation B.www. Environmental control D.CompTIA SY0-201: Practice Exam D.co m 100 .com Ac tua A. Proximity readers Answer: D QUESTION NO: 303 Answer: D Explanation: QUESTION NO: 304 Which of the following is a security best practice that allows a user to have one ID and password for all systems? A.actualtests. Trusted OS D. Security alarms B. Implicit deny Answer: A Explanation: QUESTION NO: 302 A security administrator wants to ensure that only authorized personnel are able to gain entry into a secure area. Which of the following would MOST likely be installed to regulate right of entry? A. SSO B. PIV C. Any Time.

Spam folder settings C. Safe for even inexperienced testers to conduct D. Twofish C.www." . Which of the following statements correctly describes these advantages? A.actualtests. Identifies surface vulnerabilities and can be run on a regular basis B. The local firewall settings lTe An employee is not able to receive email from a specific user at a different organization. they can receive emails from other users. RC4 B.com Ac tua A. Browser pop-up settings B. User local antivirus settings D. however.CompTIA SY0-201: Practice Exam Answer: A Explanation: QUESTION NO: 305 An administrator is explaining the conditions under which penetration testing is preferred over vulnerability testing. Can be fairly fast depending on number of hosts QUESTION NO: 306 Answer: B Explanation: QUESTION NO: 307 Which of the following encryption schemes can be configured as the LEAST secure? A. 3DES D.co m Answer: B Explanation: 101 . Any Time. Which of the following would the administrator MOST likely check to resolve the user's issue? sts . DES "Pass Any Exam. Proves that the system can be compromised C.

A symmetric key Answer: D Explanation: QUESTION NO: 310 Which of the following can be exploited for session hijacking while accessing the Internet? A. Answer: A.co m . C. Any Time. D. A public key C.F Explanation: QUESTION NO: 309 Which of the following is reversible when encrypting data? A. SQL "Pass Any Exam. B. Enable data encryption on all wireless transmissions using WPA2." .B.CompTIA SY0-201: Practice Exam Answer: D Explanation: QUESTION NO: 308 Which of the following security precautions needs to be implemented when securing a wireless network? (Select THREE) A. F.com 102 Ac tua lTe sts . Enable the lowest power setting necessary to broadcast to the targeted range. Cookies D. Authentication should take place using a pre-shared key (PSK) of no more than six characters. Browser history C.www.actualtests. P2P B. Enable data encryption on all wireless transmissions using WEP. Enable the ability to verify credentials on an authentication server. A hashing algorithm D. A private key B. E. Enable the highest power setting possible to make sure the broadcast reaches the targeted range.

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the data can be retrieved easier if the disk is damaged B. Cold site D.actualtests.www. Hot site "Pass Any Exam.co m 104 ." . RAS B. the entire file system is encrypted in case of theft. Any Time. NAC C.CompTIA SY0-201: Practice Exam Answer: B Explanation: QUESTION NO: 314 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? A. Warm site B.com Ac Answer: D Explanation: tua A. RADIUS Answer: B Explanation: The benefit of using software whole disk encryption is: QUESTION NO: 316 Which of the following organizational disaster recovery types would provide a building and network equipment but not current application data? A. the disk's MBR is encrypted as well. Field site C. C. unauthorized disk access is logged in a separate bit. NAT D. lTe sts QUESTION NO: 315 . D.

The password should be alpha-numeric only. Information classification C. Any Time." . Risk transference D.com 105 Ac A.co m Answer: B Explanation: . due to keypad limitations. tua lTe An administrator is providing management with a mobile device that allows email access. C.CompTIA SY0-201: Practice Exam Answer: A Explanation: QUESTION NO: 317 Which of the following best practices would a security administrator implement in order to prevent one user from having too many administrative rights? A. D. The password should be common so that the mobile device can be re-assigned. Job rotation D.actualtests. The mobile device should use and be equipped with removal storage for sensitive data retrieval. B. The mobile device should erase itself after a set number of invalid password attempts.www. Metadata B. Complex passwords B. Access control list "Pass Any Exam. System accounts with minimal rights QUESTION NO: 318 Answer: A Explanation: QUESTION NO: 319 Which of the following BEST identifies the sensitivity of a document? A. The mobile device will be password protected in case of loss. Least privilege C. Which of the following additional security measures should the administrator ensure is in place? sts .

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Any Time. Install a hotfix. Which of the following would accomplish this with the LEAST amount of effort? A.actualtests. Network management traffic sts A port scan of a network identified port 25 open on an internal system.www. Install a service pack B. C. Key escrow B. Which of the following types of traffic is this typically associated with? . D. Symmetric key C. which of the following would aid in recovery of the data? A.co QUESTION NO: 324 m . Web traffic B. Mail traffic D.com 107 Ac tua lTe A. Install a patch. Chain of custody Answer: A Explanation: "Pass Any Exam. File sharing traffic C. Certificate authority D.CompTIA SY0-201: Practice Exam QUESTION NO: 323 An administrator would like to update a network machine with a number of vendor fixes concurrently." . Install a new version of the program Answer: A Explanation: Answer: C Explanation: QUESTION NO: 325 If an end-user forgets the password that encrypts the content of a critical hard drive.

com Ac tua lTe A. Users remotely connecting from their workstation with administrator privileges. Hotfixes C.CompTIA SY0-201: Practice Exam QUESTION NO: 326 A technician needs to ensure that all major software revisions have been installed on a critical network machine. Systems monitoring B. Answer: B "Pass Any Exam. Any Time.www." . Users creating new accounts with full control to the files. C. HIDS B. Patches D. B. Users installing worms under their own accounts to mine data. Which of the following should the administrator investigate FIRST? A. D. Performance monitoring C. Performance baselining D. Service packs Answer: D Explanation: Answer: D Explanation: QUESTION NO: 328 An administrator has discovered that regular users are logging into a stand-alone computer and editing files they should have read-only access to. Protocol analysis sts A security administrator needs to determine if an assistant's workstation is sending out corporate information. Users escalating their privileges using an administrator account.co QUESTION NO: 327 m 108 . Which of the following could be used to review the assistant's network traffic? .actualtests. Which of the following must they install to complete this task? A.

www.actualtests.co QUESTION NO: 330 m . To passively test security controls within the enterprise B.CompTIA SY0-201: Practice Exam Explanation: QUESTION NO: 329 Which of the following is a reason to perform a penetration test? A. To identify all vulnerabilities and weaknesses within the enterprise D. Which of the following BEST describes this configuration? A. The wireless router needs to be replaced C. Any Time. To determine the impact of a threat against the enterprise Answer: C Explanation: Answer: D Explanation: QUESTION NO: 331 The company's NIDS system is setup to match specifically configured traffic patterns.com 109 Ac tua lTe A." . Anomaly-based B. Change the SSID B. The wireless output range can be reduced sts A technician notices that unauthorized users are connecting to a wireless network from outside of the building. Install CAT6 network cables D. Behavior-based C. OVAL-based D. Role-based Answer: B Explanation: "Pass Any Exam. Which of the following can BEST be implemented to mitigate this issue? . To provide training to white hat attackers C.

www.actualtests. Storage policy D. System policy sts Company A recently purchased the much smaller Company B.CompTIA SY0-201: Practice Exam QUESTION NO: 332 Which of the following is commonly used to secure HTTP and SMTP traffic? A. Which of the following can be done to enforce user compliance? A. B. D. Supply the users with suggested password guidelines. SFTP C. Supply the users with a third-party application to hash their passwords. Answer: A Explanation: "Pass Any Exam. 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. TLS D. Implement a strict domain level group policy. C.co m . Which of the following audits did the security administrator perform? . Group policy C. Offer user training regarding proper policy. SCP Answer: C Explanation: QUESTION NO: 333 Answer: A Explanation: QUESTION NO: 334 An administrator is concerned that users are not utilizing strong passwords.com 110 Ac tua lTe A." . SHA B. User access and rights B.

D Explanation: "Pass Any Exam. Answer: B. When encrypting a message with the public key. Rootkit C. B. When encrypting a message with the public key.CompTIA SY0-201: Practice Exam QUESTION NO: 335 Hooking processes and erasing logs are traits of which of the following? A. only the public key can decrypt it.www. Any Time. Firewall C. only the public key can decrypt it.com Ac tua lTe sts .actualtests. When encrypting a message with the private key. A. Spam B. Buffer overflow D. When encrypting a message with the private key. Cross-site scripting Answer: B Explanation: QUESTION NO: 336 Which of the following are used by security companies to discover the latest Internet attacks? A. Port scanner B.co m 111 . NIPS D." . Honeypot Answer: D Explanation: QUESTION NO: 337 Which of the following is true about PKI? (Select TWO). D. only the CA can decrypt it. only the private key can decrypt it. When encrypting a message with the public key. only the private key can decrypt it C. E.

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PIV B. NAT B.com Ac tua lTe sts A. A symmetric key ." . Any Time.co Which of the following is reversible when encrypting data? m QUESTION NO: 342 113 . A hashing algorithm D. MAC C. A private key B. HIPS D.actualtests. Tokens Answer: A Explanation: QUESTION NO: 344 "Pass Any Exam.CompTIA SY0-201: Practice Exam QUESTION NO: 341 Which of the following is used to prevent attacks against the OS on individual computers and servers? A. A public key C. One-time passwords D. NIPS Answer: C Explanation: Answer: D Explanation: QUESTION NO: 343 Which of the following is an example of a smart card? A.www. HIDS C.

Key escrow Answer: D Explanation: QUESTION NO: 345 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? A. LANMAN D. Recovery agent B.actualtests. Updating the anti-spam application on the laptop C.www. PAP B. Trust model D." . Which of the following will resolve this issue? tua lTe sts . Certificate authority C. CHAP Answer: C Explanation: QUESTION NO: 346 A.com Ac A user reports that after a recent business trip. NTLMv2 C. Updating the user's digital signature Answer: A Explanation: QUESTION NO: 347 "Pass Any Exam. Installing a new pop-up blocker D.co m 114 . Updating the user's laptop with current antivirus B.CompTIA SY0-201: Practice Exam Which of the following allows a company to maintain access to encrypted resources when employee turnover is high? A. their laptop started having performance issues and unauthorized emails have been sent out from the laptop. Any Time.

CompTIA SY0-201: Practice Exam Which of the following describes the direction a signal will emanate from if a Yagi antenna is placed parallel to the floor? A. System File Checker (SFC) D. parallel to the floor Answer: C Explanation: QUESTION NO: 348 Which of the following is a trusted OS implementation used to prevent malicious or suspicious code from executing on Linux and UNIX platforms? A. In a downward direction. Tripwire Answer: A Explanation: QUESTION NO: 349 A.co m 115 . Evil twin C.actualtests. Directly from the point of the antenna.www. perpendicular to the floor C. Up and down. Rogue access point D. War chalking Answer: B Explanation: QUESTION NO: 350 "Pass Any Exam. War driving B. Any Time. vmlinuz C. parallel with the floor D. Side to side." . perpendicular to the floor B.com Ac Which of the following wireless attacks uses a counterfeit base station with the same SSID name as a nearby intended wireless network? tua lTe sts . SELinux B.

The backups are incremental Answer: B Explanation: QUESTION NO: 353 "Pass Any Exam.actualtests. Which of the following is the MOST likely cause? A. GPS tracking Answer: B Explanation: QUESTION NO: 351 A user receives an unsolicited email to change their online banking password. The backups are differential B. After clicking on the link contained in the email the user enters their banking credentials and changes their password. Days later. Which of the following BEST describes the type of attack? A.com 116 Ac tua lTe sts . when checking their account balance they notice multiple money transfers to other accounts. Device encryption B. Remote wipe C." .co m . EMI is affecting backups C. Screen lock D. Any Time. Smurf attack D.CompTIA SY0-201: Practice Exam Which of the following should be performed if a smartphone is lost to ensure no data can be retrieved from it? A. Backup contingency plan is out-of-date D.www. Replay Answer: B Explanation: QUESTION NO: 352 A company is testing their backup procedures and realizes that certain critical systems are unable to be restored properly with the latest tapes. Phishing C. Malicious insider B.

com 117 Ac A new product is being evaluated by the security team. Role-Based Access Control B.actualtests. Strength of security controls C. High speed secure removable storage device B. Application vulnerability D. Hardware chip that stores encryption keys D. Mandatory Access Control D. Discretionary Access Control Answer: A Explanation: QUESTION NO: 354 Which of the following BEST describes the function of TPM? A. Rule-Based Access Control C. A trusted OS model Answer: C Explanation: QUESTION NO: 355 A." . The spreadsheet is "Pass Any Exam. Third party certificate trust authority C.CompTIA SY0-201: Practice Exam Which of the following is a way to control system access by department function? A. Which of the following would take financial and business impacts into consideration if this product was likely to be purchased for large scale use? tua lTe sts . Technical threat Answer: A Explanation: QUESTION NO: 356 A user reports that the spreadsheet they use for the department will not open. Any Time.co m .www. Risk assessment B.

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QUESTION NO: 357 An administrator is taking an image of a server and converting it to a virtual instance. 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. B. Virtual servers have the same information security requirements as physical servers. C. Virtual servers inherit information security controls from the hypervisor. D. Virtual servers only require data security controls and do not require licenses.

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QUESTION NO: 359 Which of the following is capable of providing the HIGHEST encryption bit strength? "Pass Any Exam. Any Time." - www.actualtests.com 118

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QUESTION NO: 360 Which of the following risk mitigation strategies would ensure that the proper configurations are applied to a system? A. Incident management B. Application fuzzing C. Change management D. Tailgating Answer: A Explanation:

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QUESTION NO: 362 A hard drive of a terminated employee has been encrypted with full disk encryption, and a technician is not able to decrypt the data. Which of the following ensures that, in the future, a technician will be able to decrypt this information?

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QUESTION NO: 363 Employees are allowed access to webmail while on the company network. The employees use this ability to upload attachments and send email from their corporate accounts to their webmail. Which of the following would BEST mitigate this risk? A. Clean Desk Policy B. Acceptable Use Policy C. Data Leak Prevention D. Fuzzing Answer: C Explanation:

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When WPA is implemented using PSK, which of the following authentication types is used? A. MD5 B. LEAP C. SHA D. TKIP Answer: D Explanation:

QUESTION NO: 365 Which of the following is another name for a malicious attacker? A. Black hat "Pass Any Exam. Any Time." - www.actualtests.com 120

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QUESTION NO: 366 Which of the following logical controls does a flood guard protect against? A. Spanning tree B. Xmas attacks C. Botnet attack D. SYN attacks Answer: D Explanation:

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Which of the following allows a security administrator to divide a network into multiple zones? (Select TWO] A. PAT B. EIGRP C. VLAN D. NAT E. Subnetting Answer: C,E Explanation:

QUESTION NO: 368 Isolation mode on an AP provides which of the following functionality types? A. Segmentation of each wireless user from other wireless users B. Disallows all users from communicating directly with the AP "Pass Any Exam. Any Time." - www.actualtests.com 121

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QUESTION NO: 369 Which of the following assessments is directed towards exploiting successive vulnerabilities to bypass security controls? A. Vulnerability scanning B. Penetration testing C. Port scanning D. Physical lock testing Answer: B Explanation:

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Which of the following is MOST relevant to a buffer overflow attack? A. Sequence numbers B. Set flags C. IV length D. NOOP instructions Answer: D Explanation:

QUESTION NO: 371 The benefit of using software whole disk encryption is: A. the data can be retrieved easier if the disk is damaged B. the disk's MBR is encrypted as well. C. unauthorized disk access is logged in a separate bit. D. the entire file system is encrypted in case of theft. "Pass Any Exam. Any Time." - www.actualtests.com 122

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WPA2-PSK B. SFTP B. WEP Answer: A Explanation: QUESTION NO: 377 Which of the following protocols assists in identifying a user. New policy implementation QUESTION NO: 376 Which of the following is the BEST choice for encryption on a wireless network? A." . Incident management C. Any Time.com 124 Ac tua lTe sts . AES C. to establish a secure session for command line administration of a computer? A. Change management B.CompTIA SY0-201: Practice Exam Answer: A Explanation: QUESTION NO: 375 A security administrator performs various audits of a specific system after an attack. Which of the following BEST describes this type of risk mitigation? A.co m Answer: B Explanation: . WPA D.actualtests.www. User training D. by the generation of a key. FTP C. SSH D. DNS Answer: C "Pass Any Exam.

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Clustering B. Password length requirements D. Any Time. Password recovery requirements C.com Ac tua lTe sts .CompTIA SY0-201: Practice Exam QUESTION NO: 381 An administrator is updating firmware on routers throughout the company.actualtests. Virtualization C. RAID D. Change Management System D. Event Viewer B. Router's System Log C. Cold site Answer: A Explanation: QUESTION NO: 383 Which of the following is an example of requiring users to have a password that consists of alphanumeric and two special characters? A. Where should the administrator document this work? A.www. Compliance Review System Answer: C Explanation: Which of the following reduces the likelihood of a single point of failure when a server fails? A." . Password complexity requirements B. Password expiration requirements Answer: A Explanation: "Pass Any Exam.co QUESTION NO: 382 m 126 .

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CompTIA SY0-201: Practice Exam Which of the following will help prevent unauthorized access to a smartphone? A. Remote wipe B. GPS tracking C. Screen lock D. Voice encryption Answer: D Explanation:

QUESTION NO: 388 Several classified mobile devices have been stolen. Which of the following would BEST reduce the data leakage threat? A. Use GPS tracking to find the devices. B. Use stronger encryption algorithms. C. Immediately inform local law enforcement. D. Remotely sanitize the devices. Answer: D Explanation:

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QUESTION NO: 391 Which of the following devices would be installed on a single computer to prevent intrusion? A. Host intrusion detection B. Network firewall C. Host-based firewall D. VPN concentrator Answer: C Explanation:

A CRL is comprised of: A. malicious IP addresses B. trusted CA's. C. untrusted private keys. D. public keys. Answer: C Explanation:

QUESTION NO: 393 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. Which of the "Pass Any Exam. Any Time." - www.actualtests.com 129

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QUESTION NO: 394 Which of the following components is MOST integral to HTTPS? A. PGP B. Symmetric session keys C. Diffie-Hellman key exchange D. Mutual authentication Answer: C Explanation:

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Which of the following uses TCP port 22 by default? A. SSL, SCP, andTFTP B. SSH, SCP, and SFTP C. HTTPS, SFTP, andTFTP D. TLS, TELNET, and SCP Answer: B Explanation:

QUESTION NO: 396 A system administrator sees a firewall rule that applies to 10.4.4.58/27. Which of the following IP address ranges are encompassed by this rule?

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CompTIA SY0-201: Practice Exam A. 10.4.4.2710.4.4.58 B. 10.4.4.3210.4.4.63 C. 10.4.4.5810.4.4.89 D. 10.4.4.5810.4.4.127 Answer: B Explanation:

QUESTION NO: 397 A security administrator wants to implement a more secure way to login to a VPN in addition to a username and password. Which of the following is the MOST secure way to log in to a VPN? A. Implementing an ACL B. Setting up a PKI C. Implementing a single sign on process D. Setting up two VPNs Answer: B Explanation:

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A. All doors to the server room must have signage indicating that it is a server room. B. All server room users are required to have unique usernames and passwords. C. All new employees are required to be mentored by a senior employee for their first few months on the job. D. New server room construction requires a single entrance that is heavily protected. Answer: D Explanation:

QUESTION NO: 399 Which of the following audit types would a security administrator perform on the network to ensure each workstation is standardized?

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CompTIA SY0-201: Practice Exam A. Group policy B. Domain wide password policy C. Storage and retention policy D. User access and rights Answer: A Explanation:

QUESTION NO: 400 The success of a user security education and awareness plan is largely dependent on support from: A. contractors. B. project management. C. human resources. D. senior management. Answer: D Explanation:

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A. NIPS B. Antivirus C. Anti-spam D. HIDS Answer: B Explanation:

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using a 64-bit key.www. Security agent C. although the effective key strength is only 56 bits. Security template D. PPTP D. QUESTION NO: 406 Which of the following would be used for authentication in Active Directory? A. Any Time. Anti-spam "Pass Any Exam.CompTIA SY0-201: Practice Exam Answer: C Explanation: DES encrypts and decrypts data in 64-bit blocks. RAS C. HIDS C.actualtests. Configuration baseline Answer: C Explanation: QUESTION NO: 408 Which of the following is BEST suited to detect local operating system compromises? A." . These parity bits are ignored. Personal firewall B. The least significant (right-most) bit in each byte is a parity bit. Kerberos Answer: D Explanation: QUESTION NO: 407 Which of the following is used to both deploy and reapply baseline security configurations? A. so only the seven most significant bits of each byte are used. Performance baseline B. TACACS B. and should be set so that there are always an odd number of 1s in every byte.co m 134 . resulting in a key length of 56 bits.com Ac tua lTe sts .

A user is able to control connections to the network using cached credentials on a local machine. An ad-hoc network allows access to the nearest access point which may allow a direct connection to another computer.co m ." . compromising information. B.com 135 Ac Which of the following is a benefit of network access control (NAC)? tua lTe sts . An ad-hoc network allows access to another computer at the same level of the logged in user. D. System log Answer: B Explanation: QUESTION NO: 409 Why is an ad-hoc network a security risk? A. D. B.CompTIA SY0-201: Practice Exam D. Answer: C Explanation: QUESTION NO: 411 "Pass Any Exam. In the ad hoc mode. An ad-hoc network allows access to the nearest access point which may give elevated rights to the connecting user.actualtests. A user is able to distribute connections to the network using cached credentials on a local machine. An ad-hoc network allows access to another computer but with no rights so files cannot be copied or changed. QUESTION NO: 410 A. C.www. A user is able to distribute connections to the network for load balancing using a centralized list of approved devices. All stations can send Beacon and Probe frames. each station is a peer to the other stations and communicates directly with other stations within the network. Any Time. ad-hoc or infrastructure. A user is able to control connections to the network using a centralized list of approved devices. C. No AP is involved. Answer: A Explanation: A wireless network operates in one of two modes.

www. PGP C. Any Time. AES192 D.CompTIA SY0-201: Practice Exam Which of the following uses multiple encryption keys to repeatedly encrypt its output? A.co m 136 . SYSLOG B. Elliptic curve lTe sts Which of the following encryption technologies is BEST suited for small portable devices such as PDAs and cell phones? .actualtests. DES C. Triple-DES encrypts the data in 8-byte chunks. It uses a 64-bit key consisting of 56 effective key bits and 8 parity bits. but it is also very slow." . The idea behind Triple DES is to improve the security of DES by applying DES encryption three times using three different keys. The size of the block for Triple-DES is 8 bytes. 3DES D. IMAP D. SNMP C. TKIP B. FTP Answer: A "Pass Any Exam. Triple DES algorithm is very secure (major banks use it to protect valuable transactions). AES128 Answer: C Explanation: Triple DES is a variation of Data Encryption Standard (DES). QUESTION NO: 412 QUESTION NO: 413 Which of the following protocols correspond to port 514 by default? A.com Ac Answer: D Explanation: tua A. AES256 B.

" . . netcat D.www. Nmap lTe sts A penetration tester is required to conduct a port scan on a network. Which of the following security tools can be used to conduct this scan? (Select TWO). Snort C. Availability B. nslookup E.co QUESTION NO: 415 m . Delivery D.CompTIA SY0-201: Practice Exam Explanation: QUESTION NO: 414 Which of the following is achieved and ensured by digitally signing an email? A. Redundant servers Answer: C Explanation: "Pass Any Exam. Confidentiality C. Any Time. Voltmeter C.actualtests. UPS D. Integrity Answer: D Explanation: QUESTION NO: 416 Which of the following is BEST used for providing protection against power fluctuation? A.com 137 Ac Answer: C. Kismet B. Generator B.E Explanation: tua A.

CompTIA SY0-201: Practice Exam QUESTION NO: 417 A technician wants to make sure all users in the network are in compliance with company standards for login. Straight-through cable C." . These failures: (Select TWO). "Pass Any Exam.C Explanation: tua A. Which of the following tools can the technician use? A. Network mapping software B.co QUESTION NO: 418 m . Any Time. resulting in expired certificate warnings for users. Password crackers D. Breed complacency among users for all certificate warnings. D. Performance baselines Answer: C Explanation: QUESTION NO: 419 A secure company portal. Fiber optic cable B. Crossover cable E. Permit man-in-the-middle attacks to steal users’ credentials. Digital signatures C. C. Expose traffic sent between the server and the user’s computer. Increase resources used by the company’s web-servers. frequently fails to renew its certificates. UTP cable lTe sts Which of the following increases availability during periods of electromagnetic interference? (Select TWO).www. .com 138 Ac Answer: A.actualtests. accessible publicly but only to company employees. A. B. STP cable D.

QUESTION NO: 422 "Pass Any Exam. Vulnerability scanners Answer: C Explanation: QUESTION NO: 421 A. Domain name kiting D.E Explanation: QUESTION NO: 420 Which of the following security controls would a company use to verify that their confidential and proprietary data is not being removed? A. https://wrtw. Video surveillance D." . TCP/IP hijacking C. This is typical of which of the following? lTe sts .org). Are irritating to the user but the traffic remains encrypted. Answer: C. a domain name can deliver profit to the owner even if it yields just pennies per year.g. Chain of custody C.com Ac tua The last company administrator failed to renew the registration for the corporate web site (e.actualtests. Man traps B. Spoofing B. Any Time.co m 139 . DNS poisoning Answer: C Explanation: Domain name kiting is a practice in which participants leverage the 5-day add/drop grace period mandated by ICANN to “keep” names at no cost by perpetually adding and dropping them.comptia. Under this scheme. 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.CompTIA SY0-201: Practice Exam E.www.

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Any Time. Account expiration configuration C. Forcing all users to change their password on next login Answer: C Explanation: QUESTION NO: 428 "Pass Any Exam.actualtests. Anti-spam software C. The vitalization host OS must be within two revisions of the guest OS.CompTIA SY0-201: Practice Exam QUESTION NO: 425 Which of the following is true about the application of machine virtualization? A. B. Machine vitalization is only possible in a 64-bit environment. Personal software firewall Answer: C Explanation: QUESTION NO: 427 All administrators are now required to use 15 character passwords. Email announcements B. Some malware is able to detect that they are running in a virtual environment. Answer: C Explanation: QUESTION NO: 426 Which of the following can be implemented to prevent malicious code from executing? A." .com Ac tua lTe sts . Antivirus software D.co m 141 . C.www. Group policy D. Virtualization hosting is only possible on one specific OS. Which of the following is the BEST method to enforce this new password policy? A. D. Hardware fire wall B.

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CompTIA SY0-201: Practice Exam Which of the following will help hide the IP address of a computer from servers outside the network? A. PAT C. Stateful inspection D. ACL D. NAC Answer: A Explanation: QUESTION NO: 432 When developing a new firewall policy. LDAP entry D. Any Time." .www. Group policy C.co m 143 .com Ac tua lTe Answer: A Explanation: Implicit deny means that the firewall only permits the specific needed applications to pass through the firewall. NAT B. which of the following methods provides the MOST secure starting point? A.actualtests. Antivirus Answer: A Explanation: "Pass Any Exam. Implicit deny B. Baseline B. and everything else is denied. Least privilege C. sts . Due diligence QUESTION NO: 433 Which of the following should be updated whenever software is upgraded on a production system? A.

Personal firewall D. Whole disk encryption B. password. Updated antivirus software B. retina scan. Reference: CompTIA Secutiy+ Deluxe Study Guide. and a hardware PKI token QUESTION NO: 436 Which of the following BEST describes a tool used to encrypt emails in transit? A. Digital signatures D. retina scan. p. Fingerprint. PIN. Which of the following solutions would be the BEST choice? A. QUESTION NO: 435 Which of the following combinations of items would constitute a valid three factor authentication system? A.com 144 Ac Answer: A Explanation: tua lTe sts .CompTIA SY0-201: Practice Exam QUESTION NO: 434 An administrator is required to keep certain workstations free of malware at all times. Password. and a thumbprint C. but those workstations need to be able to access any Internet site. Pop-up blockers C.actualtests." . SSL over VPN C. 492. password and a one-time token D. and a one-time token B.www. S/MIME certificates Answer: D "Pass Any Exam. Any Time.co m . Updated anti-spam software Answer: A Explanation: The best initial protection against malicious code is antivirus software. PKI smartcard.

It uses the PKCS #7 standard (Cryptographic Message Syntax Standard) and is the most widely supported standard used to secure e-mail communications. Which of the following software can the technician MOST likely install on the computer to mitigate this threat? A.actualtests.com 145 Ac tua lTe sts . Anti-spam B. QUESTION NO: 437 Which of the following security threats would MOST likely use IRC? A. Port scanner C. HIDS D. Proxy server "Pass Any Exam. their computer is now displaying unwanted images.co m . Spam Answer: A Explanation: QUESTION NO: 438 A user reports that after opening an email from someone they knew. Antivirus C. Logic bombs D." . Spoofing B.www. Any Time. Botnets B. S/MIME contains signature data. Firewall Answer: B Explanation: QUESTION NO: 439 Which of the following tools will detect protocols that are in use? A.CompTIA SY0-201: Practice Exam Explanation: Secure Multipurpose Internet Mail Extensions (S/MIME) is a standard used for encrypting e-mail. Adware C.

NTLM "Pass Any Exam. D. Any Time. lTe sts . referred to as a key escrow agency. Entrusting the keys to a third party." .co m . Forensic recovery B. DMZ Answer: B Explanation: QUESTION NO: 440 An auditor would use credentials harvested from a SQL injection attack during which of the following? A. B. Removing the private key.com 146 Ac tua A.actualtests. Removing the public key.CompTIA SY0-201: Practice Exam D. Vulnerability assessment C. C. Backing up the key to local storage. QUESTION NO: 442 Which of the following will allow a technician to restrict access to one folder within a shared folder? A.www. Password strength audit Answer: C Explanation: QUESTION NO: 441 Key escrow is the process of: Answer: A Explanation: A key escrow system stores keys for the purpose of law enforcement access. Penetration test D. One of the proposed methods of dealing with key escrow involves the storage of key information with a third party.

NTFS Answer: D Explanation: QUESTION NO: 443 A data entry technician uses an application from the Internet to gain administrative rights on a system. Web application firewall "Pass Any Exam. B. A logic bomb. C. Gaining unauthorized domain rights is an example of: A. Password policy B. Separation of duties D. Privilege escalation." . IPSec C.com 147 Ac A. D.actualtests. Biometric scanning tua Which of the following would be implemented to provide a check and balance against social engineering attacks? lTe QUESTION NO: 444 sts .co m . A rootkit. NTLMv2 D. Answer: D Explanation: Answer: C Explanation: QUESTION NO: 445 Which of the following tools would BEST allow a security administrator to view the contents of unencrypted network traffic? A. Spyware. Any Time.www.CompTIA SY0-201: Practice Exam B. Single sign-on C.

To take action against known threats Answer: D Explanation: QUESTION NO: 447 Which of the following algorithms provides the LOWEST level of encryption? A. To alert the administrator to known anomalies C. an administrator receives an alert from the system monitoring the servers in the datacenter. All servers are unreachable. Network access control D. AES Answer: C Explanation: QUESTION NO: 448 At midnight on January 1st.CompTIA SY0-201: Practice Exam B. Blowfish C. Any Time. Honeypot Answer: B Explanation: QUESTION NO: 446 A NIPS is primarily used for which of the following purposes? A. SHA1 B.actualtests. DES D. To log any known anomalies D. Protocol analyzer C. Virus "Pass Any Exam. Which of the following is MOST likely to have caused the DOS? A. Rootkit B.www." .co m .com 148 Ac tua lTe sts . To monitor network traffic in promiscuous mode B.

CompTIA SY0-201: Practice Exam C. Password complexity policy B. Protocol analyzer C. Access control lists Answer: B Explanation: QUESTION NO: 451 Which of the following logs would MOST likely indicate that there is an ongoing brute force attack "Pass Any Exam. Vulnerability scanner B." .com 149 Ac Which of the following security controls targets employee accounts that have left the company without going through the proper exit process? tua QUESTION NO: 450 lTe sts . Port scanner Answer: B Explanation: A.co m .www. Botnet Answer: C Explanation: Logic bombs are programs or snippets of code that execute when a certain predefined event occurs. QUESTION NO: 449 Which of the following would an auditor use to determine if an application is sending credentials in clear text? A. Rainbow table D.actualtests. Logic bombs may also be set to go off on a certain date or when a specified set of circumstances occurs. Logic bomb D. Account expiration policy C. Account lockout policy D. Any Time.

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CompTIA SY0-201: Practice Exam Which of the following can be implemented to mitigate the risks associated with open ports on a server? A. Enable MAC filtering B. Implement a password policy C. Disable unnecessary programs D. Disable network cards Answer: C Explanation:

QUESTION NO: 455 After a disaster, a security administrator is helping to execute the company disaster recovery plan. Which of the following security services should be restored FIRST? A. Auditing and logging of transactions. B. Authentication mechanisms for guests. C. Help desk phones and staffing. D. New user account creation services. Answer: A Explanation:

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A. Cell phones are easily lost or stolen. B. MITM attacks are easy against cell phones. C. There is no antivirus software for cell phones. D. Cell phones are used for P2P gaming. E. Encryption on cell phones is not always possible. Answer: A,E Explanation:

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QUESTION NO: 458 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 Explanation:

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Which of the following should be disabled to help prevent boot sector viruses from launching when a computer boots? A. SNMP B. DMZ C. USB D. Hard Drive Answer: C Explanation:

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CompTIA SY0-201: Practice Exam Which of the following technologies will ensure the datacenter remains operational until backup power can be obtained? A. UPS B. Transfer switch C. Circuit breaker D. Backup generator Answer: A Explanation: A UPS will allow you to continue to function in the absence of power for only a short duration. For fault tolerance in situations of longer duration, you will need a backup generator. Backup generators run off of gasoline or diesel and generate the electricity needed to provide steady power.

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The security administrator is investigating a breach of the company’s web server. One of the web developers had posted valid credentials to a web forum while troubleshooting an issue with a vendor. Logging which of the following would have created the BEST way to determine when the breach FIRST occurred? (Select TWO). A. Unsuccessful login B. Source OS C. Destination IP D. Number of hops from source E. Source IP F. Successful login "Pass Any Exam. Any Time." - www.actualtests.com 153

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QUESTION NO: 463 Which of the following authentication models often requires different systems to function together and is complicated to implement in non-homogeneous environments? A. One factor authentication B. Single sign-on C. Two factor authentication D. Three factor authentication

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Which of the following would be MOST useful for a security technician to run on a single, standalone machine with no network interface to verify its overall security posture? A. Password cracker B. Protocol analyzer C. Network mapper D. Port scanner Answer: A Explanation:

QUESTION NO: 465 One of the primary purposes of visualization in a data center is to reduce which of the following? A. Volume of physical equipment needing to be secured B. Total complexity of the overall security architecture C. Number of logical hosts providing services for users D. Amount of application logging required for security Answer: A "Pass Any Exam. Any Time." - www.actualtests.com 154

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QUESTION NO: 466 Which of the following would MOST likely determine which user inadvertently shut down the company’s web server? A. Access logs B. Application logs C. DNS logs D. Performance logs Answer: A Explanation:

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Patches and updates should be applied to production systems: A. After vetting in a test environment that mirrors the production environment. B. As soon as the vendor tests and makes the patch available. C. After baselines of the affected systems are recorded for future comparison. D. As soon as the Configuration Control Board is alerted and begins tracking the changes. Answer: A Explanation:

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On network devices where strong passwords cannot be enforced, the risk of weak passwords is BEST mitigated through the use of which of the following? A. Limited logon attempts B. Removing default accounts C. Reverse proxies D. Input validation Answer: A Explanation: "Pass Any Exam. Any Time." - www.actualtests.com 155

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Vulnerability scanner C. Add that user to the local power users group B. Account dictionary B." . Add that user to the domain remote desktop group D. Password cracker sts . Any Time. Protocol analyzer D. Add that user to the domain administrators group C.www.com 157 Ac QUESTION NO: 474 tua Answer: D Explanation: lTe A. To check compliance of the router configuration C. The security administrator needs to do which of the following? A. Provide a passive check of the network’s security D. Actively assess deployed security controls Answer: D Explanation: QUESTION NO: 475 "Pass Any Exam. Add that user to the security distribution group Answer: A Explanation: Which of the following is a goal of penetration testing? A.actualtests. Which of the following applications did the intruder MOST likely install? m QUESTION NO: 473 .CompTIA SY0-201: Practice Exam QUESTION NO: 472 A new application support technician is unable to install a new approved security application on a departmental’s workstation.co An intruder has gained access to a server and installed an application to obtain credentials. Passively assess web vulnerabilities B.

John the Ripper B." . currently available for many flavors of Unix (11 are officially supported. and OpenVMS. SSH tunneling C. Answer: D Explanation: QUESTION NO: 476 The firewall administrator sees an outbound connection on IP port 50 and UDP port 500.com Ac A penetration tester is attempting to run a brute-force attack to discover network passwords. Its primary purpose is to detect weak Unix passwords. Any Time. DOS. OVAL D. restricting read permission.co m 158 . Certificate revocation list look-up D. Which of the following tools would be BEST suited to this task? tua QUESTION NO: 477 lTe sts . BeOS. Milw0rm Answer: A Explanation: John the Ripper is a fast password cracker. whole disk encryption. C. secure network protocols. B. "Pass Any Exam. Win32.actualtests. Metasploit C. Which of the following is the cause? A. D.www. Incorrect DNS setup Answer: A Explanation: A.CompTIA SY0-201: Practice Exam The BEST way to protect data-at-rest from an attacker is: A. strong authentication. IPSec VPN connection B. not counting different architectures).

Any Time. The technician verifies that the user’s computer has network connectivity. The user does not have access to the printer. OVAL D. The printer is not setup up correctly on the server. No other users are having any problems printing.actualtests. IPSec needs to be reinstalled on the administrator’s workstation. D. B. B. Which of the following is the MOST probable reason the user cannot print? A. The administrator does not have the correct access rights to dial in remotely. Answer: D Explanation: Answer: B Explanation: QUESTION NO: 480 Which of the following standards could be used to rate the risk exposure of vulnerabilities on a network? A. Which of the following is MOST likely the cause? .com Ac tua A. C.co QUESTION NO: 479 m 159 .CompTIA SY0-201: Practice Exam QUESTION NO: 478 A user reports that they cannot print anything from the file server or off the web to the network printer. C. The user does not have Internet access. D." . lTe sts 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. Certificate authority C. The administrator needs to be added to the web server’s administration group.www. The VPN concentrator needs to be configured. TACACS Answer: C "Pass Any Exam. The user does not have full access to the file server. RADIUS B.

Full backup on Sunday and alternating differential and incremental every other day Answer: C Explanation: QUESTION NO: 483 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. It consists of a language. Full backup on Sunday and differential backups every other day B. This is an example of which of the following design elements? "Pass Any Exam. Memory forensics C. but every time the security administrator gets on the workstation there is no evidence of the letters." . Which of the following should the administrator implement? A. interpreter. VLAN B. Full backup on Sunday and incremental backups every other day C.com 160 Ac tua lTe sts . Firewall D.CompTIA SY0-201: Practice Exam Explanation: The Open Vulnerability and Assessment Language (OVAL) is a community standard written in XML that strives to promote open and publicly available security content.www. Any Time. Full backup on Sunday and a full backup every day D.actualtests. Which of the following techniques will allow the security administrator to acquire the necessary data? A. QUESTION NO: 481 A security administrator has reports of an employee writing harassing letters on a workstation.co m . and repository and is meant to standardize information between security tools. Dumpster diving Answer: B Explanation: QUESTION NO: 482 An administrator needs to implement a backup strategy that provides the fastest recovery in case of data corruption.

Authenticity C. DMZ B.actualtests. VLAN D. Confidentiality Answer: A Explanation: QUESTION NO: 485 A. Identification D. SPIM Answer: C Explanation: One form of social engineering is known as shoulder surfing and involves nothing more than watching someone when they enter their sensitive data. typing in a credit card number. "Pass Any Exam. Phishing B. They can see you entering a password.com Ac tua Which of the following security attacks would be MOST likely to occur within the office without the use of technological tools? lTe sts .CompTIA SY0-201: Practice Exam A.co m 161 . Shoulder surfing D. The best defense against this type of attack is simply to survey your environment before entering personal data. NAT Answer: A Explanation: QUESTION NO: 484 Which of the following describes what has occurred after a user has successfully gained access to a secure system? A. Authentication B. or entering any other pertinent information." .www. Any Time. Subnetting C. Cold calling C.

Enable cookie monitoring C." . C.com 162 Ac tua lTe sts A.CompTIA SY0-201: Practice Exam QUESTION NO: 486 Which of the following is a service that provides authentication. A software firewall D. A proxy server B. The policy will restrict remote patching of user workstations.co Which of the following would MOST likely monitor user web traffic? m QUESTION NO: 487 . Answer: D Explanation: QUESTION NO: 489 "Pass Any Exam. CHAP Answer: C Explanation: Answer: A Explanation: QUESTION NO: 488 When implementing a group policy restricting users from running software installations. the administrator needs to be aware of which of the following disadvantages? A. D. Not all users will know which files are executable installations.actualtests. RADIUS D.www. Any Time. Enable Internet history monitoring . Some users may have a legitimate need for installing applications. WPA C. Such a policy requires a great deal of administrative overhead. B. authorization and accounting to connecting users? A. LANMAN B.

Any Time.actualtests. NAT D. Kerberos Answer: D Explanation: QUESTION NO: 490 Which of the following key types would a user MOST likely receive from a secure e-commerce website? A. Key escrow Answer: B Explanation: QUESTION NO: 491 A. CRL D.CompTIA SY0-201: Practice Exam Which of the following uses a trusted third party key distribution center to generate authentication tokens? A. Private key B.co m . Public key C. NIPS Answer: D Explanation: QUESTION NO: 492 Regression testing and deployment are part of the: "Pass Any Exam." .www.com 163 Ac Which of the following can be used to prevent ongoing network based attacks? tua lTe sts . NIDS B. CHAP C. TACACS B. LDAP D. HIDS C.

Firewall D. DMZ C. several computers started behaving abnormally.CompTIA SY0-201: Practice Exam A. Disaster recovery process. Least privilege principle. Spyware C. Protocol analyzer Answer: D Explanation: QUESTION NO: 495 Which of the following protocols allows a user to selectively encrypt the contents of an email message at rest? "Pass Any Exam. Which of the following tools would the technician use to identify the issue? A. Spam D.www. Any Time. Patch management process." . Vulnerability assessment process. C. Pop-ups B. At a later date. Which of the following threats has MOST likely infected the computer? A.com Ac tua lTe sts . B. System monitor B. Logic bomb Answer: D Explanation: QUESTION NO: 494 A technician notices that folder permissions are changing randomly on the server. D. Answer: C Explanation: QUESTION NO: 493 A user reports that they opened an attachment from an email received through a distribution list.actualtests.co m 164 .

S/MIME Answer: D Explanation: QUESTION NO: 496 A technician completes a WLAN audit and notices that a number of unknown devices are connected. Any Time.actualtests. Change the SSID D.co m 165 . Fully operational equipment and installed network equipment B. Replace the firewall C. Which of the following encryption methods should they implement to provide the highest level of security? "Pass Any Exam. Secure SMTP D. Which of the following can BEST be completed to mitigate the issue? A. Enable MAC filtering Answer: D Explanation: QUESTION NO: 497 Which of the following is provided at a cold site? A. Digital signature C. network connections and UPS C. SSL/TLS B.com Ac tua lTe sts .www. Active network jacks D." .CompTIA SY0-201: Practice Exam A. New equipment ready to be installed Answer: D Explanation: QUESTION NO: 498 A company sets up wireless access points for visitors to use wireless devices. Live redundant computers. Replace the wireless access point B.

TTP D. WPA Answer: C Explanation: QUESTION NO: 499 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. A certificate may need to be revoked because it was stolen. A certificate revocation is handled either through a Certificate Revocation List (CRL). Performance baseline B. Protocol analyzer Answer: D Explanation: QUESTION NO: 500 Answer: B Explanation: Certificate revocation is the process of revoking a certificate before it expires. SHA-256 B. Any Time. or someone has had their access revoked. CA B.actualtests.CompTIA SY0-201: Practice Exam A. RA tua Which of the following contains a list of certificates that are compromised and invalid? lTe sts .co m 166 . CRL C.com Ac A.www. an employee moved to a new company. WEP C. Virus scanner C. Honeypot D. QUESTION NO: 501 "Pass Any Exam. WPA2 D." .

com 167 Ac Which of the following methods allows the administrator to create different user templates to comply with the principle of least privilege? tua QUESTION NO: 503 lTe sts . Proxy server D. Examining firewall and NIDS logs. Reverse engineering non-vendor supplied patches. Port scanner B. IDS C." . D. B. Firewall Answer: C Explanation: A. Answer: A Explanation: QUESTION NO: 502 If an administrator wanted to be able to identify exactly which Internet sites are being accessed most frequently. Mandatory access control C.www. which of the following tools would MOST likely be used? A. Replacing aging network and computing equipment. Physical access control D. Role-based access control Answer: D Explanation: QUESTION NO: 504 Which of the following processes describes identity proofing? "Pass Any Exam.co m .actualtests. C. Documenting the security assessment and decision. Rule-based access control B.CompTIA SY0-201: Practice Exam Which of the following is part of the patch management process? A. Any Time.

D. Identification and authentication D.co m 168 . Access controls Answer: D Explanation: QUESTION NO: 506 A.com Ac tua A web server that the employees use to fill out their time cards needs to be protected. Place the server in a subnet that is blocked at the firewall. Job rotation B.www. Which of the following would BEST protect the server? lTe sts . Some of the employees use computers that do not belong to the company to do their work. C. Authentication and authorization Answer: C Explanation: QUESTION NO: 505 In order for an organization to be successful in preventing fraud from occurring by a disgruntled employee. Access control and identity verification B. which of the following best practices should MOST likely be in place? A. B. Answer: C Explanation: QUESTION NO: 507 "Pass Any Exam. Place the server in a DMZ and require all users to use the company’s VPN software to access it. Any Time. Require all users to use a PKI token stored on a physical smart card to authenticate to the server. The web server needs to be accessible to employees both inside the campus and at remote sites.CompTIA SY0-201: Practice Exam A.actualtests." . Least privilege C. Separation of duties D. Identification and non-repudiation C. Place the server in a DMZ after hardening the OS.

co m 169 .www. B. Format tapes annually." .com Ac tua lTe sts . Port scanner C. Social engineering Answer: A Explanation: QUESTION NO: 508 The security administrator wants to know if a new device has any known issues with its available applications. Protocol analyzer Answer: A Explanation: QUESTION NO: 509 Which of the following are BEST practices in regards to backup media? (Select TWO).actualtests. Which of the following would be the BEST way for the director to test the team’s response? A. Which of the following would be BEST suited to accomplishing this task? A. D. Vulnerability scan C. Keep the tapes user accessible. Port scan D. Any Time. C. Network mapper D. Answer: D. A. Label the media. E. Penetration test B.E Explanation: QUESTION NO: 510 "Pass Any Exam.CompTIA SY0-201: Practice Exam The director of security for a company needs to determine how the security and network administrators would respond to a compromised system. Vulnerability scanner B. Store backup’s off site. Store tapes near the servers.

Which of the following would BEST solve this issue? A. Install UPS units on each critical device B. Implement a SONET ring C. TCP/IP hijacking C. Firewall B. Install backup generators D.co m 170 .actualtests. Creating and disseminating a patch management policy B. Hiring more administrators to better assist in the patching of servers Answer: A Explanation: QUESTION NO: 511 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. Honeypot Answer: D Explanation: QUESTION NO: 512 A. Use multiple servers for redundancy Answer: C Explanation: QUESTION NO: 513 "Pass Any Exam. Any Time.CompTIA SY0-201: Practice Exam During an annual risk assessment." . Proxy server D. it is discovered the network administrators have no clear timeline of when patches must be installed.com Ac Which of the following would be the BEST course of action to maintain network availability during an extended power outage? tua lTe sts .www. Report the issue to management and revisit it during the next risk assessment C. Training network administrators on the importance of patching D.

CompTIA SY0-201: Practice Exam When investigating data breaches caused by possible malicious action. Damage mitigation Answer: C Explanation: QUESTION NO: 514 Which of the following redundancy planning concepts is generally the LEAST expensive? A. Restore a random file. D. Proper authorization procedures B. C. Cold site Answer: D Explanation: QUESTION NO: 515 A. Any Time. Chain of custody D. Disaster recovery plan C.com Ac Which of the following can the administrator do to verify that a tape backup can be recovered in its entirety? tua lTe sts .actualtests. Which of the following BEST describes what the CIRT is trying to document? A." . Hot site C.www. B. Mobile site D. it is important for members of the CIRT to document the location of data at all times. Read the last 512 bytes of the tape. Warm site B. Perform a full restore. Answer: B Explanation: QUESTION NO: 516 "Pass Any Exam.co m 171 . Read the first 512 bytes of the tape.

D Explanation: QUESTION NO: 517 Which of the following does a risk assessment include? A. and budget D. The user or computer system B. Executive management E. Policies. procedures. which of the following is considered the MOST resistant to physical eavesdropping "Pass Any Exam.actualtests. All employees D. The association of a user Answer: A Explanation: QUESTION NO: 519 In general. The user’s access level C. The uniqueness of a user’s token D. Vendors Answer: B.com 172 Ac Identification is the process of verifying which of the following? tua lTe sts . HR employees B. and enforcement Answer: B Explanation: QUESTION NO: 518 A. Exploits. Information security employees C. Any Time.www. vulnerabilities." . attacks. A. Management.CompTIA SY0-201: Practice Exam Which of the following groups should be able to view the results of the risk assessment for an organization? (Select TWO). and social engineering B. Threats. and asset values C. cost.co m .

actualtests.www. Coaxial cable B. Fiberoptic cable D. Wireless access points C. CAT5 network cable Answer: C Explanation: QUESTION NO: 520 Which of the following behavioral biometric authentication models should a technician deploy in a secure datacenter? A. Iris scan D. Kiting C.co m . Fingerprint recognition C. ARP spoofing B. Retina scan Answer: A Explanation: Which of the following is a tactic used by malicious domain purchasing organizations? A." . DDoS Answer: B Explanation: QUESTION NO: 522 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 "Pass Any Exam.CompTIA SY0-201: Practice Exam methods? A. Voice recognition B.com 173 Ac tua QUESTION NO: 521 lTe sts . Any Time. DNS D.

CompTIA SY0-201: Practice Exam production environment? A. Distributed DoS C. A honey pot Answer: C Explanation: QUESTION NO: 523 Which of the following threats is mitigated by ensuring operating system patches are current? A.actualtests. ARP poisoning B.co m . Moisture control C." . A VLAN B.www. Temperature control D. Which of the following access control lists will do this? "Pass Any Exam. Everyone else in the company only needs read access.com 174 Ac tua lTe sts . A firewall C. Fire suppression Answer: C Explanation: QUESTION NO: 525 A server needs to be configured to allow the sales department ability to read and write a file. Air flowcontrol B. A virtual workstation D. Known threats Answer: D Explanation: QUESTION NO: 524 Which of the following environmental controls would require a thermostat within the datacenter? A. Any Time. Unknown threats D.

Administrative rights are manually removed D. NetBIOS D. Write=Allow Everyone: Read=None. NIC bindings Answer: A Explanation: QUESTION NO: 527 A. Any Time. Performance baseline B." .www.actualtests. Write=Allow Everyone: Read=Allow. Write=Allow Everyone: Read=Deny. Sales: Read=None. A security policy template is implemented B. Write=Deny C. Write= None Answer: A Explanation: QUESTION NO: 526 Which of the following will allow a security administrator to help detect a DDoS? A.com 175 Ac An administrator wants to make sure that all users of a large domain are restricted from installing software. Task manager C. Write=Allow D. Write=Allow Everyone: Read=Allow. A security IP audit is completed C.CompTIA SY0-201: Practice Exam A. All workstations are rebuilt Answer: A Explanation: QUESTION NO: 528 A single point of failure is a security concern primarily because it affects which of the following? "Pass Any Exam. Sales: Read=Allow. Which of the following should MOST likely be done? tua lTe sts . Sales: Read=Allow. Sales: Read=Allow.co m . Write=None B.

Cryptography B.actualtests. To capture network packets for analysis Answer: C Explanation: QUESTION NO: 530 Answer: C Explanation: QUESTION NO: 531 Which of the following. RAID 1 "Pass Any Exam. Confidentiality C. tua Which of the following should be done if a USB device is found in a parking lot? lTe sts . will ensure availability if half of the drives fail? A. To correlate which MAC addresses are associated with a switchport B. Plug it in to a computer to see who it belongs to. Reformat it for personal use at home. if implemented on a server. Availability Answer: D Explanation: QUESTION NO: 529 Which of the following is MOST likely the reason why a security administrator would run a NMAP report on an important server? A. Turn it in to the appropriate security person. Integrity D. D. To identify vulnerabilities in available services C.www. RAID 0 B.CompTIA SY0-201: Practice Exam A. C.com 176 Ac A.co m . Any Time. To determine open ports and services D. Call the manufacturer of the USB device. B." .

Executing the continuity plan at random Answer: A Explanation: QUESTION NO: 533 Using a digital signature during an online transaction is a form of: A." . RAID 3 D. If one disk fails.com 177 Ac tua lTe sts .actualtests. Answer: D Explanation: QUESTION NO: 534 Which of the following is a best practice relating to non-administrative user rights on a server? A.co m . QUESTION NO: 532 Proper planning for disaster recovery includes which of the following? A. and the RAID 1 array can be regenerated. D.www. The failed disk can be replaced. Documenting all HDD serial numbers D. Deny printer access "Pass Any Exam. Confidentiality. RAID 5 Answer: B Explanation: RAID level 1 RAID 1 is disk mirroring. Having system administrators electronically sign the plan C. C.CompTIA SY0-201: Practice Exam C. Testing the plan on a regular basis B. Disk mirroring provides 100 percent redundancy because everything is stored on two disks. B. Availability. Non-repudiation. Any Time. Key management. another disk continues to operate.

Logic bomb Answer: A. Deny network logon Answer: D Explanation: QUESTION NO: 535 Which of the following is MOST likely to occur if the input of a web form is not properly sanitized? (Select TWO). Web load balancing D. Available ports B. "Pass Any Exam." . SQL injection B.com 178 Ac A.co m . Backend file system crash C. Cross-site scripting E. Weak passwords D.CompTIA SY0-201: Practice Exam B.actualtests. location.www. Deny file access D. Available IP addresses tua Rainbow tables are primarily used to expose which of the following vulnerabilities? lTe sts . Weak encryption keys C.D Explanation: QUESTION NO: 536 Answer: C Explanation: QUESTION NO: 537 Which of the following can be an attack vector against employees who share pictures. Any Time. A. Deny local logon C.

Any Time. Honeypots C.CompTIA SY0-201: Practice Exam and updates with family and friends online? A. Personal electronic devices C.co m . To reinforces user compliance with security policies B. To allow the organization to meet due diligence Answer: A Explanation: QUESTION NO: 540 If continuity plans are not regularly exercised.www. To teach users about the latest malware attacks D. Clean desk policy D. Code reviews Answer: B Explanation: QUESTION NO: 539 A. IDS B. Zero day exploits Answer: A Explanation: QUESTION NO: 538 Which of the following tools allows a security company to identify the latest unknown attacks utilized by attackers? A.com 179 Ac Which of the following is the BEST reason to conduct annual security awareness training? tua lTe sts . To remind users of the consequences of noncompliance C." . Social networking sites B.actualtests. Port scanners D. which of the following aspects of business continuity "Pass Any Exam.

Trojan D. Spear phishing D. Botnet . Man-in-the-middle C." . Zero day exploits B. Succession planning C. DoS Answer: B Explanation: QUESTION NO: 543 "Pass Any Exam.www.actualtests.co m Large.CompTIA SY0-201: Practice Exam planning are often overlooked until a disaster occurs? A. Virus B. Single points of failure Answer: D Explanation: QUESTION NO: 541 QUESTION NO: 542 Which of the following attacks is BEST described as the interruption of network traffic accompanied by the insertion of malicious code? A. collection of hosts executing instructions for a specific purpose is an example of which type of malware? . Spoofing B. Worm C. Tracking of man hours D.com 180 Ac tua lTe Answer: D Explanation: sts A. Any Time. partially self-governing.

D. War driving . War chalking C. Shoulder surfing B. Answer: D Explanation: QUESTION NO: 546 "Pass Any Exam.CompTIA SY0-201: Practice Exam Which of the following attacks is BEST described as an attempt to convince an authorized user to provide information that can be used to defeat technical security controls? A. Tailgating C. B. penetration testing passively tests policy controls and can identify vulnerabilities. Packet sniffing Answer: C Explanation: QUESTION NO: 544 QUESTION NO: 545 Penetration testing should only be used during controlled conditions with express consent of the system owner because: A.co m Randomly attempting to connect to wireless network access points and documenting the locations of accessible networks is known as which of the following? .www. Any Time. Evil twin D.com 181 Ac tua lTe Answer: B Explanation: sts A. Impersonation D." . Packet sniffing B. white box penetration testing cannot identify zero day exploits. penetration testing actively tests security controls and can cause system instability.actualtests. vulnerability scanners can cause massive network flooding during risk assessments. C.

Answer: A Explanation: QUESTION NO: 549 "Pass Any Exam.m. Key escrow D. CA Answer: D Explanation: QUESTION NO: 547 QUESTION NO: 548 A. which of the following is the MOST likely reason for this? tua lTe Answer: A Explanation: sts A.CompTIA SY0-201: Practice Exam Which of the following PKI implementation element is responsible for verifying the authenticity of certificate contents? A. Recovery agent D. B. Key escrow C. Just before the user left at 6:30 p.actualtests. The system has lost network connectivity. The CA issued a new CRL..co m Which of the following should be checked regularly to avoid using compromised certificates? ." . Any Time. CA . The authentication server is down. CRL B. In a Kerberos realm. the user was unable to access the same system. even though the user could ping the system. CRL B.m.com 182 Ac A user was able to access a system when they arrived to work at 5:45 a. The user’s ticket has expired.www. D. C. PKI C.

CompTIA SY0-201: Practice Exam A network consists of various remote sites that connect back to two main locations. Setup a load balancer C. The company’s budget does not include the purchase of additional servers or personnel." . The company has a lot of sensitive data on unreliable systems. Infrastructure as a Service D. Which of the following solutions would allow the small company to save money on hiring additional personnel and minimize the footprint in their current datacenter? A. Allow users to telecommute B. Implement a NAC server C. Software as a Service Answer: D Explanation: "Pass Any Exam. B. Which of the following. Infrastructure as a Service B. C. would be the BEST choice to accomplish this goal? A. Answer: B Explanation: QUESTION NO: 550 A company is looking at various solutions to manage their large datacenter. Block port 25 on the L2 switch at each remote site.www. Which of the following would allow the company to minimize their footprint? A. D. Any Time. Block port 23 on the network firewall. Block port 23 on the L2 switch at each remote site. Software as a Service D.com Ac tua lTe sts . by default.co m 183 .actualtests. Block port 25 on the network firewall. The security administrator needs to block TELNET access into the network. Create a new DMZ Answer: A Explanation: QUESTION NO: 551 A small company needs to invest in a new expensive database.

NIPS is blocking activities from those specific websites.CompTIA SY0-201: Practice Exam QUESTION NO: 552 Which of the following is a policy that would force all users to organize their areas as well as help in reducing the risk of possible data theft? A. The security administrator is also receiving several alarms from the IDS about suspicious traffic on the network. Any Time. Clean desk policy C.com 184 Ac tua A.actualtests. Which of the following attacks is the security administrator trying to make users aware of in the company? sts . NIDS is blocking activities from those specific websites. Data handling D. Which of the following is the MOST likely cause? A. Vishing attacks B.co m . Zero day attacks lTe The security administrator has recently informed all users of a new attack from individuals sending out emails pretending to represent reputable companies to gain personal and financial information.www. Data disposal Answer: B Explanation: QUESTION NO: 553 Answer: B Explanation: QUESTION NO: 554 The security administrator is getting reports from users that they are accessing certain websites and are unable to download anything off of those sites. Smurf attacks D. Password behaviors B. B." . "Pass Any Exam. Phishing attacks C.

Answer: A Explanation: QUESTION NO: 555 A visitor plugs their laptop into the network and receives a warning about their antivirus being outof-date along with various patches that are missing. The security posture is disabled on the network but remediation must take place before access is given to the visitor on that laptop. B. The IDS detected that the visitor’s laptop did not have the right patches and updates so the IDS blocked access to the network. Which of the following is the MOST likely cause? A." . This application can be disabled to prevent any further incidents because it was not necessary for any server functions. D. C.com Ac tua lTe sts .CompTIA SY0-201: Practice Exam C.co m 185 .actualtests. The security posture is enabled on the network and remediation must take place before access is given to the visitor on that laptop. the administrator determines the attack successfully exploited a vulnerability in IIS.www. After investigating the incident. Which of the following could have prevented this incident? A. D. Answer: C Explanation: QUESTION NO: 556 A security administrator notices unusual activity from a server when reviewing system logs and finds it has been compromised. The visitor is unable to access the Internet or any network resources. The router is denying all traffic from those sites. Reviewing centralized logs C. Enhanced password complexity Answer: C Explanation: "Pass Any Exam. Disabling unnecessary services D. The firewall is blocking web activity. Disabling unnecessary accounts B. Any Time. The IPS detected that the visitor’s laptop did not have the right patches and updates so it prevented its access to the network.

Username and PIN B." . Any Time.CompTIA SY0-201: Practice Exam QUESTION NO: 557 Which of the following is true about the private key in a PKI? A. It is used to decrypt the email hash in signed emails D. It must be encrypted Answer: A Explanation: QUESTION NO: 559 Which of the following is an example of authentication using something a user has and something a user is? A. It is used by the CA to validate a user’s identity C.co m . It must be kept secret D. It should be kept public B.com 186 Ac tua lTe sts . Token and fingerprint scan Answer: D Explanation: QUESTION NO: 560 "Pass Any Exam. It signs other keys C. Token and PIN C.www. It is used to encrypt the email hash in signed emails Answer: D Explanation: QUESTION NO: 558 Which of the following is true about the CRL? A. It is used by the recovery agent to generate a lost public key B. Password and retina scan D.actualtests.

key in escrow. private key." . Issue a new CA. Kerberos C.CompTIA SY0-201: Practice Exam The recovery agent is used to recover the: A. Submit the private key to the CRL.actualtests. C. LDAP E. C. D. Answer: A Explanation: QUESTION NO: 562 A. D. root certificate. TACACS+ B. Any Time. Answer: D Explanation: QUESTION NO: 561 Which of the following must a security administrator do when the private key of a web server has been compromised by an intruder? A. B.co m . Use the recovery agent to revoke the key.com 187 Ac Which of the following is a security administrator MOST likely to use to centrally manage authentication across network devices? (Select TWO). tua lTe sts . Submit the public key to the CRL. MSSQL Answer: A.www. public key.C Explanation: QUESTION NO: 563 "Pass Any Exam. RADIUS D. B.

USB extension cable D.www." . Buffer overflow D.CompTIA SY0-201: Practice Exam Which of the following should a security administrator implement to prevent users from disrupting network connectivity. VLAN separation B. Any Time. USB encryptor B. if a user connects both ends of a network cable to different switch ports? A. Ext2 file system Answer: A Explanation: QUESTION NO: 566 "Pass Any Exam.com 188 Ac tua lTe Answer: D Explanation: sts A. Integer overflow B. Access control C.actualtests. Hardware write lock C.co m Which of the following attacks is MOST likely prevented when a website does not allow the a€?<’ character as the input in a web form field? . DMZ Answer: C Explanation: QUESTION NO: 564 QUESTION NO: 565 Which of the following must be installed on a flash drive to allow for portable drive data confidentiality? A. SQL injection C. Loop protection D. Cross-site scripting .

Which of the following BEST describes what has occurred? A. Trojan D.CompTIA SY0-201: Practice Exam A disgruntled employee inserts additional code into the payroll system which will activate only if the employee is dismissed. The PC has become infected with adware.com Ac tua lTe sts . D. Answer: A Explanation: QUESTION NO: 568 A user downloads a keygen to install pirated software. Which of the following BEST describes this type of threat? A. Logic bomb B. Spyware Answer: A Explanation: QUESTION NO: 567 While browsing the Internet. and then crashes. Logic bomb B. an administrator notices their browser behaves erratically. Backdoor C. The PC has become part of a botnet. The PC has become a spam host. The PC has become infected with spyware. Upon restarting the PC." . After running the keygen. C.www. Adware Answer: C Explanation: "Pass Any Exam. system performance is extremely slow and numerous antivirus alerts are displayed. Which of the following BEST describes this type of malware? A.actualtests. the administrator notices performance is extremely slow and there are hundreds of outbound connections to various websites. Worm C. B. appears to download something. Rootkit D.co m 189 . Any Time.

Database B. Which of the following BEST describes what is occurring? A. Spoofing Answer: C Explanation: QUESTION NO: 571 Which of the following is the MOST secure way of storing keys or digital certificates used for decryption/encryption of SSL sessions? A. X-Mas attack B. DDoS attack C. Hard drive "Pass Any Exam. a user receives numerous instant messages from strangers advertising products or trying to send files.actualtests. HSM C. Any Time.www.co m 190 . Spim D.CompTIA SY0-201: Practice Exam QUESTION NO: 569 An online banking portal is not accessible by customers during a holiday season. Which of the following BEST describes the threat? A." . DNS poisoning D. Key escrow D. extremely high network traffic being directed towards the web interface of the banking portal from various external networks.com Ac tua lTe sts . Spear phishing B. DOS attack Answer: B Explanation: QUESTION NO: 570 While chatting with friends over IM. IT and network administrators notice sustained. Spam C.

com Ac Answer: D Explanation: tua lTe sts .11n router. D. Rule-based management C. C.www. Back office staff accessing and updating details on the mainframe via SSH. Data leakage can occur as an SSH tunnel may be established to home PCs. B. C. Host based firewalls may crash due to protocol compatibility issues.CompTIA SY0-201: Practice Exam Answer: B Explanation: QUESTION NO: 572 Which of the following is the MOST likely implication of a corporate firewall rule that allows TCP port 22 from any internal IP to any external site? A. Developers copying data from production to the test environments via a USB stick. Encrypted backup tapes left unattended at reception for offsite storage." . System hardening B. QUESTION NO: 574 A network administrator changes the default users and passwords on an 802. IPSec VPN access for home users will be limited to TCP port 22 only. B. Network separation D. Any Time. Accounting transferring confidential staff details via SFTP to the payroll department. NAT of external websites to the internal network will be limited to TCP port 22 only.co m Answer: A Explanation: 191 . Which of the following is an example of network management? A. QUESTION NO: 573 Which of the following is MOST likely to result in data leakage? A.actualtests. D. VLAN management "Pass Any Exam.

" .co m Answer: D Explanation: .com 192 Ac tua A. Common access card C. FTP active C.actualtests. Strong password complexity D. enhances platform authentication by storing unique RSA keys and providing cryptoprocessing? sts . TPM C. when used in conjunction with software-based encryption.CompTIA SY0-201: Practice Exam Answer: A Explanation: QUESTION NO: 575 Which of the following is the file transfer function that utilizes the MOST secure form of data transport? A. Biometric authentication "Pass Any Exam. Biometrics lTe Which of the following. Full disk encryption B. SFTP QUESTION NO: 576 Answer: B Explanation: QUESTION NO: 577 Which of the following is the BEST way to mitigate data leakage if a portable device is compromised? A. LDAP B. Any Time. FTP passive D. Kerberos D. TFTP B.www.

TMP QUESTION NO: 579 Answer: A. Brute force attack C. sts .B Explanation: QUESTION NO: 580 Which of the following exploitation types involves injection of pseudo-random data in order to crash or provide unexpected results from an application? A.actualtests. Cross-site forgery B. HSM C.com 193 Ac A. Cloud computer B. Encrypted USB tua lTe Which of the following devices provides storage for RSA or asymmetric keys and may assist in user authentication? (Select TWO).CompTIA SY0-201: Practice Exam Answer: A Explanation: QUESTION NO: 578 Which of the following is a removable device that may be used to encrypt in a high availability clustered environment? A." . Facial recognition scanner D. Any Time. Hardware security module C. Trusted platform module B. Biometrics D.co m Answer: B Explanation: . Cross-site scripting "Pass Any Exam. Full disk encryption E.www.

www.actualtests. A." . Any Time. SSID D. Fuzzing Answer: D Explanation: QUESTION NO: 581 Which of the following can be disabled to prevent easy identification of a wireless network? A. and hired a secure shredding and disposal service. DHCP B. MAC filtering D. Whaling B.CompTIA SY0-201: Practice Exam D.com 194 Ac A. Dumpster diving "Pass Any Exam. MAC filtering C. WEP B. Which of the following attacks is the security administrator trying to mitigate? (Select TWO). password protected screen savers.co m . SSID broadcast C. AP isolation tua lTe Which of the following should be enabled to ensure only certain wireless clients can access the network? sts . LEAP Answer: C Explanation: QUESTION NO: 582 Answer: C Explanation: QUESTION NO: 583 The security administrator implemented privacy screens.

Time of day restrictions C.www. Proximity readers Answer: D Explanation: QUESTION NO: 586 Which of the following protocols can be implemented to monitor network devices? "Pass Any Exam. Single sign-on Answer: B. and prevent them from accessing accounting's network at all times. Video surveillance C.C Explanation: QUESTION NO: 584 A security administrator wants to prevent users in sales from accessing their servers after 6:00 p. Tailgating E.actualtests. Shoulder surfing D. Mantraps D. Any Time. Access control lists D. Mandatory access control E.m.C Explanation: Which of the following would be implemented if an administrator wants a door to electronically unlock when certain employees need access to a location? A." .. Separation of duties B. Which of the following should the administrator implement to accomplish these goals? (Select TWO). Device locks B.CompTIA SY0-201: Practice Exam C.co m 195 .com Ac tua QUESTION NO: 585 lTe sts . Impersonation Answer: B. A.

CompTIA SY0-201: Practice Exam A. Multifactor Answer: D Explanation: QUESTION NO: 589 Which of the following access control methods is considered the MOST difficult to forge? A.co m . SFTP D. Session hijacking B.actualtests. Bluesnarfing C. IPSec B. Any Time.www.com 196 Ac tua lTe sts . Biometrics D. Shoulder surfing Answer: C Explanation: QUESTION NO: 588 Which of the following is considered strong authentication? A. RFIDs "Pass Any Exam. Smart card C. Tailgating D. Trusted OS B." . FTPS C. SNMP Answer: D Explanation: QUESTION NO: 587 Which of the following attacks allows a user to access a location by following someone who has access? A.

actualtests.com 197 Ac tua lTe QUESTION NO: 591 sts . IP allow any any B. PIV D. Tokens Answer: D Explanation: QUESTION NO: 592 Which of the following is an example of the type of access control methodology provided on Windows systems by default? A. Implicit deny C. Time of day restrictions Answer: B Explanation: Which of the following allows a user to have a one-time password? A.www. User IDs Answer: B Explanation: QUESTION NO: 590 Which of the following is MOST likely to be the last rule contained on any firewall? A. Any Time.CompTIA SY0-201: Practice Exam B. Single Sign-On B. Separation of duties D. SSO C. Biometrics C. Biometrics B. Discretionary Access Control (DAC) "Pass Any Exam.co m . Passwords D." .

Vulnerability scanning B.co m . Review honeypot logs D. Design review C. Code review D." . Fuzzing Answer: C Explanation: QUESTION NO: 594 Answer: A Explanation: QUESTION NO: 595 Which of the following describes a passive attempt to identify weaknesses? A. Any Time. Risk calculation tua Which of the following identifies some of the running services on a system? lTe sts .actualtests. Determine open ports B.www. Mandatory Access Control (MAC) D. Zero day attack "Pass Any Exam. Baseline reporting B. Review baseline reporting C. Rule based Access Control (RBAC) Answer: B Explanation: QUESTION NO: 593 Which of the following is the MOST thorough way to discover software vulnerabilities after its release? A.CompTIA SY0-201: Practice Exam C.com 198 Ac A.

co m 199 .www.com Ac tua A. Code review "Pass Any Exam. LDAP injection D. Host software baselining C. White box testing D. On-demand computing B." . Virtualization D. Any Time. Blue jacking Answer: B Explanation: QUESTION NO: 597 Answer: C Explanation: QUESTION NO: 598 Which of the following is a security best practice implemented before placing a new server online? A.CompTIA SY0-201: Practice Exam C. Black box testing C. Port scanning D. Penetration testing Answer: A Explanation: QUESTION NO: 596 Which of the following is another name for fuzzing proprietary software? A. XML injection B. Grey box testing B. Malicious add-ons lTe Which of the following application attacks can be used against Active Directory based systems? sts .actualtests. SQL injection C.

Antivirus B. Cable locks Answer: C Explanation: QUESTION NO: 601 Which of the following software types helps protect against non-malicious but irritating malware? A.CompTIA SY0-201: Practice Exam Answer: B Explanation: QUESTION NO: 599 Which of the following can be implemented as a physical security control? A. Hard drive encryption D.co m .com 200 Ac tua lTe sts QUESTION NO: 600 . Pop-up blockers B.actualtests. Device encryption Answer: C Explanation: Which of the following is a technical control that should be implemented to prevent data loss from laptop theft? A. Antivirus C. Any Time. GPS tracking B. Anti-spyware Answer: A "Pass Any Exam. Cable locks D." . Host-based firewalls D. GPS tracking C. Antivirus C.www.

CCTV B. Any Time.CompTIA SY0-201: Practice Exam Explanation: QUESTION NO: 602 Which of the following is the MOST common security issue on web-based applications? A.com 201 Ac tua lTe A. Fuzzing Answer: C Explanation: QUESTION NO: 603 Answer: B Explanation: QUESTION NO: 604 Which of the following security concerns is MOST prominent when utilizing cloud computing service providers? A. Hardware security B. Blended systems and data Answer: D Explanation: "Pass Any Exam. Armed guard C." .actualtests. Proper lighting D. Transport layer security C.www. Input validation D. Access list sts Which of the following is a preventative physical security control? . Mobile device access C.co m . Removable storage media D. Video surveillance B.

" .com Ac tua lTe A. Password recovery requirements B. Password expiration Answer: B Explanation: "Pass Any Exam.www.co m 202 . Password complexity requirements Answer: C Explanation: QUESTION NO: 606 Answer: D Explanation: QUESTION NO: 607 Which of the following is an example of allowing a user to perform a self-service password reset? A. Password expiration requirements D. Password length requirements C. Password recovery requirements B. Password complexity D. Any Time. Password length B. Password recovery C.CompTIA SY0-201: Practice Exam QUESTION NO: 605 Which of the following is an example of forcing users to change their password every 90 days? A. Password expiration requirements D. Password length requirements sts Which of the following is an example of requiring users to have a password of 16 characters or more? . Password complexity requirements C.actualtests.

Ensure minimum password length is acquired. VPN Answer: A Explanation: QUESTION NO: 609 Which of the following is a security best practice when an employee leaves the company? A. D.actualtests. Ensure password complexity requirements are met.www. Content inspection C." . Account password complexity B.co m 203 . Any Time. Account reissue Answer: B Explanation: QUESTION NO: 610 Which of the following is an account management principle for simplified user administration? A. B. Disable unused system accounts. Answer: C Explanation: "Pass Any Exam. Implement access based on groups.com Ac tua lTe sts . Network bridge D.CompTIA SY0-201: Practice Exam QUESTION NO: 608 Which of the following is a security control that can utilize a command such as a€?deny ip any any’? A. Account disablement C. C. ACL B. Account password recovery D.

Cross-site scripting Answer: D Explanation: Answer: D Explanation: QUESTION NO: 613 Role-based access control is: A. Answer: D Explanation: "Pass Any Exam.com Ac tua lTe A.CompTIA SY0-201: Practice Exam QUESTION NO: 611 Which of the following web application security weaknesses can be mitigated by preventing the use of HTML tags? A. C. job function specific. Any Time. DoS C. XSS sts ." . SQL injection C. B. D.co Which of the following appears to the user as a legitimate site but is in fact an attack from a malicious site? m QUESTION NO: 612 204 .www. Phishing B. Error and exception handling D. multifactor. user specific. LDAP injection B. XSRF D. single sign-on.actualtests.

www. administrative account lockout.com 205 Ac QUESTION NO: 616 tua lTe sts . Organize data based on severity and asset value. escalation of privileges. access to the UAT documentation but not the source code.CompTIA SY0-201: Practice Exam QUESTION NO: 614 A system administrator could have a user level account and an administrator account to prevent: A. access to the source code and the development documentation. implicit deny. Answer: B Explanation: QUESTION NO: 615 Which of the following would be the BEST action to perform when conducting a corporate vulnerability assessment? A. C. no access to the application’s source code and development documentation. B. D. Answer: B Explanation: A Black Box assessment of an application is one where the security assessor has: A.co m . no access to the source code but access to the development documentation. B.actualtests. D. Update antivirus signatures and apply patches. C. Examine the vulnerability data using a network analyzer." . B. Any Time. D. Answer: B Explanation: QUESTION NO: 617 "Pass Any Exam. C. Document scan results for the change control board. password sharing.

Social engineering B. D. Botnet D. C. Trojan Answer: A Explanation: QUESTION NO: 618 Which of the following BEST explains the security benefit of a standardized server image? A. QUESTION NO: 619 A business-critical application will be installed on an Internet facing server. Adware C.co m 206 . Which of the following is occurring in this situation? A." . Anti-virus software will be installed and current.www. The message states that antivirus software should be downloaded from the site to clean the infection. Operating system license use is easier to track. All current security updates for the operating system will have already been applied.CompTIA SY0-201: Practice Exam A user browsing the Internet sees a message on a webpage indicating their computer is infected. Vendor-provided hardening documentation should be reviewed and applied. C. Which of the following is the BEST security control that should be performed in conjunction with updating the application to the MOST current version? A. B. Any Time.actualtests. The firewall should be configured to allow the application to auto-update. Answer: D Explanation: "Pass Any Exam. The firewall should be configured to prevent the application from auto-updating. B. Mandated security configurations have been made to the operating system.com Ac tua lTe Answer: B Explanation: sts . D. A port scan should be run against the application’s server.

actualtests. C." . D.co A company needs to reduce the risk of employees emailing confidential data outside of the company. B. Install a network-based DLP device B. Change management D.CompTIA SY0-201: Practice Exam QUESTION NO: 620 A web application has been found to be vulnerable to a SQL injection attack.com Ac tua lTe A.www. Full disk encryption C. Implement transport encryption D. Change the server’s SSL key and add the previous key to the CRL. Install a host-based firewall. Which of the following BEST describes the required remediation action? A. Add input validation to forms. Any Time. Which of the following describes an applicable security control to mitigate this threat? m QUESTION NO: 621 207 . Prevent the use of USB drives C. Configure the firewall to block port 110 sts . Answer: D Explanation: Answer: A Explanation: QUESTION NO: 622 Which of the following security controls should be implemented to prevent server administrators from accessing information stored within an application on a server? A. Implicit deny Answer: A Explanation: "Pass Any Exam. Install missing security updates for the operating system. File encryption B.

com 208 Ac QUESTION NO: 625 tua lTe sts A. IPv6 B. HIDS C.www. DNSSEC C." . SNMPv3 . One-time pad Answer: C Explanation: QUESTION NO: 626 "Pass Any Exam.CompTIA SY0-201: Practice Exam QUESTION NO: 623 Which of the following should be enforced on mobile devices to prevent data loss from stolen devices? A. USB encryption D. SNMPv2 D. Any Time. Device encryption B. Trusted platform module D.co Which of the following can be deployed to provide secure tunneling services? m QUESTION NO: 624 . Common access card B. Host-based firewall Answer: A Explanation: Answer: A Explanation: Which of the following is MOST likely used to secure the creation of cryptographic keys? A.actualtests. Hashing algorithm C.

Network-based intrusion detection system C." .com Ac tua lTe Answer: B Explanation: sts . XML injection C. The photos are not checked and users trade badges to be able to access resources for which they are not personally authorized. SQL injection D.actualtests. Authentication without authorization verification B. Any Time. Disabling unnecessary services D. Distributed denial of service Answer: A Explanation: "Pass Any Exam. This is an example of which of the following? A.CompTIA SY0-201: Practice Exam Which of the following is MOST likely to reduce the threat of a zero day vulnerability? A. Host-based intrusion detection system Answer: C Explanation: QUESTION NO: 627 A proximity badge is provided to all users. Both authentication and authorization verification QUESTION NO: 628 During the analysis of malicious code.co m 209 . Buffer overflow B. Authorization verification without authentication C. This is MOST likely an example of which of the following? A. a security analyst discovers JavaScript being used to send random data to another service on the same system.www. each with the owners’ photo. Neither authentication nor authorization verification D. Patch management B.

B. Answer: C Explanation: QUESTION NO: 630 Answer: B Explanation: QUESTION NO: 631 Which of the following is MOST relevant when investigating a SQL injection attack? A. Header manipulation C. Sequence numbers D.co m 210 ." . Java byte code Answer: A Explanation: "Pass Any Exam. Large dump files C. Header manipulation sts Which of the following MOST likely occurs when a user discovers a packet capture attack on a computer connected to a wireless network? . Any Time. there are unauthorized transactions in the database on Server2. D. Which of the following has MOST likely occurred? A. A logic bomb has been installed on Server1. Malformed frames D. Finally.www. A replay attack has been used against Server2. Invalid checksums B. On Server1 there is an executable named tcpdump and several files that appear to be network dump files.CompTIA SY0-201: Practice Exam QUESTION NO: 629 A security administrator discovers that Server1 and Server2 have been compromised. A botnet command and control has been installed on Server1.com Ac tua lTe A. C.actualtests. A backdoor has been installed on Server2. Stored procedures B. and then observes unauthorized outgoing connections from Server1 to Server2.

the finance department reported their applications were not working correctly.www. Set flags C." .co m 211 .actualtests. Worm D. Java instructions C. Logic bomb C. Flags Answer: D Explanation: QUESTION NO: 634 A system administrator was recently laid off for compromising various accounting systems within the company. Overlap B. Trojan horse "Pass Any Exam. Rootkit B. Sequence numbers B. This is an example of which of the following? A. Upon further investigation. Any Time.CompTIA SY0-201: Practice Exam QUESTION NO: 632 Which of the following MOST relevant to a buffer overflow attack? A. Payload section D.com Ac tua lTe sts . it was determined that unauthorized accounting software was installed onto a financial system and several application exploits existed within that system. NOOP instructions Answer: D Explanation: QUESTION NO: 633 Which of the following is specific to header manipulation? A. IV length D. A few months later.

com Ac tua During a company’s relocation.co m 212 . Pharming C. Vishing B. the security administrator notices that the phone number on the email does not match the phone number listed on the bank’s website. the technician did reach the exact answering system as the bank and eventually to an actual bank representative. Spear Phishing Answer: A Explanation: QUESTION NO: 636 A. Upon calling that number.actualtests. a security administrator notices that several hard copies of company directories are being thrown away in public dumpsters. SPIM D. This is an example of which of the following? A. Which of the following attack types is "Pass Any Exam.CompTIA SY0-201: Practice Exam Answer: D Explanation: QUESTION NO: 635 A user reports that there have been several invalid charges on their company credit card.www. Social engineering D. Which of the following attacks is the company vulnerable to without the proper user training and awareness? lTe sts . Brute force Answer: C Explanation: QUESTION NO: 637 A security administrator performs several war driving routes each month and recently has noticed a certain area with a large number of unauthorized devices. While examining the email. The user said these charges occurred after a recent phone call to the bank due to an unusual email the user received. Hoaxes B. Any Time. Phishing C." .

CompTIA SY0-201: Practice Exam MOST likely occurring? A. Which of the following assessment techniques need to be performed to identify the issue? A. Remote access implementation D.com Ac tua lTe sts ." . Vulnerability scan C.co m 213 . the users are still reporting issues of data being corrupt. Penetration testing Answer: B Explanation: QUESTION NO: 639 A security administrator has recently performed a detailed datacenter inventory of all hardware and software. Virtualization C. Data integrity check D. After a recent patch update to those systems. Which of the following design elements would eliminate the wasted resources and improve the datacenter’s footprint? A. Bluejacking Answer: B Explanation: QUESTION NO: 638 Users of specific systems are reporting that their data has been corrupted. Rogue access points C. This analysis has resulted in identifying a lot of wasted resources. IV attack D.actualtests. Hosted IP Centrex Answer: B Explanation: "Pass Any Exam. Any Time. Interference B.www. Hardware baseline review B. NAC B.

CompTIA SY0-201: Practice Exam QUESTION NO: 640 A user reports that after a recent business trip." .co m 214 . Which of the following algorithms would adhere to company policy? . Updating the user’s laptop with current antivirus B.com Ac tua lTe A. DES B. Updating the anti-spam application on the laptop C. their laptop started having performance issues and unauthorized emails have been sent out from the laptop. which of the following is the administrator looking for? A.www. Chain of custody C. Any Time.actualtests. Steganography B. AES sts The company encryption policy requires all encryption algorithms used on the corporate network to have a key length of 128-bits. Digital signatures D. Updating the user’s digital signature Answer: A Explanation: QUESTION NO: 641 Answer: D Explanation: QUESTION NO: 642 If a security administrator is reviewing a JPEG’s metadata and hash against an unverified copy of the graphic. Installing a new pop-up blocker D. 3DES D. Which of the following will resolve this issue? A. SHA C. Whole disk encryption Answer: A Explanation: "Pass Any Exam.

IPSec C.co m 215 . Load balancer C.com Ac tua lTe sts . Key escrow and PKI D. Algorithms and key escrow C." . Open proxy B.CompTIA SY0-201: Practice Exam QUESTION NO: 643 Which of the following technologies is often used by attackers to hide the origin of an attack? A. ICMP D. SSL B.www. PKI and keys B.actualtests. Flood guard D. Algorithms and keys Answer: D Explanation: "Pass Any Exam. DNS Answer: D Explanation: QUESTION NO: 645 Which of the following are the two basic components upon which cryptography relies? A. Any Time. URL filtering Answer: A Explanation: QUESTION NO: 644 Which of the following is susceptible to reverse lookup attacks if not configured properly? A.

Side to side. URL filtering E. Directly from the point of the antenna. Trust models Answer: B Explanation: Answer: D Explanation: QUESTION NO: 648 Which of the following should be checked for when conducting a wireless audit? (Select TWO). parallel with the floor D. Up and down. A.com Ac tua lTe A. Recovery agent B.co Which of the following describes the direction the signal will emanate from if a wireless omnidirectional antenna is placed parallel to the floor? m QUESTION NO: 647 216 .C Explanation: "Pass Any Exam." . Digital signature C. perpendicular to the floor sts . Open proxies Answer: B. parallel to the floor C.CompTIA SY0-201: Practice Exam QUESTION NO: 646 Which of the following can be used to verify the integrity of a message’s content as well as the identity of the sender? A.www. Key escrow D. Any Time. Antenna placement C. In a downward direction.actualtests. Open relays B. perpendicular to the floor B. Encryption of wireless traffic D.

3DES sts . C0mPTIA E.actualtests. A. MD5 C. LANMAN B. Inside the DMZ C.CompTIA SY0-201: Practice Exam QUESTION NO: 649 Which of the following passwords have the MOST similar key space? (Select TWO). 5938472938193859392 Answer: A. On an non-routable network D. On a wireless network B. Which of the following is in use by the company? m QUESTION NO: 650 217 . Any Time. On a secure internal network Answer: B Explanation: "Pass Any Exam. Mypassword!2~ D. AnDwWe9 B. WEP D." .D Explanation: QUESTION NO: 651 A security engineer working at a public CA is implementing and installing a new CRL.com Ac tua Answer: A Explanation: lTe A. Where should the administrator logically place the server? A.www. check123 C.co A security administrator has discovered through a password auditing software that most passwords can be discovered by cracking the first seven characters and then cracking the second part of the password.

co m 218 .actualtests. "Pass Any Exam." . B. VLAN 100 is on the internal network. TACACS can only be used on switches and routers while TACACS+ supports firewalls as well. It should be shut down and kept in a secure location. The server is in the DMZ. Which of the following is the BEST strategy for the root CA after deploying an intermediate trusted CA? A. D. This server can be reached from the Internet. B. C. TACACS does not encrypt authentication while TACACS+ does. lTe sts A security administrator has installed a new server and has asked a network engineer to place the server within VLAN 100. but the security engineer is unable to connect from the server to internal company resources.CompTIA SY0-201: Practice Exam QUESTION NO: 652 A security engineer is deploying a new CA.com Ac Answer: C Explanation: tua A. D.www. Any Time. It should be placed outside of the firewall. Which of the following is the MOST likely cause? . The administrator has discovered that: A. The server is connected with a crossover cable. D. C. TACACS+ uses TCP while TACACS can use either TCP or UDP. Answer: D Explanation: QUESTION NO: 653 QUESTION NO: 654 A security administrator is researching the main difference between TACACS and TACACS+ before deciding which one to install. It should be placed within an internal network. It should be placed in the DMZ. C. B. VLAN 100 does not have a default route. TACACS uses IPX and TACACS+ only supports IP.

The CA is not in the browser’s root authority list. Quantum cryptography C. VPN concentrator D. Web security gateway "Pass Any Exam.co m Answer: B Explanation: .actualtests. Hashing lTe An security administrator shows a user a method of hiding information by printing text so small that it appears as a period or colon.com 219 Ac tua A. The intermediate CA was taken offline. Steganography B.CompTIA SY0-201: Practice Exam Answer: B Explanation: QUESTION NO: 655 Which of the following is true when a user browsing to an HTTPS site receives the message: a€?The site’s certificate is not trusted’? A.www. Mandatory Access Control (MAC) C. Which of the following BEST achieves this requirement? A. C. Transport encryption D. Software based firewall B. B. The CA is not in the default CRL. Any Time. QUESTION NO: 656 Answer: A Explanation: QUESTION NO: 657 An IT administrator wants to provide 250 staff with secure remote access to the corporate network." . Which of the following BEST describes this security type? sts . The certificate has expired and was not renewed. D.

21 C. SSL C." . demilitarized zone. FTP D. A. load balancer. 22 D. TLS B. lTe A technician must configure a network device to allow only certain protocols to the external servers and block requests to other internal sources.com 220 Ac tua A.www. 23 QUESTION NO: 659 Answer: D Explanation: QUESTION NO: 660 Which of the following protocols should be used to ensure that the data remains encrypted during transport over the Internet? (Select THREE). layer 2 switch. B. D. This is an example of a: sts . SSH "Pass Any Exam.actualtests. Which of the following is the control port by default? A. 20 B. Any Time. stateful firewall. C.CompTIA SY0-201: Practice Exam Answer: C Explanation: QUESTION NO: 658 A network administrator must configure an FTP server in active-mode.co m Answer: B Explanation: .

Anti-spam software D. HTTP B.CompTIA SY0-201: Practice Exam E." . Kerberos Answer: D Explanation: QUESTION NO: 663 Which of the following controls would the security administrator implement if clients have to use at least ten upper and lower case alpha-numeric characters and special symbols? A.B. HTTP F. Password complexity "Pass Any Exam. Which of the following should the security administrator check? A.com 221 Ac tua lTe sts .co m . Any Time. SFTP D. HTTPS C. ACLs C. The security administrator has verified the ports are open on the network firewall.actualtests.www. TFTP Answer: A.D Explanation: QUESTION NO: 661 A user is no longer able to transfer files to the FTP server. Anti-virus software B. NIDS Answer: B Explanation: QUESTION NO: 662 Which of the following can be used to help prevent man-in-the-middle attacks? A.

Username lockout C. Expiration B. Any Time. Disablement Answer: C Explanation: QUESTION NO: 665 A. Disablement C. Complexity Answer: A Explanation: QUESTION NO: 666 Which of the following should be used to help prevent device theft of unused assets? A.com 222 Ac tua Which of the following security controls should be implemented if an account was created for a temporary user that will only be employed for the next four months? lTe sts .www. Recovery B.actualtests. Account disablement Answer: A Explanation: QUESTION NO: 664 Which of the following account policies would be enforced if a user tried to log into their account several times and was disabled for a set amount of time? A.CompTIA SY0-201: Practice Exam B.co m . HSM device "Pass Any Exam." . File encryption strength D. Lockout D. Lockout D. Expiration C.

www. GPS tracking Answer: B Explanation: QUESTION NO: 667 Which of the following is BEST described as a scenario where organizational management decides not to provide a service offering because it presents an unacceptable risk to the organization? A. 143 Answer: B Explanation: QUESTION NO: 669 Which of the following should be integrated into the fire alarm systems to help prevent a fire from spreading? "Pass Any Exam.co m 223 . 110 D." .com Ac tua lTe sts .CompTIA SY0-201: Practice Exam B. 21 B. Deterrence D. Avoidance Answer: D Explanation: QUESTION NO: 668 Which of the following ports would a security administrator block if the administrator wanted to stop users from accessing outside SMTP services? A. Device encryption D. Any Time. Locking cabinet C. Acceptance C.actualtests. Mitigation B. 25 C.

Anomaly based detection B.CompTIA SY0-201: Practice Exam A. Screen lock C.co m . This is an example of which of the following? A. Thermostats Answer: A Explanation: QUESTION NO: 670 Which of the following can be implemented that will only prevent viewing the home screen on a mobile device if left momentarily unattended? A. Which of the following would BEST prevent the malicious insider from accessing the client records? "Pass Any Exam. Video monitoring D.www. Whole disk encryption B. Remote wipe Answer: B Explanation: QUESTION NO: 671 An in-line network device examines traffic and determines that a parameter within a common protocol is well outside of expected boundaries. Behavior based detection C.actualtests." . Signature based detection Answer: A Explanation: QUESTION NO: 672 A malicious insider obtains a copy of a virtual machine image for a server containing client financial records from the in-house virtualization cluster. Cable lock D. Humidity controls C. Any Time. HVAC B. IV attack detection D.com 224 Ac tua lTe sts .

www.co m . but the insider’s lawyer insists the laptop cannot be identified. Ensure an application firewall protects the application Answer: C Explanation: QUESTION NO: 675 Which of the following is MOST likely occurring if a website visitor has passwords harvested from "Pass Any Exam. Third-party white box testing of the completed application before it goes live B. File and folder encryption Answer: D Explanation: QUESTION NO: 673 Based on logs from file servers.actualtests. Which of the following would BEST be used to identify the specific computer used by the insider? A. Explicitly include security gates during the SDLC D. Third-party black box testing of the completed application before it goes live C." . remote access systems. Portable media encryption D. The affected company wants access to the laptop to determine loss. a malicious insider was stealing data using a personal laptop while connected by VPN.com 225 Ac Which of the following is the MOST effective method to provide security for an in-house created application during software development? tua lTe sts . Computer name Answer: C Explanation: QUESTION NO: 674 A. Cloud computing B. Any Time. IP address B. Separation of duties C. MAC address D. and IDS.CompTIA SY0-201: Practice Exam A. User profiles C.

www. Fuzzing C. Confidentiality B. Non-repudiation C. Cookies D. XSRF C." .com 226 Ac tua lTe sts . Transmission speed D. Which of the following is responsible for this information disclosure? A. Transport encryption Answer: B Explanation: QUESTION NO: 678 "Pass Any Exam. SQL injection B.CompTIA SY0-201: Practice Exam the web browser’s cache? A. Buffer overflow B. Error handling Answer: D Explanation: QUESTION NO: 677 Which of the following describes why the sender of an email may encrypt the email with a private key? A.co m . XSS D. Pharming Answer: B Explanation: QUESTION NO: 676 An attacker incorrectly submits data on a website’s form and is able to determine the type of database used by the application and the SQL statements used to query that database.actualtests. Any Time.

Non-repudiation E. Encryption B. risk management framework. quantitative risk assessment. qualitative risk assessment." . TACACS+ C. authorization and audit? A. business impact analysis. Integrity C. which of the following protocols uses multiple-challenge responses for authentication. . Availability Answer: B.co m Upper management decides which risk to mitigate based on cost. Any Time. D. B.com 227 Ac Which of the following is the primary purpose of using a digital signature? (Select TWO).CompTIA SY0-201: Practice Exam When granting access.actualtests. Confidentiality D. C. LDAP D. tua lTe Answer: D Explanation: sts A.www. TACACS B. RADIUS Answer: B Explanation: QUESTION NO: 679 QUESTION NO: 680 A. This is an example of: .D Explanation: QUESTION NO: 681 "Pass Any Exam.

LDAP D.co m Which of the following attacks is manifested as an embedded HTML image object or JavaScript image tag in an email? 228 . Twofish B.actualtests.com Ac tua lTe Answer: D Explanation: sts A. 25 or more alpha-numeric characters C. Cross-site request forgery D. numbers. ACLs C. Any Time. Cross-site scripting . Two-factor authentication D." . Exception handling B. Kerberos Answer: C Explanation: QUESTION NO: 682 QUESTION NO: 683 Which of the following increases the key space of a password the MOST? A. Sequential alpha-numeric patterns Answer: A Explanation: QUESTION NO: 684 "Pass Any Exam.www.CompTIA SY0-201: Practice Exam Which of the following authentication methods is typical among corporate environments to authenticate a list of employees? A. and special characters B. Letters. Adware C.

com Ac tua QUESTION NO: 686 lTe sts . The proxy server needs to be specially configured for all social networking sites. Any Time. To verify that users are utilizing data storage resources D.actualtests. Answer: D Explanation: Which of the following describes the importance of enacting and maintaining a clean desk policy? A.www. To ensure that data is kept on encrypted network shares B. The users can unintentionally post sensitive company information. To guarantee that users comply with local laws and regulations Answer: B Explanation: "Pass Any Exam. TFPT C. FTP B." . FTPS Answer: C Explanation: QUESTION NO: 685 Which of the following is the primary security reason why social networking sites should be blocked in a large corporation? A. The users’ work productivity decreases greatly. D. C. SFTP D.co m 229 . B.CompTIA SY0-201: Practice Exam Which of the following file transfer protocols is an extension of SSH? A. To avoid passwords and sensitive data from being unsecured C. The data traffic can cause system strain and can overwhelm the firewall rule sets.

High confidentiality. High confidentiality. Low confidentiality.CompTIA SY0-201: Practice Exam QUESTION NO: 687 An online book review forum is being designed for anonymous customers to share feedback with other potential readers. high availability D.com Ac tua lTe sts QUESTION NO: 688 . high integrity.co m Answer: D Explanation: 230 .www. Slack space C. Any Time. low availability C. SSH Answer: A Explanation: QUESTION NO: 689 In which of the following locations would a forensic analyst look to find a hooked process? A. SSL C. low integrity. ICMP D. Which of the following BEST represents the expected level of confidentiality. high integrity. and availability needed for the forum content that has been contributed by users? A. Rootkit Answer: C "Pass Any Exam." . IPSec B. Low confidentiality.actualtests. RAM D. The intention for the forum is to integrate into an existing online bookstore in order to boost sales. integrity. medium to high integrity. BIOS B. low availability B. medium availability Which of the following protocols implements security at the lowest OSI layer? A.

" . Annual test C. DRP C. Any Time. Encryption B.co m . Disaster recovery planning D.www. PKI D. BIA D.com 231 Ac tua lTe sts . Business impact analysis B.CompTIA SY0-201: Practice Exam Explanation: QUESTION NO: 690 Which of the following processes collects business/unit requirements as a main input when developing a business continuity plan? A. ACL Answer: B Explanation: "Pass Any Exam. SLA B.actualtests. NIST Answer: C Explanation: QUESTION NO: 691 Which of the following is a method for validating a BCP? A. Review audit logs Answer: B Explanation: QUESTION NO: 692 Which of the following provides integrity verification when storing data? A. Hashing C.

co m 232 .com Ac tua lTe A.CompTIA SY0-201: Practice Exam QUESTION NO: 693 Proper wireless antenna placement and radio power setting reduces the success of which of the following reconnaissance methods? A. CCMP D.www. War driving C. Security procedures review Answer: C Explanation: "Pass Any Exam. WPA B. Utilities cost analysis C. TKIP C. Business impact analysis D. Rogue APs B.actualtests. RF interference Answer: B Explanation: QUESTION NO: 694 Answer: C Explanation: QUESTION NO: 695 The decision to build a redundant data center MOST likely came from which of the following? A. Application performance monitoring B. Any Time. WEP sts Which of the following is the MOST secure wireless protocol? . Packet analysis D." .

Which of the following will be needed to meet this objective? A. Integrity C. Authenticity B. Tailgating Answer: D Explanation: "Pass Any Exam.co m 233 . Confidentiality Answer: B Explanation: QUESTION NO: 698 In high traffic areas. Off-site storage B. Warm site D." . security guards need to be MOST concerned about which of the following attacks? A. Hot site C. it is determined that a critical application can have no more than one hour of recovery time.com Ac tua lTe sts .actualtests. Blue jacking C.www. Which of the following concepts describes what has been compromised? A. Shoulder surfing D. Any Time.CompTIA SY0-201: Practice Exam QUESTION NO: 696 During business continuity planning. War driving B. Availability D. Cold site Answer: B Explanation: QUESTION NO: 697 A bulk update process fails and writes incorrect data throughout the database.

SNMP B." . Change management D. Smurf attack B. Forensic analysis Answer: C Explanation: "Pass Any Exam. Bluesnarfing D. NetBIOS C.co m .www. SMTP sts Which of the following protocols would an administrator MOST likely use to monitor the parameters of network devices? .CompTIA SY0-201: Practice Exam QUESTION NO: 699 Which of the following BEST describes an attack whereby unsolicited messages are sent to nearby mobile devices? A. Bluejacking C. Server clustering C. Any Time. Incident management B.actualtests.com 234 Ac tua lTe A. War driving Answer: B Explanation: QUESTION NO: 700 Answer: A Explanation: QUESTION NO: 701 Which of the following mitigation strategies is established to reduce risk when performing updates to business critical systems? A. ICMP D.

Deny TCP any C. Trusted OS as a Service Answer: A "Pass Any Exam." . IPSec D.www. Infrastructure as a Service D.CompTIA SY0-201: Practice Exam QUESTION NO: 702 Which of the following network ACL entries BEST represents the concept of implicit deny? A. Virtualization B.com 235 Ac Answer: D Explanation: tua A. Software as a Service C. Deny ANY any D. including allowing or denying traffic based on port. Any Time. or direction is an implementation of which of the following? . Deny UDP any B.co m . address. Platform as a Service B. Deny FTP any Answer: C Explanation: QUESTION NO: 703 QUESTION NO: 704 Which of the following cloud computing concepts is BEST described as providing an easy-toconfigure OS and on-demand computing for customers? A. protocol. Firewall rules lTe sts Applying detailed instructions to manage the flow of network traffic at the edge of the network. Port security C.actualtests.

Best practices B.com 236 Ac tua lTe sts . handling of corporate data.actualtests. EMI shielding D. Video monitoring C. Any Time.www. Zero day exploits Answer: A Explanation: QUESTION NO: 706 Which of the following environmental controls would BEST be used to regulate cooling within a datacenter? A. Social networking sites B. and security policies is important due to the popularity of which of the following? A. Wireless networks C." . Sensitive data Answer: D "Pass Any Exam. Phishing attacks C. Hot and cold aisles Answer: D Explanation: QUESTION NO: 707 Information classification is used to protect which of the following? A. Clustering D. Fire suppression B.co m .CompTIA SY0-201: Practice Exam Explanation: QUESTION NO: 705 User awareness training about proper disclosure of information. Virtual private networks D.

Job Description Answer: A Explanation: QUESTION NO: 710 Which of the following concepts ensures that the data is only viewable to authorized users? A. Integrity D. Biometrics C." .CompTIA SY0-201: Practice Exam Explanation: QUESTION NO: 708 Which of the following is the MOST appropriate risk mitigation strategy to use in order to identify an unauthorized administrative account? A. Availability B.actualtests.co m . Incident management C. Change management B. Any Time. Audit Logs D.www. Confidentiality Answer: D Explanation: "Pass Any Exam. Routine audits of system logs D. Separation of Duties C. Acceptable Use Policy B.com 237 Ac tua lTe sts . User’s rights and permissions review Answer: D Explanation: QUESTION NO: 709 Which of the following would be used to notify users of proper system usage? A.

www. Confidentiality D. Location with all required equipment loaded with all current patches and updates B. the administrator needs to ensure that their cold site is ready to go in case of a disaster." .co m 238 .actualtests. Location near the datacenter that meets power requirements D. Redundancy C.com Ac Answer: D Explanation: tua A. a hot site and a cold site. Continuity of day to day operations B. Any Time. Due to a recent disaster.CompTIA SY0-201: Practice Exam QUESTION NO: 711 Which of the following concepts ensures that the data does not change in route to its final destination? A. Location that meets power and connectivity requirements lTe sts A security administrator is in charge of a datacenter. Location with duplicate systems found in the datacenter C. Which of the following does the administrator need to ensure is in place for a cold site? . Succession planning "Pass Any Exam. Availability Answer: A Explanation: QUESTION NO: 712 QUESTION NO: 713 Which of the following business continuity activities would a company implement in order to restore a critical system after a disruption or failure? A. Disaster recovery D. Business continuity testing C. Integrity B.

com 239 Ac tua A.www. MSCHAPv2 C." .actualtests. Actively test security controls QUESTION NO: 715 Answer: B Explanation: QUESTION NO: 716 A security administrator must implement AES encryption throughout a company’s wireless network. Identify lack of security controls C. Which of the following MUST be configured? A.11n D. Any Time. 802. Exploit vulnerabilities D. Ability to gain administrative access to various systems B.CompTIA SY0-201: Practice Exam Answer: C Explanation: QUESTION NO: 714 Which of the following would a security administrator MOST likely look for during a vulnerability assessment? A. MSCHAPv1 lTe Which of the following is used in conjunction with PEAP to provide mutual authentication between peers? sts . LEAP B.co m Answer: B Explanation: . PPP D. TKIP C. CCMP "Pass Any Exam. WPA B.

qualitative is used in small companies of 100 employees or less while quantitative is used in larger companies of 100 employees or more. C.com Ac tua A. quantitative must be approved by senior management while qualitative is used within departments without specific approval.co m 240 . quantitative is based on the number of assets while qualitative is based on the type of asset.www. Asset value C. Best practice "Pass Any Exam." .actualtests. Proactive lTe Performing routine security audits is a form of which of the following controls? sts .CompTIA SY0-201: Practice Exam Answer: D Explanation: QUESTION NO: 717 The MAIN difference between qualitative and quantitative risk assessment is: A. Any Time. Detective C. Surveys D. Preventive B. B. Focus groups B. Answer: D Explanation: QUESTION NO: 718 Answer: B Explanation: QUESTION NO: 719 Which of the following is used when performing a quantitative risk analysis? A. quantitative is based on hard numbers while qualitative is based on subjective ranking. D. Protective D.

which of the following provides the MOST secure method of both encryption and authorization? A.1x B. FTPS Answer: D Explanation: QUESTION NO: 722 An offsite location containing the necessary hardware without data redundancy would be an example of which of the following off-site contingency plans? A.com Ac tua lTe sts . Cold site C. FTP active B. Cluster B. Any Time. FTP passive C. WPA Enterprise C." .CompTIA SY0-201: Practice Exam Answer: B Explanation: QUESTION NO: 720 In an 802.www. WEP with 802. WPA with TKIP QUESTION NO: 721 Which of the following is the MOST secure method of utilizing FTP? A.11n network. Hot site "Pass Any Exam. WPA2-PSK D. SCP D.co m Answer: B Explanation: 241 . Warm site D.actualtests.

Whaling B. Shoulder surfing "Pass Any Exam.www. Rootkit QUESTION NO: 724 Answer: B Explanation: QUESTION NO: 725 Which of the following is an example of allowing another user physical access to a secured area without validation of their credentials? A.actualtests.co m Answer: D Explanation: . Impersonation D. Dumpster diving D. Trojan B. War driving lTe Which of the following is an example of obtaining unauthorized information by means of casual observation? sts . Virus C. Logic bomb D. Shoulder surfing C. Evil twin B." . This is an example of which of the following? A. Tailgating C. an administrator finds a suspicious system-level kernel module which modifies file system operations.com 242 Ac tua A.CompTIA SY0-201: Practice Exam Answer: C Explanation: QUESTION NO: 723 Upon investigation. Any Time.

CompTIA SY0-201: Practice Exam Answer: B Explanation: QUESTION NO: 726 Which of the following methods of access." .co m Answer: A Explanation: . DMZ lTe Which of the following would be implemented to allow access to services while segmenting access to the internal network? sts . Firewall D. VPN C. Malware inspection "Pass Any Exam. Kerberos B.www. Any Time. IPSec B. IDS C. TACACS C.actualtests.com 243 Ac tua A. RADIUS D. NAT D. LDAP QUESTION NO: 727 Answer: D Explanation: QUESTION NO: 728 Which of the following devices BEST allows a security administrator to identify malicious activity after it has occurred? A. Spam filter B. and authorization is the MOST secure by default? A. authentication.

Firewall rules Answer: D Explanation: Which of the following prevents numerous SYN packets from being accepted by a device? A. VLAN B. Cloud computing D. VLAN management B. NIDS B." . Transport encryption C.www. Flood guards Answer: D Explanation: QUESTION NO: 731 Which of the following stops malicious traffic from affecting servers? A. Any Time.actualtests.co m . Flood guards C.com 244 Ac tua lTe sts QUESTION NO: 730 . Sniffers D. Protocol analyzers C. NIPS Answer: D Explanation: "Pass Any Exam. Implicit deny D.CompTIA SY0-201: Practice Exam Answer: B Explanation: QUESTION NO: 729 Which of the following is the technical implementation of a security policy? A.

HTTPS B.co m 245 . SSH C. Take a device system image B.com Ac tua lTe A. Track man hours and incident expense D. Review network traffic and logs C. IPv4 D.www." .CompTIA SY0-201: Practice Exam QUESTION NO: 732 Which of the following protocols should be blocked at the network perimeter to prevent host enumeration by sweep devices? A. Identify user habits B. Any Time. Capture system image D.actualtests. Chain of custody Answer: D Explanation: "Pass Any Exam. ICMP Answer: D Explanation: QUESTION NO: 733 Answer: C Explanation: QUESTION NO: 734 Which of the following assists in identifying if a system was properly handled during transport? A. Interview witnesses sts Which of the following should be performed before a hard drive is analyzed with forensics tools? . Disconnect system from network C.

Personally identifiable information B." . Phishing techniques C.com Ac tua lTe A.CompTIA SY0-201: Practice Exam QUESTION NO: 735 Which of the following requires special handling and explicit policies for data retention and data distribution? A. Phishing attacks C. Any Time. Handling PII D. Software firewall D.actualtests. Personal electronic devices Answer: A Explanation: QUESTION NO: 736 Answer: B Explanation: QUESTION NO: 737 Which of the following software types BEST dissects IP frames for inspection or review by a security administrator? A. Zero day exploits D. Password complexity requirements B. Protocol analyzer B.www. Tailgating techniques sts Which of the following will teach employees about malicious attempts from an attacker to obtain bank account information? .co m 246 . Load balancer C. Gateway Answer: A Explanation: "Pass Any Exam.

443 Answer: A Explanation: "Pass Any Exam.CompTIA SY0-201: Practice Exam QUESTION NO: 738 Which of the following devices is used to optimize and distribute data workloads across multiple computers or networks? A. content inspection. Load balancer B.co m 247 . 22 B. 69 C. D. load balancing. Any Time. by default? A. Answer: D Explanation: QUESTION NO: 740 Which of the following port numbers is used for SCP. B.com Ac tua lTe sts . 80 D." . VPN concentrator D.actualtests.www. URL filtering. Protocol analyzer Answer: A Explanation: QUESTION NO: 739 Actively monitoring data streams in search of malicious code or behavior is an example of: A. an Internet proxy. C. URL filter C.

PGP/GPG C.www. different keys on both ends of the transport medium. the same key on each end of the transmission medium. Adjust antenna placement D. Blowfish B. C. Any Time. B. bulk encryption for data transmission over fiber." .CompTIA SY0-201: Practice Exam QUESTION NO: 741 A technician needs to allow seven specific users connection to a new access point. Which of the following should be performed to achieve this action? A. multiple keys for non-repudiation of bulk data. Enable MAC filtering B.com Ac tua lTe A. D. Disable SSID broadcast C. PKI sts . One-time pads D. Answer: D Explanation: "Pass Any Exam.co Which of the following systems implements a secure key distribution system that relies on hardcopy keys intended for individual sessions? m QUESTION NO: 742 248 .actualtests. Decrease WAP power levels Answer: A Explanation: Answer: C Explanation: QUESTION NO: 743 The fundamental difference between symmetric and asymmetric key cryptographic systems is that symmetric key cryptography uses: A.

Protocol analyzers C. B. Apply a security control which ties specific ports to end-device MAC addresses and prevents all devices from being connected to the network. SSH B. Spam filter Answer: C Explanation: Answer: A Explanation: QUESTION NO: 746 Which of the following secure protocols is MOST commonly used to remotely administer Unix/Linux systems? A. D. C. Apply a security control which ties specific networks to end-device IP addresses and prevents new devices from being connected to the network. block.com Ac tua lTe A. sts . and reroute network traffic for security purposes? A. Apply a security control which ties specific ports to end-device MAC addresses and prevents additional devices from being connected to the network. SCP C.www.actualtests. Apply a security control which ties specific ports to end-device IP addresses and prevents mobile devices from being connected to the network." . SFTP D.co Which of the following BEST describes the proper method and reason to implement port security? m QUESTION NO: 745 249 .CompTIA SY0-201: Practice Exam QUESTION NO: 744 Which of the following devices is typically used at the enclave boundary to inspect. Load balancers B. Firewalls D. Any Time. SNMP Answer: A "Pass Any Exam.

" .co m . SFTP D.www. MD5 Answer: D "Pass Any Exam. DES D. NIDS B.com 250 Ac tua lTe sts . VPN concentrator Answer: D Explanation: QUESTION NO: 749 Which of the following technologies is used to verify that a file was not altered? A. Maintains a secured copy of a user’s private key to recover the certificate revocation list C. Maintains a secured copy of a user’s private key for the sole purpose of recovering the key if it is lost D.CompTIA SY0-201: Practice Exam Explanation: QUESTION NO: 747 Which of the following BEST describes the process of key escrow? A.actualtests. Protocol analyzer C. Any Time. Maintains a secured copy of a user’s public key in order to improve network performance Answer: C Explanation: QUESTION NO: 748 Which of the following devices should be used to allow secure remote network access for mobile users? A. RC5 B. Maintains a copy of a user’s public key for the sole purpose of recovering messages if it is lost B. AES C.

Any Time.com 251 Ac Answer: D Explanation: tua A.www." . Tunnel mode. ESP B. AH C. 443 E. 143 D.CompTIA SY0-201: Practice Exam Explanation: QUESTION NO: 750 Webmail is classified under which of the following cloud-based technologies? A.actualtests. 445 Answer: B.co m . Transport mode. 139 C. Software as a Service (SaaS) D. Infrastructure as a Service (IaaS) C. Tunnel mode. A. 135 B.E "Pass Any Exam. Demand Computing B. Platform as a Service (PaaS) Answer: C Explanation: QUESTION NO: 751 QUESTION NO: 752 Which of the following ports are used for NetBIOS by default? (Select TWO). ESP lTe sts IPSec has been chosen for remote access VPN connections for telecommuters. AH D. Which of the following combinations would BEST secure the connection? . Transport mode.

NIPS D. Proxy server C.co m . Fail danger B. Remove single points of failure C. Succession planning B. Personal software firewall Answer: B Explanation: QUESTION NO: 755 Which of the following is the MOST secure condition a firewall should revert to when it is overloaded with network traffic? A. Business impact analysis Answer: D Explanation: QUESTION NO: 754 Which of the following security applications would an administrator use to help reduce the amount of bandwidth used by web browsing? A. Fail safe C. Any Time.CompTIA SY0-201: Practice Exam Explanation: QUESTION NO: 753 Recovery Point Objectives and Recovery Time Objectives directly relate to which of the following BCP concepts? A." . Fail open Answer: C "Pass Any Exam.www.actualtests.com 252 Ac tua lTe sts . Risk management D. Fail closed D. HIDS B.

Software firewall C. Antivirus D.www. Domain C. Physical memory B. Security group sts .co Which of the following is the primary location where global policies are implemented in an organization? m 253 . HIPS B. Any Time. NIDS Answer: B QUESTION NO: 757 QUESTION NO: 758 Which of the following sits inline with network traffic and helps prevent malicious behavior as it occurs by either dropping packets or correcting TCP stream related issues? A. NIPS D." .actualtests.com Ac tua Answer: B Explanation: lTe A. NIDS C. HIDS B. HIDS Answer: C Explanation: "Pass Any Exam. User documentation D.CompTIA SY0-201: Practice Exam Explanation: QUESTION NO: 756 Which of the following can restrict a computer from receiving network traffic? A.

Honeypot B.www. or network segment. Creating honeypots D. Firewall C. Remote monitoring C. HIDS D.actualtests. Any Time. Enter two different passwords D. NIDS Answer: B Explanation: Answer: A Explanation: QUESTION NO: 761 The physical location of rogue access points can be discovered by using which of the following? A. ID badge and smartcard sts .com 254 Ac tua lTe A. by preventing the transmission of malicious packets from known attacking sources? A." . IPS B. War driving Answer: D Explanation: QUESTION NO: 762 Employee A sends employee B an encrypted message along with a digital signature. Fingerprint scan and password B. Fingerprint and retina scan C.CompTIA SY0-201: Practice Exam QUESTION NO: 759 Which of the following network security devices is the BEST to use when increasing the security of an entire network.co Which of the following would be used to gain access to a data center where the administrator would have to use multiple authentication factors? m QUESTION NO: 760 . Employee B "Pass Any Exam.

Use employee Bs private key to unencrypted the message. Use employee as public key to verify the digital signature. One is based on job function and the other on a set of approved instructions. Both are based on local legal regulations but role based provides greater security. Use employee Bs public key to unencrypted the message. Use employee as private key to verify the digital signature. B.actualtests. Reducing the work associated with patch management.com Ac tua lTe sts . Reducing the cost to recover from a security incident. Answer: C Explanation: QUESTION NO: 764 Which of the following is the primary difference between role-based access control and rule-based access control? A. C. D. Which of the following will employee B do to verify the source of the message? A. B.CompTIA SY0-201: Practice Exam wants to make sure that the message is truly from employee A. D.co m 255 . Any Time.www. Reducing the time from vulnerability discovery to patch deployment. One is based on identity and the other on authentication. B. C. Answer: D Explanation: QUESTION NO: 763 Which of the following BEST describes the purpose of risk mitigation? A. Answer: C Explanation: QUESTION NO: 765 Which of the following devices would be used to gain access to a secure network without affecting network connectivity? "Pass Any Exam. D. Reducing the chances that a threat will exploit a vulnerability. C. Both are based on job title but rule based provides greater user flexibility." .

Separation of duties C.actualtests. Implicit deny B.com 256 Ac tua lTe QUESTION NO: 767 sts . Provides a system for recovering encrypted data when public keys are corrupted D. This is an example of which of the following? A. Fiber-optic splicer Answer: B Explanation: QUESTION NO: 766 Which of the following is the purpose of key escrow in a PKI system? A.co m . Vampire tap C.CompTIA SY0-201: Practice Exam A. Provides a system for recovering encrypted data even if the users lose private keys C. Ensures that all private keys are publicly accessible to PKI users B. Which of the following BEST describes this configuration? A. Firewall D. Any Time. Least privilege D. Ensures the security of public keys by storing the keys confidentially Answer: B Explanation: A security manager decides to assign the daily responsibility of firewall and NIDS administration to different technicians. Job rotation Answer: B Explanation: QUESTION NO: 768 The company’s NIDS system is configured to pull updates from the vendor and match traffic patterns based on these updates." .www. Router B. Behavior-based "Pass Any Exam.

A. B. Documentation of security vulnerabilities and policy gaps. NIDS D.actualtests.B. Demonstrations of network capabilities and resiliency. Documentation of network security settings. Personal software firewall C. D. Use employee as private key to sign the message. Any Time. Anti-spam B." . Answer: D Explanation: QUESTION NO: 771 Employee A wants to send employee B an encrypted message that will identify employee A as the source of the message.F Explanation: QUESTION NO: 770 Which of the following is performed when conducting a penetration test? A. "Pass Any Exam. policy gaps and user errors. A. Signature-based Answer: D Explanation: QUESTION NO: 769 Which of the following security applications would be MOST useful to traveling employees? (Select THREE).com Ac tua lTe sts .www. NIPS F.CompTIA SY0-201: Practice Exam B. OVAL-based D. Which of the following will employee A do to accomplish this? (Select TWO). C. Antivirus Answer: A.co m 257 . External corporate firewall E. Demonstrations of security vulnerabilities and flaws in policy implementation. Anomaly-based C.

Use employee Bs public key to encrypt the message. Replace CAT5 with CAT6 plenum "Pass Any Exam. Answer: A. Use the message application to mark the message as urgent. Use only symmetric encryption to send the message. Payload encryption C. Payload compression Answer: B Explanation: Which of the following relies on prime numbers to generate keys? A.com Ac tua lTe QUESTION NO: 773 sts . AES C.www. Use employee Bs private key to encrypt the message. F. RSA B. NAT traversal D. E.actualtests." . Elliptic curve Answer: A Explanation: QUESTION NO: 774 A technician places a network jack in the parking garage for administrative use.E Explanation: QUESTION NO: 772 IPSec provides which of the following? A. Any Time. Use employee as public key to sign the message. IPSec D.co m 258 . Install wireless access points C. D.CompTIA SY0-201: Practice Exam B. New IP headers B. Which of the following can be used to mitigate threats from entering the network via this jack? A. C. Disable ports when not in use B.

RSA B. Symmetric D. Private C.com Ac tua lTe sts QUESTION NO: 776 . Public B. DMZ Answer: B Explanation: Which of the following keys is used to sign an email message? A." .actualtests. VLAN B. Install a firewall Answer: A Explanation: QUESTION NO: 775 Which of the following provides an organization with the ability to hide an internal private network.co m 259 . Any Time.www.CompTIA SY0-201: Practice Exam D. CA key Answer: B Explanation: QUESTION NO: 777 On which of the following algorithms is PGP based? A. DES Answer: A Explanation: "Pass Any Exam. while simultaneously providing additional IP addresses? A. NAT C. MD5 C. WPA D. VPN D.

com 260 Ac tua lTe sts . Hacking Answer: D Explanation: QUESTION NO: 779 Command-and-Control is a key element of a: A. Compliance with these local legal regulations requires the security administrator to report data losses due to which of the following? A. Any Time. D.CompTIA SY0-201: Practice Exam QUESTION NO: 778 A security administrator works for a corporation located in a state with strict data breach disclosure laws. Backup corruption C. rootkit.actualtests. Delete Internet history. D. Answer: D Explanation: QUESTION NO: 780 Which of the following would a technician implement to mitigate SQL injection security risks? A. C.www. Answer: A Explanation: QUESTION NO: 781 "Pass Any Exam. C." . Use software firewalls. botnet. Trojan. Use input validation. B. Power failures D. Cryptography B. B. logic bomb.co m . Disable Java on Internet browsers.

Answer: C Explanation: A small company wants to hire a security assessment team for the server and network infrastructure. compare the systems performance against the configuration baseline.actualtests. Any Time. Bandwidth requirements C.www." . Rules of engagement Answer: D Explanation: QUESTION NO: 784 Which operating system hardening procedure can be implemented to ensure all systems have the most up-to-date version available? "Pass Any Exam. ensure that the antivirus applications definitions are up-to-date. Protocols analysis D. D. The administrator should: A. an administrator wishes to verify the server’s functionality post-cleanup. B.com Ac tua QUESTION NO: 783 lTe sts . C. analyze the NIDS logs for any errant connections that may have been recorded.co m 261 . Vulnerability scan B.CompTIA SY0-201: Practice Exam Which of the following encryption methods is being used when both parties share the same secret key? A. Which of the following needs to be defined before penetration testing occurs? A. Kerberos Answer: C Explanation: QUESTION NO: 782 After a recent viral intrusion. Symmetric D. Asymmetric B. Certificate based C. install any hotfixes that may have been overlooked.

CompTIA SY0-201: Practice Exam A.com Ac The company’s administrative assistant acts as the main point of contact for outside sales vendors and provides information over the phone." . Group policies B. Patch management C. Providing employee personal contact information C. Data information verification and up-to-date reporting structure D. Providing the corporate mailing address to unidentified callers Answer: B Explanation: QUESTION NO: 787 "Pass Any Exam. Security templates D. allow personnel to exit the building only after security confirms the threat and electronically releases all locks. allow personnel to exit the building using only a photo ID badge. allow personnel to exit the building only after using a valid swipe card and key. Any Time. B. C.co m 262 . D. Answer: B Explanation: QUESTION NO: 786 A.www. Non-redundant personnel role distribution B.actualtests. Configuration baselines Answer: B Explanation: QUESTION NO: 785 In the event of a fire. allow personnel to exit the building without any forms of authentication. the MOST appropriate setting for electronic cipher locks would be to: A. Which of the following is the GREATEST threat that the administrative assistant should be educated about? tua lTe sts .

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" . Rootkit Answer: D Explanation: QUESTION NO: 792 Answer: A Explanation: QUESTION NO: 793 Which of the following is the BEST way for an attacker to conceal their identity? A. Adware D. Firewall D. Which of the following is MOST likely the cause? A. Port scanner D. Which of the following could be used to assess the security of the archive? lTe sts . The technician is unable to remotely control the computer and realizes that they no longer have administrative rights to that workstation.www. Port scanner C. Password cracker B. TACACS Answer: B Explanation: QUESTION NO: 791 A user reports that their system is slow and reboots on its own. DDoS C. Shoulder surfing B. Protocol analyzer B.co m 264 . Protocol analyzer tua A user creates an archive of files that are sensitive and wants to ensure that no one else can access them.actualtests. Any Time.CompTIA SY0-201: Practice Exam A. Vulnerability scanner C. Deleting the cookies "Pass Any Exam.com Ac A. Spam B.

" . Cross-site scripting D. Increase the max size of the log D. Any Time. SFTP Answer: A Explanation: Which of the following is the FINAL phase of disaster recovery? A. Privilege escalation Answer: D "Pass Any Exam.CompTIA SY0-201: Practice Exam C.co m 265 . Answer: B Explanation: QUESTION NO: 796 Which of the following does an attacker with minimal rights need to accomplish to continue attacking a compromised system? A. Logic bomb C. Rootkit B. C.www.actualtests. SHTTP C. Notify all personnel that a disaster has taken place. Restore all network connectivity. SSL D. B. Perform a full recovery so all devices are back in working order. Hold a follow-up meeting to review lessons learned. Disable logging Answer: D Explanation: QUESTION NO: 794 Which of following protocols can operate in tunnel mode? A.com Ac tua lTe sts QUESTION NO: 795 . IPSec B. D.

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B. Network mapper D.com 268 Ac The security administrator wants to know if a new device has any known issues with its available applications. separation of duties.CompTIA SY0-201: Practice Exam A network administrator was recently promoted from their former position as a server administrator and now can no longer log on to servers they previously supported. D. job rotation. DDoS .www. DoS C." . Answer: C Explanation: QUESTION NO: 804 QUESTION NO: 805 A. Spoofing B. Replay D.co m Which of the following BEST describes the use of geographically distinct nodes to flood a site or sites with an overwhelming volume of network traffic? . Which of the following policies would this MOST likely violate? "Pass Any Exam. Which of the following would be BEST suited to accomplish this task? tua lTe Answer: D Explanation: sts A. Protocol analyzer Answer: A Explanation: QUESTION NO: 806 An administrator believes a user has more access to a financial application than they should. Vulnerability scanner B. Port scanner C.actualtests. single sign on. implicit deny. C. Any Time. This is an example of: A.

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www.com 270 Ac tua lTe sts Answer: B Explanation: . Biometric reader B. RADIUS B. Bluejacking involves some social engineering while bluesnarfing does not. Bluejacking involves sending unsolicited messages to a phone while bluesnarfing involves accessing the phone data." . CHAP Answer: A Explanation: QUESTION NO: 812 Which of the following ensures that an employee cannot continue carrying out fraudulent activities? A. Symmetric encryption Answer: D Explanation: QUESTION NO: 810 Which of the following is the MAIN difference between bluejacking and bluesnarfing? QUESTION NO: 811 Which of the following centralizes authentication on a wireless network? A. D.co A. VPN C. B. m . Any Time. Asymmetric encryption D. Bluesnarfing can be done from a greater distance than bluejacking.actualtests. Public key C. Job rotation C. RDP D. Bluesnarfing involves sending unsolicited messages to a phone while bluejacking involves accessing the phone data. C.CompTIA SY0-201: Practice Exam B. Two-factor authentication "Pass Any Exam.

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Baseline B. Vulnerability assessment D. Which of the following could help limit the company’s exposure and the time spent on these types of proceedings? A.CompTIA SY0-201: Practice Exam A. Storage and retention policies B. Anti-spam D.www. Protocol analyzer Answer: A Explanation: QUESTION NO: 825 An administrator is concerned about the amount of time it would take to investigate email that may be subject to inspection during legal proceedings. Personal firewall Answer: B Explanation: QUESTION NO: 823 Verifying the time and date certain users access a server is an example of which of the following audit types? A. HIDS C. Decentralize email servers "Pass Any Exam.co m 274 ." . Retention policy B. NIDS B.actualtests. Account login C. Any Time. Signature C.com Ac tua lTe QUESTION NO: 824 sts . Account lockout Answer: B Explanation: Which of the following is required for an anomaly detection system to evaluate traffic properly? A. User rights D.

www. File server is not on the DMZ B. RAID 1 "Pass Any Exam. D. Wrong VLAN D. Adjust user access rights assignments Answer: A Explanation: QUESTION NO: 826 Which of the following helps protect logs from compromise? A.CompTIA SY0-201: Practice Exam C. Centralize log management. Any Time. Log failed logon attempts. Encrypting email transmissions D. Turn on all logging options. Which of the following is the MOST likely cause of this issue? sts QUESTION NO: 827 ." .actualtests. The network administrator checks the network connection and verifies that there is connectivity. C. Answer: A Explanation: Answer: C Explanation: QUESTION NO: 828 Which of the following RAID types would be implemented for disk mirroring? A. RAID 0 B. View logs regularly.com 275 Ac A. IPS has blocked access C. B. but is unable to access the network. NAT is not properly configured tua lTe A user from the accounting department is in the Customer Service area and tries to connect to the file server through their laptop.co m .

B.co m 276 .CompTIA SY0-201: Practice Exam C. USB drives D. Key management lTe Which of the following defines the process and accounting structure for handling system upgrades and modifications? sts . C. RAID 3 D. BIOS chips C. Slow data transfer speeds combined with ease of concealment. Any Time. Loss control D. High raw storage capacity combined with wireless transfer capability. Cell phones Answer: C Explanation: QUESTION NO: 830 Answer: B Explanation: QUESTION NO: 831 Which of the following BEST describes why USB storage devices present a security risk to the confidentiality of data? A. P2P software B.www. Ability to remotely install keylogger software and bypass network routing.actualtests. RAID 5 Answer: B Explanation: QUESTION NO: 829 Which of the following is MOST likely to be used to transfer malicious code to a corporate network by introducing viruses during manufacturing? A.com Ac tua A. Service level agreement B. D. Change management C. High volume and transfer speeds combined with ease of concealment." . "Pass Any Exam.

NTFS C. Answer: B Explanation: QUESTION NO: 833 A user is recording a file on disk. C. Any Time.CompTIA SY0-201: Practice Exam Answer: C Explanation: QUESTION NO: 832 Implementing a mandatory vacation policy for administrators is a security best practice because of which of the following? A. Makes it easier to implement a job rotation policy and cross train administrators. Which of the following will allow a user to verify that the file is the original? A. B.co m . Detects malicious actions by users with remote access to network resources. RSA D. D.actualtests. MD5 Answer: D Explanation: QUESTION NO: 834 Which of the following is associated with a command and control system? A. Rootkit C.www. Botnet B." .com 277 Ac tua lTe sts . 3DES B. Virus D. Increases administrator’s skills by providing them with a vacation. Logic bomb Answer: A Explanation: "Pass Any Exam. Detects malicious actions by an administrator responsible for reviewing logs.

Seniority at the company and access level sts .www. Protocol analyzer D.com 278 Ac QUESTION NO: 837 tua Answer: A Explanation: lTe A." . Log analyzer B.co Which of the following is a best practice when creating groups of user and computer accounts in a directory service? m . Antivirus C. AES C. Department and salary divisions D.actualtests. Port scanner Answer: D Explanation: QUESTION NO: 836 Which of the following allows two people to communicate securely without having to know each other prior to communicating? A. Delegation of administration and policy deployment B. PKI Answer: D Explanation: QUESTION NO: 838 "Pass Any Exam. Any Time. Symmetric keys D. Naming conventions and technical aptitude C.CompTIA SY0-201: Practice Exam QUESTION NO: 835 Which of the following is BEST suited to determine which services are running on a remote host? A. 3DES B.

A HIDS D. An IDS Answer: A Explanation: QUESTION NO: 841 System resource monitors and baselines on web servers should be used by security team members to detect: "Pass Any Exam.CompTIA SY0-201: Practice Exam Which of the following should an HVAC system do when a fire is detected in a data center? A. Any Time. Which of the following would be responsible? A. Answer: D Explanation: QUESTION NO: 839 Multiple machines are detected connecting to a specific web server during non-business hours and receiving instructions to execute a DNS attack. C. A Honeypot B. Virus B.co m 279 .www. Adware C. It should change to full cooling. D." . Logic Bomb D. Botnet Answer: D Explanation: QUESTION NO: 840 Which of the following is the BEST solution for an administrator to implement in order to learn more about the zero-day exploit attacks on the internal network? A.com Ac tua lTe sts .actualtests. B. It should shut down. A stateful firewall C. It should increase humidity. It should decrease humidity.

co m 280 . Expired accounts in use. C. Which of the following authentication types is this? lTe QUESTION NO: 843 sts . Two factor tua A user logs onto a laptop with an encrypted hard drive. Three factor D. B. Both passwords are synchronized and used to login to the machine. New server policies. Denial-of-service conditions. Answer: D Explanation: QUESTION NO: 842 A technician wants to implement a change across the production domain. Answer: C Explanation: Answer: B Explanation: QUESTION NO: 844 Limiting access to a file resource to only the creator by default. Any Time.www. Edit the access control list. is an example of applying which of the following security concepts? A. Change the acceptable use policy.com Ac A.CompTIA SY0-201: Practice Exam A. There is one password for unlocking the encryption and one password for logging onto the network. Behavior-based security "Pass Any Exam. D. Install service packs on the domain. Biometric B. B.actualtests. Single sign-on C. C. Deploy a group policy. Which of the following techniques should the technician perform? A." . D. The need for increased bandwidth availability.

Role-based access control C. 802.1x C. Antivirus C. Which of the following would allow the security staff to identify unauthorized access to the server? A. NAT "Pass Any Exam. Any Time. RADIUS Answer: C Explanation: QUESTION NO: 846 A security administrator is worried about attackers accessing a specific server within the company’s network. Antivirus B.actualtests. Anti-spyware D.com Ac tua lTe sts .www. VPN D. NIDS B. HIDS B." . Least privilege D. HIDS C. Honeypotadministrator to perform internal research Answer: A Explanation: QUESTION NO: 847 Which of the following can be used to prevent ongoing network based attacks? A.co m 281 . Logical tokens Answer: C Explanation: QUESTION NO: 845 Which of the following would protect an employee’s network traffic on a non-company owned network? A.CompTIA SY0-201: Practice Exam B.

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QUESTION NO: 855 In the event of a disaster resulting in the loss of their data center, a company had determined that they will need to be able to be back online within the next day, with some systems. Which of the following would BEST meet their needs? A. A spare set of servers stored in the data center B. A hot backup site C. A cold backup site D. A warm backup site Answer: D Explanation:

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A. ARP poisoning B. DDOS C. Teardrop attack D. Rootkit Answer: D Explanation:

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QUESTION NO: 858 Which of the following has a primary goal of hiding its processes to avoid detection? A. Worm B. Rootkit C. Logic bomb D. Virus Answer: B Explanation:

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Which of the following ports is susceptible to DNS poisoning? A. 23 B. 53 C. 80 D. 8080 Answer: B Explanation:

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QUESTION NO: 863 An administrator is configuring a new system in a domain. Which of the following security events is MOST important to monitor on the system? A. Failed data moves B. Logon attempts C. Data file updates

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QUESTION NO: 864 Which of the following provides active protection to critical operating system files? A. NIPS B. Firewall C. HIPS D. HIDS

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CompTIA SY0-201: Practice Exam QUESTION NO: 867 Which of the following is a valid two-factor authentication model? A. Lost trust . User password and user PIN Answer: C Explanation: QUESTION NO: 868 QUESTION NO: 869 A." . . Key compromise B.www. Smartcard and hardware token C.actualtests. Retina scan and palm print B. Lost password C. Field site Answer: C Explanation: QUESTION NO: 870 Which of the following should the network administrator use to remotely check if a workstation is running a P2P application? "Pass Any Exam.co m Which of the following are reasons why a key may be revoked? (Select TWO). CA compromise D. Any Time. Cold site C. Hot site B.C Explanation: sts A. Warm site D.com 288 Ac Which of the following redundancy planning concepts would MOST likely be used when trying to strike a balance between cost and recovery time? tua lTe Answer: A. Public key compromise E. Iris scan and user password D.

User access and rights review B." . Privilege escalation D.www. ARP scanner Answer: B Explanation: QUESTION NO: 871 The security policy at a company clearly specifies that server administrators cannot have access to log servers or permissions to review log files.co m 289 . Ping sweeper B.CompTIA SY0-201: Practice Exam A. Which of the following would BEST facilitate this? "Pass Any Exam. Port scanner C. Trusted Platform Module (TPM) C. Job rotation C.com Ac tua lTe sts . Key management D. Key escrow Answer: C Explanation: QUESTION NO: 873 Management wants a security assessment conducted on their network. The assessment must be conducted during normal business hours without impacting users. Network mapper D. Separation of duties B. Implicit deny Answer: A Explanation: QUESTION NO: 872 Which of the following is the process by which encryption keys are distributed? A.actualtests. These rights are granted only to security administrators. Any Time. This policy is an example of which of the following industry best practices? A.

actualtests. A honeynet C. Answer: C Explanation: QUESTION NO: 875 Answer: A Explanation: QUESTION NO: 876 A user reports a problem with resetting a password on the company website. A penetration test D. but the manager is concerned about affecting normal operations. The password risks disclosure of Personally Identifiable Information (PII). Use a protocol analyzer. tua The company’s new administrative assistant wants to use their name as a password and asks if it is appropriate. Which of the following BEST describes this attack type? "Pass Any Exam. B. D. Use a vulnerability scanner. A vulnerability scan Answer: D Explanation: QUESTION NO: 874 The manager has tasked an administrator to test the security of the network. Which of the following should be used to test the network? A." . A risk assessment B. Read the log files on each system on the network.www. Launch a DDoD attack in the network and see what occurs. C.co m 290 .com Ac A. Which of the following is the BEST reason for not allowing this? lTe sts . B.CompTIA SY0-201: Practice Exam A. Change management approval has not been granted. D. C. Any Time. It will require too much time to conduct due diligence. The proposed password does not meet complexity requirements. The manager wants to know if there are any issues that need to be addressed. The help desk determined the user was redirected to a fraudulent website.

Horizontal scans D. Security templates C. IPSec D. XSS C. The vendor is using older equipment that does not support AES. 3DES "Pass Any Exam.co m 291 . RADIUS C.com Ac tua lTe QUESTION NO: 878 sts . Vertical scans Answer: B Explanation: QUESTION NO: 879 The network administrator has been tasked with creating a VPN connection to a vendors site. Worm D. WPA-personal/TKIP B. Which of the following would be the network administrators BEST option for configuring this link? A." . WPA2-enterprise Answer: D Explanation: An administrator needs to ensure that all machines deployed to the production environment follow strict company guidelines. Spyware B. Which of the following are they MOST likely to use? A.CompTIA SY0-201: Practice Exam A. Any Time. Mandatory Access Control (MAC) B.actualtests.www. Logic bomb Answer: B Explanation: QUESTION NO: 877 Which of the following security protocols could be configured to use EAP when connecting to a wireless access point? A.

Answer: B Explanation: Which of the following is mitigated by implementing proper data validation? A. Cross-site scripting C. Systems where the software is installed can no longer connect to the devices. PGP D. Any Time. Ensure that the software is compliant to the systems host OS. Rootkits B. Group policy D." .CompTIA SY0-201: Practice Exam B. Verify that the devices are not rogue machines and blocked by network policy. Local policy "Pass Any Exam. Which of the following should the administrator do FIRST? A. Registry edits C.co m 292 . SMTP open relays D.actualtests. D. Batch file B. One time pad Answer: A Explanation: QUESTION NO: 880 A new software application is designed to interact with the company’s proprietary devices.www. B. Consult the firewall logs for blocked process threads or port communication.com Ac tua lTe QUESTION NO: 881 sts . Check the antivirus definitions for false positives caused by the new software. DNS poisoning Answer: B Explanation: QUESTION NO: 882 Which of the following is the BEST way to restrict the GUI interface on a workstation? A. DES C. C.

Elliptic curve C. HIPS B. Spyware D. Spam Answer: C Explanation: "Pass Any Exam.actualtests." . WEP B.com 293 Ac tua lTe A. MD5 D. NIDS D. Worm C. NTLM sts Which of the following cryptographic methods provides the STRONGEST security when implemented correctly? . Access point C.CompTIA SY0-201: Practice Exam Answer: C Explanation: QUESTION NO: 883 Which of the following BEST controls traffic between networks? A.www.co m . Firewall Answer: D Explanation: QUESTION NO: 884 Answer: B Explanation: QUESTION NO: 885 After accessing several different Internet sites a user reports their computer is running slow. The technician verifies that the antivirus definitions on that workstation are current. Any Time. Trojan B. Which of the following security threats is the MOST probable cause? A.

Any Time. FTPS explicit C. FTPS implicit B.com Ac tua lTe sts .www.CompTIA SY0-201: Practice Exam QUESTION NO: 886 Which of the following is the MOST common way to allow a security administrator to securely administer remote *NIX based systems? A." . SSL/TLS D. MD5 D. IPSec B. SSH Answer: D Explanation: QUESTION NO: 887 Which of the following protocols requires the use of a CA based authentication process? A. PEAP-TLS Answer: D Explanation: "Pass Any Exam.actualtests.co m 294 . PPTP C.

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