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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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Which of the following is MOST likely causing the problem? A." .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.www. Availability Answer: A. Recovery C. B. PTZ camera C. Integrity B. the administrator finds that most of the users email boxes appear to be full and bouncing inbound emails at an alarming rate. the SMTP relay is not secured. C. Analog camera D. The network is infected by adware. There is a virus attacking the email server. Confidentiality E. Which of the following are being addressed? (Select TWO). Digital camera Answer: B Explanation: QUESTION NO: 19 A user reports they are receiving odd emails. CCTV system B. Answer: D Explanation: "Pass Any Exam.com Ac tua lTe sts . Upon investigation. Any Time.actualtests. D.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. Clustering D.co m 7 . A. There is a worm attacking the network.

Before the imaging process and then after the forensic image is created C. After the imaging process and after the forensic image is captured D. thumb print. thumb print. Which of the following could have led to this network device being accessed? "Pass Any Exam. 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. proximity card. System Administrator ." . Any Time. PIN. Chief Financial Officer C. proximity card D. Human Resources Recruiter D. thumb print.actualtests.com 8 Ac tua lTe Answer: A Explanation: sts A. proximity card B. Human Resources Manager B. Which of the following employees should have access to the file share? . PIN. key C.co m A new file share has been created to store confidential exit interviews. After the imaging process and before the forensic image is captured B. PIN.www. 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.CompTIA SY0-201: Practice Exam QUESTION NO: 20 Which of the following describes when forensic hashing should occur on a drive? A. Retina scan.

ID badge D.actualtests.CompTIA SY0-201: Practice Exam A. TACACS C.com Ac tua lTe sts . Data mining C. Default account B. which has a search option available to the general public. 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. Privilege escalation C.co m 9 . Cross-site scripting attack D. Man-in-the-middle attack B. PKI certificate B.www. Compiling "Pass Any Exam. 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. Any Time. This is an indication of which of the following? A." . Denial of service D. Strong password Answer: B Explanation: QUESTION NO: 24 Which of the following has an embedded cryptographic token? A. Fuzzing B. Smartcard Answer: D Explanation: QUESTION NO: 25 A company runs a site.

Two C. gpedit. Code reviews D. Any Time.www. 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. Additional rights are handed out to network administrators for the areas that fall within their job description.exe C. the administrator is given rights only to review logs and update security related network devices. gpresult. Least privilege C." .actualtests.msc B. Discretionary D. Which of the following describes this form of access control? sts . Job rotation tua lTe Instead of giving a security administrator full administrative rights on the network. Mandatory vacation B.exe "Pass Any Exam. gpupdate.com Ac A. Three D. One B.co m 10 .CompTIA SY0-201: Practice Exam C. 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.

Proxy server 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.actualtests. Honeypot C.co m 11 . Which of the following would meet this requirement? A. Mobile device encryption B. 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 ." . Kerberos C. RADIUS B. Full disk encryption C. Firewall B.CompTIA SY0-201: Practice Exam D.exe Answer: A Explanation: QUESTION NO: 30 Which of the following authentication services can be used to provide router commands to enforce policies? A.www. HSM "Pass Any Exam. LDAP D. Any Time. mmc.com Ac Answer: C Explanation: tua A. TPM D.

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

Adware D. Discretionary access control B.CompTIA SY0-201: Practice Exam QUESTION NO: 36 Which of the following is a technical control? A. Logic bomb Answer: A Explanation: "Pass Any Exam. Baseline configuration development C. Botnets C. 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. 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.www." . Security policy D.actualtests. Trojans B. Separation of duties C.com Ac tua Answer: B Explanation: lTe A. Any Time. Job rotation sts . System security categorization requirement B. Which of the following describes this control type? m 13 .

Domain name kiting C. Telnet B. Man-in-the-middle B. ITCP and other relevant aspects of the continuity process D.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." . Spoofing D. BCP. rlogin C. Any Time. PGP D.actualtests. Restoring mission essential functions at an alternate site and performing those functions for up to 30 days sts .co m 14 . Development of a BIA. 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.com Ac tua Answer: B Explanation: lTe A. Determination of business impact based on an individual contingency and developing countermeasures to that contingency B. SSH Answer: D Explanation: "Pass Any Exam.www. Planning disaster recovery functions and system movements for a 24-48 hour period after a disaster C. Which of the following protocols should be used to remotely administer a router? A. DRP.

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

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

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

Nessus C. Antivirus software tua Which of the following would an administrator apply to mobile devices to BEST ensure the confidentiality of data? lTe sts .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). Remote sanitization D. Disable unused services "Pass Any Exam. L0phtcrack Answer: A." . Device encryption C. A. It only works when data is not highly fragmented. Tcpdump D. It is faster than software encryption. E. Screen locks B. Any Time.CompTIA SY0-201: Practice Exam B. It is available on computers using TPM.co m 18 . C. Answer: D.www. A. It requires a HSM file system.com Ac A.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). Nmap E. D. Wireshark B.actualtests.

Update NIDS signatures C.75.27 C.186. 172. Which of the following describes this form of authentication? A. Vulnerability assessment Answer: B Explanation: QUESTION NO: 57 In order to access the network. 63.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. Single sign-on B." .202.131.95 D.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.0. Any Time. Disable DEP settings E.CompTIA SY0-201: Practice Exam B. Account management C. an employee must swipe their finger on a device. 10. Which of the following IP addresses would meet this requirement? A.actualtests. Install a perimeter firewall Answer: A.www. Update HIPS signatures D. Risk assessment B.co m 19 . 192. Patch management D.127. Multifactor "Pass Any Exam.40.75.com Ac tua lTe sts .5 B.

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

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Discretionary C. Any Time.CompTIA SY0-201: Practice Exam A security administrator with full administrative rights on the network is forced to temporarily take time off of their duties.www. Which of the following describes this form of access control? A. Mandatory vacation D. Encrypt the CPU L2 cache B. Least privilege Answer: C Explanation: QUESTION NO: 65 Which of the following are the BEST reasons to use an HSM? (Select TWO). Store keys Answer: C.co m 22 .com Ac tua lTe sts . Recover keys C.actualtests. SSH C. SSID D. Separation of duties B.E Explanation: QUESTION NO: 66 Which of the following will provide the HIGHEST level of wireless network security? A. Transfer keys to the CPU E." . A. WEP Answer: A Explanation: QUESTION NO: 67 Which of the following would an administrator do to ensure that an application is secure and all unnecessary services are disabled? "Pass Any Exam. WPA2 B. Generate keys D.

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

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

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

co m 29 . . D. Load sharing C. Which of the following configurations will allow for high availability? (Select TWO). Separation of duties C. Answer: D Explanation: "Pass Any Exam. Acceptable usage policy B. Hardware RAID 5 B. C. Quarantine the machines that have no controls in place.C Explanation: QUESTION NO: 88 Which of the following is performed during a security assessment? A.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." . Software RAID 1 E. Remediate the machines with incorrectly configured controls. 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. Determine which controls are operating as intended. Mandatory vacations Answer: B Explanation: QUESTION NO: 87 Answer: A. Server clustering D.actualtests.www. Calculate the cost of bringing the controls back into compliance. Any Time. B. False positives D.com Ac tua A.

www. MTTR = (time of fail) .(time of fail) D. Answer: D Explanation: QUESTION NO: 90 Which of the following provides the STRONGEST hashing? A. SHA256 C. 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. Providing identity documents to a new user based on approved paperwork. MTTR = (time of restore) . AES512 B. Any Time.actualtests. C. The last step in a three-factor authentication process. Verifying that a user is authorized to access a computer system." . D. AES256 D.(time of restore) C.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. B. MD5 Answer: A Explanation: QUESTION NO: 91 Which of the following is the correct formula for calculating mean time to restore (MTTR)? A. Verifying that a user’s identity matches a set of provided credentials.co m 30 .com Ac tua lTe sts . MTTR = (time of fail) / (time of restore) B.

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

actualtests. D. 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. SFTP B. C. Any Time. B. Users might be using incompatible USB 1. TFTP D. lTe sts Which of the following would be a reason the IT department would disallow the use of USB flash storage devices? ." . Data stored on the device may be copyrighted. The stored data might be out of date with networked-stored equivalents. Back door Answer: D Explanation: "Pass Any Exam.com 32 Ac Answer: B Explanation: tua A. Null session B.co m . Default account C.0 technology.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. Weak password D.www. WEP C. Users can inadvertently spread viruses.

Small size B.co m 33 . Disclosure of cryptographic algorithms B.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.E Explanation: "Pass Any Exam. URL filtering. Loss of data integrity C. stateful packet inspection." . an implicit allow rule.com Ac QUESTION NO: 101 tua lTe sts .www. behavior based heuristics. Loss of confidential data Answer: D Explanation: Which of the following operating system characteristics allows malware propagation via USB storage devices? (Select TWO). Mobility E. Any Time. Plug 'n play Answer: B. Large memory space D. C. Autorun C.actualtests. Disclosure of public keys D. A. D. Answer: A Explanation: QUESTION NO: 100 Which of the following is the GREATEST security risk posed by removable media? A. B.

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

NAC 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. Any Time.www. VLAN D." . DMZ Answer: B Explanation: "Pass Any Exam. Flooding the network with all of the log information B. Too much information to review D. Port scanner C. Vulnerability scanner Answer: B Explanation: Upon opening the browser.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 . Protocol analyzer B. Lack of support for standardized log review tools C. a guest user is redirected to the company portal and asked to agree to the acceptable use policy. Too many available log aggregation tools sts . Which of the following is MOST likely causing this to appear? A.actualtests. Password crackers D. NAT B.com Ac QUESTION NO: 107 tua Answer: C Explanation: lTe A.

Viruses D. Any Time. which of the following protocols is the MOST secure? A.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. Logic bombs sts . SMTP open relays C. Input validation errors B." . SSH Answer: D Explanation: "Pass Any Exam. Logic bombs Answer: B Explanation: When establishing a connection between two IP based routers. TFTP B.com Ac QUESTION NO: 110 tua Answer: C Explanation: lTe A.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 . FTP D. Adware B. Trojan C.actualtests.www. Botnets D. HTTPS C.

RSA tokens B.com Ac tua lTe sts A. MD5 B. MD5 Answer: D Explanation: QUESTION NO: 114 "Pass Any Exam.co Which of the following access control technologies provides a rolling password for one-time use? m QUESTION NO: 112 37 . SHA-1 C. ACL 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. Any Time. LANMAN D. Multifactor authentication D.actualtests. RC5 B. AES C.www." . PIV card . 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. DES D.

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

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

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

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

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

Anti-spyware D. Any Time. Answer: D Explanation: QUESTION NO: 131 A.co m 43 . Recover old private keys C. Security testers are trying to document vulnerabilities without impacting network operations.actualtests.CompTIA SY0-201: Practice Exam A. D. Security testers have clear and written authorization to conduct penetration testing. File integrity checker C.www. Security testers have clear and written authorization to conduct vulnerability scans. Exchange private keys with each other B." . 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 . 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. B. Recover old public keys D. Pop-up blocker B. Network users have permissions allowing access to network devices with security weaknesses. C.

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

Patch C.CompTIA SY0-201: Practice Exam A. Cost D. 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. 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 .co m 45 . Hotfixes C.com Ac A. Configuration baselines D.actualtests. NIDS B.www. Availability C. Any Time. Integrity B. HIDS Answer: B Explanation: QUESTION NO: 136 Which of the following is the primary concern of governments in terms of data security? A. Antivirus update D. Group policies B." .

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

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

www.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. Which of the following entries MOST warrants further investigation? A. 3DES D. Which of the following has occurred? lTe sts . 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. Domain name kiting B." . Man-in-the-middle attack tua A user visits their normal banking website.co m . Any Time. Privilege escalation C. DNS query from a source outside the organization "Pass Any Exam. Anyone who connects receives the key C. but the user gets an SSL warning that the SSL certificate is invalid as it is signed by an unknown authority.actualtests. Only users from configured IP addresses received the key D. Replay attack D. The key is not shared and remains on the server B.com 48 Ac A.

" . Answer: B Explanation: QUESTION NO: 149 Which of the following can be implemented as an OS hardening practice to mitigate risk? A. NIPS.com 49 Ac tua lTe sts . C.CompTIA SY0-201: Practice Exam B. HIDS. data handling. Input validation D. Domain name kiting B.actualtests. DNS query from a source inside the organization C. Any Time. honeypot. "Pass Any Exam.co m . C. chain of custody. firewall. risk mitigation. Zone transfer to a source inside the organization D. D. Removable storage C. 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. B. 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.www. B.

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

137 D. 110 C. Fiberoptic C. Open relay D. 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.com 51 Ac A. 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.www. Bluesnarfing D. Any Time.co m .actualtests. System log D.CompTIA SY0-201: Practice Exam C. 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 . Honeypot B. Proxy server C. Backdoor "Pass Any Exam.

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

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

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

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

separation of duties. D.www. XLM injection Answer: C Explanation: QUESTION NO: 170 A.evilsite. 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.com 56 Ac A user wants to edit a file that they currently have read-only rights to.actualtests. B. so the request is denied. least privilege. Cross-site scripting D. remote access policy." .jp/evil.js</script> Which of the following attacks is occurring? A. This is the principle of: tua lTe sts . however. they are unable to provide a business justification. job-based access control C. Answer: C Explanation: QUESTION NO: 169 A security administrator is analyzing the packet capture from an IDS triggered filter. Any Time. Redirection attack C. Conduct periodic audits of user access and rights.CompTIA SY0-201: Practice Exam C. D. Conduct periodic audits of storage and retention policies.co m . SQL injection B.

Any Time. 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." . DNS spoofing D.actualtests. By department C. ARP poisoning Answer: D Explanation: QUESTION NO: 173 A. By geographic location D. Which of the following is the attacker attempting to do? A. Privilege escalation C. 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.co m .www. By function B. Key management C. Availability D.CompTIA SY0-201: Practice Exam A. Backup procedures "Pass Any Exam.com 57 Ac tua Which of the following is a best practice for organizing users when implementing a least privilege model? lTe sts . Integrity B.

Any Time. Risk = threat x vulnerability x cost of asset D. Risk = infections x number of days infected x cost of asset C. 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 = exploit x number of systems x cost of asset B.co m . Software firewall B." . Rogue access points are hard to find and remove from the network. Hardware firewall C.www. Retention policy C. HIDS D. Backup policy D. 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.CompTIA SY0-201: Practice Exam B. NIDS Answer: C Explanation: Which of the following is the correct risk assessment equation? A.actualtests. Rogue access points can scan the company's wireless networks and find other unencrypted and rouge access points "Pass Any Exam. B.com 58 Ac tua lTe QUESTION NO: 176 sts . Which of the following could be deployed to BEST provide this information? A.

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

User interviews D.actualtests. Penetration testing tool D. Vulnerability assessment tool lTe Which of the following devices hooks into a LAN and captures traffic? sts . Mobile site D. 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. Documentation reviews "Pass Any Exam. Hot site B. Warm site C. 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. Penetration testing B. Any Time. Protocol analyzer B. which of the following techniques should be employed to assess overall security? A. IT operations can be migrated? A.www. Vulnerability scanning C.CompTIA SY0-201: Practice Exam D. Protocol filter C.co m ." .

com 61 Ac tua lTe sts . Threat assessment B.CompTIA SY0-201: Practice Exam Answer: B Explanation: QUESTION NO: 184 Which of the following would MOST likely contain a <SCRIPT> tag? A. Vulnerability assessment "Pass Any Exam. 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. 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. Port scanning D. While evaluating the product.actualtests. Cookies B. It was determined that the product is not a threat but has the potential to introduce additional vulnerabilities. Rouge access points B. DOS D. Any Time. XSS C.co m . The security administrator has been asked to review its security implications. Which of the following assessment types should the security administrator also take into consideration while evaluating this product? A." .www. Vampire taps C. various vulnerability scans were performed.

Port scanner D. Input validation B.co m .www.actualtests. Code assessment D. To analyze packets and frames B.com 62 Ac tua lTe sts .CompTIA SY0-201: Practice Exam C. To report on the performance of the system C. To scan for vulnerabilities "Pass Any Exam. NIDS C." . Any Time. HIDS Answer: B Explanation: QUESTION NO: 188 Which of the following is a major risk associated with cloud computing? A. Loss of physical control over data B. 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. Increased complexity of qualitative risk assessments C. 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.

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

com Ac tua lTe sts . Storage locations C. NAT B. Protection of the external firewall interface D. Group policies C. Prevention of malicious traffic Answer: B Explanation: Which of the following is an important part of disaster recovery training? A. Chain of custody D. Any Time. 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. ACLs Answer: D Explanation: "Pass Any Exam." .co QUESTION NO: 194 m 64 .actualtests. Password policies D. Faster alerting to internal compromises B. Intelligence about external threats C.www.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.

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

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

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

Bollards C. HVAC B. Any Time. Patch management D.com Ac QUESTION NO: 207 tua lTe sts . Virus definitions Answer: C Explanation: QUESTION NO: 206 Which of the following cipher types is used by AES? A. Mantrap Answer: A Explanation: "Pass Any Exam.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. Stream D. Block B.co m 68 . CCTV D.www.actualtests. Fourier C. Encryption protocols B. Firewall definitions C. Turing Answer: A Explanation: Which of the following control systems is used to maintain proper environmental conditions in a datacenter? A." .

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

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

Shoulder surfing B. Tailgating C. Bluesnarfing C. Vishing D. User rights D. 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. Any Time. NIDS configuration B.co m Answer: A Explanation: 71 .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. Escalation D. 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.actualtests.www. Whaling B." . Firewall logs C. Incident management "Pass Any Exam.com Ac tua lTe sts .

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

Virtualization Answer: A "Pass Any Exam.com Ac Answer: D Explanation: tua A. Off-site backup B. The PCs have downloaded adware. On-site clustering D. D. Utilize time of day restrictions C. 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. Which of the following is MOST likely the issue? . RAID 5 on-site backup C.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.co QUESTION NO: 221 m 73 . The security administrator observes that all of the PCs are attempting to open a large number of connections to the same destination. 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. Any Time. A logic bomb has been installed by the former employee B. Implement implicit deny D. Require a PIV card B. C." . A man-in-the-middle attack is taking place.www. The PCs are being used in a botnet lTe sts Several PCs are running extremely slow all of a sudden.actualtests.

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Anti-spam C. in order to email and setup conference meetings to the whole "Pass Any Exam. Antivirus B. 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. concerning power distribution." . MS-CHAP B.www. Video surveillance B. Physical access log D. External lighting C. Which of the following security applications BEST explains this behavior? A. Pop-up blocker Answer: C Explanation: QUESTION NO: 250 A Maintenance Manager requests that a new group be created for a new development project. 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.co m . 802. Kerberos C. Personal firewall D. Any Time.1x D.actualtests.com 82 Ac tua lTe sts .

" . 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. Default power users B. 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. Which of the following group types would need to be created? A. Cryptography B.actualtests. Any Time.CompTIA SY0-201: Practice Exam project team. Steganography C.co m 83 . Rootkit D. Hashing D. Virus C.www. Restricted group C.com Ac tua lTe sts . Security Answer: C Explanation: QUESTION NO: 251 Which of the following is an example of data obfuscation within a data stream? A. Distribution D. Spyware B.

" . Non-repudiation C.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. Authorization D. Any Time. Virealization B. 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.co m 84 . Job rotation C.www. Which of the following principles does this scenario violate? lTe sts . Port scanner D. Protocol analyzers Answer: B Explanation: QUESTION NO: 255 A. Vulnerability assessment D.com Ac tua An application programmer at a company conducts security assessments and reports findings to senior management. Separation of duties B. Network mapping software C. Network intrusion detection software B.CompTIA SY0-201: Practice Exam A.

Smartcard B. War driving D.actualtests. Bluesnarfing Answer: B Explanation: QUESTION NO: 257 Which of the following has the capability to perform onboard cryptographic functions? A." .CompTIA SY0-201: Practice Exam A.co m . Impersonation B. RFID badge D. ACL C. Bluejacking C. Networks B. Proper WAP placement "Pass Any Exam. Any Time. VLANs D. 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. 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 . Cables C.www.com 85 Ac A.

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

B. The root CA is the recovery agent used to encrypt data when a user's certificate is lost.co m . Trojan C.com 87 Ac tua lTe sts . John the Ripper D. 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. Nessus Answer: C Explanation: QUESTION NO: 263 Which of the following defines the role of a root certificate authority (CA) in PKI? A.CompTIA SY0-201: Practice Exam B. Maintain configuration baseline B. The CA is the trusted root that issues certificates." .www. Spam 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. Any Time. Implement OS hardening "Pass Any Exam. D.actualtests. Virus B. SNORT C. The CA stores the user's hash value for safekeeping. C.

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

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

clinical and operations groups to the auditors group D. Any Time. Patch management C.com Ac tua lTe sts . 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. C. Service pack installation B. Different security templates D.www. Create an auditors group and add the group to each of the accounting. Physical access control B. Create an auditors group and add each of the accounting. Video surveillance C. 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. Packet sniffer Answer: C Explanation: QUESTION NO: 274 Which of the following situations applies to disaster recovery exercises? "Pass Any Exam." .actualtests. clinical and operations groups. HVAC D.co m 90 .CompTIA SY0-201: Practice Exam individually.

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

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

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

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

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

NDS Answer: A "Pass Any Exam. Stronger authentication C. IDS C. Form factor C. NIPS B.com 96 Ac tua lTe sts .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. Increased anomaly detection B. Single factor Answer: D Explanation: QUESTION NO: 292 A security administrator wants to detect and prevent attacks at the network perimeter." . Which of the following security devices should be installed to address this concern? A. Two factor B.actualtests. Physical factor D. Which of the following authentication models would be in use? A. Any Time. 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. Stronger encryption D.www.co m .

Proxy server B. Firewall D. Asymmetric keys Answer: A Explanation: QUESTION NO: 295 A vulnerable service is required between two systems on a network.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. NAS Answer: C Explanation: QUESTION NO: 294 Which of the following allows a systems administrator to regain lost keys within a PKI? A. NIDS C. Cell phone cameras C." . HIDS Answer: C Explanation: "Pass Any Exam. Solid state drives B.www. USB drives D. One time pad C.actualtests.co m . Recovery agent B. Which of the following should an administrator use to prevent an attack on that service from outside the network? A.com 97 Ac tua lTe sts . Any Time. CRL D.

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

com 99 Ac A. 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.www. Spooler C. Single sign-on C. Redundancy C. FTP B. Humidity controls E.actualtests.CompTIA SY0-201: Practice Exam 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. IP printing Answer: C Explanation: QUESTION NO: 300 Answer: C. Load balancing tua lTe Environmental monitoring includes which of the following? (Select TWO] sts . SNMP D. Video monitoring D. Any Time. Explicit allow "Pass Any Exam.co m . EMI shielding B. Least privilege B." .

" . There is currently no physical security other than a badge reader. Environmental control D. Which of the following would MOST likely be installed to regulate right of entry? A. Any Time. Trusted OS D. 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. Video surveillance C.actualtests. Non-repudiation C. PIV C.com Ac tua A.co m 100 . Availability lTe Which of the following can be a risk of consolidating servers onto a single virtual host? sts . Data emanation B.www. Security alarms B. Token "Pass Any Exam. Access list D.CompTIA SY0-201: Practice Exam D. 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. SSO B.

Safe for even inexperienced testers to conduct D. Which of the following statements correctly describes these advantages? A. however. Proves that the system can be compromised C. DES "Pass Any Exam. 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. Any Time.co m Answer: B Explanation: 101 . Identifies surface vulnerabilities and can be run on a regular basis B." . Which of the following would the administrator MOST likely check to resolve the user's issue? sts .actualtests. Spam folder settings C. User local antivirus settings D.com Ac tua A. Browser pop-up settings B. RC4 B.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. 3DES D.www. they can receive emails from other users. The local firewall settings lTe An employee is not able to receive email from a specific user at a different organization. Twofish 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. SQL "Pass Any Exam. B. Enable data encryption on all wireless transmissions using WPA2. C.F Explanation: QUESTION NO: 309 Which of the following is reversible when encrypting data? A.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. Browser history C. Enable the highest power setting possible to make sure the broadcast reaches the targeted range. A public key C.com 102 Ac tua lTe sts .www. Any Time. A private key B. A hashing algorithm D. Cookies D. Answer: A." . Authentication should take place using a pre-shared key (PSK) of no more than six characters. Enable data encryption on all wireless transmissions using WEP. Enable the lowest power setting necessary to broadcast to the targeted range. F.actualtests. Enable the ability to verify credentials on an authentication server. D.B.co m . E. P2P B.

DDoS D.com Ac tua A.actualtests." . Device encryption B. XML "Pass Any Exam. Poor error handling C. Application hardening D. DNS poisoning C. Any Time. SHA D. Which of the following attacks is MOST likely the cause? A.www.co m 103 . DoS Answer: C Explanation: Answer: D Explanation: QUESTION NO: 313 Which of the following can cause data leakage from web based applications? A. Diffie-Hellman B. DSA C. which is also inaccessible to users.CompTIA SY0-201: Practice Exam Answer: C Explanation: QUESTION NO: 311 A large amount of continuous small transmissions are originating from multiple external hosts to the corporate web server. Spoofing B. RSA lTe Which of the following asymmetric algorithms was designed to provide both encryption and digital signatures? sts QUESTION NO: 312 .

NAT D. lTe sts QUESTION NO: 315 . RAS B.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. the data can be retrieved easier if the disk is damaged B.www. Cold site D. D. NAC C. Field site C." . Warm site B. the disk's MBR is encrypted as well. C. Any Time.actualtests.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.co m 104 . Hot site "Pass Any Exam. unauthorized disk access is logged in a separate bit. the entire file system is encrypted in case of theft.

www. 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 should use and be equipped with removal storage for sensitive data retrieval.actualtests.com 105 Ac A. The mobile device will be password protected in case of loss. Information classification 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. tua lTe An administrator is providing management with a mobile device that allows email access. The password should be alpha-numeric only. D. Metadata B. Access control list "Pass Any Exam. B. Risk transference D. The mobile device should erase itself after a set number of invalid password attempts." . The password should be common so that the mobile device can be re-assigned. Least privilege C. Complex passwords B. Which of the following additional security measures should the administrator ensure is in place? sts . due to keypad limitations. Job rotation D.co m Answer: B Explanation: . Any Time. C.

" . Off site C. NDS D. WEP Answer: C Explanation: QUESTION NO: 322 Which of the following elements has the ability to hide a node's internal address from the public network? A.www. Warm site Answer: A Explanation: QUESTION NO: 321 Which of the following can use a trust system where public keys are stored in an online directory? A. AES C.CompTIA SY0-201: Practice Exam Answer: B Explanation: QUESTION NO: 320 Which of the following alternate site types is the MOST affordable after implementation? A. Hot site D. Cold site B. VLAN Answer: A Explanation: "Pass Any Exam. NAC C.co m .actualtests. NAT B. Any Time. PGP D.com 106 Ac tua lTe sts . DES B.

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

com Ac tua lTe A. C. Systems monitoring B. Users escalating their privileges using an administrator account. D. Which of the following could be used to review the assistant's network traffic? .www. Performance baselining D. Which of the following must they install to complete this task? A. Protocol analysis sts A security administrator needs to determine if an assistant's workstation is sending out corporate information. B. HIDS B. Which of the following should the administrator investigate FIRST? A. Users installing worms under their own accounts to mine data. Answer: B "Pass Any Exam. Patches D.co QUESTION NO: 327 m 108 . 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.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. Hotfixes C." . Users creating new accounts with full control to the files. Users remotely connecting from their workstation with administrator privileges. Performance monitoring C. Any Time.actualtests.

To identify all vulnerabilities and weaknesses within the enterprise D. Behavior-based C.CompTIA SY0-201: Practice Exam Explanation: QUESTION NO: 329 Which of the following is a reason to perform a penetration test? A. Change the SSID B. Which of the following can BEST be implemented to mitigate this issue? . Install CAT6 network cables D. To passively test security controls within the enterprise B. To provide training to white hat attackers C.www.actualtests. Any Time.co QUESTION NO: 330 m . 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. The wireless router needs to be replaced C. Anomaly-based B. Role-based Answer: B Explanation: "Pass Any Exam. 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. Which of the following BEST describes this configuration? A." .com 109 Ac tua lTe A. OVAL-based D.

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

www. only the private key can decrypt it C. Firewall C. Rootkit C. A. Spam B. only the CA can decrypt it. When encrypting a message with the private key. only the public key can decrypt it. only the public key can decrypt it.actualtests. 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. When encrypting a message with the public key. NIPS D." . D. When encrypting a message with the public key.D Explanation: "Pass Any Exam. Buffer overflow D.co m 111 . Any Time. E.com Ac tua lTe sts . Port scanner B. When encrypting a message with the private key. B. Answer: B. Honeypot Answer: D Explanation: QUESTION NO: 337 Which of the following is true about PKI? (Select TWO). 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. only the private key can decrypt it.

Signature line Answer: C Explanation: "Pass Any Exam. Performance baselines B. Which of the following can be used to compare historical performance? A. Subnetting C. Performance monitor Answer: A Explanation: Answer: B Explanation: QUESTION NO: 340 A user wants to send personally identifiable information to the security office via email. Which of the following should be used to send the information to the security office? A. Implicit deny B. Level of importance B.www. Encryption D. SaaS D. Protocol analyzer D.actualtests. Digital signature C.co Which of the following allows a security administrator to separate networks from each other? m QUESTION NO: 339 112 .com Ac tua lTe sts A." . so they can perform a background check.CompTIA SY0-201: Practice Exam QUESTION NO: 338 An email server appears to be running with an increased load. laaS . Any Time. Systems monitor C.

Any Time.actualtests. PIV B. A symmetric key .com Ac tua lTe sts A. One-time passwords D. NAT B. Tokens Answer: A Explanation: QUESTION NO: 344 "Pass Any Exam." . A private key B. HIPS D. HIDS C. A public key C.co Which of the following is reversible when encrypting data? m QUESTION NO: 342 113 .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. MAC C. A hashing algorithm D. NIPS Answer: C Explanation: Answer: D Explanation: QUESTION NO: 343 Which of the following is an example of a smart card? A.www.

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

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Which of the following BEST describes the type of attack? A." . Smurf attack D.actualtests. Any Time.co m . Phishing C. GPS tracking Answer: B Explanation: QUESTION NO: 351 A user receives an unsolicited email to change their online banking password. Remote wipe C. Days later. when checking their account balance they notice multiple money transfers to other accounts. Malicious insider B. After clicking on the link contained in the email the user enters their banking credentials and changes their password.www. Screen lock D. Backup contingency plan is out-of-date D. Which of the following is the MOST likely cause? A. Device encryption B. EMI is affecting backups C. 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.com 116 Ac tua lTe sts . The backups are incremental Answer: B Explanation: QUESTION NO: 353 "Pass Any Exam. The backups are differential B.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.

A trusted OS model Answer: C Explanation: QUESTION NO: 355 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. The spreadsheet is "Pass Any Exam. Discretionary Access Control Answer: A Explanation: QUESTION NO: 354 Which of the following BEST describes the function of TPM? A. High speed secure removable storage device B. Any Time. Hardware chip that stores encryption keys D. Strength of security controls C. Risk assessment B. Role-Based Access Control B.actualtests. Rule-Based Access Control C.www." . Application vulnerability D.co m . Mandatory Access Control D. Third party certificate trust authority C.com 117 Ac A new product is being evaluated by the security team.CompTIA SY0-201: Practice Exam Which of the following is a way to control system access by department function? A.

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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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A. Discretionary Access Control (DAC) B. Rule-based Access Control (RBAC) C. Role-based Access Control (RBAC) D. Mandatory Access Control (MAC) Answer: D Explanation:

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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to establish a secure session for command line administration of a computer? A.com 124 Ac tua lTe sts . New policy implementation QUESTION NO: 376 Which of the following is the BEST choice for encryption on a wireless network? A.www. User training D.actualtests. AES C.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. DNS Answer: C "Pass Any Exam.co m Answer: B Explanation: . FTP C. WPA2-PSK B. SSH D. SFTP B. Any Time. WEP Answer: A Explanation: QUESTION NO: 377 Which of the following protocols assists in identifying a user. WPA D. by the generation of a key." . Change management B. Incident management C.

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

Anti-virus scanner C. Any Time. Redundancy D. Password cracker Answer: C Explanation: QUESTION NO: 386 Which of the following would be used to distribute the processing effort to generate hashes for a password cracking program? A. Protocol analyzer B.www. RAID B.actualtests.com Ac tua lTe sts . Recovery key D. Network mapper D." . Private key B. Clustering C. Symmetric key C. Virtualization Answer: B Explanation: QUESTION NO: 387 "Pass Any Exam. Public key Answer: D Explanation: QUESTION NO: 385 Which of the following tools can execute a ping sweep? A.CompTIA SY0-201: Practice Exam QUESTION NO: 384 Which of the following elements of PKI are found in a browser's trusted root CA? A.co m 127 .

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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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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:

QUESTION NO: 402 Which of the following is the MOST efficient way to secure a single laptop from an external attack? A. NIPS "Pass Any Exam. Any Time." - www.actualtests.com 132

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

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

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

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co m 139 .com Ac tua The last company administrator failed to renew the registration for the corporate web site (e.actualtests.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.g. Domain name kiting D. https://wrtw. Spoofing B.www.CompTIA SY0-201: Practice Exam E. Under this scheme.org). Answer: C. 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. This is typical of which of the following? lTe sts . Are irritating to the user but the traffic remains encrypted." . Man traps B. a domain name can deliver profit to the owner even if it yields just pennies per year. Chain of custody C. Video surveillance D. Any Time. Vulnerability scanners Answer: C Explanation: QUESTION NO: 421 A.comptia. TCP/IP hijacking C. DNS poisoning Answer: C Explanation: Domain name kiting is a practice in which participants leverage the 5-day add/drop grace period mandated by ICANN to “keep” names at no cost by perpetually adding and dropping them. QUESTION NO: 422 "Pass Any Exam.

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

Conduct a social engineering test." . Conduct a risk assessment. Answer: B Explanation: QUESTION NO: 430 A. Which of the following would be the BEST way to meet their request without attempting to exploit those risks? A. Smaller routing tables D. Decreased administrative overhead C. Conduct a security awareness seminar. Diminishing number of end users Answer: A Explanation: QUESTION NO: 429 Management has requested increased visibility into how threats might affect their organization. Key registration B. Conduct a penetration test. Any Time. Recovery agent C. Reduce data center footprint B. Key escrow D. B. C.CompTIA SY0-201: Practice Exam Which of the following BEST describes a reason to implement virtualization technology? A.www.co m 142 .com Ac Which of the following stores information with a trusted agent to decrypt data at a later date. even if the user destroys the key? tua lTe sts . Public trust model Answer: C Explanation: QUESTION NO: 431 "Pass Any Exam. D.actualtests.

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

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

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

Password policy B. Separation of duties 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. NTFS Answer: D Explanation: QUESTION NO: 443 A data entry technician uses an application from the Internet to gain administrative rights on a system.CompTIA SY0-201: Practice Exam B. A logic bomb. NTLMv2 D.www. Web application firewall "Pass Any Exam. B. 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 . Any Time. D. IPSec C. Gaining unauthorized domain rights is an example of: A. C.actualtests. Privilege escalation. Single sign-on C. Spyware. A rootkit.com 147 Ac A.co m ." .

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

Botnet Answer: C Explanation: Logic bombs are programs or snippets of code that execute when a certain predefined event occurs. Vulnerability scanner B.actualtests. Logic bombs may also be set to go off on a certain date or when a specified set of circumstances occurs. 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. Account expiration policy C. Any Time. QUESTION NO: 449 Which of the following would an auditor use to determine if an application is sending credentials in clear text? A.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 .www. Rainbow table D. Password complexity policy B.co m . Logic bomb D.CompTIA SY0-201: Practice Exam C." . Protocol analyzer C. Port scanner Answer: B Explanation: A. Account lockout policy D.

Regular user access review Answer: D Explanation: Which of the following security concepts is supported by HVAC systems? A.actualtests.CompTIA SY0-201: Practice Exam against a servers local administrator account? A. Availability B. Integrity C. System C. Job rotation review B. Which of the following should have been conducted to avoid this security risk? A. Confidentiality D.co m 150 . Firewall B. These logs are usually explicit in describing the events that occurred during a security violation. Access Answer: B Explanation: System logs will frequently tell you what was accessed and in what manner. Performance D.com Ac QUESTION NO: 453 tua lTe sts .www." . Retention policy review D. Privacy Answer: A Explanation: QUESTION NO: 454 "Pass Any Exam. QUESTION NO: 452 A technician reports that an employee that retired five years ago still has access to the marketing department’s folders. Any Time. Separation of duties review C.

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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CompTIA SY0-201: Practice Exam A user notices that in the morning the email system is slow. Which of the following tools would the technician use FIRST to identify the issue? A. Protocol analyzer B. VPN C. Performance monitor D. Spam filter Answer: C Explanation:

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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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:

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

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

Certificate authority C. C. The printer is not setup up correctly on the server. 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.co QUESTION NO: 479 m 159 . C. D. B. The technician verifies that the user’s computer has network connectivity. The administrator needs to be added to the web server’s administration group. The user does not have Internet access. TACACS Answer: C "Pass Any Exam. Any Time. RADIUS B. The user does not have full access to the file server. The administrator does not have the correct access rights to dial in remotely. D.www. Which of the following is MOST likely the cause? . B. Which of the following is the MOST probable reason the user cannot print? A. IPSec needs to be reinstalled on the administrator’s workstation." .actualtests.com Ac tua A. No other users are having any problems printing. The VPN concentrator needs to be configured.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. 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. The user does not have access to the printer. OVAL D.

www. Any Time. Full backup on Sunday and a full backup every day D. It consists of a language.com 160 Ac tua lTe sts . 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. This is an example of which of the following design elements? "Pass Any Exam. but every time the security administrator gets on the workstation there is no evidence of the letters." . 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. QUESTION NO: 481 A security administrator has reports of an employee writing harassing letters on a workstation. Firewall D. Which of the following techniques will allow the security administrator to acquire the necessary data? A. interpreter. Which of the following should the administrator implement? A. Memory forensics C. Full backup on Sunday and incremental backups every other day C. Full backup on Sunday and differential backups every other day B.actualtests. VLAN B.co m . and repository and is meant to standardize information between security tools.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.

actualtests. They can see you entering a password. 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. Cold calling C. The best defense against this type of attack is simply to survey your environment before entering personal data. Phishing B.CompTIA SY0-201: Practice Exam A.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 . Shoulder surfing D. typing in a credit card number. Authenticity C. 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.co m 161 . Authentication B. "Pass Any Exam. Subnetting C. Any Time. DMZ B. or entering any other pertinent information.www. Confidentiality Answer: A Explanation: QUESTION NO: 485 A. VLAN D. Identification D." .

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

CHAP C. LDAP D.actualtests. NIPS Answer: D Explanation: QUESTION NO: 492 Regression testing and deployment are part of the: "Pass Any Exam. NIDS B. Public key C. CRL D. Any Time. TACACS B. HIDS C.www. Key escrow Answer: B Explanation: QUESTION NO: 491 A. 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." .com 163 Ac Which of the following can be used to prevent ongoing network based attacks? tua lTe sts . NAT 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 .

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

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

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

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

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

Port scanner C.E Explanation: QUESTION NO: 510 "Pass Any Exam. Store backup’s off site. Keep the tapes user accessible. Format tapes annually. B.co m 169 . Network mapper D. 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. Answer: D. Protocol analyzer Answer: A Explanation: QUESTION NO: 509 Which of the following are BEST practices in regards to backup media? (Select TWO). D. Label the media. Which of the following would be the BEST way for the director to test the team’s response? A. A." . Any Time. Vulnerability scanner B.com Ac tua lTe sts . Port scan D. Store tapes near the servers. Penetration test B. Which of the following would be BEST suited to accomplishing this task? A.actualtests.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. C.www. E. Vulnerability scan C.

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

Perform a full restore.actualtests.co m 171 . Which of the following BEST describes what the CIRT is trying to document? A.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 . Cold site Answer: D Explanation: QUESTION NO: 515 A. C. Warm site B. Proper authorization procedures B. Restore a random file.www. Mobile site D. Answer: B Explanation: QUESTION NO: 516 "Pass Any Exam. Damage mitigation Answer: C Explanation: QUESTION NO: 514 Which of the following redundancy planning concepts is generally the LEAST expensive? A. Hot site C. Any Time. D. Read the first 512 bytes of the tape. Disaster recovery plan C. 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." .CompTIA SY0-201: Practice Exam When investigating data breaches caused by possible malicious action. Chain of custody D. B.

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

Kiting C. 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. Fingerprint recognition C. Retina scan Answer: A Explanation: Which of the following is a tactic used by malicious domain purchasing organizations? A. Wireless access points C.CompTIA SY0-201: Practice Exam methods? A.co m .www. Iris scan D. 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. Coaxial cable B. Voice recognition B. DNS D." . Any Time.actualtests. Fiberoptic cable D.com 173 Ac tua QUESTION NO: 521 lTe sts . ARP spoofing B.

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

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

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

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

CompTIA SY0-201: Practice Exam B. Backend file system crash C.www. Any Time. A. Logic bomb Answer: A. Weak passwords D. Available ports B. Web load balancing D. Cross-site scripting E.com 178 Ac A.actualtests. "Pass Any Exam. Available IP addresses tua Rainbow tables are primarily used to expose which of the following vulnerabilities? lTe sts . Deny local logon C.co m ." . SQL injection B.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. 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). location. Deny file access D. Weak encryption keys C.

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

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

War chalking C.com 181 Ac tua lTe Answer: B Explanation: sts A. penetration testing actively tests security controls and can cause system instability. white box penetration testing cannot identify zero day exploits. Answer: D Explanation: QUESTION NO: 546 "Pass Any Exam. War driving .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? . Any Time." . vulnerability scanners can cause massive network flooding during risk assessments. Tailgating C. C. D. Evil twin D.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. Shoulder surfing B. Impersonation D.www. 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. B. Packet sniffing B.actualtests. penetration testing passively tests policy controls and can identify vulnerabilities.

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

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

Which of the following attacks is the security administrator trying to make users aware of in the company? sts . Any Time. The security administrator is also receiving several alarms from the IDS about suspicious traffic on the network. 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.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. Data handling D.com 184 Ac tua A. NIPS is blocking activities from those specific websites. Clean desk policy C. NIDS is blocking activities from those specific websites. Vishing attacks B.actualtests. Password behaviors B.co m . "Pass Any Exam. Phishing attacks C. Smurf attacks D. B. Which of the following is the MOST likely cause? A.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." .

www. 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 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. Reviewing centralized logs C. Which of the following could have prevented this incident? A. This application can be disabled to prevent any further incidents because it was not necessary for any server functions.actualtests. the administrator determines the attack successfully exploited a vulnerability in IIS. D. Enhanced password complexity Answer: C Explanation: "Pass Any Exam. D. The firewall is blocking web activity. The security posture is disabled on the network but remediation must take place before access is given to the visitor on that laptop.CompTIA SY0-201: Practice Exam C. The router is denying all traffic from those sites. The security posture is enabled on the network and remediation must take place before access is given to the visitor on that laptop. Any Time.co m 185 .com Ac tua lTe sts . The visitor is unable to access the Internet or any network resources. Disabling unnecessary accounts B." . B. C. Disabling unnecessary services 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 IPS detected that the visitor’s laptop did not have the right patches and updates so it prevented its access to the network. After investigating the incident.

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

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

Buffer overflow D. Hardware write lock C. 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.CompTIA SY0-201: Practice Exam Which of the following should a security administrator implement to prevent users from disrupting network connectivity.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? . if a user connects both ends of a network cable to different switch ports? A. Integer overflow B.com 188 Ac tua lTe Answer: D Explanation: sts A." . SQL injection C. Any Time.www. USB encryptor B.actualtests. Access control C. USB extension cable D. Loop protection D. Cross-site scripting . VLAN separation B. Ext2 file system Answer: A Explanation: QUESTION NO: 566 "Pass Any Exam.

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

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

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

Any Time. Strong password complexity D.co m Answer: D Explanation: . when used in conjunction with software-based encryption. Common access card C.actualtests.www. TPM C. Kerberos D. FTP active C. LDAP B.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.com 192 Ac tua A." . 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. TFTP B. Biometrics lTe Which of the following. Full disk encryption B. FTP passive D. enhances platform authentication by storing unique RSA keys and providing cryptoprocessing? sts .

Biometrics D.www. Hardware security module C.actualtests." . Encrypted USB tua lTe Which of the following devices provides storage for RSA or asymmetric keys and may assist in user authentication? (Select TWO). HSM C. Cross-site scripting "Pass Any Exam. Full disk encryption E.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. TMP QUESTION NO: 579 Answer: A. Facial recognition scanner D. Cross-site forgery B. Cloud computer B. Any Time.com 193 Ac A.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.co m Answer: B Explanation: . sts . Brute force attack C. Trusted platform module B.

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

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

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

Biometrics C.actualtests.co m . Biometrics B. Implicit deny C. Separation of duties D. SSO C. Discretionary Access Control (DAC) "Pass Any Exam.com 197 Ac tua lTe QUESTION NO: 591 sts ." . 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. PIV D.www. Single Sign-On B. 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. Passwords D.CompTIA SY0-201: Practice Exam B. Any Time. IP allow any any B. Time of day restrictions Answer: B Explanation: Which of the following allows a user to have a one-time password? A.

Review baseline reporting C.com 198 Ac A. Baseline reporting B. Design review C. 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. Vulnerability scanning B. Mandatory Access Control (MAC) D. Review honeypot logs D. Code review D. Zero day attack "Pass Any Exam.actualtests. Risk calculation tua Which of the following identifies some of the running services on a system? lTe sts . Determine open ports B.www. Any Time.CompTIA SY0-201: Practice Exam 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.co m ." .

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

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

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

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 recovery C.www. Any Time. Password expiration requirements D. Password complexity D. Password expiration Answer: B Explanation: "Pass Any Exam. Password expiration requirements D." .com Ac tua lTe A.actualtests. Password length requirements C. 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 length requirements sts Which of the following is an example of requiring users to have a password of 16 characters or more? . Password recovery requirements B. Password recovery requirements B.co m 202 . Password complexity requirements C. Password length B.

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

XSS sts . SQL injection C.com Ac tua lTe A. Any Time. Error and exception handling D. C. Answer: D Explanation: "Pass Any Exam.www. B." . multifactor. XSRF D. single sign-on. Phishing B. Cross-site scripting Answer: D Explanation: Answer: D Explanation: QUESTION NO: 613 Role-based access control is: A. LDAP injection B. user specific.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. D. job function specific.actualtests.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 . DoS C.

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

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

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

SNMPv3 . SNMPv2 D. Any Time.actualtests.www. IPv6 B.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.com 208 Ac QUESTION NO: 625 tua lTe sts A. One-time pad Answer: C Explanation: QUESTION NO: 626 "Pass Any Exam. 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. Trusted platform module D." .co Which of the following can be deployed to provide secure tunneling services? m QUESTION NO: 624 . DNSSEC C. Hashing algorithm C. HIDS C. USB encryption D. Device encryption B.

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

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

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

com Ac tua During a company’s relocation. SPIM D. Which of the following attack types is "Pass Any Exam. Pharming C. Phishing C. Which of the following attacks is the company vulnerable to without the proper user training and awareness? lTe sts . Social engineering D. Vishing B. Upon calling that number. While examining the email. a security administrator notices that several hard copies of company directories are being thrown away in public dumpsters.co m 212 . the technician did reach the exact answering system as the bank and eventually to an actual bank representative.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." . 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. Hoaxes B. The user said these charges occurred after a recent phone call to the bank due to an unusual email the user received.www. Spear Phishing Answer: A Explanation: QUESTION NO: 636 A. the security administrator notices that the phone number on the email does not match the phone number listed on the bank’s website.actualtests. Any Time. This is an example of which of the following? A.

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

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

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

A. Side to side." . Any Time. Up and down. Antenna placement C. Key escrow D.com Ac tua lTe A. In a downward direction.C Explanation: "Pass Any Exam. URL filtering E. Directly from the point of the antenna.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. Recovery agent B. perpendicular to the floor sts . Digital signature C. Open relays B. Encryption of wireless traffic D. perpendicular to the floor B. parallel to the floor C. 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).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 . parallel with the floor D. Open proxies Answer: B.actualtests.

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

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

The certificate has expired and was not renewed. Which of the following BEST achieves this requirement? A. The CA is not in the browser’s root authority list. Web security gateway "Pass Any Exam. 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. D.com 219 Ac tua A. Software based firewall B. The intermediate CA was taken offline.co m Answer: B Explanation: . 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. The CA is not in the default CRL." . C. Mandatory Access Control (MAC) C. 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. B. Quantum cryptography C. VPN concentrator D. Any Time. Transport encryption D. Which of the following BEST describes this security type? sts .www.actualtests.

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

com 221 Ac tua lTe sts .D Explanation: QUESTION NO: 661 A user is no longer able to transfer files to the FTP server. ACLs C. 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. HTTP B.B. Password complexity "Pass Any Exam.CompTIA SY0-201: Practice Exam E. Anti-spam software D." . Which of the following should the security administrator check? A. TFTP Answer: A. NIDS Answer: B Explanation: QUESTION NO: 662 Which of the following can be used to help prevent man-in-the-middle attacks? A.actualtests.co m . SFTP D.www. The security administrator has verified the ports are open on the network firewall. HTTPS C. Anti-virus software B. Any Time. HTTP F.

Any Time. Username lockout C.www. Expiration B. Lockout D. Complexity Answer: A Explanation: QUESTION NO: 666 Which of the following should be used to help prevent device theft of unused assets? A. Disablement Answer: C Explanation: QUESTION NO: 665 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 .actualtests. HSM device "Pass Any Exam. Expiration C. 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. Disablement C. File encryption strength D." . Lockout D.co m .CompTIA SY0-201: Practice Exam B. Recovery B.

CompTIA SY0-201: Practice Exam B. 110 D.actualtests. 21 B. Deterrence D. Locking cabinet C. Device encryption D. Mitigation B.co m 223 . 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. 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. Acceptance C. Any Time. 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.www." . 25 C.com Ac tua lTe sts .

Video monitoring D.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. Screen lock C. Humidity controls C. This is an example of which of the following? A. Behavior based detection C. HVAC B. Cable lock D. Anomaly based detection B. Whole disk encryption B. 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." . IV attack detection D. 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.co m . Any Time.www.CompTIA SY0-201: Practice Exam A.com 224 Ac tua lTe sts . Which of the following would BEST prevent the malicious insider from accessing the client records? "Pass Any Exam.

File and folder encryption Answer: D Explanation: QUESTION NO: 673 Based on logs from file servers. but the insider’s lawyer insists the laptop cannot be identified.CompTIA SY0-201: Practice Exam A. MAC address D." . IP address B. Third-party white box testing of the completed application before it goes live B.www. Third-party black box testing of the completed application before it goes live C. a malicious insider was stealing data using a personal laptop while connected by VPN. The affected company wants access to the laptop to determine loss. Portable media encryption D.actualtests. and IDS. Cloud computing B.co m . remote access systems. Explicitly include security gates during the SDLC D.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 . Any Time. Computer name Answer: C Explanation: QUESTION NO: 674 A. Which of the following would BEST be used to identify the specific computer used by the insider? A. 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. Separation of duties C. User profiles C.

Fuzzing C.CompTIA SY0-201: Practice Exam the web browser’s cache? A.www. Which of the following is responsible for this information disclosure? A.com 226 Ac tua lTe sts . 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. Any Time. Cookies D. Buffer overflow B." . Non-repudiation C. SQL injection B. XSS D.actualtests. 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. Transport encryption Answer: B Explanation: QUESTION NO: 678 "Pass Any Exam. XSRF C. Transmission speed D. Confidentiality B.co m .

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

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

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

Low confidentiality. SSL C. Slack space 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. Any Time.www. Which of the following BEST represents the expected level of confidentiality." .com Ac tua lTe sts QUESTION NO: 688 . high integrity.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 confidentiality. low integrity. high availability D. medium availability Which of the following protocols implements security at the lowest OSI layer? A. ICMP D. and availability needed for the forum content that has been contributed by users? A.actualtests. RAM D.co m Answer: D Explanation: 230 . medium to high integrity. IPSec B. Low confidentiality. The intention for the forum is to integrate into an existing online bookstore in order to boost sales. BIOS B. low availability B. integrity. high integrity. Rootkit Answer: C "Pass Any Exam. low availability C. High confidentiality.

www. Encryption B.actualtests. PKI D. SLA B. Review audit logs Answer: B Explanation: QUESTION NO: 692 Which of the following provides integrity verification when storing data? A.co m . Any Time." .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. DRP C. Disaster recovery planning D. ACL Answer: B Explanation: "Pass Any Exam. BIA D. Hashing C. Business impact analysis B. NIST Answer: C Explanation: QUESTION NO: 691 Which of the following is a method for validating a BCP? A. Annual test C.com 231 Ac tua lTe sts .

CCMP D.actualtests.co m 232 . Any Time. Rogue APs B.com Ac tua lTe A. WEP sts Which of the following is the MOST secure wireless protocol? . Security procedures review Answer: C Explanation: "Pass Any Exam. Utilities cost analysis C.www.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. WPA B. 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. Business impact analysis D. War driving C. TKIP C. Packet analysis D. Application performance monitoring B." .

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

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.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. SMTP sts Which of the following protocols would an administrator MOST likely use to monitor the parameters of network devices? . Smurf attack B.com 234 Ac tua lTe A. Incident management B. Forensic analysis Answer: C Explanation: "Pass Any Exam. Server clustering C.co m . ICMP D. NetBIOS C. Any Time.actualtests. Bluesnarfing D.www. SNMP B. Bluejacking C." . Change management D.

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

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

Confidentiality Answer: D Explanation: "Pass Any Exam.actualtests.www.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. 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. Availability B. Incident management C. Job Description Answer: A Explanation: QUESTION NO: 710 Which of the following concepts ensures that the data is only viewable to authorized users? A." .co m . Audit Logs D. Any Time. Separation of Duties C. Biometrics C. Change management B. Routine audits of system logs D. Integrity D. Acceptable Use Policy B.com 237 Ac tua lTe sts .

Disaster recovery D. Due to a recent disaster. Location near the datacenter that meets power requirements D. Business continuity testing C.www. a hot site and a cold site.co m 238 . 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. Redundancy C. Location with all required equipment loaded with all current patches and updates B. Integrity B.com Ac Answer: D Explanation: tua A. Location with duplicate systems found in the datacenter C." .actualtests. Any Time. Confidentiality D. Location that meets power and connectivity requirements lTe sts A security administrator is in charge of a datacenter.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. the administrator needs to ensure that their cold site is ready to go in case of a disaster. Succession planning "Pass Any Exam. Which of the following does the administrator need to ensure is in place for a cold site? . Continuity of day to day operations B.

WPA B.actualtests. 802. 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. Any Time.www." . MSCHAPv2 C. Identify lack of security controls C.com 239 Ac tua A.co m Answer: B Explanation: .11n D. LEAP B. CCMP "Pass Any Exam. Ability to gain administrative access to various systems B. MSCHAPv1 lTe Which of the following is used in conjunction with PEAP to provide mutual authentication between peers? sts . PPP D. Which of the following MUST be configured? A.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. Exploit vulnerabilities D. TKIP C.

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

FTP active B.actualtests. 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. Cold site C.CompTIA SY0-201: Practice Exam Answer: B Explanation: QUESTION NO: 720 In an 802. which of the following provides the MOST secure method of both encryption and authorization? A.1x B.11n network. FTP passive C. SCP D. WEP with 802. Any Time." . Hot site "Pass Any Exam.co m Answer: B Explanation: 241 .com Ac tua lTe sts . WPA Enterprise C. Cluster B. WPA2-PSK D. Warm site D. WPA with TKIP QUESTION NO: 721 Which of the following is the MOST secure method of utilizing FTP? A.www.

www. Trojan B. War driving lTe Which of the following is an example of obtaining unauthorized information by means of casual observation? sts . Impersonation D. Evil twin B." . Virus C.co m Answer: D Explanation: . Dumpster diving D. Whaling B.actualtests.CompTIA SY0-201: Practice Exam Answer: C Explanation: QUESTION NO: 723 Upon investigation. Shoulder surfing C. Shoulder surfing "Pass Any Exam.com 242 Ac tua A. Any Time. 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. This is an example of which of the following? A. an administrator finds a suspicious system-level kernel module which modifies file system operations. Logic bomb D. Tailgating C.

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

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

actualtests. Interview witnesses sts Which of the following should be performed before a hard drive is analyzed with forensics tools? .co m 245 .com Ac tua lTe A. Disconnect system from network C.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. HTTPS B. Take a device system image B. Chain of custody Answer: D Explanation: "Pass Any Exam. Review network traffic and logs C. 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. IPv4 D. Identify user habits B. SSH C. Any Time.www." . Track man hours and incident expense D. Capture system image D.

Password complexity requirements B. Handling PII D. Protocol analyzer B. 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.actualtests.co m 246 . Any Time.www. Tailgating techniques sts Which of the following will teach employees about malicious attempts from an attacker to obtain bank account information? .com Ac tua lTe A. Personally identifiable information B. Gateway Answer: A Explanation: "Pass Any Exam. Phishing techniques C. Software firewall D. Phishing attacks C." . Zero day exploits D. Load balancer C.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.

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

bulk encryption for data transmission over fiber. Any Time.www. B. different keys on both ends of the transport medium.CompTIA SY0-201: Practice Exam QUESTION NO: 741 A technician needs to allow seven specific users connection to a new access point. 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. Enable MAC filtering B. D. PKI sts . Answer: D Explanation: "Pass Any Exam. Blowfish B." . Which of the following should be performed to achieve this action? A. C. One-time pads D.com Ac tua lTe A.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 . the same key on each end of the transmission medium. Disable SSID broadcast C. Adjust antenna placement D. multiple keys for non-repudiation of bulk data.actualtests. PGP/GPG C.

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

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

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

Proxy server C. Fail safe C. Remove single points of failure C. Fail closed D." . HIDS B. 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. Any Time.com 252 Ac tua lTe sts .actualtests.co m . NIPS D. Fail danger 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.www.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. Risk management D. Fail open Answer: C "Pass Any Exam. Succession planning B.

www. HIPS B.co Which of the following is the primary location where global policies are implemented in an organization? m 253 . NIPS D. Software firewall C. HIDS B. Security group sts .com Ac tua Answer: B Explanation: lTe A." . HIDS Answer: C Explanation: "Pass Any Exam. 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. Domain C. Any Time.CompTIA SY0-201: Practice Exam Explanation: QUESTION NO: 756 Which of the following can restrict a computer from receiving network traffic? A. NIDS C. Antivirus D. User documentation D.actualtests. Physical memory B.

www. or network segment.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 . Any Time. Fingerprint and retina scan C.com 254 Ac tua lTe A. Fingerprint scan and password B. Creating honeypots D. War driving Answer: D Explanation: QUESTION NO: 762 Employee A sends employee B an encrypted message along with a digital signature. 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. HIDS D." . Remote monitoring C.actualtests. ID badge and smartcard sts . Honeypot B. by preventing the transmission of malicious packets from known attacking sources? A. Employee B "Pass Any Exam. Enter two different passwords D. Firewall 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. IPS B.

Which of the following will employee B do to verify the source of the message? A. 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. Use employee Bs public key to unencrypted the message. 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.com Ac tua lTe sts . Answer: D Explanation: QUESTION NO: 763 Which of the following BEST describes the purpose of risk mitigation? A. Reducing the cost to recover from a security incident. One is based on identity and the other on authentication. Reducing the work associated with patch management. B. C." . Any Time.www. B. Reducing the time from vulnerability discovery to patch deployment. D. B. D.CompTIA SY0-201: Practice Exam wants to make sure that the message is truly from employee A.actualtests. Use employee as public key to verify the digital signature. Use employee as private key to verify the digital signature. D. One is based on job function and the other on a set of approved instructions. Use employee Bs private key to unencrypted the message. C. Reducing the chances that a threat will exploit a vulnerability. Both are based on local legal regulations but role based provides greater security.co m 255 . Both are based on job title but rule based provides greater user flexibility.

co m .CompTIA SY0-201: Practice Exam A. This is an example of which of the following? A. Vampire tap C. Least privilege D. Provides a system for recovering encrypted data when public keys are corrupted D.actualtests. 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. Firewall D. Implicit deny B.www. 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. Provides a system for recovering encrypted data even if the users lose private keys C. Router B.com 256 Ac tua lTe QUESTION NO: 767 sts . Fiber-optic splicer Answer: B Explanation: QUESTION NO: 766 Which of the following is the purpose of key escrow in a PKI system? A. Ensures that all private keys are publicly accessible to PKI users B. Any Time. Separation of duties C. Behavior-based "Pass Any Exam." . Which of the following BEST describes this configuration? A.

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

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

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

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

D.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. Bandwidth requirements C. analyze the NIDS logs for any errant connections that may have been recorded.www. install any hotfixes that may have been overlooked. an administrator wishes to verify the server’s functionality post-cleanup. Asymmetric B. Vulnerability scan B. ensure that the antivirus applications definitions are up-to-date. Symmetric D. 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.actualtests. compare the systems performance against the configuration baseline." . C. Answer: C Explanation: A small company wants to hire a security assessment team for the server and network infrastructure. B. Kerberos Answer: C Explanation: QUESTION NO: 782 After a recent viral intrusion.com Ac tua QUESTION NO: 783 lTe sts . Protocols analysis D. Any Time.co m 261 . The administrator should: A. Certificate based C.

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

com Ac tua QUESTION NO: 789 lTe Answer: D Explanation: sts A. VM hypervisor D. Which of the following ports should the administrator change from its default to control this? A. VM cluster B.www. there have been an increased amount of failed remote desktop login attempts from an external IP address. SSL D.CompTIA SY0-201: Practice Exam In the past several weeks. VM escape C." . 21 B. 3389 D.actualtests. PGP C. WEP .co m Which of the following is a transmission encryption that is generally regarded as weak? 263 . VM hardware abstraction Answer: B Explanation: QUESTION NO: 790 Which of the following tools is used to report a wide range of security and configuration problems on a network? "Pass Any Exam. Any Time. AES256 B. 4658 Answer: C Explanation: QUESTION NO: 788 Which of the following BEST describes when code that is initiated on a virtual machine directly affects the host? A. 25 C.

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

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

PGP D." . Adware Answer: D Explanation: "Pass Any Exam.actualtests.CompTIA SY0-201: Practice Exam Explanation: QUESTION NO: 797 Virtualization technology can be implemented to positively affect which of the following security concepts? A. Non-repudiation B. Any Time. Spam C. Availability D. AES256 sts Which of the following uses both private and public key algorithms for email encryption and decryption? . Rootkit D.com Ac tua lTe A. Confidentiality C.co m 266 . CA B. Which of the following has MOST likely infected the computer? A. DES C. Worm B. Integrity Answer: C Explanation: QUESTION NO: 798 Answer: C Explanation: QUESTION NO: 799 A user reports random windows opening and closing after installing new software.www.

NTLMv2 D. Firewall Answer: C Explanation: QUESTION NO: 803 "Pass Any Exam. Any Time." .CompTIA SY0-201: Practice Exam QUESTION NO: 800 Which of the following BEST describes NAC? A. Provides access based on ARP requests C. Translates between DHCP requests and IP addresses D.www. Provides access based on predetermined characteristics B. NIDS D. NTLM B.co Which of the following will allow a technician to restrict access to one folder within a shared folder? m 267 . IPSec C.com Ac tua lTe sts A. NTFS .actualtests. Translates between private addresses and public addresses Answer: A Explanation: QUESTION NO: 801 Answer: D Explanation: QUESTION NO: 802 Which of the following can assess threats in non-encrypted traffic? A. Proxy server C. Internet content filter B.

C. Replay D. implicit deny.com 268 Ac The security administrator wants to know if a new device has any known issues with its available applications." . separation of duties. Answer: C Explanation: QUESTION NO: 804 QUESTION NO: 805 A. Protocol analyzer Answer: A Explanation: QUESTION NO: 806 An administrator believes a user has more access to a financial application than they should. single sign on. Spoofing B.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? . Port scanner C. Any Time. Network mapper D.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. job rotation. B.www. Which of the following would be BEST suited to accomplish this task? tua lTe Answer: D Explanation: sts A. Which of the following policies would this MOST likely violate? "Pass Any Exam. DDoS .actualtests. DoS C. This is an example of: A. D. Vulnerability scanner B.

User rights assignment D. Private Key "Pass Any Exam. Bandwidth utilization increases around the time that a popular radio show is broadcast. Answer: A Explanation: Answer: C Explanation: QUESTION NO: 809 Which of the following is used to encrypt the data sent from the server to the browser in an SSL session? A. Group policy B. Server configuration policy C. D. Require authentication for all inbound and outbound SMTP traffic.co m 269 .CompTIA SY0-201: Practice Exam A." . Storage and retention Answer: C Explanation: QUESTION NO: 807 Which of the following is the BEST course of action to ensure an email server is not an open relay? A. Implement time of day restrictions tua An administrator is having difficulty getting staff to adhere to group policy directives regarding streaming audio.actualtests. Deploy content filters D. Change the password policy C. C. Which of the following is the BEST solution to implement? lTe QUESTION NO: 808 sts . B.com Ac A. Enforce group policy B.www. Any Time. Require authentication for all inbound SMTP traffic. Require authentication for all outbound SMTP traffic. Block all inbound traffic on SMTP port 25.

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

Two distinct items from distinct categories of authentication factor groups. lTe Which of the following BEST describes what users are required to provide in a two factor authentication system? sts QUESTION NO: 814 . Authentication D. Identification B. B.www. Privatization C. Service startup Answer: D "Pass Any Exam.CompTIA SY0-201: Practice Exam D. D. Role-based access control Answer: B Explanation: QUESTION NO: 813 Which of the following concepts is applied when a user enters a password to gain authorized access to a system? A.com Ac Answer: C Explanation: tua A. Two distinct items they know from the same authentication factor group. Two distinct items from one of the authentication factor groups. Database usage D. Web GET requests C. C. Any Time. Two distinct items from each of the authentication factor groups.co m 271 .actualtests. DNS zone transfers B." . Non-repudiation Answer: C Explanation: QUESTION NO: 815 Which of the following events are typically written to system logs? A.

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System Answer: A Explanation: QUESTION NO: 821 A cipher lock system is which of the following security method types? A. Securing the site Answer: A Explanation: QUESTION NO: 820 Which of the following logs contains user logons and logoffs? A. Application D.com 273 Ac tua lTe sts .co m . Any Time. Biometrics B.CompTIA SY0-201: Practice Exam QUESTION NO: 819 A security administrator has received an SD memory card for the purpose of forensic analysis. Evidence gathering C. Data retention D. Which of the following incident response procedures has been violated? A. Proximity reader C. The memory card is left on the administrator’s office desk at the end of the day." . The next day the security guard returns the SD card to the administrator because it was found by the night janitor.actualtests. DNS C. Man-trap design Answer: C Explanation: QUESTION NO: 822 Which of the following is able to detect that a local system has been compromised? "Pass Any Exam. Chain of custody B.www. Security B. Door access D.

Anti-spam D. Retention policy B." .co m 274 .CompTIA SY0-201: Practice Exam A. Decentralize email servers "Pass Any Exam.www. 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.actualtests.com Ac tua lTe QUESTION NO: 824 sts . Signature C. Any Time. NIDS 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. 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. Storage and retention policies B. Baseline B. Account lockout Answer: B Explanation: Which of the following is required for an anomaly detection system to evaluate traffic properly? A. HIDS C. User rights D. Account login C.

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

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

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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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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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Smartcard and hardware token C.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. Retina scan and palm print B." . Key compromise B.actualtests. Lost password C. Iris scan and user password D.C Explanation: sts A. 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. Public key compromise E. Cold site C. Lost trust .co m Which of the following are reasons why a key may be revoked? (Select TWO). .CompTIA SY0-201: Practice Exam QUESTION NO: 867 Which of the following is a valid two-factor authentication model? A. Warm site D. Any Time. Hot site B. User password and user PIN Answer: C Explanation: QUESTION NO: 868 QUESTION NO: 869 A.www. CA compromise D.

www. Ping sweeper B. 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. Which of the following would BEST facilitate this? "Pass Any Exam. These rights are granted only to security administrators.co m 289 . Trusted Platform Module (TPM) C." . Privilege escalation D.CompTIA SY0-201: Practice Exam A. User access and rights review B. Key escrow Answer: C Explanation: QUESTION NO: 873 Management wants a security assessment conducted on their network.com Ac tua lTe sts . The assessment must be conducted during normal business hours without impacting users. Port scanner C. This policy is an example of which of the following industry best practices? A. Job rotation C.actualtests. Key management D. Network mapper D. Implicit deny Answer: A Explanation: QUESTION NO: 872 Which of the following is the process by which encryption keys are distributed? A. Separation of duties B. Any Time.

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

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

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

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

PEAP-TLS Answer: D Explanation: "Pass Any Exam.com Ac tua lTe sts . FTPS explicit C. IPSec B. Any Time. PPTP C. SSL/TLS D.www. SSH Answer: D Explanation: QUESTION NO: 887 Which of the following protocols requires the use of a CA based authentication process? A. MD5 D.co m 294 .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." . FTPS implicit B.actualtests.

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