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CompTIA SY0-201

CompTIA Security+ (2008 Edition) Exam

Practice Test
Version: 7.19

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

com 12 Ac Answer: A Explanation: tua A. mandatory access control.actualtests. lTe sts A Human Resource manager is assigning access to users in their specific department performing the same job function. Implicit deny D." . Scan with antivirus software. This is an example of: . rule-based access control. which of the following should be performed? A. D. C. Separation of duties Answer: C Explanation: "Pass Any Exam. role-based access control. B. 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.co m . D.www.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. Format the device. Job rotation C. B. Any Time. Use a new USB device to ensure security. Least privilege B. centralized access control.

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

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

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

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

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

Answer: D. It is available on computers using TPM. Tcpdump D. Nmap E.co m 18 . Remote sanitization D. Wireshark B. E. Nessus C." . A.www.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). 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).CompTIA SY0-201: Practice Exam B.com Ac A.actualtests. It is faster than software encryption. L0phtcrack Answer: A. A. Any Time. Screen locks B. Disable unused services "Pass Any Exam. D. It only works when data is not highly fragmented. It requires a HSM file system. Device encryption C. C.

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.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.CompTIA SY0-201: Practice Exam B.0.co m 19 .www.actualtests. an employee must swipe their finger on a device. Disable DEP settings E. Vulnerability assessment Answer: B Explanation: QUESTION NO: 57 In order to access the network.27 C. 63.95 D.5 B.com Ac tua lTe sts .127.186. Risk assessment B. Install a perimeter firewall Answer: A.75. Single sign-on B. 172. Update NIDS signatures C. Patch management D." . Account management C. 10. Any Time.202.40.75.131. Which of the following IP addresses would meet this requirement? A. Multifactor "Pass Any Exam. Update HIPS signatures D. 192. Which of the following describes this form of authentication? A.

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

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Any Time. Encrypt the CPU L2 cache B. Mandatory vacation D. Discretionary C.co m 22 . Separation of duties B. SSH C. SSID D.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.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. A.www.com Ac tua lTe sts . 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. Generate keys D. Recover keys C. WPA2 B. Store keys Answer: C. Which of the following describes this form of access control? A." .actualtests. Least privilege Answer: C Explanation: QUESTION NO: 65 Which of the following are the BEST reasons to use an HSM? (Select TWO).

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

com Ac tua Which of the following should a technician deploy to detect malicious changes to the system and configuration? lTe sts . Security testers have clear and written authorization to conduct vulnerability scans. Security testers have clear and written authorization to conduct penetration testing. B. Answer: D Explanation: QUESTION NO: 131 A. Exchange private keys with each other B. 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.co m 43 . D." . Pop-up blocker B. Recover old public keys D.actualtests.www. C. Any Time.CompTIA SY0-201: Practice Exam A. Recover old private keys C. 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. File integrity checker C. Anti-spyware D. Security testers are trying to document vulnerabilities without impacting network operations. Network users have permissions allowing access to network devices with security weaknesses.

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

www. which of the following techniques should be employed to assess overall security? A. Protocol filter C. Penetration testing tool D. Warm site C. Mobile site D.co m . Any Time. Documentation reviews "Pass Any Exam. 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. User interviews D. Penetration testing B. Protocol analyzer B. 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. Vulnerability scanning C.CompTIA SY0-201: Practice Exam D.com 60 Ac tua A." . Hot site B.actualtests. IT operations can be migrated? A. Vulnerability assessment tool lTe Which of the following devices hooks into a LAN and captures traffic? sts .

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

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

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

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

com 65 Ac tua lTe sts . XML injection C. Cross-site scripting B. Use of digital certificates B. Which of the following MUST be implemented to allow this type of authorization? A. Password disablement D.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.co A security administrator is analyzing the packet capture from an IDS triggered filter. Password expiration C. and after two hours the account becomes active? A. The packet capture shows the following string: m QUESTION NO: 197 .actualtests. Use of public keys only C. Account lockout B. Screen lock "Pass Any Exam. Use of public and private keys Answer: D Explanation: a or1 ==1-Which of the following attacks is occurring? A.www. Buffer overflow D. Any Time." . Use of private keys only D. 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 Answer: A Explanation: QUESTION NO: 199 Which of the following BEST describes an intrusion prevention system? A. A system that logs the attack for later analysis. C.www. A system that allows an attack to be identified. which of the following would a company MOST likely use with a minimum Recovery Time Objective? A. in which the main datacenter is immediately shutdown. Answer: A Explanation: QUESTION NO: 200 In the event of a disaster. B. Steganography B. Cold site D." .actualtests. Any Time. A system that stops an attack in progress. Hot site C. 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.co m . Digital signature C. A system that serves as a honeypot.com 66 Ac tua lTe sts . Stream cipher Answer: A Explanation: "Pass Any Exam. D. Transport encryption D. Fault tolerance B.

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

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

Which of the following is MOST likely missing from the operational procedures? A.com Ac Answer: C Explanation: tua A. B.www. The user has a Bluetooth enabled laptop." . The attacker that breached the nearby company is in the parking lot implementing a war driving attack. Telephony Answer: C "Pass Any Exam.11n capable interface connects and disconnects frequently to an access point that was recently installed. VPN concentrator D. A company in the next building had their wireless network breached last month. Which of the following is MOST likely causing the disconnections? . lTe sts A user reports that their 802. Provider cloud C. Remote access B. Application patch management 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. OS hardening C. Another user's Bluetooth device is causing interference with the Bluetooth on the laptop. Application hardening B. Any Time.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. The new access point was mis-configured and is interfering with another nearby access point. An attacker inside the company is performing a bluejacking attack on the user's laptop. D.actualtests. C.co m 69 .

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Replay attack C. DNS Answer: A Explanation: QUESTION NO: 245 Which of the following helps prevent a system from being fingerprinted? A.co m . Which of the following logs would the technician review FIRST? A. Complex passwords C.actualtests. Bluejacking D.www. Anti-spam software D. Personal firewall B. Any Time.CompTIA SY0-201: Practice Exam located on a server that was recently patched." . Antivirus D. 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. Access B.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 is the attacker MOST likely using? tua QUESTION NO: 246 lTe sts . Firewall C. War driving B. OS patching Answer: A Explanation: A.

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

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

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

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

Performance C." . Content filter tua The president of the company is trying to get to their bank's website.com 86 Ac A.CompTIA SY0-201: Practice Exam B. and the browser is displaying that the webpage is being blocked by the system administrator. 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.co m . NMAP "Pass Any Exam. Which of the following logs would the technician review? lTe sts . VPN encryption B. Set the SSID to hidden D. Default gateway encryption D.www. DNS B. Turn off the computers when not in use C.actualtests. System D. 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. Any Time.

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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. DES B.www. NAC 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. VLAN Answer: A Explanation: "Pass Any Exam.com 106 Ac tua lTe sts ." .actualtests. PGP D. Any Time. Off site C.co m . Cold site B. NDS D. NAT B. AES C. Hot site D. 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.

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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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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actualtests. GPS tracking B. Data handling D. NAC servers Answer: A Explanation: Answer: A Explanation: QUESTION NO: 380 A company has remote workers with laptops that house sensitive data. ACLs D." . Any Time. Routine audits B. NIDS Answer: A Explanation: "Pass Any Exam.co QUESTION NO: 379 m . Local SAM databases C. Data mining C.CompTIA SY0-201: Practice Exam Explanation: QUESTION NO: 378 In which of the following locations can password complexity be enforced via group policy? A.com 125 Ac tua lTe A. Whole disk encryption C. Domain controllers B. Which of the following can be implemented to recover the laptops if they are lost? A. Remote sanitation D.www. Cross-site scripting sts Security related training should be used to teach the importance of which of the following behaviors? .

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

Virtualization Answer: B Explanation: QUESTION NO: 387 "Pass Any Exam.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.actualtests. Public key Answer: D Explanation: QUESTION NO: 385 Which of the following tools can execute a ping sweep? A. Network mapper D. Clustering C." . Redundancy D. Anti-virus scanner C. Private key B.com Ac tua lTe sts . Any Time.www. Recovery key D. RAID B.co m 127 . Protocol analyzer B. Symmetric key C. 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.

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

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

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

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

QUESTION NO: 393 When examining HTTP server logs the security administrator notices that the company's online store crashes after a particular search string is executed by a single external user. Which of the "Pass Any Exam. Any Time." - www.actualtests.com 129

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Man traps B.actualtests. Domain name kiting D. 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. Answer: C. https://wrtw. This is typical of which of the following? lTe sts .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. Spoofing B. Any Time.CompTIA SY0-201: Practice Exam E. Are irritating to the user but the traffic remains encrypted. Chain of custody C. QUESTION NO: 422 "Pass Any Exam.com Ac tua The last company administrator failed to renew the registration for the corporate web site (e.g. a domain name can deliver profit to the owner even if it yields just pennies per year. Under this scheme. 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.www.co m 139 .org).comptia." . Video surveillance D. Vulnerability scanners Answer: C Explanation: QUESTION NO: 421 A.

com Ac tua lTe sts . Encryption and hashing B. Proper input validation Answer: D Explanation: To protect against SQL injection. Session cookie handling C. Worm Answer: C Explanation: QUESTION NO: 424 Which of the following describes an action taken after a security breach? A. parameterized statements must be used (preferred).CompTIA SY0-201: Practice Exam Which of the following should a web application programmer implement to avoid SQL injection attacks? A. Any Time. Spam B. Which of the following system security threats negatively affects confidentiality? A. Business continuity planning C.actualtests. Instead. or user input must be carefully escaped or filtered. Forensic evaluation D. user input must not directly be embedded in SQL statements.www.co QUESTION NO: 423 m 140 . Adware C. Disaster recovery planning B. Spyware D. Authentication and authorization D." . Change management Answer: C Explanation: "Pass Any Exam.

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

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

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

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

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

www. Separation of duties D. A rootkit. Gaining unauthorized domain rights is an example of: A." . C.com 147 Ac A.actualtests. Biometric scanning tua Which of the following would be implemented to provide a check and balance against social engineering attacks? lTe QUESTION NO: 444 sts .co m .CompTIA SY0-201: Practice Exam B. B. 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. Web application firewall "Pass Any Exam. A logic bomb. Privilege escalation. IPSec C. Password policy B. Spyware. Single sign-on C. D. NTLMv2 D. Any Time.

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

CompTIA SY0-201: Practice Exam C. Botnet Answer: C Explanation: Logic bombs are programs or snippets of code that execute when a certain predefined event occurs. Protocol analyzer C. 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 . Any Time. Account lockout policy D. Password complexity policy B.www. Logic bomb D.co m . Vulnerability scanner B. Port scanner Answer: B Explanation: A. 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.actualtests." . Account expiration policy C. Rainbow table D. Logic bombs may also be set to go off on a certain date or when a specified set of circumstances occurs.

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

The policy will restrict remote patching of user workstations.co Which of the following would MOST likely monitor user web traffic? m QUESTION NO: 487 . the administrator needs to be aware of which of the following disadvantages? A. LANMAN B.actualtests. A software firewall D. A proxy server B. Enable cookie monitoring C. authorization and accounting to connecting users? A. RADIUS D. C. Enable Internet history monitoring . 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. Answer: D Explanation: QUESTION NO: 489 "Pass Any Exam. B.com 162 Ac tua lTe sts A. D. WPA C. Any Time.CompTIA SY0-201: Practice Exam QUESTION NO: 486 Which of the following is a service that provides authentication. Some users may have a legitimate need for installing applications.www. Such a policy requires a great deal of administrative overhead." .

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Host software baselining C.co m 199 . Malicious add-ons lTe Which of the following application attacks can be used against Active Directory based systems? sts . White box testing D. Code review "Pass Any Exam.www. On-demand computing B. Virtualization D. SQL injection C. XML injection B. 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. Black box testing C.com Ac tua A. Grey box testing B.CompTIA SY0-201: Practice Exam C. Port scanning D. 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." .actualtests.

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

DMZ Answer: B Explanation: Which of the following keys is used to sign an email message? A. Public B. 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. VPN D. Any Time. Private C.actualtests. VLAN B.co m 259 . WPA D." . MD5 C.com Ac tua lTe sts QUESTION NO: 776 . Symmetric D.CompTIA SY0-201: Practice Exam D. RSA B.www. DES Answer: A Explanation: "Pass Any Exam. NAT 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.

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

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

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

Which of the following ports should the administrator change from its default to control this? A. 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.actualtests.com Ac tua QUESTION NO: 789 lTe Answer: D Explanation: sts A. Any Time. VM hypervisor D. PGP C. 3389 D. 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. VM cluster B.co m Which of the following is a transmission encryption that is generally regarded as weak? 263 .CompTIA SY0-201: Practice Exam In the past several weeks. there have been an increased amount of failed remote desktop login attempts from an external IP address. 21 B.www. WEP . VM escape C. 25 C. SSL D. AES256 B." .

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

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Block all inbound traffic on SMTP port 25. C. Private Key "Pass Any Exam.actualtests." . Which of the following is the BEST solution to implement? lTe QUESTION NO: 808 sts . B. Require authentication for all inbound and outbound SMTP traffic.co m 269 . Require authentication for all outbound SMTP traffic. Server configuration policy C. Enforce group policy B. Change the password policy C. 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. Any Time.www. Group policy B.CompTIA SY0-201: Practice Exam A. D.com Ac A. User rights assignment D. Require authentication for all inbound SMTP traffic. Implement time of day restrictions tua An administrator is having difficulty getting staff to adhere to group policy directives regarding streaming audio. Bandwidth utilization increases around the time that a popular radio show is broadcast. Deploy content filters D. 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.

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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QUESTION NO: 851 Which of the following should be protected from disclosure? A. Certificate revocation list B. Users private key passphrase C. Users public key D. Public key infrastructure Answer: B Explanation:

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

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

QUESTION NO: 857 An on-going attack on a web server has just been discovered. This server is non-critical but holds "Pass Any Exam. Any Time." - www.actualtests.com 284

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

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

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

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

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

Port scanner C. These rights are granted only to security administrators. Which of the following would BEST facilitate this? "Pass Any Exam. Privilege escalation D. Ping sweeper B. Key escrow Answer: C Explanation: QUESTION NO: 873 Management wants a security assessment conducted on their network. Trusted Platform Module (TPM) C. Network mapper D.CompTIA SY0-201: Practice Exam A. This policy is an example of which of the following industry best practices? A. Any Time.co m 289 . Implicit deny Answer: A Explanation: QUESTION NO: 872 Which of the following is the process by which encryption keys are distributed? A." . The assessment must be conducted during normal business hours without impacting users.actualtests. Key management D. User access and rights review B.com Ac tua lTe sts .www. Job rotation C. Separation of duties 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 BEST describes this attack type? "Pass Any Exam. Which of the following should be used to test the network? A. The proposed password does not meet complexity requirements. Change management approval has not been granted. The help desk determined the user was redirected to a fraudulent website. A penetration test D. tua The company’s new administrative assistant wants to use their name as a password and asks if it is appropriate. It will require too much time to conduct due diligence.com Ac A. C. Which of the following is the BEST reason for not allowing this? lTe sts . Launch a DDoD attack in the network and see what occurs. Any Time. Read the log files on each system on the network.CompTIA SY0-201: Practice Exam A. The manager wants to know if there are any issues that need to be addressed. D. A honeynet C.co m 290 . D.www. but the manager is concerned about affecting normal operations. A risk assessment B. C. Answer: C Explanation: QUESTION NO: 875 Answer: A Explanation: QUESTION NO: 876 A user reports a problem with resetting a password on the company website. B. B. The password risks disclosure of Personally Identifiable Information (PII)." .actualtests. Use a protocol analyzer. Use a vulnerability scanner. A vulnerability scan Answer: D Explanation: QUESTION NO: 874 The manager has tasked an administrator to test the security of the network.

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

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

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

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

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