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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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Analog camera D. A. 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).com Ac tua lTe sts . D. Upon investigation.co m 7 .actualtests. B. CCTV system B. There is a virus attacking the email server. There is a worm attacking the network. Integrity B. Digital camera Answer: B Explanation: QUESTION NO: 19 A user reports they are receiving odd emails. Any Time. Clustering D. Confidentiality E. The network is infected by adware. Recovery C. Availability Answer: A. PTZ camera C. Which of the following is MOST likely causing the problem? A. C.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. Answer: D Explanation: "Pass Any Exam. the SMTP relay is not secured.www." .E Explanation: QUESTION NO: 18 Which of the following camera types would allow a security guard to track movement from one spot throughout a data center? A.

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Patch management D.75.co m 19 . Update NIDS signatures C." .0.202.48 Answer: A Explanation: QUESTION NO: 56 Assigning access on a need-to-know basis is a best practice in which of the following controls? A. Multifactor "Pass Any Exam. Risk assessment B. Vulnerability assessment Answer: B Explanation: QUESTION NO: 57 In order to access the network. Install a perimeter firewall Answer: A.75. Update HIPS signatures D. Single sign-on B.95 D.com Ac tua lTe sts . Disable DEP settings E. an employee must swipe their finger on a device.131.www.5 B. Which of the following IP addresses would meet this requirement? A.CompTIA SY0-201: Practice Exam B. Account management C. Which of the following describes this form of authentication? A. 172.27 C. 63.C Explanation: QUESTION NO: 55 A security administrator is assigned to develop an IP address scheme for the corporate network that allows internal users to have an IP address that cannot be routed to the Internet.127.186.40.actualtests. 192. Any Time. 10.

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Escalation D.actualtests. Firewall logs C. Dumpster diving QUESTION NO: 215 Which of the following describes an attack technique by which an intruder gains physical access by following an authorized user into a facility before the door is closed? A. User rights D.com Ac tua lTe sts ." . 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. Bluesnarfing C.co m Answer: A Explanation: 71 .www. Shoulder surfing B. Tailgating C. NIDS configuration B. Incident management "Pass Any Exam. 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. Any Time. Whaling B.

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Networks B. War driving D. RFID badge D.com 85 Ac A.CompTIA SY0-201: Practice Exam A. Smartcard B. Cables C. Any Time.www. Impersonation B. Bluejacking C. VLANs D.co m . ACL C. Proximity badge Answer: A Explanation: Answer: B Explanation: QUESTION NO: 259 Which of the following measures ensures unauthorized users cannot access a WAP in a user's home? A.actualtests. Bluesnarfing Answer: B Explanation: QUESTION NO: 257 Which of the following has the capability to perform onboard cryptographic functions? A. Proper WAP placement "Pass Any Exam. 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 ." .

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

NAC C.actualtests. 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. Off site C. Hot site D. VLAN Answer: A Explanation: "Pass Any Exam.www.co m ." .com 106 Ac tua lTe sts . Any Time. NDS 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. PGP D. Cold site B. NAT B. AES C.CompTIA SY0-201: Practice Exam Answer: B Explanation: QUESTION NO: 320 Which of the following alternate site types is the MOST affordable after implementation? A. DES B.

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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QUESTION NO: 357 An administrator is taking an image of a server and converting it to a virtual instance. Which of the following BEST describes the information security requirements of a virtualized server? A. Virtual servers require OS hardening but not patching or antivirus. B. Virtual servers have the same information security requirements as physical servers. C. Virtual servers inherit information security controls from the hypervisor. D. Virtual servers only require data security controls and do not require licenses.

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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QUESTION NO: 458 A network security administrator is worried about potential man-in-the-middle attacks against users when they access a corporate website from their workstations. Which of the following is the BEST mitigation against this type of attack? A. Implementing server-side PKI certificates for all connections B. Mandating only client-side PKI certificates for all connections C. Requiring client and server PKI certificates for all connections D. Requiring strong authentication for all DNS queries Answer: C Explanation:

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

co m 161 . The best defense against this type of attack is simply to survey your environment before entering personal data. Confidentiality Answer: A Explanation: QUESTION NO: 485 A.www. or entering any other pertinent information. Identification D. Phishing B.actualtests.CompTIA SY0-201: Practice Exam A.com Ac tua Which of the following security attacks would be MOST likely to occur within the office without the use of technological tools? lTe sts . Cold calling C. Authenticity C. typing in a credit card number. "Pass Any Exam. 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." . VLAN D. Any Time. 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. They can see you entering a password. Shoulder surfing D. Authentication B. DMZ B. Subnetting C.

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

com 173 Ac tua QUESTION NO: 521 lTe sts . Coaxial cable B. Voice recognition B. Any Time. Wireless access points C." . Retina scan Answer: A Explanation: Which of the following is a tactic used by malicious domain purchasing organizations? A. ARP spoofing B. Fiberoptic cable D. Fingerprint recognition C.actualtests. Iris scan D.www.co m . Kiting C. DNS 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. DDoS Answer: B Explanation: QUESTION NO: 522 Which of the following would allow an administrator to perform internal research on security threats and common viruses on multiple operating systems without risking contamination of the "Pass Any Exam.CompTIA SY0-201: Practice Exam methods? A.

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

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

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

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

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

Personal electronic devices C. Any Time. To teach users about the latest malware attacks D. Honeypots C. Social networking sites B. Port scanners D. To reinforces user compliance with security policies B. To remind users of the consequences of noncompliance C.com 179 Ac Which of the following is the BEST reason to conduct annual security awareness training? tua lTe sts . Code reviews Answer: B Explanation: QUESTION NO: 539 A.CompTIA SY0-201: Practice Exam and updates with family and friends online? A. 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.actualtests.co m .www." . Clean desk policy D. 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.

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

File encryption strength D. 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 .actualtests. Disablement Answer: C Explanation: QUESTION NO: 665 A. Expiration C. Recovery B." . Any Time.CompTIA SY0-201: Practice Exam B. Complexity Answer: A Explanation: QUESTION NO: 666 Which of the following should be used to help prevent device theft of unused assets? A. Account disablement Answer: A Explanation: QUESTION NO: 664 Which of the following account policies would be enforced if a user tried to log into their account several times and was disabled for a set amount of time? A. Disablement C.co m . HSM device "Pass Any Exam.www. Expiration B. Lockout D. Username lockout C.

Device encryption D.CompTIA SY0-201: Practice Exam B. Locking cabinet C. 110 D. Acceptance C. 143 Answer: B Explanation: QUESTION NO: 669 Which of the following should be integrated into the fire alarm systems to help prevent a fire from spreading? "Pass Any Exam. Avoidance Answer: D Explanation: QUESTION NO: 668 Which of the following ports would a security administrator block if the administrator wanted to stop users from accessing outside SMTP services? A.actualtests. 21 B.co m 223 ." . 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. Deterrence D. 25 C.com Ac tua lTe sts . Mitigation B.www. Any Time.

Anomaly based detection B.co m . Humidity controls C.www." . IV attack detection D. Behavior based detection C.CompTIA SY0-201: Practice Exam A. Video monitoring D. Any Time. HVAC B. Remote wipe Answer: B Explanation: QUESTION NO: 671 An in-line network device examines traffic and determines that a parameter within a common protocol is well outside of expected boundaries. Screen lock C. This is an example of which of the following? A.actualtests. Whole disk encryption B. 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. Which of the following would BEST prevent the malicious insider from accessing the client records? "Pass Any Exam. 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. Cable lock D.com 224 Ac tua lTe sts .

Explicitly include security gates during the SDLC D. Computer name Answer: C Explanation: QUESTION NO: 674 A." . IP address B. File and folder encryption Answer: D Explanation: QUESTION NO: 673 Based on logs from file servers. Portable media encryption D. a malicious insider was stealing data using a personal laptop while connected by VPN. User profiles C.co m .actualtests. 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. Cloud computing B. and IDS. Separation of duties C.www. Third-party black box testing of the completed application before it goes live C. but the insider’s lawyer insists the laptop cannot be identified. remote access systems.CompTIA SY0-201: Practice Exam A. The affected company wants access to the laptop to determine loss. Any Time.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 . 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. MAC address 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.co m . Which of the following is responsible for this information disclosure? A. Buffer overflow B.actualtests. Any Time. XSRF C. Confidentiality B. Fuzzing C. Transport encryption Answer: B Explanation: QUESTION NO: 678 "Pass Any Exam. XSS D.www. Transmission speed D. Cookies D.CompTIA SY0-201: Practice Exam the web browser’s cache? A." . Non-repudiation 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.com 226 Ac tua lTe sts . SQL injection B.

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

Any Time." . 25 or more alpha-numeric characters C.www. Cross-site request forgery D. Exception handling B. Cross-site scripting . Letters. ACLs C. and special characters B. Sequential alpha-numeric patterns Answer: A Explanation: QUESTION NO: 684 "Pass Any Exam.CompTIA SY0-201: Practice Exam Which of the following authentication methods is typical among corporate environments to authenticate a list of employees? A. LDAP D. Twofish B. Two-factor authentication D. Adware C.actualtests. Kerberos Answer: C Explanation: QUESTION NO: 682 QUESTION NO: 683 Which of the following increases the key space of a password the MOST? A.com Ac tua lTe Answer: D Explanation: sts A. 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. To guarantee that users comply with local laws and regulations Answer: B Explanation: "Pass Any Exam. To ensure that data is kept on encrypted network shares B. B. Answer: D Explanation: Which of the following describes the importance of enacting and maintaining a clean desk policy? A. To verify that users are utilizing data storage resources D.CompTIA SY0-201: Practice Exam Which of the following file transfer protocols is an extension of SSH? A. FTPS Answer: C Explanation: QUESTION NO: 685 Which of the following is the primary security reason why social networking sites should be blocked in a large corporation? A. The proxy server needs to be specially configured for all social networking sites. Any Time. TFPT C." . FTP B. D.www. The data traffic can cause system strain and can overwhelm the firewall rule sets. SFTP D. The users can unintentionally post sensitive company information.com Ac tua QUESTION NO: 686 lTe sts . To avoid passwords and sensitive data from being unsecured C.co m 229 . The users’ work productivity decreases greatly. C.

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

PPP D. TKIP C. MSCHAPv1 lTe Which of the following is used in conjunction with PEAP to provide mutual authentication between peers? sts . CCMP "Pass Any Exam. LEAP B." . MSCHAPv2 C.actualtests. WPA B. 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.co m Answer: B Explanation: . Identify lack of security controls C. Any Time.www.com 239 Ac tua A. Ability to gain administrative access to various systems B.CompTIA SY0-201: Practice Exam Answer: C Explanation: QUESTION NO: 714 Which of the following would a security administrator MOST likely look for during a vulnerability assessment? A. Which of the following MUST be configured? A. 802.11n D. Exploit vulnerabilities D.

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

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

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

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

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

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

www. Password complexity requirements B.co m 246 . Zero day exploits D. Any Time. 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. Personally identifiable information B. Protocol analyzer B." . Phishing techniques C.CompTIA SY0-201: Practice Exam QUESTION NO: 735 Which of the following requires special handling and explicit policies for data retention and data distribution? A.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? . Phishing attacks C. Handling PII D. Gateway Answer: A Explanation: "Pass Any Exam. Load balancer C.actualtests. Software firewall D.

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

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

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

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

CompTIA SY0-201: Practice Exam Explanation: QUESTION NO: 750 Webmail is classified under which of the following cloud-based technologies? A. Which of the following combinations would BEST secure the connection? . 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).www. Infrastructure as a Service (IaaS) C. Software as a Service (SaaS) D. 443 E. A.actualtests. Tunnel mode. Tunnel mode. ESP lTe sts IPSec has been chosen for remote access VPN connections for telecommuters." . Any Time.E "Pass Any Exam.com 251 Ac Answer: D Explanation: tua A. Demand Computing B.co m . AH D. 139 C. Transport mode. ESP B. Transport mode. AH C. 143 D. 445 Answer: B. 135 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. Fail open Answer: C "Pass Any Exam. NIPS D. Succession planning B. Personal software firewall Answer: B Explanation: QUESTION NO: 755 Which of the following is the MOST secure condition a firewall should revert to when it is overloaded with network traffic? A.com 252 Ac tua lTe sts . Any Time. Fail safe C.www. Risk management D. Remove single points of failure C.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.actualtests." . Proxy server C. Fail danger B. HIDS B.co m . Fail closed D.

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

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

One is based on job function and the other on a set of approved instructions. B. Both are based on local legal regulations but role based provides greater security. Any Time." .co m 255 . Use employee as public key to verify the digital signature. Reducing the chances that a threat will exploit a vulnerability. C. Use employee as private key to verify the digital signature. Both are based on job title but rule based provides greater user flexibility. Reducing the time from vulnerability discovery to patch deployment. One is based on identity and the other on authentication. Which of the following will employee B do to verify the source of the message? A. D.actualtests. Reducing the cost to recover from a security incident. Use employee Bs private key to unencrypted the message. Answer: D Explanation: QUESTION NO: 763 Which of the following BEST describes the purpose of risk mitigation? A. Use employee Bs public key to unencrypted the message. C. D. 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.CompTIA SY0-201: Practice Exam wants to make sure that the message is truly from employee A. Answer: C Explanation: QUESTION NO: 764 Which of the following is the primary difference between role-based access control and rule-based access control? A. B.www. D. B.com Ac tua lTe sts . Reducing the work associated with patch management.

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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