CompTIA SY0-201

SY0-201 CompTIA Security+ (2008 Edition) Exam

Practice Test
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CompTIA SY0-201: Practice Exam QUESTION NO: 1 All of the following provide confidentiality protection as part of the underlying protocol EXCEPT: A. SSL. B. SSH. C. L2TP. D. IPSeC. Answer: C

QUESTION NO: 2 Which of the following allows an attacker to manipulate files by using the least significant bit(s) to secretly embed data? A. Steganography B. Worm C. Trojan horse D. Virus Answer: A

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Which of the following type of attacks would allow an attacker to capture HTTP requests and send back a spoofed page? A. Teardrop B. TCP/IP hijacking C. Phishing D. Replay Answer: B

QUESTION NO: 4 How should a company test the integrity of its backup data? A. By conducting another backup B. By using software to recover deleted files C. By restoring part of the backup "Pass Any Exam. Any Time." - www.actualtests.com 2

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CompTIA SY0-201: Practice Exam D. By reviewing the written procedures Answer: C

QUESTION NO: 5 Which of following can BEST be used to determine the topology of a network and discover unknown devices? A. Vulnerability scanner B. NIPS C. Protocol analyzer D. Network mapper

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Answer: C

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An administrator has implemented a new SMTP service on a server. A public IP address translates to the internal SMTP server. The administrator notices many sessions to the server, and gets notification that the servers public IP address is now reported in a spam real-time block list.Which of the following is wrong with the server? A. SMTP open relaying is enableD. B. It does not have a spam filter. C. The amount of sessions needs to be limiteD. D. The public IP address is incorrect. Answer: A

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A. When the technician suspects that weak passwords exist on the network B. When the technician is trying to guess passwords on a network C. When the technician has permission from the owner of the network D. When the technician is war driving and trying to gain access

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CompTIA SY0-201: Practice Exam QUESTION NO: 8 Which of the following is MOST efficient for encrypting large amounts of data? A. Hashing algorithms B. Symmetric key algorithms C. Asymmetric key algorithms D. ECC algorithms Answer: B

QUESTION NO: 9 Which of the following is a reason why a company should disable the SSID broadcast of the wireless access points? A. Rogue access points B. War driving C. Weak encryption D. Session hijacking Answer: B

Which of the following BEST describes ARP? A. Discovering the IP address of a device from the MAC address B. Discovering the IP address of a device from the DNS name C. Discovering the MAC address of a device from the IP address D. Discovering the DNS name of a device from the IP address Answer: C

QUESTION NO: 11 Which of the following would be BEST to use to apply corporate security settings to a device? A. A security patch B. A security hotfix C. An OS service pack "Pass Any Exam. Any Time." - www.actualtests.com 4

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The IT manager read there was a 90% chance each year that workstations would be compromised if not adequately protecteD. $5. Encrypt information C. Data integrity tua Which of the following is the main objective of steganography? lTe sts .com 5 Ac A.actualtests. which of the following is the expected net savings? A. AES C. Any Time.co m . A security template Answer: D QUESTION NO: 12 A small call center business decided to install an email system to facilitate communications in the office.290 C. As part of the upgrade the vendor offered to supply anti-malware software for a cost of $5.700 D. 3DES B. DH-ECC "Pass Any Exam.000b Answer: B QUESTION NO: 13 Answer: C QUESTION NO: 14 Which of the following would allow for secure key exchange over an unsecured network without a pre-shared key? A. Message digest B.www. $900 B.CompTIA SY0-201: Practice Exam D. If the anti-malware software is purchased. $2. Hide information D. If workstations are compromised it will take three hours to restore services for the 30 staff." .000 per year. Staff members in the call center are paid $90 per hour. $2.

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www. NIDS D.co m 7 . DDoS B. Proxy server B. Firewall C.CompTIA SY0-201: Practice Exam How many keys are utilized with asymmetric cryptography? A. Five D. One B. Seven Answer: B QUESTION NO: 19 During a risk assessment it is discovered that only one system administrator is assigned several tasks critical to continuity of operations." . Privilege escalation C. Two C. Any Time. It is recommended to cross train other system administrators to perform these tasks and mitigate which of the following risks? A.com Ac tua QUESTION NO: 20 lTe sts . Disclosure of PII D. Honeynet Answer: C QUESTION NO: 21 Which of the following is a single server that is setup in the DMZ or outer perimeter in order to distract attackers? "Pass Any Exam. Single point of failure Answer: D Which of the following network filtering devices will rely on signature updates to be effective? A.actualtests.

VLAN Answer: C QUESTION NO: 22 Which of the following encryption algorithms is decrypted in the LEAST amount of time? A. Proxy server lTe An administrator is trying to secure a network from threats originating outside the network.actualtests.co m 8 . Firewall D. Change management Answer: D "Pass Any Exam. Content filter C.com Ac tua A. Honeypot D. Honeynet B. DMZ C. Which of the following devices provides protection for the DMZ from attacks launched from the Internet? sts QUESTION NO: 23 . Any Time. Antivirus B.CompTIA SY0-201: Practice Exam A. AES C. Patch application C. 3DES D." . L2TP Answer: B Answer: C QUESTION NO: 24 Which of the following is a way to manage operating system updates? A. Service pack management B. Hotfix management D. RSA B.www.

Larger key space Answer: A QUESTION NO: 27 A. Change management B. Secure disposal C. Run the latest spywarE. which of following should be completed FIRST? A. "Pass Any Exam. Salt B." .com 9 Ac tua A programmer has decided to alter the server variable in the coding of an authentication function for a proprietary sales application.actualtests. Chain of custody Answer: A QUESTION NO: 28 When deploying 50 new workstations on the network. Blacklist D. Signature C. Rainbow Table D. Install a word processor. which of the following processes should be followed? lTe sts . Before implementing the new routine on the production application server. Password complexity D. B.www. Whitelist B.co m .CompTIA SY0-201: Practice Exam QUESTION NO: 25 Which of the following is a list of discrete entries that are known to be benign? A. Increase the input length C. Any Time. ACL Answer: A QUESTION NO: 26 Which of the following increases the collision resistance of a hash? A.

VLANs B. Intranet Answer: A Answer: B QUESTION NO: 31 Which of the following BEST describes a private key in regards to asymmetric encryption? A. C. Phishing D. Answer: C QUESTION NO: 29 Which of the following should be implemented to have all workstations and servers isolated in their own broadcast domains? A. B. Run OS updates. The key owner has exclusive access to the private key. The key owner and a recipient of an encrypted email have exclusive access to the private key. WBerlin Sans "Pass Any Exam. Only the CA has access to the private key. D. D. NAT C. Access lists D.www.co m .actualtests. Spam C.CompTIA SY0-201: Practice Exam C. Any Time." .Which of the following is this an example of? sts QUESTION NO: 30 . Apply the baseline configuration. Everyone has access to the private key on the CA. Trojan B.com 10 Ac A. DNS poisoning tua lTe End users are complaining about receiving a lot of email from online vendors and pharmacies.

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Kiting D.www. Object oriented coding C. Virtualization C. Honeypot C. Cloning Answer: B QUESTION NO: 37 Answer: B QUESTION NO: 38 Assigning proper security permissions to files and folders is the primary method of mitigating which of the following? A. Cross-site scripting Answer: A QUESTION NO: 36 Which of the following technologies can be used as a means to isolate a host OS from some types of security threats? A. Trojan D.actualtests. Rapid Application Development (RAD) D. Hijacking B.CompTIA SY0-201: Practice Exam A. Intrusion detection B. Input validation B." . Policy subversion C.com Ac A. DoS "Pass Any Exam. Internet content filters D. Proxy server B. Any Time. Firewall tua lTe Which of the following network tools would provide the information on what an attacker is doing to compromise a system? sts .co m 12 .

The file server does not have logging enableD." . ACL B. C. Account expiration C. Answer: B QUESTION NO: 41 An administrator suspects that files are being copied to a remote location during off hours. B. Any Time.com 13 Ac tua lTe sts . D. Time of day restrictions D. Which of the following logs would be the BEST place to look for information? A. The certificate for one of the web servers has expired and transactions on that server begins to drop rapidly. A port monitor utility shows that there are many connections to port 80 on the Internet facing web server.CompTIA SY0-201: Practice Exam Answer: C QUESTION NO: 39 Which of the following logical access controls would be MOST appropriate to use when creating an account for a temporary worker? A. DNS logs "Pass Any Exam.www.co m . disk space or memory utilization from the baselinE.actualtests. Intrusion detection logs B. Logical tokens Answer: B QUESTION NO: 40 Which of the following may be an indication of a possible system compromise? A. A performance monitor indicates a recent and ongoing drop in speed. A protocol analyzer records a high number of UDP packets to a streaming media server on the Internet. Antivirus logs D. Firewall logs C.

Mandatory vacations C. Discretionary Access Control (DAC) D. Job rotation B. Role-Based Access Control (RBAC) Answer: D Which of the following access control methods includes switching work assignments at preset intervals? A. Least privilege D.com Ac QUESTION NO: 44 tua lTe sts . Any Time. Mandatory Access Control (MAC) D. Separation of duties Answer: A QUESTION NO: 45 "Pass Any Exam. Rule-Based Access control (RBAC) C.actualtests.www. Mandatory Access Control (MAC) B.CompTIA SY0-201: Practice Exam Answer: B QUESTION NO: 42 Which of the following access control methods gives the owner control over providing permissions? A.co m 14 . Rule-Based Access control (RBAC) C." . Role-Based Access Control (RBAC) B. Discretionary Access Control (DAC) Answer: D QUESTION NO: 43 Which of the following access control methods grants permissions based on the users position in the company? A.

RADIUS B. TACACS B. Man-in-the-middle attack Answer: C Which of the following ensures a user cannot deny having sent a message? A. Integrity C. Trojan horse B. Any Time. Password cracker C.actualtests." . Non-repudiation D. Steganography D. Worm C. Kerberos Answer: D QUESTION NO: 46 Which of the following would an attacker use to footprint a system? A. RAS C. Availability B.com 15 Ac tua lTe QUESTION NO: 47 sts . Confidentiality Answer: C QUESTION NO: 48 Which of the following allows an attacker to embed a rootkit into a picture? A.www. Virus Answer: C "Pass Any Exam. Port scanner D. RADIUS D.co m .CompTIA SY0-201: Practice Exam Which of the following authentication methods would MOST likely prevent an attacker from being able to successfully deploy a replay attack? A.

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Virus Answer: A QUESTION NO: 54 An administrator wants to setup their network with only one public IP address. Rootkit C. Worm C. Worm B. Honeypot C.co m 17 .www. Trojan D.actualtests. DMZ D. VLAN C.CompTIA SY0-201: Practice Exam B. Which of the following would allow for this? A." . Which of the following would allow the administrator to do this? A. Trojan D.com Ac tua lTe sts . DMZ B. NIDS Answer: B "Pass Any Exam. Rootkit Answer: D QUESTION NO: 53 Which of the following will propagate itself without any user interaction? A. NIPS B. NAT Answer: D QUESTION NO: 55 An administrator wants to proactively collect information on attackers and their attempted methods of gaining access to the internal network. Any Time. NIDS D.

Protocol analyzer B.Which of the following would be the BEST solution to deploy? m 18 .CompTIA SY0-201: Practice Exam QUESTION NO: 56 Which of the following allows a technician to correct a specific issue with a solution that has not been fully tested? A.co A technician wants to regulate and deny traffic to websites that contain information on hacking.com Ac tua lTe A. which of the following should be done? "Pass Any Exam. Hotfix C.actualtests. Internet content filter B. Protocol analyzer D. Port scanner D. Service pack Answer: B QUESTION NO: 57 Answer: A QUESTION NO: 58 Which of the following is the LEAST intrusive way of checking the environment for known software flaws? A. Vulnerability scanner C. Any Time. Security roll-up D. NIDS sts . Proxy C. Patch B.www. Penetration test Answer: B QUESTION NO: 59 If a certificate has been compromised." .

CompTIA SY0-201: Practice Exam A. Run the recovery agent. B. Put the certificate on the CRL. C. Put the certificate in key escrow. D. Suspend the certificate for further investigation. Answer: B

QUESTION NO: 60 Which of the following requires an update to the baseline after installing new software on a machine? A. Signature-based NIPS B. Signature-based NIDS C. Honeypot D. Behavior-based HIDS Answer: D

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Answer: D

QUESTION NO: 62 Which of the following is the BEST way to reduce the number of accounts a user must maintain? A. Kerberos B. CHAP C. SSO D. MD5 Answer: C

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QUESTION NO: 63 Which of the following can be used as a means for dual-factor authentication? A. RAS and username/password B. RADIUS and L2TP C. LDAP and WPA D. Iris scan and proximity card Answer: D

QUESTION NO: 64 After implementing file auditing, which of the following logs would show unauthorized usage attempts? A. Performance B. System C. Security D. Application Answer: C

QUESTION NO: 65

Which of the following type of attacks requires an attacker to sniff the network? A. Man-in-the-Middle B. DDoS attack C. MAC flooding D. DNS poisoning Answer: A

QUESTION NO: 66 If a user attempts to go to a website and notices the URL has changed, which of the following attacks is MOST likely the cause?

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CompTIA SY0-201: Practice Exam A. DLL injection B. DDoS attack C. DNS poisoning D. ARP poisoning Answer: C

QUESTION NO: 67 Which of the following attacks can be caused by a user being unaware of their physical surroundings? A. ARP poisoning B. Phishing C. Shoulder surfing D. Man-in-the-middle Answer: C

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QUESTION NO: 69 Which of the following redundancy solutions contains hardware systems similar to the affected organization, but does not provide live data? A. Hot site B. Uninterruptible Power Supply (UPS) C. Warm site D. Cold site

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QUESTION NO: 70 During the implementation of LDAP, which of the following will typically be changed within the organizations software programs? A. IP addresses B. Authentication credentials C. Non-repudiation policy D. Network protocol Answer: B

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Which of the following would be MOST useful to determine why packets from a computer outside the network are being dropped on the way to a computer inside the network? A. HIDS log B. Security log C. Firewall log D. System log Answer: C

Which of the following security policies is BEST to use when trying to mitigate the risks involved with allowing a user to access company email via their cell phone? A. The cell phone should require a password after a set period of inactivity. B. The cell phone should only be used for company related emails. C. The cell phone data should be encrypted according to NIST standards. D. The cell phone should have data connection abilities disableD. Answer: A

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LANMAN D. 3DES B. Which of the following algorithms would be the MOST secure with the least CPU utilization? A.com Ac tua lTe QUESTION NO: 75 sts . MD5 Answer: B QUESTION NO: 74 Which of the following algorithms is the LEAST secure? A.co m 23 . AES C.CompTIA SY0-201: Practice Exam An administrator has been asked to encrypt credit card datA. the executive wishes to encrypt the signature so that the assistant can verify that the email actually came from the executive.actualtests.www. TKIP C. Public B. In addition to encrypting the body of the email. MD5 C. SHA-1 Answer: C Which of the following algorithms is MOST closely associated with the signing of email messages? A. NTLM B. SHA-1 Answer: C QUESTION NO: 76 An executive uses PKI to encrypt sensitive emails sent to an assistant. PGP D. MD5 B. SHA-1 D. Private "Pass Any Exam. Any Time. Which of the following asymmetric keys should the executive use to encrypt the signature? A." .

Recovery agent C.CompTIA SY0-201: Practice Exam C. Antivirus B. Hash Answer: B QUESTION NO: 77 A technician needs to detect staff members that are connecting to an unauthorized website. Spyware D. Any Time. Bluesnarfing C. Which of the following could be used? A. Least privilege D. Which of the following tools could be used to confirm this? sts . Port scan lTe An administrator suspects that multiple PCs are infected with a zombie. Shared D. Account management "Pass Any Exam. Host routing table D.www.actualtests. Separation of duties C. Protocol analyzer B.com Ac tua A." . but do not administer audit functions? A. Access enforcement B. HIDS Answer: A QUESTION NO: 78 Answer: A QUESTION NO: 79 Which of the following is an example of security personnel that administer access control functions.co m 24 .

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Rights are not set correctly C. Least privilege D. Each member of the group should have read/write permissions to a sharE. Most privilege B.CompTIA SY0-201: Practice Exam Which of the following principles should be applied when assigning permissions? A. Role based Answer: B QUESTION NO: 84 Which of the following type of strategies can be applied to allow a user to enter their username and password once in order to authenticate to multiple systems and applications? A.co m 26 .www. Biometrics Answer: B A. Least privilege C. Any Time. Privilege escalation B. Rootkit "Pass Any Exam. Rule based D. Read only access Answer: B QUESTION NO: 86 Which of the following threats is the MOST difficult to detect and hides itself from the operating system? A. Smart card D. Two-factor authentication B.actualtests. Which of the following would explain why User A could not access the file? lTe QUESTION NO: 85 sts .com Ac tua User A is a member of the payroll security group." . Single sign-on C. User A was trying to update a file but when the user tried to access the file the user was denieD.

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Spanning port B. Use of default passwords Answer: D QUESTION NO: 92 Which of the following is an exploit against a device where only the hardware model and manufacturer are known? A." . Denial of service (DoS) C. Replay attack B.com 28 Ac tua lTe sts . Default passwords Answer: D QUESTION NO: 93 A technician is implementing a new wireless network for an organization. Attacker privilege escalation B. NAT Answer: C QUESTION NO: 91 Which of the following is a security threat when a new network device is configured for first-time installation? A. The technician should be concerned with all of the following wireless vulnerabilities EXCEPT: A. Installation of a back door C. Denial of Service (DoS) D. VLAN D. "Pass Any Exam.actualtests. rogue access points. Subnetting C.www. Privilege escalation D.co m . Any Time.CompTIA SY0-201: Practice Exam QUESTION NO: 90 Which of the following is a way to logically separate a network through a switch? A.

CompTIA SY0-201: Practice Exam B. Device manufacturer documentation D. Performance baseline C. C. D. Security template lTe An organization is installing new servers into their infrastructurE. weak encryption. Certificate revocation list C. SSID broadcasts. A technician is responsible for making sure that all new servers meet security requirements for uptimE.com Ac tua A.www. 80211 modE." . Router ACL D. Recovery agent B. Any Time. Network scanner Answer: D QUESTION NO: 95 Answer: A QUESTION NO: 96 After issuance a technician becomes aware that some keys were issued to individuals who are not authorized to use them. Public key recovery Answer: B "Pass Any Exam. Service level agreement B. In which of the following is the availability requirements identified? sts . Performance monitor B.actualtests. Answer: B QUESTION NO: 94 Which of the following tools will allow the technician to find all open ports on the network? A. Protocol analyzer C.co m 29 . Which of the following should the technician use to correct this problem? A. Key escrow D.

" . D. D. Answer: C QUESTION NO: 98 Which of the following properly describes penetration testing? Answer: D QUESTION NO: 99 Which of the following should a technician review when a user is moved from one department to another? A. sts .www. Data storage and retention policies C.com Ac tua lTe A. gain system access. Penetration tests are generally used to exploit a weakness without permission and show how an attacker might compromise a system. sniff network passwords. facilitate penetration testing. Any Time. Penetration tests are generally used to demonstrate a weakness in a system and then provide documentation on the weakness.actualtests. Penetration tests are generally used to scan the network and identify open ports. B. B.CompTIA SY0-201: Practice Exam QUESTION NO: 97 Password crackers are generally used by malicious attackers to: A. Users group policy D. C. Acceptable usage policy Answer: A QUESTION NO: 100 Which of the following is a reason to implement security logging on a DNS server? "Pass Any Exam. User access and rights B.co m 30 . Penetration tests are generally used to map the network and grab banners. C. verify system access.

One of the senior managers requests that the technician prevent staff members from logging on during nonworking days. Answer: B QUESTION NO: 102 A technician is reviewing the logical access control method an organization uses. Enforce Kerberos B.actualtests.www. Time of day restrictions D.com Ac tua lTe sts . To perform penetration testing on the DNS server D.co m 31 . Deploy smart cards C. To monitor unauthorized zone transfers B. B. To control unauthorized DNS DoS Answer: A QUESTION NO: 101 A technician is rebuilding the infrastructure for an organization. The technician should verify that the virtual servers are dual homed so that traffic is securely separateD. The technician should subnet the network so each virtual server is on a different network segment. To measure the DNS server performance C. Any Time." .CompTIA SY0-201: Practice Exam A. D. The technician has been tasked with making sure that the virtualization technology is implemented securely. The technician should verify that the virtual servers and the host have the latest service packs and patches applieD. The technician should perform penetration testing on all the virtual servers to monitor performancE. Access control lists Answer: C QUESTION NO: 103 "Pass Any Exam. C. Which of the following should the technician implement to meet managements request? A. Which of the following is a concern when implementing virtualization technology? A.

" .CompTIA SY0-201: Practice Exam How would a technician implement a security patch in an enterprise environment? A. Download the patch from the vendors secure website and install it as needeD.actualtests. Download the patch from the vendors secure website and install it on the most vulnerable workstation. C. Download the patch from the Internet. Download the patch from the vendors secure website. "Pass Any Exam.co m 32 . Quantum B. Asymmetric D.com Ac tua QUESTION NO: 105 lTe sts . RSA Answer: B Which of the following encryption schemes is the public key infrastructure based on? A. test the patch and install it on all workstations. Elliptical curve C. AES B. Driving from point to point with a laptop and an antenna to find unsecured wireless access points. DES C. Any Time. Symmetric Answer: C QUESTION NO: 106 Which of the following BEST describes the term war driving? A.WBerlin Sans Answer: B QUESTION NO: 104 Which of the following is considered the weakest encryption? A.www. D. B. test the patch and install it on all of the production servers. SHA D.

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Answer: C QUESTION NO: 111 Answer: A QUESTION NO: 112 A. Configure rules on the users host and restart the host. Run performance monitor to evaluate the CPU usage. Install an ACL on the firewall to block traffic from the sender and filter the IP address. "Pass Any Exam. A NIDS prevents certain types of traffic from entering a network. B. Any Time. . Install an anti-spam filter on the domain mail servers and filter the email address. Use a protocol analyzer to find the cause of the traffic. C. B. Answer: B QUESTION NO: 113 Which of the following are characteristics of a hash function? (Select TWO). Which of the following steps should be taken to stop this from occurring? A. A NIDS monitors and analyzes network traffic for possible intrusions. C. B.com Ac A technician suspects that a piece of malware is consuming too many CPU cycles and slowing down a system." . Configure a rule in each users router and restart the router. A NIDS is normally installed on the email server. C. D. Install malware scanning software. D.www.CompTIA SY0-201: Practice Exam QUESTION NO: 110 Users on a network report that they are receiving unsolicited emails from an email address that does not change. A NIDS is installed on the proxy server. D. Install HIDS to determine the CPU usage. Which of the following will help determine the amount of CPU cycles that are being consumed? tua lTe sts A.co Which of the following is a true statement with regards to a NIDS? m 34 .actualtests.

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D. Create an image from the OS install. S/MIME. instant message traffiC. In order to quickly replicate these controls on all systems. Answer: D QUESTION NO: 129 A." . The technician notices that when certain characters are input into the application it will crash the server.www. Answer: B QUESTION NO: 128 After registering an email address on a website.CompTIA SY0-201: Practice Exam An administrator has developed an OS install that will implement the tightest security controls possible. Any Time. which of the following should be established? A.actualtests. B. Create a boot disk for the operating system. Implement an ACL C.com 39 Ac A technician is testing the security of a new database application with a website front-end.co m . D. and therefore the user is concerneD. The email account is new. Implement OS hardening procedures. Which of the following does the technician need to do? tua lTe sts . Lock-down the database D. B. C. a user starts receiving messages from unknown sources. Utilize SSL on the website B. This type of message traffic is referred to as: A. The administrator still has a concern about traffic inside the "Pass Any Exam. Input validation Answer: D QUESTION NO: 130 An administrator in a small office environment has implemented an IDS on the network perimeter to detect malicious traffic patterns. spam. Take screen shots of the configuration options. C. SPIM.

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Firewall Answer: D QUESTION NO: 135 Which of the following is the primary purpose of a honeypot? A." .co m 41 . SSH D. Which of the following type of fire suppression systems should be used? A. IDS C. Deluge sprinkler "Pass Any Exam. Provide cryptography for the network D.CompTIA SY0-201: Practice Exam A. Wet pipe sprinkler D. Switch D.actualtests. Any Time. Hydrogen Peroxide C.www. NAT C. Translate addresses at the perimeter B. To provide a decoy target on the network C. Carbon Dioxide B. SFTP Answer: B QUESTION NO: 134 An administrator has been studying stateful packet inspection and wants to implement this security technique on the network. Hub B.com Ac tua lTe sts . IPSec B. Which of the following devices could the administrator use to BEST utilize stateful packet inspection? A. Work as a network proxy Answer: B QUESTION NO: 136 An administrator wants to ensure that that no equipment is damaged when there is a fire or false alarm in the server room.

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Any Time. It is implemented in portable devices. C. Rijndael. B.com Ac tua lTe sts . RC4 Answer: A QUESTION NO: 145 Which of the following is true about ECC algorithms? A. Session keys are sent unencrypteD. D. It is the algorithm used in PGP. "Pass Any Exam. Answer: B QUESTION NO: 147 Which of the following can reduce the risk associated with password guessing attacks? (Select TWO). Answer: B QUESTION NO: 146 Which of the following is a way to encrypt session keys using SSL? A. Session keys are sent in clear text because they are private keys.co m 44 . Session keys are encrypted using an asymmetric algorithm. It is a private key algorithm. 3DES. Session keys are encrypted using a symmetric algorithm. D.actualtests. B. C. ECC. B. D.CompTIA SY0-201: Practice Exam Answer: D QUESTION NO: 144 All of the following are symmetric key algorithms EXCEPT: A. C.www. It is CPU intensivE." .

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B. Any Time.CompTIA SY0-201: Practice Exam QUESTION NO: 161 Which of the following is an installable package that includes several patches from the same vendor for various applications? A. B. C. . Which of the following is this an example of? tua QUESTION NO: 163 lTe Answer: B sts A.actualtests. An unauthorized attempt to access the server. Which of the following can be implemented to increase security and prevent this from happening? "Pass Any Exam.www. Patch rollup Answer: C QUESTION NO: 162 A. C. The error log shows unknown username or passworD." . D.com Ac The RAS logs on a server show 100 errors in a two minute time period from an attempt to access an account. D. One of the users forgot their password and kept trying to login. Have user sign both the acceptable use policy and security based HR policy. Have a solid acceptable use policy in place with a click through banner. Provide thorough and frequent user awareness training. The local firewall is blocking GRE packets. Answer: B QUESTION NO: 164 An administrator notices that former temporary employees accounts are still active on a domain. Service pack D.co m Which of the following is a best practice to prevent users from being vulnerable to social engineering? 49 . Provide a service level agreement that addresses social engineering issues. Hotfix B. Patch template C. The end users ISP is having issues with packet loss.

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Kiting D. DDoS C. DoS B. High humidity and high temperature Answer: A QUESTION NO: 186 Using an asymmetric key cryptography system. Any Time. Low humidity and high temperature B.com Ac QUESTION NO: 185 tua lTe sts .www. TCP/IP hijacking B.co m 55 . Low humidity and low temperature D. High humidity and low temperature C. ARP Answer: B Which of the following is the MOST likely to generate static electricity? A.actualtests. where can a technician generate the key pairs? "Pass Any Exam.CompTIA SY0-201: Practice Exam Answer: B QUESTION NO: 183 Sending continuous TCP requests to a device and ignoring the return information until the device ceases to accept new connections is an example of which of the following? A." . DNS poisoning C. DoS Answer: D QUESTION NO: 184 Which of the following would use a group of bots to stop a web server from accepting new requests? A. MAC D.

Rule-Based Access Control (RBAC) Answer: C "Pass Any Exam. IETF C. Role-Based Access Control (RBAC) C. Weak encryption B. 8021x C. Coaxial cable C.com Ac tua lTe sts QUESTION NO: 188 .www. Unshielded twisted pair cable B. Fiber optic cable D.CompTIA SY0-201: Practice Exam A. A recovery agent Answer: A QUESTION NO: 187 Which of the following media is the LEAST likely to be successfully tapped into? A. Discretionary Access Control (DAC) D. Data emanation Answer: C QUESTION NO: 189 Which of the following allows a file to have different security permissions for users that have the same roles or user groups? A. Any Time.actualtests. Shielded twisted pair cable Answer: C Which of the following allows a person to find public wireless access points? A. Mandatory Access Control (MAC) B. A key escrow service D." .co m 56 . SSID broadcast D. A certificate authority B.

Which of the following is this an example of? A.www. Any Time. Separation of duties D. That the user has sufficient rights to print to the printer D. That the printer has the correct size of paper in each of the trays B." . That the user is attempting to print to the correct printer tray Answer: C QUESTION NO: 193 Which of the following uses a sandbox to manage a programs ability to access system resources? "Pass Any Exam. Honeypot Answer: D QUESTION NO: 191 A company decides that the purchasing agent and the accounts receivable agent should exchange positions in order to allow for more oversight of past transactions. Job rotation Answer: D QUESTION NO: 192 A. Implicit deny C. Proxy server D.com Ac A user complains that the color laser printer continuously gives an access denied message while attempting to print a text document.CompTIA SY0-201: Practice Exam QUESTION NO: 190 A DMZ has a fake network that a hacker is attacking.co m 57 . Which of the following is this an example of? A.actualtests. The administrator logs onto the PC and prints successfully. Man-in-the-middle C. Firewall B. Which of the following should the administrator check FIRST? tua lTe sts . That the toner should be changed in the printer C. Least privilege B.

Which of the following is the FIRST action for the technician to take? sts QUESTION NO: 195 . Reboot the system. Which of the following should an administrator check FIRST in order to prove or disprove this claim? A. The IDS logs B. Cold Fusion Answer: A QUESTION NO: 194 Which of the following allows a technician to view the security permissions of a file? A. ActiveX C. The user had access to the file yesterday.com Ac tua A. The firewall logs Answer: C "Pass Any Exam. Deny the users request and forward to the human resources department.actualtests. The access control list B. The local security template Answer: A Answer: C QUESTION NO: 196 A user is convinced that someone is attempting to use their user account at night. C. The security baseline C. B.www. Grant access to the filE." .CompTIA SY0-201: Practice Exam A. Any Time. D. JavaScript D. The local security logs D.co m 58 . lTe A user is denied access to a filE. The security application logs C. Verify that the users permissions are correct. Java B. The data emanation D.

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Privilege escalation Answer: A QUESTION NO: 206 A CEO is concerned about staff browsing inappropriate material on the Internet via HTTPS. Botnets D. Viruses B. SQL injection Answer: D QUESTION NO: 204 Which of the following security threats is MOST commonly associated with a targeted distributed denial of service (DDoS)? A.www. scan the content and then repackage the SSL session without staff knowing. The developer implemented which of the following security threats? lTe sts ." . Cross-site scripting C. Trojans Answer: C QUESTION NO: 205 A.actualtests.com Ac tua A developer added code to a financial system designed to transfer money to a foreign bank account on a specific time and datE.co m 61 . Logic bomb B.CompTIA SY0-201: Practice Exam A. Any Time. Botnet D. Rootkit C. Worms C. Buffer overflow D. The code would activate only if human resources processed the developers termination papers. Java input error B. It has been suggested that the company purchase a product which could decrypt the SSL session.Which of the following type of attacks is similar to this product? "Pass Any Exam.

CompTIA SY0-201: Practice Exam A.000 per year. $5. TCP/IP hijacking D.000 D. which of the following is the annual loss expectancy (ALE)? tua lTe sts .actualtests. Replay B.700 B. $2.com 62 Ac A small call center business decided to install an email system to facilitate communications in the office. As part of the upgrade the vendor offered to supply anti-malware software for a cost of $5. If determining the risk.www. Accept the risk B. Mitigate the risk C.290b Answer: D QUESTION NO: 209 A technician is deciding between implementing a HIDS on the database server or implementing a NIDS. If workstations are compromised it will take three hours to restore services for the 30 staff. Run a new risk assessment Answer: A QUESTION NO: 208 A. The IT manager read there was a 90% chance each year that workstations would be compromised if not adequately protecteD. Man-in-the-middle Answer: D QUESTION NO: 207 After a system risk assessment was performed it was found that the cost to mitigate the risk was higher than the expected loss if the risk was actualizeD." . $7. Any Time. which of the following is the BEST course of action? A.co m . Reject the risk D. "Pass Any Exam. In this instance.500 C. Spoofing C. Staff members in the call center are paid $90 per hour. $4. Which of the following are reasons why a NIDS may be better to implement? (Select TWO).

Users assigned to roles. D. such as virtualized browsers.actualtests.CompTIA SY0-201: Practice Exam A. Many HIDS are not good at detecting attacks on database servers. Phishing and spam attacks D. Remote access user connecting via corporate dial-in server D. users assigned to groups and users acquire permissions by being a member of the group "Pass Any Exam. Many HIDS only offer a low level of detection granularity. Users assigned permissions. Many HIDS require frequent patches and updates. roles assigned to groups and users acquire additional permissions by being a member of a group C. Man-in-the-middle attacks C. Malware installation from suspects Internet sites B. Office laptop connected to a home users network Answer: D QUESTION NO: 211 Virtualized applications. C.C QUESTION NO: 210 Which of the following scenarios is MOST likely to benefit from using a personal software firewall on a laptop? A. Remote access user connecting via SSL VPN B. Roles applied to groups." .co m .www. permissions are assigned to groups. E. Office laptop connected to the enterprise LAN C. controls applied to groups and permissions acquired by controls B. DDoS attacks against the underlying OS Answer: A QUESTION NO: 212 A flat or simple role-based access control (RBAC) embodies which of the following principles? A. Many HIDS are not able to detect network attacks. Many HIDS have a negative impact on system performancE. are capable of protecting the underlying operating system from which of the following? A.com 63 Ac tua lTe sts . B. Answer: B. Any Time.

To ensure that all servers start from a common security configuration E. A. Worm D. To ensure that performance is standardized across all servers D.www. Trojan B.com Ac tua A.E "Pass Any Exam.co m 64 . To ensure that email is encrypted by users of PGP B. permissions are assigned to roles and users acquire permissions by being a member of the role Answer: D QUESTION NO: 213 A number of unauthorized staff has been entering the data center by piggybacking authorized staff. Users assigned to roles. Rootkit lTe Which of the following is a security threat that hides its processes and files from being easily detected? sts QUESTION NO: 214 . Adware C. The CIO has mandated that this behavior stops. Which of the following is the BEST technology to install at the data center to prevent piggybacking? A. Hardware locks D. Any Time.CompTIA SY0-201: Practice Exam D. Token access Answer: A Answer: D QUESTION NO: 215 Security templates are used for which of the following purposes? (Select TWO). Security badges C. To ensure that servers are in compliance with the corporate security policy Answer: D. To ensure that PKI will work properly within the companys trust model C. Mantrap B." .actualtests.

Auditing for the successful application of the patches D.E QUESTION NO: 218 Three generally accepted activities of patch management are: determining which patches are needed. A. Firewall D. Updating the firewall configuration to include the patches B. Backing up the patch file executables to a network share Answer: C QUESTION NO: 219 "Pass Any Exam.CompTIA SY0-201: Practice Exam QUESTION NO: 216 Frequent signature updates are required by which of the following security applications? (Select TWO).actualtests. Running a NIDS report to list the remaining vulnerabilities C. which of the following are the MOST important security considerations? (Select TWO).co m . The frequency of signature updates B. The ability to scan encrypted files C. The number of viruses the software can detect Answer: A." .E QUESTION NO: 217 When choosing an antivirus product. Antivirus B. applying the patches and which of the following? A. PKI E. Any Time. The availability of application programming interface D.www.com 65 Ac tua lTe sts . IDS Answer: A. PGP C. The number of emails that can be scanned E. A.

but too many extra patches are includeD. Any Time. Vulnerability assessment B.CompTIA SY0-201: Practice Exam In which of the following situations would it be appropriate to install a hotfix? A. Network mapper D. A patch in a service pack fixes the issue. A patch is not available and workarounds do not correct the problem." . Penetration testing tool C. Before loading the OS C. password cracking and vulnerability exploitation are examples of which of the following? A. which of the following could be used to identify an active attack? lTe QUESTION NO: 221 sts .actualtests. After a user logs in "Pass Any Exam. Fuzzing Answer: C Answer: A QUESTION NO: 222 Configuration baselines should be taken at which of the following stages in the deployment of a new system? A. C.www. D. A patch is too large to be distributed via a remote deployment tool. Vulnerability scanner tua If an administrator does not have a NIDS examining network traffic. Penetration testing D. Fingerprinting C. B. Answer: B QUESTION NO: 220 Social engineering. Before initial configuration B. A patch is available. but has not yet been tested in a production environment. Protocol analyzer B.co m 66 .com Ac A.

a cipher cannot. a hash does not.CompTIA SY0-201: Practice Exam D. Report all security incidents. a cipher does not. A hash produces a variable output for any input size. Check the logs regularly. B. Any Time. After initial configuration Answer: D QUESTION NO: 223 Which of the following practices should be implemented to harden workstations and servers? A." .www. C. Faraday cage D. Install a repeater B. B. Answer: B Answer: C QUESTION NO: 225 Which of the following describes the difference between a secure cipher and a secure hash? A.co QUESTION NO: 224 m 67 . D. A hash can be reversed. Uninterruptible power supply (UPS) C.actualtests. Install only needed softwarE. a hash cannot.com Ac tua lTe A. C. A cipher can be reversed. Log on only as the administrator. D. Answer: C QUESTION NO: 226 "Pass Any Exam. Disable SSID broadcast sts Which of the following is a mechanism that prevents electromagnetic emanations from being captured? . A cipher produces the same size output for any input size.

SHA-1 produces few collisions than MD5 C. B.com Ac tua lTe sts . MD5 produces variable length message digests. RADIUS separates authentication. Default passwords must be changed oncE.www.actualtests. Any Time. SHA-1 produces fixed length message digests. RADIUS is a remote access authentication servicE. Computers must be tested against known TCP/IP vulnerabilities. Computers must be configured for automated patch management. Piggybacking B. authorization and auditing capabilities." . C. Computer media must be sanitizeD. TACACS is a remote access authentication servicE. B.CompTIA SY0-201: Practice Exam Which of the following physical threats is prevented with mantraps? A. TACACS separates authentication. Shoulder surfing Answer: A QUESTION NO: 227 Which of the following BEST describes the differences between SHA-1 and MD5? A. Social engineering C. MD5 produces few collisions than SHA-1 D. Dumpster diving D. B. authorization and auditing capabilities. Answer: B QUESTION NO: 229 Which of the following BEST describes the differences between RADIUS and TACACS? A. D. C. D. Answer: B QUESTION NO: 228 Which of the following BEST applies in the secure disposal of computers? A.co m 68 . Answer: A "Pass Any Exam.

D. Answer: C QUESTION NO: 231 Which of the following authentication mechanisms performs better in a secure environment? A. C. B. C. Answer: B QUESTION NO: 232 Answer: C QUESTION NO: 233 Which of the following is a problem MOST often associated with UTP cable? A. Refraction "Pass Any Exam. RADIUS because it encrypts client-server passwords.com 69 Ac A. Vampire tap C. tua To evaluate the security compliance of a group of servers against best practices.actualtests." . Run a vulnerability assessment tool. RADIUS encrypts client-server negotiation dialog.CompTIA SY0-201: Practice Exam QUESTION NO: 230 Which of the following BEST describes the differences between RADIUS and TACACS? A. Fuzzing B. B. Conduct a penetration test.www. B. RADIUS because it is a remote access authentication servicE. TACACS encrypts client-server negotiation dialog. Install a protocol analyzer. TACACS because it is a remote access authentication servicE. D. TACACS is a remote access authentication servicE. C. D. Crosstalk D. TACACS because it encrypts client-server negotiation dialogs. Get a patch management report. Any Time. RADIUS is a remote access authentication servicE.co m . which of the following BEST applies? lTe sts .

" . The remote PC has a zombie master application running and the local PCs have a zombie slave application running. A SMTP open relay Answer: D QUESTION NO: 236 Which of the following would a password cracker help an administrator to find? A.co m . Locked passwords D. C. Answer: B QUESTION NO: 235 An administrator notices that a PC is sending an unusual amount of email at odd times of the day. D. A POP3 protocol exception C.com 70 Ac tua lTe sts . The remote PC has a spam master application running and the local PCs have a spam slave application running. B. Which of the following BEST describes what is occurring? A.CompTIA SY0-201: Practice Exam Answer: C QUESTION NO: 234 An administrator notices on the monthly firewall log that many of the internal PCs are sending packets on a routine basis to a single external PC.www. DNS poisoning D. Which of the following should the administrator check for FIRST? A. Weak passwords B. Expired passwords C. Backdoor passwords Answer: A "Pass Any Exam. A S/MIME buffer overflow B. The remote PC has a spam slave application running and the local PCs have a spam master application running. The remote PC has a zombie slave application running and the local PCs have a zombie master application running. Any Time.actualtests.

www." . At time of departure D. Any Time. highly secure encryption of a USB flash drive? A. ARP B.CompTIA SY0-201: Practice Exam QUESTION NO: 237 Which of the following is setup within a router? A.actualtests.co m 71 .com Ac tua QUESTION NO: 239 lTe sts . 3DES D. At time of hire B. At time of first correspondence C. At time of first system login Answer: A QUESTION NO: 240 Which of the following could BEST assist in the recovery of a crashed hard drive? A. DDoS Answer: B QUESTION NO: 238 Which of the following would BEST allow for fast. AES256 Answer: D When is the correct time to discuss the appropriate use of electronic devices with a new employee? A. Forensics software "Pass Any Exam. DMZ C. MD5 C. OVAL D. SHA-1 B.

actualtests. UPS line conditioner. Drive optimization C. backup generator B. HTTPS C.com Ac tua lTe sts . L2TP B. UPS line conditioner.co m 72 . UPS battery C." . Damage and loss control Answer: A QUESTION NO: 241 Which of the following facilitates the creation of an unencrypted tunnel between two devices? A. Backup generator. UPS line conditioner. UPS line conditioner D. AES B. UPS battery. PPTP Answer: C QUESTION NO: 242 Which of the following allows for a secure connection to be made through a web browser? A. L2TP D. Drive sanitization D. Backup generator. Uninterruptible Power Supply (UPS) battery. SSH C. UPS battery.CompTIA SY0-201: Practice Exam B. and backup generator Answer: D QUESTION NO: 244 "Pass Any Exam. SSL D.www. HTTP Answer: C QUESTION NO: 243 Which of the following is the BEST order in which crucial equipment should draw power? A. Any Time.

"Pass Any Exam. Which of the following additional steps should the administrator take for protection from disaster in the case the primary site is permanently lost? A.co m . Vulnerability scanner C.CompTIA SY0-201: Practice Exam Which of the following would require a pre-sharing of information before a home user could attach to a neighbors wireless adapter? A. Encryption disabled Answer: B QUESTION NO: 245 Which of the following would BEST allow an administrator to quickly find a rogue server on the network? A. Anonymous connections enabled B. Protocol analyzer B.www. Any Time. SSID broadcasting disabled C. Review security access logs B. A network mapper C. SSID broadcasting enabled D." .actualtests.com 73 Ac tua Which of the following would BEST allow an administrator to quickly find a PC with a blank database administrator password? lTe sts . Security access logs Answer: B QUESTION NO: 247 An administrator is backing up all server data nightly to a local NAS devicE. Rainbow tables D. Review DNS logs Answer: B QUESTION NO: 246 A. A protocol analyzer D. Backup all data at a preset interval to tape and store those tapes at a sister site across the street.

One-factor authentication C. D. Multifactor authentication B.actualtests. Penetration testing B. near a fiber optic cable entrance.com Ac tua A.co m 74 . D. near a power linE. Backup all data at a preset interval to removable disk and store the disk in a fireproof safe in the buildings basement.CompTIA SY0-201: Practice Exam B. near a high end server. C. A trust model between workstations D. near a shared LCD screen. Any Time. Backup all data at a preset interval to tape and store those tapes at a sister site in another city.www. Answer: C "Pass Any Exam. Answer: B QUESTION NO: 248 Which of the following is the MOST intrusive on a network? A. B. Backup all data at a preset interval to removable disk and store the disk in a safety deposit box at the administrators homE." . Protocol analyzers C. Vulnerability testing Answer: A QUESTION NO: 249 Answer: D QUESTION NO: 250 All of the following are where backup tapes should be kept EXCEPT: A. C. Port scanners D. A unified trust model lTe A single sign-on requires which of the following? sts .

www. Create a virtual server on new equipment.com 75 Ac A. A hotfix tua Which of the following is a collection of fixes for an application or operating system that has been tested by the vendor? lTe sts . D. Answer: B QUESTION NO: 253 Answer: B QUESTION NO: 254 Which of the following usually applies specifically to a web browser? A. B." .actualtests. A patch D. Personal software firewall "Pass Any Exam. C.co m . D. Any Time. A service pack C. Create a virtual server on existing equipment. A security template B. antivirus applications. Install a network operating system on new equipment. Antivirus B. rootkit detection applications. Anti-spyware D. pop-up blocker applications. C. B. Pop-up blocker C.CompTIA SY0-201: Practice Exam QUESTION NO: 251 All of the following require periodic updates to stay accurate EXCEPT: A. Install a network operating system on existing equipment. Answer: B QUESTION NO: 252 Which of the following is the quickest method to create a secure test server for a programmer? A. signature based HIDS.

Botnet D. all of the physical servers go offline immediately. "Pass Any Exam. If the physical server crashes. PGP C.www. If a virtual server crashes." . D. penetration testing. Any Time. Digital signature Answer: B QUESTION NO: 256 Answer: A QUESTION NO: 257 Which of the following exploits is only triggered by a specific date or time key? A. . TPM D. all of the virtual servers go offline immediately. Logic bomb Answer: D QUESTION NO: 258 Threats to a network could include: (Select TWO) A. If the physical server crashes.CompTIA SY0-201: Practice Exam Answer: B QUESTION NO: 255 Pre-shared keys apply to which of the following? A. B. Trojan B. CA B.actualtests.com Ac tua lTe sts A.co Which of the following is a risk associated with a virtual server? m 76 . If a virtual server crashes. all of the local virtual servers go offline immediately. Worm C. all of the physical servers nearby go offline immediately. C.

tua lTe A vendor releases an application update to a recent service pack that addresses problems being experienced by some end users. C. Any Time.www. D. disgruntled employees. network audits.co m .CompTIA SY0-201: Practice Exam B. B. true negativE. B.D QUESTION NO: 259 An antivirus server keeps flagging an approved application that the marketing department has installed on their local computers as a threat. dial-up access. Answer: C. true positivE. netops. C. ipconfig /all. C. B. service pack rollup." . D. patch. false negative. lanman. Answer: B QUESTION NO: 260 Answer: A QUESTION NO: 261 A technician is working on an end users desktop which has been having performance issues. netstat. C. E. "Pass Any Exam.com 77 Ac A. This update would be considered a: sts .actualtests. This is an example of: A. false positivE. A good tool to quickly check the current network connections of the desktop would be: A. disabled user accounts. The technician notices there seems to be a lot of activity on the NIC. service pack. D. hotfix. D.

Use registry settings to lock computers after five minutes of inactivity.www. Which of the following BEST achieves this goal? A. and limit the impact on the VPN server. Use group policy to lock computers after five minutes of inactivity. data recovery. B.CompTIA SY0-201: Practice Exam Answer: C QUESTION NO: 262 A company has an issue with field users logging into VPN to connect to the mail server. key recovery. Any Time. D. C. C. Answer: C QUESTION NO: 263 The service provided by message authentication code (MAC) hash is: A.com Ac tua lTe sts . B. The administrator needs to prevent both unauthorized access to the company email and data. and limit VPN connections to two hours. signature-based tool. Answer: D QUESTION NO: 264 An administrator is running a network monitoring application that looks for behaviors on the network outside the standard baseline that has been establisheD. D. B. D. honeynet. Set VPN to disconnect after five minutes of inactivity.co m 78 . integrity. Answer: D "Pass Any Exam. fault tolerancE. protocol analyzer. and limit VPN connections to one hour." . C. This is typical of a(n): A. and leaving their computers connected while in public places.actualtests. Provide web mail access to all users. anomaly-based tool.

disabling all non-required services." . B. upgrade to a URL based filter to achieve the desired result. Which of the following keys is used? A. network-based patch management. running weekly spyware applications. Both public and private keys B. D. applying security templates. Answer: B QUESTION NO: 266 An administrator wants to block users from accessing a few inappropriate websites as soon as possiblE. The existing firewall allows blocking by IP address.www. use the company AUP to achieve the desired result. A CRL contains a list of which of the following type of keys? A. Shared key C.CompTIA SY0-201: Practice Exam QUESTION NO: 265 Some examples of hardening techniques include all of the following EXCEPT: A.com 79 Ac tua QUESTION NO: 267 lTe Answer: C sts .co m . To achieve this goal the administrator will need to: A. Cipher key B.actualtests. Private keys D. Any Time. C. Steganographic keys C. C. Public key "Pass Any Exam. D. Public keys Answer: A QUESTION NO: 268 A user logs into their network with a smart carD. upgrade to a text based filter to achieve the desired result. upgrade to a DNS based filter to achieve the desired result. B.

C QUESTION NO: 271 A user is going to dispose of some old hard drives." . Any Time.co m Answer: A 80 . Store them in a CRL. D. Immediately delete the account. Private key Answer: D QUESTION NO: 269 An administrator wants to ensure that when an employee leaves the company permanently. Reformat the hard drives oncE. C. that the company will have access to their private keys. Which of the following will accomplish this? A.CompTIA SY0-201: Practice Exam D. Store the keys in escrow. Session key D.com Ac tua A. which of the following keys are being used? (Select TWO). Use a certified wipe program to erase datA. B. Obtain the employees hardware token. D.www. Which of the following should the user do to the drives before disposing of them? A. Install antivirus on the drives. Cipher key C. QUESTION NO: 270 Answer: A.actualtests. Recovery key E. Keylogger lTe sts When a server and workstation communicate via SSL. Public key B. Run anti-spyware on the drives. . B. C. Answer: B "Pass Any Exam.

Help desk D. who determines access and what privileges they have? A. Magnetic lock and pin D. System C.CompTIA SY0-201: Practice Exam QUESTION NO: 272 A user wants to implement very tight security controls for technicians that seek to enter the users datacenter. requires users and system processes to be assigned minimum levels of permission to carry out the assigned task? m 81 . Job role sts .co Which of the following concepts. Combination locks and key locks B. Least privilege D.com Ac tua lTe A. Owner Answer: D QUESTION NO: 275 Which of the following is a security benefit of mandatory vacations? "Pass Any Exam.actualtests. Biometric reader and smartcard Answer: D QUESTION NO: 273 Answer: C QUESTION NO: 274 When using discretionary access control (DAC).www." . User B. Smartcard and proximity readers C. Which of the following solutions offers the BEST security controls? A. Need-to-know C. Any Time. User authentication B.

Detecting fraud Answer: D QUESTION NO: 276 The data custodian in an organization is responsible for: A. Reducing stress D. classification of the datA. D. Standards B. Procedures lTe Which of the following organizational documentation describes how tasks or job functions should be conducted? sts QUESTION NO: 277 .CompTIA SY0-201: Practice Exam A. recoverability of the datA.actualtests. Least privilege B. B. C. Procedures D. accuracy of the datA. completeness of the datA.co m 82 .www. Policy D. Guideline C.com Ac tua A. Answer: A Answer: D QUESTION NO: 278 Which of the following organizational documentation provides high level objectives that change infrequently? A. Policy C. Standards B. Guideline Answer: B "Pass Any Exam. Any Time. Separation of duties C." .

Content F. the organization will accept. TLSs D. Mirrored site Answer: D QUESTION NO: 280 Answer: A. C.CompTIA SY0-201: Practice Exam QUESTION NO: 279 Which of the following sites can be online the QUICKEST and does not require data restoration from backup media to ensure the production data is as current as possible? A.E QUESTION NO: 281 The primary function of risk management in an organization is to reduce risk to a level: A. CRLs lTe sts . the organization will mitigatE. m . where the ALE is lower than the SLE. URLs E. B. Certificates B. Answer: D QUESTION NO: 282 "Pass Any Exam. where the ARO equals the SLE.actualtests. Hot site C.D. Warm site D. D. Mobile site B.www.com 83 Ac tua A. Any Time.co Which of the following are MOST likely to be analyzed by Internet filter appliances/servers? (Select THREE)." . Keys C.

Kerberos Answer: A QUESTION NO: 285 An organization has recently implemented a work from home program. Evaluation and assessment C.www. Retention of data on the media Answer: A A. Which of the following encryption technologies might BEST "Pass Any Exam. AES C. Assessment and eradication D. OVAL D. Any Time. Employees need to connect securely from home to the corporate network." . The main risk highlighted was the long-term retention of electronically stored datA.CompTIA SY0-201: Practice Exam Which of the following BEST describes risk analysis? A.com 84 Ac Which of the following hashing techniques is commonly disabled to make password cracking more difficult? tua QUESTION NO: 284 lTe sts . Monitoring and acceptance B. Application systems and technical staff C.co m . Mitigation and repudiation Answer: B QUESTION NO: 283 A financial institution performed a risk assessment on the DLT backup system used to store customer account details. Which of the following is the MOST likely reason for the risk being raised? A. Compatibility and retention of data on the media D. NTLM B.actualtests. Compatibility of media and application systems B.

E. PIN and a password during authentication is an example of which of the following? A. PPTP B.www. Kerberos authentication C.actualtests." . D. An end-user has recently purchased a legitimate business program that needs to make outbound calls using this port. C. PPPoE Answer: B QUESTION NO: 286 The use of a physical token. Change the users subnet mask.CompTIA SY0-201: Practice Exam accomplish this? A. Open the port on the companys firewall. IPSec C. L2TP D. Open the port on the users personal software firewall. Two-factor authentication B. Which of the following steps should a technician take to allow this? (Select TWO). Open the port on the VLAN.D QUESTION NO: 288 Which of the following describes software that is often written solely for a specific customers application? "Pass Any Exam.co m . tua lTe sts . EAP authentication D. Three-factor authentication Answer: A QUESTION NO: 287 A. B. Open the port on the companys proxy server. Answer: B. Any Time.com 85 Ac Port 3535 is typically blocked for outbound traffic on a companys LAN.

" . without logging into the machine? A.co m 86 . Service pack D. NIDS Answer: B QUESTION NO: 290 A. OVAL B.www. Hashing D.com Ac A manufacturing corporation has decided to send a highly sensitive message to one of their suppliers. Patch Answer: B QUESTION NO: 289 A security manager believes that too many services are running on a mission critical database server.actualtests. Steganography Answer: D QUESTION NO: 291 Which of the following encryption methods is often used along with L2TP? "Pass Any Exam. Any Time. The message is concealed inside a JPEG image of a beach resort. Cryptography B. Hotfix C. Which of the following is this an example of? tua lTe sts . Digital signature C.CompTIA SY0-201: Practice Exam A. Which of the following tools might a security analyst use to determine services that are running on the server. Rootkit B. Protocol analyzer D. Port scanner C.

" . C. Mandatory Access Control (MAC) C.CompTIA SY0-201: Practice Exam A. Which of the following is the MOST likely cause? A. Implement session lock mechanism. Implement previous logon notification. Implement two-factor authentication. D. Answer: B QUESTION NO: 294 Ensuring administrators have both a regular user account and a privileged user account is an example of applying which security principle? A. S/MIME B.co m .actualtests. 3DES D. Implement session termination mechanism. B. Need-to-know B. DoS Answer: D QUESTION NO: 293 Which of the following methods will help to identify when unauthorized access has occurred? A. IPSec Answer: D QUESTION NO: 292 An administrator is assigned to monitor servers in a data center. Discretionary Access Control (DAC) "Pass Any Exam. Trojan C. Spyware B. A web server connected to the Internet suddenly experiences a large spike in CPU activity. SSH C. Privilege escalation D.www. Any Time.com 87 Ac tua lTe sts . Least privilege D.

com Ac tua lTe sts A. D. Answer: B QUESTION NO: 296 Answer: A QUESTION NO: 297 Which of the following describes a spanned switch port in the context of IDS traffic analysis? A. Retina and fingerprint scanner D. C.CompTIA SY0-201: Practice Exam Answer: C QUESTION NO: 295 All of the following are steps in the incident response process EXCEPT: A. Username and password C.actualtests. containment. An association of a set of source ports with multiple destination ports and an IDS sensor D.co Which of the following is an example of two-factor authentication for an information system? m 88 . An association of a set of destination ports with a single source port B. Photo ID and PIN .www. An association of a set of source ports with a single destination port C. Any Time. B. repudiation. eradication." . An association of a set of destination ports with an IDS sensor Answer: B QUESTION NO: 298 A technician is performing an assessment on a router and discovers packet filtering is employeD. recovery. ATM card and PIN B. Which of the following describes a security concern with stateless packet filtering? "Pass Any Exam.

Stateful packet filtering Answer: A QUESTION NO: 300 Answer: A QUESTION NO: 301 Which of the following reduces the effectiveness of telephone social engineering? A. Digital signature B. configuration files. Symmetric key lTe Which of the following is a cryptographic representation of non-repudiation? sts . B. Answer: A QUESTION NO: 299 Which of the following describes the process of comparing cryptographic hash functions of system executables. Packet payload is not checkeD.www. Loose routing cannot determine the exact path a packet must follow. C. Internet key exchange C. and log files? A. State connections are retained by the router.CompTIA SY0-201: Practice Exam A. Router performance is reduceD. Host based intrusion detection C." . File integrity auditing B. Automatic callback B. Any Time. Use of VoIP Answer: C "Pass Any Exam.co m 89 . Awareness training D. Network based intrusion detection D.com Ac tua A.actualtests. Monitoring outbound calls C. Certificate authority D. D.

actualtests. C.co m 90 ." . lack of strong keys. Disabling unused services "Pass Any Exam. replay attacks. Logic Bomb B. Answer: A QUESTION NO: 304 Which of the following is LEAST likely to help reduce single points of failure? A. Disaster recovery exercises Answer: A QUESTION NO: 305 Which of the following reduces the attack surface of an operating system? A. Cross training C. D.www. Any Time. Mandatory vacations B. lack of integrity checking. Worm D. Clustered servers D. Rootkit Answer: A QUESTION NO: 303 All of the following are weaknesses of WEP EXCEPT: A. Patch management B. DoS C. B.CompTIA SY0-201: Practice Exam QUESTION NO: 302 Which of the following will execute malicious code at a pre-specified time? A. initialization vector. Installing HIDS D. Installing antivirus C.com Ac tua lTe sts .

Service packs . Patch management D." . Performance log D. Any Time. Host firewall log Answer: D QUESTION NO: 309 All of the following are components of IPSec EXCEPT: "Pass Any Exam. Install a software firewall Answer: C QUESTION NO: 307 Answer: C QUESTION NO: 308 A.www. Hotfix B. RADIUS log C.com Ac If a technician wants to know when a computer application is accessing the network. Configuration baselines B.actualtests. Remote desktop C. Limiting administrative privileges C. which of the following logs should be reviewed? tua lTe sts A.CompTIA SY0-201: Practice Exam Answer: D QUESTION NO: 306 Which of the following is LEAST effective when hardening an operating system? A. Antivirus log B. Installing HIDS D.co Which of the following provides the MOST control when deploying patches? m 91 .

" .actualtests. Collision avoidance B.www.CompTIA SY0-201: Practice Exam A. Collision resistance C. C. Answer: C QUESTION NO: 310 IPSec connection parameters are stored in which of the following? A. temporal key interchange protocol. Security parameter index D. Any Time. Certificate authority Answer: A Which of the following will provide a 128-bit hash? A. ROT13 D.com Ac tua lTe sts QUESTION NO: 311 . Collision metric Answer: B "Pass Any Exam.co m 92 . D. MD5 B. encapsulating security payloaD. authentication header (AH). Security payload index C. Collision strength D. Security association database B. AES128 C. B. SHA-1 Answer: A QUESTION NO: 312 Which of the following describes a hash algorithms ability to avoid the same output from two guessed inputs? A. Internet key exchangE.

Affidavit C. To evaluate the scene and determine the cause D. Tape recorder C. To gather evidence and write reports Answer: B QUESTION NO: 316 Which of the following is the GREATEST problem with low humidity in a server room? A. Chain of custody D. Brown out "Pass Any Exam. Static electricity B. To evaluate the scene and repair the problem B." . Electromagnetic interference D.www. Compressed air B.actualtests.CompTIA SY0-201: Practice Exam QUESTION NO: 313 Which of the following should be included in a forensic toolkit? A. Any Time. Evidence log Answer: C QUESTION NO: 315 Which of the following is the primary incident response function of a first responder? A. Digital camera Answer: D QUESTION NO: 314 Which of the following BEST describes the form used while transferring evidence? A.com Ac tua lTe sts . Fingerprint cards D. To secure the scene and preserve evidence C. Power surge C.co m 93 . Booking slip B.

Telnet C. Any Time. Incremental C." . HTTPS B.co When should a technician perform disaster recovery testing? m 94 .CompTIA SY0-201: Practice Exam Answer: A QUESTION NO: 317 Which of the following protocols is used to ensure secure transmissions on port 443? A. SHTTP Answer: A QUESTION NO: 318 Answer: D QUESTION NO: 319 A. In accordance with the disaster recovery plan . SFTP D. Immediately following lessons learned sessions B. Once a month. Weekly B. Disk Image D. After the network is stable and online D.www.com Ac Which of the following is the BEST backup method to restore the entire operating system and all related software? tua lTe sts A. Differential Answer: C QUESTION NO: 320 How many keys are utilized in symmetric cryptography? "Pass Any Exam.actualtests. during peak business hours C.

Authenticate the user Answer: B QUESTION NO: 323 After an attacker has successfully gained remote access to a server with minimal privileges.co m 95 . MD5 hashing B. C. Any Time. One B.www.CompTIA SY0-201: Practice Exam A. B.com Ac tua lTe sts QUESTION NO: 322 . Elevate system privileges. Verify the user D.actualtests. Capture private keys. Monitor network traffiC. Begin key recovery." . D. Digital signatures Answer: D Which of the following is the LAST step to granting access to specific domain resources? A. Three D. Validate the user B. Four Answer: A QUESTION NO: 321 Which of the following terms is BEST associated with public key infrastructure (PKI)? A. Symmetric algorithm D. Symmetric key C. Answer: A "Pass Any Exam. Two C. which of the following is their next step? A. Authorize the user C.

actualtests. Honeypot D.co m 96 . Any Time. Spyware detection Answer: C QUESTION NO: 327 Which of the following is the MOST difficult security concern to detect when contractors enter a secured facility? "Pass Any Exam. Which of the following should the technician implement? tua lTe sts .com Ac A large amount of viruses have been found on numerous domain workstations. Protocol analyzer C. Host based intrusion detection C. NIDS B. NAT D.www." . Which of the following should a technician implement? A.CompTIA SY0-201: Practice Exam QUESTION NO: 324 Which of the following should the technician recommend as a way to logically separate various internal networks from each other? A. HIDS Answer: B QUESTION NO: 325 An organization has requested the ability to monitor all network traffic as it traverses their network. Centralized antivirus D. Content filter B. VLAN C. HIDS Answer: B QUESTION NO: 326 A. Decentralized antivirus B.

com Ac tua A. Job rotation Answer: D "Pass Any Exam. Removing mass storage iSCSI drives D. At the beginning of a vulnerability assessment C.actualtests. Separation of duties B. Which of the following is this an example of? A. Separation of duties C. Copying sensitive information with cellular phones C. Implicit deny B." . Implicit deny C.co m 97 . Removing network attached storage Answer: B QUESTION NO: 328 When are port scanners generally used on systems? A.CompTIA SY0-201: Practice Exam A. Any Time.www. When there is a need to document vulnerabilities D. Least privilege D. At the end of a penetration test assessment Answer: B Answer: D QUESTION NO: 330 Human Resources has requested that staff members be moved to different parts of the country into new positions. Rogue access points being installed B. Which of the following is this an example of? sts QUESTION NO: 329 . Job rotation lTe The staff must be cross-trained in different functional areas so that fraud can be detecteD. At the middle of a vulnerability assessment B. Least privilege D.

Any Time. Which of the following threats are being addressed? A.com Ac tua lTe sts . closing-open relays. Privilege escalation D. Which of the following is this an example of? A. Spyware C.co m 98 . Trojans Answer: A QUESTION NO: 333 An administrator recommends implementing whitelisting. Viruses Answer: C QUESTION NO: 334 "Pass Any Exam. blacklisting.www. Cross-site scripting Answer: C QUESTION NO: 332 Which of the following is used to deny authorized users access to services? A. Adware B. Adware C. and strong authentication techniques to a server administrator. Spam D. Botnets B.CompTIA SY0-201: Practice Exam QUESTION NO: 331 An administrator is worried about an attacker using a compromised user account to gain administrator access to a system." . Man-in-the-middle attack B.actualtests. Spyware D. Protocol analysis C.

Performance monitor C. Mantrap D. which of the following BEST describes an access control system which implements a non-trusted but secure zone immediately outside of the secure zone? A. DMZ Answer: C QUESTION NO: 336 A. Any Time.co m . TFTP Answer: B QUESTION NO: 337 Penetration testing should only be used once which of the following items is in place? "Pass Any Exam. Smart card B. ACL D. Which of the following tools could be used to determine the cause of the service degradation? tua lTe sts . Defense-in-depth C. The data center already maintains a physical access log and has a video surveillance system. Which of the following additional controls could be implemented? A. Logical token C. Defense-in-depth B." . ipconfig /all D.www.actualtests. Mantrap Answer: D QUESTION NO: 335 In regards to physical security. Port scanner B.CompTIA SY0-201: Practice Exam An administrator is asked to improve the physical security of a data center located inside the office building.com 99 Ac A technician notices delays in mail delivery on the mail server.

co m . Registration B. B. IP addresses of machines from which penetration testing will be executeD. Elliptic curve C. ATM PIN code B. Written permission Answer: D QUESTION NO: 338 An administrator recommends that management establish a trusted third party central repository to maintain all employees private keys. D. Data retention and disclosure policy C. handling of information collected by the penetration testing team. Certificate authority C. "Pass Any Exam. a complete list of all network vulnerabilities. a list of acceptable testing techniques and tools to be utilizeD.actualtests. Digital certificate tua To combat transaction fraud. Service level agreement D. Recovery agent D. Which of the following BEST describes the administrators recommendation? A. One-time password D. Acceptable use policy B. C. a bank has implemented a requirement that all bank customers enter a different.www. Key escrow Answer: D QUESTION NO: 339 Answer: C QUESTION NO: 340 All of the following should be identified within the penetration testing scope of work EXCEPT: A.CompTIA SY0-201: Practice Exam A.com 100 Ac A. Any Time. Which of the following is the MOST effective method to accomplish this? lTe sts ." . unique code to confirm every transaction.

Personal software firewall C. Authentication B.com 101 Ac tua A. Load balance between two identical servers.CompTIA SY0-201: Practice Exam Answer: A QUESTION NO: 341 Which of the following is the MOST efficient way that an administrator can restrict network access to certain ports enterprise wide? A. ACL Answer: D QUESTION NO: 342 Answer: B QUESTION NO: 343 Validating the users claimed identity is called which of the following? A. lTe sts An administrator is responsible for a server which has been attacked repeatedly in the past. Install the server on a separate VLAN segment. Implement the server as a virtual server instance. Any Time. Verification D. The only recourse has been to reload the server from scratch. Identification C. C. Validation Answer: A QUESTION NO: 344 "Pass Any Exam. NIDS D.actualtests. Implement the server as a honeypot. D.www. Which of the following techniques could be used to decrease the recovery time following an incident? ." . HIDS B. B.co m .

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Answer: C QUESTION NO: 354 Which of the following documents specifies the uptime guarantee of a web server? A. PGP D.www. PKI C. Kerberos Answer: D QUESTION NO: 352 Which of the following disaster recovery components is a location that is completely empty. Cold site C.com 104 Ac tua lTe sts . Apply proper forensic techniques. Mirrored site B. Any Time. Update antivirus definitions. Scope of work "Pass Any Exam.actualtests. Disconnect the entire network from the Internet. Due process B." .co m . Due diligence C. D. B. Warm site D.CompTIA SY0-201: Practice Exam QUESTION NO: 351 Which of the following authentication models uses a KDC? A. Restore missing files on the affected system. but allows the infrastructure to be built if the live site goes down? A. CHAP B. Hot site Answer: B QUESTION NO: 353 Which of the following should be done if an organization intends to prosecute an attacker once an attack has been completed? A. C.

SSL Answer: D QUESTION NO: 357 Which of the following will set an account to lockout for 30 minutes after the maximum number attempts have failed? A." . L2TP B. Service level agreement Answer: D QUESTION NO: 355 Which of the following authentication models uses a time stamp to prevent the risks associated with a replay attack? A. Password complexity requirements Answer: B "Pass Any Exam. Two-factor authentication B. Key distribution center B. RADIUS C.www. SSH D.com Ac tua lTe sts . LDAP D.actualtests.CompTIA SY0-201: Practice Exam D. Account lockout threshold D. Any Time. PPTP C. Account lockout duration C. Kerberos Answer: D QUESTION NO: 356 Which of the following protocols can be implemented as an alternative to the overhead of a VPN? A.co m 105 .

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161 D. FIN/RST B. MAC flooding D. DMZ B. 110 C. SYN/ACK C. Network mapper Answer: C "Pass Any Exam. Man-in-the-middle Answer: D QUESTION NO: 366 Which of the following ports does SNMP run on? A. Protocol analyzer D.co m 108 . Honeynet D. Any Time.com Ac tua lTe sts QUESTION NO: 367 . 443 Answer: C Which of the following is a collection of servers that is setup to attract hackers? A. 25 B. Honeypot C.actualtests. Birthday B.www." .CompTIA SY0-201: Practice Exam A. VLAN Answer: C QUESTION NO: 368 Which of the following could be used to determine which flags are set in a TCP/IP handshake? A. ARP poisoning C.

VLAN D.actualtests. DMZ C. Fiber B. The key escrow agent Answer: C QUESTION NO: 372 Which of the following allows attackers to gain control over the web camera of a system? A. UTP C. Coaxial . The certificate authority D. The firewall B. 80 and 443 were open from outside of the network? A. Proxy Answer: A QUESTION NO: 370 Answer: A QUESTION NO: 371 Which of the following is responsible for establishing trust models? A. Firewall B.co m Which of the following media is LEAST susceptible to a tap being placed on the line? .www. Any Time. ActiveX component B. Cross-site scripting D. The information security officer C.com 109 Ac tua lTe sts A.CompTIA SY0-201: Practice Exam QUESTION NO: 369 Which of the following would be the BEST choice to ensure only ports 25. XML "Pass Any Exam. SQL injection C. STP D." .

NIDS D.co m . Antivirus B. User training C. Any Time.com 110 Ac QUESTION NO: 375 tua lTe sts . DDoS D. Trojan D.actualtests.CompTIA SY0-201: Practice Exam Answer: A QUESTION NO: 373 Which of the following type of attacks sends out numerous MAC resolution requests to create a buffer overflow attack? A. HIDS Answer: B QUESTION NO: 376 Which of the following consists of markings outside a building that indicate the connection speed of a nearby unsecured wireless network? "Pass Any Exam. Virus Answer: B Which of the following would be MOST effective in stopping phishing attempts? A.www. Worm B. DNS poisoning Answer: B QUESTION NO: 374 Which of the following would a former employee MOST likely plant on a server that is not traceable? A. Smurf B." . ARP poisoning C. Logic bomb C.

Network mapper D. War driving B.actualtests. War chalking C. Receipts from the supply store Answer: B Answer: C QUESTION NO: 379 Which of the following could be used to capture website GET requests? A. Bluesnarfing Answer: B QUESTION NO: 377 Which of the following would be of MOST interest to someone that is dumpster diving? A. Vulnerability scanner Answer: B "Pass Any Exam. List of expired usernames D. Least privilege C. Business card of computer contractor C. Protocol analyzer C. Implicit deny B.www. User education manual B.com Ac tua A." . Blue jacking D. Port scanner B.co m 111 . Any Time. Job rotation D.CompTIA SY0-201: Practice Exam A. Separation of duties lTe Which of the following could involve moving physical locations every two years to help mitigate security risks? sts QUESTION NO: 378 .

Confidentiality D. AES256 D. L2TP D. Any Time. PPTP C. S/MIME "Pass Any Exam. TLS B. TKIP C. LANMAN C. AES Answer: B QUESTION NO: 383 Which of the following protocols is used for encryption between email servers? A. Availability Answer: C QUESTION NO: 381 Which of the following hashing algorithms is the LEAST secure? A. Integrity B." .actualtests. SHA-1 B.com Ac tua lTe sts . NTLM D.CompTIA SY0-201: Practice Exam QUESTION NO: 380 Which of the following does the process of least privilege fall under? A.www. Non-repudiation C. MD5 Answer: B QUESTION NO: 382 Which of the following is the MOST secure transmission algorithm? A. 3DES B.co m 112 .

While in the reconnaissance phase C. VLAN D.actualtests. LANMAN Answer: A QUESTION NO: 387 Which of the following is BEST used to determine whether network utilization is abnormal? A.CompTIA SY0-201: Practice Exam Answer: A QUESTION NO: 384 Which of the following scenarios would a penetration test BEST be used for? A. Security log "Pass Any Exam. Any Time.com Ac tua lTe sts A. Application log C. When providing a proof of concept demonstration for a vulnerability B. When conducting performance monitoring Answer: A QUESTION NO: 385 Answer: A QUESTION NO: 386 Which of the following implements the strongest hashing algorithm? A." .www. System log D. Protocol analyzer . NTLM C. Performance monitor B.co Which of the following would be the easiest to use in detection of a DDoS attack? m 113 . NTLMv2 B. When performing network mapping D.

actualtests." . Answer: B QUESTION NO: 390 Identity proofing occurs during which phase of identification and authentication? A. when the user is authorizeD. D. Verification C. Systems monitor Answer: B QUESTION NO: 388 Which of the following is the BEST solution to implement to reduce unsolicited email? A. Performance baseline C. Pop-up blocker B. Application log D. Any Time. Personal software firewall Answer: B QUESTION NO: 389 Identification is a critical component of the authentication process because it is: A. Anti-spam C. Identification Answer: D QUESTION NO: 391 "Pass Any Exam. B.CompTIA SY0-201: Practice Exam B. Authentication D. C.www.com Ac tua lTe sts .co m 114 . Testing B. when the user is verifieD. used to confirm the privileges of a user. used to prevent authorized access. Antivirus D.

C. Sorting through the garbage of an organization to obtain information used for a subsequent attack. D. Which of the following devices could be selected to provide security to the network segment? "Pass Any Exam. Unshielded twisted pair cable B. D. Coaxial cable Answer: B QUESTION NO: 394 An administrator is selecting a device to secure an internal network segment from traffic external to the segment. Sorting through the trash of an organization to obtain information found on their intranet. Fiber optic cable C.www. Any Time. B.co m . Answer: B QUESTION NO: 392 Implementation of proper environmental controls should be considered by administrators when recommending facility security controls because of which of the following? A.actualtests. Which of the following should be recommended? tua lTe sts . Proper environmental controls provide integrity to IT systems. Proper environmental controls provide redundancy to the facility. Sorting through the trash of an organization to recover an old user ID badge previously used for an attack.com 115 Ac An administrator is asked to recommend the most secure transmission mediA. Ethernet CAT5 cable D. Proper environmental controls help ensure availability of IT systems. Sorting through the garbage of an organization to obtain information used for configuration management. Answer: B QUESTION NO: 393 A. Proper environmental controls make authentication simpler.CompTIA SY0-201: Practice Exam Which of the following BEST describes the practice of dumpster diving? A." . B. C.

com 116 Ac tua lTe sts . Content filter C. HIPS D.co m . HIDS C.CompTIA SY0-201: Practice Exam A. DMZ Answer: A QUESTION NO: 395 Which of the following devices should be deployed to protect a network against attacks launched from a business to business intranet? (Select TWO). which of the following should an administrator ensure is available to their web servers? A. CRL C. CA Answer: B QUESTION NO: 397 To prevent the use of stolen PKI certificates on web servers. Any Time. NIPS B. Internet content filter D. NIDS Answer: A. Firewall E." .actualtests. Escrow D. PKI B. CRL D. CA C.www. A.D QUESTION NO: 396 To prevent the use of previously issued PKI credentials which have expired or otherwise become invalid. Registration B. NIPS B. Key escrow "Pass Any Exam. administrators should always design programs to check which of the following? A.

Asymmetric Answer: C QUESTION NO: 399 Answer: C QUESTION NO: 400 To increase the security of the network authentication process. PKI enabled smart card and badge proximity reader D.CompTIA SY0-201: Practice Exam Answer: C QUESTION NO: 398 Which of the following describes an implementation of PKI where a copy of a users private key is stored to provide third party access and to facilitate recovery operations? A. Which of the following devices is the MOST reliable and has the lowest cross over error rate? .co m 117 . Handprint scanner C. Any Time. Which of the following authentication combinations is a three-factor system? A.actualtests. A fingerprint scanner. strong password and 12-digit PIN B. An Iris scanner. Iris scanner B." . a user generated pass phrase and a palm reader Answer: B "Pass Any Exam.com Ac tua lTe A. Retina scanner D. Fingerprint scanner sts A security administrator has been asked to deploy a biometric authentication system in a corporation. an administrator decides to implement three-factor authentication. Key escrow D.www. Registration B. A PKI enabled smart card. PKI enabled smart card and a six-digit PIN C. Recovery agent C. A retina scanner.

Operating system incompatibility B. an administrator implements a series of proxy servers and firewalls." . Any Time. DMZ Answer: A Answer: A QUESTION NO: 403 USB drives create a potential security risk due to which of the following? A. The cost associated with distributing a large volume of the USB pens D. The security administrator advises the marketing department not to distribute the USB pens due to which of the following? . The risks associated with the large capacity of USB drives and their concealable nature B. Hardware IDS C. The administrator further recommends installation of software based firewalls on each host on the network. Internet content filter B.actualtests. The security risks associated with combining USB drives and cell phones on a network sts The marketing department wants to distribute pens with embedded USB drives to clients. Software HIPS D. In the past this client has been victimized by social engineering attacks which led to a loss of sensitive datA. Potential for software introduction Answer: D QUESTION NO: 404 "Pass Any Exam. Which of the following would have provided an alternative simpler solution? A. Large storage capacity C. Widespread use D.co m QUESTION NO: 402 118 .www. The security costs associated with securing the USB drives over time C.CompTIA SY0-201: Practice Exam QUESTION NO: 401 To facilitate compliance with the Internet use portion of the corporate acceptable use policy.com Ac tua lTe A.

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QUESTION NO: 412 Which of the following is a prerequisite for privilege escalation to occur? A. The attacker has to create their own zero day attack for privilege escalation. B. The attacker must already have physical access to the system. C. The attacker must use a rootkit in conjunction with privilege escalation. D. The attacker must have already gained entry into the system. Answer: D

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QUESTION NO: 414 Which of the following is the GREATEST threat to highly secure environments? A. Network attached storage B. BIOS configuration C. RSA256 D. USB devices Answer: D

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D. Separation of duties B. Recovery agent D. Someone must manually review the logs.co m 145 . It requires an open port on the firewall. Authentication D. Full control C. Least privilege Answer: D QUESTION NO: 498 Which of the following is an example of a trust model? A. Managing the CA relationships Answer: D QUESTION NO: 499 Which of the following is the common mail format for digitally signed and encrypted messages? A. B." . S/MIME Answer: D "Pass Any Exam. They are difficult to install. It does not capture MAC addresses. MIME D.CompTIA SY0-201: Practice Exam A. C. SMTP B. Answer: B QUESTION NO: 497 A technician has implemented a new network attached storage solution for a client. Internet key exchange C.www.actualtests.com Ac tua lTe sts . Which of the following is the MOST secure way to assign permissions? A. SSL/TLS B. Any Time. The technician has created many shares on the storagE. SSL C.

Signature-based B.CompTIA SY0-201: Practice Exam QUESTION NO: 500 Which of the following is the common way of implementing cryptography on network devices for encapsulating traffic between the device and the host managing them? A." .com Ac When an IDS is configured to match a specific traffic pattern. SSH D. SNMP C. Establishing a security baseline Answer: A QUESTION NO: 502 A. S/MIME B. Heuristic-based D. Hacking into a network for malicious reasons C.actualtests. Behavior-based Answer: A QUESTION NO: 503 An application that gets downloaded onto a system by appearing to be a useful tool for cleaning out duplicate contacts in a users emails would be considered: "Pass Any Exam.www. SMTP Answer: C QUESTION NO: 501 Which of the following describes penetration testing? A. then which of the following is this referring to? tua lTe sts . Anomaly-based C. Any Time. Simulating an actual attack on a network B. Detecting active intrusions D.co m 146 .

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B. Public key of the sender D. Diffie-Hellman. D.CompTIA SY0-201: Practice Exam All of the following are considered key exchange protocols EXCEPT: A. Any Time. Private key of the receiver B. C.actualtests. B. Answer: B "Pass Any Exam.com 156 Ac tua lTe QUESTION NO: 537 sts . RSA. Collusion D. separation of duties. KEA. job rotation. D. password complexity rules.co m . Collision B.www. SAFER. Public key of the receiver Answer: B Which of the following describes a weakness of the hash functions? A. C. Man-in-the-middle Answer: A QUESTION NO: 538 All of the following are organizational policies that reduce the impact of fraud EXCEPT: A. Private key of the sender C. escorting procedures. Birthday attack C. Answer: D QUESTION NO: 536 Which of the following keys is generally applied FIRST to a message digest to provide nonrepudiation using asymmetric cryptography? A." .

Anomaly-based IDS B. Event-based IDS D. C. Answer: C QUESTION NO: 540 Answer: D QUESTION NO: 541 Which of the following IDS generally follows a learning process? A. B.actualtests. Which of the following should be done FIRST? m 157 . C. Which of the following should be done FIRST? A. Signature-based IDS C. Rule-based IDS Answer: A QUESTION NO: 542 Which of the following algorithms is faster when encrypting data? "Pass Any Exam." .com Ac tua lTe A. D.CompTIA SY0-201: Practice Exam QUESTION NO: 539 A technician is conducting a forensics analysis on a computer system. Search for Trojans. Contain the attack. Follow the incident management procedure in placE. Look for hidden files. sts . D.co A technician noticed a remote attack taking place on a system. Any Time. Get a binary copy of the system. B. Analyze temporary files. Disconnect the system from the network. Respond to the attacker.www.

co m 158 .CompTIA SY0-201: Practice Exam A. Log all failed and successful login attempts. Deny administrators all access to log files to prevent write failures. B. Symmetric key algorithms B. Asymmetric key algorithms Answer: A QUESTION NO: 543 Which of the following is a reason why DNS logs should be archived? A.www. DHCP B. Any Time. Whole disk encryption algorithms D. C. For use in disaster recovery of the DNS server D. For complying with PII requirements C. Public key algorithms C. Access D. Change security settings to avoid corruption. Copy or save the logs to a remote log server. System Answer: D "Pass Any Exam. Answer: A QUESTION NO: 545 Which of the following logs shows when the workstation was last shutdown? A. Security C. For use in an investigation in the future Answer: D Which of the following is a best practice for securing log files? A. For complying with payment card industry (PCI) requirements B. D.actualtests." .com Ac tua lTe sts QUESTION NO: 544 .

Network sniffing Answer: D QUESTION NO: 549 Which of the following would typically require the use of a network protocol analyzer? A.www. Determining why authentication between two machines failed D. Determining what the speed is on the external interface of a firewall "Pass Any Exam. A file system integrity checker B." .co m 159 .com Ac tua lTe sts . Port scanning B. Determining how many users are logged onto the domain controller C. Mitigate vulnerabilities B. Set strong password requirements D. DDOS attacks D. Determining who logged on to a machine last night atmidnight B. A remote protocol analyzer D. Draft an email retention policy Answer: B QUESTION NO: 547 Which of the following tools is commonly used to detect security anomalies on a host? A.actualtests. A TACACS+ implementation C. TCPDump and Wireshark are commonly used for which of the following? A. A network mapper Answer: A QUESTION NO: 548 Snort.CompTIA SY0-201: Practice Exam QUESTION NO: 546 Which of the following is a best practice auditing procedure? A. Host monitoring C. Review user access and rights C. Any Time.

Answer: D QUESTION NO: 553 "Pass Any Exam." . B. A portion of the malware may have been removed by the IDS. Password D. Decryption of encrypted network traffic C. The malware may be implementing a proxy server for command and control. Disabled network interface on a server D. Location C. The malware may be running at a more privileged level than the antivirus softwarE.actualtests. OS Answer: B Malware that uses virtualization techniques can be difficult to detect because of which of the following? A. D. Any Time.Which of the following is a common attribute used to determine which domain a user or computer belongs to? A.co m 160 . MAC address B.com Ac QUESTION NO: 552 tua lTe sts .www.CompTIA SY0-201: Practice Exam Answer: C QUESTION NO: 550 Which of the following security related anomalies are MOST likely to be detected by a protocol analyzer? A. The malware may be using a Trojan to infect the system. Passive sniffing of local network traffic Answer: A QUESTION NO: 551 Users and computers are generally grouped into domains for security purposes. Many malformed or fragmented packets B. C.

Any Time. To slow the intruders network connection speed D.co m . RDP C. To reduce the number of connections allowed Answer: A QUESTION NO: 554 Which of the following is an industry standard for remote logging? A. Accountability C. Group policy C. Service pack D. Cross-site scripting B. To hide the encryption being used in the honeynet C." . Authorization D. Availability B. To reduce the number of physical devices needed B.CompTIA SY0-201: Practice Exam Which of the following is a reason why virtualization techniques are often used to implement a honeynet? A.com 161 Ac tua lTe QUESTION NO: 555 sts . rlogin D. Continuity Answer: B QUESTION NO: 556 Which of the following can be used to centrally manage security settings? A. NIDS Answer: B "Pass Any Exam.www. ipfilter B. syslog Answer: D Audit trails are used for which of the following? A.actualtests.

" .www. Vulnerability assessment exploits a weakness in a system D.co m 162 . The system may be changed to boot from alternative mediA. Vulnerability assessment verifies incidence response B. SQL servers Answer: A Which of the following is true about penetration testing or vulnerability assessments? A. Penetration testing B. D.actualtests. Answer: D QUESTION NO: 558 Which of the following activities is MOST closely associated with DLL injection? A. Test the recovery plan. Hire an independent consultant.CompTIA SY0-201: Practice Exam QUESTION NO: 557 Which of the following is a best practice disaster recovery strategy? A. Spend at least 5% of the IT budget. Penetration testing removes malware if found during a scan C. Network mapping C. "Pass Any Exam.com Ac tua QUESTION NO: 559 lTe sts . C. B. Any Time. B. The antivirus software will not run because it needs a BIOS passworD. Penetration testing exploits a vulnerability Answer: D QUESTION NO: 560 Which of the following is a security risk of not password protecting the BIOS? A. Vulnerability assessment D. Use a reciprocal agreement.

Block suspicious queries to the DNS server. Ignore suspicious queries to the DNS server. C. Any Time. The device or application will only operate in test modE. Need to know who is logging on to the system D. Answer: A "Pass Any Exam. B. Answer: A QUESTION NO: 561 Executing proper logging procedures would be the proper course of action in which of the following scenarios? (Select TWO). Need to prevent access to a file or folder B. Some important events will not get loggeD." . D. Need to know which files have been accessed C. Monitor suspicious queries to the DNS server in real timE.www.co m 163 . A virus may corrupt the SCSI settings and the system will not boot. D. C. B. Need to capture monitor network traffic in real time Answer: B. The authentication system may be subverteD. A. D. The events may not contain enough details. The log may fill up with extraneous information. Investigate suspicious queries to the DNS server.com Ac tua lTe sts QUESTION NO: 562 .C Executing proper logging procedures would facilitate which of the following requirements? A.CompTIA SY0-201: Practice Exam C. Need to prevent users from logging on to the system E. Answer: B QUESTION NO: 563 Which of the following is a concern when setting logging to a debug level? A.actualtests.

Content rules "Pass Any Exam. Open ID B. The number of disasters that may occur in one year C.actualtests. Phishing Answer: B Which of the following NAC scanning types is the LEAST intrusive to the client? A.com 164 Ac tua QUESTION NO: 566 lTe sts . False positive threshold B. Agentless D. Caching D.CompTIA SY0-201: Practice Exam QUESTION NO: 564 Which of the following should be considered when executing proper logging procedures? (Select TWO).co m . The amount of disk space required Answer: A. ActiveX Answer: C QUESTION NO: 567 Common settings configured on an Internet content filtering device are database update settings. The information that is needed to reconstruct events B. Poisoning C. Any Time. The virtual memory allocated on the log server E. A. Agent based C.www." . log settings and which of the following? A.E QUESTION NO: 565 Which of the following malicious activities might leave traces in a DNS log file? A. The password requirements for user accounts D. Hijacking B.

Set up an email proxy on the Internet and an email server in the DMZ. C.www.CompTIA SY0-201: Practice Exam C. Performance settings Answer: B QUESTION NO: 568 Which of the following activities commonly involves feedback from departmental managers or human resources? A. D. Any Time. User access and rights review D." . Accounts with weak passwords B. Passwords that are blank D. B. Set up an email proxy in the DMZ and the email server in the internal network. Set up an email proxy on the Internet and an email server in the internal network. Accounts that need to be removed Answer: D QUESTION NO: 570 Which of the following is the BEST option for securing an email infrastructure? A.actualtests.co m 165 . Set up the email server in a DMZ. Resetting an employee password C. Anomaly settings D. Clearing cookies from the browser B. Answer: D QUESTION NO: 571 "Pass Any Exam. Passwords with dictionary words C. Setting system performance baseline Answer: C QUESTION NO: 569 While auditing a list of active user accounts.com Ac tua lTe sts . which of the following may be revealed? A.

actualtests. Separation of duties B. Time of day restrictions D. Job rotation C. Digital signatures D. Any Time. Symmetric keys C. Collect system temporary files. B.CompTIA SY0-201: Practice Exam Which of the following provides the BEST mechanism for non-repudiation? A. "Pass Any Exam. Least privilege Answer: C Which of the following key types does Kerberos use? A. Apply retention policies on the log files. C.com Ac tua lTe QUESTION NO: 573 sts . Message authentication codes Answer: C QUESTION NO: 572 Which of the following is the BEST logical access control method for controlling system access on teams working in shifts? A.www.co m 166 . Ticket Grating Service B. A. Asymmetric keys D. Perform a binary copy of the system." . D. Encryption B. Message digests C. Perform hashing of the log files. Key Distribution Center Answer: C QUESTION NO: 574 Which of the following are recommended security measures when implementing system logging procedures? (Select TWO).

A. Network security zone of the systems Answer: B.509 certificate EXCEPT: A. Perform CRC checks. User accounts reports are periodically extracted from systems and end users are informed. A. Systems clock synchronization C.com 167 Ac tua lTe sts QUESTION NO: 576 .CompTIA SY0-201: Practice Exam E. E. the public key of the owner.actualtests. User accounts reports are periodically extracted from systems and user access dates are verified Answer: A.www. D. User accounts and their privileges are periodically extracted from systems and are reviewed for the appropriate level of authorization. the version of the certificatE.co m . B.C Which of the following BEST describes actions pertaining to user account reviews? (Select TWO). User accounts and their privileges are periodically extracted from systems and reports are kept for auditing purposes. C. VLAN segment of the systems B. External network traffic E." . "Pass Any Exam. Any Time. C.C QUESTION NO: 577 All of the following are attributes of an x. Systems capacity and performance D. B.D QUESTION NO: 575 Which of the following should be considered when implementing logging controls on multiple systems? (Select TWO). User account reports are periodically extracted from systems and employment verification is performeD. the symmetric key of the owner. Answer: B.

Adware D. D.com Ac tua lTe sts QUESTION NO: 579 . C. SMTP open relay Answer: C The GREATEST security concern in regards to data leakage with USB devices is: A. B. Answer: B "Pass Any Exam. storage capacity.co m 168 ." . physical sizE. One rearranges and replaces blocks while the other rearranges only. D. Which of the following BEST describes what the user is seeing? A. Answer: B QUESTION NO: 580 Which of the following is the main difference between a substitution cipher and a transposition cipher when used to encode messages? A. Spyware C. Any Time.www. One replaces blocks while the other rearranges and replaces only. SQL injection B. the issuer. The technician is skeptical because the antivirus definitions on the machine are up-to-datE. OS compatibility. C.CompTIA SY0-201: Practice Exam D. One is a symmetric block cipher and the other is asymmetriC. One replaces blocks with other blocks while the other rearranges only. speeD. B. Answer: A QUESTION NO: 578 A user complains that pop-up windows continuously appear on their screen with a message stating that they have a virus and offering to see a program that will remove it.actualtests.

Kerberos D.CompTIA SY0-201: Practice Exam QUESTION NO: 581 All of the following can be found in the document retention policy EXCEPT: A. CHAP C. password complexity rules. physical access controls." .com 169 Ac tua lTe sts . retention periods. type of storage mediA. a system administrator should install which of the following? A.www. L2TP B. Network placement D. C. Any Time. Line conditioner C. B. Encrypting all network traffic B. Answer: B QUESTION NO: 582 Which of the following reduces effectiveness when deploying and managing NIPS? A. Battery backup D. D. RADIUS Answer: C QUESTION NO: 584 To prevent disk integrity errors due to small line-power fluctuations. Redundant power supplies "Pass Any Exam. Reviewing the logs Answer: A QUESTION NO: 583 Which of the following authentication methods prevents a replay attack from occurring? A.actualtests. Voltage regulator B.co m . Continued tuning C.

To provide an environment where malware can be executed with minimal risk to equipment and software Answer: D QUESTION NO: 587 Which of the following is a password cracker? A. To provide a virtual collaboration environment to discuss security research C. Configuration baseline C. Security hotfix B.actualtests. To provide an environment where new network applications can be tested D. CORE Impact B. Cain & Abel C. Patch management D.CompTIA SY0-201: Practice Exam Answer: B QUESTION NO: 585 Which of the following is the BEST way to mass deploy security configurations to numerous workstations? A.co m 170 . Security templates Answer: D QUESTION NO: 586 Virtual machines are MOST often used by security researchers for which of the following purposes? A. WireShark D. Any Time." . To provide a secure virtual environment to conduct online deployments B. NMAP Answer: B QUESTION NO: 588 "Pass Any Exam.www.com Ac tua lTe sts .

Low cost Answer: B QUESTION NO: 589 A document shredder will BEST prevent which of the following? A. Chain of custody B. User education C.com 171 Ac tua lTe sts .CompTIA SY0-201: Practice Exam Which of the following characteristics of RAID increases availability? A. Poisoning D. Phishing C.co m . Striping without parity B. Kiting D. Any Time. Up-to-date antivirus definitions D.actualtests. Dumpster diving B. Default account C.www. Privilege escalation Answer: A "Pass Any Exam. Up-to-date anti-spyware definitions Answer: B QUESTION NO: 591 Which of the following is a term referring to the situation when a programmer leaves an unauthorized entry point into a program or system? A. Viruses Answer: A QUESTION NO: 590 Which of the following would BEST prevent the spread of a hoax? A. Shoulder surfing D." . Back door B. Mirroring C.

Teardrop D.www.actualtests. Physical token and a password C." . Which of the following documents would provide this? "Pass Any Exam. Any Time.CompTIA SY0-201: Practice Exam QUESTION NO: 592 Which of the following refers to a system that is unable to accept new TCP connections due to a SYN flood attack? A. DoS Answer: D QUESTION NO: 593 Answer: D QUESTION NO: 594 Which of the following is the MOST common method of one-factor authentication? A. Smurf C. Biometric device C. Airsnort B. Installation key B. Smart card and a PIN B. User ID and password Answer: D QUESTION NO: 595 An attorney demands to know exactly who had possession of a piece of evidence at a certain time after seizurE.co Which of the following would refer to a key fob with a periodically changing number that is used as part of the authentication process? m 172 .com Ac tua lTe A. Fingerprint reader D. Physical token sts . Hardware lock D.

co m 173 . Change management Answer: B QUESTION NO: 596 Which of the following prevents damage to evidence during forensic analysis? A. Due diligence B.www. Read-only drive connectors D. Key escrow D. Any Time.com Ac tua lTe sts QUESTION NO: 597 ." . Registration authority Answer: C "Pass Any Exam. PAP changes its initialization vector with each packet. C. Chain of custody C. Drive recovery tools Answer: C Which of the following is a drawback of using PAP authentication? A.actualtests. Answer: D QUESTION NO: 598 Which of the following BEST describes using a third party to store the public and private keys? A.CompTIA SY0-201: Practice Exam A. D. PAP only authenticates between same vendor servers. PAP requires that both workstations mutually authenticatE. Recovery agent C. Public key infrastructure B. B. Write-only drive connectors B. Due process D. Drive sanitization tools C. PAP sends all passwords across the network as clear text.

Single-factor authentication Answer: D QUESTION NO: 601 Answer: B QUESTION NO: 602 Which of the following would be disabled to prevent SPIM? A.www. ActiveX controls C. SSO C. Two-factor authentication B.co m . Any Time. and a palm scan are all required to authenticate a system. Two-factor authentication C. Single-factor authentication D.CompTIA SY0-201: Practice Exam QUESTION NO: 599 Which of the following requires the server to periodically request authentication from the client? A. EAP B. Three-factor authentication tua A user ID. Instant messaging D.com 174 Ac A. CHAP C." . Three-factor authentication D. PIN. SSO B. Which of the following is this an example of? lTe sts .actualtests. P2P B. RAS Answer: B QUESTION NO: 600 A biometric fingerprint scanner is an example of which of the following? A. WPA2 D. Internet mail "Pass Any Exam.

The PKI CA is relocateD. A hash is a unique number that is generated based upon the files contents and used as the SSL key during downloaD. A hash is a unique number that is generated after the file has been encrypted and used as the SSL key during downloaD.www. The single point of failure is remedieD. A hash is a unique number that is generated based upon the files contents and should be verified after downloaD. Full electrical service is restoreD. Internet content filter B. Any Time. C.com 175 Ac tua A. A hash is a unique number that is generated based upon the TCP/IP transmission header and should be verified before downloaD." . D. C. B. Firewall Answer: C "Pass Any Exam. The backup generator activates. Answer: D QUESTION NO: 604 Answer: B QUESTION NO: 605 Which of the following would give a technician the MOST information regarding an external attack on the network? A. which of the following must happen during a power outage before an uninterruptible power supply (UPS) drains its battery? sts . lTe According to a good disaster recovery plan. Which of the following BEST describes a hash? A.CompTIA SY0-201: Practice Exam Answer: C QUESTION NO: 603 A user sees an MD5 hash number beside a file that they wish to downloaD. NIDS D.co m .actualtests. D. Proxy server C. B.

Domain password policy C.actualtests. Any Time. Account expiration B. Which of the following would BEST allow for the user to be identified? tua lTe sts A. Performance log C. ACL B. Antivirus logs Answer: A QUESTION NO: 609 Which of the following would BEST allow an administrator to find the IP address of an external attacker? "Pass Any Exam. Firewall logs D. Access logs B.CompTIA SY0-201: Practice Exam QUESTION NO: 606 Which of the following would BEST prevent night shift workers from logging in with IDs and passwords stolen from the day shift workers? A. Time of day restrictions . Account lockout D.co Which of the following would BEST ensure that users have complex passwords? m 176 . Time of day restriction C. Domain password policy Answer: B QUESTION NO: 607 Answer: B QUESTION NO: 608 A." .com Ac A technician finds that a malicious user has introduced an unidentified virus to a single file on the network. Logical tokens D.www.

com Ac A.actualtests.co m 177 . B. Any Time. Perform a penetration test." .CompTIA SY0-201: Practice Exam A. PGP with SHA-1 D. AES with ECC B. SHA-1 D. Firewall logs D. Performance logs Answer: C QUESTION NO: 610 After performing a vulnerability analysis and applying a security patch. which of the following nonintrusive actions should an administrator take to verify that the vulnerability was truly removed? A. 3DES with MD5 Answer: A "Pass Any Exam. DES with SHA-1 C. DNS logs C. AES tua lTe Which of the following could be used by a technician needing to send data while ensuring that any data tampering is easily detectible? sts . D. Update the antivirus definition filE. Antivirus logs B. C.www. NTLM B. Repeat the vulnerability scan. LANMAN C. Answer: C QUESTION NO: 611 Answer: C QUESTION NO: 612 Which of the following BEST allows for a high level of encryption? A. Apply a security patch from the vendor.

C. This would be considered a: A.com 178 Ac tua lTe sts . a technician runs an application to see if port 25 is open. B. Availability B. Injection D. a network administrator builds a user profile which allows the user to still use the application but no longer requires them to have administrator permissions.co m . Configuration baseline B. network mapper. Answer: D QUESTION NO: 615 A companys accounting application requires users to be administrators for the software to function correctly.CompTIA SY0-201: Practice Exam QUESTION NO: 613 Which of the following is the primary security risk associated with removable storage? A." . vulnerability scan. Integrity Answer: B QUESTION NO: 614 After reading about the vulnerability issues with open SMTP relays. Which of the following is this an example of? A. port scan.www. Confidentiality C. protocol analyzer. Privilege escalation Answer: C QUESTION NO: 616 "Pass Any Exam. Group policy C. D.actualtests. Security template D. Any Time. Because of the security implications of this.

" .co m 179 .www.CompTIA SY0-201: Practice Exam Which of the following backup techniques resets the archive bit and allows for the fastest recovery? A. Full backup B. Weekly differential with incremental backups daily Answer: C QUESTION NO: 619 Which of the following would define document destruction requirements? A. how many tapes will the technician need to restore the data on the file server for Thursday morning? A. Any Time. Incremental backup Answer: A QUESTION NO: 617 The company policy for availability requires full backups on Sunday and incremental backups each week night at 10 p.m. Full backups weekly with differential backups daily D. Full backups every day B. Two C. Shadow copies C. One B. The file server crashes on Wednesday afternoon. The company is looking for a compromise between speed of backup and speed of recovery. Three D. Which of the following is the BEST recommendation? tua lTe sts . Differential backup D. ACL "Pass Any Exam.com Ac A company is addressing backup and recovery issues. Four Answer: C QUESTION NO: 618 A.actualtests. Daily differential backups C.

Trojan C.CompTIA SY0-201: Practice Exam B. Virus Answer: C "Pass Any Exam. disabling SSID broadcast. Worm B. NIPS E. Any Time.com Ac tua lTe sts QUESTION NO: 621 . A. NIDS C. User access and rights review policies C. Answer: B Setting a baseline is required in which of the following? (Select TWO). Group policy D. patches and hotfixes immediately. D. Signature-based monitoring D." . Spyware D. Behavior-based monitoring Answer: A. B.actualtests. Storage and retention policies Answer: D QUESTION NO: 620 Part of a standard policy for hardening workstations and servers should include applying the company security template and: A. closing unnecessary network ports. Anomaly-based monitoring B. applying all updates. C.co m 180 .E QUESTION NO: 622 Which of the following hidden programs gathers information with or without the users knowledge with the primary purpose of advertising? A.www. installing the NIDS.

F QUESTION NO: 626 "Pass Any Exam. 3DES with RADIUS D. WPA with RADIUS C. Reciprocal site D. software.www. Any Time. tua lTe sts .com Ac When conducting an environmental security assessment. Utilities F.co m 181 . Cold site Answer: B QUESTION NO: 625 A. Warm site B. Hot site C. HVAC B.actualtests.E." . WPA B.CompTIA SY0-201: Practice Exam QUESTION NO: 623 Which of the following provides best practice with a wireless network? A. equipment. Card access system C. Fire detection Answer: A. Logical access E. g. WEP 128-bit Answer: B QUESTION NO: 624 Which of the following sites has the means (E. and communications) to facilitate a full recovery within minutes? A. Off-site data storage D. which of the following items should be included in the assessment? (Select THREE).

inside the proxy. Any Time.actualtests. The attacker could use which of the following to hide these tools? A. Promiscuous B. Answer: D QUESTION NO: 629 Once a system has been compromised. Half-duplex Answer: A A. D.com Ac tua An administrator wants to obtain a view of the type of attacks that are being targeted against the network perimeter. outside the firewall. E. inside the DMZ. Identification and authorization D. Logic bomb B. Full-duplex C. often the attacker will upload various tools that can be used at a later date. B.co m 182 . C. the NIC has to be placed in which of the following modes to monitor all network traffic? A. outside the proxy. Rootkit "Pass Any Exam. The recommended placement of a NIDS would be: lTe QUESTION NO: 628 sts ." . Authentication and password B.www. Authentication and authorization Answer: B QUESTION NO: 627 When placing a NIDS onto the network. inside the firewall.CompTIA SY0-201: Practice Exam Which of the following security steps must a user complete before access is given to the network? A. Auto D. Identification and authentication C.

co m 183 .com Ac tua lTe sts . Statistical D. Receivers public key C. Receivers private key B. Running key cipher B.actualtests." . Steganography Answer: C QUESTION NO: 631 When using a digital signature. Virus D. Trojan Answer: B QUESTION NO: 630 Which of the following is the perfect encryption scheme and is considered unbreakable when properly used? A. Signature B. Concealment cipher C.CompTIA SY0-201: Practice Exam C. Any Time. One-time pad D. Senders public key D.www. Anomaly Answer: A QUESTION NO: 633 "Pass Any Exam. the message digest is encrypted with which of the following keys? A. Senders private key Answer: D QUESTION NO: 632 Which of the following is the MOST basic form of IDS? A. Behavioral C.

www. Encrypt data in graphics.co m 184 . B. Algorithms are used to encrypt datA." . D. C. Replacing the least significant byte of each bit C.actualtests. Replacing the least significant bit of each byte Answer: D "Pass Any Exam. C. Keys are concealed in the datA. Replacing the most significant byte of each bit B. Answer: A QUESTION NO: 635 Steganography could be used by attackers to: Answer: D QUESTION NO: 636 Which of the following BEST describes how steganography can be accomplished in graphic files? A. lTe sts . Replacing the most significant bit of each byte D. encrypt and decrypt messages in graphics.CompTIA SY0-201: Practice Exam Which of the following BEST applies to steganography? A.com Ac tua A. Encrypt a message in WAV files. Watermark graphics for copyright. Answer: A QUESTION NO: 634 Which of the following can steganography be used for? A. encrypt and conceal messages in microdots. B. Decrypt data in graphics. Keys are used to encrypt datA. hide and conceal messages in WAV files. D. D. C. decrypt data stored in unused disk spacE. B. Any Time. Algorithms are not used to encrypt datA.

B. Asymmetric algorithms B. Symmetric algorithms D.www. Asymmetric Answer: C QUESTION NO: 638 Answer: B QUESTION NO: 639 A.actualtests. D. but are required by upper management for legal obligations. Transposition B.co m Which of the following if used incorrectly would be susceptible to frequency analysis? 185 . C. log details and level of verbose logging.com Ac An administrator in an organization with 33. Which of the following BEST meets these requirements? A. Symmetric D. The reports are not time critical.CompTIA SY0-201: Practice Exam QUESTION NO: 637 An application developer is looking for an encryption algorithm which is fast and hard to break if a large key size is used. Transposition ciphers C. Stream ciphers . Answer: C QUESTION NO: 640 Which of the following BEST describes when a hashing algorithm generates the same hash for two different messages? "Pass Any Exam. Any Time." . log storage and backup requirements. All of the following apply when determining the requirements for the logging server EXCEPT: tua lTe sts A. performance baseline and audit trails.000 users would like to store six months of Internet proxy logs on a dedicated logging server for analysis and content reporting. time stamping and integrity of the logs. Substitution C.

Adware Answer: B Answer: A QUESTION NO: 643 Multiple web servers are fed from a load balancer.CompTIA SY0-201: Practice Exam A.co m 186 . Answer: C QUESTION NO: 641 Which of the following is BEST known for self-replication in networks? A. A deviation occurreD.www. Worm C. Adware tua lTe Which of the following security threats affects PCs and can have its software updated remotely by a command and control center? sts QUESTION NO: 642 . A hashing chain occurreD. D. A one-way hash occurreD. Redundant servers Answer: D "Pass Any Exam. Spyware B. Which of the following is this an example of? A. Zombie B.actualtests. A collision occurreD. C.com Ac A. B. Spam D. Any Time. RAID B. Worm C. Hot site D." . Backup generator C. Virus D.

Answer: D QUESTION NO: 647 "Pass Any Exam. B. To do this. are sometimes able to crack both Windows and UNIX passwords. D.co m ." . the auditor is running a password cracker against the master password filE. Which of the following is this an example of? A. C.www.CompTIA SY0-201: Practice Exam QUESTION NO: 644 An outside auditor has been contracted to determine if weak passwords are being used on the network. D. Vulnerability assessment B. B. Any Time. logic bombs always contain a Trojan component. Fingerprinting C. Malware scan D. logic bombs cannot spread from computer to computer. cannot be run remotely. logic bombs always have a date or time component.actualtests. logic bombs cannot be sent through email.com 187 Ac tua A. lTe sts . are sometimes able to crack both passwords and physical tokens. Baselining Answer: A QUESTION NO: 645 Password crackers: Answer: D QUESTION NO: 646 Logic bombs differ from worms in that: A. cannot exploit weaknesses in encryption algorithms. C.

A firewall attempts to detect patterns and a NIDS operates on a rule list. D. C. Wait for an automatic update to be pushed out to the server from the manufacturer. A firewall prevents inside attacks and a NIDS prevents outside attacks. A firewall operates on a rule list and a NIDS attempts to detect patterns. Personal software firewalls can be updated automatically using: A. B. Shutdown all affected servers until management can be notifieD. corporate hardware firewalls. B.com Ac tua lTe QUESTION NO: 649 sts Answer: D . Visit the operating system manufacturers website for a possible patch.actualtests. cross-site scripting. group policy. A firewall prevents outside attacks and a NIDS prevents inside attacks. Visit a search engine and search for a possible patch. Network mapper C. D. Any Time. Answer: A QUESTION NO: 650 An accountant has logged onto the companys external banking websitE.co m 188 . A." . Answer: B QUESTION NO: 648 A vulnerability has recently been identified for a servers OS. B. Packet sniffing "Pass Any Exam. C. Altered hosts file B. Which of the following could have caused this attack? (Select TWO). An administrator using a TCP/IP monitoring tool discovers that the accountant was actually using a spoofed banking websitE. D.www. C.CompTIA SY0-201: Practice Exam A firewall differs from a NIDS in which of the following ways? A. cookies. Which of the following describes the BEST course of action? A.

Enterprise key management software Answer: B QUESTION NO: 652 All of the following security applications can proactively detect workstation anomalies EXCEPT: A. show that virus definitions are up to date on all workstations. B. Enterprise antivirus software D. personal software firewall. Bluesnarfing Answer: A.www.co m 189 .com Ac tua lTe sts . NIDS. B. DNS poisoning E. C. Enterprise resource planning software B. show that data is being correctly backed up. show that PII data is being properly protecteD. show that unnecessary services are blocked on workstations." . HIPS. antivirus softwarE. Any Time. Enterprise performance monitoring software C. Answer: D QUESTION NO: 654 "Pass Any Exam. D. D.D QUESTION NO: 651 Which of the following tools would be BEST for monitoring changes to the approved system baseline? A. C.CompTIA SY0-201: Practice Exam D. Answer: B QUESTION NO: 653 A periodic security audit of group policy can: A.actualtests.

C.CompTIA SY0-201: Practice Exam Which of the following is the primary purpose of an audit trail? A. Diffie-Hellman C. It is asymmetriC. To prevent a user from changing security settings D. It is an elliptical curvE. The client compares the actual DNS name of the server to the DNS name on the certificatE.www. The client relies on the MD5 value sent by the server. To detect the encryption algorithm used for files Answer: A QUESTION NO: 655 Which of the following describes a characteristic of the session key in an SSL connection? A. D. The client relies on the MAC value sent by the server. To detect when a user changes security permissions B. Blowfish D. IKE Answer: B QUESTION NO: 657 Which of the following describes how TLS protects against man-in-the-middle attacks? A. To prevent a user from changing security permissions C. C." .co m . B. B. D. It is a hash valuE. The client compares the server certificate with the certificate listed on the CRL. Any Time.actualtests. It is symmetriC. Answer: A QUESTION NO: 656 Which of the following describes the cryptographic algorithm employed by TLS to establish a session key? A. Answer: A "Pass Any Exam.com 190 Ac tua lTe sts . RSA B.

Answer: A QUESTION NO: 660 A. The audit logs are pulled from servers on different days. Which of the following describes a BEST business practice when conducting a password audit? "Pass Any Exam. SSLv2 only uses message authentication code values. The technician wants to recommend that the organization consider using TLS. C. The servers are not synchronized with the clients.actualtests.com 191 Ac A technician is conducting a web server audit and discovers that SSLv2 is implementeD. To improve the server performance Answer: A QUESTION NO: 659 Which of the following describes a common problem encountered when conducting audit log reviews? A. To protect against the log file being changed B. The timestamp for the servers are not synchronizeD.co m . To reduce network latency D.www. D. To demonstrate least privilege to management C. SSLv2 is susceptible to man-in-the-middle attacks. Which of the following reasons could the technician use to support the recommendation? tua lTe sts . B. SSLv2 is susceptible to network sniffing. D. Any Time. C. B.CompTIA SY0-201: Practice Exam QUESTION NO: 658 Which of the following is the primary purpose of removing audit logs from a server? A. The audit logs cannot be imported into a spreadsheet. Answer: D QUESTION NO: 661 A technician is conducting a password audit using a password cracking tool." . SSLv2 reduces server performancE.

Use password masking. Single out the accounts to crack. Answer: A QUESTION NO: 662 Which of the following is a security risk when using peer-to-peer software? A. Multiple streams C." . SQL injection Answer: C "Pass Any Exam. Buffer overflows D. C.www.actualtests. Use hybrid modE. Reveal the passworD. Cookies B. Rootkits C. Data leakage D. Logic bomb D. Licensing Answer: C Which of the following overwrites the return address within a program to execute malicious code? A. B. Privilege escalation Answer: A QUESTION NO: 664 Heaps and stacks are susceptible to which of the following? A. Buffer overflow B. Cross-site scripting B.com Ac tua lTe sts QUESTION NO: 663 . Any Time. Rootkit C. D.CompTIA SY0-201: Practice Exam A.co m 192 .

Proxy server B.CompTIA SY0-201: Practice Exam QUESTION NO: 665 All of the following are inline devices EXCEPT: A.actualtests. B.Which of the following is BEST suited to accomplish this? A." . NIPS. Firewall C. HIDS.co m . Firewall B. C. Protocol analyzer Answer: D QUESTION NO: 667 Which of the following creates an emulated or virtual environment to detect and monitor malicious activity? A. Any Time. Answer: C QUESTION NO: 666 Which of the following would a technician use to validate whether specific network traffic is indeed an attack? A. DHCP server "Pass Any Exam. D. NAC Answer: B QUESTION NO: 668 A technician wants better insight into the websites that employees are visiting. NIDS D. Honeypot C. Honeypot D. firewalls. routers.www. NIDS B.com 193 Ac tua lTe sts .

D. bluesnarfing. a smurf attack. Data emanation C.co m Answer: A 194 . B. blue jacking. Review chronologically. D. Any Time. Fuzzing QUESTION NO: 670 All of the following are Bluetooth threats EXCEPT: A. C.www. Firewall Answer: A QUESTION NO: 669 Bluetooth discover mode is similar to which of the following? A.actualtests. Answer: D QUESTION NO: 671 Which of the following is the BEST approach when reducing firewall logs? A.com Ac tua lTe sts . discovery modE. Discard known traffic first. SSID broadcast B.CompTIA SY0-201: Practice Exam C." . DNS server D. Answer: B QUESTION NO: 672 "Pass Any Exam. B. RF analysis D. C. Review each protocol one at a timE. Search for encrypted protocol usagE.

Router D. 3DES B. B.CompTIA SY0-201: Practice Exam In which of the following logs would notation of a quarantined file appear? A. antivirus. NAC Answer: A QUESTION NO: 673 Which of the following provides the MOST mathematically secure encryption for a file? A. RSA D." .com Ac tua lTe sts . One-time pad C. HIDS. Firewall C. C.co m 195 . SHA-1 Answer: C QUESTION NO: 675 All of the following provide a host active protection EXCEPT: A.actualtests. Answer: D "Pass Any Exam. AES256 C. Elliptic Curve B. HIPS. Any Time. AES256 D. Elliptic curve Answer: C QUESTION NO: 674 Which of the following encryption algorithms relies on the inability to factor large prime numbers? A.www. host-based firewall. Antivirus B. D.

Data retention D. Any Time.co m .com 196 Ac tua lTe sts . Worm Answer: B QUESTION NO: 679 If a company has a distributed IT staff. Spam D. Botnet B. Logic bomb D. By department B. Directory services Answer: D QUESTION NO: 677 Which of the following is MOST likely to cause pop-ups? A.actualtests. By role D. Rootkit Answer: B QUESTION NO: 678 Which of the following is MOST likely to open a backdoor on a system? A. which of the following would be the BEST way to structure a directory information tree? A. By location C. each being responsible for separate facilities.www. Encrypted file system (EFS) B. Adware C. Trojan C. Printing policies C. By name "Pass Any Exam." . Botnets B.CompTIA SY0-201: Practice Exam QUESTION NO: 676 Which of the following simplifies user and computer security administration? A.

software token. D. group policy. which of the following would allow this? A." . ACL. Hardware token Answer: B QUESTION NO: 682 All of the following are logical access control methods EXCEPT: A. C.CompTIA SY0-201: Practice Exam Answer: B QUESTION NO: 680 A technician wants to be able to add new users to a few key groups by default. Access control list B. Template C. Non-repudiation C. B.actualtests.com Ac tua lTe sts . biometrics. Inheritance Answer: B QUESTION NO: 681 Which of the following is a reason to use digital signatures? A. Logical token D.www.co m 197 . Auto-population B. Answer: A QUESTION NO: 683 Using the same initial computer image for all systems is similar to which of the following? "Pass Any Exam. Any Time. Default ACL D.

Stop and immediately make a backup of the account and contact the owner of the data. Which of the following should the technician do? sts QUESTION NO: 685 . D.CompTIA SY0-201: Practice Exam A. Firewall C. B.actualtests. D. C. Stop and immediately perform a full system backup and contact the owner of the datA. Antivirus B. lTe A technician has come across content on a server that is illegal. Patch management Answer: C QUESTION NO: 684 Which of the following has the LEAST amount of issues when inspecting encrypted traffic? A." . they should follow company incident response procedures. If a technician finds illegal content. Any Time.com Ac tua A. Stop and immediately copy the system files and contact the ISP. Group policy B. Answer: C "Pass Any Exam. The first thing a technician should perform is a file system backup. Stop and immediately follow company approved incident response procedures. If a technician finds illegal content.www. the first thing a technician should do is unplug the machine and back it up. Virtual machine C. NIPS Answer: A Answer: B QUESTION NO: 686 Which of the following is a true statement in regards to incident response? A.co m 198 . C. Configuration baseline D. B. The first thing a technician should do is call in law enforcement. NIDS D.

Filter D. DHCP server B.www. Firewall D." . which of the following is MOST likely the issue? A. Any Time. Screen C. to allow a NIDS to monitor the traffic? m 199 . DNS server C. Console B.co Which of the following is placed in promiscuous mode. Appliance sts . Proxy server Answer: B QUESTION NO: 688 Answer: B QUESTION NO: 689 In a NIDS. Console D. which of the following provides a user interface? A.actualtests. in line with the data flow. Appliance Answer: C QUESTION NO: 690 An instance where an IDS identifies legitimate traffic as malicious activity is called which of the following? "Pass Any Exam.com Ac tua lTe A.CompTIA SY0-201: Practice Exam QUESTION NO: 687 If a technician is unable to get to a website by its address but the technician can get there by the IP address. Filter B. Sensor C.

True negative C. False positive B. False positive D." . True positive Answer: A QUESTION NO: 691 An instance where a biometric system identifies legitimate users as being unauthorized is called which of the following? A.com Ac A.actualtests.CompTIA SY0-201: Practice Exam A.co m 200 .www. False acceptance Answer: C QUESTION NO: 692 Answer: D QUESTION NO: 693 An instance where an IDS identifies malicious activity as being legitimate activity is called which of the following? A. False positive C. False negative D. False rejection D. False acceptance B. False negative C. False negative B. False rejection "Pass Any Exam. Any Time. False negative D. False positive B. True negative C. True positive tua lTe An instance where a biometric system identifies users that are authorized and allows them access is called which of the following? sts .

financial obligations to stockholders. false positivE. B. false rejection. D. The distance and size of the facility Answer: D QUESTION NO: 697 Who should be notified FIRST before testing the disaster recovery plan? "Pass Any Exam.co m 201 . D. safety and welfare of personnel. legal and financial responsibilities. Answer: C QUESTION NO: 695 When executing a disaster recovery plan the MOST important thing to consider is: A." . C. data backups and recovery tapes. C. false negativE. which of the following is the MOST important consideration? A. Answer: D QUESTION NO: 696 When choosing a disaster recovery site. B. The amount of data that will be stored B.www.CompTIA SY0-201: Practice Exam Answer: C QUESTION NO: 694 An instance where a biometric system identifies unauthorized users and allows them access is called: A. The cost to rebuild the existing facility C.actualtests. Any Time.com Ac tua lTe sts . false acceptancE. The amount of emergency rescue personnel D.

A plan that is mandated by law to ensure liability issues are addressed in a catastrophic eventWBerlin Sans Answer: A QUESTION NO: 699 Which of the following is the MOST important consideration when developing a disaster recovery plan? A. business impact assessment.CompTIA SY0-201: Practice Exam A." . Management buy-in B. All employees and key staff D. A detailed process of recovering information or IT systems after a catastrophic event B. D. disaster recovery plan. an administrator would assist in conducting a: A. The cost of the project C. The amount of personnel D.co m . An emergency plan that will allow the company to recover financially C.actualtests.com 202 Ac tua lTe sts . "Pass Any Exam. Human resources Answer: A QUESTION NO: 698 Which of the following BEST describes the disaster recovery plan? A. Senior management B. continuity of operations plan.www. A plan that is put in place to recover the company assets in an emergency D. risk management matrix. The planning team Answer: A QUESTION NO: 700 In order to provide management with a prioritized list of time critical business processes. B. Any Time. The physical security department C. C.

B. C.actualtests. C. Implement a biometric system and WEP. D. Answer: C QUESTION NO: 702 A technician is reviewing the system logs for a firewall and is told that there is an implicit deny within the ACL.CompTIA SY0-201: Practice Exam Answer: B QUESTION NO: 701 Which of the following BEST allows a technician to mitigate the chances of a successful attack against the wireless network? A. The attacker is working with inside entities to test the companys firewall. The attacker is attempting to distract the company from the real underlining attack. An ACL is a way to secure traffic from one network to another. D. Implement an identification system and WPA2 B. Items which are not specifically given access are denied by default. Which of the following is the MOST likely reason that an attacker would use a DoS attack? A. B. C.com Ac QUESTION NO: 703 tua Answer: C lTe sts . The attacker wants to prevent authorized users from using a certain servicE. An implicit deny statement denies all traffic from one network to another. Implement an authentication system and WEP." . Each item is denied by default because of the implicit deny. Which of the following is an example of an implicit deny? A.co m 203 . Implement an authentication system and WPA.www. Answer: B QUESTION NO: 704 Which of the following is a way to gather reconnaissance information from a printer resource? "Pass Any Exam. Any Time. D. The attacker is working with outside entities to test the companys coding practices.

Any Time. Antivirus logs C. SNMP Answer: D QUESTION NO: 705 A technician gets informed that there is a worm loose on the network. USB key C. Public key infrastructure lTe Which of the following BEST allows for the encryption of an entire hard drive? sts .co m 204 . Symmetric algorithm C.actualtests. Uninterruptible Power Supply (UPS) D. SMTP C. RADIUS D. Asymmetric algorithm D.Which of the following should the technician review to discover the internal source of the worm? A. Cell phone B. Hashing function B. HTTP B.CompTIA SY0-201: Practice Exam A.com Ac tua A. Storage drive Answer: A "Pass Any Exam. Performance logs D." . Access logs Answer: B QUESTION NO: 706 Answer: B QUESTION NO: 707 Which of the following would a Faraday cage prevent usage of? A.www. Maintenance logs B.

Worm B.CompTIA SY0-201: Practice Exam QUESTION NO: 708 Which of the following will allow a technician to block certain HTTP traffic from company staff members? A. USB key settings D. BIOS password settings B.co m Which of the following is a security threat to a workstation that requires interaction from a staff member? . Logic bomb C.www. VLAN B.com 205 Ac tua QUESTION NO: 710 lTe Answer: C sts A. Any Time. Botnet . 636 "Pass Any Exam. BIOS power on settings C.actualtests. Content filter C. NIDS Answer: B QUESTION NO: 709 Which of the following will prevent a person from booting into removal storage media if the correct boot sequence is already set? A." . BIOS boot options Answer: A QUESTION NO: 711 Which of the following ports need to be open to allow a user to login remotely onto a workstation? A. 53 B. DMZ D. Virus D.

Browser cookies B. Network mappers D. Cell traffic D. SMTP traffic QUESTION NO: 713 Answer: B QUESTION NO: 714 Which of the following is the MOST effective application to implement to identify malicious traffic on a server? A. 8080 Answer: C QUESTION NO: 712 Which of the following. 3389 D.CompTIA SY0-201: Practice Exam C." . if intercepted. Vulnerability scanners B. Antivirus software D.com Ac tua A.co m Answer: A 206 . Any Time. Personal software firewall B. Cross-site scripting C. could allow an attacker to access a users email information? A.www.actualtests. Password crackers lTe sts Which of the following would allow a technician to minimize the risk associated with staff running port scanners on the network? . Enterprise software firewall C. HIDS software Answer: D "Pass Any Exam. Group policy C.

co m Which of the following is a way for a technician to identify security changes on a workstation? . Service pack application C. HIDS Answer: B QUESTION NO: 716 Answer: D QUESTION NO: 717 Which of the following is a way to correct a single security issue on a workstation? A. A patch B. HIDS B. Pop-up blocker software D. Antivirus application "Pass Any Exam. Group policy management B. A service pack C.www. Configuration baseline Answer: A QUESTION NO: 718 Which of the following protects a home user from the Internet? A.com 207 Ac tua lTe sts A. Antivirus software B. Any Time.actualtests. Security templates D. Personal software firewall C. Personal firewall C. Configuration baseline ." .CompTIA SY0-201: Practice Exam QUESTION NO: 715 Which of the following is the MOST appropriate type of software to apply on a workstation that needs to be protected from other locally accessible workstations? A. Patch management D. Anti-malware software D.

Video surveillance and access logs B. D. Maintain a list of personnel who exit the facility. Which of the following biometric authentication devices also carries significant privacy implications due to personal health information that can be discovered during the authentication process? A. Facial recognition Answer: C QUESTION NO: 722 "Pass Any Exam. Allow authorized personnel access to the data center. ID badges and passwords C.co m 208 . Iris scanner B. Any Time. Maintain a list of personnel who enter the facility. Prevent unauthorized personnel access to the data center." .actualtests.com Ac QUESTION NO: 721 tua Answer: D lTe sts . Retina scanner D. C. To prevent future thefts from occurring and to safeguard the companys trade secrets which of the following should be implemented? A.CompTIA SY0-201: Practice Exam Answer: B QUESTION NO: 719 Computer equipment has been stolen from a companys officE. Hardware locks and door access systems Answer: D QUESTION NO: 720 Which of the following is the primary purpose for a physical access log in a data center? A.www. Fingerprint scanner C. Multifactor authentication D. B.

CompTIA SY0-201: Practice Exam An administrator has already implemented two-factor authentication and now wishes to install a third authentication factor. credential storE. A user on a campus area network (CAN) connects to a server in another building and enters a username and password pair. token and iris scanner "Pass Any Exam. Fingerprint scanner D.actualtests. B. Pass phrases B. reader. If the existing authentication system uses strong passwords and PKI tokens which of the following would provide a third factor? A.com Ac tua Which of the following is an example of remote authentication? lTe sts . Elliptic curve C. D. A user on a metropolitan area network (MAN) accesses a host by entering a username and password pair while not connected to the LAN. A user in one building logs on to the network by entering a username and password into a host in the same building. Answer: D QUESTION NO: 725 Which of the following is a three-factor authentication system? A. password. Answer: C QUESTION NO: 724 A. C. supplicant. B." . hardware token. A user in one city logs onto a network by connecting to a domain server in another city.co m 209 . Any Time.www. Six digit PINs Answer: C QUESTION NO: 723 A biometric authentication system consists of all of the following components EXCEPT: A. Username. D. C.

administrators should institute a mandatory rotation of duties policy due to which of the following? A. PIN and iris scanner C. Continuity of operations in the event of future growth of the network D. administrators should institute a mandatory rotation of duties policy due to which of the following? A. Continuity of operations in the event of a virus outbreak C. Password. PIN and fingerprint reader Answer: A QUESTION NO: 726 Which of the following is an acceptable group in which to place end users? A.CompTIA SY0-201: Practice Exam B. PIN. To detect malware C. Any Time. To detect viruses D. Administrators B. To detect outside attackers B.com Ac tua lTe sts . Continuity of operations in the event of absence or accident Answer: D QUESTION NO: 728 According to industry best practices.co m 210 . Backup operators C. Username. To detect an inside threat Answer: D "Pass Any Exam. Domain users D.actualtests. Root Answer: C QUESTION NO: 727 According to industry best practices. passphrase. Continuity of operations in the event of a spam outbreak B.www." . palm recognition scanner and passphrase D.

DES C." . 3DES Answer: C QUESTION NO: 730 Which of the following should be implemented when protecting personally identifiable information (PII) and sensitive information on IT equipment that can be easily stolen (E. g. AES D.co m 211 . Confidentiality C.www. Dual-sided certificates Answer: C QUESTION NO: 731 A. Any Time. ROT13 B. WPA2 with TKIP D. WPA2 with a strong pass-phrase B. USB drive. laptops)? A.CompTIA SY0-201: Practice Exam QUESTION NO: 729 Which of the following is considered the strongest encryption by use of mathematical evaluation techniques? A.actualtests.com Ac Which of the following is the BEST wireless security practice that could be implemented to prevent unauthorized access? tua lTe sts . WPA with MAC filtering Answer: C QUESTION NO: 732 Which of the following can prevent malicious software applications from being introduced while browsing the Internet? "Pass Any Exam. Whole disk encryption D. Sensitive file encryption B. Disabling of the SSID broadcast C.

Which of the following describes this type of action? A. To provide a secure virtual environment for testing Answer: A. Risk acceptance B. Risk avoidance C.E QUESTION NO: 734 Answer: B QUESTION NO: 735 After completing a risk assessment and penetration test against a network. Input validation D.CompTIA SY0-201: Practice Exam A. Separation of duties C. To eliminate virtual redundancy D. Risk transference "Pass Any Exam. A. Risk mitigation D. Any Time. To reduce recovery time in the event of application failure B. Acceptable use policy B.co m . To decrease false positives on the NIDS C. Pop-up blockers B." . Implicit deny D. Anti-spyware scanners C. a security administrator recommends the network owner take actions to prevent future security incidents. Least privilege tua lTe Network security administrators should implement which of the following to ensure system abuse by administrators does not go undetected in the logs? sts .www.com 212 Ac A. To decrease access to security resources E. Strong authentication Answer: A QUESTION NO: 733 Which of the following are reasons to implement virtualization technology? (Select TWO).actualtests.

www. Maintaining the cipher block chain C. Maintaining the browsers PKI store Answer: A QUESTION NO: 739 In PKI.co An administrator wants to implement a procedure to control inbound and outbound traffic on a network segment. Private keys.com Ac tua lTe A.actualtests. NIDS B. Proxy sts . Maintaining all private keys D. Private keys. WEP and symmetric cryptography B. Maintaining the CRL B. public keys and ECC-based keys D. One time keys.CompTIA SY0-201: Practice Exam Answer: C QUESTION NO: 736 Public key infrastructure uses which of the following combinations of cryptographic items? A." . symmetric keys and ECC-based keys Answer: B QUESTION NO: 737 Answer: C QUESTION NO: 738 In PKI. the CA is responsible for which of the following? A. Which of the following would achieve this goal? m 213 . HIDS C. Public keys. public keys and asymmetric cryptography C. Any Time. which of the following entities is responsible for publishing the CRL? "Pass Any Exam. ACL D.

ACL C. War-dialing DoS attacks against the network C.CompTIA SY0-201: Practice Exam A." . Easy to conceal and detect B. Recovery agent D. Introduction of rogue wireless access points C. Small storage capacity and low visibility D.co m 214 .www. CA B. War-driving DDoS attacks against the network D.com Ac tua A.actualtests. Introduction of material on to the network B. New vector to introduce VoIP to the network lTe Which of the following is a security risk associated with introducing cellular telephones with mobile OS installed on a closed network? sts QUESTION NO: 741 . Large storage capacity and high visibility C. New vector to introduce viruses and malware to the network B. Increased loss business data Answer: C "Pass Any Exam. Removal of sensitive and PII data D. Any Time. Easy to conceal and large storage capacity Answer: D Answer: A QUESTION NO: 742 The availability of portable external storage such as USB hard drives has increased which of the following threats to networks? A. User Answer: A QUESTION NO: 740 Which of the following is a security risk associated with USB drives? A.

USB external hub Answer: B QUESTION NO: 744 A user is receiving an error which they have not seen before when opening an application. The HIDS baseline has been updateD. The NIDS baseline has been updateD.www.com Ac QUESTION NO: 745 tua Answer: A lTe sts . The administrator has also noticed large documents being transmitted from the host to a host on an external network. Any Time. RSA Answer: C QUESTION NO: 746 Which of the following can be used to encrypt FTP or telnet credentials over the wire? "Pass Any Exam. In-line network analyzer D. LDAP B. D. A patch was pushed out. The device is MOST likely which of the following? A.actualtests. HTTPS C." . Which of the following is used to encrypt email and create digital signatures? A. Which of the following is MOST likely the cause of the problem? A. A signature update was completed on the NIPS. External USB drive B. C. In-line keystroke logger C.CompTIA SY0-201: Practice Exam QUESTION NO: 743 An administrator finds a device attached between the USB port on a host and the attached USB keyboarD. B. S/MIME D.co m 215 .

actualtests. John the Ripper D.CompTIA SY0-201: Practice Exam A. Nessus Answer: D Which of the following is a vulnerability scanner? A. Microsoft Baseline Security Analyzer D. AirSnort C. Any Time. AirSnort Answer: C QUESTION NO: 749 Which of the following is a password cracking tool? A.com Ac tua lTe sts QUESTION NO: 748 . Wireshark Answer: C "Pass Any Exam. S/MIME Answer: A QUESTION NO: 747 Which of the following is a vulnerability assessment tool? A. Cain & Abel C.co m 216 . HTTPS C. SHTTP D. SSH B. AirSnort D. Nessus B. John the Ripper B.www." . John the Ripper B. Cain & Abel C.

DMZ Answer: C QUESTION NO: 752 Answer: D QUESTION NO: 753 Which of the following should be checked if an email server is forwarding emails for another domain? A. Cookies "Pass Any Exam.www. Job rotation tua Changing roles every couple of months as a security mitigation technique is an example of which of the following? lTe sts . Separation of duties B. SMTP open relay C. VLAN B.actualtests. Honeypot D. Firewall C. WireShark C.CompTIA SY0-201: Practice Exam QUESTION NO: 750 Which of the following is a protocol analyzer? A.co m .com 217 Ac A. Nessus Answer: B QUESTION NO: 751 Which of the following is a system setup to distract potential attackers? A. Cain & Abel D. John the Ripper B. Least privilege D." . Mandatory vacations C. Any Time. DNS zone transfers B.

CompTIA SY0-201: Practice Exam D. Changing the system boot order C. Amachine becoming infected with a virus B.www. VLAN D. NIDS C.co QUESTION NO: 755 m 218 ." . NIPS Answer: A Which of the following has the ability to find a rootkit? A. Amachine becoming infected with a botnet Answer: B QUESTION NO: 757 Which of the following is a security limitation of virtualization technology? "Pass Any Exam. ActiveX controls Answer: B QUESTION NO: 754 Which of the following will allow the running of a system integrity verifier on only a single host? A. Email scanner D. Adware scanner B. Anti-spam scanner Answer: B QUESTION NO: 756 Which of the following will be prevented by setting a BIOS password? A. Malware scanner C.actualtests. HIDS B. Any Time.com Ac tua lTe sts . Replacing a video card on a machine D.

CompTIA SY0-201: Practice Exam A.co m 219 . A compromise of one instance will immediately compromise all instances. C. Router Answer: D Which of the following would be used to push out additional security hotfixes? A. NIDS C. Backup generator B.com Ac tua lTe sts QUESTION NO: 759 . Uninterruptible Power Supply (UPS) Answer: D "Pass Any Exam. Patch management B. Answer: D QUESTION NO: 758 Which of the following must be used to setup a DMZ? A. it could potentially disrupt multiple servers. Local security policy Answer: A QUESTION NO: 760 Which of the following would be used to allow a server to shut itself down normally upon a loss of power? A. Redundant ISP C. It increases false positives on the NIDS.actualtests." . Proxy B. Honeypot D.www. Patch management becomes more time consuming. Any Time. B. Configuration baseline C. D. If an attack occurs. Cookies D. Redundant power supply D.

WPA Answer: C QUESTION NO: 764 When would it be appropriate to use time of day restrictions on an account? A.www. Password complexity requirements B. Signature-based NIPS Answer: B QUESTION NO: 763 Which of the following is the strongest encryption form that can be used in all countries? A. TKIP C.co m 220 .com Ac tua lTe sts . WPA2 B. To eliminate attack attempts of the network during peak hours D. Signature-based NIDS D. Heuristic-based NIDS C. Time of day restrictions C.CompTIA SY0-201: Practice Exam QUESTION NO: 761 Which of the following is the BEST security measure to use when implementing access control? A.actualtests. To ensure the DMZ is not overloaded during server maintenance C. In order to ensure false positives are not received during baseline testing B." . WEP D. Honeynet B. As an added security measure if employees work set schedules "Pass Any Exam. Any Time. Changing default passwords D. Disabling SSID broadcast Answer: A QUESTION NO: 762 Applying a service pack could affect the baseline of which of the following? A.

Bluesnarfing . Input validation D. Recovery agent Answer: D QUESTION NO: 766 Answer: D QUESTION NO: 767 Which of the following is MOST effective in preventing adware? A.CompTIA SY0-201: Practice Exam Answer: D QUESTION NO: 765 Which of the following could be used to restore a private key in the event of a CA server crashing? A. Any Time. Firewall B. Domain kiting B. Trust model verification B. Pop-up blocker Answer: D QUESTION NO: 768 Which of the following is the MOST important when implementing heuristic-based NIPS? A." .www.actualtests. Key escrow C.co Which of the following is a possible security risk associated with USB devices? m 221 . Perform comprehensive heuristic-based analysis on the system. Cross-site scripting C.com Ac tua lTe sts A. HIDS C. CRL D. "Pass Any Exam. Antivirus D.

com Ac tua lTe sts . Answer: C QUESTION NO: 769 Which of the following attacks enabling logging for DNS aids? A.actualtests. D. The brand of NIPS that is being useD. Botnet attacks Answer: D "Pass Any Exam." . Any Time. Virus infections B. Local hosts file corruption D. Enable automatic updates to the heuristic databasE.CompTIA SY0-201: Practice Exam B. Ensure the network is secure when baseline is establisheD.co m 222 . SQL injection C.www. C.

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