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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Firewall logs D.www. MAC filtering C." . IP spoofing B. Any Time. 389 C. 636 sts A user wants to implement secure LDAP on the network. DNS logs B.co QUESTION NO: 16 m 6 . 443 D. DHCP logs Answer: B QUESTION NO: 18 "Pass Any Exam.actualtests. Application logs C. Closed network Answer: B Answer: D QUESTION NO: 17 On which of the following is a security technician MOST likely to find usernames? A. MD5 Answer: C QUESTION NO: 15 Which of the following improves security in a wireless system? A.com Ac tua lTe A.CompTIA SY0-201: Practice Exam D. SSID spoofing D. 53 B. Which of the following port numbers secure LDAP use by default? .

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

which of the following processes should be followed? lTe sts . Run the latest spywarE. Salt B. B. Signature C. Change management B. Blacklist D. which of following should be completed FIRST? A.co m . Install a word processor. Rainbow Table D. Larger key space Answer: A QUESTION NO: 27 A. Secure disposal C." . Any Time. Chain of custody Answer: A QUESTION NO: 28 When deploying 50 new workstations on the network. Password complexity D. Before implementing the new routine on the production application server.www. "Pass Any Exam.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.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. Whitelist B.actualtests. ACL Answer: A QUESTION NO: 26 Which of the following increases the collision resistance of a hash? A.

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

DNS logs D. Trojan Answer: C QUESTION NO: 34 Which of the following practices is MOST relevant to protecting against operating system security flaws? A. Patch management C. Network intrusion detection B. Antivirus logs Answer: B QUESTION NO: 33 Which of the following is commonly used in a distributed denial of service (DDOS) attack? A. Firewall configuration D. Botnet D. Antivirus selection Answer: B QUESTION NO: 35 Which of the following is a best practice for coding applications in a secure manner? "Pass Any Exam. DHCP logs C.actualtests.com Ac tua lTe sts .co m 11 .www. Security logs B. Adware C. Any Time. Phishing B." .CompTIA SY0-201: Practice Exam Answer: A QUESTION NO: 32 Which of the following logs might reveal the IP address and MAC address of a rogue device within the local network? A.

Internet content filters D.actualtests.com Ac A. Policy subversion C. Object oriented coding C. DoS "Pass Any Exam.www.co m 12 ." .CompTIA SY0-201: Practice Exam A. Virtualization C. Input validation B. Rapid Application Development (RAD) D. Any Time. Honeypot C. Proxy server B. Firewall tua lTe Which of the following network tools would provide the information on what an attacker is doing to compromise a system? sts . 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. Intrusion detection B. Kiting D. Trojan D. 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. Hijacking B.

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

www. Job rotation B. Rule-Based Access control (RBAC) C. Discretionary Access Control (DAC) D.co m 14 . Separation of duties Answer: A QUESTION NO: 45 "Pass Any Exam. Mandatory vacations C.actualtests. Mandatory Access Control (MAC) D. Role-Based Access Control (RBAC) Answer: D Which of the following access control methods includes switching work assignments at preset intervals? A. 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. Role-Based Access Control (RBAC) B.com Ac QUESTION NO: 44 tua lTe sts . Mandatory Access Control (MAC) B. Rule-Based Access control (RBAC) C." . Least privilege D. Any Time.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.

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

Certificate revocation list B. S/MIME B. Certificate suspension C.CompTIA SY0-201: Practice Exam QUESTION NO: 49 Which of the following is a publication of inactivated user certificates? A.www.com Ac tua QUESTION NO: 51 lTe sts . Man-in-the-middle attacks D. Phishing C. Shoulder surfing Answer: D QUESTION NO: 52 Which of the following allows an attacker to hide the presence of malicious code by altering the systems process and registry entries? A. VPN Answer: A Which of the following risks would be reduced by implementing screen filters? A. Certificate authority Answer: A QUESTION NO: 50 Which of the following is a method of encrypting email? A. SMTP C." .actualtests. L2TP D. Replay attacks B. Logic bomb "Pass Any Exam.co m 16 . Recovery agent D. Any Time.

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Protocol analyzer B. which of the following should be done? "Pass Any Exam.actualtests. NIDS sts . 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. Port scanner D.co A technician wants to regulate and deny traffic to websites that contain information on hacking. Penetration test Answer: B QUESTION NO: 59 If a certificate has been compromised. Vulnerability scanner C. Patch B.www. Any Time. Protocol analyzer D. Internet content filter 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.com Ac tua lTe A. Hotfix C. Proxy C. Security roll-up D.

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

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

which of the following types of fire suppression substances would BEST prevent damage to electronic equipment? A. Destruction C." . Sanitization D. Monitor Answer: B QUESTION NO: 81 Taking into account personal safety. g. Halon D. Deleting Answer: C QUESTION NO: 83 "Pass Any Exam.CompTIA SY0-201: Practice Exam Answer: B QUESTION NO: 80 A malware incident has just been detected within a company. Reformatting B.co m 25 . Foam B. Which of the following should be the administrators FIRST response? A. Any Time. Water Answer: B Which of the following describes the process of securely removing information from media (E.actualtests. Recovery D. CO2 C. hard drive) for future use? A.com Ac QUESTION NO: 82 tua lTe sts . Containment C.www. Removal B.

Least privilege D. 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. User A was trying to update a file but when the user tried to access the file the user was denieD. Rule based D.co m 26 .www. Smart card D. Two-factor authentication B. Privilege escalation B." . Rights are not set correctly C.com Ac tua User A is a member of the payroll security group. Each member of the group should have read/write permissions to a sharE. 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. Any Time. Biometrics Answer: B A.CompTIA SY0-201: Practice Exam Which of the following principles should be applied when assigning permissions? A. Which of the following would explain why User A could not access the file? lTe QUESTION NO: 85 sts . Rootkit "Pass Any Exam. Most privilege B. Single sign-on C.actualtests. Least privilege C.

Null session D. DNS poisoning C. Adware D.com Ac tua lTe sts . Adware C.www. NAT B. Privilege escalation Answer: A QUESTION NO: 89 Which of the following can an attacker use to gather information on a system without having a user ID or password? A.actualtests. Spam Answer: A QUESTION NO: 87 Which of the following methods is used to perform denial of service (DoS) attacks? A. Logic bomb B. Spam C. Rootkit D. Botnet C." . Spyware Answer: B QUESTION NO: 88 Which of the following is an attack that is triggered by a specific event or by a date? A. Spyware D.CompTIA SY0-201: Practice Exam B.co m 27 . Any Time. Spoofing Answer: C "Pass Any Exam. Privilege escalation B.

Installation of a back door C. Attacker privilege escalation B. "Pass Any Exam. Spanning port B. rogue access points. Privilege escalation D. Replay attack B.actualtests. Denial of service (DoS) C. Subnetting C. 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) D. 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.co m . The technician should be concerned with all of the following wireless vulnerabilities EXCEPT: A.www. Any Time. Default passwords Answer: D QUESTION NO: 93 A technician is implementing a new wireless network for an organization.com 28 Ac tua lTe sts .CompTIA SY0-201: Practice Exam QUESTION NO: 90 Which of the following is a way to logically separate a network through a switch? A." . VLAN D.

80211 modE. A technician is responsible for making sure that all new servers meet security requirements for uptimE. Security template lTe An organization is installing new servers into their infrastructurE.co m 29 . In which of the following is the availability requirements identified? sts . SSID broadcasts.CompTIA SY0-201: Practice Exam B." .actualtests. Recovery agent B. Public key recovery Answer: B "Pass Any Exam. C. Performance monitor B. weak encryption.www. D. Answer: B QUESTION NO: 94 Which of the following tools will allow the technician to find all open ports on the network? A. Performance baseline C. 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. Any Time. Key escrow D. Service level agreement B. Protocol analyzer C.com Ac tua A. Router ACL D. Certificate revocation list C. Device manufacturer documentation D. Which of the following should the technician use to correct this problem? A.

Penetration tests are generally used to exploit a weakness without permission and show how an attacker might compromise a system.www." . Data storage and retention policies C. B. facilitate penetration testing. C. Penetration tests are generally used to scan the network and identify open ports. 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.com Ac tua lTe A. Any Time. gain system access. Penetration tests are generally used to demonstrate a weakness in a system and then provide documentation on the weakness.CompTIA SY0-201: Practice Exam QUESTION NO: 97 Password crackers are generally used by malicious attackers to: A. D.co m 30 . B. sniff network passwords.actualtests. sts . D. User access and rights B. Penetration tests are generally used to map the network and grab banners. verify system access. 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. Users group policy D.

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

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

To change users passwords if they have forgotten them Answer: A "Pass Any Exam. At least once a week as part of system maintenance B. When an attack occurs on the network Answer: B QUESTION NO: 109 Why would a technician use a password cracker? A. Blocks everything and only allows privileges based on job description B. When a new virus is discovered on the system D. As the definitions become available from the vendor C. Driving from point to point with a wireless network card and hacking into unsecured wireless access points. To change a users passwords when they leave the company C. Answer: A QUESTION NO: 107 Which of the following statements BEST describes the implicit deny concept? A.actualtests. Blocks everything and only allows the minimal required privileges D.www. Driving from point to point with a wireless scanner to read other users emails through the access point. Blocks everything and allows the maximum level of permissions Answer: B QUESTION NO: 108 When is the BEST time to update antivirus definitions? A. Any Time.com Ac tua lTe sts .co m 33 . Blocks everything and only allows explicitly granted permissions C." . D.CompTIA SY0-201: Practice Exam B. C. To look for weak passwords on the network B. To enforce password complexity requirements D. Driving from point to point with a wireless scanner to use unsecured access points.

B.www. Any Time. Configure rules on the users host and restart the host. Answer: B QUESTION NO: 113 Which of the following are characteristics of a hash function? (Select TWO). Install malware scanning software. D.com Ac A technician suspects that a piece of malware is consuming too many CPU cycles and slowing down a system. Install an ACL on the firewall to block traffic from the sender and filter the IP address. Install an anti-spam filter on the domain mail servers and filter the email address. Run performance monitor to evaluate the CPU usage. Configure a rule in each users router and restart the router. A NIDS is installed on the proxy server.actualtests. C. D. B. A NIDS is normally installed on the email server. A NIDS monitors and analyzes network traffic for possible intrusions.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. . Use a protocol analyzer to find the cause of the traffic.co Which of the following is a true statement with regards to a NIDS? m 34 . C. Which of the following will help determine the amount of CPU cycles that are being consumed? tua lTe sts A. D. "Pass Any Exam." . Which of the following steps should be taken to stop this from occurring? A. B. C. A NIDS prevents certain types of traffic from entering a network. Install HIDS to determine the CPU usage. Answer: C QUESTION NO: 111 Answer: A QUESTION NO: 112 A.

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CompTIA SY0-201: Practice Exam QUESTION NO: 117 Which of the following tools would be used to review network traffic for clear text passwords? A. Certificate Authority C. Key Distribution Center Answer: D Which of the following specifies a set of consistent requirements for a workstation or server? A. Protocol analyzer C. Port scanner B.co m 36 . Imaging software C. Ticket Granting System B. Which of the following would invalidate an SQL injection attack launched from the lookup field at the web server level? "Pass Any Exam. Internet Key Exchange D." . Password cracker Answer: B QUESTION NO: 118 Kerberos uses which of the following trusted entities to issue tickets? A. Any Time.actualtests. Configuration baseline Answer: D QUESTION NO: 120 A companys website allows customers to search for a product and display the current price and quantity available of each product from the production databasE.www. Vulnerability assessment B.com Ac tua QUESTION NO: 119 lTe sts . Patch management D. Firewall D.

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A technician is concerned that sensitive files can be copied to the USB drives. Provides a read-only area for executing code D.actualtests. Any Time. Apply the concept of least privilege to USB devices. Answer: A.Which of the following mitigation techniques would address this concern? (Select TWO)." . B.co m . Provides additional resources for testing B. Network address translation Answer: C QUESTION NO: 126 Users are utilizing thumb drives to connect to USB ports on company workstations. C. Session hijacking B.C QUESTION NO: 127 "Pass Any Exam. Disable the USB root hub within the OS. Which of the following is this an example of? A.www. Provides a restricted environment for executing code Answer: D QUESTION NO: 125 An unauthorized user intercepted a users password and used this information to obtain the companys administrator password. Least privilege C. Disable USB within the workstations BIOS. Install anti-virus software on the USB drives. Run spyware detection against all workstations. The unauthorized user can use the administrators password to access sensitive information pertaining to client datA. E.CompTIA SY0-201: Practice Exam QUESTION NO: 124 Which of the following is a security trait of a virtual machine? A. A. Privilege escalation D.com 38 Ac tua lTe sts . D. Provides real-time access to all system processes C.

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

com.xyz.co m . Which of the following is this an example of? A. DoS C.comptiA. A network router D. IPv6 B. IPSec C.Which of the following should be implemented on the network to isolate these public hosts from the rest of the network? tua lTe QUESTION NO: 132 sts . The user wants to translate them as private IP addresses to a pool of public IP addresses to identify them on the Internet. Smurf attack Answer: A A. Which of the following could be implemented? A. A VLAN C.com 40 Ac A company wants to host public servers on a new network. DNS caching D. VLAN Answer: C QUESTION NO: 133 A user has decided that they do not want an internal LAN segment to use public IP addresses. HIDS B.CompTIA SY0-201: Practice Exam network originating between client workstations. DNS poisoning B. DMZ D. Which of the following does the user want to implement? "Pass Any Exam. An access list Answer: A QUESTION NO: 131 A user is redirected to a different website when the user requests the DNS record www. These servers will include a website and mail server.actualtests. Any Time." .www.

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Blowfish D. OVAL C. S/MIME C. TPM B.com Ac tua lTe sts .CompTIA SY0-201: Practice Exam A. Which of the following protocols should be blocked outbound on the network? A. Performance B. IPSec Answer: B QUESTION NO: 141 An administrator does not want anyone to VPN from inside the network to a remote office or network. ISAKMP D.www. SHA-1 C. SMTP B. Kiting D." . 3DES Answer: A QUESTION NO: 143 Which of the following is MOST likely provided by asymmetric key cryptography? A.co m 43 . Which of the following should be implemented? A.actualtests. SSL B. Confidentiality "Pass Any Exam. A pre-shared key C. SNMP D. Any Time. ISAKMP Answer: D QUESTION NO: 142 An administrator is implementing a public website and they want all client connections to the server to be encrypted via their web browser.

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" .co m 47 . Which of the following type of strategies will resolve this issue? A. Execute only access C. Domain kiting "Pass Any Exam. Any Time. Which of the following type of attacks is MOST likely occurring? A. DNS spoofing Answer: A QUESTION NO: 155 Users do not want to enter credentials to each server or application to conduct their normal work.www. Phishing B. Brute force B. a user had attempted to log onto the network over 250 times.CompTIA SY0-201: Practice Exam While conducting a review of the system logs.actualtests. Which of the following would explain why the user could not access the file? lTe sts . SSO Answer: D QUESTION NO: 156 A. Rights are not set correctly D. Spamming D. Two-factor authentication C. Write only access Answer: C QUESTION NO: 157 Accessing a system or application using permissions from another users account is a form of which of the following? A. Smart card B. Biometrics D.com Ac tua A user was trying to update an open file but when they tried to access the file they were denied. Phishing C. Audit only access B.

CompTIA SY0-201: Practice Exam C. To keep a user from changing the boot order of the system D. ARP spoofing D. To prevent system start-up without knowing the password C. The users are not required to change this password. Known plain text C. Patch management B. Weak passwords Answer: D "Pass Any Exam. To maintain password complexity requirements B. Which of the following is this an example of? A. Any Time. Default accounts B.actualtests. Back door D. by default the passwords are based off of the word $ervicexx. To keep a virus from overwriting the BIOS QUESTION NO: 159 Answer: C QUESTION NO: 160 A company uses a policy of assigning passwords to users. A patch sts Which of the following is a software bundle containing multiple security fixes? . A hotfix C." .co m Answer: C 48 . where xx is the last two numbers of the users cell phone number. Service pack D.www. Privilege escalation Answer: D QUESTION NO: 158 Which of the following is an important reason for password protecting the BIOS? A.com Ac tua lTe A.

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

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

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. Man-in-the-middle C. That the toner should be changed in the printer C.actualtests. 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. Job rotation Answer: D QUESTION NO: 192 A. That the printer has the correct size of paper in each of the trays B. Implicit deny C. Which of the following is this an example of? A. Firewall B. Least privilege B. Which of the following should the administrator check FIRST? tua lTe sts . That the user has sufficient rights to print to the printer D.www. The administrator logs onto the PC and prints successfully. Any Time.CompTIA SY0-201: Practice Exam QUESTION NO: 190 A DMZ has a fake network that a hacker is attacking.co m 57 .com Ac A user complains that the color laser printer continuously gives an access denied message while attempting to print a text document." . Proxy server D. Which of the following is this an example of? A. Separation of duties D.

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

Before the upgrade. Which of the following is the BEST way to verify that the file has not been modified? A. C. Compare the final MD5 hash with the original. That the antivirus application trusts this site D.www. Compare the final LANMAN hash with the original. Any Time. Download the patch file through a SSL connection. That the software based firewall application trusts this site B. That the anti-spam application trusts this site Answer: B QUESTION NO: 198 An intrusion has been detected on a companys network from the Internet." .CompTIA SY0-201: Practice Exam QUESTION NO: 197 A user reports that a web based application is not working after a browser upgradE. The DNS logs C. The login box does not appear after the upgradE. Download the patch file over an AES encrypted VPN connection. The access logs D. That the pop-up blocker application trusts this site C.com 59 Ac QUESTION NO: 199 tua lTe sts .co m . Which of the following should be checked FIRST? A. The performance logs Answer: A A user needs to verify that a patch file downloaded from a third party has not been modified since the time that the original manufacturer released the patch. Which of the following BEST describes what to check FIRST? A. a login box would appear on the screen and disappear after login. B. D.actualtests. The firewall logs B. Answer: A QUESTION NO: 200 "Pass Any Exam.

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Buffer overflow D. scan the content and then repackage the SSL session without staff knowing. Cross-site scripting C.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.www.actualtests.co m 61 . Privilege escalation Answer: A QUESTION NO: 206 A CEO is concerned about staff browsing inappropriate material on the Internet via HTTPS. Logic bomb B.Which of the following type of attacks is similar to this product? "Pass Any Exam. Viruses B. Java input error B." . Rootkit C. Trojans Answer: C QUESTION NO: 205 A. It has been suggested that the company purchase a product which could decrypt the SSL session. Botnet D. Any Time. Botnets D. Worms C. The developer implemented which of the following security threats? lTe sts . The code would activate only if human resources processed the developers termination papers. 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.CompTIA SY0-201: Practice Exam A.

500 C. 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.actualtests. Accept the risk B. TCP/IP hijacking D. The IT manager read there was a 90% chance each year that workstations would be compromised if not adequately protecteD.com 62 Ac A small call center business decided to install an email system to facilitate communications in the office. Staff members in the call center are paid $90 per hour. $7. $2. $5. Reject the risk D. If determining the risk. In this instance. 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." .000 D.www. As part of the upgrade the vendor offered to supply anti-malware software for a cost of $5. which of the following is the BEST course of action? A.700 B. $4.290b Answer: D QUESTION NO: 209 A technician is deciding between implementing a HIDS on the database server or implementing a NIDS.CompTIA SY0-201: Practice Exam A. which of the following is the annual loss expectancy (ALE)? tua lTe sts . Any Time. Replay B. Spoofing C. Mitigate the risk C. "Pass Any Exam. Which of the following are reasons why a NIDS may be better to implement? (Select TWO).co m .000 per year.

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

" . Locked passwords D.com 70 Ac tua lTe sts . Backdoor passwords Answer: A "Pass Any Exam. A POP3 protocol exception C. Weak passwords 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 master application running and the local PCs have a zombie slave application running. B.actualtests.co m . The remote PC has a spam master application running and the local PCs have a spam slave application running. A S/MIME buffer overflow B. A SMTP open relay Answer: D QUESTION NO: 236 Which of the following would a password cracker help an administrator to find? A. Which of the following should the administrator check for FIRST? 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. The remote PC has a zombie slave application running and the local PCs have a zombie master application running. Expired passwords 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. DNS poisoning D. C. Any Time. Which of the following BEST describes what is occurring? A.

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

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

actualtests.www. SSID broadcasting disabled C. 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 . Anonymous connections enabled B. Vulnerability scanner C. Rainbow tables D." . Review DNS logs Answer: B QUESTION NO: 246 A.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 .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. Backup all data at a preset interval to tape and store those tapes at a sister site across the street. A network mapper C. Protocol analyzer B. A protocol analyzer D. Security access logs Answer: B QUESTION NO: 247 An administrator is backing up all server data nightly to a local NAS devicE. "Pass Any Exam. Any Time. Review security access logs B. 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. SSID broadcasting enabled D.

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

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

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

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." .www. netops. D.CompTIA SY0-201: Practice Exam B. lanman. E. B. Answer: C. network audits. dial-up access. D.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. disabled user accounts. C. The technician notices there seems to be a lot of activity on the NIC. true positivE. D. service pack rollup. B. true negativE.actualtests. C. D. C. A good tool to quickly check the current network connections of the desktop would be: A. false positivE.co m .com 77 Ac A. tua lTe A vendor releases an application update to a recent service pack that addresses problems being experienced by some end users. service pack. false negative. disgruntled employees. Any Time. patch. C. "Pass Any Exam. hotfix. This update would be considered a: sts . This is an example of: A. ipconfig /all. netstat. B.

honeynet. integrity. and limit VPN connections to one hour. The administrator needs to prevent both unauthorized access to the company email and data. B. B. D. key recovery.com Ac tua lTe sts . This is typical of a(n): A. Answer: D "Pass Any Exam. protocol analyzer.www. Provide web mail access to all users. C. and limit the impact on the VPN server. Use registry settings to lock computers after five minutes of inactivity. B.co m 78 . fault tolerancE. Use group policy to lock computers after five minutes of inactivity.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. C. signature-based tool. anomaly-based tool. D.actualtests. Set VPN to disconnect after five minutes of inactivity. and leaving their computers connected while in public places. data recovery. D. 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. Any Time. Answer: C QUESTION NO: 263 The service provided by message authentication code (MAC) hash is: A." . C. and limit VPN connections to two hours. Which of the following BEST achieves this goal? A.

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

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

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

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

where the ARO equals the SLE.actualtests. Mirrored site Answer: D QUESTION NO: 280 Answer: A.www. Hot site C." . Mobile site B.E QUESTION NO: 281 The primary function of risk management in an organization is to reduce risk to a level: A. URLs E. CRLs lTe sts . the organization will mitigatE.com 83 Ac tua A. D. B. Warm site D. Any Time. Answer: D QUESTION NO: 282 "Pass Any Exam.co Which of the following are MOST likely to be analyzed by Internet filter appliances/servers? (Select THREE). 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. Keys C. the organization will accept.D. where the ALE is lower than the SLE. Content F. Certificates B. m . TLSs D.

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

" . Weekly B. HTTPS B. SFTP D. Differential Answer: C QUESTION NO: 320 How many keys are utilized in symmetric cryptography? "Pass Any Exam. Once a month. during peak business hours C. Immediately following lessons learned sessions B. Any Time. Disk Image D. Telnet C.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.co When should a technician perform disaster recovery testing? m 94 .www.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. In accordance with the disaster recovery plan .actualtests. After the network is stable and online D. SHTTP Answer: A QUESTION NO: 318 Answer: D QUESTION NO: 319 A. Incremental C.

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

www. NAT D. Protocol analyzer C.com Ac A large amount of viruses have been found on numerous domain workstations. Any Time.co m 96 . 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. VLAN C.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." . NIDS B. Content filter B. Which of the following should a technician implement? A. Decentralized antivirus B.actualtests. Centralized antivirus D. HIDS Answer: B QUESTION NO: 325 An organization has requested the ability to monitor all network traffic as it traverses their network. HIDS Answer: B QUESTION NO: 326 A. Honeypot D. Which of the following should the technician implement? tua lTe sts . Host based intrusion detection C.

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

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

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

handling of information collected by the penetration testing team. "Pass Any Exam. 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.CompTIA SY0-201: Practice Exam A. Acceptable use policy B. B. unique code to confirm every transaction. Registration B. Service level agreement D. ATM PIN code B. One-time password D. a list of acceptable testing techniques and tools to be utilizeD. Which of the following BEST describes the administrators recommendation? A. Which of the following is the MOST effective method to accomplish this? lTe sts . 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.actualtests. D. Certificate authority C. IP addresses of machines from which penetration testing will be executeD. a complete list of all network vulnerabilities. C. Data retention and disclosure policy C.co m . Recovery agent D.www. Digital certificate tua To combat transaction fraud. a bank has implemented a requirement that all bank customers enter a different.com 100 Ac A. Elliptic curve C." . Any Time.

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

Domain hijacking C. NAT D. Worm D.com 102 Ac tua According to company policy an administrator must logically keep the Human Resources department separated from the Accounting department." . DNS poisoning B. Rootkit Answer: A QUESTION NO: 345 Which of the following allows a user to float a domain registration for a maximum of five days? A. VLAN Answer: D QUESTION NO: 347 Which of the following is an attack which is launched from multiple zombie machines in attempt to bring down a service? "Pass Any Exam.CompTIA SY0-201: Practice Exam Which of the following is planted on an infected system and deployed at a predetermined time? A. Any Time. Kiting Answer: D QUESTION NO: 346 this? A.www. DMZ C.Which of the following would be the simplest way to accomplish lTe sts . Logic bomb B.co m . Spoofing D. NIDS B. Trojan horse C.actualtests.

com Ac tua lTe sts QUESTION NO: 349 . Back door B. Man-in-the-middle C. DNS spoofing Answer: A Which of the following is commonly programmed into an application for ease of administration? A. DoS B." .co m 103 . War chalking D. Any Time. DNS poisoning D. Worm C.CompTIA SY0-201: Practice Exam A. Trojan Answer: A QUESTION NO: 350 Which of the following is a technique used by hackers to identify unsecured wireless network locations to other hackers? A. Bluesnarfing B.www. TCP/IP hijacking Answer: C QUESTION NO: 348 Which of the following will MOST likely allow an attacker to make a switch function like a hub? A. MAC flooding B. DDoS D. Zombie D. War dialing C. ARP poisoning C. War driving Answer: C "Pass Any Exam.actualtests.

Any Time. CHAP B. Due process B. Answer: C QUESTION NO: 354 Which of the following documents specifies the uptime guarantee of a web server? A.co m . B.actualtests. 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. but allows the infrastructure to be built if the live site goes down? A. PGP D. Cold site C. Scope of work "Pass Any Exam.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. PKI C. Kerberos Answer: D QUESTION NO: 352 Which of the following disaster recovery components is a location that is completely empty. Disconnect the entire network from the Internet. Update antivirus definitions.www.com 104 Ac tua lTe sts . Mirrored site B. Apply proper forensic techniques. D. Due diligence C. Warm site D." .

Account lockout duration C.com Ac tua lTe sts . Password complexity requirements Answer: B "Pass Any Exam. Two-factor authentication 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. Account lockout threshold D.CompTIA SY0-201: Practice Exam D.co m 105 . Any Time. Kerberos Answer: D QUESTION NO: 356 Which of the following protocols can be implemented as an alternative to the overhead of a VPN? A. Key distribution center B. 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. PPTP C. L2TP B. LDAP D.actualtests. SSH D.www. RADIUS C.

Protocol analyzer "Pass Any Exam. MD5 D. AES256 B.CompTIA SY0-201: Practice Exam QUESTION NO: 358 Which of the following logs would reveal activities related to an ACL? A. Transaction C.www. AES D. Port scanner D.com Ac tua lTe sts .actualtests. Security log B." . LANMAN B. Network mapper C.co m 106 . Performance Answer: C QUESTION NO: 359 Which of the following encryption algorithms has the largest overhead? A. SHA-1 C. 3DES C. Mobile device B. RSA Answer: B QUESTION NO: 360 Which of the following hashing algorithms is the MOST secure? A. Any Time. Firewall D. CHAP Answer: C QUESTION NO: 361 Which of the following would allow a technician to compile a visual view of an infrastructure? A.

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MAC flooding D. 161 D. Any Time. ARP poisoning C. 443 Answer: C Which of the following is a collection of servers that is setup to attract hackers? A. FIN/RST B. Honeypot C. Birthday B." .co m 108 . 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. 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.actualtests. Protocol analyzer D. 110 C.CompTIA SY0-201: Practice Exam A. DMZ B.www.com Ac tua lTe sts QUESTION NO: 367 . SYN/ACK C. Honeynet D. 25 B.

Any Time. XML "Pass Any Exam.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. The firewall B.www. ActiveX component B.co m Which of the following media is LEAST susceptible to a tap being placed on the line? . DMZ C. Firewall B. Cross-site scripting D. STP D." . Proxy Answer: A QUESTION NO: 370 Answer: A QUESTION NO: 371 Which of the following is responsible for establishing trust models? A. VLAN D. UTP C. Fiber B. The certificate authority D. 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. The information security officer C.actualtests. 80 and 443 were open from outside of the network? A. SQL injection C. Coaxial .

Worm B.co m .actualtests. Trojan D.com 110 Ac QUESTION NO: 375 tua lTe sts . Antivirus B.www." .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. Smurf B. DDoS D. 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. Any Time. Virus Answer: B Which of the following would be MOST effective in stopping phishing attempts? A. ARP poisoning C. Logic bomb C. 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. User training C. NIDS D.

War driving B. War chalking C. 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 . Job rotation D.www. Network mapper D. Vulnerability scanner Answer: B "Pass Any Exam. Bluesnarfing Answer: B QUESTION NO: 377 Which of the following would be of MOST interest to someone that is dumpster diving? A. Blue jacking D.CompTIA SY0-201: Practice Exam A. User education manual B. Implicit deny B. Protocol analyzer 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. Port scanner B. Any Time. Least privilege C. List of expired usernames D.com Ac tua A.actualtests." . Business card of computer contractor C.co m 111 .

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

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

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

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

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

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

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QUESTION NO: 408 After conducting a risk assessment, the main focus of an administrator should be which of the following? A. To report the results of the assessment to the users B. To ensure all threats are mitigated C. To ensure all vulnerabilities are eliminated D. To ensure risk mitigation activities are implemented Answer: D

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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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Encapsulating D. Sign." . sign. Encrypt. Provides confidentiality Answer: B QUESTION NO: 439 Which of the following describes the insertion of additional bytes of data into a packet? A. Encapsulating security protocol C.com Ac tua lTe sts . TCP hijacking C. validate. decipher. Any Time. validate.actualtests. Padding Answer: D "Pass Any Exam. Provides authorization D. Decrypt. Decrypt.co m 128 . Provides integrity C. Rivest cipher 4 D. Header injection B. Digital signature algorithm B.www. encode and encrypt B. decrypt and verify Answer: D QUESTION NO: 438 Which of the following is the purpose of the AH? A.CompTIA SY0-201: Practice Exam Which of the following would a technician use to check data integrity? A. Message authentication code Answer: D QUESTION NO: 437 Which of the following are the functions of asymmetric keys? A. encode and verify D. Provides non-repudiation B. encrypt and verify C.

They are expensive and complex "Pass Any Exam. C. 80211n B. Remote access policy B. Remote authentication Answer: A QUESTION NO: 443 Which of the following is the main limitation with biometric devices? A.actualtests. D." . Virtual Private Networking (VPN) D. 8021x D. Answer: A QUESTION NO: 441 Which of the following will allow wireless access to network resources based on certain ports? A. Any Time. 80211a Answer: C The method of controlling how and when users can connect in from home is called which of the following? A.www. Terminal access control C. The authentication information hash will remain the same if the bytes change on transfer.CompTIA SY0-201: Practice Exam QUESTION NO: 440 Which of the following is true regarding authentication headers (AH)? A. The authentication information may be the same on different packets if the integrity remains in placE. The false rejection rate B. The authentication information is a keyed hash based on all of the bytes in the packet. B.co m . 80211g C.com 129 Ac tua QUESTION NO: 442 lTe sts . The authentication information hash will increase by one if the bytes remain the same on transfer.

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system backups.com Ac tua lTe sts . large-scale mock exercises C.co m 131 . Integrity B. A duplication B. Revising the disaster recovery plan during the exercise B. Conducting intricate. Learning from the mistakes of the exercise D. obtaining management buy-in. A pseudo-random event D. C.actualtests.CompTIA SY0-201: Practice Exam If hashing two different files creates the same result. which of the following just occurred? A. Amirror Answer: B QUESTION NO: 448 Which of the following type of protection is hashing used to provide? A. Confidentiality Answer: A QUESTION NO: 449 All of the following are part of the disaster recovery plan EXCEPT: A. identifying all assets. A collision C." . Any Time.www. Collision D. Answer: D QUESTION NO: 450 Which of the following is MOST likely to make a disaster recovery exercise valuable? A. D. Cryptographic randomness C. Management participation Answer: C "Pass Any Exam. patch management softwarE. B.

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com Ac tua lTe sts . B. Shielding D. D. a technician should do all of the following EXCEPT: A. AES Answer: A QUESTION NO: 456 Which of the following describes the standard load for all systems? A.www. Add a wireless network Answer: C QUESTION NO: 455 A technician tracks the integrity of certain files on the server. test it in a non-production environment.co m 133 . Security template Answer: A QUESTION NO: 457 When testing a newly released patch. Answer: B QUESTION NO: 458 "Pass Any Exam. XOR D. Configuration baseline B. deploy immediately using Patch Management.CompTIA SY0-201: Practice Exam C. SHA-1 B. C." . Any Time. Group policy C. 3DES C. Which of the following algorithms provide this ability? A.actualtests. Patch management D. verify the integrity of the patch. verify the patch is relevant to the system.

actualtests. Answer: D QUESTION NO: 460 To determine whether a system is properly documented and to gain insight into the systems security aspects that are only available through documentation is the purpose of: A. C. Vulnerability scanner B. Proxy server C. active security testing techniques.www. passive security testing techniques. passive security testing techniques. invasive security testing techniques.co m 134 . D. Anomaly-based IDS D. invasive security testing techniques. rule-set review. log review. network sniffing.CompTIA SY0-201: Practice Exam A botnet zombie is using HTTP traffic to encapsulate IRC traffiC.com Ac tua lTe sts . black box testing techniques. D. Conducted from outside the building that hosts the organizations servers "Pass Any Exam. Which of the following would detect this encapsulated traffic? A. hybrid security testing techniques. B. Answer: C QUESTION NO: 461 Which of the following BEST describes external security testing? A." . Conducted from outside the perimeter switch but inside the firewall B. Rootkit Answer: C QUESTION NO: 459 Documentation review. C. Any Time. system configuration review. active security testing techniques. B. and file integrity checking are examples of: A.

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The user does not want anyone to be able to access control functions except themselves. Create an access-list D.www. P2P software Answer: B QUESTION NO: 496 Which of the following is a limitation of a HIDS? "Pass Any Exam. Which of the following will make the BIOS more secure? A. A security template Answer: D QUESTION NO: 495 Which of the following would be a method of securing the web browser settings on all network workstations? A. Internet content filter B.co m 144 .CompTIA SY0-201: Practice Exam QUESTION NO: 493 A user is concerned with the security of their laptops BIOS. Any Time.com Ac tua lTe sts . Configuration baseline D.actualtests. Flash the BIOS Answer: A QUESTION NO: 494 Which of the following is a method to apply system security settings to all workstations at once? A." . Group policy C. Encrypt the hard drive C. Password B. Policy analyzer B. Control panel D. Patch management C.

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

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" .www. Answer: D QUESTION NO: 529 Which of the following is MOST likely to crash a workstation? A. The key exchange algorithm B. Protocol analyzer C. Which of the following should the administrator check FIRST? A. all other PCs on the network are accepting the updates successfully. Any Time. Local firewall C.actualtests. Network mapper Answer: C QUESTION NO: 530 Which of the following is the critical piece of an encrypted communication that must be kept secret? A. Penetration test D. Anti-spyware "Pass Any Exam. D. Vulnerability assessment B. Password expiration D. The final CRC of the key packet Answer: B QUESTION NO: 531 A PC is rejecting push updates from the server. Pop-up blocker B.CompTIA SY0-201: Practice Exam A. C. Computing a unique mathematic identifier in order to detect change during transport.com 154 Ac tua lTe sts . The encryption algorithm D. Encrypting the data payload and computing a unique mathematic identifier in order to prevent change during transport. Encrypting the data payload and computing a unique mathematic identifier in order to detect change during transport. The initial salt value C.co m . Computing a unique mathematic identifier in order to prevent change during transport. B.

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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.actualtests. KEA. separation of duties. Private key of the sender C. D. job rotation.www. D. Private key of the receiver B. 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. Collusion D. C. SAFER. Public key of the sender D. Diffie-Hellman. B. Any Time. Birthday attack C.CompTIA SY0-201: Practice Exam All of the following are considered key exchange protocols EXCEPT: A. escorting procedures. Public key of the receiver Answer: B Which of the following describes a weakness of the hash functions? A.co m .com 156 Ac tua lTe QUESTION NO: 537 sts ." . B. RSA. Answer: B "Pass Any Exam. Collision B. password complexity rules.

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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. Any Time. storage capacity. One is a symmetric block cipher and the other is asymmetriC. SMTP open relay Answer: C The GREATEST security concern in regards to data leakage with USB devices is: A. The technician is skeptical because the antivirus definitions on the machine are up-to-datE. 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. C. One replaces blocks with other blocks while the other rearranges only.com Ac tua lTe sts QUESTION NO: 579 . D. Spyware C. Answer: B "Pass Any Exam. OS compatibility. B. SQL injection B. speeD.CompTIA SY0-201: Practice Exam D. B.actualtests." .co m 168 . C. One rearranges and replaces blocks while the other rearranges only. Adware D. D. the issuer. One replaces blocks while the other rearranges and replaces only.www. physical sizE. Which of the following BEST describes what the user is seeing? A.

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

To provide a virtual collaboration environment to discuss security research C.co m 170 .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.www. Cain & Abel C. NMAP Answer: B QUESTION NO: 588 "Pass Any Exam. WireShark D. Security templates Answer: D QUESTION NO: 586 Virtual machines are MOST often used by security researchers for which of the following purposes? A. To provide a secure virtual environment to conduct online deployments B. Configuration baseline C. Security hotfix B. CORE Impact B. To provide an environment where new network applications can be tested D." . Patch management D. 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.com Ac tua lTe sts . Any Time.actualtests.

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

www.com Ac tua lTe A. Smart card and a PIN B. Physical token and a password C.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 . Any Time. 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. Hardware lock D. Installation key B." . Teardrop D. Biometric device C. Physical token sts . Fingerprint reader D. Airsnort B. Which of the following documents would provide this? "Pass Any Exam.actualtests. Smurf C.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.

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

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

B. Proxy server C. D.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. Any Time. lTe According to a good disaster recovery plan. 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. Firewall Answer: C "Pass Any Exam. The PKI CA is relocateD. A hash is a unique number that is generated based upon the TCP/IP transmission header and should be verified before downloaD. C. A hash is a unique number that is generated based upon the files contents and used as the SSL key during downloaD.actualtests. B.com 175 Ac tua A. The single point of failure is remedieD. C. D." . which of the following must happen during a power outage before an uninterruptible power supply (UPS) drains its battery? sts . NIDS D. A hash is a unique number that is generated based upon the files contents and should be verified after downloaD.co m .www. Which of the following BEST describes a hash? A. Full electrical service is restoreD. A hash is a unique number that is generated after the file has been encrypted and used as the SSL key during downloaD. Internet content filter 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. Account lockout D. 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. Performance log C.co Which of the following would BEST ensure that users have complex passwords? m 176 ." . Which of the following would BEST allow for the user to be identified? tua lTe sts A. Time of day restriction C. Logical tokens D. Firewall logs D. Access logs B.com Ac A technician finds that a malicious user has introduced an unidentified virus to a single file on the network.www. Time of day restrictions . Domain password policy Answer: B QUESTION NO: 607 Answer: B QUESTION NO: 608 A. Domain password policy C. Any Time. ACL B.actualtests. Account expiration B.

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

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

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

" . applying all updates.co m 180 . patches and hotfixes immediately. disabling SSID broadcast. NIDS C. Trojan C. Any Time. Answer: B Setting a baseline is required in which of the following? (Select TWO).com Ac tua lTe sts QUESTION NO: 621 . installing the NIDS. B. Group policy D. Behavior-based monitoring Answer: A. Anomaly-based monitoring B. A.actualtests.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. 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.www. User access and rights review policies C.CompTIA SY0-201: Practice Exam B. D. NIPS E. C. Spyware D. Signature-based monitoring D. closing unnecessary network ports. Virus Answer: C "Pass Any Exam. Worm B.

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

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

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

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

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Redundant servers Answer: D "Pass Any Exam. Backup generator C. Zombie B. B. D. Any Time. C. A deviation occurreD. A collision occurreD.actualtests. A hashing chain occurreD. Hot site D.www.co m 186 .CompTIA SY0-201: Practice Exam A. RAID B. 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 ." . Worm C. Which of the following is this an example of? A.com Ac A. Spyware B. Worm C. Spam D. Answer: C QUESTION NO: 641 Which of the following is BEST known for self-replication in networks? A. A one-way hash occurreD. Adware Answer: B Answer: A QUESTION NO: 643 Multiple web servers are fed from a load balancer. Virus D.

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

" . Filter D. Proxy server Answer: B QUESTION NO: 688 Answer: B QUESTION NO: 689 In a NIDS.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. to allow a NIDS to monitor the traffic? m 199 . Console D. in line with the data flow. DNS server C.com Ac tua lTe A. which of the following is MOST likely the issue? A. Screen C. Appliance sts . 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.actualtests. which of the following provides a user interface? A. Console B. Filter B.co Which of the following is placed in promiscuous mode. Sensor C. Any Time.www. Firewall D. DHCP server B.

True negative C.actualtests. 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. 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. Any Time. False negative C. False rejection D. False positive D. 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 . False positive B. False negative D.co m 200 . False positive C. False negative B." . False rejection "Pass Any Exam. False acceptance B.com Ac A. False negative D. False positive B. True negative C.CompTIA SY0-201: Practice Exam A.www.

C. financial obligations to stockholders. Any Time. 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. D. false negativE. The amount of emergency rescue personnel D. data backups and recovery tapes.co m 201 . The amount of data that will be stored B.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." .com Ac tua lTe sts . D. Answer: C QUESTION NO: 695 When executing a disaster recovery plan the MOST important thing to consider is: A. which of the following is the MOST important consideration? A. false positivE. false acceptancE. safety and welfare of personnel.actualtests. Answer: D QUESTION NO: 696 When choosing a disaster recovery site. B. false rejection. The cost to rebuild the existing facility C. C.www. legal and financial responsibilities. B.

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

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

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

USB key settings D. Worm B. 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. Any Time. 53 B. Content filter C. Logic bomb C.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. 636 "Pass Any Exam.com 205 Ac tua QUESTION NO: 710 lTe Answer: C sts A." .www. Botnet . Virus D. BIOS power on settings C. 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.actualtests. BIOS password settings B.co m Which of the following is a security threat to a workstation that requires interaction from a staff member? . VLAN B. DMZ D.

co m Answer: A 206 . 3389 D. Personal software firewall B. Browser cookies B. Antivirus software D.CompTIA SY0-201: Practice Exam C. Network mappers D.actualtests.com Ac tua A.www. 8080 Answer: C QUESTION NO: 712 Which of the following. HIDS software Answer: D "Pass Any Exam. 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? . Group policy C. if intercepted. Cross-site scripting C. could allow an attacker to access a users email information? A. Enterprise software firewall C. Vulnerability scanners B. 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." . Cell traffic D. Any Time.

Personal firewall C. Personal software firewall C. HIDS B.co m Which of the following is a way for a technician to identify security changes on a workstation? . A patch B. Any Time. 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.actualtests. Service pack application C.www. A service pack C.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. 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. Anti-malware software D. Security templates D. Antivirus software B. Antivirus application "Pass Any Exam. Configuration baseline ." . Patch management D. Group policy management B. Pop-up blocker software D.

Any Time. To prevent future thefts from occurring and to safeguard the companys trade secrets which of the following should be implemented? A." . 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. Prevent unauthorized personnel access to the data center. Allow authorized personnel access to the data center. Retina scanner D. Multifactor authentication D. ID badges and passwords C. B.CompTIA SY0-201: Practice Exam Answer: B QUESTION NO: 719 Computer equipment has been stolen from a companys officE.actualtests. Maintain a list of personnel who enter the facility. Iris scanner B. 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. Fingerprint scanner C.com Ac QUESTION NO: 721 tua Answer: D lTe sts . D.www. C.co m 208 . Maintain a list of personnel who exit the facility. Video surveillance and access logs B.

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

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

Confidentiality 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. WPA2 with TKIP D. g.com Ac Which of the following is the BEST wireless security practice that could be implemented to prevent unauthorized access? tua lTe sts . Any Time.www. DES C.co m 211 . ROT13 B. laptops)? A. Whole disk encryption D." . Dual-sided certificates Answer: C QUESTION NO: 731 A. Sensitive file encryption B. Disabling of the SSID broadcast C. WPA2 with a strong pass-phrase B. 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. USB drive.actualtests. AES D.CompTIA SY0-201: Practice Exam QUESTION NO: 729 Which of the following is considered the strongest encryption by use of mathematical evaluation techniques? A.

Acceptable use policy B. Pop-up blockers B. Input validation D. Any Time." .actualtests. To eliminate virtual redundancy D. To reduce recovery time in the event of application failure B.com 212 Ac A. Separation of duties C. 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 . Risk avoidance C.CompTIA SY0-201: Practice Exam A. Strong authentication Answer: A QUESTION NO: 733 Which of the following are reasons to implement virtualization technology? (Select TWO). To decrease access to security resources E.co m . Risk mitigation D. To provide a secure virtual environment for testing Answer: A. Which of the following describes this type of action? A. Risk transference "Pass Any Exam. Risk acceptance B. Implicit deny D. a security administrator recommends the network owner take actions to prevent future security incidents.www. Anti-spyware scanners C.E QUESTION NO: 734 Answer: B QUESTION NO: 735 After completing a risk assessment and penetration test against a network. To decrease false positives on the NIDS C. A.

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

" . Any Time.CompTIA SY0-201: Practice Exam A. Recovery agent D. Removal of sensitive and PII data D. Introduction of rogue wireless access points C. 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 . Easy to conceal and detect B. War-driving DDoS attacks against the network D. Large storage capacity and high visibility C. Small storage capacity and low visibility D. War-dialing DoS attacks against the network C. CA B. 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. Increased loss business data Answer: C "Pass Any Exam.co m 214 . Introduction of material on to the network B. User Answer: A QUESTION NO: 740 Which of the following is a security risk associated with USB drives? A. ACL C.www. New vector to introduce viruses and malware to the network B.com Ac tua A.actualtests.

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

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

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

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

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

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

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