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

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

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

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

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

actualtests. DNS logs D.com Ac tua lTe sts ." . Phishing B.www. Network intrusion detection B. Any Time. DHCP logs C. Antivirus logs Answer: B QUESTION NO: 33 Which of the following is commonly used in a distributed denial of service (DDOS) attack? A.co m 11 . Security logs 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. Botnet D. Adware C. 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. Firewall configuration 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.

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

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

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

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

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

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actualtests. Vulnerability scanner C. 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. Any Time. Internet content filter B. Security roll-up D." . Protocol analyzer D. Port scanner D. Proxy C. Protocol analyzer B.Which of the following would be the BEST solution to deploy? m 18 . which of the following should be done? "Pass Any Exam.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.www. Patch B.com Ac tua lTe A. NIDS sts . Hotfix C.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.

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

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

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Answer: D

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

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

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

QUESTION NO: 65

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

actualtests. Adware D.co m 27 . Botnet C. Spoofing Answer: C "Pass Any Exam. Logic bomb B. DNS poisoning C. Null session D. Spyware D. 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. NAT B. Any Time.com Ac tua lTe sts . Spam Answer: A QUESTION NO: 87 Which of the following methods is used to perform denial of service (DoS) attacks? A.CompTIA SY0-201: Practice Exam 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. Adware C." .www. Privilege escalation B. Spam C. Rootkit D.

" .actualtests. Attacker privilege escalation B.co m . "Pass Any Exam. Any Time. Denial of service (DoS) C.com 28 Ac tua lTe sts .www. Subnetting C. Installation of a back door 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. Replay attack B. Privilege escalation D. Denial of Service (DoS) D. Default passwords Answer: D QUESTION NO: 93 A technician is implementing a new wireless network for an organization. Spanning port B. NAT Answer: C QUESTION NO: 91 Which of the following is a security threat when a new network device is configured for first-time installation? A.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. rogue access points. The technician should be concerned with all of the following wireless vulnerabilities EXCEPT: A.

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

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

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

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

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

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

DMZ C.actualtests.co m 35 . Ensures data can be easily decrypted D. Anti-pass back Answer: A "Pass Any Exam. Requires a key Answer: A. HTTP Answer: A QUESTION NO: 115 Answer: C QUESTION NO: 116 Which of the following creates a security buffer zone between two rooms? A.www. Mantrap B. rlogin D. Encrypts a connection C. SSH B. Any Time.CompTIA SY0-201: Practice Exam A. Fixed length output E.com Ac A. Phishing B. Telnet C. Dumpster diving D. Insider theft C.D QUESTION NO: 114 Which of the following is the MOST secure alternative for administrative access to a router? A." . Shoulder surfing tua lTe Which of the following might an attacker resort to in order to recover discarded company documents? sts . Turnstile D. One-way B.

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

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

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

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

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

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

To keep a user from changing the boot order of the system D. To prevent system start-up without knowing the password C. by default the passwords are based off of the word $ervicexx. Any Time.actualtests.www. Default accounts B. 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. 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. A patch sts Which of the following is a software bundle containing multiple security fixes? . Service pack D. Weak passwords Answer: D "Pass Any Exam. ARP spoofing D. The users are not required to change this password. Patch management B. Back door D.CompTIA SY0-201: Practice Exam C. Known plain text C." . A hotfix C. Which of the following is this an example of? A. where xx is the last two numbers of the users cell phone number.co m Answer: C 48 . To maintain password complexity requirements 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. Have user sign both the acceptable use policy and security based HR policy. Patch template C. B. Any Time. Which of the following is this an example of? tua QUESTION NO: 163 lTe Answer: B sts A. Provide thorough and frequent user awareness training. The local firewall is blocking GRE packets. The end users ISP is having issues with packet loss. B. Provide a service level agreement that addresses social engineering issues. Service pack D. Patch rollup Answer: C QUESTION NO: 162 A.www. . D.com Ac The RAS logs on a server show 100 errors in a two minute time period from an attempt to access an account. C. D. The error log shows unknown username or passworD. Hotfix B. Which of the following can be implemented to increase security and prevent this from happening? "Pass Any Exam." .co m Which of the following is a best practice to prevent users from being vulnerable to social engineering? 49 . Answer: B QUESTION NO: 164 An administrator notices that former temporary employees accounts are still active on a domain. Have a solid acceptable use policy in place with a click through banner. An unauthorized attempt to access the server. C.actualtests. One of the users forgot their password and kept trying to login.

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Backdoor passwords Answer: A "Pass Any Exam. B. Locked passwords D. C. Any Time. Expired passwords C. A POP3 protocol exception C.co m . The remote PC has a spam slave application running and the local PCs have a spam master application running. D. Answer: B QUESTION NO: 235 An administrator notices that a PC is sending an unusual amount of email at odd times of the day. 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 BEST describes what is occurring? A.actualtests. The remote PC has a zombie master application running and the local PCs have a zombie slave application running. Which of the following should the administrator check for FIRST? A.www.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. The remote PC has a zombie slave application running and the local PCs have a zombie master application running. The remote PC has a spam master application running and the local PCs have a spam slave application running. DNS poisoning D. A S/MIME buffer overflow B.com 70 Ac tua lTe sts . Weak passwords B." .

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

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

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 . Review security access logs B. Any Time. Backup all data at a preset interval to tape and store those tapes at a sister site across the street. Vulnerability scanner C. A network mapper C. A protocol analyzer D. SSID broadcasting enabled D." . Security access logs Answer: B QUESTION NO: 247 An administrator is backing up all server data nightly to a local NAS devicE. Which of the following additional steps should the administrator take for protection from disaster in the case the primary site is permanently lost? A.actualtests. Anonymous connections enabled B. SSID broadcasting disabled C.www. Review DNS logs Answer: B QUESTION NO: 246 A. Rainbow tables D. 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.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.co m . Protocol analyzer B. "Pass Any Exam.

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

DNS poisoning B.com 102 Ac tua According to company policy an administrator must logically keep the Human Resources department separated from the Accounting department." . DMZ C. NAT D. Domain hijacking C. 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. NIDS B. Kiting Answer: D QUESTION NO: 346 this? A.CompTIA SY0-201: Practice Exam Which of the following is planted on an infected system and deployed at a predetermined time? A. Logic bomb B.actualtests. Worm D. Trojan horse C.Which of the following would be the simplest way to accomplish lTe sts . Spoofing D. 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.www. Any Time.co m .

Worm C. Zombie D.com Ac tua lTe sts QUESTION NO: 349 . Back door B. War dialing C. ARP poisoning C.co m 103 . DNS poisoning D.CompTIA SY0-201: Practice Exam A. DoS B. DDoS D. Bluesnarfing B. MAC flooding B.www. DNS spoofing Answer: A Which of the following is commonly programmed into an application for ease of administration? A. War driving Answer: C "Pass Any Exam. Man-in-the-middle C." . 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. War chalking D. 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.actualtests. Any Time.

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

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

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

" . DoS Answer: D QUESTION NO: 365 Which of the following type of attacks is TCP/IP hijacking? "Pass Any Exam. DMZ sts .co Which of the following is an area of the network infrastructure that allows a technician to place public facing systems into it without compromising the entire infrastructure? m 107 .CompTIA SY0-201: Practice Exam Answer: B QUESTION NO: 362 Which of the following creates separate logical networks? A.www. VPN B.actualtests. ARP Poisoning B. VLAN D. NAC D. Subnetting Answer: D QUESTION NO: 363 Answer: D QUESTION NO: 364 Which of the following attacks commonly result in a buffer overflow? A. DNS Poisoning C. NAT C. NAT B. Any Time.com Ac tua lTe A. Replay D. DMZ C.

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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penetration tests. To detect integrity degradations to network attached storage C. To detect availability degradations caused by attackers Answer: D QUESTION NO: 407 All of the following are methods used to conduct risk assessments EXCEPT: A.co m . RSA B.com 119 Ac tua lTe sts . ECC Answer: B QUESTION NO: 406 From a security standpoint. potential threats and asset value C. B. C. risk assessments should be based upon which of the following? A. security audits.actualtests. SHA C. disaster exercises.www. impact and asset value D. RC4 D. Answer: D "Pass Any Exam. Any Time." . A quantitative measurement of risk. To detect network intrusions from external attackers B. An absolute measurement of threats Answer: C QUESTION NO: 405 Which of the following is a cryptographic hash function? A. A survey of annual loss. A qualitative measurement of risk and impact B.CompTIA SY0-201: Practice Exam As a best practice. D. which of the following is the BEST reason to implement performance monitoring applications on network systems? A. To detect host intrusions from external networks D. vulnerability scans.

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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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B. The private key is commonly used in symmetric key decryption while the public key is used in asymmetric key decryption.www. Backup generator B. Uninterruptible power supplies (UPSs) D.WBerlinSans QUESTION NO: 427 Answer: A QUESTION NO: 428 Which of the following is the MOST important step to conduct during a risk assessment of computing systems? A. D. Both keys are mathematically relateD.CompTIA SY0-201: Practice Exam QUESTION NO: 426 Which of the following explains the difference between a public key and a private key? A. The identification of mantraps D. The identification of missing patches C. C. Any Time. The identification of disgruntled staff members Answer: B "Pass Any Exam. The identification of USB drives B.com Ac tua A. Both keys are mathematically relateD." . The public key is only used by the client while the private key is available to all.actualtests. The private key is only used by the client and kept secret while the public key is available to all. Redundant power supplies C. The private key only decrypts the data while the public key only encrypts the datA.co m Answer: D 125 . Warm site lTe sts Which of the following is a countermeasure when power must be delivered to critical systems no matter what? .

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

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

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

Any Time. QUESTION NO: 463 Answer: D QUESTION NO: 464 Which of the following can BEST aid in preventing a phishing attack? A. active hosts. it generates less network traffic than port scanning. C. Requiring the use of stronger encryption Answer: C QUESTION NO: 465 "Pass Any Exam. it only uncovers vulnerabilities for active systems.co m Answer: C 135 . Implementing two-factor authentication B. applications. it relies on a repository of signatures. vulnerabilities. D. Conducted from outside the perimeter switch but inside the border router Answer: C QUESTION NO: 462 Port scanners can identify all of the following EXCEPT: A.CompTIA SY0-201: Practice Exam C. Conducted from outside the organizations security perimeter D." . B. sts All of the following are limitations of a vulnerability scanner EXCEPT: .www. D. C. it generates a high false-positive error ratE.com Ac tua lTe A. operating systems.actualtests. Conducting user awareness training D. Enabling complex password policies C. B.

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if one instance is compromised no other instances can be compromiseD. Publishes the organizations external network addressing scheme C. PAT allows external users to access the mail gateway on random ports. applying a patch to the server automatically patches all instances. Answer: A QUESTION NO: 469 A virtual server implementation attack that affects the: A. B.CompTIA SY0-201: Practice Exam A. C. Hides the organizations internal network addressing scheme D.actualtests. virtual instances are not affected by conventional port scanning techniques. disk partition will affect all virtual instances. C. PAT provides the mail gateway with protection on port 25 D.com Ac tua A. Publishes the organizations internal network addressing scheme B. Any Time. D. D. Answer: D Answer: C QUESTION NO: 471 Which of the following is the BEST reason for an administrator to use port address translation (PAT) instead of NAT on a new corporate mail gateway? A. Hides the organizations external network addressing scheme lTe An administrator wants to set up a new web server with a static NAT. PAT allows external users to access the mail gateway on pre-selected ports. RAM will affect all virtual instances. B.co m 137 . system registry will affect all virtual instances.www. C. Answer: D "Pass Any Exam. PAT provides the mail gateway with protection on port 24 B. if an instance is compromised the damage can be compartmentalizeD. OS kernel will affect all virtual instances. Which of the following is the BEST reason for implementing NAT? sts QUESTION NO: 470 ." .

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

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

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

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multifactor authentication. C. full backup. Any Time.www. password. QUESTION NO: 508 Answer: B QUESTION NO: 509 Both the client and the server authenticate before exchanging datA. Answer: C "Pass Any Exam. and a company issued smart card. This would be considered a: A. mutual authentication. B. Least privilege lTe Users should be able to access their email and several secure applications from any workstation on the network. C. incremental backup. SSO C. Which of the following is this an example of? sts . SSO. the administrator has implemented an authentication system requiring the use of a username. shadow copy. Additionally." . Recovery time should be kept to a minimum.com Ac tua A. differential backup.CompTIA SY0-201: Practice Exam Answer: B QUESTION NO: 507 A company runs a backup after each shift and the main concern is how quickly the backups are completed between shifts. D. B. D. The administrator decides that backing up all the data that has changed during the last shift is the best way to go. Three factor authentication B.co m Answer: A 148 . biometrics. ACL D.actualtests. This is an example of: A.

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P^s5W0rd Answer: A QUESTION NO: 524 Which of the following is the GREATEST security risk regarding removable storage? A. Run all new cables parallel to existing alternating current (AC) cabling. Integrity of data B. Confidentiality of data "Pass Any Exam. Availability of data D.actualtests. Answer: B QUESTION NO: 523 Which of the following is the weakest password? A." .CompTIA SY0-201: Practice Exam QUESTION NO: 521 Which of the following is the easiest way to disable a 10Base2 network? A.co m 152 . Not enough space available C.www. Introduce crosstalk. Remove a vampire tap. Run all cables through a conduit. Answer: C QUESTION NO: 522 Which of the following is the BEST method for securing the data on a coaxial network? A. C. F%r3Walke3r C. D. Weld all terminators to the cable ends. D. Make sure all terminators are groundeD. C. B. Indu5tr1als B.com Ac tua lTe sts . Install a zombiE. Any Time. B. C0mpt!a2**8 D. Remove a terminator.

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

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

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

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

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

To slow the intruders network connection speed D. Group policy C. Availability B. Accountability C. 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. To hide the encryption being used in the honeynet C." . ipfilter B.co m . NIDS Answer: B "Pass Any Exam. 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. To reduce the number of physical devices needed B. Cross-site scripting B. Authorization D.com 161 Ac tua lTe QUESTION NO: 555 sts . Service pack D. RDP C.www. syslog Answer: D Audit trails are used for which of the following? A.actualtests. rlogin D.

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

actualtests.com Ac tua lTe sts . To provide a virtual collaboration environment to discuss security research C. NMAP Answer: B QUESTION NO: 588 "Pass Any Exam.co m 170 . Configuration baseline C. Any Time." . CORE Impact B. Security hotfix B. Patch management D. To provide a secure virtual environment to conduct online deployments B. WireShark 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. Cain & Abel C. 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 an environment where new network applications can be tested D.CompTIA SY0-201: Practice Exam Answer: B QUESTION NO: 585 Which of the following is the BEST way to mass deploy security configurations to numerous workstations? A.www.

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

www." . Which of the following documents would provide this? "Pass Any Exam. Airsnort B. Fingerprint reader D. Hardware lock D.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 .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. Installation key B. User ID and password Answer: D QUESTION NO: 595 An attorney demands to know exactly who had possession of a piece of evidence at a certain time after seizurE. Physical token and a password C. Any Time.com Ac tua lTe A. Biometric device C. Teardrop D. Smart card and a PIN B. DoS Answer: D QUESTION NO: 593 Answer: D QUESTION NO: 594 Which of the following is the MOST common method of one-factor authentication? A. Smurf C. Physical token sts .actualtests.

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

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

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. which of the following must happen during a power outage before an uninterruptible power supply (UPS) drains its battery? sts . The single point of failure is remedieD. B. A hash is a unique number that is generated based upon the TCP/IP transmission header and should be verified before downloaD. D.actualtests. A hash is a unique number that is generated after the file has been encrypted and used as the SSL key during downloaD. B. C. 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. The PKI CA is relocateD.www. Any Time. Firewall Answer: C "Pass Any Exam. C.co m . Full electrical service is restoreD. NIDS D. D. Which of the following BEST describes a hash? A. lTe According to a good disaster recovery plan. The backup generator activates." . Proxy server C. A hash is a unique number that is generated based upon the files contents and used as the SSL key during downloaD. A hash is a unique number that is generated based upon the files contents and should be verified after downloaD. Internet content filter B.com 175 Ac tua A.

Account lockout D. Any Time.co Which of the following would BEST ensure that users have complex passwords? m 176 . 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. Time of day restrictions .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. Domain password policy Answer: B QUESTION NO: 607 Answer: B QUESTION NO: 608 A. Which of the following would BEST allow for the user to be identified? tua lTe sts A. Logical tokens D.actualtests." .com Ac A technician finds that a malicious user has introduced an unidentified virus to a single file on the network.www. Domain password policy C. Firewall logs D. ACL B. Access logs B. Time of day restriction C. Account expiration B.

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Botnet . DMZ D. Any Time.actualtests. Content filter C. Worm B.com 205 Ac tua QUESTION NO: 710 lTe Answer: C sts A. BIOS boot options Answer: A QUESTION NO: 711 Which of the following ports need to be open to allow a user to login remotely onto a workstation? A. 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.co m Which of the following is a security threat to a workstation that requires interaction from a staff member? . BIOS power on settings 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. BIOS password settings B. Virus D. USB key settings D." .www. Logic bomb C. 53 B. VLAN B.

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

Any Time. Antivirus application "Pass Any Exam. Service pack application C. Antivirus software B. HIDS B." . Personal software firewall C. Pop-up blocker software D. Configuration baseline . Group policy management B. A service pack C.actualtests. Anti-malware software D.com 207 Ac tua lTe sts A. Patch management D. Security templates D.www.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.co m Which of the following is a way for a technician to identify security changes on a workstation? . 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. Configuration baseline Answer: A QUESTION NO: 718 Which of the following protects a home user from the Internet? A. Personal firewall C. A patch B.

" . Allow authorized personnel access to the data center.actualtests. 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. Facial recognition Answer: C QUESTION NO: 722 "Pass Any Exam.co m 208 . To prevent future thefts from occurring and to safeguard the companys trade secrets which of the following should be implemented? A. ID badges and passwords C. Fingerprint scanner C. 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.www. D. Any Time. Video surveillance and access logs B. Prevent unauthorized personnel access to the data center. Retina scanner D. Iris scanner B.CompTIA SY0-201: Practice Exam Answer: B QUESTION NO: 719 Computer equipment has been stolen from a companys officE. Multifactor authentication D. C. Maintain a list of personnel who enter the facility. Maintain a list of personnel who exit the facility.com Ac QUESTION NO: 721 tua Answer: D lTe sts .

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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