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

It is recommended to cross train other system administrators to perform these tasks and mitigate which of the following risks? A. Disclosure of PII D. DDoS B. 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. Two C. Single point of failure Answer: D Which of the following network filtering devices will rely on signature updates to be effective? A. NIDS D.actualtests. Privilege escalation C.com Ac tua QUESTION NO: 20 lTe sts . Any Time.CompTIA SY0-201: Practice Exam How many keys are utilized with asymmetric cryptography? A.co m 7 . 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." . Five D. Proxy server B.www. One B. Firewall C.

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Protocol analyzer B. Penetration test Answer: B QUESTION NO: 59 If a certificate has been compromised. NIDS sts . Port scanner D.actualtests. Protocol analyzer D. Security roll-up D. Vulnerability scanner C.Which of the following would be the BEST solution to deploy? m 18 . Patch B. which of the following should be done? "Pass Any Exam. 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." . Any Time.co A technician wants to regulate and deny traffic to websites that contain information on hacking. 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.com Ac tua lTe A.www. Internet content filter B. Proxy C.

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Performing a sanitization of the drive Answer: B QUESTION NO: 149 Answer: B. B. Signature B. Implement stronger password complexity policies.www. Implement shadow passwords.E QUESTION NO: 148 Which of the following is a common practice in forensic investigation? A. C." . Performing a binary copy of the systems storage media C. C. tua lTe Which of the following is done to ensure appropriate personnel have access to systems and networks? (Select TWO). NIDS signature "Pass Any Exam. Answer: C. Implement shared passwords. D. Any Time. Conduct periodic personnel employment verifications.C QUESTION NO: 150 Antivirus software products detect malware by comparing the characteristics of known instances against which of the following type of file sets? A. E. Conduct virus scan. Implement single sign-on. Conduct periodic penetration testing assessments. Performing a file level copy of the systems storage media D. B.CompTIA SY0-201: Practice Exam A. Conduct vulnerability assessments. D.co m .actualtests. Performing a Gutman sanitization of the drive B. E.com 45 Ac A. sts . Implement account-lockout thresholds. Text C. Conduct rights review of users and groups.

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

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

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

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co m 55 . ARP Answer: B Which of the following is the MOST likely to generate static electricity? A.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. DDoS C. Any Time. MAC D. where can a technician generate the key pairs? "Pass Any Exam. DNS poisoning C.www. Kiting D. Low humidity and low temperature D.com Ac QUESTION NO: 185 tua lTe sts .actualtests. TCP/IP hijacking B." . 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. DoS B. High humidity and low temperature C. High humidity and high temperature Answer: A QUESTION NO: 186 Using an asymmetric key cryptography system. Low humidity and high temperature B.

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

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

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

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

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

000 D. $2.actualtests. 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. As part of the upgrade the vendor offered to supply anti-malware software for a cost of $5. $7.500 C. Staff members in the call center are paid $90 per hour.co m . In this instance. $5.000 per year. which of the following is the annual loss expectancy (ALE)? tua lTe sts .com 62 Ac A small call center business decided to install an email system to facilitate communications in the office. $4. The IT manager read there was a 90% chance each year that workstations would be compromised if not adequately protecteD.www." . "Pass Any Exam. If workstations are compromised it will take three hours to restore services for the 30 staff. Accept the risk B. Spoofing C. If determining the risk.CompTIA SY0-201: Practice Exam A.700 B. Run a new risk assessment Answer: A QUESTION NO: 208 A. TCP/IP hijacking D. which of the following is the BEST course of action? A. Replay B. Reject the risk D. Which of the following are reasons why a NIDS may be better to implement? (Select TWO). Mitigate the risk C. Any Time.290b Answer: D QUESTION NO: 209 A technician is deciding between implementing a HIDS on the database server or implementing a NIDS.

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

D. A service pack C. B. Any Time.co m . Antivirus B. B. Anti-spyware D. 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 . pop-up blocker applications.com 75 Ac A. antivirus applications. D. A patch D. Pop-up blocker C. 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 new equipment. signature based HIDS.actualtests. C. A security template B. rootkit detection applications. Create a virtual server on existing equipment.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 new equipment. Personal software firewall "Pass Any Exam.www. Install a network operating system on existing equipment." . Answer: B QUESTION NO: 252 Which of the following is the quickest method to create a secure test server for a programmer? A.

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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NIDS B. Trojan horse C. Worm D. DNS poisoning B.co m . NAT D.com 102 Ac tua According to company policy an administrator must logically keep the Human Resources department separated from the Accounting department. 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.actualtests. Logic bomb B.www. Domain hijacking C.Which of the following would be the simplest way to accomplish lTe sts ." . 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. DMZ C. 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. Any Time.

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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CompTIA SY0-201: Practice Exam QUESTION NO: 451 Which of the following allows directory permissions to filter down through the sub-directory hierarchy? A. Which of the following would reduce the connectivity issues? A. Discretionary Access Control (DAC) B. The issue only seems to occur when the buildings roof air conditioning system runs. Replication Answer: B QUESTION NO: 452 Answer: D QUESTION NO: 453 Which of the following would MOST likely prevent a PC application from accessing the network? A. Inheritance C. Redundant HVAC systems "Pass Any Exam. Role-based access control (RBAC) .co m Which of the following access control models BEST follows the concept of separation of duties? . Any Time. Mandatory Access Control (MAC) C." . HIDS Answer: B QUESTION NO: 454 A technician is investigating intermittent switch degradation.com 132 Ac tua lTe sts A. Adding a heat deflector B. Antivirus D.actualtests. Virtualization B. Host-based firewall C. Impedance B. Mirroring D.www. Rule-base access control (RBAC) D.

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

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

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

" . then which of the following is this referring to? tua lTe sts . SNMP C. 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. Anomaly-based C. Detecting active intrusions D. S/MIME B. Any Time. Establishing a security baseline Answer: A QUESTION NO: 502 A. Simulating an actual attack on a network B. Hacking into a network for malicious reasons C. Heuristic-based D.co m 146 .com Ac When an IDS is configured to match a specific traffic pattern. SSH D.www.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. SMTP Answer: C QUESTION NO: 501 Which of the following describes penetration testing? A. Signature-based B.actualtests.

D. Answer: D QUESTION NO: 504 Installing an application on every desktop in a companys network that watches for possible intrusions would be an example of: A. a worm." . the system monitor. yesterdays performancE. A protocol analyzer C. a Trojan. C. B. Answer: A QUESTION NO: 505 Answer: A QUESTION NO: 506 An administrator runs a tool checking SMTP.co m 147 . DNS. spyware. the manufacturers websitE. B. D. the performance baselinE.actualtests. spam.CompTIA SY0-201: Practice Exam A. Any Time.www. a NIDS. A port scanner B. POP3. a personal software firewall. C.com Ac A. A vulnerability scan D. tua lTe An administrator suspects an issue retrieving files on the network and accesses the file servers performance monitor to check the results against: sts . and ICMP packets on the network. This is an example of which of the following? A. D. a HIDS. C. B. hardening. A penetration test "Pass Any Exam.

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Storage and retention policies Answer: D QUESTION NO: 620 Part of a standard policy for hardening workstations and servers should include applying the company security template and: A. Trojan C. Answer: B Setting a baseline is required in which of the following? (Select TWO). disabling SSID broadcast.CompTIA SY0-201: Practice Exam B. C. Any Time. NIDS C.www. Anomaly-based monitoring B. Virus Answer: C "Pass Any Exam. NIPS E. Group policy D.com Ac tua lTe sts QUESTION NO: 621 . A." .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. User access and rights review policies C. applying all updates. installing the NIDS. Signature-based monitoring D. Spyware D. D. Behavior-based monitoring Answer: A. patches and hotfixes immediately.co m 180 .actualtests. B. Worm B. closing unnecessary network ports.

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

True negative C." .com Ac A. False negative B. False positive B. False positive C.actualtests. False negative C. True positive tua lTe An instance where a biometric system identifies users that are authorized and allows them access is called which of the following? sts . False negative D. True negative C. False negative D. False rejection "Pass Any Exam. False acceptance 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. 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.CompTIA SY0-201: Practice Exam A. Any Time.co m 200 . False positive D.www. False positive B. False rejection D.

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

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

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

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

co m Which of the following is a security threat to a workstation that requires interaction from a staff member? . Virus D. Any Time. Worm B. 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. Botnet . BIOS password settings B. 636 "Pass Any Exam. DMZ D. BIOS power on settings C. 53 B. Content filter C.www.actualtests." . Logic bomb C. USB key settings D.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. VLAN B. NIDS Answer: B QUESTION NO: 709 Which of the following will prevent a person from booting into removal storage media if the correct boot sequence is already set? A.com 205 Ac tua QUESTION NO: 710 lTe Answer: C sts A.

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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