CompTIA SY0-201

SY0-201 CompTIA Security+ (2008 Edition) Exam

Practice Test
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CompTIA SY0-201: Practice Exam QUESTION NO: 1

QUESTION NO: 2 Which of the following logical access control methods would a security administrator need to modify in order to control network traffic passing through a router to a different network? A. Configuring VLAN 1 B. ACL C. Logical tokens D. Role-based access control changes Answer: B

Which of the following tools limits external access to the network? A. IDS B. VLAN C. Firewall D. DMZ Answer: C

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Which of the following tools was created for the primary purpose of reporting the services that are open for connection on a networked workstation? A. Protocol analyzer B. Port scanner C. Password crackers D. Vulnerability scanner Answer: B

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CompTIA SY0-201: Practice Exam Which of the following is MOST likely to be an issue when turning on all auditing functions within a system? A. Flooding the network with all of the log information B. Lack of support for standardized log review tools C. Too much information to review D. Too many available log aggregation tools Answer: C

QUESTION NO: 6 Upon opening the browser, a guest user is redirected to the company portal and asked to agree to the acceptable use policy. Which of the following is MOST likely causing this to appear? A. NAT B. NAC C. VLAN D. DMZ Answer: B

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A. Adware B. Trojan C. Botnets D. Logic bombs Answer: B

QUESTION NO: 8 Cell phones with network access and the ability to store data files are susceptible to which of the following risks? A. Input validation errors B. SMTP open relays

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SHA-1 C. Multifactor authentication D. LANMAN D. RSA tokens B.co m 4 .www." .com Ac tua lTe sts . SSH Answer: D QUESTION NO: 10 Which of the following algorithms provides better protection against brute force attacks by using a 160-bit message digest? A. Any Time. HTTPS C.actualtests. Viruses D.CompTIA SY0-201: Practice Exam C. ACL C. MD5 B. PIV card Answer: A "Pass Any Exam. FTP D. Logic bombs Answer: C QUESTION NO: 9 When establishing a connection between two IP based routers. TFTP B. which of the following protocols is the MOST secure? A. NTLM Answer: B QUESTION NO: 11 Which of the following access control technologies provides a rolling password for one-time use? A.

CompTIA SY0-201: Practice Exam QUESTION NO: 12 Which of the following technologies is used to verily that a file was not altered? A. AES C. Answer: C QUESTION NO: 15 A user reports that each time they attempt to go to a legitimate website.co m 5 . Copy the passwordfile offline and perform the attack on it. Which of the following would allow this without locking accounts? A. MD5 Answer: D QUESTION NO: 13 Which of the following uses an RC4 key that can be discovered by eavesdropping on plain text initialization vectors? A. they are sent to an inappropriate website. The security administrator suspects the user may have malware on the computer. DES D. RC5 B. Try only real dictionary words. Which of the following files on the user's system would need to be checked for unauthorized changes? "Pass Any Exam. Any Time." . TKIP C. WEP B. B. SSH D. D. Try guessing passwords with brute force.com Ac tua lTe sts . which manipulated some of the user's files. WPA Answer: A QUESTION NO: 14 An administrator wants to crack passwords on a server with an account lockout policy.actualtests.www. Try guessing passwords slow enough to reset the bad count interval. C.

SAM B. LMhosts C. Virus tua lTe Which of the following is a malicious program used to capture information from an infected computer? sts . Any Time. "Pass Any Exam. Worm D. Botnet C. A pushed update modifying users' local host file D. A content-filtering proxy server Answer: D QUESTION NO: 17 Answer: A QUESTION NO: 18 The security administrator needs to make a change in the network to accommodate a new remote location. VLANs need to be added on the switch but not the router. A heuristic firewall B. Which of the following design elements will need to be implemented to accommodate the new location? A. B.CompTIA SY0-201: Practice Exam A.actualtests.co m . DNS caching on the client machines C. Trojan B." .www.com 6 Ac A. Which of the following would MOST likely be implemented? A. This remote site will also have traffic completely separated from all other traffic. through a commercial circuit. Services D. Hosts Answer: D QUESTION NO: 16 An administrator needs to limit and monitor the access users have to the Internet and protect the internal network. off the main router. The new location will be connected by a serial interface. The NAT needs to be re-configured to allow the remote location.

D. baseline reporting. penetration testing.com Ac tua lTe A. The current IP scheme needs to besubnetted. Which of the following attacks is occurring? A." .actualtests. C. Session hijacking Answer: C QUESTION NO: 22 "Pass Any Exam. the security administrator notices many events pertaining to a "NOOP sled". The switch needs to be virtualized and a new DMZ needs to be created Answer: C QUESTION NO: 19 Which of the following is the MOST secure authentication method? A. Any Time. Smartcard B. Man-in-the-middle B. Password D. Fingerprints QUESTION NO: 20 Answer: A QUESTION NO: 21 When reviewing IDS logs. SQL injection C. patch management. vulnerability scanning.www. sts Mitigating security risks by updating and applying hot fixes is part of: .co m Answer: B 7 . Iris C. Buffer overflow D. B. D.CompTIA SY0-201: Practice Exam C.

com Ac A. C. configuration baselines. security policies. D. Password cracker tua Which of the following tools can execute a ping sweep? lTe sts . Patches can only be applied after obtaining proper approval. Hotfixes are smaller than patches. TLS D. C.www. SSH B. acceptable use policies. Answer: B QUESTION NO: 24 Answer: C QUESTION NO: 25 Which of the following is a newer version of SSL? A. B. This is an example of weak: A.CompTIA SY0-201: Practice Exam Which of the following is the MAIN difference between a hotfix and a patch? A. Protocol analyzer B. Anti-virus scanner C.actualtests. One of the findings indicated an outdated version of software. IPSec C. Networkmapper D.co m 8 . Hotfixes may be released at anytime and will later be included in a patch. L2TP "Pass Any Exam. D. patch management. Any Time. whilehotfixes do not need management approval Answer: B QUESTION NO: 23 A vulnerability assessment was conducted against a network." . B. Hotfixes follow a predetermined release schedule while patches do not.

USB Memory key B.www. Recover old private keys C. Wireless network detectors D. Items containing RFID chips Answer: A. Asset value Answer: A A certificate has been revoked.CompTIA SY0-201: Practice Exam Answer: C QUESTION NO: 26 A technician visits a customer site which prohibits portable data storage devices. Judgment C. Which of the following items would be prohibited? (Select TWO). A." . Recover old public keys D.actualtests.co m 9 . Bluetooth-enabled cellular phones C.B QUESTION NO: 27 Which of the following is used when performing a qualitative risk analysis? A.com Ac QUESTION NO: 28 tua lTe sts . Exploit probability B. Exchange public keys with each other Answer: D QUESTION NO: 29 "Pass Any Exam. Exchange private keys with each other B. Key card E. Threat frequency D. Any Time. and the administrator has issued new keys. Which of the following must now be performed to exchange encrypted email? A.

Event logs B." . Disk striping D. RAID C. D. Security testers are trying to document vulnerabilities without impacting network operations. Which of the following can be used to determine the effect of the new software? A.co m 10 . Network users have permissions allowing access to network devices with security weaknesses. File integrity checker C. Any Time. Firewall Answer: B QUESTION NO: 31 A. shortly thereafter the response time slows considerably. Security testers have clear and written authorization to conduct penetration testing.com Ac tua In order to prevent data loss in case of a disk error which of the following options would an administrator MOST likely deploy? lTe sts .CompTIA SY0-201: Practice Exam Exploitation of security vulnerabilities is used during assessments when which of the following is true? A. System monitor "Pass Any Exam. B.actualtests. Answer: D QUESTION NO: 30 Which of the following should a technician deploy to detect malicious changes to the system and configuration? A. C. Redundant connections B. Anti-spyware D. Pop-up blocker B. Redundant power supplies Answer: B QUESTION NO: 32 A technician has installed security software. Security testers have clear and written authorization to conduct vulnerability scans.www.

application hardening. Availability C. B. Cost D. least privilege Answer: B Answer: B QUESTION NO: 35 Which of the following is the primary concern of governments in terms of data security? A. NIDS B. D. mandatory access control. remove a default database. vulnerability assessment. Confidentiality Answer: D "Pass Any Exam. Integrity B. Performance monitor D.co m 11 . and adjust permissions on specific files." .com Ac tua A. These actions are BEST described as: A. C.CompTIA SY0-201: Practice Exam C. Any Time.www. Antivirus update D. HIDS lTe Which of the following is the BEST mitigation method to implement when protecting against a discovered OS exploit? sts QUESTION NO: 34 . Patch C.actualtests. Protocol analyzer Answer: C QUESTION NO: 33 After installing database software the administrator must manually change the default administrative password.

and adware? "Pass Any Exam. Install a manageable. Configuration baselines D. Implement a RADIUS server to authenticate all users to the wireless network.co m 12 . B.www. Conduct a security review of the new hardware to determine any possible security risks. C. centralized power and cooling system B. The network appears to be coming from a printer that was installed. spyware. D. Which of the following should have taken place. to prevent this issue? tua lTe sts .com Ac A rogue wireless network is showing up in the IT department.CompTIA SY0-201: Practice Exam QUESTION NO: 36 Which of the following is BEST used to change common settings for a large number of deployed computers? A. Answer: C QUESTION NO: 39 Which of the following characteristics distinguishes a virus from a rootkit. prior to this printer being installed. Different virtual machines on a local workstation D. Hotfixes C. Penetration test of the network to determine any further rogue wireless networks in the area. Installation of Internet content filters to implement domain name kiting. Any Time." . Centralize all blade servers and chassis within one or two racks Answer: B QUESTION NO: 38 A. Group policies B. Security templates Answer: A QUESTION NO: 37 Which of the following solutions would a company be MOST likely to choose if they wanted to conserve rack space in the data center and also be able to manage various resources on the servers? A. Server virtualization C.actualtests.

The user's PC has out-of-date antivirus software. add users and computers to groups. add computers to groups. Add groups to ACLs. Process hiding C. The user's PC is not fully patched. DES D. connected to a NAC-enabled network. B. Popup displays Answer: C QUESTION NO: 40 Which of the following is used to generate keys in PKI? A. 3DES Answer: B Which of the following methods is a best practice for granting access to resources? A. B. Add ACLs to users. Any Time. AES B. Add users to ACLs. The user's PC is missing the authentication agent.com Ac tua lTe sts QUESTION NO: 41 . to not be prompted for credentials? A.CompTIA SY0-201: Practice Exam A. The user's PC is not at the latest service pack. Answer: A "Pass Any Exam. C. Add ACLs to computers.co m 13 . RSA C. C. Answer: D QUESTION NO: 42 Which of the following may cause a user.www.actualtests." . add computers to groups. Eavesdropping B. D. D. Self-replication D. add users to groups.

" . SHA B. Anyone who connects receives the key C. Any Time.actualtests. Man-in-the-middle attack Answer: D QUESTION NO: 46 A technician reviews the system log entries for an internal DNS server. The key is not shared and remains on the server B.www.co m Which of the following BEST describes how the private key is handled when connecting to a secure web server? 14 . Domain name kiting B. Which of the following entries MOST warrants further investigation? "Pass Any Exam. MD5 C. but the user gets an SSL warning that the SSL certificate is invalid as it is signed by an unknown authority. Privilege escalation C. which of the following is the MOST resistant to brute force attacks? A. Which of the following has occurred? tua QUESTION NO: 45 lTe Answer: A sts A.com Ac A user visits their normal banking website. AES256 Answer: D QUESTION NO: 44 A. The URL is correct and the website is displayed in the browser. 3DES D. All authenticated users receive the key . Replay attack D. Only users from configured IP addresses received the key D.CompTIA SY0-201: Practice Exam QUESTION NO: 43 When used to encrypt transmissions.

C. honeypot. Security templates Answer: D QUESTION NO: 49 Continuously documenting state and location of hardware from collection to disposition during a forensic investigation is known as: A. DNS query from a source inside the organization C. DNS query from a source outside the organization B.co m 15 . B. HIDS. chain of custody.CompTIA SY0-201: Practice Exam A. Answer: D "Pass Any Exam. Any Time. data handling. Input validation D." .com Ac tua lTe sts QUESTION NO: 48 .actualtests. B. Zone transfer to a source outside the organization Answer: D QUESTION NO: 47 Monitoring a computer's logs and critical files is part of the functionality of a A. incident response. risk mitigation. D. firewall. D. Answer: B Which of the following can be implemented as an OS hardening practice to mitigate risk? A. Zone transfer to a source inside the organization D. NIPS. Removable storage C. Domain name kiting B. C.www.

69 "Pass Any Exam.com 16 Ac A security analyst has been notified that one of the web servers has stopped responding to web traffic.co m . Smartcard and token C.www. PIN and password B.CompTIA SY0-201: Practice Exam QUESTION NO: 50 Which of the following is an example of two factor authentication? A. Which of the following logs is MOST likely to be helpful in finding the cause and source of the problem? tua lTe sts . CHAP C. The network engineer also reports very high bandwidth utilization to and from the Internet. Fingerprint and retina scan Answer: C QUESTION NO: 51 Which of the following uses a three-way-handshake for authentication and is commonly used in PPP connections? A. Any Time. Firewall log Answer: D QUESTION NO: 53 Which of the following ports would need to be open to allow TFTP by default? A.actualtests. System log D. MD5 B. Smartcard and PIN D. SLIP Answer: B QUESTION NO: 52 A. Kerberos D. Event log C. Access log B." .

Cookies B. 137 D.com Ac tua lTe sts QUESTION NO: 55 . Fiberoptic C.CompTIA SY0-201: Practice Exam B. Open relay D. Wireless Answer: D Which of the following describes a port that is left open in order to facilitate access at a later date? A." . Proxy server C. Bluesnarfing D. 339 Answer: A QUESTION NO: 54 Which of the following transmission types would an attacker most likely use to try to capture data packets? A. 110 C. Adware D. Honeypot B. Logic bomb C. Any Time.co m 17 . Spam Answer: C "Pass Any Exam.www. Backdoor Answer: D QUESTION NO: 56 Which of the following is often bundled with freely downloaded software? A.actualtests. Shielded twisted pair B.

Vulnerability B. CRL C. Mandatory vacations . Proxy server Answer: C QUESTION NO: 60 Which of the following monitoring technology types is MOST dependent on receiving regular updates? "Pass Any Exam.D sts A. PKI D. Mantrap C.com Ac An administrator believes a user is secretly transferring company information over the Internet. Which of the following tools would allow the administrator to better evaluate the contents of the network traffic? tua QUESTION NO: 59 lTe Answer: A.co m Which of the following can increase risk? (Select TWO] 18 . Any Time.CompTIA SY0-201: Practice Exam QUESTION NO: 57 Which of the following security types would require the use of certificates to verily a user's identity? A.www. Protocol analyzer D.actualtests. Configuration baselines D. Forensics B. Threat source E. Network anomaly detection C. Kerberos Answer: C QUESTION NO: 58 A. The network logs do not show any non-standard traffic going through the firewall. Vulnerability scanner B." .

Answer: B QUESTION NO: 62 Answer: A QUESTION NO: 63 A user tries to plug their laptop into the company's network and receives a warning that their patches and virus definitions are out-of-date. Update the disaster recovery plan based on lessons learned. B. NAC D. RSA B. Signature-based B. NAT B. Behavior-based D." . Verify all servers are back online and working properly.CompTIA SY0-201: Practice Exam A. Any Time. Which of the following should signify the completion of a disaster recovery? A. D. Verify all network nodes are back online and working properly. MD5 lTe Which of the following is a public key cryptosystem? sts . C.co m 19 .www. Conduct post disaster recovery testing. Honeypot C. This is an example of which of the following mitigation techniques? A. 3DES D.com Ac tua A. Anomaly-based Answer: A QUESTION NO: 61 A company has just recovered from a major disaster. Kerberos-based C. Subnetting "Pass Any Exam. SHA-1 C.actualtests.

www. Create a user account without administrator privileges. Allow users to determine their needs and access to resources. which of the following should be done? A. NIPS lTe sts Every company workstation contains the same software prior to being assigned to workers. Personal firewall D. D. D.co m Answer: B 20 . Employ a BIOS password that differs from the domain password.com Ac Answer: C tua A. B. Answer: A "Pass Any Exam. Run vulnerability scanners and print all reports of all diagnostic results. QUESTION NO: 65 QUESTION NO: 66 To ensure users are logging into their systems using a least privilege method. Disable the wireless network and copy the data to the next available USB drive to protect the data B. Perform proper forensics on the file with documentation along the way. Begin chain of custody for the document and disallow access.actualtests. Which of the following software options would give remote users the needed protection from outside attackers when they are outside of the company's internal network? ." . C. HIDS B. Vulnerability scanner C. Enforce a group policy with the least amount of account restrictions. Any Time. Which of the following actions should a security administrator follow in order to ensure data integrity of the file on that host? A.CompTIA SY0-201: Practice Exam Answer: C QUESTION NO: 64 A file has been compromised with corrupt data and might have additional information embedded within it. C.

job-based access control C. separation of duties. however. SQL injection B. This is the principle of: A. Answer: C QUESTION NO: 68 <scrip>source=http://www.js</script> Which of the following attacks is occurring? A. C. Answer: C QUESTION NO: 70 "Pass Any Exam. remote access policy. Conduct periodic audits of disaster recovery policies.co m A security administrator is analyzing the packet capture from an IDS triggered filter.www.jp/evil. D. XLM injection Answer: C QUESTION NO: 69 A user wants to edit a file that they currently have read-only rights to.com 21 Ac tua lTe sts . Redirection attack C. D. so the request is denied. B.CompTIA SY0-201: Practice Exam QUESTION NO: 67 A recent security audit shows an organization has been infiltrated with a former administrator's credentials. Conduct periodic audits of password policies. The packet capture shows the following string: .actualtests. Conduct periodic audits of storage and retention policies. they are unable to provide a business justification. Which of the following would be the BEST way to mitigate the risk of this vulnerability? A. least privilege. Cross-site scripting D." . Any Time.evilsite. B. Conduct periodic audits of user access and rights.

Port scan B. Integrity B. Backup policy D. Key management C. Backup procedures B. Email server configuration "Pass Any Exam.com Ac A. By function B.co m 22 . ARP poisoning Answer: D Answer: A QUESTION NO: 73 Which of the following describes how long email messages are available in case of a subpoena? A. Which of the following is the attacker attempting to do? A. Privilege escalation C. By management level tua Which of the following is a best practice for organizing users when implementing a least privilege model? lTe QUESTION NO: 72 sts . Any Time. By geographic location D.CompTIA SY0-201: Practice Exam Which of the following concepts addresses the threat of data being modified without authorization? A.www. Non-repudiation Answer: A QUESTION NO: 71 An attacker sends packets to a host in hopes of altering the host's MAC table. DNS spoofing D. By department C.actualtests. Retention policy C. Availability D." .

www. Which of the following could be deployed to BEST provide this information? A.actualtests." . Software firewall B. D. Rogue access points can scan the company's wireless networks and find other unencrypted and rouge access points C. Answer: D QUESTION NO: 77 The process of validating a user's claimed identity is called "Pass Any Exam. Risk = threat x vulnerability x cost of asset D. Rogue access points can allow unauthorized users access the company's internal networks. The radio signal of the rogue access point interferes with company approved access points. HIDS D. Risk = exploit x number of systems x cost of asset B. NIDS Answer: C QUESTION NO: 75 Which of the following is the correct risk assessment equation? A. Risk = infections x number of days infected x cost of asset C.CompTIA SY0-201: Practice Exam Answer: B QUESTION NO: 74 Management would like to know if anyone is attempting to access files on the company file server.com Ac tua lTe sts .co m 23 . Any Time. Rogue access points are hard to find and remove from the network. Hardware firewall C. B. Risk = vulnerability x daysunpatched x cost of asset Answer: C QUESTION NO: 76 Which of the following is of the GREATEST concern in regard to a rogue access point? A.

Hot site B. Certificate authority B. Mobile site D. identification. IT operations can be migrated? A. Key escrow D. Streamline systems to a single OS D. Trusted platform module tua lTe The security administrator wants to increase the cipher strength of the company's internal root certificate. Cold site "Pass Any Exam. Fewer systems to monitor physical access Answer: D Answer: A QUESTION NO: 80 Which of the following describes a semi-operational site that in the event of a disaster. B. authorization. validation. D.www. Answer: A QUESTION NO: 78 Which of the following is a benefit of utilizing virtualization technology? A. Which of the following would the security administer use to sign a stronger root certificate? sts QUESTION NO: 79 . repudiation. Lowered cost of the host machine B. Less overhead cost of software licensing C. Any Time. Registration authority C.CompTIA SY0-201: Practice Exam A.co m 24 .actualtests." .com Ac A. C. Warm site C.

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It was determined that the product is not a threat but has the potential to introduce additional vulnerabilities.actualtests. Rouge access points B. Port scanner D. The security administrator has been asked to review its security implications.CompTIA SY0-201: Practice Exam A. Vulnerability assessment C.co m . HIDS Answer: B QUESTION NO: 87 Which of the following is a major risk associated with cloud computing? A. various vulnerability scans were performed. Input validation B. Increased complexity of qualitative risk assessments "Pass Any Exam." . Any Time.www. Vampire taps C. Code assessment D. Loss of physical control over data B.com 26 Ac tua lTe sts . NIDS C. Port scanning D. While evaluating the product. Threat assessment B. War driving Answer: D QUESTION NO: 85 A new enterprise solution is currently being evaluated due to its potential to increase the company's profit margins. Risk assessment Answer: D QUESTION NO: 86 Which of the following tools BEST identifies the method an attacker used after they have entered into a network? A. Which of the following assessment types should the security administrator also take into consideration while evaluating this product? A.

To report on the performance of the system C. Four Answer: A QUESTION NO: 91 "Pass Any Exam. It is an access policy based on the role that the user has in an organization. To enumerate and crack weak system passwords Answer: C QUESTION NO: 89 Which of the following BEST describes how the mandatory access control (MAC) method works? A. B. Three D.www. To scan for vulnerabilities D.CompTIA SY0-201: Practice Exam C. Any Time. Two C.actualtests. Data labeling challenges Answer: A QUESTION NO: 88 Which of the following is MOST likely the reason why a security administrator would run a Nessus report on an important server? A. To analyze packets and frames B. It is an access policy based on biometric technologies." .com Ac tua lTe sts . Smaller attack surface D. Answer: D QUESTION NO: 90 Using a smartcard and a physical token is considered how many factors of authentication? A. C. It is an access policy that restricts access to objects based on security clearance. It is an access policy based on a set of rules. D. One B.co m 27 .

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QUESTION NO: 95 The security administrator wants each user to individually decrypt a message but allow anybody to encrypt it. Which of the following MUST be implemented to allow this type of authorization? A. Use of digital certificates B. Use of public keys only C. Use of private keys only D. Use of public and private keys Answer: D

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Which of the following attacks is occurring? A. Cross-site scripting B. XML injection C. Buffer overflow D. SQL injection Answer: D

QUESTION NO: 97 Which of the following has been implemented if several unsuccessful login attempts were made in a short period of time denying access to the user account, and after two hours the account becomes active? A. Account lockout B. Password expiration C. Password disablement D. Screen lock Answer: A "Pass Any Exam. Any Time." - www.actualtests.com 29

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QUESTION NO: 98 Which of the following BEST describes an intrusion prevention system? A. A system that stops an attack in progress. B. A system that allows an attack to be identified. C. A system that logs the attack for later analysis. D. A system that serves as ahoneypot. Answer: A

QUESTION NO: 99 In the event of a disaster, in which the main datacenter is immediately shutdown, which of the following would a company MOST likely use with a minimum Recovery Time Objective? A. Fault tolerance B. Hot site C. Cold site D. Tape backup restoration Answer: B

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Which of the following methods involves placing plain text data within a picture or document? A. Steganography B. Digital signature C. Transport encryption D. Stream cipher Answer: A

QUESTION NO: 101 Which of the following is a detective security control? A. CCTV

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QUESTION NO: 102 Which of the following can cause hardware based drive encryption to see slower deployment? A. A lack of management software B. USB removable drive encryption C. Role/rule-based access control D. Multifactor authentication with smart cards Answer: B

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Which of the following is a reason to implement Kerberos over local system authentication? A. Authentication to multiple devices B. Centralized file integrity protection C. Non-repudiation D. Greater password complexity Answer: B

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Which of the following should a security administrator implement to ensure there are no security holes in the OS? A. Encryption protocols B. Firewall definitions C. Patch management D. Virus definitions Answer: C

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Bollards C. HVAC B. Which of the following is MOST likely missing from the operational procedures? A. Stream D.CompTIA SY0-201: Practice Exam QUESTION NO: 105 Which of the following cipher types is used by AES? A. The user has a Bluetooth enabled laptop. SQL injection Answer: B QUESTION NO: 108 A user reports that their 802. A company in the next building had their wireless network breached last month. OS hardening C.co m ." . Any Time.com 32 Ac tua lTe sts . Mantrap Answer: A QUESTION NO: 107 A penetration test shows that almost all database servers were able to be compromised through a default database user account with the default password. Block B. Fourier C. Which of the following is MOST likely causing the disconnections? "Pass Any Exam.actualtests.www.11n capable interface connects and disconnects frequently to an access point that was recently installed. Turing Answer: A QUESTION NO: 106 Which of the following control systems is used to maintain proper environmental conditions in a datacenter? A. Application patch management D. Application hardening B. CCTV D.

tua lTe A security administrator finished taking a forensic image of a computer's memory. Run the image through AES128." . Another user's Bluetooth device is causing interference with the Bluetooth on the laptop. D. Combines authentication and authorization B. Which of the following should the administrator do to ensure image integrity? sts . The new access point wasmis-configured and is interfering with another nearby access point. The attacker that breached the nearby company is in the parking lot implementing a war driving attack. TACACS+ has less attribute-value pairs Answer: B "Pass Any Exam.com Ac A. B. TACACS+ uses the UDP protocol D. B. Compress the image to a password protected archive. C. Encryption of all data between client and server C.co m 33 . Run the image through SHA256. C. D. Answer: C QUESTION NO: 109 Which of the following facilitates computing for heavily utilized systems and networks? A. Any Time. VPN concentrator D. Telephony Answer: C QUESTION NO: 110 Answer: D QUESTION NO: 111 Which of the following is a reason to use TACACS+ over RADIUS? A. Provider cloud C. An attacker inside the company is performing abluejacking attack on the user's laptop. Run the image through a symmetric encryption algorithm. Remote access B.www.actualtests.CompTIA SY0-201: Practice Exam A.

C. All of the other websites the user visits work correctly and other customers are not having this issue.actualtests. Whaling B. Tailgating C. Bluesnarfing C. Dumpster diving sts A targeted email attack sent to the company's Chief Executive Officer (CEO) is known as which of the following? .CompTIA SY0-201: Practice Exam QUESTION NO: 112 A customer has called a company to report that all of their computers are displaying a rival company's website when the user types the correct URL into the browser. Vishing D. Any Time. The website company has amisconfigured firewall. The customer has a virus outbreak. Shoulder surfing B." . Which of the following has MOST likely occurred? A. The company's website has been attacked by the rival company Answer: C QUESTION NO: 113 Answer: A QUESTION NO: 114 Which of the following describes an attack technique by which an intruder gains physical access by following an authorized user into a facility before the door is closed? A.co m . Impersonation Answer: B QUESTION NO: 115 "Pass Any Exam.www. Escalation D. The customer's DNS has been poisoned. B. D.com 34 Ac tua lTe A.

Answer: A QUESTION NO: 117 Answer: D QUESTION NO: 118 DRPs should contain which of the following? A.actualtests. TCP port B. Incident management Answer: B QUESTION NO: 116 Which of the following is true when a user browsing to an HTTPS site receives the message: a Site name mismatch'? A.co m 35 ." . Firewall rule tua Which of the following will contain a list of unassigned public IP addresses? lTe sts . B. D.1x C.CompTIA SY0-201: Practice Exam Which of the following should be reviewed periodically to ensure a server maintains the correct security configuration? A. Loop protector D. 802. Hierarchical list of critical systems C. C. Hierarchical list of non-critical personnel B. Hierarchical access control lists D. The certificate was issued by the intermediate CA and not by the root CA.www. Any Time. User rights D. NIDS configuration B. Identification of single points of failure "Pass Any Exam. The certificate CN is different from the site DNS A record.com Ac A. The certificate file name is different from the certificate CN. The CA DNS name is different from the root certificate CN. Firewall logs C.

actualtests. RAID 5 on-site backup C. Users of the PCs report that they do a lot of web browsing and explain that a disgruntled employee from their department was recently fired.co m . Implement implicit deny D. C. A man-in-the-middle attack is taking place.com 36 Ac tua A. On-site clustering D. The security administrator observes that all of the PCs are attempting to open a large number of connections to the same destination. Which of the following is MOST likely the issue? . The PCs have downloaded adware. The PCs are being used in a botnet lTe sts Several PCs are running extremely slow all of a sudden. Utilize separation of duties Answer: D QUESTION NO: 120 Answer: D QUESTION NO: 121 Which of the following is the BEST way to secure data for the purpose of retention? A.CompTIA SY0-201: Practice Exam Answer: B QUESTION NO: 119 Which of the following access control methods provides the BEST protection against attackers logging on as authorized users? A. Off-site backup B. D.www. Any Time. A logic bomb has been installed by the former employee B. Utilize time of day restrictions C. Virtualization Answer: A QUESTION NO: 122 "Pass Any Exam. Require a PIV card B." .

Any Time.com Ac tua lTe sts . Grounding D. Off-site storage of backup tapes B. Error handling C. The browser was previously compromised and corrupted during the update.co m 37 . Which of the following would BEST meet their needs? A.www. A cold backup site D. Anti-spyware is preventing the browser from accessing the network. A hot backup site C. STP B. a company had determined that they will need to be able to be back online within an hour or two.CompTIA SY0-201: Practice Exam In the event of a disaster resulting in the loss of their data center. Which of the following BEST describes a probable cause of failure? A.actualtests. "Pass Any Exam. B. A warm backup site Answer: B QUESTION NO: 123 Which of the following has a programmer MOST likely failed to consider if a user entering improper input is able to compromise the integrity of data? A. UTP C. Data formatting D. SDLM B. with all systems being fully up to date." . Anti-static wrist straps Answer: D QUESTION NO: 125 A user reports that a web browser stopped working after it was updated. Input validation Answer: D QUESTION NO: 124 Which of the following provides EMI protection? A.

MAC spoofing C. pWWN spoofing D. D. A network based firewall is blocking the browser as it has been modified. Firewall C. TFTP C. A faulty antivirus signature has identified the browser as malware.www. Protocol analyzer QUESTION NO: 127 Answer: B QUESTION NO: 128 Which of the following protocols uses UDP port 69 by default? A.CompTIA SY0-201: Practice Exam C. VPN concentrator B. Kerberos B. ARP poisoning B. DNS Answer: B QUESTION NO: 129 "Pass Any Exam." .actualtests.com Ac tua A. Any Time. SSH D. Answer: D QUESTION NO: 126 Which of the following devices is MOST likely to be installed to prevent malicious attacks? A. NIDS D. DNS poisoning lTe sts Which of the following would allow traffic to be redirected through a malicious machine by sending false hardware address updates to a switch? .co m Answer: B 38 .

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Enable access lists D. Print baseline configuration C." . Any Time. The security administrator verifies that all network connectivity is up and running and that no unauthorized wireless devices are being used to authenticate other devices. Disable unused ports Answer: D QUESTION NO: 139 Risk can be managed in the following ways EXCEPT: A. Bluesnarfing C. acceptance. This is an example of which of the following attacks? A. mitigation. War driving Answer: D Which of the following is a best practice when securing a switch from physical access? A. Random access memory D. Network topology Answer: B QUESTION NO: 137 A security administrator notices an unauthorized vehicle roaming the area on company grounds. Disable unnecessary accounts B. CD-ROM B. Rogue access point B. "Pass Any Exam. the administrator does notice an unusual spike in bandwidth usage.co m 41 . B.www. Evil twin D. however.com Ac tua QUESTION NO: 138 lTe sts .CompTIA SY0-201: Practice Exam Which of the following forensic artifacts is MOST volatile? A.actualtests. Filesystem C.

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Complex passwords C.www. Any Time. War driving B. OS patching Answer: A An attacker captures valid wireless traffic in hopes of transmitting it repeatedly to generate enough traffic to discover the encryption key. DNS Answer: A QUESTION NO: 144 Which of the following helps prevent a system from being fingerprinted? A. Anti-spam software D. Antivirus D. Firewall C. Access B.actualtests. The spreadsheet is located on a server that was recently patched. Replay attack C.com 43 Ac tua QUESTION NO: 145 lTe sts . Personal firewall B. Which of the following is the attacker MOST likely using? A. MS-CHAP "Pass Any Exam. Bluejacking D.CompTIA SY0-201: Practice Exam QUESTION NO: 143 A user reports that the spreadsheet they use for the department will not open. Which of the following logs would the technician review FIRST? A." . DNS poisoning Answer: B QUESTION NO: 146 Which of the following is an authentication method that uses symmetric key encryption and a key distribution center? A.co m .

actualtests. Which of the following security applications BEST explains this behavior? A. EAP Answer: B QUESTION NO: 147 Which of the following is a preventative physical security measure? A. Restricted group C. Any Time. in order to email and setup conference meetings to the whole project team.CompTIA SY0-201: Practice Exam B. concerning power distribution.com Ac tua lTe sts . Video surveillance B. Pop-up blocker Answer: C QUESTION NO: 149 A Maintenance Manager requests that a new group be created for a new development project." . External lighting C. Kerberos C. Antivirus B. Anti-spam C. 802.co m 44 . Distribution D. Physical access log D.www. Access control system Answer: D QUESTION NO: 148 An employee keeps getting pop-ups from a program on their computer stating it blocked an attacking IP address. Personal firewall D.1x D. Security Answer: C "Pass Any Exam. Default power users B. Which of the following group types would need to be created? A.

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ACL C. Which of the following principles does this scenario violate? A. Bluejacking C.co m 46 .www. Port scanner D. War driving D." . Bluesnarfing tua lTe Which of the following attacks involves sending unsolicited contact information to Bluetooth devices configured in discover mode? sts . Network mapping software C. Network intrusion detection software B. Smartcard B. Any Time. Impersonation B. Job rotation C. Least privilege Answer: A QUESTION NO: 155 Answer: B QUESTION NO: 156 Which of the following has the capability to perform onboard cryptographic functions? A. Proximity badge Answer: A "Pass Any Exam. Separation of duties B. Protocol analyzers Answer: B QUESTION NO: 154 An application programmer at a company conducts security assessments and reports findings to senior management. Vulnerability assessment D. RFID badge D.com Ac A.actualtests.CompTIA SY0-201: Practice Exam A.

Networks B.co Which of the following measures ensures unauthorized users cannot access a WAP in a user's home? m . VPNs Answer: B QUESTION NO: 158 Answer: C QUESTION NO: 159 Which of the following BEST describes where L2TP is used? A. Change the administrator password on the computer sts . Default gateway encryption D. Which of the following logs would the technician review? "Pass Any Exam.CompTIA SY0-201: Practice Exam QUESTION NO: 157 Shielded communications media is MOST often used to prevent electrical emanations from being detected and crosstalk between which of the following? A. Cables C. Set the SSID to hidden D.actualtests." . Border gateway protocol encryption Answer: A QUESTION NO: 160 The president of the company is trying to get to their bank's website. Proper WAP placement B. VPN encryption B.com 47 Ac tua lTe A. Authenticate users using CHAP C. and the browser is displaying that the webpage is being blocked by the system administrator.www. VLANs D. Any Time. Turn off the computers when not in use C.

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co m . clinical and operations groups to the auditors group "Pass Any Exam. C. B. C. CHAP B. Create an auditors group and merge the members of the accounting. clinical group and operations group only have access to their own applications. Create an auditors group and add each of the accounting. rights to be assigned by the data owner. Something the user knows Answer: A QUESTION NO: 168 Which of the following contains a database of users and passwords used for authentication? A. Create an auditors group and add each user to the accounting. access associated with the classification of data. Something the user does D.actualtests.www. Something the user has C. Something the user is B. TPM D. DNS Answer: B Mandatory Access Control (MAC) allows: Answer: B QUESTION NO: 170 The accounting group. The company often needs auditors to have access to all three groups' applications with little notice.CompTIA SY0-201: Practice Exam A. clinical and operations groups individually. Any Time. SAM C. a system administrator to centralize policy. clinical and operations groups. Which of the following would simplify the process of granting auditors permissions to all the applications? A. lTe sts QUESTION NO: 169 . access rights indicated by the role of the individual B.com 50 Ac tua A. D." .

Service pack installation B. HVAC D.com Ac tua lTe sts . clinical and operations groups.co m 51 . Different security templates D. Separation of duties should be implemented after each exercise.CompTIA SY0-201: Practice Exam D. Video surveillance C.www. Physical access control B. Browserhotfixes Answer: B QUESTION NO: 172 Attackers may be able to remotely destroy critical equipment in the datacenter by gaining control over which of the following systems? A." . Answer: D QUESTION NO: 171 Which of the following solutions would an administrator MOST likely perform in order to keep upto-date with various fixes on different applications? A. Patch management C. C. Create an auditors group and add the group to each of the accounting. D. B.actualtests. Answer: D "Pass Any Exam. Procedures should be updated after each exercise. Vulnerability scans should be performed after each exercise. Packet sniffer Answer: C QUESTION NO: 173 Which of the following situations applies to disaster recovery exercises? A. Any Time. Passwords should be changed after each exercise.

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SHA512 hash Answer: D QUESTION NO: 179 Answer: A QUESTION NO: 180 Which of the following tools provides the MOST comprehensive view of the network's security? A. Power down the server D. Image compression C. which of the following can be used to confirm data integrity? A. Disable the network connection C. Run an antivirus scan B. Network anomaly detection C. Protocol analyzer tua lTe A security administrator wants to prevent corporate users from being infected with viruses from flash based advertisements while using web browsers at work. Print a copy of the background Answer: B QUESTION NO: 178 After completing a forensic image of a hard drive. Which of the following could be used to mitigate this threat? sts .www. AES256 encryption D. Any Time. Chain of custody B. Penetration test D.CompTIA SY0-201: Practice Exam A.co m 53 . Network mapping program "Pass Any Exam. Vulnerability assessment B. IDS D.actualtests. Firewall C." . Content filter B.com Ac A.

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QUESTION NO: 185 The root certificate for the CA for a branch in a city was generated by the CA in a city in another country. Which of the following BEST describes this trust model? A. Chain of trust B. Linear trust C. Hierarchical trust D. Web of trust Answer: C

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C. Which of the following should be done? A.co m 58 .CompTIA SY0-201: Practice Exam QUESTION NO: 195 A technician needs to validate that a sent file has not been modified in any way. Take a MD5 hash of the file and send the receiver both the hash and the original file in a signed and encrypted email. Take an AES hash of the file and send the receiver both the hash and the original file in a signed and encrypted email.actualtests.com Ac tua A. Possible storage of illegal materials D.www. Shielding B. Input validation on web applications C. A co-worker recommends that a thumbprint be taken before the file is sent. Take a LANMAN hash of the file and send the receiver both the hash and the original file in a signed and encrypted email. HVAC D. Take a NTLM hash of the file and send the receiver both the hash and the original file in a signed and encrypted email. Increased amount of spam B. B. MD5 hashing lTe A technician needs to setup a secure room to enable a private VTC system. Answer: B QUESTION NO: 196 Answer: A QUESTION NO: 197 Which of the following is a primary effect of allowing P2P connections on a network? A. HIDS C. Tracking cookies on the website Answer: C "Pass Any Exam." . Which of the following should be installed to prevent devices from listening to the VTC? sts . Any Time. D.

Video monitoring D." . Which of the following would MOST likely be installed to regulate right of entry? "Pass Any Exam. FTP B. Spooler C.D sts A. SNMP D. Implicit deny Answer: A QUESTION NO: 201 A security administrator wants to ensure that only authorized personnel are able to gain entry into a secure area. EMI shielding B.co m Environmental monitoring includes which of the following? (Select TWO] 59 .CompTIA SY0-201: Practice Exam QUESTION NO: 198 Which of the following services should be turned off on a printer to prevent malicious reconnaissance attempts? A. Explicit allow D. There is currently no physical security other than a badge reader. Single sign-on C.www. Redundancy C.com Ac tua QUESTION NO: 200 lTe Answer: C. Humidity controls E. IP printing Answer: C QUESTION NO: 199 Which of the following is the security concept that describes a user who only has enough access to complete their work? A.actualtests. Any Time. Least privilege B. Load balancing .

Identifies surface vulnerabilities and can be run on a regular basis B." . Proves that the system can be compromised C. Trusted OS D. Data emanation B. Environmental control D.www. Token lTe Which of the following is a security best practice that allows a user to have one ID and password for all systems? sts QUESTION NO: 203 . Can be fairly fast depending on number of hosts Answer: B "Pass Any Exam. Any Time. Security alarms B. Availability Answer: D Answer: A QUESTION NO: 204 An administrator is explaining the conditions under which penetration testing is preferred over vulnerability testing.actualtests.CompTIA SY0-201: Practice Exam A. Video surveillance C. Proximity readers Answer: D QUESTION NO: 202 Which of the following can be a risk of consolidating servers onto a single virtual host? A. PIV C. Which of the following statements correctly describes these advantages? A. SSO B.com Ac tua A. Access list D. Safe for even inexperienced testers to conduct D.co m 60 . Non-repudiation C.

Answer: A.www. Twofish C. Enable data encryption on all wireless transmissions using WPA2. C. 3DES D. Spam folder settings C. Enable the lowest power setting necessary to broadcast to the targeted range.E "Pass Any Exam. Authentication should take place using a pre-shared key (PSK) of no more than six characters. Any Time. D. DES Answer: D QUESTION NO: 207 Which of the following security precautions needs to be implemented when securing a wireless network? (Select THREE) A. E.CompTIA SY0-201: Practice Exam QUESTION NO: 205 An employee is not able to receive email from a specific user at a different organization.co m 61 . however.D. User local antivirus settings D. Enable data encryption on all wireless transmissions using WEP. Which of the following would the administrator MOST likely check to resolve the user's issue? A. The local firewall settings Answer: D QUESTION NO: 206 Which of the following encryption schemes can be configured as the LEAST secure? A. they can receive emails from other users.actualtests. RC4 B. B.com Ac tua lTe sts ." . Enable the ability to verilycredentials on an authentication server. Enable the highest power setting possible to make sure the broadcast reaches the targeted range. F. Browser pop-up settings B.

co m .com 62 Ac tua A large amount of continuous small transmissions are originating from multiple external hosts to the corporate web server. DDoS D. DoS Answer: C QUESTION NO: 211 Which of the following asymmetric algorithms was designed to provide both encryption and digital signatures? A. Any Time. SQL Answer: C QUESTION NO: 210 A. A hashing algorithm D.actualtests. DSA "Pass Any Exam.CompTIA SY0-201: Practice Exam QUESTION NO: 208 Which of the following is reversible when encrypting data? A. A public key C. which is also inaccessible to users. P2P B." . A symmetric key Answer: D QUESTION NO: 209 Which of the following can be exploited for session hijacking while accessing the Internet? A.www. Cookies D. Browser history C. Spoofing B. Which of the following attacks is MOST likely the cause? lTe sts . Diffie-Hellman B. A private key B. DNS poisoning C.

www.co m Answer: D 63 ." . RAS B. the data can be retrieved easier if the disk is damaged B. SHA D. Answer: D "Pass Any Exam. Poor error handling C. unauthorized disk access is logged in a separate bit.actualtests.com Ac tua A. RSA Answer: D QUESTION NO: 212 Which of the following can cause data leakage from web based applications? A.CompTIA SY0-201: Practice Exam C. NAC C. the disk's MBR is encrypted as well. the entire file system is encrypted in case of theft. Any Time. Device encryption B. NAT D. C. Application hardening D. RADIUS lTe sts Which of the following describes a design element that requires unknown computers connecting to the corporate network to be automatically part of a specific VLAN until certain company requirements are met? . XML QUESTION NO: 213 Answer: B QUESTION NO: 214 The benefit of using software whole disk encryption is: A. D.

The password should be common so that the mobile device can be re-assigned. Job rotation D.actualtests.com Ac An administrator is providing management with a mobile device that allows email access. Any Time. D. Answer: A QUESTION NO: 218 Which of the following BEST identifies the sensitivity of a document? "Pass Any Exam.www. Complex passwords B. The mobile device will be password protected in case of loss. due to keypad limitations." . The mobile device should use and be equipped with removal storage for sensitive data retrieval.CompTIA SY0-201: Practice Exam QUESTION NO: 215 Which of the following organizational disaster recovery types would provide a building and network equipment but not current application data? A. B. Hot site Answer: A QUESTION NO: 216 A. System accounts with minimal rights . The mobile device should erase itself after a set number of invalid password attempts. Which of the following additional security measures should the administrator ensure is in place? tua QUESTION NO: 217 lTe Answer: B sts A. Cold site D. C. Field site C. Warm site B. Least privilege C. The password should be alpha-numeric only.co m Which of the following best practices would a security administrator implement in order to prevent one user from having too many administrative rights? 64 .

actualtests. Risk transference D.com Ac tua lTe sts QUESTION NO: 220 . Information classification C. NAC C.CompTIA SY0-201: Practice Exam A. Access control list Answer: B QUESTION NO: 219 Which of the following alternate site types is the MOST affordable after implementation? A. NDS D. Off site C. DES B. Hot site D. Warm site Answer: A Which of the following can use a trust system where public keys are stored in an online directory? A. NAT B. PGP D. AES C.co m 65 ." . WEP Answer: C QUESTION NO: 221 Which of the following elements has the ability to hide a node's internal address from the public network? A. Metadata B. VLAN Answer: A "Pass Any Exam.www. Cold site B. Any Time.

Which of the following would accomplish this with the LEAST amount of effort? A. Install ahotfix. Install a new version of the program Answer: A QUESTION NO: 223 If an end-user forgets the password that encrypts the content of a critical hard drive.actualtests. Chain of custody Answer: A QUESTION NO: 225 A technician needs to ensure that all major software revisions have been installed on a critical network machine. Which of the following must they install to complete this task? A.CompTIA SY0-201: Practice Exam QUESTION NO: 222 An administrator would like to update a network machine with a number of vendor fixes concurrently.com 66 Ac tua QUESTION NO: 224 lTe Answer: C sts A. Mail traffic D. Symmetric key C. Which of the following types of traffic is this typically associated with? . C.www. Any Time." . Certificate authority D. Key escrow B. Install a service pack B. Web traffic B. which of the following would aid in recovery of the data? A. D. Install a patch. HIDS "Pass Any Exam. Network management traffic . File sharing traffic C.co m A port scan of a network identified port 25 open on an internal system.

Users installing worms under their own accounts to mine data.co m 67 . B. To provide training to white hat attackers C. Protocol analysis Answer: A Answer: B QUESTION NO: 228 Which of the following is a reason to perform a penetration test? A. Systems monitoring B. Which of the following could be used to review the assistant's network traffic? A.com Ac A. Users remotely connecting from their workstation with administrator privileges. Hotfixes C. Which of the following should the administrator investigate FIRST? sts QUESTION NO: 227 .www. To passively test security controls within the enterprise B. Patches D. Any Time. Service packs Answer: D QUESTION NO: 226 A security administrator needs to determine if an assistant's workstation is sending out corporate information. Performance monitoring C.actualtests. To identify all vulnerabilities and weaknesses within the enterprise D. C. Performancebaselining D. Users escalating their privileges using an administrator account." . D. Users creating new accounts with full control to the files. tua lTe An administrator has discovered that regular users are logging into a stand-alone computer and editing files they should have read-only access to.CompTIA SY0-201: Practice Exam B. To determine the impact of a threat against the enterprise Answer: C "Pass Any Exam.

Which of the following can BEST be implemented to mitigate this issue? A. Install CAT6 network cables D.www.com 68 Ac tua lTe A. Behavior-based C." .actualtests. Role-based sts . Anomaly-based B. SFTP C. TLS D. SCP Answer: C QUESTION NO: 232 Company A recently purchased the much smaller Company B. Which of the following BEST describes this configuration? m . Change the SSID B. The wireless output range can be reduced Answer: D QUESTION NO: 230 Answer: B QUESTION NO: 231 Which of the following is commonly used to secure HTTP and SMTP traffic? A. Any Time. The wireless router needs to be replaced C.co The company's NIDS system is setup to match specifically configured traffic patterns. OVAL-based D. The security administrator for Company A reviews the servers of Company B and determines that all employees have access to all of the files on every server. Which of the following audits did the security administrator perform? "Pass Any Exam.CompTIA SY0-201: Practice Exam QUESTION NO: 229 A technician notices that unauthorized users are connecting to a wireless network from outside of the building. SHA B.

System policy Answer: A QUESTION NO: 233 An administrator is concerned that users are not utilizing strong passwords. Honeypot Answer: D "Pass Any Exam. Port scanner B. Buffer overflow D. Supply the users with a third-party application to hash their passwords. Offer user training regarding proper policy. Which of the following can be done to enforce user compliance? A. D. B. User access and rights B.CompTIA SY0-201: Practice Exam A. Spam B. Firewall C.www.actualtests. Answer: A QUESTION NO: 234 Answer: B QUESTION NO: 235 Which of the following are used by security companies to discover the latest Internet attacks? A. Implement a strict domain level group policy. Cross-site scripting lTe Hooking processes and erasing logs are traits of which of the following? sts . Supply the users with suggested password guidelines. NIPS D. Any Time. C.co m 69 . Group policy C.com Ac tua A. Storage policy D." . Rootkit C.

Performance monitor . D." . Subnetting C. Systems monitor C. When encrypting a message with the public key. only the public key can decrypt it.com 70 Ac tua QUESTION NO: 238 lTe Answer: A sts A. When encrypting a message with the private key. Answer: A. only the CA can decrypt it.co m An email server appears to be running with an increased load. B. only the public key can decrypt it.actualtests. Which of the following can be used to compare historical performance? . Which of the following should be used to send the information to the security office? A. Performance baselines B. Any Time.C QUESTION NO: 237 Which of the following allows a security administrator to separate networks from each other? A. When encrypting a message with the public key. so they can perform a background check. E.CompTIA SY0-201: Practice Exam QUESTION NO: 236 Which of the following is true about PKI? (Select TWO). A.www. laaS Answer: B QUESTION NO: 239 A user wants to send personally identifiable information to the security office via email. Implicit deny B. When encrypting a message with the public key. SaaS D. Level of importance "Pass Any Exam. only the private key can decrypt it C. When encrypting a message with the private key. Protocol analyzer D. only the private key can decrypt it.

HIPS D. Encryption D. PIV B. NAT B.www. NIPS Answer: C Which of the following is reversible when encrypting data? A." . HIDS C. A symmetric key Answer: D QUESTION NO: 242 Which of the following is an example of a smart card? A. One-time passwords D. MAC C.CompTIA SY0-201: Practice Exam B. Tokens Answer: B "Pass Any Exam.com Ac tua lTe sts QUESTION NO: 241 .co m 71 . Any Time. A hashing algorithm D.actualtests. A public key C. Digital signature C. Signature line Answer: C QUESTION NO: 240 Which of the following is used to prevent attacks against the OS on individual computers and servers? A. A private key B.

Trust model D.co m Which of the following is seen as non-secure based on its ability to only store seven uppercase characters of data making it susceptible to brute force attacks? 72 .actualtests. Key escrow Answer: D QUESTION NO: 244 A. CHAP . NTLMv2 C." . their laptop started having performance issues and unauthorized emails have been sent out from the laptop. Certificate authority C. Recovery agent B. Installing a new pop-up blocker D.www.CompTIA SY0-201: Practice Exam QUESTION NO: 243 Which of the following allows a company to maintain access to encrypted resources when employee turnover is high? A. PAP B. Any Time. LANMAN D. Updating the user's laptop with current antivirus B. Updating the anti-spam application on the laptop C.com Ac A user reports that after a recent business trip. Updating the user's digital signature Answer: A QUESTION NO: 246 Which of the following describes the direction a signal will emanate from if a Yagi antenna is placed parallel to the floor? "Pass Any Exam. Which of the following will resolve this issue? tua QUESTION NO: 245 lTe Answer: C sts A.

War driving B.co m 73 . Remote wipe C. Tripwire Answer: A QUESTION NO: 248 Answer: B QUESTION NO: 249 Which of the following should be performed if a smartphone is lost to ensure no data can be retrieved from it? A. In a downward direction. Device encryption B.actualtests. GPS tracking "Pass Any Exam.com Ac A. parallel with the floor D.www. perpendicular to the floor C." . War chalking tua lTe Which of the following wireless attacks uses a counterfeit base station with the same SSID name as a nearby intended wireless network? sts . Side to side. perpendicular to the floor B. parallel to the floor Answer: C QUESTION NO: 247 Which of the following is a trusted OS implementation used to prevent malicious or suspicious code from executing on Linux and UNIX platforms? A. System File Checker (SFC) D. vmlinuz C. Rogue access point D. Evil twin C. Any Time. SELinux B. Screen lock D. Up and down. Directly from the point of the antenna.CompTIA SY0-201: Practice Exam A.

Role-Based Access Control B. Rule-Based Access Control C. Replay QUESTION NO: 251 Answer: D QUESTION NO: 252 Which of the following is a way to control system access by department function? A. Any Time. The backups are incremental lTe sts A company is testing their backup procedures and realizes that certain critical systems are unable to be restored properly with the latest tapes. Phishing C.com 74 Ac tua A. when checking their account balance they notice multiple money transfers to other accounts. Which of the following is the MOST likely cause? .www.CompTIA SY0-201: Practice Exam Answer: B QUESTION NO: 250 A user receives an unsolicited email to change their online banking password. The backups are differential B. After clicking on the link contained in the email the user enters their banking credentials and changes their password." . EMI is affecting backups C. Mandatory Access Control D. Smurf attack D.actualtests. Which of the following BEST describes the type of attack? A.co m Answer: B . Days later. Malicious insider B. Discretionary Access Control Answer: A QUESTION NO: 253 "Pass Any Exam. Backup contingency plan is out-of-date D.

"Pass Any Exam.CompTIA SY0-201: Practice Exam Which of the following BEST describes the function of TPM? A. Which of the following BEST describes the information security requirements of a virtualized server? A. Third party certificate trust authority C." . Firewall C. Application vulnerability D. The spreadsheet is located on a server that was recently patched. High speed secure removable storage device B.com Ac tua A user reports that the spreadsheet they use for the department will not open.actualtests.www. Which of the following would take financial and business impacts into consideration if this product was likely to be purchased for large scale use? A. Which of the following logs would the technician review FIRST? lTe sts . DNS Answer: A QUESTION NO: 256 An administrator is taking an image of a server and converting it to a virtual instance. Antivirus D.co m 75 . Access B. Hardware chip that stores encryption keys D. Risk assessment B. Any Time. Virtual servers require OS hardening but not patching or antivirus. Strength of security controls C. Technical threat Answer: A QUESTION NO: 255 A. A trusted OS model Answer: C QUESTION NO: 254 A new product is being evaluated by the security team.

3DES C. D.co m 76 . Incident management B. Applicationfuzzing C. Tailgating Answer: A "Pass Any Exam. Mandatory Access Control (MAC) Answer: C QUESTION NO: 258 Which of the following is capable of providing the HIGHEST encryption bit strength? A. WPA Answer: C QUESTION NO: 259 Which of the following risk mitigation strategies would ensure that the proper configurations are applied to a system? A. Rule-based Access Control (RBAC) C." . Role-based Access Control (RBAC) D. DES B. C. Virtual servers inherit information security controls from the hypervisor. Virtual servers only require data security controls and do not require licenses. Answer: B QUESTION NO: 257 Which of the following access control methods requires significant background investigations? A.actualtests. Discretionary Access Control (DAC) B. Virtual servers have the same information security requirements as physical servers. AES D. Any Time.www.com Ac tua lTe sts . Change management D.CompTIA SY0-201: Practice Exam B.

Which of the following ensures that. The employees use this ability to upload attachments and send email from their corporate accounts to their webmail. Penetration testing D. Vulnerability scanning Answer: D QUESTION NO: 261 A hard drive of a terminated employee has been encrypted with full disk encryption.actualtests. Fuzzing Answer: C QUESTION NO: 263 When WPA is implemented using PSK. Certificate authority B. Port scanning C. a technician will be able to decrypt this information? A." . Clean Desk Policy B.com 77 Ac Employees are allowed access to webmail while on the company network.co m .CompTIA SY0-201: Practice Exam QUESTION NO: 260 Which of the following is the way of actively testing security controls on a system? A. MD5 "Pass Any Exam. which of the following authentication types is used? A. White box testing B. in the future. Public key D. Which of the following would BEST mitigate this risk? tua QUESTION NO: 262 lTe sts . Key escrow C.www. and a technician is not able to decrypt the data. Passphrase Answer: B A. Data Leak Prevention D. Acceptable Use Policy C. Any Time.

Penetration tester D. PAT B.E "Pass Any Exam. Subnetting Answer: C." .actualtests.co m 78 . LEAP C.CompTIA SY0-201: Practice Exam B. EIGRP C. Xmas attacks C. Black hat B. VLAN D. SHA D. SYN attacks Answer: D QUESTION NO: 266 Which of the following allows a security administrator to divide a network into multiple zones? (Select TWO] A. Spanning tree B. Fuzzer Answer: A QUESTION NO: 265 Which of the following logical controls does a flood guard protect against? A. NAT E. White hat C. TKIP Answer: D QUESTION NO: 264 Which of the following is another name for a malicious attacker? A. Botnet attack D.com Ac tua lTe sts .www. Any Time.

Sequence numbers B.co m .CompTIA SY0-201: Practice Exam QUESTION NO: 267 Isolation mode on an AP provides which of the following functionality types? A. the entire file system is encrypted in case of theft.actualtests. "Pass Any Exam. C. the data can be retrieved easier if the disk is damaged B." . Vulnerability scanning B. IV length D. the disk's MBR is encrypted as well. Set flags C. NOOP instructions Answer: D QUESTION NO: 270 The benefit of using software whole disk encryption is: A. Penetration testing C. Hides the service set identifier D. Makes the router invisible to other routers Answer: A QUESTION NO: 268 Which of the following assessments is directed towards exploiting successive vulnerabilities to bypass security controls? A.com 79 Ac tua lTe sts .www. Port scanning D. unauthorized disk access is logged in a separate bit. D. Disallows all users from communicating directly with the AP C. Any Time. Physical lock testing Answer: B QUESTION NO: 269 Which of the following is MOST relevant to a buffer overflow attack? A. Segmentation of each wireless user from other wireless users B.

CompTIA SY0-201: Practice Exam Answer: D QUESTION NO: 271 The company Chief Information Officer (CIO) contacts the security administrator about an email asking for money in order to receive the key that would decrypt the source code that the attacker stole and encrypted.actualtests. D. Smartphone calls have a second layer of encryption. Session cookies Answer: A QUESTION NO: 274 "Pass Any Exam. Smartphones can encrypt and password protect data.com Ac tua lTe A. Any Time. C. Initial vector D. Which of the following malware types is this MOST likely to be? A. B." . Worm B. Memory addressing B. sts Which of the following is an advantage of an employer providing smartphones to their employees instead of regular cellular phones? .co m 80 . Smartphones can be used to access open WAPs for coverage redundancy. Ransomware Answer: D QUESTION NO: 272 Answer: D QUESTION NO: 273 Which of the following is specific to a buffer overflow attack? A. Directory traversal C. Virus C. Spyware D.www. Smartphones can be tied to multiple PCs for data transferring.

WPA D. DNS tua Which of the following protocols assists in identifying a user.www. to establish a secure session for command line administration of a computer? lTe QUESTION NO: 276 sts . Any Time. AES C.CompTIA SY0-201: Practice Exam A security administrator performs various audits of a specific system after an attack.com Ac A.actualtests. Incident management C. Change management B. SFTP B." . NAC servers "Pass Any Exam. WPA2-PSK B. FTP C. ACLs D. WEP Answer: A Answer: C QUESTION NO: 277 In which of the following locations can password complexity be enforced via group policy? A. SSH D. New policy implementation Answer: B QUESTION NO: 275 Which of the following is the BEST choice for encryption on a wireless network? A. by the generation of a key. User training D. Which of the following BEST describes this type of risk mitigation? A.co m 81 . Domain controllers B. Local SAM databases C.

com Ac QUESTION NO: 280 tua lTe sts . NIDS Answer: A An administrator is updating firmware on routers throughout the company. Cross-site scripting Answer: A QUESTION NO: 279 A company has remote workers with laptops that house sensitive data." . Event Viewer B. Routine audits B. Any Time. Which of the following can be implemented to recover the laptops if they are lost? A. Router's System Log C.www. Data mining C.co m 82 . GPS tracking B. Change Management System D. Whole disk encryption C. Data handling D.actualtests. Where should the administrator document this work? A.CompTIA SY0-201: Practice Exam Answer: A QUESTION NO: 278 Security related training should be used to teach the importance of which of the following behaviors? A. Compliance Review System Answer: C QUESTION NO: 281 "Pass Any Exam. Remote sanitation D.

Virtualization C. Anti-virus scanner C. Any Time.www. Password recovery requirements C. RAID D.CompTIA SY0-201: Practice Exam Which of the following reduces the likelihood of a single point of failure when a server fails? A. Recovery key D.co m . Password expiration requirements Answer: A Which of the following elements of PKI are found in a browser's trusted root CA? A. Cold site Answer: A QUESTION NO: 282 Which of the following is an example of requiring users to have a password that consists of alphanumeric and two special characters? A.com 83 Ac tua lTe QUESTION NO: 283 sts . Clustering B.actualtests. Privatekey B." . Password length requirements D. Password cracker Answer: C "Pass Any Exam. Protocol analyzer B. Networkmapper D. Password complexity requirements B. Symmetric key C. Public key Answer: D QUESTION NO: 284 Which of the following tools can execute a ping sweep? A.

B.co Which of the following will help prevent unauthorized access to a smartphone? m .com 84 Ac Several classified mobile devices have been stolen." . Remotely sanitize the devices. Immediately inform local law enforcement. Use stronger encryption algorithms. Which of the following would BEST reduce the data leakage threat? tua lTe sts A. GPS tracking C. Virtualization Answer: B QUESTION NO: 286 Answer: D QUESTION NO: 287 A. D.www. RAID B. Which of the following could be used to support 802. C. Voice encryption . Clustering C. Any Time. Use GPS tracking to find the devices.1x authentication? "Pass Any Exam. Screen lock D.actualtests.CompTIA SY0-201: Practice Exam QUESTION NO: 285 Which of the following would be used to distribute the processing effort to generate hashes for a password cracking program? A. Redundancy D. Remote wipe B. Answer: D QUESTION NO: 288 A security administrator is setting up a corporate wireless network using WPA2 with CCMP but does not want to use PSK for authentication.

www.com Ac tua A. trusted CA's." . Video surveillance B. Proximity readers Answer: A QUESTION NO: 290 Answer: A QUESTION NO: 291 A CRL is comprised of: A. Host-based firewall D. Any Time. RADIUS C. D.actualtests. Answer: C "Pass Any Exam. VPN concentrator lTe Which of the following devices would be installed on a single computer to prevent intrusion? sts . Mandatory access control C.CompTIA SY0-201: Practice Exam A. malicious IP addresses B. Network firewall C. untrusted private keys.co m 85 . public keys. Kerberos D. Smart card Answer: C QUESTION NO: 289 Which of the following would a security administrator implement if a parking lot needs to be constantly monitored? A. C. Mantraps D. LDAP B. Host intrusion detection B.

HTTPS.4. Symmetric session keys C.CompTIA SY0-201: Practice Exam QUESTION NO: 292 When examining HTTP server logs the security administrator notices that the company's online store crashes after a particular search string is executed by a single external user. Any Time.4. SCP.4. Spoofing D.co m . Which of the following BEST describes this type of attack? A. SSH.58 B. Diffie-Hellman key exchange D.www. PGP B.63 "Pass Any Exam.actualtests. TLS.4. Mutual authentication Answer: D Which of the following uses TCP port 22 by default? A.4. SCP.4. SFTP.andTFTP D.4. DoS Answer: C QUESTION NO: 293 Which of the following components is MOST integral to HTTPS? A. TELNET.27 10. DDoS C. Which of the following IP address ranges are encompassed by this rule? A. SSL.32 10.andTFTP B. 10.4. Spim B. and SCP Answer: B QUESTION NO: 295 A system administrator sees a firewall rule that applies to 10.4." .com 86 Ac tua QUESTION NO: 294 lTe sts .58/27. and SFTP C. 10.4.

58 10. Implementing an ACL B.4. All doors to the server room must have signage indicating that it is a server room.www. All server room users are required to have unique usernames and passwords. User access and rights Answer: A "Pass Any Exam. C. B. Which of the following is the MOST secure way to log in to a VPN? A. Any Time. New server room construction requires a single entrance that is heavily protected. Setting up a PKI C.actualtests. Storage and retention policy D.4. All new employees are required to be mentored by a senior employee for their first few months on the job. 10.4. Implementing a single sign on process D.4. Setting up two VPNs Answer: B QUESTION NO: 297 Which of the following is the BEST example of a physical security policy? A.127 Answer: B QUESTION NO: 296 A security administrator wants to implement a more secure way to login to a VPN in addition to a username and password.com Ac tua lTe sts .co m 87 . Domain wide password policy C. Group policy B." .4.4. Answer: D QUESTION NO: 298 Which of the following audit types would a security administrator perform on the network to ensure each workstation is standardized? A.89 D. D. 10.4.4.CompTIA SY0-201: Practice Exam C.58 10.

CompTIA SY0-201: Practice Exam QUESTION NO: 299 The success of a user security education and awareness plan is largely dependent on support from: A. Probe B.www. senior management. Antivirus C. NIPS B. contractors.co m Which of the following signature-based monitoring systems is used to detect and remove known worms and Trojans on a host? . Software firewall D. Hardware firewall Answer: C QUESTION NO: 302 Disabling the SSID broadcast removes the identifier from which of the following wireless packets? A. project management. C. ACK C. Answer: D QUESTION NO: 300 Which of the following is the MOST efficient way to secure a single laptop from an external attack? A." . HIDS C. D. Anti-spam D.com 88 Ac tua QUESTION NO: 301 lTe Answer: B sts A. Beacon "Pass Any Exam. B. HIDS . human resources.actualtests. Any Time. NIPS B.

Blowfish Answer: C QUESTION NO: 305 Which of the following would be used for authentication in Active Directory? A. so only the seven most significant bits of each byte are used. DES D.co QUESTION NO: 304 m . Data Answer: C QUESTION NO: 303 Which of the following describes the role of a proxy server? A. Forwards requests for services from a client Answer: D Which of the following standards encodes in 64-bit sections. tua lTe sts . Analyzes packets B. These parity bits are ignored. using a 64-bit key. The least significant (right-most) bit in each byte is a parity bit. PPTP D.actualtests.CompTIA SY0-201: Practice Exam D.www." . Blocks access to the network D. although the effective key strength is only 56 bits. 56 of which are the encryption key? A. SHA B. AES C. TACACS B. RAS C. Any Time. Kerberos Answer: D "Pass Any Exam.com 89 Ac Explanation: DES encrypts and decrypts data in 64-bit blocks. resulting in a key length of 56 bits. Serves as ahoneypot C. and should be set so that there are always an odd number of 1s in every byte.

All stations can send Beacon and Probe frames. An ad-hoc network allows access to another computer at the same level of the logged in user. Security agent C. An ad-hoc network allows access to another computer but with no rights so files cannot be copied or changed. B. An ad-hoc network allows access to the nearest access point which may allow a direct connection to another computer. Security template D. ad-hoc or infrastructure.www. In the ad hoc mode. An ad-hoc network allows access to the nearest access point which may give elevated rights to the connecting user. Any Time.com 90 Ac tua QUESTION NO: 308 lTe sts . each station is a peer to the other stations and communicates directly with other stations within the network. Configuration baseline Answer: C QUESTION NO: 307 Which of the following is BEST suited to detect local operating system compromises? A." . C. HIDS C. compromising information. "Pass Any Exam. System log Answer: B Why is an ad-hoc network a security risk? A.actualtests. Performance baseline B. Answer: A Explanation: A wireless network operates in one of two modes.CompTIA SY0-201: Practice Exam QUESTION NO: 306 Which of the following is used to both deploy and reapply baseline security configurations? A.co m . Anti-spam D. D. No AP is involved. Personal firewall B.

A user is able to control connections to the network using a centralized list of approved devices.CompTIA SY0-201: Practice Exam QUESTION NO: 309 Which of the following is a benefit of network access control (NAC)? A.com 91 Ac tua lTe sts . Triple DES algorithm is very secure (major banks use it to protect valuable transactions). but it is also very slow. B. A user is able to control connections to the network using cached credentials on a local machine." . QUESTION NO: 311 Which of the following encryption technologies is BEST suited for small portable devices such as PDAs and cell phones? A. AES128 Answer: C Explanation: Triple DES is a variation of Data Encryption Standard (DES). The idea behind Triple DES is to improve the security of DES by applying DES encryption three times using three different keys. TKIP B. Answer: C QUESTION NO: 310 Which of the following uses multiple encryption keys to repeatedly encrypt its output? A. Triple-DES encrypts the data in 8-byte chunks. DES C. It uses a 64-bit key consisting of 56 effective key bits and 8 parity bits. A user is able to distribute connections to the network using cached credentials on a local machine.www. A user is able to distribute connections to the network for load balancing using a centralized list of approved devices. Any Time. AES192 "Pass Any Exam. C. D.actualtests. AES256 B. The size of the block for Triple-DES is 8 bytes. PGP C. 3DES D.co m .

actualtests.www. Integrity Answer: D QUESTION NO: 314 A penetration tester is required to conduct a port scan on a network. This places a 128-bit wrapper around the WEP encryption with a key that is based on such things as the MAC address of your machine and the serial number of the packet.com Ac tua lTe sts A. Kismet B. Availability B. Without the use of TKIP. A.CompTIA SY0-201: Practice Exam D. QUESTION NO: 312 Answer: A QUESTION NO: 313 Which of the following is achieved and ensured by digitally signing an email? A. Snort "Pass Any Exam. Elliptic curve Answer: A Explanation: Wired Equivalent Privacy (WEP) is a wireless protocol designed to provide privacy equivalent to that of a wired network. Any Time. including PDAs and cell phones.co m Which of the following protocols correspond to port 514 by default? 92 . SNMP C. IMAP D. Confidentiality C. To make the encryption stronger. FTP . SYSLOG B. Temporal Key Integrity Protocol (TKIP) can also be employed. WEP is considered weak. WEP is implemented in a number of wireless devices. Delivery D. Which of the following security tools can be used to conduct this scan? (Select TWO)." .

Digital signatures C. STP cable D. Fiber optic cable B." . Straight-through cable C. Which of the following tools can the technician use? A.www.actualtests. Nmap Answer: B. Generator B.E "Pass Any Exam. Any Time.co m 93 . Performance baselines Answer: D QUESTION NO: 317 Which of the following increases availability during periods of electromagnetic interference? (Select TWO). A. nslookup E. Password crackers D. netcat D. UTP cable Answer: A. Crossover cable E. Voltmeter C.CompTIA SY0-201: Practice Exam C. Network mapping software B. UPS D.com Ac tua lTe sts . Redundant servers Answer: C QUESTION NO: 316 A technician wants to make sure all users in the network are in compliance with company standards for login.E QUESTION NO: 315 Which of the following is BEST used for providing protection against power fluctuation? A.

Chain of custody C. D.www. Man traps B. Spoofing B.actualtests." . B.g. C. Permit man-in-the-middle attacks to steal users' credentials. TCP/IP hijacking C. resulting in expired certificate warnings for users.E QUESTION NO: 319 Which of the following security controls would a company use to verify that their confidential and proprietary data is not being removed? A. QUESTION NO: 318 A secure company portal. UTP cable relies solely on the cancellation effect produced by the twisted wire pairs to limit signal degradation caused by electromagnetic interference (EMI) and radio frequency interference (RFI). Video surveillance D.co m .com 94 Ac tua lTe sts . A. Vulnerability scanners Answer: C QUESTION NO: 320 The last company administrator failed to renew the registration for the corporate web site (e.CompTIA SY0-201: Practice Exam Explanation: Fiber-optic is transmitted using light so it is unaffected by electromagnetic interference.org). Answer: C. Are irritating to the user but the traffic remains encrypted. https://wrtw. Breed complacency among users for all certificate warnings. Any Time. frequently fails to renew its certificates. Expose traffic sent between the server and the user's computer. E. These failures: (Select TWO). accessible publicly but only to company employees. Increase resources used by the company's web-servers. This is typical of which of the following? A. Domain name kiting "Pass Any Exam. When the new administrator tried to register the website it is discovered that the registration is being held by a series of small companies for very short periods of time.comptia.

actualtests. Any Time. Worm Answer: C QUESTION NO: 323 Which of the following describes an action taken after a security breach? A. QUESTION NO: 321 Which of the following should a web application programmer implement to avoid SQL injection attacks? A. or user input must be carefully escaped or filtered. Disaster recovery planning "Pass Any Exam. Spyware D. user input must not directly be embedded in SQL statements. Instead.CompTIA SY0-201: Practice Exam D. Encryption and hashing B.co m . DNS poisoning Answer: C Explanation: Domain name kiting is a practice in which participants leverage the 5-day add/drop grace period mandated by ICANN to "keep" names at no cost by perpetually adding and dropping them. Authentication and authorization D. parameterized statements must be used (preferred).www. Under this scheme. Session cookie handling C. a domain name can deliver profit to the owner even if it yields just pennies per year. sts . Adware C. Proper input validation Answer: D QUESTION NO: 322 Which of the following system security threats negatively affects confidentiality? A. Spam B." .com 95 Ac tua lTe Explanation: To protect against SQL injection.

Some malware is able to detect that they are running in a virtual environment. Machine vitalization is only possible in a 64-bit environment. The vitalization host OS must be within two revisions of the guest OS. Hardware fire wall B.actualtests. Account expiration configuration C. D. Forensic evaluation D. Any Time." . Forcing all users to change their password on next login Answer: C "Pass Any Exam. Group policy D. B.co m 96 . Virtualization hosting is only possible on one specific OS. C. Which of the following is the BEST method to enforce this new password policy? A.CompTIA SY0-201: Practice Exam B.www. Answer: C QUESTION NO: 325 Which of the following can be implemented to prevent malicious code from executing? A. Personal software firewall Answer: C QUESTION NO: 326 All administrators are now required to use 15 character passwords. Business continuity planning C. Antivirus software D.com Ac tua lTe sts . Anti-spam software C. Email announcements B. Change management Answer: C QUESTION NO: 324 Which of the following is true about the application of machine virtualization? A.

com 97 Ac tua QUESTION NO: 329 lTe sts . Conduct a risk assessment. Public trust model Answer: C QUESTION NO: 330 Which of the following will help hide the IP address of a computer from servers outside the network? A." .co m . Conduct a penetration test. even if the user destroys the key? A. Diminishing number of end users Answer: A QUESTION NO: 328 Management has requested increased visibility into how threats might affect their organization. Decreased administrative overhead C.www. B. Conduct a social engineering test.actualtests. Any Time.CompTIA SY0-201: Practice Exam QUESTION NO: 327 Which of the following BEST describes a reason to implement virtualization technology? A. Reduce data center footprint B. Which of the following would be the BEST way to meet their request without attempting to exploit those risks? A. Answer: B Which of the following stores information with a trusted agent to decrypt data at a later date. Conduct a security awareness seminar. C. D. Key registration B. NAT "Pass Any Exam. Recovery agent C. Smaller routing tables D. Key escrow D.

Due diligence Answer: A QUESTION NO: 332 Answer: A QUESTION NO: 333 An administrator is required to keep certain workstations free of malware at all times. NAC Answer: A QUESTION NO: 331 When developing a new firewall policy. Updated antivirus software B. LDAP entry D. but those workstations need to be able to access any Internet site. . Group policy C. Least privilege C." . Antivirus tua Which of the following should be updated whenever software is upgraded on a production system? lTe sts Explanation: Implicit deny means that the firewall only permits the specific needed applications to pass through the firewall. Stateful inspection D. Implicit deny B. Baseline B.co m 98 .com Ac A. PAT C. which of the following methods provides the MOST secure starting point? A. Which of the following solutions would be the BEST choice? A.actualtests.www. Pop-up blockers "Pass Any Exam.CompTIA SY0-201: Practice Exam B. ACL D. Any Time. and everything else is denied.

Password. Reference: CompTIA Secutiy + Deluxe Study Guide. Digital signatures D. Whole disk encryption B. p. 492.actualtests.www.co m . Updated anti-spam software Answer: A Explanation: The best initial protection against malicious code is antivirus software. PKI smartcard. and a hardware PKI token Answer: A Which of the following BEST describes a tool used to encrypt emails in transit? A.com 99 Ac tua lTe QUESTION NO: 335 sts .CompTIA SY0-201: Practice Exam C. password and a one-time token D. S/MIME contains signature data. Botnets "Pass Any Exam. It uses the PKCS #7 standard (Cryptographic Message Syntax Standard) and is the most widely supported standard used to secure e-mail communications. SSL over VPN C. and a thumbprint C. Personal firewall D." . and a one-time token B. retina scan. QUESTION NO: 336 Which of the following security threats would MOST likely use IRC? A. retina scan. password. Fingerprint. Any Time. PIN. S/MIME certificates Answer: D Explanation: Secure Multipurpose Internet Mail Extensions (S/MIME) is a standard used for encrypting e-mail. QUESTION NO: 334 Which of the following combinations of items would constitute a valid three factor authentication system? A.

Any Time. Spam Answer: B QUESTION NO: 337 A user reports that after opening an email from someone they knew. Password strength audit Answer: A "Pass Any Exam.CompTIA SY0-201: Practice Exam B.co m 100 . Logic bombs D. Proxy server D." . Vulnerability assessment C. Spoofing B. Forensic recovery B. Adware C. Anti-spam B. Which of the following software can the technician MOST likely install on the computer to mitigate this threat? A.actualtests.www. Penetration test D. their computer is now displaying unwanted images. Firewall Answer: B QUESTION NO: 338 Answer: B QUESTION NO: 339 An auditor would use credentials harvested from a SQL injection attack during which of the following? A. Antivirus C.com Ac tua A. HIDS D. DMZ lTe Which of the following tools will detect protocols that are in use? sts . Port scanner C.

B. Arootkit.co m 101 . Entrusting the keys to a third party.actualtests. C. Backing up the key to local storage. QUESTION NO: 341 Which of the following will allow a technician to restrict access to one folder within a shared folder? A. C. Privilege escalation. NTLM B. B. D.www. D. NTLMv2 D. Answer: A Explanation: A key escrow system stores keys for the purpose of law enforcement access. Removing the private key. Spyware.com Ac tua lTe sts . NTFS Answer: D QUESTION NO: 342 A data entry technician uses an application from the Internet to gain administrative rights on a system. Answer: D "Pass Any Exam. referred to as a key escrow agency . Any Time. Gaining unauthorized domain rights is an example of: A. Removing the public key. One of the proposed methods of dealing with key escrow involves the storage of key information with a third party. A logic bomb.CompTIA SY0-201: Practice Exam QUESTION NO: 340 Key escrow is the process of: A." . IPSec C.

SHA1 B. Protocol analyzer C." . Web application firewall B. To monitor network traffic in promiscuous mode B.co m Which of the following tools would BEST allow a security administrator to view the contents of unencrypted network traffic? .CompTIA SY0-201: Practice Exam QUESTION NO: 343 Which of the following would be implemented to provide a check and balance against social engineering attacks? A. Separation of duties D.com 102 Ac tua QUESTION NO: 345 lTe Answer: B sts A. Honeypot . Network access control D. Single sign-on C.www. Any Time. To log any known anomalies D. Password policy B. Blowfish C. To alert the administrator to known anomalies C. DES "Pass Any Exam. Biometric scanning Answer: C QUESTION NO: 344 A NIPS is primarily used for which of the following purposes? A. To take action against known threats Answer: D QUESTION NO: 346 Which of the following algorithms provides the LOWEST level of encryption? A.actualtests.

Which of the following is MOST likely to have caused the DOS? A.www. Protocol analyzer C. Port scanner Answer: B QUESTION NO: 349 Which of the following security controls targets employee accounts that have left the company without going through the proper exit process? A. Virus C. AES Answer: C QUESTION NO: 347 At midnight on January 1st. Rainbow table D. Vulnerability scanner B. Any Time. . All servers are unreachable.com Ac tua Which of the following would an auditor use to determine if an application is sending credentials in clear text? lTe sts Explanation: Logic bombs are programs or snippets of code that execute when a certain predefined event occurs. Password complexity policy B. an administrator receives an alert from the system monitoring the servers in the datacenter." . Botnet Answer: C QUESTION NO: 348 A.actualtests.co m 103 .CompTIA SY0-201: Practice Exam D. Rootkit B. Logic bomb D. Logic bombs may also be set to go off on a certain date or when a specified set of circumstances occurs. Account expiration policy "Pass Any Exam.

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QUESTION NO: 357 A network security administrator is worried about potential man-in-the-middle attacks against users when they access a corporate website from their workstations. Which of the following is the BEST mitigation against this type of attack? A. Implementing server-side PKI certificates for all connections B. Mandating only client-side PKI certificates for all connections C. Requiring client and server PKI certificates for all connections D. Requiring strong authentication for all DNS queries Answer: C

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QUESTION NO: 359 Which of the following technologies will ensure the datacenter remains operational until backup power can be obtained?

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CompTIA SY0-201: Practice Exam A. For fault tolerance in situations of longer duration. Sender's public key D. which of the following keys is used to sign outgoing messages? A. you will need a backup generator. Number of hops from source E. Successful login Answer: E. Backup generators run off of gasoline or diesel and generate the electricity needed to provide steady power. Source IP F. Destination IP D. One of the web developers had posted valid credentials to a web forum while troubleshooting an issue with a vendor. Transfer switch C. Recipient's private key Answer: A A. Any Time. Circuit breaker D. Unsuccessful login B. Sender's private key B. Recipient's public key C. Source OS C." .F "Pass Any Exam. Backup generator Answer: D Explanation: A UPS will allow you to continue to function in the absence of power for only a short duration.www.com Ac The security administrator is investigating a breach of the company's web server. tua QUESTION NO: 361 lTe sts .co m 107 .actualtests. QUESTION NO: 360 In a standard PKI implementation. Logging which of the following would have created the BEST way to determine when the breach FIRST occurred? (Select TWO). UPS B.

Total complexity of the overall security architecture C. Volume of physical equipment needing to be secured B. Two factor authentication D." . Single sign-on C. standalone machine with no network interface to verify its overall security posture? . Password cracker B.www. Port scanner . Number of logical hosts providing services for users D. Networkmapper D. Protocol analyzer C. One factor authentication B.CompTIA SY0-201: Practice Exam QUESTION NO: 362 Which of the following authentication models often requires different systems to function together and is complicated to implement in non-homogeneous environments? A.co m Which of the following would be MOST useful for a security technician to run on a single.com 108 Ac tua QUESTION NO: 364 lTe Answer: A sts A. Amount of application logging required for security Answer: A QUESTION NO: 365 Which of the following would MOST likely determine which user inadvertently shut down the company's web server? A. Three factor authentication Answer: D QUESTION NO: 363 One of the primary purposes of visualization in a data center is to reduce which of the following? A. Application logs "Pass Any Exam.actualtests. Access logs B. Any Time.

com Ac tua A. QUESTION NO: 367 Answer: A QUESTION NO: 368 Which of the following can ensure the integrity of email? A. Removing default accounts C. B. NTLM C. After baselines of the affected systems are recorded for future comparison. As soon as the vendor tests and makes the patch available.co m Answer: A 109 . Reverse proxies D.CompTIA SY0-201: Practice Exam C. D. Blowfish D. DNS logs D. Performance logs Answer: A QUESTION NO: 366 Patches and updates should be applied to production systems: A. As soon as the Configuration Control Board is alerted and begins tracking the changes. LANMAN Answer: A QUESTION NO: 369 "Pass Any Exam.actualtests. Limited logon attempts B. Input validation lTe sts On network devices where strong passwords cannot be enforced. C. After vetting in a test environment that mirrors the production environment. Any Time." . MD5 B. the risk of weak passwords is BEST mitigated through the use of which of the following? .www.

actualtests.co m 110 . Add that user to the local power users group B. The security administrator needs to do which of the following? lTe sts . Vulnerability scanner "Pass Any Exam. WEP Answer: B QUESTION NO: 371 A. Add that user to the domain administrators group C. Add that user to the security distribution group Answer: B QUESTION NO: 372 An intruder has gained access to a server and installed an application to obtain credentials.com Ac tua A new application support technician is unable to install a new approved security application on a departmental's workstation. Man-traps D." . SHA B. Account dictionary B.CompTIA SY0-201: Practice Exam Which of the following allows management to track whether staff members have accessed an authorized area? A. Physical access logs C. Physical tokens B.www. Hardware locks Answer: B QUESTION NO: 370 Which of the following is used to provide a fixed-size bit-string regardless of the size of the input source? A. Add that user to the domain remote desktop group D. Which of the following applications did the intruder MOST likely install? A. Any Time. PGP D. 3DES C.

www. Incorrect DNS setup Answer: A QUESTION NO: 376 "Pass Any Exam.actualtests. Passively assess web vulnerabilities B. whole disk encryption. Password cracker Answer: D QUESTION NO: 373 Which of the following is a goal of penetration testing? A. strong authentication. D. restricting read permission. SSH tunneling C. Actively assess deployed security controls QUESTION NO: 374 Answer: D QUESTION NO: 375 The firewall administrator sees an outbound connection on IP port 50 and UDP port 500. IPSec VPN connection B. C. B. To check compliance of the router configuration C. secure network protocols. Certificate revocation list look-up D. Any Time.com Ac tua lTe A.CompTIA SY0-201: Practice Exam C. Provide a passive check of the network's security D. Protocol analyzer D. Which of the following is the cause? A.co m Answer: D 111 ." . sts The BEST way to protect data-at-rest from an attacker is: .

B. No other users are having any problems printing. John the Ripper B. Metasploit C. Win32. and OpenVMS. C. The administrator does not have the correct access rights to dial in remotely. The user does not have access to the printer. The user does not have full access to the file server. D. B.CompTIA SY0-201: Practice Exam A penetration tester is attempting to run a brute-force attack to discover network passwords. IPSec needs to be reinstalled on the administrator's workstation. Which of the following tools would be BEST suited to this task? A.www. Which of the following is the MOST probable reason the user cannot print? .com Ac tua A." . Answer: B "Pass Any Exam. Any Time. The administrator needs to be added to the web server's administration group. not counting different architectures). Its primary purpose is to detect weak Unix passwords. Milw0rm Answer: A Explanation: John the Ripper is a fast password cracker. DOS. BeOS. currently available for many flavors of Unix (11 are officially supported. lTe sts A user reports that they cannot print anything from the file server or off the web to the network printer.co m 112 . The technician verifies that the user's computer has network connectivity. OVAL D. C. QUESTION NO: 377 Answer: D QUESTION NO: 378 A remote network administrator calls the helpdesk reporting that they are able to connect via VPN but are unable to make any changes to the internal web server. The VPN concentrator needs to be configured. The user does not have Internet access. The printer is not setup up correctly on the server. Which of the following is MOST likely the cause? A. D.actualtests.

Fullbackup on Sunday and differential backups every other day B. Which of the following should the administrator implement? A. and repository and is meant to standardize information between security tools. Fullbackup on Sunday and incremental backups every other day C. Certificate authority C. Any Time. Firewall D. Memory forensics C. Fullbackup on Sunday and a full backup every day D.com Ac Answer: B tua A. VLAN B. but every time the security administrator gets on the workstation there is no evidence of the letters.CompTIA SY0-201: Practice Exam QUESTION NO: 379 Which of the following standards could be used to rate the risk exposure of vulnerabilities on a network? A. OVAL D. interpreter. Which of the following techniques will allow the security administrator to acquire the necessary data? sts . Fullbackup on Sunday and alternating differential and incremental every other day Answer: C "Pass Any Exam. TACACS Answer: C Explanation: The Open Vulnerability and Assessment Language (OVAL) is a community standard written in XML that strives to promote open and publicly available security content.actualtests.co m 113 . Dumpster diving lTe A security administrator has reports of an employee writing harassing letters on a workstation. RADIUS B.www." . QUESTION NO: 380 QUESTION NO: 381 An administrator needs to implement a backup strategy that provides the fastest recovery in case of data corruption. It consists of a language.

www." . They can see you entering a password. SPIM Answer: C Explanation: One form of social engineering is known as shoulder surfing and involves nothing more than watching someone when they enter their sensitive data. Shoulder surfing D. NAT Answer: A QUESTION NO: 383 Which of the following describes what has occurred after a user has successfully gained access to a secure system? A. Authenticity C. Phishing B. VLAN D. Confidentiality Answer: A Which of the following security attacks would be MOST likely to occur within the office without the use of technological tools? A.com 114 Ac QUESTION NO: 384 tua lTe sts . The best defense "Pass Any Exam.CompTIA SY0-201: Practice Exam QUESTION NO: 382 A network administrator places a firewall between a file server and the public Internet and another firewall between the file server and the company's internal servers. or entering any other pertinent information.co m . typing in a credit card number. Authentication B. Subnetting C. This is an example of which of the following design elements? A. DMZ B. Any Time.actualtests. Identification D. Cold calling C.

CHAP Answer: C QUESTION NO: 386 Which of the following would MOST likely monitor user web traffic? A. C. Enable Internet history monitoring Answer: D QUESTION NO: 387 When implementing a group policy restricting users from running software installations. WPA C." .www. A proxy server B. Answer: D QUESTION NO: 388 Which of the following uses a trusted third party key distribution center to generate authentication tokens? "Pass Any Exam. The policy will restrict remote patching of user workstations. Not all users will know which files are executable installations.actualtests. Enable cookie monitoring C. Some users may have a legitimate need for installing applications.CompTIA SY0-201: Practice Exam against this type of attack is simply to survey your environment before entering personal data. A software firewall D. authorization and accounting to connecting users? A.com 115 Ac tua lTe sts . D.co m . the administrator needs to be aware of which of the following disadvantages? A. LANMAN B. QUESTION NO: 385 Which of the following is a service that provides authentication. B. Any Time. RADIUS D. Such a policy requires a great deal of administrative overhead.

Public key C. B. LDAP D." . NIPS lTe Which of the following can be used to prevent ongoing network based attacks? sts . NIDS B. CRL D. Vulnerability assessment process.com Ac tua A. HIDS C. Key escrow Answer: B QUESTION NO: 390 Answer: D QUESTION NO: 391 Regression testing and deployment are part of the: A.co m 116 . C.www. Privatekey B. Answer: C "Pass Any Exam.actualtests. TACACS B. Any Time. D. CHAP C. Kerberos Answer: D QUESTION NO: 389 Which of the following key types would a user MOST likely receive from a secure e-commerce website? A.CompTIA SY0-201: Practice Exam A. NAT D. Least privilege principle. Disaster recovery process. Patch management process.

Any Time. SSL/TLS B. Digital signature C.co m 117 . Spam D." .www. DMZ C.com Ac Which of the following protocols allows a user to selectively encrypt the contents of an email message at rest? tua lTe sts . Logic bomb Answer: D QUESTION NO: 393 A technician notices that folder permissions are changing randomly on the server. Which of the following threats has MOST likely infected the computer? A. Firewall D. Which of the following can BEST be completed to mitigate the issue? "Pass Any Exam. Which of the following tools would the technician use to identify the issue? A. Spyware C.CompTIA SY0-201: Practice Exam QUESTION NO: 392 A user reports that they opened an attachment from an email received through a distribution list.actualtests. At a later date. Pop-ups B. several computers started behaving abnormally. System monitor B. Secure SMTP D. Protocol analyzer Answer: D QUESTION NO: 394 A. S/MIME Answer: D QUESTION NO: 395 A technician completes a WLAN audit and notices that a number of unknown devices are connected.

Replace the firewall C. network connections and UPS C. Which of the following encryption methods should they implement to provide the highest level of security? sts QUESTION NO: 397 . Active network jacks D.co m 118 .CompTIA SY0-201: Practice Exam A. WEP C.actualtests. Enable MAC filtering Answer: D QUESTION NO: 396 Which of the following is provided at a cold site? A. Any Time. Honeypot D.com Ac tua A." . WPA2 D. Replace the wireless access point B. Virus scanner C. New equipment ready to be installed Answer: D Answer: C QUESTION NO: 398 Which of the following would a security administrator be MOST likely to use if a computer is suspected of continually sending large amounts of sensitive data to an external host? A. Change the SSID D.www. WPA lTe A company sets up wireless access points for visitors to use wireless devices. Fully operational equipment and installed network equipment B. Live redundant computers. SHA-256 B. Performance baseline B. Protocol analyzer Answer: D "Pass Any Exam.

an employee moved to a new company. Port scanner B.actualtests. A certificate may need to be revoked because it was stolen. D. which of the following tools would MOST likely be used? A. or someone has had their access revoked.CompTIA SY0-201: Practice Exam QUESTION NO: 399 Which of the following contains a list of certificates that are compromised and invalid? A. TTP D. Documenting the security assessment and decision. CA B. Any Time. CRL C. Replacing aging network and computing equipment. Proxy server D. Answer: B QUESTION NO: 401 If an administrator wanted to be able to identify exactly which Internet sites are being accessed most frequently. Firewall Answer: C "Pass Any Exam. B. Examining firewall and NIDS logs.com Ac tua lTe sts QUESTION NO: 400 .co m 119 . Which of the following is part of the patch management process? A. C. A certificate revocation is handled either through a Certificate Revocation List (CRL).www. Reverse engineering non-vendor supplied patches." . RA Answer: B Explanation: Certificate revocation is the process of revoking a certificate before it expires. IDS C.

Separation of duties D. The web server needs to be accessible to employees both inside the campus and at remote sites. Physical access control D. Any Time. Authentication and authorization .www.CompTIA SY0-201: Practice Exam QUESTION NO: 402 Which of the following methods allows the administrator to create different user templates to comply with the principle of least privilege? A. Identification and authentication D. Mandatory access control C. Access controls Answer: D QUESTION NO: 405 A web server that the employees use to fill out their time cards needs to be protected. Job rotation B. Some of the employees use computers that do not belong to the company to do their work. Least privilege C." .com Ac tua lTe sts A. Role-based access control Answer: D QUESTION NO: 403 Answer: B QUESTION NO: 404 In order for an organization to be successful in preventing fraud from occurring by a disgruntled employee. Identification and non-repudiation C. which of the following best practices should MOST likely be in place? A. Access control and identity verification B. Rule-based access control B.co m Which of the following processes describes identity proofing? 120 . Which of the following would BEST protect the server? "Pass Any Exam.actualtests.

B. Port scanner C. Protocol analyzer Answer: A QUESTION NO: 408 Which of the following are BEST practices in regards to backup media? (Select TWO).com 121 Ac tua The security administrator wants to know if a new device has any known issues with its available applications. Place the server in a subnet that is blocked at the firewall. A. Format tapes annually. Vulnerability scanner B. Which of the following would be BEST suited to accomplishing this task? lTe sts ." . Place the server in a DMZ after hardening the OS. Require all users to use a PKI token stored on a physical smart card to authenticate to the server. Which of the following would be the BEST way for the director to test the team's response? A. Place the server in a DMZ and require all users to use the company's VPN software to access it. Port scan D.co m . Social engineering Answer: B QUESTION NO: 407 A. D. C. "Pass Any Exam. Answer: C QUESTION NO: 406 The director of security for a company needs to determine how the security and network administrators would respond to a compromised system. C. Vulnerability scan C. Store tapes near the servers. Networkmapper D. Penetration test B. Any Time. B. Keep the tapes user accessible.www.CompTIA SY0-201: Practice Exam A.actualtests.

com Ac tua lTe sts . Install UPS units on each critical device B. Firewall B. Storebackup's off site. Creating and disseminating a patch management policy B. Hiring more administrators to better assist in the patching of servers Answer: A QUESTION NO: 410 Which of the following is an advanced security tool used by security administrators to divert malicious attacks to a harmless area of the network? A. TCP/IP hijacking C. Install backup generators D.CompTIA SY0-201: Practice Exam D. Answer: D. Training network administrators on the importance of patching D. it is discovered the network administrators have no clear timeline of when patches must be installed. E. Report the issue to management and revisit it during the next risk assessment C. Proxy server D. Label the media. Implement a SONET ring C.actualtests.www. Use multiple servers for redundancy Answer: C "Pass Any Exam.co m 122 .E QUESTION NO: 409 During an annual risk assessment." . Honeypot Answer: D QUESTION NO: 411 Which of the following would be the BEST course of action to maintain network availability during an extended power outage? A. Any Time. Which of the following would BEST solve this issue? A.

C. Read the first 512 bytes of the tape. Any Time. Restore a random file.actualtests. Which of the following BEST describes what the CIRT is trying to document? A." . Chain of custody D. Perform a full restore.www. Read the last 512 bytes of the tape. Disaster recovery plan C. Warm site B. Mobile site D. Hot site C.com 123 Ac tua QUESTION NO: 414 lTe sts . Answer: B QUESTION NO: 415 Which of the following groups should be able to view the results of the risk assessment for an organization? (Select TWO). A. B. Proper authorization procedures B.co m . it is important for members of the CIRT to document the location of data at all times. Cold site Answer: D Which of the following can the administrator do to verify that a tape backup can be recovered in its entirety? A.CompTIA SY0-201: Practice Exam QUESTION NO: 412 When investigating data breaches caused by possible malicious action. Damage mitigation Answer: B QUESTION NO: 413 Which of the following redundancy planning concepts is generally the LEAST expensive? A. HR employees "Pass Any Exam. D.

cost. procedures. Vendors Answer: B. vulnerabilities. The uniqueness of a user's token D. The association of a user Answer: A QUESTION NO: 418 In general.actualtests. and social engineering B. Coaxial cable B. Policies.co m 124 . and asset values C. Management. attacks. Threats. Information security employees C. CAT5 network cable Answer: C "Pass Any Exam. Exploits. which of the following is considered the MOST resistant to physical eavesdropping methods? A. The user's access level C. Any Time. The user or computer system B. and budget D.www." .CompTIA SY0-201: Practice Exam B. Wireless access points C. Fiberoptic cable D.com Ac tua lTe sts QUESTION NO: 417 . All employees D. Executive management E.D QUESTION NO: 416 Which of the following does a risk assessment include? A. and enforcement Answer: B Identification is the process of verifying which of the following? A.

CompTIA SY0-201: Practice Exam QUESTION NO: 419 Which of the following behavioral biometric authentication models should a technician deploy in a secure datacenter? A.com 125 Ac tua lTe sts A.www. AVLAN B. Fingerprint recognition C. DistributedDoS "Pass Any Exam." .co m Which of the following is a tactic used by malicious domain purchasing organizations? . Retina scan Answer: A QUESTION NO: 420 Answer: B QUESTION NO: 421 Which of the following would allow an administrator to perform internal research on security threats and common viruses on multiple operating systems without risking contamination of the production environment? A. A virtual workstation D. A honey pot Answer: D QUESTION NO: 422 Which of the following threats is mitigated by ensuring operating system patches are current? A. Any Time. Voice recognition B. DDoS .actualtests. DNS D. Kiting C. ARP poisoning B. A firewall C. ARP spoofing B. Iris scan D.

Write=Allow D." . Unknown threats D.www. Sales: Read=None.co m Answer: C .com 126 Ac A. Everyone else in the company only needs read access. Write= None tua lTe sts A server needs to be configured to allow the sales department ability to read and write a file. NetBIOS D. Moisture control C. Task manager C. NIC bindings "Pass Any Exam. Sales: Read=Allow. Fire suppression QUESTION NO: 424 Answer: A QUESTION NO: 425 Which of the following will allow a security administrator to help detect a DDoS? A. Write=Deny C. Which of the following access control lists will do this? . Sales: Read=Allow. Write=Allow Everyone: Read=None. Any Time. Write=Allow Everyone: Read=Deny.actualtests. Write=Allow Everyone: Read=Allow. Sales: Read=Allow. Write=Allow Everyone: Read=Allow. Temperature control D. Performance baseline B. Airflowcontrol B. Known threats Answer: D QUESTION NO: 423 Which of the following environmental controls would require a thermostat within the datacenter? A.CompTIA SY0-201: Practice Exam C. Write=None B.

com Ac tua lTe sts . Any Time. To capture network packets for analysis Answer: C QUESTION NO: 429 Which of the following should be done if a USB device is found in a parking lot? "Pass Any Exam. A security IP audit is completed C. All workstations are rebuilt Answer: A QUESTION NO: 427 A single point of failure is a security concern primarily because it affects which of the following? A. To correlate which MAC addresses are associated with aswitchport B. Integrity D. Cryptography B. A security policy template is implemented B. Confidentiality C. To determine open ports and services D. Administrative rights are manually removed D.www.CompTIA SY0-201: Practice Exam Answer: A QUESTION NO: 426 An administrator wants to make sure that all users of a large domain are restricted from installing software. To identify vulnerabilities in available services C.actualtests.co m 127 . Which of the following should MOST likely be done? A." . Availability Answer: D QUESTION NO: 428 Which of the following is MOST likely the reason why a security administrator would run a NMAP report on an important server? A.

Call the manufacturer of the USB device. B. B. If one disk fails. Disk mirroring provides 100 percent redundancy because everything is stored on two disks.www. RAID 1 C. Plug it in to a computer to see who it belongs to. Turn it in to the appropriate security person. . Documenting all HDD serial numbers D. The failed disk can be replaced. another disk continues to operate.co m 128 .CompTIA SY0-201: Practice Exam A. Confidentiality. Key management. and the RAID 1 array can be regenerated. Testing the plan on a regular basis B.actualtests." . C. RAID 3 D. Having system administrators electronically sign the plan C. RAID 5 Answer: B QUESTION NO: 431 Proper planning for disaster recovery includes which of the following? A. if implemented on a server. C. RAID 0 B. will ensure availability if half of the drives fail? A. Any Time.com Ac tua lTe sts Explanation: RAID level 1 RAID 1 is disk mirroring. Executing the continuity plan at random Answer: A QUESTION NO: 432 Using a digital signature during an online transaction is a form of: A. Reformat it for personal use at home. "Pass Any Exam. Answer: C QUESTION NO: 430 Which of the following. Availability. D.

Non-repudiation.D QUESTION NO: 435 Rainbow tables are primarily used to expose which of the following vulnerabilities? A. Weak passwords D. Weak encryption keys C. Logic bomb lTe sts Which of the following is MOST likely to occur if the input of a web form is not properly sanitized? (Select TWO). Available IP addresses Answer: C QUESTION NO: 436 "Pass Any Exam. Deny printer access B. Any Time.actualtests. Answer: D QUESTION NO: 433 Which of the following is a best practice relating to non-administrative user rights on a server? A. Available ports B." . Backendfile system crash C. .www. Cross-site scripting E. Deny file access D. Deny local logon C. SQL injection B.CompTIA SY0-201: Practice Exam D. Deny network logon Answer: D Answer: A.co QUESTION NO: 434 m 129 .com Ac tua A. Web load balancing D.

Middle management D. Avoid loss of data B." . a cipher cannot. a hash cannot.actualtests. A cipher can be reversed.CompTIA SY0-201: Practice Exam In disaster recovery what is the most important thing? A. Answer: B QUESTION NO: 439 Overall responsibility for security falls on the following? A. Identification verifies the identity of a user requesting credentials and authorization verifies a set of credentials. Authorization verifies the identity of a user requesting credentials and identification verifies a set of credentials. Safety and security of personnel. B. None of the other alternatives apply Answer: B QUESTION NO: 440 "Pass Any Exam. A hash can be reversed. Answer: B QUESTION NO: 437 What is the difference between identification and authorization? A.www.com Ac tua lTe Which statement correctly describes the difference between a secure cipher and a secure hash? sts QUESTION NO: 438 . A. Upper management C.co Answer: A m 130 . Lower management B. B. Any Time.

this is known as? A. Cut the cable B. Smart card and pin number B. Separation of duties C. War walking C. Warchalking B.CompTIA SY0-201: Practice Exam An administrator has a separate account from the systems root account. War driving lTe What is the term used to mark a building or location with the wireless speed? sts .actualtests.co m 131 . Root role Answer: B QUESTION NO: 441 Which method is the easiest to disable a 10Base2 network? A. Any Time. Remove the cable Answer: B QUESTION NO: 442 QUESTION NO: 443 Determine a two-factor authentication for an information system? A.www. ID and pin number Answer: A "Pass Any Exam. Remove a terminator C." .com Ac Answer: A tua A. Privilege B. Smart card and ID C.

Penetration testing C. suspects the existence of the message. Security logging Answer: B QUESTION NO: 445 What is being used when you hide information in a picture? A. physical or electronic. Ethical hacking D. Evidence management B." . Rule 901 C.com Ac tua lTe Explanation: Steganography is the art and science of writing hidden messages in such a way that no one. Canary trap B. Covert channel C. showing the seizure.co m 132 . custody. Steganography Answer: D QUESTION NO: 446 When an investigation is ongoing what process is used to secure data? A. analysis. apart from the sender and intended recipient. "Pass Any Exam. transfer.www. Rule 112 Answer: C Explanation: Chain of custody refers to the chronological documentation or paper trail . a form of security through obscurity. sts .CompTIA SY0-201: Practice Exam QUESTION NO: 444 Which is the most trying action to your system? A. Chain of custody D. control. Any Time. Watermarking D. Audit Event Reporting B. and disposition of evidence .actualtests.

actualtests. CRL D. The virtualization host OS must be within two revisions of the guest OS Which of the following notifies a user that the credentials of the party they are communicating with are no longer valid? A. Key escrow C. Some malware is able to detect that they are running in a virtual environment B. Which of the following software can the technician MOST likely install on the computer to mitigate this threat? A. Which of them would provide this functionality? "Pass Any Exam. Anti-spam D. Firewall C.www. their computer is now displaying unwanted images.com Ac tua QUESTION NO: 449 lTe Answer: A sts ." .CompTIA SY0-201: Practice Exam QUESTION NO: 447 A user reports that after opening an email from someone they knew.co m 133 . Antivirus Answer: C QUESTION NO: 448 Which of the following is true about the application of machine virtualization? A. Any Time. Virtualization hosting possible on one specific OS C. Recovery agent Answer: C QUESTION NO: 450 An administrator needs to implement a solution that will have a redundant site at all times and will be able to handle all network request and traffic in the event of the main site going offline. HDS B. Machine virtualization is only in a 64-bit environment D. AES B.

CHAP D. LDAP B. Warm site B. Any Time.co m 134 .com Ac A.CompTIA SY0-201: Practice Exam A.actualtests. Cold site Answer: C QUESTION NO: 451 Which of the following describes what has occurred after a user has successfully gained access to a secure system? A. Protocol analyzer tua lTe Server administrators want to restrict requested sent to their based upon source. PKI D. Confidentiality B. and type of request. Authentication D. Hot site D. time of day. Kerberos C. Authenticity Answer: A QUESTION NO: 452 Answer: C QUESTION NO: 453 Which of the following uses a trusted third party key distribution center authentication tokens? A. TACACS Answer: B "Pass Any Exam. Reserve proxy B. Which of the following would be the BEST network-based solution? sts . Mobile site C." . Identification C.www. NIDS C.

External vulnerability scan C." .com Ac tua lTe sts . Data emanation C. Internal vulnerability scan B. Internal penetration test D. The assessment should be the intrusive to ensure no system crash during the process. Which of the following could be conducted during normal business hours? A.www.actualtests. External penetration test Answer: B QUESTION NO: 455 In which of the following locations should a firewall be placed? (Select three) A. Any Time. Smurfing B. Behind a VLAN and the internal network C. Behind a wireless network and the internal network B. Between the DMZ and Internal network F. Blue jacking D. Behind the internet and DMZ Answer: A.E QUESTION NO: 456 Which of the following sends unsolicited messages to another user's cell phone via Bluetooth? A. Between two workstations D.co m 135 . Between a workstation and the internal network E.CompTIA SY0-201: Practice Exam QUESTION NO: 454 A security administrator has requested an assessment be conducted to determine the current risks from outside the network.B. Bluenarfing Answer: C QUESTION NO: 457 "Pass Any Exam.

This type of information is considered which of the following? A.CompTIA SY0-201: Practice Exam A user needs to send bank account information to the Human Resource department for payroll. Ensure that passwords are not named after relatives B. Privilege escalation C. Network-based intrusion Detection System (NIDS) B. Logical keys "Pass Any Exam. Classification of information C. Disallow all port 80 inbound connection attempts Answer: A QUESTION NO: 459 A." . One suggestion offered might be to: A.co m 136 . Due process D. Personally identifiable information Answer: A QUESTION NO: 458 A user is concerned about threats regarding social engineering and has asked the IT department for advice. Exploiting a week password B.www.actualtests. Any Time. Due care B. This type of attack is best known as: lTe sts . Verify the integrity of all data that is accessed the network D. Install a removable data backup device for portability ease C. Exploiting a back door Answer: B QUESTION NO: 460 Which of the following determines if traffic is blocked or allowed? A. A man-in-the-middle attack D.com Ac tua An attacker use an account that allows read-only access to the firewall for checking logs and configuration files to gain access to an account that gives full control over firewall configuration.

"Pass Any Exam. Username and passwords Answer: C QUESTION NO: 461 Which of the following video surveillance systems should be installed on an existing network? A. IP D. Access Control List (ACL) D. IPS can take such actions as sending an alarm. A passive systems that provides data on an attack afterwards D.co m Answer: C 137 . A proactive system that notifies laws enforcement of an attack B. unlike intrusion detection systems.www." . resetting the connection and/or blocking the traffic from the offending IP address. A proactive systems that helps block unwanted access sts .CompTIA SY0-201: Practice Exam C. dropping the malicious packets. Microwave B. intrusion prevention systems are placed in-line and are able to actively prevent/block intrusions that are detected. [2][3 ] More specifically. A passive system that is designed to log activity C.com Ac Explanation: A proactive systems that helps block unwanted access instead of a passive systems that provides data on an attack afterwards (it describes IDS) tua lTe A. Any Time. Analog QUESTION NO: 462 Which of the following describe and IPS? Answer: A Intrusion prevention systems are considered extensions of intrusion detection systems because they both monitor network traffic and/or system activities for malicious activity. The main differences are. CCTV C.actualtests.

C. while ensuring each step is properly documented and logs are working correctly on the server.actualtests." . D. A new virus definition and there is not another change management meeting schedule for several weeks. Seamless operations in the event of a disaster sts The primary purpose of a hot site is to ensure which of the following? .com 138 Ac tua lTe A. Which of the following is the BEST choice for a security administrator? A. Recovery of operations within 30 days after a disaster B. Access logs B. Update the antivirus server and workstations. QUESTION NO: 464 Answer: B QUESTION NO: 465 Which of the following is used to verify if internal web servers are redirecting traffic to a malicious site? A.co m Answer: B .www. IDS Answer: A QUESTION NO: 466 "Pass Any Exam. Document the whole process and wait until next week to discuss with the change management group. and wait to update the workstations until it has been approved via the change management process.CompTIA SY0-201: Practice Exam QUESTION NO: 463 All changes made on the network need to be documented. ensure the logs are working correctly on the server. B. Update the antivirus server and workstations. Transition of operations in a short time period in a disaster C. Any Time. Adequate HVAC to meet environmental initiatives D. Update the antivirus. DNS record C. in order to get that change approved. Performance logs D. while ensuring each step is properly documented and logs are working correctly on the server.

HDS D. IPS C. Which of the following BEST describes this type of attack? A. Antivirus B. The company CO has received an email an email asking for $10. Fullbackup on Sunday and alternating differential and incremental every other day B.000 in exchange for the documents decryption key." .com Ac tua Which of the following behavior-based security appliances are used to prevent suspicious activity from entering the network? lTe sts . IDS Answer: D QUESTION NO: 469 Employees are unable to open internal company documents as they all appear to be encrypted. Any Time.co m 139 . Application logs B.actualtests. Full backup Sunday and incremental backups every other day D. Performance logs D.www. Fullbackup on Sunday and a full backup every day C. Adware "Pass Any Exam. Which of the following should the administrator implement? A.CompTIA SY0-201: Practice Exam An administrator needs to implement a backup strategy that provides the fastest recovery in case of data corruption. Fullbackup on Sunday and differential backups every other day Answer: D QUESTION NO: 467 Which of the following would MOST likely determine which user inadvertently shut down the company's web server? A. DNS logs C. Access logs Answer: D QUESTION NO: 468 A.

Ransomware D. Rootkit attack Answer: C QUESTION NO: 470 Which of the following allows a user's private IP address to be displayed as the firewall IP address when browsing the Internet? A. AES Answer: D "Pass Any Exam. Dual-hormed D. Trojan attack C. DHCP B. SHA-256 C.CompTIA SY0-201: Practice Exam B. DES D. Install all services packs then install any remaining patches B.co m 140 .actualtests. NAT C. Install all patches then install any remaining packs lTe Which of the following is the BEST solution when trying to update a system to the most current release in as few updates as possible? sts QUESTION NO: 471 . Install all patches then install anyremaininghotfixes C." . Any Time. Installallhotfixes then install any remaining services packs D.com Ac tua A. 3DES B. Screened subnet Answer: B Answer: A QUESTION NO: 472 Which of the following encryption algorithms can use the LARGEST key length? A.www.

SHH . both users can exchange encrypted e-mails with other users.com 141 Ac tua lTe sts A. The certificate authority is unresponsive "Pass Any Exam. Secure the area D." . Unplug the network cable B. Verify adequate bandwidth is being provided for existing traffic C. IPSec D. SSL B.www. Ensure proper strength D. L2f C. Public keys are not exchanged B.actualtests. Any Time. Inspect and analyze data being passed through SSH tunnels Answer: D QUESTION NO: 476 Two users are unable to exchange encrypted e-mails.CompTIA SY0-201: Practice Exam QUESTION NO: 473 Which of the following is the FIRST step a technician should take when entering a room where a laptop computer has been compromised? A. Look at the computer screen and record any error message Answer: A QUESTION NO: 474 Answer: C QUESTION NO: 475 NDS can be used to help secure a network from threats MOST effectively by watching network traffic in order to: A. Which of the following is the MOST likely the cause? A. Close the laptop lid to put the computer in hibernate mode C.co m L2tp Tunneling replies on which of the following for security? . Observe if any systems are communicating using unauthorized protocols B.

Application log B. Disconnect the server from the network. Restart all services on the server lTe sts An attacker is targeting specific using packet capture software. Performance monitor D. One of the user's certificates is revoked Answer: C QUESTION NO: 477 Which of the following would be used to observe a runaway process? A." . Change the configuration on the NIC card so it is not promiscuous mode C.co m Answer: C 142 . Which of the following would LEAST impact the applications hosted on the server? . An administrator cannot shut down the server due to company policy. scan it for viruses and malware. 3DES Answer: D "Pass Any Exam. Private keys are not exchanged D. PGP D. One time pad B. Performance baseline C.com Ac tua A.CompTIA SY0-201: Practice Exam C.www.actualtests. and reboot B. Protocol analyzer QUESTION NO: 478 Answer: C QUESTION NO: 479 Which of the following encryption algorithms normally use a key that is the same length as the data to be encrypted? A. Disable the server on directory services D. DES C. Any Time.

com 143 Ac tua lTe sts A. Logic bombs D. Which of the following provides that evidence? A. Digital certificate Answer: D QUESTION NO: 483 Which of the following should a technician deploy in order to minimize exposed from a NMAP scan? A. Trusted platform module B. Avoided D." .CompTIA SY0-201: Practice Exam QUESTION NO: 480 Cell phones with network access and the ability to store data files are susceptible to which of the following risks? A.co m Most mission impacting vulnerabilities in a formal risk assessment should be: . Cryptographic hash D.actualtests. Ignored . Mitigated B. SMTP open relays Answer: A QUESTION NO: 481 Answer: B QUESTION NO: 482 A forensic examiner wants to provide evidence that the data acquired from a hard drive did not change during the imaging process. Host intrusion detection "Pass Any Exam. Viruses B. Any Time. Accepted C. Input validation errors C. Personal firewall B. Logical token C.www.

" . Each department has its own set of printers.CompTIA SY0-201: Practice Exam C. "Pass Any Exam. B. D.co m 144 . Place all the people into departmental groups. Assign printer access by matching individuals to printer groups. Assign printer access by matching group to department. Any Time. Assign access to all printers for each group. Passively assess web vulnerabilities D. Place all the people into departmental groups. Honeynet Answer: D QUESTION NO: 484 The administrator needs to set permissions for the new print server for a company comprised of 320 people in 18 departments. D. Answer: C QUESTION NO: 485 Which of the following is a goal penetration testing? A. To check compliance of the router configuration Answer: B QUESTION NO: 486 Which of the following is the MAIN difference between a hotfix and a patch? A. C.actualtests. B.com Ac tua lTe sts . Hotfixes are smaller than patches. Place all the people into departmental groups. C. Assign access by access group. Hotfixes follow a predetermined release schedule while patches do not.www. Place all people into distribution groups. Which of the following options is the BEST way to do this? A. Patches can only be applied after obtained properapproval. Actively assess deployed security controls C. whilehotfixes do not need management approval. Antivirus D. Hotfixes may be released at any time and will be later included in a patch. Provided a passive check of the network's security B.

actualtests." . Driver updates C.www. Patch management B. Group policy updates D. Virus Answer: B QUESTION NO: 488 An administrator wants to make sure that network machines stay up-to-date with current solutions. Any Time. Cost of mitigation outweighs the risk D. Complexity of fixing the vulnerability C.CompTIA SY0-201: Practice Exam Answer: D QUESTION NO: 487 The administrator reviews the server logs and discovers a large amount of port 25 traffic. Which of the following would be MOST likely cause of the increased traffic? A. Spambot D.com Ac QUESTION NO: 489 tua lTe sts . The potential impact of the risk is easily mitigated Answer: D QUESTION NO: 490 "Pass Any Exam. senior level managers would MOST likely accept a risk based on which of the following reasons? A.co m 145 . Trojan C. Spyware B. which of the following should be done on a regular basic to help facilitate this need? A. Physical security measures will take weeks to install B. Configuration baselines Answer: D In evaluating risk assessments.

CompTIA SY0-201: Practice Exam Which of the following policies defines how to handle certain types of data? A. Change management policy B. Acceptable use policy C. Separation of duties D. Secure disposal of computers Answer: B

QUESTION NO: 491 While using a protocol analyzer on a packet captured from the weekend, the administrator sees that there was a lot of TCP traffic on ports 6881-68889 with many different destinations. Which of the following does this MOST likely indicate? A. Someone hasa unsecure SMTP relay running B. Someone is using bit torrent C. Someone is running a web server D. Someone is using a L2TP VPN Answer: B

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QUESTION NO: 493 An administrator believes that a rootkit has been installed on a network server. Which of the following actions is MOST effective? A. Locatetherootkit's executable files and deleted them B. Removetherootkit's startup entry from the operating system's list of startup processes

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QUESTION NO: 494 The security administrator at a small company is having trouble sending and receiving SMTP traffic from the network to the external gateway. Network utilization is very high with most traffic origination at one external IP address and ending at the SMTP server. Which of the following is MOST likely happening? A. Spear-phishing B. DoS attack C. Open mail relays D. DistributedDoS attack Answer: C

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Integrity B. and modifying accounts on the network Answer: B QUESTION NO: 504 Which of the following is of the GREATEST concern in regard to a rogue access point? A.www. Crack the administrator account password after it had been forgotten. Any Time. D. Rogue access points are hard to find and remove from the network. Rogue access points can allow unauthorized uses the company's internal networks Answer: D QUESTION NO: 505 Which of the following is achieved and ensure by digitally signing an email? A. C.com Ac tua lTe sts . Delivery C. Availability Answer: C QUESTION NO: 506 Which of the following requirements would MOST likely cause a technician to use a protocol analyzer? A. B. The radio signal of the rouge access point interferes with company access points B. Upgrading the operating system.co m 150 . creating local user accounts. Analyze the security logs for a large amount of incorrect password attempts. Ensure a password meets password policy complexity requirements." . Determine if a password was sent in clear text over the network. Answer: C "Pass Any Exam.actualtests. D.CompTIA SY0-201: Practice Exam D. Confidentiality D. Rogue access points can scan the company's wireless network and find other unencrypted and rogue access points C.

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