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

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

SAM B. Worm D. Botnet C. Trojan B. off the main router. Any Time. DNS caching on the client machines C. A pushed update modifying users' local host file D. LMhosts C.co m . 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. Virus tua lTe Which of the following is a malicious program used to capture information from an infected computer? sts .com 6 Ac A.www. Which of the following would MOST likely be implemented? A. The NAT needs to be re-configured to allow the remote location. VLANs need to be added on the switch but not the router." . "Pass Any Exam. A heuristic firewall B.CompTIA SY0-201: Practice Exam A. The new location will be connected by a serial interface. 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. This remote site will also have traffic completely separated from all other traffic. Services D. through a commercial circuit.actualtests. Which of the following design elements will need to be implemented to accommodate the new location? A. B.

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

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

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

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

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

Conduct a security review of the new hardware to determine any possible security risks. C.co m 12 . Centralize all blade servers and chassis within one or two racks Answer: B QUESTION NO: 38 A. D. centralized power and cooling system B. to prevent this issue? tua lTe sts . Any Time.com Ac A rogue wireless network is showing up in the IT department. Answer: C QUESTION NO: 39 Which of the following characteristics distinguishes a virus from a rootkit. Group policies B. and adware? "Pass Any Exam." . spyware. The network appears to be coming from a printer that was installed. Implement a RADIUS server to authenticate all users to the wireless network. Hotfixes C. Penetration test of the network to determine any further rogue wireless networks in the area.www. Different virtual machines on a local workstation D. Installation of Internet content filters to implement domain name kiting. 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. prior to this printer being installed. Install a manageable.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. Configuration baselines D. Which of the following should have taken place. Server virtualization C.actualtests. B.

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

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

Any Time.actualtests. honeypot. chain of custody. D.CompTIA SY0-201: Practice Exam A." . Input validation D. risk mitigation. C. Domain name kiting B. NIPS.com Ac tua lTe sts QUESTION NO: 48 . B. Zone transfer to a source inside the organization D.www. Answer: B Which of the following can be implemented as an OS hardening practice to mitigate risk? A. B. Answer: D "Pass Any Exam. D. firewall. DNS query from a source outside the organization B. 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. 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. HIDS. data handling.co m 15 . Removable storage C. DNS query from a source inside the organization C. C.

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

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

C.com Ac tua A. Any Time. Verify all servers are back online and working properly. Anomaly-based Answer: A QUESTION NO: 61 A company has just recovered from a major disaster." . Behavior-based D. Subnetting "Pass Any Exam. MD5 lTe Which of the following is a public key cryptosystem? sts . 3DES D.co m 19 .www. Kerberos-based C. Verify all network nodes are back online and working properly. SHA-1 C. NAC D. RSA B. Signature-based B. B. D. NAT B. This is an example of which of the following mitigation techniques? A. Honeypot C.actualtests.CompTIA SY0-201: Practice Exam A. 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. Which of the following should signify the completion of a disaster recovery? A. Conduct post disaster recovery testing.

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

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Retention policy C. By geographic location D." . Any Time. Privilege escalation C. By function B. By department C.www. Port scan B. Email server configuration "Pass Any Exam. Non-repudiation Answer: A QUESTION NO: 71 An attacker sends packets to a host in hopes of altering the host's MAC table. 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 . Backup policy D.com Ac A.co m 22 .CompTIA SY0-201: Practice Exam Which of the following concepts addresses the threat of data being modified without authorization? A. Integrity B. DNS spoofing D. 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. Availability D. Backup procedures B. Which of the following is the attacker attempting to do? A. Key management C.actualtests.

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

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Penetration testing B. Vulnerability assessment tool Answer: A QUESTION NO: 82 Answer: B QUESTION NO: 83 Which of the following would MOST likely contain a <SCRIPT> tag? A. Any Time.actualtests." . XSS C. Cookies B.co When assessing a network containing resources that require near 100% availability. DOS D. which of the following techniques should be employed to assess overall security? m 25 . Penetration testing tool D.com Ac tua lTe A. Documentation reviews sts . Vulnerability scanning C. Protocol analyzer B. Buffer overflow Answer: B QUESTION NO: 84 Which of the following is a reason why wireless access points should not be placed near a building's perimeter? "Pass Any Exam.www.CompTIA SY0-201: Practice Exam Answer: B QUESTION NO: 81 Which of the following devices hooks into a LAN and captures traffic? A. Protocol filter C. User interviews D.

NIDS C.co m . 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. Port scanner D. Vulnerability assessment C. Port scanning D. Any Time. various vulnerability scans were performed.www.CompTIA SY0-201: Practice Exam A. Vampire taps C." . HIDS Answer: B QUESTION NO: 87 Which of the following is a major risk associated with cloud computing? A. It was determined that the product is not a threat but has the potential to introduce additional vulnerabilities. Rouge access points B. Loss of physical control over data B. Threat assessment B. While evaluating the product. Code assessment D. Increased complexity of qualitative risk assessments "Pass Any Exam. The security administrator has been asked to review its security implications. Input validation B.com 26 Ac tua lTe sts . 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.actualtests.

To analyze packets and frames B. C. 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. Three D. 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.co m 27 ." . It is an access policy based on a set of rules. It is an access policy based on biometric technologies. Smaller attack surface D.www. Four Answer: A QUESTION NO: 91 "Pass Any Exam.com Ac tua lTe sts . To report on the performance of the system C. B. Two C.CompTIA SY0-201: Practice Exam C. Answer: D QUESTION NO: 90 Using a smartcard and a physical token is considered how many factors of authentication? A. Any Time. It is an access policy that restricts access to objects based on security clearance. One B. D.actualtests. To scan for vulnerabilities D. It is an access policy based on the role that the user has in an organization.

Group policies C. Chain of custody D. Prevention of malicious traffic Answer: B QUESTION NO: 93 Which of the following is an important part of disaster recovery training? A. Storage locations C. Intelligence about external threats C. ACLs Answer: D "Pass Any Exam. WEP C. Faster alerting to internal compromises B. NAT B. HTTP D. Protection of the external firewall interface D." .actualtests.CompTIA SY0-201: Practice Exam Which of the following protocols is considered more secure than SSL? A.co m . Any Time. Telnet Answer: A QUESTION NO: 92 A NIDS monitoring traffic on the public-side of a firewall provides which of the following? A. TLS B.com 28 Ac tua lTe sts . Schemes B. Table top exercises Answer: D QUESTION NO: 94 Which of the following would a network administrator implement to control traffic being routed between networks or network segments in an effort to preserve data confidentiality? A. Password policies D.www.

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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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Fourier C. Which of the following is MOST likely causing the disconnections? "Pass Any Exam.www. A company in the next building had their wireless network breached last month. Stream D.com 32 Ac tua lTe sts . Which of the following is MOST likely missing from the operational procedures? A. Application patch management D. SQL injection Answer: B QUESTION NO: 108 A user reports that their 802.11n capable interface connects and disconnects frequently to an access point that was recently installed." . Bollards C.co m .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. Turing Answer: A QUESTION NO: 106 Which of the following control systems is used to maintain proper environmental conditions in a datacenter? A. Application hardening B. HVAC B. Any Time. Block B. CCTV D.actualtests. 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. OS hardening C.

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

B.com 34 Ac tua lTe A.www. Shoulder surfing B. The customer's DNS has been poisoned. Bluesnarfing C.co m . Any Time. Whaling B." .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. Tailgating C. Impersonation Answer: B QUESTION NO: 115 "Pass Any Exam. Which of the following has MOST likely occurred? A. Vishing D. D. The website company has amisconfigured firewall. C.actualtests. 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. The customer has a virus outbreak. Escalation D. All of the other websites the user visits work correctly and other customers are not having this issue. Dumpster diving sts A targeted email attack sent to the company's Chief Executive Officer (CEO) is known as which of the following? .

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

Any Time. On-site clustering D.co m . Utilize time of day restrictions C. 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? . Require a PIV card B. D.actualtests.www.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. The PCs are being used in a botnet lTe sts Several PCs are running extremely slow all of a sudden. Implement implicit deny D. A man-in-the-middle attack is taking place." . 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.com 36 Ac tua A. Virtualization Answer: A QUESTION NO: 122 "Pass Any Exam. The PCs have downloaded adware. Off-site backup B. RAID 5 on-site backup C. 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. A logic bomb has been installed by the former employee B. C.

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

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

Protocol analyzer D. "Pass Any Exam.www. smart card. Device encryption B. Any Time. Proxy B. B. Full disk D. C.actualtests.CompTIA SY0-201: Practice Exam Which of the following would a security administrator use to diagnose network issues? A. common access card. Voice encryption C. Gateway Answer: C QUESTION NO: 130 Which of the following should be implemented on a mobile phone to help prevent a conversation from being captured? A. Partition encryption C. EFS B.co m 39 . Which of the following methods should a technician recommend? lTe QUESTION NO: 131 sts . Sniffer Answer: B Answer: A QUESTION NO: 132 Centrally authenticating multiple systems and applications against a federated user database is an example of: A. GPS tracking D.com Ac A. Host-based firewall C." . BitLocker tua A user wishes to encrypt only certain files and folders within a partition. single sign-on.

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

www. Reduce the power levels Answer: A. Confidentiality B.CompTIA SY0-201: Practice Exam C.co m 42 . Integrity D. Any Time. transference. Proper AP placement B. UPS D. Availability C. Answer: B QUESTION NO: 140 A security administrator needs to implement a wireless system that will only be available within a building. Temperature C. Use CCMP D. Humidity lTe Which of the following environmental variables reduces the potential for static discharges? sts .D QUESTION NO: 141 Answer: D QUESTION NO: 142 Which of the following is an example of implementing security using the least privilege principle? A.com Ac tua A. elimination. A. EMI B.actualtests. D. Which of the following configurations can the administrator modify to achieve this? (Select TWO). Non-repudiation Answer: B "Pass Any Exam. Disable SSID broadcasting C. Enable MAC filtering E." .

The spreadsheet is located on a server that was recently patched. 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. Bluejacking D. Complex passwords C. Anti-spam software D. 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. Which of the following is the attacker MOST likely using? A." . Access B.com 43 Ac tua QUESTION NO: 145 lTe sts .co m . Which of the following logs would the technician review FIRST? A. MS-CHAP "Pass Any Exam.CompTIA SY0-201: Practice Exam QUESTION NO: 143 A user reports that the spreadsheet they use for the department will not open.www. War driving B. DNS Answer: A QUESTION NO: 144 Which of the following helps prevent a system from being fingerprinted? A. Any Time. Personal firewall B.actualtests. Antivirus D. Replay attack C. Firewall C.

Pop-up blocker Answer: C QUESTION NO: 149 A Maintenance Manager requests that a new group be created for a new development project. Distribution D. Any Time. Personal firewall D. Which of the following group types would need to be created? A. Antivirus B. Default power users B. Kerberos C. Anti-spam C. 802.1x D.www. Video surveillance B.co m 44 . in order to email and setup conference meetings to the whole project team. 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. EAP Answer: B QUESTION NO: 147 Which of the following is a preventative physical security measure? A.actualtests.com Ac tua lTe sts . External lighting C. Physical access log D. Security Answer: C "Pass Any Exam.CompTIA SY0-201: Practice Exam B. Restricted group C." . concerning power distribution. Which of the following security applications BEST explains this behavior? A.

Identification Answer: D QUESTION NO: 153 Which of the following tools will allow a technician to detect devices and associated IP addresses on the network? "Pass Any Exam.com Ac tua lTe sts . Any Time. Non-repudiation C. Cryptography B. Authorization D." .co m 45 .CompTIA SY0-201: Practice Exam QUESTION NO: 150 Which of the following is an example of data obfuscation within a data stream? A. Spyware B.www. Spam Answer: B QUESTION NO: 152 Which of the following concepts is applied FIRST when a user logs into a domain? A. Hashing D. Steganography C. Virus C. Rootkit D. Fuzzing Answer: A QUESTION NO: 151 Which of the following is a malicious program that infects a host computer and has the ability to replicate itself? A.actualtests. Virealization B.

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

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

Content filter Answer: D QUESTION NO: 161 Which of the following should a technician run to find user accounts that can be easily compromised? A. Virus B. The root CA is used to encrypt email messages to prevent unintended disclosure of data lTe Which of the following defines the role of a root certificate authority (CA) in PKI? sts ." . C.www. Any Time.co m 48 . B.com Ac tua A.CompTIA SY0-201: Practice Exam A. Performance C. System D. Nessus Answer: C QUESTION NO: 162 Answer: C QUESTION NO: 163 Which of the following malicious programs compromises system security by exploiting system access through a virtual backdoor? A. Spam D. The root CA is the recovery agent used to encrypt data when a user's certificate is lost. Adware Answer: B "Pass Any Exam. The CA is the trusted root that issues certificates. D. NMAP B. DNS B.actualtests. Trojan C. John the Ripper D. SNORT C. The CA stores the user's hash value for safekeeping.

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

Separation of duties should be implemented after each exercise.actualtests. Different security templates D. clinical and operations groups. Vulnerability scans should be performed after each exercise. Answer: D "Pass Any Exam. HVAC D. Passwords should be changed after each exercise.co m 51 .CompTIA SY0-201: Practice Exam D. Any Time. Patch management C." . Video surveillance C. 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. Procedures should be updated after each exercise. D.www.com Ac tua lTe sts . Service pack installation B. C. Create an auditors group and add the group to each of the accounting. Physical access control B. B. Packet sniffer Answer: C QUESTION NO: 173 Which of the following situations applies to disaster recovery exercises? A. 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.

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AES256 encryption D. Run an antivirus scan B. 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. Network anomaly detection C." . Any Time. Print a copy of the background Answer: B QUESTION NO: 178 After completing a forensic image of a hard drive. Chain of custody B.co m 53 . Vulnerability assessment B.CompTIA SY0-201: Practice Exam A. Firewall C.actualtests. Which of the following could be used to mitigate this threat? sts . Disable the network connection C.com Ac A. Network mapping program "Pass Any Exam. IDS D. Content filter B.www. Penetration test D. Image compression C. 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. which of the following can be used to confirm data integrity? 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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Tracking cookies on the website Answer: C "Pass Any Exam. Which of the following should be done? A.www. Take a LANMAN hash of the file and send the receiver both the hash and the original file in a signed and encrypted email. Any Time.actualtests. Possible storage of illegal materials D.com Ac tua A. D. 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. MD5 hashing lTe A technician needs to setup a secure room to enable a private VTC system. HVAC D. Which of the following should be installed to prevent devices from listening to the VTC? sts .CompTIA SY0-201: Practice Exam QUESTION NO: 195 A technician needs to validate that a sent file has not been modified in any way. Input validation on web applications C. B. Take an AES hash of the file and send the receiver both the hash and the original file in a signed and encrypted email.co m 58 . Take a NTLM hash of the file and send the receiver both the hash and the original file in a signed and encrypted email. Shielding B." . HIDS C. C. A co-worker recommends that a thumbprint be taken before the file is sent. Take a MD5 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.

D sts A. 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. Single sign-on C. Video monitoring D.www. Redundancy C. Load balancing . Any Time.co m Environmental monitoring includes which of the following? (Select TWO] 59 . SNMP D.com Ac tua QUESTION NO: 200 lTe Answer: C. Spooler C. FTP B." .actualtests. Which of the following would MOST likely be installed to regulate right of entry? "Pass Any Exam.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. Humidity controls E. 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. Least privilege B. There is currently no physical security other than a badge reader.

Access list D. Non-repudiation C.CompTIA SY0-201: Practice Exam A." . PIV C. Proves that the system can be compromised 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.www.actualtests. Availability Answer: D Answer: A QUESTION NO: 204 An administrator is explaining the conditions under which penetration testing is preferred over vulnerability testing. 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 . Any Time. SSO B. Environmental control D. Security alarms B.com Ac tua A. Identifies surface vulnerabilities and can be run on a regular basis B. Which of the following statements correctly describes these advantages? A. Trusted OS D.co m 60 . Video surveillance C. Can be fairly fast depending on number of hosts Answer: B "Pass Any Exam. Data emanation B. Safe for even inexperienced testers to conduct D.

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

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

C. XML QUESTION NO: 213 Answer: B QUESTION NO: 214 The benefit of using software whole disk encryption is: A. D. RAS B." . the disk's MBR is encrypted as well. Any Time. the entire file system is encrypted in case of theft.co m Answer: D 63 . SHA D. NAT 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? .CompTIA SY0-201: Practice Exam C. unauthorized disk access is logged in a separate bit.www. the data can be retrieved easier if the disk is damaged B.com Ac tua A. RSA Answer: D QUESTION NO: 212 Which of the following can cause data leakage from web based applications? A. Poor error handling C. Application hardening D. NAC C.actualtests. Answer: D "Pass Any Exam. Device encryption B.

Warm site B. Least privilege C. System accounts with minimal rights . Job rotation D. Any Time.com Ac An administrator is providing management with a mobile device that allows email access. The mobile device will be password protected in case of loss. The mobile device should use and be equipped with removal storage for sensitive data retrieval. Which of the following additional security measures should the administrator ensure is in place? tua QUESTION NO: 217 lTe Answer: B sts A.actualtests. Field site C.www. C. Complex passwords B.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 . Answer: A QUESTION NO: 218 Which of the following BEST identifies the sensitivity of a document? "Pass Any Exam. Cold site D." . The mobile device should erase itself after a set number of invalid password attempts.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. The password should be alpha-numeric only. due to keypad limitations. B. Hot site Answer: A QUESTION NO: 216 A. The password should be common so that the mobile device can be re-assigned. D.

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

www. Any Time. Install a service pack B. Certificate authority D. 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. Mail traffic D. C.actualtests. Which of the following would accomplish this with the LEAST amount of effort? A.com 66 Ac tua QUESTION NO: 224 lTe Answer: C sts A. which of the following would aid in recovery of the data? A. 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 types of traffic is this typically associated with? . Which of the following must they install to complete this task? A." . Symmetric key C.co m A port scan of a network identified port 25 open on an internal system. Web traffic B. Network management traffic . Key escrow B.CompTIA SY0-201: Practice Exam QUESTION NO: 222 An administrator would like to update a network machine with a number of vendor fixes concurrently. Install ahotfix. D. Install a patch. File sharing traffic C. HIDS "Pass Any Exam.

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

actualtests. Install CAT6 network cables D. SHA B.com 68 Ac tua lTe A. Role-based sts . 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. SFTP C. SCP Answer: C QUESTION NO: 232 Company A recently purchased the much smaller Company B." . Any Time.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. Change the SSID B.co The company's NIDS system is setup to match specifically configured traffic patterns. OVAL-based D. Anomaly-based B. TLS D. Which of the following BEST describes this configuration? m .www. The wireless router needs to be replaced C. Which of the following audits did the security administrator perform? "Pass Any Exam. Which of the following can BEST be implemented to mitigate this issue? A. 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. Behavior-based C.

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

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

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

com Ac A user reports that after a recent business trip." . Updating the user's laptop with current antivirus B.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. their laptop started having performance issues and unauthorized emails have been sent out from the laptop. Any Time. LANMAN D. PAP B. Updating the anti-spam application on the laptop C. Which of the following will resolve this issue? tua QUESTION NO: 245 lTe Answer: C sts A. CHAP .www. Recovery agent B. NTLMv2 C. 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. Installing a new pop-up blocker D. Certificate authority C. Key escrow Answer: D QUESTION NO: 244 A. Trust model D.actualtests.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 .

System File Checker (SFC) D.co m 73 . Evil twin C. Rogue access point D. Any Time. 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. vmlinuz C. Screen lock D.CompTIA SY0-201: Practice Exam A. Directly from the point of the antenna. 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. GPS tracking "Pass Any Exam. Side to side. Device encryption B.com Ac A. War driving B. parallel with the floor D.www." . Remote wipe C. perpendicular to the floor B.actualtests. Up and down. 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 . SELinux B. perpendicular to the floor C.

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

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

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

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

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

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

" . D. Smartphones can be tied to multiple PCs for data transferring. Smartphone calls have a second layer of encryption.co m 80 . 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.com Ac tua lTe A. Memory addressing B. Smartphones can be used to access open WAPs for coverage redundancy.actualtests. Spyware D. B. Any Time. Session cookies Answer: A QUESTION NO: 274 "Pass Any Exam.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. Worm B. Virus C.www. C. Which of the following malware types is this MOST likely to be? A. Smartphones can encrypt and password protect data. sts Which of the following is an advantage of an employer providing smartphones to their employees instead of regular cellular phones? . Initial vector D.

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

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

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

co Which of the following will help prevent unauthorized access to a smartphone? m . Which of the following would BEST reduce the data leakage threat? tua lTe sts A. B. Clustering C." .actualtests. C. Remote wipe B.1x authentication? "Pass Any Exam. Use GPS tracking to find the devices.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.www. D. Voice encryption . RAID B. Use stronger encryption algorithms. Screen lock D.com 84 Ac Several classified mobile devices have been stolen. Immediately inform local law enforcement. Which of the following could be used to support 802. Any Time. Virtualization Answer: B QUESTION NO: 286 Answer: D QUESTION NO: 287 A. GPS tracking C. Redundancy D. 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. Remotely sanitize the devices.

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

SSL. Symmetric session keys C. TELNET.4.27 10. and SFTP C. SFTP.andTFTP B. TLS.4. 10. Any Time.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. HTTPS.4.co m .andTFTP D. Which of the following IP address ranges are encompassed by this rule? A. DDoS C.actualtests.63 "Pass Any Exam.58/27.32 10.4.4. DoS Answer: C QUESTION NO: 293 Which of the following components is MOST integral to HTTPS? A.58 B. SCP. SSH. 10. Which of the following BEST describes this type of attack? A.4. Mutual authentication Answer: D Which of the following uses TCP port 22 by default? A. and SCP Answer: B QUESTION NO: 295 A system administrator sees a firewall rule that applies to 10.4." .4.4. Spoofing D. Diffie-Hellman key exchange D. SCP.www.com 86 Ac tua QUESTION NO: 294 lTe sts . PGP B. Spim B.4.

Implementing an ACL B. Group policy B.4." . New server room construction requires a single entrance that is heavily protected. Domain wide password policy C.58 10.co m 87 .4. D.4. C. Which of the following is the MOST secure way to log in to a VPN? A. Storage and retention policy D. 10. 10.58 10. 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. All doors to the server room must have signage indicating that it is a server room.4.4.4. Setting up a PKI C. All server room users are required to have unique usernames and passwords. B.4.actualtests.89 D.4. All new employees are required to be mentored by a senior employee for their first few months on the job. Any Time.CompTIA SY0-201: Practice Exam C.www. Implementing a single sign on process D. User access and rights Answer: A "Pass Any Exam. 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.com Ac tua lTe sts .

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

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

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

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

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

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

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. accessible publicly but only to company employees. Any Time. Permit man-in-the-middle attacks to steal users' credentials. Man traps B. frequently fails to renew its certificates. C. Increase resources used by the company's web-servers. https://wrtw. A. 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.co m ." .org). Breed complacency among users for all certificate warnings.com 94 Ac tua lTe sts .CompTIA SY0-201: Practice Exam Explanation: Fiber-optic is transmitted using light so it is unaffected by electromagnetic interference.g. Domain name kiting "Pass Any Exam. Spoofing B. D.actualtests. B. This is typical of which of the following? A. Expose traffic sent between the server and the user's computer.comptia. These failures: (Select TWO). resulting in expired certificate warnings for users.www. Are irritating to the user but the traffic remains encrypted. Vulnerability scanners Answer: C QUESTION NO: 320 The last company administrator failed to renew the registration for the corporate web site (e. Video surveillance D. 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). TCP/IP hijacking C. E. Chain of custody C. Answer: C.

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Logic bomb D.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. All servers are unreachable.co m 103 . Botnet Answer: C QUESTION NO: 348 A. Which of the following is MOST likely to have caused the DOS? A.www. Vulnerability scanner B. 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. Rainbow table D." . AES Answer: C QUESTION NO: 347 At midnight on January 1st.CompTIA SY0-201: Practice Exam D. .actualtests. Logic bombs may also be set to go off on a certain date or when a specified set of circumstances occurs. Password complexity policy B. Virus C. an administrator receives an alert from the system monitoring the servers in the datacenter. Account expiration policy "Pass Any Exam. Rootkit B. Any Time. Protocol analyzer C.

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QUESTION NO: 350 Which of the following logs would MOST likely indicate that there is an ongoing brute force attack against a servers local administrator account? A. Firewall B. System C. Performance D. Access Answer: B

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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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Application logs "Pass Any Exam. Number of logical hosts providing services for users D. 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." .com 108 Ac tua QUESTION NO: 364 lTe Answer: A sts A.www. Volume of physical equipment needing to be secured B. Networkmapper D.actualtests. Access logs B. Any Time. Password cracker B. 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. Two factor authentication D.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. Protocol analyzer C. Total complexity of the overall security architecture C. Port scanner .co m Which of the following would be MOST useful for a security technician to run on a single. standalone machine with no network interface to verify its overall security posture? . Single sign-on C. One factor authentication B.

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

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

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

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

Fullbackup on Sunday and differential backups every other day B. Any Time. Which of the following should the administrator implement? A. RADIUS B. Certificate authority C. and repository and is meant to standardize information between security tools. but every time the security administrator gets on the workstation there is no evidence of the letters. It consists of a language. Memory forensics C. OVAL D.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." .com Ac Answer: B tua A. VLAN B.co m 113 . Fullbackup on Sunday and a full backup every day D. interpreter. Fullbackup on Sunday and incremental backups every other day C. QUESTION NO: 380 QUESTION NO: 381 An administrator needs to implement a backup strategy that provides the fastest recovery in case of data corruption. 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. Which of the following techniques will allow the security administrator to acquire the necessary data? sts . Dumpster diving lTe A security administrator has reports of an employee writing harassing letters on a workstation. Fullbackup on Sunday and alternating differential and incremental every other day Answer: C "Pass Any Exam.actualtests. Firewall D.www.

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

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

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

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

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Identification and authentication D. Rule-based access control B. Physical access control D.www.actualtests. Job rotation B. Mandatory access control C. Identification and non-repudiation C. Some of the employees use computers that do not belong to the company to do their work. Any Time. Least privilege C.co m Which of the following processes describes identity proofing? 120 . 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. Access controls Answer: D QUESTION NO: 405 A web server that the employees use to fill out their time cards needs to be protected.com Ac tua lTe sts A. Separation of duties D. Access control and identity verification B.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. The web server needs to be accessible to employees both inside the campus and at remote sites. Authentication and authorization . Which of the following would BEST protect the server? "Pass Any Exam. which of the following best practices should MOST likely be in place? A." .

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

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

com 123 Ac tua QUESTION NO: 414 lTe sts . Warm site B. Chain of custody D. it is important for members of the CIRT to document the location of data at all times.actualtests. Read the last 512 bytes of the tape. Hot site C.CompTIA SY0-201: Practice Exam QUESTION NO: 412 When investigating data breaches caused by possible malicious action. Perform a full restore.co m . Any Time. Disaster recovery plan C. 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). Restore a random file. D. Which of the following BEST describes what the CIRT is trying to document? A. Mobile site D." . HR employees "Pass Any Exam. A. C.www. Read the first 512 bytes of the tape. 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. Proper authorization procedures B. Damage mitigation Answer: B QUESTION NO: 413 Which of the following redundancy planning concepts is generally the LEAST expensive? A. B.

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

co m Which of the following is a tactic used by malicious domain purchasing organizations? . DNS D. AVLAN B. ARP spoofing B.www.actualtests." . A firewall C. DDoS . ARP poisoning B. 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. Iris scan D. Voice recognition B.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. Kiting C. A virtual workstation D. Any Time. DistributedDoS "Pass Any Exam. A honey pot Answer: D QUESTION NO: 422 Which of the following threats is mitigated by ensuring operating system patches are current? A. Fingerprint recognition C.com 125 Ac tua lTe sts A.

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

Confidentiality C. A security policy template is implemented B.com Ac tua lTe sts . A security IP audit is completed C. Any Time. To identify vulnerabilities in available services C.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. Administrative rights are manually removed D. Integrity D.actualtests. To determine open ports and services D.co m 127 . Cryptography B. 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. Which of the following should MOST likely be done? A.www. To correlate which MAC addresses are associated with aswitchport B. 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." . 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.

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

www. Non-repudiation. Deny printer access B. Any Time. Deny network logon Answer: D Answer: A. Web load balancing D.D QUESTION NO: 435 Rainbow tables are primarily used to expose which of the following vulnerabilities? A.com Ac tua A. Weak passwords D.actualtests. Deny file access D. Backendfile system crash C. SQL injection B.co QUESTION NO: 434 m 129 . . Answer: D QUESTION NO: 433 Which of the following is a best practice relating to non-administrative user rights on a server? A. Available IP addresses Answer: C QUESTION NO: 436 "Pass Any Exam. Deny local logon C. Weak encryption keys C. Available ports B. Cross-site scripting E." .CompTIA SY0-201: Practice Exam D. 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).

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

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

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

Firewall C. Some malware is able to detect that they are running in a virtual environment B." . Key escrow C. 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. AES B. their computer is now displaying unwanted images. 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. Machine virtualization is only in a 64-bit environment D. Virtualization hosting possible on one specific OS C.CompTIA SY0-201: Practice Exam QUESTION NO: 447 A user reports that after opening an email from someone they knew.actualtests. HDS B.co m 133 . CRL D. Any Time. Anti-spam D. Antivirus Answer: C QUESTION NO: 448 Which of the following is true about the application of machine virtualization? A. 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.www.com Ac tua QUESTION NO: 449 lTe Answer: A sts .

Reserve proxy B. 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. Any Time. Identification C.co m 134 .CompTIA SY0-201: Practice Exam A. and type of request.com Ac A. 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. Warm site B. Which of the following would be the BEST network-based solution? sts ." . LDAP B. Mobile site C. PKI D. NIDS C.actualtests. TACACS Answer: B "Pass Any Exam.www. Hot site D. Authentication D. Protocol analyzer tua lTe Server administrators want to restrict requested sent to their based upon source. CHAP D. Kerberos C. time of day. Confidentiality B.

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

CompTIA SY0-201: Practice Exam A user needs to send bank account information to the Human Resource department for payroll. Logical keys "Pass Any Exam.actualtests. One suggestion offered might be to: A. Ensure that passwords are not named after relatives B.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. Install a removable data backup device for portability ease C." .co m 136 . Privilege escalation C. Network-based intrusion Detection System (NIDS) B. 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. Verify the integrity of all data that is accessed the network D. Due process D. Due care B. Classification of information C. Exploiting a week password B. Any Time. Exploiting a back door Answer: B QUESTION NO: 460 Which of the following determines if traffic is blocked or allowed? A. Disallow all port 80 inbound connection attempts Answer: A QUESTION NO: 459 A.www. This type of information is considered which of the following? A. A man-in-the-middle attack D. This type of attack is best known as: lTe sts .

A passive system that is designed to log activity C." . dropping the malicious packets.co m Answer: C 137 . [2][3 ] More specifically. CCTV C. 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. A proactive systems that helps block unwanted access sts . resetting the connection and/or blocking the traffic from the offending IP address.CompTIA SY0-201: Practice Exam 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. A proactive system that notifies laws enforcement of an attack B. IPS can take such actions as sending an alarm. Any Time.www. "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. Microwave B. IP D. Access Control List (ACL) D.actualtests. The main differences are. unlike intrusion detection systems. A passive systems that provides data on an attack afterwards D. intrusion prevention systems are placed in-line and are able to actively prevent/block intrusions that are detected.

Seamless operations in the event of a disaster sts The primary purpose of a hot site is to ensure which of the following? . Any Time. Update the antivirus server and workstations. in order to get that change approved. while ensuring each step is properly documented and logs are working correctly on the server.actualtests." . 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. Access logs B. A new virus definition and there is not another change management meeting schedule for several weeks. 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.www. IDS Answer: A QUESTION NO: 466 "Pass Any Exam. Transition of operations in a short time period in a disaster C.co m Answer: B . D. Document the whole process and wait until next week to discuss with the change management group.com 138 Ac tua lTe A. B. while ensuring each step is properly documented and logs are working correctly on the server. Which of the following is the BEST choice for a security administrator? A. Recovery of operations within 30 days after a disaster B. C. Update the antivirus. Update the antivirus server and workstations. ensure the logs are working correctly on the server. DNS record C. Performance logs D. Adequate HVAC to meet environmental initiatives D.

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

Install all services packs then install any remaining patches B. Ransomware D. Dual-hormed D. AES Answer: D "Pass Any Exam. 3DES B.www. Trojan attack C. Installallhotfixes then install any remaining services packs D.com Ac tua A. DHCP B.co m 140 . DES D. Any Time. SHA-256 C.actualtests.CompTIA SY0-201: Practice Exam B. NAT C. Screened subnet Answer: B Answer: A QUESTION NO: 472 Which of the following encryption algorithms can use the LARGEST key length? A. 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. Install all patches then install anyremaininghotfixes 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 .

Unplug the network cable B." . Ensure proper strength D. SHH . Observe if any systems are communicating using unauthorized protocols B. L2f C. The certificate authority is unresponsive "Pass Any Exam.co m L2tp Tunneling replies on which of the following for security? . both users can exchange encrypted e-mails with other users.www. Close the laptop lid to put the computer in hibernate mode C. Any Time. SSL B.com 141 Ac tua lTe sts A. IPSec D. Secure the area D.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. Verify adequate bandwidth is being provided for existing traffic C. Which of the following is the MOST likely the cause? A. Public keys are not exchanged B.actualtests. Inspect and analyze data being passed through SSH tunnels Answer: D QUESTION NO: 476 Two users are unable to exchange encrypted e-mails.

Performance baseline C. Performance monitor D. and reboot B." . PGP D. 3DES Answer: D "Pass Any Exam.actualtests. 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. Change the configuration on the NIC card so it is not promiscuous mode C. 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. Application log B.com Ac tua A.CompTIA SY0-201: Practice Exam C. Which of the following would LEAST impact the applications hosted on the server? . scan it for viruses and malware.co m Answer: C 142 .www. DES C. Restart all services on the server lTe sts An attacker is targeting specific using packet capture software. Any Time. An administrator cannot shut down the server due to company policy. Private keys are not exchanged D. One time pad B. Disconnect the server from the network. Disable the server on directory services D.

Cryptographic hash D. Input validation errors C.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. Logic bombs D. Viruses B. 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. Which of the following provides that evidence? A." . Host intrusion detection "Pass Any Exam.actualtests. Any Time. Accepted C.co m Most mission impacting vulnerabilities in a formal risk assessment should be: . Mitigated B. Personal firewall B. Trusted platform module B.com 143 Ac tua lTe sts A.www. Ignored . Avoided D. Logical token C. 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.

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

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

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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A. Hard drive B. USB C. SNMP D. DMZ Answer: A

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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Security testers have clear and written authorization to penetration testing. creating local user accounts. A faster. and modifying any accounts on the domain "Pass Any Exam. The employee needs to the accounting system but no longer requires access to human resources." . Move the employee to the Accounting security group C. Upgrading the operating system.actualtests. and modifying any accounts on the system C. A list of filtered ports B.www. creating local user accounts. Security testers have clear and written authorization to conduct vulnerability scans. Add the employee's to the Accounting security group B. creating local user accounts they created B. Any Time. D. Installing application on remote systems. Security testers are trying to document vulnerabilities without impacting network operations. Disable the employee's access through group policies tua lTe An employee in Human Resources transfer to accounting. B. Which of the following would accomplish the needed changes? sts . Network users have permissions allowing access to network devices with security weaknesses.co m .CompTIA SY0-201: Practice Exam A. Only a list of open ports D. Remove the employee from the Human Resources security group D. Answer: C QUESTION NO: 501 A technician would MOST likely use a vulnerability scanner instead of a port scanner when which of the following is required? A.com 149 Ac A. C. Installing applications. More information about the services C. less comprehensive scan Answer: C QUESTION NO: 502 Answer: B QUESTION NO: 503 Which of the following actions is an employee able to take if they are given administrative access to a workstation? A.

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

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