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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

co m 23 . Risk = infections x number of days infected x cost of asset C. The radio signal of the rogue access point interferes with company approved access points. Risk = exploit x number of systems x cost of asset B. Hardware firewall C. 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.www. Which of the following could be deployed to BEST provide this information? A.com Ac tua lTe sts . 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." . B. Answer: D QUESTION NO: 77 The process of validating a user's claimed identity is called "Pass Any Exam. D. Rogue access points can allow unauthorized users access the company's internal networks. Software firewall B. Rogue access points can scan the company's wireless networks and find other unencrypted and rouge access points C. HIDS D. Any Time. Risk = threat x vulnerability x cost of asset D.actualtests.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: A QUESTION NO: 78 Which of the following is a benefit of utilizing virtualization technology? A. authorization. IT operations can be migrated? A. Fewer systems to monitor physical access Answer: D Answer: A QUESTION NO: 80 Which of the following describes a semi-operational site that in the event of a disaster. C. repudiation. Trusted platform module tua lTe The security administrator wants to increase the cipher strength of the company's internal root certificate. Certificate authority B. identification. Registration authority C. Warm site C.co m 24 . Streamline systems to a single OS D. Cold site "Pass Any Exam. validation.actualtests. Less overhead cost of software licensing C." .www.com Ac A. Hot site B. Mobile site D. Lowered cost of the host machine B.CompTIA SY0-201: Practice Exam A. Key escrow D. Which of the following would the security administer use to sign a stronger root certificate? sts QUESTION NO: 79 . Any Time. B. D.

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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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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Take a LANMAN hash of the file and send the receiver both the hash and the original file in a signed and encrypted email. Shielding B. Take a NTLM hash of the file and send the receiver both the hash and the original file in a signed and encrypted email. Take a MD5 hash of the file and send the receiver both the hash and the original file in a signed and encrypted email. 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.www. HIDS C. Take an AES hash of the file and send the receiver both the hash and the original file in a signed and encrypted email. Input validation on web applications C. B. 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. Which of the following should be done? A." . Any Time.com Ac tua A.actualtests. D. HVAC D. Tracking cookies on the website Answer: C "Pass Any Exam.co m 58 . Possible storage of illegal materials D. C. Increased amount of spam B. A co-worker recommends that a thumbprint be taken before the file is sent. MD5 hashing lTe A technician needs to setup a secure room to enable a private VTC system.

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Which of the following will resolve this issue? tua QUESTION NO: 245 lTe Answer: C sts A. 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. CHAP .www.actualtests. LANMAN D. Certificate authority C. Recovery agent B.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 ." . Updating the user's laptop with current antivirus B. Key escrow Answer: D QUESTION NO: 244 A. Installing a new pop-up blocker D. NTLMv2 C. Updating the anti-spam application on the laptop C. Any Time.com Ac A user reports that after a recent business trip.CompTIA SY0-201: Practice Exam QUESTION NO: 243 Which of the following allows a company to maintain access to encrypted resources when employee turnover is high? A. PAP B. their laptop started having performance issues and unauthorized emails have been sent out from the laptop. Trust model D.

perpendicular to the floor B. War driving B. Any Time. Up and down. GPS tracking "Pass Any Exam. Rogue access point D.actualtests. Side to side.co m 73 . 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. SELinux B. vmlinuz C. In a downward direction. Evil twin C. Device encryption B. 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 .www.CompTIA SY0-201: Practice Exam A. parallel with the floor D. Screen lock D. perpendicular to the floor C. Tripwire Answer: A QUESTION NO: 248 Answer: B QUESTION NO: 249 Which of the following should be performed if a smartphone is lost to ensure no data can be retrieved from it? A." .com Ac A. Remote wipe C. System File Checker (SFC) D. Directly from the point of the antenna.

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

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

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

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

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

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

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? . Smartphones can be tied to multiple PCs for data transferring. Virus C. Spyware D. Smartphone calls have a second layer of encryption. D. C. Directory traversal C. Ransomware Answer: D QUESTION NO: 272 Answer: D QUESTION NO: 273 Which of the following is specific to a buffer overflow attack? A. Which of the following malware types is this MOST likely to be? A.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. Initial vector D. Any Time. Memory addressing B." . Session cookies Answer: A QUESTION NO: 274 "Pass Any Exam. B.actualtests. Smartphones can be used to access open WAPs for coverage redundancy. Worm B.co m 80 .www.com Ac tua lTe A.

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

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

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

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

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

SSL. PGP B.4. 10.4. SFTP. DDoS C. Diffie-Hellman key exchange D. Symmetric session keys C. Spim B. SSH. 10. SCP.27 10.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.32 10. Which of the following BEST describes this type of attack? A. DoS Answer: C QUESTION NO: 293 Which of the following components is MOST integral to HTTPS? A.58/27.actualtests.4.58 B.co m . Which of the following IP address ranges are encompassed by this rule? A. SCP. and SFTP C. TLS.4.4. Mutual authentication Answer: D Which of the following uses TCP port 22 by default? A.4. TELNET.63 "Pass Any Exam.andTFTP D." . Any Time.andTFTP B. and SCP Answer: B QUESTION NO: 295 A system administrator sees a firewall rule that applies to 10.com 86 Ac tua QUESTION NO: 294 lTe sts .4.4. HTTPS.4. Spoofing D.www.4.

4.co m 87 . New server room construction requires a single entrance that is heavily protected.58 10. All server room users are required to have unique usernames and passwords. Which of the following is the MOST secure way to log in to a VPN? A. Any Time.4.www.com Ac tua lTe sts . Setting up two VPNs Answer: B QUESTION NO: 297 Which of the following is the BEST example of a physical security policy? A. Implementing a single sign on process D. Group policy B.4.127 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.actualtests.4. All new employees are required to be mentored by a senior employee for their first few months on the job. D. B.CompTIA SY0-201: Practice Exam C.4. Setting up a PKI C.89 D. 10.4. Answer: D QUESTION NO: 298 Which of the following audit types would a security administrator perform on the network to ensure each workstation is standardized? A." . Implementing an ACL B.58 10. User access and rights Answer: A "Pass Any Exam. Storage and retention policy D. C.4. All doors to the server room must have signage indicating that it is a server room.4. 10. Domain wide password policy C.

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

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

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

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

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

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

Spoofing B.www." . C. B. Expose traffic sent between the server and the user's computer. resulting in expired certificate warnings for users.org). D. frequently fails to renew its certificates. These failures: (Select TWO). https://wrtw. Permit man-in-the-middle attacks to steal users' credentials.g.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. Any Time. E. A. 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).actualtests. TCP/IP hijacking C. Domain name kiting "Pass Any Exam.co m .comptia. Chain of custody C. accessible publicly but only to company employees. Increase resources used by the company's web-servers. QUESTION NO: 318 A secure company portal. Video surveillance D. 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. Man traps B. Vulnerability scanners Answer: C QUESTION NO: 320 The last company administrator failed to renew the registration for the corporate web site (e. Answer: C. Are irritating to the user but the traffic remains encrypted. This is typical of which of the following? 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.

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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