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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Any Time. CRL C.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. 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 . The network logs do not show any non-standard traffic going through the firewall. Protocol analyzer D. 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. Configuration baselines D.com Ac An administrator believes a user is secretly transferring company information over the Internet. Vulnerability scanner B. Kerberos Answer: C QUESTION NO: 58 A." . Threat source E. Mantrap C. Network anomaly detection C.D sts A.www. Vulnerability B. Forensics B.

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

To report on the performance of the system C.actualtests. It is an access policy based on the role that the user has in an organization. Data labeling challenges Answer: A QUESTION NO: 88 Which of the following is MOST likely the reason why a security administrator would run a Nessus report on an important server? A. To 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. One B. B. D.co m 27 .CompTIA SY0-201: Practice Exam C. To analyze packets and frames B. Two C. It is an access policy based on biometric technologies. Three D.com Ac tua lTe sts . 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. It is an access policy that restricts access to objects based on security clearance. Any Time.www. It is an access policy based on a set of rules. Smaller attack surface D. C. To scan for vulnerabilities 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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Which of the following is MOST likely missing from the operational procedures? A. Turing Answer: A QUESTION NO: 106 Which of the following control systems is used to maintain proper environmental conditions in a datacenter? A. OS hardening C. Application patch management D. SQL injection Answer: B QUESTION NO: 108 A user reports that their 802.11n capable interface connects and disconnects frequently to an access point that was recently installed.co m .CompTIA SY0-201: Practice Exam QUESTION NO: 105 Which of the following cipher types is used by AES? A. Mantrap Answer: A QUESTION NO: 107 A penetration test shows that almost all database servers were able to be compromised through a default database user account with the default password. Block B.com 32 Ac tua lTe sts . Stream D.actualtests. HVAC B. Any Time. A company in the next building had their wireless network breached last month. Application hardening B. CCTV D. Fourier C. Which of the following is MOST likely causing the disconnections? "Pass Any Exam." . Bollards C.www. The user has a Bluetooth enabled laptop.

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

The customer's DNS has been poisoned. Escalation D. D. C.com 34 Ac tua lTe A.co m . Which of the following has MOST likely occurred? A.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. Bluesnarfing C. B. Whaling B. The customer has a virus outbreak. 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. Impersonation Answer: B QUESTION NO: 115 "Pass Any Exam. All of the other websites the user visits work correctly and other customers are not having this issue.www. Shoulder surfing B. Vishing D. The website company has amisconfigured firewall. Any Time.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.

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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Risk retention D. RAS D.actualtests.www. Which of the following would be the FIRST step in the incident response process? "Pass Any Exam. Risk transfer C. The security administrator observes the background has been changed to an image of an attacker group. Set a group policy to force password changes D. Risk avoidance B.CompTIA SY0-201: Practice Exam QUESTION NO: 174 The administrator needs to require all users to use complex passwords." . OVAL C.co m Purchasing insurance on critical equipment is an example of which of the following types of risk mitigation techniques? 52 . Set a local password policy on each workstation and server B. Risk reduction . Which of the following would be the BEST way to do this? A. IPSec VPN Answer: A QUESTION NO: 177 A security administrator responds to a report of a web server that has been compromised. Any Time. Set a domain password policy C. RADIUS B.com Ac tua QUESTION NO: 176 lTe Answer: B sts A. Post a memo detailing the requirement of the new password complexity requirements Answer: B QUESTION NO: 175 Which of the following would be used to eliminate the need for an administrator to manually configure passwords on each network device in a large LAN? A.

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

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

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

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

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

Field site C." .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. Least privilege C. D.com Ac An administrator is providing management with a mobile device that allows email access. Hot site Answer: A QUESTION NO: 216 A. The mobile device should use and be equipped with removal storage for sensitive data retrieval. The password should be common so that the mobile device can be re-assigned. due to keypad limitations. Complex passwords B. System accounts with minimal rights . The password should be alpha-numeric only. The mobile device will be password protected in case of loss.actualtests. Job rotation D. C.co m Which of the following best practices would a security administrator implement in order to prevent one user from having too many administrative rights? 64 . Answer: A QUESTION NO: 218 Which of the following BEST identifies the sensitivity of a document? "Pass Any Exam. Any Time. The mobile device should erase itself after a set number of invalid password attempts. Warm site B. 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. Cold site D.

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

actualtests.CompTIA SY0-201: Practice Exam QUESTION NO: 285 Which of the following would be used to distribute the processing effort to generate hashes for a password cracking program? A. Remote wipe B. Use GPS tracking to find the devices. Voice encryption . Screen lock D. Any Time. Clustering C.co Which of the following will help prevent unauthorized access to a smartphone? m .www. Remotely sanitize the devices. RAID B. D. Which of the following could be used to support 802. C. Redundancy D. B. Immediately inform local law enforcement. Use stronger encryption algorithms. Which of the following would BEST reduce the data leakage threat? tua lTe sts A.com 84 Ac Several classified mobile devices have been stolen." . GPS tracking C.1x authentication? "Pass Any Exam. 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. Virtualization Answer: B QUESTION NO: 286 Answer: D QUESTION NO: 287 A.

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

32 10. PGP B. SSL.andTFTP B. Mutual authentication Answer: D Which of the following uses TCP port 22 by default? A. TELNET. HTTPS.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.27 10.4.andTFTP D. Spoofing D.4.actualtests. and SCP Answer: B QUESTION NO: 295 A system administrator sees a firewall rule that applies to 10. 10. Symmetric session keys C.4. SFTP.4.58 B. 10. Any Time.4.63 "Pass Any Exam. Which of the following BEST describes this type of attack? A.4. Diffie-Hellman key exchange D.4. DoS Answer: C QUESTION NO: 293 Which of the following components is MOST integral to HTTPS? A. SCP.4. Spim B.4. TLS. Which of the following IP address ranges are encompassed by this rule? A." .4.www.co m . DDoS C. SSH. and SFTP C.58/27. SCP.com 86 Ac tua QUESTION NO: 294 lTe sts .

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. Domain wide password policy C.actualtests. New server room construction requires a single entrance that is heavily protected.89 D. Implementing an ACL B. C. 10. B.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.58 10.4.4. Storage and retention policy D. D.com Ac tua lTe sts . 10. All doors to the server room must have signage indicating that it is a server room. Any Time.4. Implementing a single sign on process D. All server room users are required to have unique usernames and passwords.co m 87 . All new employees are required to be mentored by a senior employee for their first few months on the job. Which of the following is the MOST secure way to log in to a VPN? A." .4. User access and rights Answer: A "Pass Any Exam. Setting up a PKI C. Setting up two VPNs Answer: B QUESTION NO: 297 Which of the following is the BEST example of a physical security policy? A.www.4.CompTIA SY0-201: Practice Exam C.4.58 10.4. Group policy B.4.

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

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

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

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

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

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

actualtests. accessible publicly but only to company employees. A. D. Permit man-in-the-middle attacks to steal users' credentials. Vulnerability scanners Answer: C QUESTION NO: 320 The last company administrator failed to renew the registration for the corporate web site (e. Chain of custody C.g. Domain name kiting "Pass Any Exam.www. C.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. Breed complacency among users for all certificate warnings.CompTIA SY0-201: Practice Exam Explanation: Fiber-optic is transmitted using light so it is unaffected by electromagnetic interference. QUESTION NO: 318 A secure company portal. frequently fails to renew its certificates. 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). Any Time. TCP/IP hijacking C. Answer: C. E. Expose traffic sent between the server and the user's computer.com 94 Ac tua lTe sts . B. This is typical of which of the following? A. Video surveillance D." . Are irritating to the user but the traffic remains encrypted. Spoofing B. Man traps B. When the new administrator tried to register the website it is discovered that the registration is being held by a series of small companies for very short periods of time.co m . Increase resources used by the company's web-servers. resulting in expired certificate warnings for users. https://wrtw. These failures: (Select TWO).org).comptia.

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

They can see you entering a password. Cold calling C.co m . DMZ B.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. 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. This is an example of which of the following design elements? A. Shoulder surfing D. The best defense "Pass Any Exam.com 114 Ac QUESTION NO: 384 tua lTe sts . typing in a credit card number. Authentication B.www. VLAN D. Identification D. or entering any other pertinent information.actualtests." . Authenticity C. Any Time. Subnetting C. 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. Phishing B. 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.

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

" . ARP spoofing B. DistributedDoS "Pass Any Exam.co m Which of the following is a tactic used by malicious domain purchasing organizations? .CompTIA SY0-201: Practice Exam QUESTION NO: 419 Which of the following behavioral biometric authentication models should a technician deploy in a secure datacenter? A.com 125 Ac tua lTe sts A. AVLAN B. Kiting C. Iris scan D. Voice recognition B. DDoS . A firewall C. DNS D. Any Time. A virtual workstation D.actualtests. ARP poisoning B. A honey pot Answer: D QUESTION NO: 422 Which of the following threats is mitigated by ensuring operating system patches are current? A.www. 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.

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

Which of the following should MOST likely be done? A. Cryptography B. To correlate which MAC addresses are associated with aswitchport B. To identify vulnerabilities in available services C. Administrative rights are manually removed D.actualtests. A security policy template is implemented B.com Ac tua lTe sts . Confidentiality C. All workstations are rebuilt Answer: A QUESTION NO: 427 A single point of failure is a security concern primarily because it affects which of the following? A.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.co m 127 . To determine open ports and services D. Integrity D.www. 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." . A security IP audit is completed C. Any Time. To capture network packets for analysis Answer: C QUESTION NO: 429 Which of the following should be done if a USB device is found in a parking lot? "Pass Any Exam.

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Update the antivirus. while ensuring each step is properly documented and logs are working correctly on the server. in order to get that change approved.com 138 Ac tua lTe A.www. while ensuring each step is properly documented and 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? . Update the antivirus server and workstations.co m Answer: B . B. Performance logs D. Any Time. Transition of operations in a short time period in a disaster C. Which of the following is the BEST choice for a security administrator? A. 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. C. 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. ensure the logs are working correctly on the server. DNS record C.actualtests. Adequate HVAC to meet environmental initiatives D. Document the whole process and wait until next week to discuss with the change management group." . Update the antivirus server and workstations. Recovery of operations within 30 days after a disaster B. and wait to update the workstations until it has been approved via the change management process. Access logs B. D.CompTIA SY0-201: Practice Exam QUESTION NO: 463 All changes made on the network need to be documented.

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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