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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Penetration testing tool D.co When assessing a network containing resources that require near 100% availability.actualtests. 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. Protocol analyzer B. Cookies B.com Ac tua lTe A. Protocol filter C. Vulnerability scanning C. XSS C. which of the following techniques should be employed to assess overall security? m 25 . Any Time.www. Documentation reviews sts . User interviews D.CompTIA SY0-201: Practice Exam Answer: B QUESTION NO: 81 Which of the following devices hooks into a LAN and captures traffic? A. Penetration testing B. Vulnerability assessment tool Answer: A QUESTION NO: 82 Answer: B QUESTION NO: 83 Which of the following would MOST likely contain a <SCRIPT> tag? A. DOS D." .

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

actualtests. Require a PIV card B. Which of the following is MOST likely the issue? .com 36 Ac tua A. The PCs have downloaded adware. 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. Utilize time of day restrictions C.www.co m .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. A man-in-the-middle attack is taking place. RAID 5 on-site backup C. The PCs are being used in a botnet lTe sts Several PCs are running extremely slow all of a sudden. The security administrator observes that all of the PCs are attempting to open a large number of connections to the same destination. D. A logic bomb has been installed by the former employee B. Any Time." . Utilize separation of duties Answer: D QUESTION NO: 120 Answer: D QUESTION NO: 121 Which of the following is the BEST way to secure data for the purpose of retention? A. Virtualization Answer: A QUESTION NO: 122 "Pass Any Exam. Implement implicit deny D. On-site clustering D. C. Off-site backup B.

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Trojan C. Any Time. 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. 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 . NMAP B. Spam D.CompTIA SY0-201: Practice Exam A. System D. The CA is the trusted root that issues certificates. Adware Answer: B "Pass Any Exam.actualtests. Performance C. 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. B.com Ac tua A. SNORT C.co m 48 . DNS B. D. John the Ripper D. Virus B. The CA stores the user's hash value for safekeeping.www. The root CA is the recovery agent used to encrypt data when a user's certificate is lost." . C.

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

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

com Ac tua QUESTION NO: 176 lTe Answer: B sts A. Risk retention D." .actualtests. Set a local password policy on each workstation and server B. 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. Any Time.www. OVAL C.CompTIA SY0-201: Practice Exam QUESTION NO: 174 The administrator needs to require all users to use complex passwords. Risk reduction . 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. Which of the following would be the FIRST step in the incident response process? "Pass Any Exam.co m Purchasing insurance on critical equipment is an example of which of the following types of risk mitigation techniques? 52 . Set a domain password policy C. Risk transfer C. RADIUS B. Risk avoidance B. 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. RAS D.

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

58/27. SCP. TLS. Any Time.com 86 Ac tua QUESTION NO: 294 lTe sts .4.63 "Pass Any Exam. and SFTP C.www. and SCP Answer: B QUESTION NO: 295 A system administrator sees a firewall rule that applies to 10. HTTPS. Diffie-Hellman key exchange D. TELNET.andTFTP D. Mutual authentication Answer: D Which of the following uses TCP port 22 by default? A.4. 10.4.actualtests." .4. PGP B. DoS Answer: C QUESTION NO: 293 Which of the following components is MOST integral to HTTPS? A.27 10. Spim B. 10.32 10. SSH. Which of the following BEST describes this type of attack? A.andTFTP B.4. Symmetric session keys C.4. SFTP.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. SSL.4.4.4.co m . SCP. DDoS C.58 B. Which of the following IP address ranges are encompassed by this rule? A. Spoofing D.4.

127 Answer: B QUESTION NO: 296 A security administrator wants to implement a more secure way to login to a VPN in addition to a username and password.com Ac tua lTe sts . D. Setting up a PKI C.4. C.4. Implementing a single sign on process D. 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. Group policy B. All server room users are required to have unique usernames and passwords.89 D. User access and rights Answer: A "Pass Any Exam. All doors to the server room must have signage indicating that it is a server room. 10.4.co m 87 . Any Time. Which of the following is the MOST secure way to log in to a VPN? A.4. B.4.actualtests.4. All new employees are required to be mentored by a senior employee for their first few months on the job." . Storage and retention policy D.58 10.CompTIA SY0-201: Practice Exam C. 10.58 10. Domain wide password policy C. New server room construction requires a single entrance that is heavily protected.4.4. Setting up two VPNs Answer: B QUESTION NO: 297 Which of the following is the BEST example of a physical security policy? A. Implementing an ACL B.www.

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

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

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

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

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

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

actualtests. Answer: C. Chain of custody C.co m .www. C. Vulnerability scanners Answer: C QUESTION NO: 320 The last company administrator failed to renew the registration for the corporate web site (e. Expose traffic sent between the server and the user's computer. TCP/IP hijacking C. E. Man traps B.g. frequently fails to renew its certificates. These failures: (Select TWO). 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). Domain name kiting "Pass Any Exam. QUESTION NO: 318 A secure company portal. B. A. resulting in expired certificate warnings for users. Any Time. This is typical of which of the following? A.org).comptia. Video surveillance D. D. Are irritating to the user but the traffic remains encrypted. 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. Increase resources used by the company's web-servers.com 94 Ac tua lTe sts . Spoofing B." . accessible publicly but only to company employees. Permit man-in-the-middle attacks to steal users' credentials.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. https://wrtw. 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.

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

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

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

which of the following methods provides the MOST secure starting point? A. Any Time.actualtests. Implicit deny B. ACL D. Which of the following solutions would be the BEST choice? A.www. but those workstations need to be able to access any Internet site. 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. PAT C. LDAP entry D. . NAC Answer: A QUESTION NO: 331 When developing a new firewall policy. and everything else is denied.com Ac A.co m 98 .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. Least privilege C. Baseline B. Stateful inspection D." . Pop-up blockers "Pass Any Exam. Updated antivirus software B.

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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. Subnetting C. VLAN D. Cold calling C. Phishing 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.www. They can see you entering a password. Identification D. This is an example of which of the following design elements? A. Any Time. Shoulder surfing D.co m . typing in a credit card number. Authentication B.com 114 Ac QUESTION NO: 384 tua lTe sts . The best defense "Pass Any Exam.actualtests. DMZ B. or entering any other pertinent information. 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. NAT Answer: A QUESTION NO: 383 Which of the following describes what has occurred after a user has successfully gained access to a secure system? A. Authenticity C.

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

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

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

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

Mandatory access control C.actualtests. Any Time.www.co m Which of the following processes describes identity proofing? 120 . Separation of duties D. The web server needs to be accessible to employees both inside the campus and at remote sites. Identification and authentication D. Role-based access control Answer: D QUESTION NO: 403 Answer: B QUESTION NO: 404 In order for an organization to be successful in preventing fraud from occurring by a disgruntled employee. Job rotation B.CompTIA SY0-201: Practice Exam QUESTION NO: 402 Which of the following methods allows the administrator to create different user templates to comply with the principle of least privilege? A. Rule-based access control B. Authentication and authorization . Which of the following would BEST protect the server? "Pass Any Exam. Access controls Answer: D QUESTION NO: 405 A web server that the employees use to fill out their time cards needs to be protected. Least privilege C. Physical access control D. Access control and identity verification B.com Ac tua lTe sts A." . Some of the employees use computers that do not belong to the company to do their work. Identification and non-repudiation C. which of the following best practices should MOST likely be in place? 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.CompTIA SY0-201: Practice Exam A.www. C. Format tapes annually.actualtests. Vulnerability scanner B. Vulnerability scan C. Social engineering Answer: B QUESTION NO: 407 A. Store tapes near the servers. C. Port scan D.co m . B. Penetration test B. Place the server in a DMZ and require all users to use the company's VPN software to access it. Place the server in a DMZ after hardening the OS. A. Answer: C QUESTION NO: 406 The director of security for a company needs to determine how the security and network administrators would respond to a compromised system. Place the server in a subnet that is blocked at the firewall." . B. "Pass Any Exam. Require all users to use a PKI token stored on a physical smart card to authenticate to the server. D. Which of the following would be the BEST way for the director to test the team's response? A. Networkmapper D. Protocol analyzer Answer: A QUESTION NO: 408 Which of the following are BEST practices in regards to backup media? (Select TWO). Keep the tapes user accessible. Which of the following would be BEST suited to accomplishing this task? lTe sts . Port scanner C.

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

SMTP open relays Answer: A QUESTION NO: 481 Answer: B QUESTION NO: 482 A forensic examiner wants to provide evidence that the data acquired from a hard drive did not change during the imaging process. Host intrusion detection "Pass Any Exam. Viruses B. Accepted C. Input validation errors C." . Ignored . Avoided D.co m Most mission impacting vulnerabilities in a formal risk assessment should be: . Cryptographic hash D.actualtests. Logical token C. Trusted platform module B.www. Personal firewall B. Which of the following provides that evidence? A. Mitigated B.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. Logic bombs D. Any Time. 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.

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

com Ac QUESTION NO: 489 tua lTe sts . Spambot D. Complexity of fixing the vulnerability C. Virus Answer: B QUESTION NO: 488 An administrator wants to make sure that network machines stay up-to-date with current solutions.www. Patch management B. senior level managers would MOST likely accept a risk based on which of the following reasons? A.co m 145 . 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. Group policy updates D. Which of the following would be MOST likely cause of the increased traffic? A. 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. Cost of mitigation outweighs the risk D. Physical security measures will take weeks to install B. Trojan C. Driver updates C. Spyware B. Any Time.actualtests.

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

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