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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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. Allow users to determine their needs and access to resources. Begin chain of custody for the document and disallow access. Which of the following actions should a security administrator follow in order to ensure data integrity of the file on that host? A. C. Disable the wireless network and copy the data to the next available USB drive to protect the data B. D. HIDS B.com Ac Answer: C tua A. C. Answer: A "Pass Any Exam. Create a user account without administrator privileges. Personal firewall D. NIPS lTe sts Every company workstation contains the same software prior to being assigned to workers. Employ a BIOS password that differs from the domain password. D." . Perform proper forensics on the file with documentation along the way. B.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.actualtests. Which of the following software options would give remote users the needed protection from outside attackers when they are outside of the company's internal network? .co m Answer: B 20 . Any Time. Enforce a group policy with the least amount of account restrictions. Run vulnerability scanners and print all reports of all diagnostic results. Vulnerability scanner C.www.

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Spam D. Trojan C.CompTIA SY0-201: Practice Exam A. NMAP B. B." .www. C.co m 48 . The CA is the trusted root that issues certificates. D. The root CA is used to encrypt email messages to prevent unintended disclosure of data lTe Which of the following defines the role of a root certificate authority (CA) in PKI? sts .actualtests. John the Ripper D. The root CA is the recovery agent used to encrypt data when a user's certificate is lost. The CA stores the user's hash value for safekeeping. SNORT C. System D. Any Time. 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.com Ac tua A. 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. Performance C. Virus B. Adware Answer: B "Pass Any Exam. DNS B.

D. behind the firewall. B. Implement OS hardening C. Ensure integrity of the patch D. Notify management D. Notify the rival organization's IT department sts . Notify the Help Desk B.co While responding to a confirmed breach of the organization's web server. Which of the following should the security administer do with this information? m 49 . the security administrator determines the source of the attack was from a rival organization's IP address range. Notify ICANN C. Any Time. in front of the mail relay server. on a proxy server. Answer: D QUESTION NO: 167 Biometrics is an example of which of the following type of user authentication? "Pass Any Exam.actualtests." . Ensure patches are up-to-date Answer: C QUESTION NO: 165 The BEST location for a spam filter is A. Maintain configuration baseline B.com Ac QUESTION NO: 166 tua Answer: C lTe A.www.CompTIA SY0-201: Practice Exam QUESTION NO: 164 Which of the following BEST represents why a system administrator should download security patches from the manufacturer's website directly? A. on the local LAN. C.

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

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

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

Penetration test D. which of the following can be used to confirm data integrity? A. IDS D.www.CompTIA SY0-201: Practice Exam A. AES256 encryption D. Disable the network connection C. Power down the server D. 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. Firewall C. Image compression C. Chain of custody B. Which of the following could be used to mitigate this threat? sts . Vulnerability assessment B. Run an antivirus scan B. Any Time. 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.actualtests. Content filter B." . Network anomaly detection C.co m 53 . Print a copy of the background Answer: B QUESTION NO: 178 After completing a forensic image of a hard drive.com Ac A. Network mapping program "Pass Any Exam.

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

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

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Enable the highest power setting possible to make sure the broadcast reaches the targeted range. however.com Ac tua lTe sts ." . Twofish C. they can receive emails from other users. D. RC4 B. Enable data encryption on all wireless transmissions using WEP.D.E "Pass Any Exam. The local firewall settings Answer: D QUESTION NO: 206 Which of the following encryption schemes can be configured as the LEAST secure? A.actualtests. C. Enable data encryption on all wireless transmissions using WPA2. User local antivirus settings D. DES Answer: D QUESTION NO: 207 Which of the following security precautions needs to be implemented when securing a wireless network? (Select THREE) A. Browser pop-up settings B. B. 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. Any Time. Which of the following would the administrator MOST likely check to resolve the user's issue? A.co m 61 . Authentication should take place using a pre-shared key (PSK) of no more than six characters. Enable the lowest power setting necessary to broadcast to the targeted range. F. Answer: A. Spam folder settings C.www. Enable the ability to verilycredentials on an authentication server. 3DES D.

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

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

D. The mobile device should use and be equipped with removal storage for sensitive data retrieval. The mobile device should erase itself after a set number of invalid password attempts. System accounts with minimal rights . B.co m Which of the following best practices would a security administrator implement in order to prevent one user from having too many administrative rights? 64 .actualtests. Cold site D. Complex passwords B. Which of the following additional security measures should the administrator ensure is in place? tua QUESTION NO: 217 lTe Answer: B sts A. Any Time. Answer: A QUESTION NO: 218 Which of the following BEST identifies the sensitivity of a document? "Pass Any Exam." . Hot site Answer: A QUESTION NO: 216 A. Field site C. The password should be common so that the mobile device can be re-assigned.www. Job rotation D.com Ac An administrator is providing management with a mobile device that allows email access. The password should be alpha-numeric only.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. Warm site B. Least privilege C. due to keypad limitations. The mobile device will be password protected in case of loss.

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

CHAP .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. Certificate authority C." . Updating the user's digital signature Answer: A QUESTION NO: 246 Which of the following describes the direction a signal will emanate from if a Yagi antenna is placed parallel to the floor? "Pass Any Exam.com Ac A user reports that after a recent business trip. PAP B. NTLMv2 C. Installing a new pop-up blocker D.actualtests. Any Time. Recovery agent B. Which of the following will resolve this issue? tua QUESTION NO: 245 lTe Answer: C sts A. Updating the user's laptop with current antivirus B. Key escrow Answer: D QUESTION NO: 244 A. Updating the anti-spam application on the laptop C. Trust model D.www. their laptop started having performance issues and unauthorized emails have been sent out from the laptop. 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. 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 . 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. Directly from the point of the antenna. perpendicular to the floor B. parallel with the floor D.CompTIA SY0-201: Practice Exam A. War driving B.com Ac A. System File Checker (SFC) D. Up and down. 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. vmlinuz C.actualtests.www. GPS tracking "Pass Any Exam. SELinux B." . perpendicular to the floor C. Remote wipe C. Side to side. Rogue access point D. In a downward direction.co m 73 . Screen lock D. Evil twin C. Any Time.

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

4. DDoS C. Which of the following IP address ranges are encompassed by this rule? A.27 10.58 B.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. Spoofing D.4.32 10. HTTPS.4.63 "Pass Any Exam.actualtests.4. DoS Answer: C QUESTION NO: 293 Which of the following components is MOST integral to HTTPS? A. Diffie-Hellman key exchange D. Spim B. SSL.4. Mutual authentication Answer: D Which of the following uses TCP port 22 by default? A.com 86 Ac tua QUESTION NO: 294 lTe sts . Which of the following BEST describes this type of attack? A.4. and SFTP C. TELNET.4.4. SFTP.4.4.andTFTP B. Symmetric session keys C. 10.58/27. 10. Any Time. TLS.andTFTP D." . SCP. PGP B.co m .www. and SCP Answer: B QUESTION NO: 295 A system administrator sees a firewall rule that applies to 10. SCP. SSH.

4. All server room users are required to have unique usernames and passwords.com Ac tua lTe sts . Setting up two VPNs Answer: B QUESTION NO: 297 Which of the following is the BEST example of a physical security policy? A.58 10. All doors to the server room must have signage indicating that it is a server room. Any Time. 10. Domain wide password policy C.co m 87 . User access and rights Answer: A "Pass Any Exam.4.www." . New server room construction requires a single entrance that is heavily protected. B.4. All new employees are required to be mentored by a senior employee for their first few months on the job.CompTIA SY0-201: Practice Exam C. Setting up a PKI C. Storage and retention policy D.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. Implementing an ACL B.89 D. C.4. Which of the following is the MOST secure way to log in to a VPN? A. Group policy B.4.58 10. Implementing a single sign on process D.4. Answer: D QUESTION NO: 298 Which of the following audit types would a security administrator perform on the network to ensure each workstation is standardized? A.actualtests. D. 10.4.4.

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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co m . Cold calling C. Shoulder surfing D. VLAN D. Identification D. typing in a credit card number." .www. 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. Confidentiality Answer: A Which of the following security attacks would be MOST likely to occur within the office without the use of technological tools? A.CompTIA SY0-201: Practice Exam 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. DMZ B. Subnetting C. NAT Answer: A QUESTION NO: 383 Which of the following describes what has occurred after a user has successfully gained access to a secure system? A. This is an example of which of the following design elements? A. The best defense "Pass Any Exam. They can see you entering a password. Phishing B. Any Time. Authentication B.com 114 Ac QUESTION NO: 384 tua lTe sts . or entering any other pertinent information.actualtests. Authenticity C.

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Any Time. Trojan attack C." . DHCP B. AES Answer: D "Pass Any Exam. Screened subnet Answer: B Answer: A QUESTION NO: 472 Which of the following encryption algorithms can use the LARGEST key length? A.CompTIA SY0-201: Practice Exam B. DES D.www. 3DES B. SHA-256 C. Install all patches then install any remaining packs lTe Which of the following is the BEST solution when trying to update a system to the most current release in as few updates as possible? sts QUESTION NO: 471 . Install all patches then install anyremaininghotfixes C. Dual-hormed D.co m 140 .actualtests. Install all services packs then install any remaining patches B. Ransomware D. NAT C.com Ac tua A. Rootkit attack Answer: C QUESTION NO: 470 Which of the following allows a user's private IP address to be displayed as the firewall IP address when browsing the Internet? A. Installallhotfixes then install any remaining services packs 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.www.actualtests.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. both users can exchange encrypted e-mails with other users. Inspect and analyze data being passed through SSH tunnels Answer: D QUESTION NO: 476 Two users are unable to exchange encrypted e-mails." . The certificate authority is unresponsive "Pass Any Exam. Close the laptop lid to put the computer in hibernate mode C. Any Time. SHH . Observe if any systems are communicating using unauthorized protocols B. Ensure proper strength D. Secure the area D. IPSec D. L2f C. Verify adequate bandwidth is being provided for existing traffic C.co m L2tp Tunneling replies on which of the following for security? . Which of the following is the MOST likely the cause? A. Public keys are not exchanged B. SSL B. Unplug the network cable B.

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

Avoided D. Any Time. Logic bombs D. Viruses B. Personal firewall B.co m Most mission impacting vulnerabilities in a formal risk assessment should be: . Digital certificate Answer: D QUESTION NO: 483 Which of the following should a technician deploy in order to minimize exposed from a NMAP scan? A. Mitigated B. Trusted platform module B. Input validation errors C.www.actualtests. Accepted C. Which of the following provides that evidence? A. 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.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. Cryptographic hash D. Ignored ." . Logical token C.com 143 Ac tua lTe sts A. Host intrusion detection "Pass Any Exam.

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

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

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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QUESTION NO: 496 An administrator is concerned that users are not utilizing strong passwords. Which of the following can be done to enforce user compliance? A. Supply the users with suggested password guidelines B. Supply the users with a third-party application to hash their passwords C. Offer user training regarding proper policy D. Implement a strict domain level group policy

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

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

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