CompTIA SY0-201

CompTIA Security+ (2008 Edition) Exam

Practice Test
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CompTIA SY0-201: Practice Exam QUESTION NO: 1 Which of the following cryptography types provides the same level of security but uses smaller key sizes and less computational resources than logarithms which are calculated against a finite field? A. Elliptical curve B. Diffie-Hellman C. Quantum D. El Gamal Answer: A Explanation:

QUESTION NO: 2 Which of the following BEST describes the purpose of fuzzing? A. To decrypt network sessions B. To gain unauthorized access to a facility C. To hide system or session activity D. To discover buffer overflow vulnerabilities Answer: D Explanation:

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A. TCP/IP hijacking B. Spoofing C. Replay D. Domain name kiting Answer: C Explanation:

QUESTION NO: 4 Which of the following is the default rule found in a corporate firewalls access control list? "Pass Any Exam. Any Time." - www.actualtests.com 2

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A security administrator is reviewing remote access and website logs. The administrator notices that users have been logging in at odd hours from multiple continents on the same day. The security administrator suspects the company is the victim of which of the following types of attack?

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CompTIA SY0-201: Practice Exam A. Anti-spoofing B. Permit all C. Multicast list D. Deny all Answer: D Explanation:

QUESTION NO: 5 Which of the following is the BEST choice of cryptographic algorithms or systems for providing whole disk encryption? A. One time pad B. PGP C. MD5 D. TKIP Answer: C Explanation:

Which of the following allows a malicious insider to covertly remove information from an organization? A. NAT traversal B. Steganography C. Non-repudiation D. Protocol analyzer Answer: B Explanation:

QUESTION NO: 7 The server log shows 25 SSH login sessions per hour. However, it is a large company and the administrator does not know if this is normal behavior or if the network is under attack. Where should the administrator look to determine if this is normal behavior? A. Change management

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CompTIA SY0-201: Practice Exam B. Code review C. Baseline reporting D. Security policy Answer: C Explanation:

QUESTION NO: 8 Which of the following is the BEST approach to perform risk mitigation of user access control rights? A. Conduct surveys and rank the results. B. Perform routine user permission reviews. C. Implement periodic vulnerability scanning. D. Disable user accounts that have not been used within the last two weeks. Answer: B Explanation:

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Which of the following software should a security administrator implement if several users are stating that they are receiving unwanted email containing advertisements? A. Host-based firewalls B. Anti-spyware C. Anti-spam D. Anti-virus Answer: C Explanation:

QUESTION NO: 10 Adding a second firewall to the perimeter of a network would provide: A. user VLANs. B. failover capability. C. additional bandwidth. D. management of VLANs.

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QUESTION NO: 11 The security administrator is tasked with authenticating users to access an encrypted database. Authentication takes place using PKI and the encryption of the database uses a separate cryptographic process to decrease latency. Which of the following would describe the use of encryption in this situation? A. Private Key encryption to authenticate users and private keys to encrypt the database B. Private Key encryption to authenticate users and public keys to encrypt the database C. Public key encryption to authenticate users and public keys to encrypt the database D. Public key encryption to authenticate users and private keys to encrypt the database Answer: D Explanation:

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QUESTION NO: 13 Which of the following would provide the MOST reliable proof that a datacenter was accessed at a certain time of day? A. Video surveillance B. Security log C. Entry log D. Proximity readers "Pass Any Exam. Any Time." - www.actualtests.com 5

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A. Mandatory B. Rule-based C. Discretionary D. Role-based

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Cross-site scripting Answer: C Explanation: QUESTION NO: 15 Answer: D Explanation: QUESTION NO: 16 Which of the following technologies directly addresses the need to restrict employees from browsing inappropriate websites? A.co m 6 .com Ac tua lTe A. Proxy server D. SQL injection D. Firewall C. Zero day attack C. Bastion host B. HIPS sts Which of the following IDS/IPS systems is used to protect individual servers? .www. Session hijacking B.CompTIA SY0-201: Practice Exam Answer: A Explanation: QUESTION NO: 14 Which of the following application attacks typically involves entering a string of characters and bypassing input validation to display additional information? A. NAC C." . GRE D. Content filter Answer: D Explanation: "Pass Any Exam. NIPS B. Any Time.actualtests.

E Explanation: QUESTION NO: 18 Which of the following camera types would allow a security guard to track movement from one spot throughout a data center? A. D. A. the administrator finds that most of the users email boxes appear to be full and bouncing inbound emails at an alarming rate. Confidentiality E. Digital camera Answer: B Explanation: QUESTION NO: 19 A user reports they are receiving odd emails. Integrity B. Answer: D Explanation: "Pass Any Exam.co m 7 . Recovery C. Upon investigation.actualtests." .CompTIA SY0-201: Practice Exam QUESTION NO: 17 A security administrator working for a health insurance company needs to protect customer data by installing an HVAC system and a mantrap in the datacenter. Any Time. Which of the following are being addressed? (Select TWO). Clustering D.www. PTZ camera C. Availability Answer: A. C. Which of the following is MOST likely causing the problem? A. B. There is a worm attacking the network. Analog camera D.com Ac tua lTe sts . the SMTP relay is not secured. The network is infected by adware. CCTV system B. There is a virus attacking the email server.

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Man-in-the-middle attack B. TACACS C. The administrator is reviewing the site logs and notices an external IP address searching on the site at a rate of two hits per second.com Ac tua lTe sts . Denial of service D. which has a search option available to the general public. Cross-site scripting attack D.actualtests. Compiling "Pass Any Exam. PKI certificate B. Denial of Service (DoS) Answer: B Explanation: QUESTION NO: 26 Which of the following allows an attacker to identify vulnerabilities within a closed source software application? A. Data mining C. This is an indication of which of the following? A. Smartcard Answer: D Explanation: QUESTION NO: 25 A company runs a site. Fuzzing B. Any Time.www.CompTIA SY0-201: Practice Exam A.co m 9 . Privilege escalation C. Strong password Answer: B Explanation: QUESTION NO: 24 Which of the following has an embedded cryptographic token? A. ID badge D. Default account B." .

Two C. Least privilege C.exe C. the administrator is given rights only to review logs and update security related network devices.exe "Pass Any Exam." . gpupdate. gpedit.msc B.com Ac A. Which of the following describes this form of access control? sts . Three D. Additional rights are handed out to network administrators for the areas that fall within their job description.actualtests. One B. Job rotation tua lTe Instead of giving a security administrator full administrative rights on the network. Discretionary D. Vulnerability scanning Answer: A Explanation: QUESTION NO: 27 Using a combination of a fingerprint reader and retina scanner is considered how many factors of authentication? A. Code reviews D.CompTIA SY0-201: Practice Exam C. gpresult.co m 10 . Any Time. Four Answer: A Explanation: QUESTION NO: 28 Answer: B Explanation: QUESTION NO: 29 Which of the following is a way to immediately push and force a group policy to a workstation? A.www. Mandatory vacation B.

HSM "Pass Any Exam. TACACS+ Answer: A Explanation: QUESTION NO: 32 A security administrator is implementing a solution that can integrate with an existing server and provide encryption capabilities. Full disk encryption C.co m 11 .com Ac Answer: C Explanation: tua A. Mobile device encryption B. TPM D. LDAP D.CompTIA SY0-201: Practice Exam D. Any Time. Which of the following would meet this requirement? A.exe Answer: A Explanation: QUESTION NO: 30 Which of the following authentication services can be used to provide router commands to enforce policies? A.actualtests. mmc." . Proxy server D. Protocol analyzer lTe Which of the following is the BEST tool to deploy on the company network to monitor and log employee’s web surfing activity? sts QUESTION NO: 31 . Honeypot C.www. RADIUS B. Kerberos C. Firewall B.

Separation of duties Answer: C Explanation: "Pass Any Exam. role-based access control. which of the following should be performed? A. Format the device. Job rotation C. D. lTe sts A Human Resource manager is assigning access to users in their specific department performing the same job function." . rule-based access control. Least privilege B. Disable USB ports on the workstation. Any Time. C. B. Scan with antivirus software.actualtests. mandatory access control. centralized access control. D.com 12 Ac Answer: A Explanation: tua A. C. Implicit deny D.CompTIA SY0-201: Practice Exam Answer: C Explanation: QUESTION NO: 33 When using USB devices to transfer data from one workstation to another. Answer: A Explanation: QUESTION NO: 34 QUESTION NO: 35 Which of the following ensures that an authorized employees access rights are based on a need to know? A.co m . Use a new USB device to ensure security. B.www. This is an example of: .

www. Security policy D. Trojans B. Separation of duties C. Job rotation sts . Which of the following describes this control type? m 13 .actualtests. Discretionary access control B.co A programmer cannot change the production system directly and must have code changes reviewed and approved by the production system manager. Adware D. Logic bomb Answer: A Explanation: "Pass Any Exam. Contingency planning D." .CompTIA SY0-201: Practice Exam QUESTION NO: 36 Which of the following is a technical control? A.com Ac tua Answer: B Explanation: lTe A. Botnets C. Least privilege implementation Answer: D Explanation: QUESTION NO: 37 QUESTION NO: 38 Which of the following malware types is MOST commonly installed through the use of thumb drives to compromise systems and provide unauthorized access? A. System security categorization requirement B. Baseline configuration development C. Any Time.

Any Time.www. Restoring mission essential functions at an alternate site and performing those functions for up to 30 days sts .CompTIA SY0-201: Practice Exam QUESTION NO: 39 Which of the following BEST describes an attack involving the interception and later retransmission of the same network traffic? A. Spoofing D.actualtests. SSH Answer: D Explanation: "Pass Any Exam.co m 14 . Domain name kiting C. Which of the following protocols should be used to remotely administer a router? A. Man-in-the-middle B. rlogin C." . DRP. ITCP and other relevant aspects of the continuity process D. Development of a BIA. Replay Answer: D Explanation: QUESTION NO: 40 Which of the following BEST describes COOP? QUESTION NO: 41 The network administrator is concerned about password security. Planning disaster recovery functions and system movements for a 24-48 hour period after a disaster C. PGP D. BCP. Determination of business impact based on an individual contingency and developing countermeasures to that contingency B. Telnet B.com Ac tua Answer: B Explanation: lTe A.

The security administrator has coordinated an authorized service interruption to resolve this issue. The cost of OVAL vulnerability assessment tools B.www. The ability to banner grab from within the vulnerability assessment tool C. Data handling error Answer: C Explanation: Answer: B Explanation: QUESTION NO: 44 Which of the following protocols would allow an attacker to gather the MOST information about an unsecured network printer’s configuration? A. RTMP Answer: B Explanation: QUESTION NO: 45 "Pass Any Exam. The low level of skill required to execute the vulnerability assessment sts . RBAC D." . Fault tolerance B. The high level of training available to staff regarding vulnerability assessments D. Succession planning D. Any Time.co Which of the following is the BEST reason to choose a vulnerability assessment over a penetration test? m QUESTION NO: 43 15 . This is an example of which of the following? A.com Ac tua lTe A. ICMP B. Continuity of operations C.CompTIA SY0-201: Practice Exam QUESTION NO: 42 A critical system in the datacenter is not connected to a UPS.actualtests. SNMP C.

Any Time. The key used to lock the door is available to all other faculty. Exchange of digital signatures D. The key used to unlock the door is only given to the professor. CA Answer: B Explanation: QUESTION NO: 48 WEP is seen as an unsecure protocol based on its improper use of which of the following? "Pass Any Exam.CompTIA SY0-201: Practice Exam The BEST way to protect the confidentiality of sensitive data entered in a database table is to use: A. PKI D.co m 16 . hashing. B.actualtests. Asymmetric key sharing C. Key escrow exchange B. D. One key unlocks a classroom door and the other locks it.com Ac In an effort to increase security. the security administrator revokes each user’s certificate after one year. transaction logs. Answer: C Explanation: QUESTION NO: 46 A professor at a university is given two keys." . RA B. C. Symmetric key sharing Answer: B Explanation: QUESTION NO: 47 A. Which of the following would keep an attacker from using the certificate? tua lTe sts . CRL C. stored procedures. encryption.www. Which of the following cryptography concepts is illustrated in the example above? A.

The server is missing the default gateway. D. "Pass Any Exam. All other servers on the DMZ are able to communicate with this server. A. RC4 C.g. C. B. Answer: C Explanation: QUESTION NO: 51 Which of the following is true about hardware encryption? (Select TWO). Which of the following is the MOST likely cause? lTe sts . AES Answer: B Explanation: QUESTION NO: 49 Which of the following solutions would a security administrator MOST likely perform if they were trying to access several websites from a single workstation that were potentially dangerous (e. C. The server is on the internal zone and it is configured for DHCP only. contain malware)? A. 3DES D. D.www.co m 17 . RC6 B. B. Update and enable the anti-spam software." . Setup a virtual machine on that workstation. Secure rogue access points. It must use elliptical curve encryption. Update input validation schemes.CompTIA SY0-201: Practice Exam A.com Ac tua A security engineer is troubleshooting a server in the DMZ.actualtests. The server is on the external zone and it is configured for DNS only. The server is configured to reject ICMP packets. which cannot be reached from the Internet or the internal network. Answer: C Explanation: QUESTION NO: 50 A. Any Time.

Antivirus software tua Which of the following would an administrator apply to mobile devices to BEST ensure the confidentiality of data? lTe sts . It only works when data is not highly fragmented. Tcpdump D. Nmap E. It is available on computers using TPM. L0phtcrack Answer: A. Nessus C.com Ac A. Answer: D.E Explanation: QUESTION NO: 52 A security administrator would MOST likely put a network interface card into promiscuous mode to use which of the following utilities? (Select TWO). Screen locks B. D. Disable unused services "Pass Any Exam. Any Time. A.actualtests. E. A. Device encryption C. C. It is faster than software encryption.www.CompTIA SY0-201: Practice Exam B.co m 18 . Wireshark B. Remote sanitization D. It requires a HSM file system.C Explanation: QUESTION NO: 53 Answer: A Explanation: QUESTION NO: 54 Which of the following should be performed on a computer to protect the operating system from malicious software? (Select TWO)." .

www.27 C. Patch management D.5 B.75.0. Vulnerability assessment Answer: B Explanation: QUESTION NO: 57 In order to access the network.CompTIA SY0-201: Practice Exam B. an employee must swipe their finger on a device. Update NIDS signatures C. Which of the following IP addresses would meet this requirement? A.co m 19 .127.202.95 D. Risk assessment B.C Explanation: QUESTION NO: 55 A security administrator is assigned to develop an IP address scheme for the corporate network that allows internal users to have an IP address that cannot be routed to the Internet.48 Answer: A Explanation: QUESTION NO: 56 Assigning access on a need-to-know basis is a best practice in which of the following controls? A.40. Single sign-on B. 63. 10.131.com Ac tua lTe sts .186. Disable DEP settings E." . Multifactor "Pass Any Exam.actualtests.75. 172. Update HIPS signatures D. 192. Install a perimeter firewall Answer: A. Which of the following describes this form of authentication? A. Any Time. Account management C.

Backdoors D.com Ac tua lTe sts QUESTION NO: 59 . IP filters D. Biometrics D. Tokens Answer: C Explanation: QUESTION NO: 58 Which of the following will prevent inbound ICMP traffic between systems? A. VLAN segregation B.CompTIA SY0-201: Practice Exam C. Adware C. HIDS B. Log analysis Answer: C Explanation: QUESTION NO: 60 Which of the following BEST describes a malicious application that attaches itself to other files? A. Personal firewall Answer: D Explanation: Which of the following is BEST used to prevent ARP poisoning attacks across a network? A. IPSec C.actualtests. Antivirus D." . Any Time. Virus Answer: D Explanation: "Pass Any Exam. Rootkits B.www.co m 20 . VPN C.

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Generate keys D. A. Transfer keys to the CPU E. SSH C.co m 22 . Any Time. Encrypt the CPU L2 cache B. WEP Answer: A Explanation: QUESTION NO: 67 Which of the following would an administrator do to ensure that an application is secure and all unnecessary services are disabled? "Pass Any Exam. Store keys Answer: C. Which of the following describes this form of access control? A. Least privilege Answer: C Explanation: QUESTION NO: 65 Which of the following are the BEST reasons to use an HSM? (Select TWO). WPA2 B. Separation of duties B. Discretionary C. SSID D.actualtests. Recover keys C. Mandatory vacation D." .com Ac tua lTe sts .www.CompTIA SY0-201: Practice Exam A security administrator with full administrative rights on the network is forced to temporarily take time off of their duties.E Explanation: QUESTION NO: 66 Which of the following will provide the HIGHEST level of wireless network security? A.

The company does not provide the firm with any internal knowledge or documentation of the network. Configure the firewall to block all non-standard ports and review logs for blocked traffic. C. Secure application coding D. Answer: C Explanation: The CRL allows: Answer: C Explanation: QUESTION NO: 70 A company hires a security firm to assess the security of the company’s network.com Ac A. Baselining B. Which of the following would define expected traffic with the LOWEST impact on existing processes? A.co m 23 ." . tua lTe QUESTION NO: 69 sts . Configure the firewall to log all traffic and begin researching.actualtests. Any Time.www. Application hardening C. Update signatures on the intrusion detection devices and review alerts. Black hat B. B. Black box "Pass Any Exam. D. D.CompTIA SY0-201: Practice Exam A. a recovery agent to decide which certificates to authenticate. Patch management Answer: B Explanation: QUESTION NO: 68 Several existing. B. new certificates to be generated. a centralized database of authenticated users. C. Which of the following should the security firm perform? A. poorly documented networks have been integrated. immediate certificate revocation. Update all network services to use secure protocols.

Content filtering should be disabled because it may prevent access to legitimate sites. Gray hat D. Which of the following BEST describes this type of IDS configuration? lTe sts . D. Any Time. Answer: B Explanation: QUESTION NO: 72 A.www.co m 24 . Gray box Answer: B Explanation: QUESTION NO: 71 An employee’s workstation is connected to the corporate LAN. C. Host-based IDS C.CompTIA SY0-201: Practice Exam C. Anomaly-based IDS D. A corporate LAN connection and a 3G Internet connection are acceptable if a host firewall is installed. Network bridging must be avoided otherwise it may join two networks of different classifications. The security policy should be updated to state that corporate computer equipment should be dual-homed. Network-based IDS B. Which of the following BEST describes a security implication of this practice? A. Due to content filtering restrictions. Shoulder surfing "Pass Any Exam. B. the employee attaches a 3G Internet dongle to get to websites that are blocked by the corporate gateway." .actualtests. Signature-based IDS Answer: A Explanation: QUESTION NO: 73 Which of the following risks may result from improper use of social networking and P2P software? A.com Ac tua The head of security wants to implement an IDS that relies on a baseline to send alerts when suspicious traffic crosses the network.

"Pass Any Exam." . Document all actions performed. Which of the following BEST describes the needed network design? A.CompTIA SY0-201: Practice Exam B. Honeynet D. which of the following is MOST critical when working with multiple machines? A.www. NAT D. Denial of service C. Any Time. B. VLAN C. screen-lock protected.co m 25 . smart phone by which of the following? A. Power off the machines as quickly as possible.com Ac tua lTe QUESTION NO: 75 sts . Bluesnarfing B. SIM cloning Answer: A Explanation: QUESTION NO: 76 As a computer forensic analyst. Information disclosure D.actualtests. Data loss prevention Answer: C Explanation: QUESTION NO: 74 An administrator needs to setup devices on a network that will make it possible for the company to separate resources within the internal network. IV attack C. NAC Answer: B Explanation: Data can potentially be stolen from a disk encrypted. DMZ B.

Worm B. Spam D. Which of the following should be done to ensure the confidentiality of the information that is stored on the phones (e. A NIDS D. Rootkit lTe A user reports that their home page is being redirected to an obscure website. client phone numbers and email communications)? A. A client-based firewall B." . A HIPS Answer: C Explanation: QUESTION NO: 78 Answer: A Explanation: QUESTION NO: 79 A company wants to sell some old cell phones on an online auction to recover some of the cost of the newer phones.com Ac tua A. "Pass Any Exam. Answer: C Explanation: QUESTION NO: 77 The administrator wishes to monitor incoming traffic. Contact the vendor.actualtests. Botnet C. Any Time. Which of the following should the administrator implement? A. B. Which of the following is the MOST probable cause? sts . Check for the presence of RAID arrays.g. C. D. but does not want to risk accidentally blocking legitimate traffic.co m 26 . A DMZ C. Manually delete the phone book entries and all email in the phone. An antivirus scan shows no abnormalities. Verify all data has been recently backed up.www.CompTIA SY0-201: Practice Exam C. Degauss the phones for 30 minutes.

C. They use public and private keys. D. Adequate evacuation time for personnel Answer: C "Pass Any Exam.com Ac tua lTe sts . Ample time to remove backup tapes B. absence of due diligence. a weak intrusion detection system. B. Answer: D Explanation: QUESTION NO: 82 Which of the following is the primary concern when using a Halon fire suppression system to cover an entire data center? A. C. They make all emails a fixed size. lack of security education and awareness training. D. They provide non-repudiation.co m Answer: B Explanation: 27 . Perform a master reset. Answer: D Explanation: QUESTION NO: 80 Which of the following BEST describes S/MIME certificates? A. Ample space to install servers near the system C. QUESTION NO: 81 An employee is processing classified information on a secured laptop and leaves the laptop unlocked in a public place." . Any Time.CompTIA SY0-201: Practice Exam D. password complexity issues. They automatically append legal disclaimers to emails. Adequate volume to cover all equipment D.www. B. This negligence may BEST be attributed to: A.actualtests.

" .com Ac tua lTe A.www.co m 28 . Exchange of digital signatures C.actualtests. the user receives a key that unlocks and locks their front door.CompTIA SY0-201: Practice Exam Explanation: QUESTION NO: 83 A certificate that has been compromised should be published to which of the following? A. WEP with 802. PKI Answer: C Explanation: QUESTION NO: 84 Answer: D Explanation: QUESTION NO: 85 Which of the following wireless security controls can be easily and quickly circumvented using only a network sniffer? (Select TWO). This key is only given to them but may be shared with others they trust. WPA2-Enterprise D. EAP-TLS E. Which of the following cryptography concepts is illustrated in the example above? . Asymmetric key sharing B. Any Time. AES B. A. Disabled SSID broadcast C. CA C.E Explanation: "Pass Any Exam. CRL D. Key escrow exchange D.1x Answer: A. MAC filtering B. Symmetric key sharing sts When a user first moves into their residence.

Hardware RAID 5 B. Mandatory vacations Answer: B Explanation: QUESTION NO: 87 Answer: A.CompTIA SY0-201: Practice Exam QUESTION NO: 86 Which of the following is a best practice to identify fraud from an employee in a sensitive position? A. Answer: D Explanation: "Pass Any Exam. False positives D.C Explanation: QUESTION NO: 88 Which of the following is performed during a security assessment? A." . B. .actualtests. Acceptable usage policy B. D. Any Time.www. Load sharing C. Software RAID 1 E. Separation of duties C. Quarantine the machines that have no controls in place. Which of the following configurations will allow for high availability? (Select TWO). Determine which controls are operating as intended.com Ac tua A. C.co m 29 . Remediate the machines with incorrectly configured controls. Load balancing lTe sts A security administrator is tasked with ensuring that all servers are highly available and that hard drive failure will not affect an individual server. Server clustering D. Calculate the cost of bringing the controls back into compliance.

MTTR = (time of restore) x (time of fail) Answer: A Explanation: QUESTION NO: 92 Which of the following represents the complexity of a password policy which enforces lower case password using letters from a through z where n is the password length? "Pass Any Exam. The last step in a three-factor authentication process. Providing identity documents to a new user based on approved paperwork.www.(time of fail) D. MD5 Answer: A Explanation: QUESTION NO: 91 Which of the following is the correct formula for calculating mean time to restore (MTTR)? A. MTTR = (time of restore) . Answer: D Explanation: QUESTION NO: 90 Which of the following provides the STRONGEST hashing? A. D.(time of restore) C." . Verifying that a user’s identity matches a set of provided credentials. Any Time. MTTR = (time of fail) . AES512 B. B.com Ac tua lTe sts . MTTR = (time of fail) / (time of restore) B. Verifying that a user is authorized to access a computer system.co m 30 .actualtests. AES256 D. C.CompTIA SY0-201: Practice Exam QUESTION NO: 89 In the context of authentication models the concept of identification is BEST described as which of the following? A. SHA256 C.

B. System availability "Pass Any Exam. Room lighting C. Network Address Translation Answer: B Explanation: QUESTION NO: 94 Which of the following would BEST prevent the theft of laptops located in the corporate office? A. 26n D. Fire suppression D. n26 B.com Ac tua lTe sts .CompTIA SY0-201: Practice Exam A. Answer: C Explanation: QUESTION NO: 95 Which of the following do environmental controls influence? A.www.co m 31 .actualtests. Configure all laptops with passwords. Virtual Private Networking D. n2 * 26 Answer: C Explanation: QUESTION NO: 93 MAC filtering is a form of which of the following? A. Network Access Control C. Virtualization B." . Install locator software that sends its location back to the corporate office. Install security cameras inside the building. Wire shielding B. 2n * 26 C. D. C. Require all employees to use company supplied device locks to secure the laptops. Any Time.

CompTIA SY0-201: Practice Exam Answer: D Explanation: QUESTION NO: 96 Which of the following protocols would be the MOST secure method to transfer files from a host machine? A. Weak password D. B. Default account C. Back door Answer: D Explanation: "Pass Any Exam.actualtests. Users might be using incompatible USB 1. Users can inadvertently spread viruses." .www. D.com 32 Ac Answer: B Explanation: tua A. lTe sts Which of the following would be a reason the IT department would disallow the use of USB flash storage devices? . C.co m .0 technology. WEP C. TFTP D. SFTP B. Data stored on the device may be copyrighted. FTP Answer: A Explanation: QUESTION NO: 97 QUESTION NO: 98 Which of the following is a vulnerability introduced into a hardware or software product by the developer? A. The stored data might be out of date with networked-stored equivalents. Null session B. Any Time.

Disclosure of public keys D. Plug 'n play Answer: B.CompTIA SY0-201: Practice Exam QUESTION NO: 99 A network device blocking incoming traffic which does not match an internal request for traffic is considered to have: A. Loss of data integrity C. Loss of confidential data Answer: D Explanation: Which of the following operating system characteristics allows malware propagation via USB storage devices? (Select TWO). A. behavior based heuristics." . an implicit allow rule. B.actualtests.www. stateful packet inspection. URL filtering.co m 33 . Small size B. D.com Ac QUESTION NO: 101 tua lTe sts . Mobility E.E Explanation: "Pass Any Exam. Answer: A Explanation: QUESTION NO: 100 Which of the following is the GREATEST security risk posed by removable media? A. Any Time. Autorun C. Disclosure of cryptographic algorithms B. Large memory space D. C.

Configuring VLAN 1 B." . Vishing Answer: C Explanation: QUESTION NO: 103 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. DMZ Answer: C Explanation: "Pass Any Exam.com Ac tua lTe sts . ACL C.www. Distributed Denial of Service B. Smurf Attack C. Logical tokens D. VLAN C. Role-based access control changes Answer: B Explanation: QUESTION NO: 104 Which of the following tools limits external access to the network? A. IDS B.CompTIA SY0-201: Practice Exam QUESTION NO: 102 ARP poison routing attacks are an example of which of the following? A. Firewall D.actualtests. Man-in-the-middle D.co m 34 . Any Time.

a guest user is redirected to the company portal and asked to agree to the acceptable use policy. Any Time.CompTIA SY0-201: Practice Exam QUESTION NO: 105 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. Flooding the network with all of the log information B.com Ac QUESTION NO: 107 tua Answer: C Explanation: lTe A. Protocol analyzer B. Too many available log aggregation tools sts . VLAN D. Port scanner C. Lack of support for standardized log review tools C. Too much information to review D. Vulnerability scanner Answer: B Explanation: Upon opening the browser." .co Which of the following is MOST likely to be an issue when turning on all auditing functions within a system? m QUESTION NO: 106 35 . NAC C.actualtests. Which of the following is MOST likely causing this to appear? A. Password crackers D. DMZ Answer: B Explanation: "Pass Any Exam. NAT B.www.

com Ac QUESTION NO: 110 tua Answer: C Explanation: lTe A.co Cell phones with network access and the ability to store data files are susceptible to which of the following risks? m QUESTION NO: 109 36 . Logic bombs Answer: B Explanation: When establishing a connection between two IP based routers. Logic bombs sts . Trojan C. FTP D. which of the following protocols is the MOST secure? A. Input validation errors B. Botnets D.actualtests. Any Time. Viruses D. TFTP B.www. Adware B. HTTPS C." . SMTP open relays C.CompTIA SY0-201: Practice Exam QUESTION NO: 108 USB devices with a virus delivery mechanism are an example of which of the following security threats? A. SSH Answer: D Explanation: "Pass Any Exam.

CompTIA SY0-201: Practice Exam QUESTION NO: 111 Which of the following algorithms provides better protection against brute force attacks by using a 160-bit message digest? A. ACL C.com Ac tua lTe sts A. MD5 Answer: D Explanation: QUESTION NO: 114 "Pass Any Exam.co Which of the following access control technologies provides a rolling password for one-time use? m QUESTION NO: 112 37 . PIV card . AES C. RSA tokens B.www. DES D. LANMAN D. SHA-1 C. Multifactor authentication D. MD5 B. RC5 B. NTLM Answer: B Explanation: Answer: A Explanation: QUESTION NO: 113 Which of the following technologies is used to verify that a file was not altered? A.actualtests." . Any Time.

Hosts Answer: D Explanation: QUESTION NO: 117 "Pass Any Exam." .com 38 Ac tua lTe Answer: C Explanation: sts . C. B. Try guessing passwords slow enough to reset the bad count interval.CompTIA SY0-201: Practice Exam Which of the following uses an RC4 key that can be discovered by eavesdropping on plain text initialization vectors? A. Any Time. D.www. SAM B.co m . Try guessing passwords with brute force. Services D. TKIP C. WPA Answer: A Explanation: QUESTION NO: 115 An administrator wants to crack passwords on a server with an account lockout policy. LMhosts C. Try only real dictionary words. they are sent to an inappropriate website. The security administrator suspects the user may have malware on the computer. which manipulated some of the user's files. SSH D. WEP B. Copy the password file offline and perform the attack on it. Which of the following would allow this without locking accounts? A.actualtests. Which of the following files on the user's system would need to be checked for unauthorized changes? A. QUESTION NO: 116 A user reports that each time they attempt to go to a legitimate website.

CompTIA SY0-201: Practice Exam An administrator needs to limit and monitor the access users have to the Internet and protect the internal network. Which of the following would MOST likely be implemented? A. This remote site will also have traffic completely separated from all other traffic." .actualtests. Trojan B. B. off the main router. Virus Answer: A Explanation: QUESTION NO: 119 The security administrator needs to make a change in the network to accommodate a new remote location. VLANs need to be added on the switch but not the router. Any Time. through a commercial circuit. Botnet C. Worm D.co m 39 . The NAT needs to be re-configured to allow the remote location. A heuristic firewall B. The switch needs to be virtualized and a new DMZ needs to be created Answer: C Explanation: "Pass Any Exam. C. DNS caching on the client machines C. D. Which of the following design elements will need to be implemented to accommodate the new location? A. A content-filtering proxy server Answer: D Explanation: QUESTION NO: 118 Which of the following is a malicious program used to capture information from an infected computer? A. The new location will be connected by a serial interface.com Ac tua lTe sts . The current IP scheme needs to be subnetted.www. A pushed update modifying users' local host file D.

Iris C. C. Smartcard B. Which of the following attacks is occurring? A. Answer: A Explanation: QUESTION NO: 122 When reviewing IDS logs. patch management.com Ac tua lTe sts . SQL injection C. Buffer overflow D. B.CompTIA SY0-201: Practice Exam QUESTION NO: 120 Which of the following is the MOST secure authentication method? A. Fingerprints Answer: B Explanation: QUESTION NO: 121 Mitigating security risks by updating and applying hot fixes is part of: A. vulnerability scanning. penetration testing. Man-in-the-middle B.www.co m 40 . the security administrator notices many events pertaining to a "NOOP sled". Session hijacking Answer: C Explanation: QUESTION NO: 123 "Pass Any Exam. baseline reporting." . D. Password D. Any Time.actualtests.

D. B. Network mapper D. Anti-virus scanner C.com 41 Ac Which of the following tools can execute a ping sweep? tua lTe sts . Password cracker Answer: C Explanation: QUESTION NO: 126 Which of the following is a newer version of SSL? "Pass Any Exam. Answer: B Explanation: QUESTION NO: 125 A. Hotfixes may be released at anytime and will later be included in a patch." . patch management. One of the findings indicated an outdated version of software. Hotfixes are smaller than patches. B. Patches can only be applied after obtaining proper approval. Protocol analyzer B. acceptable use policies. Any Time. configuration baselines. Hotfixes follow a predetermined release schedule while patches do not. C.co m .CompTIA SY0-201: Practice Exam Which of the following is the MAIN difference between a hotfix and a patch? A. C.www.actualtests. D. security policies. This is an example of weak: A. while hotfixes do not need management approval Answer: C Explanation: QUESTION NO: 124 A vulnerability assessment was conducted against a network.

" .actualtests. SSH B. Exploit probability B. Which of the following items would be prohibited? (Select TWO). Threat frequency D. L2TP Answer: C Explanation: QUESTION NO: 127 A technician visits a customer site which prohibits portable data storage devices. Which of the following must now be performed to exchange encrypted email? "Pass Any Exam.www.CompTIA SY0-201: Practice Exam A. Asset value Answer: A Explanation: QUESTION NO: 129 A certificate has been revoked.B Explanation: QUESTION NO: 128 Which of the following is used when performing a qualitative risk analysis? A. Items containing RFID chips Answer: A.com Ac tua lTe sts . TLS D. and the administrator has issued new keys.co m 42 . Wireless network detectors D. Bluetooth-enabled cellular phones C. Judgment C. A. USB Memory key B. IPSec C. Any Time. Key card E.

com Ac tua Which of the following should a technician deploy to detect malicious changes to the system and configuration? lTe sts .CompTIA SY0-201: Practice Exam A. Security testers are trying to document vulnerabilities without impacting network operations. B. File integrity checker C. Security testers have clear and written authorization to conduct penetration testing. Exchange private keys with each other B. D. Firewall Answer: B Explanation: QUESTION NO: 132 In order to prevent data loss in case of a disk error which of the following options would an administrator MOST likely deploy? "Pass Any Exam. Recover old public keys D. Exchange public keys with each other Answer: D Explanation: QUESTION NO: 130 Exploitation of security vulnerabilities is used during assessments when which of the following is true? A. Anti-spyware D.www.co m 43 . Any Time. Network users have permissions allowing access to network devices with security weaknesses. Pop-up blocker B." .actualtests. C. Security testers have clear and written authorization to conduct vulnerability scans. Answer: D Explanation: QUESTION NO: 131 A. Recover old private keys C.

Event logs B.CompTIA SY0-201: Practice Exam A. Protocol analyzer Answer: C Explanation: QUESTION NO: 134 A. D. and adjust permissions on specific files." . RAID C. Redundant power supplies Answer: B Explanation: QUESTION NO: 133 A technician has installed security software. Performance monitor D. System monitor C. application hardening. least privilege Answer: C Explanation: QUESTION NO: 135 Which of the following is the BEST mitigation method to implement when protecting against a discovered OS exploit? "Pass Any Exam. C. remove a default database.com Ac tua After installing database software the administrator must manually change the default administrative password. These actions are BEST described as: lTe sts .www. Any Time. shortly thereafter the response time slows considerably. Which of the following can be used to determine the effect of the new software? A. Disk striping D.co m 44 . B. mandatory access control. vulnerability assessment.actualtests. Redundant connections B.

co m 45 . Cost D. Security templates tua Which of the following is BEST used to change common settings for a large number of deployed computers? lTe QUESTION NO: 137 sts . Patch C. Configuration baselines D. Integrity B.www.CompTIA SY0-201: Practice Exam A. Hotfixes C. Availability C. Group policies B. NIDS B.actualtests.com Ac A. Any Time." . Antivirus update D. Confidentiality Answer: D Explanation: Answer: A Explanation: QUESTION NO: 138 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? "Pass Any Exam. HIDS Answer: B Explanation: QUESTION NO: 136 Which of the following is the primary concern of governments in terms of data security? A.

" . Penetration test of the network to determine any further rogue wireless networks in the area. Self-replication D. Popup displays Answer: C Explanation: QUESTION NO: 141 Which of the following is used to generate keys in PKI? A. D. Implement a RADIUS server to authenticate all users to the wireless network. Any Time. B. The network appears to be coming from a printer that was installed. Centralize all blade servers and chassis within one or two racks Answer: B Explanation: QUESTION NO: 139 A rogue wireless network is showing up in the IT department. spyware. and adware? A. Process hiding C. Install a manageable.CompTIA SY0-201: Practice Exam A.co m .com 46 Ac tua lTe sts Answer: C Explanation: . Installation of Internet content filters to implement domain name kiting. QUESTION NO: 140 Which of the following characteristics distinguishes a virus from a rootkit. Server virtualization C. Different virtual machines on a local workstation D. AES "Pass Any Exam. prior to this printer being installed. C. Conduct a security review of the new hardware to determine any possible security risks. Which of the following should have taken place. Eavesdropping B.www.actualtests. to prevent this issue? A. centralized power and cooling system B.

The user's PC is not at the latest service pack. add computers to groups. add users to groups." .www. C. Add ACLs to users. The user's PC is not fully patched. Add ACLs to computers. C. Any Time. Answer: D Explanation: QUESTION NO: 143 Which of the following may cause a user.actualtests. B. Add groups to ACLs.com 47 Ac tua lTe sts . B. DES D. The user's PC is missing the authentication agent. Add users to ACLs. 3DES Answer: B Explanation: QUESTION NO: 142 Which of the following methods is a best practice for granting access to resources? A. to not be prompted for credentials? A. which of the following is the MOST resistant to brute force attacks? A. D. MD5 "Pass Any Exam. RSA C. The user's PC has out-of-date antivirus software. add users and computers to groups. D. add computers to groups.CompTIA SY0-201: Practice Exam B. connected to a NAC-enabled network. Answer: A Explanation: QUESTION NO: 144 When used to encrypt transmissions. SHA B.co m .

Anyone who connects receives the key C.co m . Only users from configured IP addresses received the key D. The key is not shared and remains on the server B. Which of the following has occurred? lTe sts .CompTIA SY0-201: Practice Exam C. Any Time. Domain name kiting B. Which of the following entries MOST warrants further investigation? A. 3DES D.www." . DNS query from a source outside the organization "Pass Any Exam. AES256 Answer: D Explanation: QUESTION NO: 145 Which of the following BEST describes how the private key is handled when connecting to a secure web server? A. The URL is correct and the website is displayed in the browser. Replay attack D. Privilege escalation C. All authenticated users receive the key Answer: A Explanation: QUESTION NO: 146 Answer: D Explanation: QUESTION NO: 147 A technician reviews the system log entries for an internal DNS server. but the user gets an SSL warning that the SSL certificate is invalid as it is signed by an unknown authority. Man-in-the-middle attack tua A user visits their normal banking website.actualtests.com 48 Ac A.

co m . D. honeypot. DNS query from a source inside the organization C. Zone transfer to a source inside the organization D. NIPS.CompTIA SY0-201: Practice Exam B. "Pass Any Exam. B." . Answer: B Explanation: QUESTION NO: 149 Which of the following can be implemented as an OS hardening practice to mitigate risk? A. Input validation D. C. Zone transfer to a source outside the organization Answer: D Explanation: QUESTION NO: 148 Monitoring a computer's logs and critical files is part of the functionality of a A. Removable storage C.com 49 Ac tua lTe sts . risk mitigation.actualtests. Any Time. Security templates Answer: D Explanation: QUESTION NO: 150 Continuously documenting state and location of hardware from collection to disposition during a forensic investigation is known as: A.www. HIDS. C. firewall. chain of custody. data handling. B. Domain name kiting B.

Any Time. CHAP C.www." .co m . incident response. Smartcard and PIN D. Fingerprint and retina scan Answer: C Explanation: Answer: B Explanation: QUESTION NO: 153 A security analyst has been notified that one of the web servers has stopped responding to web traffic. Smartcard and token C.com 50 Ac tua A. MD5 B. Event log "Pass Any Exam. Kerberos D. SLIP lTe Which of the following uses a three-way-handshake for authentication and is commonly used in PPP connections? sts QUESTION NO: 152 . Access log B. PIN and password B.actualtests.CompTIA SY0-201: Practice Exam D. Which of the following logs is MOST likely to be helpful in finding the cause and source of the problem? A. The network engineer also reports very high bandwidth utilization to and from the Internet. Answer: C Explanation: QUESTION NO: 151 Which of the following is an example of two factor authentication? A.

Bluesnarfing D. 69 B. Open relay D. 339 Answer: A Explanation: QUESTION NO: 155 Answer: D Explanation: QUESTION NO: 156 Which of the following describes a port that is left open in order to facilitate access at a later date? A. Firewall log Answer: D Explanation: QUESTION NO: 154 Which of the following ports would need to be open to allow TFTP by default? A. Shielded twisted pair B. 137 D. Honeypot B. Fiberoptic C.co m .com 51 Ac A. System log D.CompTIA SY0-201: Practice Exam C. Backdoor "Pass Any Exam. Wireless tua lTe Which of the following transmission types would an attacker most likely use to try to capture data packets? sts . Proxy server C. 110 C.www. Any Time." .actualtests.

co m . Spam Answer: C Explanation: QUESTION NO: 158 Which of the following security types would require the use of certificates to verify a user's identity? A.com 52 Ac tua lTe sts .D "Pass Any Exam.www. Mantrap C. Any Time.actualtests. Logic bomb C. Mandatory vacations Answer: A. Threat source E. Configuration baselines D. Vulnerability B. Forensics B. Cookies B.CompTIA SY0-201: Practice Exam Answer: D Explanation: QUESTION NO: 157 Which of the following is often bundled with freely downloaded software? A. Adware D. PKI D. Kerberos Answer: C Explanation: QUESTION NO: 159 Which of the following can increase risk? (Select TWO] A. CRL C." .

actualtests. Proxy server QUESTION NO: 161 Which of the following monitoring technology types is MOST dependent on receiving regular updates? A.CompTIA SY0-201: Practice Exam Explanation: QUESTION NO: 160 An administrator believes a user is secretly transferring company information over the Internet. Anomaly-based Answer: A Explanation: QUESTION NO: 162 A company has just recovered from a major disaster. Behavior-based D. "Pass Any Exam. Signature-based B. Kerberos-based C. B.www.co m Answer: C Explanation: 53 . Protocol analyzer D. Which of the following tools would allow the administrator to better evaluate the contents of the network traffic? A. Which of the following should signify the completion of a disaster recovery? A. D. C. Verify all network nodes are back online and working properly. Verify all servers are back online and working properly." . The network logs do not show any non-standard traffic going through the firewall. Any Time. Vulnerability scanner B. Update the disaster recovery plan based on lessons learned. Network anomaly detection C. Conduct post disaster recovery testing.com Ac tua lTe sts .

www. Perform proper forensics on the file with documentation along the way. Disable the wireless network and copy the data to the next available USB drive to protect the data B. 3DES D. C. Which of the following actions should a security administrator follow in order to ensure data integrity of the file on that host? A. This is an example of which of the following mitigation techniques? A.CompTIA SY0-201: Practice Exam Answer: B Explanation: QUESTION NO: 163 Which of the following is a public key cryptosystem? A. RSA B. Subnetting Answer: C Explanation: QUESTION NO: 165 A file has been compromised with corrupt data and might have additional information embedded within it." . MD5 Answer: A Explanation: QUESTION NO: 164 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. "Pass Any Exam.com 54 Ac tua lTe sts . SHA-1 C. Begin chain of custody for the document and disallow access.actualtests. Honeypot C. NAC D.co m . NAT B. Any Time.

Answer: A Explanation: QUESTION NO: 168 A recent security audit shows an organization has been infiltrated with a former administrator's credentials. D. Conduct periodic audits of disaster recovery policies. 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? A. Vulnerability scanner C.CompTIA SY0-201: Practice Exam D. Personal firewall D. which of the following should be done? A. B. "Pass Any Exam. Run vulnerability scanners and print all reports of all diagnostic results.co m . B. Which of the following would be the BEST way to mitigate the risk of this vulnerability? A. Create a user account without administrator privileges. Employ a BIOS password that differs from the domain password. Answer: B Explanation: QUESTION NO: 166 Every company workstation contains the same software prior to being assigned to workers. NIPS Answer: C Explanation: QUESTION NO: 167 To ensure users are logging into their systems using a least privilege method. C. Enforce a group policy with the least amount of account restrictions.com 55 Ac tua lTe sts . Allow users to determine their needs and access to resources.www. Conduct periodic audits of password policies. Any Time.actualtests. HIDS B." .

co m .CompTIA SY0-201: Practice Exam C. Answer: C Explanation: QUESTION NO: 171 Which of the following concepts addresses the threat of data being modified without authorization? "Pass Any Exam. Cross-site scripting D. job-based access control C. Conduct periodic audits of user access and rights.com 56 Ac A user wants to edit a file that they currently have read-only rights to.js</script> Which of the following attacks is occurring? A. D. remote access policy." . This is the principle of: tua lTe sts . separation of duties. Any Time. Redirection attack C.actualtests. so the request is denied. they are unable to provide a business justification. XLM injection Answer: C Explanation: QUESTION NO: 170 A. SQL injection B. however.www. D. The packet capture shows the following string: <scrip>source=http://www. B.evilsite. Conduct periodic audits of storage and retention policies. Answer: C Explanation: QUESTION NO: 169 A security administrator is analyzing the packet capture from an IDS triggered filter. least privilege.jp/evil.

Backup procedures "Pass Any Exam. Port scan B. Non-repudiation Answer: A Explanation: QUESTION NO: 172 An attacker sends packets to a host in hopes of altering the host's MAC table. By department C. DNS spoofing D.actualtests. Availability D. By management level Answer: A Explanation: QUESTION NO: 174 Which of the following describes how long email messages are available in case of a subpoena? A. Any Time.CompTIA SY0-201: Practice Exam A.www. Privilege escalation C. By function B. Key management C.com 57 Ac tua Which of the following is a best practice for organizing users when implementing a least privilege model? lTe sts . Integrity B. ARP poisoning Answer: D Explanation: QUESTION NO: 173 A." .co m . By geographic location D. Which of the following is the attacker attempting to do? A.

Which of the following could be deployed to BEST provide this information? A.www. Software firewall B. Risk = vulnerability x days unpatched x cost of asset Answer: C Explanation: QUESTION NO: 177 Which of the following is of the GREATEST concern in regard to a rogue access point? A. B.com 58 Ac tua lTe QUESTION NO: 176 sts . Rogue access points can scan the company's wireless networks and find other unencrypted and rouge access points "Pass Any Exam. NIDS Answer: C Explanation: Which of the following is the correct risk assessment equation? A.actualtests. Risk = threat x vulnerability x cost of asset D.co m . Hardware firewall C. Risk = exploit x number of systems x cost of asset B. Rogue access points are hard to find and remove from the network. HIDS D. Backup policy D. Risk = infections x number of days infected x cost of asset C. Any Time.CompTIA SY0-201: Practice Exam B. Email server configuration Answer: B Explanation: QUESTION NO: 175 Management would like to know if anyone is attempting to access files on the company file server." . Retention policy C.

Answer: A Explanation: QUESTION NO: 179 Answer: D Explanation: QUESTION NO: 180 The security administrator wants to increase the cipher strength of the company's internal root certificate. Streamline systems to a single OS D.actualtests. D.com 59 Ac tua A. Any Time. Key escrow "Pass Any Exam. Registration authority C. Fewer systems to monitor physical access lTe Which of the following is a benefit of utilizing virtualization technology? sts . Certificate authority B. authorization. validation. D. Answer: D Explanation: QUESTION NO: 178 The process of validating a user's claimed identity is called A. Rogue access points can allow unauthorized users access the company's internal networks.CompTIA SY0-201: Practice Exam C." . Lowered cost of the host machine B.www. identification. C. Less overhead cost of software licensing C. The radio signal of the rogue access point interferes with company approved access points. Which of the following would the security administer use to sign a stronger root certificate? A. repudiation.co m . B.

User interviews D. Vulnerability scanning C. Warm site C.co m . Trusted platform module Answer: A Explanation: QUESTION NO: 181 Which of the following describes a semi-operational site that in the event of a disaster. Mobile site D. Protocol analyzer B. Penetration testing B.com 60 Ac tua A. IT operations can be migrated? A. Penetration testing tool D." .CompTIA SY0-201: Practice Exam D. Protocol filter C.www. Hot site B. Any Time. Vulnerability assessment tool lTe Which of the following devices hooks into a LAN and captures traffic? sts . Cold site Answer: B Explanation: QUESTION NO: 182 Answer: A Explanation: QUESTION NO: 183 When assessing a network containing resources that require near 100% availability. which of the following techniques should be employed to assess overall security? A. Documentation reviews "Pass Any Exam.actualtests.

Any Time. Port scanning D. various vulnerability scans were performed. Rouge access points B. Which of the following assessment types should the security administrator also take into consideration while evaluating this product? A.actualtests. Vulnerability assessment "Pass Any Exam. XSS C. War driving Answer: D Explanation: QUESTION NO: 186 A new enterprise solution is currently being evaluated due to its potential to increase the company's profit margins. Cookies B.co m .www.com 61 Ac tua lTe sts . Threat assessment B.CompTIA SY0-201: Practice Exam Answer: B Explanation: QUESTION NO: 184 Which of the following would MOST likely contain a <SCRIPT> tag? A. While evaluating the product. DOS D. Buffer overflow Answer: B Explanation: QUESTION NO: 185 Which of the following is a reason why wireless access points should not be placed near a building's perimeter? A. It was determined that the product is not a threat but has the potential to introduce additional vulnerabilities. Vampire taps C." . The security administrator has been asked to review its security implications.

Data labeling challenges Answer: A Explanation: QUESTION NO: 189 Which of the following is MOST likely the reason why a security administrator would run a Nessus report on an important server? A.www.CompTIA SY0-201: Practice Exam C." . Input validation B. Smaller attack surface D.com 62 Ac tua lTe sts . Loss of physical control over data B.actualtests. To report on the performance of the system C. Port scanner D. Increased complexity of qualitative risk assessments C. Code assessment D. NIDS C. To scan for vulnerabilities "Pass Any Exam. To analyze packets and frames B. Any Time. Risk assessment Answer: D Explanation: QUESTION NO: 187 Which of the following tools BEST identifies the method an attacker used after they have entered into a network? A.co m . HIDS Answer: B Explanation: QUESTION NO: 188 Which of the following is a major risk associated with cloud computing? A.

Any Time.CompTIA SY0-201: Practice Exam D.co m 63 . Answer: D Explanation: Using a smartcard and a physical token is considered how many factors of authentication? A. C. One B. WEP C.www. To enumerate and crack weak system passwords Answer: C Explanation: QUESTION NO: 190 Which of the following BEST describes how the mandatory access control (MAC) method works? A. Two C. It is an access policy that restricts access to objects based on security clearance. HTTP D. It is an access policy based on biometric technologies." .com Ac tua lTe sts QUESTION NO: 191 . B.actualtests. Four Answer: A Explanation: QUESTION NO: 192 Which of the following protocols is considered more secure than SSL? A. Three D. D. It is an access policy based on a set of rules. It is an access policy based on the role that the user has in an organization. Telnet Answer: A "Pass Any Exam. TLS B.

Group policies C. Password policies D.CompTIA SY0-201: Practice Exam Explanation: QUESTION NO: 193 A NIDS monitoring traffic on the public-side of a firewall provides which of the following? A. Table top exercises Answer: D Explanation: QUESTION NO: 195 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. ACLs Answer: D Explanation: "Pass Any Exam. Faster alerting to internal compromises B.www. Intelligence about external threats C. Schemes B. Protection of the external firewall interface D.com Ac tua lTe sts . Any Time. Storage locations C.co QUESTION NO: 194 m 64 . Prevention of malicious traffic Answer: B Explanation: Which of the following is an important part of disaster recovery training? A.actualtests. NAT B." .

co A security administrator is analyzing the packet capture from an IDS triggered filter. Account lockout B. Use of digital certificates B.actualtests. The packet capture shows the following string: m QUESTION NO: 197 . Any Time. XML injection C. Use of public keys only C. SQL injection Answer: D Explanation: QUESTION NO: 198 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.www. Password expiration C. Password disablement D. Cross-site scripting B. Screen lock "Pass Any Exam. Use of public and private keys Answer: D Explanation: a or1 ==1-Which of the following attacks is occurring? A.com 65 Ac tua lTe sts . and after two hours the account becomes active? A. Buffer overflow D. Which of the following MUST be implemented to allow this type of authorization? A.CompTIA SY0-201: Practice Exam QUESTION NO: 196 The security administrator wants each user to individually decrypt a message but allow anybody to encrypt it." . Use of private keys only D.

Any Time. Answer: A Explanation: QUESTION NO: 200 In the event of a disaster. D.com 66 Ac tua lTe sts . Hot site C. C. in which the main datacenter is immediately shutdown. Stream cipher Answer: A Explanation: "Pass Any Exam. Transport encryption D. A system that logs the attack for later analysis. Fault tolerance B. B. A system that serves as a honeypot. A system that stops an attack in progress. Cold site D.co m .CompTIA SY0-201: Practice Exam Answer: A Explanation: QUESTION NO: 199 Which of the following BEST describes an intrusion prevention system? A. which of the following would a company MOST likely use with a minimum Recovery Time Objective? A.www. Digital signature C. A system that allows an attack to be identified. Steganography B. Tape backup restoration Answer: B Explanation: QUESTION NO: 201 Which of the following methods involves placing plain text data within a picture or document? A." .actualtests.

Greater password complexity Answer: A Explanation: "Pass Any Exam.www. Non-repudiation D.actualtests. Multifactor authentication with smart cards Answer: B Explanation: QUESTION NO: 204 Which of the following is a reason to implement Kerberos over local system authentication? A. A lack of management software B. Authentication to multiple devices B. USB removable drive encryption C." .com Ac tua lTe sts . Firewall C. Centralized file integrity protection C. Bollards Answer: A Explanation: Which of the following can cause hardware based drive encryption to see slower deployment? A. Role/rule-based access control D.CompTIA SY0-201: Practice Exam QUESTION NO: 202 Which of the following is a detective security control? A. Design reviews D. Any Time. CCTV B.co QUESTION NO: 203 m 67 .

Encryption protocols B. Virus definitions Answer: C Explanation: QUESTION NO: 206 Which of the following cipher types is used by AES? A.actualtests. CCTV D. Firewall definitions C." .co m 68 . Fourier C. Mantrap Answer: A Explanation: "Pass Any Exam. HVAC B. Any Time. Stream D.www.com Ac QUESTION NO: 207 tua lTe sts . Turing Answer: A Explanation: Which of the following control systems is used to maintain proper environmental conditions in a datacenter? A.CompTIA SY0-201: Practice Exam QUESTION NO: 205 Which of the following should a security administrator implement to ensure there are no security holes in the OS? A. Patch management D. Block B. Bollards C.

" . Any Time. VPN concentrator D. Another user's Bluetooth device is causing interference with the Bluetooth on the laptop. A company in the next building had their wireless network breached last month.co m 69 .com Ac Answer: C Explanation: tua A. OS hardening C. The new access point was mis-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. Application hardening B.CompTIA SY0-201: Practice Exam QUESTION NO: 208 A penetration test shows that almost all database servers were able to be compromised through a default database user account with the default password.11n capable interface connects and disconnects frequently to an access point that was recently installed. Telephony Answer: C "Pass Any Exam. Which of the following is MOST likely missing from the operational procedures? A.www. SQL injection Answer: B Explanation: QUESTION NO: 209 QUESTION NO: 210 Which of the following facilitates computing for heavily utilized systems and networks? A. B. The user has a Bluetooth enabled laptop.actualtests. Application patch management D. An attacker inside the company is performing a bluejacking attack on the user's laptop. D. C. Provider cloud C. Which of the following is MOST likely causing the disconnections? . Remote access B. lTe sts A user reports that their 802.

C.actualtests.www. The customer has a virus outbreak. The company's website has been attacked by the rival company "Pass Any Exam. B. Combines authentication and authorization B.co m 70 . Run the image through SHA256. All of the other websites the user visits work correctly and other customers are not having this issue. D. Run the image through AES128." .CompTIA SY0-201: Practice Exam Explanation: QUESTION NO: 211 A security administrator finished taking a forensic image of a computer's memory. Which of the following has MOST likely occurred? A. Run the image through a symmetric encryption algorithm. TACACS+ has less attribute-value pairs Answer: B Explanation: QUESTION NO: 213 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. Any Time. B. TACACS+ uses the UDP protocol D. Compress the image to a password protected archive. Which of the following should the administrator do to ensure image integrity? A. C. The website company has a misconfigured firewall.com Ac tua lTe sts . Encryption of all data between client and server C. D. The customer's DNS has been poisoned. Answer: D Explanation: QUESTION NO: 212 Which of the following is a reason to use TACACS+ over RADIUS? A.

Whaling B.actualtests. Incident management "Pass Any Exam. Shoulder surfing B.CompTIA SY0-201: Practice Exam Answer: C Explanation: QUESTION NO: 214 A targeted email attack sent to the company's Chief Executive Officer (CEO) is known as which of the following? A. NIDS configuration B.www. Impersonation Answer: B Explanation: QUESTION NO: 216 Which of the following should be reviewed periodically to ensure a server maintains the correct security configuration? A.co m Answer: A Explanation: 71 .com Ac tua lTe sts . Vishing D. Firewall logs C. User rights D." . Escalation D. Bluesnarfing C. Dumpster diving QUESTION NO: 215 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. Tailgating C. Any Time.

CompTIA SY0-201: Practice Exam Answer: B Explanation: QUESTION NO: 217 Which of the following is true when a user browsing to an HTTPS site receives the message: a Site name mismatch'? A. The certificate file name is different from the certificate CN.com 72 Ac tua lTe sts . B. QUESTION NO: 218 Which of the following will contain a list of unassigned public IP addresses? A. The certificate was issued by the intermediate CA and not by the root CA." . TCP port B. The CA DNS name is different from the root certificate CN. D.www. Firewall rule Answer: D Explanation: QUESTION NO: 219 DRPs should contain which of the following? A. Hierarchical access control lists D. The certificate CN is different from the site DNS A record. 802. Hierarchical list of critical systems C.co m Answer: A Explanation: . Hierarchical list of non-critical personnel B. Loop protector D.actualtests. Any Time. Identification of single points of failure Answer: B Explanation: "Pass Any Exam. C.1x C.

com Ac Answer: D Explanation: tua A.co QUESTION NO: 221 m 73 . C. The PCs have downloaded adware. On-site clustering D.CompTIA SY0-201: Practice Exam QUESTION NO: 220 Which of the following access control methods provides the BEST protection against attackers logging on as authorized users? A. The PCs are being used in a botnet lTe sts Several PCs are running extremely slow all of a sudden. A logic bomb has been installed by the former employee B. The security administrator observes that all of the PCs are attempting to open a large number of connections to the same destination. Which of the following is MOST likely the issue? . Implement implicit deny D. D. Off-site backup B.www. Utilize separation of duties Answer: D Explanation: QUESTION NO: 222 Which of the following is the BEST way to secure data for the purpose of retention? A.actualtests. Utilize time of day restrictions C. RAID 5 on-site backup C. Virtualization Answer: A "Pass Any Exam. 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. Any Time." . A man-in-the-middle attack is taking place. Require a PIV card B.

A warm backup site QUESTION NO: 224 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.CompTIA SY0-201: Practice Exam Explanation: QUESTION NO: 223 In the event of a disaster resulting in the loss of their data center.actualtests. A cold backup site D. UTP C.www." . Data formatting D. with all systems being fully up to date. Error handling C. SDLM B. a company had determined that they will need to be able to be back online within an hour or two.com 74 Ac tua lTe sts . STP B. Grounding D. Any Time. Off-site storage of backup tapes B.co m Answer: B Explanation: . Which of the following would BEST meet their needs? A. Anti-static wrist straps Answer: A "Pass Any Exam. Input validation Answer: D Explanation: QUESTION NO: 225 Which of the following provides EMI protection? A. A hot backup site C.

A faulty antivirus signature has identified the browser as malware. D.actualtests. B. C. Anti-spyware is preventing the browser from accessing the network. ARP poisoning B. Any Time. DNS poisoning Answer: B Explanation: "Pass Any Exam. Firewall C. Which of the following BEST describes a probable cause of failure? A. NIDS D. MAC spoofing C. pWWN spoofing D.CompTIA SY0-201: Practice Exam Explanation: QUESTION NO: 226 A user reports that a web browser stopped working after it was updated. Protocol analyzer Answer: B Explanation: QUESTION NO: 228 Which of the following would allow traffic to be redirected through a malicious machine by sending false hardware address updates to a switch? A." .www. Answer: D Explanation: QUESTION NO: 227 Which of the following devices is MOST likely to be installed to prevent malicious attacks? A.co m . The browser was previously compromised and corrupted during the update.com 75 Ac tua lTe sts . VPN concentrator B. A network based firewall is blocking the browser as it has been modified.

co m 76 . GPS tracking D." . Proxy B. Protocol analyzer D. Host-based firewall C.www. TFTP C. SSH D.com Ac tua lTe sts .actualtests. Sniffer Answer: B Explanation: "Pass Any Exam.CompTIA SY0-201: Practice Exam QUESTION NO: 229 Which of the following protocols uses UDP port 69 by default? A. Device encryption B. Gateway Answer: C Explanation: QUESTION NO: 231 Which of the following should be implemented on a mobile phone to help prevent a conversation from being captured? A. Any Time. DNS Answer: B Explanation: QUESTION NO: 230 Which of the following would a security administrator use to diagnose network issues? A. Voice encryption C. Kerberos B.

Popup displays Answer: C Explanation: QUESTION NO: 235 "Pass Any Exam. single sign-on. Full disk D.CompTIA SY0-201: Practice Exam QUESTION NO: 232 A user wishes to encrypt only certain files and folders within a partition. Eavesdropping B. common access card. Partition encryption C. BitLocker Answer: A Explanation: Which of the following characteristics distinguishes a virus from a rootkit.com 77 Ac QUESTION NO: 234 tua Answer: C Explanation: lTe A. Which of the following methods should a technician recommend? A. smart card. access control list. D. C. Self-replication D. sts . B. Process hiding C.co Centrally authenticating multiple systems and applications against a federated user database is an example of: m QUESTION NO: 233 . Any Time.actualtests.www." . spyware. and adware? A. EFS B.

CompTIA SY0-201: Practice Exam A security administrator needs to implement a site-to-site VPN tunnel between the main office and a remote branch. LDAP C. The security administrator verifies that all network connectivity is up and running and that no "Pass Any Exam.com 78 Ac tua QUESTION NO: 237 lTe sts . RADIUS B.actualtests. Which of the following protocols should be used for the tunnel? A. Filesystem C. RTP B." . 802. Any Time. IPSec D. CD-ROM B. TACACS+ D.1X Answer: C Explanation: QUESTION NO: 236 Which of the following uses tickets to identify users to the network? A. Random access memory D.co m . SNMP C.www. Network topology Answer: C Explanation: QUESTION NO: 238 A security administrator notices an unauthorized vehicle roaming the area on company grounds. Kerberos Answer: D Explanation: Which of the following forensic artifacts is MOST volatile? A.

Rogue access point B.www. Disable unnecessary accounts B. mitigation. acceptance.com 79 Ac Risk can be managed in the following ways EXCEPT: tua lTe sts . War driving Answer: D Explanation: QUESTION NO: 239 Which of the following is a best practice when securing a switch from physical access? A. elimination. C. This is an example of which of the following attacks? A. Bluesnarfing C.CompTIA SY0-201: Practice Exam unauthorized wireless devices are being used to authenticate other devices.actualtests. Print baseline configuration C. transference. Any Time. Answer: D Explanation: QUESTION NO: 241 A security administrator needs to implement a wireless system that will only be available within a "Pass Any Exam. Enable access lists D. Disable unused ports Answer: D Explanation: QUESTION NO: 240 A. the administrator does notice an unusual spike in bandwidth usage. however." . B. Evil twin D.co m . D.

A. Reduce the power levels Answer: A. Confidentiality B. Enable MAC filtering E. Availability C.CompTIA SY0-201: Practice Exam building. Use CCMP D.com 80 Ac Which of the following is an example of implementing security using the least privilege principle? tua lTe sts . The spreadsheet is "Pass Any Exam.D Explanation: QUESTION NO: 242 Which of the following environmental variables reduces the potential for static discharges? A. Proper AP placement B. EMI B. UPS D. Humidity Answer: D Explanation: QUESTION NO: 243 A. Any Time. Which of the following configurations can the administrator modify to achieve this? (Select TWO).actualtests.co m . Non-repudiation Answer: B Explanation: QUESTION NO: 244 A user reports that the spreadsheet they use for the department will not open. Integrity D. Temperature C.www." . Disable SSID broadcasting C.

Replay attack C. Any Time.CompTIA SY0-201: Practice Exam located on a server that was recently patched.co m . DNS Answer: A Explanation: QUESTION NO: 245 Which of the following helps prevent a system from being fingerprinted? A.actualtests.com 81 Ac An attacker captures valid wireless traffic in hopes of transmitting it repeatedly to generate enough traffic to discover the encryption key. War driving B. DNS poisoning Answer: B Explanation: QUESTION NO: 247 Which of the following is an authentication method that uses symmetric key encryption and a key "Pass Any Exam. Anti-spam software D. Bluejacking D. Personal firewall B. Access B. Which of the following logs would the technician review FIRST? A. Antivirus D. Firewall C." . Complex passwords C. Which of the following is the attacker MOST likely using? tua QUESTION NO: 246 lTe sts .www. OS patching Answer: A Explanation: A.

EAP Answer: B Explanation: QUESTION NO: 248 Which of the following is a preventative physical security measure? A.com 82 Ac tua lTe sts . MS-CHAP B.co m . concerning power distribution. Which of the following security applications BEST explains this behavior? A. Any Time. Personal firewall D.1x D. Video surveillance B. Pop-up blocker Answer: C Explanation: QUESTION NO: 250 A Maintenance Manager requests that a new group be created for a new development project. Antivirus B.www. Physical access log D.CompTIA SY0-201: Practice Exam distribution center? A.actualtests. Access control system Answer: D Explanation: QUESTION NO: 249 An employee keeps getting pop-ups from a program on their computer stating it blocked an attacking IP address. Anti-spam C." . Kerberos C. in order to email and setup conference meetings to the whole "Pass Any Exam. 802. External lighting C.

www. Virus C. Rootkit D. Cryptography B. Any Time.CompTIA SY0-201: Practice Exam project team. Which of the following group types would need to be created? A. Spyware B. Restricted group C. Steganography C. Distribution D.actualtests. Fuzzing Answer: A Explanation: QUESTION NO: 252 Which of the following is a malicious program that infects a host computer and has the ability to replicate itself? A. Hashing D. Default power users B. Spam Answer: B Explanation: QUESTION NO: 253 Which of the following concepts is applied FIRST when a user logs into a domain? "Pass Any Exam.com Ac tua lTe sts .co m 83 ." . Security Answer: C Explanation: QUESTION NO: 251 Which of the following is an example of data obfuscation within a data stream? A.

CompTIA SY0-201: Practice Exam A.actualtests. Job rotation C. Which of the following principles does this scenario violate? lTe sts . Protocol analyzers Answer: B Explanation: QUESTION NO: 255 A.com Ac tua An application programmer at a company conducts security assessments and reports findings to senior management. Virealization B. Any Time. Port scanner D.co m 84 . Identification Answer: D Explanation: QUESTION NO: 254 Which of the following tools will allow a technician to detect devices and associated IP addresses on the network? A." . Network mapping software C.www. Authorization D. Separation of duties B. Non-repudiation C. Network intrusion detection software B. Least privilege Answer: A Explanation: QUESTION NO: 256 Which of the following attacks involves sending unsolicited contact information to Bluetooth devices configured in discover mode? "Pass Any Exam. Vulnerability assessment D.

War driving D. RFID badge D. VPNs tua Shielded communications media is MOST often used to prevent electrical emanations from being detected and crosstalk between which of the following? lTe QUESTION NO: 258 sts . Smartcard B. Cables C. Bluesnarfing Answer: B Explanation: QUESTION NO: 257 Which of the following has the capability to perform onboard cryptographic functions? A." . Proximity badge Answer: A Explanation: Answer: B Explanation: QUESTION NO: 259 Which of the following measures ensures unauthorized users cannot access a WAP in a user's home? A. Impersonation B. Bluejacking C.com 85 Ac A.co m . ACL C. Proper WAP placement "Pass Any Exam. Any Time. Networks B. VLANs D.www.CompTIA SY0-201: Practice Exam A.actualtests.

actualtests. Border gateway protocol encryption Answer: A Explanation: QUESTION NO: 261 Answer: D Explanation: QUESTION NO: 262 Which of the following should a technician run to find user accounts that can be easily compromised? A. Which of the following logs would the technician review? lTe sts . Content filter tua The president of the company is trying to get to their bank's website." . DNS B.com 86 Ac A. Default gateway encryption D. NMAP "Pass Any Exam. Change the administrator password on the computer Answer: C Explanation: QUESTION NO: 260 Which of the following BEST describes where L2TP is used? A. Any Time. System D. Performance C.co m . Turn off the computers when not in use C.www. VPN encryption B. and the browser is displaying that the webpage is being blocked by the system administrator. Authenticate users using CHAP C.CompTIA SY0-201: Practice Exam B. Set the SSID to hidden D.

Implement OS hardening "Pass Any Exam. Virus B.actualtests. The root CA is used to encrypt email messages to prevent unintended disclosure of data Answer: C Explanation: QUESTION NO: 264 Which of the following malicious programs compromises system security by exploiting system access through a virtual backdoor? A. SNORT C. The root CA is the recovery agent used to encrypt data when a user's certificate is lost." . Maintain configuration baseline B. B. The CA stores the user's hash value for safekeeping. The CA is the trusted root that issues certificates.co m . John the Ripper D.com 87 Ac tua lTe sts . Adware Answer: B Explanation: QUESTION NO: 265 Which of the following BEST represents why a system administrator should download security patches from the manufacturer's website directly? A. Trojan C.CompTIA SY0-201: Practice Exam B.www. Nessus Answer: C Explanation: QUESTION NO: 263 Which of the following defines the role of a root certificate authority (CA) in PKI? A. C. D. Spam D. Any Time.

Answer: D Explanation: QUESTION NO: 268 Biometrics is an example of which of the following type of user authentication? A." . Something the user has C. on the local LAN. Notify management D.co m . C. Something the user does "Pass Any Exam. behind the firewall. Notify the Help Desk B. Ensure patches are up-to-date Answer: C Explanation: QUESTION NO: 266 While responding to a confirmed breach of the organization's web server. in front of the mail relay server. Ensure integrity of the patch D. on a proxy server. B. Something the user is B.com 88 Ac tua lTe QUESTION NO: 267 sts . Which of the following should the security administer do with this information? A. the security administrator determines the source of the attack was from a rival organization's IP address range. Any Time.www. Notify ICANN C.actualtests. D. Notify the rival organization's IT department Answer: C Explanation: The BEST location for a spam filter is A.CompTIA SY0-201: Practice Exam C.

The company often needs auditors to have access to all three groups' applications with little notice. lTe sts QUESTION NO: 270 . rights to be assigned by the data owner. DNS Answer: B Explanation: Mandatory Access Control (MAC) allows: QUESTION NO: 271 The accounting group. access associated with the classification of data. Create an auditors group and add each user to the accounting.actualtests.www. a system administrator to centralize policy. Create an auditors group and merge the members of the accounting." . clinical group and operations group only have access to their own applications. Which of the following would simplify the process of granting auditors permissions to all the applications? A.com 89 Ac Answer: B Explanation: tua A. clinical and operations groups "Pass Any Exam. SAM C. access rights indicated by the role of the individual B.CompTIA SY0-201: Practice Exam D. CHAP B. Something the user knows Answer: A Explanation: QUESTION NO: 269 Which of the following contains a database of users and passwords used for authentication? A. B. C. D.co m . TPM D. Any Time. clinical and operations groups.

Physical access control B." . clinical and operations groups. Answer: D Explanation: QUESTION NO: 272 Which of the following solutions would an administrator MOST likely perform in order to keep upto-date with various fixes on different applications? A. Any Time. Service pack installation B. Browser hotfixes Answer: B Explanation: QUESTION NO: 273 Attackers may be able to remotely destroy critical equipment in the datacenter by gaining control over which of the following systems? A. HVAC D. clinical and operations groups to the auditors group D. Packet sniffer Answer: C Explanation: QUESTION NO: 274 Which of the following situations applies to disaster recovery exercises? "Pass Any Exam. Video surveillance C.com Ac tua lTe sts . Patch management C. Create an auditors group and add the group to each of the accounting. C.CompTIA SY0-201: Practice Exam individually. Create an auditors group and add each of the accounting.actualtests. Different security templates D.www.co m 90 .

www. Risk transfer C. Risk reduction Answer: B Explanation: QUESTION NO: 277 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? "Pass Any Exam. Risk avoidance B. Which of the following would be the BEST way to do this? A. Risk retention D. Set a group policy to force password changes D." . B. D. Set a local password policy on each workstation and server B.actualtests. Separation of duties should be implemented after each exercise. Procedures should be updated after each exercise.com Ac tua Purchasing insurance on critical equipment is an example of which of the following types of risk mitigation techniques? lTe sts . Passwords should be changed after each exercise. Any Time. Answer: D Explanation: QUESTION NO: 275 The administrator needs to require all users to use complex passwords. C. Post a memo detailing the requirement of the new password complexity requirements Answer: B Explanation: QUESTION NO: 276 A.co m 91 . Vulnerability scans should be performed after each exercise. Set a domain password policy C.CompTIA SY0-201: Practice Exam A.

CompTIA SY0-201: Practice Exam A. Disable the network connection C. AES256 encryption D. Image compression C. Any Time.actualtests. Chain of custody B. The security administrator observes the background has been changed to an image of an attacker group. Print a copy of the background Answer: B Explanation: QUESTION NO: 279 After completing a forensic image of a hard drive. RAS D.com 92 Ac tua lTe sts .co m .www. which of the following can be used to confirm data integrity? A. OVAL C. RADIUS B. Which of the following could be used to mitigate this threat? "Pass Any Exam. Power down the server D. Which of the following would be the FIRST step in the incident response process? A. SHA512 hash Answer: D Explanation: QUESTION NO: 280 A security administrator wants to prevent corporate users from being infected with viruses from flash based advertisements while using web browsers at work." . IPSec VPN Answer: A Explanation: QUESTION NO: 278 A security administrator responds to a report of a web server that has been compromised. Run an antivirus scan B.

Answer: D Explanation: QUESTION NO: 283 A user is concerned about threats regarding social engineering and has asked the IT department for advice. Protocol analyzer Answer: A Explanation: QUESTION NO: 281 Which of the following tools provides the MOST comprehensive view of the network's security? A. Ensuring encryption is deployed to critical systems." . Firewall C. Content filter B. Ensuring the proper time is set on all systems. One suggestion offered might be to: A.CompTIA SY0-201: Practice Exam A. Ensuring switches have a strong management password. C.actualtests.com 93 Ac tua lTe QUESTION NO: 282 sts . Ensuring SNMP is enabled on all systems. Network mapping program Answer: C Explanation: Which of the following practices improves forensic analysis of logs? A.co m . B. B.www. verify the integrity of all data that is accessed across the network. IDS D. "Pass Any Exam. Any Time. Network anomaly detection C. Penetration test D. install a removable data backup device for portability ease. D. Vulnerability assessment B.

Integrity of company HR information B.com 94 Ac tua lTe sts . Determine the extent to which controls are implemented correctly Answer: D Explanation: QUESTION NO: 286 The root certificate for the CA for a branch in a city was generated by the CA in a city in another country. Chain of trust B. Which of the following BEST describes this trust model? A. disallow all port 80 inbound connection attempts. Remediate the machines with incorrectly configured controls. Adherence to local legal regulations Answer: C Explanation: QUESTION NO: 285 Which of the following is performed during a security assessment? A. D. ensure that passwords are not named after relatives. Calculate the cost of bringing the controls back into compliance.CompTIA SY0-201: Practice Exam C.co m . Confidentiality of proprietary information D. Linear trust C. D." . B.www.actualtests. Answer: C Explanation: QUESTION NO: 284 When disposing of old or damaged computer systems. C. Hierarchical trust "Pass Any Exam. which of the following is the primary security concern? A. Compliance with industry best practices C. Any Time. Quarantine the machines that have no controls in place.

Encyclopedia Answer: B Explanation: QUESTION NO: 288 Conducting periodic user rights audits can help an administrator identity: A.com 95 Ac tua lTe sts . B. Dictionary C. new user accounts that have been created. D. unauthorized network services.co m ." . SHA D. MD5 C. Answer: D Explanation: QUESTION NO: 289 Which of the following has a 128-bit message digest? A.CompTIA SY0-201: Practice Exam D. users who can view confidential information. Which of the following attacks would MOST easily accomplish this task? A.actualtests. C. NTLM hashing B. Any Time. NTLM B. Brute force D. users who are concurrently logged in under different accounts.www. Web of trust Answer: C Explanation: QUESTION NO: 287 The security administrator needs to determine whether common words and phrases are being used as passwords on the company server. 3DES "Pass Any Exam.

" . HIPS D. NIPS B. Any Time. Increased anomaly detection B. NDS Answer: A "Pass Any Exam.actualtests. Stronger authentication C.co m . Single factor Answer: D Explanation: QUESTION NO: 292 A security administrator wants to detect and prevent attacks at the network perimeter. Stronger encryption D. Which of the following security devices should be installed to address this concern? A. Increased availability Answer: D Explanation: QUESTION NO: 291 The company president wants to replace usernames and passwords with USB security tokens for company systems.www. Physical factor D.CompTIA SY0-201: Practice Exam Answer: B Explanation: QUESTION NO: 290 Which of the following BEST describes a security benefit of a virtualization farm? A. Form factor C. Two factor B.com 96 Ac tua lTe sts . IDS C. Which of the following authentication models would be in use? A.

" .actualtests. HIDS Answer: C Explanation: "Pass Any Exam. USB drives D. NAS Answer: C Explanation: QUESTION NO: 294 Which of the following allows a systems administrator to regain lost keys within a PKI? A. Solid state drives B.CompTIA SY0-201: Practice Exam Explanation: QUESTION NO: 293 Which of the following presents the GREATEST security risk to confidentiality of proprietary corporate data when attackers have physical access to the datacenter? A. Which of the following should an administrator use to prevent an attack on that service from outside the network? A.co m .com 97 Ac tua lTe sts . Recovery agent B.www. Proxy server B. Asymmetric keys Answer: A Explanation: QUESTION NO: 295 A vulnerable service is required between two systems on a network. Firewall D. Any Time. NIDS C. One time pad C. Cell phone cameras C. CRL D.

Which of the following should be done? A. Take a MD5 hash of the file and send the receiver both the hash and the original file in a signed and encrypted email. Increased amount of spam B. Which of the following should be installed to prevent devices from listening to the VTC? A. B. Input validation on web applications C. C." .www. Possible storage of illegal materials "Pass Any Exam. MD5 hashing Answer: A Explanation: QUESTION NO: 298 Which of the following is a primary effect of allowing P2P connections on a network? A.co m . Shielding B.com 98 Ac tua lTe sts . A co-worker recommends that a thumbprint be taken before the file is sent. Any Time. Take a NTLM hash of the file and send the receiver both the hash and the original file in a signed and encrypted email. HIDS C. Take a LANMAN hash of the file and send the receiver both the hash and the original file in a signed and encrypted email. Answer: B Explanation: QUESTION NO: 297 A technician needs to setup a secure room to enable a private VTC system. HVAC D. D.actualtests. Take an AES hash of the file and send the receiver both the hash and the original file in a signed and encrypted email.CompTIA SY0-201: Practice Exam QUESTION NO: 296 A technician needs to validate that a sent file has not been modified in any way.

SNMP D. Humidity controls E. Any Time. Video monitoring D. Spooler C. Explicit allow "Pass Any Exam. Tracking cookies on the website Answer: C Explanation: QUESTION NO: 299 Which of the following services should be turned off on a printer to prevent malicious reconnaissance attempts? A. Load balancing tua lTe Environmental monitoring includes which of the following? (Select TWO] sts . Single sign-on C.co m . Redundancy C. EMI shielding B.D Explanation: QUESTION NO: 301 Which of the following is the security concept that describes a user who only has enough access to complete their work? A.actualtests. FTP B.CompTIA SY0-201: Practice Exam D. IP printing Answer: C Explanation: QUESTION NO: 300 Answer: C. Least privilege B.www." .com 99 Ac A.

Data emanation B. Video surveillance C. Access list D.co m 100 . There is currently no physical security other than a badge reader.actualtests. Environmental control D.CompTIA SY0-201: Practice Exam D. Availability lTe Which of the following can be a risk of consolidating servers onto a single virtual host? sts . SSO B." . Implicit deny Answer: A Explanation: QUESTION NO: 302 A security administrator wants to ensure that only authorized personnel are able to gain entry into a secure area. Token "Pass Any Exam.www. PIV C. Proximity readers Answer: D QUESTION NO: 303 Answer: D Explanation: QUESTION NO: 304 Which of the following is a security best practice that allows a user to have one ID and password for all systems? A.com Ac tua A. Trusted OS D. Any Time. Which of the following would MOST likely be installed to regulate right of entry? A. Security alarms B. Non-repudiation C.

however. Can be fairly fast depending on number of hosts QUESTION NO: 306 Answer: B Explanation: QUESTION NO: 307 Which of the following encryption schemes can be configured as the LEAST secure? A.co m Answer: B Explanation: 101 . RC4 B.CompTIA SY0-201: Practice Exam Answer: A Explanation: QUESTION NO: 305 An administrator is explaining the conditions under which penetration testing is preferred over vulnerability testing. DES "Pass Any Exam. Which of the following statements correctly describes these advantages? A." .actualtests. Any Time. Spam folder settings C. Safe for even inexperienced testers to conduct D. 3DES D. they can receive emails from other users. Twofish C.com Ac tua A. User local antivirus settings D. Which of the following would the administrator MOST likely check to resolve the user's issue? sts . The local firewall settings lTe An employee is not able to receive email from a specific user at a different organization.www. Identifies surface vulnerabilities and can be run on a regular basis B. Proves that the system can be compromised C. Browser pop-up settings B.

Enable data encryption on all wireless transmissions using WPA2. A private key B." .com 102 Ac tua lTe sts . C.actualtests.B. Enable the lowest power setting necessary to broadcast to the targeted range. SQL "Pass Any Exam. E. Authentication should take place using a pre-shared key (PSK) of no more than six characters. Any Time.co m . B. Browser history C.F Explanation: QUESTION NO: 309 Which of the following is reversible when encrypting data? A. Enable the highest power setting possible to make sure the broadcast reaches the targeted range. A public key C. A symmetric key Answer: D Explanation: QUESTION NO: 310 Which of the following can be exploited for session hijacking while accessing the Internet? A. Answer: A. P2P B. F. D.www. Enable data encryption on all wireless transmissions using WEP. Enable the ability to verify credentials on an authentication server. A hashing algorithm D.CompTIA SY0-201: Practice Exam Answer: D Explanation: QUESTION NO: 308 Which of the following security precautions needs to be implemented when securing a wireless network? (Select THREE) A. Cookies D.

actualtests.CompTIA SY0-201: Practice Exam Answer: C Explanation: QUESTION NO: 311 A large amount of continuous small transmissions are originating from multiple external hosts to the corporate web server. XML "Pass Any Exam.com Ac tua A." .co m 103 . DDoS D. which is also inaccessible to users. DoS Answer: C Explanation: Answer: D Explanation: QUESTION NO: 313 Which of the following can cause data leakage from web based applications? A. Any Time. Spoofing B. Diffie-Hellman B. SHA D. DNS poisoning C. DSA C. RSA lTe Which of the following asymmetric algorithms was designed to provide both encryption and digital signatures? sts QUESTION NO: 312 . Which of the following attacks is MOST likely the cause? A. Poor error handling C. Device encryption B.www. Application hardening D.

the disk's MBR is encrypted as well.CompTIA SY0-201: Practice Exam Answer: B Explanation: QUESTION NO: 314 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? A. NAC C. the data can be retrieved easier if the disk is damaged B. Hot site "Pass Any Exam. RADIUS Answer: B Explanation: The benefit of using software whole disk encryption is: QUESTION NO: 316 Which of the following organizational disaster recovery types would provide a building and network equipment but not current application data? A. unauthorized disk access is logged in a separate bit. the entire file system is encrypted in case of theft. Field site C. D. RAS B. Any Time. lTe sts QUESTION NO: 315 . C." . Warm site B.co m 104 . NAT D. Cold site D.actualtests.www.com Ac Answer: D Explanation: tua A.

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AES C. Any Time.CompTIA SY0-201: Practice Exam Answer: B Explanation: QUESTION NO: 320 Which of the following alternate site types is the MOST affordable after implementation? A. NDS D. VLAN Answer: A Explanation: "Pass Any Exam. PGP D.com 106 Ac tua lTe sts . Warm site Answer: A Explanation: QUESTION NO: 321 Which of the following can use a trust system where public keys are stored in an online directory? A.www. Hot site D.co m . Cold site B. NAT B." .actualtests. NAC C. Off site C. DES B. WEP Answer: C Explanation: QUESTION NO: 322 Which of the following elements has the ability to hide a node's internal address from the public network? A.

Key escrow B.CompTIA SY0-201: Practice Exam QUESTION NO: 323 An administrator would like to update a network machine with a number of vendor fixes concurrently.www. Any Time. Web traffic B.co QUESTION NO: 324 m . Install a hotfix. Network management traffic sts A port scan of a network identified port 25 open on an internal system." . Chain of custody Answer: A Explanation: "Pass Any Exam. File sharing traffic C. Install a service pack B. Install a new version of the program Answer: A Explanation: Answer: C Explanation: QUESTION NO: 325 If an end-user forgets the password that encrypts the content of a critical hard drive. Certificate authority D. which of the following would aid in recovery of the data? A.actualtests. Which of the following types of traffic is this typically associated with? .com 107 Ac tua lTe A. C. Install a patch. Which of the following would accomplish this with the LEAST amount of effort? A. Mail traffic D. D. Symmetric key C.

Users creating new accounts with full control to the files. B. Which of the following should the administrator investigate FIRST? A. C. Service packs Answer: D Explanation: Answer: D Explanation: QUESTION NO: 328 An administrator has discovered that regular users are logging into a stand-alone computer and editing files they should have read-only access to.CompTIA SY0-201: Practice Exam QUESTION NO: 326 A technician needs to ensure that all major software revisions have been installed on a critical network machine. Users escalating their privileges using an administrator account. Any Time.actualtests. Performance baselining D.www. Performance monitoring C. Hotfixes C. Protocol analysis sts A security administrator needs to determine if an assistant's workstation is sending out corporate information. D. Users remotely connecting from their workstation with administrator privileges. Systems monitoring B. Users installing worms under their own accounts to mine data." . Which of the following must they install to complete this task? A.co QUESTION NO: 327 m 108 . Which of the following could be used to review the assistant's network traffic? . HIDS B. Answer: B "Pass Any Exam. Patches D.com Ac tua lTe A.

OVAL-based D." . To provide training to white hat attackers C. Install CAT6 network cables D. Change the SSID B. Role-based Answer: B Explanation: "Pass Any Exam. Anomaly-based B.co QUESTION NO: 330 m . Which of the following can BEST be implemented to mitigate this issue? . The wireless router needs to be replaced C. To determine the impact of a threat against the enterprise Answer: C Explanation: Answer: D Explanation: QUESTION NO: 331 The company's NIDS system is setup to match specifically configured traffic patterns. Any Time.com 109 Ac tua lTe A. To identify all vulnerabilities and weaknesses within the enterprise D. To passively test security controls within the enterprise B. The wireless output range can be reduced sts A technician notices that unauthorized users are connecting to a wireless network from outside of the building.actualtests.www.CompTIA SY0-201: Practice Exam Explanation: QUESTION NO: 329 Which of the following is a reason to perform a penetration test? A. Behavior-based C. Which of the following BEST describes this configuration? A.

Group policy C.CompTIA SY0-201: Practice Exam QUESTION NO: 332 Which of the following is commonly used to secure HTTP and SMTP traffic? A.co m . User access and rights B. D. Any Time. Answer: A Explanation: "Pass Any Exam. Offer user training regarding proper policy.com 110 Ac tua lTe A. SHA B.actualtests. Supply the users with suggested password guidelines. C. Supply the users with a third-party application to hash their passwords. Which of the following audits did the security administrator perform? .www. 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. SFTP C. Implement a strict domain level group policy." . Which of the following can be done to enforce user compliance? A. B. System policy sts Company A recently purchased the much smaller Company B. Storage policy D. TLS D. SCP Answer: C Explanation: QUESTION NO: 333 Answer: A Explanation: QUESTION NO: 334 An administrator is concerned that users are not utilizing strong passwords.

A. Answer: B. When encrypting a message with the public key. Port scanner B. When encrypting a message with the private key. Spam B. Buffer overflow D.CompTIA SY0-201: Practice Exam QUESTION NO: 335 Hooking processes and erasing logs are traits of which of the following? A.www. only the public key can decrypt it. only the public key can decrypt it. When encrypting a message with the public key." . only the CA can decrypt it. Rootkit C. When encrypting a message with the private key.D Explanation: "Pass Any Exam. Firewall C.co m 111 . Any Time. E. Honeypot Answer: D Explanation: QUESTION NO: 337 Which of the following is true about PKI? (Select TWO). only the private key can decrypt it. D.actualtests. Cross-site scripting Answer: B Explanation: QUESTION NO: 336 Which of the following are used by security companies to discover the latest Internet attacks? A. only the private key can decrypt it C.com Ac tua lTe sts . NIPS D. B. When encrypting a message with the public key.

www. Protocol analyzer D. Which of the following can be used to compare historical performance? A.co Which of the following allows a security administrator to separate networks from each other? m QUESTION NO: 339 112 .com Ac tua lTe sts A. so they can perform a background check. Any Time.CompTIA SY0-201: Practice Exam QUESTION NO: 338 An email server appears to be running with an increased load. Performance monitor Answer: A Explanation: Answer: B Explanation: QUESTION NO: 340 A user wants to send personally identifiable information to the security office via email. Digital signature C. Level of importance B. Performance baselines B. Which of the following should be used to send the information to the security office? A. Subnetting C." . Encryption D. Systems monitor C. Signature line Answer: C Explanation: "Pass Any Exam. SaaS D.actualtests. Implicit deny B. laaS .

MAC C. PIV B. Any Time.actualtests.www." . Tokens Answer: A Explanation: QUESTION NO: 344 "Pass Any Exam. One-time passwords D. HIPS D. HIDS C. A hashing algorithm D. NIPS Answer: C Explanation: Answer: D Explanation: QUESTION NO: 343 Which of the following is an example of a smart card? A. A symmetric key .co Which of the following is reversible when encrypting data? m QUESTION NO: 342 113 . A public key C.CompTIA SY0-201: Practice Exam QUESTION NO: 341 Which of the following is used to prevent attacks against the OS on individual computers and servers? A. A private key B. NAT B.com Ac tua lTe sts A.

www. their laptop started having performance issues and unauthorized emails have been sent out from the laptop. Which of the following will resolve this issue? tua lTe sts . Key escrow Answer: D Explanation: QUESTION NO: 345 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? A. Recovery agent B. Updating the anti-spam application on the laptop C.com Ac A user reports that after a recent business trip.CompTIA SY0-201: Practice Exam Which of the following allows a company to maintain access to encrypted resources when employee turnover is high? A. Certificate authority C. PAP B.actualtests. Updating the user's laptop with current antivirus B. NTLMv2 C. Any Time." . CHAP Answer: C Explanation: QUESTION NO: 346 A. Trust model D. Installing a new pop-up blocker D. Updating the user's digital signature Answer: A Explanation: QUESTION NO: 347 "Pass Any Exam.co m 114 . LANMAN D.

www. Side to side. Up and down." . SELinux B. perpendicular to the floor C. Tripwire Answer: A Explanation: QUESTION NO: 349 A.actualtests. perpendicular to the floor B. Rogue access point D. Directly from the point of the antenna.co m 115 .CompTIA SY0-201: Practice Exam Which of the following describes the direction a signal will emanate from if a Yagi antenna is placed parallel to the floor? A.com Ac Which of the following wireless attacks uses a counterfeit base station with the same SSID name as a nearby intended wireless network? tua lTe sts . parallel with the floor D. War chalking Answer: B Explanation: QUESTION NO: 350 "Pass Any Exam. War driving B. vmlinuz C. In a downward direction. Any Time. parallel to the floor Answer: C Explanation: QUESTION NO: 348 Which of the following is a trusted OS implementation used to prevent malicious or suspicious code from executing on Linux and UNIX platforms? A. Evil twin C. System File Checker (SFC) D.

After clicking on the link contained in the email the user enters their banking credentials and changes their password.co m . Screen lock D.com 116 Ac tua lTe sts . GPS tracking Answer: B Explanation: QUESTION NO: 351 A user receives an unsolicited email to change their online banking password. Any Time. Which of the following is the MOST likely cause? A. Smurf attack D. EMI is affecting backups C." . Replay Answer: B Explanation: QUESTION NO: 352 A company is testing their backup procedures and realizes that certain critical systems are unable to be restored properly with the latest tapes. Days later. Backup contingency plan is out-of-date D. Remote wipe C. Which of the following BEST describes the type of attack? A. when checking their account balance they notice multiple money transfers to other accounts. The backups are incremental Answer: B Explanation: QUESTION NO: 353 "Pass Any Exam. Malicious insider B. Device encryption B. Phishing C. The backups are differential B.CompTIA SY0-201: Practice Exam Which of the following should be performed if a smartphone is lost to ensure no data can be retrieved from it? A.actualtests.www.

High speed secure removable storage device B." . Any Time. Strength of security controls C.www.co m . Risk assessment B. Third party certificate trust authority C.actualtests. Rule-Based Access Control C.CompTIA SY0-201: Practice Exam Which of the following is a way to control system access by department function? A. Application vulnerability D. A trusted OS model Answer: C Explanation: QUESTION NO: 355 A. Technical threat Answer: A Explanation: QUESTION NO: 356 A user reports that the spreadsheet they use for the department will not open. Hardware chip that stores encryption keys D. Discretionary Access Control Answer: A Explanation: QUESTION NO: 354 Which of the following BEST describes the function of TPM? A.com 117 Ac A new product is being evaluated by the security team. Mandatory Access Control D. The spreadsheet is "Pass Any Exam. Role-Based Access Control B. Which of the following would take financial and business impacts into consideration if this product was likely to be purchased for large scale use? tua lTe sts .

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QUESTION NO: 357 An administrator is taking an image of a server and converting it to a virtual instance. Which of the following BEST describes the information security requirements of a virtualized server? A. Virtual servers require OS hardening but not patching or antivirus. B. Virtual servers have the same information security requirements as physical servers. C. Virtual servers inherit information security controls from the hypervisor. D. Virtual servers only require data security controls and do not require licenses.

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A. Discretionary Access Control (DAC) B. Rule-based Access Control (RBAC) C. Role-based Access Control (RBAC) D. Mandatory Access Control (MAC) Answer: D Explanation:

QUESTION NO: 359 Which of the following is capable of providing the HIGHEST encryption bit strength? "Pass Any Exam. Any Time." - www.actualtests.com 118

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QUESTION NO: 360 Which of the following risk mitigation strategies would ensure that the proper configurations are applied to a system? A. Incident management B. Application fuzzing C. Change management D. Tailgating Answer: A Explanation:

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QUESTION NO: 362 A hard drive of a terminated employee has been encrypted with full disk encryption, and a technician is not able to decrypt the data. Which of the following ensures that, in the future, a technician will be able to decrypt this information?

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QUESTION NO: 363 Employees are allowed access to webmail while on the company network. The employees use this ability to upload attachments and send email from their corporate accounts to their webmail. Which of the following would BEST mitigate this risk? A. Clean Desk Policy B. Acceptable Use Policy C. Data Leak Prevention D. Fuzzing Answer: C Explanation:

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When WPA is implemented using PSK, which of the following authentication types is used? A. MD5 B. LEAP C. SHA D. TKIP Answer: D Explanation:

QUESTION NO: 365 Which of the following is another name for a malicious attacker? A. Black hat "Pass Any Exam. Any Time." - www.actualtests.com 120

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QUESTION NO: 366 Which of the following logical controls does a flood guard protect against? A. Spanning tree B. Xmas attacks C. Botnet attack D. SYN attacks Answer: D Explanation:

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Which of the following allows a security administrator to divide a network into multiple zones? (Select TWO] A. PAT B. EIGRP C. VLAN D. NAT E. Subnetting Answer: C,E Explanation:

QUESTION NO: 368 Isolation mode on an AP provides which of the following functionality types? A. Segmentation of each wireless user from other wireless users B. Disallows all users from communicating directly with the AP "Pass Any Exam. Any Time." - www.actualtests.com 121

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QUESTION NO: 369 Which of the following assessments is directed towards exploiting successive vulnerabilities to bypass security controls? A. Vulnerability scanning B. Penetration testing C. Port scanning D. Physical lock testing Answer: B Explanation:

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Which of the following is MOST relevant to a buffer overflow attack? A. Sequence numbers B. Set flags C. IV length D. NOOP instructions Answer: D Explanation:

QUESTION NO: 371 The benefit of using software whole disk encryption is: A. the data can be retrieved easier if the disk is damaged B. the disk's MBR is encrypted as well. C. unauthorized disk access is logged in a separate bit. D. the entire file system is encrypted in case of theft. "Pass Any Exam. Any Time." - www.actualtests.com 122

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WEP Answer: A Explanation: QUESTION NO: 377 Which of the following protocols assists in identifying a user.CompTIA SY0-201: Practice Exam Answer: A Explanation: QUESTION NO: 375 A security administrator performs various audits of a specific system after an attack. by the generation of a key. New policy implementation QUESTION NO: 376 Which of the following is the BEST choice for encryption on a wireless network? A. AES C. WPA D. SSH D.com 124 Ac tua lTe sts . Incident management C. Change management B.www. DNS Answer: C "Pass Any Exam. Which of the following BEST describes this type of risk mitigation? A. WPA2-PSK B.co m Answer: B Explanation: . Any Time." . to establish a secure session for command line administration of a computer? A. FTP C. SFTP B.actualtests. User training D.

Remote sanitation D.CompTIA SY0-201: Practice Exam Explanation: QUESTION NO: 378 In which of the following locations can password complexity be enforced via group policy? A. Routine audits B. Domain controllers B. Whole disk encryption C. Data mining C. ACLs D. NAC servers Answer: A Explanation: Answer: A Explanation: QUESTION NO: 380 A company has remote workers with laptops that house sensitive data. GPS tracking B.co QUESTION NO: 379 m . NIDS Answer: A Explanation: "Pass Any Exam.www." . Any Time. Cross-site scripting sts Security related training should be used to teach the importance of which of the following behaviors? . Which of the following can be implemented to recover the laptops if they are lost? A.com 125 Ac tua lTe A. Local SAM databases C. Data handling D.actualtests.

Password recovery requirements C. Router's System Log C. Password complexity requirements B." . Change Management System D.CompTIA SY0-201: Practice Exam QUESTION NO: 381 An administrator is updating firmware on routers throughout the company. Compliance Review System Answer: C Explanation: Which of the following reduces the likelihood of a single point of failure when a server fails? A. Any Time.actualtests.com Ac tua lTe sts . Clustering B.www. Cold site Answer: A Explanation: QUESTION NO: 383 Which of the following is an example of requiring users to have a password that consists of alphanumeric and two special characters? A. RAID D.co QUESTION NO: 382 m 126 . Where should the administrator document this work? A. Virtualization C. Password expiration requirements Answer: A Explanation: "Pass Any Exam. Password length requirements D. Event Viewer B.

Recovery key D. Anti-virus scanner C. Redundancy D. RAID B. Virtualization Answer: B Explanation: QUESTION NO: 387 "Pass Any Exam.www.com Ac tua lTe sts . Symmetric key C. Protocol analyzer B. Public key Answer: D Explanation: QUESTION NO: 385 Which of the following tools can execute a ping sweep? A.actualtests.CompTIA SY0-201: Practice Exam QUESTION NO: 384 Which of the following elements of PKI are found in a browser's trusted root CA? A. Clustering C. Password cracker Answer: C Explanation: QUESTION NO: 386 Which of the following would be used to distribute the processing effort to generate hashes for a password cracking program? A. Any Time. Network mapper D. Private key B." .co m 127 .

CompTIA SY0-201: Practice Exam Which of the following will help prevent unauthorized access to a smartphone? A. Remote wipe B. GPS tracking C. Screen lock D. Voice encryption Answer: D Explanation:

QUESTION NO: 388 Several classified mobile devices have been stolen. Which of the following would BEST reduce the data leakage threat? A. Use GPS tracking to find the devices. B. Use stronger encryption algorithms. C. Immediately inform local law enforcement. D. Remotely sanitize the devices. Answer: D Explanation:

A. LDAP B. RADIUS C. Kerberos D. Smart card Answer: B Explanation:

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QUESTION NO: 391 Which of the following devices would be installed on a single computer to prevent intrusion? A. Host intrusion detection B. Network firewall C. Host-based firewall D. VPN concentrator Answer: C Explanation:

A CRL is comprised of: A. malicious IP addresses B. trusted CA's. C. untrusted private keys. D. public keys. Answer: C Explanation:

QUESTION NO: 393 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. Which of the "Pass Any Exam. Any Time." - www.actualtests.com 129

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QUESTION NO: 394 Which of the following components is MOST integral to HTTPS? A. PGP B. Symmetric session keys C. Diffie-Hellman key exchange D. Mutual authentication Answer: C Explanation:

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Which of the following uses TCP port 22 by default? A. SSL, SCP, andTFTP B. SSH, SCP, and SFTP C. HTTPS, SFTP, andTFTP D. TLS, TELNET, and SCP Answer: B Explanation:

QUESTION NO: 396 A system administrator sees a firewall rule that applies to 10.4.4.58/27. Which of the following IP address ranges are encompassed by this rule?

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QUESTION NO: 397 A security administrator wants to implement a more secure way to login to a VPN in addition to a username and password. Which of the following is the MOST secure way to log in to a VPN? A. Implementing an ACL B. Setting up a PKI C. Implementing a single sign on process D. Setting up two VPNs Answer: B Explanation:

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A. All doors to the server room must have signage indicating that it is a server room. B. All server room users are required to have unique usernames and passwords. C. All new employees are required to be mentored by a senior employee for their first few months on the job. D. New server room construction requires a single entrance that is heavily protected. Answer: D Explanation:

QUESTION NO: 399 Which of the following audit types would a security administrator perform on the network to ensure each workstation is standardized?

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QUESTION NO: 400 The success of a user security education and awareness plan is largely dependent on support from: A. contractors. B. project management. C. human resources. D. senior management. Answer: D Explanation:

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Any Time. TACACS B. Personal firewall B. Performance baseline B." . These parity bits are ignored. Anti-spam "Pass Any Exam. so only the seven most significant bits of each byte are used. and should be set so that there are always an odd number of 1s in every byte. Configuration baseline Answer: C Explanation: QUESTION NO: 408 Which of the following is BEST suited to detect local operating system compromises? A. The least significant (right-most) bit in each byte is a parity bit. PPTP D. Security agent C. Kerberos Answer: D Explanation: QUESTION NO: 407 Which of the following is used to both deploy and reapply baseline security configurations? A. although the effective key strength is only 56 bits. Security template D. HIDS C.www.com Ac tua lTe sts . using a 64-bit key.actualtests.co m 134 . QUESTION NO: 406 Which of the following would be used for authentication in Active Directory? A. RAS C. resulting in a key length of 56 bits.CompTIA SY0-201: Practice Exam Answer: C Explanation: DES encrypts and decrypts data in 64-bit blocks.

A user is able to distribute connections to the network using cached credentials on a local machine.com 135 Ac Which of the following is a benefit of network access control (NAC)? tua lTe sts . All stations can send Beacon and Probe frames. No AP is involved.CompTIA SY0-201: Practice Exam D. C.actualtests. D. B.www. An ad-hoc network allows access to the nearest access point which may allow a direct connection to another computer. A user is able to distribute connections to the network for load balancing using a centralized list of approved devices. An ad-hoc network allows access to another computer but with no rights so files cannot be copied or changed. An ad-hoc network allows access to another computer at the same level of the logged in user. In the ad hoc mode. each station is a peer to the other stations and communicates directly with other stations within the network. ad-hoc or infrastructure. C.co m . Any Time. A user is able to control connections to the network using cached credentials on a local machine. B. compromising information. System log Answer: B Explanation: QUESTION NO: 409 Why is an ad-hoc network a security risk? A. A user is able to control connections to the network using a centralized list of approved devices. Answer: C Explanation: QUESTION NO: 411 "Pass Any Exam. Answer: A Explanation: A wireless network operates in one of two modes." . An ad-hoc network allows access to the nearest access point which may give elevated rights to the connecting user. QUESTION NO: 410 A. D.

Triple-DES encrypts the data in 8-byte chunks. Elliptic curve lTe sts Which of the following encryption technologies is BEST suited for small portable devices such as PDAs and cell phones? .CompTIA SY0-201: Practice Exam Which of the following uses multiple encryption keys to repeatedly encrypt its output? A. PGP C. The size of the block for Triple-DES is 8 bytes.co m 136 . SNMP C. FTP Answer: A "Pass Any Exam.com Ac Answer: D Explanation: tua A. SYSLOG B. The idea behind Triple DES is to improve the security of DES by applying DES encryption three times using three different keys. TKIP B.www. Triple DES algorithm is very secure (major banks use it to protect valuable transactions). AES192 D. Any Time. AES256 B. DES C. AES128 Answer: C Explanation: Triple DES is a variation of Data Encryption Standard (DES). IMAP D. 3DES D. but it is also very slow. It uses a 64-bit key consisting of 56 effective key bits and 8 parity bits.actualtests. QUESTION NO: 412 QUESTION NO: 413 Which of the following protocols correspond to port 514 by default? A." .

nslookup E. Nmap lTe sts A penetration tester is required to conduct a port scan on a network.www. Integrity Answer: D Explanation: QUESTION NO: 416 Which of the following is BEST used for providing protection against power fluctuation? A.E Explanation: tua A. Snort C.co QUESTION NO: 415 m .CompTIA SY0-201: Practice Exam Explanation: QUESTION NO: 414 Which of the following is achieved and ensured by digitally signing an email? A. Confidentiality C.com 137 Ac Answer: C. Redundant servers Answer: C Explanation: "Pass Any Exam. netcat D. Which of the following security tools can be used to conduct this scan? (Select TWO). UPS D. Availability B. Voltmeter C. Any Time. Kismet B.actualtests." . Delivery D. Generator B. .

frequently fails to renew its certificates." . STP cable D.www. Which of the following tools can the technician use? A. B. C. accessible publicly but only to company employees. Any Time. Performance baselines Answer: C Explanation: QUESTION NO: 419 A secure company portal. Digital signatures C. UTP cable lTe sts Which of the following increases availability during periods of electromagnetic interference? (Select TWO). Crossover cable E. "Pass Any Exam.CompTIA SY0-201: Practice Exam QUESTION NO: 417 A technician wants to make sure all users in the network are in compliance with company standards for login. resulting in expired certificate warnings for users.com 138 Ac Answer: A. Straight-through cable C. Increase resources used by the company’s web-servers. . Expose traffic sent between the server and the user’s computer.C Explanation: tua A. D. Fiber optic cable B. Permit man-in-the-middle attacks to steal users’ credentials.actualtests. A. Network mapping software B. Breed complacency among users for all certificate warnings. These failures: (Select TWO). Password crackers D.co QUESTION NO: 418 m .

www. Answer: C. Chain of custody C.co m 139 .E Explanation: QUESTION NO: 420 Which of the following security controls would a company use to verify that their confidential and proprietary data is not being removed? A. 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.com Ac tua The last company administrator failed to renew the registration for the corporate web site (e. Domain name kiting D. Video surveillance D. Spoofing B.CompTIA SY0-201: Practice Exam E.g.actualtests. Any Time. a domain name can deliver profit to the owner even if it yields just pennies per year. https://wrtw.comptia. This is typical of which of the following? lTe sts ." . Under this scheme. TCP/IP hijacking C. Are irritating to the user but the traffic remains encrypted. QUESTION NO: 422 "Pass Any Exam.org). Vulnerability scanners Answer: C Explanation: QUESTION NO: 421 A. When the new administrator tried to register the website it is discovered that the registration is being held by a series of small companies for very short periods of time. Man traps B.

Spyware D. user input must not directly be embedded in SQL statements. Instead.co QUESTION NO: 423 m 140 . Disaster recovery planning B. Worm Answer: C Explanation: QUESTION NO: 424 Which of the following describes an action taken after a security breach? A. or user input must be carefully escaped or filtered. Change management Answer: C Explanation: "Pass Any Exam. Session cookie handling C. Any Time. Forensic evaluation D. Spam B. Adware C.actualtests. Proper input validation Answer: D Explanation: To protect against SQL injection.CompTIA SY0-201: Practice Exam Which of the following should a web application programmer implement to avoid SQL injection attacks? A. Authentication and authorization D.com Ac tua lTe sts . parameterized statements must be used (preferred).www." . Encryption and hashing B. Business continuity planning C. Which of the following system security threats negatively affects confidentiality? A.

Personal software firewall Answer: C Explanation: QUESTION NO: 427 All administrators are now required to use 15 character passwords." . Machine vitalization is only possible in a 64-bit environment. D. Hardware fire wall B. Some malware is able to detect that they are running in a virtual environment.CompTIA SY0-201: Practice Exam QUESTION NO: 425 Which of the following is true about the application of machine virtualization? A. The vitalization host OS must be within two revisions of the guest OS. Which of the following is the BEST method to enforce this new password policy? A. Any Time.actualtests. C. Email announcements B. B. Account expiration configuration C. Answer: C Explanation: QUESTION NO: 426 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 Explanation: QUESTION NO: 428 "Pass Any Exam.www.co m 141 .com Ac tua lTe sts . Antivirus software D. Group policy D. Virtualization hosting is only possible on one specific OS. Anti-spam software C.

actualtests.com Ac Which of the following stores information with a trusted agent to decrypt data at a later date. Key escrow D. Conduct a social engineering test.CompTIA SY0-201: Practice Exam Which of the following BEST describes a reason to implement virtualization technology? A. Which of the following would be the BEST way to meet their request without attempting to exploit those risks? A. Public trust model Answer: C Explanation: QUESTION NO: 431 "Pass Any Exam. Conduct a risk assessment. Any Time. even if the user destroys the key? tua lTe sts . C. B. Diminishing number of end users Answer: A Explanation: QUESTION NO: 429 Management has requested increased visibility into how threats might affect their organization. Conduct a penetration test. Answer: B Explanation: QUESTION NO: 430 A. Smaller routing tables D.co m 142 . D. Decreased administrative overhead C." . Recovery agent C.www. Key registration B. Reduce data center footprint B. Conduct a security awareness seminar.

Baseline B. NAC Answer: A Explanation: QUESTION NO: 432 When developing a new firewall policy. Implicit deny B. and everything else is denied. Least privilege C." .co m 143 . Group policy C.www. which of the following methods provides the MOST secure starting point? A. LDAP entry D. Antivirus Answer: A Explanation: "Pass Any Exam.CompTIA SY0-201: Practice Exam Which of the following will help hide the IP address of a computer from servers outside the network? A.com Ac tua lTe Answer: A Explanation: Implicit deny means that the firewall only permits the specific needed applications to pass through the firewall. sts . PAT C. Due diligence QUESTION NO: 433 Which of the following should be updated whenever software is upgraded on a production system? A. ACL D. Any Time. NAT B. Stateful inspection D.actualtests.

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Proxy server "Pass Any Exam. their computer is now displaying unwanted images.actualtests. Anti-spam B.com 145 Ac tua lTe sts . Spam Answer: A Explanation: QUESTION NO: 438 A user reports that after opening an email from someone they knew. It uses the PKCS #7 standard (Cryptographic Message Syntax Standard) and is the most widely supported standard used to secure e-mail communications. Botnets B. Any Time. Spoofing B. Which of the following software can the technician MOST likely install on the computer to mitigate this threat? A.www. Firewall Answer: B Explanation: QUESTION NO: 439 Which of the following tools will detect protocols that are in use? A. Logic bombs D. Adware C. QUESTION NO: 437 Which of the following security threats would MOST likely use IRC? A. Antivirus C. S/MIME contains signature data.co m ." . HIDS D.CompTIA SY0-201: Practice Exam Explanation: Secure Multipurpose Internet Mail Extensions (S/MIME) is a standard used for encrypting e-mail. Port scanner C.

One of the proposed methods of dealing with key escrow involves the storage of key information with a third party. Backing up the key to local storage. B. Removing the public key.com 146 Ac tua A. Password strength audit Answer: C Explanation: QUESTION NO: 441 Key escrow is the process of: Answer: A Explanation: A key escrow system stores keys for the purpose of law enforcement access. referred to as a key escrow agency. Penetration test D. Vulnerability assessment C." . D. Any Time. Entrusting the keys to a third party.co m . Removing the private key.actualtests.CompTIA SY0-201: Practice Exam D.www. QUESTION NO: 442 Which of the following will allow a technician to restrict access to one folder within a shared folder? A. DMZ Answer: B Explanation: QUESTION NO: 440 An auditor would use credentials harvested from a SQL injection attack during which of the following? A. NTLM "Pass Any Exam. Forensic recovery B. C. lTe sts .

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DES D. Rootkit B. To log any known anomalies D.www. SHA1 B.CompTIA SY0-201: Practice Exam B. To monitor network traffic in promiscuous mode B. Network access control D. To alert the administrator to known anomalies C. Protocol analyzer C. Any Time. an administrator receives an alert from the system monitoring the servers in the datacenter. Which of the following is MOST likely to have caused the DOS? A.actualtests. Blowfish C. To take action against known threats Answer: D Explanation: QUESTION NO: 447 Which of the following algorithms provides the LOWEST level of encryption? A. Honeypot Answer: B Explanation: QUESTION NO: 446 A NIPS is primarily used for which of the following purposes? A.com 148 Ac tua lTe sts . Virus "Pass Any Exam.co m . AES Answer: C Explanation: QUESTION NO: 448 At midnight on January 1st. All servers are unreachable." .

Protocol analyzer C. Vulnerability scanner B. Logic bombs may also be set to go off on a certain date or when a specified set of circumstances occurs.co m . QUESTION NO: 449 Which of the following would an auditor use to determine if an application is sending credentials in clear text? A. Password complexity policy B. Rainbow table D. Any Time.CompTIA SY0-201: Practice Exam C. Access control lists Answer: B Explanation: QUESTION NO: 451 Which of the following logs would MOST likely indicate that there is an ongoing brute force attack "Pass Any Exam. Botnet Answer: C Explanation: Logic bombs are programs or snippets of code that execute when a certain predefined event occurs.www. Port scanner Answer: B Explanation: A.com 149 Ac Which of the following security controls targets employee accounts that have left the company without going through the proper exit process? tua QUESTION NO: 450 lTe sts .actualtests. Account lockout policy D. Account expiration policy C." . Logic bomb D.

Availability B.actualtests. Performance D." . Confidentiality D. Which of the following should have been conducted to avoid this security risk? A. Separation of duties review C. System C. Integrity C. QUESTION NO: 452 A technician reports that an employee that retired five years ago still has access to the marketing department’s folders. Access Answer: B Explanation: System logs will frequently tell you what was accessed and in what manner.com Ac QUESTION NO: 453 tua lTe sts . Any Time. These logs are usually explicit in describing the events that occurred during a security violation.co m 150 . Retention policy review D. Regular user access review Answer: D Explanation: Which of the following security concepts is supported by HVAC systems? A.CompTIA SY0-201: Practice Exam against a servers local administrator account? A. Job rotation review B. Firewall B. Privacy Answer: A Explanation: QUESTION NO: 454 "Pass Any Exam.www.

CompTIA SY0-201: Practice Exam Which of the following can be implemented to mitigate the risks associated with open ports on a server? A. Enable MAC filtering B. Implement a password policy C. Disable unnecessary programs D. Disable network cards Answer: C Explanation:

QUESTION NO: 455 After a disaster, a security administrator is helping to execute the company disaster recovery plan. Which of the following security services should be restored FIRST? A. Auditing and logging of transactions. B. Authentication mechanisms for guests. C. Help desk phones and staffing. D. New user account creation services. Answer: A Explanation:

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A. Cell phones are easily lost or stolen. B. MITM attacks are easy against cell phones. C. There is no antivirus software for cell phones. D. Cell phones are used for P2P gaming. E. Encryption on cell phones is not always possible. Answer: A,E Explanation:

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QUESTION NO: 458 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 Explanation:

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Which of the following should be disabled to help prevent boot sector viruses from launching when a computer boots? A. SNMP B. DMZ C. USB D. Hard Drive Answer: C Explanation:

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The security administrator is investigating a breach of the company’s web server. One of the web developers had posted valid credentials to a web forum while troubleshooting an issue with a vendor. Logging which of the following would have created the BEST way to determine when the breach FIRST occurred? (Select TWO). A. Unsuccessful login B. Source OS C. Destination IP D. Number of hops from source E. Source IP F. Successful login "Pass Any Exam. Any Time." - www.actualtests.com 153

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QUESTION NO: 463 Which of the following authentication models often requires different systems to function together and is complicated to implement in non-homogeneous environments? A. One factor authentication B. Single sign-on C. Two factor authentication D. Three factor authentication

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Which of the following would be MOST useful for a security technician to run on a single, standalone machine with no network interface to verify its overall security posture? A. Password cracker B. Protocol analyzer C. Network mapper D. Port scanner Answer: A Explanation:

QUESTION NO: 465 One of the primary purposes of visualization in a data center is to reduce which of the following? A. Volume of physical equipment needing to be secured B. Total complexity of the overall security architecture C. Number of logical hosts providing services for users D. Amount of application logging required for security Answer: A "Pass Any Exam. Any Time." - www.actualtests.com 154

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QUESTION NO: 466 Which of the following would MOST likely determine which user inadvertently shut down the company’s web server? A. Access logs B. Application logs C. DNS logs D. Performance logs Answer: A Explanation:

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Patches and updates should be applied to production systems: A. After vetting in a test environment that mirrors the production environment. B. As soon as the vendor tests and makes the patch available. C. After baselines of the affected systems are recorded for future comparison. D. As soon as the Configuration Control Board is alerted and begins tracking the changes. Answer: A Explanation:

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On network devices where strong passwords cannot be enforced, the risk of weak passwords is BEST mitigated through the use of which of the following? A. Limited logon attempts B. Removing default accounts C. Reverse proxies D. Input validation Answer: A Explanation: "Pass Any Exam. Any Time." - www.actualtests.com 155

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CompTIA SY0-201: Practice Exam QUESTION NO: 472 A new application support technician is unable to install a new approved security application on a departmental’s workstation. Actively assess deployed security controls Answer: D Explanation: QUESTION NO: 475 "Pass Any Exam. Password cracker sts ." . Vulnerability scanner C.co An intruder has gained access to a server and installed an application to obtain credentials. Add that user to the local power users group B. To check compliance of the router configuration C. Add that user to the domain remote desktop group D. Any Time. Add that user to the domain administrators group C.com 157 Ac QUESTION NO: 474 tua Answer: D Explanation: lTe A.www. Provide a passive check of the network’s security D. Which of the following applications did the intruder MOST likely install? m QUESTION NO: 473 . Passively assess web vulnerabilities B.actualtests. Account dictionary B. Add that user to the security distribution group Answer: A Explanation: Which of the following is a goal of penetration testing? A. Protocol analyzer D. The security administrator needs to do which of the following? A.

B. Any Time. Certificate revocation list look-up D. BeOS.co m 158 . currently available for many flavors of Unix (11 are officially supported. OVAL D. Incorrect DNS setup Answer: A Explanation: A. IPSec VPN connection B. "Pass Any Exam. D. Which of the following is the cause? A. Its primary purpose is to detect weak Unix passwords. DOS. whole disk encryption. restricting read permission.CompTIA SY0-201: Practice Exam The BEST way to protect data-at-rest from an attacker is: A. Answer: D Explanation: QUESTION NO: 476 The firewall administrator sees an outbound connection on IP port 50 and UDP port 500.www. John the Ripper B. Metasploit C. strong authentication. Milw0rm Answer: A Explanation: John the Ripper is a fast password cracker. not counting different architectures). Win32. SSH tunneling C." . secure network protocols. Which of the following tools would be BEST suited to this task? tua QUESTION NO: 477 lTe sts .com Ac A penetration tester is attempting to run a brute-force attack to discover network passwords. and OpenVMS. C.actualtests.

TACACS Answer: C "Pass Any Exam. D. B. C. Which of the following is MOST likely the cause? ." . The VPN concentrator needs to be configured.com Ac tua A. B.CompTIA SY0-201: Practice Exam QUESTION NO: 478 A user reports that they cannot print anything from the file server or off the web to the network printer. Certificate authority C. IPSec needs to be reinstalled on the administrator’s workstation. The technician verifies that the user’s computer has network connectivity. C. Which of the following is the MOST probable reason the user cannot print? A. The administrator needs to be added to the web server’s administration group.actualtests. The administrator does not have the correct access rights to dial in remotely. Any Time. The user does not have Internet access. D. OVAL D. lTe sts A remote network administrator calls the helpdesk reporting that they are able to connect via VPN but are unable to make any changes to the internal web server. The user does not have access to the printer. No other users are having any problems printing. Answer: D Explanation: Answer: B Explanation: QUESTION NO: 480 Which of the following standards could be used to rate the risk exposure of vulnerabilities on a network? A. The user does not have full access to the file server. RADIUS B.www.co QUESTION NO: 479 m 159 . The printer is not setup up correctly on the server.

but every time the security administrator gets on the workstation there is no evidence of the letters. and repository and is meant to standardize information between security tools. Which of the following should the administrator implement? A." . This is an example of which of the following design elements? "Pass Any Exam. Memory forensics C. Full backup on Sunday and a full backup every day D. Which of the following techniques will allow the security administrator to acquire the necessary data? A. interpreter. Full backup on Sunday and incremental backups every other day C.actualtests.co m . Dumpster diving Answer: B Explanation: QUESTION NO: 482 An administrator needs to implement a backup strategy that provides the fastest recovery in case of data corruption. Any Time. Full backup on Sunday and alternating differential and incremental every other day Answer: C Explanation: QUESTION NO: 483 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. Firewall D.www. VLAN B.CompTIA SY0-201: Practice Exam Explanation: The Open Vulnerability and Assessment Language (OVAL) is a community standard written in XML that strives to promote open and publicly available security content. It consists of a language. QUESTION NO: 481 A security administrator has reports of an employee writing harassing letters on a workstation. Full backup on Sunday and differential backups every other day B.com 160 Ac tua lTe sts .

Subnetting C. "Pass Any Exam. DMZ B.CompTIA SY0-201: Practice Exam A. Shoulder surfing D. Phishing B. They can see you entering a password.www.co m 161 . The best defense against this type of attack is simply to survey your environment before entering personal data. Authenticity C. or entering any other pertinent information.com Ac tua Which of the following security attacks would be MOST likely to occur within the office without the use of technological tools? lTe sts . Identification D.actualtests. Cold calling C. VLAN D. Confidentiality Answer: A Explanation: QUESTION NO: 485 A. Any Time. Authentication B. SPIM Answer: C Explanation: One form of social engineering is known as shoulder surfing and involves nothing more than watching someone when they enter their sensitive data. NAT Answer: A Explanation: QUESTION NO: 484 Which of the following describes what has occurred after a user has successfully gained access to a secure system? A." . typing in a credit card number.

B. LANMAN B. C.CompTIA SY0-201: Practice Exam QUESTION NO: 486 Which of the following is a service that provides authentication. Enable cookie monitoring C. Enable Internet history monitoring . CHAP Answer: C Explanation: Answer: A Explanation: QUESTION NO: 488 When implementing a group policy restricting users from running software installations. Some users may have a legitimate need for installing applications. A proxy server B. Such a policy requires a great deal of administrative overhead. D. The policy will restrict remote patching of user workstations. WPA C. Answer: D Explanation: QUESTION NO: 489 "Pass Any Exam. Not all users will know which files are executable installations. RADIUS D. A software firewall D.actualtests.co Which of the following would MOST likely monitor user web traffic? m QUESTION NO: 487 .com 162 Ac tua lTe sts A. the administrator needs to be aware of which of the following disadvantages? A.www." . Any Time. authorization and accounting to connecting users? A.

Any Time. NIDS B. TACACS B.www. NIPS Answer: D Explanation: QUESTION NO: 492 Regression testing and deployment are part of the: "Pass Any Exam. HIDS C. Key escrow Answer: B Explanation: QUESTION NO: 491 A. CRL D. CHAP C. LDAP D. Kerberos Answer: D Explanation: QUESTION NO: 490 Which of the following key types would a user MOST likely receive from a secure e-commerce website? A.com 163 Ac Which of the following can be used to prevent ongoing network based attacks? tua lTe sts .co m ." .actualtests. NAT D. Private key B.CompTIA SY0-201: Practice Exam Which of the following uses a trusted third party key distribution center to generate authentication tokens? A. Public key C.

System monitor B. Patch management process. Spam D. D.co m 164 . Logic bomb Answer: D Explanation: QUESTION NO: 494 A technician notices that folder permissions are changing randomly on the server. At a later date. C. Answer: C Explanation: QUESTION NO: 493 A user reports that they opened an attachment from an email received through a distribution list. Which of the following tools would the technician use to identify the issue? A.CompTIA SY0-201: Practice Exam A.com Ac tua lTe sts . Any Time. B. Disaster recovery process.actualtests. Pop-ups B. Vulnerability assessment process. Protocol analyzer Answer: D Explanation: QUESTION NO: 495 Which of the following protocols allows a user to selectively encrypt the contents of an email message at rest? "Pass Any Exam. several computers started behaving abnormally. Firewall D.www." . Least privilege principle. Spyware C. Which of the following threats has MOST likely infected the computer? A. DMZ C.

" . Digital signature C. Fully operational equipment and installed network equipment B. Live redundant computers. Secure SMTP D. Change the SSID D. Replace the firewall C. SSL/TLS B. network connections and UPS C. Which of the following encryption methods should they implement to provide the highest level of security? "Pass Any Exam.com Ac tua lTe sts . New equipment ready to be installed Answer: D Explanation: QUESTION NO: 498 A company sets up wireless access points for visitors to use wireless devices. Replace the wireless access point B. Any Time.co m 165 . Enable MAC filtering Answer: D Explanation: QUESTION NO: 497 Which of the following is provided at a cold site? A. Active network jacks D. Which of the following can BEST be completed to mitigate the issue? A. S/MIME Answer: D Explanation: QUESTION NO: 496 A technician completes a WLAN audit and notices that a number of unknown devices are connected.CompTIA SY0-201: Practice Exam A.actualtests.www.

SHA-256 B. QUESTION NO: 501 "Pass Any Exam. CRL C. an employee moved to a new company.actualtests. WPA2 D. WEP C." . or someone has had their access revoked. Virus scanner C. Honeypot D. Protocol analyzer Answer: D Explanation: QUESTION NO: 500 Answer: B Explanation: Certificate revocation is the process of revoking a certificate before it expires. CA B. RA tua Which of the following contains a list of certificates that are compromised and invalid? lTe sts .co m 166 .CompTIA SY0-201: Practice Exam A.www. WPA Answer: C Explanation: QUESTION NO: 499 Which of the following would a security administrator be MOST likely to use if a computer is suspected of continually sending large amounts of sensitive data to an external host? A. Any Time. TTP D. A certificate revocation is handled either through a Certificate Revocation List (CRL).com Ac A. A certificate may need to be revoked because it was stolen. Performance baseline B.

Role-based access control Answer: D Explanation: QUESTION NO: 504 Which of the following processes describes identity proofing? "Pass Any Exam. Mandatory access control C. Answer: A Explanation: QUESTION NO: 502 If an administrator wanted to be able to identify exactly which Internet sites are being accessed most frequently.www. D. Physical access control D.CompTIA SY0-201: Practice Exam Which of the following is part of the patch management process? A. IDS C. Documenting the security assessment and decision. C. Port scanner B. Replacing aging network and computing equipment. Firewall Answer: C Explanation: A.actualtests. Examining firewall and NIDS logs. Rule-based access control B. Proxy server D. B. which of the following tools would MOST likely be used? A.com 167 Ac Which of the following methods allows the administrator to create different user templates to comply with the principle of least privilege? tua QUESTION NO: 503 lTe sts . Any Time. Reverse engineering non-vendor supplied patches." .co m .

C.co m 168 . Access controls Answer: D Explanation: QUESTION NO: 506 A. Place the server in a DMZ and require all users to use the company’s VPN software to access it." .com Ac tua A web server that the employees use to fill out their time cards needs to be protected. Least privilege C. Any Time. Which of the following would BEST protect the server? lTe sts .actualtests. Separation of duties D. Some of the employees use computers that do not belong to the company to do their work. B.www. Job rotation B. Require all users to use a PKI token stored on a physical smart card to authenticate to the server. Access control and identity verification B. The web server needs to be accessible to employees both inside the campus and at remote sites. Answer: C Explanation: QUESTION NO: 507 "Pass Any Exam.CompTIA SY0-201: Practice Exam A. Identification and non-repudiation C. which of the following best practices should MOST likely be in place? A. Place the server in a subnet that is blocked at the firewall. Identification and authentication D. D. Authentication and authorization Answer: C Explanation: QUESTION NO: 505 In order for an organization to be successful in preventing fraud from occurring by a disgruntled employee. Place the server in a DMZ after hardening the OS.

Vulnerability scanner B. Protocol analyzer Answer: A Explanation: QUESTION NO: 509 Which of the following are BEST practices in regards to backup media? (Select TWO).E Explanation: QUESTION NO: 510 "Pass Any Exam. Which of the following would be the BEST way for the director to test the team’s response? A. Store backup’s off site. C. Social engineering Answer: A Explanation: QUESTION NO: 508 The security administrator wants to know if a new device has any known issues with its available applications.com Ac tua lTe sts . Answer: D. B. Port scan D. Keep the tapes user accessible. Which of the following would be BEST suited to accomplishing this task? A. Label the media. A.www. Network mapper D. Port scanner C. Store tapes near the servers. Any Time.CompTIA SY0-201: Practice Exam The director of security for a company needs to determine how the security and network administrators would respond to a compromised system. Format tapes annually.actualtests. Penetration test B. E. Vulnerability scan C. D." .co m 169 .

Implement a SONET ring C. Which of the following would BEST solve this issue? A.www. it is discovered the network administrators have no clear timeline of when patches must be installed. Firewall B. Use multiple servers for redundancy Answer: C Explanation: QUESTION NO: 513 "Pass Any Exam. Creating and disseminating a patch management policy B. Install backup generators D. Any Time.com Ac Which of the following would be the BEST course of action to maintain network availability during an extended power outage? tua lTe sts . Proxy server D." . Report the issue to management and revisit it during the next risk assessment C. Honeypot Answer: D Explanation: QUESTION NO: 512 A.co m 170 .CompTIA SY0-201: Practice Exam During an annual risk assessment. Hiring more administrators to better assist in the patching of servers Answer: A Explanation: QUESTION NO: 511 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. Install UPS units on each critical device B.actualtests. TCP/IP hijacking C. Training network administrators on the importance of patching D.

co m 171 . Perform a full restore. Damage mitigation Answer: C Explanation: QUESTION NO: 514 Which of the following redundancy planning concepts is generally the LEAST expensive? A. it is important for members of the CIRT to document the location of data at all times.www. Mobile site D." . Cold site Answer: D Explanation: QUESTION NO: 515 A. B. Proper authorization procedures B. Chain of custody D.com Ac Which of the following can the administrator do to verify that a tape backup can be recovered in its entirety? tua lTe sts . Hot site C. Which of the following BEST describes what the CIRT is trying to document? A. Answer: B Explanation: QUESTION NO: 516 "Pass Any Exam. D.CompTIA SY0-201: Practice Exam When investigating data breaches caused by possible malicious action. Read the first 512 bytes of the tape. Disaster recovery plan C. Warm site B. Read the last 512 bytes of the tape. Any Time. Restore a random file. C.actualtests.

and budget D. The user’s access level C. HR employees B. procedures. which of the following is considered the MOST resistant to physical eavesdropping "Pass Any Exam. and social engineering B.co m . The association of a user Answer: A Explanation: QUESTION NO: 519 In general. Management.www. Exploits.actualtests. Threats. cost. The uniqueness of a user’s token D. The user or computer system B. Policies. Vendors Answer: B. and asset values C.CompTIA SY0-201: Practice Exam Which of the following groups should be able to view the results of the risk assessment for an organization? (Select TWO). Any Time. Information security employees C. and enforcement Answer: B Explanation: QUESTION NO: 518 A. A. All employees D.com 172 Ac Identification is the process of verifying which of the following? tua lTe sts . Executive management E.D Explanation: QUESTION NO: 517 Which of the following does a risk assessment include? A." . attacks. vulnerabilities.

Coaxial cable B. Kiting C." . Fingerprint recognition C. Wireless access points C.actualtests. Voice recognition B. DDoS Answer: B Explanation: QUESTION NO: 522 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 "Pass Any Exam.www. Any Time.CompTIA SY0-201: Practice Exam methods? A. Iris scan D. CAT5 network cable Answer: C Explanation: QUESTION NO: 520 Which of the following behavioral biometric authentication models should a technician deploy in a secure datacenter? A.co m . Fiberoptic cable D. ARP spoofing B. DNS D.com 173 Ac tua QUESTION NO: 521 lTe sts . Retina scan Answer: A Explanation: Which of the following is a tactic used by malicious domain purchasing organizations? A.

www.com 174 Ac tua lTe sts .CompTIA SY0-201: Practice Exam production environment? A. A VLAN B. Everyone else in the company only needs read access. A firewall C. A honey pot Answer: C Explanation: QUESTION NO: 523 Which of the following threats is mitigated by ensuring operating system patches are current? A. Distributed DoS C." . Temperature control D.actualtests. Fire suppression Answer: C Explanation: QUESTION NO: 525 A server needs to be configured to allow the sales department ability to read and write a file. ARP poisoning B. Any Time.co m . Which of the following access control lists will do this? "Pass Any Exam. Unknown threats D. Known threats Answer: D Explanation: QUESTION NO: 524 Which of the following environmental controls would require a thermostat within the datacenter? A. Moisture control C. A virtual workstation D. Air flowcontrol B.

A security policy template is implemented B. Write=Allow Everyone: Read=Allow.com 175 Ac An administrator wants to make sure that all users of a large domain are restricted from installing software. A security IP audit is completed C. Task manager C. Write=None B. NetBIOS D. Write=Deny C.co m . Any Time. Administrative rights are manually removed D. Which of the following should MOST likely be done? tua lTe sts . Sales: Read=Allow. Performance baseline B. Sales: Read=Allow." . Sales: Read=Allow.actualtests. Write=Allow D.CompTIA SY0-201: Practice Exam A.www. Write=Allow Everyone: Read=Deny. Write=Allow Everyone: Read=Allow. Write= None Answer: A Explanation: QUESTION NO: 526 Which of the following will allow a security administrator to help detect a DDoS? A. Write=Allow Everyone: Read=None. All workstations are rebuilt Answer: A Explanation: QUESTION NO: 528 A single point of failure is a security concern primarily because it affects which of the following? "Pass Any Exam. NIC bindings Answer: A Explanation: QUESTION NO: 527 A. Sales: Read=None.

actualtests. Availability Answer: D Explanation: QUESTION NO: 529 Which of the following is MOST likely the reason why a security administrator would run a NMAP report on an important server? A.com 176 Ac A. Integrity D." . RAID 0 B. To capture network packets for analysis Answer: C Explanation: QUESTION NO: 530 Answer: C Explanation: QUESTION NO: 531 Which of the following. RAID 1 "Pass Any Exam. tua Which of the following should be done if a USB device is found in a parking lot? lTe sts . B. To correlate which MAC addresses are associated with a switchport B. D. Plug it in to a computer to see who it belongs to. if implemented on a server. Reformat it for personal use at home.co m . To determine open ports and services D. will ensure availability if half of the drives fail? A.www. Call the manufacturer of the USB device. Turn it in to the appropriate security person. Any Time. To identify vulnerabilities in available services C. Cryptography B.CompTIA SY0-201: Practice Exam A. C. Confidentiality C.

Disk mirroring provides 100 percent redundancy because everything is stored on two disks. The failed disk can be replaced. C. QUESTION NO: 532 Proper planning for disaster recovery includes which of the following? A.www.actualtests. Answer: D Explanation: QUESTION NO: 534 Which of the following is a best practice relating to non-administrative user rights on a server? A. B. Executing the continuity plan at random Answer: A Explanation: QUESTION NO: 533 Using a digital signature during an online transaction is a form of: A. Key management. another disk continues to operate. Deny printer access "Pass Any Exam.co m ." . RAID 3 D.com 177 Ac tua lTe sts . and the RAID 1 array can be regenerated. Documenting all HDD serial numbers D. Testing the plan on a regular basis B. Confidentiality. If one disk fails. Non-repudiation. Having system administrators electronically sign the plan C. D.CompTIA SY0-201: Practice Exam C. RAID 5 Answer: B Explanation: RAID level 1 RAID 1 is disk mirroring. Availability. Any Time.

Deny local logon C. location. Logic bomb Answer: A.com 178 Ac A. SQL injection B. Available ports B. Available IP addresses tua Rainbow tables are primarily used to expose which of the following vulnerabilities? lTe sts . Backend file system crash C. Deny file access D. Web load balancing D." .co m .CompTIA SY0-201: Practice Exam B.actualtests. Any Time. Weak encryption keys C. A. Weak passwords D. Deny network logon Answer: D Explanation: QUESTION NO: 535 Which of the following is MOST likely to occur if the input of a web form is not properly sanitized? (Select TWO).D Explanation: QUESTION NO: 536 Answer: C Explanation: QUESTION NO: 537 Which of the following can be an attack vector against employees who share pictures.www. Cross-site scripting E. "Pass Any Exam.

IDS B. Zero day exploits Answer: A Explanation: QUESTION NO: 538 Which of the following tools allows a security company to identify the latest unknown attacks utilized by attackers? A.co m . Code reviews Answer: B Explanation: QUESTION NO: 539 A. To allow the organization to meet due diligence Answer: A Explanation: QUESTION NO: 540 If continuity plans are not regularly exercised." . which of the following aspects of business continuity "Pass Any Exam. Port scanners D. Any Time. Personal electronic devices C.CompTIA SY0-201: Practice Exam and updates with family and friends online? A. Social networking sites B.actualtests. Clean desk policy D.com 179 Ac Which of the following is the BEST reason to conduct annual security awareness training? tua lTe sts . To teach users about the latest malware attacks D. Honeypots C. To remind users of the consequences of noncompliance C. To reinforces user compliance with security policies B.www.

actualtests. Zero day exploits B. Man-in-the-middle C." .co m Large. Tracking of man hours D. Succession planning C. DoS Answer: B Explanation: QUESTION NO: 543 "Pass Any Exam. Trojan D. Spoofing B.www. partially self-governing. Single points of failure Answer: D Explanation: QUESTION NO: 541 QUESTION NO: 542 Which of the following attacks is BEST described as the interruption of network traffic accompanied by the insertion of malicious code? A.CompTIA SY0-201: Practice Exam planning are often overlooked until a disaster occurs? A.com 180 Ac tua lTe Answer: D Explanation: sts A. Spear phishing D. Any Time. Botnet . Virus B. collection of hosts executing instructions for a specific purpose is an example of which type of malware? . Worm C.

www.CompTIA SY0-201: Practice Exam Which of the following attacks is BEST described as an attempt to convince an authorized user to provide information that can be used to defeat technical security controls? A. vulnerability scanners can cause massive network flooding during risk assessments. D. Evil twin D. Any Time. Tailgating C. Shoulder surfing B.com 181 Ac tua lTe Answer: B Explanation: sts A. War driving . War chalking C. C.co m Randomly attempting to connect to wireless network access points and documenting the locations of accessible networks is known as which of the following? . Impersonation D. white box penetration testing cannot identify zero day exploits. penetration testing actively tests security controls and can cause system instability. penetration testing passively tests policy controls and can identify vulnerabilities. Answer: D Explanation: QUESTION NO: 546 "Pass Any Exam." . Packet sniffing B. B.actualtests. Packet sniffing Answer: C Explanation: QUESTION NO: 544 QUESTION NO: 545 Penetration testing should only be used during controlled conditions with express consent of the system owner because: A.

the user was unable to access the same system. even though the user could ping the system. D. CA Answer: D Explanation: QUESTION NO: 547 QUESTION NO: 548 A.com 182 Ac A user was able to access a system when they arrived to work at 5:45 a. Key escrow C..m.actualtests. CA . CRL B. PKI C. In a Kerberos realm. B. Just before the user left at 6:30 p. Answer: A Explanation: QUESTION NO: 549 "Pass Any Exam. The authentication server is down. The system has lost network connectivity. The user’s ticket has expired.www. CRL B. Key escrow D. Recovery agent D.CompTIA SY0-201: Practice Exam Which of the following PKI implementation element is responsible for verifying the authenticity of certificate contents? A." . Any Time. The CA issued a new CRL.m. C.co m Which of the following should be checked regularly to avoid using compromised certificates? . which of the following is the MOST likely reason for this? tua lTe Answer: A Explanation: sts A.

Which of the following would allow the company to minimize their footprint? A. Infrastructure as a Service D. Create a new DMZ Answer: A Explanation: QUESTION NO: 551 A small company needs to invest in a new expensive database. Block port 23 on the network firewall. C. Which of the following solutions would allow the small company to save money on hiring additional personnel and minimize the footprint in their current datacenter? A. Setup a load balancer C. Implement a NAC server C. Which of the following.www. The security administrator needs to block TELNET access into the network. B. D.CompTIA SY0-201: Practice Exam A network consists of various remote sites that connect back to two main locations. The company’s budget does not include the purchase of additional servers or personnel.com Ac tua lTe sts .co m 183 . would be the BEST choice to accomplish this goal? A. Block port 25 on the network firewall. Software as a Service D. Block port 23 on the L2 switch at each remote site. The company has a lot of sensitive data on unreliable systems. Allow users to telecommute B. Software as a Service Answer: D Explanation: "Pass Any Exam. by default. Block port 25 on the L2 switch at each remote site.actualtests. Answer: B Explanation: QUESTION NO: 550 A company is looking at various solutions to manage their large datacenter. Any Time." . Infrastructure as a Service B.

Vishing attacks B.actualtests.com 184 Ac tua A. Any Time. Phishing attacks C." . B.CompTIA SY0-201: Practice Exam QUESTION NO: 552 Which of the following is a policy that would force all users to organize their areas as well as help in reducing the risk of possible data theft? A. NIPS is blocking activities from those specific websites.www. Smurf attacks D. NIDS is blocking activities from those specific websites. Password behaviors B. Zero day attacks lTe The security administrator has recently informed all users of a new attack from individuals sending out emails pretending to represent reputable companies to gain personal and financial information. Data disposal Answer: B Explanation: QUESTION NO: 553 Answer: B Explanation: QUESTION NO: 554 The security administrator is getting reports from users that they are accessing certain websites and are unable to download anything off of those sites. "Pass Any Exam. Which of the following attacks is the security administrator trying to make users aware of in the company? sts . Which of the following is the MOST likely cause? A.co m . The security administrator is also receiving several alarms from the IDS about suspicious traffic on the network. Clean desk policy C. Data handling D.

Disabling unnecessary services D.co m 185 . C. The security posture is disabled on the network but remediation must take place before access is given to the visitor on that laptop. After investigating the incident. The IDS detected that the visitor’s laptop did not have the right patches and updates so the IDS blocked access to the network. B. Answer: A Explanation: QUESTION NO: 555 A visitor plugs their laptop into the network and receives a warning about their antivirus being outof-date along with various patches that are missing. Which of the following could have prevented this incident? A.actualtests. D. The router is denying all traffic from those sites. the administrator determines the attack successfully exploited a vulnerability in IIS. Reviewing centralized logs C. The security posture is enabled on the network and remediation must take place before access is given to the visitor on that laptop. Enhanced password complexity Answer: C Explanation: "Pass Any Exam. Any Time.com Ac tua lTe sts . The IPS detected that the visitor’s laptop did not have the right patches and updates so it prevented its access to the network." . Disabling unnecessary accounts B. Which of the following is the MOST likely cause? A. This application can be disabled to prevent any further incidents because it was not necessary for any server functions.CompTIA SY0-201: Practice Exam C. D. The firewall is blocking web activity. The visitor is unable to access the Internet or any network resources. Answer: C Explanation: QUESTION NO: 556 A security administrator notices unusual activity from a server when reviewing system logs and finds it has been compromised.www.

Any Time.actualtests. It signs other keys C. It is used by the CA to validate a user’s identity C." . It should be kept public B. Username and PIN B. It is used by the recovery agent to generate a lost public key B.www. It must be kept secret D. Token and fingerprint scan Answer: D Explanation: QUESTION NO: 560 "Pass Any Exam. It is used to encrypt the email hash in signed emails Answer: D Explanation: QUESTION NO: 558 Which of the following is true about the CRL? A. Token and PIN C.CompTIA SY0-201: Practice Exam QUESTION NO: 557 Which of the following is true about the private key in a PKI? A.co m . Password and retina scan D.com 186 Ac tua lTe sts . It is used to decrypt the email hash in signed emails D. It must be encrypted Answer: A Explanation: QUESTION NO: 559 Which of the following is an example of authentication using something a user has and something a user is? A.

Submit the public key to the CRL. Use the recovery agent to revoke the key. Answer: D Explanation: QUESTION NO: 561 Which of the following must a security administrator do when the private key of a web server has been compromised by an intruder? A. MSSQL Answer: A. TACACS+ B." .www. Kerberos C.CompTIA SY0-201: Practice Exam The recovery agent is used to recover the: A. B. RADIUS D. private key. B. D. public key. tua lTe sts . LDAP E. Answer: A Explanation: QUESTION NO: 562 A. key in escrow.com 187 Ac Which of the following is a security administrator MOST likely to use to centrally manage authentication across network devices? (Select TWO). C. Submit the private key to the CRL.C Explanation: QUESTION NO: 563 "Pass Any Exam. D. C. root certificate.actualtests. Issue a new CA.co m . Any Time.

Access control C. DMZ Answer: C Explanation: QUESTION NO: 564 QUESTION NO: 565 Which of the following must be installed on a flash drive to allow for portable drive data confidentiality? A.www. SQL injection C." . USB encryptor B. Integer overflow B.actualtests. Buffer overflow D. VLAN separation B. Cross-site scripting . if a user connects both ends of a network cable to different switch ports? A.co m Which of the following attacks is MOST likely prevented when a website does not allow the a€?<’ character as the input in a web form field? . Loop protection D. Hardware write lock C.CompTIA SY0-201: Practice Exam Which of the following should a security administrator implement to prevent users from disrupting network connectivity. USB extension cable D.com 188 Ac tua lTe Answer: D Explanation: sts A. Ext2 file system Answer: A Explanation: QUESTION NO: 566 "Pass Any Exam. Any Time.

and then crashes.www. Logic bomb B. The PC has become a spam host. the administrator notices performance is extremely slow and there are hundreds of outbound connections to various websites.co m 189 . system performance is extremely slow and numerous antivirus alerts are displayed. The PC has become infected with adware.com Ac tua lTe sts . appears to download something. The PC has become part of a botnet. Which of the following BEST describes what has occurred? A. an administrator notices their browser behaves erratically. Which of the following BEST describes this type of malware? A. C." . Spyware Answer: A Explanation: QUESTION NO: 567 While browsing the Internet.CompTIA SY0-201: Practice Exam A disgruntled employee inserts additional code into the payroll system which will activate only if the employee is dismissed. Any Time. Which of the following BEST describes this type of threat? A. Upon restarting the PC. Backdoor C. B. Logic bomb B. D. Adware Answer: C Explanation: "Pass Any Exam. Answer: A Explanation: QUESTION NO: 568 A user downloads a keygen to install pirated software. Trojan D.actualtests. Rootkit D. After running the keygen. Worm C. The PC has become infected with spyware.

IT and network administrators notice sustained." .co m 190 .actualtests. Which of the following BEST describes the threat? A. X-Mas attack B. Database B. Spear phishing B. extremely high network traffic being directed towards the web interface of the banking portal from various external networks. Spam C. Hard drive "Pass Any Exam. a user receives numerous instant messages from strangers advertising products or trying to send files. DNS poisoning D. Spoofing Answer: C Explanation: QUESTION NO: 571 Which of the following is the MOST secure way of storing keys or digital certificates used for decryption/encryption of SSL sessions? A. DOS attack Answer: B Explanation: QUESTION NO: 570 While chatting with friends over IM.com Ac tua lTe sts . Any Time. Key escrow D.CompTIA SY0-201: Practice Exam QUESTION NO: 569 An online banking portal is not accessible by customers during a holiday season. Which of the following BEST describes what is occurring? A. HSM C. Spim D.www. DDoS attack C.

com Ac Answer: D Explanation: tua lTe sts .11n router. D. B. Developers copying data from production to the test environments via a USB stick. Host based firewalls may crash due to protocol compatibility issues.CompTIA SY0-201: Practice Exam Answer: B Explanation: QUESTION NO: 572 Which of the following is the MOST likely implication of a corporate firewall rule that allows TCP port 22 from any internal IP to any external site? A. D. VLAN management "Pass Any Exam. System hardening B. Which of the following is an example of network management? A. IPSec VPN access for home users will be limited to TCP port 22 only. Rule-based management C.co m Answer: A Explanation: 191 . Network separation D. B. C. Data leakage can occur as an SSH tunnel may be established to home PCs. Encrypted backup tapes left unattended at reception for offsite storage.actualtests. Back office staff accessing and updating details on the mainframe via SSH. NAT of external websites to the internal network will be limited to TCP port 22 only." .www. QUESTION NO: 573 Which of the following is MOST likely to result in data leakage? A. Any Time. QUESTION NO: 574 A network administrator changes the default users and passwords on an 802. Accounting transferring confidential staff details via SFTP to the payroll department. C.

TFTP B. FTP passive D.CompTIA SY0-201: Practice Exam Answer: A Explanation: QUESTION NO: 575 Which of the following is the file transfer function that utilizes the MOST secure form of data transport? A. when used in conjunction with software-based encryption. Strong password complexity D.actualtests.com 192 Ac tua A.www. SFTP QUESTION NO: 576 Answer: B Explanation: QUESTION NO: 577 Which of the following is the BEST way to mitigate data leakage if a portable device is compromised? A. Full disk encryption B. Any Time.co m Answer: D Explanation: . enhances platform authentication by storing unique RSA keys and providing cryptoprocessing? sts . Biometrics lTe Which of the following. Kerberos D. FTP active C. Common access card C. TPM C." . LDAP B. Biometric authentication "Pass Any Exam.

CompTIA SY0-201: Practice Exam Answer: A Explanation: QUESTION NO: 578 Which of the following is a removable device that may be used to encrypt in a high availability clustered environment? A.B Explanation: QUESTION NO: 580 Which of the following exploitation types involves injection of pseudo-random data in order to crash or provide unexpected results from an application? A. Cross-site forgery B.com 193 Ac A. Cloud computer B. TMP QUESTION NO: 579 Answer: A. Brute force attack C.actualtests. Full disk encryption E.www. Cross-site scripting "Pass Any Exam. Encrypted USB tua lTe Which of the following devices provides storage for RSA or asymmetric keys and may assist in user authentication? (Select TWO). HSM C. sts . Biometrics D. Facial recognition scanner D." . Trusted platform module B.co m Answer: B Explanation: . Hardware security module C. Any Time.

A. password protected screen savers. Fuzzing Answer: D Explanation: QUESTION NO: 581 Which of the following can be disabled to prevent easy identification of a wireless network? A.com 194 Ac A. AP isolation tua lTe Which of the following should be enabled to ensure only certain wireless clients can access the network? sts ." . Any Time.co m .actualtests. MAC filtering C.CompTIA SY0-201: Practice Exam D. SSID broadcast C.www. WEP B. LEAP Answer: C Explanation: QUESTION NO: 582 Answer: C Explanation: QUESTION NO: 583 The security administrator implemented privacy screens. Dumpster diving "Pass Any Exam. DHCP B. Whaling B. SSID D. Which of the following attacks is the security administrator trying to mitigate? (Select TWO). and hired a secure shredding and disposal service. MAC filtering D.

Proximity readers Answer: D Explanation: QUESTION NO: 586 Which of the following protocols can be implemented to monitor network devices? "Pass Any Exam. Shoulder surfing D. Separation of duties B.com Ac tua QUESTION NO: 585 lTe sts . A. and prevent them from accessing accounting's network at all times. Video surveillance C. Time of day restrictions C. Access control lists D. Mantraps D. Device locks B. Any Time.C Explanation: QUESTION NO: 584 A security administrator wants to prevent users in sales from accessing their servers after 6:00 p.actualtests.. Impersonation Answer: B. Tailgating E.m. Single sign-on Answer: B." .CompTIA SY0-201: Practice Exam C.www. Mandatory access control E.co m 195 .C Explanation: Which of the following would be implemented if an administrator wants a door to electronically unlock when certain employees need access to a location? A. Which of the following should the administrator implement to accomplish these goals? (Select TWO).

SFTP D. Bluesnarfing C. Biometrics D. Session hijacking B.CompTIA SY0-201: Practice Exam A." . Multifactor Answer: D Explanation: QUESTION NO: 589 Which of the following access control methods is considered the MOST difficult to forge? A. SNMP Answer: D Explanation: QUESTION NO: 587 Which of the following attacks allows a user to access a location by following someone who has access? A. FTPS C.co m . Trusted OS B. Tailgating D. RFIDs "Pass Any Exam.actualtests. IPSec B. Any Time.com 196 Ac tua lTe sts . Shoulder surfing Answer: C Explanation: QUESTION NO: 588 Which of the following is considered strong authentication? A.www. Smart card C.

IP allow any any B.actualtests. Single Sign-On B. PIV D.com 197 Ac tua lTe QUESTION NO: 591 sts . Biometrics B. Any Time.CompTIA SY0-201: Practice Exam B." . User IDs Answer: B Explanation: QUESTION NO: 590 Which of the following is MOST likely to be the last rule contained on any firewall? A. Implicit deny C. Time of day restrictions Answer: B Explanation: Which of the following allows a user to have a one-time password? A. Biometrics C. SSO C.co m . Discretionary Access Control (DAC) "Pass Any Exam. Tokens Answer: D Explanation: QUESTION NO: 592 Which of the following is an example of the type of access control methodology provided on Windows systems by default? A. Passwords D.www. Separation of duties D.

com 198 Ac A. Zero day attack "Pass Any Exam. Review baseline reporting C. Baseline reporting B. Review honeypot logs D. Design review C. Any Time. Vulnerability scanning B. Risk calculation tua Which of the following identifies some of the running services on a system? lTe sts ." . Determine open ports B. Fuzzing Answer: C Explanation: QUESTION NO: 594 Answer: A Explanation: QUESTION NO: 595 Which of the following describes a passive attempt to identify weaknesses? A. Mandatory Access Control (MAC) D.CompTIA SY0-201: Practice Exam C.www.actualtests. Code review D.co m . Rule based Access Control (RBAC) Answer: B Explanation: QUESTION NO: 593 Which of the following is the MOST thorough way to discover software vulnerabilities after its release? A.

Black box testing C. On-demand computing B. Host software baselining C. LDAP injection D. Port scanning D. Malicious add-ons lTe Which of the following application attacks can be used against Active Directory based systems? sts .com Ac tua A.co m 199 . Grey box testing B. Blue jacking Answer: B Explanation: QUESTION NO: 597 Answer: C Explanation: QUESTION NO: 598 Which of the following is a security best practice implemented before placing a new server online? A. Code review "Pass Any Exam." . Penetration testing Answer: A Explanation: QUESTION NO: 596 Which of the following is another name for fuzzing proprietary software? A.actualtests. White box testing D.www. SQL injection C.CompTIA SY0-201: Practice Exam C. Virtualization D. XML injection B. Any Time.

www. Any Time. GPS tracking C. Hard drive encryption D. Cable locks D. Antivirus C. Antivirus C.CompTIA SY0-201: Practice Exam Answer: B Explanation: QUESTION NO: 599 Which of the following can be implemented as a physical security control? A. Host-based firewalls D.actualtests." . Device encryption Answer: C Explanation: Which of the following is a technical control that should be implemented to prevent data loss from laptop theft? A.co m . Pop-up blockers B. Cable locks Answer: C Explanation: QUESTION NO: 601 Which of the following software types helps protect against non-malicious but irritating malware? A.com 200 Ac tua lTe sts QUESTION NO: 600 . Antivirus B. GPS tracking B. Anti-spyware Answer: A "Pass Any Exam.

Mobile device access C.co m . Access list sts Which of the following is a preventative physical security control? .actualtests. Removable storage media D. Proper lighting D. Hardware security B. Fuzzing Answer: C Explanation: QUESTION NO: 603 Answer: B Explanation: QUESTION NO: 604 Which of the following security concerns is MOST prominent when utilizing cloud computing service providers? A. Video surveillance B. CCTV B.www. Armed guard C.com 201 Ac tua lTe A." .CompTIA SY0-201: Practice Exam Explanation: QUESTION NO: 602 Which of the following is the MOST common security issue on web-based applications? A. Input validation D. Any Time. Blended systems and data Answer: D Explanation: "Pass Any Exam. Transport layer security C.

com Ac tua lTe A.www. Password complexity requirements C." . Password recovery requirements B. Password length requirements C. Password recovery requirements B. Password complexity requirements Answer: C Explanation: QUESTION NO: 606 Answer: D Explanation: QUESTION NO: 607 Which of the following is an example of allowing a user to perform a self-service password reset? A. Password expiration Answer: B Explanation: "Pass Any Exam.actualtests. Password length requirements sts Which of the following is an example of requiring users to have a password of 16 characters or more? . Password length B. Password expiration requirements D.CompTIA SY0-201: Practice Exam QUESTION NO: 605 Which of the following is an example of forcing users to change their password every 90 days? A.co m 202 . Password expiration requirements D. Password complexity D. Password recovery C. Any Time.

Ensure password complexity requirements are met. Account reissue Answer: B Explanation: QUESTION NO: 610 Which of the following is an account management principle for simplified user administration? A.www. VPN Answer: A Explanation: QUESTION NO: 609 Which of the following is a security best practice when an employee leaves the company? A. Disable unused system accounts. Any Time.co m 203 . Account disablement C. Ensure minimum password length is acquired." . B. Account password recovery D. Network bridge D. ACL B. Implement access based on groups. Answer: C Explanation: "Pass Any Exam. C. Content inspection C.CompTIA SY0-201: Practice Exam QUESTION NO: 608 Which of the following is a security control that can utilize a command such as a€?deny ip any any’? A.com Ac tua lTe sts . Account password complexity B.actualtests. D.

Error and exception handling D. SQL injection C. job function specific.www. single sign-on. XSS sts . Answer: D Explanation: "Pass Any Exam. LDAP injection B. D. B." . Cross-site scripting Answer: D Explanation: Answer: D Explanation: QUESTION NO: 613 Role-based access control is: A. user specific.co Which of the following appears to the user as a legitimate site but is in fact an attack from a malicious site? m QUESTION NO: 612 204 . multifactor. DoS C. XSRF D. Any Time.CompTIA SY0-201: Practice Exam QUESTION NO: 611 Which of the following web application security weaknesses can be mitigated by preventing the use of HTML tags? A. Phishing B. C.com Ac tua lTe A.actualtests.

Examine the vulnerability data using a network analyzer.actualtests. password sharing. Document scan results for the change control board.com 205 Ac QUESTION NO: 616 tua lTe sts ." . C. no access to the source code but access to the development documentation. C. no access to the application’s source code and development documentation. Organize data based on severity and asset value. administrative account lockout.www. Update antivirus signatures and apply patches.CompTIA SY0-201: Practice Exam QUESTION NO: 614 A system administrator could have a user level account and an administrator account to prevent: A. D. access to the UAT documentation but not the source code. escalation of privileges. B. B.co m . D. access to the source code and the development documentation. Any Time. Answer: B Explanation: A Black Box assessment of an application is one where the security assessor has: A. Answer: B Explanation: QUESTION NO: 615 Which of the following would be the BEST action to perform when conducting a corporate vulnerability assessment? A. Answer: B Explanation: QUESTION NO: 617 "Pass Any Exam. D. C. B. implicit deny.

co m 206 . Anti-virus software will be installed and current. The firewall should be configured to prevent the application from auto-updating. All current security updates for the operating system will have already been applied. Answer: D Explanation: "Pass Any Exam. Adware C.CompTIA SY0-201: Practice Exam A user browsing the Internet sees a message on a webpage indicating their computer is infected. Social engineering B. The firewall should be configured to allow the application to auto-update. C. QUESTION NO: 619 A business-critical application will be installed on an Internet facing server. Vendor-provided hardening documentation should be reviewed and applied. Which of the following is the BEST security control that should be performed in conjunction with updating the application to the MOST current version? A. Mandated security configurations have been made to the operating system.www. B. D. Operating system license use is easier to track. D." . Any Time.actualtests. B. Which of the following is occurring in this situation? A. Trojan Answer: A Explanation: QUESTION NO: 618 Which of the following BEST explains the security benefit of a standardized server image? A. A port scan should be run against the application’s server. C. Botnet D. The message states that antivirus software should be downloaded from the site to clean the infection.com Ac tua lTe Answer: B Explanation: sts .

C. Prevent the use of USB drives C.com Ac tua lTe A.co A company needs to reduce the risk of employees emailing confidential data outside of the company. B.CompTIA SY0-201: Practice Exam QUESTION NO: 620 A web application has been found to be vulnerable to a SQL injection attack. Install a host-based firewall. Any Time.www." . Full disk encryption C. Change management D. Add input validation to forms. Configure the firewall to block port 110 sts . Answer: D Explanation: Answer: A Explanation: QUESTION NO: 622 Which of the following security controls should be implemented to prevent server administrators from accessing information stored within an application on a server? A. Implicit deny Answer: A Explanation: "Pass Any Exam. Install a network-based DLP device B.actualtests. File encryption B. Change the server’s SSL key and add the previous key to the CRL. Which of the following BEST describes the required remediation action? A. Implement transport encryption D. Install missing security updates for the operating system. Which of the following describes an applicable security control to mitigate this threat? m QUESTION NO: 621 207 . D.

co Which of the following can be deployed to provide secure tunneling services? m QUESTION NO: 624 . Any Time. Hashing algorithm C. DNSSEC C." .actualtests. HIDS C. SNMPv3 . Trusted platform module D. Device encryption B.CompTIA SY0-201: Practice Exam QUESTION NO: 623 Which of the following should be enforced on mobile devices to prevent data loss from stolen devices? A. One-time pad Answer: C Explanation: QUESTION NO: 626 "Pass Any Exam. Common access card B. Host-based firewall Answer: A Explanation: Answer: A Explanation: Which of the following is MOST likely used to secure the creation of cryptographic keys? A.com 208 Ac QUESTION NO: 625 tua lTe sts A. IPv6 B.www. SNMPv2 D. USB encryption D.

Both authentication and authorization verification QUESTION NO: 628 During the analysis of malicious code. Patch management B. Network-based intrusion detection system C.actualtests. a security analyst discovers JavaScript being used to send random data to another service on the same system. Authorization verification without authentication C. Host-based intrusion detection system Answer: C Explanation: QUESTION NO: 627 A proximity badge is provided to all users. XML injection C. This is MOST likely an example of which of the following? A. Buffer overflow B. SQL injection D. Neither authentication nor authorization verification D.com Ac tua lTe Answer: B Explanation: sts ." . each with the owners’ photo.www.co m 209 . Authentication without authorization verification B. Disabling unnecessary services D. Any Time. Distributed denial of service Answer: A Explanation: "Pass Any Exam. The photos are not checked and users trade badges to be able to access resources for which they are not personally authorized. This is an example of which of the following? A.CompTIA SY0-201: Practice Exam Which of the following is MOST likely to reduce the threat of a zero day vulnerability? A.

On Server1 there is an executable named tcpdump and several files that appear to be network dump files.com Ac tua lTe A. Invalid checksums B.CompTIA SY0-201: Practice Exam QUESTION NO: 629 A security administrator discovers that Server1 and Server2 have been compromised. Large dump files C. Stored procedures B. Answer: C Explanation: QUESTION NO: 630 Answer: B Explanation: QUESTION NO: 631 Which of the following is MOST relevant when investigating a SQL injection attack? A. Header manipulation sts Which of the following MOST likely occurs when a user discovers a packet capture attack on a computer connected to a wireless network? . C. Malformed frames D. Any Time. Sequence numbers D." . and then observes unauthorized outgoing connections from Server1 to Server2. Header manipulation C.co m 210 . A replay attack has been used against Server2.actualtests. A botnet command and control has been installed on Server1. Java byte code Answer: A Explanation: "Pass Any Exam. A logic bomb has been installed on Server1. D. Which of the following has MOST likely occurred? A.www. A backdoor has been installed on Server2. Finally. there are unauthorized transactions in the database on Server2. B.

Set flags C. Flags Answer: D Explanation: QUESTION NO: 634 A system administrator was recently laid off for compromising various accounting systems within the company. This is an example of which of the following? A. Trojan horse "Pass Any Exam. Sequence numbers B. it was determined that unauthorized accounting software was installed onto a financial system and several application exploits existed within that system. Worm D. Any Time.www.actualtests. Rootkit B. NOOP instructions Answer: D Explanation: QUESTION NO: 633 Which of the following is specific to header manipulation? A. Upon further investigation. the finance department reported their applications were not working correctly. Java instructions C.CompTIA SY0-201: Practice Exam QUESTION NO: 632 Which of the following MOST relevant to a buffer overflow attack? A. Payload section D. Overlap B.com Ac tua lTe sts . IV length D.co m 211 ." . Logic bomb C. A few months later.

Hoaxes B. Social engineering D.actualtests. Which of the following attack types is "Pass Any Exam. a security administrator notices that several hard copies of company directories are being thrown away in public dumpsters. Vishing B. Spear Phishing Answer: A Explanation: QUESTION NO: 636 A. Which of the following attacks is the company vulnerable to without the proper user training and awareness? lTe sts . Pharming C. the security administrator notices that the phone number on the email does not match the phone number listed on the bank’s website.www.com Ac tua During a company’s relocation. Brute force Answer: C Explanation: QUESTION NO: 637 A security administrator performs several war driving routes each month and recently has noticed a certain area with a large number of unauthorized devices. While examining the email.CompTIA SY0-201: Practice Exam Answer: D Explanation: QUESTION NO: 635 A user reports that there have been several invalid charges on their company credit card." . This is an example of which of the following? A. the technician did reach the exact answering system as the bank and eventually to an actual bank representative. The user said these charges occurred after a recent phone call to the bank due to an unusual email the user received. SPIM D. Any Time.co m 212 . Upon calling that number. Phishing C.

Hosted IP Centrex Answer: B Explanation: "Pass Any Exam. Any Time. After a recent patch update to those systems. the users are still reporting issues of data being corrupt. NAC B. Which of the following design elements would eliminate the wasted resources and improve the datacenter’s footprint? A. Bluejacking Answer: B Explanation: QUESTION NO: 638 Users of specific systems are reporting that their data has been corrupted.CompTIA SY0-201: Practice Exam MOST likely occurring? A.www. Hardware baseline review B. Remote access implementation D. This analysis has resulted in identifying a lot of wasted resources.actualtests." . Virtualization C. Data integrity check D. Interference B. Which of the following assessment techniques need to be performed to identify the issue? A. Penetration testing Answer: B Explanation: QUESTION NO: 639 A security administrator has recently performed a detailed datacenter inventory of all hardware and software. Rogue access points C. Vulnerability scan C. IV attack D.com Ac tua lTe sts .co m 213 .

3DES D.com Ac tua lTe A. AES sts The company encryption policy requires all encryption algorithms used on the corporate network to have a key length of 128-bits.actualtests. Whole disk encryption Answer: A Explanation: "Pass Any Exam. their laptop started having performance issues and unauthorized emails have been sent out from the laptop. Updating the user’s digital signature Answer: A Explanation: QUESTION NO: 641 Answer: D Explanation: QUESTION NO: 642 If a security administrator is reviewing a JPEG’s metadata and hash against an unverified copy of the graphic. Installing a new pop-up blocker D. Any Time. Which of the following will resolve this issue? A. Updating the user’s laptop with current antivirus B. DES B. Steganography B. which of the following is the administrator looking for? A. Digital signatures D.co m 214 . SHA C. Updating the anti-spam application on the laptop C." .www. Which of the following algorithms would adhere to company policy? . Chain of custody C.CompTIA SY0-201: Practice Exam QUESTION NO: 640 A user reports that after a recent business trip.

Algorithms and key escrow C.www. Any Time.CompTIA SY0-201: Practice Exam QUESTION NO: 643 Which of the following technologies is often used by attackers to hide the origin of an attack? A. Algorithms and keys Answer: D Explanation: "Pass Any Exam. DNS Answer: D Explanation: QUESTION NO: 645 Which of the following are the two basic components upon which cryptography relies? A.actualtests.co m 215 . SSL B. Open proxy B. URL filtering Answer: A Explanation: QUESTION NO: 644 Which of the following is susceptible to reverse lookup attacks if not configured properly? A. Flood guard D." . Load balancer C.com Ac tua lTe sts . IPSec C. Key escrow and PKI D. ICMP D. PKI and keys B.

C Explanation: "Pass Any Exam.actualtests. Side to side. A. Any Time. Trust models Answer: B Explanation: Answer: D Explanation: QUESTION NO: 648 Which of the following should be checked for when conducting a wireless audit? (Select TWO). perpendicular to the floor B.co Which of the following describes the direction the signal will emanate from if a wireless omnidirectional antenna is placed parallel to the floor? m QUESTION NO: 647 216 . parallel with the floor D." . Encryption of wireless traffic D. Key escrow D. perpendicular to the floor sts . URL filtering E. Digital signature C. Open proxies Answer: B. In a downward direction. Recovery agent B.www. Up and down.com Ac tua lTe A. Antenna placement C. Directly from the point of the antenna. Open relays B.CompTIA SY0-201: Practice Exam QUESTION NO: 646 Which of the following can be used to verify the integrity of a message’s content as well as the identity of the sender? A. parallel to the floor C.

5938472938193859392 Answer: A. Which of the following is in use by the company? m QUESTION NO: 650 217 .www. Any Time. LANMAN B.CompTIA SY0-201: Practice Exam QUESTION NO: 649 Which of the following passwords have the MOST similar key space? (Select TWO). MD5 C. Where should the administrator logically place the server? A. Inside the DMZ C.co A security administrator has discovered through a password auditing software that most passwords can be discovered by cracking the first seven characters and then cracking the second part of the password. On an non-routable network D.D Explanation: QUESTION NO: 651 A security engineer working at a public CA is implementing and installing a new CRL. WEP D.actualtests. A. check123 C. Mypassword!2~ D. AnDwWe9 B. 3DES sts .com Ac tua Answer: A Explanation: lTe A. C0mPTIA E." . On a wireless network B. On a secure internal network Answer: B Explanation: "Pass Any Exam.

D. B. TACACS+ uses TCP while TACACS can use either TCP or UDP. C. lTe sts A security administrator has installed a new server and has asked a network engineer to place the server within VLAN 100. TACACS does not encrypt authentication while TACACS+ does.com Ac Answer: C Explanation: tua A. This server can be reached from the Internet. Any Time. B. It should be placed within an internal network. B. The server is in the DMZ. It should be placed outside of the firewall. It should be shut down and kept in a secure location." .co m 218 . TACACS can only be used on switches and routers while TACACS+ supports firewalls as well. but the security engineer is unable to connect from the server to internal company resources. It should be placed in the DMZ. TACACS uses IPX and TACACS+ only supports IP. "Pass Any Exam. The server is connected with a crossover cable. VLAN 100 does not have a default route.www. VLAN 100 is on the internal network. D.CompTIA SY0-201: Practice Exam QUESTION NO: 652 A security engineer is deploying a new CA. The administrator has discovered that: A. Answer: D Explanation: QUESTION NO: 653 QUESTION NO: 654 A security administrator is researching the main difference between TACACS and TACACS+ before deciding which one to install. Which of the following is the MOST likely cause? . D. C.actualtests. C. Which of the following is the BEST strategy for the root CA after deploying an intermediate trusted CA? A.

The certificate has expired and was not renewed. VPN concentrator D. C. Quantum cryptography C. Web security gateway "Pass Any Exam. QUESTION NO: 656 Answer: A Explanation: QUESTION NO: 657 An IT administrator wants to provide 250 staff with secure remote access to the corporate network. Mandatory Access Control (MAC) C.www.actualtests. D.co m Answer: B Explanation: . Which of the following BEST describes this security type? sts . Steganography B. The intermediate CA was taken offline. The CA is not in the default CRL. The CA is not in the browser’s root authority list. B. Transport encryption D." . Software based firewall B. Which of the following BEST achieves this requirement? A.com 219 Ac tua A.CompTIA SY0-201: Practice Exam Answer: B Explanation: QUESTION NO: 655 Which of the following is true when a user browsing to an HTTPS site receives the message: a€?The site’s certificate is not trusted’? A. Hashing lTe An security administrator shows a user a method of hiding information by printing text so small that it appears as a period or colon. Any Time.

C.com 220 Ac tua A.co m Answer: B Explanation: . FTP D. lTe A technician must configure a network device to allow only certain protocols to the external servers and block requests to other internal sources. Any Time. 21 C.www. SSH "Pass Any Exam. 20 B. 22 D. TLS B. A.CompTIA SY0-201: Practice Exam Answer: C Explanation: QUESTION NO: 658 A network administrator must configure an FTP server in active-mode. load balancer. stateful firewall. 23 QUESTION NO: 659 Answer: D Explanation: QUESTION NO: 660 Which of the following protocols should be used to ensure that the data remains encrypted during transport over the Internet? (Select THREE)." . Which of the following is the control port by default? A. This is an example of a: sts .actualtests. SSL C. D. demilitarized zone. layer 2 switch. B.

B.co m . TFTP Answer: A.D Explanation: QUESTION NO: 661 A user is no longer able to transfer files to the FTP server. ACLs C. HTTP F. NIDS Answer: B Explanation: QUESTION NO: 662 Which of the following can be used to help prevent man-in-the-middle attacks? A." . HTTP B. The security administrator has verified the ports are open on the network firewall.CompTIA SY0-201: Practice Exam E.actualtests. Which of the following should the security administrator check? A. SFTP D. Kerberos Answer: D Explanation: QUESTION NO: 663 Which of the following controls would the security administrator implement if clients have to use at least ten upper and lower case alpha-numeric characters and special symbols? A. HTTPS C.www. Password complexity "Pass Any Exam.com 221 Ac tua lTe sts . Any Time. Anti-spam software D. Anti-virus software B.

CompTIA SY0-201: Practice Exam B. Username lockout C. Any Time. Lockout D.www. File encryption strength D.co m . Account disablement Answer: A Explanation: QUESTION NO: 664 Which of the following account policies would be enforced if a user tried to log into their account several times and was disabled for a set amount of time? A.actualtests. Expiration B. Disablement C. Disablement Answer: C Explanation: QUESTION NO: 665 A." . Expiration C.com 222 Ac tua Which of the following security controls should be implemented if an account was created for a temporary user that will only be employed for the next four months? lTe sts . Complexity Answer: A Explanation: QUESTION NO: 666 Which of the following should be used to help prevent device theft of unused assets? A. Lockout D. Recovery B. HSM device "Pass Any Exam.

com Ac tua lTe sts .CompTIA SY0-201: Practice Exam B. GPS tracking Answer: B Explanation: QUESTION NO: 667 Which of the following is BEST described as a scenario where organizational management decides not to provide a service offering because it presents an unacceptable risk to the organization? A. 21 B.actualtests. Device encryption D. 25 C. Locking cabinet C. Mitigation B. Any Time. Acceptance C. 143 Answer: B Explanation: QUESTION NO: 669 Which of the following should be integrated into the fire alarm systems to help prevent a fire from spreading? "Pass Any Exam. 110 D.co m 223 . Deterrence D." . Avoidance Answer: D Explanation: QUESTION NO: 668 Which of the following ports would a security administrator block if the administrator wanted to stop users from accessing outside SMTP services? A.www.

co m . HVAC B. Video monitoring D. Thermostats Answer: A Explanation: QUESTION NO: 670 Which of the following can be implemented that will only prevent viewing the home screen on a mobile device if left momentarily unattended? A.www.com 224 Ac tua lTe sts . Anomaly based detection B. Whole disk encryption B. Any Time. Remote wipe Answer: B Explanation: QUESTION NO: 671 An in-line network device examines traffic and determines that a parameter within a common protocol is well outside of expected boundaries. Humidity controls C." .actualtests. Behavior based detection C. Cable lock D.CompTIA SY0-201: Practice Exam A. This is an example of which of the following? A. Signature based detection Answer: A Explanation: QUESTION NO: 672 A malicious insider obtains a copy of a virtual machine image for a server containing client financial records from the in-house virtualization cluster. Which of the following would BEST prevent the malicious insider from accessing the client records? "Pass Any Exam. Screen lock C. IV attack detection D.

but the insider’s lawyer insists the laptop cannot be identified. Separation of duties C. and IDS. Any Time. File and folder encryption Answer: D Explanation: QUESTION NO: 673 Based on logs from file servers. Portable media encryption D. The affected company wants access to the laptop to determine loss. Cloud computing B.co m . User profiles C. IP address B. Which of the following would BEST be used to identify the specific computer used by the insider? A. Third-party black box testing of the completed application before it goes live C. MAC address D. Explicitly include security gates during the SDLC D.CompTIA SY0-201: Practice Exam A. a malicious insider was stealing data using a personal laptop while connected by VPN.com 225 Ac Which of the following is the MOST effective method to provide security for an in-house created application during software development? tua lTe sts ." .actualtests. Ensure an application firewall protects the application Answer: C Explanation: QUESTION NO: 675 Which of the following is MOST likely occurring if a website visitor has passwords harvested from "Pass Any Exam. remote access systems. Third-party white box testing of the completed application before it goes live B.www. Computer name Answer: C Explanation: QUESTION NO: 674 A.

Pharming Answer: B Explanation: QUESTION NO: 676 An attacker incorrectly submits data on a website’s form and is able to determine the type of database used by the application and the SQL statements used to query that database.actualtests. XSRF C.CompTIA SY0-201: Practice Exam the web browser’s cache? A. Which of the following is responsible for this information disclosure? A. Confidentiality B.www." . Error handling Answer: D Explanation: QUESTION NO: 677 Which of the following describes why the sender of an email may encrypt the email with a private key? A. Cookies D. Transmission speed D. Any Time. SQL injection B. XSS D. Transport encryption Answer: B Explanation: QUESTION NO: 678 "Pass Any Exam. Buffer overflow B.co m .com 226 Ac tua lTe sts . Non-repudiation C. Fuzzing C.

qualitative risk assessment. risk management framework.www. authorization and audit? A. Integrity C.D Explanation: QUESTION NO: 681 "Pass Any Exam. which of the following protocols uses multiple-challenge responses for authentication. Non-repudiation E. Any Time. C." .actualtests. quantitative risk assessment. tua lTe Answer: D Explanation: sts A. . LDAP D. D. Encryption B.co m Upper management decides which risk to mitigate based on cost.com 227 Ac Which of the following is the primary purpose of using a digital signature? (Select TWO). TACACS B. Confidentiality D. business impact analysis.CompTIA SY0-201: Practice Exam When granting access. This is an example of: . B. TACACS+ C. Availability Answer: B. RADIUS Answer: B Explanation: QUESTION NO: 679 QUESTION NO: 680 A.

and special characters B. Exception handling B. Kerberos Answer: C Explanation: QUESTION NO: 682 QUESTION NO: 683 Which of the following increases the key space of a password the MOST? A. ACLs C. Cross-site request forgery D.actualtests. Any Time. Cross-site scripting .com Ac tua lTe Answer: D Explanation: sts A. Twofish B. Two-factor authentication D.www. Letters. Sequential alpha-numeric patterns Answer: A Explanation: QUESTION NO: 684 "Pass Any Exam.co m Which of the following attacks is manifested as an embedded HTML image object or JavaScript image tag in an email? 228 ." . numbers. LDAP D.CompTIA SY0-201: Practice Exam Which of the following authentication methods is typical among corporate environments to authenticate a list of employees? A. 25 or more alpha-numeric characters C. Adware C.

actualtests. FTPS Answer: C Explanation: QUESTION NO: 685 Which of the following is the primary security reason why social networking sites should be blocked in a large corporation? A. To guarantee that users comply with local laws and regulations Answer: B Explanation: "Pass Any Exam. The users can unintentionally post sensitive company information. D. The users’ work productivity decreases greatly. C. FTP B." .CompTIA SY0-201: Practice Exam Which of the following file transfer protocols is an extension of SSH? A. TFPT C. The proxy server needs to be specially configured for all social networking sites. SFTP D.co m 229 . To avoid passwords and sensitive data from being unsecured C. To verify that users are utilizing data storage resources D. Any Time.com Ac tua QUESTION NO: 686 lTe sts . Answer: D Explanation: Which of the following describes the importance of enacting and maintaining a clean desk policy? A. B. To ensure that data is kept on encrypted network shares B. The data traffic can cause system strain and can overwhelm the firewall rule sets.www.

ICMP D. high integrity. low availability B.co m Answer: D Explanation: 230 . low integrity. High confidentiality. high integrity. IPSec B. medium to high integrity. Any Time." .www.actualtests.CompTIA SY0-201: Practice Exam QUESTION NO: 687 An online book review forum is being designed for anonymous customers to share feedback with other potential readers. low availability C. Which of the following BEST represents the expected level of confidentiality. High confidentiality. SSL C. Rootkit Answer: C "Pass Any Exam. medium availability Which of the following protocols implements security at the lowest OSI layer? A. BIOS B. Low confidentiality. SSH Answer: A Explanation: QUESTION NO: 689 In which of the following locations would a forensic analyst look to find a hooked process? A. high availability D.com Ac tua lTe sts QUESTION NO: 688 . integrity. Slack space C. The intention for the forum is to integrate into an existing online bookstore in order to boost sales. RAM D. Low confidentiality. and availability needed for the forum content that has been contributed by users? A.

CompTIA SY0-201: Practice Exam Explanation: QUESTION NO: 690 Which of the following processes collects business/unit requirements as a main input when developing a business continuity plan? A. Any Time. Review audit logs Answer: B Explanation: QUESTION NO: 692 Which of the following provides integrity verification when storing data? A. Annual test C. Encryption B.co m . DRP C. BIA D. Disaster recovery planning D." . SLA B.www. ACL Answer: B Explanation: "Pass Any Exam. Hashing C.com 231 Ac tua lTe sts .actualtests. Business impact analysis B. NIST Answer: C Explanation: QUESTION NO: 691 Which of the following is a method for validating a BCP? A. PKI D.

" .www. Application performance monitoring B. Security procedures review Answer: C Explanation: "Pass Any Exam. Utilities cost analysis C. WPA B. CCMP D. Packet analysis D.actualtests. Any Time. Rogue APs B. TKIP C.com Ac tua lTe A. RF interference Answer: B Explanation: QUESTION NO: 694 Answer: C Explanation: QUESTION NO: 695 The decision to build a redundant data center MOST likely came from which of the following? A.CompTIA SY0-201: Practice Exam QUESTION NO: 693 Proper wireless antenna placement and radio power setting reduces the success of which of the following reconnaissance methods? A. Business impact analysis D. WEP sts Which of the following is the MOST secure wireless protocol? . War driving C.co m 232 .

Integrity C. War driving B. Any Time. Which of the following will be needed to meet this objective? A. Confidentiality Answer: B Explanation: QUESTION NO: 698 In high traffic areas. Shoulder surfing D. it is determined that a critical application can have no more than one hour of recovery time. Which of the following concepts describes what has been compromised? A. Tailgating Answer: D Explanation: "Pass Any Exam. Availability D.co m 233 . Off-site storage B. Blue jacking C.actualtests.com Ac tua lTe sts .www.CompTIA SY0-201: Practice Exam QUESTION NO: 696 During business continuity planning. Cold site Answer: B Explanation: QUESTION NO: 697 A bulk update process fails and writes incorrect data throughout the database. Hot site C. Authenticity B. security guards need to be MOST concerned about which of the following attacks? A." . Warm site D.

Incident management B. Smurf attack B. SMTP sts Which of the following protocols would an administrator MOST likely use to monitor the parameters of network devices? .actualtests. Server clustering C." . Bluesnarfing D. Bluejacking C. Forensic analysis Answer: C Explanation: "Pass Any Exam.co m . ICMP D. Change management D. Any Time.CompTIA SY0-201: Practice Exam QUESTION NO: 699 Which of the following BEST describes an attack whereby unsolicited messages are sent to nearby mobile devices? A. SNMP B.www. War driving Answer: B Explanation: QUESTION NO: 700 Answer: A Explanation: QUESTION NO: 701 Which of the following mitigation strategies is established to reduce risk when performing updates to business critical systems? A. NetBIOS C.com 234 Ac tua lTe A.

CompTIA SY0-201: Practice Exam QUESTION NO: 702 Which of the following network ACL entries BEST represents the concept of implicit deny? A.com 235 Ac Answer: D Explanation: tua A. address. Deny TCP any C. Virtualization B.www. or direction is an implementation of which of the following? . Any Time.actualtests." . IPSec D. protocol. Deny FTP any Answer: C Explanation: QUESTION NO: 703 QUESTION NO: 704 Which of the following cloud computing concepts is BEST described as providing an easy-toconfigure OS and on-demand computing for customers? A.co m . Infrastructure as a Service D. Port security C. Platform as a Service B. Deny UDP any B. including allowing or denying traffic based on port. Software as a Service C. Trusted OS as a Service Answer: A "Pass Any Exam. Firewall rules lTe sts Applying detailed instructions to manage the flow of network traffic at the edge of the network. Deny ANY any D.

Best practices B. Fire suppression B.com 236 Ac tua lTe sts . and security policies is important due to the popularity of which of the following? A. EMI shielding D. Video monitoring C. Any Time.actualtests. handling of corporate data.CompTIA SY0-201: Practice Exam Explanation: QUESTION NO: 705 User awareness training about proper disclosure of information. Virtual private networks D. Phishing attacks C. Clustering D. Sensitive data Answer: D "Pass Any Exam. Wireless networks C.co m . Zero day exploits Answer: A Explanation: QUESTION NO: 706 Which of the following environmental controls would BEST be used to regulate cooling within a datacenter? A. Social networking sites B.www." . Hot and cold aisles Answer: D Explanation: QUESTION NO: 707 Information classification is used to protect which of the following? A.

User’s rights and permissions review Answer: D Explanation: QUESTION NO: 709 Which of the following would be used to notify users of proper system usage? A. Job Description Answer: A Explanation: QUESTION NO: 710 Which of the following concepts ensures that the data is only viewable to authorized users? A.co m . Audit Logs D." .com 237 Ac tua lTe sts . Availability B. Separation of Duties C. Integrity D.actualtests.CompTIA SY0-201: Practice Exam Explanation: QUESTION NO: 708 Which of the following is the MOST appropriate risk mitigation strategy to use in order to identify an unauthorized administrative account? A.www. Change management B. Biometrics C. Incident management C. Any Time. Confidentiality Answer: D Explanation: "Pass Any Exam. Acceptable Use Policy B. Routine audits of system logs D.

Business continuity testing C.com Ac Answer: D Explanation: tua A. Confidentiality D. Integrity B.co m 238 .CompTIA SY0-201: Practice Exam QUESTION NO: 711 Which of the following concepts ensures that the data does not change in route to its final destination? A.www. the administrator needs to ensure that their cold site is ready to go in case of a disaster. Any Time. Availability Answer: A Explanation: QUESTION NO: 712 QUESTION NO: 713 Which of the following business continuity activities would a company implement in order to restore a critical system after a disruption or failure? A. Location with duplicate systems found in the datacenter C. Due to a recent disaster." . Continuity of day to day operations B. Succession planning "Pass Any Exam. Disaster recovery D. Which of the following does the administrator need to ensure is in place for a cold site? . Location near the datacenter that meets power requirements D. Location with all required equipment loaded with all current patches and updates B. Redundancy C. Location that meets power and connectivity requirements lTe sts A security administrator is in charge of a datacenter.actualtests. a hot site and a cold site.

802. LEAP B. PPP D. Actively test security controls QUESTION NO: 715 Answer: B Explanation: QUESTION NO: 716 A security administrator must implement AES encryption throughout a company’s wireless network.11n D. Identify lack of security controls C.www." .com 239 Ac tua A.CompTIA SY0-201: Practice Exam Answer: C Explanation: QUESTION NO: 714 Which of the following would a security administrator MOST likely look for during a vulnerability assessment? A. WPA B. Any Time. Exploit vulnerabilities D. Ability to gain administrative access to various systems B.actualtests. TKIP C. MSCHAPv2 C. MSCHAPv1 lTe Which of the following is used in conjunction with PEAP to provide mutual authentication between peers? sts . CCMP "Pass Any Exam.co m Answer: B Explanation: . Which of the following MUST be configured? A.

quantitative is based on the number of assets while qualitative is based on the type of asset. Asset value C. D. quantitative is based on hard numbers while qualitative is based on subjective ranking. Best practice "Pass Any Exam. Answer: D Explanation: QUESTION NO: 718 Answer: B Explanation: QUESTION NO: 719 Which of the following is used when performing a quantitative risk analysis? A. C. Protective D.www. Any Time. Focus groups B. Surveys D. B." . qualitative is used in small companies of 100 employees or less while quantitative is used in larger companies of 100 employees or more.co m 240 . Preventive B. quantitative must be approved by senior management while qualitative is used within departments without specific approval. Proactive lTe Performing routine security audits is a form of which of the following controls? sts . Detective C.CompTIA SY0-201: Practice Exam Answer: D Explanation: QUESTION NO: 717 The MAIN difference between qualitative and quantitative risk assessment is: A.com Ac tua A.actualtests.

WPA2-PSK D. Cold site C.11n network.1x B. WPA Enterprise C. Hot site "Pass Any Exam. FTP active B. Warm site D. FTPS Answer: D Explanation: QUESTION NO: 722 An offsite location containing the necessary hardware without data redundancy would be an example of which of the following off-site contingency plans? A.com Ac tua lTe sts . FTP passive C.www. which of the following provides the MOST secure method of both encryption and authorization? A. WPA with TKIP QUESTION NO: 721 Which of the following is the MOST secure method of utilizing FTP? A. SCP D." .co m Answer: B Explanation: 241 .actualtests.CompTIA SY0-201: Practice Exam Answer: B Explanation: QUESTION NO: 720 In an 802. Cluster B. Any Time. WEP with 802.

actualtests.CompTIA SY0-201: Practice Exam Answer: C Explanation: QUESTION NO: 723 Upon investigation. Impersonation D. Trojan B.com 242 Ac tua A. Tailgating C. an administrator finds a suspicious system-level kernel module which modifies file system operations. Shoulder surfing "Pass Any Exam. Virus C. War driving lTe Which of the following is an example of obtaining unauthorized information by means of casual observation? sts . Any Time. This is an example of which of the following? A. Whaling B. Logic bomb D. Shoulder surfing C." . Dumpster diving D.www.co m Answer: D Explanation: . Rootkit QUESTION NO: 724 Answer: B Explanation: QUESTION NO: 725 Which of the following is an example of allowing another user physical access to a secured area without validation of their credentials? A. Evil twin B.

Firewall D. TACACS C. Spam filter B. LDAP QUESTION NO: 727 Answer: D Explanation: QUESTION NO: 728 Which of the following devices BEST allows a security administrator to identify malicious activity after it has occurred? A.co m Answer: A Explanation: . Malware inspection "Pass Any Exam. NAT D.actualtests." . Any Time. RADIUS D.CompTIA SY0-201: Practice Exam Answer: B Explanation: QUESTION NO: 726 Which of the following methods of access. IPSec B. DMZ lTe Which of the following would be implemented to allow access to services while segmenting access to the internal network? sts . VPN C. Kerberos B.com 243 Ac tua A. and authorization is the MOST secure by default? A.www. IDS C. authentication.

VLAN B. Protocol analyzers C.www. NIPS Answer: D Explanation: "Pass Any Exam. Any Time. VLAN management B. Flood guards C. Cloud computing D. Flood guards Answer: D Explanation: QUESTION NO: 731 Which of the following stops malicious traffic from affecting servers? A.CompTIA SY0-201: Practice Exam Answer: B Explanation: QUESTION NO: 729 Which of the following is the technical implementation of a security policy? A.co m ." . Sniffers D. NIDS B. Transport encryption C. Firewall rules Answer: D Explanation: Which of the following prevents numerous SYN packets from being accepted by a device? A.actualtests. Implicit deny D.com 244 Ac tua lTe sts QUESTION NO: 730 .

SSH C.www. Capture system image D.actualtests. Take a device system image B.CompTIA SY0-201: Practice Exam QUESTION NO: 732 Which of the following protocols should be blocked at the network perimeter to prevent host enumeration by sweep devices? A. Review network traffic and logs C. ICMP Answer: D Explanation: QUESTION NO: 733 Answer: C Explanation: QUESTION NO: 734 Which of the following assists in identifying if a system was properly handled during transport? A. Chain of custody Answer: D Explanation: "Pass Any Exam. Identify user habits B." . HTTPS B. Disconnect system from network C.com Ac tua lTe A. Track man hours and incident expense D. IPv4 D.co m 245 . Interview witnesses sts Which of the following should be performed before a hard drive is analyzed with forensics tools? . Any Time.

CompTIA SY0-201: Practice Exam QUESTION NO: 735 Which of the following requires special handling and explicit policies for data retention and data distribution? A." . Personally identifiable information B. Gateway Answer: A Explanation: "Pass Any Exam.com Ac tua lTe A.actualtests. Tailgating techniques sts Which of the following will teach employees about malicious attempts from an attacker to obtain bank account information? . Phishing attacks C. Zero day exploits D. Software firewall D. Personal electronic devices Answer: A Explanation: QUESTION NO: 736 Answer: B Explanation: QUESTION NO: 737 Which of the following software types BEST dissects IP frames for inspection or review by a security administrator? A. Any Time.co m 246 . Handling PII D. Password complexity requirements B. Load balancer C.www. Protocol analyzer B. Phishing techniques C.

com Ac tua lTe sts .co m 247 . by default? A.actualtests. B. VPN concentrator D. Any Time. D. Load balancer B. 69 C." . content inspection. 80 D. 22 B.www. load balancing. Protocol analyzer Answer: A Explanation: QUESTION NO: 739 Actively monitoring data streams in search of malicious code or behavior is an example of: A. URL filtering. C. 443 Answer: A Explanation: "Pass Any Exam. URL filter C. an Internet proxy.CompTIA SY0-201: Practice Exam QUESTION NO: 738 Which of the following devices is used to optimize and distribute data workloads across multiple computers or networks? A. Answer: D Explanation: QUESTION NO: 740 Which of the following port numbers is used for SCP.

" . B. multiple keys for non-repudiation of bulk data.www. C. Which of the following should be performed to achieve this action? A. different keys on both ends of the transport medium. PKI sts .co Which of the following systems implements a secure key distribution system that relies on hardcopy keys intended for individual sessions? m QUESTION NO: 742 248 . Enable MAC filtering B. Answer: D Explanation: "Pass Any Exam.actualtests. Adjust antenna placement D.CompTIA SY0-201: Practice Exam QUESTION NO: 741 A technician needs to allow seven specific users connection to a new access point. Decrease WAP power levels Answer: A Explanation: Answer: C Explanation: QUESTION NO: 743 The fundamental difference between symmetric and asymmetric key cryptographic systems is that symmetric key cryptography uses: A. Any Time. D. the same key on each end of the transmission medium. PGP/GPG C. bulk encryption for data transmission over fiber. Blowfish B. One-time pads D. Disable SSID broadcast C.com Ac tua lTe A.

Apply a security control which ties specific ports to end-device MAC addresses and prevents all devices from being connected to the network. B. SNMP Answer: A "Pass Any Exam. Protocol analyzers C.CompTIA SY0-201: Practice Exam QUESTION NO: 744 Which of the following devices is typically used at the enclave boundary to inspect." . block. Apply a security control which ties specific networks to end-device IP addresses and prevents new devices from being connected to the network. Apply a security control which ties specific ports to end-device MAC addresses and prevents additional devices from being connected to the network.actualtests. C. Firewalls D. Any Time. SCP C. sts . SSH B. and reroute network traffic for security purposes? A. SFTP D.co Which of the following BEST describes the proper method and reason to implement port security? m QUESTION NO: 745 249 . Apply a security control which ties specific ports to end-device IP addresses and prevents mobile devices from being connected to the network. D.com Ac tua lTe A. Spam filter Answer: C Explanation: Answer: A Explanation: QUESTION NO: 746 Which of the following secure protocols is MOST commonly used to remotely administer Unix/Linux systems? A. Load balancers B.www.

CompTIA SY0-201: Practice Exam Explanation: QUESTION NO: 747 Which of the following BEST describes the process of key escrow? A. Protocol analyzer C. Maintains a copy of a user’s public key for the sole purpose of recovering messages if it is lost B.co m . AES C.actualtests. RC5 B. NIDS B. Maintains a secured copy of a user’s private key to recover the certificate revocation list C. Maintains a secured copy of a user’s private key for the sole purpose of recovering the key if it is lost D. MD5 Answer: D "Pass Any Exam." . Maintains a secured copy of a user’s public key in order to improve network performance Answer: C Explanation: QUESTION NO: 748 Which of the following devices should be used to allow secure remote network access for mobile users? A. SFTP D. Any Time. DES D. VPN concentrator Answer: D Explanation: QUESTION NO: 749 Which of the following technologies is used to verify that a file was not altered? A.com 250 Ac tua lTe sts .www.

Transport mode.co m . 139 C.www." .E "Pass Any Exam. 443 E. Infrastructure as a Service (IaaS) C. 143 D. A. 135 B.CompTIA SY0-201: Practice Exam Explanation: QUESTION NO: 750 Webmail is classified under which of the following cloud-based technologies? A. Platform as a Service (PaaS) Answer: C Explanation: QUESTION NO: 751 QUESTION NO: 752 Which of the following ports are used for NetBIOS by default? (Select TWO). Software as a Service (SaaS) D. Which of the following combinations would BEST secure the connection? . Demand Computing B.actualtests. ESP B. ESP lTe sts IPSec has been chosen for remote access VPN connections for telecommuters. Any Time. Tunnel mode. Transport mode.com 251 Ac Answer: D Explanation: tua A. AH D. Tunnel mode. AH C. 445 Answer: B.

Fail open Answer: C "Pass Any Exam. Business impact analysis Answer: D Explanation: QUESTION NO: 754 Which of the following security applications would an administrator use to help reduce the amount of bandwidth used by web browsing? A. Fail safe C. HIDS B. NIPS D." . Remove single points of failure C. Any Time.actualtests.co m . Fail danger B. Proxy server C. Fail closed D.CompTIA SY0-201: Practice Exam Explanation: QUESTION NO: 753 Recovery Point Objectives and Recovery Time Objectives directly relate to which of the following BCP concepts? A.www. Succession planning B.com 252 Ac tua lTe sts . Personal software firewall Answer: B Explanation: QUESTION NO: 755 Which of the following is the MOST secure condition a firewall should revert to when it is overloaded with network traffic? A. Risk management D.

actualtests. Security group sts . User documentation D. Physical memory B. HIDS Answer: C Explanation: "Pass Any Exam. HIDS B. Software firewall C.co Which of the following is the primary location where global policies are implemented in an organization? m 253 . NIPS D. HIPS B.www." . NIDS Answer: B QUESTION NO: 757 QUESTION NO: 758 Which of the following sits inline with network traffic and helps prevent malicious behavior as it occurs by either dropping packets or correcting TCP stream related issues? A. Antivirus D.CompTIA SY0-201: Practice Exam Explanation: QUESTION NO: 756 Which of the following can restrict a computer from receiving network traffic? A.com Ac tua Answer: B Explanation: lTe A. Domain C. NIDS C. Any Time.

HIDS D. Fingerprint and retina scan C.actualtests. Enter two different passwords D. Creating honeypots D. Any Time. Remote monitoring C.CompTIA SY0-201: Practice Exam QUESTION NO: 759 Which of the following network security devices is the BEST to use when increasing the security of an entire network.com 254 Ac tua lTe A. IPS B. Firewall C. ID badge and smartcard sts .www." . Fingerprint scan and password B. by preventing the transmission of malicious packets from known attacking sources? A.co Which of the following would be used to gain access to a data center where the administrator would have to use multiple authentication factors? m QUESTION NO: 760 . Employee B "Pass Any Exam. or network segment. War driving Answer: D Explanation: QUESTION NO: 762 Employee A sends employee B an encrypted message along with a digital signature. NIDS Answer: B Explanation: Answer: A Explanation: QUESTION NO: 761 The physical location of rogue access points can be discovered by using which of the following? A. Honeypot B.

D. Use employee Bs private key to unencrypted the message. B. One is based on identity and the other on authentication. Both are based on job title but rule based provides greater user flexibility.CompTIA SY0-201: Practice Exam wants to make sure that the message is truly from employee A. B. C. Answer: C Explanation: QUESTION NO: 764 Which of the following is the primary difference between role-based access control and rule-based access control? A. Reducing the cost to recover from a security incident. Use employee Bs public key to unencrypted the message. C." . Both are based on local legal regulations but role based provides greater security. Reducing the chances that a threat will exploit a vulnerability. Reducing the work associated with patch management.com Ac tua lTe sts . Reducing the time from vulnerability discovery to patch deployment. D.actualtests. Any Time.co m 255 . Answer: D Explanation: QUESTION NO: 763 Which of the following BEST describes the purpose of risk mitigation? A. B. One is based on job function and the other on a set of approved instructions. Use employee as private key to verify the digital signature. Use employee as public key to verify the digital signature. C. Which of the following will employee B do to verify the source of the message? A.www. D. Answer: C Explanation: QUESTION NO: 765 Which of the following devices would be used to gain access to a secure network without affecting network connectivity? "Pass Any Exam.

Provides a system for recovering encrypted data even if the users lose private keys C. Provides a system for recovering encrypted data when public keys are corrupted D. Job rotation Answer: B Explanation: QUESTION NO: 768 The company’s NIDS system is configured to pull updates from the vendor and match traffic patterns based on these updates.CompTIA SY0-201: Practice Exam A.co m . Fiber-optic splicer Answer: B Explanation: QUESTION NO: 766 Which of the following is the purpose of key escrow in a PKI system? A. Separation of duties C. Ensures the security of public keys by storing the keys confidentially Answer: B Explanation: A security manager decides to assign the daily responsibility of firewall and NIDS administration to different technicians. Router B. Ensures that all private keys are publicly accessible to PKI users B." . Firewall D.www. Vampire tap C. Implicit deny B. Which of the following BEST describes this configuration? A. Behavior-based "Pass Any Exam. Least privilege D.actualtests.com 256 Ac tua lTe QUESTION NO: 767 sts . Any Time. This is an example of which of the following? A.

Signature-based Answer: D Explanation: QUESTION NO: 769 Which of the following security applications would be MOST useful to traveling employees? (Select THREE). Anomaly-based C. "Pass Any Exam. Documentation of network security settings.www.actualtests.CompTIA SY0-201: Practice Exam B. Any Time. Answer: D Explanation: QUESTION NO: 771 Employee A wants to send employee B an encrypted message that will identify employee A as the source of the message. A.com Ac tua lTe sts . C. Personal software firewall C. Antivirus Answer: A. Use employee as private key to sign the message.F Explanation: QUESTION NO: 770 Which of the following is performed when conducting a penetration test? A. OVAL-based D. Anti-spam B.co m 257 . Demonstrations of network capabilities and resiliency. External corporate firewall E. B. A. Documentation of security vulnerabilities and policy gaps. D.B. Which of the following will employee A do to accomplish this? (Select TWO). NIPS F. policy gaps and user errors." . NIDS D. Demonstrations of security vulnerabilities and flaws in policy implementation.

Payload encryption C. Use the message application to mark the message as urgent. RSA B. Which of the following can be used to mitigate threats from entering the network via this jack? A. Use employee as public key to sign the message. Use only symmetric encryption to send the message.com Ac tua lTe QUESTION NO: 773 sts .www. Disable ports when not in use B. IPSec D. New IP headers B. Any Time. Use employee Bs public key to encrypt the message. D. NAT traversal D. Elliptic curve Answer: A Explanation: QUESTION NO: 774 A technician places a network jack in the parking garage for administrative use. Install wireless access points C. F. Replace CAT5 with CAT6 plenum "Pass Any Exam. Answer: A. E.E Explanation: QUESTION NO: 772 IPSec provides which of the following? A. Use employee Bs private key to encrypt the message. C.actualtests.CompTIA SY0-201: Practice Exam B." . AES C. Payload compression Answer: B Explanation: Which of the following relies on prime numbers to generate keys? A.co m 258 .

VLAN B. CA key Answer: B Explanation: QUESTION NO: 777 On which of the following algorithms is PGP based? A. MD5 C. RSA B. Any Time. WPA D. DMZ Answer: B Explanation: Which of the following keys is used to sign an email message? A.www. NAT C.actualtests." . while simultaneously providing additional IP addresses? A. VPN D. Private C.com Ac tua lTe sts QUESTION NO: 776 . Symmetric D. Public B.CompTIA SY0-201: Practice Exam D.co m 259 . Install a firewall Answer: A Explanation: QUESTION NO: 775 Which of the following provides an organization with the ability to hide an internal private network. DES Answer: A Explanation: "Pass Any Exam.

logic bomb. Compliance with these local legal regulations requires the security administrator to report data losses due to which of the following? A. botnet. C." . Power failures D. rootkit.CompTIA SY0-201: Practice Exam QUESTION NO: 778 A security administrator works for a corporation located in a state with strict data breach disclosure laws.actualtests. D. Delete Internet history. Cryptography B.www. D. C. Use software firewalls. Hacking Answer: D Explanation: QUESTION NO: 779 Command-and-Control is a key element of a: A. B. Answer: D Explanation: QUESTION NO: 780 Which of the following would a technician implement to mitigate SQL injection security risks? A. Disable Java on Internet browsers.co m . Use input validation. B. Answer: A Explanation: QUESTION NO: 781 "Pass Any Exam.com 260 Ac tua lTe sts . Backup corruption C. Any Time. Trojan.

C. B. Answer: C Explanation: A small company wants to hire a security assessment team for the server and network infrastructure.com Ac tua QUESTION NO: 783 lTe sts .www. an administrator wishes to verify the server’s functionality post-cleanup. Asymmetric B. Rules of engagement Answer: D Explanation: QUESTION NO: 784 Which operating system hardening procedure can be implemented to ensure all systems have the most up-to-date version available? "Pass Any Exam. install any hotfixes that may have been overlooked. Kerberos Answer: C Explanation: QUESTION NO: 782 After a recent viral intrusion. Any Time. Certificate based C. Vulnerability scan B.actualtests. analyze the NIDS logs for any errant connections that may have been recorded.CompTIA SY0-201: Practice Exam Which of the following encryption methods is being used when both parties share the same secret key? A.co m 261 . Symmetric D. Which of the following needs to be defined before penetration testing occurs? A. Bandwidth requirements C. The administrator should: A. ensure that the antivirus applications definitions are up-to-date. D." . Protocols analysis D. compare the systems performance against the configuration baseline.

Security templates D.CompTIA SY0-201: Practice Exam A. Providing employee personal contact information C. D. Answer: B Explanation: QUESTION NO: 786 A. Data information verification and up-to-date reporting structure D. Any Time. Group policies B." . C. allow personnel to exit the building only after security confirms the threat and electronically releases all locks.com Ac The company’s administrative assistant acts as the main point of contact for outside sales vendors and provides information over the phone. the MOST appropriate setting for electronic cipher locks would be to: A. Configuration baselines Answer: B Explanation: QUESTION NO: 785 In the event of a fire.actualtests. B. allow personnel to exit the building using only a photo ID badge.www. Which of the following is the GREATEST threat that the administrative assistant should be educated about? tua lTe sts .co m 262 . allow personnel to exit the building without any forms of authentication. Providing the corporate mailing address to unidentified callers Answer: B Explanation: QUESTION NO: 787 "Pass Any Exam. Patch management C. allow personnel to exit the building only after using a valid swipe card and key. Non-redundant personnel role distribution B.

www. 4658 Answer: C Explanation: QUESTION NO: 788 Which of the following BEST describes when code that is initiated on a virtual machine directly affects the host? A. WEP . VM escape C. 25 C. 21 B. there have been an increased amount of failed remote desktop login attempts from an external IP address.com Ac tua QUESTION NO: 789 lTe Answer: D Explanation: sts A. VM cluster B.CompTIA SY0-201: Practice Exam In the past several weeks. Which of the following ports should the administrator change from its default to control this? A. VM hardware abstraction Answer: B Explanation: QUESTION NO: 790 Which of the following tools is used to report a wide range of security and configuration problems on a network? "Pass Any Exam. VM hypervisor D.actualtests. 3389 D. SSL D. PGP C." . Any Time. AES256 B.co m Which of the following is a transmission encryption that is generally regarded as weak? 263 .

DDoS C.www. Spam B. Protocol analyzer B.co m 264 . Which of the following is MOST likely the cause? A." . Password cracker B. Vulnerability scanner C. Shoulder surfing B.CompTIA SY0-201: Practice Exam A. Deleting the cookies "Pass Any Exam. Rootkit Answer: D Explanation: QUESTION NO: 792 Answer: A Explanation: QUESTION NO: 793 Which of the following is the BEST way for an attacker to conceal their identity? A. TACACS Answer: B Explanation: QUESTION NO: 791 A user reports that their system is slow and reboots on its own. Port scanner C. The technician is unable to remotely control the computer and realizes that they no longer have administrative rights to that workstation. Which of the following could be used to assess the security of the archive? lTe sts . Firewall D.actualtests. Any Time. Port scanner D. Adware D. Protocol analyzer tua A user creates an archive of files that are sensitive and wants to ensure that no one else can access them.com Ac A.

Any Time. Disable logging Answer: D Explanation: QUESTION NO: 794 Which of following protocols can operate in tunnel mode? A.actualtests. SFTP Answer: A Explanation: Which of the following is the FINAL phase of disaster recovery? A.CompTIA SY0-201: Practice Exam C. Hold a follow-up meeting to review lessons learned. Cross-site scripting D. IPSec B.co m 265 . C. Increase the max size of the log D. Logic bomb C.com Ac tua lTe sts QUESTION NO: 795 . SSL D.www. Notify all personnel that a disaster has taken place. Rootkit B. Perform a full recovery so all devices are back in working order. B." . SHTTP C. Privilege escalation Answer: D "Pass Any Exam. Restore all network connectivity. Answer: B Explanation: QUESTION NO: 796 Which of the following does an attacker with minimal rights need to accomplish to continue attacking a compromised system? A. D.

Spam C. Availability D. Which of the following has MOST likely infected the computer? A. CA B.www. Confidentiality C. Adware Answer: D Explanation: "Pass Any Exam. DES C. Integrity Answer: C Explanation: QUESTION NO: 798 Answer: C Explanation: QUESTION NO: 799 A user reports random windows opening and closing after installing new software.co m 266 .CompTIA SY0-201: Practice Exam Explanation: QUESTION NO: 797 Virtualization technology can be implemented to positively affect which of the following security concepts? A. Rootkit D. PGP D. Any Time. Non-repudiation B.com Ac tua lTe A. AES256 sts Which of the following uses both private and public key algorithms for email encryption and decryption? . Worm B.actualtests." .

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" . System Answer: A Explanation: QUESTION NO: 821 A cipher lock system is which of the following security method types? A. DNS C. Evidence gathering C. Securing the site Answer: A Explanation: QUESTION NO: 820 Which of the following logs contains user logons and logoffs? A. Chain of custody B. Proximity reader C. The memory card is left on the administrator’s office desk at the end of the day.actualtests.CompTIA SY0-201: Practice Exam QUESTION NO: 819 A security administrator has received an SD memory card for the purpose of forensic analysis. Door access D.com 273 Ac tua lTe sts . Data retention D.co m . The next day the security guard returns the SD card to the administrator because it was found by the night janitor. Which of the following incident response procedures has been violated? A.www. Application D. Man-trap design Answer: C Explanation: QUESTION NO: 822 Which of the following is able to detect that a local system has been compromised? "Pass Any Exam. Any Time. Biometrics B. Security B.

Retention policy B. Protocol analyzer Answer: A Explanation: QUESTION NO: 825 An administrator is concerned about the amount of time it would take to investigate email that may be subject to inspection during legal proceedings.www. Vulnerability assessment D. Baseline B.co m 274 . Decentralize email servers "Pass Any Exam. Storage and retention policies B. User rights D. Anti-spam D. Any Time. Account lockout Answer: B Explanation: Which of the following is required for an anomaly detection system to evaluate traffic properly? A. NIDS B.actualtests. Account login C. HIDS C. Personal firewall Answer: B Explanation: QUESTION NO: 823 Verifying the time and date certain users access a server is an example of which of the following audit types? A. Which of the following could help limit the company’s exposure and the time spent on these types of proceedings? A." .com Ac tua lTe QUESTION NO: 824 sts .CompTIA SY0-201: Practice Exam A. Signature C.

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A. ARP poisoning B. DDOS C. Teardrop attack D. Rootkit Answer: D Explanation:

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QUESTION NO: 858 Which of the following has a primary goal of hiding its processes to avoid detection? A. Worm B. Rootkit C. Logic bomb D. Virus Answer: B Explanation:

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Which of the following ports is susceptible to DNS poisoning? A. 23 B. 53 C. 80 D. 8080 Answer: B Explanation:

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QUESTION NO: 863 An administrator is configuring a new system in a domain. Which of the following security events is MOST important to monitor on the system? A. Failed data moves B. Logon attempts C. Data file updates

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QUESTION NO: 864 Which of the following provides active protection to critical operating system files? A. NIPS B. Firewall C. HIPS D. HIDS

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Mandatory Access Control (MAC) B. Which of the following would be the network administrators BEST option for configuring this link? A. Which of the following are they MOST likely to use? A. Vertical scans Answer: B Explanation: QUESTION NO: 879 The network administrator has been tasked with creating a VPN connection to a vendors site. The vendor is using older equipment that does not support AES. 3DES "Pass Any Exam. XSS C. WPA2-enterprise Answer: D Explanation: An administrator needs to ensure that all machines deployed to the production environment follow strict company guidelines. IPSec D. Any Time. RADIUS C. WPA-personal/TKIP B. Logic bomb Answer: B Explanation: QUESTION NO: 877 Which of the following security protocols could be configured to use EAP when connecting to a wireless access point? A. Horizontal scans D." .com Ac tua lTe QUESTION NO: 878 sts .actualtests.co m 291 . Spyware B.CompTIA SY0-201: Practice Exam A. Worm D. Security templates C.www.

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