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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Proxy server D. 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. Session hijacking B. HIPS sts Which of the following IDS/IPS systems is used to protect individual servers? ." .co m 6 . NAC C. Bastion host B. Any Time. GRE D.com Ac tua lTe A. Content filter Answer: D Explanation: "Pass Any Exam.www.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. NIPS B. SQL injection D. Zero day attack C.actualtests. Firewall C.

There is a virus attacking the email server.com Ac tua lTe sts . Which of the following is MOST likely causing the problem? A. Any Time." . Which of the following are being addressed? (Select TWO). Recovery C. B. the SMTP relay is not secured. A. Clustering D. PTZ camera C.www. Availability Answer: A. Confidentiality E.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.co m 7 . Analog camera D. Digital camera Answer: B Explanation: QUESTION NO: 19 A user reports they are receiving odd emails. the administrator finds that most of the users email boxes appear to be full and bouncing inbound emails at an alarming rate. The network is infected by adware. Integrity B.actualtests. C. D. CCTV system B. Answer: D Explanation: "Pass Any Exam. Upon investigation. There is a worm attacking the network.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.

PIN. proximity card B. proximity card. thumb print. PIN. Human Resources Recruiter D." . Any Time. Before and after the imaging process and then hash the forensic image Answer: D Explanation: QUESTION NO: 21 QUESTION NO: 22 Which of the following is a valid three factor authentication combination? A. Retina scan. After the imaging process and before the forensic image is captured B. Human Resources Manager B. Which of the following could have led to this network device being accessed? "Pass Any Exam. Chief Financial Officer C. After the imaging process and after the forensic image is captured D. Which of the following employees should have access to the file share? . Before the imaging process and then after the forensic image is created C. proximity card D.CompTIA SY0-201: Practice Exam QUESTION NO: 20 Which of the following describes when forensic hashing should occur on a drive? A. key C. thumb print.co m A new file share has been created to store confidential exit interviews. System Administrator . thumb print.actualtests. retina scan Answer: A Explanation: QUESTION NO: 23 A security administrator reviews the NIDS logs and notices fourteen unsuccessful logins with a subsequent successful login to a DMZ switch from a foreign IP address.www.com 8 Ac tua lTe Answer: A Explanation: sts A. PIN.

Default account B." .com Ac tua lTe sts . Privilege escalation C. Denial of service D. This is an indication of which of the following? A. Cross-site scripting attack D. PKI certificate B. 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. Smartcard Answer: D Explanation: QUESTION NO: 25 A company runs a site.www. TACACS C. Fuzzing B.co m 9 .CompTIA SY0-201: Practice Exam A. Man-in-the-middle attack B. ID badge D.actualtests. Data mining C. which has a search option available to the general public. Any Time. Strong password Answer: B Explanation: QUESTION NO: 24 Which of the following has an embedded cryptographic token? A. 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. Compiling "Pass Any Exam.

msc B. 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. Least privilege C. Two C. 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. Additional rights are handed out to network administrators for the areas that fall within their job description.exe "Pass Any Exam. Any Time. Mandatory vacation B.exe C. Three D. Which of the following describes this form of access control? sts . the administrator is given rights only to review logs and update security related network devices.www.com Ac A. gpedit.CompTIA SY0-201: Practice Exam C. gpresult." . Job rotation tua lTe Instead of giving a security administrator full administrative rights on the network. Discretionary D. Code reviews D.actualtests. One B. gpupdate.co m 10 .

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.actualtests. TPM D. 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. HSM "Pass Any Exam. Kerberos C. Proxy server D. Any Time. Firewall B. 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 .CompTIA SY0-201: Practice Exam D.www. mmc. Mobile device encryption B.com Ac Answer: C Explanation: tua A. Full disk encryption C.co m 11 . LDAP D. Honeypot C. RADIUS B." .

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

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

ITCP and other relevant aspects of the continuity process D.co m 14 . Telnet B. Spoofing D.www. rlogin C. Which of the following protocols should be used to remotely administer a router? A. SSH Answer: D Explanation: "Pass Any Exam. Any Time. Planning disaster recovery functions and system movements for a 24-48 hour period after a disaster C. Development of a BIA.com Ac tua Answer: B Explanation: lTe A." . Domain name kiting C. 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.actualtests. PGP D. Man-in-the-middle B. BCP. DRP. 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. Determination of business impact based on an individual contingency and developing countermeasures to that contingency B.

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

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

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

C. Nessus C. Disable unused services "Pass Any Exam. A. It is faster than software encryption. Remote sanitization D.actualtests. It is available on computers using TPM. Antivirus software tua Which of the following would an administrator apply to mobile devices to BEST ensure the confidentiality of data? lTe sts . L0phtcrack Answer: A. Device encryption C.CompTIA SY0-201: Practice Exam B. 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). Wireshark B. Screen locks B. Any Time." .www. E.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). It requires a HSM file system.co m 18 . A. Nmap E. Tcpdump D. D. It only works when data is not highly fragmented.com Ac A.

actualtests. Update HIPS signatures D. 192. Disable DEP settings E. Multifactor "Pass Any Exam. 10. an employee must swipe their finger on a device.75.202.48 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. Vulnerability assessment Answer: B Explanation: QUESTION NO: 57 In order to access the network. Install a perimeter firewall Answer: A.0.131.40.75.www. 63. Any Time.CompTIA SY0-201: Practice Exam B.com Ac tua lTe sts . Patch management D.95 D.5 B.127.co m 19 . 172.186. Which of the following describes this form of authentication? A.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.27 C." . Risk assessment B. Which of the following IP addresses would meet this requirement? A. Update NIDS signatures C. Single sign-on B. Account management C.

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

Man in the middle B. Human Resources policy C. LDAP C. Root Authority B.co m .actualtests. SQL injection C. RAS Answer: A Explanation: QUESTION NO: 64 "Pass Any Exam." . Single point of failure Answer: D Explanation: QUESTION NO: 62 A security administrator wants to determine what data is allowed to be collected from users of the corporate Internet-facing web application. Privacy policy B.CompTIA SY0-201: Practice Exam QUESTION NO: 61 A physical server goes offline. Which of the following should be referenced? A. DHCP D.www. It takes down six virtual web servers that it was hosting. Appropriate use policy D. This is an example of which of the following vulnerabilities? A.com 21 Ac tua lTe sts . Cross-site scripting D. Security policy Answer: A Explanation: QUESTION NO: 63 A CA normally sends PKI data to which of the following servers? A. Any Time.

A.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. SSH C. Store keys Answer: C.co m 22 .www. WPA2 B. Any Time. SSID D.actualtests. Recover keys C." .com Ac tua lTe sts . 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. Least privilege Answer: C Explanation: QUESTION NO: 65 Which of the following are the BEST reasons to use an HSM? (Select TWO).E Explanation: QUESTION NO: 66 Which of the following will provide the HIGHEST level of wireless network security? A. Mandatory vacation D. Encrypt the CPU L2 cache B. Separation of duties B. Discretionary C. Which of the following describes this form of access control? A. Transfer keys to the CPU E. Generate keys D.

Baselining B. Update all network services to use secure protocols. Any Time. C. Update signatures on the intrusion detection devices and review alerts. Which of the following should the security firm perform? A.co m 23 . immediate certificate revocation." .CompTIA SY0-201: Practice Exam A. Which of the following would define expected traffic with the LOWEST impact on existing processes? A.actualtests. a centralized database of authenticated users. tua lTe QUESTION NO: 69 sts .www. a recovery agent to decide which certificates to authenticate. B. new certificates to be generated. Black hat B. Patch management Answer: B Explanation: QUESTION NO: 68 Several existing. D. C. Configure the firewall to log all traffic and begin researching.com Ac A. poorly documented networks have been integrated. 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. B. Secure application coding D. Application hardening C. 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. D. Black box "Pass Any Exam.

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

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

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

a weak intrusion detection system. lack of security education and awareness training. B. Adequate volume to cover all equipment D. Any Time.com Ac tua lTe sts .actualtests. 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. D. This negligence may BEST be attributed to: A. D. They provide non-repudiation. 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.www. C. Answer: D Explanation: QUESTION NO: 80 Which of the following BEST describes S/MIME certificates? A. Perform a master reset. password complexity issues. Adequate evacuation time for personnel Answer: C "Pass Any Exam.co m Answer: B Explanation: 27 ." . They use public and private keys. They make all emails a fixed size. Ample time to remove backup tapes B.CompTIA SY0-201: Practice Exam D. They automatically append legal disclaimers to emails. absence of due diligence. B. C.

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

www. . Remediate the machines with incorrectly configured controls. Load sharing C. 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. Quarantine the machines that have no controls in place. Mandatory vacations Answer: B Explanation: QUESTION NO: 87 Answer: A. C. Hardware RAID 5 B. Server clustering D. D.actualtests.com Ac tua A. Acceptable usage policy B.co m 29 . Answer: D Explanation: "Pass Any Exam. Software RAID 1 E." . Determine which controls are operating as intended. Any Time.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. B.C Explanation: QUESTION NO: 88 Which of the following is performed during a security assessment? A. False positives D. Which of the following configurations will allow for high availability? (Select TWO). Calculate the cost of bringing the controls back into compliance. Separation of duties 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. B. Verifying that a user’s identity matches a set of provided credentials. MTTR = (time of restore) . 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.www.co m 30 . AES512 B. D. Answer: D Explanation: QUESTION NO: 90 Which of the following provides the STRONGEST hashing? A. MTTR = (time of fail) . SHA256 C. Any Time. The last step in a three-factor authentication process. AES256 D. Verifying that a user is authorized to access a computer system.actualtests." .(time of fail) D. C. Providing identity documents to a new user based on approved paperwork.com Ac tua lTe sts . MTTR = (time of fail) / (time of restore) B. MD5 Answer: A Explanation: QUESTION NO: 91 Which of the following is the correct formula for calculating mean time to restore (MTTR)? A.(time of restore) C.

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

Default account C. TFTP D. Users might be using incompatible USB 1. Null session B. SFTP B.com 32 Ac Answer: B Explanation: tua A. C. 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. Users can inadvertently spread viruses. Data stored on the device may be copyrighted. D.0 technology.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.actualtests. WEP C.co m . Back door Answer: D Explanation: "Pass Any Exam. lTe sts Which of the following would be a reason the IT department would disallow the use of USB flash storage devices? . The stored data might be out of date with networked-stored equivalents. B." .www. Weak password D. Any Time.

Any Time. an implicit allow rule.E Explanation: "Pass Any Exam.www. D. Answer: A Explanation: QUESTION NO: 100 Which of the following is the GREATEST security risk posed by removable media? A. Disclosure of cryptographic algorithms B. stateful packet inspection. A. Plug 'n play Answer: B." . Autorun C. C. URL filtering. behavior based heuristics. Mobility E. Disclosure of public keys D.co m 33 .actualtests. Loss of data integrity C.com Ac QUESTION NO: 101 tua lTe sts . 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. Large memory space D. Small size B. Loss of confidential data Answer: D Explanation: Which of the following operating system characteristics allows malware propagation via USB storage devices? (Select TWO).

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

com Ac QUESTION NO: 107 tua Answer: C Explanation: lTe A. Which of the following is MOST likely causing this to appear? A. Vulnerability scanner Answer: B Explanation: Upon opening the browser.actualtests. Any Time. Password crackers D. DMZ Answer: B Explanation: "Pass Any Exam. Port scanner C. a guest user is redirected to the company portal and asked to agree to the acceptable use policy." . VLAN D. NAC C. Flooding the network with all of the log information B.www. NAT B. Too many available log aggregation tools sts .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. Too much information to review D.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 . Lack of support for standardized log review tools C. Protocol analyzer B.

SMTP open relays C. SSH Answer: D Explanation: "Pass Any Exam.com Ac QUESTION NO: 110 tua Answer: C Explanation: lTe A. Botnets D. Viruses D.www." . Any Time. Trojan C. Logic bombs sts .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 . FTP D.actualtests.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. TFTP B. Adware B. Logic bombs Answer: B Explanation: When establishing a connection between two IP based routers. which of the following protocols is the MOST secure? A. Input validation errors B. HTTPS C.

co Which of the following access control technologies provides a rolling password for one-time use? m QUESTION NO: 112 37 .actualtests. PIV card . Multifactor authentication D. DES D." . RSA tokens B. SHA-1 C.com Ac tua lTe sts A.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. AES C.www. ACL C. RC5 B. MD5 Answer: D Explanation: QUESTION NO: 114 "Pass Any Exam. Any Time. LANMAN D. 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. MD5 B.

Any Time.com 38 Ac tua lTe Answer: C Explanation: sts . which manipulated some of the user's files. C. Try guessing passwords slow enough to reset the bad count interval. QUESTION NO: 116 A user reports that each time they attempt to go to a legitimate website." . Which of the following files on the user's system would need to be checked for unauthorized changes? A. Hosts Answer: D Explanation: QUESTION NO: 117 "Pass Any Exam. Try only real dictionary words. WEP B. WPA Answer: A Explanation: QUESTION NO: 115 An administrator wants to crack passwords on a server with an account lockout policy. TKIP C. Try guessing passwords with brute force.co m . Copy the password file offline and perform the attack on it. SSH D.www. Services D. LMhosts C. they are sent to an inappropriate website. SAM B.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. The security administrator suspects the user may have malware on the computer. D.actualtests. B. Which of the following would allow this without locking accounts? 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 current IP scheme needs to be subnetted. The NAT needs to be re-configured to allow the remote location. B. VLANs need to be added on the switch but not the router. This remote site will also have traffic completely separated from all other traffic. Botnet C.actualtests. D. DNS caching on the client machines C. The new location will be connected by a serial interface. Trojan B. Worm D. A heuristic firewall B. A pushed update modifying users' local host file D. off the main router.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 design elements will need to be implemented to accommodate the new location? A.co m 39 . The switch needs to be virtualized and a new DMZ needs to be created Answer: C Explanation: "Pass Any Exam.www.com Ac tua lTe sts . Which of the following would MOST likely be implemented? A. Virus Answer: A Explanation: QUESTION NO: 119 The security administrator needs to make a change in the network to accommodate a new remote location. C. Any Time." . through a commercial circuit.

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

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

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

CompTIA SY0-201: Practice Exam A. Pop-up blocker B. Answer: D Explanation: QUESTION NO: 131 A. 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.actualtests. D. Security testers have clear and written authorization to conduct vulnerability scans. 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. C.www." . Security testers are trying to document vulnerabilities without impacting network operations. B.com Ac tua Which of the following should a technician deploy to detect malicious changes to the system and configuration? lTe sts . Recover old private keys C.co m 43 . Exchange private keys with each other B. File integrity checker C. Any Time. Anti-spyware D. Network users have permissions allowing access to network devices with security weaknesses. Security testers have clear and written authorization to conduct penetration testing.

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

HIDS Answer: B Explanation: QUESTION NO: 136 Which of the following is the primary concern of governments in terms of data security? A. Any Time. Hotfixes C.CompTIA SY0-201: Practice Exam A. Group policies B.actualtests. NIDS B." .com Ac A.co m 45 . Patch C. 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. Cost D. Integrity B. Configuration baselines 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 .www. Availability C.

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

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

CompTIA SY0-201: Practice Exam C.com 48 Ac A. but the user gets an SSL warning that the SSL certificate is invalid as it is signed by an unknown authority. 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. 3DES D. Which of the following has occurred? lTe sts . The URL is correct and the website is displayed in the browser. Anyone who connects receives the key C.www." . Domain name kiting B. Man-in-the-middle attack tua A user visits their normal banking website. Replay attack D. Any Time. DNS query from a source outside the organization "Pass Any Exam. The key is not shared and remains on the server B. 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.co m .actualtests. Privilege escalation C. Only users from configured IP addresses received the key D. Which of the following entries MOST warrants further investigation? A.

www. 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. B. "Pass Any Exam. Input validation D. Any Time. Zone transfer to a source inside the organization D. HIDS.com 49 Ac tua lTe sts . firewall. C. B. risk mitigation. Domain name kiting B.actualtests. C. chain of custody. honeypot. Answer: B Explanation: QUESTION NO: 149 Which of the following can be implemented as an OS hardening practice to mitigate risk? A. D.co m . data handling. DNS query from a source inside the organization 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.CompTIA SY0-201: Practice Exam B." . NIPS.

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

www.co m . Hardware firewall C.CompTIA SY0-201: Practice Exam B. Risk = threat x vulnerability x cost of asset D. Backup policy D. 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. B.actualtests. NIDS Answer: C Explanation: Which of the following is the correct risk assessment equation? A. Which of the following could be deployed to BEST provide this information? A. 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." .com 58 Ac tua lTe QUESTION NO: 176 sts . Rogue access points are hard to find and remove from the network. Any Time. Software firewall B. Risk = exploit x number of systems x cost of asset B. HIDS D. Rogue access points can scan the company's wireless networks and find other unencrypted and rouge access points "Pass Any Exam. Risk = infections x number of days infected x cost of asset C. Retention policy C.

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

which of the following techniques should be employed to assess overall security? A." .actualtests. 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. Protocol analyzer B. Vulnerability assessment tool lTe Which of the following devices hooks into a LAN and captures traffic? sts . Vulnerability scanning C. Warm site C. Hot site B. IT operations can be migrated? A. User interviews D. Penetration testing B. Mobile site D.CompTIA SY0-201: Practice Exam D. Any Time. Protocol filter C. Documentation reviews "Pass Any Exam.com 60 Ac tua A.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.www. Penetration testing tool D.

While evaluating the product. XSS C.CompTIA SY0-201: Practice Exam Answer: B Explanation: QUESTION NO: 184 Which of the following would MOST likely contain a <SCRIPT> tag? A. Which of the following assessment types should the security administrator also take into consideration while evaluating this product? A. DOS D.actualtests. Rouge access points B. 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. The security administrator has been asked to review its security implications.www." . various vulnerability scans were performed.com 61 Ac tua lTe sts . 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.co m . Any Time. Threat assessment B. Vampire taps C. Port scanning D. Cookies B. Vulnerability assessment "Pass Any Exam. It was determined that the product is not a threat but has the potential to introduce additional vulnerabilities.

com 62 Ac tua lTe sts . Port scanner D. 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." . HIDS Answer: B Explanation: QUESTION NO: 188 Which of the following is a major risk associated with cloud computing? A.actualtests. NIDS C. Code assessment D. Input validation B. Any Time.www.co m .CompTIA SY0-201: Practice Exam C. To report on the performance of the system C. To scan for vulnerabilities "Pass Any Exam. 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. Loss of physical control over data B. To analyze packets and frames B. Increased complexity of qualitative risk assessments C. Smaller attack surface D.

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

Chain of custody D. 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." . Group policies C. NAT B. Schemes B.actualtests. Any Time.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. Password policies D.com Ac tua lTe sts . Intelligence about external threats C. Storage locations C. Faster alerting to internal compromises B. Prevention of malicious traffic Answer: B Explanation: Which of the following is an important part of disaster recovery training? A. Protection of the external firewall interface D.co QUESTION NO: 194 m 64 .www. ACLs Answer: D Explanation: "Pass Any Exam.

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

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

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

HVAC B. Patch management D. Turing Answer: A Explanation: Which of the following control systems is used to maintain proper environmental conditions in a datacenter? A." . Any Time. CCTV D. Firewall definitions C.actualtests. Block B. Virus definitions Answer: C Explanation: QUESTION NO: 206 Which of the following cipher types is used by AES? A.com Ac QUESTION NO: 207 tua lTe sts . Fourier C.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. Bollards C.www. Stream D. Encryption protocols B. Mantrap Answer: A Explanation: "Pass Any Exam.co m 68 .

actualtests. B. The user has a Bluetooth enabled laptop.11n capable interface connects and disconnects frequently to an access point that was recently installed. SQL injection Answer: B Explanation: QUESTION NO: 209 QUESTION NO: 210 Which of the following facilitates computing for heavily utilized systems and networks? A. lTe sts A user reports that their 802. Any Time. The new access point was mis-configured and is interfering with another nearby access point.www. C. Application patch management D.co m 69 . Remote access B. D. The attacker that breached the nearby company is in the parking lot implementing a war driving attack." .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. Telephony Answer: C "Pass Any Exam. OS hardening C. A company in the next building had their wireless network breached last month.com Ac Answer: C Explanation: tua A. Another user's Bluetooth device is causing interference with the Bluetooth on the laptop. Which of the following is MOST likely missing from the operational procedures? A. An attacker inside the company is performing a bluejacking attack on the user's laptop. VPN concentrator D. Which of the following is MOST likely causing the disconnections? . Provider cloud C. Application hardening B.

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

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. Any Time. Vishing D. Tailgating C." .www.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. Escalation D. 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. User rights D. Shoulder surfing B.com Ac tua lTe sts . Firewall logs C. Incident management "Pass Any Exam. Bluesnarfing C. NIDS configuration B. Whaling B.actualtests.co m Answer: A Explanation: 71 .

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

Any Time. Require a PIV card B. On-site clustering D. D. Which of the following is MOST likely the issue? ." . 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. The PCs are being used in a botnet lTe sts Several PCs are running extremely slow all of a sudden. Virtualization Answer: A "Pass Any Exam.co QUESTION NO: 221 m 73 . A man-in-the-middle attack is taking place. C. Utilize time of day restrictions C.com Ac Answer: D Explanation: tua A. Implement implicit deny D. The PCs have downloaded adware.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.www.actualtests. 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. RAID 5 on-site backup C. The security administrator observes that all of the PCs are attempting to open a large number of connections to the same destination. Off-site backup B. A logic bomb has been installed by the former employee B.

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Restricted group C.CompTIA SY0-201: Practice Exam project team. Security Answer: C Explanation: QUESTION NO: 251 Which of the following is an example of data obfuscation within a data stream? A. Default power users B. Rootkit D. Steganography C. 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. Cryptography B.actualtests. Distribution D. 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. Any Time. Virus C. Hashing D." .www. Spyware B.co m 83 . Which of the following group types would need to be created? A.com Ac tua lTe sts .

Network mapping software C. Authorization D. Network intrusion detection software B.co m 84 .actualtests. Any Time. Vulnerability assessment D.CompTIA SY0-201: Practice Exam A. 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. Separation of duties B." . Virealization B.www.com Ac tua An application programmer at a company conducts security assessments and reports findings to senior management. Port scanner D. Which of the following principles does this scenario violate? lTe sts . Non-repudiation C. Protocol analyzers Answer: B Explanation: QUESTION NO: 255 A. 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. Job rotation C.

Smartcard B. War driving D.com 85 Ac A. Cables C. RFID badge D." . Bluesnarfing Answer: B Explanation: QUESTION NO: 257 Which of the following has the capability to perform onboard cryptographic functions? A. Bluejacking C. 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.actualtests. Any Time.www. VLANs D. Proper WAP placement "Pass Any Exam. Networks B. ACL C. 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 .CompTIA SY0-201: Practice Exam A.co m . Impersonation B.

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

Any Time. 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. John the Ripper D. B. The CA stores the user's hash value for safekeeping.actualtests.www. Maintain configuration baseline B. 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. The root CA is the recovery agent used to encrypt data when a user's certificate is lost. The CA is the trusted root that issues certificates.CompTIA SY0-201: Practice Exam B. Trojan C. Spam D.co m . C. Implement OS hardening "Pass Any Exam. D. Nessus Answer: C Explanation: QUESTION NO: 263 Which of the following defines the role of a root certificate authority (CA) in PKI? A. SNORT C. Virus B." .com 87 Ac tua lTe sts .

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

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

www." . clinical and operations groups. HVAC D. 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. Any Time. Different security templates D.com Ac tua lTe sts . Physical access control B.actualtests. clinical and operations groups to the auditors group D. Service pack installation B. Create an auditors group and add each of the accounting. 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. Video surveillance C. C.co m 90 .CompTIA SY0-201: Practice Exam individually. Patch management C. Create an auditors group and add the group to each of the accounting. Packet sniffer Answer: C Explanation: QUESTION NO: 274 Which of the following situations applies to disaster recovery exercises? "Pass Any Exam.

www. B. Answer: D Explanation: QUESTION NO: 275 The administrator needs to require all users to use complex passwords. Risk avoidance B. Post a memo detailing the requirement of the new password complexity requirements Answer: B Explanation: QUESTION NO: 276 A. Set a local password policy on each workstation and server B. Set a domain password policy C. Risk transfer C.CompTIA SY0-201: Practice Exam A. Which of the following would be the BEST way to do this? A.actualtests. Set a group policy to force password changes D. D.co m 91 . C. Vulnerability scans should be performed 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. 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. Separation of duties should be implemented after each exercise. Procedures should be updated after each exercise. Risk retention D." .

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

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

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

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

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

actualtests.www. USB drives D. Firewall D. CRL D. Solid state drives B. HIDS Answer: C Explanation: "Pass Any Exam.co m . NAS Answer: C Explanation: QUESTION NO: 294 Which of the following allows a systems administrator to regain lost keys within a PKI? A. Any Time. Proxy server B. NIDS C.com 97 Ac tua lTe sts . Which of the following should an administrator use to prevent an attack on that service from outside the network? A. Asymmetric keys Answer: A Explanation: QUESTION NO: 295 A vulnerable service is required between two systems on a network. Recovery agent B. Cell phone cameras C. One time pad C." .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.

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

FTP B. Any Time.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. Explicit allow "Pass Any Exam. SNMP D. Redundancy C. Humidity controls E.www. Least privilege B. Single sign-on C.com 99 Ac A. EMI shielding B. 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.actualtests. IP printing Answer: C Explanation: QUESTION NO: 300 Answer: C.CompTIA SY0-201: Practice Exam D. Video monitoring D." . Load balancing tua lTe Environmental monitoring includes which of the following? (Select TWO] sts . Spooler C.co m .

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

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Cold site B.www.com 106 Ac tua lTe sts .co m . NAT B. 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. Any Time. VLAN Answer: A Explanation: "Pass Any Exam. Off site C. DES B. AES C.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. PGP D." . 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. NAC C.actualtests. NDS D. Hot site D.

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

B. Users creating new accounts with full control to the files. Patches D. 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. Protocol analysis sts A security administrator needs to determine if an assistant's workstation is sending out corporate information.www. Users remotely connecting from their workstation with administrator privileges. C. Which of the following should the administrator investigate FIRST? A. Performance baselining D.co QUESTION NO: 327 m 108 . Systems monitoring B. Any Time. Answer: B "Pass Any Exam." . Users installing worms under their own accounts to mine data.actualtests. Users escalating their privileges using an administrator account. D. Hotfixes C. Which of the following must they install to complete this task? A. Performance monitoring C. Which of the following could be used to review the assistant's network traffic? .com Ac tua lTe A. HIDS B.

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

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Implicit deny B. SaaS D. so they can perform a background check.CompTIA SY0-201: Practice Exam QUESTION NO: 338 An email server appears to be running with an increased load. Any Time. Signature line Answer: C Explanation: "Pass Any Exam. Level of importance B. Systems monitor C. Which of the following should be used to send the information to the security office? A." . Protocol analyzer D. laaS .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.actualtests. Performance baselines B.www. 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. Encryption D. Subnetting C. Which of the following can be used to compare historical performance? A.

A public key C.co Which of the following is reversible when encrypting data? m QUESTION NO: 342 113 . Tokens Answer: A Explanation: QUESTION NO: 344 "Pass Any Exam.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.www. MAC C. A hashing algorithm D. One-time passwords D. A symmetric key . NAT B. Any Time.com Ac tua lTe sts A. A private key B. HIDS C. PIV B.actualtests." . HIPS D. NIPS Answer: C Explanation: Answer: D Explanation: QUESTION NO: 343 Which of the following is an example of a smart card? A.

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" . Directly from the point of the antenna.co m 115 .www. Tripwire Answer: A Explanation: QUESTION NO: 349 A. Side to side. System File Checker (SFC) D. perpendicular to the floor C. Any Time. SELinux B. Rogue access point D. parallel with the floor D. War chalking Answer: B Explanation: QUESTION NO: 350 "Pass Any Exam. Up and down. In a downward direction.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 .actualtests. perpendicular to the floor B.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. 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. vmlinuz C. Evil twin C. War driving B.

Malicious insider B." . Device encryption B. Phishing 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. The backups are differential B. Smurf attack D. Which of the following BEST describes the type of attack? A. The backups are incremental Answer: B Explanation: QUESTION NO: 353 "Pass Any Exam.www.actualtests.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. Screen lock D. Which of the following is the MOST likely cause? A. GPS tracking Answer: B Explanation: QUESTION NO: 351 A user receives an unsolicited email to change their online banking password. Remote wipe C.com 116 Ac tua lTe sts . EMI is affecting backups C. when checking their account balance they notice multiple money transfers to other accounts. Backup contingency plan is out-of-date D.co m . Any Time. Days later. After clicking on the link contained in the email the user enters their banking credentials and changes their password.

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

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

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

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Private key B.www. Clustering C. Network mapper D. Anti-virus scanner C. Redundancy D. Recovery key D. Protocol analyzer B. Any Time. Public key Answer: D Explanation: QUESTION NO: 385 Which of the following tools can execute a ping sweep? A. Symmetric key C. RAID B.com Ac tua lTe sts .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. Virtualization Answer: B Explanation: QUESTION NO: 387 "Pass Any Exam.actualtests.co m 127 . 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." .

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

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

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

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

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

com Ac tua The last company administrator failed to renew the registration for the corporate web site (e.org).g. TCP/IP hijacking C. Video surveillance D.co m 139 . a domain name can deliver profit to the owner even if it yields just pennies per year.actualtests. Man traps B. Spoofing B. Answer: C.www. 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. QUESTION NO: 422 "Pass Any Exam." . 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.comptia. Under this scheme. Any Time. Vulnerability scanners Answer: C Explanation: QUESTION NO: 421 A. This is typical of which of the following? lTe sts . https://wrtw.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. Domain name kiting D. Are irritating to the user but the traffic remains encrypted.CompTIA SY0-201: Practice Exam E. Chain of custody C.

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

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

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

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

Password." . and a hardware PKI token QUESTION NO: 436 Which of the following BEST describes a tool used to encrypt emails in transit? A. Whole disk encryption B. retina scan. Digital signatures D.com 144 Ac Answer: A Explanation: tua lTe sts . S/MIME certificates Answer: D "Pass Any Exam.www. QUESTION NO: 435 Which of the following combinations of items would constitute a valid three factor authentication system? A.co m . retina scan. Any Time. password and a one-time token D.actualtests. Updated antivirus software B.CompTIA SY0-201: Practice Exam QUESTION NO: 434 An administrator is required to keep certain workstations free of malware at all times. 492. Reference: CompTIA Secutiy+ Deluxe Study Guide. PKI smartcard. Fingerprint. Pop-up blockers C. Personal firewall D. Updated anti-spam software Answer: A Explanation: The best initial protection against malicious code is antivirus software. but those workstations need to be able to access any Internet site. p. PIN. and a one-time token B. and a thumbprint C. password. Which of the following solutions would be the BEST choice? A. SSL over VPN C.

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

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

actualtests. Password policy B. Any Time. A logic bomb. Privilege escalation. NTLMv2 D. Web application firewall "Pass Any Exam. Single sign-on C. C. B. A rootkit. Biometric scanning tua Which of the following would be implemented to provide a check and balance against social engineering attacks? lTe QUESTION NO: 444 sts . D." .www. Answer: D Explanation: Answer: C Explanation: QUESTION NO: 445 Which of the following tools would BEST allow a security administrator to view the contents of unencrypted network traffic? A.CompTIA SY0-201: Practice Exam B. NTFS Answer: D Explanation: QUESTION NO: 443 A data entry technician uses an application from the Internet to gain administrative rights on a system.com 147 Ac A. IPSec C. Spyware. Gaining unauthorized domain rights is an example of: A. Separation of duties D.co m .

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

" .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 . Vulnerability scanner B. Logic bomb D. Rainbow table D.www.CompTIA SY0-201: Practice Exam C. Botnet Answer: C Explanation: Logic bombs are programs or snippets of code that execute when a certain predefined event occurs. Account expiration policy C. QUESTION NO: 449 Which of the following would an auditor use to determine if an application is sending credentials in clear text? A. Account lockout policy D.co m . 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. Logic bombs may also be set to go off on a certain date or when a specified set of circumstances occurs. Port scanner Answer: B Explanation: A. Protocol analyzer C. Any Time.actualtests. Password complexity policy B.

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

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

The user does not have Internet access. C." . RADIUS B. No other users are having any problems printing. IPSec needs to be reinstalled on the administrator’s workstation. The printer is not setup up correctly on the server. Any Time. TACACS Answer: C "Pass Any Exam.actualtests. 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. Which of the following is the MOST probable reason the user cannot print? A. The user does not have full access to the file server. The administrator does not have the correct access rights to dial in remotely. B. The user does not have access to the printer. OVAL D.com Ac tua A. D. B. C. D. The administrator needs to be added to the web server’s administration group.co QUESTION NO: 479 m 159 . Certificate authority C. The technician verifies that the user’s computer has network connectivity.www. 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. Which of the following is MOST likely the cause? .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. The VPN concentrator needs to be configured.

Any Time.actualtests. Firewall D. and repository and is meant to standardize information between security tools.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. VLAN B.co m . but every time the security administrator gets on the workstation there is no evidence of the letters.www. Memory forensics C. interpreter. 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. This is an example of which of the following design elements? "Pass Any Exam. QUESTION NO: 481 A security administrator has reports of an employee writing harassing letters on a workstation.com 160 Ac tua lTe sts ." . Which of the following should the administrator implement? A. Which of the following techniques will allow the security administrator to acquire the necessary data? A. Full backup on Sunday and a full backup every day D. Full backup on Sunday and incremental backups every other day C. It consists of a language. Full backup on Sunday and differential backups every other day B. 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.

typing in a credit card number. DMZ B. Shoulder surfing D.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 . Confidentiality Answer: A Explanation: QUESTION NO: 485 A. Authenticity C.www." . "Pass Any Exam.actualtests. They can see you entering a password. Authentication B. Phishing B. Identification D. 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. or entering any other pertinent information. Subnetting C. Any Time. The best defense against this type of attack is simply to survey your environment before entering personal data. VLAN D.co m 161 . Cold calling C.CompTIA SY0-201: Practice Exam A. 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.

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

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

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

co m 165 . Live redundant computers. SSL/TLS B.www. Replace the wireless access point B. Digital signature C. Which of the following encryption methods should they implement to provide the highest level of security? "Pass Any Exam. Change the SSID D. 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. Active network jacks D." .com Ac tua lTe sts .CompTIA SY0-201: Practice Exam 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.actualtests. Which of the following can BEST be completed to mitigate the issue? A. Fully operational equipment and installed network equipment B. Any Time. Enable MAC filtering Answer: D Explanation: QUESTION NO: 497 Which of the following is provided at a cold site? A. Replace the firewall C. network connections and UPS C. Secure SMTP D.

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

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

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

Keep the tapes user accessible.www." . Store backup’s off site. 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. Which of the following would be the BEST way for the director to test the team’s response? A.actualtests. Port scanner C. B. Which of the following would be BEST suited to accomplishing this task? A. Port scan D.com Ac tua lTe sts . Protocol analyzer Answer: A Explanation: QUESTION NO: 509 Which of the following are BEST practices in regards to backup media? (Select TWO). Label the media. C.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. Any Time. E. Answer: D. Vulnerability scanner B. Format tapes annually. A. Penetration test B. Network mapper D.co m 169 . Store tapes near the servers.E Explanation: QUESTION NO: 510 "Pass Any Exam. D. Vulnerability scan C.

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

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

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

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. Wireless access points C. Kiting C. Fiberoptic cable D.co m . Retina scan Answer: A Explanation: Which of the following is a tactic used by malicious domain purchasing organizations? A. Fingerprint recognition C." . Iris scan D. Any Time. DNS D. Coaxial cable B. Voice recognition B.actualtests.CompTIA SY0-201: Practice Exam methods? A. ARP spoofing B.com 173 Ac tua QUESTION NO: 521 lTe sts .www. 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.

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

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

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

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

Available ports B.www.actualtests. "Pass Any Exam. Available IP addresses tua Rainbow tables are primarily used to expose which of the following vulnerabilities? lTe sts . Weak encryption keys C. location. Deny local logon C. Backend file system crash C. A.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. Any Time. Weak passwords D." . Web load balancing D.CompTIA SY0-201: Practice Exam B. Deny file access D.co m .com 178 Ac A. Cross-site scripting E. 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). SQL injection B. Logic bomb Answer: A.

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

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

vulnerability scanners can cause massive network flooding during risk assessments. Shoulder surfing B. War driving . 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.www. B. Tailgating C. Packet sniffing B.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. C. Answer: D Explanation: QUESTION NO: 546 "Pass Any Exam. Impersonation D. D.com 181 Ac tua lTe Answer: B Explanation: sts A.actualtests. Evil twin D. War chalking C. penetration testing actively tests security controls and can cause system instability." . Any Time.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? . penetration testing passively tests policy controls and can identify vulnerabilities. white box penetration testing cannot identify zero day exploits.

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

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

Phishing attacks C. Smurf attacks D. The security administrator is also receiving several alarms from the IDS about suspicious traffic on the network. Which of the following is the MOST likely cause? A." . Data handling D.co m .actualtests. 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. B. "Pass Any Exam. NIPS is blocking activities from those specific websites. Clean desk policy C.www.com 184 Ac tua A. Password behaviors B. Vishing attacks 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.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. NIDS is blocking activities from those specific websites. Which of the following attacks is the security administrator trying to make users aware of in the company? sts . Any Time.

This application can be disabled to prevent any further incidents because it was not necessary for any server functions. The security posture is disabled on the network but remediation must take place before access is given to the visitor on that laptop. Enhanced password complexity Answer: C Explanation: "Pass Any Exam. After investigating the incident. 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. The IDS detected that the visitor’s laptop did not have the right patches and updates so the IDS blocked access to the network. Reviewing centralized logs C. The router is denying all traffic from those sites. D.co m 185 . 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 services D. Any Time. Which of the following could have prevented this incident? A. The visitor is unable to access the Internet or any network resources. The security posture is enabled on the network and remediation must take place before access is given to the visitor on that laptop.www.com Ac tua lTe sts . Which of the following is the MOST likely cause? A. Disabling unnecessary accounts B.actualtests.CompTIA SY0-201: Practice Exam C. 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. C. the administrator determines the attack successfully exploited a vulnerability in IIS. The firewall is blocking web activity." . D.

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

B. MSSQL Answer: A. tua lTe sts . Submit the private key to the CRL.actualtests. TACACS+ B.www. D. Use the recovery agent to revoke the key. Issue a new CA. B." . LDAP E. Any Time. key in escrow. C. 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. Submit the public key to the CRL.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. root certificate. D.CompTIA SY0-201: Practice Exam The recovery agent is used to recover the: A. public key.co m . Answer: A Explanation: QUESTION NO: 562 A. RADIUS D. Kerberos C.C Explanation: QUESTION NO: 563 "Pass Any Exam. private key.

USB encryptor B. Ext2 file system Answer: A Explanation: QUESTION NO: 566 "Pass Any Exam." .com 188 Ac tua lTe Answer: D Explanation: sts A. SQL injection C.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? . Integer overflow B. USB extension cable D. VLAN separation B. if a user connects both ends of a network cable to different switch ports? A.CompTIA SY0-201: Practice Exam Which of the following should a security administrator implement to prevent users from disrupting network connectivity.www. Buffer overflow D. Any Time. Cross-site scripting . Hardware write lock 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. Access control C. Loop protection D.actualtests.

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

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

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

actualtests." .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. Common access card C.www. when used in conjunction with software-based encryption. TFTP B.com 192 Ac tua A. LDAP B. Kerberos D. Biometric authentication "Pass Any Exam. TPM C. Strong password complexity D. Biometrics lTe Which of the following. 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. FTP active C. enhances platform authentication by storing unique RSA keys and providing cryptoprocessing? sts . Any Time. FTP passive D.co m Answer: D Explanation: . Full disk encryption B.

TMP QUESTION NO: 579 Answer: A. Full disk encryption E. Facial recognition scanner D. Biometrics D. Any Time. Brute force attack C.actualtests. HSM C. Cloud computer B. Cross-site forgery B. Cross-site scripting "Pass Any Exam. Trusted platform module B." .www.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.co m Answer: B Explanation: . Hardware security module C. sts .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.com 193 Ac A. Encrypted USB tua lTe Which of the following devices provides storage for RSA or asymmetric keys and may assist in user authentication? (Select TWO).

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

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

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

CompTIA SY0-201: Practice Exam B. Implicit deny C. Passwords D. Biometrics 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. Discretionary Access Control (DAC) "Pass Any Exam. Biometrics C. Any Time. PIV D." . Separation of duties D.actualtests. IP allow any any B. Single Sign-On B.com 197 Ac tua lTe QUESTION NO: 591 sts . 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.www. Time of day restrictions Answer: B Explanation: Which of the following allows a user to have a one-time password? A. SSO C.co m .

Code review D. Determine open ports B. Review honeypot logs D. Mandatory Access Control (MAC) D.com 198 Ac A.CompTIA SY0-201: Practice Exam C. Zero day attack "Pass Any Exam. Design review C. Baseline reporting B. Review baseline reporting C. 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." .www.actualtests. Vulnerability scanning B.co m . Risk calculation tua Which of the following identifies some of the running services on a system? lTe sts . Any Time. 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.

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

com 200 Ac tua lTe sts QUESTION NO: 600 . Anti-spyware Answer: A "Pass Any Exam.www. Hard drive encryption D." . Antivirus C.co m . Pop-up blockers B. Antivirus B. Any Time. Host-based firewalls D. Antivirus C. Cable locks Answer: C Explanation: QUESTION NO: 601 Which of the following software types helps protect against non-malicious but irritating malware? A. GPS tracking B. Cable locks D. GPS tracking C.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.CompTIA SY0-201: Practice Exam Answer: B Explanation: QUESTION NO: 599 Which of the following can be implemented as a physical security control? 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. Armed guard C. Blended systems and data Answer: D Explanation: "Pass Any Exam. Video surveillance B.com 201 Ac tua lTe A. Transport layer security C. 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. Proper lighting D. Input validation D. Removable storage media D.actualtests. CCTV B. Mobile device access C. Any Time. Access list sts Which of the following is a preventative physical security control? .co m .www." .

Any Time.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.com Ac tua lTe A. Password expiration requirements D. Password recovery C. Password complexity requirements C. Password recovery requirements B.www. Password recovery requirements B. Password expiration requirements D." . Password expiration Answer: B Explanation: "Pass Any Exam. 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 requirements C.co m 202 .actualtests. Password length 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 complexity D.

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

Cross-site scripting Answer: D Explanation: Answer: D Explanation: QUESTION NO: 613 Role-based access control is: A.www. XSS sts . user specific.com Ac tua lTe A. Answer: D Explanation: "Pass Any Exam. single sign-on. XSRF D. Phishing B. SQL injection C. Error and exception handling D. job function specific. LDAP injection B. B. D.actualtests.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 . DoS C. C. 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." . multifactor.

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

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

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

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.actualtests. DNSSEC C. USB encryption D. One-time pad Answer: C Explanation: QUESTION NO: 626 "Pass Any Exam. SNMPv3 ." . SNMPv2 D.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. IPv6 B. Hashing algorithm C. Device encryption B. Trusted platform module D. HIDS C. Any Time.www. Common access card B.co Which of the following can be deployed to provide secure tunneling services? m QUESTION NO: 624 .

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

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

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

The user said these charges occurred after a recent phone call to the bank due to an unusual email the user received. the security administrator notices that the phone number on the email does not match the phone number listed on the bank’s website. Any Time. Pharming C. Spear Phishing Answer: A Explanation: QUESTION NO: 636 A. 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.actualtests.com Ac tua During a company’s relocation. Vishing B. Upon calling that number.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. Which of the following attack types is "Pass Any Exam. the technician did reach the exact answering system as the bank and eventually to an actual bank representative. This is an example of which of the following? A. Which of the following attacks is the company vulnerable to without the proper user training and awareness? lTe sts . Phishing C." .co m 212 .www. a security administrator notices that several hard copies of company directories are being thrown away in public dumpsters. Social engineering D. SPIM D. Hoaxes B.

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

Updating the anti-spam application on the laptop C. 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.CompTIA SY0-201: Practice Exam QUESTION NO: 640 A user reports that after a recent business trip. 3DES D. DES B. which of the following is the administrator looking for? A. AES sts The company encryption policy requires all encryption algorithms used on the corporate network to have a key length of 128-bits. Whole disk encryption Answer: A Explanation: "Pass Any Exam.www. SHA C.com Ac tua lTe A. Digital signatures D.co m 214 . Any Time. Chain of custody C. Installing a new pop-up blocker D. Which of the following algorithms would adhere to company policy? . Which of the following will resolve this issue? A.actualtests. Steganography B. Updating the user’s laptop with current antivirus B." .

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

Directly from the point of the antenna.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 . Digital signature C. Open proxies Answer: B. Key escrow D.actualtests. perpendicular to the floor sts . parallel with the floor D. perpendicular to the floor B. Any Time. Antenna placement C. In a downward direction.www. Recovery agent B. parallel to the floor C. Open relays B. A. Up and down." .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. Encryption of wireless traffic D. Side to side.C Explanation: "Pass Any Exam.com Ac tua lTe A. URL filtering E. 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).

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

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

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. Mandatory Access Control (MAC) C. Transport encryption D. Web security gateway "Pass Any Exam.com 219 Ac tua A.actualtests.co m Answer: B Explanation: . VPN concentrator D. 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. D. B." . Steganography B. Any Time. The intermediate CA was taken offline. The CA is not in the browser’s root authority list. Software based firewall B.www. The certificate has expired and was not renewed. Which of the following BEST achieves this requirement? A. Which of the following BEST describes this security type? sts . The CA is not in the default CRL. Quantum cryptography C. C. 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.

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

TFTP Answer: A. 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.actualtests. Anti-spam software D. HTTP F.D Explanation: QUESTION NO: 661 A user is no longer able to transfer files to the FTP server. Which of the following should the security administrator check? A. The security administrator has verified the ports are open on the network firewall. HTTPS C. HTTP B.B. Any Time. Anti-virus software B.www. NIDS Answer: B Explanation: QUESTION NO: 662 Which of the following can be used to help prevent man-in-the-middle attacks? A. SFTP D." .CompTIA SY0-201: Practice Exam E. Password complexity "Pass Any Exam. ACLs C.com 221 Ac tua lTe sts .co m .

Lockout D. Expiration C. Any Time. Recovery B.actualtests.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. Username lockout C.www. File encryption strength D. HSM device "Pass Any Exam. Disablement Answer: C Explanation: QUESTION NO: 665 A. Expiration B. Complexity Answer: A Explanation: QUESTION NO: 666 Which of the following should be used to help prevent device theft of unused assets? A. Disablement 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 . Lockout D.CompTIA SY0-201: Practice Exam B.

com Ac tua lTe sts ." . Any Time.CompTIA SY0-201: Practice Exam B. 110 D. 21 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. Locking cabinet C. Deterrence D. 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. 25 C. Device encryption D. Mitigation B. Acceptance C.co m 223 . 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.actualtests.www.

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. IV attack detection D. Which of the following would BEST prevent the malicious insider from accessing the client records? "Pass Any Exam.www.com 224 Ac tua lTe sts ." .co m . Anomaly based detection B. 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. Video monitoring D. Any Time. 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. HVAC B. Behavior based detection C. Humidity controls C. Cable lock D. Whole disk encryption B. This is an example of which of the following? A.CompTIA SY0-201: Practice Exam A.actualtests. Screen lock C.

Explicitly include security gates during the SDLC D. Third-party black box testing of the completed application before it goes live C. Computer name Answer: C Explanation: QUESTION NO: 674 A. a malicious insider was stealing data using a personal laptop while connected by VPN. File and folder encryption Answer: D Explanation: QUESTION NO: 673 Based on logs from file servers. and IDS. IP address B.CompTIA SY0-201: Practice Exam A. 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.www. Portable media encryption D. Cloud computing B.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 . Third-party white box testing of the completed application before it goes live B. Which of the following would BEST be used to identify the specific computer used by the insider? A." . The affected company wants access to the laptop to determine loss.co m . Separation of duties C.actualtests. remote access systems. MAC address D. but the insider’s lawyer insists the laptop cannot be identified. User profiles C. Any Time.

Fuzzing C. Non-repudiation C.www. XSS D. Transmission speed D. 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. XSRF C. SQL injection B. Confidentiality B.com 226 Ac tua lTe sts .co m . Buffer overflow B. Any Time. 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.CompTIA SY0-201: Practice Exam the web browser’s cache? A." . Transport encryption Answer: B Explanation: QUESTION NO: 678 "Pass Any Exam.actualtests. Which of the following is responsible for this information disclosure? A.

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

www. 25 or more alpha-numeric characters C. numbers. and special characters B. Sequential alpha-numeric patterns Answer: A Explanation: QUESTION NO: 684 "Pass Any Exam. LDAP D." .co m Which of the following attacks is manifested as an embedded HTML image object or JavaScript image tag in an email? 228 . Kerberos Answer: C Explanation: QUESTION NO: 682 QUESTION NO: 683 Which of the following increases the key space of a password the MOST? A.CompTIA SY0-201: Practice Exam Which of the following authentication methods is typical among corporate environments to authenticate a list of employees? A. Cross-site request forgery D. Two-factor authentication D. Cross-site scripting . ACLs C. Any Time.com Ac tua lTe Answer: D Explanation: sts A. Letters. Exception handling B. Twofish B. 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. B." . To avoid passwords and sensitive data from being unsecured C.actualtests.www. TFPT C. To guarantee that users comply with local laws and regulations Answer: B Explanation: "Pass Any Exam. The users can unintentionally post sensitive company information. The data traffic can cause system strain and can overwhelm the firewall rule sets.CompTIA SY0-201: Practice Exam Which of the following file transfer protocols is an extension of SSH? A. C. FTP B. To verify that users are utilizing data storage resources D. The users’ work productivity decreases greatly. D.com Ac tua QUESTION NO: 686 lTe sts . Any Time. Answer: D Explanation: Which of the following describes the importance of enacting and maintaining a clean desk policy? A. The proxy server needs to be specially configured for all social networking sites. To ensure that data is kept on encrypted network shares B. SFTP D.co m 229 .

The intention for the forum is to integrate into an existing online bookstore in order to boost sales. Low confidentiality. high integrity. SSL C. low availability C. High confidentiality. low integrity. high availability D. medium to high integrity. BIOS B. high integrity. Any Time. IPSec B. Rootkit Answer: C "Pass Any Exam." . Which of the following BEST represents the expected level of confidentiality.co m Answer: D Explanation: 230 . ICMP D. High 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. low availability B.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.www. RAM D.actualtests. medium availability Which of the following protocols implements security at the lowest OSI layer? A. Slack space C. Low confidentiality.com Ac tua lTe sts QUESTION NO: 688 . integrity. and availability needed for the forum content that has been contributed by users? A.

PKI D.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.actualtests. Business impact analysis B. Hashing C. BIA D. Any Time. SLA B. ACL Answer: B Explanation: "Pass Any Exam. Disaster recovery planning D. Annual test C.co m ." .www. Encryption B. Review audit logs Answer: B Explanation: QUESTION NO: 692 Which of the following provides integrity verification when storing data? A. NIST Answer: C Explanation: QUESTION NO: 691 Which of the following is a method for validating a BCP? A. DRP C.com 231 Ac tua lTe sts .

Any Time.www. CCMP D.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.actualtests. Security procedures review Answer: C Explanation: "Pass Any Exam. WPA B." . Packet analysis D. Rogue APs B. War driving C. Business impact analysis D.com Ac tua lTe A. TKIP C. Application performance monitoring B. 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. WEP sts Which of the following is the MOST secure wireless protocol? . Utilities cost analysis C.co m 232 .

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

com 234 Ac tua lTe A. Bluesnarfing D. NetBIOS C.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.co m .actualtests." . ICMP D. Bluejacking C. Forensic analysis Answer: C Explanation: "Pass Any Exam. Incident management B.www. Server clustering C. SMTP sts Which of the following protocols would an administrator MOST likely use to monitor the parameters of network devices? . Change management D. Smurf attack B. Any Time. 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.

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

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

Confidentiality Answer: D Explanation: "Pass Any Exam. Change management B. Job Description Answer: A Explanation: QUESTION NO: 710 Which of the following concepts ensures that the data is only viewable to authorized users? A. Audit Logs D. 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. Routine audits of system logs D. Any Time. Integrity D.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. Availability B. Acceptable Use Policy B. Separation of Duties C.actualtests." . Incident management C.com 237 Ac tua lTe sts .www.co m . Biometrics C.

com Ac Answer: D Explanation: tua A. Business continuity testing C. Redundancy C. Confidentiality D. Due to a recent disaster.www. Continuity of day to day operations B. Disaster recovery D. a hot site and a cold site.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. Succession planning "Pass Any Exam. 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.actualtests. Location that meets power and connectivity requirements lTe sts A security administrator is in charge of a datacenter. Which of the following does the administrator need to ensure is in place for a cold site? .co m 238 . Location near the datacenter that meets power requirements D. the administrator needs to ensure that their cold site is ready to go in case of a disaster." . Integrity B. Location with duplicate systems found in the datacenter C. Location with all required equipment loaded with all current patches and updates B. Any Time.

Identify lack of security controls C.actualtests.com 239 Ac tua A. PPP D. LEAP B. MSCHAPv1 lTe Which of the following is used in conjunction with PEAP to provide mutual authentication between peers? sts .11n D. CCMP "Pass Any Exam. Ability to gain administrative access to various systems B. 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. Which of the following MUST be configured? A." . Any Time. MSCHAPv2 C. 802. Exploit vulnerabilities D.www. WPA B.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.co m Answer: B Explanation: . TKIP C.

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

Cold site C.www. WPA with TKIP QUESTION NO: 721 Which of the following is the MOST secure method of utilizing FTP? A. 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 .1x B." . Any Time. FTP passive C. Hot site "Pass Any Exam.actualtests. Warm site D. which of the following provides the MOST secure method of both encryption and authorization? A. WEP with 802.11n network. Cluster B.co m Answer: B Explanation: 241 . WPA2-PSK D. FTP active B. SCP D. WPA Enterprise C.CompTIA SY0-201: Practice Exam Answer: B Explanation: QUESTION NO: 720 In an 802.

Any Time. Dumpster diving D.com 242 Ac tua A.actualtests.www. Tailgating C. Shoulder surfing C. an administrator finds a suspicious system-level kernel module which modifies file system operations.co m Answer: D Explanation: . Virus C.CompTIA SY0-201: Practice Exam Answer: C Explanation: QUESTION NO: 723 Upon investigation." . This is an example of which of the following? A. Whaling B. Logic bomb D. Shoulder surfing "Pass Any Exam. 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. War driving lTe Which of the following is an example of obtaining unauthorized information by means of casual observation? sts . Trojan B. Impersonation D. Evil twin B.

DMZ lTe Which of the following would be implemented to allow access to services while segmenting access to the internal network? sts .com 243 Ac tua A. 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.www. IPSec B. Firewall D. and authorization is the MOST secure by default? A.CompTIA SY0-201: Practice Exam Answer: B Explanation: QUESTION NO: 726 Which of the following methods of access. RADIUS D. TACACS C. authentication.co m Answer: A Explanation: ." .actualtests. Malware inspection "Pass Any Exam. Any Time. VPN C. Kerberos B. NAT D. IDS C.

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. VLAN B.actualtests. Transport encryption C.com 244 Ac tua lTe sts QUESTION NO: 730 .co m ." . Protocol analyzers C. Implicit deny D.www. VLAN management B. NIPS Answer: D Explanation: "Pass Any Exam. Any Time. Cloud computing D. Flood guards C. Sniffers D. NIDS B. Firewall rules Answer: D Explanation: Which of the following prevents numerous SYN packets from being accepted by a device? A.

IPv4 D.com Ac tua lTe A.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. Any Time. HTTPS B. Identify user habits B. Capture system image D.co m 245 ." . Take a device system image B. Interview witnesses sts Which of the following should be performed before a hard drive is analyzed with forensics tools? . Disconnect system from network C.actualtests. Chain of custody Answer: D Explanation: "Pass Any Exam. Track man hours and incident expense D. Review network traffic and logs C. SSH 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.www.

" . Tailgating techniques sts Which of the following will teach employees about malicious attempts from an attacker to obtain bank account information? . Software firewall D. Load balancer C. Zero day exploits D. Password complexity requirements B.com Ac tua lTe A.co m 246 . Any Time. Personally identifiable information B. Phishing techniques C.actualtests.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. 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. Phishing attacks C. Protocol analyzer B. Handling PII D. Gateway Answer: A Explanation: "Pass Any Exam.www.

69 C.actualtests. an Internet proxy. 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. D. 22 B. 80 D. URL filter C. by default? A. Load balancer B. content inspection. 443 Answer: A Explanation: "Pass Any Exam.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.com Ac tua lTe sts .co m 247 . Any Time. URL filtering. C. VPN concentrator D." .www. B. Answer: D Explanation: QUESTION NO: 740 Which of the following port numbers is used for SCP.

com Ac tua lTe A. C. 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. the same key on each end of the transmission medium. different keys on both ends of the transport medium.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 .CompTIA SY0-201: Practice Exam QUESTION NO: 741 A technician needs to allow seven specific users connection to a new access point.actualtests.www. Answer: D Explanation: "Pass Any Exam. Enable MAC filtering B. Adjust antenna placement D. Which of the following should be performed to achieve this action? A. bulk encryption for data transmission over fiber. multiple keys for non-repudiation of bulk data. Blowfish B. PGP/GPG C. Any Time." . D. PKI sts . Disable SSID broadcast C. B. One-time pads D.

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

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

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

Fail open Answer: C "Pass Any Exam. HIDS B. 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. NIPS D. Remove single points of failure C. Fail closed D.co m .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." . Risk management D. Any Time. Fail danger B. Proxy server C.actualtests.com 252 Ac tua lTe sts .www. Succession planning B. 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.

Physical memory B. 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. User documentation D.actualtests. NIDS C.com Ac tua Answer: B Explanation: lTe A. Software firewall C. Antivirus D. Security group sts . Domain C.www. Any Time. HIDS Answer: C Explanation: "Pass Any Exam. NIPS D.co Which of the following is the primary location where global policies are implemented in an organization? m 253 ." .CompTIA SY0-201: Practice Exam Explanation: QUESTION NO: 756 Which of the following can restrict a computer from receiving network traffic? A. HIPS B. HIDS B.

HIDS D.actualtests. 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.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. Remote monitoring C.com 254 Ac tua lTe A. Employee B "Pass Any Exam.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 . Creating honeypots D. Honeypot B." . ID badge and smartcard sts . War driving Answer: D Explanation: QUESTION NO: 762 Employee A sends employee B an encrypted message along with a digital signature. Fingerprint scan and password B. Fingerprint and retina scan C. by preventing the transmission of malicious packets from known attacking sources? A. Any Time.www. Enter two different passwords D. Firewall C. or network segment. IPS B.

D. Reducing the time from vulnerability discovery to patch deployment." . Reducing the cost to recover from a security incident. Both are based on job title but rule based provides greater user flexibility. Use employee as private key to verify the digital signature. Reducing the chances that a threat will exploit a vulnerability.com Ac tua lTe sts . C. C. One is based on job function and the other on a set of approved instructions. 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. D.actualtests. C. 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. Any Time.www. B. B. D. Use employee Bs private key to unencrypted the message. Reducing the work associated with patch management. Use employee as public key to verify the digital signature.co m 255 . Both are based on local legal regulations but role based provides greater security. Use employee Bs public key to unencrypted the message. Answer: D Explanation: QUESTION NO: 763 Which of the following BEST describes the purpose of risk mitigation? A. One is based on identity and the other on authentication. Which of the following will employee B do to verify the source of the message? A. B.CompTIA SY0-201: Practice Exam wants to make sure that the message is truly from employee A.

Behavior-based "Pass Any Exam. Ensures that all private keys are publicly accessible to PKI users B. Provides a system for recovering encrypted data even if the users lose private keys C. Router B. Provides a system for recovering encrypted data when public keys are corrupted D.com 256 Ac tua lTe QUESTION NO: 767 sts . 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.www.actualtests. Vampire tap C. Which of the following BEST describes this configuration? A. This is an example of which of the following? A. 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. Least privilege D. Any Time. 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.CompTIA SY0-201: Practice Exam A. Implicit deny B. Firewall D." .co m .

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

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

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

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

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

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

co m Which of the following is a transmission encryption that is generally regarded as weak? 263 . 21 B. there have been an increased amount of failed remote desktop login attempts from an external IP address. 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. SSL D. VM escape C. PGP C.com Ac tua QUESTION NO: 789 lTe Answer: D Explanation: sts A.CompTIA SY0-201: Practice Exam In the past several weeks. VM hypervisor D.actualtests. AES256 B. 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 . 25 C. Any Time. Which of the following ports should the administrator change from its default to control this? A." .www. 3389 D. VM cluster B.

The technician is unable to remotely control the computer and realizes that they no longer have administrative rights to that workstation. Protocol analyzer B. TACACS Answer: B Explanation: QUESTION NO: 791 A user reports that their system is slow and reboots on its own. Deleting the cookies "Pass Any Exam. Port scanner D.com Ac A. Which of the following could be used to assess the security of the archive? lTe sts . Firewall D.www. Password cracker B.co m 264 . Vulnerability scanner C. 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.CompTIA SY0-201: Practice Exam A. 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. DDoS C.actualtests. Any Time. Port scanner C." . Shoulder surfing B. Spam B. Which of the following is MOST likely the cause? A.

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

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

IPSec C.www. Translates between private addresses and public addresses Answer: A Explanation: QUESTION NO: 801 Answer: D Explanation: QUESTION NO: 802 Which of the following can assess threats in non-encrypted traffic? A.com Ac tua lTe sts A. Proxy server C. Provides access based on predetermined characteristics B. Translates between DHCP requests and IP addresses D.CompTIA SY0-201: Practice Exam QUESTION NO: 800 Which of the following BEST describes NAC? A. Provides access based on ARP requests C. Internet content filter B.actualtests. NTFS ." . NTLMv2 D.co Which of the following will allow a technician to restrict access to one folder within a shared folder? m 267 . Firewall Answer: C Explanation: QUESTION NO: 803 "Pass Any Exam. NTLM B. NIDS D. Any Time.

co m Which of the following BEST describes the use of geographically distinct nodes to flood a site or sites with an overwhelming volume of network traffic? . B. Protocol analyzer Answer: A Explanation: QUESTION NO: 806 An administrator believes a user has more access to a financial application than they should. implicit deny. single sign on. Replay D. Which of the following would be BEST suited to accomplish this task? tua lTe Answer: D Explanation: sts A. This is an example of: A.actualtests. Port scanner C. Spoofing B. DoS C. separation of duties." . Network mapper D. Any Time.com 268 Ac The security administrator wants to know if a new device has any known issues with its available applications.www.CompTIA SY0-201: Practice Exam A network administrator was recently promoted from their former position as a server administrator and now can no longer log on to servers they previously supported. D. Answer: C Explanation: QUESTION NO: 804 QUESTION NO: 805 A. job rotation. C. DDoS . Which of the following policies would this MOST likely violate? "Pass Any Exam. Vulnerability scanner B.

Storage and retention Answer: C Explanation: QUESTION NO: 807 Which of the following is the BEST course of action to ensure an email server is not an open relay? A. Bandwidth utilization increases around the time that a popular radio show is broadcast. D. Implement time of day restrictions tua An administrator is having difficulty getting staff to adhere to group policy directives regarding streaming audio. Require authentication for all inbound SMTP traffic.actualtests. Require authentication for all inbound and outbound SMTP traffic. Require authentication for all outbound SMTP traffic. Enforce group policy B. C. Block all inbound traffic on SMTP port 25.co m 269 . Private Key "Pass Any Exam.CompTIA SY0-201: Practice Exam A.com Ac A. User rights assignment D. Deploy content filters D. Change the password policy C. Any Time. Which of the following is the BEST solution to implement? lTe QUESTION NO: 808 sts . Server configuration policy C." . Answer: A Explanation: Answer: C Explanation: QUESTION NO: 809 Which of the following is used to encrypt the data sent from the server to the browser in an SSL session? A. Group policy B.www. B.

Public key C. Bluesnarfing involves sending unsolicited messages to a phone while bluejacking involves accessing the phone data. Asymmetric encryption D. VPN C. B.www. Biometric reader B. RDP D." . C. m . Symmetric encryption Answer: D Explanation: QUESTION NO: 810 Which of the following is the MAIN difference between bluejacking and bluesnarfing? QUESTION NO: 811 Which of the following centralizes authentication on a wireless network? A. D. CHAP Answer: A Explanation: QUESTION NO: 812 Which of the following ensures that an employee cannot continue carrying out fraudulent activities? A. Bluejacking involves some social engineering while bluesnarfing does not. Two-factor authentication "Pass Any Exam.co A. RADIUS B. Bluesnarfing can be done from a greater distance than bluejacking.actualtests. Any Time.CompTIA SY0-201: Practice Exam B. Bluejacking involves sending unsolicited messages to a phone while bluesnarfing involves accessing the phone data.com 270 Ac tua lTe sts Answer: B Explanation: . Job rotation C.

C. Two distinct items they know from the same authentication factor group. D. Database usage D. Two distinct items from each of the authentication factor groups.CompTIA SY0-201: Practice Exam D. lTe Which of the following BEST describes what users are required to provide in a two factor authentication system? sts QUESTION NO: 814 . Any Time. Authentication D. DNS zone transfers B.com Ac Answer: C Explanation: tua A. Privatization C. Two distinct items from distinct categories of authentication factor groups. Two distinct items from one of the authentication factor groups.co m 271 . B. Non-repudiation Answer: C Explanation: QUESTION NO: 815 Which of the following events are typically written to system logs? A." . Role-based access control Answer: B Explanation: QUESTION NO: 813 Which of the following concepts is applied when a user enters a password to gain authorized access to a system? A.actualtests. Web GET requests C. Identification B.www. Service startup Answer: D "Pass Any Exam.

which of the following is the NEXT step after gaining access to a system? . Attack weak passwords B." . Use default accounts D.co m 272 .com Ac tua lTe A. DoS C.www. Privilege escalation sts During a data exfiltration penetration test.CompTIA SY0-201: Practice Exam Explanation: QUESTION NO: 816 A user loses a USB device containing credit card numbers. Patch C. Which of the following would BEST protect the data? A. Hotfix D.actualtests. Configuration baseline B. Encryption of the laptop to which the device is connected Answer: A Explanation: QUESTION NO: 817 Answer: D Explanation: QUESTION NO: 818 Which of the following would an administrator MOST likely update after deploying a service pack? A. Password protection which destroys data on the device after 12 incorrect attempts C. Any Time. Group policy Answer: A Explanation: "Pass Any Exam. Encryption of the device with the key stored elsewhere B. Password protection which destroys data on the device after 10 incorrect attempts 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.actualtests. Which of the following incident response procedures has been violated? A. Door access D.com 273 Ac tua lTe sts . The memory card is left on the administrator’s office desk at the end of the day. DNS C.www. The next day the security guard returns the SD card to the administrator because it was found by the night janitor." .CompTIA SY0-201: Practice Exam QUESTION NO: 819 A security administrator has received an SD memory card for the purpose of forensic analysis. Chain of custody B. System Answer: A Explanation: QUESTION NO: 821 A cipher lock system is which of the following security method types? A. Evidence gathering C. Biometrics B. Security B. Any Time. Proximity reader C. Application D. Data retention D.co m . Securing the site Answer: A Explanation: QUESTION NO: 820 Which of the following logs contains user logons and logoffs? A.

Any Time.com Ac tua lTe QUESTION NO: 824 sts . Which of the following could help limit the company’s exposure and the time spent on these types of proceedings? A. 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.co m 274 ." . User rights D.actualtests. Baseline B.CompTIA SY0-201: Practice Exam A. Signature C. Decentralize email servers "Pass Any Exam. Account login C.www. Retention policy B. Storage and retention policies B. NIDS B. HIDS C. Vulnerability assessment D. Account lockout Answer: B Explanation: Which of the following is required for an anomaly detection system to evaluate traffic properly? A. Anti-spam D. 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.

Adjust user access rights assignments Answer: A Explanation: QUESTION NO: 826 Which of the following helps protect logs from compromise? A. RAID 0 B. Answer: A Explanation: Answer: C Explanation: QUESTION NO: 828 Which of the following RAID types would be implemented for disk mirroring? A. Turn on all logging options. Encrypting email transmissions D." . D. B. Centralize log management.CompTIA SY0-201: Practice Exam C. Any Time. Wrong VLAN D.www.co m . Log failed logon attempts. IPS has blocked access C. The network administrator checks the network connection and verifies that there is connectivity. RAID 1 "Pass Any Exam. but is unable to access the network.actualtests. C.com 275 Ac A. File server is not on the DMZ B. View logs regularly. NAT is not properly configured tua lTe A user from the accounting department is in the Customer Service area and tries to connect to the file server through their laptop. Which of the following is the MOST likely cause of this issue? sts QUESTION NO: 827 .

Slow data transfer speeds combined with ease of concealment. "Pass Any Exam. Change management C. RAID 5 Answer: B Explanation: QUESTION NO: 829 Which of the following is MOST likely to be used to transfer malicious code to a corporate network by introducing viruses during manufacturing? A. Loss control D. USB drives D. Ability to remotely install keylogger software and bypass network routing. High volume and transfer speeds combined with ease of concealment.com Ac tua A.www.actualtests. High raw storage capacity combined with wireless transfer capability. Cell phones Answer: C Explanation: QUESTION NO: 830 Answer: B Explanation: QUESTION NO: 831 Which of the following BEST describes why USB storage devices present a security risk to the confidentiality of data? A. D. Key management lTe Which of the following defines the process and accounting structure for handling system upgrades and modifications? sts . C. Service level agreement B." . P2P software B. Any Time. BIOS chips C. B.co m 276 . RAID 3 D.CompTIA SY0-201: Practice Exam C.

Detects malicious actions by an administrator responsible for reviewing logs. Answer: B Explanation: QUESTION NO: 833 A user is recording a file on disk. 3DES B.CompTIA SY0-201: Practice Exam Answer: C Explanation: QUESTION NO: 832 Implementing a mandatory vacation policy for administrators is a security best practice because of which of the following? A.actualtests. NTFS C. Which of the following will allow a user to verify that the file is the original? A. RSA D." . Virus D. Increases administrator’s skills by providing them with a vacation. Detects malicious actions by users with remote access to network resources.www.co m . D. C. B. Logic bomb Answer: A Explanation: "Pass Any Exam. Any Time. Botnet B. Makes it easier to implement a job rotation policy and cross train administrators. MD5 Answer: D Explanation: QUESTION NO: 834 Which of the following is associated with a command and control system? A. Rootkit C.com 277 Ac tua lTe sts .

Any Time. Symmetric keys D. 3DES B.co Which of the following is a best practice when creating groups of user and computer accounts in a directory service? m .actualtests. Log analyzer B." .CompTIA SY0-201: Practice Exam QUESTION NO: 835 Which of the following is BEST suited to determine which services are running on a remote host? A. Department and salary divisions D. AES C. Port scanner Answer: D Explanation: QUESTION NO: 836 Which of the following allows two people to communicate securely without having to know each other prior to communicating? A.com 278 Ac QUESTION NO: 837 tua Answer: A Explanation: lTe A. Naming conventions and technical aptitude C. Protocol analyzer D. Seniority at the company and access level sts .www. Antivirus C. PKI Answer: D Explanation: QUESTION NO: 838 "Pass Any Exam. Delegation of administration and policy deployment B.

An IDS Answer: A Explanation: QUESTION NO: 841 System resource monitors and baselines on web servers should be used by security team members to detect: "Pass Any Exam. Which of the following would be responsible? A. Answer: D Explanation: QUESTION NO: 839 Multiple machines are detected connecting to a specific web server during non-business hours and receiving instructions to execute a DNS attack. B. Logic Bomb D. It should increase humidity. It should decrease humidity." . Botnet Answer: D Explanation: QUESTION NO: 840 Which of the following is the BEST solution for an administrator to implement in order to learn more about the zero-day exploit attacks on the internal network? A. A Honeypot B. A stateful firewall C.co m 279 .actualtests. D. It should shut down. Virus B. Adware C.CompTIA SY0-201: Practice Exam Which of the following should an HVAC system do when a fire is detected in a data center? A. It should change to full cooling. A HIDS D.com Ac tua lTe sts . Any Time. C.www.

Any Time. Denial-of-service conditions. New server policies. Deploy a group policy. Both passwords are synchronized and used to login to the machine. Which of the following techniques should the technician perform? A.actualtests. Change the acceptable use policy." . Which of the following authentication types is this? lTe QUESTION NO: 843 sts . Install service packs on the domain. C. Single sign-on C. Biometric B. D. D. Expired accounts in use. B. Two factor tua A user logs onto a laptop with an encrypted hard drive. is an example of applying which of the following security concepts? A. Answer: D Explanation: QUESTION NO: 842 A technician wants to implement a change across the production domain. B. The need for increased bandwidth availability. C. Three factor D.CompTIA SY0-201: Practice Exam A. Behavior-based security "Pass Any Exam.www.com Ac A.co m 280 . Answer: C Explanation: Answer: B Explanation: QUESTION NO: 844 Limiting access to a file resource to only the creator by default. There is one password for unlocking the encryption and one password for logging onto the network. Edit the access control list.

Role-based access control C.www. Antivirus C. Antivirus B.actualtests.1x C. NAT "Pass Any Exam. HIDS C. Anti-spyware D. Logical tokens Answer: C Explanation: QUESTION NO: 845 Which of the following would protect an employee’s network traffic on a non-company owned network? A. Any Time. 802. Least privilege D. HIDS B.CompTIA SY0-201: Practice Exam B.co m 281 ." . Honeypotadministrator to perform internal research Answer: A Explanation: QUESTION NO: 847 Which of the following can be used to prevent ongoing network based attacks? A.com Ac tua lTe sts . NIDS B. RADIUS Answer: C Explanation: QUESTION NO: 846 A security administrator is worried about attackers accessing a specific server within the company’s network. VPN D. Which of the following would allow the security staff to identify unauthorized access to the server? A.

Account expiration C. A security policy template is implemented B. All workstations are rebuilt "Pass Any Exam.CompTIA SY0-201: Practice Exam D. Intrusion prevention systems C. A security IP audit is completed C. Password policy D. Administrative rights are manually removed D. Brute force attacks D.com Ac Answer: D Explanation: tua A. Rainbow tables B.co m 282 . Failed logon attempts Answer: D Explanation: QUESTION NO: 850 An administrator wants to make sure that all users of a large domain are restricted from installing software. Which of the following should MOST likely be done? A. Port scanner lTe Which of the following vulnerability assessment tools would be used to identify weaknesses in a company’s router ACLs or firewall? sts QUESTION NO: 849 . Any Time." . Group policy B.actualtests. NIPS Answer: D Explanation: QUESTION NO: 848 Which of the following audit systems should be enabled in order to audit user access and be able to know who is trying to access critical systems? A.www.

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QUESTION NO: 851 Which of the following should be protected from disclosure? A. Certificate revocation list B. Users private key passphrase C. Users public key D. Public key infrastructure Answer: B Explanation:

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QUESTION NO: 855 In the event of a disaster resulting in the loss of their data center, a company had determined that they will need to be able to be back online within the next day, with some systems. Which of the following would BEST meet their needs? A. A spare set of servers stored in the data center B. A hot backup site C. A cold backup site D. A warm backup site Answer: D Explanation:

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

QUESTION NO: 857 An on-going attack on a web server has just been discovered. This server is non-critical but holds "Pass Any Exam. Any Time." - www.actualtests.com 284

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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: 861 Which of the following system types would a security administrator need to implement in order to detect and mitigate behavior-based activity on the network? A. Antivirus server B. NIPS C. Signature-based security devices D. NIDS 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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A disaster recovery exercise should include which of the following action types? A. Testing the performance of each workstations UPS B. Creating a chain of custody C. Enforcing change management D. Testing server restoration Answer: D Explanation:

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Trusted Platform Module (TPM) C. Key escrow Answer: C Explanation: QUESTION NO: 873 Management wants a security assessment conducted on their network. ARP scanner Answer: B Explanation: QUESTION NO: 871 The security policy at a company clearly specifies that server administrators cannot have access to log servers or permissions to review log files. Port scanner C. Ping sweeper B. Which of the following would BEST facilitate this? "Pass Any Exam. Privilege escalation D. Implicit deny Answer: A Explanation: QUESTION NO: 872 Which of the following is the process by which encryption keys are distributed? A. These rights are granted only to security administrators.www. Network mapper D.actualtests. Any Time. Job rotation C.co m 289 .com Ac tua lTe sts . User access and rights review B." . Separation of duties B. This policy is an example of which of the following industry best practices? A. Key management D.CompTIA SY0-201: Practice Exam A. The assessment must be conducted during normal business hours without impacting users.

actualtests. A penetration test D. Read the log files on each system on the network. The manager wants to know if there are any issues that need to be addressed. The help desk determined the user was redirected to a fraudulent website. A vulnerability scan Answer: D Explanation: QUESTION NO: 874 The manager has tasked an administrator to test the security of the network.co m 290 .CompTIA SY0-201: Practice Exam A. Which of the following is the BEST reason for not allowing this? lTe sts . but the manager is concerned about affecting normal operations." . C. Which of the following should be used to test the network? A.com Ac A. The password risks disclosure of Personally Identifiable Information (PII). A risk assessment B. C. Change management approval has not been granted. A honeynet C. The proposed password does not meet complexity requirements. B.www. Any Time. Which of the following BEST describes this attack type? "Pass Any Exam. Answer: C Explanation: QUESTION NO: 875 Answer: A Explanation: QUESTION NO: 876 A user reports a problem with resetting a password on the company website. Use a protocol analyzer. Use a vulnerability scanner. tua The company’s new administrative assistant wants to use their name as a password and asks if it is appropriate. D. D. Launch a DDoD attack in the network and see what occurs. It will require too much time to conduct due diligence. B.

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

www. Systems where the software is installed can no longer connect to the devices.co m 292 . Registry edits C. SMTP open relays D. Cross-site scripting C. DNS poisoning Answer: B Explanation: QUESTION NO: 882 Which of the following is the BEST way to restrict the GUI interface on a workstation? A. One time pad Answer: A Explanation: QUESTION NO: 880 A new software application is designed to interact with the company’s proprietary devices.actualtests. Ensure that the software is compliant to the systems host OS. Check the antivirus definitions for false positives caused by the new software." . Consult the firewall logs for blocked process threads or port communication. Any Time. C. Which of the following should the administrator do FIRST? A. Local policy "Pass Any Exam. Rootkits B. Batch file B. Answer: B Explanation: Which of the following is mitigated by implementing proper data validation? A. D. Verify that the devices are not rogue machines and blocked by network policy. Group policy D. B. PGP D.CompTIA SY0-201: Practice Exam B. DES C.com Ac tua lTe QUESTION NO: 881 sts .

MD5 D. Trojan B. Elliptic curve C.CompTIA SY0-201: Practice Exam Answer: C Explanation: QUESTION NO: 883 Which of the following BEST controls traffic between networks? A. NIDS D." .com 293 Ac tua lTe A. Spyware D. Worm C. WEP B. Spam Answer: C Explanation: "Pass Any Exam. The technician verifies that the antivirus definitions on that workstation are current. Which of the following security threats is the MOST probable cause? A.www. HIPS B. NTLM sts Which of the following cryptographic methods provides the STRONGEST security when implemented correctly? . Any Time.actualtests. Access point C.co m . Firewall Answer: D Explanation: QUESTION NO: 884 Answer: B Explanation: QUESTION NO: 885 After accessing several different Internet sites a user reports their computer is running slow.

SSL/TLS D. Any Time.CompTIA SY0-201: Practice Exam QUESTION NO: 886 Which of the following is the MOST common way to allow a security administrator to securely administer remote *NIX based systems? A. PEAP-TLS Answer: D Explanation: "Pass Any Exam. MD5 D. FTPS implicit B. PPTP C.actualtests.com Ac tua lTe sts . IPSec B." .www. SSH Answer: D Explanation: QUESTION NO: 887 Which of the following protocols requires the use of a CA based authentication process? A.co m 294 . FTPS explicit C.

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