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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There is a worm attacking the network. PTZ camera C. A.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. Which of the following are being addressed? (Select TWO). Upon investigation. Analog camera D." . Answer: D Explanation: "Pass Any Exam. B. 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. Confidentiality E. CCTV system B. Clustering D. The network is infected by adware. D.actualtests. the SMTP relay is not secured. There is a virus attacking the email server. Which of the following is MOST likely causing the problem? A. C.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.com Ac tua lTe sts .co m 7 . Availability Answer: A. Any Time. Recovery C.www. Integrity B.

Which of the following could have led to this network device being accessed? "Pass Any Exam. PIN. proximity card. Retina scan.actualtests. System Administrator . After the imaging process and after the forensic image is captured D. proximity card B. Which of the following employees should have access to the file share? . PIN. Before the imaging process and then after the forensic image is created C. 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. key C. Human Resources Recruiter D. PIN. 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. thumb print.www. Chief Financial Officer C. Human Resources Manager B. After the imaging process and before the forensic image is captured B.co m A new file share has been created to store confidential exit interviews.com 8 Ac tua lTe Answer: A Explanation: sts A. thumb print." . proximity card D. thumb print.CompTIA SY0-201: Practice Exam QUESTION NO: 20 Which of the following describes when forensic hashing should occur on a drive? A. Any Time.

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

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

Kerberos C. Honeypot C. HSM "Pass Any Exam." .CompTIA SY0-201: Practice Exam D.exe Answer: A Explanation: QUESTION NO: 30 Which of the following authentication services can be used to provide router commands to enforce policies? A. RADIUS B.actualtests.co m 11 . 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 . Mobile device encryption B. Firewall B. Proxy server D. Full disk encryption C. Any Time. LDAP D.com Ac Answer: C Explanation: tua A. Which of the following would meet this requirement? A. TPM D.www. 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. mmc.

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

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

actualtests. Spoofing D. BCP. DRP. Planning disaster recovery functions and system movements for a 24-48 hour period after a disaster C. Development of a BIA. Restoring mission essential functions at an alternate site and performing those functions for up to 30 days sts . 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.www. PGP D.co m 14 ." . ITCP and other relevant aspects of the continuity process D. Telnet B. Man-in-the-middle B. Domain name kiting C.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. Any Time. Determination of business impact based on an individual contingency and developing countermeasures to that contingency B. Which of the following protocols should be used to remotely administer a router? A. rlogin C. SSH Answer: D Explanation: "Pass Any Exam.com Ac tua Answer: B Explanation: lTe A.

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

WEP with 802.1x Answer: A. EAP-TLS E. Any Time. A. 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). Key escrow exchange D. Exchange of digital signatures C. AES B.E Explanation: "Pass Any Exam. Symmetric key sharing sts When a user first moves into their residence. Which of the following cryptography concepts is illustrated in the example above? .actualtests.www. Disabled SSID broadcast C. CA C. MAC filtering B.co m 28 . Asymmetric key sharing B. CRL D. the user receives a key that unlocks and locks their front door.com Ac tua lTe A." .CompTIA SY0-201: Practice Exam Explanation: QUESTION NO: 83 A certificate that has been compromised should be published to which of the following? A. WPA2-Enterprise D. This key is only given to them but may be shared with others they trust.

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

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

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

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

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

Viruses D. Adware B.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 . SMTP open relays C. Logic bombs Answer: B Explanation: When establishing a connection between two IP based routers. HTTPS C.actualtests.com Ac QUESTION NO: 110 tua Answer: C Explanation: lTe A." . TFTP B. Any Time.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.www. Logic bombs sts . SSH Answer: D Explanation: "Pass Any Exam. Trojan C. FTP D. Input validation errors B. which of the following protocols is the MOST secure? A. Botnets 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.www. LANMAN D. PIV card . MD5 B. ACL C. DES D. AES C. SHA-1 C. Multifactor authentication D.actualtests.com Ac tua lTe sts A.co Which of the following access control technologies provides a rolling password for one-time use? m QUESTION NO: 112 37 . Any Time.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. MD5 Answer: D Explanation: QUESTION NO: 114 "Pass Any Exam. RSA tokens B. RC5 B." .

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

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

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

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

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

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. B. Security testers are trying to document vulnerabilities without impacting network operations." . Answer: D Explanation: QUESTION NO: 131 A.co m 43 .actualtests. 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. Any Time. C. Pop-up blocker B. Recover old public keys D. File integrity checker C.www. D. Security testers have clear and written authorization to conduct vulnerability scans.CompTIA SY0-201: Practice Exam A. Network users have permissions allowing access to network devices with security weaknesses.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. Security testers have clear and written authorization to conduct penetration testing. Anti-spyware D. Exchange private keys with each other B.

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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.www. Vulnerability B.com 52 Ac tua lTe sts . Forensics B. Cookies B. PKI D. Adware D. Kerberos Answer: C Explanation: QUESTION NO: 159 Which of the following can increase risk? (Select TWO] A. Mandatory vacations Answer: A. Any Time. 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.co m . CRL C." .D "Pass Any Exam.actualtests. Mantrap C. Threat source E. Configuration baselines D.

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

ACLs Answer: D Explanation: "Pass Any Exam. Group policies C. Protection of the external firewall interface D. Any Time. Table top exercises Answer: D Explanation: QUESTION NO: 195 Which of the following would a network administrator implement to control traffic being routed between networks or network segments in an effort to preserve data confidentiality? A. Chain of custody D.co QUESTION NO: 194 m 64 . Storage locations C. Password policies D.www.actualtests.com Ac tua lTe sts . NAT B. Intelligence about external threats 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. Schemes B." .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.

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

www. Impersonation B.actualtests. Proper WAP placement "Pass Any Exam. War driving D. Smartcard B. VLANs D.com 85 Ac A. Bluesnarfing Answer: B Explanation: QUESTION NO: 257 Which of the following has the capability to perform onboard cryptographic functions? A. Cables C. Bluejacking C." .CompTIA SY0-201: Practice Exam A. 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 . Any Time. 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.co m . Networks B. RFID badge 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. DNS B. VPN encryption B. Which of the following logs would the technician review? lTe sts . Turn off the computers when not in use C.com 86 Ac A. Default gateway encryption D. and the browser is displaying that the webpage is being blocked by the system administrator. Content filter tua The president of the company is trying to get to their bank's website. Set the SSID to hidden D.co m . Performance C. Authenticate users using CHAP C.CompTIA SY0-201: Practice Exam B. NMAP "Pass Any Exam.actualtests.www. Any Time. Change the administrator password on the computer Answer: C Explanation: QUESTION NO: 260 Which of the following BEST describes where L2TP is used? A.

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

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

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

clinical and operations groups to the auditors group D.co m 90 ." .CompTIA SY0-201: Practice Exam individually. Service pack installation B. Browser hotfixes Answer: B Explanation: QUESTION NO: 273 Attackers may be able to remotely destroy critical equipment in the datacenter by gaining control over which of the following systems? A. Create an auditors group and add 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. HVAC D. Video surveillance C. Physical access control B.www. C.actualtests.com Ac tua lTe sts . Create an auditors group and add the group to 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. Different security templates D. Patch management C. clinical and operations groups. Any Time.

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Any Time." . Risk transference D. The password should be alpha-numeric only. The mobile device will be password protected in case of loss. The mobile device should erase itself after a set number of invalid password attempts.CompTIA SY0-201: Practice Exam Answer: A Explanation: QUESTION NO: 317 Which of the following best practices would a security administrator implement in order to prevent one user from having too many administrative rights? A. Metadata B. tua lTe An administrator is providing management with a mobile device that allows email access. Information classification C.co m Answer: B Explanation: . Job rotation D. B. The password should be common so that the mobile device can be re-assigned. Complex passwords B. C. Which of the following additional security measures should the administrator ensure is in place? sts . System accounts with minimal rights QUESTION NO: 318 Answer: A Explanation: QUESTION NO: 319 Which of the following BEST identifies the sensitivity of a document? A.com 105 Ac A. Access control list "Pass Any Exam. due to keypad limitations. Least privilege C. D. The mobile device should use and be equipped with removal storage for sensitive data retrieval.www.actualtests.

NAC C. VLAN Answer: A Explanation: "Pass Any Exam.actualtests. Hot site D." . NAT B. Off site C. NDS D. PGP D. Cold site B. DES B.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. AES C.www.co m .com 106 Ac tua lTe sts . Warm site Answer: A Explanation: QUESTION NO: 321 Which of the following can use a trust system where public keys are stored in an online directory? A. 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. Any Time.

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

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

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

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

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

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

actualtests. Side to side. Any Time. perpendicular to the floor B. Evil twin C. SELinux B.co m 115 . perpendicular to the floor C.com Ac Which of the following wireless attacks uses a counterfeit base station with the same SSID name as a nearby intended wireless network? tua lTe sts . parallel 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. parallel with the floor D. Rogue access point D. War chalking Answer: B Explanation: QUESTION NO: 350 "Pass Any Exam. vmlinuz C.www. War driving 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. Up and down. In a downward direction." . Tripwire Answer: A Explanation: QUESTION NO: 349 A. Directly from the point of the antenna. System File Checker (SFC) D.

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

SQL injection 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. Hardware write lock C. USB extension cable D. Buffer overflow D. VLAN separation B. 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. Integer overflow B." .actualtests. Any Time.www. Access control C. Loop protection D.CompTIA SY0-201: Practice Exam Which of the following should a security administrator implement to prevent users from disrupting network connectivity. if a user connects both ends of a network cable to different switch ports? A.co m Which of the following attacks is MOST likely prevented when a website does not allow the a€?<’ character as the input in a web form field? . Cross-site scripting .

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Password expiration requirements D. Password expiration requirements D.actualtests. Password length requirements sts Which of the following is an example of requiring users to have a password of 16 characters or more? . Password length B. Password expiration Answer: B Explanation: "Pass Any Exam. 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 recovery requirements B. Password recovery requirements B." . Password recovery C.co m 202 . Any Time. Password complexity requirements C.com Ac tua lTe A. Password complexity D.www.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. Password length requirements C.

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

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

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

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

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

Device encryption B. Trusted platform module D. Common access card B.com 208 Ac QUESTION NO: 625 tua lTe sts A. IPv6 B.www. 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." . USB encryption D. Hashing algorithm C.co Which of the following can be deployed to provide secure tunneling services? m QUESTION NO: 624 .actualtests. Any Time. One-time pad Answer: C Explanation: QUESTION NO: 626 "Pass Any Exam. SNMPv3 . HIDS C. 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. DNSSEC C.

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Software based firewall B. Transport encryption 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. Which of the following BEST achieves this requirement? A." .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. Any Time. VPN concentrator D. Which of the following BEST describes this security type? sts . Quantum cryptography C.co m Answer: B Explanation: . The intermediate CA was taken offline. D.www. The certificate has expired and was not renewed. C. B. Steganography B. The CA is not in the browser’s root authority list. Web security gateway "Pass Any Exam. QUESTION NO: 656 Answer: A Explanation: QUESTION NO: 657 An IT administrator wants to provide 250 staff with secure remote access to the corporate network. The CA is not in the default CRL. Mandatory Access Control (MAC) C.com 219 Ac tua A.

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

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

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

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

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

but the insider’s lawyer insists the laptop cannot be identified.CompTIA SY0-201: Practice Exam A. a malicious insider was stealing data using a personal laptop while connected by VPN. Portable media encryption D. File and folder encryption Answer: D Explanation: QUESTION NO: 673 Based on logs from file servers. Third-party white box testing of the completed application before it goes live B. Computer name Answer: C Explanation: QUESTION NO: 674 A.co m .actualtests. Ensure an application firewall protects the application Answer: C Explanation: QUESTION NO: 675 Which of the following is MOST likely occurring if a website visitor has passwords harvested from "Pass Any Exam. 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. Explicitly include security gates during the SDLC D. Any Time.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 . remote access systems. MAC address D. User profiles C. Third-party black box testing of the completed application before it goes live C.www. Cloud computing B. Separation of duties C." . and IDS. IP address B.

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Availability B. Incident management C. Acceptable Use Policy B.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. Routine audits of system logs D. Separation of Duties C. Change management B. 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. Confidentiality Answer: D Explanation: "Pass Any Exam. 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. Integrity D. Biometrics C. Any Time.actualtests.www.co m ." .com 237 Ac tua lTe sts .

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

RC5 B. SFTP D.www. 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. AES C. NIDS B.actualtests." . 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.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.com 250 Ac tua lTe sts . Protocol analyzer C. Maintains a secured copy of a user’s private key to recover the certificate revocation list C. Any Time. DES D.CompTIA SY0-201: Practice Exam Explanation: QUESTION NO: 747 Which of the following BEST describes the process of key escrow? A.

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Port scanner C. Vulnerability scanner B. DoS C. DDoS . Any Time. Which of the following would be BEST suited to accomplish this task? tua lTe Answer: D Explanation: sts A.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? . Spoofing B. job rotation.actualtests. Answer: C Explanation: QUESTION NO: 804 QUESTION NO: 805 A. This is an example of: A.www.com 268 Ac The security administrator wants to know if a new device has any known issues with its available applications. C. Network mapper D.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. B. Which of the following policies would this MOST likely violate? "Pass Any Exam." . implicit deny. separation of duties. Replay D. single sign on. Protocol analyzer Answer: A Explanation: QUESTION NO: 806 An administrator believes a user has more access to a financial application than they should.

Deploy content filters D. Require authentication for all inbound SMTP traffic. Group policy B. Server configuration policy C. Any Time. Block all inbound traffic on SMTP port 25. Require authentication for all outbound SMTP traffic. Implement time of day restrictions tua An administrator is having difficulty getting staff to adhere to group policy directives regarding streaming audio. User rights assignment D. Which of the following is the BEST solution to implement? lTe QUESTION NO: 808 sts . Change the password policy C. Require authentication for all inbound and outbound SMTP traffic.www. B. D. Private Key "Pass Any Exam. 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.co m 269 . C." .actualtests. 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. Enforce group policy B.com Ac A.CompTIA SY0-201: Practice Exam A. Bandwidth utilization increases around the time that a popular radio show is broadcast.

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

Any Time. Web GET requests C.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 . C. Two distinct items from each of the authentication factor groups.co m 271 . Database usage D.com Ac Answer: C Explanation: tua A. Authentication D. Privatization C. 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. Two distinct items from distinct categories of authentication factor groups." . DNS zone transfers B. Service startup Answer: D "Pass Any Exam.actualtests. Non-repudiation Answer: C Explanation: QUESTION NO: 815 Which of the following events are typically written to system logs? A. Identification B. Two distinct items from one of the authentication factor groups. Two distinct items they know from the same authentication factor group. B. D.www.

Attack weak passwords B." .co m 272 .www.com Ac tua lTe A. Configuration baseline B.CompTIA SY0-201: Practice Exam Explanation: QUESTION NO: 816 A user loses a USB device containing credit card numbers. DoS C. Password protection which destroys data on the device after 12 incorrect attempts C. Patch C. Hotfix D. Any Time. Password protection which destroys data on the device after 10 incorrect attempts D. Use default accounts D. Privilege escalation sts During a data exfiltration penetration test. Which of the following would BEST protect the data? A. Group policy Answer: A Explanation: "Pass Any Exam. which of the following is the NEXT step after gaining access to a system? . Encryption of the device with the key stored elsewhere 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.actualtests.

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

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

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

USB drives D." . Key management lTe Which of the following defines the process and accounting structure for handling system upgrades and modifications? sts . 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. High raw storage capacity combined with wireless transfer capability. Ability to remotely install keylogger software and bypass network routing. High volume and transfer speeds combined with ease of concealment. B. Loss control D. 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. Any Time.com Ac tua A. RAID 3 D.actualtests. P2P software B.co m 276 . Change management C.CompTIA SY0-201: Practice Exam C. D. "Pass Any Exam. Service level agreement B. BIOS chips C.www. Slow data transfer speeds combined with ease of concealment.

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

www. Antivirus C.actualtests. Symmetric keys D.co Which of the following is a best practice when creating groups of user and computer accounts in a directory service? m .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. 3DES B." . Protocol analyzer D. Log analyzer B. Delegation of administration and policy deployment B.com 278 Ac QUESTION NO: 837 tua Answer: A Explanation: lTe A. Any Time. AES C. PKI Answer: D Explanation: QUESTION NO: 838 "Pass Any Exam. Naming conventions and technical aptitude C. Seniority at the company and access level sts . 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.

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. B. A stateful firewall C." . It should increase humidity. A Honeypot 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. Adware C.actualtests. It should change to full cooling. Virus B. A HIDS D.CompTIA SY0-201: Practice Exam Which of the following should an HVAC system do when a fire is detected in a data center? A. C. Logic Bomb D.com Ac tua lTe sts . 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. It should decrease humidity.co m 279 . D. Which of the following would be responsible? A.www. Any Time. It should shut down.

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

VPN D.com Ac tua lTe sts .actualtests. NAT "Pass Any Exam. HIDS B. 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.co m 281 . Anti-spyware D. Any Time. 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.CompTIA SY0-201: Practice Exam B." . Role-based access control C. Antivirus B.www. Antivirus C. 802.1x C. Which of the following would allow the security staff to identify unauthorized access to the server? A. 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. HIDS C. Least privilege D.

CompTIA SY0-201: Practice Exam D.com Ac Answer: D Explanation: tua A. Any Time. 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. A security IP audit is completed C. Brute force attacks D.www. 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 . Administrative rights are manually removed D. Which of the following should MOST likely be done? A. A security policy template is implemented B. Group policy B.actualtests. 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. Rainbow tables B.co m 282 . Intrusion prevention systems C. All workstations are rebuilt "Pass Any Exam." . Password policy D. Account expiration C.

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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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Which of the following methods allows the administrator to create different user templates to comply with the principle of least privilege? A. Rule-based access control B. Mandatory access control C. Physical access control D. Role-based access control Answer: D 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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Which of the following technologies address key management? A. Digital signature algorithm B. Advanced encryption standard C. Blowfish D. Diffie-Hellman Answer: D Explanation:

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Trusted Platform Module (TPM) C. Job rotation C.www. Implicit deny Answer: A Explanation: QUESTION NO: 872 Which of the following is the process by which encryption keys are distributed? A. Port scanner C. This policy is an example of which of the following industry best practices? A.co m 289 . Which of the following would BEST facilitate this? "Pass Any Exam. Ping sweeper B. These rights are granted only to security administrators.com Ac tua lTe sts .actualtests. User access and rights review B.CompTIA SY0-201: Practice Exam A. Network mapper D. Key escrow Answer: C Explanation: QUESTION NO: 873 Management wants a security assessment conducted on their network. The assessment must be conducted during normal business hours without impacting users. Separation of duties B." . 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. Any Time. Key management D. Privilege escalation D.

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

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

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

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

PPTP C.com Ac tua lTe sts . SSL/TLS D.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. SSH Answer: D Explanation: QUESTION NO: 887 Which of the following protocols requires the use of a CA based authentication process? A. MD5 D. FTPS implicit B. Any Time.actualtests.co m 294 . FTPS explicit C. PEAP-TLS Answer: D Explanation: "Pass Any Exam. IPSec B." .www.

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