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CompTIA SY0-201

CompTIA Security+ (2008 Edition) Exam

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

The switch needs to be virtualized and a new DMZ needs to be created Answer: C Explanation: "Pass Any Exam.www.co m 39 . C. A pushed update modifying users' local host file D.actualtests. Any Time.com Ac tua lTe sts . Which of the following would MOST likely be implemented? A. DNS caching on the client machines C. 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.CompTIA SY0-201: Practice Exam An administrator needs to limit and monitor the access users have to the Internet and protect the internal network. B. The NAT needs to be re-configured to allow the remote location. through a commercial circuit." . A heuristic firewall B. The new location will be connected by a serial interface. Which of the following design elements will need to be implemented to accommodate the new location? A. Worm D. VLANs need to be added on the switch but not the router. This remote site will also have traffic completely separated from all other traffic. Botnet C. Trojan 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. The current IP scheme needs to be subnetted. D. off the main router.

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

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

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

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

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

Security templates tua Which of the following is BEST used to change common settings for a large number of deployed computers? lTe QUESTION NO: 137 sts . Patch C. Hotfixes C.CompTIA SY0-201: Practice Exam A. Group policies B. Antivirus update D.com Ac A. HIDS Answer: B Explanation: QUESTION NO: 136 Which of the following is the primary concern of governments in terms of data security? A. Integrity B. Cost D. Confidentiality Answer: D Explanation: Answer: A Explanation: QUESTION NO: 138 Which of the following solutions would a company be MOST likely to choose if they wanted to conserve rack space in the data center and also be able to manage various resources on the servers? "Pass Any Exam. Configuration baselines D." . Any Time.co m 45 . Availability C.www. NIDS B.actualtests.

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

com 62 Ac tua lTe sts . Any Time. To analyze packets and frames B." .co m . To scan for vulnerabilities "Pass Any Exam. Code assessment D.actualtests. 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.CompTIA SY0-201: Practice Exam C. Port scanner D.www. NIDS 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. Input validation B. Increased complexity of qualitative risk assessments C. Loss of physical control over data B. To report on the performance of the system C. Smaller attack surface D.

D. Three D. HTTP D. Two C. 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.actualtests.www. 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. TLS B. One B. It is an access policy based on the role that the user has in an organization.com Ac tua lTe sts QUESTION NO: 191 . Telnet Answer: A "Pass Any Exam. B. It is an access policy based on a set of rules.CompTIA SY0-201: Practice Exam D. It is an access policy based on biometric technologies. It is an access policy that restricts access to objects based on security clearance. WEP C. Any Time.co m 63 ." .

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

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

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

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

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

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

com Ac tua lTe sts . Tailgating C. 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. Vishing D. Incident management "Pass Any Exam. Escalation D. Any Time.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. Shoulder surfing B. Dumpster diving QUESTION NO: 215 Which of the following describes an attack technique by which an intruder gains physical access by following an authorized user into a facility before the door is closed? A. NIDS configuration B. Firewall logs C. Whaling B.co m Answer: A Explanation: 71 . Bluesnarfing C. User rights D.www.actualtests." .

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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. Spyware B.www. Steganography C. Rootkit D. Cryptography B.actualtests. 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." . Virus C. Hashing D. Restricted group C.co m 83 . Default power users B.com Ac tua lTe sts . Fuzzing Answer: A Explanation: QUESTION NO: 252 Which of the following is a malicious program that infects a host computer and has the ability to replicate itself? A. Any Time. Distribution D. Which of the following group types would need to be created? A.

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

actualtests. 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 . Bluesnarfing Answer: B Explanation: QUESTION NO: 257 Which of the following has the capability to perform onboard cryptographic functions? A.co m ." . Proper WAP placement "Pass Any Exam. Any Time.CompTIA SY0-201: Practice Exam A. Proximity badge Answer: A Explanation: Answer: B Explanation: QUESTION NO: 259 Which of the following measures ensures unauthorized users cannot access a WAP in a user's home? A.www. War driving D. ACL C. RFID badge D. VLANs D. Cables C. Bluejacking C.com 85 Ac A. Smartcard B. Impersonation B. Networks B.

Default gateway encryption D. Content filter tua The president of the company is trying to get to their bank's website. Authenticate users using CHAP C.actualtests. Performance C." . Which of the following logs would the technician review? lTe sts .CompTIA SY0-201: Practice Exam B. System D. Turn off the computers when not in use C.com 86 Ac A. Set the SSID to hidden D. DNS B. VPN encryption B. 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. NMAP "Pass Any Exam. 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.co m . and the browser is displaying that the webpage is being blocked by the system administrator.www.

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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C. Cold site D. the data can be retrieved easier if the disk is damaged B. the disk's MBR is encrypted as well." .CompTIA SY0-201: Practice Exam Answer: B Explanation: QUESTION NO: 314 Which of the following describes a design element that requires unknown computers connecting to the corporate network to be automatically part of a specific VLAN until certain company requirements are met? A. 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. Warm site B. lTe sts QUESTION NO: 315 . RAS B. the entire file system is encrypted in case of theft.com Ac Answer: D Explanation: tua A. unauthorized disk access is logged in a separate bit. D. Any Time. Field site C. NAT D. Hot site "Pass Any Exam.www.co m 104 . NAC C.actualtests.

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. The mobile device should use and be equipped with removal storage for sensitive data retrieval. D. Metadata B. Information classification C. C. Which of the following additional security measures should the administrator ensure is in place? sts . The password should be alpha-numeric only.com 105 Ac A. 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.co m Answer: B Explanation: . due to keypad limitations. Access control list "Pass Any Exam.www. Least privilege C. tua lTe An administrator is providing management with a mobile device that allows email access.actualtests. Complex passwords B. Any Time. Risk transference D." . Job rotation D. The password should be common so that the mobile device can be re-assigned. The mobile device will be password protected in case of loss. B. The mobile device should erase itself after a set number of invalid password attempts.

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. Cold site B. DES B. Off site C." .actualtests. VLAN Answer: A Explanation: "Pass Any Exam. Hot site D.www. NAC C. NAT B. NDS D. Any Time.com 106 Ac tua lTe sts . AES C.co m .CompTIA SY0-201: Practice Exam Answer: B Explanation: QUESTION NO: 320 Which of the following alternate site types is the MOST affordable after implementation? A. PGP D. 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.

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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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CompTIA SY0-201: Practice Exam Which of the following would a security administrator implement if a parking lot needs to be constantly monitored? A. Video surveillance B. Mandatory access control C. Mantraps D. Proximity readers Answer: A Explanation:

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Executive management E. attacks. cost. and budget D. Management. Vendors Answer: B. and enforcement Answer: B Explanation: QUESTION NO: 518 A.D Explanation: QUESTION NO: 517 Which of the following does a risk assessment include? A. vulnerabilities. The uniqueness of a user’s token D.actualtests. Any Time. Information security employees C. A. HR employees B.www. The user’s access level C. which of the following is considered the MOST resistant to physical eavesdropping "Pass Any Exam. procedures. Exploits. Policies.co m . and social engineering B." .com 172 Ac Identification is the process of verifying which of the following? tua lTe sts . The user or computer system B.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 association of a user Answer: A Explanation: QUESTION NO: 519 In general. All employees D. Threats. and asset values 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.actualtests. Voice recognition B.com 173 Ac tua QUESTION NO: 521 lTe sts . Wireless access points C. Any Time. Coaxial cable B. Iris scan D.www.co m . Fiberoptic cable D.CompTIA SY0-201: Practice Exam methods? A. ARP spoofing B." . Fingerprint recognition C. DNS D. Kiting C. Retina scan Answer: A Explanation: Which of the following is a tactic used by malicious domain purchasing organizations? A. 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.

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Discretionary Access Control (DAC) "Pass Any Exam. Implicit deny C. Biometrics B. SSO C. 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.actualtests.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. Separation of duties D. Single Sign-On B.CompTIA SY0-201: Practice Exam B." . User IDs Answer: B Explanation: QUESTION NO: 590 Which of the following is MOST likely to be the last rule contained on any firewall? A. PIV D.co m . Biometrics C. IP allow any any B. Passwords D.www. Any Time.

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Device encryption D." .actualtests.CompTIA SY0-201: Practice Exam B. Mitigation B.com Ac tua lTe sts . 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. 25 C. 110 D. Acceptance C. 21 B.co m 223 . Deterrence D. 143 Answer: B Explanation: QUESTION NO: 669 Which of the following should be integrated into the fire alarm systems to help prevent a fire from spreading? "Pass Any Exam. 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. Locking cabinet C.

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

CompTIA SY0-201: Practice Exam Answer: B Explanation: QUESTION NO: 720 In an 802.actualtests. Any Time.11n network.www. Cluster B. SCP D. FTP active B. 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. Cold site C. Hot site "Pass Any Exam. FTP passive C.com Ac tua lTe sts ." . WPA Enterprise C. which of the following provides the MOST secure method of both encryption and authorization? A.1x B. Warm site D. WEP with 802.co m Answer: B Explanation: 241 . WPA with TKIP QUESTION NO: 721 Which of the following is the MOST secure method of utilizing FTP? A. WPA2-PSK D.

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

" . 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.co m .www. Risk management D. Remove single points of failure C. Proxy server C. Business impact analysis Answer: D Explanation: QUESTION NO: 754 Which of the following security applications would an administrator use to help reduce the amount of bandwidth used by web browsing? A. Fail danger B. Any Time.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. Fail safe C. NIPS D. Fail open Answer: C "Pass Any Exam.com 252 Ac tua lTe sts .actualtests. HIDS B. Succession planning B.

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

PGP D.www. Spam 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. Non-repudiation B. CA B. DES C. Which of the following has MOST likely infected the computer? A.com Ac tua lTe A." .actualtests. Rootkit D. Confidentiality C. Adware Answer: D Explanation: "Pass Any Exam.co m 266 . Worm B. AES256 sts Which of the following uses both private and public key algorithms for email encryption and decryption? . 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. Any Time. Availability D.

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Symmetric keys D. 3DES B.com 278 Ac QUESTION NO: 837 tua Answer: A Explanation: lTe A. Log analyzer B.CompTIA SY0-201: Practice Exam QUESTION NO: 835 Which of the following is BEST suited to determine which services are running on a remote host? A. 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. Antivirus C. Delegation of administration and policy deployment B. Seniority at the company and access level sts .actualtests." . PKI Answer: D Explanation: QUESTION NO: 838 "Pass Any Exam.co Which of the following is a best practice when creating groups of user and computer accounts in a directory service? m . Naming conventions and technical aptitude C. Department and salary divisions D. Any Time. AES C.www. Protocol analyzer D.

co m 279 . Virus B.com Ac tua lTe sts . It should change to full cooling. It should shut down. C. D.actualtests. A HIDS D. Which of the following would be responsible? A. B." .CompTIA SY0-201: Practice Exam Which of the following should an HVAC system do when a fire is detected in a data center? A. Logic Bomb D. 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. Adware C.www. It should increase humidity. It should decrease humidity. Botnet Answer: D Explanation: QUESTION NO: 840 Which of the following is the BEST solution for an administrator to implement in order to learn more about the zero-day exploit attacks on the internal network? A. 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. A Honeypot B. A stateful firewall C. Any Time.

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

CompTIA SY0-201: Practice Exam B.www.actualtests. RADIUS Answer: C Explanation: QUESTION NO: 846 A security administrator is worried about attackers accessing a specific server within the company’s network. 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. HIDS B. HIDS C.co m 281 ." . Antivirus B. Which of the following would allow the security staff to identify unauthorized access to the server? A. Least privilege D. Anti-spyware D. VPN D. Antivirus C. Role-based access control C. 802.com Ac tua lTe sts . 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. NAT "Pass Any Exam. Any Time.1x C. NIDS B.

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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