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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Single sign-on B. Install a perimeter firewall Answer: A. Update HIPS signatures D.75.75.CompTIA SY0-201: Practice Exam B. Any Time.27 C.actualtests.48 Answer: A Explanation: QUESTION NO: 56 Assigning access on a need-to-know basis is a best practice in which of the following controls? A.com Ac tua lTe sts . Which of the following describes this form of authentication? A. Disable DEP settings E.95 D.C Explanation: QUESTION NO: 55 A security administrator is assigned to develop an IP address scheme for the corporate network that allows internal users to have an IP address that cannot be routed to the Internet. 172.5 B.0. Risk assessment B. 63.202. Vulnerability assessment Answer: B Explanation: QUESTION NO: 57 In order to access the network. an employee must swipe their finger on a device. 192. 10." . Update NIDS signatures C.www. Multifactor "Pass Any Exam. Patch management D.186. Account management C.131.co m 19 .40.127. Which of the following IP addresses would meet this requirement? A.

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Pop-up blocker B.www. B. C. Exchange private keys with each other B.com Ac tua Which of the following should a technician deploy to detect malicious changes to the system and configuration? lTe sts . File integrity checker C. Security testers are trying to document vulnerabilities without impacting network operations. Security testers have clear and written authorization to conduct vulnerability scans.actualtests. Answer: D Explanation: QUESTION NO: 131 A. Recover old private keys C. Recover old public keys D. Exchange public keys with each other Answer: D Explanation: QUESTION NO: 130 Exploitation of security vulnerabilities is used during assessments when which of the following is true? A. Network users have permissions allowing access to network devices with security weaknesses. Any Time. Anti-spyware D. D." .co m 43 . Security testers have clear and written authorization to conduct penetration testing. 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.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. System monitor C.co m 44 . and adjust permissions on specific files. B.actualtests. Redundant connections B. Which of the following can be used to determine the effect of the new software? A.com Ac tua After installing database software the administrator must manually change the default administrative password.CompTIA SY0-201: Practice Exam A. Event logs B. Disk striping D. C. Any Time. Performance monitor D. application hardening. These actions are BEST described as: lTe sts . vulnerability assessment. Protocol analyzer Answer: C Explanation: QUESTION NO: 134 A. mandatory access control. remove a default database. shortly thereafter the response time slows considerably. D. Redundant power supplies Answer: B Explanation: QUESTION NO: 133 A technician has installed security software.www." . RAID C.

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

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

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

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

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

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

Backdoor "Pass Any Exam.actualtests.co m . Any Time. 110 C. Honeypot B." . Fiberoptic C. Proxy server C. Shielded twisted pair B. Wireless tua lTe Which of the following transmission types would an attacker most likely use to try to capture data packets? sts . 137 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.www.com 51 Ac A. Open relay D. System log D. Bluesnarfing D. 69 B.CompTIA SY0-201: Practice Exam C. 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.

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

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

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

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

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

Which of the following is the attacker attempting to do? A.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. Non-repudiation Answer: A Explanation: QUESTION NO: 172 An attacker sends packets to a host in hopes of altering the host's MAC table. By management level Answer: A Explanation: QUESTION NO: 174 Which of the following describes how long email messages are available in case of a subpoena? A. Port scan B. Key management C. By function B." . Integrity B. Any Time. By geographic location D. Availability D.www. By department C. DNS spoofing D.actualtests. Backup procedures "Pass Any Exam.co m . Privilege escalation C. ARP poisoning Answer: D Explanation: QUESTION NO: 173 A.

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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. A system that stops an attack in progress. Digital signature C. in which the main datacenter is immediately shutdown. Steganography B.co m .com 66 Ac tua lTe sts . which of the following would a company MOST likely use with a minimum Recovery Time Objective? A. C.CompTIA SY0-201: Practice Exam Answer: A Explanation: QUESTION NO: 199 Which of the following BEST describes an intrusion prevention system? A. A system that logs the attack for later analysis. A system that serves as a honeypot. Answer: A Explanation: QUESTION NO: 200 In the event of a disaster. D. B. Transport encryption D. Any Time.www. Stream cipher Answer: A Explanation: "Pass Any Exam. Fault tolerance B. Cold site D. A system that allows an attack to be identified." . Hot site C.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. Firewall C. USB removable drive encryption C.www. Design reviews D. Role/rule-based access control D.co QUESTION NO: 203 m 67 . A lack of management software B. Non-repudiation D. Greater password complexity Answer: A Explanation: "Pass Any Exam. CCTV B." . Authentication to multiple devices B.actualtests. Any Time.CompTIA SY0-201: Practice Exam QUESTION NO: 202 Which of the following is a detective security control? A.com Ac tua lTe sts . 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.

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Identifies surface vulnerabilities and can be run on a regular basis B. User local antivirus settings D." . Browser pop-up settings B. 3DES D. Twofish C. however. Safe for even inexperienced testers to conduct D. Proves that the system can be compromised C.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.www.com Ac tua A. The local firewall settings lTe An employee is not able to receive email from a specific user at a different organization. Spam folder settings C. Any Time. they can receive emails from other users. 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 would the administrator MOST likely check to resolve the user's issue? sts . Which of the following statements correctly describes these advantages? A.actualtests. DES "Pass Any Exam. RC4 B.co m Answer: B Explanation: 101 .

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

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

Hot site "Pass Any Exam. Warm site B. Any Time.www.co m 104 ." .actualtests. NAC C. RAS B. D.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. lTe sts QUESTION NO: 315 . the disk's MBR is encrypted as well. 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. C. Field site C. the data can be retrieved easier if the disk is damaged B.com Ac Answer: D Explanation: tua A. unauthorized disk access is logged in a separate bit. NAT D. Cold site D. the entire file system is encrypted in case of theft.

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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QUESTION NO: 458 A network security administrator is worried about potential man-in-the-middle attacks against users when they access a corporate website from their workstations. Which of the following is the BEST mitigation against this type of attack? A. Implementing server-side PKI certificates for all connections B. Mandating only client-side PKI certificates for all connections C. Requiring client and server PKI certificates for all connections D. Requiring strong authentication for all DNS queries Answer: C Explanation:

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

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CompTIA SY0-201: Practice Exam Which of the following technologies will ensure the datacenter remains operational until backup power can be obtained? A. UPS B. Transfer switch C. Circuit breaker D. Backup generator Answer: A Explanation: A UPS will allow you to continue to function in the absence of power for only a short duration. For fault tolerance in situations of longer duration, you will need a backup generator. Backup generators run off of gasoline or diesel and generate the electricity needed to provide steady power.

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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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D. The administrator does not have the correct access rights to dial in remotely. TACACS Answer: C "Pass Any Exam. C. D. RADIUS B. IPSec needs to be reinstalled on the administrator’s workstation.co QUESTION NO: 479 m 159 ." . No other users are having any problems printing. Certificate authority C.www.com Ac tua A. Answer: D Explanation: Answer: B Explanation: QUESTION NO: 480 Which of the following standards could be used to rate the risk exposure of vulnerabilities on a network? A. The administrator needs to be added to the web server’s administration group. The user does not have full access to the file server. Any Time. 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. B. B. The user does not have access to the printer.actualtests.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. OVAL D. The technician verifies that the user’s computer has network connectivity. The VPN concentrator needs to be configured. C. The printer is not setup up correctly on the server. Which of the following is MOST likely the cause? . The user does not have Internet access. Which of the following is the MOST probable reason the user cannot print? A.

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www. Authentication B. Phishing B. DMZ 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. They can see you entering a password. or entering any other pertinent information. Cold calling C. Subnetting C.CompTIA SY0-201: Practice Exam A. VLAN D. The best defense against this type of attack is simply to survey your environment before entering personal data. Confidentiality Answer: A Explanation: QUESTION NO: 485 A. typing in a credit card number.co m 161 . Authenticity C. Shoulder surfing D.com Ac tua Which of the following security attacks would be MOST likely to occur within the office without the use of technological tools? lTe sts . Identification D. Any Time." . 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. "Pass Any Exam.actualtests.

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

RAID 1 "Pass Any Exam. will ensure availability if half of the drives fail? A. Integrity D. Plug it in to a computer to see who it belongs to.www.com 176 Ac A. Any Time.actualtests.CompTIA SY0-201: Practice Exam A." . RAID 0 B. if implemented on a server. To capture network packets for analysis Answer: C Explanation: QUESTION NO: 530 Answer: C Explanation: QUESTION NO: 531 Which of the following. To determine open ports and services D. To identify vulnerabilities in available services C. Cryptography B. Reformat it for personal use at home.co m . 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. To correlate which MAC addresses are associated with a switchport B. B. Call the manufacturer of the USB device. tua Which of the following should be done if a USB device is found in a parking lot? lTe sts . Confidentiality C. Turn it in to the appropriate security person. D. 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. and the RAID 1 array can be regenerated. Deny printer access "Pass Any Exam. If one disk fails. Testing the plan on a regular basis B. B. Documenting all HDD serial numbers D. D. Any Time. Non-repudiation. another disk continues to operate.actualtests. C. RAID 5 Answer: B Explanation: RAID level 1 RAID 1 is disk mirroring. The failed disk can be replaced. Confidentiality. QUESTION NO: 532 Proper planning for disaster recovery includes which of the following? A." . Answer: D Explanation: QUESTION NO: 534 Which of the following is a best practice relating to non-administrative user rights on a server? A. Availability. Disk mirroring provides 100 percent redundancy because everything is stored on two disks.CompTIA SY0-201: Practice Exam C. Having system administrators electronically sign the plan C. RAID 3 D.com 177 Ac tua lTe sts . Key management.co m .www.

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

Personal electronic devices C. To remind users of the consequences of noncompliance C. IDS B. To allow the organization to meet due diligence Answer: A Explanation: QUESTION NO: 540 If continuity plans are not regularly exercised. which of the following aspects of business continuity "Pass Any Exam. Any Time. Port scanners D.CompTIA SY0-201: Practice Exam and updates with family and friends online? A.com 179 Ac Which of the following is the BEST reason to conduct annual security awareness training? tua lTe sts . Clean desk policy D.www.actualtests. Social networking sites B. To teach users about the latest malware attacks D." . To reinforces user compliance with security policies B. Honeypots 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.co m . Code reviews Answer: B Explanation: QUESTION NO: 539 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.co m Large. Tracking of man hours D. Worm C.actualtests. Spoofing B. Any Time.CompTIA SY0-201: Practice Exam planning are often overlooked until a disaster occurs? A.com 180 Ac tua lTe Answer: D Explanation: sts A.www. collection of hosts executing instructions for a specific purpose is an example of which type of malware? . Trojan D. Spear phishing D. Man-in-the-middle C. Virus B. Zero day exploits B." . partially self-governing. Succession planning C. Botnet .

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

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

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

Any Time.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. B. Phishing attacks C.www. Which of the following is the MOST likely cause? A. NIDS is blocking activities from those specific websites. Zero day attacks lTe The security administrator has recently informed all users of a new attack from individuals sending out emails pretending to represent reputable companies to gain personal and financial information. Data handling D. "Pass Any Exam. 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.co m .actualtests. Which of the following attacks is the security administrator trying to make users aware of in the company? sts . Smurf attacks D.com 184 Ac tua A. Vishing attacks B. Clean desk policy C." . NIPS is blocking activities from those specific websites. Password behaviors B. The security administrator is also receiving several alarms from the IDS about suspicious traffic on the network.

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Brute force attack C. Any Time. Cross-site scripting "Pass Any Exam. Cross-site forgery B. TMP QUESTION NO: 579 Answer: A. Full disk encryption E.actualtests.com 193 Ac A. Hardware security module C. Facial recognition scanner D.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. Trusted platform module B.co m Answer: B Explanation: ." . 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. HSM C. sts . Cloud computer B.www. Biometrics D.

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Open relays B.www. parallel with the floor D. Up and down. URL filtering E. A. 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).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 . Side to side.CompTIA SY0-201: Practice Exam QUESTION NO: 646 Which of the following can be used to verify the integrity of a message’s content as well as the identity of the sender? A. perpendicular to the floor sts . Any Time. perpendicular to the floor B. Encryption of wireless traffic D.actualtests. Open proxies Answer: B. Recovery agent B. Directly from the point of the antenna. Digital signature C.C Explanation: "Pass Any Exam.com Ac tua lTe A. parallel to the floor C. In a downward direction. Key escrow D." . Antenna placement C.

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Signature based detection Answer: A Explanation: QUESTION NO: 672 A malicious insider obtains a copy of a virtual machine image for a server containing client financial records from the in-house virtualization cluster." . Video monitoring D.actualtests.com 224 Ac tua lTe sts .CompTIA SY0-201: Practice Exam A.co m . 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. This is an example of which of the following? A. Any Time. Humidity controls C. IV attack detection D.www. Whole disk encryption B. Which of the following would BEST prevent the malicious insider from accessing the client records? "Pass Any Exam. 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. Cable lock D. HVAC B. Screen lock C. Anomaly based detection B. Behavior based detection C.

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Fail closed D.actualtests. Any Time. Fail open Answer: C "Pass Any Exam. HIDS B. NIPS D. 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. Fail danger B.co m . 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.com 252 Ac tua lTe sts . Proxy server C. Succession planning B. Remove single points of failure C.www. Fail safe C." .CompTIA SY0-201: Practice Exam Explanation: QUESTION NO: 753 Recovery Point Objectives and Recovery Time Objectives directly relate to which of the following BCP concepts? A. Risk management D.

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

Fingerprint scan and password B. Creating honeypots D." . Fingerprint and retina scan C. HIDS D. Any Time. Honeypot B.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 . 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.www. War driving Answer: D Explanation: QUESTION NO: 762 Employee A sends employee B an encrypted message along with a digital signature. Employee B "Pass Any Exam. IPS B. or network segment. Remote monitoring C. Firewall C.actualtests. Enter two different passwords D.com 254 Ac tua lTe A.CompTIA SY0-201: Practice Exam QUESTION NO: 759 Which of the following network security devices is the BEST to use when increasing the security of an entire network. by preventing the transmission of malicious packets from known attacking sources? A. ID badge and smartcard sts .

Reducing the chances that a threat will exploit a vulnerability. Answer: C Explanation: QUESTION NO: 764 Which of the following is the primary difference between role-based access control and rule-based access control? A." . Reducing the work associated with patch management. C. Use employee Bs public key to unencrypted the message. Answer: D Explanation: QUESTION NO: 763 Which of the following BEST describes the purpose of risk mitigation? A. One is based on identity and the other on authentication. C. Reducing the time from vulnerability discovery to patch deployment. Use employee as public key to verify the digital signature. D. B.CompTIA SY0-201: Practice Exam wants to make sure that the message is truly from employee A. Which of the following will employee B do to verify the source of the message? A. D. One is based on job function and the other on a set of approved instructions. 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. Use employee as private key to verify the digital signature. B.www.com Ac tua lTe sts . Use employee Bs private key to unencrypted the message. B. C.co m 255 . D. Both are based on job title but rule based provides greater user flexibility. Both are based on local legal regulations but role based provides greater security. Reducing the cost to recover from a security incident. Any Time.actualtests.

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Configuration baseline B. Any Time. Patch C. DoS C. Privilege escalation sts During a data exfiltration penetration test. Password protection which destroys data on the device after 10 incorrect attempts D. Encryption of the laptop to which the device is connected Answer: A Explanation: QUESTION NO: 817 Answer: D Explanation: QUESTION NO: 818 Which of the following would an administrator MOST likely update after deploying a service pack? A.CompTIA SY0-201: Practice Exam Explanation: QUESTION NO: 816 A user loses a USB device containing credit card numbers. Hotfix D.co m 272 ." .www.com Ac tua lTe A. Encryption of the device with the key stored elsewhere B. Password protection which destroys data on the device after 12 incorrect attempts C. Group policy Answer: A Explanation: "Pass Any Exam. Attack weak passwords B. Use default accounts D.actualtests. Which of the following would BEST protect the data? A. which of the following is the NEXT step after gaining access to a system? .

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

actualtests. A security IP audit is completed C. Which of the following should MOST likely be done? A. 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. Intrusion prevention systems C. Rainbow tables 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.com Ac Answer: D Explanation: tua A. Password policy D." .CompTIA SY0-201: Practice Exam D.co m 282 . Administrative rights are manually removed D. Account expiration C. A security policy template is implemented B. Group policy B. Brute force attacks D. Port scanner lTe Which of the following vulnerability assessment tools would be used to identify weaknesses in a company’s router ACLs or firewall? sts QUESTION NO: 849 . Any Time.www.

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

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

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

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

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

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

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QUESTION NO: 861 Which of the following system types would a security administrator need to implement in order to detect and mitigate behavior-based activity on the network? A. Antivirus server B. NIPS C. Signature-based security devices D. NIDS Answer: B Explanation:

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

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

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A disaster recovery exercise should include which of the following action types? A. Testing the performance of each workstations UPS B. Creating a chain of custody C. Enforcing change management D. Testing server restoration Answer: D Explanation:

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

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

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

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

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

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

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