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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

ICMP B. Any Time.actualtests. Succession planning D. RBAC D. The cost of OVAL vulnerability assessment tools B. This is an example of which of the following? A.CompTIA SY0-201: Practice Exam QUESTION NO: 42 A critical system in the datacenter is not connected to a UPS. Fault tolerance B. 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.www. The ability to banner grab from within the vulnerability assessment tool C. The low level of skill required to execute the vulnerability assessment sts . The security administrator has coordinated an authorized service interruption to resolve this issue. 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 .com Ac tua lTe A. SNMP C. Continuity of operations C.

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

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

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

Install a perimeter firewall Answer: A.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. Which of the following describes this form of authentication? A.CompTIA SY0-201: Practice Exam B. Vulnerability assessment Answer: B Explanation: QUESTION NO: 57 In order to access the network. Account management C.com Ac tua lTe sts .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. Disable DEP settings E. an employee must swipe their finger on a device.40.co m 19 . Patch management D.actualtests. 10. 192.75.5 B. Single sign-on B. Multifactor "Pass Any Exam." . 172. Risk assessment B.0. Which of the following IP addresses would meet this requirement? A. Update NIDS signatures C.131.27 C. Update HIPS signatures D.95 D.202.127. 63.www.186.75. Any Time.

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Viruses D.actualtests. Adware B.com Ac QUESTION NO: 110 tua Answer: C Explanation: lTe A. Logic bombs Answer: B Explanation: When establishing a connection between two IP based routers.CompTIA SY0-201: Practice Exam QUESTION NO: 108 USB devices with a virus delivery mechanism are an example of which of the following security threats? A. Botnets D. TFTP B. SMTP open relays C. Trojan C.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.www. SSH Answer: D Explanation: "Pass Any Exam." . Any Time. Input validation errors B. FTP D. Logic bombs sts . HTTPS C.

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

User rights D." . Impersonation Answer: B Explanation: QUESTION NO: 216 Which of the following should be reviewed periodically to ensure a server maintains the correct security configuration? A. Firewall logs C.www. Vishing D.co m Answer: A Explanation: 71 . Bluesnarfing C. Any Time. Incident management "Pass Any Exam. NIDS configuration B. Escalation D.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.com Ac tua lTe sts . Tailgating C. Whaling B. Dumpster diving QUESTION NO: 215 Which of the following describes an attack technique by which an intruder gains physical access by following an authorized user into a facility before the door is closed? A.actualtests. Shoulder surfing B.

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

Users of the PCs report that they do a lot of web browsing and explain that a disgruntled employee from their department was recently fired.co QUESTION NO: 221 m 73 . Which of the following is MOST likely the issue? . Require a PIV card B. 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 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.CompTIA SY0-201: Practice Exam QUESTION NO: 220 Which of the following access control methods provides the BEST protection against attackers logging on as authorized users? A.com Ac Answer: D Explanation: tua A. On-site clustering D. The PCs are being used in a botnet lTe sts Several PCs are running extremely slow all of a sudden. The PCs have downloaded adware. Any Time. A man-in-the-middle attack is taking place. A logic bomb has been installed by the former employee B. Virtualization Answer: A "Pass Any Exam. Off-site backup B. RAID 5 on-site backup C.actualtests." . C.www. D. Utilize time of day restrictions C.

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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Twofish C. Identifies surface vulnerabilities and can be run on a regular basis B.actualtests. RC4 B. Safe for even inexperienced testers to conduct D. they can receive emails from other users.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. however. Which of the following would the administrator MOST likely check to resolve the user's issue? sts . User local antivirus settings D. DES "Pass Any Exam.www.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. 3DES D." . Spam folder settings C. Any Time. Which of the following statements correctly describes these advantages? A.co m Answer: B Explanation: 101 . Browser pop-up settings B. 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. Proves that the system can be compromised C.

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Fiberoptic cable D.com 173 Ac tua QUESTION NO: 521 lTe sts . ARP spoofing B. Coaxial cable B. DDoS Answer: B Explanation: QUESTION NO: 522 Which of the following would allow an administrator to perform internal research on security threats and common viruses on multiple operating systems without risking contamination of the "Pass Any Exam. Voice recognition B. Retina scan Answer: A Explanation: Which of the following is a tactic used by malicious domain purchasing organizations? A." .CompTIA SY0-201: Practice Exam methods? A. Any Time. 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. DNS D. Kiting C. Iris scan D. Wireless access points C.co m . Fingerprint recognition C.www.actualtests.

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

D.www.actualtests. vulnerability scanners can cause massive network flooding during risk assessments.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. B. penetration testing actively tests security controls and can cause system instability. penetration testing passively tests policy controls and can identify vulnerabilities. Evil twin D. Packet sniffing B. Any Time. War chalking C. Impersonation D.com 181 Ac tua lTe Answer: B Explanation: sts A. Packet sniffing Answer: C Explanation: QUESTION NO: 544 QUESTION NO: 545 Penetration testing should only be used during controlled conditions with express consent of the system owner because: A. Shoulder surfing B. Tailgating C. C." . white box penetration testing cannot identify zero day exploits. Answer: D Explanation: QUESTION NO: 546 "Pass Any Exam. War driving .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? .

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

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

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

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

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

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

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? ." . Buffer overflow D. Any Time. Hardware write lock C. if a user connects both ends of a network cable to different switch ports? A. Integer overflow B. Access control C. USB extension cable D.www. USB encryptor B.com 188 Ac tua lTe Answer: D Explanation: sts A. Loop protection D. 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. 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. VLAN separation B. SQL injection C.actualtests. Cross-site scripting .

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

Hard drive "Pass Any Exam. Spam C. DDoS attack C. X-Mas attack B. Spoofing Answer: C Explanation: QUESTION NO: 571 Which of the following is the MOST secure way of storing keys or digital certificates used for decryption/encryption of SSL sessions? A." .co m 190 .actualtests. 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. HSM C. DNS poisoning D. Database B. Any Time.com Ac tua lTe sts . a user receives numerous instant messages from strangers advertising products or trying to send files. DOS attack Answer: B Explanation: QUESTION NO: 570 While chatting with friends over IM. Which of the following BEST describes the threat? A. IT and network administrators notice sustained. Key escrow D. extremely high network traffic being directed towards the web interface of the banking portal from various external networks.www. Spear phishing B.

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

actualtests." . B. DoS C. SQL injection C. job function specific.www. single sign-on. Answer: D Explanation: "Pass Any Exam.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. D. C. multifactor. XSRF D. Phishing B. user specific. XSS sts . Error and exception handling D.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 .com Ac tua lTe A. Any Time. LDAP injection B.

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

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

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

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

Disabling unnecessary services D. Buffer overflow B. Host-based intrusion detection system Answer: C Explanation: QUESTION NO: 627 A proximity badge is provided to all users. Any Time. Distributed denial of service Answer: A Explanation: "Pass Any Exam.www. Authorization verification without authentication C. Network-based intrusion detection system C.CompTIA SY0-201: Practice Exam Which of the following is MOST likely to reduce the threat of a zero day vulnerability? A.com Ac tua lTe Answer: B Explanation: sts . This is an example of which of the following? A." . SQL injection D. each with the owners’ photo.actualtests.co m 209 . Both authentication and authorization verification QUESTION NO: 628 During the analysis of malicious code. Authentication without authorization verification B. 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. This is MOST likely an example of which of the following? A. Patch management B. XML injection C. Neither authentication nor authorization verification D.

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

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

Any Time. Which of the following attacks is the company vulnerable to without the proper user training and awareness? lTe sts . Hoaxes B. Vishing B.co m 212 . Pharming C.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.com Ac tua During a company’s relocation. the technician did reach the exact answering system as the bank and eventually to an actual bank representative.www. SPIM D.actualtests. This is an example of which of the following? A. the security administrator notices that the phone number on the email does not match the phone number listed on the bank’s website. Social engineering D. While examining the email. Upon calling that number. Which of the following attack types is "Pass Any Exam. 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." . a security administrator notices that several hard copies of company directories are being thrown away in public dumpsters. 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. Phishing C.

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

SFTP D. Maintains a secured copy of a user’s private key for the sole purpose of recovering the key if it is lost D.co m .www. MD5 Answer: D "Pass Any Exam. DES D.com 250 Ac tua lTe sts . Maintains a copy of a user’s public key for the sole purpose of recovering messages if it is lost 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. AES C.actualtests. Protocol analyzer C. Maintains a secured copy of a user’s private key to recover the certificate revocation list C." . Any Time. 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.CompTIA SY0-201: Practice Exam Explanation: QUESTION NO: 747 Which of the following BEST describes the process of key escrow? A. NIDS B. RC5 B.

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

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

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

HIDS D. Any Time.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. Enter two different passwords D. Remote monitoring C. ID badge and smartcard sts . by preventing the transmission of malicious packets from known attacking sources? A.www. Fingerprint and retina scan C.com 254 Ac tua lTe A.actualtests. Employee B "Pass Any Exam. 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. IPS B. Firewall C. Honeypot B. or network segment. Fingerprint scan and password B. War driving Answer: D Explanation: QUESTION NO: 762 Employee A sends employee B an encrypted message along with a digital signature. Creating honeypots D." .co Which of the following would be used to gain access to a data center where the administrator would have to use multiple authentication factors? m QUESTION NO: 760 .

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

4658 Answer: C Explanation: QUESTION NO: 788 Which of the following BEST describes when code that is initiated on a virtual machine directly affects the host? A. WEP . AES256 B." . PGP C.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.www. Any Time.actualtests. SSL D. there have been an increased amount of failed remote desktop login attempts from an external IP address.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 . VM escape C. VM hypervisor D. VM cluster B. 3389 D. Which of the following ports should the administrator change from its default to control this? A. 25 C.

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

CompTIA SY0-201: Practice Exam C. Any Time. B. D. SFTP Answer: A Explanation: Which of the following is the FINAL phase of disaster recovery? A.actualtests. Hold a follow-up meeting to review lessons learned. Answer: B Explanation: QUESTION NO: 796 Which of the following does an attacker with minimal rights need to accomplish to continue attacking a compromised system? A. Cross-site scripting D. IPSec B. Privilege escalation Answer: D "Pass Any Exam. Restore all network connectivity. SSL D. Notify all personnel that a disaster has taken place. Disable logging Answer: D Explanation: QUESTION NO: 794 Which of following protocols can operate in tunnel mode? A. C.www. Logic bomb C. SHTTP C. Increase the max size of the log D.com Ac tua lTe sts QUESTION NO: 795 .co m 265 ." . Perform a full recovery so all devices are back in working order. Rootkit 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.www.actualtests. Spam C. Any Time. PGP D.com Ac tua lTe A. Availability D. Confidentiality C. Integrity Answer: C Explanation: QUESTION NO: 798 Answer: C Explanation: QUESTION NO: 799 A user reports random windows opening and closing after installing new software. Rootkit D." . Non-repudiation B. Which of the following has MOST likely infected the computer? A.co m 266 . CA B. Adware Answer: D Explanation: "Pass Any Exam. AES256 sts Which of the following uses both private and public key algorithms for email encryption and decryption? . DES C. Worm B.

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

B. C.www. A stateful firewall C.co m 279 .actualtests. Logic Bomb D. An IDS Answer: A Explanation: QUESTION NO: 841 System resource monitors and baselines on web servers should be used by security team members to detect: "Pass Any Exam. A HIDS D. It should shut down. It should decrease humidity. Which of the following would be responsible? A. D. It should change to full cooling.CompTIA SY0-201: Practice Exam Which of the following should an HVAC system do when a fire is detected in a data center? A. Any Time. Adware C. 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. It should increase humidity." . 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.com Ac tua lTe sts . Virus B. A Honeypot B.

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

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

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

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

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Which of the following methods allows the administrator to create different user templates to comply with the principle of least privilege? A. Rule-based access control B. Mandatory access control C. Physical access control D. Role-based access control Answer: D Explanation:

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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