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

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

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

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

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

co m 11 .www.actualtests. Kerberos C. Full disk encryption C. Proxy server D.CompTIA SY0-201: Practice Exam D.exe Answer: A Explanation: QUESTION NO: 30 Which of the following authentication services can be used to provide router commands to enforce policies? A. Mobile device encryption B. RADIUS B. TACACS+ Answer: A Explanation: QUESTION NO: 32 A security administrator is implementing a solution that can integrate with an existing server and provide encryption capabilities. Firewall B. LDAP D. Protocol analyzer lTe Which of the following is the BEST tool to deploy on the company network to monitor and log employee’s web surfing activity? sts QUESTION NO: 31 ." .com Ac Answer: C Explanation: tua A. TPM D. Which of the following would meet this requirement? A. mmc. Honeypot C. HSM "Pass Any Exam. Any Time.

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

172. Risk assessment B. Install a perimeter firewall Answer: A. Update NIDS signatures C.202." . Which of the following describes this form of authentication? A. Any Time.5 B. Vulnerability assessment Answer: B Explanation: QUESTION NO: 57 In order to access the network.www.com Ac tua lTe sts . Patch management D.75. 63. Disable DEP settings E.CompTIA SY0-201: Practice Exam B. Update HIPS signatures D.C Explanation: QUESTION NO: 55 A security administrator is assigned to develop an IP address scheme for the corporate network that allows internal users to have an IP address that cannot be routed to the Internet. an employee must swipe their finger on a device. 192.48 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. Single sign-on B. Which of the following IP addresses would meet this requirement? A. Account management C.186.co m 19 .actualtests.0.40. Multifactor "Pass Any Exam.75.127.27 C.95 D.131. 10.

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Separation of duties C.CompTIA SY0-201: Practice Exam QUESTION NO: 86 Which of the following is a best practice to identify fraud from an employee in a sensitive position? A. Mandatory vacations Answer: B Explanation: QUESTION NO: 87 Answer: A. Which of the following configurations will allow for high availability? (Select TWO).actualtests.www. B. Acceptable usage policy B. Any Time. Determine which controls are operating as intended. Remediate the machines with incorrectly configured controls. Hardware RAID 5 B.C Explanation: QUESTION NO: 88 Which of the following is performed during a security assessment? A. Server clustering D. Software RAID 1 E. Load sharing C. Answer: D Explanation: "Pass Any Exam. Calculate the cost of bringing the controls back into compliance. Quarantine the machines that have no controls in place. C.com Ac tua A. .co m 29 . 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. False positives D. D." .

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

Virtual Private Networking D. Require all employees to use company supplied device locks to secure the laptops. Any Time.com Ac tua lTe sts . n2 * 26 Answer: C Explanation: QUESTION NO: 93 MAC filtering is a form of which of the following? A.co m 31 . Configure all laptops with passwords. Room lighting C." . 2n * 26 C.CompTIA SY0-201: Practice Exam A. 26n D. D.www. Virtualization B. Install security cameras inside the building. Network Access Control C. B. Install locator software that sends its location back to the corporate office. Wire shielding B. Answer: C Explanation: QUESTION NO: 95 Which of the following do environmental controls influence? A. Network Address Translation Answer: B Explanation: QUESTION NO: 94 Which of the following would BEST prevent the theft of laptops located in the corporate office? A. Fire suppression D. n26 B. System availability "Pass Any Exam.actualtests. C.

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. WEP C.co m . Users might be using incompatible USB 1.com 32 Ac Answer: B Explanation: tua A.www. 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. TFTP D. 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.actualtests. SFTP B. Any Time. B. Back door Answer: D Explanation: "Pass Any Exam. Weak password D. C. Data stored on the device may be copyrighted. D. Default account C. The stored data might be out of date with networked-stored equivalents." . Users can inadvertently spread viruses.0 technology.

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

" . Man-in-the-middle D. Distributed Denial of Service B. Vishing Answer: C Explanation: QUESTION NO: 103 Which of the following logical access control methods would a security administrator need to modify in order to control network traffic passing through a router to a different network? A. Any Time. Firewall D.com Ac tua lTe sts . ACL C. Logical tokens D.www.actualtests. DMZ Answer: C Explanation: "Pass Any Exam. Configuring VLAN 1 B.CompTIA SY0-201: Practice Exam QUESTION NO: 102 ARP poison routing attacks are an example of which of the following? A. Smurf Attack C. VLAN C.co m 34 . IDS 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 much information to review D. Which of the following is MOST likely causing this to appear? A. Port scanner C.actualtests. Protocol analyzer B. Lack of support for standardized log review tools C. Password crackers D. DMZ Answer: B Explanation: "Pass Any Exam." . NAT B. a guest user is redirected to the company portal and asked to agree to the acceptable use policy.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. NAC C.com Ac QUESTION NO: 107 tua Answer: C Explanation: lTe A.co Which of the following is MOST likely to be an issue when turning on all auditing functions within a system? m QUESTION NO: 106 35 . Any Time. Flooding the network with all of the log information B. Too many available log aggregation tools sts . Vulnerability scanner Answer: B Explanation: Upon opening the browser.www. VLAN D.

Adware B. Input validation errors B.co Cell phones with network access and the ability to store data files are susceptible to which of the following risks? m QUESTION NO: 109 36 . FTP D. SSH Answer: D Explanation: "Pass Any Exam." . Viruses D. Logic bombs sts . TFTP B. Trojan C. HTTPS C.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. Any Time.www. Botnets D.com Ac QUESTION NO: 110 tua Answer: C Explanation: lTe A. which of the following protocols is the MOST secure? A.actualtests. SMTP open relays C. Logic bombs Answer: B Explanation: When establishing a connection between two IP based routers.

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Any Time.co m 45 . Patch C. Cost D. 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.actualtests. 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 .com Ac A. Configuration baselines D. Hotfixes C. NIDS B. Group policies B.CompTIA SY0-201: Practice Exam A. Antivirus update D." .www. Availability C. Integrity B.

AES "Pass Any Exam." . The network appears to be coming from a printer that was installed.co m . to prevent this issue? A. Self-replication D. B.CompTIA SY0-201: Practice Exam A. and adware? A.com 46 Ac tua lTe sts Answer: C Explanation: .actualtests. centralized power and cooling system B. spyware. Process hiding C. Conduct a security review of the new hardware to determine any possible security risks. Eavesdropping B. Install a manageable. prior to this printer being installed. Any Time. Penetration test of the network to determine any further rogue wireless networks in the area. QUESTION NO: 140 Which of the following characteristics distinguishes a virus from a rootkit. D. Implement a RADIUS server to authenticate all users to the wireless network. Different virtual machines on a local workstation D. Popup displays Answer: C Explanation: QUESTION NO: 141 Which of the following is used to generate keys in PKI? A. Server virtualization C.www. Centralize all blade servers and chassis within one or two racks Answer: B Explanation: QUESTION NO: 139 A rogue wireless network is showing up in the IT department. Installation of Internet content filters to implement domain name kiting. Which of the following should have taken place. C.

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

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

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

com 50 Ac tua A.www.actualtests. Kerberos D." . CHAP C. 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. Fingerprint and retina scan Answer: C Explanation: Answer: B Explanation: QUESTION NO: 153 A security analyst has been notified that one of the web servers has stopped responding to web traffic. Smartcard and PIN D. Event log "Pass Any Exam. Which of the following logs is MOST likely to be helpful in finding the cause and source of the problem? A.CompTIA SY0-201: Practice Exam D. MD5 B. The network engineer also reports very high bandwidth utilization to and from the Internet. incident response. Smartcard and token C.co m . Answer: C Explanation: QUESTION NO: 151 Which of the following is an example of two factor authentication? A. PIN and password B. Any Time.

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

Cookies B.actualtests. Kerberos Answer: C Explanation: QUESTION NO: 159 Which of the following can increase risk? (Select TWO] A." .co m .D "Pass Any Exam. Configuration baselines D. Mandatory vacations Answer: A. Threat source E. Mantrap C. Vulnerability B. PKI D.CompTIA SY0-201: Practice Exam Answer: D Explanation: QUESTION NO: 157 Which of the following is often bundled with freely downloaded software? A. Forensics B. Logic bomb C.www. CRL C. Any Time. Adware D.com 52 Ac tua lTe sts . Spam Answer: C Explanation: QUESTION NO: 158 Which of the following security types would require the use of certificates to verify a user's identity? A.

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

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

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

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

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

NIDS Answer: C Explanation: Which of the following is the correct risk assessment equation? A.CompTIA SY0-201: Practice Exam B. Rogue access points can scan the company's wireless networks and find other unencrypted and rouge access points "Pass Any Exam.co m .www. 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. Software firewall B. Risk = exploit x number of systems x cost of asset B. Backup policy D. Risk = threat x vulnerability x cost of asset D. B. Hardware firewall C. Which of the following could be deployed to BEST provide this information? A. Retention policy C. Rogue access points are hard to find and remove from the network.actualtests.com 58 Ac tua lTe QUESTION NO: 176 sts . Email server configuration Answer: B Explanation: QUESTION NO: 175 Management would like to know if anyone is attempting to access files on the company file server." . HIDS D. Any Time. Risk = infections x number of days infected x cost of asset C.

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

User interviews D. Trusted platform module Answer: A Explanation: QUESTION NO: 181 Which of the following describes a semi-operational site that in the event of a disaster. Penetration testing tool D. Vulnerability scanning C. which of the following techniques should be employed to assess overall security? A. Vulnerability assessment tool lTe Which of the following devices hooks into a LAN and captures traffic? sts .actualtests. Cold site Answer: B Explanation: QUESTION NO: 182 Answer: A Explanation: QUESTION NO: 183 When assessing a network containing resources that require near 100% availability. Protocol analyzer B. Any Time. Documentation reviews "Pass Any Exam.com 60 Ac tua A.CompTIA SY0-201: Practice Exam D.www. Warm site C. Penetration testing B. IT operations can be migrated? A.co m . Mobile site D. Protocol filter C. Hot site B." .

Port scanning D. Rouge access points B. DOS D. It was determined that the product is not a threat but has the potential to introduce additional vulnerabilities. War driving Answer: D Explanation: QUESTION NO: 186 A new enterprise solution is currently being evaluated due to its potential to increase the company's profit margins. The security administrator has been asked to review its security implications. Which of the following assessment types should the security administrator also take into consideration while evaluating this product? A. Vampire taps C." .co m . Any Time. Buffer overflow Answer: B Explanation: QUESTION NO: 185 Which of the following is a reason why wireless access points should not be placed near a building's perimeter? A. various vulnerability scans were performed.com 61 Ac tua lTe sts . 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. While evaluating the product. XSS C. Cookies B. Vulnerability assessment "Pass Any Exam.www.actualtests.

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

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

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

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

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

actualtests. Design reviews D. Firewall C. A lack of management software B. Authentication to multiple devices B. Greater password complexity Answer: A Explanation: "Pass Any Exam. 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.com Ac tua lTe sts . USB removable drive encryption C. Non-repudiation D." . CCTV B.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. Role/rule-based access control D.co QUESTION NO: 203 m 67 . Any Time. Centralized file integrity protection C.www.

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

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

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

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

www. Identification of single points of failure Answer: B Explanation: "Pass Any Exam. QUESTION NO: 218 Which of the following will contain a list of unassigned public IP addresses? A. Hierarchical list of critical systems C. TCP port B.1x C.CompTIA SY0-201: Practice Exam Answer: B Explanation: QUESTION NO: 217 Which of the following is true when a user browsing to an HTTPS site receives the message: a Site name mismatch'? A. Loop protector D. The certificate file name is different from the certificate CN." .actualtests. C. The certificate was issued by the intermediate CA and not by the root CA. Any Time. Hierarchical access control lists D. D.co m Answer: A Explanation: .com 72 Ac tua lTe sts . The certificate CN is different from the site DNS A record. B. Hierarchical list of non-critical personnel B. The CA DNS name is different from the root certificate CN. 802. Firewall rule Answer: D Explanation: QUESTION NO: 219 DRPs should contain which of the following? A.

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

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

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

Proxy B. Host-based firewall C. Kerberos B. DNS Answer: B Explanation: QUESTION NO: 230 Which of the following would a security administrator use to diagnose network issues? A. TFTP C. Gateway Answer: C Explanation: QUESTION NO: 231 Which of the following should be implemented on a mobile phone to help prevent a conversation from being captured? A. GPS tracking D. Voice encryption C." .com Ac tua lTe sts . Sniffer Answer: B Explanation: "Pass Any Exam.CompTIA SY0-201: Practice Exam QUESTION NO: 229 Which of the following protocols uses UDP port 69 by default? A. Any Time. Protocol analyzer D. Device encryption B.co m 76 .actualtests.www. SSH D.

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

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

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

Proper AP placement B. Integrity D. Temperature C. EMI B. A.www." . Enable MAC filtering E. Use CCMP D. Availability C.actualtests. Humidity Answer: D Explanation: QUESTION NO: 243 A.com 80 Ac Which of the following is an example of implementing security using the least privilege principle? tua lTe sts .co m . Which of the following configurations can the administrator modify to achieve this? (Select TWO). UPS D. Reduce the power levels Answer: A. Confidentiality B. 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.D Explanation: QUESTION NO: 242 Which of the following environmental variables reduces the potential for static discharges? A. Any Time.CompTIA SY0-201: Practice Exam building. The spreadsheet is "Pass Any Exam.

OS patching Answer: A Explanation: A. Bluejacking D. Access B.actualtests. DNS Answer: A Explanation: QUESTION NO: 245 Which of the following helps prevent a system from being fingerprinted? A. War driving B.co m . Any Time. Antivirus D.www.CompTIA SY0-201: Practice Exam located on a server that was recently patched. Firewall C. Which of the following logs would the technician review FIRST? A. 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. Which of the following is the attacker MOST likely using? tua QUESTION NO: 246 lTe sts .com 81 Ac An attacker captures valid wireless traffic in hopes of transmitting it repeatedly to generate enough traffic to discover the encryption key. Anti-spam software D. Personal firewall B. Replay attack C. Complex passwords 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." . External lighting C.co m .CompTIA SY0-201: Practice Exam distribution center? A. 802. Physical access log D. in order to email and setup conference meetings to the whole "Pass Any Exam. MS-CHAP B.www.actualtests. Pop-up blocker Answer: C Explanation: QUESTION NO: 250 A Maintenance Manager requests that a new group be created for a new development project. Kerberos C.1x D. Anti-spam C.com 82 Ac tua lTe sts . EAP Answer: B Explanation: QUESTION NO: 248 Which of the following is a preventative physical security measure? A. Any Time. Which of the following security applications BEST explains this behavior? A. concerning power distribution. Antivirus B. Video surveillance B. Personal firewall D.

Cryptography B. Virus C. Steganography C.CompTIA SY0-201: Practice Exam project team.com Ac tua lTe sts . Spam Answer: B Explanation: QUESTION NO: 253 Which of the following concepts is applied FIRST when a user logs into a domain? "Pass Any Exam. Security Answer: C Explanation: QUESTION NO: 251 Which of the following is an example of data obfuscation within a data stream? A.co m 83 . Restricted group C. Rootkit D. Fuzzing Answer: A Explanation: QUESTION NO: 252 Which of the following is a malicious program that infects a host computer and has the ability to replicate itself? A. Spyware B.actualtests. Distribution D.www. Any Time. Default power users B. Which of the following group types would need to be created? A." . Hashing D.

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

Impersonation B. Proper WAP placement "Pass Any Exam. RFID badge D. Smartcard B. 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.CompTIA SY0-201: Practice Exam A.co m . Bluesnarfing Answer: B Explanation: QUESTION NO: 257 Which of the following has the capability to perform onboard cryptographic functions? A.com 85 Ac A." .actualtests. Bluejacking C. Cables C.www. VLANs D. Networks B. ACL C. War driving D. VPNs tua Shielded communications media is MOST often used to prevent electrical emanations from being detected and crosstalk between which of the following? lTe QUESTION NO: 258 sts . Any Time.

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

AES C. Off site C.www. Warm site Answer: A Explanation: QUESTION NO: 321 Which of the following can use a trust system where public keys are stored in an online directory? A. PGP D. NAT B.co m .actualtests." . DES B.com 106 Ac tua lTe sts . NDS D. Any Time. VLAN Answer: A Explanation: "Pass Any Exam. NAC C. Hot site D. Cold site B. WEP Answer: C Explanation: QUESTION NO: 322 Which of the following elements has the ability to hide a node's internal address from the public network? A.CompTIA SY0-201: Practice Exam Answer: B Explanation: QUESTION NO: 320 Which of the following alternate site types is the MOST affordable after implementation? A.

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

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

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

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

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

Which of the following should be used to send the information to the security office? A.CompTIA SY0-201: Practice Exam QUESTION NO: 338 An email server appears to be running with an increased load. Any Time." . Level of importance B.actualtests. Encryption D. Which of the following can be used to compare historical performance? A. so they can perform a background check. laaS . Subnetting C. Implicit deny B. Performance monitor Answer: A Explanation: Answer: B Explanation: QUESTION NO: 340 A user wants to send personally identifiable information to the security office via email. SaaS D.www.co Which of the following allows a security administrator to separate networks from each other? m QUESTION NO: 339 112 .com Ac tua lTe sts A. Protocol analyzer D. Signature line Answer: C Explanation: "Pass Any Exam. Performance baselines B. Digital signature C. Systems monitor C.

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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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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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: 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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www. Passively assess web vulnerabilities B. The security administrator needs to do which of the following? A. Protocol analyzer D. To check compliance of the router configuration C. Add that user to the security distribution group Answer: A Explanation: Which of the following is a goal of penetration testing? A. Password cracker sts . Add that user to the domain remote desktop group D.com 157 Ac QUESTION NO: 474 tua Answer: D Explanation: lTe A. Actively assess deployed security controls Answer: D Explanation: QUESTION NO: 475 "Pass Any Exam. Add that user to the domain administrators group C. Add that user to the local power users group B. Vulnerability scanner C." . Any Time.actualtests. Account dictionary B.co An intruder has gained access to a server and installed an application to obtain credentials.CompTIA SY0-201: Practice Exam QUESTION NO: 472 A new application support technician is unable to install a new approved security application on a departmental’s workstation. Which of the following applications did the intruder MOST likely install? m QUESTION NO: 473 . Provide a passive check of the network’s security D.

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

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

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

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

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

The web server needs to be accessible to employees both inside the campus and at remote sites. Identification and non-repudiation C. Access control and identity verification B.CompTIA SY0-201: Practice Exam A.actualtests. Any Time. C. 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. Answer: C Explanation: QUESTION NO: 507 "Pass Any Exam.co m 168 .com Ac tua A web server that the employees use to fill out their time cards needs to be protected. Identification and authentication D. Separation of duties D. Place the server in a DMZ and require all users to use the company’s VPN software to access it. Access controls Answer: D Explanation: QUESTION NO: 506 A. D.www. Which of the following would BEST protect the server? lTe sts . Authentication and authorization Answer: C Explanation: QUESTION NO: 505 In order for an organization to be successful in preventing fraud from occurring by a disgruntled employee. B. Job rotation B. Place the server in a DMZ after hardening the OS." . Some of the employees use computers that do not belong to the company to do their work. Place the server in a subnet that is blocked at the firewall. Least privilege C.

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

Training network administrators on the importance of patching D. TCP/IP hijacking C. Install backup generators D. Report the issue to management and revisit it during the next risk assessment C. Proxy server D. Creating and disseminating a patch management policy B." .co m 170 .www.actualtests. Hiring more administrators to better assist in the patching of servers Answer: A Explanation: QUESTION NO: 511 Which of the following is an advanced security tool used by security administrators to divert malicious attacks to a harmless area of the network? A. Install UPS units on each critical device B. Which of the following would BEST solve this issue? A.com Ac Which of the following would be the BEST course of action to maintain network availability during an extended power outage? tua lTe sts . Use multiple servers for redundancy Answer: C Explanation: QUESTION NO: 513 "Pass Any Exam. Implement a SONET ring C. Firewall B.CompTIA SY0-201: Practice Exam During an annual risk assessment. Any Time. Honeypot Answer: D Explanation: QUESTION NO: 512 A. it is discovered the network administrators have no clear timeline of when patches must be installed.

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

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

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

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

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

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

Answer: D Explanation: QUESTION NO: 534 Which of the following is a best practice relating to non-administrative user rights on a server? A. Confidentiality.www.com 177 Ac tua lTe sts . Documenting all HDD serial numbers D. QUESTION NO: 532 Proper planning for disaster recovery includes which of the following? A. Any Time. The failed disk can be replaced. Testing the plan on a regular basis B. RAID 3 D. Key management. and the RAID 1 array can be regenerated. Disk mirroring provides 100 percent redundancy because everything is stored on two disks.actualtests. If one disk fails.CompTIA SY0-201: Practice Exam C. B. Having system administrators electronically sign the plan C.co m . another disk continues to operate. RAID 5 Answer: B Explanation: RAID level 1 RAID 1 is disk mirroring. D. Deny printer access "Pass Any Exam. Executing the continuity plan at random Answer: A Explanation: QUESTION NO: 533 Using a digital signature during an online transaction is a form of: A. Availability." . Non-repudiation. C.

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

Personal electronic devices C.com 179 Ac Which of the following is the BEST reason to conduct annual security awareness training? tua lTe sts ." . To remind users of the consequences of noncompliance C.co m . Clean desk policy D. Zero day exploits Answer: A Explanation: QUESTION NO: 538 Which of the following tools allows a security company to identify the latest unknown attacks utilized by attackers? A. Port scanners D. To allow the organization to meet due diligence Answer: A Explanation: QUESTION NO: 540 If continuity plans are not regularly exercised.www. IDS B. Social networking sites B. Honeypots C.actualtests. Code reviews Answer: B Explanation: QUESTION NO: 539 A.CompTIA SY0-201: Practice Exam and updates with family and friends online? A. To reinforces user compliance with security policies B. To teach users about the latest malware attacks D. Any Time. which of the following aspects of business continuity "Pass Any Exam.

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Passwords D. Any Time. Time of day restrictions Answer: B Explanation: Which of the following allows a user to have a one-time password? A. Separation of duties D. 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 . PIV D. SSO C.com 197 Ac tua lTe QUESTION NO: 591 sts .actualtests. Single Sign-On B. Biometrics C. IP allow any any B. Biometrics B. Tokens Answer: D Explanation: QUESTION NO: 592 Which of the following is an example of the type of access control methodology provided on Windows systems by default? A." . Implicit deny C. Discretionary Access Control (DAC) "Pass Any Exam.www.CompTIA SY0-201: Practice Exam 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.co m .CompTIA SY0-201: Practice Exam C. Zero day attack "Pass Any Exam. Risk calculation tua Which of the following identifies some of the running services on a system? lTe sts . Baseline reporting B. Vulnerability scanning B." .www. Code review D. Design review C.actualtests. Determine open ports B. Review honeypot logs D. Any Time. Fuzzing Answer: C Explanation: QUESTION NO: 594 Answer: A Explanation: QUESTION NO: 595 Which of the following describes a passive attempt to identify weaknesses? A.com 198 Ac A. Mandatory Access Control (MAC) D. Review baseline reporting C.

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

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

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

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

XSS sts . XSRF D.www." . multifactor. LDAP injection B.co Which of the following appears to the user as a legitimate site but is in fact an attack from a malicious site? m QUESTION NO: 612 204 . DoS C. Any Time. user specific. Error and exception handling D.com Ac tua lTe A. Cross-site scripting Answer: D Explanation: Answer: D Explanation: QUESTION NO: 613 Role-based access control is: A. C. Answer: D Explanation: "Pass Any Exam. B. D. Phishing B. single sign-on. SQL injection C.CompTIA SY0-201: Practice Exam QUESTION NO: 611 Which of the following web application security weaknesses can be mitigated by preventing the use of HTML tags? A.actualtests. job function specific.

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

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

Any Time.co A company needs to reduce the risk of employees emailing confidential data outside of the company.CompTIA SY0-201: Practice Exam QUESTION NO: 620 A web application has been found to be vulnerable to a SQL injection attack." . B. Change management D. Install missing security updates for the operating system.com Ac tua lTe A.www. Configure the firewall to block port 110 sts . Add input validation to forms. File encryption B. Full disk encryption C. C. Implicit deny Answer: A Explanation: "Pass Any Exam. Implement transport encryption D. Which of the following BEST describes the required remediation action? A. Prevent the use of USB drives C.actualtests. Answer: D Explanation: Answer: A Explanation: QUESTION NO: 622 Which of the following security controls should be implemented to prevent server administrators from accessing information stored within an application on a server? A. Which of the following describes an applicable security control to mitigate this threat? m QUESTION NO: 621 207 . Install a network-based DLP device B. Install a host-based firewall. Change the server’s SSL key and add the previous key to the CRL. D.

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

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

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

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

www. Phishing C. Brute force Answer: C Explanation: QUESTION NO: 637 A security administrator performs several war driving routes each month and recently has noticed a certain area with a large number of unauthorized devices. Upon calling that number.actualtests." . 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. Social engineering D. Any Time. While examining the email. The user said these charges occurred after a recent phone call to the bank due to an unusual email the user received. Which of the following attacks is the company vulnerable to without the proper user training and awareness? lTe sts . Which of the following attack types is "Pass Any Exam. Hoaxes B.com Ac tua During a company’s relocation. Vishing B. the security administrator notices that the phone number on the email does not match the phone number listed on the bank’s website. a security administrator notices that several hard copies of company directories are being thrown away in public dumpsters.co m 212 . SPIM D. the technician did reach the exact answering system as the bank and eventually to an actual bank representative. This is an example of which of the following? A. Spear Phishing Answer: A Explanation: QUESTION NO: 636 A.

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Humidity controls C. Screen lock C. Signature based detection Answer: A Explanation: QUESTION NO: 672 A malicious insider obtains a copy of a virtual machine image for a server containing client financial records from the in-house virtualization cluster.actualtests. Behavior based detection C.www. This is an example of which of the following? A.co m . Cable lock D." . Remote wipe Answer: B Explanation: QUESTION NO: 671 An in-line network device examines traffic and determines that a parameter within a common protocol is well outside of expected boundaries. Which of the following would BEST prevent the malicious insider from accessing the client records? "Pass Any Exam. Any Time. Thermostats Answer: A Explanation: QUESTION NO: 670 Which of the following can be implemented that will only prevent viewing the home screen on a mobile device if left momentarily unattended? A. Whole disk encryption B.com 224 Ac tua lTe sts . Anomaly based detection B. Video monitoring D.CompTIA SY0-201: Practice Exam A. HVAC B. IV attack detection D.

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Location near the datacenter that meets power requirements D. Business continuity testing C. Disaster recovery D.co m 238 . Integrity B.www. Location with duplicate systems found in the datacenter C. Succession planning "Pass Any Exam. Location that meets power and connectivity requirements lTe sts A security administrator is in charge of a datacenter. Redundancy C.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. a hot site and a cold site. Confidentiality D.com Ac Answer: D Explanation: tua A.actualtests. Any Time. Due to a recent disaster. Location with all required equipment loaded with all current patches and updates B. Availability Answer: A Explanation: QUESTION NO: 712 QUESTION NO: 713 Which of the following business continuity activities would a company implement in order to restore a critical system after a disruption or failure? A. Which of the following does the administrator need to ensure is in place for a cold site? . the administrator needs to ensure that their cold site is ready to go in case of a disaster. Continuity of day to day operations B." .

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

Asset value C.com Ac tua A. Protective D. D. quantitative must be approved by senior management while qualitative is used within departments without specific approval. Surveys D.co m 240 . quantitative is based on hard numbers while qualitative is based on subjective ranking. Proactive lTe Performing routine security audits is a form of which of the following controls? sts . Any Time. quantitative is based on the number of assets while qualitative is based on the type of asset. C. qualitative is used in small companies of 100 employees or less while quantitative is used in larger companies of 100 employees or more. B.actualtests. Best practice "Pass Any Exam. Detective C." .www.CompTIA SY0-201: Practice Exam Answer: D Explanation: QUESTION NO: 717 The MAIN difference between qualitative and quantitative risk assessment is: A. Answer: D Explanation: QUESTION NO: 718 Answer: B Explanation: QUESTION NO: 719 Which of the following is used when performing a quantitative risk analysis? A. Focus groups B. Preventive B.

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

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

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

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

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

Personally identifiable information B. Gateway Answer: A Explanation: "Pass Any Exam. Software firewall D. Password complexity requirements B. Personal electronic devices Answer: A Explanation: QUESTION NO: 736 Answer: B Explanation: QUESTION NO: 737 Which of the following software types BEST dissects IP frames for inspection or review by a security administrator? A. Any Time.actualtests.CompTIA SY0-201: Practice Exam QUESTION NO: 735 Which of the following requires special handling and explicit policies for data retention and data distribution? A.www. Load balancer C. 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. Phishing attacks C." . Protocol analyzer B. Zero day exploits D. Handling PII D.co m 246 . Phishing techniques C.

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

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

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

Any Time. Maintains a secured copy of a user’s private key to recover the certificate revocation list C. DES D. Protocol analyzer C. MD5 Answer: D "Pass Any Exam.co m . Maintains a copy of a user’s public key for the sole purpose of recovering messages if it is lost B.actualtests. RC5 B. Maintains a secured copy of a user’s private key for the sole purpose of recovering the key if it is lost D.CompTIA SY0-201: Practice Exam Explanation: QUESTION NO: 747 Which of the following BEST describes the process of key escrow? A. SFTP D. AES C. VPN concentrator Answer: D Explanation: QUESTION NO: 749 Which of the following technologies is used to verify that a file was not altered? A. NIDS B.www. Maintains a secured copy of a user’s public key in order to improve network performance Answer: C Explanation: QUESTION NO: 748 Which of the following devices should be used to allow secure remote network access for mobile users? A." .com 250 Ac tua lTe sts .

Software as a Service (SaaS) D. Transport mode. AH D. ESP lTe sts IPSec has been chosen for remote access VPN connections for telecommuters.actualtests. ESP B.com 251 Ac Answer: D Explanation: tua A. AH C.E "Pass Any Exam. 139 C.CompTIA SY0-201: Practice Exam Explanation: QUESTION NO: 750 Webmail is classified under which of the following cloud-based technologies? A. Tunnel mode. Platform as a Service (PaaS) Answer: C Explanation: QUESTION NO: 751 QUESTION NO: 752 Which of the following ports are used for NetBIOS by default? (Select TWO). Infrastructure as a Service (IaaS) C. Tunnel mode. Which of the following combinations would BEST secure the connection? . Demand Computing B. 445 Answer: B. 143 D." .www. 135 B. Transport mode. 443 E. Any Time. A.co m .

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

co m 266 . Integrity Answer: C Explanation: QUESTION NO: 798 Answer: C Explanation: QUESTION NO: 799 A user reports random windows opening and closing after installing new software. PGP D. Any Time.com Ac tua lTe A. Adware Answer: D Explanation: "Pass Any Exam.actualtests. Spam C. AES256 sts Which of the following uses both private and public key algorithms for email encryption and decryption? . DES C. Availability D. Rootkit D. Worm B. CA B. Confidentiality C." .www. Non-repudiation B. Which of the following has MOST likely infected the computer? A.CompTIA SY0-201: Practice Exam Explanation: QUESTION NO: 797 Virtualization technology can be implemented to positively affect which of the following security concepts? A.

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

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

D. Change the password policy C. Server configuration policy C. Group policy B." . Answer: A Explanation: Answer: C Explanation: QUESTION NO: 809 Which of the following is used to encrypt the data sent from the server to the browser in an SSL session? A. Private Key "Pass Any Exam.com Ac A. Block all inbound traffic on SMTP port 25. Implement time of day restrictions tua An administrator is having difficulty getting staff to adhere to group policy directives regarding streaming audio.co m 269 . Require authentication for all outbound SMTP traffic. Deploy content filters D. Require authentication for all inbound and outbound SMTP traffic. Bandwidth utilization increases around the time that a popular radio show is broadcast. Enforce group policy B. C.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. Which of the following is the BEST solution to implement? lTe QUESTION NO: 808 sts . User rights assignment D.CompTIA SY0-201: Practice Exam A.actualtests. B. Require authentication for all inbound SMTP traffic. Any Time.

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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