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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Any Time. Multifactor "Pass Any Exam. Which of the following describes this form of authentication? A.40. Update NIDS signatures C. Risk assessment B.com Ac tua lTe sts . an employee must swipe their finger on a device.75.186.0.5 B. Vulnerability assessment Answer: B Explanation: QUESTION NO: 57 In order to access the network.127.actualtests. Install a perimeter firewall Answer: A.27 C.75. Which of the following IP addresses would meet this requirement? A. 10. 63. Patch management D. Account management C. 172.48 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.95 D.CompTIA SY0-201: Practice Exam B. Disable DEP settings E. Update HIPS signatures D. Single sign-on B.202.www.co m 19 . 192." .131.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.

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

com 48 Ac A.actualtests. Man-in-the-middle attack tua A user visits their normal banking website. but the user gets an SSL warning that the SSL certificate is invalid as it is signed by an unknown authority.CompTIA SY0-201: Practice Exam C. The key is not shared and remains on the server B. Anyone who connects receives the key C. Which of the following entries MOST warrants further investigation? A.co m . Which of the following has occurred? lTe sts ." . 3DES D. Privilege escalation C. AES256 Answer: D Explanation: QUESTION NO: 145 Which of the following BEST describes how the private key is handled when connecting to a secure web server? A. Replay attack D. 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. Only users from configured IP addresses received the key D. Domain name kiting B. Any Time.www. The URL is correct and the website is displayed in the browser. DNS query from a source outside the organization "Pass Any Exam.

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

DNS spoofing D. By geographic location D.actualtests. Backup procedures "Pass Any Exam.CompTIA SY0-201: Practice Exam A. Which of the following is the attacker attempting to do? A. Key management C.co m . Availability D.www. Non-repudiation Answer: A Explanation: QUESTION NO: 172 An attacker sends packets to a host in hopes of altering the host's MAC table. By management level Answer: A Explanation: QUESTION NO: 174 Which of the following describes how long email messages are available in case of a subpoena? A. Port scan B. By function B. By department C.com 57 Ac tua Which of the following is a best practice for organizing users when implementing a least privilege model? lTe sts ." . Any Time. Integrity B. ARP poisoning Answer: D Explanation: QUESTION NO: 173 A. Privilege escalation C.

HIDS D.co m . Rogue access points can scan the company's wireless networks and find other unencrypted and rouge access points "Pass Any Exam. Any Time. Backup policy D. Risk = infections x number of days infected x cost of asset C.www. Risk = exploit x number of systems x cost of asset B. Which of the following could be deployed to BEST provide this information? A." . Email server configuration Answer: B Explanation: QUESTION NO: 175 Management would like to know if anyone is attempting to access files on the company file server. NIDS Answer: C Explanation: Which of the following is the correct risk assessment equation? A. B.actualtests. Hardware firewall C. Risk = threat x vulnerability x cost of asset D.CompTIA SY0-201: Practice Exam B. Rogue access points are hard to find and remove from the network. Risk = vulnerability x days unpatched x cost of asset Answer: C Explanation: QUESTION NO: 177 Which of the following is of the GREATEST concern in regard to a rogue access point? A.com 58 Ac tua lTe QUESTION NO: 176 sts . Software firewall B. Retention policy C.

Answer: A Explanation: QUESTION NO: 179 Answer: D Explanation: QUESTION NO: 180 The security administrator wants to increase the cipher strength of the company's internal root certificate.co m . Lowered cost of the host machine B. Which of the following would the security administer use to sign a stronger root certificate? A. identification. validation." . Less overhead cost of software licensing C. The radio signal of the rogue access point interferes with company approved access points.www. D. Streamline systems to a single OS D.CompTIA SY0-201: Practice Exam C. Rogue access points can allow unauthorized users access the company's internal networks.com 59 Ac tua A. C. Key escrow "Pass Any Exam. Answer: D Explanation: QUESTION NO: 178 The process of validating a user's claimed identity is called A. D. Fewer systems to monitor physical access lTe Which of the following is a benefit of utilizing virtualization technology? sts . B.actualtests. authorization. Certificate authority B. repudiation. Registration authority C. Any Time.

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

com 61 Ac tua lTe sts . Port scanning D. Buffer overflow Answer: B Explanation: QUESTION NO: 185 Which of the following is a reason why wireless access points should not be placed near a building's perimeter? A. Vampire taps C.actualtests.CompTIA SY0-201: Practice Exam Answer: B Explanation: QUESTION NO: 184 Which of the following would MOST likely contain a <SCRIPT> tag? A." . XSS C. DOS D.co m . While evaluating the product. Which of the following assessment types should the security administrator also take into consideration while evaluating this product? A. War driving Answer: D Explanation: QUESTION NO: 186 A new enterprise solution is currently being evaluated due to its potential to increase the company's profit margins. It was determined that the product is not a threat but has the potential to introduce additional vulnerabilities. Threat assessment B. various vulnerability scans were performed. The security administrator has been asked to review its security implications. Rouge access points B. Cookies B. Any Time.www. Vulnerability assessment "Pass Any Exam.

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

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

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.www. Storage locations C.com Ac tua lTe sts . Password policies D. Prevention of malicious traffic Answer: B Explanation: Which of the following is an important part of disaster recovery training? A. NAT B. Intelligence about external threats C. ACLs Answer: D Explanation: "Pass Any Exam. Schemes B.CompTIA SY0-201: Practice Exam Explanation: QUESTION NO: 193 A NIDS monitoring traffic on the public-side of a firewall provides which of the following? A." . Protection of the external firewall interface D. Faster alerting to internal compromises B.co QUESTION NO: 194 m 64 .actualtests. Chain of custody D. Group policies C. Any Time.

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

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

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

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

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

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

co m Answer: A Explanation: 71 . Vishing D. Bluesnarfing C. Incident management "Pass Any Exam. Shoulder surfing B.actualtests. User rights D. Escalation D. NIDS configuration B.com Ac tua lTe sts . Tailgating C." . 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. Whaling B.www.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. Any Time. Impersonation Answer: B Explanation: QUESTION NO: 216 Which of the following should be reviewed periodically to ensure a server maintains the correct security configuration? A. Firewall logs C.

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

" . Which of the following is MOST likely the issue? . Require a PIV card B.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. Virtualization Answer: A "Pass Any Exam. C. RAID 5 on-site backup C. The PCs have downloaded adware. D. Utilize separation of duties Answer: D Explanation: QUESTION NO: 222 Which of the following is the BEST way to secure data for the purpose of retention? A. The security administrator observes that all of the PCs are attempting to open a large number of connections to the same destination. Utilize time of day restrictions C.actualtests. On-site clustering D.com Ac Answer: D Explanation: tua A. Implement implicit deny D.www. A man-in-the-middle attack is taking place. Any Time. Off-site backup B.co QUESTION NO: 221 m 73 . The PCs are being used in a botnet lTe sts Several PCs are running extremely slow all of a sudden. 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.

www. with all systems being fully up to date. Anti-static wrist straps Answer: A "Pass Any Exam. Which of the following would BEST meet their needs? A. Grounding D." . Any Time. SDLM B.com 74 Ac tua lTe sts . Off-site storage of backup tapes B.co m Answer: B Explanation: . Error handling C. STP 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. Data formatting D.CompTIA SY0-201: Practice Exam Explanation: QUESTION NO: 223 In the event of a disaster resulting in the loss of their data center. UTP C.actualtests. 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. A hot backup site C. A cold backup site D.

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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unauthorized disk access is logged in a separate bit. D. lTe sts QUESTION NO: 315 . the entire file system is encrypted in case of theft.www. the data can be retrieved easier if the disk is damaged B.actualtests. the disk's MBR is encrypted as well. NAT D. NAC C. Hot site "Pass Any Exam. Field site C. Any Time. RAS 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. C." .com Ac Answer: D Explanation: tua A. Cold site D.co m 104 . RADIUS Answer: B Explanation: The benefit of using software whole disk encryption is: QUESTION NO: 316 Which of the following organizational disaster recovery types would provide a building and network equipment but not current application data? A. Warm site B.

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

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

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

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

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

Rogue access point D. parallel with the floor D. perpendicular to the floor C.co m 115 . War chalking Answer: B Explanation: QUESTION NO: 350 "Pass Any Exam.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 ." . In a downward direction. Tripwire Answer: A Explanation: QUESTION NO: 349 A. Any Time. Evil twin C. vmlinuz C.CompTIA SY0-201: Practice Exam Which of the following describes the direction a signal will emanate from if a Yagi antenna is placed parallel to the floor? A. perpendicular to the floor B.www. Directly from the point of the antenna. 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. SELinux B.actualtests. War driving B. System File Checker (SFC) D. Up and down. Side to side.

Days later.www. EMI is affecting backups C. Device encryption B.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. Remote wipe C. After clicking on the link contained in the email the user enters their banking credentials and changes their password. Smurf attack D. Any Time. when checking their account balance they notice multiple money transfers to other accounts. Malicious insider B. The backups are incremental Answer: B Explanation: QUESTION NO: 353 "Pass Any Exam.co m . Which of the following is the MOST likely cause? A." . The backups are differential B. Which of the following BEST describes the type of attack? A. Backup contingency plan is out-of-date D. Phishing C. Replay Answer: B Explanation: QUESTION NO: 352 A company is testing their backup procedures and realizes that certain critical systems are unable to be restored properly with the latest tapes.actualtests. GPS tracking Answer: B Explanation: QUESTION NO: 351 A user receives an unsolicited email to change their online banking password. Screen lock D.com 116 Ac tua lTe sts .

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

DNS poisoning Answer: C Explanation: Domain name kiting is a practice in which participants leverage the 5-day add/drop grace period mandated by ICANN to “keep” names at no cost by perpetually adding and dropping them. https://wrtw. a domain name can deliver profit to the owner even if it yields just pennies per year. When the new administrator tried to register the website it is discovered that the registration is being held by a series of small companies for very short periods of time. Chain of custody C.CompTIA SY0-201: Practice Exam E. Video surveillance D.org). QUESTION NO: 422 "Pass Any Exam. Answer: C.co m 139 .g. Man traps B.actualtests. Are irritating to the user but the traffic remains encrypted.E Explanation: QUESTION NO: 420 Which of the following security controls would a company use to verify that their confidential and proprietary data is not being removed? A." . This is typical of which of the following? lTe sts .comptia. Spoofing B.www. Under this scheme. Vulnerability scanners Answer: C Explanation: QUESTION NO: 421 A.com Ac tua The last company administrator failed to renew the registration for the corporate web site (e. Domain name kiting D. Any Time. TCP/IP hijacking C.

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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The security administrator is investigating a breach of the company’s web server. One of the web developers had posted valid credentials to a web forum while troubleshooting an issue with a vendor. Logging which of the following would have created the BEST way to determine when the breach FIRST occurred? (Select TWO). A. Unsuccessful login B. Source OS C. Destination IP D. Number of hops from source E. Source IP F. Successful login "Pass Any Exam. Any Time." - www.actualtests.com 153

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Win32. IPSec VPN connection B. Certificate revocation list look-up D. C.com Ac A penetration tester is attempting to run a brute-force attack to discover network passwords. BeOS. restricting read permission.co m 158 .www. not counting different architectures). and OpenVMS. Which of the following is the cause? A. D. currently available for many flavors of Unix (11 are officially supported. John the Ripper B. Answer: D Explanation: QUESTION NO: 476 The firewall administrator sees an outbound connection on IP port 50 and UDP port 500. Incorrect DNS setup Answer: A Explanation: A. DOS. OVAL D.actualtests. strong authentication. Metasploit C. Any Time." . Which of the following tools would be BEST suited to this task? tua QUESTION NO: 477 lTe sts .CompTIA SY0-201: Practice Exam The BEST way to protect data-at-rest from an attacker is: A. SSH tunneling C. Its primary purpose is to detect weak Unix passwords. secure network protocols. Milw0rm Answer: A Explanation: John the Ripper is a fast password cracker. whole disk encryption. B. "Pass Any Exam.

Which of the following is MOST likely the cause? . D. The user does not have Internet access. D.actualtests. RADIUS B. B. Any Time. Answer: D Explanation: Answer: B Explanation: QUESTION NO: 480 Which of the following standards could be used to rate the risk exposure of vulnerabilities on a network? A. Which of the following is the MOST probable reason the user cannot print? A. C. B. Certificate authority C. OVAL D.www. The user does not have full access to the file server. The VPN concentrator needs to be configured. IPSec needs to be reinstalled on the administrator’s workstation. The technician verifies that the user’s computer has network connectivity. The administrator does not have the correct access rights to dial in remotely.co QUESTION NO: 479 m 159 .CompTIA SY0-201: Practice Exam QUESTION NO: 478 A user reports that they cannot print anything from the file server or off the web to the network printer.com Ac tua A. The user does not have access to the printer. No other users are having any problems printing. The administrator needs to be added to the web server’s administration group." . lTe sts A remote network administrator calls the helpdesk reporting that they are able to connect via VPN but are unable to make any changes to the internal web server. C. The printer is not setup up correctly on the server. TACACS Answer: C "Pass Any Exam.

VLAN B. This is an example of which of the following design elements? "Pass Any Exam. but every time the security administrator gets on the workstation there is no evidence of the letters. Dumpster diving Answer: B Explanation: QUESTION NO: 482 An administrator needs to implement a backup strategy that provides the fastest recovery in case of data corruption.www. Full backup on Sunday and a full backup every day D. interpreter." . It consists of a language. QUESTION NO: 481 A security administrator has reports of an employee writing harassing letters on a workstation. Full backup on Sunday and differential backups every other day B.com 160 Ac tua lTe sts . and repository and is meant to standardize information between security tools. Full backup on Sunday and alternating differential and incremental every other day Answer: C Explanation: QUESTION NO: 483 A network administrator places a firewall between a file server and the public Internet and another firewall between the file server and the company’s internal servers.actualtests.co m . Which of the following should the administrator implement? A. Any Time. Firewall D.CompTIA SY0-201: Practice Exam Explanation: The Open Vulnerability and Assessment Language (OVAL) is a community standard written in XML that strives to promote open and publicly available security content. Full backup on Sunday and incremental backups every other day C. Which of the following techniques will allow the security administrator to acquire the necessary data? A. Memory forensics C.

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

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

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

Which of the following threats has MOST likely infected the computer? A. Spyware C. At a later date. D.www.actualtests. Answer: C Explanation: QUESTION NO: 493 A user reports that they opened an attachment from an email received through a distribution list. Least privilege principle.co m 164 ." . Disaster recovery process. Any Time. Patch management process. C. Logic bomb Answer: D Explanation: QUESTION NO: 494 A technician notices that folder permissions are changing randomly on the server. Vulnerability assessment process. Spam D.com Ac tua lTe sts . B. DMZ C. Which of the following tools would the technician use to identify the issue? A. several computers started behaving abnormally. Pop-ups B.CompTIA SY0-201: Practice Exam A. Firewall D. Protocol analyzer Answer: D Explanation: QUESTION NO: 495 Which of the following protocols allows a user to selectively encrypt the contents of an email message at rest? "Pass Any Exam. System monitor B.

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

DNS D. 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.actualtests. Fiberoptic cable D. Iris scan D.co m .www." . Wireless access points C. Voice recognition B. Coaxial cable B.com 173 Ac tua QUESTION NO: 521 lTe sts . ARP spoofing B.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. Fingerprint recognition C. Kiting C.

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

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

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

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

Deny local logon C. Deny file access D. Logic bomb Answer: A.actualtests. Available IP addresses tua Rainbow tables are primarily used to expose which of the following vulnerabilities? lTe sts ." .CompTIA SY0-201: Practice Exam B. Deny network logon Answer: D Explanation: QUESTION NO: 535 Which of the following is MOST likely to occur if the input of a web form is not properly sanitized? (Select TWO). Cross-site scripting E. Available ports B. Web load balancing D. location. A. Backend file system crash C.www. Weak passwords D.com 178 Ac A.D Explanation: QUESTION NO: 536 Answer: C Explanation: QUESTION NO: 537 Which of the following can be an attack vector against employees who share pictures. "Pass Any Exam.co m . SQL injection B. Weak encryption keys C. Any Time.

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

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

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

The authentication server is down..www.com 182 Ac A user was able to access a system when they arrived to work at 5:45 a. CA .m. Answer: A Explanation: QUESTION NO: 549 "Pass Any Exam. even though the user could ping the system." . Key escrow D.m. In a Kerberos realm. CRL B. The user’s ticket has expired. D. CRL B. Any Time. The system has lost network connectivity.CompTIA SY0-201: Practice Exam Which of the following PKI implementation element is responsible for verifying the authenticity of certificate contents? A. which of the following is the MOST likely reason for this? tua lTe Answer: A Explanation: sts A. Just before the user left at 6:30 p.actualtests. Key escrow C. PKI C. CA Answer: D Explanation: QUESTION NO: 547 QUESTION NO: 548 A. C.co m Which of the following should be checked regularly to avoid using compromised certificates? . The CA issued a new CRL. B. the user was unable to access the same system. Recovery agent 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. Block port 23 on the network firewall. Software as a Service D. Which of the following would allow the company to minimize their footprint? A. Block port 25 on the L2 switch at each remote site.co m 183 . The security administrator needs to block TELNET access into the network.actualtests. Any Time. by default." . Block port 23 on the L2 switch at each remote site. Answer: B Explanation: QUESTION NO: 550 A company is looking at various solutions to manage their large datacenter. Create a new DMZ Answer: A Explanation: QUESTION NO: 551 A small company needs to invest in a new expensive database. The company’s budget does not include the purchase of additional servers or personnel. Allow users to telecommute B. B. Infrastructure as a Service B. Implement a NAC server C. Block port 25 on the network firewall. C. Infrastructure as a Service D.CompTIA SY0-201: Practice Exam A network consists of various remote sites that connect back to two main locations. Software as a Service Answer: D Explanation: "Pass Any Exam. would be the BEST choice to accomplish this goal? A. Setup a load balancer C. Which of the following. D. The company has a lot of sensitive data on unreliable systems.com Ac tua lTe sts .www.

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

The IDS detected that the visitor’s laptop did not have the right patches and updates so the IDS blocked access to the network. The IPS detected that the visitor’s laptop did not have the right patches and updates so it prevented its access to the network. After investigating the incident. B. D. Any Time. Which of the following is the MOST likely cause? A. This application can be disabled to prevent any further incidents because it was not necessary for any server functions. Disabling unnecessary services D. The firewall is blocking web activity. D.com Ac tua lTe sts . The visitor is unable to access the Internet or any network resources. Enhanced password complexity Answer: C Explanation: "Pass Any Exam. Answer: A Explanation: QUESTION NO: 555 A visitor plugs their laptop into the network and receives a warning about their antivirus being outof-date along with various patches that are missing. The router is denying all traffic from those sites. C. 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 administrator determines the attack successfully exploited a vulnerability in IIS.actualtests.CompTIA SY0-201: Practice Exam C. Which of the following could have prevented this incident? A. Reviewing centralized logs C. The security posture is enabled on the network and remediation must take place before access is given to the visitor on that laptop." . Disabling unnecessary accounts B.www.co m 185 . The security posture is disabled on the network but remediation must take place before access is given to the visitor on that laptop.

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

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

Loop protection D. DMZ Answer: C Explanation: QUESTION NO: 564 QUESTION NO: 565 Which of the following must be installed on a flash drive to allow for portable drive data confidentiality? A.actualtests. Cross-site scripting . SQL injection C. Buffer overflow D. Any Time.www. Ext2 file system Answer: A Explanation: QUESTION NO: 566 "Pass Any Exam.com 188 Ac tua lTe Answer: D Explanation: sts A. Integer overflow B.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? . Access control C. USB extension cable D.CompTIA SY0-201: Practice Exam Which of the following should a security administrator implement to prevent users from disrupting network connectivity. Hardware write lock C. USB encryptor B. if a user connects both ends of a network cable to different switch ports? A. VLAN separation B." .

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

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

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

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

com 193 Ac A. Biometrics D. Facial recognition scanner D. Cloud computer B. Full disk encryption E. sts . Brute force attack C.actualtests." . Encrypted USB tua lTe Which of the following devices provides storage for RSA or asymmetric keys and may assist in user authentication? (Select TWO). Hardware security module C. Cross-site forgery B. TMP QUESTION NO: 579 Answer: A.www.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. Trusted platform module B.co m Answer: B Explanation: . Cross-site scripting "Pass Any Exam.CompTIA SY0-201: Practice Exam Answer: A Explanation: QUESTION NO: 578 Which of the following is a removable device that may be used to encrypt in a high availability clustered environment? A. Any Time.

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

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

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

Biometrics B.actualtests." .co m .www. Discretionary Access Control (DAC) "Pass Any Exam. PIV D. Implicit deny C. IP allow any any B. User IDs Answer: B Explanation: QUESTION NO: 590 Which of the following is MOST likely to be the last rule contained on any firewall? A. Passwords D. Biometrics C. Tokens Answer: D Explanation: QUESTION NO: 592 Which of the following is an example of the type of access control methodology provided on Windows systems by default? A. Separation of duties D. SSO C.CompTIA SY0-201: Practice Exam B. Time of day restrictions Answer: B Explanation: Which of the following allows a user to have a one-time password? A. Single Sign-On B.com 197 Ac tua lTe QUESTION NO: 591 sts . 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. Review baseline reporting C.com 198 Ac A. Design review C. Vulnerability scanning B. Code review D. Determine open ports B.actualtests. Zero day attack "Pass Any Exam. 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." . Any Time.www. Review honeypot logs D. Risk calculation tua Which of the following identifies some of the running services on a system? lTe sts . Baseline reporting B. Mandatory Access Control (MAC) D.co m .CompTIA SY0-201: Practice Exam C.

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Hoaxes B. This is an example of which of the following? A.com Ac tua During a company’s relocation.CompTIA SY0-201: Practice Exam Answer: D Explanation: QUESTION NO: 635 A user reports that there have been several invalid charges on their company credit card. Any Time.www. Upon calling that number. 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. Social engineering D." . SPIM D. a security administrator notices that several hard copies of company directories are being thrown away in public dumpsters. While examining the email. 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.actualtests. 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 attack types is "Pass Any Exam.co m 212 . Pharming C. Spear Phishing Answer: A Explanation: QUESTION NO: 636 A. the technician did reach the exact answering system as the bank and eventually to an actual bank representative. Phishing C. Which of the following attacks is the company vulnerable to without the proper user training and awareness? lTe sts .

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

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

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

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

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

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

The certificate has expired and was not renewed.www. C. Steganography B. Which of the following BEST describes this security type? sts . The CA is not in the default CRL. Software based firewall B.CompTIA SY0-201: Practice Exam Answer: B Explanation: QUESTION NO: 655 Which of the following is true when a user browsing to an HTTPS site receives the message: a€?The site’s certificate is not trusted’? A. Any Time. The intermediate CA was taken offline. The CA is not in the browser’s root authority list.actualtests. B.co m Answer: B Explanation: . Quantum cryptography C. VPN concentrator D. Web security gateway "Pass Any Exam.com 219 Ac tua A. Mandatory Access Control (MAC) C. Transport encryption D. Which of the following BEST achieves this requirement? A. D." . Hashing lTe An security administrator shows a user a method of hiding information by printing text so small that it appears as a period or colon. 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.

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

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

Any Time.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 . Complexity Answer: A Explanation: QUESTION NO: 666 Which of the following should be used to help prevent device theft of unused assets? A.CompTIA SY0-201: Practice Exam B. Expiration B. Disablement C. Expiration C.actualtests. Recovery B." . File encryption strength D. Account disablement Answer: A Explanation: QUESTION NO: 664 Which of the following account policies would be enforced if a user tried to log into their account several times and was disabled for a set amount of time? A. Lockout D. Username lockout C.www. Disablement Answer: C Explanation: QUESTION NO: 665 A.co m . Lockout D. HSM device "Pass Any Exam.

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

Screen lock C. IV attack detection D. Whole disk encryption B.actualtests. This is an example of which of the following? A. Behavior based detection C. Anomaly based detection B. 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.CompTIA SY0-201: Practice Exam A." . Cable lock D.com 224 Ac tua lTe sts . Thermostats Answer: A Explanation: QUESTION NO: 670 Which of the following can be implemented that will only prevent viewing the home screen on a mobile device if left momentarily unattended? A.www. Any Time. 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.co m . HVAC B. Video monitoring D. Humidity controls C.

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Audit Logs D.co m . Change management B. Any Time. User’s rights and permissions review Answer: D Explanation: QUESTION NO: 709 Which of the following would be used to notify users of proper system usage? A. Separation of Duties C. Job Description Answer: A Explanation: QUESTION NO: 710 Which of the following concepts ensures that the data is only viewable to authorized users? A.com 237 Ac tua lTe sts .actualtests.www." . Biometrics C. Availability B. Acceptable Use Policy B. Incident management C. Integrity 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. Routine audits of system logs D. Confidentiality Answer: D Explanation: "Pass Any Exam.

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

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

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

CompTIA SY0-201: Practice Exam Answer: B Explanation: QUESTION NO: 720 In an 802. FTP active B.11n network." . WPA2-PSK D. WEP with 802. FTP passive C.actualtests. Cold site C. Warm site D.com Ac tua lTe sts . Cluster B.www.1x B. WPA with TKIP QUESTION NO: 721 Which of the following is the MOST secure method of utilizing FTP? A. Hot site "Pass Any Exam. SCP D.co m Answer: B Explanation: 241 . which of the following provides the MOST secure method of both encryption and authorization? A. FTPS Answer: D Explanation: QUESTION NO: 722 An offsite location containing the necessary hardware without data redundancy would be an example of which of the following off-site contingency plans? A. WPA Enterprise C. Any Time.

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

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

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

co m 245 . Capture system image D. Track man hours and incident expense D. HTTPS B. ICMP Answer: D Explanation: QUESTION NO: 733 Answer: C Explanation: QUESTION NO: 734 Which of the following assists in identifying if a system was properly handled during transport? A.www. Chain of custody Answer: D Explanation: "Pass Any Exam. IPv4 D. Any Time. Disconnect system from network C. Take a device system image B.CompTIA SY0-201: Practice Exam QUESTION NO: 732 Which of the following protocols should be blocked at the network perimeter to prevent host enumeration by sweep devices? A." .com Ac tua lTe A.actualtests. SSH C. Identify user habits B. Interview witnesses sts Which of the following should be performed before a hard drive is analyzed with forensics tools? . Review network traffic and logs C.

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Fingerprint and retina scan C. Any Time. Firewall C. ID badge and smartcard sts . by preventing the transmission of malicious packets from known attacking sources? A.CompTIA SY0-201: Practice Exam QUESTION NO: 759 Which of the following network security devices is the BEST to use when increasing the security of an entire network. NIDS Answer: B Explanation: Answer: A Explanation: QUESTION NO: 761 The physical location of rogue access points can be discovered by using which of the following? A. Remote monitoring C." . HIDS D. War driving Answer: D Explanation: QUESTION NO: 762 Employee A sends employee B an encrypted message along with a digital signature. Enter two different passwords D. or network segment. Fingerprint scan and password B. Honeypot B. Creating honeypots D.co Which of the following would be used to gain access to a data center where the administrator would have to use multiple authentication factors? m QUESTION NO: 760 . Employee B "Pass Any Exam.www. IPS B.actualtests.com 254 Ac tua lTe A.

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

CompTIA SY0-201: Practice Exam Which of the following should an HVAC system do when a fire is detected in a data center? A. It should change to full cooling. 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.co m 279 ." . Logic Bomb D. Answer: D Explanation: QUESTION NO: 839 Multiple machines are detected connecting to a specific web server during non-business hours and receiving instructions to execute a DNS attack.com Ac tua lTe sts . 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.actualtests. A HIDS D. It should decrease humidity. A stateful firewall C. B. D. Adware C. A Honeypot B. Which of the following would be responsible? A. Any Time.www. It should increase humidity. It should shut down. C. Virus B.

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

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

" . A security IP audit is completed C. Administrative rights are manually removed D. Account expiration C.co m 282 . Which of the following should MOST likely be done? A. NIPS Answer: D Explanation: QUESTION NO: 848 Which of the following audit systems should be enabled in order to audit user access and be able to know who is trying to access critical systems? A.actualtests. A security policy template is implemented B. Intrusion prevention systems C. Rainbow tables B. Any Time. 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 .www. Group policy B. Failed logon attempts Answer: D Explanation: QUESTION NO: 850 An administrator wants to make sure that all users of a large domain are restricted from installing software.CompTIA SY0-201: Practice Exam D. Brute force attacks D. All workstations are rebuilt "Pass Any Exam.com Ac Answer: D Explanation: tua A. Password policy D.

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Change management approval has not been granted. Which of the following should be used to test the network? A. B. Answer: C Explanation: QUESTION NO: 875 Answer: A Explanation: QUESTION NO: 876 A user reports a problem with resetting a password on the company website. tua The company’s new administrative assistant wants to use their name as a password and asks if it is appropriate. The manager wants to know if there are any issues that need to be addressed. Any Time. D." . A penetration test D. A vulnerability scan Answer: D Explanation: QUESTION NO: 874 The manager has tasked an administrator to test the security of the network.www. Read the log files on each system on the network.co m 290 . A honeynet C.CompTIA SY0-201: Practice Exam A. but the manager is concerned about affecting normal operations. D. The proposed password does not meet complexity requirements. Which of the following is the BEST reason for not allowing this? lTe sts . It will require too much time to conduct due diligence. C. Use a protocol analyzer.com Ac A. Which of the following BEST describes this attack type? "Pass Any Exam.actualtests. B. Use a vulnerability scanner. C. Launch a DDoD attack in the network and see what occurs. A risk assessment B. The password risks disclosure of Personally Identifiable Information (PII). The help desk determined the user was redirected to a fraudulent 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.actualtests.CompTIA SY0-201: Practice Exam A. Spyware B. Which of the following are they MOST likely to use? A. 3DES "Pass Any Exam. Vertical scans Answer: B Explanation: QUESTION NO: 879 The network administrator has been tasked with creating a VPN connection to a vendors site. Worm D.www. Security templates C. The vendor is using older equipment that does not support AES. Mandatory Access Control (MAC) B. Which of the following would be the network administrators BEST option for configuring this link? A. RADIUS C.co m 291 .com Ac tua lTe QUESTION NO: 878 sts ." . WPA-personal/TKIP B. IPSec D. WPA2-enterprise Answer: D Explanation: An administrator needs to ensure that all machines deployed to the production environment follow strict company guidelines. XSS C. Horizontal scans D. Any Time.

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

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

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