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

Which of the following is MOST likely causing the problem? A. 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. Confidentiality E. PTZ camera C. Digital camera Answer: B Explanation: QUESTION NO: 19 A user reports they are receiving odd emails. C. CCTV system B. Availability Answer: A.actualtests. The network is infected by adware. Clustering D. Which of the following are being addressed? (Select TWO). Any Time. There is a virus attacking the email server." .www. Answer: D Explanation: "Pass Any Exam. D.com Ac tua lTe sts . Integrity B. A.co m 7 . the administrator finds that most of the users email boxes appear to be full and bouncing inbound emails at an alarming rate. Analog camera D.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. Upon investigation. There is a worm attacking the network. Recovery C. B.

proximity card. Before and after the imaging process and then hash the forensic image Answer: D Explanation: QUESTION NO: 21 QUESTION NO: 22 Which of the following is a valid three factor authentication combination? A.co m A new file share has been created to store confidential exit interviews. Any Time. Before the imaging process and then after the forensic image is created C.com 8 Ac tua lTe Answer: A Explanation: sts A. Retina scan.www. Human Resources Recruiter D. Chief Financial Officer C. After the imaging process and before the forensic image is captured B. thumb print. Which of the following could have led to this network device being accessed? "Pass Any Exam. PIN. PIN.CompTIA SY0-201: Practice Exam QUESTION NO: 20 Which of the following describes when forensic hashing should occur on a drive? A. System Administrator . key C.actualtests. After the imaging process and after the forensic image is captured D. Human Resources Manager B." . proximity card B. Which of the following employees should have access to the file share? . proximity card D. retina scan Answer: A Explanation: QUESTION NO: 23 A security administrator reviews the NIDS logs and notices fourteen unsuccessful logins with a subsequent successful login to a DMZ switch from a foreign IP address. thumb print. thumb print. PIN.

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Disable DEP settings E. 192.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.27 C. Vulnerability assessment Answer: B Explanation: QUESTION NO: 57 In order to access the network. 172.40. Account management C.actualtests. Risk assessment B. Single sign-on B.131. 63." . Which of the following describes this form of authentication? A. Multifactor "Pass Any Exam.com Ac tua lTe sts . Patch management D. Which of the following IP addresses would meet this requirement? A.75.CompTIA SY0-201: Practice Exam B.202.48 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. an employee must swipe their finger on a device. Update NIDS signatures C.186.0.co m 19 .127. Install a perimeter firewall Answer: A. Any Time. Update HIPS signatures D.5 B.95 D.www. 10.75.

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Hotfixes C. Availability 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. HIDS Answer: B Explanation: QUESTION NO: 136 Which of the following is the primary concern of governments in terms of data security? A. Group policies B. Integrity B. Security templates tua Which of the following is BEST used to change common settings for a large number of deployed computers? lTe QUESTION NO: 137 sts .www.actualtests." .CompTIA SY0-201: Practice Exam A.co m 45 . Patch C. Any Time. Antivirus update D. Configuration baselines D. Cost D. NIDS B.com Ac A.

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

User rights D.actualtests. Escalation D. Bluesnarfing C. Firewall logs C.www. NIDS configuration B. Impersonation Answer: B Explanation: QUESTION NO: 216 Which of the following should be reviewed periodically to ensure a server maintains the correct security configuration? A. Shoulder surfing B. Vishing D. Whaling B.co m Answer: A Explanation: 71 ." . Dumpster diving QUESTION NO: 215 Which of the following describes an attack technique by which an intruder gains physical access by following an authorized user into a facility before the door is closed? A. Incident management "Pass Any Exam. Any Time.CompTIA SY0-201: Practice Exam Answer: C Explanation: QUESTION NO: 214 A targeted email attack sent to the company's Chief Executive Officer (CEO) is known as which of the following? A. Tailgating C.com Ac tua lTe sts .

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

A man-in-the-middle attack is taking place. Off-site backup B. Implement implicit deny D.CompTIA SY0-201: Practice Exam QUESTION NO: 220 Which of the following access control methods provides the BEST protection against attackers logging on as authorized users? A. 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. RAID 5 on-site backup C. 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. Require a PIV card B.com Ac Answer: D Explanation: tua A.actualtests. D." . Which of the following is MOST likely the issue? . The PCs have downloaded adware. 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.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. Any Time. Virtualization Answer: A "Pass Any Exam. C.www. On-site clustering D.

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

B. Any Time. Which of the following BEST describes a probable cause of failure? A. Anti-spyware is preventing the browser from accessing the network. D.com 75 Ac tua lTe sts . Answer: D Explanation: QUESTION NO: 227 Which of the following devices is MOST likely to be installed to prevent malicious attacks? A. pWWN spoofing D. VPN concentrator B. C. Protocol analyzer Answer: B Explanation: QUESTION NO: 228 Which of the following would allow traffic to be redirected through a malicious machine by sending false hardware address updates to a switch? A." . NIDS D. A network based firewall is blocking the browser as it has been modified. The browser was previously compromised and corrupted during the update.co m .www.CompTIA SY0-201: Practice Exam Explanation: QUESTION NO: 226 A user reports that a web browser stopped working after it was updated. MAC spoofing C. A faulty antivirus signature has identified the browser as malware. Firewall C.actualtests. DNS poisoning Answer: B Explanation: "Pass Any Exam. ARP poisoning B.

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

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

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

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

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

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

802. Video surveillance B. MS-CHAP B. Kerberos C. External lighting C. Access control system Answer: D Explanation: QUESTION NO: 249 An employee keeps getting pop-ups from a program on their computer stating it blocked an attacking IP address. Personal firewall D. Antivirus B. concerning power distribution.1x D.actualtests. Pop-up blocker Answer: C Explanation: QUESTION NO: 250 A Maintenance Manager requests that a new group be created for a new development project. Which of the following security applications BEST explains this behavior? A. Anti-spam C.com 82 Ac tua lTe sts . in order to email and setup conference meetings to the whole "Pass Any Exam. Physical access log D. EAP Answer: B Explanation: QUESTION NO: 248 Which of the following is a preventative physical security measure? A.co m .CompTIA SY0-201: Practice Exam distribution center? A.www. Any Time." .

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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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:

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

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

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

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

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

Any Time.g.CompTIA SY0-201: Practice Exam E. DNS poisoning Answer: C Explanation: Domain name kiting is a practice in which participants leverage the 5-day add/drop grace period mandated by ICANN to “keep” names at no cost by perpetually adding and dropping them. Chain of custody C." .actualtests. Answer: C. Man traps B.org). a domain name can deliver profit to the owner even if it yields just pennies per year.www. Spoofing B. Domain name kiting D. https://wrtw. Are irritating to the user but the traffic remains encrypted.co m 139 . 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. Video surveillance D. TCP/IP hijacking C.comptia. QUESTION NO: 422 "Pass Any Exam. This is typical of which of the following? lTe sts .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.com Ac tua The last company administrator failed to renew the registration for the corporate web site (e. Under this scheme. Vulnerability scanners Answer: C Explanation: QUESTION NO: 421 A.

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

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

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

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

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

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

" . Gaining unauthorized domain rights is an example of: A. Web application firewall "Pass Any Exam. Separation of duties D. Single sign-on C. IPSec C. 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. NTFS Answer: D Explanation: QUESTION NO: 443 A data entry technician uses an application from the Internet to gain administrative rights on a system. Any Time. Password policy B.actualtests.www.co m . Privilege escalation. Spyware.CompTIA SY0-201: Practice Exam B. A logic bomb.com 147 Ac A. D. NTLMv2 D. 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. A rootkit.

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

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

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

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

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" . BeOS. Metasploit C. whole disk encryption.www. Certificate revocation list look-up D. currently available for many flavors of Unix (11 are officially supported. OVAL D. strong authentication. Win32. 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. C. DOS. IPSec VPN connection B.actualtests.com Ac A penetration tester is attempting to run a brute-force attack to discover network passwords. secure network protocols. D. Which of the following is the cause? A. Its primary purpose is to detect weak Unix passwords. 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. restricting read permission. SSH tunneling C. "Pass Any Exam. John the Ripper B. Milw0rm Answer: A Explanation: John the Ripper is a fast password cracker.co m 158 . not counting different architectures). Any Time. and OpenVMS.

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Port scan D. Vulnerability scan C. Keep the tapes user accessible.co m 169 . B. Port scanner C. D. Store tapes near the servers.com Ac tua lTe sts . Any Time. Which of the following would be the BEST way for the director to test the team’s response? A. Format tapes annually. Protocol analyzer Answer: A Explanation: QUESTION NO: 509 Which of the following are BEST practices in regards to backup media? (Select TWO)." . A.www. C. Label the media. Which of the following would be BEST suited to accomplishing this task? A. Network mapper D. Penetration test B. Social engineering Answer: A Explanation: QUESTION NO: 508 The security administrator wants to know if a new device has any known issues with its available applications.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.E Explanation: QUESTION NO: 510 "Pass Any Exam.actualtests. Vulnerability scanner B. Answer: D. Store backup’s off site. E.

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

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

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

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

A honey pot Answer: C Explanation: QUESTION NO: 523 Which of the following threats is mitigated by ensuring operating system patches are current? A. Known threats Answer: D Explanation: QUESTION NO: 524 Which of the following environmental controls would require a thermostat within the datacenter? A. Moisture control C. A VLAN B. A virtual workstation D. Air flowcontrol B. ARP poisoning B.com 174 Ac tua lTe sts .www.CompTIA SY0-201: Practice Exam production environment? A. Any Time. Unknown threats D. Which of the following access control lists will do this? "Pass Any Exam." .actualtests. Temperature control D. Distributed DoS C. Everyone else in the company only needs read access. Fire suppression Answer: C Explanation: QUESTION NO: 525 A server needs to be configured to allow the sales department ability to read and write a file. A firewall C.co m .

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

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

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

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

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

Tracking of man hours D. Succession planning C. Spoofing B." . Botnet . DoS Answer: B Explanation: QUESTION NO: 543 "Pass Any Exam.CompTIA SY0-201: Practice Exam planning are often overlooked until a disaster occurs? A. collection of hosts executing instructions for a specific purpose is an example of which type of malware? .www.actualtests. Zero day exploits B. Single points of failure Answer: D Explanation: QUESTION NO: 541 QUESTION NO: 542 Which of the following attacks is BEST described as the interruption of network traffic accompanied by the insertion of malicious code? A. partially self-governing. Any Time. Worm C. Virus B.co m Large. Man-in-the-middle C. Spear phishing D. Trojan D.com 180 Ac tua lTe Answer: D Explanation: sts A.

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

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

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

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

co m 185 . This application can be disabled to prevent any further incidents because it was not necessary for any server functions.com Ac tua lTe sts . D. Any Time. Answer: A Explanation: QUESTION NO: 555 A visitor plugs their laptop into the network and receives a warning about their antivirus being outof-date along with various patches that are missing. Disabling unnecessary services D." . After investigating the incident. B. Disabling unnecessary accounts B. Reviewing centralized logs C. Enhanced password complexity Answer: C Explanation: "Pass Any Exam. The IPS detected that the visitor’s laptop did not have the right patches and updates so it prevented its access to the network. The visitor is unable to access the Internet or any network resources.www. The security posture is enabled on the network and remediation must take place before access is given to the visitor on that laptop. The router is denying all traffic from those sites.CompTIA SY0-201: Practice Exam C. Which of the following is the MOST likely cause? A. The security posture is disabled on the network but remediation must take place before access is given to the visitor on that laptop.actualtests. The firewall is blocking web activity. C. D. Answer: C Explanation: QUESTION NO: 556 A security administrator notices unusual activity from a server when reviewing system logs and finds it has been compromised. The IDS detected that the visitor’s laptop did not have the right patches and updates so the IDS blocked access to the network. Which of the following could have prevented this incident? A. the administrator determines the attack successfully exploited a vulnerability in IIS.

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

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

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

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

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

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

Kerberos D. LDAP B.co m Answer: D Explanation: .www.CompTIA SY0-201: Practice Exam Answer: A Explanation: QUESTION NO: 575 Which of the following is the file transfer function that utilizes the MOST secure form of data transport? A. Biometric authentication "Pass Any Exam. Biometrics lTe Which of the following. FTP active C." . Common access card C. Any Time. Full disk encryption B. Strong password complexity D. when used in conjunction with software-based encryption.com 192 Ac tua A. 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. TPM C. TFTP B. enhances platform authentication by storing unique RSA keys and providing cryptoprocessing? sts .actualtests. FTP passive D.

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

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

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

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

PIV D. Tokens Answer: D Explanation: QUESTION NO: 592 Which of the following is an example of the type of access control methodology provided on Windows systems by default? A.CompTIA SY0-201: Practice Exam B. User IDs Answer: B Explanation: QUESTION NO: 590 Which of the following is MOST likely to be the last rule contained on any firewall? A.com 197 Ac tua lTe QUESTION NO: 591 sts . IP allow any any B. Biometrics B. Biometrics C. Time of day restrictions Answer: B Explanation: Which of the following allows a user to have a one-time password? A.co m . Any Time." .www. Implicit deny C.actualtests. Passwords D. Single Sign-On B. Separation of duties D. SSO C. Discretionary Access Control (DAC) "Pass Any Exam.

Mandatory Access Control (MAC) D. Rule based Access Control (RBAC) Answer: B Explanation: QUESTION NO: 593 Which of the following is the MOST thorough way to discover software vulnerabilities after its release? A.co m . Risk calculation tua Which of the following identifies some of the running services on a system? lTe sts . Review honeypot logs D." . Code review D. 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. Baseline reporting B.CompTIA SY0-201: Practice Exam C. Design review C. Zero day attack "Pass Any Exam. Any Time. Determine open ports B.www.com 198 Ac A. Vulnerability scanning B. Review baseline reporting C.actualtests.

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Which of the following attack types is "Pass Any Exam. the security administrator notices that the phone number on the email does not match the phone number listed on the bank’s website.actualtests. Any Time. 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.CompTIA SY0-201: Practice Exam Answer: D Explanation: QUESTION NO: 635 A user reports that there have been several invalid charges on their company credit card. Social engineering D.www. Upon calling that number. 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. While examining the email. a security administrator notices that several hard copies of company directories are being thrown away in public dumpsters. Vishing B.com Ac tua During a company’s relocation. Which of the following attacks is the company vulnerable to without the proper user training and awareness? lTe sts . SPIM D. Pharming C. Hoaxes B. The user said these charges occurred after a recent phone call to the bank due to an unusual email the user received.co m 212 . Phishing C." . This is an example of which of the following? A.

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Any Time. Packet analysis D. WPA B. Utilities cost analysis C.co m 232 . Security procedures review Answer: C Explanation: "Pass Any Exam.com Ac tua lTe A. Application performance monitoring B. War driving C. TKIP C. RF interference Answer: B Explanation: QUESTION NO: 694 Answer: C Explanation: QUESTION NO: 695 The decision to build a redundant data center MOST likely came from which of the following? A.actualtests." . CCMP D. WEP sts Which of the following is the MOST secure wireless protocol? . Rogue APs B.www.CompTIA SY0-201: Practice Exam QUESTION NO: 693 Proper wireless antenna placement and radio power setting reduces the success of which of the following reconnaissance methods? A. Business impact analysis D.

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

War driving Answer: B Explanation: QUESTION NO: 700 Answer: A Explanation: QUESTION NO: 701 Which of the following mitigation strategies is established to reduce risk when performing updates to business critical systems? A. SNMP B. NetBIOS C. Forensic analysis Answer: C Explanation: "Pass Any Exam. Any Time.com 234 Ac tua lTe A." . Bluesnarfing D. ICMP D. Change management D.actualtests.www. SMTP sts Which of the following protocols would an administrator MOST likely use to monitor the parameters of network devices? . Smurf attack B. Incident management B. Bluejacking C. Server clustering C.co m .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.

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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