CompTIA SY0-201

CompTIA Security+ (2008 Edition) Exam

Practice Test
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CompTIA SY0-201: Practice Exam QUESTION NO: 1 Which of the following cryptography types provides the same level of security but uses smaller key sizes and less computational resources than logarithms which are calculated against a finite field? A. Elliptical curve B. Diffie-Hellman C. Quantum D. El Gamal Answer: A Explanation:

QUESTION NO: 2 Which of the following BEST describes the purpose of fuzzing? A. To decrypt network sessions B. To gain unauthorized access to a facility C. To hide system or session activity D. To discover buffer overflow vulnerabilities Answer: D Explanation:

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A. TCP/IP hijacking B. Spoofing C. Replay D. Domain name kiting Answer: C Explanation:

QUESTION NO: 4 Which of the following is the default rule found in a corporate firewalls access control list? "Pass Any Exam. Any Time." - www.actualtests.com 2

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A security administrator is reviewing remote access and website logs. The administrator notices that users have been logging in at odd hours from multiple continents on the same day. The security administrator suspects the company is the victim of which of the following types of attack?

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CompTIA SY0-201: Practice Exam A. Anti-spoofing B. Permit all C. Multicast list D. Deny all Answer: D Explanation:

QUESTION NO: 5 Which of the following is the BEST choice of cryptographic algorithms or systems for providing whole disk encryption? A. One time pad B. PGP C. MD5 D. TKIP Answer: C Explanation:

Which of the following allows a malicious insider to covertly remove information from an organization? A. NAT traversal B. Steganography C. Non-repudiation D. Protocol analyzer Answer: B Explanation:

QUESTION NO: 7 The server log shows 25 SSH login sessions per hour. However, it is a large company and the administrator does not know if this is normal behavior or if the network is under attack. Where should the administrator look to determine if this is normal behavior? A. Change management

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CompTIA SY0-201: Practice Exam B. Code review C. Baseline reporting D. Security policy Answer: C Explanation:

QUESTION NO: 8 Which of the following is the BEST approach to perform risk mitigation of user access control rights? A. Conduct surveys and rank the results. B. Perform routine user permission reviews. C. Implement periodic vulnerability scanning. D. Disable user accounts that have not been used within the last two weeks. Answer: B Explanation:

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Which of the following software should a security administrator implement if several users are stating that they are receiving unwanted email containing advertisements? A. Host-based firewalls B. Anti-spyware C. Anti-spam D. Anti-virus Answer: C Explanation:

QUESTION NO: 10 Adding a second firewall to the perimeter of a network would provide: A. user VLANs. B. failover capability. C. additional bandwidth. D. management of VLANs.

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QUESTION NO: 11 The security administrator is tasked with authenticating users to access an encrypted database. Authentication takes place using PKI and the encryption of the database uses a separate cryptographic process to decrease latency. Which of the following would describe the use of encryption in this situation? A. Private Key encryption to authenticate users and private keys to encrypt the database B. Private Key encryption to authenticate users and public keys to encrypt the database C. Public key encryption to authenticate users and public keys to encrypt the database D. Public key encryption to authenticate users and private keys to encrypt the database Answer: D Explanation:

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QUESTION NO: 13 Which of the following would provide the MOST reliable proof that a datacenter was accessed at a certain time of day? A. Video surveillance B. Security log C. Entry log D. Proximity readers "Pass Any Exam. Any Time." - www.actualtests.com 5

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A. Mandatory B. Rule-based C. Discretionary D. Role-based

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

www. 172.186. Install a perimeter firewall Answer: A. Vulnerability assessment Answer: B Explanation: QUESTION NO: 57 In order to access the network. Which of the following describes this form of authentication? A.127.75. Which of the following IP addresses would meet this requirement? A. Multifactor "Pass Any Exam.95 D.40. Update HIPS signatures D. Update NIDS signatures C.5 B.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.C Explanation: QUESTION NO: 55 A security administrator is assigned to develop an IP address scheme for the corporate network that allows internal users to have an IP address that cannot be routed to the Internet. an employee must swipe their finger on a device. Patch management D.27 C.0.com Ac tua lTe sts .75. Single sign-on B. Risk assessment B. Disable DEP settings E. 192. Any Time.202. Account management C. 63.actualtests.co m 19 . 10." .131.CompTIA SY0-201: Practice Exam B.

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

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

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

Update all network services to use secure protocols. Update signatures on the intrusion detection devices and review alerts. new certificates to be generated. a recovery agent to decide which certificates to authenticate. B. Which of the following should the security firm perform? A." . B.co m 23 . D.com Ac A. immediate certificate revocation. C. Patch management Answer: B Explanation: QUESTION NO: 68 Several existing. 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. Any Time. Configure the firewall to log all traffic and begin researching. Baselining B. Black box "Pass Any Exam. D. Configure the firewall to block all non-standard ports and review logs for blocked traffic. a centralized database of authenticated users. Black hat B. Application hardening C.actualtests. C. Which of the following would define expected traffic with the LOWEST impact on existing processes? A. poorly documented networks have been integrated.www.CompTIA SY0-201: Practice Exam A. tua lTe QUESTION NO: 69 sts . Secure application coding D.

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

WEP C. Any Time. B. Default account C.0 technology. FTP Answer: A Explanation: QUESTION NO: 97 QUESTION NO: 98 Which of the following is a vulnerability introduced into a hardware or software product by the developer? A. Data stored on the device may be copyrighted.co m . Users might be using incompatible USB 1. Users can inadvertently spread viruses. D. Null session B." .www. Back door Answer: D Explanation: "Pass Any Exam.actualtests.CompTIA SY0-201: Practice Exam Answer: D Explanation: QUESTION NO: 96 Which of the following protocols would be the MOST secure method to transfer files from a host machine? A.com 32 Ac Answer: B Explanation: tua A. TFTP D. C. lTe sts Which of the following would be a reason the IT department would disallow the use of USB flash storage devices? . SFTP B. The stored data might be out of date with networked-stored equivalents. Weak password D.

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

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

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

com Ac QUESTION NO: 110 tua Answer: C Explanation: lTe A. FTP D.CompTIA SY0-201: Practice Exam QUESTION NO: 108 USB devices with a virus delivery mechanism are an example of which of the following security threats? A.co Cell phones with network access and the ability to store data files are susceptible to which of the following risks? m QUESTION NO: 109 36 . TFTP B. which of the following protocols is the MOST secure? A. Logic bombs sts .www.actualtests. Adware B. Botnets D. Any Time. HTTPS C. SMTP open relays C. Logic bombs Answer: B Explanation: When establishing a connection between two IP based routers. Viruses D. Trojan C." . Input validation errors B. SSH Answer: D Explanation: "Pass Any Exam.

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Which of the following has occurred? lTe sts . Any Time.com 48 Ac A. Man-in-the-middle attack tua A user visits their normal banking website. 3DES D. DNS query from a source outside the organization "Pass Any Exam. but the user gets an SSL warning that the SSL certificate is invalid as it is signed by an unknown authority. Anyone who connects receives the key C. Replay attack D. Domain name kiting B.actualtests. Privilege escalation C. AES256 Answer: D Explanation: QUESTION NO: 145 Which of the following BEST describes how the private key is handled when connecting to a secure web server? A. The URL is correct and the website is displayed in the browser.www. Which of the following entries MOST warrants further investigation? A.CompTIA SY0-201: Practice Exam C.co m ." . All authenticated users receive the key Answer: A Explanation: QUESTION NO: 146 Answer: D Explanation: QUESTION NO: 147 A technician reviews the system log entries for an internal DNS server. The key is not shared and remains on the server B. Only users from configured IP addresses received the key D.

Zone transfer to a source inside the organization D. DNS query from a source inside the organization C. C. HIDS.www. C.co m . firewall. Domain name kiting B. risk mitigation.com 49 Ac tua lTe sts . honeypot.CompTIA SY0-201: Practice Exam B.actualtests. B." . Security templates Answer: D Explanation: QUESTION NO: 150 Continuously documenting state and location of hardware from collection to disposition during a forensic investigation is known as: A. Answer: B Explanation: QUESTION NO: 149 Which of the following can be implemented as an OS hardening practice to mitigate risk? A. NIPS. Any Time. data handling. "Pass Any Exam. Removable storage C. D. Zone transfer to a source outside the organization Answer: D Explanation: QUESTION NO: 148 Monitoring a computer's logs and critical files is part of the functionality of a A. B. chain of custody. Input validation D.

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Port scanner D. Code assessment D. NIDS C.co m . Smaller attack surface D." .CompTIA SY0-201: Practice Exam C. To report on the performance of the system C. To scan for vulnerabilities "Pass Any Exam. To analyze packets and frames B. Increased complexity of qualitative risk assessments C. Input validation B. Loss of physical control over data B.com 62 Ac tua lTe sts . Data labeling challenges Answer: A Explanation: QUESTION NO: 189 Which of the following is MOST likely the reason why a security administrator would run a Nessus report on an important server? A. 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.www.actualtests. Any Time. HIDS Answer: B Explanation: QUESTION NO: 188 Which of the following is a major risk associated with cloud computing? A.

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

www. Which of the following has MOST likely occurred? A. Which of the following should the administrator do to ensure image integrity? A. D. C. C. D. TACACS+ uses the UDP protocol D.CompTIA SY0-201: Practice Exam Explanation: QUESTION NO: 211 A security administrator finished taking a forensic image of a computer's memory. Run the image through AES128. Run the image through SHA256. The website company has a misconfigured firewall. Compress the image to a password protected archive. Encryption of all data between client and server C.co m 70 .actualtests. Any Time.com Ac tua lTe sts . The customer's DNS has been poisoned. Run the image through a symmetric encryption algorithm. All of the other websites the user visits work correctly and other customers are not having this issue." . TACACS+ has less attribute-value pairs Answer: B Explanation: QUESTION NO: 213 A customer has called a company to report that all of their computers are displaying a rival company's website when the user types the correct URL into the browser. The customer has a virus outbreak. The company's website has been attacked by the rival company "Pass Any Exam. Answer: D Explanation: QUESTION NO: 212 Which of the following is a reason to use TACACS+ over RADIUS? A. B. Combines authentication and authorization B. B.

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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NAC C. Any Time." .co m 104 . D. Cold site D.CompTIA SY0-201: Practice Exam Answer: B Explanation: QUESTION NO: 314 Which of the following describes a design element that requires unknown computers connecting to the corporate network to be automatically part of a specific VLAN until certain company requirements are met? A. C. Field site C. lTe sts QUESTION NO: 315 . NAT D.com Ac Answer: D Explanation: tua A. the entire file system is encrypted in case of theft.actualtests. RADIUS Answer: B Explanation: The benefit of using software whole disk encryption is: QUESTION NO: 316 Which of the following organizational disaster recovery types would provide a building and network equipment but not current application data? A. the data can be retrieved easier if the disk is damaged B. Hot site "Pass Any Exam. the disk's MBR is encrypted as well. Warm site B.www. RAS B. unauthorized disk access is logged in a separate bit.

Any Time. B. Risk transference D. D. The password should be common so that the mobile device can be re-assigned.com 105 Ac A. The mobile device should erase itself after a set number of invalid password attempts. The mobile device should use and be equipped with removal storage for sensitive data retrieval. Metadata B. Complex passwords B." . C. due to keypad limitations. Information classification C. System accounts with minimal rights QUESTION NO: 318 Answer: A Explanation: QUESTION NO: 319 Which of the following BEST identifies the sensitivity of a document? A. The mobile device will be password protected in case of loss.co m Answer: B Explanation: . tua lTe An administrator is providing management with a mobile device that allows email access. The password should be alpha-numeric only. Job rotation D.www.actualtests. Access control list "Pass Any Exam.CompTIA SY0-201: Practice Exam Answer: A Explanation: QUESTION NO: 317 Which of the following best practices would a security administrator implement in order to prevent one user from having too many administrative rights? A. Least privilege C. Which of the following additional security measures should the administrator ensure is in place? sts .

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To determine the impact of a threat against the enterprise Answer: C Explanation: Answer: D Explanation: QUESTION NO: 331 The company's NIDS system is setup to match specifically configured traffic patterns. Change the SSID B. Which of the following can BEST be implemented to mitigate this issue? . Anomaly-based B." .actualtests.com 109 Ac tua lTe A. To identify all vulnerabilities and weaknesses within the enterprise D.www.CompTIA SY0-201: Practice Exam Explanation: QUESTION NO: 329 Which of the following is a reason to perform a penetration test? A. Any Time. Install CAT6 network cables D. Which of the following BEST describes this configuration? A. The wireless router needs to be replaced C. To provide training to white hat attackers C. Behavior-based C. OVAL-based D. To passively test security controls within the enterprise B. The wireless output range can be reduced sts A technician notices that unauthorized users are connecting to a wireless network from outside of the building. Role-based Answer: B Explanation: "Pass Any Exam.co QUESTION NO: 330 m .

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

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

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

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

Which of the following is the MOST likely cause? A. Malicious insider B. Replay Answer: B Explanation: QUESTION NO: 352 A company is testing their backup procedures and realizes that certain critical systems are unable to be restored properly with the latest tapes.co m . Smurf attack D. Any Time. when checking their account balance they notice multiple money transfers to other accounts.CompTIA SY0-201: Practice Exam Which of the following should be performed if a smartphone is lost to ensure no data can be retrieved from it? A. Backup contingency plan is out-of-date D." .com 116 Ac tua lTe sts . The backups are differential B. Screen lock D. Days later. GPS tracking Answer: B Explanation: QUESTION NO: 351 A user receives an unsolicited email to change their online banking password. Device encryption B. After clicking on the link contained in the email the user enters their banking credentials and changes their password. The backups are incremental Answer: B Explanation: QUESTION NO: 353 "Pass Any Exam. Phishing C. Remote wipe C. EMI is affecting backups C.actualtests.www. Which of the following BEST describes the type of attack? A.

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Virtualization Answer: B Explanation: QUESTION NO: 387 "Pass Any Exam.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. Network mapper D.co m 127 . Private key B. Recovery key D. Redundancy D.www.actualtests. Public key Answer: D Explanation: QUESTION NO: 385 Which of the following tools can execute a ping sweep? A. RAID B. 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.com Ac tua lTe sts . Symmetric key C. Protocol analyzer B." . Anti-virus scanner C. Clustering C. Any Time.

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

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

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

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QUESTION NO: 391 Which of the following devices would be installed on a single computer to prevent intrusion? A. Host intrusion detection B. Network firewall C. Host-based firewall D. VPN concentrator Answer: C Explanation:

A CRL is comprised of: A. malicious IP addresses B. trusted CA's. C. untrusted private keys. D. public keys. Answer: C Explanation:

QUESTION NO: 393 When examining HTTP server logs the security administrator notices that the company's online store crashes after a particular search string is executed by a single external user. Which of the "Pass Any Exam. Any Time." - www.actualtests.com 129

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QUESTION NO: 394 Which of the following components is MOST integral to HTTPS? A. PGP B. Symmetric session keys C. Diffie-Hellman key exchange D. Mutual authentication Answer: C Explanation:

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Which of the following uses TCP port 22 by default? A. SSL, SCP, andTFTP B. SSH, SCP, and SFTP C. HTTPS, SFTP, andTFTP D. TLS, TELNET, and SCP Answer: B Explanation:

QUESTION NO: 396 A system administrator sees a firewall rule that applies to 10.4.4.58/27. Which of the following IP address ranges are encompassed by this rule?

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QUESTION NO: 397 A security administrator wants to implement a more secure way to login to a VPN in addition to a username and password. Which of the following is the MOST secure way to log in to a VPN? A. Implementing an ACL B. Setting up a PKI C. Implementing a single sign on process D. Setting up two VPNs Answer: B Explanation:

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A. All doors to the server room must have signage indicating that it is a server room. B. All server room users are required to have unique usernames and passwords. C. All new employees are required to be mentored by a senior employee for their first few months on the job. D. New server room construction requires a single entrance that is heavily protected. Answer: D Explanation:

QUESTION NO: 399 Which of the following audit types would a security administrator perform on the network to ensure each workstation is standardized?

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QUESTION NO: 400 The success of a user security education and awareness plan is largely dependent on support from: A. contractors. B. project management. C. human resources. D. senior management. Answer: D Explanation:

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

co m ." . All workstations are rebuilt Answer: A Explanation: QUESTION NO: 528 A single point of failure is a security concern primarily because it affects which of the following? "Pass Any Exam. Performance baseline B. Write= None Answer: A Explanation: QUESTION NO: 526 Which of the following will allow a security administrator to help detect a DDoS? A. Write=Allow Everyone: Read=Deny. A security policy template is implemented B.com 175 Ac An administrator wants to make sure that all users of a large domain are restricted from installing software. Administrative rights are manually removed D.actualtests. Write=None B.CompTIA SY0-201: Practice Exam A. Write=Deny C. Any Time. Sales: Read=None. Write=Allow Everyone: Read=Allow. NIC bindings Answer: A Explanation: QUESTION NO: 527 A. A security IP audit is completed C. Sales: Read=Allow. Sales: Read=Allow. Write=Allow Everyone: Read=None. Task manager C. Sales: Read=Allow. Which of the following should MOST likely be done? tua lTe sts . Write=Allow D. Write=Allow Everyone: Read=Allow.www. NetBIOS D.

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Setup a load balancer C. Which of the following solutions would allow the small company to save money on hiring additional personnel and minimize the footprint in their current datacenter? A.actualtests. The security administrator needs to block TELNET access into the network. Block port 23 on the L2 switch at each remote site. Any Time.CompTIA SY0-201: Practice Exam A network consists of various remote sites that connect back to two main locations. Allow users to telecommute B.www.com Ac tua lTe sts ." . The company has a lot of sensitive data on unreliable systems. Block port 25 on the network firewall. Software as a Service Answer: D Explanation: "Pass Any Exam. Which of the following would allow the company to minimize their footprint? A. B.co m 183 . C. Block port 23 on the network firewall. Software as a Service D. 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. Answer: B Explanation: QUESTION NO: 550 A company is looking at various solutions to manage their large datacenter. Block port 25 on the L2 switch at each remote site. Infrastructure as a Service B. Implement a NAC server C. Which of the following. by default. D. Infrastructure as a Service D. would be the BEST choice to accomplish this goal? A.

Vishing attacks B. "Pass Any Exam. Which of the following attacks is the security administrator trying to make users aware of in the company? sts . Data handling D. Phishing attacks C. NIDS is blocking activities from those specific websites.www.co m . The security administrator is also receiving several alarms from the IDS about suspicious traffic on the network. Data disposal Answer: B Explanation: QUESTION NO: 553 Answer: B Explanation: QUESTION NO: 554 The security administrator is getting reports from users that they are accessing certain websites and are unable to download anything off of those sites. Any Time. NIPS is blocking activities from those specific websites. Smurf attacks D." .com 184 Ac tua A. B. Which of the following is the MOST likely cause? A. Password behaviors B. Clean desk policy C.actualtests. 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.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.

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Key escrow and PKI D. ICMP D.actualtests.co m 215 . 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. Algorithms and key escrow C. Flood guard D." . Open proxy B. Algorithms and keys Answer: D Explanation: "Pass Any Exam.com Ac tua lTe sts . 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. IPSec C. SSL B. PKI and keys B. Any Time.www.

A. Trust models Answer: B Explanation: Answer: D Explanation: QUESTION NO: 648 Which of the following should be checked for when conducting a wireless audit? (Select TWO).www. Digital signature C.com Ac tua lTe A. parallel to the floor C. Up and down. perpendicular to the floor sts . Key escrow D. Antenna placement C.CompTIA SY0-201: Practice Exam QUESTION NO: 646 Which of the following can be used to verify the integrity of a message’s content as well as the identity of the sender? A.co Which of the following describes the direction the signal will emanate from if a wireless omnidirectional antenna is placed parallel to the floor? m QUESTION NO: 647 216 . Side to side. Encryption of wireless traffic D. perpendicular to the floor B. Directly from the point of the antenna. In a downward direction." .actualtests. Open relays B. Open proxies Answer: B. URL filtering E. Recovery agent B. Any Time. parallel with the floor D.C Explanation: "Pass Any Exam.

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

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

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

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

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

www. File encryption strength D.co m ." . Lockout D. Any Time.actualtests. Disablement C. Disablement Answer: C Explanation: QUESTION NO: 665 A. Expiration B. HSM device "Pass Any Exam. 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. Recovery B. Expiration C.com 222 Ac tua Which of the following security controls should be implemented if an account was created for a temporary user that will only be employed for the next four months? lTe sts . Complexity Answer: A Explanation: QUESTION NO: 666 Which of the following should be used to help prevent device theft of unused assets? A.CompTIA SY0-201: Practice Exam B. Lockout D. Username lockout C.

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

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. Any Time." .www. Video monitoring D. 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. Anomaly based detection B.actualtests.CompTIA SY0-201: Practice Exam A. Behavior based detection C. This is an example of which of the following? A. Which of the following would BEST prevent the malicious insider from accessing the client records? "Pass Any Exam.co m . IV attack detection D. Humidity controls C. HVAC B. Remote wipe Answer: B Explanation: QUESTION NO: 671 An in-line network device examines traffic and determines that a parameter within a common protocol is well outside of expected boundaries. Screen lock C.com 224 Ac tua lTe sts . Whole disk encryption B.

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

DMZ lTe Which of the following would be implemented to allow access to services while segmenting access to the internal network? sts . LDAP QUESTION NO: 727 Answer: D Explanation: QUESTION NO: 728 Which of the following devices BEST allows a security administrator to identify malicious activity after it has occurred? A." . NAT D.CompTIA SY0-201: Practice Exam Answer: B Explanation: QUESTION NO: 726 Which of the following methods of access. and authorization is the MOST secure by default? A. Spam filter B. VPN C. TACACS C.www. RADIUS D.com 243 Ac tua A. Malware inspection "Pass Any Exam.actualtests.co m Answer: A Explanation: . Firewall D. IDS C. IPSec B. authentication. Any Time. Kerberos B.

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

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

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.com Ac tua lTe A. Password complexity requirements B. Zero day exploits D.actualtests.www. Handling PII D. Load balancer 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. Tailgating techniques sts Which of the following will teach employees about malicious attempts from an attacker to obtain bank account information? .co m 246 . Any Time." . Phishing attacks C. Software firewall D. Phishing techniques C. Protocol analyzer B. Personally identifiable information B.

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

multiple keys for non-repudiation of bulk data. the same key on each end of the transmission medium. B. D. Blowfish B." . Adjust antenna placement D.actualtests.co Which of the following systems implements a secure key distribution system that relies on hardcopy keys intended for individual sessions? m QUESTION NO: 742 248 . Enable MAC filtering B. bulk encryption for data transmission over fiber. One-time pads D. Any Time.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. Answer: D Explanation: "Pass Any Exam. PGP/GPG C. C. Which of the following should be performed to achieve this action? A. different keys on both ends of the transport medium. Disable SSID broadcast C.www. PKI sts .CompTIA SY0-201: Practice Exam QUESTION NO: 741 A technician needs to allow seven specific users connection to a new access point.

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

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

actualtests. ESP lTe sts IPSec has been chosen for remote access VPN connections for telecommuters. 143 D. 135 B. Tunnel mode. Infrastructure as a Service (IaaS) C.www. Tunnel mode. Any Time. Transport mode.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.co m . AH D. Software as a Service (SaaS) D. 139 C. Transport mode. 443 E. 445 Answer: B. AH C. 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). Which of the following combinations would BEST secure the connection? . ESP B. Demand Computing B. A.com 251 Ac Answer: D Explanation: tua A.

Succession planning B. Personal software firewall Answer: B Explanation: QUESTION NO: 755 Which of the following is the MOST secure condition a firewall should revert to when it is overloaded with network traffic? A.com 252 Ac tua lTe sts . NIPS D. Fail safe C. Risk management D. Proxy server C.co m . Remove single points of failure C.CompTIA SY0-201: Practice Exam Explanation: QUESTION NO: 753 Recovery Point Objectives and Recovery Time Objectives directly relate to which of the following BCP concepts? A. Business impact analysis Answer: D Explanation: QUESTION NO: 754 Which of the following security applications would an administrator use to help reduce the amount of bandwidth used by web browsing? A. HIDS B.actualtests.www." . Fail closed D. Fail open Answer: C "Pass Any Exam. Any Time. Fail danger B.

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

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

C.com Ac tua lTe sts . Reducing the work associated with patch management. Answer: D Explanation: QUESTION NO: 763 Which of the following BEST describes the purpose of risk mitigation? A. D. Both are based on local legal regulations but role based provides greater security.actualtests. C." . Any Time. Answer: C Explanation: QUESTION NO: 765 Which of the following devices would be used to gain access to a secure network without affecting network connectivity? "Pass Any Exam. Use employee as public key to verify the digital signature. Use employee Bs public key to unencrypted the message.CompTIA SY0-201: Practice Exam wants to make sure that the message is truly from employee A. One is based on job function and the other on a set of approved instructions. Both are based on job title but rule based provides greater user flexibility.www. B. B. D. D. One is based on identity and the other on authentication. Reducing the chances that a threat will exploit a vulnerability. Use employee Bs private key to unencrypted the message. Reducing the cost to recover from a security incident. C. B. Which of the following will employee B do to verify the source of the message? A. Reducing the time from vulnerability discovery to patch deployment. Use employee as private key to verify the digital signature. 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.co m 255 .

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Vulnerability scanner B.www. separation of duties. Which of the following policies would this MOST likely violate? "Pass Any Exam. single sign on. B.CompTIA SY0-201: Practice Exam A network administrator was recently promoted from their former position as a server administrator and now can no longer log on to servers they previously supported. D. Any Time. Answer: C Explanation: QUESTION NO: 804 QUESTION NO: 805 A. Replay D. DDoS . Network mapper D.co m Which of the following BEST describes the use of geographically distinct nodes to flood a site or sites with an overwhelming volume of network traffic? . Port scanner C." . This is an example of: A. Protocol analyzer Answer: A Explanation: QUESTION NO: 806 An administrator believes a user has more access to a financial application than they should. DoS C. job rotation. Which of the following would be BEST suited to accomplish this task? tua lTe Answer: D Explanation: sts A. C. Spoofing B. implicit deny.com 268 Ac The security administrator wants to know if a new device has any known issues with its available applications.actualtests.

Enforce group policy B. Deploy content filters D. User rights assignment D. Group policy B. Answer: A Explanation: Answer: C Explanation: QUESTION NO: 809 Which of the following is used to encrypt the data sent from the server to the browser in an SSL session? A. B. Implement time of day restrictions tua An administrator is having difficulty getting staff to adhere to group policy directives regarding streaming audio. C. Block all inbound traffic on SMTP port 25. D.com Ac A.co m 269 . Require authentication for all outbound SMTP traffic." .actualtests. Bandwidth utilization increases around the time that a popular radio show is broadcast.www. Require authentication for all inbound and outbound SMTP traffic. Any Time. Server configuration policy C. Require authentication for all inbound SMTP traffic. Change the password policy C.CompTIA SY0-201: Practice Exam A. Private Key "Pass Any Exam. Which of the following is the BEST solution to implement? lTe QUESTION NO: 808 sts . Storage and retention Answer: C Explanation: QUESTION NO: 807 Which of the following is the BEST course of action to ensure an email server is not an open relay? A.

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

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

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

Anti-spam D. Retention policy B. Decentralize email servers "Pass Any Exam." . Account lockout Answer: B Explanation: Which of the following is required for an anomaly detection system to evaluate traffic properly? A. Vulnerability assessment D.co m 274 .CompTIA SY0-201: Practice Exam A.www. Personal firewall Answer: B Explanation: QUESTION NO: 823 Verifying the time and date certain users access a server is an example of which of the following audit types? A. Storage and retention policies B.actualtests.com Ac tua lTe QUESTION NO: 824 sts . Account login C. Baseline B. User rights D. Which of the following could help limit the company’s exposure and the time spent on these types of proceedings? A. Signature C. Protocol analyzer Answer: A Explanation: QUESTION NO: 825 An administrator is concerned about the amount of time it would take to investigate email that may be subject to inspection during legal proceedings. Any Time. NIDS B. HIDS C.

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

Service level agreement B. "Pass Any Exam.actualtests. Cell phones Answer: C Explanation: QUESTION NO: 830 Answer: B Explanation: QUESTION NO: 831 Which of the following BEST describes why USB storage devices present a security risk to the confidentiality of data? A. Change management C.co m 276 . Loss control D. High raw storage capacity combined with wireless transfer capability. Key management lTe Which of the following defines the process and accounting structure for handling system upgrades and modifications? sts . RAID 5 Answer: B Explanation: QUESTION NO: 829 Which of the following is MOST likely to be used to transfer malicious code to a corporate network by introducing viruses during manufacturing? A.www. Slow data transfer speeds combined with ease of concealment. High volume and transfer speeds combined with ease of concealment. Any Time.com Ac tua A. B. P2P software B." . C. RAID 3 D.CompTIA SY0-201: Practice Exam C. BIOS chips C. Ability to remotely install keylogger software and bypass network routing. USB drives D. D.

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

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

It should change to full cooling. Adware C. A stateful firewall C. Botnet Answer: D Explanation: QUESTION NO: 840 Which of the following is the BEST solution for an administrator to implement in order to learn more about the zero-day exploit attacks on the internal network? A. Virus B. Logic Bomb D. C. D. A HIDS D. A Honeypot B. B. Which of the following would be responsible? A." . An IDS Answer: A Explanation: QUESTION NO: 841 System resource monitors and baselines on web servers should be used by security team members to detect: "Pass Any Exam. Any Time. It should decrease humidity.www.com Ac tua lTe sts . It should increase humidity.actualtests. Answer: D Explanation: QUESTION NO: 839 Multiple machines are detected connecting to a specific web server during non-business hours and receiving instructions to execute a DNS attack.co m 279 . It should shut down.CompTIA SY0-201: Practice Exam Which of the following should an HVAC system do when a fire is detected in a data center? A.

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

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

Failed logon attempts Answer: D Explanation: QUESTION NO: 850 An administrator wants to make sure that all users of a large domain are restricted from installing software. Any Time.co m 282 . A security IP audit is completed C. NIPS Answer: D Explanation: QUESTION NO: 848 Which of the following audit systems should be enabled in order to audit user access and be able to know who is trying to access critical systems? A.com Ac Answer: D Explanation: tua A.actualtests. Intrusion prevention systems C. All workstations are rebuilt "Pass Any Exam." . Group policy B. Password policy D. Which of the following should MOST likely be done? A. Brute force attacks D. A security policy template is implemented B.www. Port scanner lTe Which of the following vulnerability assessment tools would be used to identify weaknesses in a company’s router ACLs or firewall? sts QUESTION NO: 849 . Rainbow tables B. Account expiration C. Administrative rights are manually removed D.CompTIA SY0-201: Practice Exam D.

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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User access and rights review B. These rights are granted only to security administrators. Key management D. Which of the following would BEST facilitate this? "Pass Any Exam. Privilege escalation D. Key escrow Answer: C Explanation: QUESTION NO: 873 Management wants a security assessment conducted on their network." .com Ac tua lTe sts . Implicit deny Answer: A Explanation: QUESTION NO: 872 Which of the following is the process by which encryption keys are distributed? A. Trusted Platform Module (TPM) C. Separation of duties B. Ping sweeper B.co m 289 . Any Time. The assessment must be conducted during normal business hours without impacting users.www. Network mapper D. ARP scanner Answer: B Explanation: QUESTION NO: 871 The security policy at a company clearly specifies that server administrators cannot have access to log servers or permissions to review log files. Port scanner C. Job rotation C.CompTIA SY0-201: Practice Exam A.actualtests. This policy is an example of which of the following industry best practices? A.

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

" . Which of the following would be the network administrators BEST option for configuring this link? A. Horizontal scans D. WPA-personal/TKIP B. The vendor is using older equipment that does not support AES.CompTIA SY0-201: Practice Exam A. Spyware B. Mandatory Access Control (MAC) B. XSS C. Which of the following are they MOST likely to use? A.actualtests. Vertical scans Answer: B Explanation: QUESTION NO: 879 The network administrator has been tasked with creating a VPN connection to a vendors site.co m 291 . WPA2-enterprise Answer: D Explanation: An administrator needs to ensure that all machines deployed to the production environment follow strict company guidelines. Worm D. Security templates C. Logic bomb Answer: B Explanation: QUESTION NO: 877 Which of the following security protocols could be configured to use EAP when connecting to a wireless access point? A.com Ac tua lTe QUESTION NO: 878 sts . IPSec D. 3DES "Pass Any Exam. RADIUS C.www. Any Time.

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

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

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

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