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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Any Time.actualtests. Vulnerability assessment Answer: B Explanation: QUESTION NO: 57 In order to access the network. Install a perimeter firewall Answer: A.127.0." . Risk assessment B. Update HIPS signatures D.186.131. Multifactor "Pass Any Exam. an employee must swipe their finger on a device. Patch management D. 63.75. Single sign-on 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.95 D. 192. 10. Which of the following IP addresses would meet this requirement? A.27 C.75.202. Disable DEP settings E.com Ac tua lTe sts . 172. Which of the following describes this form of authentication? A.www. Account management C.5 B.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.co m 19 .CompTIA SY0-201: Practice Exam B. Update NIDS signatures C.40.

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

" .com 50 Ac tua A. Smartcard and PIN D. Kerberos D.actualtests. The network engineer also reports very high bandwidth utilization to and from the Internet. Any Time.co m .CompTIA SY0-201: Practice Exam D. Event log "Pass Any Exam. Answer: C Explanation: QUESTION NO: 151 Which of the following is an example of two factor authentication? A. Smartcard and token C. SLIP lTe Which of the following uses a three-way-handshake for authentication and is commonly used in PPP connections? sts QUESTION NO: 152 . incident response. MD5 B. Fingerprint and retina scan Answer: C Explanation: Answer: B Explanation: QUESTION NO: 153 A security analyst has been notified that one of the web servers has stopped responding to web traffic. PIN and password B. CHAP C. Access log B. Which of the following logs is MOST likely to be helpful in finding the cause and source of the problem? A.www.

Honeypot B. Open relay D. 110 C. Any Time.www. Wireless tua lTe Which of the following transmission types would an attacker most likely use to try to capture data packets? sts . System log D.co m . 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.CompTIA SY0-201: Practice Exam C. Backdoor "Pass Any Exam.actualtests. 69 B. Fiberoptic C.com 51 Ac A. Proxy server C. 137 D." . Shielded twisted pair B. 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.

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Vulnerability scanning C. Hot site B. Vulnerability assessment tool lTe Which of the following devices hooks into a LAN and captures traffic? sts . Protocol analyzer B. User interviews D. Any Time. Warm site C. Penetration testing tool 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. IT operations can be migrated? A. Protocol filter C. Documentation reviews "Pass Any Exam.actualtests. Penetration testing 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.co m ." .www. Mobile site D. which of the following techniques should be employed to assess overall security? A.com 60 Ac tua A.CompTIA SY0-201: Practice Exam D.

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Escalation D. Tailgating C. Bluesnarfing C. Shoulder surfing B. Whaling B. Any Time.www. 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." . User rights D. Vishing D.co m Answer: A Explanation: 71 . NIDS configuration B. Firewall logs C.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. Incident management "Pass Any Exam.actualtests.com Ac tua lTe sts . 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.

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

actualtests. OS patching Answer: A Explanation: A. Anti-spam software D. Any Time.www. War driving B. 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 .CompTIA SY0-201: Practice Exam located on a server that was recently patched. Firewall C.co m . Replay attack C. Complex passwords C. 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. Access B. Bluejacking D." . Antivirus D.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 Answer: A Explanation: QUESTION NO: 245 Which of the following helps prevent a system from being fingerprinted? A. Personal firewall B.

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

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

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

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

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

D. Spam D." . John the Ripper D. Implement OS hardening "Pass Any Exam. SNORT C. Adware Answer: B Explanation: QUESTION NO: 265 Which of the following BEST represents why a system administrator should download security patches from the manufacturer's website directly? A.co m .com 87 Ac tua lTe sts . Maintain configuration baseline B. Virus B. The CA is the trusted root that issues certificates. C.actualtests. The root CA is the recovery agent used to encrypt data when a user's certificate is lost. B.CompTIA SY0-201: Practice Exam B. The CA stores the user's hash value for safekeeping. Any Time. 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. Nessus Answer: C Explanation: QUESTION NO: 263 Which of the following defines the role of a root certificate authority (CA) in PKI? A.www. Trojan C.

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

Any Time. The company often needs auditors to have access to all three groups' applications with little notice.actualtests. access associated with the classification of data. a system administrator to centralize policy. DNS Answer: B Explanation: Mandatory Access Control (MAC) allows: QUESTION NO: 271 The accounting group.CompTIA SY0-201: Practice Exam D. SAM C. 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. rights to be assigned by the data owner. D. Create an auditors group and add each user to the accounting. clinical group and operations group only have access to their own applications. access rights indicated by the role of the individual B. TPM D. C. clinical and operations groups. lTe sts QUESTION NO: 270 . CHAP B. clinical and operations groups "Pass Any Exam. B. Something the user knows Answer: A Explanation: QUESTION NO: 269 Which of the following contains a database of users and passwords used for authentication? A.co m .www." . Create an auditors group and merge the members of the accounting.

Browser hotfixes Answer: B Explanation: QUESTION NO: 273 Attackers may be able to remotely destroy critical equipment in the datacenter by gaining control over which of the following systems? A. Create an auditors group and add the group to each of the accounting. C." . clinical and operations groups. HVAC D. Answer: D Explanation: QUESTION NO: 272 Which of the following solutions would an administrator MOST likely perform in order to keep upto-date with various fixes on different applications? A. Different security templates D.actualtests.com Ac tua lTe sts .CompTIA SY0-201: Practice Exam individually. Service pack installation B. Physical access control B. Create an auditors group and add each of the accounting.www.co m 90 . Video surveillance C. Patch management C. Packet sniffer Answer: C Explanation: QUESTION NO: 274 Which of the following situations applies to disaster recovery exercises? "Pass Any Exam. clinical and operations groups to the auditors group D. Any Time.

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Rule-Based Access Control C. Third party certificate trust authority C. The spreadsheet is "Pass Any Exam.co m ." . Discretionary Access Control Answer: A Explanation: QUESTION NO: 354 Which of the following BEST describes the function of TPM? A. Hardware chip that stores encryption keys D. High speed secure removable storage device B. Technical threat Answer: A Explanation: QUESTION NO: 356 A user reports that the spreadsheet they use for the department will not open.CompTIA SY0-201: Practice Exam Which of the following is a way to control system access by department function? A. Mandatory Access Control D.www.com 117 Ac A new product is being evaluated by the security team. Strength of security controls C. Role-Based Access Control B. A trusted OS model Answer: C Explanation: QUESTION NO: 355 A.actualtests. Any Time. Which of the following would take financial and business impacts into consideration if this product was likely to be purchased for large scale use? tua lTe sts . Application vulnerability D. Risk assessment 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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Incident management C.www.co m Answer: B Explanation: . 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 . by the generation of a key. WPA2-PSK B.CompTIA SY0-201: Practice Exam Answer: A Explanation: QUESTION NO: 375 A security administrator performs various audits of a specific system after an attack. SSH D. FTP C. User training D." . SFTP B. Change management B. Any Time. Which of the following BEST describes this type of risk mitigation? A.actualtests. DNS Answer: C "Pass Any Exam. to establish a secure session for command line administration of a computer? A. WEP Answer: A Explanation: QUESTION NO: 377 Which of the following protocols assists in identifying a user. AES C. WPA D.

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.co QUESTION NO: 379 m . ACLs D. Data handling D. GPS tracking B.com 125 Ac tua lTe A.www. Routine audits B. NIDS Answer: A Explanation: "Pass Any Exam." . Local SAM databases C. Any Time. Data mining C. Whole disk encryption C. Remote sanitation D.actualtests. NAC servers Answer: A Explanation: Answer: A Explanation: QUESTION NO: 380 A company has remote workers with laptops that house sensitive data. Cross-site scripting sts Security related training should be used to teach the importance of which of the following behaviors? . Domain controllers B.

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

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

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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A. NIPS B. Antivirus C. Anti-spam D. HIDS Answer: B Explanation:

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Retina scan Answer: A Explanation: Which of the following is a tactic used by malicious domain purchasing organizations? A.CompTIA SY0-201: Practice Exam methods? A. ARP spoofing B. Iris scan D. Coaxial cable B. DNS D. DDoS Answer: B Explanation: QUESTION NO: 522 Which of the following would allow an administrator to perform internal research on security threats and common viruses on multiple operating systems without risking contamination of the "Pass Any Exam.www. Any Time." .actualtests. Kiting C. CAT5 network cable Answer: C Explanation: QUESTION NO: 520 Which of the following behavioral biometric authentication models should a technician deploy in a secure datacenter? A. Voice recognition B. Fingerprint recognition C.co m . Wireless access points C.com 173 Ac tua QUESTION NO: 521 lTe sts . Fiberoptic cable D.

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

www. 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. Data handling D. "Pass Any Exam. 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. B. Smurf attacks D.com 184 Ac tua A.CompTIA SY0-201: Practice Exam QUESTION NO: 552 Which of the following is a policy that would force all users to organize their areas as well as help in reducing the risk of possible data theft? A. Password behaviors B. Phishing attacks C. Which of the following is the MOST likely cause? A.co m . The security administrator is also receiving several alarms from the IDS about suspicious traffic on the network.actualtests. Any Time. Vishing attacks B. Which of the following attacks is the security administrator trying to make users aware of in the company? sts . NIPS is blocking activities from those specific websites. NIDS is blocking activities from those specific websites. Clean desk policy C." .

Reviewing centralized logs C. After investigating the incident. C.co m 185 .www. Which of the following could have prevented this incident? A. The security posture is disabled on the network but remediation must take place before access is given to the visitor on that laptop. Disabling unnecessary accounts B. D. The visitor is unable to access the Internet or any network resources." . The security posture is enabled on the network and remediation must take place before access is given to the visitor on that laptop. D.CompTIA SY0-201: Practice Exam C. The firewall is blocking web activity. 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. Which of the following is the MOST likely cause? A.actualtests.com Ac tua lTe sts . The router is denying all traffic from those sites. Disabling unnecessary services 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 IDS detected that the visitor’s laptop did not have the right patches and updates so the IDS blocked access to the network. The IPS detected that the visitor’s laptop did not have the right patches and updates so it prevented its access to the network. Enhanced password complexity Answer: C Explanation: "Pass Any Exam. B. Any Time. This application can be disabled to prevent any further incidents because it was not necessary for any server functions. the administrator determines the attack successfully exploited a vulnerability in IIS.

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Shoulder surfing D.CompTIA SY0-201: Practice Exam C. Device locks B." . A. Tailgating E. Mantraps D. Impersonation Answer: B.co m 195 .C Explanation: QUESTION NO: 584 A security administrator wants to prevent users in sales from accessing their servers after 6:00 p. Separation of duties B. Single sign-on Answer: B.com Ac tua QUESTION NO: 585 lTe sts . Video surveillance C. Mandatory access control E.. Time of day restrictions C.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.m. Any Time. and prevent them from accessing accounting's network at all times. 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). Access control lists D.actualtests.

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

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

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

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

actualtests. Pop-up blockers B. Host-based firewalls D. 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." . Hard drive encryption D. Antivirus B.www. Cable locks D. Any Time. Antivirus C. GPS tracking B. Anti-spyware Answer: A "Pass Any Exam. Antivirus C. GPS tracking C.co m . 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.com 200 Ac tua lTe sts QUESTION NO: 600 .

" .www. 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. Blended systems and data Answer: D Explanation: "Pass Any Exam. Removable storage media D. Transport layer security C.com 201 Ac tua lTe A. Hardware security B.actualtests. Input validation D. Armed guard C. Mobile device access C. Any Time.co m . Proper lighting D. Video surveillance B. Access list sts Which of the following is a preventative physical security control? . 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.

Password expiration requirements D. Password length requirements C." .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 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.co m 202 . Password complexity requirements C.www.com Ac tua lTe A.actualtests. Password expiration requirements D. Password recovery C. Password recovery requirements B. Password expiration Answer: B Explanation: "Pass Any Exam. Password recovery requirements B. Password length requirements sts Which of the following is an example of requiring users to have a password of 16 characters or more? . Password complexity D. Password length B. Any Time.

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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. The CA is not in the browser’s root authority list. Mandatory Access Control (MAC) C. Transport encryption D. Any Time. Which of the following BEST describes this security type? sts . Steganography B. The intermediate CA was taken offline.actualtests. Which of the following BEST achieves this requirement? A. C. Software based firewall B. Hashing lTe An security administrator shows a user a method of hiding information by printing text so small that it appears as a period or colon. D.co m Answer: B Explanation: . VPN concentrator D. B.com 219 Ac tua A.www." . 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. Web security gateway "Pass Any Exam. Quantum cryptography C. The certificate has expired and was not renewed. The CA is not in the default CRL.

23 QUESTION NO: 659 Answer: D Explanation: QUESTION NO: 660 Which of the following protocols should be used to ensure that the data remains encrypted during transport over the Internet? (Select THREE).www.com 220 Ac tua A. TLS B. Any Time. 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. SSH "Pass Any Exam. D. 22 D.actualtests.co m Answer: B Explanation: . layer 2 switch. C. SSL C. A. stateful firewall.CompTIA SY0-201: Practice Exam Answer: C Explanation: QUESTION NO: 658 A network administrator must configure an FTP server in active-mode. This is an example of a: sts . 20 B. Which of the following is the control port by default? A. B." . load balancer. demilitarized zone. 21 C.

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

a hot site and a cold site. the administrator needs to ensure that their cold site is ready to go in case of a disaster. Availability Answer: A Explanation: QUESTION NO: 712 QUESTION NO: 713 Which of the following business continuity activities would a company implement in order to restore a critical system after a disruption or failure? A. Location with duplicate systems found in the datacenter C. Location with all required equipment loaded with all current patches and updates B. Integrity B.com Ac Answer: D Explanation: tua A. Which of the following does the administrator need to ensure is in place for a cold site? . Redundancy C.actualtests.www. Any Time.co m 238 . Disaster recovery D. Location near the datacenter that meets power requirements D. Location that meets power and connectivity requirements lTe sts A security administrator is in charge of a datacenter. Succession planning "Pass Any Exam. Confidentiality D. Due to a recent disaster. Continuity of day to day operations B. Business continuity testing C.CompTIA SY0-201: Practice Exam QUESTION NO: 711 Which of the following concepts ensures that the data does not change in route to its final destination? A." .

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

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

Warm site D. Hot site "Pass Any Exam. WPA Enterprise C. WEP with 802.www. Cluster B. Any Time." . which of the following provides the MOST secure method of both encryption and authorization? A. WPA with TKIP QUESTION NO: 721 Which of the following is the MOST secure method of utilizing FTP? A.com Ac tua lTe sts . SCP D. Cold site C. WPA2-PSK D. FTP passive C. FTP active B.1x B. FTPS Answer: D Explanation: QUESTION NO: 722 An offsite location containing the necessary hardware without data redundancy would be an example of which of the following off-site contingency plans? A.actualtests.CompTIA SY0-201: Practice Exam Answer: B Explanation: QUESTION NO: 720 In an 802.11n network.co m Answer: B Explanation: 241 .

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

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

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

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

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

Any Time.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. Load balancer B. Answer: D Explanation: QUESTION NO: 740 Which of the following port numbers is used for SCP. 443 Answer: A Explanation: "Pass Any Exam. D. B. 69 C. VPN concentrator D. load balancing.co m 247 . C.com Ac tua lTe sts . 80 D. 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.actualtests. by default? A. content inspection. URL filter C. an Internet proxy." . 22 B.www.

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Signature-based Answer: D Explanation: QUESTION NO: 769 Which of the following security applications would be MOST useful to traveling employees? (Select THREE). Which of the following will employee A do to accomplish this? (Select TWO). OVAL-based D. Personal software firewall C. Antivirus Answer: A.F Explanation: QUESTION NO: 770 Which of the following is performed when conducting a penetration test? A. Documentation of security vulnerabilities and policy gaps. NIPS F. A. Use employee as private key to sign the message.co m 257 ." .actualtests. D.com Ac tua lTe sts . External corporate firewall E. Anomaly-based C. Demonstrations of network capabilities and resiliency. Documentation of network security settings. B. NIDS D. Demonstrations of security vulnerabilities and flaws in policy implementation. Anti-spam B. Any Time. "Pass Any Exam.B. policy gaps and user errors. A. Answer: D Explanation: QUESTION NO: 771 Employee A wants to send employee B an encrypted message that will identify employee A as the source of the message. C.www.CompTIA SY0-201: Practice Exam B.

Payload compression Answer: B Explanation: Which of the following relies on prime numbers to generate keys? A. E. C. Answer: A. Replace CAT5 with CAT6 plenum "Pass Any Exam.www.actualtests. 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. Any Time. Use only symmetric encryption to send the message. Elliptic curve Answer: A Explanation: QUESTION NO: 774 A technician places a network jack in the parking garage for administrative use. IPSec D. D. Use employee Bs public key to encrypt the message. Use employee as public key to sign the message.CompTIA SY0-201: Practice Exam B. Payload encryption C. RSA B.co m 258 . Install wireless access points C.com Ac tua lTe QUESTION NO: 773 sts . AES C. F. New IP headers B.E Explanation: QUESTION NO: 772 IPSec provides which of the following? A. Use employee Bs private key to encrypt the message. NAT traversal D. Use the message application to mark the message as urgent.

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

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

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

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

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

Port scanner D.com Ac A.www. TACACS Answer: B Explanation: QUESTION NO: 791 A user reports that their system is slow and reboots on its own. Any Time. Which of the following could be used to assess the security of the archive? lTe sts .actualtests. Adware D. Deleting the cookies "Pass Any Exam. Password cracker B. Spam B. Shoulder surfing B. Rootkit Answer: D Explanation: QUESTION NO: 792 Answer: A Explanation: QUESTION NO: 793 Which of the following is the BEST way for an attacker to conceal their identity? A. DDoS C.CompTIA SY0-201: Practice Exam A. Protocol analyzer tua A user creates an archive of files that are sensitive and wants to ensure that no one else can access them." . Protocol analyzer B.co m 264 . Vulnerability scanner C. Which of the following is MOST likely the cause? A. The technician is unable to remotely control the computer and realizes that they no longer have administrative rights to that workstation. Firewall D. Port scanner C.

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Botnet B. Detects malicious actions by users with remote access to network resources." . Answer: B Explanation: QUESTION NO: 833 A user is recording a file on disk. RSA D. Increases administrator’s skills by providing them with a vacation. C. Any Time. Which of the following will allow a user to verify that the file is the original? A. Rootkit C.co m .actualtests. D. 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. Makes it easier to implement a job rotation policy and cross train administrators.www. Virus D. B.com 277 Ac tua lTe sts . 3DES B. Detects malicious actions by an administrator responsible for reviewing logs. NTFS C.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.

www. Naming conventions and technical aptitude C. Seniority at the company and access level sts . 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. Antivirus C. Department and salary divisions D. Symmetric keys D." . AES C.co Which of the following is a best practice when creating groups of user and computer accounts in a directory service? m . Delegation of administration and policy deployment B. 3DES B.com 278 Ac QUESTION NO: 837 tua Answer: A Explanation: lTe A. Protocol analyzer D.CompTIA SY0-201: Practice Exam QUESTION NO: 835 Which of the following is BEST suited to determine which services are running on a remote host? A. PKI Answer: D Explanation: QUESTION NO: 838 "Pass Any Exam. Log analyzer B.actualtests. Any Time.

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

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

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

Group policy B.www. Which of the following should MOST likely be done? A. Port scanner lTe Which of the following vulnerability assessment tools would be used to identify weaknesses in a company’s router ACLs or firewall? sts QUESTION NO: 849 . NIPS Answer: D Explanation: QUESTION NO: 848 Which of the following audit systems should be enabled in order to audit user access and be able to know who is trying to access critical systems? A.com Ac Answer: D Explanation: tua A. 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. Rainbow tables B. Account expiration C. Brute force attacks D. A security IP audit is completed C. Password policy D.CompTIA SY0-201: Practice Exam D.actualtests. A security policy template is implemented B.co m 282 . Intrusion prevention systems C." . All workstations are rebuilt "Pass Any Exam. Administrative rights are manually removed 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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This policy is an example of which of the following industry best practices? A. ARP scanner Answer: B Explanation: QUESTION NO: 871 The security policy at a company clearly specifies that server administrators cannot have access to log servers or permissions to review log files.com Ac tua lTe sts ." . These rights are granted only to security administrators. Which of the following would BEST facilitate this? "Pass Any Exam. User access and rights review B. Any Time. The assessment must be conducted during normal business hours without impacting users. Implicit deny Answer: A Explanation: QUESTION NO: 872 Which of the following is the process by which encryption keys are distributed? A. Job rotation C. Trusted Platform Module (TPM) C.www. Separation of duties B. Key management D.CompTIA SY0-201: Practice Exam A. Privilege escalation D. Key escrow Answer: C Explanation: QUESTION NO: 873 Management wants a security assessment conducted on their network.actualtests.co m 289 . Port scanner C. Network mapper D. Ping sweeper B.

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

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

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

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

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

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