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

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

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

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

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

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

PGP D. BCP. ITCP and other relevant aspects of the continuity process D.co m 14 ." . Development of a BIA. Restoring mission essential functions at an alternate site and performing those functions for up to 30 days sts .CompTIA SY0-201: Practice Exam QUESTION NO: 39 Which of the following BEST describes an attack involving the interception and later retransmission of the same network traffic? A. Planning disaster recovery functions and system movements for a 24-48 hour period after a disaster C. Determination of business impact based on an individual contingency and developing countermeasures to that contingency B. DRP. rlogin C.www. Spoofing D. Telnet B. SSH Answer: D Explanation: "Pass Any Exam.com Ac tua Answer: B Explanation: lTe A. Any Time. Replay Answer: D Explanation: QUESTION NO: 40 Which of the following BEST describes COOP? QUESTION NO: 41 The network administrator is concerned about password security. Domain name kiting C. Which of the following protocols should be used to remotely administer a router? A.actualtests. Man-in-the-middle B.

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

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

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

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

an employee must swipe their finger on a device.actualtests.5 B.95 D. 10.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. Disable DEP settings E.co m 19 . Vulnerability assessment Answer: B Explanation: QUESTION NO: 57 In order to access the network.202. Patch management D. 172. 63.48 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. Install a perimeter firewall Answer: A. Which of the following describes this form of authentication? A.131. Single sign-on B.75.40. 192.com Ac tua lTe sts . Any Time.75. Risk assessment B.CompTIA SY0-201: Practice Exam B." . Update HIPS signatures D.186. Account management C. Multifactor "Pass Any Exam. Which of the following IP addresses would meet this requirement? A.0.27 C. Update NIDS signatures C.127.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.actualtests. Rootkits B. VLAN segregation B.CompTIA SY0-201: Practice Exam C. Personal firewall Answer: D Explanation: Which of the following is BEST used to prevent ARP poisoning attacks across a network? A.com Ac tua lTe sts QUESTION NO: 59 . Biometrics D.www. Adware C. Backdoors D. VPN C. IP filters D. Tokens Answer: C Explanation: QUESTION NO: 58 Which of the following will prevent inbound ICMP traffic between systems? A. HIDS B. Virus Answer: D Explanation: "Pass Any Exam.co m 20 . IPSec C. Any Time.

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

RC5 B. Multifactor authentication D. DES D. AES C. MD5 Answer: D Explanation: QUESTION NO: 114 "Pass Any Exam. ACL C. RSA tokens B.com Ac tua lTe sts A.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.www. SHA-1 C. PIV card ." . MD5 B. Any Time. LANMAN D.actualtests.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.

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

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

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

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

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

Network users have permissions allowing access to network devices with security weaknesses.co m 43 .actualtests.www. B. Security testers are trying to document vulnerabilities without impacting network operations. Pop-up blocker B. D.com Ac tua Which of the following should a technician deploy to detect malicious changes to the system and configuration? lTe sts . Exchange public keys with each other Answer: D Explanation: QUESTION NO: 130 Exploitation of security vulnerabilities is used during assessments when which of the following is true? A. Recover old public keys D. File integrity checker C.CompTIA SY0-201: Practice Exam A. Anti-spyware D. Firewall Answer: B Explanation: QUESTION NO: 132 In order to prevent data loss in case of a disk error which of the following options would an administrator MOST likely deploy? "Pass Any Exam. Recover old private keys C. Exchange private keys with each other B. Answer: D Explanation: QUESTION NO: 131 A. Any Time. C." . Security testers have clear and written authorization to conduct vulnerability scans. Security testers have clear and written authorization to conduct penetration testing.

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Port scan B. Any Time.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." . Which of the following is the attacker attempting to do? A. By management level Answer: A Explanation: QUESTION NO: 174 Which of the following describes how long email messages are available in case of a subpoena? A. DNS spoofing D.co m . Backup procedures "Pass Any Exam.www. Privilege escalation C. By department C. Non-repudiation Answer: A Explanation: QUESTION NO: 172 An attacker sends packets to a host in hopes of altering the host's MAC table. ARP poisoning Answer: D Explanation: QUESTION NO: 173 A. Availability D. Key management C.actualtests. By function B. By geographic location D. Integrity 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. B. Rogue access points are hard to find and remove from the network. Backup policy D. Risk = infections x number of days infected x cost of asset C.www. HIDS D.actualtests. Risk = vulnerability x days unpatched x cost of asset Answer: C Explanation: QUESTION NO: 177 Which of the following is of the GREATEST concern in regard to a rogue access point? A.com 58 Ac tua lTe QUESTION NO: 176 sts . Hardware firewall C. Risk = threat x vulnerability x cost of asset D. Any Time. Retention policy C. Which of the following could be deployed to BEST provide this information? A. Rogue access points can scan the company's wireless networks and find other unencrypted and rouge access points "Pass Any Exam. Risk = exploit x number of systems x cost of asset B." .co m . Software firewall B.CompTIA SY0-201: Practice Exam B. NIDS Answer: C Explanation: Which of the following is the correct risk assessment equation? A.

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

" . A hot backup site C. Which of the following would BEST meet their needs? A. Data formatting D. A cold backup site D.www. Grounding D. STP B. Error handling C. UTP C.actualtests. with all systems being fully up to date. A warm backup site QUESTION NO: 224 Which of the following has a programmer MOST likely failed to consider if a user entering improper input is able to compromise the integrity of data? A.co m Answer: B Explanation: . Off-site storage of backup tapes B. Input validation Answer: D Explanation: QUESTION NO: 225 Which of the following provides EMI protection? A.CompTIA SY0-201: Practice Exam Explanation: QUESTION NO: 223 In the event of a disaster resulting in the loss of their data center. Anti-static wrist straps Answer: A "Pass Any Exam. SDLM B. a company had determined that they will need to be able to be back online within an hour or two.com 74 Ac tua lTe sts . Any Time.

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

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

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

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

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

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

Bluejacking D. Anti-spam software D. Any Time.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. Firewall C. OS patching Answer: A Explanation: A. DNS poisoning Answer: B Explanation: QUESTION NO: 247 Which of the following is an authentication method that uses symmetric key encryption and a key "Pass Any Exam.co m . Replay attack C. Access B.www." . 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 . Complex passwords C. Personal firewall B. Antivirus D. War driving B.actualtests.CompTIA SY0-201: Practice Exam located on a server that was recently patched.

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

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

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

www. Cables C. Bluejacking C.co m .com 85 Ac A." . Any Time. ACL C. War driving D. Impersonation B. RFID badge D.CompTIA SY0-201: Practice Exam A. Proper WAP placement "Pass Any Exam. Networks B. VLANs D.actualtests. Proximity badge Answer: A Explanation: Answer: B Explanation: QUESTION NO: 259 Which of the following measures ensures unauthorized users cannot access a WAP in a user's home? A. Bluesnarfing Answer: B Explanation: QUESTION NO: 257 Which of the following has the capability to perform onboard cryptographic functions? A. Smartcard B. VPNs tua Shielded communications media is MOST often used to prevent electrical emanations from being detected and crosstalk between which of the following? lTe QUESTION NO: 258 sts .

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Device encryption B." . SHA D. DoS Answer: C Explanation: Answer: D Explanation: QUESTION NO: 313 Which of the following can cause data leakage from web based applications? A. Which of the following attacks is MOST likely the cause? A.co m 103 . Any Time.com Ac tua A. Diffie-Hellman B.www. Application hardening D.actualtests. DDoS D. DNS poisoning C. RSA lTe Which of the following asymmetric algorithms was designed to provide both encryption and digital signatures? sts QUESTION NO: 312 . XML "Pass Any Exam. 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. DSA C. which is also inaccessible to users. Spoofing B.

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

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

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com 109 Ac tua lTe A. The wireless router needs to be replaced C. Role-based Answer: B Explanation: "Pass Any Exam." . Which of the following can BEST be implemented to mitigate this issue? . Any Time. Install CAT6 network cables D. Which of the following BEST describes this configuration? A. To passively test security controls within the enterprise B. Change the SSID B.www.co QUESTION NO: 330 m .actualtests. 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. Behavior-based C. The wireless output range can be reduced sts A technician notices that unauthorized users are connecting to a wireless network from outside of the building. 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. OVAL-based D. Anomaly-based B. To identify all vulnerabilities and weaknesses within the enterprise D.

System policy sts Company A recently purchased the much smaller Company B." . Storage policy D. Answer: A Explanation: "Pass Any Exam. Which of the following can be done to enforce user compliance? A. 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. SHA B.www. User access and rights B. Any Time.actualtests. Supply the users with a third-party application to hash their passwords.co m . Offer user training regarding proper policy. B. Implement a strict domain level group policy. Which of the following audits did the security administrator perform? . TLS D. 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. D. C. Supply the users with suggested password guidelines.com 110 Ac tua lTe A.CompTIA SY0-201: Practice Exam QUESTION NO: 332 Which of the following is commonly used to secure HTTP and SMTP traffic? A. Group policy C.

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Under this scheme.CompTIA SY0-201: Practice Exam E.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. Video surveillance D. Spoofing B. This is typical of which of the following? lTe sts . Man traps B. Vulnerability scanners Answer: C Explanation: QUESTION NO: 421 A.comptia. TCP/IP hijacking C. 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. a domain name can deliver profit to the owner even if it yields just pennies per year. 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.co m 139 .actualtests. Are irritating to the user but the traffic remains encrypted." . https://wrtw.www.com Ac tua The last company administrator failed to renew the registration for the corporate web site (e.org). Chain of custody C.g. Domain name kiting D. Answer: C. Any Time.

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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 . Logic bomb D. Botnet Answer: C Explanation: Logic bombs are programs or snippets of code that execute when a certain predefined event occurs.www. Vulnerability scanner B." . Account lockout policy D. Password complexity policy B.CompTIA SY0-201: Practice Exam C. Account expiration policy C. Port scanner Answer: B Explanation: A. 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. Protocol analyzer C.actualtests. Any Time. 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. Rainbow table D.co m .

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Risk calculation tua Which of the following identifies some of the running services on a system? lTe sts .co m .CompTIA SY0-201: Practice Exam C.com 198 Ac A. Review baseline reporting C. 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. Zero day attack "Pass Any Exam." . Mandatory Access Control (MAC) D. Design review C. Vulnerability scanning B. Any Time. Code review D. Baseline reporting B. Review honeypot logs D.www. 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. Determine open ports B.actualtests.

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

www.com 200 Ac tua lTe sts QUESTION NO: 600 . Antivirus B. 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.actualtests. Cable locks D.co m . GPS tracking B. Host-based firewalls D. Pop-up blockers B. Anti-spyware Answer: A "Pass Any Exam. Device encryption Answer: C Explanation: Which of the following is a technical control that should be implemented to prevent data loss from laptop theft? A. Antivirus C. Antivirus C. Any Time. GPS tracking C. Hard drive encryption D." .

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

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

D. Account password complexity B.actualtests.com Ac tua lTe sts . ACL B.www. Ensure minimum password length is acquired. Content inspection C.co m 203 . Answer: C Explanation: "Pass Any Exam. C. Account password recovery D. B. Implement access based on groups. Account disablement C. Account reissue Answer: B Explanation: QUESTION NO: 610 Which of the following is an account management principle for simplified user administration? A. 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. Any Time.CompTIA SY0-201: Practice Exam QUESTION NO: 608 Which of the following is a security control that can utilize a command such as a€?deny ip any any’? A." . Network bridge D. Ensure password complexity requirements are met.

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

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

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

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

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

Network-based intrusion detection system C. This is MOST likely an example of which of the following? A.CompTIA SY0-201: Practice Exam Which of the following is MOST likely to reduce the threat of a zero day vulnerability? A. Buffer overflow B. each with the owners’ photo. 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. Patch management B. Neither authentication nor authorization verification D.actualtests.com Ac tua lTe Answer: B Explanation: sts ." . Any Time.www. 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.co m 209 . Distributed denial of service Answer: A Explanation: "Pass Any Exam. a security analyst discovers JavaScript being used to send random data to another service on the same system. Disabling unnecessary services D. XML injection C. Authorization verification without authentication C. Both authentication and authorization verification QUESTION NO: 628 During the analysis of malicious code.

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

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

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

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

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

ICMP D. Algorithms and key escrow C. PKI and keys B. Flood guard D. SSL B. Algorithms and keys Answer: D Explanation: "Pass Any Exam. Any Time.actualtests.www." . Key escrow and PKI D. IPSec C.co m 215 . URL filtering Answer: A Explanation: QUESTION NO: 644 Which of the following is susceptible to reverse lookup attacks if not configured properly? A.com Ac tua lTe sts . DNS Answer: D Explanation: QUESTION NO: 645 Which of the following are the two basic components upon which cryptography relies? A. Load balancer C.CompTIA SY0-201: Practice Exam QUESTION NO: 643 Which of the following technologies is often used by attackers to hide the origin of an attack? A. Open proxy B.

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

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

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

Quantum cryptography C.CompTIA SY0-201: Practice Exam Answer: B Explanation: QUESTION NO: 655 Which of the following is true when a user browsing to an HTTPS site receives the message: a€?The site’s certificate is not trusted’? A.www. Web security gateway "Pass Any Exam. The CA is not in the default CRL.com 219 Ac tua A. Software based firewall B. Transport encryption D." . D. The intermediate CA was taken offline. Steganography B. B. Any Time. Which of the following BEST achieves this requirement? A. The CA is not in the browser’s root authority list. Hashing lTe An security administrator shows a user a method of hiding information by printing text so small that it appears as a period or colon. QUESTION NO: 656 Answer: A Explanation: QUESTION NO: 657 An IT administrator wants to provide 250 staff with secure remote access to the corporate network.co m Answer: B Explanation: .actualtests. Which of the following BEST describes this security type? sts . The certificate has expired and was not renewed. C. VPN concentrator D. Mandatory Access Control (MAC) C.

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

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

www. Expiration B. File encryption strength D.CompTIA SY0-201: Practice Exam B. Lockout D. Account disablement Answer: A Explanation: QUESTION NO: 664 Which of the following account policies would be enforced if a user tried to log into their account several times and was disabled for a set amount of time? A. Complexity Answer: A Explanation: QUESTION NO: 666 Which of the following should be used to help prevent device theft of unused assets? A. Expiration C. Any Time. Lockout D. Username lockout C.actualtests." . Recovery B.co m . Disablement C.com 222 Ac tua Which of the following security controls should be implemented if an account was created for a temporary user that will only be employed for the next four months? lTe sts . HSM device "Pass Any Exam. Disablement Answer: C Explanation: QUESTION NO: 665 A.

Any Time.CompTIA SY0-201: Practice Exam B. 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.actualtests. 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. 25 C." . Acceptance C. Deterrence D. 21 B. Device encryption D. Mitigation B.co m 223 . 110 D.www. Locking cabinet C.com Ac tua lTe sts . 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.

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

File and folder encryption Answer: D Explanation: QUESTION NO: 673 Based on logs from file servers.actualtests. a malicious insider was stealing data using a personal laptop while connected by VPN. The affected company wants access to the laptop to determine loss. Third-party black box testing of the completed application before it goes live C. Separation of duties C. Which of the following would BEST be used to identify the specific computer used by the insider? A. MAC address D. Any Time. Portable media encryption D. remote access systems." . Ensure an application firewall protects the application Answer: C Explanation: QUESTION NO: 675 Which of the following is MOST likely occurring if a website visitor has passwords harvested from "Pass Any Exam.www. but the insider’s lawyer insists the laptop cannot be identified. Third-party white box testing of the completed application before it goes live B. IP address B. Cloud computing B.com 225 Ac Which of the following is the MOST effective method to provide security for an in-house created application during software development? tua lTe sts . Explicitly include security gates during the SDLC D. and IDS. Computer name Answer: C Explanation: QUESTION NO: 674 A.CompTIA SY0-201: Practice Exam A. User profiles C.co m .

Any Time. Confidentiality B.CompTIA SY0-201: Practice Exam the web browser’s cache? A.www. Transmission speed D.actualtests.co m . Fuzzing C. SQL injection B. Cookies D. Transport encryption Answer: B Explanation: QUESTION NO: 678 "Pass Any Exam. Non-repudiation 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. Which of the following is responsible for this information disclosure? A.com 226 Ac tua lTe sts . Error handling Answer: D Explanation: QUESTION NO: 677 Which of the following describes why the sender of an email may encrypt the email with a private key? A. XSRF C. XSS D." . Buffer overflow B.

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Confidentiality Answer: D Explanation: "Pass Any Exam. Audit Logs D. User’s rights and permissions review Answer: D Explanation: QUESTION NO: 709 Which of the following would be used to notify users of proper system usage? A.co m . Separation of Duties C. Integrity D.actualtests. Routine audits of system logs D.CompTIA SY0-201: Practice Exam Explanation: QUESTION NO: 708 Which of the following is the MOST appropriate risk mitigation strategy to use in order to identify an unauthorized administrative account? A. Any Time. Job Description Answer: A Explanation: QUESTION NO: 710 Which of the following concepts ensures that the data is only viewable to authorized users? A. Biometrics C.com 237 Ac tua lTe sts . Availability B. Incident management C. Change management B." . Acceptable Use Policy B.www.

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

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

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

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.11n network. Warm site D. WPA with TKIP QUESTION NO: 721 Which of the following is the MOST secure method of utilizing FTP? A. FTP passive C. WEP with 802.CompTIA SY0-201: Practice Exam Answer: B Explanation: QUESTION NO: 720 In an 802.1x B.actualtests. WPA2-PSK D.co m Answer: B Explanation: 241 . Any Time. SCP D. Cluster B." . WPA Enterprise C. Hot site "Pass Any Exam.com Ac tua lTe sts . which of the following provides the MOST secure method of both encryption and authorization? A.www. FTP active B. Cold site C.

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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Which of the following methods allows the administrator to create different user templates to comply with the principle of least privilege? A. Rule-based access control B. Mandatory access control C. Physical access control D. Role-based access control Answer: D Explanation:

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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Which of the following technologies address key management? A. Digital signature algorithm B. Advanced encryption standard C. Blowfish D. Diffie-Hellman Answer: D Explanation:

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. Any Time. Key compromise B. Retina scan and palm print B. Iris scan and user password D." .CompTIA SY0-201: Practice Exam QUESTION NO: 867 Which of the following is a valid two-factor authentication model? A.actualtests. Cold site C. Smartcard and hardware token C. Public key compromise E. User password and user PIN Answer: C Explanation: QUESTION NO: 868 QUESTION NO: 869 A. Lost trust .co m Which of the following are reasons why a key may be revoked? (Select TWO). Warm site D.com 288 Ac Which of the following redundancy planning concepts would MOST likely be used when trying to strike a balance between cost and recovery time? tua lTe Answer: A.C Explanation: sts A. Hot site B. Lost password C. Field site Answer: C Explanation: QUESTION NO: 870 Which of the following should the network administrator use to remotely check if a workstation is running a P2P application? "Pass Any Exam. CA compromise D.www.

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

It will require too much time to conduct due diligence. C.CompTIA SY0-201: Practice Exam A. C. D.actualtests.com Ac A. Which of the following is the BEST reason for not allowing this? lTe sts . 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. A risk assessment B. Use a vulnerability scanner.www. Launch a DDoD attack in the network and see what occurs. Which of the following BEST describes this attack type? "Pass Any Exam. B. but the manager is concerned about affecting normal operations. Which of the following should be used to test the network? A. The password risks disclosure of Personally Identifiable Information (PII)." . The help desk determined the user was redirected to a fraudulent website. 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. A penetration test D. A honeynet C.co m 290 . Any Time. B. Use a protocol analyzer. The proposed password does not meet complexity requirements. D. Change management approval has not been granted. Read the log files on each system on the network. tua The company’s new administrative assistant wants to use their name as a password and asks if it is appropriate.

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

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

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

IPSec B." .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.com Ac tua lTe sts . PEAP-TLS Answer: D Explanation: "Pass Any Exam.www. Any Time.co m 294 . 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. FTPS implicit B. PPTP C. SSL/TLS D. MD5 D.actualtests.

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