CompTIA SY0-201

CompTIA Security+ (2008 Edition) Exam

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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The network is infected by adware. Any Time. Upon investigation. B. Recovery C. D.E Explanation: QUESTION NO: 18 Which of the following camera types would allow a security guard to track movement from one spot throughout a data center? A. There is a worm attacking the network.www.com Ac tua lTe sts . Analog camera D.CompTIA SY0-201: Practice Exam QUESTION NO: 17 A security administrator working for a health insurance company needs to protect customer data by installing an HVAC system and a mantrap in the datacenter. the SMTP relay is not secured. Confidentiality E.actualtests. C. Integrity B. PTZ camera C." . Which of the following are being addressed? (Select TWO). Digital camera Answer: B Explanation: QUESTION NO: 19 A user reports they are receiving odd emails. Clustering D. the administrator finds that most of the users email boxes appear to be full and bouncing inbound emails at an alarming rate. Which of the following is MOST likely causing the problem? A. There is a virus attacking the email server. Answer: D Explanation: "Pass Any Exam. CCTV system B. Availability Answer: A.co m 7 . A.

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

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

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

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

Trojans B.com Ac tua Answer: B Explanation: lTe A.www.co A programmer cannot change the production system directly and must have code changes reviewed and approved by the production system manager. Separation of duties C. System security categorization requirement B. Baseline configuration development C.actualtests. Which of the following describes this control type? m 13 . Security policy D. Any Time. Discretionary access control B. Job rotation sts . 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. Adware D." . Contingency planning D. Botnets C.

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

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

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

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

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

10.48 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.40. Any Time. Disable DEP settings E. Single sign-on B.CompTIA SY0-201: Practice Exam B. 172. Account management C. Multifactor "Pass Any Exam.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.75.186. Which of the following describes this form of authentication? A. 63.com Ac tua lTe sts .202. Patch management D. Update NIDS signatures C." . an employee must swipe their finger on a device.0. Vulnerability assessment Answer: B Explanation: QUESTION NO: 57 In order to access the network.www.75.95 D.27 C. 192.co m 19 . Risk assessment B.actualtests. Which of the following IP addresses would meet this requirement? A.127. Install a perimeter firewall Answer: A.5 B. Update HIPS signatures D.131.

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

C Explanation: QUESTION NO: 88 Which of the following is performed during a security assessment? A." . . Calculate the cost of bringing the controls back into compliance.CompTIA SY0-201: Practice Exam QUESTION NO: 86 Which of the following is a best practice to identify fraud from an employee in a sensitive position? A. C. Hardware RAID 5 B.actualtests. Quarantine the machines that have no controls in place. Mandatory vacations Answer: B Explanation: QUESTION NO: 87 Answer: A. False positives D. Separation of duties C. Which of the following configurations will allow for high availability? (Select TWO). Remediate the machines with incorrectly configured controls. B. Server clustering D. Determine which controls are operating as intended. Software RAID 1 E. Any Time. Load sharing C. D.www. Acceptable usage policy B.com Ac tua A.co m 29 . Answer: D Explanation: "Pass Any Exam. 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.

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

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

co m . TFTP D. B. Back door Answer: D Explanation: "Pass Any Exam.com 32 Ac Answer: B Explanation: tua A. Default account C. Any Time. WEP C. Data stored on the device may be copyrighted. Users might be using incompatible USB 1." .www. Null session B. 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.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. D.0 technology. Users can inadvertently spread viruses.actualtests. lTe sts Which of the following would be a reason the IT department would disallow the use of USB flash storage devices? . C. Weak password D. The stored data might be out of date with networked-stored equivalents. SFTP B.

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

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

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

SMTP open relays C.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 ." . FTP D. Viruses D.com Ac QUESTION NO: 110 tua Answer: C Explanation: lTe A. Any Time. Adware B.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.actualtests. Botnets D. Logic bombs sts . Logic bombs Answer: B Explanation: When establishing a connection between two IP based routers. Trojan C. which of the following protocols is the MOST secure? A.www. SSH Answer: D Explanation: "Pass Any Exam. HTTPS C. Input validation errors B. TFTP B.

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

com 82 Ac tua lTe sts . Antivirus B. Video surveillance B. Anti-spam C. 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. Which of the following security applications BEST explains this behavior? A.co m . Physical access log D. MS-CHAP B. 802.1x D. Personal firewall D. Kerberos C. Any Time. 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.CompTIA SY0-201: Practice Exam distribution center? A. EAP Answer: B Explanation: QUESTION NO: 248 Which of the following is a preventative physical security measure? A. concerning power distribution. in order to email and setup conference meetings to the whole "Pass Any Exam.actualtests." .www.

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

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

com 85 Ac A.www. VLANs D.co m . Proper WAP placement "Pass Any Exam. 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 . Any Time. Bluesnarfing Answer: B Explanation: QUESTION NO: 257 Which of the following has the capability to perform onboard cryptographic functions? A. Networks B. War driving D. Proximity badge Answer: A Explanation: Answer: B Explanation: QUESTION NO: 259 Which of the following measures ensures unauthorized users cannot access a WAP in a user's home? A. RFID badge D. Bluejacking C.actualtests. Impersonation B. Cables C. ACL C.CompTIA SY0-201: Practice Exam A.

VPN encryption B." .com 86 Ac A.actualtests. System D.www.CompTIA SY0-201: Practice Exam B. Performance C. Default gateway encryption D. Set the SSID to hidden D.co m . Turn off the computers when not in use C. and the browser is displaying that the webpage is being blocked by the system administrator. 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. NMAP "Pass Any Exam. Which of the following logs would the technician review? lTe sts . Content filter tua The president of the company is trying to get to their bank's website. 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. DNS B. Authenticate users using CHAP C.

Spam D. C. 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." .com 87 Ac tua lTe sts .CompTIA SY0-201: Practice Exam B. B. Maintain configuration baseline B.co m . D.actualtests. The CA stores the user's hash value for safekeeping. Any Time. SNORT C. 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.www. 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. John the Ripper D. Trojan C. Virus B. Implement OS hardening "Pass Any Exam. The CA is the trusted root that issues certificates.

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

C. The mobile device will be password protected in case of loss. Risk transference D. Access control list "Pass Any Exam. Which of the following additional security measures should the administrator ensure is in place? sts . Any Time. Least privilege C. The mobile device should erase itself after a set number of invalid password attempts. D." . The password should be common so that the mobile device can be re-assigned. due to keypad limitations. Job rotation D. B.co m Answer: B Explanation: . tua lTe An administrator is providing management with a mobile device that allows email access.com 105 Ac A. The mobile device should use and be equipped with removal storage for sensitive data retrieval.www. The password should be alpha-numeric only.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. 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. Metadata B. Information classification C. Complex passwords B.actualtests.

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Triple-DES encrypts the data in 8-byte chunks. The size of the block for Triple-DES is 8 bytes. DES C. QUESTION NO: 412 QUESTION NO: 413 Which of the following protocols correspond to port 514 by default? A. but it is also very slow.actualtests. It uses a 64-bit key consisting of 56 effective key bits and 8 parity bits.CompTIA SY0-201: Practice Exam Which of the following uses multiple encryption keys to repeatedly encrypt its output? A.www. TKIP B. IMAP D. SNMP C. 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 . FTP Answer: A "Pass Any Exam. AES256 B. Triple DES algorithm is very secure (major banks use it to protect valuable transactions)." . 3DES D. AES192 D. PGP C. AES128 Answer: C Explanation: Triple DES is a variation of Data Encryption Standard (DES).com Ac Answer: D Explanation: tua A. Any Time. SYSLOG B.

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

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

Answer: C. Any Time.g. TCP/IP hijacking C. Vulnerability scanners Answer: C Explanation: QUESTION NO: 421 A.com Ac tua The last company administrator failed to renew the registration for the corporate web site (e.org). Are irritating to the user but the traffic remains encrypted. https://wrtw.www." . 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. Man traps B. QUESTION NO: 422 "Pass Any Exam. Spoofing B.comptia.CompTIA SY0-201: Practice Exam E.co m 139 . Video surveillance D. Domain name kiting D.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.actualtests. 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. Under this scheme. a domain name can deliver profit to the owner even if it yields just pennies per year. This is typical of which of the following? lTe sts . Chain of custody C.

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Logic bombs may also be set to go off on a certain date or when a specified set of circumstances occurs. Account lockout policy D. 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.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 . QUESTION NO: 449 Which of the following would an auditor use to determine if an application is sending credentials in clear text? A. Logic bomb D.www. Protocol analyzer C.co m . Password complexity policy B. Any Time.actualtests. Vulnerability scanner B. Port scanner Answer: B Explanation: A.CompTIA SY0-201: Practice Exam C." . Botnet Answer: C Explanation: Logic bombs are programs or snippets of code that execute when a certain predefined event occurs. Rainbow table D. Account expiration policy C.

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

B.E Explanation: QUESTION NO: 510 "Pass Any Exam.CompTIA SY0-201: Practice Exam The director of security for a company needs to determine how the security and network administrators would respond to a compromised system. A.com Ac tua lTe sts . Penetration test B. Network mapper D.actualtests. Which of the following would be the BEST way for the director to test the team’s response? A. C. Protocol analyzer Answer: A Explanation: QUESTION NO: 509 Which of the following are BEST practices in regards to backup media? (Select TWO). Which of the following would be BEST suited to accomplishing this task? A. Vulnerability scan C. E.co m 169 . Answer: D. Vulnerability scanner B.www. Keep the tapes user accessible. Label the media. Store backup’s off site. Store tapes near the servers." . 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. Port scan D. Port scanner C. D. Any Time.

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

CompTIA SY0-201: Practice Exam Which of the following attacks is BEST described as an attempt to convince an authorized user to provide information that can be used to defeat technical security controls? A. Packet sniffing B. C. War chalking C. white box penetration testing cannot identify zero day exploits. D. penetration testing actively tests security controls and can cause system instability. B.actualtests.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? .www. penetration testing passively tests policy controls and can identify vulnerabilities. Impersonation D. Evil twin D. Answer: D Explanation: QUESTION NO: 546 "Pass Any Exam." . War driving . vulnerability scanners can cause massive network flooding during risk assessments. Packet sniffing Answer: C Explanation: QUESTION NO: 544 QUESTION NO: 545 Penetration testing should only be used during controlled conditions with express consent of the system owner because: A. Tailgating C. Any Time.com 181 Ac tua lTe Answer: B Explanation: sts A. Shoulder surfing B.

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

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

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

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

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

Submit the private key to the CRL. LDAP E. Use the recovery agent to revoke the key. Submit the public key to the CRL. Any Time. D. TACACS+ B. root certificate.actualtests. 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." . B. Kerberos C. Issue a new CA. Answer: A Explanation: QUESTION NO: 562 A. C. private key. public key. tua lTe sts .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 Explanation: QUESTION NO: 563 "Pass Any Exam. key in escrow.CompTIA SY0-201: Practice Exam The recovery agent is used to recover the: A. D. C. MSSQL Answer: A.co m .www. RADIUS D. B.

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

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

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

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

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

Cross-site forgery B. Encrypted USB tua lTe Which of the following devices provides storage for RSA or asymmetric keys and may assist in user authentication? (Select TWO).actualtests. sts . HSM C.CompTIA SY0-201: Practice Exam Answer: A Explanation: QUESTION NO: 578 Which of the following is a removable device that may be used to encrypt in a high availability clustered environment? A. Full disk encryption E.co m Answer: B Explanation: . Cross-site scripting "Pass Any Exam. Brute force attack C. Trusted platform module B. Hardware security module C.com 193 Ac A. Biometrics D. TMP QUESTION NO: 579 Answer: A. Any Time. Facial recognition scanner D. Cloud computer B.www.B Explanation: QUESTION NO: 580 Which of the following exploitation types involves injection of pseudo-random data in order to crash or provide unexpected results from an application? A." .

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

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

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

com 198 Ac A.www. Review baseline reporting C.CompTIA SY0-201: Practice Exam C. Baseline reporting B. Zero day attack "Pass Any Exam. Mandatory Access Control (MAC) D. Code review D. Determine open ports B. Design review C. Risk calculation tua Which of the following identifies some of the running services on a system? lTe sts . Vulnerability scanning B.co m . Rule based Access Control (RBAC) Answer: B Explanation: QUESTION NO: 593 Which of the following is the MOST thorough way to discover software vulnerabilities after its release? A." .actualtests. Fuzzing Answer: C Explanation: QUESTION NO: 594 Answer: A Explanation: QUESTION NO: 595 Which of the following describes a passive attempt to identify weaknesses? A. Any Time. Review honeypot logs D.

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Patch management B. Authentication without authorization verification 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. Both authentication and authorization verification QUESTION NO: 628 During the analysis of malicious code. a security analyst discovers JavaScript being used to send random data to another service on the same system. XML injection C.co m 209 .www. Distributed denial of service Answer: A Explanation: "Pass Any Exam.actualtests. Neither authentication nor authorization verification D. This is MOST likely an example of which of the following? A. Host-based intrusion detection system Answer: C Explanation: QUESTION NO: 627 A proximity badge is provided to all users." .com Ac tua lTe Answer: B Explanation: sts . Authorization verification without authentication C. Network-based intrusion detection system C. SQL injection D. This is an example of which of the following? A. Buffer overflow B.CompTIA SY0-201: Practice Exam Which of the following is MOST likely to reduce the threat of a zero day vulnerability? A. Any Time. Disabling unnecessary services D.

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

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

Phishing C.actualtests. a security administrator notices that several hard copies of company directories are being thrown away in public dumpsters. the security administrator notices that the phone number on the email does not match the phone number listed on the bank’s website.CompTIA SY0-201: Practice Exam Answer: D Explanation: QUESTION NO: 635 A user reports that there have been several invalid charges on their company credit card. Social engineering D. Vishing B. Spear Phishing Answer: A Explanation: QUESTION NO: 636 A. Hoaxes B. the technician did reach the exact answering system as the bank and eventually to an actual bank representative. Any Time. 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. This is an example of which of the following? A. The user said these charges occurred after a recent phone call to the bank due to an unusual email the user received. Which of the following attacks is the company vulnerable to without the proper user training and awareness? lTe sts . Which of the following attack types is "Pass Any Exam. SPIM D. While examining the email. Pharming C. Upon calling that number." .com Ac tua During a company’s relocation.www.co m 212 .

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

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

DNS Answer: D Explanation: QUESTION NO: 645 Which of the following are the two basic components upon which cryptography relies? A." .actualtests.www. Flood guard D. Open proxy B. Load balancer C. Algorithms and keys Answer: D Explanation: "Pass Any Exam. IPSec C.co m 215 . ICMP D.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. 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 . Algorithms and key escrow C. Key escrow and PKI D. Any Time. PKI and keys B. SSL B.

perpendicular to the floor B. Digital signature C.actualtests. Antenna placement C. In a downward direction. 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). URL filtering E.www. Any Time." . Encryption of wireless traffic D. Key escrow D. Directly from the point of the antenna. Recovery agent B. parallel to the floor C. A. Up and down.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.com Ac tua lTe A. perpendicular to the floor sts .co Which of the following describes the direction the signal will emanate from if a wireless omnidirectional antenna is placed parallel to the floor? m QUESTION NO: 647 216 . Side to side.C Explanation: "Pass Any Exam. Open relays B. parallel with the floor D. Open proxies Answer: B.

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

D.co m 218 . The server is connected with a crossover cable.com Ac Answer: C Explanation: tua A.actualtests. This server can be reached from the Internet. TACACS can only be used on switches and routers while TACACS+ supports firewalls as well. but the security engineer is unable to connect from the server to internal company resources. VLAN 100 is on the internal network. It should be placed within an internal network. The server is in the DMZ. C. Answer: D Explanation: QUESTION NO: 653 QUESTION NO: 654 A security administrator is researching the main difference between TACACS and TACACS+ before deciding which one to install. Any Time. Which of the following is the BEST strategy for the root CA after deploying an intermediate trusted CA? A.CompTIA SY0-201: Practice Exam QUESTION NO: 652 A security engineer is deploying a new CA. B. It should be shut down and kept in a secure location.www. "Pass Any Exam. Which of the following is the MOST likely cause? . C. D. C. It should be placed outside of the firewall. TACACS+ uses TCP while TACACS can use either TCP or UDP. The administrator has discovered that: A. TACACS does not encrypt authentication while TACACS+ does. B. VLAN 100 does not have a default route." . lTe sts A security administrator has installed a new server and has asked a network engineer to place the server within VLAN 100. It should be placed in the DMZ. D. TACACS uses IPX and TACACS+ only supports IP. B.

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

co m . Cookies D. Confidentiality B. Pharming Answer: B Explanation: QUESTION NO: 676 An attacker incorrectly submits data on a website’s form and is able to determine the type of database used by the application and the SQL statements used to query that database. Non-repudiation C. Buffer overflow B. Transport encryption Answer: B Explanation: QUESTION NO: 678 "Pass Any Exam.www. Any Time.actualtests." . Transmission speed D.com 226 Ac tua lTe sts .CompTIA SY0-201: Practice Exam the web browser’s cache? A. Error handling Answer: D Explanation: QUESTION NO: 677 Which of the following describes why the sender of an email may encrypt the email with a private key? A. XSRF C. Which of the following is responsible for this information disclosure? A. Fuzzing C. SQL injection B. XSS D.

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

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 . Any Time.www. Adware C. Cross-site scripting .com Ac tua lTe Answer: D Explanation: sts A. Two-factor authentication D. Twofish B. Exception handling B. Sequential alpha-numeric patterns Answer: A Explanation: QUESTION NO: 684 "Pass Any Exam. Letters. 25 or more alpha-numeric characters C.actualtests. LDAP D. ACLs C. Cross-site request forgery D. Kerberos Answer: C Explanation: QUESTION NO: 682 QUESTION NO: 683 Which of the following increases the key space of a password the MOST? A. and special characters B.

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

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

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

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

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

SMTP sts Which of the following protocols would an administrator MOST likely use to monitor the parameters of network devices? .www.actualtests.CompTIA SY0-201: Practice Exam QUESTION NO: 699 Which of the following BEST describes an attack whereby unsolicited messages are sent to nearby mobile devices? A.co m . Smurf attack B.com 234 Ac tua lTe A. Any Time. War driving Answer: B Explanation: QUESTION NO: 700 Answer: A Explanation: QUESTION NO: 701 Which of the following mitigation strategies is established to reduce risk when performing updates to business critical systems? A. Incident management B. Change management D. Forensic analysis Answer: C Explanation: "Pass Any Exam. ICMP D. SNMP B. NetBIOS C." . Bluejacking C. Server clustering C. Bluesnarfing D.

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

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

" . Audit Logs D. Change management B. 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. Integrity D.com 237 Ac tua lTe sts .www.co m . Separation of Duties C.actualtests. Acceptable Use Policy B.CompTIA SY0-201: Practice Exam Explanation: QUESTION NO: 708 Which of the following is the MOST appropriate risk mitigation strategy to use in order to identify an unauthorized administrative account? A. Incident management C. Routine audits of system 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. Confidentiality Answer: D Explanation: "Pass Any Exam. Any Time. Availability B.

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

WPA B. MSCHAPv1 lTe Which of the following is used in conjunction with PEAP to provide mutual authentication between peers? sts . TKIP C.11n D." . MSCHAPv2 C. Identify lack of security controls C.www. Actively test security controls QUESTION NO: 715 Answer: B Explanation: QUESTION NO: 716 A security administrator must implement AES encryption throughout a company’s wireless network. Exploit vulnerabilities D.co m Answer: B Explanation: .actualtests. CCMP "Pass Any Exam. PPP D. 802. Which of the following MUST be configured? A.com 239 Ac tua A. Any Time. Ability to gain administrative access to various systems B. LEAP B.CompTIA SY0-201: Practice Exam Answer: C Explanation: QUESTION NO: 714 Which of the following would a security administrator MOST likely look for during a vulnerability assessment? A.

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Fail safe C. HIDS B." . Any Time.www. Fail danger B. NIPS D. 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.com 252 Ac tua lTe sts .CompTIA SY0-201: Practice Exam Explanation: QUESTION NO: 753 Recovery Point Objectives and Recovery Time Objectives directly relate to which of the following BCP concepts? A. Fail closed D. Risk management D. Proxy server C. 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. Fail open Answer: C "Pass Any Exam.co m . Remove single points of failure C. Succession planning B.actualtests.

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

which of the following is the NEXT step after gaining access to a system? . Configuration baseline B.actualtests. Password protection which destroys data on the device after 12 incorrect attempts C. Privilege escalation sts During a data exfiltration penetration test.com Ac tua lTe A. Use default accounts D. Any Time.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." . Password protection which destroys data on the device after 10 incorrect attempts D. Attack weak passwords B. Group policy Answer: A Explanation: "Pass Any Exam.co m 272 . 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. Patch C.www. DoS C. Encryption of the device with the key stored elsewhere B. Hotfix D.

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

" . Any Time. 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. Administrative rights are manually removed D. Which of the following should MOST likely be done? A.actualtests.com Ac Answer: D Explanation: tua A.CompTIA SY0-201: Practice Exam D. Account expiration C.co m 282 . 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 . A security IP audit is completed C. Brute force attacks D. Rainbow tables B. All workstations are rebuilt "Pass Any Exam. Group policy B. 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. Password policy D. A security policy template is implemented B.www. Intrusion prevention systems C.

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

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

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

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

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

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

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