Which of the following types of attacks involves interception of authentication traffic in an attempt to gain unauthorized access to a wireless network?
Near field communication
Which of the following is a BEST practice when dealing with user accounts that will only need to be active for a limited time period?
When creating the account, set the account to not remember password history.
When creating the account, set an expiration date on the account.
When creating the account, set a password expiration date on the account.
When creating the account, set the account to have time of day restrictions.
Which of the following types of authentication packages user credentials in a ticket?
Which of the following is required to allow multiple servers to exist on one physical server?
Software as a Service (SaaS)
Platform as a Service (PaaS)
Infrastructure as a Service (IaaS)
Several employees submit the same phishing email to the administrator. The administrator finds that the links in the email are not being blocked by the company's security device. Which of the following might the administrator do in the short term to prevent the emails from being received?
Configure an ACL
Implement a URL filter
Add the domain to a block list
Enable TLS on the mail server
A company has several conference rooms with wired network jacks that are used by both employees and guests. Employees need access to internal resources and guests only need access to the Internet. Which of the following combinations is BEST to meet the requirements?
NAT and DMZ
VPN and IPSec
Switches and a firewall
802.1x and VLANs
LDAP and Kerberos are commonly used for which of the following?
To perform queries on a directory service
To store usernames and passwords for Federated Identity
To sign SSL wildcard certificates for subdomains
To utilize single sign-on capabilities
An administrator needs to renew a certificate for a web server. Which of the following should be submitted to a CA?
An administrator needs to submit a new CSR to a CA. Which of the following is a valid FIRST step?
Generate a new private key based on AES.
Generate a new public key based on RSA.
Generate a new public key based on AES.
Generate a new private key based on RSA.
The security team would like to gather intelligence about the types of attacks being launched against the organization. Which of the following would provide them with the MOST information?
Implement a honeynet
Perform a penetration test
Examine firewall logs
Deploy an IDS
After recovering from a data breach in which customer data was lost, the legal team meets with the Chief Security Officer (CSO) to discuss ways to better protect the privacy of customer data.
Which of the following controls support this goal?
Encryption and stronger access control
Hashing and non-repudiation
Redundancy and fault tolerance
A security engineer, Joe, has been asked to create a secure connection between his mail server and the mail server of a business partner. Which of the following protocol would be MOST appropriate?
A new network administrator is setting up a new file server for the company. Which of the following would be the BEST way to manage folder security?
Assign users manually and perform regular user access reviews
Allow read only access to all folders and require users to request permission
Assign data owners to each folder and allow them to add individual users to each folder
Create security groups for each folder and assign appropriate users to each group
A recent vulnerability scan found that Telnet is enabled on all network devices. Which of the following protocols should be used instead of Telnet?
A network engineer is setting up a network for a company. There is a BYOD policy for the employees so that they can connect their laptops and mobile devices.
Which of the following technologies should be employed to separate the administrative network from the network in which all of the employees' devices are connected?
A network administrator is asked to send a large file containing PII to a business associate.
Which of the following protocols is the BEST choice to use?
When performing the daily review of the system vulnerability scans of the network Joe, the administrator, noticed several security related vulnerabilities with an assigned vulnerability identification number. Joe researches the assigned vulnerability identification number from the vendor website. Joe proceeds with applying the recommended solution for identified vulnerability.
Which of the following is the type of vulnerability described?
A malicious individual is attempting to write too much data to an application's memory. Which of the following describes this type of attack?
Ann, a security administrator, wishes to replace their RADIUS authentication with a more secure protocol, which can utilize EAP. Which of the following would BEST fit her objective?
Ann, a security administrator, has concerns regarding her company's wireless network. The network is open and available for visiting prospective clients in the conference room, but she notices that many more devices are connecting to the network than should be.
Which of the following would BEST alleviate Ann's concerns with minimum disturbance of current functionality for clients?
Enable MAC filtering on the wireless access point.
Configure WPA2 encryption on the wireless access point.
Lower the antenna's broadcasting power.
Disable SSID broadcasting.
A distributed denial of service attack can BEST be described as:
Invalid characters being entered into a field in a database application.
Users attempting to input random or invalid data into fields within a web browser application.
Multiple computers attacking a single target in an organized attempt to deplete its resources.
Multiple attackers attempting to gain elevated privileges on a target system.
Joe analyzed the following log and determined the security team should implement which of the following as a mitigation method against further attempts?
[00: 00: 01]Successful Login: 015 192.168.1.123 : local
[00: 00: 03]Unsuccessful Login: 022 214.34.56.006 : RDP 192.168.1.124
[00: 00: 04]UnSuccessful Login: 010 214.34.56.006 : RDP 192.168.1.124
[00: 00: 07]UnSuccessful Login: 007 214.34.56.006 : RDP 192.168.1.124
[00: 00: 08]UnSuccessful Login: 003 214.34.56.006 : RDP 192.168.1.124
Monitor system logs
A computer supply company is located in a building with three wireless networks. The system security team implemented a quarterly security scan and saw the following.
SSID State Channel Level
Computer AreUs1 connected 1 70dbm
Computer AreUs2 connected 5 80dbm
Computer AreUs3 connected 3 75dbm
Computer AreUs4 connected 6 95dbm
Which of the following is this an example of?
Rogue access point
Near field communication
A systems administrator has implemented PKI on a classified government network. In the event that a disconnect occurs from the primary CA, which of the following should be accessible locally from every site to ensure users with bad certificates cannot gain access to the network?
Make the RA available
A verification authority
A redundant CA
While configuring a new access layer switch, the administrator, Joe, was advised that he needed to make sure that only devices authorized to access the network would be permitted to login and utilize resources. Which of the following should the administrator implement to ensure this happens?