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Question 1

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Which of the following technologies uses multiple devices to share work?
Answer
  • Switching
  • Load balancing
  • RAID
  • VPN concentrator

Question 2

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Which of the following protocols uses an asymmetric key to open a session and then establishes a symmetric key for the remainder of the session?
Answer
  • SFTP
  • HTTPS
  • TFTP
  • TLS

Question 3

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Which of the following describes how Sara, an attacker, can send unwanted advertisements to a mobile device?
Answer
  • Man-in-the-middle
  • Bluejacking
  • Bluesnarfing
  • Packet sniffing

Question 4

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Pete, an employee, is terminated from the company and the legal department needs documents from his encrypted hard drive. Which of the following should be used to accomplish this task? (Select TWO).
Answer
  • Private hash
  • Recovery agent
  • Public key
  • Key escrow
  • CRL

Question 5

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Which of the following mitigation strategies is established to reduce risk when performing updates to business critical systems?
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  • Incident management
  • Server clustering
  • Change management
  • Forensic analysis

Question 6

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Which of the following can Pete, a security administrator, use to distribute the processing effort when generating hashes for a password cracking program?
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  • RAID
  • Clustering
  • Redundancy
  • Virtualization

Question 7

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Which of the following should Jane, a security administrator, perform before a hard drive is analyzed with forensics tools?
Answer
  • Identify user habits
  • Disconnect system from network
  • Capture system image
  • Interview witnesses

Question 8

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Jane, an administrator, needs to make sure the wireless network is not accessible from the parking area of their office. Which of the following would BEST help Jane when deploying a new access point?
Answer
  • Placement of antenna
  • Disabling the SSID
  • Implementing WPA2
  • Enabling the MAC filtering

Question 9

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Which of the following allows Pete, a security technician, to provide the MOST secure wireless implementation?
Answer
  • Implement WPA
  • Disable SSID
  • Adjust antenna placement
  • Implement WEP

Question 10

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Which of the following is a management control?
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  • Logon banners
  • Written security policy
  • SYN attack prevention
  • Access Control List (ACL)

Question 11

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Which of the following security strategies allows a company to limit damage to internal systems and provides loss control?
Answer
  • Restoration and recovery strategies
  • Deterrent strategies
  • Containment strategies
  • Detection strategies

Question 12

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In order for Sara, a client, to logon to her desktop computer, she must provide her username, password, and a four digit PIN. Which of the following authentication methods is Sara using?
Answer
  • Three factor
  • Single factor
  • Two factor
  • Four factor

Question 13

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Using proximity card readers instead of the traditional key punch doors would help to mitigate:
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  • Impersonation
  • Tailgating
  • Dumpster diving
  • Shoulder surfing

Question 14

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Which of the following application attacks is used to gain access to SEH?
Answer
  • Cookie stealing
  • Buffer overflow
  • Directory traversal
  • XML injection

Question 15

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Which of the following is an authentication service that uses UDP as a transport medium?
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  • TACACS+
  • LDAP
  • Kerberos
  • RADIUS

Question 16

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Which of the following can be used on a smartphone to BEST protect against sensitive data loss if the device is stolen? (Select TWO)
Answer
  • Tethering
  • Screen lock PIN
  • Remote wipe
  • Email password
  • GPS tracking
  • Device encryption

Question 17

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Jane, a security analyst, is reviewing logs from hosts across the Internet which her company uses to gather data on new malware. Which of the following is being implemented by Jane's company?
Answer
  • Vulnerability scanner
  • Honeynet
  • Protocol analyzer
  • Port scanner

Question 18

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Which of the following should Pete, a security manager, implement to reduce the risk of employees working in collusion to embezzle funds from their company?
Answer
  • Privacy Policy
  • Least Privilege
  • Acceptable Use
  • Mandatory Vacations

Question 19

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Which of the following will allow Pete, a security analyst, to trigger a security alert because of a tracking cookie?
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  • Network based firewall
  • Anti-spam software
  • Host based firewall
  • Anti-spyware software

Question 20

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Which of the following protocols allows for secure transfer of files? (Select TWO).
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  • ICMP
  • SNMP
  • SFTP
  • SCP
  • TFTP

Question 21

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Which of the following passwords is the LEAST complex?
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  • MyTrain!45
  • Mytr@in!!
  • MyTr@in12
  • MyTr@in#8

Question 22

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During a penetration test from the Internet, Jane, the system administrator, was able to establish a connection to an internal router, but not successfully log in to it. Which ports and protocols are MOST likely to be open on the firewall? (Select FOUR).
Answer
  • 21
  • 22
  • 23
  • 69
  • 3389
  • SSH
  • Terminal services
  • Rlogin
  • Rsynce
  • Telnet

Question 23

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Which of the following is an application security coding problem?
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  • Error and exception handling
  • Patch management
  • Application hardening
  • Application fuzzing

Question 24

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An IT security technician needs to establish host based security for company workstations. Which of the following will BEST meet this requirement?
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  • Implement IIS hardening by restricting service accounts
  • Implement database hardening by applying vendor guidelines
  • Implement perimeter firewall rules to restrict access
  • Implement OS hardening by applying GPOs

Question 25

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Which of the following is the MOST specific plan for various problems that can arise within a system?
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  • Business Continuity Plan
  • Continuity of Operation Plan
  • Disaster Recovery Plan
  • IT Contingency Plan

Question 26

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Which of the following BEST describes the weakness in WEP encryption?
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  • The initialization vector of WEP uses a crack-able RC4 encryption algorithm. Once enough packets are captured an XOR operation can be performed and the asymmetric keys can be derived.
  • The WEP key is stored in plain text and split in portions across 224 packets of random data. Once enough packets are sniffed the IV portion of the packets can be removed leaving the plain text key.
  • The WEP key has a weak MD4 hashing algorithm used. A simple rainbow table can be used to generate key possibilities due to MD4 collisions.
  • The WEP key is stored with a very small pool of random numbers to make the cipher text. As the random numbers are often reused it becomes easy to derive the remaining WEP key.

Question 27

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Sara, the Chief Security Officer (CSO), has had four security breaches during the past two years. Each breach has cost the company $3,000. A third party vendor has offered to repair the security hole in the system for $25,000. The breached system is scheduled to be replaced in five years. Which of the following should Sara do to address the risk?
Answer
  • Accept the risk saving $10,000
  • Ignore the risk saving $5,000
  • Mitigate the risk saving $10,000
  • Transfer the risk saving $5,000

Question 28

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Which of the following is an authentication and accounting service that uses TCP for connecting to routers and switches?
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  • DIAMETER
  • RADIUS
  • TACACS+
  • Kerberos

Question 29

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Which of the following can BEST help prevent cross-site scripting attacks and buffer overflows on a production system?
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  • Input validation
  • Network intrusion detection system
  • Anomaly-based HIDS
  • Peer review

Question 30

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Pete, an IT Administrator, needs to secure his server room. Which of the following mitigation methods would provide the MOST physical protection?
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  • Sign in and sign out logs
  • Mantrap
  • Video surveillance
  • HVAC

Question 31

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Which of the following should be connected to the fire alarm system in order to help prevent the spread of a fire in a server room without data loss to assist in an FM-200 deployment?
Answer
  • Water base sprinkler system
  • Electrical
  • HVAC
  • Video surveillance

Question 32

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Matt, a security consultant, has been tasked with increasing server fault tolerance and has been given no budget to accomplish his task. Which of the following can Matt implement to ensure servers will withstand hardware failure?
Answer
  • Hardware load balancing
  • RAID
  • A cold site
  • A host standby

Question 33

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Which of the following fire suppression systems is MOST likely used in a datacenter?
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  • FM-200
  • Dry-pipe
  • Wet-pipe
  • Vacuum

Question 34

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A security administrator has installed a new KDC for the corporate environment. Which of the following authentication protocols is the security administrator planning to implement across the organization?
Answer
  • LDAP
  • RADIUS
  • Kerberos
  • XTACACS

Question 35

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While opening an email attachment, Pete, a customer, receives an error that the application has encountered an unexpected issue and must be shut down. This could be an example of which of the following attacks?
Answer
  • Cross-site scripting
  • Buffer overflow
  • Header manipulation
  • Directory traversal

Question 36

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Jane has recently implemented a new network design at her organization and wishes to passively identify security issues with the new network. Which of the following should Jane perform?
Answer
  • Vulnerability assessment
  • Black box testing
  • White box testing
  • Penetration testing

Question 37

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A security technician is working with the network firewall team to implement access controls at the company's demarc as part of the initiation of configuration management processes. One of the network technicians asks the security technician to explain the access control type found in a firewall. With which of the following should the security technician respond?
Answer
  • Rule based access control
  • Role based access control
  • Discretionary access control
  • Mandatory access control

Question 38

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Jane, a security administrator, has been tasked with explaining authentication services to the company's management team. The company runs an active directory infrastructure. Which of the following solutions BEST relates to the host authentication protocol within the company's environment?
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  • Kerberos
  • Least privilege
  • TACACS+
  • LDAP

Question 39

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Pete, the compliance manager, wants to meet regulations. Pete would like certain ports blocked only on all computers that do credit card transactions. Which of the following should Pete implement to BEST achieve this goal?
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  • A host-based intrusion prevention system
  • A host-based firewall
  • Antivirus update system
  • A network-based intrusion detection system

Question 40

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Pete, the system administrator, wants to restrict access to advertisements, games, and gambling web sites. Which of the following devices would BEST achieve this goal?
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  • Firewall
  • Switch
  • URL content filter
  • Spam filter

Question 41

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Pete, the system administrator, wishes to monitor and limit users' access to external websites. Which of the following would BEST address this?
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  • Block all traffic on port 80
  • Implement NIDS
  • Use server load balancers
  • Install a proxy server

Question 42

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Sara, the security administrator, must configure the corporate firewall to allow all public IP addresses on the internal interface of the firewall to be translated to one public IP address on the external interface of the same firewall. Which of the following should Sara configure?
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  • PAT
  • NAP
  • DNAT
  • NAC

Question 43

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Matt, a security analyst, needs to select an asymmetric encryption method that allows for the same level of encryption strength with a lower key length than is typically necessary. Which of the following encryption methods offers this capability?
Answer
  • Twofish
  • Diffie-Hellman
  • ECC
  • RSA

Question 44

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Sara, a security analyst, is trying to prove to management what costs they could incur if their customer database was breached. This database contains 250 records with PII. Studies show that the cost per record for a breach is $300. The likelihood that their database would be breached in the next year is only 5%. Which of the following is the ALE that Sara should report to management for a security breach?
Answer
  • $1,500
  • $3,750
  • $15,000
  • $75,000

Question 45

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Methods to test the responses of software and web applications to unusual or unexpected inputs is known as:
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  • Brute force
  • HTML encoding
  • Web crawling
  • Fuzzing

Question 46

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Pete needs to open ports on the firewall to allow for secure transmission of files. Which of the following ports should be opened on the firewall?
Answer
  • TCP 23
  • UDP 69
  • TCP 22
  • TCP 21

Question 47

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Sara, a security architect, has developed a framework in which several authentication servers work together to increase processing power for an application. Which of the following does this represent?
Answer
  • Warm site
  • Load balancing
  • Clustering
  • RAID

Question 48

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Which statement is TRUE about the operation of a packet sniffer?
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  • It can only have one interface on a management network
  • They are required for firewall operation and stateful inspection
  • The Ethernet card must be placed in promiscuous mode
  • It must be placed on a single virtual LAN interface

Question 49

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Which of the following firewall rules only denies DNS zone transfers?
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  • deny udp any any port 53
  • deny ip any any
  • deny tcp any any port 53
  • deny all dns packets

Question 50

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Which of the following BEST explains the use of an HSM within the company servers?
Answer
  • Thumb drives present a significant threat which is mitigated by HSM
  • Software encryption can perform multiple functions required by HSM
  • Data loss by removable media can be prevented with DLP
  • Hardware encryption is faster than software encryption

Question 51

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Which of the following technologies can store multi-tenant data with different security requirements?
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  • Data loss prevention
  • Trusted platform module
  • Hard drive encryption
  • Cloud computing

Question 52

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Matt, a security analyst, needs to implement encryption for company data and also prevent theft of company data. Where and how should Matt meet this requirement?
Answer
  • Matt should implement access control lists and turn on EFS
  • Matt should implement DLP and encrypt the company database
  • Matt should install Truecrypt and encrypt the company server
  • Matt should install TPMs and encrypt the company database

Question 53

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Which of the following types of encryption will help in protecting files on a PED?
Answer
  • Mobile device encryption
  • Transport layer encryption
  • Encrypted hidden container
  • Database encryption

Question 54

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Which of the following does full disk encryption prevent?
Answer
  • Client side attacks
  • Clear text access
  • Database theft
  • Network-based attacks

Question 55

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Pete, a security analyst, has been informed that the development team has plans to develop an application which does not meet the company's password policy. Which of the following should Pete do NEXT?
Answer
  • Contact the Chief Information Officer and ask them to change the company password policy so that the application is made compliant
  • Tell the application development manager to code the application to adhere to the company's password policy
  • Ask the application development manager to submit a risk acceptance memo so that the issue can be documented
  • Inform the Chief Information Officer of non-adherence to the security policy so that the developers can be reprimanded

Question 56

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Sara, a security manager, has decided to force expiration of all company passwords by the close of business day. Which of the following BEST supports this reasoning?
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  • A recent security breach in which passwords were cracked
  • Implementation of configuration management processes
  • Enforcement of password complexity requirements
  • Implementation of account lockout procedures

Question 57

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Which of the following presents the STRONGEST access control?
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  • MAC
  • TACACS
  • DAC
  • RBAC

Question 58

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Which of the following encompasses application patch management?
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  • Configuration management
  • Policy management
  • Cross-site request forgery
  • Fuzzing

Question 59

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Sara, an application developer, implemented error and exception handling alongside input validation. Which of the following does this help prevent?
Answer
  • Buffer overflow
  • Pop-up blockers
  • Cross-site scripting
  • Fuzzing

Question 60

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Which of the following is the LEAST volatile when performing incident response procedures?
Answer
  • Registers
  • RAID cache
  • RAM
  • Hard drive

Question 61

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Pete, a developer, writes an application. Jane, the security analyst, knows some things about the overall application but does not have all the details. Jane needs to review the software before it is released to production. Which of the following reviews should Jane conduct?
Answer
  • Gray Box Testing
  • Black Box Testing
  • Business Impact Analysis
  • White Box Testing

Question 62

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The information security team does a presentation on social media and advises the participants not to provide too much personal information on social media web sites. This advice would BEST protect people from which of the following?
Answer
  • Rainbow tables attacks
  • Brute force attacks
  • Birthday attacks
  • Cognitive passwords attacks

Question 63

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Pete's corporation has outsourced help desk services to a large provider. Management has published a procedure that requires all users, when receiving support, to call a special number. Users then need to enter the code provided to them by the help desk technician prior to allowing the technician to work on their PC. Which of the following does this procedure prevent?
Answer
  • Collusion
  • Impersonation
  • Pharming
  • Transitive Access

Question 64

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Pete, the security engineer, would like to prevent wireless attacks on his network. Pete has implemented a security control to limit the connecting MAC addresses to a single port. Which of the following wireless attacks would this address?
Answer
  • Interference
  • Man-in-the-middle
  • ARP poisoning
  • Rogue access point

Question 65

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Which of the following can be implemented with multiple bit strength?
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  • AES
  • DES
  • SHA-1
  • MD5

Question 66

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Pete, the system administrator, has blocked users from accessing social media web sites. In addition to protecting company information from being accidentally leaked, which additional security benefit does this provide?
Answer
  • No competition with the company's official social presence
  • Protection against malware introduced by banner ads
  • Increased user productivity based upon fewer distractions
  • Elimination of risks caused by unauthorized P2P file sharing

Question 67

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Pete, the system administrator, is reviewing his disaster recovery plans. He wishes to limit the downtime in the event of a disaster, but does not have the budget approval to implement or maintain an offsite location that ensures 99.99% availability. Which of the following would be Pete's BEST option?
Answer
  • Use hardware already at an offsite location and configure it to be quickly utilized
  • Move the servers and data to another part of the company's main campus from the server room
  • Retain data back-ups on the main campus and establish redundant servers in a virtual environment
  • Move the data back-ups to the offsite location, but retain the hardware on the main campus for redundancy

Question 68

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A network stream needs to be encrypted. Sara, the network administrator, has selected a cipher which will encrypt 8 bits at a time before sending the data across the network. Which of the following has Sara selected?
Answer
  • Block cipher
  • Stream cipher
  • CRC
  • Hashing algorithm

Question 69

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Which of the following is the BEST approach to perform risk mitigation of user access control rights?
Answer
  • Conduct surveys and rank the results
  • Perform routine user permission reviews
  • Implement periodic vulnerability scanning
  • Disable user accounts that have not been used within the last two weeks

Question 70

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Which of the following devices is BEST suited for servers that need to store private keys?
Answer
  • Hardware security module
  • Hardened network firewall
  • Solid state disk drive
  • Hardened host firewall

Question 71

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All of the following are valid cryptographic hash functions EXCEPT:
Answer
  • RIPEMD
  • RC4
  • SHA-512
  • MD4

Question 72

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In regards to secure coding practices, why is input validation important?
Answer
  • It mitigates buffer overflow attacks
  • It makes the code more readable
  • It provides an application configuration baseline
  • It meets gray box testing standards

Question 73

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Which of the following would be used when a higher level of security is desired for encryption key storage?
Answer
  • TACACS+
  • L2TP
  • LDAP
  • TPM

Question 74

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A security administrator needs to determine which system a particular user is trying to login to at various times of the day. Which of the following log types would the administrator check?
Answer
  • Firewall
  • Application
  • IDS
  • Security

Question 75

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Employee badges are encoded with a private encryption key and specific personal information. The encoding is then used to provide access to the network. Which of the following describes this access control type?
Answer
  • Smartcard
  • Token
  • Discretionary access control
  • Mandatory access control

Question 76

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Which of the following devices would MOST likely have a DMZ interface?
Answer
  • Firewall
  • Switch
  • Load balancer
  • Proxy

Question 77

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Which of the following application security testing techniques is implemented when an automated system generates random input data?
Answer
  • Fuzzing
  • XSRF
  • Hardening
  • Input validation

Question 78

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Which of the following can be used by a security administrator to successfully recover a user's forgotten password on a password protected file?
Answer
  • Cognitive password
  • Password sniffing
  • Brute force
  • Social engineering

Question 79

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A security administrator wants to check user password complexity. Which of the following is the BEST tool to use?
Answer
  • Password history
  • Password logging
  • Password cracker
  • Password hashing

Question 80

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Certificates are used for: (Select TWO).
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  • Client authentication
  • WEP encryption
  • Access control lists
  • Code signing
  • Password hashing

Question 81

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An achievement in providing worldwide Internet security was the signing of certificates associated with which of the following protocols?
Answer
  • TCP/IP
  • SSL
  • SCP
  • SSH

Question 82

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A Chief Information Security Officer (CISO) wants to implement two-factor authentication within the company. Which of the following would fulfill the CISO's requirements?
Answer
  • Username and password
  • Retina scan and fingerprint scan
  • USB token and PIN
  • Proximity badge and token

Question 83

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Which of the following can a security administrator implement on mobile devices that will help prevent unwanted people from viewing the data if the device is left unattended?
Answer
  • Screen lock
  • Voice encryption
  • GPS tracking
  • Device encryption

Question 84

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Which of the following would a security administrator implement in order to identify a problem between two systems that are not communicating properly?
Answer
  • Protocol analyzer
  • Baseline report
  • Risk assessment
  • Vulnerability scan

Question 85

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Which of the following can result in significant administrative overhead from incorrect reporting?
Answer
  • Job rotation
  • Acceptable usage policies
  • False positives
  • Mandatory vacations

Question 86

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A security administrator wants to perform routine tests on the network during working hours when certain applications are being accessed by the most people. Which of the following would allow the security administrator to test the lack of security controls for those applications with the least impact to the system?
Answer
  • Penetration test
  • Vulnerability scan
  • Load testing
  • Port scanner

Question 87

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Which of the following risk concepts requires an organization to determine the number of failures per year?
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  • SLE
  • ALE
  • MTBF
  • Quantitative analysis

Question 88

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Three of the primary security control types that can be implemented are:
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  • supervisory, subordinate, and peer
  • personal, procedural, and legal
  • operational, technical, and management
  • mandatory, discretionary, and permanent

Question 89

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The helpdesk reports increased calls from clients reporting spikes in malware infections on their systems. Which of the following phases of incident response is MOST appropriate as a FIRST response?
Answer
  • Recovery
  • Follow-up
  • Validation
  • Identification

Question 90

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A company is trying to implement physical deterrent controls to improve the overall security posture of their data center. Which of the following BEST meets their goal?
Answer
  • Visitor logs
  • Firewall
  • Hardware locks
  • Environmental monitoring

Question 91

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A company's employees were victims of a spear phishing campaign impersonating the CEO. The company would now like to implement a solution to improve the overall security posture by assuring their employees that email originated from the CEO. Which of the following controls could they implement to BEST meet this goal?
Answer
  • Spam filter
  • Digital signatures
  • Antivirus software
  • Digital certificates

Question 92

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A security technician is attempting to improve the overall security posture of an internal mail server. Which of the following actions would BEST accomplish this goal?
Answer
  • Monitoring event logs daily
  • Disabling unnecessary services
  • Deploying a content filter on the network
  • Deploy an IDS on the network

Question 93

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A bank has recently deployed mobile tablets to all loan officers for use at customer sites. Which of the following would BEST prevent the disclosure of customer data in the event that a tablet is lost or stolen?
Answer
  • Application control
  • Remote wiping
  • GPS
  • Screen-locks

Question 94

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Which of the following is the primary security concern when deploying a mobile device on a network?
Answer
  • Strong authentication
  • Interoperability
  • Data security
  • Cloud storage technique

Question 95

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Which of the following technical controls is BEST used to define which applications a user can install and run on a company issued mobile device?
Answer
  • Authentication
  • Blacklisting
  • Whitelisting
  • Acceptable use policy

Question 96

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After a company has standardized to a single operating system, not all servers are immune to a well-known OS vulnerability. Which of the following solutions would mitigate this issue?
Answer
  • Host based firewall
  • Initial baseline configurations
  • Discretionary access control
  • Patch management system

Question 97

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A security administrator discovers an image file that has several plain text documents hidden in the file. Which of the following security goals is met by camouflaging data inside of other files?
Answer
  • Integrity
  • Confidentiality
  • Steganography
  • Availability

Question 98

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A company determines a need for additional protection from rogue devices plugging into physical ports around the building. Which of the following provides the highest degree of protection from unauthorized wired network access?
Answer
  • Intrusion Prevention Systems
  • MAC filtering
  • Flood guards
  • 802.1x

Question 99

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A company is preparing to decommission an offline, non-networked root certificate server. Before sending the server's drives to be destroyed by a contracted company, the Chief Security Officer (CSO) wants to be certain that the data will not be accessed. Which of the following, if implemented, would BEST reassure the CSO? (Select TWO)
Answer
  • Disk hashing procedures
  • Full disk encryption
  • Data retention policies
  • Disk wiping procedures
  • Removable media encryption

Question 100

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During the analysis of a PCAP file, a security analyst noticed several communications with a remote server on port 53. Which of the following protocol types is observed in this traffic?
Answer
  • FTP
  • DNS
  • Email
  • NetBIOS

Question 101

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A compromised workstation utilized in a Distributed Denial of Service (DDOS) attack has been removed from the network and an image of the hard drive has been created. However, the system administrator stated that the system was left unattended for several hours before the image was created. In the event of a court case, which of the following is likely to be an issue with this incident?
Answer
  • Eye Witness
  • Data Analysis of the hard drive
  • Chain of custody
  • Expert Witness

Question 102

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During which of the following phases of the Incident Response process should a security administrator define and implement general defense against malware?
Answer
  • Lessons Learned
  • Preparation
  • Eradication
  • Identification

Question 103

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Due to hardware limitation, a technician must implement a wireless encryption algorithm that uses the RC4 protocol. Which of the following is a wireless encryption solution that the technician should implement while ensuring the STRONGEST level of security?
Answer
  • WPA2-AES
  • 802.11ac
  • WPA-TKIP
  • WEP

Question 104

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Joe, a user, wants to send an encrypted email to Ann. Which of the following will Ann need to use to verify that the email came from Joe and decrypt it? (Select TWO).
Answer
  • The CA's public key
  • Ann's public key
  • Joe's private key
  • Ann's private key
  • The CA's private key
  • Joe's public key

Question 105

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Joe, a user, wants to send an encrypted email to Ann. Which of the following will Ann need to use to verify the validity's of Joe's certificate? (Select TWO).
Answer
  • The CA's public key
  • Joe's private key
  • Ann's public key
  • The CA's private key
  • Joe's public key
  • Ann's private key

Question 106

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A technician wants to implement a dual factor authentication system that will enable the organization to authorize access to sensitive systems on a need-to-know basis. Which of the following should be implemented during the authorization stage?
Answer
  • Biometrics
  • Mandatory access control
  • Single sign-on
  • Role-based access control

Question 107

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A security researcher wants to reverse engineer an executable file to determine if it is malicious. The file was found on an underused server and appears to contain a zero-day exploit. Which of the following can the researcher do to determine if the file is malicious in nature?
Answer
  • TCP/IP socket design review
  • Executable code review
  • OS Baseline comparison
  • Software architecture review

Question 108

Question
A recent spike in virus detections has been attributed to end-users visiting www.compnay.com. The business has an established relationship with an organization using the URL of www.company.com but not with the site that has been causing the infections. Which of the following would BEST describe this type of attack?
Answer
  • Typo squatting
  • Session hijacking
  • Cross-site scripting
  • Spear phishing

Question 109

Question
A company has proprietary mission critical devices connected to their network which are configured remotely by both employees and approved customers. The administrator wants to monitor device security without changing their baseline configuration. Which of the following should be implemented to secure the devices without risking availability?
Answer
  • Host-based firewall
  • IDS
  • IPS
  • Honeypot

Question 110

Question
An administrator has a network subnet dedicated to a group of users. Due to concerns regarding data and network security, the administrator desires to provide network access for this group only. Which of the following would BEST address this desire?
Answer
  • Install a proxy server between the users' computers and the switch to filter inbound network traffic.
  • Block commonly used ports and forward them to higher and unused port numbers.
  • Configure the switch to allow only traffic from computers based upon their physical address.
  • Install host-based intrusion detection software to monitor incoming DHCP Discover requests.
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