Sandy, the network administrator, has funding to do a major upgrade of the company’s LAN. This
upgrade is currently in the planning stage, and Sandy still needs to determine the network
requirements, bottlenecks, and any future upgrades in mind. Which of the following is the FIRST
step in the planning process?
Conduct a vulnerability scan
Establish a network baseline
Conduct traffic analysis
Conduct a risk assessment
Sandy, a network administrator, wants to be able to block all already known malicious activity.
Which of the following would allow her to perform this activity?
Behavioral Based IDS
Signature Based IDS
Behavioral Based IPS
Signature Based IPS
Which of the following should Joe, a technician, do FIRST when setting up a SOHO network?
Set up an account with an Internet service provider
Create a list of requirements and constraints.
Arrange a domain name with a suitable registrar.
Choose the correct operating system version.
Which of the following is an example of two-factor authentication?
A username and PIN
A username and password
A username, password, finger print scan, and smart card
A username, password, and key fob number
Which of the following connector types would Sandy, a network technician, use to connect a serial
Which of the following would Joe, a technician, configure to modify the time a device will hold an
IP address provided through DHCP?
Static IP addressing
Sandy, a technician, installs a new WAP and users are able to connect; however, users cannot
access the Internet. Which of the following is the MOST likely cause of the problem?
The signal strength has been degraded and latency is increasing hop count.
An incorrect subnet mask has been entered in the WAP configuration.
The signal strength has been degraded and packets are being lost.
Users have specified the wrong encryption type and routes are being rejected.
Sandy, a technician, wants to limit access to a wireless network to company owned laptops, but
does not want to use an encryption method. Which of the following methods would be BEST to
Which of the following network topologies, when a single machine's cable breaks, would only
affect one network device and not the rest of the network?
Joe, a network technician, is tasked with installing a router and firewall to get an office working
with Internet access. Which of the following features MUST be configured to allow sharing of a
single public IP address?
Which of the following is a form of encrypting packets for safe, secure data transmission within a
A company has only three laptops that connect to their wireless network. The company is currently
using WEP encryption on their wireless network. They have noticed unauthorized connections on
their WAP and want to secure their wireless connection to prevent this. Which of the following
security measures would BEST secure their wireless network? (Select TWO).
Change the encryption method to WPA
Limit the DHCP scope to only have three addresses total
Enable the SSID broadcast
Enable and configure MAC filtering
Change the broadcast channel to a less commonly used channel
Two duplicate pieces of equipment can be used in conjunction for which of the following
purposes? (Select TWO)
The location that the local network connection ends and the ISP responsibility begins is known as
Joe, a user, is unable to reach websites, but is able to ping several Internet IPv4 addresses.
Which of the following is the MOST likely problem?
Incorrect subnet mask
Missing default gateway
Incorrect IPv6 address
Which of the following sizes is the fixed cell length in ATM?
Which of the following network scanners detects and sends out alerts for malicious network
Joe, a technician, is configuring ports on a switch. He turns off auto-negotiation and sets the port
speed to 1000 Mbps. A user’s PC is no longer able to access the network. Which of the following
is MOST likely the problem?
The user’s NIC does not support 1Gbps
The switch is not compatible with 1000Mbps.
The user's NIC does not support 100Mbps.
Joe needs to restart the DNS server.
Which of the following TCP/IP and OSI model layers retransmits a TCP packet if it is not received
successfully at its destination?
The transport OSI model layer and the transport TCP/IP model layer
The transport OSI model layer and the Internet TCP/IP model layer
The network OSI model layer and the transport TCP/IP model layer
The network OSI model layer and the Internet TCP/IP model layer
Which of the following network appliances would facilitate an even amount of traffic hitting each