CompTIA SY0-501 Security+ Pop Quiz Online – Quiz #1

| September 10, 2018

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Which of the following would be the most effective way to prevent a switch address table DoS?


Enable spanning tree protocol (STP)
Configure 802.1X
Enable Reverse Path Forwarding (RPF)
Define an ACL
Enable flood guards

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Which of the following would be considered weak encryption?


PGP
DES
AES
WPA2
ECC

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What category of disaster recovery site would commonly provide racks and equipment, but no software or data?


Hybrid
Warm
Secondary
Cloud
Private

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Which of the following would be the best way to prevent XSS?


Strong passwords
Input validation
Least privilege
Encrypted transport protocols
Updated anti-virus signatures

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Which kind of authentication factor would be most associated with a smart card?


Something you are
Somewhere you are
Something you know
Something you have
Something you do

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What does EAL4 most commonly describe?


Hashing algorithm
Trusted operating system
Hardware-based key storage
Secure BIOS extension
EMI leakage rating

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Bob is sending encrypted information to Alice. What key does Alice use to decrypt the ciphertext?


Bob's public key
Alice's public key
Bob's private key
Alice's private key

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You've discovered an unrecognized IP address on your network, and you'd like to remotely identify any services that may be running on this device. Which of the following would provide you with this information?


netstat
tcpdump
ifconfig
nmap
netcat

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Which of the following would be the best choice for a transport encryption protocol?


MD5
NTLM
SHA
PFS
IPsec

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Which of these threat actors are commonly described as highly centralized enterprises that engage in illegal hacking for profit?


Hacktivist
Script kiddie
Nation states
Organized crime
Insiders

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Which of the following would be most associated with TOTP?


Login to Facebook
Encrypt an email with PGP
Use a badge to unlock a door
Digitally sign an Outlook message
Store a password in a database

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Which of these would be most associated with X.500?


HTTPS
LDAP
RSA
SHA
3DES

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Which of the following would be the best way to confirm that all data sent by an application is confidential?


Check with the application developer
Use 802.1X on your wireless network
Perform a packet capture
Use a forward proxy
Enable SSL decryption on your firewall

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What type of software-based VPN would be the best choice between two computers?


Site-to-site
WPA2
Host-to-host
Host-to-site
Asymmetric

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Which of the following would be the best description of a compensating security control?


Login banner
Door lock
Intrusion prevention system
Uninterruptable power supply
Fence

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Which of these would be the best way to protect private web server keys used in a production environment?


PGP
TPM
FDE
HSM
UEFI

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What type of encryption can use three keys, two keys, or the same key three times?


Asymmetric
IPsec
Symmetric
Cipher Block Chaining
3DES

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What type of malware pretends to be innocuous but is really quite malicious?


Rootkit
Worm
Bot
Logic bomb
Trojan

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Which of these would be the most significant security concern associated with multi-function printers?


Print and fax information is stored locally on the multi-function device
Printed information can be captured with a remote receiver
The printer information ca
Printed output can be gathered using electromagnetic radiation
Used for exfiltration of data

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You and a service provider have legally agreed to a 99.999% uptime metric. Which of the following would best describe this agreement?


MOU
SLA
MOA
BPA
SOP

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