CompTIA Security+ Practice Exam (1)

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CompTIA Security+ Practice Exam (1)

Comptia Security+ Practice Exam- 1Full length Comptia Security+ Practice Exam. Take this exam like the real exam to see if you are completely prepared for the real exam. Time yourself to 90 minutes to get a feel of the pressures of the real exam. The practice test is designed to reflect the final exam.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    • A. 

      Violating the security

    • B. 

      Strengthening the security policy

    • C. 

      Hardening the system

    • D. 

      Protecting the DMZ

  • 2. 
    Enforcing minimum privileges for general system users can be easily achieved through the use of:
    • A. 

      IPSEC

    • B. 

      TSTEC

    • C. 

      PRVMIN

    • D. 

      RBAC

  • 3. 
    Which of the following services should be logged for security purpose?
    • A. 

      Bootp

    • B. 

      Tftp

    • C. 

      Sunrpc

    • D. 

      All of the Above

    • E. 

      No Answer is Correct

  • 4. 
    All logs are kept on archive for a period of time. What determines this period of time?
    • A. 

      Retention policies

    • B. 

      Administrator preferences

    • C. 

      MTTF

    • D. 

      MTTR

    • E. 

      All of the Above

  • 5. 
    With _______________, access decisions are based on the roles that individual users have as part of an organization.
    • A. 

      Server based access control

    • B. 

      Rule based access control

    • C. 

      Token based access control

    • D. 

      Role based access control

    • E. 

      All of the Above

  • 6. 
    Which of the following is a feature of the Rule based access control?
    • A. 

      The use of tokens

    • B. 

      The use of profiles

    • C. 

      The use of information flow labels

    • D. 

      The use of data flow diagrams

  • 7. 
    • A. 

      Rule based access control

    • B. 

      Lattice based access control

    • C. 

      Directory based access control

    • D. 

      ID based access control

    • E. 

      All of the Above

  • 8. 
    In the Lattice Based Access Control model, controls are applied to:
    • A. 

      Objects

    • B. 

      Scripts

    • C. 

      Factors

    • D. 

      Models

    • E. 

      Both A and B

  • 9. 
    • A. 

      All that is expressly permitted is forbidden

    • B. 

      All that is not expressly permitted is not forbidden

    • C. 

      All that is not expressly permitted is forbidden

    • D. 

      Both A and B

    • E. 

      No Answer is Correct

  • 10. 
    • A. 

      Privilege

    • B. 

      Subject

    • C. 

      Sensitivity

    • D. 

      Object

  • 11. 
    Access controls that are not based on the policy are characterized as:
    • A. 

      Mandatory controls

    • B. 

      Discretionary controls

    • C. 

      Secret controls

    • D. 

      Corrective controls

    • E. 

      Non of the Above

  • 12. 
    DAC are characterized by many organizations as:
    • A. 

      Preventive controls

    • B. 

      Need-to-know controls

    • C. 

      Mandatory adjustable controls

    • D. 

      All of the Above

    • E. 

      None of the Above

  • 13. 
    • A. 

      Something you have

    • B. 

      Something you know

    • C. 

      Something you are

    • D. 

      All of the Above

    • E. 

      None of the Above

  • 14. 
    • A. 

      Something you are

    • B. 

      Something you know

    • C. 

      Something you have

    • D. 

      All of the Above

    • E. 

      None of the Above

  • 15. 
    • A. 

      Passwords must be changed at least once every 60 days, depending on your environment.

    • B. 

      Passwords must not be the same as user id or login id.

    • C. 

      Password aging must be enforced on all systems.

    • D. 

      Password must be easy to memorize.

    • E. 

      All of the Above

  • 16. 
    • A. 

      Password history is used.

    • B. 

      Password reuse is not allowed.

    • C. 

      Any password used must not be word found in a dictionary.

    • D. 

      All of the Above

    • E. 

      None of the Above

  • 17. 
    • A. 

      Social Engineering attacks

    • B. 

      Logical attacks

    • C. 

      Physical attacks

    • D. 

      Trojan Horse attacks

    • E. 

      None of the Above

  • 18. 
    • A. 

      Logical attacks

    • B. 

      Physical attacks

    • C. 

      Trojan Horse attacks

    • D. 

      Social Engineering attacks

    • E. 

      None of the Above

  • 19. 
    What is a protocol used for carrying authentication, authorization, and configuration information between a Network Access Server and a shared Authentication Server?
    • A. 

      RADIUS

    • B. 

      PPTP

    • C. 

      L2TP

    • D. 

      IPSec

    • E. 

      None of the Above

  • 20. 
    • A. 

      A Network Access Server

    • B. 

      The end user

    • C. 

      The authentication server

    • D. 

      All of the Above

    • E. 

      None of the Above

  • 21. 
    The majority of commercial intrusion detection systems are:
    • A. 

      Host-based

    • B. 

      Identity-based

    • C. 

      Signature-based

    • D. 

      Network-based

  • 22. 
    Which of the following is a drawback of Network-based IDSs?
    • A. 

      It is very costly to set up.

    • B. 

      It is not effective.

    • C. 

      It cannot analyze encrypted information.

    • D. 

      It is very costly to manage.

    • E. 

      All of the Above

  • 23. 
    • A. 

      Telnet

    • B. 

      POP

    • C. 

      FTP

    • D. 

      SSH

    • E. 

      All of the Above

  • 24. 
    Microsoft supports the _______________ and ______standards for use in extranet.
    • A. 

      CORBA

    • B. 

      IPSec

    • C. 

      PPTP

    • D. 

      DCOM

    • E. 

      Both A & D

  • 25. 
    • A. 

      PPTP

    • B. 

      IPSEC

    • C. 

      OSPF

    • D. 

      L2TP

    • E. 

      None of the Above