Which of the following protocols allows for secure transfer of files? (Select TWO).
A. ICMP B. SNMP C. SFTP D. SCP E. TFTP
Correct Answer: C,D Section: Network Security
Standard FTP is a protocol often used to move files between one system and another either over the Internet or within private networks. SFTP is a secured alternative to standard FTP.
Secure Copy Protocol (SCP) is a secure file-transfer facility based on SSH and Remote Copy Protocol (RCP).
A: ICMP is a protocol that is commonly used by tools such as ping, traceroute, and pathping.
B: You can use SNMP to interact with various network devices to obtain status information, performance data, statistics, and configuration details.
E: Trivial File Transfer Protocol (TFTP) is a simple fi le-exchange protocol that doesn’t require authentication.
Stewart, James Michael, CompTIA Security+ Review Guide, Sybex, Indianapolis, 2014, pp. 42, 49, 50