CompTIA Security Plus Mock Test Q148

Which of the following allows Pete, a security technician, to provide the MOST secure wireless implementation?

A. Implement WPA
B. Disable SSID
C. Adjust antenna placement
D. Implement WEP

Correct Answer: A
Section: Network Security

Of the options supplied, WiFi Protected Access (WPA) is the most secure and is the replacement for WEP.

Incorrect Answers:
B: Disabling the SSID will only hide the wireless network, and is not more secure than WPA.
C: This will increase or decrease signal strength and availability, but will not make the network secure.
D: WEP was replaced by WPA to offer a more secure solution.

Stewart, James Michael, CompTIA Security+ Review Guide, Sybex, Indianapolis, 2014, pp. 59-62