Comptia Security Plus Mock Test Q15

In intrusion detection system vernacular, which account is responsible for setting the security policy for an organization?

A. Supervisor
B. Administrator
C. Root
D. Director

Correct Answer: B
Section: Network Security

Explanation:
The administrator is the person responsible for setting the security policy for an organization and is responsible for making decisions about the deployment and configuration of the IDS.

Incorrect Answers:
A, C: Almost every operating system in use today employs the concept of differentiation between users and groups at varying levels. As an example, there is always a system
administrator (SA) account that has godlike control over everything: root in Unix/Linux, admin (or a deviation of it) in Windows, administrator in Apple OS X, supervisor in Novell
NetWare, and so on.

D: A director is a person from a group of managers who leads or supervises a particular area of a company, program, or project.

References:
Dulaney, Emmett and Chuck Eastton, CompTIA Security+ Study Guide, 6th Edition, Sybex, Indianapolis, 2014, pp. 107, 153
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Director_(business)