CompTIA Security Plus Mock Test Q175

A security team has identified that the wireless signal is broadcasting into the parking lot. To reduce the risk of an attack against the wireless network from the parking lot, which of the following controls should be used? (Select TWO).

A. Antenna placement
B. Interference
C. Use WEP
D. Single Sign on
E. Disable the SSID
F. Power levels

Correct Answer: A,F
Section: Network Security

Placing the antenna in the correct position is crucial. You can then adjust the power levels to exclude the parking lot.

Incorrect Answers:
B: Interference could disrupt the signal in the building as well.
C: WEP is not a secure encryption protocol.
D: This allows users access to all the applications and systems they need when they log on.
E: This option would “cloak” the network, not limit its signal strength.

Dulaney, Emmett and Chuck Eastton, CompTIA Security+ Study Guide, 6th Edition, Sybex, Indianapolis, 2014, pp. 149, 171, 177, 183