CompTIA Security Plus Mock Test Q243

Which of the following concepts are included on the three sides of the “security triangle”? (Select THREE).

A. Confidentiality
B. Availability
C. Integrity
D. Authorization
E. Authentication
F. Continuity


Correct Answer: A,B,C
Section: Compliance and Operational Security

Explanation:
Confidentiality, integrity, and availability are the three most important concepts in security. Thus they form the security triangle.

Incorrect Answers:
D: Authorization policies are used to uphold confidentiality.
E: Authentication is the process of verifying that the sender is who they say they are. Authentication is used to uphold confidentiality.
F: Continuity is used to ensure availability.

References:
Dulaney, Emmett and Chuck Eastton, CompTIA Security+ Study Guide, 6th Edition, Sybex, Indianapolis, 2014, pp. 259, 261