CompTIA Security Plus Mock Test Q275

Which of the following security strategies allows a company to limit damage to internal systems and provides loss control?

A. Restoration and recovery strategies
B. Deterrent strategies
C. Containment strategies
D. Detection strategies


Correct Answer: C
Section: Compliance and Operational Security

Explanation:
Containment strategies is used to limit damages, contain a loss so that it may be controlled, much like quarantine, and loss incident isolation.

Incorrect Answers:
A: Restorative and recovery strategies are used to replace the lost and damaged systems to ensure business continuity.
B: A deterrent control is anything intended to warn a would-be attacker that they should not attack. This could be a posted warning notice that they will be prosecuted to the fullest
extent of the law, locks on doors, barricades, lighting, or anything can delay or discourage an attack. A deterrent strategy is preventative and not limitation to damage.
D: Detection strategies would be used to uncover a violation/damage.

References:
Dulaney, Emmett and Chuck Eastton, CompTIA Security+ Study Guide, 6th Edition, Sybex, Indianapolis, 2014, pp. 384, 444