CompTIA Security Plus Mock Test Q366

A company is installing a new security measure that would allow one person at a time to be authenticated to an area without human interaction. Which of the following does this describe?

A. Fencing
B. Mantrap
C. A guard
D. Video surveillance

Correct Answer: B
Section: Compliance and Operational Security

Explanation:
Mantraps make use of electronic locks and are designed to allow you to limit the amount of individual allowed access to an area at any one time.

Incorrect Answers:
A: Fencing is a physical perimeter security measure that is designed to prevent unauthorized access to your premises.
C: A guard will act as a deterrent to keep any intruders out, but involves human interaction.
D: Video surveillance is best accomplished when the camera is recording and being monitored by a person which in turn means human interaction.

References:
Dulaney, Emmett and Chuck Eastton, CompTIA Security+ Study Guide, 6th Edition, Sybex, Indianapolis, 2014, p. 372