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

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.

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