CompTIA Security Plus Mock Test Q370

Due to issues with building keys being duplicated and distributed, a security administrator wishes to change to a different security control regarding a restricted area. The goal is to provide access based upon facial recognition. Which of the following will address this requirement?

A. Set up mantraps to avoid tailgating of approved users.
B. Place a guard at the entrance to approve access.
C. Install a fingerprint scanner at the entrance.
D. Implement proximity readers to scan users’ badges.

Correct Answer: B
Section: Compliance and Operational Security

A guard can be instructed to deny access until authentication has occurred will address the situation adequately.

Incorrect Answers:
A: Although mantraps require visual identification, as well as authentication, to gain access, setting up a mantrap will not keep those with keys out.
C: Fingerprint scanner is not facial recognition.
D: User badges and proximity readers will not necessarily make use of facial recognition.

Dulaney, Emmett and Chuck Eastton, CompTIA Security+ Study Guide, 6th Edition, Sybex, Indianapolis, 2014, pp. 367, 374