CompTIA Security Plus Mock Test Q418

A security administrator has just finished creating a hot site for the company. This implementation relates to which of the following concepts?

A. Confidentiality
B. Availability
C. Succession planning
D. Integrity


Correct Answer: B
Section: Compliance and Operational Security

Explanation:
Simply making sure that the data and systems are available for authorized users is what availability is all about. Data backups, redundant systems, and disaster recovery plans all support availability. And creating a hot site is about providing availability.
Incorrect Answers:
A: Confidentiality means preventing unauthorized users from accessing data. Passwords, hard drive encryption, and access control all support confidentiality.
C: Succession planning outlines those internal to the company who has the ability to step into position when they open.
D: Integrity means ensuring that data has not been altered. References:
Dulaney, Emmett and Chuck Eastton, CompTIA Security+ Study Guide, 6th Edition, Sybex, Indianapolis, 2014, pp. 414, 443-444, 454