CompTIA Security Plus Mock Test Q799

The librarian wants to secure the public Internet kiosk PCs at the back of the library. Which of the following would be the MOST appropriate? (Select TWO).

A. Device encryption
B. Antivirus
C. Privacy screen
D. Cable locks
E. Remote wipe


Correct Answer: B,D
Section: Application, Data and Host Security

Explanation:
B: Antivirus software is used to protect systems against viruses, which are a form of malicious code designed to spread from one system to another, consuming network resources.
Public systems are particularly prone to viruses.
D: Cable locks are theft deterrent devices that can be used to tether a device to a fixed point keep devices from being easy to steal.

Incorrect Answers:
A: Device encryption encrypts the data on the device. This feature ensures that the data on the device cannot be accessed in a useable form should the device be stolen.
C: A privacy screen is a monitor filter that is applied to the display to filter out the light reflected from the smooth glass surface of the display and can also be used in increase privacy
by decreasing the viewing angle of a monitor, preventing it from being viewed from the side.
E: Remote wipe is the process of deleting data on a device in the event that the device is stolen. This is performed over remote connections such as the mobile phone service or the
internet connection and helps ensure that sensitive data is not accessed by unauthorized people.

References:
Dulaney, Emmett and Chuck Eastton, CompTIA Security+ Study Guide, 6th Edition, Sybex, Indianapolis, 2014, pp. 161-162, 418-419
Stewart, James Michael, CompTIA Security+ Review Guide, Sybex, Indianapolis, 2014, pp. 236, 237
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Monitor_filter