CompTIA Security Plus Mock Test Q819

Which of the following can be used to mitigate risk if a mobile device is lost?

A. Cable lock
B. Transport encryption
C. Voice encryption
D. Strong passwords


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

Explanation:
Passwords are the most likely mechanism that can be used to mitigate risk when a mobile device is lost. A strong password would be more difficult to crack.

Incorrect Answers:
A: Cable locks are theft deterrent devices that can be used to tether a device to a fixed point keep smaller devices from being easy to steal.
B: Transport encryption is a mechanism used to encrypt network communications in which only the payload is encrypted.
C: Voice encryption is used to protect audio (voice) transmission.

References:
Dulaney, Emmett and Chuck Eastton, CompTIA Security+ Study Guide, 6th Edition, Sybex, Indianapolis, 2014, pp. 249, 369, 407