Comptia Security Plus Mock Test Q87

Which of the following offers the LEAST amount of protection against data theft by USB drives?

B. Database encryption
D. Cloud computing

Correct Answer: D
Section: Network Security

Cloud computing refers to performing data processing and storage elsewhere, over a network connection, rather than locally. Because users have access to the data, it can easily be copied to a USB device.

Incorrect Answers:
A: Data loss prevention (DLP) is a strategy for making sure that end users do not send sensitive or critical information outside the corporate network.

B: Database encryption converts database data from plain text format into a meaningless cipher text by means of a suitable algorithm.

C: TPM is an international standard for a dedicated microprocessor created to secure hardware by incorporating cryptographic keys into devices.

Stewart, James Michael, CompTIA Security+ Review Guide, Sybex, Indianapolis, 2014, p. 37