Comptia Security Plus Mock Test Q97

Configuring the mode, encryption methods, and security associations are part of which of the following?

A. IPSec
B. Full disk encryption
C. 802.1x
D. PKI

Correct Answer: A
Section: Network Security

Explanation:
IPSec can operate in tunnel mode or transport mode. It uses symmetric cryptography to provide encryption security. Furthermore, it makes use of Internet Security Association and Key Management Protocol (ISAKMP).

Incorrect Answers:
B: Full disk encryption is used to provide protection for an OS, its installed applications, and all locally stored data. It does not require you to configure the mode, encryption methods,
and security associations.

C: 802.1x is a port-based authentication mechanism. It does not require you to configure the mode, encryption methods, and security associations.

D: A PKI is the definition of the mechanisms involved in implementing certificates. It does not require you to configure the mode, encryption methods, and security associations.

References:
Stewart, James Michael, CompTIA Security+ Review Guide, Sybex, Indianapolis, 2014, pp. 25, 40, 41, 251, 346