CompTIA Security Plus Mock Test Q1748

An administrator intends to configure an IPSec solution that provides ESP with integrity protection, but not confidentiality protection. Which of the following AES modes of operation would meet this integrity-only requirement?

A. GMAC
B. PCBC
C. CBC
D. GCM
E. CFB

Correct Answer: A
Section: Mixed Questions

CompTIA Security Plus Mock Test Q1744

A security administrator is developing training for corporate users on basic security principles for personal email accounts. Which of the following should be mentioned as the MOST secure way for password recovery?

A. Utilizing a single question for password recovery
B. Sending a PIN to a smartphone through text message
C. Utilizing CAPTCHA to avoid brute force attacks
D. Use a different e-mail address to recover password

Correct Answer: B
Section: Mixed Questions

CompTIA Security Plus Mock Test Q1742

A network administrator is attempting to troubleshoot an issue regarding certificates on a secure website. During the troubleshooting process, the network administrator notices that the web gateway proxy on the local network has signed all of the certificates on the local machine. Which of the following describes the type of attack the proxy has been legitimately programmed to perform?

A. Transitive access
B. Spoofing
C. Man-in-the-middle
D. Replay

Correct Answer: C
Section: Mixed Questions

CompTIA Security Plus Mock Test Q1732

An administrator has concerns regarding the traveling sales team who works primarily from smart phones. Given the sensitive nature of their work, which of the following would BEST prevent access to the data in case of loss or theft?

A. Enable screensaver locks when the phones are not in use to prevent unauthorized access
B. Configure the smart phones so that the stored data can be destroyed from a centralized location
C. Configure the smart phones so that all data is saved to removable media and kept separate from the device
D. Enable GPS tracking on all smart phones so that they can be quickly located and recovered

Correct Answer: A
Section: Mixed Questions

CompTIA Security Plus Mock Test Q1705

An administrator is testing the collision resistance of different hashing algorithms. Which of the following is the strongest collision resistance test?

A. Find two identical messages with different hashes
B. Find two identical messages with the same hash
C. Find a common has between two specific messages
D. Find a common hash between a specific message and a random message


Correct Answer: A
Section: Mixed Questions

CompTIA Security Plus Mock Test Q1693

An administrator thinks the UNIX systems may be compromised, but a review of system log files provides no useful information. After discussing the situation with the security team, the administrator suspects that the attacker may be altering the log files and removing evidence of intrusion activity. Which of the following actions will help detect attacker attempts to further alter log files?

A. Enable verbose system logging
B. Change the permissions on the user’s home directory
C. Implement remote syslog
D. Set the bash_history log file to “read only”

Correct Answer: C
Section: Mixed Questions

CompTIA Security Plus Mock Test Q1692

An administrator has configured a new Linux server with the FTP service. Upon verifying that the service was configured correctly, the administrator has several users test the FTP service. Users report that they are able to connect to the FTP service and download their personal files, however, they cannot transfer new files to the server. Which of the following will most likely fix the uploading issue for the users?

A. Create an ACL to allow the FTP service write access to user directories
B. Set the Boolean selinux value to allow FTP home directory uploads
C. Reconfigure the ftp daemon to operate without utilizing the PSAV mode
D. Configure the FTP daemon to utilize PAM authentication pass through user permissions

Correct Answer: A
Section: Mixed Questions

CompTIA Security Plus Mock Test Q1637

The firewall administrator is adding a new certificate for the company’s remote access solution. The solution requires that the uploaded file contain the entire certificate chain for the certificate to load properly. The administrator loads the company certificate and the root CA certificate into the file. The file upload is rejected. Which of the following is required to complete the certificate chain?

A. Certificate revocation list
B. Intermediate authority
C. Recovery agent
D. Root of trust

Correct Answer: B
Section: Mixed Questions