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Free CompTIA CySA+ CS0-003 Practice Question

As a security analyst at a financial institution, you noticed an unexpected surge in outbound network traffic during off-hours when the office is typically empty. While investigating, you uncover numerous connections to foreign IP addresses known to be outside of your organization's normal communications. Which of the following is the MOST likely explanation for this traffic?

  • Network performance testing

  • Authorized remote employee access

  • Routine backup processes

  • Data exfiltration attempts

This question's topic:
CompTIA CySA+ CS0-003 / 
Security Operations
Your Score:
Security Operations
Vulnerability Management
Incident Response and Management
Reporting and Communication