Free CompTIA CySA+ CS0-003 Practice Question

Your network monitoring system has flagged an alert for an abnormal spike in outbound traffic volume. This spike is characterized by a concentrated burst of data heading to several external IP addresses that have not been previously encountered in regular network traffic patterns. What should be the PRIMARY concern raised by this scenario?

  • Potential data exfiltration in progress

  • A routine cloud storage synchronization process

  • An accidental misconfiguration of network protocol settings

  • Implementation of new backup procedures by the IT department

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CompTIA CySA+ CS0-003 / 
Security Operations
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