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Free CompTIA Security+ SY0-701 Practice Question

A company is updating its Information Security Policy and needs to clarify the difference between data owners and data custodians. They must assign the proper personnel to each role based on their responsibilities. Which of the following best describes the role of a data owner?

  • This person is responsible for the day-to-day maintenance and protection of data, implementing the policies set by the data owner and ensuring data backups are performed.

  • This individual carries out tasks such as installing updates and patches to data systems, executing the directives of the data controller, and replacing faulty hardware.

  • This is someone who provides technical support to data processors, ensuring all data-related problems are resolved in a timely and compliant manner.

  • This person has decision-making authority over specific data sets, is accountable for setting the access controls, and ensures that the data is managed in accordance with organizational policies.

This question's topic:
CompTIA Security+ SY0-701 / 
Security Program Management and Oversight
Your Score:
Security Program Management and Oversight
General Security Concepts
Threats, Vulnerabilities, and Mitigations
Security Architecture
Security Operations