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Free CompTIA Security+ SY0-701 Practice Question

A security analyst is reviewing network logs and notices multiple failed login attempts on a user's account from a foreign IP address. The source IP is repeatedly attempting to authenticate using different password combinations from a list found on a recent dark web posting. The analyst should implement which of the following to BEST mitigate this type of attack?

  • Implementing an account lockout policy

  • Implementing two-factor authentication

  • Regularly patching systems

  • Enhancing network monitoring

  • Conducting security awareness training

This question's topic:
CompTIA Security+ SY0-701 / 
Threats, Vulnerabilities, and Mitigations
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Threats, Vulnerabilities, and Mitigations
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