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Free CompTIA Security+ SY0-701 Practice Question

A system that centralizes the storage, analysis, and reporting of log data from various sources within an organization's IT infrastructure performs a preventive role in the security control framework.

  • This assertion is inaccurate because the primary function of centralizing and analyzing log data is for detection and investigation purposes, matching the definition of a detective control.

  • This assertion is correct as preventing incidents is a key goal of centralizing and analyzing log data, which is a characteristic of preventive controls.

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