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Free CompTIA Security+ SY0-701 Practice Question

An employee at a financial organization needs to transfer sensitive client data temporarily to an external hard drive for a work-related task. Which of the following actions should the employee take FIRST to ensure the security of the data?

  • Ensure that the external hard drive is brand new and never previously used.

  • Verify that the external hard drive has antivirus software installed.

  • Label the external hard drive with the owner's name and return date.

  • Encrypt the data on the external hard drive.

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