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Free CompTIA Security+ SY0-701 Practice Question

As the security analyst for a financial institution, you uncover evidence of repeated access attempts on a user account during off-hours. Your investigation identifies that the attempts originate from a geographical location not sanctioned for any business operations. Which category of threat actor does this situation suggest is most likely involved?

  • An internal staff member attempting to access the network remotely with misconfigured settings

  • A novice individual testing their ability to infiltrate a network without malicious intent

  • A case of shadow IT where individuals within the organization are using unapproved external services

  • A threat actor external to the organization using targeted measures to compromise systems

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