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Free CompTIA Security+ SY0-701 Practice Question

Which option BEST represents a fail-closed scenario in a network security context?

  • When a firewall encounters a failure, it ceases to pass any traffic, effectively isolating the internal network.

  • A network monitoring system alerts administrators when a failure in the intrusion detection system is detected.

  • A malfunctioning firewall defaults to allowing all inbound and outbound traffic without restriction.

  • A critical server automatically reboots itself in response to an application crash to maintain service availability.

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