Free CompTIA Security+ SY0-701 Practice Question

Your organization relies on a variety of hardware components from multiple vendors to maintain its data center operations. Recently, a widespread vulnerability was discovered in the supply chain affecting a specific model of server motherboards used in your data center. What is the most effective initial action to mitigate the risk associated with this vulnerability?

  • Check for and apply official security patches from the affected hardware vendor.

  • Conduct an internal risk assessment to evaluate the impact of the vulnerability.

  • Switch to a different hardware vendor not affected by the vulnerability.

  • Train staff to recognize the signs of a compromised server that could result from this vulnerability.

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CompTIA Security+ SY0-701 / 
Threats, Vulnerabilities, and Mitigations
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