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CompTIA Security Plus SY0 401 Test 6

This free CompTIA Security+ practice exam covers basic knowledge in the field of Information Systems Security. To pass the CompTIA Security+ exam, a candidate will need knowledge in Network Security, Compliance and operational security, threats and vulnerabilities, access control and identity management, cryptography, and application, data, and host security. This free practice test will test your knowledge and readiness for the CompTIA Security+ Examination.

  • Questions: 20
  • Time: 60 seconds per question (0 hours, 20 minutes, 0 seconds)

Which option will provide short-term system availability in case of loss or failure?

  • RAID 5
  • Cold Site
  • RAID 0
  • Full disk encryption

When converted into binary, how many bits are present in an IPv4 Address?

  • 32
  • 64
  • 48
  • 128

Which port is used by telnet?

  • 21
  • 20
  • 23
  • 22

True or False: It is good practice to disable unused or publicly accessible network ports?

  • False
  • True

Which of the following is a protocol that prevents loops in layer 2 switching devices?

  • HVAC
  • STP
  • RDP
  • TCP

Which of the following protocols is used to encrypt emails?

  • SMTP
  • SMAP
  • HTTPS
  • PGP

Which of the following is a common synonym for a Protocol Analyzer?

  • Intelligent HUB
  • Port scanner
  • Packet Sniffer
  • layer 3 switch

Which of the following is a computer hardware component that can process and store cryptographic keys?

  • HCL
  • WPA2
  • TPM
  • EULA

What is the default port of Kerberos?

  • 8080
  • 443
  • 88
  • 22

Which of the following is an access control method, which is based of a persons job?

  • MAC
  • RBAC
  • DAC
  • HMAC

A list of permissions on a router that determines who can access specific areas of a network, is known as what?

  • ACL
  • FAQ
  • Firewall
  • OEM

Which of the following STOPS attacks on a host system?

  • NIPS
  • HIDS
  • HIPS
  • NIDS

Which of the following is a Denial of Service attack using a succession of TCP Handshake requests?

  • Smurf Attack
  • SYN Flood
  • Phishing
  • Xmas Attack

SHA and MD5 are examples of which of the following?

  • HIPS
  • Encryption algorithms
  • Hashing algorithms
  • Tunneling protocols

Which of the following choices properly defines the term war chalking?

  • Marking open WiFi access points
  • Cracking a WEP2 WiFi encryption
  • Driving in a vehicle and scanning for open WiFi access points
  • Port Scanning a wifi network

Which authentication protocol periodically verifies a client with a 3-way handshake?

  • CHAP
  • PAP
  • SSO
  • Kerberos

What port is used for HTTPS?

  • 443
  • 80
  • 8080
  • 69

Which of the following describes the most secure firewall configuration?

  • Deny all UPD, allow all TCP
  • Allow all, deny malicious applications and ports
  • Deny all protocols, allow TCP/IP
  • Deny all, with exceptions for required applications and ports

Which of the following is an example of multi-factor authentication?

  • Smart card and ID badge
  • Fingerprint and iris scan
  • Password and pin
  • Pin number and smart card

A server on your network needs to be accessed by external users. The content of the server should be publicly available and does not contain any confidential information. Where should you place it?

  • Behind the firewall and NAT service
  • Intranet
  • DMZ
  • Behind an IPsec tunneling firewall