Monday, July 24, 2017

Security+ and Door Access System

Are you planning to take the Security+ exam? If so, make sure you understand physical security concepts. For example, Can you answer this sample Security+ question?

Q. You need to secure access to a data center. Which of the following choices provides the BEST physical security to meet this need? (Select THREE.)

A. Biometrics

B. Cable locks

C. CCTV

D. Mantrap

See if you're correct and view the full explanation here.

Friday, July 21, 2017

Security+ and VPN Authentication Services

Are you planning to take the Security+ exam? If so, make sure you understand some basic VPN authentication services. As an example, see if you can answer this practice test question.

Q. Which of the following choices provide authentication services for remote users and devices? (Select TWO.)

A. Kerberos

B. RADIUS

C. Secure LDAP

D. Diameter

Check out the answer (and the full explanation here).


Monday, July 17, 2017

Protecting Against Attacks

Are you planning to take the Security+ exam? See if you can you answer this practice test question.

Q. Social engineers have launched several successful phone-based attacks against your organization resulting in several data leaks. Which of the following would be the MOST effective at reducing the success of these attacks?

A. Implement a BYOD policy.

B. Update the AUP.

C. Provide training on data handling.

D. Implement a program to increase security awareness.

Monday, July 10, 2017

Authentication Mechanisms and Security+

Are you planning to take the Security+ exam? See if you can you answer this Security+ practice test question?

Q. You are logging on to your bank’s web site using your email address and a password. What is the purpose of the email address in this example?

A. Identification

B. Authentication

C. Authorization

D. Availability

Check out the answer (and full explanation) here.


Thursday, July 6, 2017

Security+ and Cloud Computing

Are you planning to take the Security+ exam? If so, make sure you understand some basics on cloud computing.

See if you can answer this sample question.

Q. Of the following choices, which one is a cloud computing option that allows customers to apply patches to the operating system?

A. Hybrid cloud

B. Software as a Service

C. Infrastructure as a Service

D. Private

You can view the answer (and the full explanation) here.


Monday, July 3, 2017

Security+ and Penetration Testing

Are you planning to take the Security+ exam? See if you can answer this sample question related to penetration testing.

Q. During a penetration test, a tester injected extra input into an application causing the application to crash. What does this describe?

A. SQL injection

B. Fuzzing

C. Transitive access

D. XSRF

You can view the answer and the full explanation here.


Friday, June 30, 2017

Analyzing Network Traffic & Hard Drives

Are you preparing for the Security+ exam? If so, make sure you understand some basics related to forensics.

See if you can you answer this sample practice test question.

Q. After a recent incident, a forensic analyst was given several hard drives to analyze. What should the analyst do first?

A. Take screenshots and capture system images.
B. Take hashes and screenshots.
C. Take hashes and capture system images.
D. Perform antivirus scans and create chain-of-custody documents.

Check out the answer and full explanation here.