An information security manager conducted a gap analysis, which revealed a 75% implementation of security controls for high-risk vulnerabilities, 90% for medium vulnerabilities, and 10% for low-risk vulnerabilities. To create a road map to close the identified gaps, the assurance team reviewed the likelihood of exploitation of each vulnerability and the business impact of each associated control. To determine which controls to implement, which of the following is the MOST important to consider?
While conducting a BIA for a proposed acquisition, the IT integration team found that both companies outsource CRM services to competing and incompatible third-party cloud services. The decision has been made to bring the CRM service in-house, and the IT team has chosen a future solution. With which of the following should the Chief Information Security Officer (CISO) be MOST concerned? (Choose two.)
As a result of an acquisition, a new development team is being integrated into the company. The development team has BYOD laptops with IDEs installed, build servers, and code repositories that utilize SaaS. To have the team up and running effectively, a separate Internet connection has been procured. A stand up has identified the following additional requirements:
1. Reuse of the existing network infrastructure
2. Acceptable use policies to be enforced
3. Protection of sensitive files
4. Access to the corporate applications
Which of the following solution components should be deployed to BEST meet the requirements? (Select three.)
A large enterprise with thousands of users is experiencing a relatively high frequency of malicious activity from the insider threats. Much of the activity appears to involve internal reconnaissance that results in targeted attacks against privileged users and network file shares. Given this scenario, which of the following would MOST likely prevent or deter these attacks? (Choose two.)
A security administrator was informed that a server unexpectedly rebooted. The administrator received an export of syslog entries for analysis:
Which of the following does the log sample indicate? (Choose two.)
After investigating virus outbreaks that have cost the company $1000 per incident, the company’s Chief Information Security Officer (CISO) has been researching new antivirus software solutions to use and be fully supported for the next two years. The CISO has narrowed down the potential solutions to four candidates that meet all the company’s performance and capability requirements:
Using the table above, which of the following would be the BEST business-driven choice among five possible solutions?
A recent overview of the network’s security and storage applications reveals a large amount of data that needs to be isolated for security reasons. Below are the critical applications and devices configured on the network:
The security manager also wants data from all critical applications to be aggregated to correlate events from multiple sources. Which of the following must be configured in certain applications to help ensure data aggregation and data isolation are implemented on the critical applications and devices? (Select TWO).
A company’s existing forward proxies support software-based TLS decryption, but are currently at 60% load just dealing with AV scanning and content analysis for HTTP traffic. More than 70% outbound web traffic is currently encrypted. The switching and routing network infrastructure precludes adding capacity, preventing the installation of a dedicated TLS decryption system. The network firewall infrastructure is currently at 30% load and has software decryption modules that can be activated by purchasing additional license keys. An existing project is rolling out agent updates to end-user desktops as part of an endpoint security refresh.
Which of the following is the BEST way to address these issues and mitigate risks to the organization?
A Chief Information Security Officer (CISO) is developing a new BIA for the organization. The CISO wants to gather requirements to determine the appropriate RTO and RPO for the organization’s ERP. Which of the following should the CISO interview as MOST qualified to provide RTO/RPO metrics?
With which of the following departments should an engineer for a consulting firm coordinate when determining the control and reporting requirements for storage of sensitive, proprietary customer information?
An organization's mobile device inventory recently provided notification that a zero-day vulnerability was identified in the code used to control the baseband of the devices. The device manufacturer is expediting a patch, but the rollout will take several months
Additionally several mobile users recently returned from an overseas trip and report their phones now contain unknown applications, slowing device performance Users have been unable to uninstall these applications, which persist after wiping the devices Which of the following MOST likely occurred and provides mitigation until the patches are released?
A company is not familiar with the risks associated with IPv6. The systems administrator wants to isolate IPv4 from IPv6 traffic between two different network segments. Which of the following should the company implement? (Select TWO)
After multiple service interruptions caused by an older datacenter design, a company decided to migrate away from its datacenter. The company has successfully completed the migration of all datacenter servers and services to a cloud provider. The migration project includes the following phases:
The Chief Information Security Officer (CISO) is still concerned with the availability requirements of critical company applications.
Which of the following should the company implement NEXT?
A company has deployed MFA Some employees, however, report they ate not gelling a notification on their mobile device Other employees report they downloaded a common authenticates application but when they tap the code in the application it just copies the code to memory instead of confirming the authentication attempt Which of the following are the MOST likely explanations for these scenarios? (Select TWO)
A financial consulting firm recently recovered from some damaging incidents that were associated with malware installed via rootkit. Post-incident analysis is ongoing, and the incident responders and systems administrators are working to determine a strategy to reduce the risk of recurrence. The firm’s systems are running modern operating systems and feature UEFI and TPMs. Which of the following technical options would provide the MOST preventive value?
A company has gone through a round of phishing attacks. More than 200 users have had their workstation infected because they clicked on a link in an email. An incident analysis has determined an executable ran and compromised the administrator account on each workstation. Management is demanding the information security team prevent this from happening again. Which of the following would BEST prevent this from happening again?
A web developer has implemented HTML5 optimizations into a legacy web application. One of the modifications the web developer made was the following client side optimization:
Which of the following should the security engineer recommend?
A security analyst has been asked to create a list of external IT security concerns, which are applicable to the organization. The intent is to show the different types of external actors, their attack vectors, and the types of vulnerabilities that would cause business impact. The Chief Information Security Officer (CISO) will then present this list to the board to request funding for controls in areas that have insufficient coverage.
Which of the following exercise types should the analyst perform?
A security analyst sees some suspicious entries in a log file from a web server website, which has a form that allows customers to leave feedback on the company’s products. The analyst believes a malicious actor is scanning the web form. To know which security controls to put in place, the analyst first needs to determine the type of activity occurring to design a control. Given the log below:
Which of the following is the MOST likely type of activity occurring?
While conducting online research about a company to prepare for an upcoming penetration test, a security analyst discovers detailed financial information on an investor website the company did not make public. The analyst shares this information with the Chief Financial Officer (CFO), who confirms the information is accurate, as it was recently discussed at a board of directors meeting. Many of the details are verbatim discussion comments captured by the board secretary for purposes of transcription on a mobile device. Which of the following would MOST likely prevent a similar breach in the future?
A company monitors the performance of all web servers using WMI. A network administrator informs the security engineer that web servers hosting the company’s client-facing portal are running slowly today. After some investigation, the security engineer notices a large number of attempts at enumerating host information via SNMP from multiple IP addresses.
Which of the following would be the BEST technique for the security engineer to employ in an attempt to prevent reconnaissance activity?
Given the following information about a company’s internal network:
User IP space: 192.168.1.0/24
Server IP space: 192.168.192.0/25
A security engineer has been told that there are rogue websites hosted outside of the proper server space, and those websites need to be identified. Which of the following should the engineer do?
An organization is considering the use of a thin client architecture as it moves to a cloud-hosted environment. A security analyst is asked to provide thoughts on the security advantages of using thin clients and virtual workstations. Which of the following are security advantages of the use of this combination of thin clients and virtual workstations?
An engineer is evaluating the control profile to assign to a system containing PII, financial, and proprietary data.
Based on the data classification table above, which of the following BEST describes the overall classification?
An administrator wants to install a patch to an application.
Given the scenario, download, verify, and install the patch in the most secure manner.
The last install that is completed will be the final submission.
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In this case the second link should be used (This may vary in actual exam). The first link showed the following error so it should not be used.
Also, Two of the link choices used HTTP and not HTTPS as shown when hovering over the links as shown:
Since we need to do this in the most secure manner possible, they should not be used.Finally, the second link was used and the MD5 utility of MD5sum should be used on the install.exe file as shown. Make sure that the hash matches.
Finally, type in install.exe to install it and make sure there are no signature verification errors.
A company has created a policy to allow employees to use their personally owned devices. The Chief Information Officer (CISO) is getting reports of company data appearing on unapproved forums and an increase in theft of personal electronic devices. Which of the following security controls would BEST reduce the risk of exposure?
An employee decides to log into an authorized system. The system does not prompt the employee for authentication prior to granting access to the console, and it cannot authenticate the network resources. Which of the following attack types can this lead to if it is not mitigated?
When of the following is the BEST reason to implement a separation of duties policy?
A company is trying to resolve the following issues related to its web servers and Internet presence:
• The company's security rating declined on multiple occasions when it failed to renew a TLS certificate on one or more infrequently used web servers
• The company is running out of public IPs assigned by its ISP
• The company is implementing a WAF. and the WAF vendor charges by back-end hosts to which the WAF routes
Which of the following solutions will help the company mitigate these issues'? (Select TWO).
While traveling to another state, the Chief Financial (CFO) forgot to submit payroll for the company. The CFO quickly gained to the corporate through the high-speed wireless network provided by the hotel and completed the desk. Upon returning from the business trip, the CFO was told no one received their weekly pay due to a malware on attack on the system. Which of the following is the MOST likely of the security breach?
Joe an application security engineer is performing an audit of an environmental control application He has implemented a robust SDLC process and is reviewing API calls available to the application During the review. Joe finds the following in a log file.
Which of the following would BEST mitigate the issue Joe has found?
A company wants to secure a newly developed application that is used to access sensitive information and data from corporate resources The application was developed by a third-party organization, and it is now being used heavily despite lacking the following controls:
• Certificate pinning
• Biometric authentication
The company has already implemented the following controls:
• Full device encryption
• Screen lock
• Device password
• Remote wipe
The company wants to defend against interception of data attacks Which of the following compensating controls should the company implement NEXT?
Which of the following attacks can be used to exploit a vulnerability that was created by untrained users?
A small firm's newly created website has several design flaws The developer created the website to be fully compatible with ActiveX scripts in order to use various digital certificates and trusting certificate authorities. However, vulnerability testing indicates sandboxes were enabled, which restricts the code's access to resources within the user's computer. Which of the following is the MOST likely cause of the error"?
A vulnerability scan with the latest definitions was performed across Sites A and B.
Match each relevant finding to the affected host-After associating the finding with the appropriate host(s), click the host to select the appropriate corrective action for that finding.
A Chief Information Security Officer (CISO) is running a test to evaluate the security of the corporate network and attached devices. Which of the following components should be executed by an outside vendor?
A PaaS provider deployed a new product using a DevOps methodology Because DevOps is used to support both development and production assets inherent separation of duties is limited To ensure compliance with security frameworks that require a specific set of controls relating to separation of duties the organization must design and implement an appropriate compensating control Which of the following would be MOST suitable in this scenario?
A researcher is working to identify what appears to be a new variant of an existing piece of malware commonly used in ransomware attacks While it is not identical to the malware previously evaluated. it has a number of similarities including language, payload. and algorithms. Which of the following would help the researcher safely compare the code base of the two variants?
A company's Internet connection is commonly saturated during business hours, affecting Internet availability. The company requires all Internet traffic to be business related After analyzing the traffic over a period of a few hours, the security administrator observes the following:
The majority of the IP addresses associated with the TCP/SSL traffic resolve to CDNs Which of the following should the administrator recommend for the CDN traffic to meet the corporate security requirements?
A health company has reached the physical and computing capabilities in its datacenter, but the computing demand continues to increase. The infrastructure is fully virtualized and runs custom and commercial healthcare application that process sensitive health and payment information. Which of the following should the company implement to ensure it can meet the computing demand while complying with healthcare standard for virtualization and cloud computing?
Which of the following is MOST likely to be included in a security services SLA with a third-party vendor?
An organization is concerned that its hosted web servers are not running the most updated version of
software. Which of the following would work BEST to help identify potential vulnerabilities?
An application development company implements object reuse to reduce life-cycle costs for the company and its clients Despite the overall cost savings, which of the following BEST describes a security risk to customers inherent within this model?
A security engineer is helping the web developers assess a new corporate web application The application will be Internet facing so the engineer makes the following recommendation:
In an htaccess file or the site config add:
or add to the location block:
Which of the following is the security engineer trying to accomplish via cookies? (Select TWO)
A corporation with a BYOD policy is very concerned about issues that may arise from data ownership. The corporation is investigating a new MDM solution and has gathered the following requirements as part of the requirements-gathering phase.
* Each device must be issued a secure token of trust from the corporate PKI.
* All corporate application and local data must be able to deleted from a central console.
* Cloud storage and backup applications must be restricted from the device.
* Devices must be on the latest OS version within three weeks of an OS release.
Which of the following should be feature in the new MDM solution to meet these requirement? (Select TWO.)
A security engineer reviews the table below:
The engineer realizes there is an active attack occurring on the network. Which of the following would BEST reduce the risk of this attack reoccurring m the future?
A company makes consumer health devices and needs to maintain strict confidentiality of unreleased product designs Recently unauthorized photos of products still in development have been for sale on the dark web. The Chief Information Security Officer (CISO) suspects an insider threat, but the team that uses the secret outdoor testing area has been vetted many times and nothing suspicious has been found Which of the following is the MOST likely cause of the unauthorized photos?
Which of the following BEST sets expectation between the security team and business units within an organization?
A security analyst receives an email from a peer that includes a sample of code from a piece of malware found
in an application running in the organization’s staging environment. During the incident response process, it is
determined the code was introduced into the environment as a result of a compromised laptop being used to
harvest credentials and access the organization’s code repository. While the laptop itself was not used to
access the code repository, an attacker was able to leverage the harvested credentials from another system in
the development environment to bypass the ACLs limiting access to the repositories. Which of the following
controls MOST likely would have interrupted the kill chain in this attack?
A company that all mobile devices be encrypted, commensurate with the full disk encryption scheme of assets, such as workstation, servers, and laptops. Which of the following will MOST likely be a limiting factor when selecting mobile device managers for the company?
An e-commerce company that provides payment gateways is concerned about the growing expense and time associated with PCI audits of its payment gateways and external audits by customers for their own compliance reasons The Chief Information Officer (CIO) asks the security team to provide a list of options that will:
1. Reduce the overall cost of these audits
2. Leverage existing infrastructure where possible
3. Keep infrastructure costs to a minimum
4. Provide some level of attestation of compliance
Which of the following will BEST address the CIO"s concerns? (Select TWO)
Users have reported that an internally developed web application is acting erratically, and the response output is inconsistent. The issue began after a web application dependency patch was applied to improve security. Which of the following would be the MOST appropriate tool to help identify the issue?
A security analyst is responsible for the completion of a vulnerability assessment at a regional healthcare facility The analyst reviews the following Nmap output:
nmap -v -p scription=SMB-check-value ---scription-ags=unsafe =1 192.168.1.0/24
Which of the following is MOST likely what the security analyst is reviewing?
A small company is implementing a new technology that promises greater performance but does not abide by accepted RFCs. Which of the following should the company do to ensure the risks associated with Implementing the standard-violating technology is addressed?
Which of the following is a major goal of stakeholder engagement?
A system integrator wants to assess the security of the application binaries delivered by its subcontracted vendors. The vendors do not deliver source code as a part of their contract Which of the Mowing techniques can the integrator use to accomplish the objective? (Select TWO)
A consulting firm is performing RD on a machine teaming system to characterize a network environment for new clients rapidly. The goal is to be able to label service/consumer behaviors to establish a "normal baseline. Which of tie following represents the GREATEST limiting factor toward successful deployment of this new machine learning system?
A large organization suffers a data breach after one staff member inadvertently shares a document on a corporate-approved, file-sharing, cloud-collaboration service. The security administrator must implement controls to reduce the likelihood of a similar event, via another channel, from occurring again. The controls also must assist with early detection and remediation should the event reoccur.
The organization has the following enterprise constraints:
1. On-premises proxies are used to control access to websites.
2 Some staff work remotely from home and connect directly to the Internet without a VPN.
3. Corporate firewalls send logs to a central log aggregator.
4. More than 40,000 staff members are distributed across two core buildings and 100 small branches.
Which of the following would BEST meet the requirements? (Select THREE).
A human resources employee receives a call from an individual who is representing a background verification firm that is conducting a background check on a prospective candidate. The employee verifies the employment dates and title of the candidate. The caller then requests the employee's email address to complete the verification process. The employee receives an email containing a URL for completing the process. After clicking the link, the employee's workstation is infected with ransomware. Which of the following BEST describes the initial phone call made by the threat actor?
An organization uses an internal, web-based chat service that is served by an Apache HTTP daemon. A vulnerability scanner has identified this service is susceptible to a POODLE attack. Which of the following strings within me server's virtual-host configuration block is at fault and needs to be changed?
An organization wishes to implement cloud computing, but it is not sure which service to choose. The organization wants to be able to share Tiles, collaborate, and use applications that are fully managed on a private network. Which of the following types of cloud computing services should the organization implement based on its needs?
A Chief information Security Officer (CISO) is developing corrective-action plans based on the following from a vulnerability scan of internal hosts:
Which of the following MOST appropriate corrective action to document for this finding?
A security analyst discovers what is believed to be evidence of a compromise due to a watering-note attack After an initial review of the incident the analyst notes there is ongoing web traffic to the same site. Which of the Mowing command-line tools would BEST allow the incident to be investigated?
Which of the following is the BEST way for a company to begin understanding product-based solutions to mitigate a known risk?
The Chief Information Security Officer (CISO) developed a robust plan to address both internal and external vulnerabilities due to an increase in ransomware attacks on the networks However the number of successful attacks continues to increase. Which of the following is the MOST likely failure?
A product development team has submitted code snippets for review prior to release.
Analyze the code snippets, and then select one vulnerability, and one fix for each code snippet.
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Code sniped 1
Is a easy (and antique) way to pass parameter to the server, and
the most a basic way to do a SQL injection
So the fix is perform input sanitization
Code sniped 2
HTTP GET request method is used to request a resource from the server.
but you can send any HTTP headers with your GET request and
send user authentication data in the Authorization header
So the fix is prevent the «authenticated» value from being overridden by GET parameter.
A manufacturing firm has multiple security appliances m production that were configured to log events but have not been maintained or tuned A security engineer discovers multiple email messages were automatically generated and sent to the inbox of an employee who has not worked for the firm in more than six months. The messages are as follows:
Which of the following integrations would be BEST to improve the alerting functionality of this particular security appliance?
A security engineer is attempting to inventory all network devices Most unknown devices are not responsive to SNMP queries. Which of the following would be the MOST secure configuration?
A security analyst is reviewing the security of a company's public-facing servers After some research the analyst discovers the following on a public pastebin website.
Which of the following should the analyst do NEXT?
While standing a proof-of-concept solution with a vendor, the following direction was given of connections to the default environments.
Which of the following is using used to secure the three environments from overlap if all of them reside on separate serves in the same DM2?
A product owner is working w*h a security engineer to improve the security surrounding certificate revocation which is important for the clients using a web application. The organization is currently using a CRL configuration to manage revocation, but it is looking for a solution that addresses the reporting delays associated with CRLs. The security engineer recommends OCSP but the product owner is concerned about the overhead associated with its use Which of the following would the security engineer MOST likely suggest to address the product owner's concerns?
Over the last 90 days, many storage services has been exposed in the cloud services environments, and the security team does not have the ability to see is creating these instance. Shadow IT is creating data services and instances faster than the small security team can keep up with them. The Chief information security Officer (CIASO) has asked the security officer (CISO) has asked the security lead architect to architect to recommend solutions to this problem.
Which of the following BEST addresses the problem best address the problem with the least amount of administrative effort?
The Chief Information Security Officer (CISO) of a power generation facility s concerned about being able to detect missing security updates on the critical infrastructure in use at the facility Most of this critical infrastructure consists of ICS and SCADA systems that are maintained by vendors, and the vendors have warned the CISO that proxying network traffic is likely to cause a DoS condition. Which of the following would be BEST to address the CISO s concerns while keeping the critical systems functional?
A line-of-business manager has deeded in conjunction with the IT and legal departments, that outsourcing a specific function to a third-party vendor would be the best course of action for the business to increase efficiency and profit Which of the following should the Chief Security Officer (CSO) perform before signing off on the third-party vendor?
The Chief information Security Officer (CISO) of a small locate bank has a compliance requirement that a third-party penetration test of the core banking application must be conducted annually. Which of the following services would fulfill the compliance requirement with the LOWEST resource usage?
A security tester is performing a Mack-box assessment of an RFID access control system. The tester has a handful of RFID tags and is able to access the reader However, the tester cannot disassemble the reader because it is in use by the company. Which of the following shows the steps the tester should take to assess the RFID access control system m the correct order?
A company has launched a phishing awareness campaign that includes serving customized phishing email to employees Employees are encouraged to report all phishing attempts and/or delete the email without clicking on them The first phishing email asks employees to dick on a link that takes them to a website where they are asked to enter their credentials The management team wants metrics to determine the emails effectiveness Following is the initial report:
The management team wants to know how these results compare to those of other companies. They also want to improve the consistency of how the information is displayed Which of the following changes should be made to this report?
A security analyst is reviewing the logs from a NIDS. the analyst notices the following in quick succession between a client and a web server.
Which of the following describes what MOST likely occurred and offers a mitigation?
A manufacturing company's security engineer is concerned a remote actor may be able to access the ICS that is used to monitor the factory lines. The security engineer recently proposed some techniques to reduce the attack surface of the ICS to the Chief Information Security Officer (CISO). Which of the following would BEST track the reductions to show the CISO the engineer's plan is successful during each phase?
A security administrator is reviewing the following output from an offline password audit:
Which of the following should the systems administrator implement to BEST address this audit finding? (Choose two.)
Ann, a security administrator, is conducting an assessment on a new firewall, which was placed at the perimeter of a network containing PII. Ann runs the following commands on a server (10.0.1.19) behind the firewall:
From her own workstation (192.168.2.45) outside the firewall, Ann then runs a port scan against the server and records the following packet capture of the port scan:
Connectivity to the server from outside the firewall worked as expected prior to executing these commands.
Which of the following can be said about the new firewall?
During a recent incident, sensitive data was disclosed and subsequently destroyed through a properly secured, cloud-based storage platform. An incident response technician is working with management to develop an after action report that conveys critical metrics regarding the incident.
Which of the following would be MOST important to senior leadership to determine the impact of the breach?
An internal application has been developed to increase the efficiency of an operational process of a global manufacturer. New code was implemented to fix a security bug, but it has caused operations to halt. The executive team has decided fixing the security bug is less important than continuing operations.
Which of the following would BEST support immediate rollback of the failed fix? (Choose two.)
A vendor develops a mobile application for global customers. The mobile application supports advanced encryption of data between the source (the mobile device) and the destination (the organization’s ERP system).
As part of the vendor’s compliance program, which of the following would be important to take into account?
An organization is integrating an ICS and wants to ensure the system is cyber resilient. Unfortunately, many of the specialized components are legacy systems that cannot be patched. The existing enterprise consists of mission-critical systems that require 99.9% uptime. To assist in the appropriate design of the system given the constraints, which of the following MUST be assumed?
During a routine network scan, a security administrator discovered an unidentified service running on a new embedded and unmanaged HVAC controller, which is used to monitor the company's datacenter
The enterprise monitoring service requires SNMP and SNMPTRAP connectivity to operate. Which of the following should the security administrator implement to harden the system?
A technician uses an old SSL server due to budget constraints and discovers performance degrades dramatically after enabling PFS The technician cannot determine why performance degraded so dramatically A newer version of the SSL server does not suffer the same performance degradation. Performance rather than security is the main priority for the technician
The system specifications and configuration of each system are listed below:
Which of the following is MOST likely the cause of the degradation in performance and should be changed?
An external red team member conducts a penetration test, attempting to gain physical access to a large organization's server room in a branch office. During reconnaissance, the red team member sees a clearly marked door to the server room, located next to the lobby, with a tumbler lock.
Which of the following is BEST for the red team member to bring on site to open the locked door as quickly as possible without causing significant damage?
Joe, a penetration tester, is assessing the security of an application binary provided to him by his client. Which of the following methods would be the MOST effective in reaching this objective?
A hospital is using a functional magnetic resonance imaging (fMRI) scanner, which is controlled legacy desktop connected to the network. The manufacturer of the fMRI will not support patching of the legacy system. The legacy desktop needs to be network accessible on TCP port 445 A security administrator is concerned the legacy system will be vulnerable to exploits Which of the following would be the BEST strategy to reduce the risk of an outage while still providing for security?
A pharmacy gives its clients online access to their records and the ability to review bills and make payments. A new SSL vulnerability on a specific platform was discovered, allowing an attacker to capture the data between the end user and the web server providing these services. After the new vulnerability, it was determined that web services provided are being impacted by this new threat. Which of the following data types MOST likely at risk of exposure based on this new threat? (Select Two)
A security consultant was hired to audit a company’s password are account policy. The company implements the following controls:
Minimum password length: 16
Maximum password age: 0
Minimum password age: 0
Password complexity: disabled
Store passwords in plain text: disabled
Failed attempts lockout: 3
Lockout timeout: 1 hour
The password database uses salted hashes and PBKDF2. Which of the following is MOST likely to yield the greatest number of plain text passwords in the shortest amount of time?
A laptop is recovered a few days after it was stolen.
Which of the following should be verified during incident response activities to determine the possible impact of the incident?
A security engineer is analyzing an application during a security assessment to ensure it is configured to protect against common threats. Given the output below:
Which of the following tools did the security engineer MOST likely use to generate this output?
An enterprise’s Chief Technology Officer (CTO) and Chief Information Security Officer (CISO) are meeting to discuss ongoing capacity and resource planning issues. The enterprise has experienced rapid, massive growth over the last 12 months, and the technology department is stretched thin for resources. A new accounting service is required to support the enterprise’s growth, but the only available compute resources that meet the accounting service requirements are on the virtual platform, which is hosting the enterprise’s website.
Which of the following should the CISO be MOST concerned about?
A pharmacy gives its clients online access to their records and the ability to review bills and make payments. A new SSL vulnerability on a special platform was discovered, allowing an attacker to capture the data between the end user and the web server providing these services. After invest the new vulnerability, it was determined that the web services providing are being impacted by this new threat. Which of the following data types a MOST likely at risk of exposure based on this new threat? (Select TWO)
An analyst has noticed unusual activities in the SIEM to a .cn domain name. Which of the following should the analyst use to identify the content of the traffic?
A technician receives the following security alert from the firewall's automated system:
Match_Time: 10/10/16 16:20:43
Object_name: beacon detection
Evidence: host repeatedly visited a dynamic DNS domain (17 time)
After reviewing the alert, which of the following is the BEST analysis?
A company recently implemented a variety of security services to detect various types of traffic that pose a threat to the company. The following services were enabled within the network:
• Scan of specific subsets for vulnerabilities
• Categorizing and logging of website traffic
• Enabling specific ACLs based on application traffic
• Sending suspicious files to a third-party site for validation
A report was sent to the security team that identified multiple incidents of users sharing large amounts of data from an on-premise server to a public site. A small percentage of that data also contained malware and spyware
Which of the following services MOST likely identified the behavior and sent the report?
A security analyst is classifying data based on input from data owners and other stakeholders. The analyst has identified three data types:
The analyst proposes that the data be protected in two major groups, with further access control separating the financially sensitive data from the sensitive project data. The normal project data will be stored in a separate, less secure location. Some stakeholders are concerned about the recommended approach and insist that commingling data from different sensitive projects would leave them vulnerable to industrial espionage.
Which of the following is the BEST course of action for the analyst to recommend?
A request has been approved for a vendor to access a new internal server using only HTTPS and SSH to manage the back-end system for the portal. Internal users just need HTTP and HTTPS access to all internal web servers. All other external access to the new server and its subnet is not allowed. The security manager must ensure proper access is configured.
Below is a snippet from the firewall related to that server (access is provided in a top-down model):
Which of the following lines should be configured to allow the proper access? (Choose two.)
The audit team was only provided the physical and logical addresses of the network without any type of access credentials.
Which of the following methods should the audit team use to gain initial access during the security assessment? (Choose two.)