CompTIA CAS-003 CompTIA Advanced Security Practitioner Exam Practice Test

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Question 1

Which of the following controls primarily detects abuse of privilege but does not prevent it?

Answer : A

Question 2

A security analyst is trying to identify the source of a recent data loss incident. The analyst has reviewed all the for the time surrounding the identified all the assets on the network at the time of the data loss. The analyst suspects the key to finding the source was obfuscated in an application. Which of the following tools should the analyst use NEXT?

Answer : D

Question 3

The Chief information Officer (CIO) wants to establish a non-banding agreement with a third party that outlines the objectives of the mutual arrangement dealing with data transfers between both organizations before establishing a format partnership. Which of the follow would MOST likely be used?

Answer : A

Question 4

An analyst execute a vulnerability scan against an internet-facing DNS server and receives the following report:

Which of the following tools should the analyst use FIRST to validate the most critical vulnerability?

Answer : A

Question 5

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?

Answer : C

Question 6

A financial institution has several that currently employ the following controls:

* The severs follow a monthly patching cycle.

* All changes must go through a change management process.

* Developers and systems administrators must log into a jumpbox to access the servers hosting the data using two-factor authentication.

* The servers are on an isolated VLAN and cannot be directly accessed from the internal production network.

An outage recently occurred and lasted several days due to an upgrade that circumvented the approval process. Once the security team discovered an unauthorized patch was installed, they were able to resume operations within an hour. Which of the following should the security administrator recommend to reduce the time to resolution if a similar incident occurs in the future?

Answer : B

Question 7

A security analyst is reading the results of a successful exploit that was recently conducted by third-party penetration testers. The testers reverse engineered a privileged executable. In the report, the planning and execution of the exploit is detailed using logs and outputs from the test However, the attack vector of the exploit is missing, making it harder to recommend remediation's. Given the following output:

The penetration testers MOST likely took advantage of:

Answer : A

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