Exam Code: CAS-002 (Practice Exam Latest Test Questions VCE PDF)
Exam Name: CompTIA Advanced Security Practitioner (CASP)
Certification Provider: CompTIA
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Q291. - (Topic 5) 

A company wishes to purchase a new security appliance. A security administrator has extensively researched the appliances, and after presenting security choices to the company’s management team, they approve of the proposed solution. Which of the following documents should be constructed to acquire the security appliance? 






Q292. - (Topic 4) 

A medium-sized company has recently launched an online product catalog. It has decided to keep the credit card purchasing in-house as a secondary potential income stream has been identified in relation to sales leads. The company has decided to undertake a PCI assessment in order to determine the amount of effort required to meet the business objectives. Which compliance category would this task be part of? 

A. Government regulation 

B. Industry standard 

C. Company guideline 

D. Company policy 


Q293. - (Topic 1) 

The helpdesk department desires to roll out a remote support application for internal use on all company computers. This tool should allow remote desktop sharing, system log gathering, chat, hardware logging, inventory management, and remote registry access. The risk management team has been asked to review vendor responses to the RFQ. Which of the following questions is the MOST important? 

A. What are the protections against MITM? 

B. What accountability is built into the remote support application? 

C. What encryption standards are used in tracking database? 

D. What snapshot or “undo” features are present in the application? 

E. What encryption standards are used in remote desktop and file transfer functionality? 


Q294. - (Topic 1) 

A security engineer is working on a large software development project. As part of the design of the project, various stakeholder requirements were gathered and decomposed to an implementable and testable level. Various security requirements were also documented. Organize the following security requirements into the correct hierarchy required for an SRTM. 

Requirement 1: The system shall provide confidentiality for data in transit and data at rest. 

Requirement 2: The system shall use SSL, SSH, or SCP for all data transport. 

Requirement 3: The system shall implement a file-level encryption scheme. 

Requirement 4: The system shall provide integrity for all data at rest. 

Requirement 5: The system shall perform CRC checks on all files. 

A. Level 1: Requirements 1 and 4; Level 2: Requirements 2, 3, and 5 

B. Level 1: Requirements 1 and 4; Level 2: Requirements 2 and 3 under 1, Requirement 5 under 4 

C. Level 1: Requirements 1 and 4; Level 2: Requirement 2 under 1, Requirement 5 under 4; Level 3: Requirement 3 under 2 

D. Level 1: Requirements 1, 2, and 3; Level 2: Requirements 4 and 5 


Q295. - (Topic 4) 

A security administrator is shown the following log excerpt from a Unix system: 

2013 Oct 10 07:14:57 web14 sshd[1632]: Failed password for root from port 37914 ssh2 

2013 Oct 10 07:14:57 web14 sshd[1635]: Failed password for root from port 37915 ssh2 

2013 Oct 10 07:14:58 web14 sshd[1638]: Failed password for root from port 37916 ssh2 

2013 Oct 10 07:15:59 web14 sshd[1640]: Failed password for root from port 37918 ssh2 

2013 Oct 10 07:16:00 web14 sshd[1641]: Failed password for root from port 37920 ssh2 

2013 Oct 10 07:16:00 web14 sshd[1642]: Successful login for root from port 37924 ssh2 

Which of the following is the MOST likely explanation of what is occurring and the BEST immediate response? (Select TWO). 

A. An authorized administrator has logged into the root account remotely. 

B. The administrator should disable remote root logins. 

C. Isolate the system immediately and begin forensic analysis on the host. 

D. A remote attacker has compromised the root account using a buffer overflow in sshd. 

E. A remote attacker has guessed the root password using a dictionary attack. 

F. Use iptables to immediately DROP connections from the IP 

G. A remote attacker has compromised the private key of the root account. 

H. Change the root password immediately to a password not found in a dictionary. 

Answer: C,E 

Q296. - (Topic 2) 

A senior network security engineer has been tasked to decrease the attack surface of the corporate network. Which of the following actions would protect the external network interfaces from external attackers performing network scanning? 

A. Remove contact details from the domain name registrar to prevent social engineering attacks. 

B. Test external interfaces to see how they function when they process fragmented IP packets. 

C. Enable a honeynet to capture and facilitate future analysis of malicious attack vectors. 

D. Filter all internal ICMP message traffic, forcing attackers to use full-blown TCP port scans against external network interfaces. 


Q297. - (Topic 5) 

The sales team is considering the deployment of a new CRM solution within the enterprise. The IT and Security teams are members of the project; however, neither team has expertise or experience with the proposed system. Which of the following activities should be performed FIRST? 

A. Visit a company who already has the technology, sign an NDA, and read their latest risk assessment. 

B. Contact the top vendor, assign IT and Security to work together to implement a demo and pen test the system. 

C. Work with Finance to do a second ROI calculation before continuing further with the project. 

D. Research the market, select the top vendors and solicit RFPs from those vendors. 


Q298. - (Topic 4) 

A UNIX administrator notifies the storage administrator that extra LUNs can be seen on a UNIX server. The LUNs appear to be NTFS file systems. Which of the following MOST likely happened? 

A. The iSCSI initiator was not restarted. 

B. The NTFS LUNs are snapshots. 

C. The HBA allocation is wrong. 

D. The UNIX server is multipathed. 


Q299. - (Topic 1) 

News outlets are beginning to report on a number of retail establishments that are experiencing payment card data breaches. The data exfiltration is enabled by malware on a compromised computer. After the initial exploit, network mapping and fingerprinting is conducted to prepare for further exploitation. Which of the following is the MOST effective solution to protect against unrecognized malware infections? 

A. Remove local admin permissions from all users and change anti-virus to a cloud aware, push technology. 

B. Implement an application whitelist at all levels of the organization. 

C. Deploy a network based heuristic IDS, configure all layer 3 switches to feed data to the IDS for more effective monitoring. 

D. Update router configuration to pass all network traffic through a new proxy server with advanced malware detection. 


Q300. - (Topic 3) 

A security engineer is implementing a new solution designed to process e-business transactions and record them in a corporate audit database. The project has multiple technical stakeholders. The database team controls the physical database resources, the internal audit division controls the audit records in the database, the web hosting team is responsible for implementing the website front end and shopping cart application, and the accounting department is responsible for processing the transaction and interfacing with the payment processor. As the solution owner, the security engineer is responsible for ensuring which of the following? 

A. Ensure the process functions in a secure manner from customer input to audit review. 

B. Security solutions result in zero additional processing latency. 

C. Ensure the process of storing audit records is in compliance with applicable laws. 

D. Web transactions are conducted in a secure network channel.