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CompTIA Securtiy+ Set13 A_3_5_Physical_Security_Controls

CompTIA Securtiy+ Set13 A_3_5_Physical_Security_Controls

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A company needs to fix some audit findings related to its physical security. A key finding was that multiple people could physically enter a location at the same time.

Which of the following is the BEST control to address this audit

A company occupies the third floor of a leased building that has other tenants. The path from the demarcation point to the company's controlled space runs through unsecured areas managed by other companies.

Which of the following could be used to protect the company's cabling as it passes through uncontrolled spaces?

A network operations manager has added a second row of server racks in the datacenter. These racks face the opposite direction of the first row of racks.

Which of the following is the reason the manager installed the racks this way?

A company’s loss control department identifies theft as a recurring loss type over the past year. Based on the department’s report, the Chief Information Officer (CIO) wants to detect theft of datacenter equipment.

Which ofthe following controls should be implemented?

Technicians working with servers hosted at the company's datacenter are increasingly complaining of electric shocks when touching metal items which have been linked to hard drive failures.

Which of the following should be implemented to correct this issue?

An audit reported has identified a weakness that could allow unauthorized personnel access to the facility at its main entrance and from there gain access to the network.

Which of the following would BEST resolve the vulnerability?

A datacenter recently experienced a breach. When access was gained, an RF1 device was used to access an air-gapped and locked server rack.

Faraday cageWhich of the following would BEST prevent this type of attack?

In highly secure environments where the risk of malicious actors attempting to steal data is high, which of the following is the BEST reason to deploy Faraday cages?

A technician is recommending preventive physical security controls for a server room.

Which of the following would the technician MOST likely recommend? (Choose two.)

Which of the following physical security controls is MOST effective when trying to prevent tailgating?

Which of the following could help detect trespassers in a secure facility? (Select TWO)

A university is opening a facility in a location where there is an elevated risk of theft. The university wants to protect the desktops in its classrooms and labs.

Which of the following should the university use to BEST protect these assets deployed in the facility?

Which of the following is the proper use of a Faraday cage?

Datacenter employees have been battling alarms in a datacenter that has been experiencing hotter than normal temperatures. The server racks are designed so all 48 rack units are in use, and  servers are installed in any manner in which the technician can get them installed.

Which of the following practices would BEST alleviate the heat issues and keep costs low?

Given the following requirements:
- Help to ensure non-repudiation
- Capture motion in various formats

Which of the following physical controls BEST matches the above descriptions?


(Non-repudiation = Nicht anerkennen/leugnen, Anmerkung der Redaktion)

You have been tasked with designing a security plan for your company. Drag and drop the appropriate security controls on the floor plan.

Instructions: All objects must be used and all place holders must be filled. Order does not matter. When you have completed the simulation, please select the Done button to submit.

Unsupervised Lab:

  • 6 x Cable Locks;

Employee Laptops:

  • 3 x Biometric Reader;


  • Safe and
  • Proximity Badge;

Data Center:

  • Locking Cabinets,
  • CCTV,
  • Man Trap,
  • Biometric Reader,
  • Proximity Badge

An organization electronically processes sensitive data within a controlled facility. The Chief Information Security Officer (CISO) wants to limit emissions from emanating from the facility.

Which of the following mitigates this risk?

A security auditor is testing perimeter security in a building that is protected by badge readers.

Which of the following types of attacks would MOST likely gain access?

A bank uses a wireless network to transmit credit card purchases to a billing system. Which of the following would be MOST appropriate to protect credit card information from being accessed by unauthorized individuals outside of the premises?

An organization is concerned about video emissions from users' desktops.

Which of the following is the BESTsolution to implement?

Which of the following can affect electrostatic discharge in a network operations center?

A systems administrator is installing a new server in a large datacenter.

Which of the following BEST describes the importance of properly positioning servers in the rack to maintain availability?

The availability of a system has been labeled as the highest priority.

Which of the following should be focused on the MOST to ensure the objective?

New magnetic locks were ordered for an entire building. In accordance with company policy, employee safety is the top priority.

In case of a fire where electricity is out, which of the following should be taken into consideration when installing
the new locks?

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