CompTIA Security+ Question A-7

Peter, the system administrator, has concerns regarding users losing their company provided smartphones. Peter’s focus is on equipment recovery. Which of the following BEST addresses his concerns?

A. Enforce device passwords.
B. Use remote sanitation.
C. Enable GPS tracking.
D. Encrypt stored data.

Answer: C

Global Positioning System (GPS) tracking can be used to identify its location of a stolen device and can allow authorities to recover the device. However, for GPS tracking to work, the device must have an Internet connection or a wireless phone service over which to send its location information.