CompTIA Security+ Question B-48

Which of the following controls mitigates the risk of Matt, an attacker, gaining access to a company network by using a former employee’s credential?

A. Account expiration
B. Password complexity
C. Account lockout
D. Dual factor authentication

Answer: A

Account expiration is a secure feature to employ on user accounts for temporary workers, interns, or consultants. It automatically disables a user account or causes the account to expire at a specific time and on a specific day.