CompTIA Security+ Question C-7

Which of the following can be used on a smartphone to BEST protect against sensitive data loss if the device is stolen? (Select TWO).

A. Tethering
B. Screen lock PIN
C. Remote wipe
D. Email password
E. GPS tracking
F. Device encryption

Answer: C,F

C: Remote wipe is the process of deleting data on a device in the event that the device is stolen. This is performed over remote connections such as the mobile phone service or the internet connection and helps ensure that sensitive data is not accessed by unauthorized people.

F: Device encryption encrypts the data on the device. This feature ensures that the data on the device cannot be accessed in a useable form should the device be stolen.