CompTIA Security+ Question F-44

A security administrator wants to deploy security controls to mitigate the threat of company employees’ personal information being captured online. Which of the following would BEST serve this purpose?

A. Anti-spyware
B. Antivirus
C. Host-based firewall
D. Web content filter

Answer: A

Spyware monitors a user’s activity and uses network protocols to reports it to a third party without the user’s knowledge. This is usually accomplished using a tracking cookie.