CompTIA Security+ Question F-76

The datacenter manager is reviewing a problem with a humidity factor that is too low. Which of the following environmental problems may occur?

A. EMI emanations
B. Static electricity
C. Condensation
D. Dry-pipe fire suppression

Answer: B

Humidity control prevents the buildup of static electricity in the environment. If the humidity drops much below 50 percent, electronic components are extremely vulnerable to damage from electrostatic shock.