CompTIA Security+ Question F-80

Ann, a security technician, is reviewing the IDS log files. She notices a large number of alerts for multicast packets from the switches on the network. After investigation, she discovers that this is normal activity for her network. Which of the following BEST describes these results?

A. True negatives
B. True positives
C. False positives
D. False negatives

Answer: C

False positives are essentially events that are mistakenly flagged and are not really events to be concerned about.