CompTIA Security+ Question E-64

Which of the following is a way to implement a technical control to mitigate data loss in case of a mobile device theft?

A. Disk encryption
B. Encryption policy
C. Solid state drive
D. Mobile device policy

Answer: A

Explanation:
Disk and 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.

CompTIA Security+ Question D-44

Which of the following devices is BEST suited for servers that need to store private keys?

A. Hardware security module
B. Hardened network firewall
C. Solid state disk drive
D. Hardened host firewall

Answer: A

Explanation:
A hardware security module (HSM) is a physical computing device that safeguards and manages digital keys for strong authentication and provides cryptoprocessing. By adding a HSM to the server and storing the private keys on HSM, the security of the keys would be improved.

CompTIA A+ 220-902 Question J-25

Jane, a home user, brings a PC in for repair and reports that performance has become extremely slow when working on documents and viewing pictures. Which of the following suggestions should a technician make?

A. Upgrade to a solid state drive
B. Increase the clock speed on the CPU
C. Run the file system check tool
D. Upgrade to a high performance video card

Correct Answer: A

CompTIA A+ Question J-35

A technician is troubleshooting performance issues with a desktop PC and hears clicking noises coming from inside the case. Which of the following is the MOST likely cause?

A. Low voltage power supply
B. Failing magnetic hard drive
C. Corrupted Solid State Drive
D. Overheated RAM

Correct Answer: B