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Flashcards in Network Security Deck (4):
1

Your organization is frequently visited by sales reps. While on site, they frequently plugged in notebook systems into any available wall jack, hoping to get Internet connectivity. Your concern that allowing them to do this could result in the spread of malware through your network. What should you do? (Select two)

– Implement SNMP traps on your network switch
– Implement static IP addressing
– Implement Mac address filtering
– Implement private IP address in with the network address translation router facing the Internet
– Enable port analysis on your network switch

– Implement static IP addressing
– Implement Mac address filtering

2

A small business named big bikes, Inc. has hired you to evaluate their wireless network security practices. As analyze their facility, you note one of the following:

– They use an 802.11 a wireless network
– The wireless network SS ID is set to BWLAN
– The wireless network is not broadcasting the network SSID
– The wireless network using WPA2 with AES security
– Omnidirectional access ports are positioned around the peripheral of the building.

Based on this information, what should you recommend your client to do to increase the wireless network security?

– Implement directional access points
– Configure the wireless network to use WEP security
– Upgrade to an 802.11 G wireless network
– Enable SS ID broadcast
– Change the SS ID do something familiar to BigBikeInc

Implement directional access points

3

A small business named widgets Inc. has hired you to evaluate the wireless network security practices. As you analyze their facility, you'll note the following using a wireless network locator device:

– They use the 802.1 1N wireless network
– The wireless network is broadcasting and SSID of Linksys
– The wireless network uses WPA2 with AES security
– Directional access points are positioned around the peripheral of the building

Based on this information, what should you recommend your client knew to increase their wireless network security? (Select two)

– Implement omni-directional access points
– Configure the wireless network to use WPA with the TKIP security
– Disable SS ID broadcast
– Upgrade to an 802.1 1G wireless network
– Change the SSID to something other than the default

Disable SS ID broadcast

Change the SSID to something other than the default

4

Your client has hired you to evaluate their wired network security posture. As you tour their facility, you note the following:

– Server systems are in a locked server room
– User accounts on desktop systems have strong passwords assigned
– A locked door is used to control access to the work area. Users must use their ID badges to enter the area
– Users connect their personal mobile device to their computer using USB cables
– Users working in three 8 hour shifts per day. It's computer is shared by three users. Each user has a limited account on the computer they use.

Based on this information, what should you recommend your client due to increased security?

– Assign users easy to remember simple passwords so they won't be tempted to write them down
– Provision each employee with their own computer system
– Move the server systems to an empty cubicle in the work area
– Disabled USB ports on the workstations

Disabled USB ports on the workstations