Exam Code: CAS-002 (Practice Exam Latest Test Questions VCE PDF)
Exam Name: CompTIA Advanced Security Practitioner (CASP)
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Q281. - (Topic 4) 

A Security Administrator has some concerns about the confidentiality of data when using SOAP. Which of the following BEST describes the Security Administrator’s concerns? 

A. The SOAP header is not encrypted and allows intermediaries to view the header data. The body can be partially or completely encrypted. 

B. The SOAP protocol supports weak hashing of header information. As a result the header and body can easily be deciphered by brute force tools. 

C. The SOAP protocol can be easily tampered with, even though the header is encrypted. 

D. The SOAP protocol does not support body or header encryption which allows assertions to be viewed in clear text by intermediaries. 


Q282. - (Topic 2) 

A large company is preparing to merge with a smaller company. The smaller company has been very profitable, but the smaller company’s main applications were created in-house. Which of the following actions should the large company’s security administrator take in preparation for the merger? 

A. A review of the mitigations implemented from the most recent audit findings of the smaller company should be performed. 

B. An ROI calculation should be performed to determine which company's application should be used. 

C. A security assessment should be performed to establish the risks of integration or co-existence. 

D. A regression test should be performed on the in-house software to determine security risks associated with the software. 


Q283. - (Topic 2) 

A company has noticed recently that its corporate information has ended up on an online forum. An investigation has identified that internal employees are sharing confidential corporate information on a daily basis. Which of the following are the MOST effective security controls that can be implemented to stop the above problem? (Select TWO). 

A. Implement a URL filter to block the online forum 

B. Implement NIDS on the desktop and DMZ networks 

C. Security awareness compliance training for all employees 

D. Implement DLP on the desktop, email gateway, and web proxies 

E. Review of security policies and procedures 

Answer: C,D 

Q284. - (Topic 3) 

An administrator receives reports that the network is running slow for users connected to a certain switch. Viewing the network traffic, the administrator reviews the following: 

18:51:59.042108 IP linuxwksta.55467 > dns.company.com.domain: 39462+ PTR? (42) 

18:51:59.055732 IP dns.company.com.domain > linuxwksta.55467: 39462 NXDomain 0/0/0 (42) 

18:51:59.055842 IP linuxwksta.48287 > dns.company.com.domain: 46767+ PTR? (42) 

18:51:59.069816 IP dns.company.com.domain > linuxwksta.48287: 46767 NXDomain 0/0/0 (42) 

18:51:59.159060 IP linuxwksta.42491 > Flags [P.], seq 1989625106:1989625154, ack 2067334822, win 1525, options [nop,nop,TS val 16021424 ecr 215646227], length 48 

18:51:59.159145 IP linuxwksta.48854 > dns.company.com.domain: 3834+ PTR? (41) 

18:51:59.159314 IP > linuxwksta.42491: Flags [P.], seq 1:49, ack 48, win 124, options [nop,nop,TS val 215647479 ecr 16021424], length 48 

18:51:59.159330 IP linuxwksta.42491 > Flags [.], ack 49, win 1525, options [nop,nop,TS val 16021424 ecr 215647479], length 0 

18:51:59.165342 IP dns.company.com.domain > linuxwksta.48854: 3834 NXDomain 0/0/0 


18:51:59.397461 ARP, Request who-has tell, length 46 

18:51:59.397597 IP linuxwksta.37684 > dns.company.com.domain: 15022+ PTR? (41) 

Given the traffic report, which of the following is MOST likely causing the slow traffic? 

A. DNS poisoning 

B. Improper network zoning 

C. ARP poisoning 

D. Improper LUN masking 


Q285. - (Topic 4) 

Company XYZ is in negotiations to acquire Company ABC for $1.2millon. Due diligence activities have uncovered systemic security issues in the flagship product of Company ABC. It has been established that a complete product rewrite would be needed with average estimates indicating a cost of $1.6millon. Which of the following approaches should the risk manager of Company XYZ recommend? 

A. Transfer the risk 

B. Accept the risk 

C. Mitigate the risk 

D. Avoid the risk 


Q286. - (Topic 5) 

A security engineer at a software development company has identified several vulnerabilities in a product late in the development cycle. This causes a huge delay for the release of the product. Which of the following should the administrator do to prevent these issues from occurring in the future? 

A. Recommend switching to an SDLC methodology and perform security testing during each maintenance iteration 

B. Recommend switching to a spiral software development model and perform security testing during the requirements gathering 

C. Recommend switching to a waterfall development methodology and perform security testing during the testing phase 

D. Recommend switching to an agile development methodology and perform security testing during iterations 


Q287. - (Topic 5) 

Joe, a hacker, has discovered he can specifically craft a webpage that when viewed in a browser crashes the browser and then allows him to gain remote code execution in the context of the victim’s privilege level. The browser crashes due to an exception error when a heap memory that is unused is accessed. Which of the following BEST describes the application issue? 

A. Integer overflow 

B. Click-jacking 

C. Race condition 

D. SQL injection 

E. Use after free 

F. Input validation 


Q288. - (Topic 5) 

A court order has ruled that your company must surrender all the email sent and received by a certain employee for the past five years. After reviewing the backup systems, the IT administrator concludes that email backups are not kept that long. Which of the following policies MUST be reviewed to address future compliance? 

A. Tape backup policies 

B. Offsite backup policies 

C. Data retention policies 

D. Data loss prevention policies 


Q289. - (Topic 4) 

A large bank deployed a DLP solution to detect and block customer and credit card data from leaving the organization via email. A disgruntled employee was able to successfully exfiltrate data through the corporate email gateway by embedding a word processing document containing sensitive data as an object in a CAD file. Which of the following BEST explains why it was not detected and blocked by the DLP solution? (Select TWO). 

A. The product does not understand how to decode embedded objects. 

B. The embedding of objects in other documents enables document encryption by default. 

C. The process of embedding an object obfuscates the data. 

D. The mail client used to send the email is not compatible with the DLP product. 

E. The DLP product cannot scan multiple email attachments at the same time. 

Answer: A,C 

Q290. - (Topic 5) 

An asset manager is struggling with the best way to reduce the time required to perform asset location activities in a large warehouse. A project manager indicated that RFID might be a valid solution if the asset manager’s requirements were supported by current RFID capabilities. Which of the following requirements would be MOST difficult for the asset manager to implement? 

A. The ability to encrypt RFID data in transmission 

B. The ability to integrate environmental sensors into the RFID tag 

C. The ability to track assets in real time as they move throughout the facility 

D. The ability to assign RFID tags a unique identifier