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Exam SY0-701 topic 1 question 27 discussion

Actual exam question from CompTIA's SY0-701
Question #: 27
Topic #: 1
[All SY0-701 Questions]

Which of the following security control types does an acceptable use policy best represent?

  • A. Detective
  • B. Compensating
  • C. Corrective
  • D. Preventive
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Suggested Answer: D 🗳️

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ebomuchekingsley
1 week, 2 days ago
Policies are usually a type of preventive admin control.
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noragami
2 weeks, 4 days ago
Selected Answer: D
An acceptable use policy best represents: D. Preventive An acceptable use policy is designed to prevent security incidents by defining the acceptable and unacceptable behaviors and actions for users within an organization. By setting clear guidelines and expectations, it aims to prevent misuse and ensure that users adhere to security protocols, thereby reducing the risk of security breaches.
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elbarozz
1 month ago
Selected Answer: D
its clearly D
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TheMichael
1 month ago
Selected Answer: D
D. Preventive AUP is pretty obviously trying to prevent things from happening. It's not A. Detective because it doesn't detect anything. It's a policy. It's not B. Compensating because it isn't making up for any other policy included in the question. It's not C. Corrective because it doesn't correct anything on it's own, it's simply a policy that is to be followed. So it could only be D. Preventive, as it prevents people from doing things that might compromise the network.
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Gadoof
1 month, 2 weeks ago
Selected Answer: B
It's impossible for a policy to be a detective, corrective, or preventative control as a policy CANNOT stop/prevent, or detect any attack in any way. It has to be B
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kinny4000
1 month, 2 weeks ago
Due to the consequences a user will face if they breach the AUP, it acts as a deterrent. It does actually prevent a lot.
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MAKOhunter33333333
2 months, 1 week ago
Selected Answer: D
AUP = lets user know what is acceptable and allowed to prevent them from performing certain activity
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rjbb
2 months, 1 week ago
Selected Answer: D
preventive - an acceptable use policy enforces rules to users to use company resources. example - company A states that in order to access files in the company server you must connect to your company VPN when working from home. This prevents you from connecting from an insecure network.
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