OS Hardening and Virtualization

OS Hardening and Virtualization

1. Virtualization technology is often implemented as operating systems and applications that run in software. Often, it is implemented as a virtual machine.
Of the following, which can be a security benefit when using virtualization?


2. Eric wants to install an isolated operating system. What is the best tool to use?


3. Where would you turn off file sharing in Windows?


4. Which option enables you to hide the bootmgr file?


5. Which of the following should be implemented to harden an operating system?
(Select the two best answers.)


6. What is the best (most secure) file system to use in Windows?


7. A customer’s SD card uses FAT32 as its file system. What file system can you upgrade it to when using the convert command?


8. Which of the following is not an advantage of NTFS over FAT32?


9. What is the deadliest risk of a virtual computer?


10. Virtualized browsers can protect the OS that they are installed within from which of the following?


11. Which of the following needs to be backed up on a domain controller to recover Active Directory?


12. Which of the following should you implement to fix a single security issue on the computer?


13. An administrator wants to reduce the size of the attack surface of a Windows Server. Which of the following is the best answer to accomplish this?


14. Which of the following is a security reason to implement virtualization in your network?


15. Which of the following is one example of verifying new software changes on a test system?


16. You have been tasked with protecting an operating system from malicious software. What should you do? (Select the two best answers.)


17. You are attempting to establish host-based security for your organization’s workstations. Which of the following is the best way to do this?


18. In Windows, which of the following commands will not show the version number?


19. During an audit of your servers, you have noticed that most servers have large amounts of free disk space and have low memory utilization. Which of the following statements will be correct if you migrate some of the servers to a virtual environment?