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Random Network+ Question #3

Discussion in 'Network+' started by tripwire45, Mar 21, 2005.

  1. tripwire45
    Honorary Member

    tripwire45 Zettabyte Poster

    The following security protocol uses AES for encryption as well as EAP for authentication. Of the choices below, which answer is most likely correct?

    1. 802.1x
    2. L2TP
    3. MS-CHAPv1
    4. MS-CHAPv2
    5. WPAv1
    6. WPAv2
    7. WEP
    8. SSL

    Answer later.
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  2. cazzam35

    cazzam35 Kilobyte Poster

    going to go with 1: 802.1x
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  3. Jakamoko
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    Jakamoko On the move again ...

    7. WEP for me.
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  4. nugget
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    nugget Junior toady

    I'll go with number 1 here too.:D
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  5. tripwire45
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    tripwire45 Zettabyte Poster

    Maybe I should wait on this but it's been over 12 hours and it's the middle of the night where most of your live. The correct answer is:

    drumroll please...

    6: WPAv2

    1 is incorrect because 802.1x is used to pass EAP across networks that do not use the PPP protocol to provide authentication services.

    2 is incorrect because L2T2 is a combination of Microsoft's PPTP tunneling protocol and Cisco's Layer 2 Forwarding.

    3 and 4 are incorrect because CHAP versions 1 and 2 are authentication protocols that work with RAS servers on Microsoft networks.

    5 is incorrect because while both WPA versions 1 and 2 use 802.1x and EAP, only WPAv2 uses AES as well as EAP.

    7 is incorrect because only uses either 64 or 128 bit encryption.

    8 is incorrect because SSL uses a private key to encrypt data that is transferred over the SSL connection. The HTTPS protocol uses SSL for security.

    Hope this was a good question. It was taken right out of the 2005 objectives for the Network+ exam. More later.
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