CySA+ CS0-001 – Q. 037


In order to meet regulatory compliance objectives for the storage of PHI, vulnerability scans must be conducted on a continuous basis. The last completed scan of the network returned 5,682 possible vulnerabilities. The Chief Information Officer (CIO) would like to establish a remediation plan to resolve all known issues. Which of the following is the BEST way to proceed?

A. Attempt to identify all false positives and exceptions, and then resolve all remaining items.
B. Hold off on additional scanning until the current list of vulnerabilities has been resolved.
C. Place assets that handle PHI in a sandbox environment, and then resolve all vulnerabilities.
D. Reduce the scan to items identified as critical in the asset inventory, and resolve these issues first.