16 Oct Practice Test Question – File Integrity Monitoring Alerts
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Charlie received an alert from file integrity monitoring software running on a server in his organization. Which one of the following is NOT a likely reason for this alert?
A. Operating system update
B. CPU failure
C. Application update
D. Security incident
Correct Answer: B
Operating system updates and application updates frequently trigger file integrity alerts, as do system compromises. A CPU failure would result in a system crash, rather than a file integrity alert.