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With hundreds of practice questions and hands-on exercises, CompTIA Security+ Certification Study Guide covers what you need to know--and shows you how to prepare--for this challenging exam.
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Simulated exam questions match the format, tone, topics, and difficulty of the real exam
Covers all the exam topics, including:
Networking Basics and Terminology * Security Terminology * Security Policies and Standards * Types of Attacks * System Security Threats * Mitigating Security Threats * Implementing System Security * Securing the Network Infrastructure * Wireless Networking and Security * Authentication * Access Control * Cryptography * Managing a Public Key Infrastructure * Physical Security * Risk Analysis * Disaster Recovery and Business Continuity * Computer Forensics * Security Assessments and Audits * Monitoring and Auditing
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From the Author
Security is a critical part of information systems, and the need is on the rise for IT professionals proficient in configuring systems in a secure manner and able to assess security. The CompTIA Security+ Certification Study Guide is a comprehensive book that is designed to help you prepare for the Security+ exam (SY0-301), but also serves as a practical reference you can use after obtaining your certification. This book is organized to serve as an in-depth review for the CompTIA Security+ certification exam (SY0-301) for both experienced security professionals and newcomers to the field of information system security. Each chapter covers a major aspect of the exam, with an emphasis on the “why” as well as on the “how to” help organizations understand critical security technologies that should be implemented in their environment. This book also helps you understand how to assess and recommend ways of improving security within a company.