A+, Network+, Security+ Exams in a Nutshell: A Desktop Quick Reference

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If you're preparing for the new CompTIA 2006 certification in A+, or the current Network+ and Security+ certifications, you'll find this book invaluable. It provides all the information you need to get ready for these exams, including the four new A+ exams — the required Essentials exam and three elective exams that pertain to your area of specialization.

As with other O'Reilly Nutshell books for certification exams, A+, Network+ and Security + in a Nutshell follows a proven ...

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Overview

If you're preparing for the new CompTIA 2006 certification in A+, or the current Network+ and Security+ certifications, you'll find this book invaluable. It provides all the information you need to get ready for these exams, including the four new A+ exams — the required Essentials exam and three elective exams that pertain to your area of specialization.

As with other O'Reilly Nutshell books for certification exams, A+, Network+ and Security + in a Nutshell follows a proven style and approach. It reviews all of the topics needed to master each exam in a remarkably concise format, with required knowledge boiled down to the core. Instead of plowing through 500 to 700 pages to prepare for each exam, this book covers each one in approximately 150 pages. And because the objectives for the three elective A+ exams are redundant, and the book covers them in one section.

The exams covered include:

  • A+ Essentials: Required for A+ 2006 certification
  • EXAM 220-602: For the A+ IT Technician specialization
  • EXAM 220-603: For the A+ Remote Support Technician specialization
  • EXAM 220-604: For the A+ IT Depot specialization
  • EXAM N10-003: For Network+ Certification
  • EXAM SYO-101: For Security+ Certification

Each exam is covered in three parts: Exam Overview, Study Guide and Prep and Practice. Plenty of detailed tables and screen shots are included, along with study notes and practice questions. Once you have completed the exams successfully, you will find this all-in-one book to be a valuable reference to core administration and security skills.

This concise guide offers study material for three CompTIA certification exams: the A+ exam for computer service technicians, the Network+ exam for networking professionals, and the Security+ exam for security technicians. It provides an all-in-one review resource that includes study notes and practice questions.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780596528249
  • Publisher: O'Reilly Media, Incorporated
  • Publication date: 3/1/2007
  • Series: In a Nutshell (O'Reilly) Series
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 812
  • Product dimensions: 6.09 (w) x 9.07 (h) x 1.69 (d)

Meet the Author

Pawan K. Bhardwaj is an independent technical trainer and author. Pawan is MCSE, MCT, Security+, Network+, I-Net+ and A+ certified. He was one of the first 100 in India to attain MCSE certification in 1997. He teaches Windows Administration and Networking classes and provides consultancy to training institutions. He has authored or contributed to over 12 certification books, including "MCSE 2003 Electives Exams in a Nutshell" by O'Reilly. Pawan was also the technical reviewer for the bestselling title "MCSE 2003 Core Required Exams in a Nutshell" and "MCSE Windows 2000 Exams in a Nutshell", also by O'Reilly.

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Table of Contents

Preface;
Conventions Used in This Book;
Other Study Resources;
How to Contact Us;
Acknowledgments;
Part I: A+ Essentials;
Chapter 1: Overview of A+ Essentials Exam;
1.1 Areas of Study for the A+ Essentials Exam;
Chapter 2: A+ Essentials Study Guide;
2.1 Personal Computer Components;
2.2 Laptops and Portable Devices;
2.3 Operating Systems;
2.4 Printers and Scanners;
2.5 Networks;
2.6 Security;
2.7 Safety and Environmental Issues;
2.8 Communications and Professionalism;
Chapter 3: Prep and Practice for the A+ Essentials Exam;
3.1 Preparing for the A+ Essentials Exam;
3.2 Suggested Exercises for the A+ Essentials Exam;
3.3 Highlighters Index;
3.4 Practice Questions for the A+ Essentials Exam;
Part II: A+ Exams 220–602, 220–603, and 220–604;
Chapter 4: Overview of the A+ Exams 220–602, 220–603, and 220–604;
4.1 Areas of Study for A+ Exams 220–602, 220–603, and 220–604;
Chapter 5: Study Guide for A+ Exams 220–602, 220–603, and 220–604;
5.1 Personal Computer Components;
5.2 Laptops and Portable Devices;
5.3 Operating Systems;
5.4 Printers and Scanners;
5.5 Networks;
5.6 Security;
Chapter 6: Prep and Practice for the A+ Exams 220–602, 220–603, and 220–604;
6.1 Preparing for the A+ Exams;
6.2 Suggested Exercises for the Exams;
6.3 Highlighters Index;
6.4 Practice Questions for the A+ Exams;
Part III: Network+;
Chapter 7: Overview of the Network+ Exam;
7.1 Areas of Study for the Network+ Exam;
Chapter 8: Network+ Exam Study Guide;
8.1 Media and Topologies;
8.2 Protocols and Standards;
8.3 Network Implementation;
8.4 Network Support;
Chapter 9: Network+ Exam Prep and Practice;
9.1 Preparing for the Network+ Exam;
9.2 Network+ Exam Suggested Exercises;
9.3 Network+ Exam Highlighters Index;
9.4 Network+ Exam Practice Questions;
Part IV: Security+;
Chapter 10: Overview of Security+ Exam;
10.1 Areas of Study for Security+ Exam;
Chapter 11: Security+ Exam Study Guide;
11.1 General Security Concepts;
11.2 Communication Security;
11.3 Infrastructure Security;
11.4 Basics of Cryptography;
11.5 Operational and Organizational Security;
Chapter 12: Security+ Exam Prep and Practice;
12.1 Preparing for the Security+ Exam;
12.2 Security+ Exam Suggested Exercises;
12.3 Security+ Exam Highlighters Index;
12.4 Security+ Exam Practice Questions;
Colophon;

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  • Anonymous

    Posted May 20, 2008

    Great Study Guide for the Network+ Exam

    I read another Network+ book before I read this one, but this one covered almost everything that was asked on the Exam. It gets straight to the point without all of the small talk in-between. This book is HIGHLY RECOMMENDED for a reference / study guide for the Nework+ exam.

    3 out of 3 people found this review helpful.

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