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CompTIA Security+ Certification Practice Exams (Exam SY0-301) is filled with more than 800 realistic practice questions to prepare you for this challenging exam. To help you understand the material, in-depth explanations of both the correct and incorrect answers are included for every question. This practical guide covers all official objectives for Exam SY0-301 and is the perfect companion to CompTIA Security+ Certification Study Guide.
Covers all exam topics, including:
Network 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
• Managing a PKI Infrastructure
• Physical Security
• Risk Analysis
• Disaster Recovery
• Computer Forensics
• Security Assessments and Audits
• Monitoring and Auditing
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From the Authors
Organization and Design of This Book
CompTIA Security+ Certification Practice Exams (Exam SY0-301) is a battery of practice test questions organized by the official exam objectives. The first 19 chapters contain over 500 questions that cover all of the objectives for the SY0-301 exam. The last chapter is a complete practice exam. The accompanying CD contains an additional practice exam in a simulated testing environment, and a third practice exam is available for free download via the web.
This book was developed and written in conjunction with the CompTIA Security+ Certification Study Guide, by Glen E. Clarke. The order the objectives are presented in is identical, as are the chapter titles. These books were designed to work together as a comprehensive program for self-study.
Strategies for Use
There are a variety of ways in which this book can be used, whether used simultaneously with the CompTIA Security+ Certification Study Guide or as a stand-alone test prep tool.
With the Study Guide: Taking a chapter-by-chapter approach, you can opt to read a Study Guide chapter and then practice what you have learned with the questions in the corresponding Practice Exams chapter, and alternate between books throughout your course of study.
The Practice Exams book alone: Using the Practice Exams book after you have read the Study Guide, or as a stand-alone test prep tool, you can work through the book cover to cover and take the three practice exams as the final step in your preparation.
Or, by means of the Exam Readiness Checklist, you can gauge your level of expertise and determine which objectives to focus on and work through the book by objectives. The Exam Readiness Checklist notes which questions pertain to which objectives, allowing you to tailor your review.