CompTIA Security+ Certification Study Guide, Second Edition (Exam SY0-401)

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The best fully integrated study system available for the CompTIA Security+ exam!

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Overview

The best fully integrated study system available for the CompTIA Security+ exam!

Prepare for CompTIA Security+ Exam SY0-401 with McGraw-Hill Professional—a Platinum-Level CompTIA Authorized Partner offering Authorized CompTIA Approved Quality Content to give you the competitive edge on exam day.

With hundreds of practice exam questions, including new

performance-based questions, CompTIA Security+ Certification Study Guide, Second Edition covers what you need to know—and shows you how to prepare—for this challenging exam.

  • 100% complete coverage of all official objectives for exam SY0-401
  • Exam Watch notes call attention to information about, and potential pitfalls in, the exam
  • Inside the Exam sections in every chapter highlight key exam topics covered
  • Two-Minute Drills for quick review at the end of every chapter
  • Simulated exam questions—including performance-based questions—match the format, 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

Electronic content includes:

  • Test engine that provides customized practice exams by

    chapter or by exam domain

  • 1+ hour of video training from the author
  • Lab exercise PDF with solutions
  • NEW pre-assessment exam
  • Glossary of key terms
  • PDF copy of the book for studying on the go
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780071841283
  • Publisher: McGraw-Hill Professional Publishing
  • Publication date: 7/11/2014
  • Series: Certification Press Series
  • Edition number: 2
  • Pages: 880
  • Sales rank: 167,061
  • Product dimensions: 7.40 (w) x 9.10 (h) x 2.00 (d)

Meet the Author

Glen E. Clarke, CCNA, MCITP, CEH, CHFI, SCNP, CISSO, CompTIA Security+, CompTIA Network+, CompTIA A+, is an independent trainer and consultant from Halifax, NS. He has authored many certification books, including CompTIA Network+ Certification Study Guide, Fifth Edition.

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Table of Contents

Brief TOC1. Network Basics and Terminology 2. Introduction to Security Terminology 3. Security Policies and Standards 4. Types of Attacks 5. System Security Threats 6. Mitigating Security Threats 7. Implementing System Security 8. Securing the Network Infrastructure 9. Wireless Networking 10. Authentication11. Access Control 12. Introduction to Cryptography 13. Managing a PKI Infrastructure 14. Physical Security 15. Risk Analysis 16. Disaster Recovery 17. Introduction to Computer Forensics 18. Security Assessments and Audits 19. Understanding Monitoring and Auditing

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