Mike Meyers' CompTIA Security+ Certification Passport 3rd Edition (Exam SY0-301) / Edition 3

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Overview

From the #1 Name in Professional Certification Get on the fast track to becoming CompTIA Security+ certified with this affordable, portable study tool. Inside, network security expert T.J. Samuelle guides you on your career path, providing expert tips and sound advice along the way. With an intensive focus only on what you need to know to pass the latest release of the CompTIA Security+ exam, this certification passport is your ticket to success on exam day. Featuring:
• Itineraries—List of official exam objectives covered
• ETAs—Amount of time needed to complete each lesson
• Travel Advisories—Expert advice on critical topics
• Local Lingo—Concise definitions of key terms and concepts
• Travel Assistance—Recommended resources for more information
• Checkpoints—End-of-chapter questions, answers, and explanations
• Career Flight Path—Career options mapped out to maximize the return from your IT journey

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780071770385
  • Publisher: McGraw-Hill Professional Publishing
  • Publication date: 5/24/2011
  • Series: Mike Meyers' Certficiation Passport Series
  • Edition number: 3
  • Pages: 480
  • Sales rank: 805,334
  • Product dimensions: 8.80 (w) x 6.00 (h) x 0.96 (d)

Meet the Author

T.J. Samuelle, CompTIA Security+, CompTIA Network+, CompTIA Server+, is an IT consultant and author of a number of computer books on CompTIA certifications. He has worked in many fields of IT, including IT helpdesks, desktop and network support, and network administration.

About the Series Editor: Mike Meyers, CompTIA A+, CompTIA Network+, MCP is the bestselling author of seven editions of CompTIA A+ All-in-One Exam Guide and several other computer books. He is the president and founder of Total Seminars, LLC, a major provider of PC and network repair seminars for thousands of organizations throughout the world, and a member of CompTIA.

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Table of Contents

Part I: Organizational Security
Chapter 1: Organizational Security and Compliance
Chapter 2: Security Training and Incident Response
Chapter 3: Business Continuity and Disaster Recovery
Part II: Cryptography
Chapter 4: Cryptography and Encryption Basics
Chapter 5: Public Key Infrastructure
Part III: Access Control and Identity Management
Chapter 6: Access Control
Chapter 7: Authentication and Identity Management
Part IV: Network Security
Chapter 8: Securing Networks
Chapter 9: Secure Network Administration
Chapter 10: Securing Wireless Networks
Part V: Application, Data, and Host Security
Chapter 11: Securing Host Systems
Chapter 12: Securing Applications and Data
Part VI: Threats and Vulnerabilities
Chapter 13: Monitoring for Security Threats
Chapter 14: Vulnerability Assessments
Appendices
Appendix A: About the CD-ROM
Appendix B: Career Flight Path
Index
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    This book is a complete waste of time and money. It is far less

    This book is a complete waste of time and money. It is far less in-depth than any other book I have seen. The end-of-chapter questions are worthless. Many of them are phrased in such a way that several of the answers are correct. Some are just nonsensical. Example, (paraphrasing) what is the best way to prevent after hours office laptop theft? A. cable locks or B. remove laptops from desks and lock them in cabinets. Their answer is B! Their reasoning - a determined thief could cut the cable. Evidently, a determined thief couldn't break open the cabinet. Are You Kidding Me!?!?

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