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Essential Skills for a Successful IT Security Career
Learn the fundamentals of computer and information security while getting complete coverage of all the objectives for the latest release of CompTIA's Security+ certification exam. This instructive, full-color guide discusses communication, infrastructure, operational security, and methods for preventing attacks. Written and edited by leaders in the field, Principles of Computer Security, Second Edition will help you pass the CompTIA Security+ exam and become an IT security expert.
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Wm. Arthur Conklin, Ph.D., CompTIA Security+, CISSP, is an assistant professor in the Information and Logistics Technology Department at the University of Houston.
Greg White, Ph.D., is an associate professor in the Department of Computer Science at The University of Texas at San Antonio.
Contributing authors: Dwayne Williams, Roger Davis, and Chuck Cothren.
Chapter 1. Introduction and Security Trends; Chapter 2. General Security Concepts; Chapter 3. Operational/Organizational Security; Chapter 4. The Role of People in Security; Chapter 5. Cryptography; Chapter 6. Public Key Infrastructure; Chapter 7. Standards and Protocols; Chapter 8. Physical Security; Chapter 9. Network Fundamentals; Chapter 10. Infrastructure Security; Chapter 11. Authentication and Remote Access; Chapter 12. Wireless Security; Chapter 13. Intrusion Detection Systems and Network Security; Chapter 14. Baselines; Chapter 15. Types of Attacks and Malicious Software; Chapter 16. E-mail and Instant Messaging; Chapter 17. Web Components; Chapter 18. Secure Software Development; Chapter 19. Disaster Recovery, Business Continuity, and Organizational Policies; Chapter 20. Risk Management; Chapter 21. Change Management; Chapter 22. Privilege Management; Chapter 23. Computer Forensics; Chapter 24. Legal Issues and Ethics; Chapter 25. Privacy; Appendix A. Objectives Map: CompTIA Security+; Appendix B. About the CD; Glossary; Index