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Overview

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 the CompTIA Security+ certification exam. This up-to-date, full-color guide discusses communication, infrastructure, operational security, attack prevention, disaster recovery, computer forensics, and much more. Written and edited by leaders in the field, Principles of Computer Security: CompTIA Security+ and Beyond, Third Edition will help you pass CompTIA Security+ exam SY0-301 and become an IT security expert. From McGraw-Hill—a Gold-Level CompTIA Authorized Partner, this book offers Official CompTIA Approved Quality Content.

Find out how to:

  • Ensure operational, organizational, and physical security
  • Use cryptography and public key infrastructures (PKIs)
  • Secure remote access, wireless, and virtual private networks (VPNs)
  • Harden network devices, operating systems, and applications
  • Defend against network attacks, such as denial of service, spoofing, hijacking, and password guessing
  • Combat viruses, worms, Trojan horses, logic bombs, time bombs, and rootkits
  • Manage e-mail, instant messaging, and web security
  • Understand secure software development requirements
  • Enable disaster recovery and business continuity
  • Implement risk, change, and privilege management measures
  • Handle computer forensics and incident response
  • Understand legal, ethical, and privacy issues

The CD-ROM features:

  • Two full practice exams
  • PDF copy of the book

Each chapter includes:

  • Learning objectives
  • Photographs and illustrations
  • Real-world examples
  • Try This! and Cross Check exercises
  • Key terms highlighted
  • Tech Tips, Notes, and Warnings
  • Exam Tips
  • End-of-chapter quizzes and lab projects
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780071786195
  • Publisher: McGraw-Hill Professional Publishing
  • Publication date: 11/28/2011
  • Series: Official CompTIA Guide Series
  • Edition description: New Edition
  • Edition number: 3
  • Pages: 752
  • Sales rank: 367,253
  • Product dimensions: 8.40 (w) x 10.70 (h) x 1.20 (d)

Meet the Author

Wm. Arthur Conklin, PhD, CompTIA Security+, CISSP, CSSLP, is an assistant professor in the Information and Logistics Technology Department at the University of Houston.

Gregory 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.

Series editor: Corey Schou, PhD

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Table of Contents

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
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: Objective Map
Appendix B: About the CD
Glossary
Index
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