Security+ [NOOK Book]

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Few Information Technology skills are in more demand these days than those related to security and few qualifications in this field are more respected than CompTIA.s Security+ certification.

Security+ Essentials is an eBook designed to provide the knowledge necessary to pass the CompTIA Security+ exam. Topics covered include I.T. infrastructure security, access control, ...
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Overview

Few Information Technology skills are in more demand these days than those related to security and few qualifications in this field are more respected than CompTIA.s Security+ certification.

Security+ Essentials is an eBook designed to provide the knowledge necessary to pass the CompTIA Security+ exam. Topics covered include I.T. infrastructure security, access control, cryptography, intrusion detection, firewall configuration, threat types, public key infrastructure and more.

If you are planning to study for the Security+ exam, or simply want to learn more about I.T. Security in general, Security+ Essentials is an ideal source of information.

Topics covered in this book include:

- Mandatory, Discretionary, Role and Rule Based Access Control

- Authentication and Identity Verification

- An Overview of IT Security Threats and Attacks

- Software Exploitation, Malicious Code and Social Engineering

- Identifying Common and Nonessential Services

- An Overview of Communications Security

- The Basics of Email and Web Security

- IT Media Security Basics

- Network Security Topologies

- Intrusion Detection Systems

- Security Baselines and Operating System, Network and Application Hardening

- Cryptography Basics

- An Overview of Public Key Infrastructures (PKI)
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Product Details

  • BN ID: 2940012000231
  • Publisher: Payload Media
  • Publication date: 12/18/2010
  • Sold by: Barnes & Noble
  • Format: eBook
  • Sales rank: 764,579
  • File size: 127 KB

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  • Posted April 18, 2011

    Ok to start but use other sources

    This book is okay as a starting place for this certification, but it has too many errors in it to be a lasting reference. This book also doesn't go into enough detail to be a the only reference guide for this exam.

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