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Principles of Computer Security CompTIA Security+ and Beyond (Exam SY0-301), 3rd Edition

3rd Edition
Publication Date: Dec 19, 2011
ISBN:0071786198 / 9780071786195
Language: English
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Imprint: McGraw-Hill Osborne Media Publisher: McGraw-Hill Education Dimensions: 10.7 X 8.5 Inches (US)
Main Description

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

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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