Acing the Security+ Certification Exam

Acing the Security+ Certification Exam

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For CompTIA Security+ Certification Exam preparation; as well as courses in IT that include a security component. Designed to prepare students to take and pass the CompTIA Security+ exam, this book teaches the basics of PC and network security, an increasingly important trend in IT. Topics include user management and security, encryption and authentication, network infrastructure security, remote access security, wireless security, directory and file security, application security, windows group policies and security templates, attacks and intrusion detection, and disaster recovery and business continuity. It covers security for Windows, Linux, and NetWare. Successful students will be able to pass any security exam.show more

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  • Mixed media product | 512 pages
  • 215.9 x 279.4 x 19.1mm | 1,020.59g
  • Pearson Education (US)
  • Prentice Hall Certification
  • Upper Saddle River, United States
  • English
  • 0131121642
  • 9780131121645

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This easy-to-understand book provides readers with the complete knowledge to easily pass the CompTIA Security+ certification exam. By knowing how to make their networks more secure, readers will also become better administrators. Knowledge of PCs and network operating systems is a prerequisite. The text discusses how to secure the network from unauthorized access through the use of routers and firewalls; how to secure major network operating systems including Microsoft Windows, Linux, and Novell NetWare; how to secure major network applications and services; and the plans, procedures, policies, and training needed to keep networks secure. "Key Features: "Real-world examples motivate interest.Built-in, hands-on exercises provide accessible, easy-to-grasp presentation.End-of-section questions and interactive practice exams prepare users to take the Security+ certification exam.The ReviewMaster Tutorial CD provides practice test questions that simulate the actual certification test.show more

Table of contents

1.COMPTIA and the Security+ Exam. 2.Introduction to Security. 3.The OSI Model and Protocol Overview. 4.User Management and Security. 5.Encryption and Authentication. 6.Network Infrastructure Security. 7.Remote Access Security. 8.Wireless Security. 9.Directory and File Security. 10. Application Security. 11. Windows Group Policies and Security Templates. 12. Attacks and Intrusion Detection. 13. Disaster Recovery and Business Continuity.show more