CompTIA Security+ All-in-One Exam Guide, Second Edition (Exam SY0-201)

CompTIA Security+ All-in-One Exam Guide, Second Edition (Exam SY0-201)

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A CompTIA Security+ Exam Guide and An On-the-Job Reference--All-in-One

Get complete coverage of all the material included on the CompTIA Security+ exam inside this fully up-to-date, comprehensive resource. Written by network security experts, this authoritative exam guide features learning objectives at the beginning of each chapter, exam tips, practice questions, and in-depth explanations. Designed to help you pass the CompTIA Security+ exam with ease, this definitive volume also serves as an essential on-the-job reference. Get full details on all exam topics, including how to:

Combat viruses, Trojan horses, spyware, logic bombs, and worms
Defend against DDoS, spoofing, replay, TCP/IP hijacking, and other attacks
Apply best practices for access control methods
Implement authentication using Kerberos, CHAP, biometrics, and other methods
Use cryptography and PKI
Secure remote access, wireless, and virtual private networks (VPNs)
Harden networks, operating systems, and applications
Manage incident response and follow forensic procedures

The CD-ROM features

One full practice exam
Complete electronic book
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Product details

  • Book | 672 pages
  • 196 x 239 x 39mm | 1,302g
  • MCGRAW-HILL Professional
  • New York, NY, United States
  • English
  • Revised
  • 2nd edition
  • 200 Illustrations, unspecified
  • 0071601279
  • 9780071601276
  • 855,747

Table of contents

Part I: Security Concepts
Chapter 1. General Security Concepts
Chapter 2. Operational Organizational Security
Chapter 3. Legal Issues, Privacy, and Ethics
Part II: Cryptography and Applications
Chapter 4. Cryptography
Chapter 5. Public Key Infrastructure
Chapter 6. Standards and Protocols
Part III: Security in the Infrastructure
Chapter 7. Physical Security
Chapter 8. Infrastructure Security
Chapter 9. Authentication and Remote Access
Chapter 10. Wireless Security
Part IV: Security in Transmissions
Chapter 11. Intrusion Detection Systems
Chapter 12. Security Baselines
Chapter 13. Types of Attacks and Malicious Software
Chapter 14. E-Mail and Instant Messaging
Chapter 15. Web Components
Part V: Operational Security
Chapter 16. Disaster Recovery and Business Continuity
Chapter 17. Risk Management
Chapter 18. Change Management
Chapter 19. Privilege Management
Chapter 20. Computer Forensics
Part VI: Appendixes
Appendix A. About the CD
Appendix B. OSI Model and Internet Protocols
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About Gregory B. White

Greg White (San Antonio, TX), Security+, CISSP, is an Associate Professor in the Department of Computer Science at the University of Texas at San Antonio. Dr. White is the Director of the Center for Infrastructure Assurance and Security at UTSA, and was the author of the first edition of the Security+ All-in-One Exam Guide from McGraw-Hill.

Wm. Arthur Conklin (Houston, TX), Security+, CISSP, is an Assistant Professor in the Information and Logistics Technology department at the University of Houston. In addition to his PhD, Mr. Conklin has a MBA from UTSA, and two graduate degrees in Electrical Engineering from the Naval Postgraduate School in Monterey, California. Dr. Conklins interests are information security, systems theory, and secure software design.

Roger L. Davis is a Senior Internal Audit Manager at NuSkin Enterprises and is responsible for evaluating global business operations in over 35 countries. He is a retired Air Force Colonel with over 20 years of military and information security experience. Mr. Davis is a Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP) and holds a Masters Degree in Computer Science from George Washington University.

Chuck Cothren is a Research Scientist at University of Texas at San Antonio (UTSA) Center for Infrastructure Assurance and Security (CIAS) and currently serves on the Information Security Associations Alamo Chapter Board of Directors. Mr. Cothren has a wide array of security experience including performing controlled penetration testing, network security policies, computer intrusion forensics, and computer training. He is a Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP) and has co-authored other McGraw-Hill/Osborne titles. Mr. Cothren holds a B.S. in Industrial Distribution from Texas A&M University.
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