CompTIA Security+ Certification All-in-One Exam Guide, Premium Fourth Edition with Online Practice Labs (Exam SY0-401)

CompTIA Security+ Certification All-in-One Exam Guide, Premium Fourth Edition with Online Practice Labs (Exam SY0-401)

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The premium edition features the bestselling book plus one year of unlimited access* to Practice Labs for CompTIA Security+, including real world hands-on tasks carried out on real hardware simply accessed from a web browser.

An innovative, hands-on study system from a team of CompTIA certification and security experts, CompTIA Security+ Certification All-in-One Exam Guide, Premium Fourth Edition with Online Practice Labs offers complete coverage of CompTIA Security+ exam SY0-401 and prepares you for difficult performance-based exam questions. The Practice Labs platform offers an opportunity to work with industry standard technologies to help you develop a deeper understanding of the topics covered in the certification exam.

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Real hardware and software needed to develop your practical skills-this is not a simulation, but access to the actual equipment you would expect to find in any work place along with a wide range of industry standard technologiesCertification labs for CompTIA Security+-the associated lab guide provides realistic scenarios and step-by-step instructionsReal world configurations that provide sufficient hardware not only to carry out tasks, but also test the impact of those changesAdministrative access to the relevant devices giving you complete control to carry out either your own configurations or to follow the lab guide to configure specific technologies required for CompTIA Security+The ability to reset and start over with the click of a button-no fear of making mistakes!

The book features learning objectives at the beginning of each chapter, exam tips, and end of chapter practice questions with in-depth answer explanations. Designed to help you pass the CompTIA Security+ exam with ease, this definitive volume also serves as an essential on-the-job reference.

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Practice Test Software with hundreds of questions (Microsoft Windows only)PDF copy of the book

CompTIA Security+ Certification All-in-One Exam Guide, Fourth Edition covers all exam topics, including:

Network securityCompliance and operational securityThreats and vulnerabilitiesApplication, data, and host securityAccess control and identity managementCryptography

*For complete one-year access, initial registration must occur within the first two years of the Premium Fourth Edition's date of publication.
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Product details

  • Paperback | 704 pages
  • 193 x 234 x 38mm | 1,111g
  • OH, United States
  • English
  • 4th edition
  • 84 Illustrations, unspecified
  • 1259863654
  • 9781259863653

Table of contents

Part I: Network Security
Chapter 1: Network Device Configuration
Chapter 2: Secure Network Administration
Chapter 3: Secure Network Design
Chapter 4: Secure Wireless Networking

Part II: Compliance and Operational Security
Chapter 5: Risk Concepts
Chapter 6: System Integration Processes
Chapter 7: Risk Management
Chapter 8: Digital Forensics and Incident Response
Chapter 9: Security Awareness and Training
Chapter 10: Physical Security and Environmental Controls
Chapter 11: Security Controls

Part III: Threats and Vulnerabilities
Chapter 12: Attacks and Malware
Chapter 13: Social Engineering
Chapter 14: Application and Wireless Attacks
Chapter 15: Mitigation Techniques
Chapter 16: Threat and Vulnerability Discovery

Part IV: Application, Data, and Host Security
Chapter 17: Application Security Controls
Chapter 18: Mobile Device Security
Chapter 19: Host-based Security
Chapter 20: Securing Alternative Environments

Part V: Access Control and Identity Management
Chapter 21: Access Control and Identity Management
Chapter 22: Account Management

Part VI: Cryptography
Chapter 23: Cryptographic Concepts
Chapter 24: Cryptographic Methods
Appendix A: OSI Model and Internet Protocols
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About Wm. Arthur Conklin

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.

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.

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.

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.
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