Comptia Security+ Sy0-501 Cert Guide
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Comptia Security+ Sy0-501 Cert Guide

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Learn, prepare, and practice for CompTIA Security+ SY0-501 exam success with this CompTIA approved Cert Guide from Pearson IT Certification, a leader in IT certification learning and a CompTIA Authorized Platinum Partner.

- Master CompTIA Security+ SY0-501 exam topics

- Assess your knowledge with chapter-ending quizzes

- Review key concepts with exam preparation tasks

- Practice with realistic exam questions







CompTIA Security+ SY0-501 Cert Guide is a best-of-breed exam study guide. Best-selling author and expert instructor David L. Prowse shares preparation hints and test-taking tips, helping you identify areas of weakness and improve both your conceptual knowledge and hands-on skills. Material is presented in a concise manner, focusing on increasing your understanding and retention of exam topics.






The book presents you with an organized test-preparation routine through the use of proven series elements and techniques. Exam topic lists make referencing easy. Chapter-ending chapter review activities help you drill on key concepts you must know thoroughly. Review questions help you assess your knowledge, and a final preparation chapter guides you through tools and resources to help you craft your final study plan.






The companion website contains the powerful Pearson Test Prep practice test software, complete with hundreds of exam-realistic questions. The assessment software offers you a wealth of customization options and reporting features, laying out a complete assessment of your knowledge to help you focus your study where it is needed most.






Well regarded for its level of detail, assessment features, and challenging review questions and exercises, this CompTIA approved study guide helps you master the concepts and techniques that will enable you to succeed on the exam the first time.






The CompTIA approved study guide helps you master all the topics on the Security+ exam, including

- Core computer system security

- OS hardening and virtualization

- Application security

- Network design elements

- Networking ports, protocols, and threats

- Network perimeter security

- Physical security and authentication models

- Access control

- Vulnerability and risk assessment

- Monitoring and auditing

- Cryptography, including PKI

- Redundancy and disaster recovery

- Social Engineering

- Policies and procedures
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Product details

  • Hardback | 848 pages
  • 196 x 236 x 48mm | 1,542g
  • Que Corporation,U.S.
  • United States
  • English
  • 4th ed.
  • Illustrations, unspecified
  • 0789758997
  • 9780789758996
  • 76,457

Table of contents

Chapter 1 Introduction to SecurityChapter 2 Computer Systems SecurityChapter 3 OS Hardening and VirtualizationChapter 4 Application Security Chapter 5 Network Design Elements Chapter 6 Networking Protocols and Threats Chapter 7 Network Perimeter SecurityChapter 8 Securing Network Media and DevicesChapter 9 Physical Security and Authentication ModelsChapter 10 Access Control Methods and Models Chapter 11 Vulnerability and Risk AssessmentChapter 12 Monitoring and AuditingChapter 13 Encryption and Hashing Concepts Chapter 14 PKI and Encryption Protocols Chapter 15 Redundancy and Disaster Recovery Chapter 16 Policies, Procedures, and People Chapter 17 Taking the Real ExamPractice Exam 1: SY0-501
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About David L Prowse

David L. Prowse is an author, technologist, and technical trainer. He has penned a dozen books for Pearson Education, including the well-received CompTIA A+ Exam Cram. He also develops video content, including the CompTIA A+ LiveLessons video course. Over the past two decades he has taught CompTIA A+, Network+, and Security+ certification courses, both in the classroom and via the Internet. David has 20 years of experience in the IT field and loves to share that experience with his readers, watchers, and students.
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