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

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

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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
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Product details

  • Paperback | 752 pages
  • 218 x 277 x 48mm | 1,758g
  • Osborne/McGraw-Hill
  • New York, United States
  • English
  • Revised
  • 3rd Revised edition
  • 200 Illustrations, unspecified
  • 0071786198
  • 9780071786195
  • 562,435

Table of contents

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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About Wm. Arthur Conklin

Wm. Arthur Conklin, PhD, CompTIA Security+, CISSP, CSSLP, is an assistant professor in the Information and Logistics Technology Department at the University of Houston. Gregory White, Ph.D., is an associate professor in the Department of Computer Science at the University of Texas at San Antonio. Contributing authors: Dwayne Williams, Roger Davis, and Chuck Cothren. Series editor: Corey Schou, PhD
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