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

Kobo ebook | November 28, 2011

byWm. Arthur Conklin, Gregory White, Dwayne Williams...

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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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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, attac...

Format:Kobo ebookPublished:November 28, 2011Publisher:McGraw-HillLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0071786155

ISBN - 13:9780071786157

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