CompTIA Security Study Guide

Author: Emmett Dulaney
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 9781118875476
Release Date: 2014-04-22
Genre: Computers

Join over 250,000 IT professionals who've earned Security+ certification If you're an IT professional hoping to progress in your career, then you know that the CompTIA Security+ exam is one of the most valuable certifications available. Since its introduction in 2002, over a quarter million professionals have achieved Security+ certification, itself a springboard to prestigious certifications like the CASP, CISSP, and CISA. The CompTIA Security+ Study Guide: SY0-401 covers 100% of the Security+ exam objectives, with clear and concise information on crucial security topics. You'll find everything you need to prepare for the 2014 version of the Security+ certification exam, including insight from industry experts on a wide range of IT security topics. Readers also get access to a robust set of learning tools, featuring electronic flashcards, assessment tests, robust practice test environment, with hundreds of practice questions, and electronic flashcards. CompTIA authorized and endorsed Includes updates covering the latest changes to the exam, including better preparation for real-world applications Covers key topics like network security, compliance and operational security, threats and vulnerabilities, access control and identity management, and cryptography Employs practical examples and insights to provide real-world context from two leading certification experts Provides the necessary tools to take that first important step toward advanced security certs like CASP, CISSP, and CISA, in addition to satisfying the DoD's 8570 directive If you're serious about jump-starting your security career, you need the kind of thorough preparation included in the CompTIA Security+ Study Guide: SY0-401.

CompTIA Security Certification Study Guide Second Edition Exam SY0 401

Author: Glen E. Clarke
Publisher: McGraw Hill Professional
ISBN: 9780071841276
Release Date: 2014-07-11
Genre: Computers

The best fully integrated study system available for the CompTIA Security+ exam! Prepare for CompTIA Security+ Exam SY0-401 with McGraw-Hill Professional--a Platinum-Level CompTIA Authorized Partner offering Authorized CompTIA Approved Quality Content to give you the competitive edge on exam day. With hundreds of practice exam questions, including new performance-based questions, CompTIA Security+ Certification Study Guide, Second Edition covers what you need to know--and shows you how to prepare--for this challenging exam. 100% complete coverage of all official objectives for exam SY0-401 Exam Watch notes call attention to information about, and potential pitfalls in, the exam Inside the Exam sections in every chapter highlight key exam topics covered Two-Minute Drills for quick review at the end of every chapter Simulated exam questions--including performance-based questions--match the format, topics, and difficulty of the real exam Covers all the exam topics, including: Networking Basics and Terminology * Security Terminology * Security Policies and Standards * Types of Attacks * System Security Threats * Mitigating Security Threats * Implementing System Security * Securing the Network Infrastructure * Wireless Networking and Security * Authentication * Access Control * Cryptography • Managing a Public Key Infrastructure * Physical Security * Risk Analysis * Disaster Recovery and Business Continuity * Computer Forensics * Security Assessments and Audits * Monitoring and Auditing Electronic content includes: Test engine that provides customized practice exams by chapter or by exam domain 1+ hour of video training from the author Lab exercise PDF with solutions NEW pre-assessment exam Glossary of key terms PDF copy of the book for studying on the go

CompTIA Security Review Guide

Author: James M. Stewart
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 9781118922903
Release Date: 2014-05-05
Genre: Computers

Focused review for the CompTIA Security+ certification exam The CompTIA Security+ certification offers tremendous opportunities for IT professionals. For those who want to take their careers to the next level, CompTIA Security+ Review Guide: Exam SY0-401 is here to serve as a great resource for certification preparation. This concise, focused guide is easy to use and is organized by each exam objective for quick review and reinforcement of key topics. You'll find information on network security, compliance and operational security, and threats and vulnerabilities. Additionally, this indispensable resource delves into application, data, and host security, access control and identity management, and cryptography. Whether you're looking to achieve Security+ certification or simply get up to speed on key IT security concepts, this review guide brings together lessons on the most essential topics. In addition to the content in the book, you'll have access to more than 100 practice exam questions, electronic flashcards, and a searchable glossary of key terms. Serves as an essential review guide for Security+ certification exam Split into six sections that cover the most essential topics for professionals interested in Security+ certification and other certifications Features additional resources featured on companion website, including practice exam questions, electronic flashcards, and a glossary of key terms More than 250,000 IT professionals have earned their Security+ certification since it was founded. Join the thousands who are excelling in their IT careers and get a head start on reviewing for one of the field's most sought after certifications.

CompTIA Security Get Certified Get Ahead

Author: Darril Gibson
Publisher: CreateSpace
ISBN: 1463762364
Release Date: 2011
Genre: Computers

Each of the eleven chapters presents topics in an easy to understand manner and includes real-world examples of security principles in action. The author uses many of the same analogies and explanations he's honed in the classroom that have helped hundreds of students master the Security+ content. You'll understand the important and relevant security topics for the Security+ exam, without being overloaded with unnecessary details. Additionally, each chapter includes a comprehensive review section to help you focus on what's important. Over 450 realistic practice test questions with in-depth explanations will help you test your comprehension and readiness for the exam. The book includes a 100 question pre-test, a 100 question post-test, and practice test questions at the end of every chapter. Each practice test question includes a detailed explanation to help you understand the content and the reasoning behind the question. You'll be ready to take and pass the exam the first time you take it.

CompTIA Security SY0 401 Cert Guide Deluxe Edition

Author: David L. Prowse
Publisher: Pearson IT Certification
ISBN: 9780133836462
Release Date: 2014-07-21
Genre: Computers

This is the eBook version of the print title. Note that the eBook does not provide access to the practice test software that accompanies the print book. Access to the videos and exercises is available through product registration at Pearson IT Certification; or see instructions in back pages of your eBook. Learn, prepare, and practice for CompTIA Security+ SY0-401 exam success with this CompTIA Authorized Cert Guide, Deluxe Edition from Pearson IT Certification, a leader in IT Certification learning and a CompTIA Authorized Platinum Partner. The DVD features three complete practice exams, complete video solutions to 31 hands-on labs, plus 31 interactive flash-based simulations that include drag-and-drop and matching to reinforce the learning. Master CompTIA’s Security+ SY0-401 exam topics Assess your knowledge with chapter-ending quizzes Reinforce your knowledge of key concepts with chapter review activities Practice with realistic exam questions on the DVD Includes complete video solutions to 31 hands-on labs Plus 31 interactive simulations on key exam topics

CompTIA Security SY0 401 Exam Cram

Author: Diane Barrett
Publisher: Pearson IT Certification
ISBN: 9780133836448
Release Date: 2015-02-07
Genre: Computers

CompTIA® Security+ Exam Cram, Fourth Edition, is the perfect study guide to help you pass CompTIA’s newly updated version of the Security+ exam. It provides coverage and practice questions for every exam topic. The book contains a set of 200 questions in two full practice exams. The CD-ROM contains the powerful Pearson IT Certification Practice Test engine that provides real-time practice and feedback with all the questions so you can simulate the exam. Covers the critical information you need to know to score higher on your Security+ exam! --Categorize types of attacks, threats, and risks to your systems --Secure devices, communications, and network infrastructure -- Troubleshoot issues related to networking components -- Effectively manage risks associated with a global business environment -- Differentiate between control methods used to secure the physical domain -- Identify solutions to secure hosts, data, and applications -- Compare techniques to mitigate risks in static environments -- Determine relevant access control, authorization, and authentication procedures -- Select appropriate mitigation techniques in response to attacks and vulnerabilities -- Apply principles of cryptography and effectively deploy related solutions --Implement security practices from both a technical and an organizational standpoint

CompTIA Security Certification Practice Exams Second Edition Exam SY0 401

Author: Daniel Lachance
Publisher: McGraw Hill Professional
ISBN: 9780071841313
Release Date: 2014-07-11
Genre: Computers

Don't Let the Real Test Be Your First Test! Prepare for CompTIA Security+ Exam SY0-401 with McGraw-Hill Professional--a Platinum-Level CompTIA Authorized Partner offering Authorized CompTIA Approved Quality Content to give you the competitive edge on exam day. CompTIA Security+ Certification Practice Exams, Second Edition (Exam SY0-401) is filled with more than 800 realistic practice questions--including new performance-based questions--to prepare you for this challenging exam. To help you understand the material, in-depth explanations of both the correct and incorrect answers are included for every question. This practical guide covers all official objectives for Exam SY0-401 and is the perfect companion to CompTIA Security+ Certification Study Guide, Second Edition. Covers all exam topics, including: Networking Basics and Terminology * Security Terminology * Security Policies and Standards * Types of Attacks * System Security Threats * Mitigating Security Threats * Implementing System Security * Securing the Network Infrastructure * Wireless Networking and Security * Authentication * Access Control * Cryptography * Managing a Public Key Infrastructure * Physical Security * Risk Analysis * Disaster Recovery and Business Continuity * Computer Forensics * Security Assessments and Audits * Monitoring and Auditing Electronic content includes: Test engine that provides full-length practice exams and customized quizzes by chapter or by exam domain PDF copy of the book for studying on the go

CompTIA Security Certification Kit

Author: Emmett Dulaney
Publisher: Sybex
ISBN: 1119050952
Release Date: 2014-12-22
Genre: Computers

The most complete, up-to-date Security+ prep kit, with 100% exam coverage CompTIA Security+ Certification Kit, 4th Edition is the ideal study tool for the price-savvy Security+ candidate. By combining the CompTIA Deluxe Security+ Study Guide, 3rd Edition and the CompTIA Security+ Review Guide, 3rd Edition into a single bundle, this kit provides everything you need to go into the exam fully prepared. This new edition has been updated to align with the latest version of the Security+ exam (SY0-401), and covers 100% of the exam objectives including communications, infrastructure, operational and organizational security, and much more. Practical examples drawn from real-world topics demonstrate how these concepts are applied on the job, and authoritative coverage and clear, concise explanations help deepen your understanding of these crucial security topics. The DVD includes instructional videos, electronic flashcards, software, and a test bank that allows you to test your knowledge and correct weak areas in advance, so you can approach the exam with confidence. Study 100% of the Security+ exam objectives See key topics demonstrated in over an hour of instructional videos Understand real-world applications through practical examples Try out Kali Linux, designed for security auditing, digital forensics, and penetration testing, and Security Onion for intrusion detection, network security monitoring, and log management Test your knowledge with leading-edge exam prep software With complete exam coverage and practical insight, CompTIA Security+ Certification Kit, 4th Edition gives you the confidence you need on exam day.

CompTIA Security Certification Bundle Second Edition Exam SY0 401

Author: Glen E. Clarke
Publisher: McGraw Hill Professional
ISBN: 9780071834278
Release Date: 2014-08-22
Genre: Computers

Fully revised to cover the 2014 CompTIA Security+ objectives, this is a money-saving self-study bundle with bonus study materials Prepare for CompTIA Security+ Exam SY0-401 with McGraw-Hill Professional--a Platinum-Level CompTIA Authorized Partner offering Authorized CompTIA Approved Quality Content to give you the competitive edge on exam day. CompTIA Security+ Certification Bundle, Second Edition offers complete coverage of exam SY0-401 and provides a comprehensive self-study program with 1200+ practice exam questions. Pre-assessment tests help you gauge your readiness for the full-length practice exams included in the bundle. For a final overview of key exam topics, you can study the Quick Review Guide. Total electronic content includes: 500 practice exam questions Pre-assessment exam Test engine that provides full-length practice exams and customized quizzes by chapter Video clips Security Audit Checklist Review Guide URL Reference List PDF copies of both books

CompTIA Security SY0 401 Cert Guide Academic Edition

Author: David L. Prowse
Publisher: Pearson IT Certification
ISBN: 9780133925869
Release Date: 2014-09-05
Genre: Computers

This is the eBook version of the print title. Note that the eBook does not provide access to the practice test software that accompanies the print book. Access to the videos and exercises is available through product registration at Pearson IT Certification; or see instructions in back pages of your eBook. Learn, prepare, and practice for CompTIA Security+ SY0-401 exam success with this CompTIA Authorized Cert Guide, Academic Edition from Pearson IT Certification, a leader in IT Certification learning and a CompTIA Authorized Platinum Partner. The DVD features three complete practice exams, complete video solutions to 31 hands-on labs, plus 31 interactive flash-based simulations that include drag-and-drop and matching to reinforce the learning. Master CompTIA’s Security+ SY0-401 exam topics Assess your knowledge with chapter-ending quizzes Reinforce your knowledge of key concepts with chapter review activities Practice with realistic exam questions on the DVD Includes complete video solutions to 31 hands-on labs Plus 31 interactive simulations on key exam topics CompTIA Security+ SY0-401 Authorized Cert Guide, Academic Edition includes video solutions to the hands-on labs, practice tests, and interactive simulations that let the reader learn by doing. 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 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 approach to passing the exam. The companion Academic Edition DVD contains the powerful Pearson IT Certification Practice Test engine, with three complete practice exams and hundreds of exam-realistic questions. The assessment engine 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. The Academic Edition DVD also includes complete video solutions to 31 hands-on labs in the book and 31 interactive simulations on key exam topics to reinforce the learning by doing. Learning activities such as test password strength, match the type of Malware with its definition, find the security issues in the network map, and disallow a user access to the network on Saturday and Sunday. Interactive Simulations: 2-1: Identifying Malware Types 2-2: Securing the BIOS 2-4: Filtering E-mails 3-3: Stopping Services in the Command Prompt 4-1: Securing Web Browsers 5-1: Creating a DMZ 5-3: Defending against the Web Shell 6-1a: Understanding Port Numbers, Part A 6-1b: Understanding Port Numbers, Part B 6-1c: Understanding Port Numbers, Part C 6-2a: Identifying Network Attacks, Part A 6-2b: Identifying Network Attacks, Part B 6-2c: Identifying Network Attacks, Part C 6-2d: Identifying Network Attacks, Part D 7-1: Configuring a Firewall's Ruleset 8-4: Planning Network Security 9-1: Choosing Physical Security Methods 9-2: Selecting the Correct Authentication Technology 9-3: Understanding 802.1X 10-1: Password Strength 10-2: Configuring Logon Hours 10-3: Understanding Access Control Models 11-1a: Risk Assessment, Part A 11-1b: Risk Assessment, Part B 11-1c: Vulnerability Management Process 12-1: Capturing and Analyzing Packets 12-2: Deciphering Log Files 13-1: Understanding Symmetric and Asymmetric Algorithms 15-1: Configuring RAID 16-1a: Identifying Social Engineering Attacks, Part A 16-1b: Identifying Social Engineering Attacks, Part B Hands-On Labs Video Solutions: 2-1: Using Free Malware Scanning Programs 2-2: Securing the BIOS 2-3: Securing Mobile Devices 3-1: Discerning and Updating Service Pack Level 3-2: Securing a Virtual Machine 3-3: Working with Services in Windows and Linux 4-1: Securing Web Browsers 4-2: Whitelisting and Blacklisting Applications with a Windows Server Policy 5-2: Subnetting a Network 6-1: Scanning Ports 7-2: Configuring Packet Filtering and NAT 7-3: Configuring an Inbound Filter 8-1: Securing a Wireless Device 8-2: Enabling MAC Filtering 8-3: Wardriving and the Cure 9-3: Understanding 802.1X 9-4: Setting Up a Secure VPN 10-1: Configuring Complex Passwords 10-2: Configuring Password Policies and User Accounts Restrictions 10-4: Configuring User and Group Permissions 11-2: Mapping and Scanning the Network 11-3: Defending Against Password Cracking 12-1: Capturing and Analyzing Packets 12-2: Deciphering Log Files 12-3: Auditing Files 13-1: Understanding Symmetric and Asymmetric Algorithms 13-2: Disabling the LM Hash 14-1: Understanding PKI 14-2: Making an SSH Connection 15-1: Configuring RAID 17-1: Analyzing Test Questions Well-regarded for its level of detail, assessment features, and challenging review questions and exercises, this CompTIA authorized study guide helps you master the concepts and techniques that will allow you to succeed on the exam the first time. The CompTIA authorized 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 and threats Perimeter security Network media and devices security Physical security and authentication models Access control Vulnerability and risk assessment Monitoring and auditing Cryptography, including PKI Redundancy and disaster recovery Policies and procedures

CompTIA Security SY0 401 Authorized Cert Guide

Author: David L. Prowse
Publisher: Pearson It Certification
ISBN: 0789753332
Release Date: 2014-07-16
Genre: Computers

DVD Features Three Complete Practice Exams, 31 videos, and 31 Interactive Exercises Master every topic on CompTIA's new Security+ SY0-401 exam Assess your knowledge and focus your learning Review key concepts with chapter-ending activities CompTIA Security+ SY0-401 Authorized Cert Guide,Deluxe Edition, Third Edition, 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. Chapter-ending review activities help you drill on key concepts you must know thoroughly. Practice exam questions help you assess your knowledge, and a final preparation chapter sets you on the path to passing the exam. The companion DVD contains the powerful Pearson IT Certification Practice Test engine, complete with hundreds of exam-realistic questions. The assessment engine 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. The DVD also includes video solutions and interactive exercises to the Case Studies in the book. Well-regarded for its level of detail, assessment features, and challenging review questions and exercises, this authorized study guide helps you master the concepts and techniques that will enable you to succeed on the exam the first time. The authorized 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 Perimeter security Network media and devices security Physical security and authentication models Access control Vulnerability and risk assessment Monitoring and auditing Cryptography, including PKI Redundancy and disaster recovery Policies and procedures Companion DVD Your purchase includes three free, complete practice exams as well as video solutions and interactive exercises to the Case Studies in the book. Includes Exclusive Offer for 70% Off Premium Edition eBook and Practice Test Pearson IT Certification Practice Test minimum system requirements: Windows XP (SP3), Windows Vista (SP2), Windows 7, or Windows 8; Microsoft .NET Framework 4.0 Client; Pentium class 1 GHz processor (or equivalent); 512MB RAM; 650MB hard disk space plus 50MB for each downloaded practice exam: access to the Internet to register and download exam databases Limited Time Offer: Buy CompTIA Security+ SY0-401 Cert Guide, Deluxe Edition, and receive a 10% off discount code for the CompTIA Security+ SYO-401 exam. To receive your 10% off discount code: 1. Register your product at pearsonITcertification.com/register 2. When prompted, enter ISBN: 9780789753335 3. Go to your Account page and click on "Access Bonus Content"