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.
Author: Emmett Dulaney
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
Release Date: 2014-04-22
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.
Author: Glen E. Clarke
Publisher: McGraw Hill Professional
Release Date: 2017-11-10
This fully updated, exam-focused study aid covers everything you need to know and shows you how to prepare for the CompTIA Security+ exam Thoroughly revised to cover every objective on the latest version of the CompTIA Security+ exam (SY0-501), this powerful self-study resource offers more than 400 questions that accurately mirror those on the actual test. Authored by training and certification expert, Glen Clarke, the book provides in-depth explanations for both correct and incorrect answer choices. CompTIA Security+ Certification Study Guide, Third Edition, offers three complete practice exams—one pre-assessment test and two final exams—intended to measure progress and prepare for the live test. Within the customizable test engine, questions may be organized by chapter and exam domain, allowing readers to focus on specific topics and tailor a highly effective course of study. • Provides 100% coverage of all objectives on the CompTIA Security+ exam (SY0-501) • Includes coverage of performance-based questions • Electronic content includes training videos from the author, all 50 exercises from the book in a Lab Book PDF, a pre-assessment exam, 2 complete practice exams, Glossary, and a secured book PDF
Author: Daniel Lachance
Publisher: McGraw Hill Professional
Release Date: 2017-08-18
This fully updated, exam-focused study aid covers everything you need to know and shows you how to prepare for the CompTIA Security+ exam With hundreds of practice exam questions, including difficult performance-based questions, CompTIA Security+® Certification Study Guide, Third 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 SY0-501 •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 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: •50+ lab exercises and solutions •Complete practice exams •3+ hours of video training from the author •Secured book PDF
Author: David L. Prowse
Publisher: Pearson It Certification
Release Date: 2014-07-16
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"
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.
Pass the First Time. The CompTIA Security+ Get Certified Get Ahead SY0-501 Study Guide is an update to the top-selling SY0-201, SY0-301, and SY0-401 study guides, which have helped thousands of readers pass the exam the first time they took it. It covers all of the SY0-501 objectives and includes the same elements readers raved about in the previous two versions. 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 300 realistic practice test questions with in-depth explanations will help you test your comprehension and readiness for the exam. The book includes a 75 question pre-test, a 75 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 also have access to free online resources including labs and additional practice test questions. Using all of these resources, you'll be ready to take and pass the exam the first time you take it. If you plan to pursue any of the advanced security certifications, this guide will also help you lay a solid foundation of security knowledge. Learn this material, and you'll be a step ahead for other exams. This SY0-501 study guide is for any IT or security professional interested in advancing in their field, and a must read for anyone striving to master the basics of IT systems security. The author supplements the book with blog posts here: http: //blogs.getcertifiedgetahead.com/. This page provides a full listing of mobile device apps from the author: http: //learnzapp.com/partners/darrilgibson/.
Author: David L. Prowse
Publisher: Pearson IT Certification
Release Date: 2014-07-21
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 Practice Test Questions (Get Certified Get Ahead) includes 307 realistic practice test questions with in-depth explanations. If you want to test your readiness for the Security+ (SY0-401) exam and reinforce the important material, this book is for you. It is organized in six chapters aligned with the six Security+ domains. Each chapter includes at least three sections: Practice test questions without answers. Created for readers that want to go through all the questions without seeing the correct answers or explanations. Practice test questions including answers. Each question includes an in-depth explanation so you'll know why the correct answers are correct, and why the incorrect answers are incorrect. Some chapters include a fourth section. For example, Chapter 1 includes two tables related to the Network Security domain. One table lists all the relevant ports and protocols you need to use for the Security+ exam and a second table lists the layers of the OSI model along with relevant protocols and devices. The introduction includes details on the exam to give you an idea of what to expect including a section on performance-based questions and a strategy of how to answer these questions. Additionally, the acronym list at the end of the book provides relevant details on the acronyms referenced in the Security+ exam.
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
Author: Mike Meyers
Publisher: McGraw Hill Professional
Release Date: 2015-07-30
An all-new CompTIA Security+ exam guide from top CompTIA training and exam prep expert Mike Meyers In Mike Meyers’ CompTIA Security+ Certification Guide (Exam SY0-401), the bestselling author and leading authority on CompTIA A+ certification brings his highly effective methodology to IT security for the first time. Like the exam, this book goes beyond knowledge application and is designed to ensure that security personnel anticipate security risks and guard against them. Meyers’ “in the trenches” voice and the clarity of his explanations make his books the bestselling self-study resources available for professional certification. Electronic content includes: 20+ lab simulations, 1+ hour of video training from Meyers, and hundreds of practice exam questions McGraw-Hill Professional is a Platinum-Level CompTIA Authorized Partner CAQC Authorized (CompTIA Approved Quality Curriculum) Includes Mike's toolbox of favorite network security related freeware/shareware