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: 2017-10-05
Some copies of CompTIA Security+ Study Guide: Exam SY0-501 (9781119416876) were printed without discount exam vouchers in the front of the books. If you did not receive a discount exam voucher with your book, please visit http://media.wiley.com/product_ancillary/5X/11194168/DOWNLOAD/CompTIA_Coupon.pdf to download one. Expert preparation covering 100% of Security+ exam SY0-501 objectives CompTIA Security+ Study Guide, Seventh Edition offers invaluable preparation for Exam SY0-501. Written by an expert author team, this book covers 100% of the exam objectives with clear, concise explanation. You'll learn how to handle threats, attacks, and vulnerabilities using industry-standard tools and technologies, while understanding the role of architecture and design. From everyday tasks like identity and access management to complex topics like risk management and cryptography, this study guide helps you consolidate your knowledge base in preparation for the Security+ exam. Practical examples illustrate how these processes play out in real-world scenarios, allowing you to immediately translate essential concepts to on-the-job application. You also gain access to the Sybex online learning environment, which features a robust toolkit for more thorough prep: flashcards, glossary of key terms, practice questions, and a pre-assessment exam equip you with everything you need to enter the exam confident in your skill set. This study guide is approved and endorsed by CompTIA, and has been fully updated to align with the latest version of the exam. Master essential security technologies, tools, and tasks Understand how Security+ concepts are applied in the real world Study on the go with electronic flashcards and more Test your knowledge along the way with hundreds of practice questions To an employer, the CompTIA Security+ certification proves that you have the knowledge base and skill set to secure applications, devices, and networks; analyze and respond to threats; participate in risk mitigation, and so much more. As data threats loom larger every day, the demand for qualified security professionals will only continue to grow. If you're ready to take the first step toward a rewarding career, CompTIA Security+ Study Guide, Seventh Edition is the ideal companion for thorough exam preparation.
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: James M. Stewart
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
Release Date: 2017-12-11
Consolidate your knowledge base with critical Security+ review CompTIA Security+ Review Guide, Fourth Edition, is the smart candidate's secret weapon for passing Exam SY0-501 with flying colors. You've worked through your study guide, but are you sure you're prepared? This book provides tight, concise reviews of all essential topics throughout each of the exam's six domains to help you reinforce what you know. Take the pre-assessment test to identify your weak areas while there is still time to review, and use your remaining prep time to turn weaknesses into strengths. The Sybex online learning environment gives you access to portable study aids, including electronic flashcards and a glossary of key terms, so you can review on the go. Hundreds of practice questions allow you to gauge your readiness, and give you a preview of the big day. Avoid exam-day surprises by reviewing with the makers of the test—this review guide is fully approved and endorsed by CompTIA, so you can be sure that it accurately reflects the latest version of the exam. The perfect companion to the CompTIA Security+ Study Guide, Seventh Edition, this review guide can be used with any study guide to help you: Review the critical points of each exam topic area Ensure your understanding of how concepts translate into tasks Brush up on essential terminology, processes, and skills Test your readiness with hundreds of practice questions You've put in the time, gained hands-on experience, and now it's time to prove what you know. The CompTIA Security+ certification tells employers that you're the person they need to keep their data secure; with threats becoming more and more sophisticated, the demand for your skills will only continue to grow. Don't leave anything to chance on exam day—be absolutely sure you're prepared with the CompTIA Security+ Review Guide, Fourth Edition.
The ideal, value-priced Security+ prep kit, updated for the latest exam The CompTIA Security+ Certification Kit, 5th Edition, is the ultimate preparation bundle for Exam SY0-501. This value-priced kit includes the CompTIA Security+ Study Guide, CompTIA Security+ Review Guide, and CompTIA Security+ Practice Tests, which will provide you with the tools you need throughout your exam preparation experience. This kit covers 100% of the exam objectives with insights drawn from real-world practices to illustrate how these critical skills are applied in actual workplace scenarios. From network security, compliance, threats, and vulnerabilities to identity management, access control, cryptography, and more, this kit covers everything you need to know to earn your Security+ certification. You also gain a year of access to the Sybex online interactive learning environment and study tools, which features a pre-assessment test, flashcards, a glossary, and hundreds of practice questions to help you monitor your progress and assess your readiness. Your study time is precious, so you want to make the most of it—this is where Sybex comes in. By focusing on essential material and helping you demonstrate what you know, this kit helps you retain information, and more importantly, apply it on demand. Study 100% of the objectives for Exam SY0-501 Gain real-world perspective and hands-on practice Test your knowledge and skills with challenging practice questions Study on the go with access to electronic flashcards and other online features The CompTIA Security+ certification is the first step into your future. Whether you're new to the field or just seeking a leg up, this credential can open doors and bring new, exciting opportunities. When exam day arrives, you want to be sure that you have prepared as completely as possible—the CompTIA Security+ Certification Kit, 5th Edition, is the assurance you need to approach the big day with confidence.
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.
Author: Daniel Lachance
Publisher: McGraw Hill Professional
Release Date: 2014-07-11
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
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"
CompTIA(R) 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 Normal 0 false false false EN-US X-NONE X-NONE
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
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