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"

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 A 220 901 and 220 902 Practice Questions Exam Cram

Author: David L. Prowse
Publisher: Pearson IT Certification
ISBN: 9780134391434
Release Date: 2016-06-27
Genre: Computers

CompTIA A+ 220-901 and 220-902 Practice Questions Exam Cram CompTIA A+ 220-901 and 220-902 Practice Questions Exam Cram complements any A+ study plan with 640 practice test questions in the book and on the companion site—all supported by complete explanations of every answer. This package’s highly realistic questions cover every area of knowledge for both new A+ exams: 220-901 and 220-902. Covers the critical information you’ll need to know to score higher on your A+ 220-901 and 220-902 exams! · Features 640 questions, organized to reflect the newest objectives for the A+ exams, so you can easily assess your knowledge of every topic. · Each question includes a detailed answer explanation. · Provides complete coverage of all objectives for the 220-901 and 220-902 A+ exams. COMPANION WEBSITE · Test engine features more than 600 questions from this book in multiple test modes, among other features · Includes 10 real-world scenarios with supporting simulations and videos

CompTIA Network N10 006 Cert Guide

Author: Michael D. Taylor
Publisher: Pearson Education
ISBN: 9780789754738
Release Date: 2015-03-23
Genre: Computers

This approved study guide helps you master topics on the CompTIA Network+ N10-006 exam, including the following: Computer network fundamentals The OSI model and TCP/IP stack Media types, infrastructure components, and network devices Ethernet technology IPv4 and IPv6 addresses Routing IP traffic with dynamic routing protocols DNAT, SNAT, and PAT Multicast routing Wide Area Networks (WANs) Wireless LANs Network optimization and QoS Windows and UNIX command-line tools for network administration and troubleshooting Network security Troubleshooting common Layer 2, Layer 3, and wireless networking issues CompTIA Network+ N10-006 Cert Guide, Deluxe Edition contains proven study features that enable you to succeed on the exam the first time. Best-selling authors and expert instructors Keith Barker and Kevin Wallace share preparation hints and test-taking tips, helping you identify areas of weakness and improve both your conceptual knowledge and hands-on skills, essential for successful completion of the performance-based testing items on the exam. This complete, CompTIA-approved study package includes the following: A test-preparation routine proven to help you pass the exams approved by CompTIA Clearly defined chapter learning objectives covering all N10-006 exam topics Chapter-ending review questions and exam preparation exercises, which help you drill on key concepts you must know thoroughly The powerful Pearson IT Certification Practice Test software, complete with hundreds of well reviewed, exam-realistic questions, customization options, and detailed performance reports 40 performance-based practice question exercises to help you prepare for the hands-on exam questions More than 60 minutes of video mentoring from the author A final preparation chapter, which guides you through tools and resources to help you craft your review and test-taking strategies An Exam Essentials appendix that quickly recaps all major chapter topics for easy reference, both in print and interactive digital format A key terms Glossary in both print and on the DVD, which acts as an interactive flash-card application Study plan suggestions and templates to help you organize and optimize your study time A 10% exam discount voucher (a $27 value!) This Deluxe Edition also includes two special features: A free copy of the CompTIA Network+ N10-006 Authorized Cert Guide Premium Edition eBook and Practice Test. This package provides you access to three eBook files (PDF, EPUB, and Mobi/Kindle format), more than 400 exam-realistic practice test questions, and links from all the questions to the specific sections in the PDF eBook file for detailed explanations and review. A free copy of the CompTIA Network+ N10-006 Hands-on Lab Simulator, including 63 hands-on practice labs covering real-world network configuration scenarios in Windows GUI and Cisco router and switch CLI environments, hardware activities, network design exercises, and technology mapping tasks. Companion DVD The DVD contains more than 400 practice questions, 40 performance-based question exercises, glossary flash cards, an exam essentials review tool, memory table exercises and answer keys, a study planner tool, more than 60 minutes of video, and the Network+ Simulator.

Comptia Security SYO 501

Author: David L. Prowse
Publisher: Certification Guide
ISBN: 0789758997
Release Date: 2017-10-20
Genre: Computers

Learn, prepare, and practice for CompTIA Security+ SY0-501 exam success with this CompTIA approved Cert Guide from Pearson IT Certification, a leader in IT certification learning and a CompTIA Authorized Platinum Partner. � Master CompTIA Security+ SY0-501 exam topics � Assess your knowledge with chapter-ending quizzes � Review key concepts with exam preparation tasks � Practice with realistic exam questions CompTIA Security+ SY0-501 Cert Guide 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. Exam topic lists make referencing easy. Chapter-ending 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 final study plan. The companion website contains the powerful Pearson Test Prep practice test software, complete with hundreds of exam-realistic questions. The assessment software 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. Well regarded for its level of detail, assessment features, and challenging review questions and exercises, this CompTIA approved study guide helps you master the concepts and techniques that will enable you to succeed on the exam the first time. The CompTIA approved 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 � Network perimeter security � Physical security and authentication models � Access control � Vulnerability and risk assessment � Monitoring and auditing � Cryptography, including PKI � Redundancy and disaster recovery � Social Engineering � Policies and procedures

CompTIA A 220 901 and 220 902 Cert Guide

Author: Mark Edward Soper
Publisher: Pearson IT Certification
ISBN: 9780134400563
Release Date: 2016-08-25
Genre: Computers

CompTIA A+ 220-901 and 220-902 Cert Guide, is a comprehensive guide to the new A+ exams from CompTIA from one of the leading A+ Certification authors. With over 15 years of experience in developing CompTIA A+ Certification content and 30 years of experience in the computer field, Mark teaches you not just what you need to pass the exams, but also what you need to know to apply your knowledge in the real world. This book is rich with learning and exam preparation features: Hands-on lab exercises Real-world test preparation advice This is the eBook edition of the CompTIA A+ 220-901 and 220-902 Cert Guide. This eBook does not include the practice exam that comes with the print edition. CompTIA A+ 220-901 and 220-902 Cert Guide, is a comprehensive guide to the new A+ exams from CompTIA from one of the leading A+ Certification authors. With over 15 years of experience in developing CompTIA A+ Certification content and 30 years of experience in the computer field, Mark teaches you not just what you need to pass the exams, but also what you need to know to apply your knowledge in the real world. This book is rich with learning and exam preparation features: Hands-on lab exercises Real-world test preparation advice This is the eBook edition of the CompTIA A+ 220-901 and 220-902 Cert Guide. This eBook does not include the practice exam that comes with the print edition. Each chapter takes a ground-up approach - starting with the essentials and gradually building to larger, more complex concepts. Regardless of your level of experience, from beginner to expert, this book helps you improve your knowledge and skills. Loaded with informative illustrations, photos and screen captures that help readers follow along, the book also includes access to bonus content including a handy objectives index that maps each test objective to the section of the book in which that objective is covered. This invaluable tool will help readers be certain that they are ready for test day! This study guide helps you master all the topics on the new A+ 901 and 902 exams, including Motherboards, processors, RAM, and BIOS Power supplies and system cooling I/O, input ports, and devices Video displays and video cards Customized PCs Laptops, mobile and wearable devices Printers Storage devices including SSDs Installing, using, and troubleshooting Windows, Linux, and OS X Virtualization Networking Security Operational procedures and communications methods

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

Security Syo 501

Author: David L. Prowse
Publisher: Pearson It Certification
ISBN: 0789759128
Release Date: 2017-12
Genre: Computer networks

Learn, prepare, and practice for CompTIA Security+ SY0-501 exam success with this full-color CompTIA Authorized Cert Guide, Academic Edition from Pearson IT Certification, a leader in IT Certification learning. This book includes access to four complete practice tests, chapter summaries, and case studies including simulations and hands-on video exercises to reinforce the learning. Master CompTIA's Security+ SY0-501 exam topics Assess your knowledge with chapter-ending quizzes Reinforce your knowledge of key concepts with chapter review activities Practice with realistic exam questions Includes complete video solutions to hands-on labs Plus interactive simulations on key exam topics Work through Flash Cards in Q&A and glossary term format Includes free access to the Premium Edition eBook

CompTIA Security

Author: Darril Gibson
Publisher: Ycda, LLC
ISBN: 1939136032
Release Date: 2014-11-30
Genre:

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.

CompTIA Security Review Guide

Author: James M. Stewart
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 9781119416937
Release Date: 2017-12-11
Genre: Computers

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.