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.
- Digital 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
Table of contents
Part I The CompTIA Security+ Exam1.
The Security+ Exam2.
Assessment ExamPart II Stepping up to IT Security3.
The Basics of Security4.
Understanding Security Governance5.
IT Risk AssessmentPart III Cryptography7.
Application of Cryptographic Methods10.
Public Key InfrastructurePart IV Authentication and Authorization11.
Understanding Identification and Authentication12.
Authentication Methods and Services14.
User Account ManagementPart V Host Security15.
Host Software Hardening17.
Host Network Service Hardening18.
Static HostsPart VI LAN Security20.
Network MonitoringPart VII Application Security24.
Host Application Threats25.
Web Application Threats26.
Internet Service Hardening28.
Virtualization SecurityPart VIII Wireless Security29.
Wireless HardeningPart IX Physical Security31.
Environmental Security and Controls32.
Perimeter and Physical ControlsPart X Outside Security33.
Mobile SecurityPart XI People Security36.
Security TrainingPart XII Proactive Security38.