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By: Conklin

Book with Other Items Published: 15th February 2018
ISBN: 9781260026016
Number Of Pages: 848

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Fully updated computer security essentials-quality approved by CompTIA

Learn IT security fundamentals while getting complete coverage of the objectives for the latest release of CompTIA Security+ certification exam SY0-501. This thoroughly revised, full-color textbook discusses communication, infrastructure, operational security, attack prevention, disaster recovery, computer forensics, and much more. Written by a pair of highly respected security educators, Principles of Computer Security: CompTIA Security+® and Beyond, Fifth Edition (Exam SY0-501) will help you pass the exam and become a CompTIA certified computer security expert.

Find out how to:

Ensure operational, organizational, and physical security

Use cryptography and public key infrastructures (PKIs)

Secure remote access, wireless networks, and virtual private networks (VPNs)

Authenticate users and lock down mobile devices

Harden network devices, operating systems, and applications

Prevent network attacks, such as denial of service, spoofing, hijacking, and password guessing

Combat viruses, worms, Trojan horses, and rootkits

Manage e-mail, instant messaging, and web security

Explore secure software development requirements

Implement disaster recovery and business continuity measures

Handle computer forensics and incident response

Understand legal, ethical, and privacy issues

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Each chapter includes:

Learning objectives

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Tech Tips, Notes, and Warnings

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End-of-chapter quizzes and lab projects

Chapter 1: Introduction and Security TrendsChapter 2: General Security ConceptsChapter 3: Operational and Organizational SecurityChapter 4: The Role of People in SecurityChapter 5: CryptographyChapter 6: Public Key InfrastructureChapter 7: PKI Standards and ProtocolsChapter 8: Physical SecurityChapter 9: Network FundamentalsChapter 10: Infrastructure SecurityChapter 11: Authentication and Remote AccessChapter 12: Wireless Security and Mobile DevicesChapter 13: Intrusion Detection Systems and Network SecurityChapter 14: System Hardening and BaselinesChapter 15: Types of Attacks and Malicious SoftwareChapter 16: E-mail and Instant MessagingChapter 17: Web ComponentsChapter 18: Secure Software DevelopmentChapter 19: Business Continuity and Disaster Recovery, and Organizational PoliciesChapter 20: Risk ManagementChapter 21: Change ManagementChapter 22: Incident ResponseChapter 23: Computer ForensicsChapter 24: Legal Issues and EthicsChapter 25: PrivacyAppendix A: CompTIA Security+ Exam Objecitves: SYO-501Appendix B: About the CDGlossary

ISBN: 9781260026016
ISBN-10: 1260026019
Audience: Tertiary; University or College
Format: Book with Other Items
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 848
Published: 15th February 2018
Publisher: McGraw-Hill Education
Country of Publication: US
Dimensions (cm): 27.5 x 21.2  x 3.2
Weight (kg): 1.87
Edition Number: 5

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