Written by leading information security educators, this fully revised, full-color computer security textbook covers CompTIA’s fastest-growing credential, CompTIA Security+.
Principles of Computer Security, Fourth Edition is a student-tested, introductory computer security textbook that provides comprehensive coverage of computer and network security fundamentals in an engaging and dynamic full-color design.
In addition to teaching key computer security concepts, the textbook also fully prepares you for CompTIA Security+ exam SY0-401 with 100% coverage of all exam objectives. Each chapter begins with a list of topics to be covered and features sidebar exam and tech tips, a chapter summary, and an end-of-chapter assessment section that includes key term, multiple choice, and essay quizzes as well as lab projects. Electronic content includes CompTIA Security+ practice exam questions and a PDF copy of the book.
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Instructor resource materials include Online Learning Center with Instructor Manuals, PowerPoint slides featuring artwork from the book, and a test bank of questions for use as quizzes or exams
Electronic content features two simulated practice exams in the Total Tester exam engine and a PDF eBook
Supplemented by Principles of Computer Security Lab Manual, Fourth Edition
White and Conklin are two of the most well-respected computer security educators in higher education
Wm. Arthur Conklin, Ph.D., CompTIA Security+, CISSP, is an associate professor in the Information and Logistics Technology Department at the University of Houston. Greg White, Ph.D., is a professor in the Department of Computer Science at the University of Texas at San Antonio. He is the director for the Center for Infrastructure Assurance and Security at UTSA. Corey Schou, Ph.D., series editor, is a fellow and vice chairperson of (ISC)2, the University Professor of Informatics and professor of Computer Science at Idaho State University, and the director of the Informatics Research Institute and the National Information Assurance Training and Education Center (NIATEC).
Chapter 1: Introduction and Security Trends Chapter 2: General Security Concepts Chapter 3: Operational/Organizational Security Chapter 4: The Role of People in Security Chapter 5: Cryptography Chapter 6: Public Key Infrastructure Chapter 7: Standards and Protocols Chapter 8: Physical Security Chapter 9: Network Fundamentals Chapter 10: Infrastructure Security Chapter 11: Authentication and Remote Access Chapter 12: Wireless Chapter 13: Intrusion Detection Systems and Network Security Chapter 14: Baselines Chapter 15: Types of Attacks and Malicious Software Chapter 16: E-mail and Instant Messaging Chapter 17: Web Components Chapter 18: Secure Software Development Chapter 19: Disaster Recovery, Business Continuity, and Organizational Policies Chapter 20: Risk Management Chapter 21: Change Management Chapter 22: Incident Response Chapter 23: Computer Forensics Chapter 24: Legal Issues and Ethics Chapter 25: Privacy
Series: Official Comptia Guide
Book with Other Items
Number Of Pages: 768
Published: 2nd December 2015
Publisher: McGraw-Hill Education - Europe
Country of Publication: US
Dimensions (cm): 26.67 x 20.96
Weight (kg): 2.0
Edition Number: 4
Edition Type: Revised