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.
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
CompTIA Security+ is an international, vendor-neutral certification that validates the baseline skills necessary to perform core security functions and pursue an IT security career.
No other certification that assesses baseline cybersecurity skills has performance-based questions on the exam. Security+ emphasizes hands-on practical skills, ensuring the security professional is better prepared to problem solve a wider variety of issues.
More choose Security+ for DoD 8570 compliance than any other certification because it focuses on the latest trends and techniques in risk management, risk mitigation, threat management and intrusion detection.
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