I would like to offer a big thank-you to Christine, for her help and understanding during the long hours that such a project entails. I also want to thank Curley, Betty, and all of my family. A special thanks to the people of Pearson IT Certification, who helped make this project a reality.
Finally, I would like to acknowledge all the dedicated security professionals who contributed “In the Field” elements for this publication. They include Darla Bryant, Jim Cowden, Laura Chappell, Clement Dupuis, Rodney Fournier, Pete Herzog, Bryce Galbraith, Steve Kalman, George Mays, Shawn Merdinger, Mark “Fat Bloke” Osborn, Donald L. Pipkin, Shondra Schneider, and Allen Taylor.