Chapter 5: Domain 4: Communication and Network Security


Domain 4: Communications and Network Security, covered in this chapter, is another very technical domain to be tested. One of the most technical of the domains included in the CISSP®, Domain 4 requires an understanding of networking and the TCP/IP suite of protocols at a fairly substantial level of depth. Networking hardware such as routers and switches are presented within this domain. Technical aspects of Intrusion Detection Systems (IDS), Intrusion Prevention Systems (IPS), Virtual Private Networks (VPN), 802.11 wireless, Radio Frequency ID (RFID), and also authentication devices and protocols are found in this large domain. More recently added topics such as micro-segmentation, ...

Get CISSP® Study Guide, 4th Edition now with the O’Reilly learning platform.

O’Reilly members experience books, live events, courses curated by job role, and more from O’Reilly and nearly 200 top publishers.