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CompTIA A+ Complete Review Guide: Exams 220-801 and 220-802, 2nd Edition by Troy McMillan, Emmett Dulaney

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Chapter 7

Security

CompTIA A+ 220-802 Exam Objectives Covered in This Chapter:

  • 2.1 Apply and use common prevention methods.
    • Physical security
    • Lock doors
    • Tailgating
    • Securing physical documents/passwords/shredding
    • Biometrics
    • Badges
    • Key fobs
    • RFID badge
    • RSA token
    • Privacy filters
    • Retinal
    • Digital security
    • Antivirus
    • Firewalls
    • Antispyware
    • User authentication/strong passwords
    • Directory permissions
    • User education
    • Principle of least privilege
  • 2.2 Compare and contrast common security threats.
    • Social engineering
    • Malware
    • Rootkits
    • Phishing
    • Shoulder surfing
    • Spyware
    • Viruses
    • Worms
    • Trojans
  • 2.3 Implement security best practices to secure a workstation.
    • Setting strong passwords
    • Requiring passwords
    • Restricting user permissions
    • Changing default user names ...

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