Chapter 7Security

THE COMPTIA A+ EXAM 220-902 TOPICS COVERED IN THIS CHAPTER INCLUDE THE FOLLOWING:

  • 3.1 Identify common security threats and vulnerabilities.
    • Malware
      • Spyware
      • Viruses
      • Worms
      • Trojans
      • Rootkits
      • Ransomware
    • Phishing
    • Spear phishing
    • Spoofing
    • Social engineering
    • Shoulder surfing
    • Zero-day attack
    • Zombie/botnet
    • Brute forcing
    • Dictionary attacks
    • Non-compliant systems
    • Violations of security best practices
    • Tailgating
    • Man-in-the-middle
  • 3.2 Compare and contrast common prevention methods.
    • Physical security
      • Lock doors
      • Mantrap
      • Cable locks
      • Securing ...

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