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CompTIA Security+ Certification Practice Exams, Third Edition (Exam SY0-501), 3rd Edition

Book Description

This fully updated, exam-focused study aid covers everything you need to know and shows you how to prepare for the CompTIA Security+ exam

With hundreds of practice exam questions, including difficult performance-based questions, CompTIA Security+® Certification Study Guide, Third Edition covers what you need to know—and shows you how to prepare—for this challenging exam.

•100% complete coverage of all official objectives for exam SY0-501

•Exam Watch notes call attention to information about, and potential pitfalls in, the exam

•Inside the Exam sections in every chapter highlight key exam topics covered

•Two-Minute Drills for quick review at the end of every chapter

•Simulated exam questions—including performance-based questions—match the format, topics, and difficulty of the real exam

Covers all exam topics, including:

Networking Basics and Terminology • Security Terminology • Security Policies and Standards • Types of Attacks • System Security Threats • Mitigating Security Threats • Implementing System Security • Securing the Network Infrastructure • Wireless Networking and Security • Authentication • Access Control • Cryptography • Managing a Public Key Infrastructure • Physical Security • Risk Analysis • Disaster Recovery and Business Continuity • Computer Forensics • Security Assessments and Audits • Monitoring and Auditing

Electronic Content Includes:

50+ lab exercises and solutions

•Complete practice exams

•3+ hours of video training from the author

•Secured book PDF


Table of Contents

  1. Cover Page
  2. Title Page
  3. Copyright Page
  4. Dedication
  5. About the Authors
  6. About the Technical Editor
  7. Contents at a Glance
  8. Contents
  9. Acknowledgments
  10. Introduction
  11. Exam Readiness Checklist
  12. 1 Networking Basics and Terminology
    1. Questions
    2. Quick Answer Key
    3. In-Depth Answers
  13. 2 Introduction to Security Terminology
    1. Questions
    2. Quick Answer Key
    3. In-Depth Answers
  14. 3 Security Policies and Standards
    1. Questions
    2. Quick Answer Key
    3. In-Depth Answers
  15. 4 Types of Attacks
    1. Questions
    2. Quick Answer Key
    3. In-Depth Answers
  16. 5 System Security Threats
    1. Questions
    2. Quick Answer Key
    3. In-Depth Answers
  17. 6 Mitigating Security Threats
    1. Questions
    2. Quick Answer Key
    3. In-Depth Answers
  18. 7 Implementing System Security
    1. Questions
    2. Quick Answer Key
    3. In-Depth Answers
  19. 8 Securing the Network Infrastructure
    1. Questions
    2. Quick Answer Key
    3. In-Depth Answers
  20. 9 Wireless Networking and Security
    1. Questions
    2. Quick Answer Key
    3. In-Depth Answers
  21. 10 Authentication
    1. Questions
    2. Quick Answer Key
    3. In-Depth Answers
  22. 11 Access Control
    1. Questions
    2. Quick Answer Key
    3. In-Depth Answers
  23. 12 Introduction to Cryptography
    1. Questions
    2. Quick Answer Key
    3. In-Depth Answers
  24. 13 Managing a Public Key Infrastructure
    1. Questions
    2. Quick Answer Key
    3. In-Depth Answers
  25. 14 Physical Security
    1. Questions
    2. Quick Answer Key
    3. In-Depth Answers
  26. 15 Risk Analysis
    1. Questions
    2. Quick Answer Key
    3. In-Depth Answers
  27. 16 Disaster Recovery and Business Continuity
    1. Questions
    2. Quick Answer Key
    3. In-Depth Answers
  28. 17 Introduction to Computer Forensics and Incident Response
    1. Questions
    2. Quick Answer Key
    3. In-Depth Answers
  29. 18 Security Assessments and Audits
    1. Questions
    2. Quick Answer Key
    3. In-Depth Answers
  30. 19 Understanding Monitoring and Auditing
    1. Questions
    2. Quick Answer Key
    3. In-Depth Answers
  31. A Pre-assessment Exam
    1. Questions
    2. Quick Answer Key
    3. In-Depth Answers
  32. B About the CD-ROM
    1. System Requirements
    2. Installing and Running Total Tester Premium Practice Exam Software
    3. Total Tester Premium Practice Exam Software
    4. Performance-Based Questions
    5. Secured Book PDF
    6. Technical Support