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CompTIA Security+ Review Guide: Exam SY0-401, 3rd Edition by James M. Stewart

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Chapter 1Network Security

CompTIA Security+ exam objectives covered in this chapter include the following:

  1. correct 1.1 Implement security configuration parameters on network devices and other technologies.
    • Firewalls
    • Routers
    • Switches
    • Load balancers
    • Proxies
    • Web security gateways
    • VPN concentrators
    • NIDS and NIPS
      • Behavior-based
      • Signature-based
      • Anomaly-based
      • Heuristic
    • Protocol analyzers
    • Spam filter
    • All-in-one security appliances
      • URL filter
      • Content inspection
      • Malware inspection
    • Web application firewall vs. network firewall
    • Application aware devices
      • Firewalls
      • IPS
      • IDS
      • Proxies
  2. 1.2 Given a scenario, use secure network administration principles.
    • Rule-based ...

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