Chapter 3

Understanding Devices and Infrastructure

THE FOLLOWING COMPTIA SECURITY+ EXAM OBJECTIVES ARE COVERED IN THIS CHAPTER:

images 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
  • UTM security appliances: URL filter; Content inspection; Malware inspection
  • Web application firewall vs. network firewall
  • Application aware devices: Firewalls; IPS; IDS; Proxies

1.2 Given a scenario, use secure network administration principles: ...

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