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CompTIA Security+ SY0-401 In Depth by Mark Ciampa

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chapter 8Administering a Secure Network

After completing this chapter, you should be able to do the following:

• List and describe the functions of common network protocols

• Explain how network administration principles can be applied

• Define different network applications and how they can be secured

Today’s Attacks and Defenses

Administering a secure network involves much more than installing security updates and monitoring for intrusions. It also requires making rational decisions regarding security. But sometimes security decisions are anything but rational.

The Economic Development Administration (EDA) is part of the U.S. Department of Commerce. Recently, another government agency, the Department of Homeland Security (DHS), warned the ...

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