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CompTIA® Security+ SY0-501 Cert Guide by David L. Prowse

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CHAPTER 1

Introduction to Security

This chapter covers the following subjects:

images Security 101: School is in session. This section discusses some of the basic principles of information security such as CIA and AAA, some basic threats, and various ways to mitigate those threats.

images Think Like a Hacker: “To know your Enemy, you must become your Enemy” (Sun Tzu). However, sometimes the hacker is your adversary, sometimes not. This section describes the various hats worn in the hacker society, as well as the other actors on the security stage and their attributes. ...

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