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CompTIA® Security+ SY0-501 Cert Guide, Academic Edition, Second Edition

Book Description

Learn, prepare, and practice for CompTIA Security+ SY0-501 exam success with this full-color CompTIA Authorized Cert Guide, Academic Edition from Pearson IT Certification, a leader in IT Certification learning. This book includes access to four complete practice tests, chapter summaries, and case studies including simulations and hands-on video exercises to reinforce the learning.

  • Master CompTIA’s Security+ SY0-501 exam topics
  • Assess your knowledge with chapter-ending quizzes
  • Reinforce your knowledge of key concepts with chapter review activities
  • Practice with realistic exam questions
  • Includes complete video solutions to hands-on labs
  • Plus interactive simulations on key exam topics
  • Work through Flash Cards in Q&A and glossary term format
  • Includes free access to the Premium Edition eBook

Table of Contents

  1. Cover Page
  2. About This E-Book
  3. Title Page
  4. Copyright Page
  5. Contents at a Glance
  6. Table of Contents
  7. About the Author
  8. Acknowledgments
  9. About the Technical Reviewer
  10. We Want to Hear from You!
  11. Reader Services
  12. Becoming a CompTIA Certified IT Professional is Easy
  13. Introduction
    1. Goals and Methods
    2. Who Should Read This Book?
    3. CompTIA Security+ Exam Topics
  14. Chapter 1. Introduction to Security
    1. Foundation Topics
    2. Chapter Review Activities
  15. Chapter 2. Computer Systems Security Part I
    1. Foundation Topics
    2. Chapter Review Activities
  16. Chapter 3. Computer Systems Security Part II
    1. Foundation Topics
    2. Chapter Review Activities
  17. Chapter 4. OS Hardening and Virtualization
    1. Foundation Topics
    2. Chapter Review Activities
  18. Chapter 5. Application Security
    1. Foundation Topics
    2. Chapter Review Activities
  19. Chapter 6. Network Design Elements
    1. Foundation Topics
    2. Chapter Review Activities
  20. Chapter 7. Networking Protocols and Threats
    1. Foundation Topics
    2. Chapter Review Activities
  21. Chapter 8. Network Perimeter Security
    1. Foundation Topics
    2. Chapter Review Activities
  22. Chapter 9. Securing Network Media and Devices
    1. Foundation Topics
    2. Chapter Review Activities
  23. Chapter 10. Physical Security and Authentication Models
    1. Foundation Topics
    2. Chapter Review Activities
  24. Chapter 11. Access Control Methods and Models
    1. Foundation Topics
    2. Chapter Review Activities
  25. Chapter 12. Vulnerability and Risk Assessment
    1. Foundation Topics
    2. Chapter Review Activities
  26. Chapter 13. Monitoring and Auditing
    1. Foundation Topics
    2. Chapter Review Activities
  27. Chapter 14. Encryption and Hashing Concepts
    1. Foundation Topics
    2. Chapter Review Activities
  28. Chapter 15. PKI and Encryption Protocols
    1. Foundation Topics
    2. Chapter Review Activities
  29. Chapter 16. Redundancy and Disaster Recovery
    1. Foundation Topics
    2. Chapter Review Activities
  30. Chapter 17. Social Engineering, User Education, and Facilities Security
    1. Foundation Topics
    2. Chapter Review Activities
  31. Chapter 18. Policies and Procedures
    1. Foundation Topics
    2. Chapter Review Activities
  32. Chapter 19. Taking the Real Exam
  33. Practice Exam 1: SY0-501
  34. Glossary
  35. Index
  36. Appendix A. Answers to the Review Questions
    1. Chapter 1
    2. Chapter 2
    3. Chapter 3
    4. Chapter 4
    5. Chapter 5
    6. Chapter 6
    7. Chapter 7
    8. Chapter 8
    9. Chapter 9
    10. Chapter 10
    11. Chapter 11
    12. Chapter 12
    13. Chapter 13
    14. Chapter 14
    15. Chapter 15
    16. Chapter 16
    17. Chapter 17
    18. Chapter 18
  37. Answers to Practice Exam 1
    1. Answers at a Glance
    2. Answers with Explanations
  38. View Recommended Resources
  39. Real-World Scenarios
  40. Flash Cards
  41. Inside Fornt Cover
  42. Inside Back Cover
  43. Code Snippets