A.1. Getting Started

The Security+ certification contains mainly concepts and theories; the actual implementation of these will vary greatly from one organization to another. You will need to learn how these concepts and theories are put into practice in your company. There is significantly more information about security than any single book or certification exam can contain. So you'll need to do the reading and research to learn about the technologies, software, hardware, and procedures you encounter. This is an important step because without a complete understanding of implemented solutions, you won't know how to adapt and apply these generic recommendations.

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