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Mike Meyers' CompTIA Security+ Certification Guide (Exam SY0-401) by Mike Meyers

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MODULE 38

Security Assessment

By this point, you’ve learned how to defend your systems and networks and the information that’s processed on them. Assuming you’ve implemented all of the security methods you’ve learned about, you might be tempted to say that your systems and network are fairly secure. But suppose someone posed the question, “How do you know they’re secure?” What would your answer be? How can you measure the level of security you’ve implemented on your systems? Is it enough? You’ll get answers to these questions by performing security assessments on your infrastructure. In this module, you’ll learn a few things about assessing security as well as some security tools and techniques you can use to test security on your network. ...

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