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CompTIA Security+ Deluxe Study Guide Recommended Courseware: Exam SY0-301

ISBN: 978-1-118-01474-5
696 pages
July 2011
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Get a host of extras with this Deluxe version including a Security Administration Simulator! 

Prepare for CompTIA's new Security+ exam SY0-301 with this Deluxe Edition of our popular CompTIA Security+ Study Guide, 5th Edition. In addition to the 100% coverage of all exam essentials and study tools you'll find in the regular study guide, the Deluxe Edition gives you over additional hands-on lab exercises and study tools, three additional practice exams, author videos, and the exclusive Security Administration simulator. This book is a CompTIA Recommended product.

  • Provides 100% coverage of all exam objectives for Security+ exam SY0-301 including:
    • Network security
    • Compliance and operational security
    • Threats and vulnerabilities
    • Application, data and host security
    • Access control and identity management
    • Cryptography
  • Features Deluxe-Edition-only additional practice exams, value-added hands-on lab exercises and study tools, and exclusive Security Administrator simulations, so you can practice in a real-world environment
  • Covers key topics such as general security concepts, communication and infrastructure security, the basics of cryptography, operational security, and more
  • Shows you pages of practical examples and offers insights drawn from the real world

Get deluxe preparation, pass the exam, and jump-start your career. It all starts with CompTIA Security+ Deluxe Study Guide, 2nd Edition.

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Table of Contents

Foreword xxv

Introduction xxix

Assessment Test l

Chapter 1 Measuring and Weighing Risk 1

Chapter 2 Infrastructure and Connectivity 27

Chapter 3 Protecting Networks 81

Chapter 4 Threats and Vulnerabilities 121

Chapter 5 Access Control and Identity Management 175

Chapter 6 Educating and Protecting the User 207

Chapter 7 Operating System and Application Security 245

Chapter 8 Cryptography Basics 291

Chapter 9 Cryptography Implementation 339

Chapter 10 Physical and Hardware-Based Security 375

Chapter 11 Security and Vulnerability in the Network 401

Chapter 12 Wireless Networking Security 429

Chapter 13 Disaster Recovery and Incident Response 455

Chapter 14 Security-Related Policies and Procedures 499

Chapter 15 Security Administration 529

Appendix A About the Companion CD 567

Glossary 571

Index 613

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Author Information

Emmett Dulaney is an associate professor at Anderson University. He has written several certification books on Windows, Security, IT project management, and UNIX, and is coauthor of two of Sybex's leading certification titles: CompTIA Security+ Study Guide and CompTIA A+ Complete Study Guide. He is also a well-known certification columnist for Redmond magazine and CertCities.com.
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Do you think you've discovered an error in this book? Please check the list of errata below to see if we've already addressed the error. If not, please submit the error via our Errata Form. We will attempt to verify your error; if you're right, we will post a correction below.

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2 37 Text correction: Typographical Error
"UPD ports" at the end of the last sentence before the Exercise should read:

"UDP ports"
5 195 Text correction: Typographical Error
In the first sentence of the last paragraph on the page, "BPN" should be "VPN"
12 436 Text correction: Error in Figure 12.6
"WDP" is represented twice in the diagram. The first (top) instance of "WDP" should show "WTP". In order from the top, the layers should read WSP, WTP, WTLS, WDP.
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