DescriptionCompTIA-approved, best-selling prep for CompTIA's Advanced Security Practitioner certification, updated for the CAS-002 exam
CASP: CompTIA Advanced Security Practitioner Study Guide: CAS-002 is the updated edition of the bestselling book covering the CASP certification exam. CompTIA approved, this guide covers all of the CASP exam objectives with clear, concise, thorough information on crucial security topics. With practical examples and insights drawn from real-world experience, the book is a comprehensive study resource with authoritative coverage of key concepts. Exam highlights, end-of-chapter reviews, and a searchable glossary help with information retention, and cutting-edge exam prep software offers electronic flashcards and hundreds of bonus practice questions. Additional hands-on lab exercises mimic the exam's focus on practical application, providing extra opportunities for readers to test their skills.
CASP is a DoD 8570.1-recognized security certification that validates the skillset of advanced-level IT security professionals. The exam measures the technical knowledge and skills required to conceptualize, design, and engineer secure solutions across complex enterprise environments, as well as the ability to think critically and apply good judgment across a broad spectrum of security disciplines. This study guide helps CASP candidates thoroughly prepare for the exam, providing the opportunity to:
- Master risk management and incident response
- Sharpen research and analysis skills
- Integrate computing with communications and business
- Review enterprise management and technical component integration
Experts predict a 45-fold increase in digital data by 2020, with one-third of all information passing through the cloud. Data has never been so vulnerable, and the demand for certified security professionals is increasing quickly. The CASP proves an IT professional's skills, but getting that certification requires thorough preparation. This CASP study guide provides the information and practice that eliminate surprises on exam day.
Also available as a set, Security Practitoner & Crypotography Set, 9781119071549 with Applied Cryptography: Protocols, Algorithms, and Source Code in C, 2nd Edition.
Assessment Test l viii
Chapter 1 Cryptographic Tools and Techniques 1
Chapter 2 Comprehensive Security Solutions 45
Chapter 3 Securing Virtualized, Distributed, and Shared Computing 93
Chapter 4 Host Security 133
Chapter 5 Application Security and Penetration Testing 177
Chapter 6 Risk Management 229
Chapter 7 Policies, Procedures, and Incident Response 273
Chapter 8 Security Research and Analysis 313
Chapter 9 Enterprise Security Integration 363
Chapter 10 Security Controls for Communication and Collaboration 401
Appendix A CASP Lab Manual 451
Appendix B Answers to Review Questions 509
Appendix C About the Additional Study Tools 523