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eText: 
ISBN-13 9780071786157ISBN-10 0071786155
Print: 
ISBN-10 0071786198ISBN-13 9780071786195
Author(s): Conklin, Wm. Arthur; White, Gregory; Williams, Dwayne; Davis, Roger
Publisher: McGraw-Hill
Copyright year: © 2012 Pages: 752
Description

Essential Skills for a Successful IT Security Career

Learn the fundamentals of computer and information security while getting complete coverage of all the objectives for the latest release of the CompTIA Security+ certification exam. This up-to-date, full-color guide discusses communication, infrastructure, operational security, attack prevention, disaster recovery, computer forensics, and much more. Written and edited by leaders in the field, Principles of Computer Security: CompTIA Security+ and Beyond, Third Edition will help you pass CompTIA Security+ exam SY0-301 and become an IT security expert. From McGraw-Hill—a Gold-Level CompTIA Authorized Partner, this book offers Official CompTIA Approved Quality Content.

Find out how to:

  • Ensure operational, organizational, and physical security
  • Use cryptography and public key infrastructures (PKIs)
  • Secure remote access, wireless, and virtual private networks (VPNs)
  • Harden network devices, operating systems, and applications
  • Defend against network attacks, such as denial of service, spoofing, hijacking, and password guessing
  • Combat viruses, worms, Trojan horses, logic bombs, time bombs, and rootkits
  • Manage e-mail, instant messaging, and web security
  • Understand secure software development requirements
  • Enable disaster recovery and business continuity
  • Implement risk, change, and privilege management measures
  • Handle computer forensics and incident response
  • Understand legal, ethical, and privacy issues

The CD-ROM features:

  • Two full practice exams
  • PDF copy of the book

Each chapter includes:

  • Learning objectives
  • Photographs and illustrations
  • Real-world examples
  • Try This! and Cross Check exercises
  • Key terms highlighted
  • Tech Tips, Notes, and Warnings
  • Exam Tips
  • End-of-chapter quizzes and lab projects

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