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ISBN-10 0071786198ISBN-13 9780071786195
Print: 
ISBN-10 0-07-178619-8ISBN-13 978-0-07-178619-5
Author(s): Wm. Arthur Conklin; Gregory White; Dwayne Williams; Roger Davis; Chuck Cothren; Corey Schou
Publisher: McGraw-Hill Education
Copyright year: © 2012 Pages: 752
Description

Written by leaders in the field of IT security higher education, the new edition of this full-color text is revised to cover the 2011 CompTIA Security+ exam. Principles of Computer Security, Third Edition covers the new 2011 CompTIA Security+ exam objectives and provides context for students and aspiring government workers looking to meet government workforce requirements (DOD 8570). This full-color textbook provides comprehensive coverage of the core principles of information security: system security, network infrastructure, access control, organizational security, and compliance, while also providing 100% coverage of all exam objectives for the CompTIA Security+ certification. Well illustrated with photographs and diagrams, and has an engaging, dynamic presentation. The textbook’s teaching elements include sidebar questions, critical-skill building activities, and end-of-chapter student review and assessment. Principles of Computer Security, Third Edition Features CompTIA Approved Quality Curriculum—CAQC Official content Offers Online Learning Center with: instructor manual, classroom PowerPoint slides, and a test bank solution in EZ Test & Blackboard format Includes two complete practice exams Coverage includes: Introduction and Security Trends; General Security Concepts; Operational/Organizational Security; The Role of People in Security; Cryptography; Public Key Infrastructure; Standards and Protocols; Physical Security; Network Fundamentals; Infrastructure Security; Authentication and Remote Access; Wireless; Intrusion Detection Systems and Network Security; Baselines; Types of Attacks and Malicious Software; E-mail and Instant Messaging; Web Components; Secure Software Development; Disaster Recovery, Business Continuity, and Organizational Policies; Risk Management; Change Management; Privilege Management; Computer Forensics; Legal Issues and Ethics; Privacy

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