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The NEW complete Security+ preparation bundle, with over 1,000 practice questions! The CompTIA Security+ Certification Kit is the ultimate preparation experience for Exam SY0-501. Updated to align with the latest changes to the exam, this kit provides complete, expert coverage of all six exam domains. The CompTIA Security+ Study Guide clarifies crucial security topics and provides practical examples drawn from real-world experience, while the CompTIA Security+ Review Guide condenses essential information down into bite-sized pieces organized by domain. The CompTIA Security+ Practice Tests help you gauge your progress along the way, with six unique practice tests that help you diagnose weak points while there is still time to review. You also get a year of FREE access to the Sybex interactive online learning environment, which features a pre-assessment test, hundreds of practice questions, flashcards, and other tools to help you plan, prepare, and perform. Studying both content and technique gives you an advantage on test day, and the Sybex advantage means going into the exam with confidence. The CompTIA Security+ exam tests your knowledge of network security, compliance and operation security, threats and vulnerabilities, application, data, and host security. With clear guidance on critical topics including architecture and design, identity and access management, cryptography, risk management, and more, this kit provides everything you need to pas with flying colors. Find clear explanations covering 100% of Exam SY0-501 objectives Learn how critical exam topics translate into real-world on-the-job skills Test your knowledge with 1,020 practice questions covering all six exam domains Access digital study tools including flashcards, practice tests, and more The Security+ certification sets your career on track. DoDD 8570-approved and a springboard to the CISSP and CISA, this exam is an important first step for security professionals seeking an advantage over the competition. The exam is challenging, so comprehensive preparation is key — and the CompTIA Security+ Certification Kit is the ideal resource for candidates seeking deep understanding with real-world context.
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Master CompTIA’s Security+ SY0-401 exam topics Assess your knowledge with chapter-ending quizzes Reinforce your knowledge of key concepts with chapter review activities Practice with realistic exam questions on the DVD Includes complete video solutions to 31 hands-on labs Plus 31 interactive simulations on key exam topics CompTIA Security+ SY0-401 Authorized Cert Guide, Academic Edition includes video solutions to the hands-on labs, practice tests, and interactive simulations that let the reader learn by doing. Best-selling author and expert instructor David L. Prowse shares preparation hints and test-taking tips, helping you identify areas of weakness and improve both your conceptual knowledge and hands-on skills. Material is presented in a concise manner, focusing on increasing your understanding and retention of exam topics. The book presents you with an organized test preparation routine through the use of proven series elements and techniques. 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Learning activities such as test password strength, match the type of Malware with its definition, find the security issues in the network map, and disallow a user access to the network on Saturday and Sunday. Interactive Simulations: 2-1: Identifying Malware Types 2-2: Securing the BIOS 2-4: Filtering E-mails 3-3: Stopping Services in the Command Prompt 4-1: Securing Web Browsers 5-1: Creating a DMZ 5-3: Defending against the Web Shell 6-1a: Understanding Port Numbers, Part A 6-1b: Understanding Port Numbers, Part B 6-1c: Understanding Port Numbers, Part C 6-2a: Identifying Network Attacks, Part A 6-2b: Identifying Network Attacks, Part B 6-2c: Identifying Network Attacks, Part C 6-2d: Identifying Network Attacks, Part D 7-1: Configuring a Firewall's Ruleset 8-4: Planning Network Security 9-1: Choosing Physical Security Methods 9-2: Selecting the Correct Authentication Technology 9-3: Understanding 802.1X 10-1: Password Strength 10-2: Configuring Logon Hours 10-3: Understanding Access Control Models 11-1a: Risk Assessment, Part A 11-1b: Risk Assessment, Part B 11-1c: Vulnerability Management Process 12-1: Capturing and Analyzing Packets 12-2: Deciphering Log Files 13-1: Understanding Symmetric and Asymmetric Algorithms 15-1: Configuring RAID 16-1a: Identifying Social Engineering Attacks, Part A 16-1b: Identifying Social Engineering Attacks, Part B Hands-On Labs Video Solutions: 2-1: Using Free Malware Scanning Programs 2-2: Securing the BIOS 2-3: Securing Mobile Devices 3-1: Discerning and Updating Service Pack Level 3-2: Securing a Virtual Machine 3-3: Working with Services in Windows and Linux 4-1: Securing Web Browsers 4-2: Whitelisting and Blacklisting Applications with a Windows Server Policy 5-2: Subnetting a Network 6-1: Scanning Ports 7-2: Configuring Packet Filtering and NAT 7-3: Configuring an Inbound Filter 8-1: Securing a Wireless Device 8-2: Enabling MAC Filtering 8-3: Wardriving and the Cure 9-3: Understanding 802.1X 9-4: Setting Up a Secure VPN 10-1: Configuring Complex Passwords 10-2: Configuring Password Policies and User Accounts Restrictions 10-4: Configuring User and Group Permissions 11-2: Mapping and Scanning the Network 11-3: Defending Against Password Cracking 12-1: Capturing and Analyzing Packets 12-2: Deciphering Log Files 12-3: Auditing Files 13-1: Understanding Symmetric and Asymmetric Algorithms 13-2: Disabling the LM Hash 14-1: Understanding PKI 14-2: Making an SSH Connection 15-1: Configuring RAID 17-1: Analyzing Test Questions Well-regarded for its level of detail, assessment features, and challenging review questions and exercises, this CompTIA authorized study guide helps you master the concepts and techniques that will allow you to succeed on the exam the first time. The CompTIA authorized study guide helps you master all the topics on the Security+ exam, including Core computer system security OS hardening and virtualization Application security Network design elements and threats Perimeter security Network media and devices security Physical security and authentication models Access control Vulnerability and risk assessment Monitoring and auditing Cryptography, including PKI Redundancy and disaster recovery Policies and procedures
Pass the First Time. The CompTIA Security+ Get Certified Get Ahead SY0-501 Study Guide is an update to the top-selling SY0-201, SY0-301, and SY0-401 study guides, which have helped thousands of readers pass the exam the first time they took it. It covers all of the SY0-501 objectives and includes the same elements readers raved about in the previous two versions. Each of the eleven chapters presents topics in an easy to understand manner and includes real-world examples of security principles in action. The author uses many of the same analogies and explanations he's honed in the classroom that have helped hundreds of students master the Security+ content. You'll understand the important and relevant security topics for the Security+ exam, without being overloaded with unnecessary details. Additionally, each chapter includes a comprehensive review section to help you focus on what's important. Over 300 realistic practice test questions with in-depth explanations will help you test your comprehension and readiness for the exam. The book includes a 75 question pre-test, a 75 question post-test, and practice test questions at the end of every chapter. Each practice test question includes a detailed explanation to help you understand the content and the reasoning behind the question. You'll also have access to free online resources including labs and additional practice test questions. Using all of these resources, you'll be ready to take and pass the exam the first time you take it. If you plan to pursue any of the advanced security certifications, this guide will also help you lay a solid foundation of security knowledge. Learn this material, and you'll be a step ahead for other exams. This SY0-501 study guide is for any IT or security professional interested in advancing in their field, and a must read for anyone striving to master the basics of IT systems security. The author supplements the book with blog posts here: http: //blogs.getcertifiedgetahead.com/. This page provides a full listing of mobile device apps from the author: http: //learnzapp.com/partners/darrilgibson/.
From zero to certified, your complete guide to the CompTIA Security+ SY0-401 ObjectivesAbout This Book* Your CompTIA Security+ study companion to take the test with complete confidence* Full practice tests with complete real-time progress via companion website* Prepare smarter and faster with Packt Cert Series, AND customize your learning to strengthen your weak areasWho This Book Is ForThis book is for those who are aiming to clear the CompTIA Security+ certification exams. If you're an IT security professional or you are looking to clear Security+ as a stepping stone in your career, this book is for you.What you will learn* Explore the requirements for and objectives of CompTIA Security+ exam* Get to know the Network Security Fundamentals required to clear the networking portion of the CompTIA Security+ Exam* Understand Compliance and Operational Security* Find out about the latest threats, vulnerabilities, and the differences between vulnerability scanning and penetration testing.* Get to grips with Host security and defending workstations and nodes from malicious attacks.* Work with access control and identity management* Grasp cryptography and see how to encrypt sensitive dataIn DetailCompTIA Security+ exam is a globally recognized certification trusted to validate foundational, vendor-neutral IT Security knowledge and skills. The exam covers essential security topics including networking security and risk management, making it an essential stepping stone for an IT Security professional.This book is designed to help you prepare and take the CompTIA Security+ exam with full confidence. This guide particularly targets those looking to establish their careers in IT security. This title is positioned to deliver the promise of our new series that offers a smarter and faster way of clearing certification tests. It's a complete package comprising targeted content, skill labs, practice questions, and more.This book covers various topics in IT Security including Networking Security, Compliance and Operational Security, various threats and vulnerabilities, Application, Data, and Host Security, Access Control and Identity Management, and Cryptography. Various hands-on labs are used to cement your knowledge and apply theoretical concepts to real-world examples.By the end of this book, you will be able to pass the CompTIA Security+ exam and will have developed the advanced skills needed to start a successful career in IT Security!
Das Buch gibt eine umfassende Einführung in moderne angewandte Kryptografie. Es behandelt nahezu alle kryptografischen Verfahren mit praktischer Relevanz. Es werden symmetrische Verfahren (DES, AES, PRESENT, Stromchiffren), asymmetrische Verfahren (RSA, Diffie-Hellmann, elliptische Kurven) sowie digitale Signaturen, Hash-Funktionen, Message Authentication Codes sowie Schlüsselaustauschprotokolle vorgestellt. Für alle Krypto-Verfahren werden aktuelle Sicherheitseinschätzungen und Implementierungseigenschaften beschrieben.
The Security+ certification is CompTIA's answer to the market's need for a baseline, vendor-neutral security certification. The IT industry recognizes there is a need to better train, staff, and empower those tasked with designing and implementing information security, and Security+ is an effort to meet this demand. Even in challenging times, the field of information security continues to expand. To gain a foothold in this growing field, more than 60,000 people have earned CompTIA's Security+ certification - and thousands more take the Security+ exam every month. CompTIA Security+ SY0-401 Authorized Practice Questions Exam Cram offers all the realistic exam practice you'll need to systematically prepare, identify and fix areas of weakness - and pass your Security+ exam the first time. This book and CD package complements any Security+ study plan with more than 800 practice test questions - all supported with complete explanations of every correct and incorrect answer. The questions cover every Security+ exam objective, including systems security, network infrastructure, access control, security assessment and auditing, cryptography, and organizational security. The book contains relevant Exam Notes designed to help you earn a higher score - plus the popular Cram Sheet tear card for last-minute cramming. All 800 questions and explanations are also provided on the accompanying CD-ROM, where they are delivered by a powerful, flexible test engine that offers instant feedback and helps you pinpoint the areas where you need to focus.
An all-new CompTIA Security+ exam guide from top CompTIA training and exam prep expert Mike Meyers In Mike Meyers’ CompTIA Security+ Certification Guide (Exam SY0-401), the bestselling author and leading authority on CompTIA A+ certification brings his highly effective methodology to IT security for the first time. Like the exam, this book goes beyond knowledge application and is designed to ensure that security personnel anticipate security risks and guard against them. Meyers’ “in the trenches” voice and the clarity of his explanations make his books the bestselling self-study resources available for professional certification. Electronic content includes: 20+ lab simulations, 1+ hour of video training from Meyers, and hundreds of practice exam questions McGraw-Hill Professional is a Platinum-Level CompTIA Authorized Partner CAQC Authorized (CompTIA Approved Quality Curriculum) Includes Mike's toolbox of favorite network security related freeware/shareware
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