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CompTIA Security+: Get Certified Get Ahead: SY0-301 Study Guide

Published: 10 November 2011

If you're studying for the CompTIA Security+ exam and want to pass it on your first attempt, CompTIA Security+: Get Certified Get Ahead: SY0-301 Study Guide is for you. It covers 100 percent of the exam objectives and includes over 450 realistic practice test questions with in-depth explanations. Security+ is a popular certification within the IT field and it has helped many individuals get ahead in their jobs and careers. Inside this text, Darril Gibson covers:

  • IT Security Basics

  • Control Types and Methods

  • Basic and Advanced Network Security

  • Securing Hosts, Applications, and Data

  • Malware and Social Engineering

  • Advanced Attacks

  • Managing Risk

  • Cryptography

  • Business Continuity

  • Security Policies and Operational Security

If you plan to pursue an advanced security certification, this comprehensive guide will also help you lay a solid foundation of security knowledge. You'll be a step ahead in your pursuit of these advanced certifications.

The CEO of Security Consulting and Training, LLC, Darril Gibson has written, coauthored, and contributed to more than a dozen books, and regularly consults and teaches on a wide variety of IT topics. He has been a Microsoft Certified Trainer (MCT) since 1999 and holds a multitude of certifications including Security+, CISSP, SSCP, MCSE (NT 4.0, Windows 2000, and Windows 2003), MCITP (Windows 7, Windows Server 2008, and SQL Server), and ITIL Foundations. An adjunct professor at ECPI University, Gibson has taught Security+ classes there and elsewhere to hundreds of students, helping them get certified.

Pages: 580
ISBN: 1463762364
ISBN-13: 978-1463762360
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