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CompTIA security + study guide
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3rd ed.
Publication Information:
Indianapolis, IN : Wiley, 2006
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1v + 1 CD-ROM
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Accompanied by compact disc : CP 12022

Accompanied by entitled : Security administrator : street smarts (QA76.3 M54 2007)
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30000010120573 QA76.3 M543 2006 Open Access Book Book

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Take charge of your career with certification that can increase your marketability. This new edition of the top-selling Guide is what you need to prepare for CompTIA's Security+ SY0-101 exam.

Developed to meet the exacting requirements of today's certification candidates and aspiring IT security professionals, this fully updated, comprehensive book features:

Clear and concise information on crucial security topics. Practical examples and hands-on labs to prepare you for actual on-the-job situations. Authoritative coverage of all key exam topics including general security concepts; communication, infrastructure, operational, and organizational security; and cryptography basics.

The Guide covers all exam objectives, demonstrates implementation of important instructional design principles, and provides instructional reviews to help you assess your readiness for the exam. Additionally, the Guide includes a CD-ROM with advanced testing software, all chapter review questions, and bonus exams as well as electronic flashcards that run on your PC, Pocket PC, or Palm handheld.

Join the more than 20,000 security professionals who have earned this certification with the CompTIA authorized Study Guide .

Author Notes

Mike Pastore has worked in IT for over twenty-five years. He is currently a consultant in systems implementation for the Shepherd Group in Bellevue, Washington.

Emmett Dulaney has written several certification books on Windows, Security, IT project management, and UNIX. He is the certification columnist for Redmond Magazine and .

Table of Contents

Assessment Test
Chapter 1 General Security Concepts
Chapter 2 Identifying Potential Risks
Chapter 3 Infrastructure and Connectivity
Chapter 4 Monitoring Activity and Intrusion Detection
Chapter 5 Implementing and Maintaining a Secure Network
Chapter 6 Securing the Network and Environment
Chapter 7 Cryptography Basics, Methods, and Standards
Chapter 8 Security Policies and Procedures
Chapter 9 Security Management