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CompTIA Security+ 2008 In Depth

CompTIA Security+ 2008 In Depth

ISBN 13: 9781598638134

ISBN 10: 1598638130

Author: Mark Ciampa

Pages: 464

Published: 11/20/2008

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"CompTIA Security+ 2008 In Depth" gives you the coverage you need to pass CompTIA's latest Security+ exam and to fully understand the current risks and threats to an organization's data. If you are just entering the IT field, you will appreciate the comprehensive coverage of the tools and techniques necessary to safeguard electronic data. You'll also learn everything you need to pass the Security+ exam and attain this increasingly valuable certification. All the domain objectives itemized by CompTIA in their Security+ exam are covered: systems security, network infrastructure, access control, assessments and audits, cryptography, and organizational security.
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  • Provides and excellent introduction and reference to the field of computer security.
  • Maps completely to CompTIA's 2008 Security+ Certification exams.
Author Bio
Mark Ciampa
Dr. Mark Ciampa is an Associate Professor of Information Systems in the Gordon Ford College of Business at Western Kentucky University in Bowling Green, Kentucky. Prior to this he was an Associate Professor and served as the Director of Academic Computing at Volunteer State Community College in Gallatin, Tennessee for 20 years. Dr. Ciampa has worked in the IT industry as a computer consultant for businesses, government agencies and educational institutions. He has published more than 20 articles in peer-reviewed journals and has written more than 25 technology textbooks, including SECURITY+ GUIDE TO NETWORK SECURITY FUNDAMENTALS, CWNA GUIDE TO WIRELESS LANS, GUIDE TO WIRELESS COMMUNICATIONS, SECURITY AWARENESS: APPLYING PRACTICAL SECURITY IN YOUR WORLD and NETWORKING BASICS. Dr. Ciampa holds a Ph.D. in technology management with a specialization in digital communication systems from Indiana State University and has certifications in Security+ and HIT.
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Table of Contents

Chapter 1: Introduction to Security;

Chapter 2: System Threats and Risks;

Chapter 3: Protecting Systems;

Chapter 4: Network Vulnerabilities and Attacks;

Chapter 5: Network Defenses;

Chapter 6: Wireless Network Security;

Chapter 7: Access Control Fundamentals;

Chapter 8: Authentication;

Chapter 9: Performing Vulnerability Assessments;

Chapter 10: Conducting Security Audits;

Chapter 11: Basic Cryptography;

Chapter 12: Applying Cryptography;

Chapter 13: Business Continuity;

Chapter 14: Security Policies and Training;

Appendix A: CompTIA Security+ 2008 Examination Objectives

Appendix B: Security Web Sites;

Appendix C: Selected TCP/IP Ports and Their Threats;

Appendix D: Sample Internet and E-Mail Acceptable Use Policy;

Appendix E: Answers to Chapter Review Questions