From the Author
After teaching Security+ classes to hundreds of students, I wanted to write a book that shares the same knowledge to anyone that I'm able to share in the classroom and help them take and pass the exam the first time they take it. Based on the feedback I'm getting, the book does just that. Whether you attend a class or self-study to learn this material, I wish you the best of luck in your studies.
From the Back Cover
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:
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.
- 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
- Business Continuity
- Security Policies and Operational Security