Security+ Certification Exam Cram 2
Exam Cram SYO-101
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|Format:||Paperback / softback, 528 pages, Tuttle Edition|
|Other Information: ||illustrations|
|Published In: ||United States, 24 April 2003|
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. Security+ will become the baseline certification for Microsoft's new security certification initiative (to be announced in 2003). This book is not intended to teach new material. Instead it assumes that you have a solid foundation of knowledge but can use a refresher on important concepts as well as a guide to exam topics and objectives. This book focuses exactly on what you need to pass the exam - it features test-taking strategies, time-saving study tips, and a special Cram Sheet that includes tips, acronyms, and memory joggers not available anywhere else. The series is supported online at several Web sites: examcram.com, informit.com, and cramsession.com. The accompanying CD features PrepLogic Practice Tests, Preview Edition. This product includes one complete PrepLogic Practice Test with approximately the same number of questions found on the actual vendor exam.Each question contains full, detailed explanations of the correct and incorrect answers. The engine offers two study modes, Practice Test and Flash Review, full exam customization, and a detailed score report.
Table of Contents
Introduction. Self-Assessment. 1. CompTIA Certification Exams. CompTIA Certification Programs Launch Your Career. The Exam Situation. Exam Layout and Design. Using CompTIAs Exam Software Effectively. Exam-Taking Techniques. Question-Handling Strategies. Mastering the Inner Game. Weighted Averages of the Skill Sets. Study Guide Checklist. Additional Resources. 2. General Security Practices. Access Control. Authentication. Nonessential Services and Protocols. Practice Questions. Need to Know More? 3. Nonessential Services and Attacks. Understanding and Identifying Common Services and Nonessential Services Posing Possible Security Threats. Attacks. Malicious Code. Social Engineering. Auditing. Practice Questions. Need to Know More? 4. Communication Security. Remote Access. Securing Email. Instant Messaging. Web Connectivity. Practice Questions. Need to Know More? 5. Online Vulnerabilities. Web Vulnerabilities. Protocol Vulnerabilities. File Transfer Protocol (FTP) Vulnerabilities. Wireless Network Vulnerabilities. Practice Questions. Need to Know More? 6. Infrastructure Security. Understanding the Basic Security Concepts of Communication and Network Devices. Understanding the Basic Security Concepts of Media. Basic Security Concepts, Strengths, and Vulnerabilities of Security Topologies. Need to Know More? 7. Intrusion Detection and Security Baselines. Intrusion Detection. Security Baselines. Practice Questions. Need to Know More? 8. Basics of Cryptography. Algorithms. Concepts of Using Cryptography. Public Key Infrastructure (PKI). Practice Questions. Need to Know More? 9. Deploying Cryptography. Standards and Protocols. Key Management and the Certificate Lifecycle. Practice Questions. Need to Know More? 10. Organizational Security. Physical Security. Disaster Recovery. Security Policies and Procedures. Practice Questions. Need to Know More? 11. Privilege Management, Forensics, Risk Identification, Education, and Documentation. Understanding Privilege Management. Understanding Computer Forensics. Identifying Risks. Implementing User Education. Understanding Security Documentation. Practice Questions. Need to Know More? 12. Sample Test #1. 13. Answer Key to Sample Test #1. 14. Sample Test #2. 15. Answer Key to Sample Test #2. Appendix A. List of Resources. Chapter 1. Chapter 2. Chapter 3. Chapter 4. Chapter 5. Chapter 6. Chapter 7. Chapter 8. Chapter 9. Chapter 10. Chapter 11. Other Resources. Appendix B. List of Products and Vendors. Chapter 2. Chapter 3. Chapter 4. Chapter 5. Chapter 6. Chapter 7. Chapter 8. Chapter 9. Chapter 10. Appendix C. Whats on the CD-ROM. PrepLogic Practice Tests, Preview Edition. Exclusive Electronic Version of Text. Easy Access to Online Pointers and References. Appendix D. Using the PrepLogic Practice Tests, Preview Edition Software. Exam Simulation. Question Quality. Interface Design. Effective Learning Environment. Software Requirements. Installing PrepLogic Practice Tests, Preview Edition. Removing PrepLogic Practice Tests, Preview Edition from Your Computer. Using PrepLogic Practice Tests, Preview Edition. Starting a Practice Test Mode Session. Starting a Flash Review Mode Session. Standard PrepLogic Practice Tests, Preview Edition Options. Time Remaining. Your Examination Score Report. Review Your Exam. Get More Exams. Contacting PrepLogic. Customer Service. Product Suggestions and Comments. License Agreement. Glossary. Index.
About the Author
Kirk Hausman has been an IT professional for more than 20 years in the roles of consultant, trainer, programmer, database administrator, IT manager, and network administrator. He is currently working as a Computer Systems Manager and Lead Security Analyst for Texas A&M University, where he is active in many university-wide ERP planning committees and multidepartmental database-development efforts. He also is employed as the North American Online Manager for Fujitsu/ICL's online training division, KnowledgePool, Inc. Kirk has his Security+ certification, among others. Diane Barrett is an instructor and technical reviewer. Currently, she instructs at Education America, where she has spent the last two years teaching in the Computer Networking program. She is also the president of NextGard Technology L.L.C., which specializes in security-awareness training and consulting. She is a member of InfraGard, the Sonoran Desert Users Security Group, HTCIA, and ISSA. Diane has done technical editing for the Coriolis Group and was a member of Transcender's technical evaluation program until it ceased in the spring of 2002. She had recently received her degree in Business Information Systems and is continually learning and advancing her education. She currently holds the following certifications: MSCE in Windows NT and 2000, CCNA, CompTIA A+, Net+, i-Net+, and Security+. You can reach Diane at firstname.lastname@example.org. Martin Weiss is an Information Security Specialist with a large employee-benefits company. His other writings include i-Net+ Exam Cram and books on A+ certification and Windows 2000 Server. He currently holds the following certifications: CISSP, Security+, A+, i-Net+, Network+, MCSE, MCP+I, CCNA, and CNA. Martin lives in New England and enjoys snowboarding, candlelight dinners, and long walks on the beach. He currently attends graduate school at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute. He can be reached via email at email@example.com.
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. The exam is live as of December 2002. Security+ will become the baseline certification for Microsoft's new security certification initiative (to be announced in 2003). Readers preparing for this exam find the best-selling Exam Cram 2 series to be the smartest, most efficient way to become certified. This book focuses exactly on what readers need to get certified now - featuring test-taking strategies, time-saving study tips, and a special Cram Sheet that includes tips, acronyms, and memory joggers that are not available anywhere else. Exam Cram 2 also features PrepLogic Practice Tests!
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