Synopses & Reviews
Ace your preparation for the skills measured by CompTIA Security+ Exam SY0-301. Work at your own pace through a series of lessons and reviews that fully cover each exam objective. Then, reinforce what you’ve learned by applying your knowledge to real-world case scenarios and practice exercises. This guide is designed to help make the most of your study time.
Maximize your performance on the exam by demonstrating your mastery of:
- Network Security
- Compliance and operational security
- Threats and vulnerabilities
- Application, data, and host security
- Access control and identity management
Assess your skills with practice tests on CD. You can work through hundreds of questions using multiple testing modes to meet your specific learning needs. You get detailed explanations for right and wrong answers—including a customized learning path that describes how and where to focus your studies.
For customers who purchase an ebook version of this title, instructions for downloading the CD files can be found in the ebook.
Ace your preparation for CompTIA Security+ Exam SY0-301 with this 2-in-1 Training Kit from Microsoft Press®. Work at your own pace through a series of lessons and practical exercises, and then assess your skills with the online practice test—featuring multiple, customizable testing options to meet your specific needs.
Maximize your performance on the exam by learning to:
- Network Security
- Compliance and Operational Security
- Threats and Vulnerabilities
- Application, Data, and Host Security
- Access Control and Identity Management
About the Author
David Seidl serves as the Director of Information Security for Notre Dame in the Office of Information Technology. He bears broad responsibility for the information security on campus, and leads a team of six information security professionals. David has been a security professional for over 10 years, and has over 17 years of IT experience. He has a wide range of IT and Information Security experience ranging from system design to firewall and network security device administration, incident response and risk assessment.
Mike Chapple is a technology professional, author, and professor with broad experience in computing and technology. Crossing two decades, his experience includes user support, information security, databases, and technology leadership. Mike currently serves as Senior Director for Enterprise Support Systems and Concurrent Assistant Professor of Computer Applications at the University of Notre Dame.
James Michael Stewart has been working with computers and technology for nearly thirty years. His work focuses on security, certification, and various operating systems. Recently, Michael has been teaching job skill and certification courses, such as CISSP, ethical hacking/penetration testing, computer forensics, and Security+. Michael holds a variety of certifications, including Security+, CISSP, CEH, CHFI, CPTE, CDFE, Q/SA, and Q/EH. Michael holds a bachelor's degree in Philosophy.
Table of Contents
- Chapter 1: Risk management and incident response
- Chapter 2: Network security technologies
- Chapter 3: Secure network design and management
- Chapter 4: Operational and environmental security
- Chapter 5: Threats and attacks
- Chapter 6: Monitoring, detection, and defense
- Chapter 7: Vulnerability assessment and management
- Chapter 8: The importance of application security
- Chapter 9: Establishing host security
- Chapter 10: Understanding data security
- Chapter 11: Identity and access control
- Chapter 12: Cryptography
- About the authors