Each of the eleven chapters presents topics in an easy to understand manner and includes real-world examples of security principles in action. The author uses many of the same analogies and explanations he's honed in the classroom that have helped hundreds of students master the Security+ content. You'll understand the important and relevant security topics for the Security+ exam, without being overloaded with unnecessary details. Additionally, each chapter includes a comprehensive review section to help you focus on what's important. Over 450 realistic practice test questions with in-depth explanations will help you test your comprehension and readiness for the exam. The book includes a 100 question pre-test, a 100 question post-test, and practice test questions at the end of every chapter. Each practice test question includes a detailed explanation to help you understand the content and the reasoning behind the question. You'll be ready to take and pass the exam the first time you take it.
Pass the First Time. The CompTIA Security+ Get Certified Get Ahead SY0-501 Study Guide is an update to the top-selling SY0-201, SY0-301, and SY0-401 study guides, which have helped thousands of readers pass the exam the first time they took it. It covers all of the SY0-501 objectives and includes the same elements readers raved about in the previous two versions. Each of the eleven chapters presents topics in an easy to understand manner and includes real-world examples of security principles in action. The author uses many of the same analogies and explanations he's honed in the classroom that have helped hundreds of students master the Security+ content. You'll understand the important and relevant security topics for the Security+ exam, without being overloaded with unnecessary details. Additionally, each chapter includes a comprehensive review section to help you focus on what's important. Over 300 realistic practice test questions with in-depth explanations will help you test your comprehension and readiness for the exam. The book includes a 75 question pre-test, a 75 question post-test, and practice test questions at the end of every chapter. Each practice test question includes a detailed explanation to help you understand the content and the reasoning behind the question. You'll also have access to free online resources including labs and additional practice test questions. Using all of these resources, you'll be ready to take and pass the exam the first time you take it. If you plan to pursue any of the advanced security certifications, this guide will also help you lay a solid foundation of security knowledge. Learn this material, and you'll be a step ahead for other exams. This SY0-501 study guide is for any IT or security professional interested in advancing in their field, and a must read for anyone striving to master the basics of IT systems security. The author supplements the book with blog posts here: http: //blogs.getcertifiedgetahead.com/. This page provides a full listing of mobile device apps from the author: http: //learnzapp.com/partners/darrilgibson/.
CompTIA Security+ SY0-401 Practice Test Questions (Get Certified Get Ahead) includes 307 realistic practice test questions with in-depth explanations. If you want to test your readiness for the Security+ (SY0-401) exam and reinforce the important material, this book is for you. It is organized in six chapters aligned with the six Security+ domains. Each chapter includes at least three sections: Practice test questions without answers. Created for readers that want to go through all the questions without seeing the correct answers or explanations. Practice test questions including answers. Each question includes an in-depth explanation so you'll know why the correct answers are correct, and why the incorrect answers are incorrect. Some chapters include a fourth section. For example, Chapter 1 includes two tables related to the Network Security domain. One table lists all the relevant ports and protocols you need to use for the Security+ exam and a second table lists the layers of the OSI model along with relevant protocols and devices. The introduction includes details on the exam to give you an idea of what to expect including a section on performance-based questions and a strategy of how to answer these questions. Additionally, the acronym list at the end of the book provides relevant details on the acronyms referenced in the Security+ exam.
Author: David L. Prowse
Publisher: Pearson It Certification
Release Date: 2017-12
Genre: Computer networks
Learn, prepare, and practice for CompTIA Security+ SY0-501 exam success with this full-color CompTIA Authorized Cert Guide, Academic Edition from Pearson IT Certification, a leader in IT Certification learning. This book includes access to four complete practice tests, chapter summaries, and case studies including simulations and hands-on video exercises to reinforce the learning. Master CompTIA's Security+ SY0-501 exam topics Assess your knowledge with chapter-ending quizzes Reinforce your knowledge of key concepts with chapter review activities Practice with realistic exam questions Includes complete video solutions to hands-on labs Plus interactive simulations on key exam topics Work through Flash Cards in Q&A and glossary term format Includes free access to the Premium Edition eBook
Each of the eleven chapters presents topics in an easy to understand manner and includes real-world examples of security principles in action. The author uses many of the same analogies and explanations he's honed in the classroom that have helped hundreds of students master the Security+ content. You'll understand the important and relevant security topics for the Security+ exam, without being overloaded with unnecessary details. You'll be ready to take and pass the exam the first time you take it.
CompTIA Network+ N10-006 Practice Test Questions (Get Certified Get Ahead) includes over 300 realistic practice test questions and a comprehensive list of relevant acronyms. Combined, these study materials will help you take and pass the Network+ exam the first time you take it. If you want to test your readiness for the Network+ exam and reinforce the important material, this book is for you. All practice test questions include in-depth explanations to help you understand why the correct answers are correct, and why the incorrect answers are incorrect. Master the material and no matter how CompTIA words the questions, you'll be able to answer them correctly. The book is organized in five chapters matched to the five Network+ domains. Each chapter includes two sections:1. Practice mode section. Includes practice test questions without answers. This section presents the questions, but does not give you the answers. You can use this to test yourself to see if you know why the correct answers are correct, and why the incorrect answers are incorrect. 2. Review mode section. Includes practice test questions with answers. This section includes the same questions in the practice mode section, but it combines the questions, answers, and explanations so you can use it as a last minute review for any of the domains. The introduction includes details on the exam to give you an idea of what to expect. Additionally, all of the relevant acronyms are spelled out and defined in the appendix.
Author: Daniel Lachance
Publisher: McGraw Hill Professional
Release Date: 2014-07-11
Don't Let the Real Test Be Your First Test! Prepare for CompTIA Security+ Exam SY0-401 with McGraw-Hill Professional--a Platinum-Level CompTIA Authorized Partner offering Authorized CompTIA Approved Quality Content to give you the competitive edge on exam day. CompTIA Security+ Certification Practice Exams, Second Edition (Exam SY0-401) is filled with more than 800 realistic practice questions--including new performance-based questions--to prepare you for this challenging exam. To help you understand the material, in-depth explanations of both the correct and incorrect answers are included for every question. This practical guide covers all official objectives for Exam SY0-401 and is the perfect companion to CompTIA Security+ Certification Study Guide, Second Edition. Covers all exam topics, including: Networking Basics and Terminology * Security Terminology * Security Policies and Standards * Types of Attacks * System Security Threats * Mitigating Security Threats * Implementing System Security * Securing the Network Infrastructure * Wireless Networking and Security * Authentication * Access Control * Cryptography * Managing a Public Key Infrastructure * Physical Security * Risk Analysis * Disaster Recovery and Business Continuity * Computer Forensics * Security Assessments and Audits * Monitoring and Auditing Electronic content includes: Test engine that provides full-length practice exams and customized quizzes by chapter or by exam domain PDF copy of the book for studying on the go
Assess your readiness for CompTIA A+ Exams 220-801 and 220-802—and quickly identify where you need to focus and practice. This practical, streamlined guide walks you through each exam objective, providing "need to know" checklists, review questions, tips, and links to further study—all designed to help bolster your preparation. Reinforce your exam prep with a Rapid Review of these objectives: Exam 220-801: PC Hardware Networking Laptops Printers Operational Procedures Exam 220-802: Operating Systems Security Mobile Devices Troubleshooting This book is an ideal complement to the in-depth training of the Microsoft Press Training Kit and other exam-prep resources for CompTIA A+ Exams 220-801 and 220-802.
Author: Darril Gibson
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
Release Date: 2011-04-06
The core concepts and technologies of Windows networking Networking can be a complex topic, especially for those new to the field of IT. This focused, full-color book takes a unique approach to teaching Windows networking to beginners by stripping down a network to its bare basics, thereby making each topic clear and easy to understand. Focusing on the new Microsoft Technology Associate (MTA) program, this book pares down to just the essentials, showing beginners how to gain a solid foundation for understanding networking concepts upon which more advanced topics and technologies can be built. This straightforward guide begins each chapter by laying out a list of topics to be discussed, followed by a concise discussion of the core networking skills you need to have to gain a strong handle on the subject matter. Chapters conclude with review questions and suggested labs so you can measure your level of understanding of the chapter's content. Serves as an ideal resource for gaining a solid understanding of fundamental networking concepts and skills Offers a straightforward and direct approach to networking basics and covers network management tools, TCP/IP, the name resolution process, and network protocols and topologies Reviews all the topics you need to know for taking the MTA 98-366 exam Provides an overview of networking components, discusses connecting computers to a network, and looks at connecting networks with routers If you're new to IT and interested in entering the IT workforce, then Microsoft Windows Networking Essentials is essential reading.
Author: Wm. Arthur Conklin
Publisher: McGraw Hill Professional
Release Date: 2014-12-16
Get complete coverage of all objectives included on the latest release of the CompTIA Security+ exam from this comprehensive resource. Cowritten by leading information security experts, this authoritative guide fully addresses the skills required for securing a network and managing risk. You'll find learning objectives at the beginning of each chapter, exam tips, practice exam questions, and in-depth explanations. Designed to help you pass CompTIA Security+ exam SY0-401, this definitive volume also serves as an essential on-the-job reference. COVERS ALL EXAM DOMAINS, INCLUDING: Network security Compliance and operational security Threats and vulnerabilities Application, data, and host security Access control and identity management Cryptography ELECTRONIC CONTENT INCLUDES 200 practice exam questions Test engine that provides practice exams or quizzes that can be customized by chapter or exam objective
Assess your readiness for the CISSP Exam—and quickly identify where you need to focus and practice. This practical, streamlined guide provides objective overviews, exam tips, "need-to-know" checklists, review questions, and a list of valuable resources—all designed to help evaluate and reinforce your preparation. Bolster your exam prep with a Rapid Review of these objectives: Information Security Governance and Risk Management Access Control Cryptography Physical (Environmental) Security Security Architecture and Design Legal, Regulations, Investigations and Compliance Telecommunications and Network Security Business Continuity and Disaster Recovery Planning Software Development Security Security Operations This book is an ideal complement to the in-depth training of the Microsoft Press 2-in-1 Training Kit for the CISSP Exam and other exam-prep resources.
Author: Darril Gibson
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
Release Date: 2010-07-02
A manual for Windows 7 desktop technicians and administrators It is estimated that 90 percent of the world’s computers run Windows. Desktop technicians and administrators need this comprehensive manual to guide them through their daily work with Windows 7. While this Sybex guide is packed with information you’ll need to know for the MCITP certification exam, it is equally valuable in real-world situations you will encounter on the job. Covers troubleshooting, hardware and software applications, large-scale desktop environment management, and planning and configuring the desktop infrastructure using Windows 7 Provides plenty of relevant information for those seeking MCITP certification, including full coverage of the exam objectives for both Desktop Support Technician and Desktop Administrator exams Includes a CD with valuable study tools for the MCITP exams including video walkthroughs, flashcards, and two practice exams. Windows 7 Desktop Support and Administration provides knowledge that will be needed on certification exams and remains a valuable reference for support and administrative personnel on the job. Note: CD-ROM/DVD and other supplementary materials are not included as part of eBook file.
Author: Quentin Docter
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
Release Date: 2018-08-17
NOTE: The name of the exam has changed from IT Fundamentals to IT Fundamentals+ (ITF+). However, the FC0-U61 exam objectives are exactly the same. After the book was printed with IT Fundamentals in the title, CompTIA changed the name to IT Fundamentals+ (ITF+). We have corrected the title to IT Fundamentals+ (ITF+) in subsequent book printings, but earlier printings that were sold may still show IT Fundamentals in the title. Please rest assured that the book content is 100% the same. The ultimate study guide for the essential entry-level IT cert! The CompTIA IT Fundamentals Study Guide: Exam FC0-U61, Second Edition is your ideal companion for comprehensive exam preparation. Covering 100 percent of the latest exam objectives, this book contains everything you need to know to pass with flying colors—the first time! Clear, concise language breaks down fundamental IT concepts to help you truly grasp important concepts, and practical examples illustrate how each new skill is applied in real-world situations. You’ll learn your way around hardware and software, conduct installations, and connect to networks to get a workstation up and running smoothly; you’ll also develop the knowledge base needed to identify compatibility and security issues, mitigate risks, and conduct all-important preventative maintenance that keeps the end-user problem-free. The CompTIA IT Fundamentals certification validates your skills as a systems support specialist, and gets your foot in the door to a successful IT career. This book is your ultimate preparation resource, with expert guidance backed by online tools to take your preparation to the next level! Master 100 percent of Exam FC0-U61 objectives Learn real-world applications and practical on-the-job skills Know what to expect with exam highlights and review questions Access online study tools including flashcards, chapter tests, a practice exam, and more! The IT department is instrumental in keeping any organization on its feet. As support staff, you will be called upon to assess and repair common problems, set up and configure workstations, address individual issues, and much more. If you decide to continue on to more advanced IT positions, the CompTIA IT Fundamentals certification is a great springboard; if you’re ready to launch your career, the CompTIA IT Fundamentals Study Guide offers complete, practical prep to help you face the exam with confidence.
Author: Quentin Docter
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
Release Date: 2015-12-17
Gain the Sybex advantage with this complete guide to A+ certification The CompTIA A+ Complete Study Guide is your complete solution for A+ exam preparation. Covering 100% of Exam 220-901 and Exam 220-902 objectives, this book gives you everything you need to ensure that you not only understand the basics of IT, but that you can demonstrate your understanding effectively. Now in its third edition, this guide has been updated to reflect the exam's new focus. Coverage includes the latest best practices, Windows 8/8.1 and mobile OSes, and an emphasis on the practical skills required on the job. Clear and concise, this book helps you solidify your understanding of crucial hardware and operating system maintenance and troubleshooting topics covered on the exam. You also gain access to the Sybex exclusive online interactive learning environment and test bank, featuring bonus practice exams, electronic flashcards, and a searchable PDF glossary of the most important terms you need to understand. The CompTIA A+ certification is the essential computer technician credential, and is required by over 100 leading employers. This book helps you prepare and practice so you can approach the exam with confidence, and pass with flying colors. Review the components of personal computers, laptops, and portable devices Understand operating systems, networks, and security Get up to speed on safety and environmental issues Practice effective communication and the "soft skills" of professionalism More than just a review of computer parts, this book covers everything you'll see on the exam. Why go in unprepared when you can have the Sybex advantage?