CompTIA Security+ Guide to Network Security Fundamentals 5th Edition
Mark Ciampa
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CompTIA Security+ Guide to Network Security Fundamentals 6th Edition
Mark Ciampa
ISBN-13: 9781337288781 | ISBN-10: 1337288780
© 2018 | Sep 2017 |  NA  Pages
Previous Editions: 2015

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Mapped to the new CompTIA Security+ SY0-501 Certification Exam, best-selling COMPTIA SECURITY+ GUIDE TO NETWORK SECURITY FUNDAMENTALS, 6e, thoroughly prepares readers for professional certification and career success. The text covers threats, attacks, and vulnerabilities; technologies and tools for combating attacks, architecture, and design; identity and access management; risk management; and cryptography. It also includes expansive coverage of embedded device security, attacks and defenses, and the latest developments and trends in information security, including new software tools to assess security. New Hands-On Projectsand case activities help readers put what they learn into practice, while end-of-chapter exercises direct them to the Information Security Community Site for additional activities, blogs, videos, and up-to-the-minute news and insight from the field.



  • Part I: SECURITY AND ITS THREATS.
    1. Introduction to Security.
    2. Malware and Social Engineering Attacks.
    Part II: CRYPTOGRAPHY.
    3. Basic Cryptography.
    4. Advanced Cryptography and PKI.
    Part III: NETWORK ATTACKS AND DEFENSES.
    5. Networking-Based and Web Server Attacks.
    6. Network Security Devices, Technologies, and Design.
    7. Administering a Secure Network.
    8. Wireless Network Security.
    Part IV: DEVICE SECURITY.
    9. System and Application Security.
    10. Mobile and Embedded Device.
    Part V: ACCESS AND IDENTITY MANAGEMENT.
    11. Access Management Fundamentals.
    12. Authentication and Account Management.
    Part VI: RISK MANAGEMENT.
    13. Vulnerability Assessment and Data Security.
    14. Business Continuity.
    15. Risk Mitigation.

    • Popular with instructors and learners alike, this trusted textbook provides comprehensive coverage of essential network and computer security topics, including threats, attacks, and vulnerabilities; technologies and tools for combating attacks, architecture, and design; identity and access management; risk management; cryptography; and much more.
    • With its practical, user-friendly organization, the text groups chapters by major domains: Security and Its Threats, Cryptography, Network Attacks and Defenses, Device Security, Access and Identity Management, and Risk Management.
    • Ciampa's clear, engaging writing style makes even difficult concepts and complex processes easier for readers to understand -- making the text an ideal resource for classroom instruction, self-paced learning, or professional reference.
    • Helping instructors and students maximize course success, numerous special features throughout the text support effective teaching and learning, including review questions; illustrations of security vulnerabilities, attacks, and defenses; case studies highlighting real-world security scenarios; and hands-on projects that enable readers to apply what they have learned to real-life practice.
    • End-of-chapter exercises direct readers to the Information Security Community Site for up-to-the-minute news and information, additional exercises, blogs, discussion boards, videos, and other useful resources.
    • Making the text more user-friendly than ever, the sixth edition's main Parts have been reorganized and now group common security chapters together to equip learners with a more comprehensive understanding of key topics.
    • Providing the most current coverage available, all content is up to date and mapped to the new CompTIA Security+ SY0-501 exam through highlighted chapter certification icons, a detailed mapping grid, and a quick reference guide.
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  • Mark Ciampa is Assistant Professor of Computer Information Systems at Western Kentucky University in Bowling Green, Kentucky. For 20 years, he served as Associate Professor and Director of Academic Computing at Volunteer State Community College in Gallatin, Tennessee. Dr. Ciampa has worked in the IT industry as a computer consultant for multiple public and private enterprises. In addition, he is the author of many Cengage books, including CWNA GUIDE TO WIRELESS LANS, 3e; CWSP GUIDE TO WIRELESS SECURITY; GUIDE TO WIRELESS COMMUNICATIONS; and NETWORKING BASICS. He earned a PhD in digital communication systems from Indiana State University.