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Principles of Computer Security: Comptia Security+ and Beyond, Sixth Edition (Exam Sy0-601) (Paperback)

Principles of Computer Security: Comptia Security+ and Beyond, Sixth Edition (Exam Sy0-601) By Wm Arthur Conklin, Greg White, Chuck Cothren Cover Image
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Fully updated computer security essentials--mapped to the CompTIA Security+ SY0-601 exam

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Learn IT security fundamentals while getting complete coverage of the objectives for the latest release of CompTIA Security+ certification exam SY0-601. This thoroughly revised, full-color textbook covers how to secure hardware, systems, and software. It addresses new threats and cloud environments, and provides additional coverage of governance, risk, compliance, and much more. Written by a team of highly respected security educators, Principles of Computer Security: CompTIA Security+(TM) and Beyond, Sixth Edition (Exam SY0-601) will help you become a CompTIA-certified computer security expert while also preparing you for a successful career.

Find out how to:

  • Ensure operational, organizational, and physical security
  • Use cryptography and public key infrastructures (PKIs)
  • Secure remote access, wireless networks, and virtual private networks (VPNs)
  • Authenticate users and lock down mobile devices
  • Harden network devices, operating systems, and applications
  • Prevent network attacks, such as denial of service, spoofing, hijacking, and password guessing
  • Combat viruses, worms, Trojan horses, and rootkits
  • Manage e-mail, instant messaging, and web security
  • Explore secure software development requirements
  • Implement disaster recovery and business continuity measures
  • Handle computer forensics and incident response
  • Understand legal, ethical, and privacy issues

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  • Test engine that provides full-length practice exams and customized quizzes by chapter or exam objective

Each chapter includes:

  • Learning objectives
  • Real-world examples
  • Try This and Cross Check exercises
  • Tech Tips, Notes, and Warnings
  • Exam Tips
  • End-of-chapter quizzes and lab projects

Note: the answers to the end of chapter sections are not printed in the book and are only available to adopting instructors. See your McGraw Hill sales representative for more information.

About the Author


Wm. Arthur Conklin, Ph.D., CompTIA Security+, CISSP, is an associate professor in the Department of Information and Logistics Technology at the University of Houston. Gregory White Ph.D., CompTIA Security+, CISSP, is an associate professor in the Department of Computer Science at the University of Texas at San Antonio
Product Details
ISBN: 9781260474312
ISBN-10: 1260474313
Publisher: McGraw-Hill Companies
Publication Date: October 29th, 2021
Pages: 1072
Language: English