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CISSP For Dummies, 5th Edition by Peter H. Gregory, Lawrence C. Miller

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Chapter 6

Communication and Network Security

In This Chapter

arrow Designing secure networks

arrow Working with secure network components

arrow Securing network communications

arrow Understanding network attacks and countermeasures

The Communications and Network Security domain requires a thorough understanding of network fundamentals, secure network design, concepts of network operation, networking technologies and network management techniques.

tip A thorough understanding of networking will definitely help you pass the exam. If your network experience is light, we recommend that you pick up a copy of Networking All-In-One For Dummies. Also, consider earning a networking certification, such as CompTIA Network+ or Cisco Certified Network Associate (CCNA), before taking the CISSP exam. These materials are extremely helpful in preparing for this portion of the CISSP exam.

Apply Secure Design Principles to Network Architecture

A solid understanding of networking concepts and fundamentals is essential for creating ...

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