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CompTIA® A+ 220-801 and 220-802 Exam Cram, Sixth Edition by David L. Prowse

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Chapter 16. Security

This chapter covers the following A+ exam topics:

Security Threats and Prevention

Windows Security

SOHO Security

You can find a master list of A+ exam topics in the “Introduction.”

This chapter covers CompTIA A+ Objectives 220-802 1.8, 2.1 through 2.6, and 4.7.

Everyone should have some basic knowledge on security. Computers and computer networks are constantly at risk, and new risks are always rearing their ugly head.

This chapter concentrates on demonstrating how to secure an individual computer system as well as a basic SOHO network. But you must ask yourself some questions: What kind of computers and network devices am I trying to secure? What operating systems are in use, and what applications are loaded? How ...

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