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CompTIA Mobility+ Certification All-in-One Exam Guide (Exam MB0-001)

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A new exam guide for the new certification on mobile computing technologies from CompTIA

Prepare for CompTIA Mobility+ exam MB0-001 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.

Get complete coverage of all objectives for CompTIA Mobility+ exam MB0-001 from this comprehensive resource. Written by an information security engineer, this authoritative guide fully addresses the skills and technologies required to successfully deploy, integrate, support, and mange a mobile environment. 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 this challenging exam, this definitive volume also serves as an essential on-the-job reference.

Covers all exam topics, including:

  • Networking concepts and the OSI model
  • Network infrastructure and technologies
  • Radio frequency principles
  • Cellular technologies
  • Wi-Fi client technologies
  • Planning for mobile devices
  • Implementing mobile device infrastructure
  • Mobile security risks
  • Mobile security technologies
  • Troubleshooting network issues
  • Monitoring and troubleshooting mobile security
  • Troubleshooting client issues

Electronic content includes:

  • 200 practice exam questions
  • Test engine that provides full-length practice exams and customized quizzes by chapter or by exam domain
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Table of Contents

  1. Cover 
  2. About the Author
  3. Title Page
  4. Copyright Page
  5. Contents at a Glance
  6. Contents 
  7. Acknowledgments
  8. Introduction
  9. Chapter 1: Basic Networking Concepts
    1. Introduction to Networking
      1. How Networks Are Built
      2. Basic Terms and Concepts
    2. The OSI Model
      1. How the OSI Model Works
      2. The Physical Layer
      3. The Data Link Layer
      4. The Network Layer
      5. The Transport Layer
      6. The Session Layer
      7. The Presentation Layer
      8. The Application Layer
    3. Ports and Protocols
      1. How Ports Work
      2. Common Protocols and Ports Used in Networks
    4. Chapter Review
      1. Questions
      2. Answers
  10. Chapter 2: Network Infrastructure and Technologies
    1. Network Devices
      1. Common Network Devices
      2. Specialized Network Devices
    2. Network Topologies
      1. Traditional Topologies
      2. Topology Design
      3. Network Architectures
    3. Networking Technologies
      1. IP Addressing
      2. Network Management
    4. Chapter Review
      1. Questions
      2. Answers
  11. Chapter 3: Radio Frequency Principles
    1. Radio Frequency Fundamentals
      1. Radio Frequency Concepts and Characteristics
    2. Exercise
      1. RF Propagation
    3. Antennas
      1. Basic Concepts
      2. Antenna Characteristics
      3. Types of Antennas
    4. Faraday Cages
    5. Chapter Review
      1. Questions
      2. Answers
  12. Chapter 4: Cellular Technologies
    1. Introduction to Cellular Technologies
      1. History
      2. Basic Terms and Concepts
    2. Signaling Technologies and Standards
      1. Code Division Multiple Access
      2. Time Division Multiple Access
      3. Global System for Mobile Communication (GSM)
      4. Third Generation (3G) Technologies
      5. Fourth Generation (4G) Technologies
      6. Roaming and Switching Between Network Types
    3. Chapter Review
      1. Questions
      2. Answers
  13. Chapter 5: Wi-Fi Client Technologies
    1. Introduction to Wi-Fi
      1. History
      2. Basic Terms and Concepts
    2. Wi-Fi Standards
      1. 802.11 Standards
    3. Exercise
      1. Bluetooth
    4. Authentication and Encryption
      1. Authentication
      2. Encryption
      3. WEP
      4. WPA
      5. 802.1X
    5. Site Surveys
      1. Preparation
      2. Capacity
      3. Coverage
      4. Signal Strength
      5. Receive Signal Strength
      6. Interference
      7. Spectrum Analysis
      8. Site Survey Documentation
      9. Post Site Survey
    6. Exercise
    7. Chapter Review
      1. Questions
      2. Answers
  14. Chapter 6: Planning for Mobile Devices
    1. Basic Mobile Device Concepts
      1. History of Mobile Devices in the Enterprise
      2. Comparing Apples to Androids
      3. MDM Concepts
    2. Policy and the Mobile Infrastructure
      1. Organizational IT and Security Policies
      2. Vendors, Platforms, and Telecommunications
    3. Enterprise Mobile Device Infrastructure Requirements
      1. Security Requirements
      2. Interoperability and Infrastructure Support
      3. Location-Based Services
      4. Mobile Application Management
    4. Disaster Recovery Principles and the Mobile Infrastructure
      1. Business Continuity and Disaster Recovery
    5. Best Practices for Mobile Device Data Protection
      1. Data Recovery
    6. New Technologies and the Enterprise Mobile Infrastructure
    7. Chapter Review
      1. Questions
      2. Answers
  15. Chapter 7: Implementing Mobile Device Infrastructure
    1. Install and Configure Requirements-Based Mobile Solutions
      1. Pre-Installation
      2. Deployment Best Practices
    2. Mobile Device On-Boarding and Off-Boarding
      1. Device Activation
      2. Provisioning
      3. Off-Boarding and De-Provisioning
    3. Implementing Mobile Device Operations and Management
      1. Centralized Content and Application Management and Distribution
      2. Implementing Remote Capabilities
      3. Life-Cycle Operations
    4. Configuring and Deploying Mobile Applications and Associated Technologies
      1. Messaging Standards
      2. Network Configuration
      3. Types of Mobile Applications
      4. In-House Application Requirements
      5. Push Notification Technologies
    5. Chapter Review
      1. Questions
      2. Answers
  16. Chapter 8: Mobile Security Risks
    1. Mobile Infrastructure Risks
      1. Wireless Risks
      2. Software Risks
      3. Hardware Risks
      4. Organizational Risks
      5. Mitigation Strategies
    2. Incident Response
      1. Preparation
      2. Response
    3. Chapter Review
      1. Questions
      2. Answers
  17. Chapter 9: Mobile Security Technologies
    1. Encryption
      1. Encryption Basics
      2. Data-at-Rest
      3. Data-in-Transit
      4. Implementing Encryption
    2. Access Control
      1. Authentication Concepts
      2. PKI Concepts
      3. Certificate Management
      4. Software-Based Container Access and Data Segregation
    3. Chapter Review
      1. Questions
      2. Answers
  18. Chapter 10: Troubleshooting Network Issues
    1. Troubleshooting Methodology
      1. Troubleshooting Steps
      2. Identify the Problem
      3. Establish a Theory of Probable Cause
      4. Testing the Theory to Determine Cause
      5. Resolving the Problem
      6. Implement
      7. Verify
      8. Documentation
    2. Troubleshooting Network and Over-the-Air Connectivity
      1. Basic Connectivity Troubleshooting Tools
      2. Common Network Issues
      3. Over-the-Air Connectivity Issues
    3. Chapter Review
      1. Questions
      2. Answers
  19. Chapter 11: Monitoring and Troubleshooting Mobile Security
    1. Monitoring and Reporting
      1. Device Compliance and Audit Information Reporting
    2. Common Security Problems
      1. Certificate Problems
      2. Authentication Issues
      3. Network Device Problems
      4. False Positives and Negatives
      5. Other Security Issues
    3. Chapter Review
      1. Questions
      2. Answers
  20. Chapter 12: Troubleshooting Client Issues
    1. Troubleshooting Device Problems
      1. Power Issues
      2. Device Issues
    2. Troubleshooting Common Application Problems
      1. Application Installation and Configuration
    3. Chapter Review
      1. Questions
      2. Answers
  21. Appendix: About the Download
    1. System Requirements
    2. Installing and Running Total Tester
      1. About Total Tester
    3. Technical Support
  22. Glossary
  23. Index