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CompTIA® Network+® Study Guide, Second Edition by Todd Lammle

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Chapter 15

Physical and Hardware Security

The Following CompTIA Network+ Exam Objectives Are Covered in This Chapter:

  • 5.5 Given a scenario, install and configure a basic firewall.
  • Types:
  • Software and hardware firewalls
  • Port security
  • Stateful inspection vs. packet filtering
  • Firewall rules:
  • Block/allow
  • Implicit deny
  • ACL
  • NAT/PAT
  • DMZ
  • 5.6 Categorize different types of network security appliances and methods.
  • IDS and IPS:
  • Behavior based
  • Signature based
  • Network based
  • Host based
  • Vulnerability scanners:
  • NESSUS
  • NMAP
  • Methods:
  • Honeypots
  • Honeynets

Finding a corporate network that isn’t connected to the Internet would be pretty tough these days. Being connected allows for a huge increase in productivity, and not having an online presence is akin to sheer ...

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