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CompTIA Security+ All-in-One Exam Guide, Third Edition by Chuck Cothren, Roger Davis, Dwayne Williams, Gregory White, Wm. Arthur Conklin

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      INTRODUCTION      

Computer security is becoming increasingly important today as the number of security incidents steadily climbs. Many corporations now spend significant portions of their budgets on security hardware, software, services, and personnel. They are spending this money not because it increases sales or enhances the product they provide, but because of the possible consequences should they not take protective actions.

Why Focus on Security?

Security is not something that we want to have to pay for; it would be nice if we didn’t have to worry about protecting our data from disclosure, modification, or destruction by unauthorized individuals, but that is not the environment we find ourselves in today. Instead, we have seen the ...

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