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CompTIA Security+ Certification Practice Exams, Second Edition (Exam SY0-401), 2nd Edition

Book Description

Don't Let the Real Test Be Your First Test!

Prepare for CompTIA Security+ Exam SY0-401 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.

CompTIA Security+ Certification Practice Exams, Second Edition (Exam SY0-401) is filled with more than 800 realistic practice questions--including new performance-based questions--to prepare you for this challenging exam. To help you understand the material, in-depth explanations of both the correct and incorrect answers are included for every question. This practical guide covers all official objectives for Exam SY0-401 and is the perfect companion to CompTIA Security+ Certification Study Guide, Second Edition.

Covers all exam topics, including:

Networking Basics and Terminology * Security Terminology * Security Policies and Standards * Types of Attacks * System Security Threats * Mitigating Security Threats * Implementing System Security * Securing the Network Infrastructure * Wireless Networking and Security * Authentication * Access Control * Cryptography * Managing a Public Key Infrastructure * Physical Security * Risk Analysis * Disaster Recovery and Business Continuity * Computer Forensics * Security Assessments and Audits * Monitoring and Auditing

Electronic content includes:

  • Test engine that provides full-length practice exams and customized quizzes by chapter or by exam domain
  • PDF copy of the book for studying on the go

Table of Contents

  1. Cover
  2. Title Page
  3. Copyright Page
  4. Dedication
  5. About The Authors
  6. Contents At A Glance
  7. Contents
  8. Acknowledgments
  9. Preface
  10. Introduction
  11. 1 Networking Basics and Terminology
    1. Questions
    2. Quick Answer Key
    3. In-Depth Answers
  12. 2 Introduction to Security Terminology
    1. Questions
    2. Quick Answer Key
    3. In-Depth Answers
  13. 3 Security Policies and Standards
    1. Questions
    2. Quick Answer Key
    3. In-Depth Answers
  14. 4 Types of Attacks
    1. Questions
    2. Quick Answer Key
    3. In-Depth Answers
  15. 5 System Security Threats
    1. Questions
    2. Quick Answer Key
    3. In-Depth Answers
  16. 6 Mitigating Security Threats
    1. Questions
    2. Quick Answer Key
    3. In-Depth Answers
  17. 7 Implementing System Security
    1. Questions
    2. Quick Answer Key
    3. In-Depth Answers
  18. 8 Securing the Network Infrastructure
    1. Questions
    2. Quick Answer Key
    3. In-Depth Answers
  19. 9 Wireless Networking and Security
    1. Questions
    2. Quick Answer Key
    3. In-Depth Answers
  20. 10 Authentication
    1. Questions
    2. Quick Answer Key
    3. In-Depth Answers
  21. 11 Access Control
    1. Questions
    2. Quick Answer Key
    3. In-Depth Answers
  22. 12 Introduction to Cryptography
    1. Questions
    2. Quick Answer Key
    3. In-Depth Answers
  23. 13 Managing a PKI Infrastructure
    1. Questions
    2. Quick Answer Key
    3. In-Depth Answers
  24. 14 Physical Security
    1. Questions
    2. Quick Answer Key
    3. In-Depth Answers
  25. 15 Risk Analysis
    1. Questions
    2. Quick Answer Key
    3. In-Depth Answers
  26. 16 Disaster Recovery and Business Continuity
    1. Questions
    2. Quick Answer Key
    3. In-Depth Answers
  27. 17 Introduction to Computer Forensics
    1. Questions
    2. Quick Answer Key
    3. In-Depth Answers
  28. 18 Security Assessments and Audits
    1. Questions
    2. Quick Answer Key
    3. In-Depth Answers
  29. 19 Understanding Monitoring and Auditing
    1. Questions
    2. Quick Answer Key
    3. In-Depth Answers
  30. A Pre-assessment Exam
    1. Questions
    2. Quick Answer Key
    3. In-Depth Answers
    4. Create Your Study Plan
  31. B About the Download
    1. System Requirements
    2. Total Tester Premium Practice Exam Software
    3. Installing and Running Total Tester
    4. Technical Support