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CompTIA Security+™: Study Guide, Third Edition by Emmett Dulaney, Mike Pastore

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Chapter 1. General Security Concepts

THE FOLLOWING COMPTIA SECURITY+ EXAM OBJECTIVES ARE COVERED IN THIS CHAPTER:

  • 1.1 Recognize and be able to differentiate and explain the following access control models

    • MAC (Mandatory Access Control)

    • DAC (Discretionary Access Control)

    • RBAC (Role Based Access Control)

  • 1.2 Recognize and be able to differentiate and explain the following methods of authentication

    • Kerberos

    • CHAP (Challenge Handshake Authentication Protocol)

    • Certificates

    • Username/Password

    • Tokens

    • Multi-Factor

    • Mutual

    • Biometrics

  • 1.3 Identify non-essential services and protocols and know what actions to take to reduce the risks of those services and protocols

  • 3.3 Understand the concepts behind the following kinds of security topologies

    • Security Zones

    • DMZ (Demilitarized ...

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