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CompTIA® Security+™: Study Guide, Fifth Edition by Emmett Dulaney

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CompTIA Security+ Study Guide, 5th Edition

Exam SY0-301 Exam Objectives

Objective Chapter
1.0 Network Security
1.1 Explain the security function and purpose of network devices and technologies 2, 3, 7

Firewalls; Routers; Switches; Load Balancers; Proxies; Web security gateways; VPN concentrators; NIDS and NIPS (Behavior based, signature based, anomaly based, heuristic); Protocol analyzers; Sniffers; Spam filter, all-in-one security appliances; Web application firewall vs. network firewall; URL filtering, content inspection, malware inspection

1.2 Apply and implement secure network administration principles 5, 11

Rule-based management; Firewall rules; VLAN management; Secure router configuration; Access control ...

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