CompTIA Security+ Study Guide, 5th Edition
Exam SY0-301 Exam Objectives
|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 ...