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Security+™ Fast Pass by James M. Stewart

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Chapter 1. General Security Concepts

CompTIA Security+ Exam Objectives 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

  • 1.4 Recognize the following attacks and specify the appropriate actions to take to mitigate vulnerability and risk

    • DOS/DDOS (Denial ...

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