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Security+™ Fast Pass by James M. Stewart

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Chapter 3. Infrastructure Security

The Following CompTIA Security+ Exam Objectives Are Covered in This Chapter:

  • 3.1 Understand security concerns and concepts of the following types of devices

    • Firewalls

    • Routers

    • Switches

    • Wireless

    • Modems

    • RAS (Remote Access Server)

    • Telecom / PBX (Private Branch Exchange)

    • VPN (Virtual Private Network)

    • IDS (Intrusion Detection System)

    • Network Monitoring / Diagnostics

    • Workstations

    • Servers

    • Mobile Devices

  • 3.2 Understand the security concerns for the following types of media

    • Coaxial Cable

    • UTP / STP (Unshielded Twisted Pair / Shielded Twisted Pair)

    • Fiber Optic Cable

    • Removable Media

      • Tape

      • CD-R (Recordable Compact Disks)

      • Hard Drives

      • Diskettes

      • Flashcards

      • Smartcards

  • 3.3 Understand the concepts behind the following kinds of Security Topologies

    • Security ...

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