The CompTIA Security+ Get Certified Get Ahead SY0-401 Study Guide is an update to the top-selling SY0-201 and SY0-301 study guides, which have helped thousands of readers pass the exam the first time they took it.
After a comprehensive review by ProCert Labs, the SY0-401 version has been certified as CompTIA Approved Quality Content (CAQC) and covers every aspect of the SY0-401 exam. It includes the same elements readers raved about in the previous two versions. Each of the eleven chapters presents topics in an easy to understand manner and includes real-world examples of security principles in action. The author uses many of the same analogies and explanations he’s honed in the classroom that have helped hundreds of students master the Security+ content.
You’ll understand the important and relevant security topics for the Security+ exam, without being overloaded with unnecessary details. Additionally, each chapter includes a comprehensive review section to help you focus on what’s important.
Over 400 realistic practice test questions with in-depth explanations will help you test your comprehension and readiness for the exam. The book includes a 100 question pre-test, a 100 question post-test, and practice test questions at the end of every chapter. Each practice test question includes a detailed explanation to help you understand the content and the reasoning behind the question. You’ll be ready to take and pass the exam the first time you take it.
If you plan to pursue any of the advanced security certifications, this guide will also help you lay a solid foundation of security knowledge. Learn this material, and you’ll be a step ahead for other exams. This SY0-401 study guide is for any IT or security professional interested in advancing in their field, and a must read for anyone striving to master the basics of IT systems security.
Get complete coverage of all objectives included on the latest release of the CompTIA Security+ exam from this comprehensive resource. Cowritten by leading information security experts, this authoritative guide fully addresses the skills required for securing a network and managing risk. You’ll find learning objectives at the beginning of each chapter, exam tips, practice exam questions, and in-depth explanations. Designed to help you pass CompTIA Security+ exam SY0-401, this definitive volume also serves as an essential on-the-job reference.
COVERS ALL EXAM DOMAINS, INCLUDING:
Compliance and operational security
Threats and vulnerabilities
Application, data, and host security
Access control and identity management
If you’re an IT professional hoping to progress in your career, then you know that the CompTIA Security+ exam is one of the most valuable certifications available. Since its introduction in 2002, over a quarter million professionals have achieved Security+ certification, itself a springboard to prestigious certifications like the CASP, CISSP, and CISA. The CompTIA Security+ Study Guide: SY0-401 covers 100% of the Security+ exam objectives, with clear and concise information on crucial security topics.
You’ll find everything you need to prepare for the 2014 version of the Security+ certification exam, including insight from industry experts on a wide range of IT security topics. Readers also get access to a robust set of learning tools, featuring electronic flashcards, assessment tests, robust practice test environment, with hundreds of practice questions, and electronic flashcards.
- CompTIA authorized and endorsed
- Includes updates covering the latest changes to the exam, including better preparation for real-world applications
- Covers key topics like network security, compliance and operational security, threats and vulnerabilities, access control and identity management, and cryptography
- Employs practical examples and insights to provide real-world context from two leading certification experts
- Provides the necessary tools to take that first important step toward advanced security certs like CASP, CISSP, and CISA, in addition to satisfying the DoD’s 8570 directive
In Mike Meyers’ CompTIA Security+ Certification Guide (Exam SY0-401), the bestselling author and leading authority on CompTIA A+ certification brings his highly effective methodology to IT security for the first time. Like the exam, this book goes beyond knowledge application and is designed to ensure that security personnel anticipate security risks and guard against them. Meyers’ “in the trenches” voice and the clarity of his explanations make his books the bestselling self-study resources available for professional certification.
- Digital content includes: 20+ lab simulations, 1+ hour of video training from Meyers, and hundreds of practice exam questions
- McGraw-Hill Professional is a Platinum-Level CompTIA Authorized Partner
- CAQC Authorized (CompTIA Approved Quality Curriculum)
- Includes Mike’s toolbox of favorite network security related freeware/shareware