CompTIA Security+ SY0-601 Certification Guide - Second Edition: Complete coverage of the new CompTIA Security+ (SY0-601) exam to help you pass on the

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Learn IT security essentials and prepare for the Security+ exam with this CompTIA exam guide, complete with additional online resources-including flashcards, PBQs, and mock exams-at

Key Features:

  • Written by Ian Neil, one of the world's top CompTIA Security+ trainers
  • Test your knowledge of cybersecurity jargon and acronyms with realistic exam questions
  • Learn about cryptography, encryption, and security policies to deliver a robust infrastructure

Book Description:

The CompTIA Security+ certification validates the fundamental knowledge required to perform core security functions and pursue a career in IT security. Authored by Ian Neil, a world-class CompTIA certification trainer, this book is a best-in-class study guide that fully covers the CompTIA Security+ 601 exam objectives.

Complete with chapter review questions, realistic mock exams, and worked solutions, this guide will help you master the core concepts to pass the exam the first time you take it. With the help of relevant examples, you'll learn fundamental security concepts from certificates and encryption to identity and access management (IAM). As you progress, you'll delve into the important domains of the exam, including cloud security, threats, attacks and vulnerabilities, technologies and tools, architecture and design, risk management, cryptography, and public key infrastructure (PKI).

You can access extra practice materials, including flashcards, performance-based questions, practical labs, mock exams, key terms glossary, and exam tips on the author's website at

By the end of this Security+ book, you'll have gained the knowledge and understanding to take the CompTIA exam with confidence.

What You Will Learn:

Master cybersecurity fundamentals, from the CIA triad through to IAM

Explore cloud security and techniques used in penetration testing

Use different authentication methods and troubleshoot security issues

Secure the devices and applications used by your company

Identify and protect against various types of malware and viruses

Protect yourself against social engineering and advanced attacks

Understand and implement PKI concepts

Delve into secure application development, deployment, and automation

Who this book is for:

f you want to take and pass the CompTIA Security+ SY0-601 exam, even if you are not from an IT background, this book is for you. You'll also find this guide useful if you want to become a qualified security professional. This CompTIA book is also ideal for US Government and US Department of Defense personnel seeking cybersecurity certification.

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