Principles of Computer Security CompTIA Security+ and Beyond by Wm. Arthur Conklin
(Exam SY0-301), 3rd Edition (Official CompTIA Guide)

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Written by leaders in the field of IT security higher education, the new edition of this full-color text is revised to cover the 2011 CompTIA Security+ exam.

Principles of Computer Security, Third Edition covers the new 2011 CompTIA Security+ exam objectives and provides context for students and aspiring government workers looking to meet government workforce requirements (DOD 8570). This full-color textbook provides comprehensive coverage of the core principles of information security: system security, network infrastructure, access control, organizational security, and compliance, while also providing 100% coverage of all exam objectives for the CompTIA Security+ certification.

Well illustrated with photographs and diagrams, and has an engaging, dynamic presentation. The textbook’s teaching elements include sidebar questions, critical-skill building activities, and end-of-chapter student review and assessment.

Principles of Computer Security, Third Edition

Features CompTIA Approved Quality Curriculum—CAQC Official content Offers Online Learning Center with: instructor manual, classroom PowerPoint slides, and a test bank solution in EZ Test & Blackboard format Includes two complete practice exams

Coverage includes:

Introduction and Security Trends; General Security Concepts; Operational/Organizational Security; The Role of People in Security; Cryptography; Public Key Infrastructure; Standards and Protocols; Physical Security; Network Fundamentals; Infrastructure Security; Authentication and Remote Access; Wireless; Intrusion Detection Systems and Network Security; Baselines; Types of Attacks and Malicious Software; E-mail and Instant Messaging; Web Components; Secure Software Development; Disaster Recovery, Business Continuity, and Organizational Policies; Risk Management; Change Management; Privilege Management; Computer Forensics; Legal Issues and Ethics; Privacy


About Wm. Arthur Conklin

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Gregory White, Ph.D., CompTIA Security+, CISSP, is an associate professor in the Department of Computer Science at the University of Texas at San Antonio. He is the Director of the Center for Infrastructure Assurance and Security at UTSA, and is coauthor of "CompTIA Security+ All-in-One Exam Guide," now in its third edition. Wm. Arthur Conklin, Ph.D., CompTIA Security+, CISSP, is an assistant professor in the Information and Logistics Technology department at the University of Houston. He has MBA from UTSA and two graduate degrees in Electrical Engineering from the Naval Postgraduate School in Monterey, California. Dr. Conklin is coauthor of "CompTIA Security+ All-in-One Exam Guide," now in its third edition.
Published December 19, 2011 by McGraw-Hill Osborne Media. 752 pages
Genres: Computers & Technology, Education & Reference.

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