Security+ Essentials

Security+ Essentials

Free online book “Security+ Essentials”. Security+ Essentials is an eBook designed to provide the knowledge necessary to pass the CompTIA Security+ exam. If you are planning to study for the Security+ exam, or simply want to learn more about I.T. Security in general, Security+ Essentials is an ideal source of information.


Security+ Essentials is designed to provide the knowledge needed by IT professionals to pass the CompTIA Security+ exam. That said, the book is also of considerable use to anyone with a need to understand the concepts involved in creating and maintaining a secure IT environment.

Security+ Essentials is largely a platform agnostic book and as such many of the concepts described apply equally to a range of popular operating systems including Windows, Linux, MacOS X and UNIX.

On completion of this book it is intended that the reader will have a clear understanding of both the threats faced by IT infrastructures together with a basic understanding of the steps involved in planning and implementing a comprehensive multi-layered IT security strategy.

Table of Contents

  • Mandatory, Discretionary, Role and Rule Based Access Control
  • Authentication and Identity Verification
  • An Overview of IT Security Threats and Attacks
  • Software Exploitation, Malicious Code and Social Engineering
  • Identifying Common and Nonessential TCP/IP Ports and Services
  • Understanding Communications Security
  • The Basics of Email and Web Security
  • IT Infrastructure Security
  • IT Media Security Basics
  • Network Security Topologies
  • Intrusion Detection Systems
  • Security Baselines and Operating System, Network and Application Hardening
  • Cryptography Basics
  • An Overview of Public Key Infrastructures (PKI)

Book Details

Author(s): –
Publisher: Techotopia
Format(s): HTML
Number of pages: 74
Link: Read online.

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