New to this edition
Completely up to date, Security+ Guide to Network Security Fundamentals, 4e reflects the latest developments from the field and maps to the 2011 CompTIA Security+ SY0-301 exam.
New topics include psychological approaches to social engineering attacks, Web application attacks, penetration testing, data loss prevention, cloud computing security, extended authorization techniques, and application programming development security.
New coverage on virtualization keeps readers up to speed with industry changes, as businesses embrace virtualization as a powerful tool to save money and server space.
Expanded coverage of mobile devices provides up-to-date material applying security provisions and unique security features, as tablets, netbooks and smart phones continue to explode in popularity and the need for mobile security increases.
New Case Projects link directly to the Information Security Community Site, which offers up-to-the-minute intelligence with a wealth of tools and features, including video lectures, podcasts, discussion boards, daily news feeds, hands-on activities, and more.
The text's robust line of supplements includes a CourseMate website that offers an ebook, interactive quizzes, Engagement Tracker progress tracking, and direct links on the navigation bar to the Information Security Community Site.
1. Introduction to Security.
2. Malware and Social Engineering Attacks
3. Application and Network Attacks.
4. Vulnerability Assessment and Mitigating Attacks
5. Host, Application, and Data Security.
6. Network Security.
7. Administering a Secure Network.
8. Wireless Network Security.
9. Access Control Fundamentals.
10. Authentication and Account Management.
11. Basic Cryptography.
12. Advanced Cryptography.
13. Business Continuity.
14. Risk Mitigation