This is the only official CompTIA study guide for the CompTIA Security+ IT certification exam.
Created by CompTIA, this study guide was evaluated by subject matter experts to ensure it teaches the essential skills required to pass the CompTIA Security+ (SY0-501) IT certification exam.
After reading the text, you will be able to do the following:
Identify the strategies used by threat actors to attack networks and hosts and how to defend against them.
Understand the principles of organizational security and the elements of effective security policies.
Recognize the technologies and uses of cryptographic standards and products.
Install and configure network and host-based security technologies.
Describe how wireless and remote access security is enforced.
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About CompTIA Security+
CompTIA Security+ is an international, vendor-neutral IT certification that validates the baseline skills necessary to perform core security functions and pursue an IT security career.
No other certification that assesses baseline cybersecurity skills includes performance-based questions.
Choose Security+ for DoD 8570 compliance because it focuses on the latest trends and techniques in risk management, risk mitigation, threat management and intrusion detection.