9780789756954

CompTIA Cybersecurity Analyst (CSA+) Cert Guide

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  • ISBN13:

    9780789756954

  • ISBN10:

    0789756951

  • Edition: 1st
  • Format: Hardcover
  • Copyright: 2017-06-16
  • Publisher: Pearson IT Certification

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Summary

Learn, prepare, and practice for CompTIA Cybersecurity Analyst (CSA+) exam success with this CompTIA Approved Cert Guide from Pearson IT Certification, a leader in IT certification learning and a CompTIA Authorized Platinum Partner.


·         Master CompTIA Cybersecurity Analyst (CSA+) exam topics

·         Assess your knowledge with chapter-ending quizzes

·         Review key concepts with exam preparation tasks

·         Practice with realistic exam questions


CompTIA Cybersecurity Analyst (CSA+) Cert Guide is a best-of-breed exam study guide. Expert technology instructor and certification author Troy McMillan shares preparation hints and test-taking tips, helping you identify areas of weakness and improve both your conceptual knowledge and hands-on skills. Material is presented in a concise manner, focusing on increasing your understanding and retention of exam topics.

 

The book presents you with an organized test-preparation routine through the use of proven series elements and techniques. Exam topic lists make referencing easy. Chapter-ending Exam Preparation Tasks help you drill on key concepts you must know thoroughly. Review questions help you assess your knowledge, and a final preparation chapter guides you through tools and resources to help you craft your final study plan.

 

The companion website contains the powerful Pearson Test Prep practice test software, complete with hundreds of exam-realistic questions. The assessment engine offers you a wealth of customization options and reporting features, laying out a complete assessment of your knowledge to help you focus your study where it is needed most.

 

Well regarded for its level of detail, assessment features, and challenging review questions and exercises, this CompTIA approved study guide helps you master the concepts and techniques that will enable you to succeed on the exam the first time.

 

The CompTIA approved study guide helps you master all the topics on the CSA+ exam, including

 

·         Applying environmental reconnaissance

·         Analyzing results of network reconnaissance

·         Implementing responses and countermeasures

·         Implementing vulnerability management processes

·         Analyzing scan output and identifying common vulnerabilities

·         Identifying incident impact and assembling a forensic toolkit

·         Utilizing effective incident response processes

·         Performing incident recovery and post-incident response

·         Establishing frameworks, policies, controls, and procedures

·         Remediating identity- and access-related security issues

·         Architecting security and implementing compensating controls

·         Implementing application security best practices

·         Using cybersecurity tools and technologies

 

Companion Website

The companion website provides access to several digital assets as well as the Pearson Test Prep practice test software, available in both an online application and a Windows desktop offline application, with two full practice exams

 

Includes Exclusive Offer for 70% Off Premium Edition eBook and Practice Test

 

Pearson Test Prep online system requirements:

Browsers: Chrome version 40 and above; Firefox version 35 and above; Safari version 7; Internet Explorer 10, 11; Microsoft Edge; Opera. Devices: Desktop and laptop computers, tablets running on Android and iOS, smartphones with a minimum screen size of 4.7". Internet access required.

 

Pearson Test Prep offline system requirements:

Windows 10, Windows 8.1, Windows 7, or Vista (SP2); Microsoft .NET Framework 4.5 Client; Pentium-class 1 GHz processor (or equivalent); 512 MB RAM; 650 MB disk space plus 50 MB for each downloaded practice exam; access to the Internet to register and download exam databases

 

Author Biography

Troy McMillan is a product developer and technical editor for Kaplan IT as well as a full-time trainer. He became a professional trainer 16 years ago, teaching Cisco, Microsoft, CompTIA, and wireless classes. He has written or contributed to more than a dozen projects, including the following recent ones:

·         Contributing subject matter expert for CCNA Cisco Certified Network Associate Certification Exam Preparation Guide (Kaplan)

·         Author of CISSP Cert Guide (Pearson)

·         Prep test question writer for CCNA Wireless 640-722 (Cisco Press)

·         Author of CASP Cert Guide(Pearson)


Troy has also appeared in the following training videos for OnCourse Learning: Security+; Network+; Microsoft 70-410, 411, and 412 exam prep; ICND1; and ICND2.


He delivers CISSP training classes for CyberVista, authorized online training provider for (ISC)2.


Troy now creates certification practice tests and study guides for the Transcender and Self-Test brands. He lives in Pfafftown, North Carolina, with his wife, Heike

Table of Contents

1. Environmental Reconnaissance Techniques
2. Response and Countermeasures
3. Securing a Corporate Environment
4. The Information Security Vulnerability Management Process
5. Common Vulnerabilities
6. Analyzing Threat Data or Behavior
7. Computer Forensics
8. Incident Response
9. The Incident Recovery and Post-incident Response Process
10. Using Security Frameworks to Guide Common Policies
11. Identity and Access Management
12. Implementing Compensating Controls
13. The Software Development Life Cycle (SDLC)
14. Cybersecurity Tools and Technologies

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