CompTIA Advanced Security Practitioner (CASP) CAS-003 Cert Guide

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  • Edition: 2nd
  • Format: Hardcover
  • Copyright: 2018-05-10
  • Publisher: Pearson IT Certification

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Learn, prepare, and practice for CompTIA Advanced Security Practitioner (CASP) CAS-003 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 Advanced Security Practitioner (CASP) CAS-003 exam topics
  • Assess your knowledge with chapter-ending quizzes
  • Review key concepts with exam preparation tasks
  • Practice with unique sets of exam-realistic practice questions

CompTIA Advanced Security Practitioner (CASP) CAS-003 Authorized Cert Guide is a best-of-breed exam study guide. Leading security certification training experts Robin Abernathy and Troy McMillan share 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. This online assessment engine enables you to access the practice tests via the Internet on any desktop, laptop, tablet, or smartphone device with internet connectivity. The web-based version also allows you to download the software to your desktop, so you can use the practice test even when you don't have an internet connection. The desktop version syncs with your online version when an internet connection is established, to update and track your progress. This integrated learning package offers these additional benefits:

• Allows you to focus on individual topic areas or take complete, timed exams
• Presents unique sets of exam-realistic practice questions
• Tracks your performance and provides feedback on a module-by-module basis, 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, including:

  • Enterprise security
  • Risk management and incident response
  • Research, analysis, and assessment
  • Integration of computing, communications, and business disciplines
  • Technical integration of enterprise components

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Author Biography

Robin Abernathy, CASP, is a product developer and technical editor for Kaplan IT training. She has developed and reviewed certification preparation materials in a variety of product lines, including Microsoft, CompTIA, Cisco, ITIL, (ISC)2, and PMI, and holds multiple certifications from these vendors. Her work with Kaplan IT Training includes practice tests and study guides for the Transcender brands.

Robin most recently co-authored Pearson’s CISSP Cert Guide with Troy McMillan and Sari Green and authored Pearson’s Project+ Cert Guide. She provides training on computer hardware, software, networking, security, and project management. Robin also presents at technical conferences and hosts webinars on IT certification topics. More recently, Robin has recorded videos for CyberVista’s IT certification training courses.

Troy McMillan, CASP, is a product developer and technical editor for Kaplan IT Training as well as a full-time trainer. He became a professional trainer more than 15 years ago, teaching Cisco, Microsoft, CompTIA, and wireless classes. His recent work includes:

  • Contributing subject matter expert for CCNA Cisco Certified Network Associate Certification Exam Preparation Guide (Kaplan)
  • Prep test question writer for Network+ Study Guide (Sybex)
  • Technical editor for Windows 7 Study Guide (Sybex)
  • Contributing author for CCNA-Wireless Study Guide (Sybex)
  • Technical editor for CCNA Study Guide, Revision 7 (Sybex)
  • Author of VCP VMware Certified Professional on vSphere 4 Review Guide: Exam VCP-410 and associated instructional materials (Sybex)
  • Author of Cisco Essentials (Sybex)
  • Co-author of CISSP Cert Guide (Pearson)
  • Prep test question writer for CCNA Wireless 640-722 (Cisco Press)

He also has appeared in the following training videos for OnCourse Learning: Security+; Network+; Microsoft 70-410, 411, and 412 exam prep; ICND 1; ICND 2; and Cloud+.

He now creates certification practice tests and study guides for the Transcender brands. Troy lives in both Sugarloaf Key, Florida, and Pfafftown, North Carolina, with his wife, Heike.

Table of Contents

Part 1: Risk Management

Chapter 1: Business and Industry Influences and Associated Security Risks
Chapter 2: Security, Privacy Policies, and Procedures
Chapter 3: Risk Mitigation Strategies and Controls
Chapter 4: Risk Metric Scenarios to Secure the Enterprise

Part 2: Enterprise Security Architecture

Chapter 5: Network and Security Components, Concepts, and Architectures
Chapter 6: Security Controls for Host Devices
Chapter 7: Security Controls for Mobile and Small Form Factor Devices
Chapter 8: Software Vulnerability Security Controls

Part 3: Enterprise Security Operations

Chapter 9: Security Assessments
Chapter 10: Select the Appropriate Security Assessment Tool
Chapter 11: Incident Response and Recovery

Part 4: Technical Integration of Enterprise Security

Chapter 12: Host, Storage, Network, and Application Integration
Chapter 13: Cloud and Virtualization Technology Integration
Chapter 14: Authentication and Authorization Technology Integration
Chapter 15: Cryptographic Technologies

Chapter 16: Communications and Collaboration Solutions

Part 5: Research, Development, and Collaboration
Chapter 17: Researching Industry Trends and Their Impact
Chapter 18: Security Activities Across the Technology Life Cycle
Chapter 19: Interaction Across Diverse Business Units

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