Principles of Computer Security, CompTIA Security+ and Beyond, Second Edition

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  • Edition: 2nd
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  • Copyright: 2009-12-18
  • Publisher: McGraw-Hill Osborne Media
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Revised by two of the leaders in IT security education--Greg White and Art Conklin--and now in its second edition, this is the bestselling academic resource for Security+, the fastest growing IT credential from CompTIA.

Author Biography

Greg White, CompTIA Security+, CISSP, is an associate professor of computer science at the University of Texas at San Antonio.

Wm. Arthur Conklin, CompTIA Security+, CISSP, is an assistant professor of information and logistics technology at the at the University of Houston.

Table of Contents

Chapter 1. Introduction and Security Trends; Chapter 2. General Security Concepts; Chapter 3. Operational/Organizational Security; Chapter 4. The Role of People in Security; Chapter 5. Cryptography; Chapter 6. Public Key Infrastructure; Chapter 7. Standards and Protocols; Chapter 8. Physical Security; Chapter 9. Network Fundamentals; Chapter 10. Infrastructure Security; Chapter 11. Authentication and Remote Access; Chapter 12. Wireless Security; Chapter 13. Intrusion Detection Systems and Network Security; Chapter 14. Baselines; Chapter 15. Types of Attacks and Malicious Software; Chapter 16. E-mail and Instant Messaging; Chapter 17. Web Components; Chapter 18. Secure Software Development; Chapter 19. Disaster Recovery, Business Continuity, and Organizational Policies; Chapter 20. Risk Management; Chapter 21. Change Management; Chapter 22. Privilege Management; Chapter 23. Computer Forensics; Chapter 24. Legal Issues and Ethics; Chapter 25. Privacy; Appendix A. Objectives Map: CompTIA Security+; Appendix B. About the CD; Glossary; Index

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