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CompTIA Security+ Guide to Network Security Fundamentals 5th Edition

Mark Ciampa

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Overview

This best seller provides a practical introduction to network and computer security. COMPTIA SECURITY+ GUIDE TO NETWORK SECURITY FUNDAMENTALS, 5th Edition, maps to the new CompTIA Security+ SY0-401 Certification Exam, providing thorough coverage of all domain objectives to help readers prepare for professional certification and career success. Students learn the essentials of network security, including compliance and operational security; threats and vulnerabilities; application, data, host, and mobile device security; access control and identity management; and cryptography. Content also reflects recent developments and emerging trends, such as virtualization. Hands-on activities help readers review and apply what they have learned.

Mark Ciampa, Western Kentucky University

Mark Ciampa is Assistant Professor of Computer Information Systems at Western Kentucky University in Bowling Green, Kentucky. For 20 years, he served as Associate Professor and Director of Academic Computing at Volunteer State Community College in Gallatin, Tennessee. Dr. Ciampa has worked in the IT industry as a computer consultant for multiple public and private enterprises. In addition, he is the author of many Cengage books, including CWNA GUIDE TO WIRELESS LANS, 3e; CWSP GUIDE TO WIRELESS SECURITY; GUIDE TO WIRELESS COMMUNICATIONS; and NETWORKING BASICS. He earned a PhD in digital communication systems from Indiana State University.
  • End-of-chapter exercises direct readers to the Information Security Community Site for up-to-the-minute news and information, additional exercises, blogs, discussion boards, videos , and other useful resources.
  • The text is supported by a full line of supplements to enhance teaching and learning, including a CourseMate with ebook, interactive quizzes, Engagement Tracker, and links to useful resources on the Information Security Community Site.
  • This trusted text provides comprehensive coverage of essential network and computer security topics, including compliance and operational security; threats and vulnerabilities; application, data, and host security; access control and identity management; and cryptography.
  • The author’s clear, engaging writing style makes even difficult concepts and complex processes easier for readers to understand, making the text an ideal resource for classroom instruction, self-paced learning, or professional reference.
  • Special features throughout the text support effective teaching and learning; examples include review questions; illustrations of security vulnerabilities, attacks, and defenses; case studies highlighting real-world security scenarios, and hands-on projects that allow readers to apply what they have learned.

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Coursenotes

ISBN: 9781305095229
Six-panel quick reference card that reinforces the critical knowledge related to Windows Server 2012 and the certification exam in a visual and user-friendly format. CourseNotes will serve as a great reference tool during and after the student completes the course.

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Cengage Learning’s Information Security CourseMate brings course concepts to life with interactive learning, study, and exam preparation tools that support the printed textbook. Watch student comprehension soar as your class works with the printed textbook and the textbook-specific website. Information Security CourseMate goes beyond the book to deliver what you need!

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Lab Manual

ISBN: 9781305095250
The Laboratory Manual is a valuable tool designed to enhance your lab experience. Lab activities, objectives, materials lists, step-by-step procedures, illustrations, and review questions are commonly found in a Lab Manual.

Coursenotes

ISBN: 9781305095229
Six-panel quick reference card that reinforces the critical knowledge related to Windows Server 2012 and the certification exam in a visual and user-friendly format. CourseNotes will serve as a great reference tool during and after the student completes the course.

CourseMate Instant Access

ISBN: 9781305094123
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