The Official CompTIA Security+ Student Guide (Exam SY0-601)
- Content mapped to Security+ exam objectives (SY0-601)
- Video demonstrations of key activities
- Practice questions that check for understanding
- Access to the CompTIA Learning Center
What you’ll learn
The Official CompTIA Security+ Student Guide (SY0-601) has been developed by CompTIA for the CompTIA certification candidate. Rigorously evaluated to validate coverage of the CompTIA Security+ (SY0-601) exam objectives, The Official CompTIA Security+ Student Guide teaches the knowledge and skills required to assess the security posture of an enterprise environment and recommend and implement appropriate security solutions; monitor and secure hybrid environments, including cloud, mobile, and IoT; operate with an awareness of applicable laws and policies, including principles of governance, risk, and compliance; identify, analyze, and respond to security events and incidents.
Accessing the Course Materials
Print books are shipped within 2 business days.
Along with the print book you will also have access to the CompTIA Learning Center, the online platform where you can access an eBook version of the text with digital materials as described above. The eBook is provided in an interactive online version along with a downloadable PDF. An access key and instructions for accessing the CompTIA Learning Center are emailed within 3-4 hours of purchase.
Access keys must be redeemed within 12 months of purchase. Once redeemed, eBook access will be valid for 12 months
Pub. Date: 2020-11-12
Author(s): James Pengelly
Table of Contents
Lesson 1: Comparing Security Roles and Security Controls
Lesson 2: Explaining Threat Actors and Threat Intelligence
Lesson 3: Performing Security Assessments
Lesson 4: Identifying Social Engineering and Malware
Lesson 5: Summarizing Basic Cryptographic Concepts
Lesson 6: Implementing Public Key Infrastructure
Lesson 7: Implementing Authentication Controls
Lesson 8: Implementing Identity and Account Management Controls
Lesson 9: Implementing Secure Network Designs
Lesson 10: Implementing Network Security Appliances
Lesson 11: Implementing Secure Network Protocols
Lesson 12: Implementing Host Security Solutions
Lesson 13: Implementing Secure Mobile Solutions
Lesson 14: Summarizing Secure Application Concepts
Lesson 15: Implementing Secure Cloud Solutions
Lesson 16: Explaining Data Privacy and Protection Concepts
Lesson 17: Performing Incident Response
Lesson 18: Explaining Digital Forensics
Lesson 19: Summarizing Risk Management Concepts
Lesson 20: Implementing Cybersecurity Resilience
Lesson 21: Explaining Physical Security
Appendix A: Mapping Course Content to CompTIA Security+ SY0-601 Exam Objectives
Appendix B: Course Acronyms
About CompTIA Security+
CompTIA Security+ is a global certification that validates the baseline skills necessary to perform core security functions and pursue an IT security career.
- More choose Security+ - chosen by more corporations and defense organizations than any other certification on the market to validate baseline security skills and for fulfilling the DoD 8570 compliance.
- Security+ proves hands-on skills – the only baseline cybersecurity certification emphasizing hands-on practical skills, ensuring the security professional is better prepared to problem solve a wider variety of today’s complex issues.
- More job roles turn to Security+ to supplement skills – baseline cybersecurity skills are applicable across more of today’s job roles to secure systems, software and hardware.
- Security+ is aligned to the latest trends and techniques – covering the most core technical skills in risk assessment and management, incident response, forensics, enterprise networks, hybrid/cloud operations, and security controls, ensuring high-performance on the job.
For the latest Security+ exam information regarding availability, version and pending retirement, please visit comptia.org/security