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CompTIA Security+ Study Guide: Exam SY0-301, 5th Edition
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CompTIA Security+ Study Guide: Exam SY0-301, 5th Edition
The preparation you need for the CompTIA Security+ exam SY0-301

This top-selling study guide helps candidates prepare for exam SY0-301 and certification as a CompTIA Security+ administrator. Inside the new edition, you'll find complete coverage of all Security+ exam objectives, loads of real-world examples, and a CD packed with cutting-edge exam prep tools. The book covers key exam topics such as general security concepts, infrastructure security, the basics of cryptography, and much more.

  • Provides 100% coverage of all exam objectives for the CompTIA Security+ exam SY0-301
  • Covers key topics such as general security concepts, communication and infrastructure security, the basics of cryptography, operational security, and more
  • Offers practical examples and insights drawn from the real world
  • Includes a CD with two practice exams, all chapter review questions, electronic flashcards, and more
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Get a host of extras with this Deluxe version of our top-selling Security+ study guide!

Prepare for CompTIA's new Security+ exam SY0-301 with this Deluxe Edition of our popular CompTIA Security+ Study Guide, 5th Edition. In addition to the 100% coverage of all exam objectives and study tools you'll find in the regular study guide, the Deluxe Edition gives additional hands-on exercises and study aides, three additional practice exams, over 100 additional electronic flashcards, valuable video demonstrations by the author, and an exclusive security administration simulator.

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CompTIA Security+ Review Guide: (Exam SY0-301), Includes CD, 2nd Edition
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Reinforce your preparation for CompTIA's new Security+ exam with this focused review tool

Before you take CompTIA's new Security+ exam SY0-301, reinforce your learning with a thorough review and lots of practice. The new edition of this review guide helps you do just that. It covers all six domains of exam SY0-301 and all exam objectives, and it includes a helpful "Exam Essentials" section in each chapter to help you zero in on what you need to know. A companion CD offers additional study tools, including two complete practice exams, over a hundred electronic flashcards, and more.

  • Reviews and reinforces the material you need to know for CompTIA's new Security+ exam SY0-301
  • Covers all exam objectives and the six domain areas of the Security+ exam: Network Security; Compliance and Operational Security; Threats and Vulnerabilities; Application, Data and Host Security; Access Control and Identity Management; and Cryptography
  • Helps you drill and prepare with over 120 review questions, two practice exams, over 100 electronic flashcards, and more on a companion CD
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CompTIA Security+ Certification Kit: (Exam SY0-301), Includes CD Set, 3rd Edition
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