Security+ (Digital Book)

The Official CompTIA Security+ Student Guide 2019 Update has been developed by CompTIA for the CompTIA certification candidate. Rigorously evaluated by third party subject matter experts to validate coverage of the Security+ exam objectives, The Official CompTIA Security+ Student Guide 2019 Update teaches the essential skills and information needed to troubleshoot and problem solve, helps learners understand a wide variety of issues ranging from networking and operating systems to mobile devices and security, and prepares candidates to take the CompTIA Security+ certification exam (SY0-501).

What’s Included

  • Content mapped to Security+ exam objectives (SY0-501)
  • Hands-on Activities designed to put knowledge into practice
  • Videos developed exclusively for CompTIA by ITPro.TV
  • Practice questions that check for understanding
  • PowerPoint slides
  • Access to the CompTIA Learning Center


    To receive digital copy of Text Book:

    Table of Contents

    Lesson 1: Comparing and Contrasting Attacks

    Lesson 2: Comparing and Contrasting Security Controls

    Lesson 3: Using Security Assessment Tools

    Lesson 4: Comparing and Contrasting Basic Concepts of Cryptography

    Lesson 5: Implementing Public Key Infrastructure

    Lesson 6: Implementing Identity and Access Management Controls

    Lesson 7: Managing Access Services and Accounts

    Lesson 8: Implementing Secure Network Architecture Concepts

    Lesson 9: Installing and Configuring Security Appliances

    Lesson 10: Installing and Configuring Wireless and Physical Access Security

    Lesson 11: Deploying Secure Host, Embedded, and Mobile Systems

    Lesson 12: Implementing Secure Network Access Protocols

    Lesson 13: Implementing Secure Network Applications

    Lesson 14: Explaining Risk Management and Disaster Recovery Concepts

    Lesson 15: Summarizing Secure Application Development Concepts

    Lesson 16: Explaining Organizational Security Concepts

    Appendix A: Mapping Course Content to CompTIA Security+ (Exam SY0-501)

    Accessing the Course Materials


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    Along with the print, you will also have access to the CompTIA Learning Center, the online platform what you can access an eBook version of the text with digital materials as described above. An access key and instructions for acessing the CompTIA Learning Center are emailed within 3-4 hours of purchase. The eBook is provided in a interactive online version, along with a downloadable PDF.


    An access key and instructions for accessing the CompTIA Learning Center, the onlineplatform through which the eBook and all digital material, will be delivered, by email. The eBook is provided in an interactive online version, along with a a downloadable PDF.