Security Administrator Street Smarts
A Real World Guide to CompTIA Security+ Skills
By David Miller, Michael Gregg
Publisher: Wiley / Sybex
Final Release Date: May 2007
Pages: 400

Develop the skills you need in the real world

Hit the ground running with the street-smart training you'llfind in this practical book. Using a "year in the life" approach,it gives you an inside look at the common responsibilities ofsecurity administrators, with key information organized around theactual day-to-day tasks, scenarios, and challenges you'll face inthe field. This valuable training tool is loaded with hands-on,step-by-step exercises covering all phases of a securityadministrator's job, including:

  • Designing a secure network environment
  • Creating and implementing standard security policies andpractices
  • Identifying insecure systems in current environment
  • Providing training to on-site and remote users

An invaluable study tool

This no-nonsense book also covers the common tasks that CompTIAexpects all of its Security+ candidates to know how to perform. Sowhether you're preparing for certification or seeking practicalskills to break into the field, you'll find the instruction youneed, including:

  • Performing an initial risk assessment
  • Installing, updating, and running anti-virus
  • Encrypting files and securing e-mail
  • Creating new user accounts
  • Deploying IPSec

The Street Smarts series is designed to help current oraspiring IT professionals put their certification to work for them.Full of practical, real world scenarios, each book features actualtasks from the field and then offers step-by-step exercises thatteach the skills necessary to complete those tasks. And because theexercises are based upon exam objectives from leading technologycertifications, each Street Smarts book can be used as a lab manualfor certification prep.

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