A one-stop source of security and privacy information for ITprofessionals, covering everything youll need to know to passthe Systems Security Certified Practitioner examination
This prep guide and general reference will help you breezethrough the SSCP security certification test by greatly enhancingyour understanding of how to implement security policies,standards, and procedures. Covered in detail are the seven domainsof the common body of knowledge (CBK), as defined by the (ISC)2.Explore such topics as access controls, administration, audit andmonitoring, cryptography, and data communications. Test yourselfwith 30 sample practice questions for each domain, which aresimilar to those youll encounter on the SSCP examination.
Providing you with all the tools youll need to becomeproficient in systems security, this guide covers:
Mechanisms to specify user and process rights
System vulnerabilities, safeguards, and recovery plans andprocedures
Means to disguise information to ensure its integrity,confidentiality, authenticity, and nonrepudiation
Ways to protect against infection, abuse, or negative impactsto the proper operation of an information processing system ornetwork
The CD-ROM contains a list of links to security Web sites aswell as PDFs of the Risk Management Guide for InformationTechnology Systems (from NIST) and standards from FIPS. A specialfeature is the Wiley test engine, a complete interactive self-testusing all the questions and answers from the book, powered by Bosonsoftware.