Security Fundamentals 1st Edition

Book details

  • File Size: 27 MB
  • Format: pdf
  • Print Length: 304 pages
  • Publisher: Wiley; 1 edition (October 24, 2019)
  • Publication Date: October 24, 2019
  • Sold by: Amazon.com Services LLC
  • Language: English
  • ASIN: B07ZL6GBV7

Security is one of the most important components to every company’s computer network. That’s why the Security Fundamentals MTA Certification is so highly sought after. Filling IT positions is a top problem in today’s businesses, so this certification could be your first step toward a stable and lucrative IT career. Security Fundamentals is your guide to developing a strong foundational understanding of Windows security, so you can take your IT career to the next level and feel confident going into the certification exam.

Security Fundamentals features approachable discussion of core security concepts and topics, and includes additional learning tutorials and tools. This book covers everything you need to know about security layers, authentication, authorization, security policies, and protecting your server and client. Each chapter closes with a quiz so you can test your knowledge before moving to the next section.

  • Learn everything you need for the Security Fundamentals MTA Certification
  • Understand core security principles, including security layers and network security
  • Learn essential concepts in physical security, internet security, and wireless security
  • Identify the different types of hardware firewalls and their characteristics
  • Test your knowledge and practice for the exam with quiz questions in every chapter

IT professionals looking to understand more about networking will gain the knowledge to effectively secure a client and server, and to confidently explain basic security concepts. Thanks to the tools and tips in this Sybex title, you will be able to apply your new IT security skills in real world situations and on exam day.

From the Back Cover

The Sybex method for teaching core Windows Security concepts and technologies

Microsoft Technology Associate (MTA) certification demonstrates to employers that you have the skills and knowledge necessary to secure Windows clients, servers, and networks in any type of organization. Security Fundamentals teaches you the core principles and technologies of security layers, authentication, authorization, accounting, security policies, and more. Designed for beginners and IT professionals alike, this must-have guide provides everything you need to pass the Security Fundamentals MTA certification exam and take the next step in your career path.

  • Gain knowledge of essential IT security concepts
  • Learn physical security, internet security, and wireless security
  • Recognize core threat and impact principles
  • Identify the different types of hardware firewalls
  • Understand threat modeling, network isolation, and protocol security
  • Apply IT security skills in real-world situations
  • Validate your skills and knowledge with MTA certification

About the Author

Crystal Panek, MCP, MCP+I, MCSA, MCSE, MCTS, MCDBA has trained students and IT professionals at the MicroC, Stellacon Corporation, and the University of New Hampshire. For over 15 years, she served as vice-president of a large IT training company where she developed training materials and courseware to help 1000’s of students get through their certification exams. She currently works on a contract basis creating courseware for several large IT training facilities.

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