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CompTIA Security+ Certification Kit: Exam SY0-601 6th Edition

AuthorDavid Seidl and Mike Chapple

Published date: February 2021

March 21, 2024
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Product details

  • Publisher ‏ : ‎ Sybex; 6th edition (February 9, 2021)

  • Language ‏ : ‎ English

  • Paperback ‏ : ‎ 1008 pages

  • ISBN-10 ‏ : ‎ 1119794005

  • ISBN-13 ‏ : ‎ 978-1119794004

  • Item Weight ‏ : ‎ 2.31 pounds

  • Dimensions ‏ : ‎ 7.3 x 2.5 x 9.3 inches

Book Description

The CompTIA Security+ Certification Kit: Exam SY0-601 6th Edition is a comprehensive study package designed to help aspiring cybersecurity professionals prepare for and pass the latest version of the CompTIA Security+ certification exam. This kit includes the CompTIA Security+ Study Guide: Exam SY0-601, 8th Edition, and the CompTIA Security+ Practice Tests: Exam SY0-601, 2nd Edition. Together, these resources provide a thorough review of the exam objectives, covering essential topics such as assessing the security posture of an enterprise environment, monitoring and securing hybrid environments, operating with an awareness of applicable laws and policies, and identifying, analyzing, and responding to security events and incidents.

The Study Guide has been completely revised to align with the latest version of the exam objectives, ensuring that readers have access to the most up-to-date information. It provides in-depth explanations, real-world examples, and practical exercises to reinforce learning and help candidates develop a strong foundation in cybersecurity concepts and best practices.

The Practice Tests book includes hundreds of domain-by-domain questions and practice exams, allowing readers to test their knowledge and identify areas that require further study. These practice questions are designed to closely mirror the format and difficulty level of the actual exam, giving candidates valuable experience and boosting their confidence before exam day.

Key Features

  • Comprehensive coverage of the CompTIA Security+ SY0-601 exam objectives

  • Revised and updated content to reflect the latest exam version

  • In-depth explanations, real-world examples, and practical exercises

  • Hundreds of domain-by-domain practice questions and full-length practice exams

  • One year of FREE access to the Sybex online interactive learning environment

What You Will Learn?

By using the CompTIA Security+ Certification Kit, readers will gain the knowledge and skills necessary to:

  • Assess the security posture of an enterprise environment and recommend appropriate security solutions

  • Monitor and secure hybrid environments, including cloud, mobile, and IoT

  • Operate with an awareness of applicable laws and policies, including principles of governance, risk, and compliance

  • Identify, analyze, and respond to security events and incidents

  • Understand and apply fundamental cybersecurity concepts and best practices

Who this Book is for?

The CompTIA Security+ Certification Kit is ideal for anyone seeking to earn the CompTIA Security+ certification and pursue a career in cybersecurity. This includes IT professionals, network administrators, security specialists, and individuals looking to transition into the cybersecurity field. The kit is suitable for both self-study and classroom environments, making it a valuable resource for students, professionals, and training providers.

About the Author

The CompTIA Security+ Certification Kit is authored by two experienced cybersecurity professionals and educators:

Mike Chapple, Ph.D., Security+, CySA+, CISSP, is a Senior Director for IT Service Delivery at the University of Notre Dame, where he oversees information security, data governance, IT architecture, project management, strategic planning, and product management functions. He also teaches undergraduate courses on Information Security. Mike has extensive experience in the field, having spent four years in the information security research group at NSA and serving as an intelligence officer in the U.S. Air Force. He is a technical editor for Information Security Magazine and has written several books on cybersecurity topics.

David Seidl, Security+, CySA+, CISSP, GPEN, GCIH, is the Vice President for Information Technology and CIO at Miami University. Throughout his 20+ year IT career, he has served in various technical and information security roles, including leading Notre Dame's information security team as the Director of Information Security. David has co-authored or contributed to 17 books on topics such as security certification and cyberwarfare, with multiple titles ranking among the top 50 books on cybersecurity certification.

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