CASP CompTIA Advanced Security Practitioner Certification Study Guide (Exam CAS-001)

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October 2, 2012


Mixed media product, 704 pages

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0071776206 / 9780071776202


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The Best Fully Integrated Study System Available for Exam CAS-001

With hundreds of practice questions and lab exercises, CASP CompTIA Advanced Security Practitioner Certification Study Guide covers what you need to know--and shows you how to prepare--for this challenging exam. McGraw-Hill is a Gold-Level CompTIA Authorized Partner offering Authorized CompTIA Approved Quality Content.

  • 100% complete coverage of all official objectives for the exam
  • Exam Readiness Checklist--you're ready for the exam when all objectives on the list are checked off
  • Inside the Exam sections highlight key exam topics covered
  • Two-Minute Drills for quick review at the end of every chapter
  • Simulated exam questions match the format, tone, topics, and difficulty of the multiple-choice exam questions

Covers all the exam topics, including:
Cryptographic tools • Computing platforms • Enterprise storage • Infrastructure • Host security controls • Application security • Security assessments • Risk implications • Risk management strategy and controls • E-discovery, data breaches, and incident response • Security and privacy policies • Industry trends • Enterprise security • People and security • Change control • Security controls for communication and collaboration • Advanced authentication tools, techniques, and concepts • Security activities across the technology life cycle

Electronic content includes:

  • Complete MasterExam practice testing engine, featuring:
    -One practice exam
    -Detailed answers with explanations
    -Score Report performance assessment tool
  • One-hour segment of LearnKey video training
  • with free online registration:
    -Bonus downloadable MasterExam practice test
    -Downloadable PDF copy of the book for studying on the go

Table of contents

Part I: Enterprise Security
Chapter 1: Cryptographic Tools
Chapter 2: Computing Platforms
Chapter 3: Enterprise Storage
Chapter 4: Infrastructure
Chapter 5: Host Security Controls
Chapter 6: Application Security
Chapter 7: Security Assessments
Part II: Risk Management, Policy/Procedure, and Legal
Chapter 8: Analyze Risk Implications
Chapter 9: Risk Management Strategy and Controls
Chapter 10: E-discovery, Data Breaches and Incident Response
Chapter 11: Security and Privacy Policies
Part III: Research and Analysis
Chapter 12: Industry Trends
Chapter 13: Enterprise Security
Part IV: Integration of Computing, Communications and Business Disciplines
Chapter 14: People and Security
Chapter 15: Change Control
Chapter 16: Security Controls for Communication and Collaboration
Chapter 17: Advanced Authentication Tools, Techniques and Concepts
Chapter 18: Security Activities Across the Technology Life Cycle
Appendix A: About the CD-ROM

Author comments

Wm. Arthur Conklin, Ph.D., CASP, CompTIA Security+, CISSP, CSSLP, CRISC, CSDP, DFCP, is an associate professor in the College of Technology at the University of Houston. He is also the Director for the Center for Information Security Research and Education.

Gregory White, Ph.D., is the Director for the Center for Infrastructure Assurance and Security (CIAS) and is an associate professor of computer science at The University of Texas at San Antonio (UTSA).

Dwayne Williams, CISSP, CASP, is Associate Director, Special Projects for the Center for Infrastructure Assurance and Security at The University of Texas at San Antonio.

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