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Principles of Computer Security: CompTIA Security+ and Beyond Lab Manual (Exam SY0-601)
Principles of Computer Security: CompTIA Security+ and Beyond Lab Manual (Exam SY0-601)

Principles of Computer Security: CompTIA Security+ and Beyond Lab Manual (Exam SY0-601), 1st Edition

ISBN10: 1260470113 | ISBN13: 9781260470116
By Jonathan Weissman
© 2022

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Practice the Skills Essential for a Successful Career in Cybersecurity!

This hands-on guide contains more than 90 labs that challenge you to solve real-world problems and help you to master key cybersecurity concepts. Clear, measurable lab results map to exam objectives, offering direct correlation to Principles of Computer Security: CompTIA Security+™ and Beyond, Sixth Edition (Exam SY0-601). For each lab, you will get a complete materials list, step-by-step instructions and scenarios that require you to think critically. Each chapter concludes with Lab Analysis questions and a Key Term quiz. Beyond helping you prepare for the challenging exam, this book teaches and reinforces the hands-on, real-world skills that employers are looking for.

In this lab manual, you’ll gain knowledge and hands-on experience with

  • Linux systems administration and security
  • Reconnaissance, social engineering, phishing
  • Encryption, hashing
  • Hacking into systems, routers, and switches
  • Routing and switching
  • Port security, ACLs
  • Password cracking
  • Cracking WPA2, deauthentication attacks, intercepting wireless traffic
  • Snort IDS
  • Active Directory, file servers, GPOs
  • Malware reverse engineering
  • Port scanning
  • Packet sniffing, packet crafting, packet spoofing
  • SPF, DKIM, and DMARC
  • Microsoft Azure, AWS
  • SQL injection attacks
  • Fileless malware with PowerShell
  • Hacking with Metasploit and Armitage
  • Computer forensics
  • Shodan
  • Google hacking
  • Policies, ethics, and much more

About the Author

Jonathan Weissman

Jonathan S. Weissman, CompTIA A+, CompTIA Network+, CompTIA Security+, CompTIA Server+, CompTIA Linux+, CCNP, CCNA, CEH, CHFI, is a senior lecturer at Rochester Institute of Technology as well as an associate professor and Networking and Cybersecurity program coordinator at Finger Lakes Community College. He is the recipient of ten teaching awards and honors. He is the co-author of Mike Meyers’ CompTIA Network+ Guide to Managing and Troubleshooting Networks Lab Manual, Fifth Edition and Principles of Computer Security: CompTIA Security+ and Beyond Lab Manual (Exam SY0-601), and is the technical editor for many other books. Weissman regularly appears on TV news and talk radio, and in articles, as a networking and cybersecurity expert. Additionally, he presents at conferences and in webinars, runs workshops, and appears in podcasts. He has a master’s degree in Computer Science from Brooklyn College and holds 44 industry certifications. @CSCPROF on Twitter.

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