Introduction; Chapter 1: Introduction to Security; Chapter 2: System Threats and Risks; Chapter 3: Protecting Systems; Chapter 4: Network Vulnerabilities and Attacks; Chapter 5: Network Defenses; Chapter 6: Wireless Network Security; Chapter 7: Access Control Fundamentals; Chapter 8: Authentication; Chapter 9: Performing Vulnerability Assessments; Chapter 10: Conducting Security Audits; Chapter 11: Basic Cryptography; Chapter 12: Applying Cryptography; Chapter 13: Business Continuity; Chapter 14: Security Policies and Training; Appendix A: CompTIA Security+ 2008 Examination Objectives Appendix B: Security Web Sites; Appendix C: Selected TCP/IP Ports and Their Threats; Appendix D: Sample Internet and E-Mail Acceptable Use Policy; Appendix E: Answers to Chapter Review Questions
Mark Ciampa is Assistant Professor of Computer Information Systems at Western Kentucky University in Bowling Green, Kentucky. Previously, he served as Associate Professor and Director of Academic Computing for 20 years at Volunteer State Community College in Gallatin, Tennessee. Dr. Ciampa has worked in the IT industry as a computer consultant for the U.S. Postal Service, the Tennessee Municipal Technical Advisory Service, and the University of Tennessee. He is also the author of many Cengage/Course Technology books, including Security+ Guide to Network Security Fundamentals; CWNA Guide to Wireless LANs, 3e; CWSP Guide to Wireless Security; Guide to Wireless Communications; and Networking BASICS. He holds a PhD in digital communication systems from Indiana State University.