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Security+: Incident Response Procedures

28 Červen, 2018 - 18:32

Introduction As technology evolves, so do the security risks we face. Data breaches and cyber-attacks are an everyday part of our lives, and businesses need to accept the fact that at some point they’ll have to deal with a security threat. If you’re a business owner, having an incident response plan in place is crucial, […]

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Security+: Risk Management Processes and Concepts

28 Červen, 2018 - 00:50

Introduction The risk management process is a way of achieving a structured approach to the management of risk in IT corporations. Consistently implemented, it allows risks to be identified, analyzed, evaluated, and managed in a uniform, efficient and focused manner. In this article, we will describe most of the risk management processes addressed in the […]

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Security+: Business Impact Analysis Concepts

28 Červen, 2018 - 00:32

Introduction A business works via a network of relationships and operations that are constantly being established and re-established. What this means is, what works for the business right now, might not do the job two months (or any other point in the future) from now. The many variables that keep the cog of industry turning, […]

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Security+ Domain #5: Risk Management

28 Červen, 2018 - 00:22

Introduction From the prospective of the CompTIA Security+ certification exam, Risk Management is indeed huge. This article will detail the objectives of the Risk Management section of the Security+ certification exam. This article should not be solely used as a review resource but rather should be used as a brief refresher. For further information and […]

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Security+: Differentiating Common Account Management Practices

28 Červen, 2018 - 00:15

Introduction Account management is one of the most important aspects of an organization’s security posture. Not only do the decisions affect how users interact with their network and systems, but account management embodies many key security principles. Therefore, understanding the range of account types as well as how to employ and manage each is a […]

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Security+: How Resiliency and Automation Strategies Reduce Risk

28 Červen, 2018 - 00:07

Introduction Architecture and design are critical components in reducing security risks. Risk can be reduced through resiliency — the ability to maintain acceptable service levels when essential systems or processes are disrupted — and through automation strategies. As part of the CompTIA Security+ exam’s Architecture and Design module, candidates need to understand how automation can […]

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Security+: Cloud and Virtualization Concepts

27 Červen, 2018 - 23:52

Introduction Cloud and virtualization represent crucial components of IT operations and are indispensable daily of an IT professional working in the cybersecurity landscape. The CompTIA Security + Certification has become a worldwide standard for recognizing competence in IT security and cloud and virtualization concepts are a fundamental component of this course. Definition of Cloud In […]

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Security+: Security Implications of Embedded Systems

27 Červen, 2018 - 23:40

Introduction The Internet of Things (IoT) is changing both how we live and how we do business. You can find embedded (or smart) devices everywhere, from the doctor’s office and the public transportation system to the agricultural supply channel and national defense systems. Intel estimates that by the year 2020, the world will have 200 […]

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Security+: Deploying Mobile Devices Securely – 5 Top Tips

27 Červen, 2018 - 23:32

Introduction The Security+ cert is one of the most well regarded and entry-level types of credentials that a Cybersecurity specialist can obtain. The exam covers a wide spectrum of topics, which include the following: The ability to deploy and configure a wide number of security applications; The general concepts behind network infrastructure design and installation; […]

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Security+: Technologies and Tools – SIEM

27 Červen, 2018 - 23:22

Introduction Organizations today use various network security devices and tools, such as firewalls and adaptive security appliances, to collect real-time data related to their enterprise. All of this network security data must be analyzed, and potentially millions of network security alerts can make that sound like a daunting task. Thankfully, Security Information and Event Management […]

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Security+: Technologies and Tools – Access Point

27 Červen, 2018 - 23:17

Introduction Access points can provide organizations with an effective and convenient solution for their wireless and routing needs. Due to the rise in the use of this technology, and access point has been added to the material covered on the CompTIA Security+ certification exam. This article will explore the Security+ exam objectives regarding Access point […]

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Security+: How to Identify Indicators of Compromise and Differentiate Different Types of Malware

27 Červen, 2018 - 23:09

Introduction Indicators of compromise reveal malicious activity on a network or system as well as artifacts that indicate an intrusion with high confidence. The artifacts could involve the use of multiple sophisticated malware. Identifying indicators of compromise and differentiating different types of malware is an integral aspect 0f Security+ SY0-501 exam’s first chapter: Threats, Attacks, […]

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Security+: A Guide to Ramifications Associated with Different Vulnerabilities

27 Červen, 2018 - 23:03

Introduction Vulnerabilities, along with threats and attacks, make up a portion of the first domain of CompTIA’s Security+ exam (SYO-501) and account for 21 percent of the exam score. To clear the Security+ exam, a candidate should have not only knowledge of the basic terminology and concepts, but also the ramifications associated with different vulnerabilities, […]

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Security+: How to Explain Threat Actor Types and Attributes

27 Červen, 2018 - 22:58

Introduction One of the roles of information security professionals is to defend their organization’s systems and data proactively. As with any defensive strategy, this requires knowing the adversary’s tactics and motivations. CompTIA’s Security + exam is designed to test candidates’ understanding of the main types of threat actors and their characteristics. While the monetary gain […]

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Security+: Technologies and Tools – Load Balancer

26 Červen, 2018 - 23:14

Introduction The Security+ syllabus is updated every three years. Normally, the exam is denoted by a code consisting of a sequence of letters and numbers; for example, SY0-401 is the most recently outdated exam. During the revision, a number of changes are made from the previous to the most recent exam. This article covers the […]

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Security+: Technologies and Tools – Proxy

26 Červen, 2018 - 22:24

Introduction The Security+ syllabus is updated every three years. Normally, the exam is denoted by a code consisting of a sequence of letters and numbers; for example, SY0-401 is the most recently outdated exam. During the revision, many changes have been made from the previous version to the most recent exam. This article covers the […]

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Security+: Secure Application Development and Deployment Concepts

26 Červen, 2018 - 22:09

Background Currently, the CompTIA Security+ Exam has two active versions: SY0-401 and SY0-501. The SY0-501 version was launched October 4, 2017 and is the most recent version of the exam. As of May 25, it is the only recognized version of the exam going forward. Secure Application Development and Deployment is one of the subdomains […]

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Security+: Implementing Secure Systems Design

26 Červen, 2018 - 22:01

Introduction The Sy0-501 exam seeks to test a candidate’s knowledge about a wide range of protocols throughout its structure, and we will take a look at how Domain 2.6 seeks to test this knowledge. Having a real world understanding about how 32 bit addressing schemes is a good idea, such as IPV4, but the exam […]

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Security+: Implementing Secure Network Architecture Concepts

26 Červen, 2018 - 21:50

Introduction The Security+ Sy0-501 has made some changes to the overall layout and structure of the exam objectives, and as such, the domain topics have changed quite a bit. We will be exploring the requirements of Doman 3.2, which deals with Implementing Secure Network Architecture Concepts. Instead of briefly touching on each point as a […]

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Security+ Domain #3 Architecture and Design

26 Červen, 2018 - 21:39

Introduction Architecture and Design is a core component of a successfully managed Information Security environment. Not only is it a logical conclusion that Architecture and Design play an important role in Security+ preparation but rather a vital one. This article will examine Architecture and Design of an Information Security environment within the context of preparing […]

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