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CompTIA Security+ SY0-501 Exam Cram, 5th Edition

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CompTIA Security+ SY0-501 Exam Cram, 5th Edition


  • Your Price: $35.99
  • List Price: $44.99
  • Estimated Release: Dec 13, 2017



  • Fully reflects major changes in the new 2017 Security+ exam - including more how-to help, and more coverage of security scenerios
  • Designed to help candidates rapidly assess where they stand - and quickly master what they need to learn
  • Includes test-taking strategies, time-saving tips, Exam Notes, and two practice exams


  • Copyright 2018
  • Dimensions: 6" x 9"
  • Pages: 600
  • Edition: 5th
  • Book
  • ISBN-10: 0-7897-5900-4
  • ISBN-13: 978-0-7897-5900-9

CompTIA's Security+ is the #1 international vendor-neutral baseline security certification. In 2017, CompTIA is releasing a thoroughly revised certification exam. CompTIA Security+ Exam Cram, Fifth Edition has been thoroughly updated to prepare candidates for the new exam, using the proven Exam Cram method of study.

As with all Exam Cram books, it includes:

  • Chapters that map directly to the exam objectives
  • Comprehensive foundational learning on all topics covered on the exam
  • An extensive collection of practice questions
  • Access to the Pearson Test Prep practice test software that provides real-time practice and feedback, online or offline
  • The Cram Sheet tear-out card including tips, acronyms, and memory joggers not available anywhere else - perfect for last-minute study

Topics covered in this book range from identifying threats, attacks, and vulnerabilities to implementing the correct tools and technologies to defend against these vectors; cryptography concepts and deployment techniques to identity and access  management; security architecture and design principles  to risk management. This book brings together all the knowledge professionals need to walk into the exam room with confidence - and pass their Security+ exams with flying colors.

Sample Content

Table of Contents

Part 1 - Threats, Attacks and Vulnerabilities
Chapter 1 – Attacks
Chapter 2 – Vulnerabilities and Deterrents

Part 2 – Technologies and Tools
Chapter 3 – Security Technologies
Chapter 4 – Security Tools

Part 3 - Architecture and Design
Chapter 5 – Secure Design
Chapter 6 – Security Architecture

Part 4 – Identity and Access Management
Chapter 7 – Identity and Access Management Concepts
Chapter 8 – Identity and Access Management Implementation

Part 5 – Risk Management
Chapter 9 – Risk Management Concepts
Chapter 10 – Risk Management Practices

Part 6 - Cryptography and PKI
Chapter 11 – Cryptography Tools and Techniques
Chapter 12 – Public Key Infrastructure


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