Publisher: Techotopia 2008
Online book designed for people studying for the CompTIA Security+ exam and for those interested in learning key issues of designing and implementing secure IT environments. Many of the concepts in this book apply equally to a range of popular operating systems including Windows, Linux, UNIX, and MacOS X. On completion of this book the reader will have a clear understanding of both the threats faced by IT infrastructures and the steps involved in planning and implementing a comprehensive multi-layered IT security strategy.
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