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Comptia Security+: Get Certified Get Ahead: Sy0-301 Study Guide

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CompTIA Security+: Get Certified Get Ahead: SY0-301 Study Guide is an update to the top-selling SY0-201 guide, which helped thousands of readers pass the exam the first time they took it. The SY0-301 version covers every aspect of the SY0-301 exam, and includes the same elements readers raved about in the previous version. Each of the eleven chapters presents topics in an ...more
Paperback, 559 pages
Published November 10th 2011 by Createspace
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David
May 11, 2012 David rated it it was amazing
Recommends it for: Self-Study or Instructors
Recommended to David by: A Colleague
I ordered this book after reading a CompTIA Security+ Exam book by another author. While I thought the book was good, I felt a little anxiety about crossing the line and taking the exam afterwards. I might add, that not only must I pass the exam, but I'm also going to be teaching this course. If others are to follow me, I'm feeling that they might end up feeling like I do (slightly uneasy).

I'm halfway through Darril Gibson's book and I can tell you that you should DEFINITELY read this book befor
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Matthew Williams
Dec 26, 2014 Matthew Williams rated it liked it
Decent overview but not sure someone with little experience could pass by reading this book alone. The author's forum has some good information on the simulations that are not present at all in the book.
Eric
Feb 05, 2014 Eric rated it it was amazing
Shelves: certiication
Just took the exam with no additional study materials other than this book, and passed, so it must be pretty good :-) Seriously, it is well written and up to date, a great read if you are looking to brush up on security topics or take the CompTIA exam!
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Apr 03, 2014 IAmThaGoodReader rated it really liked it
The information was sound, but it seemed like every piece of text in the Kindle edition was a link, so I found myself constantly inadvertently clicking on links when I only wanted to go to the next page.
Benjamin Christian
May 03, 2014 Benjamin Christian rated it it was amazing
Everything I needed to know for the Security+ all in one book, and a enjoyable read as well. Plenty of examples to put everything into context.
Justin K Kwon
Oct 03, 2014 Justin K Kwon rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Great review book for security plus

the author simplifies and gives great examples for security plus concepts making feel better prepared to take the exam. highly recommend.
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This book helped me rapidly spin up from zero cyber security knowledge to a decent grasp of the basics. It has a good balance of conceptual "gee whiz" info and practical application.
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I read it. I reviewed it. I passed my test. It's as simple as that.
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