CompTIA Security+ Study Guide: Exam SY0-601, 8th Edition

  • 11h 42m
  • David Seidl, Mike Chapple
  • Sybex
  • 2021

Learn the key objectives and most crucial concepts covered by the Security+ Exam SY0-601 with this comprehensive and practical study guide! An online test bank offers 650 practice questions and flashcards!

The Eighth Edition of the CompTIA Security+ Study Guide Exam SY0-601 efficiently and comprehensively prepares you for the SY0-601 Exam. Accomplished authors and security experts Mike Chapple and David Seidl walk you through the fundamentals of crucial security topics, including the five domains covered by the SY0-601 Exam:

  • Attacks, Threats, and Vulnerabilities
  • Architecture and Design
  • Implementation
  • Operations and Incident Response
  • Governance, Risk, and Compliance

The study guide comes with the Sybex online, interactive learning environment offering 650 practice questions! Includes a pre-assessment test, hundreds of review questions, practice exams, flashcards, and a glossary of key terms. The book is written in a practical and straightforward manner, ensuring you can easily learn and retain the material.

Perfect for everyone planning to take the SY0-601 Exam—as well as those who hope to secure a high-level certification like the CASP+, CISSP, or CISA—the study guide also belongs on the bookshelves of everyone who has ever wondered if the field of IT security is right for them. It’s a must-have reference!

About the Author

Mike Chapple, PhD, Security+, CySA+, CISSP, is Teaching Professor of IT, Analytics, and Operations at the University of Notre Dame. He's a cybersecurity professional and educator with over 20 years of experience. Mike provides cybersecurity certification resources at his website,

David Seidl, Security+, CySA+, CISSP, PenTest+, is Vice President for Information Technology and CIO at Miami University. David co-led Notre Dame's move to the cloud and has written multiple cybersecurity certification books.

In this Book

  • Introduction
  • Assessment Test
  • Today's Security Professional
  • Cybersecurity Threat Landscape
  • Malicious Code
  • Social Engineering, Physical, and Password Attacks
  • Security Assessment and Testing
  • Secure Coding
  • Cryptography and the Public Key Infrastructure
  • Identity and Access Management
  • Resilience and Physical Security
  • Cloud and Virtualization Security
  • Endpoint Security
  • Network Security
  • Wireless and Mobile Security
  • Incident Response
  • Digital Forensics
  • Security Policies, Standards, and Compliance
  • Risk Management and Privacy
  • Answers to Review Questions