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CompTIA A+ Complete Practice Tests: Exam Core 1 220-1001 and Exam Core 2 220-1002 - Second Edition

By : Jeff T. Parker, Quentin Docter
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CompTIA A+ Complete Practice Tests: Exam Core 1 220-1001 and Exam Core 2 220-1002 - Second Edition

By: Jeff T. Parker, Quentin Docter

Overview of this book

The CompTIA A+ certification is the most popular entry-level IT certification, with over 1 million A+ certified professionals to date. A+ certification is a crucial step in your IT career. Many businesses require this accreditation when hiring computer technicians or validating the skills of current employees. CompTIA A+ Complete Practice Tests, Second Edition is an indispensable part of any study plan for A+ certification. It enables you to hone your test-taking skills, focus on challenging areas, and be thoroughly prepared to ace the exam and earn your A+ certification. The book presents nine unique practice tests and two 90-question bonus tests covering all the objective domains for both the 220-1001 and 220-1002 exams. Comprehensive coverage of every essential exam topic ensures that you will know what to expect on the exam day. Over 1200 practice questions on topics including hardware, networking, mobile devices, operating systems and procedures, troubleshooting, and more, enable you to assess your performance and gain the confidence you need to pass the exam with flying colors. By the end of the book, you would have thoroughly prepared for the A+ certification and will be confident to ace the exam.
Table of Contents (12 chapters)

Chapter 7: Security

  1. C. Patches and updates should be applied regardless of the severity of the issue. In addition, they should be applied immediately. Use Windows Update to manage the process for you.
  2. C. A strong Windows password will help protect Windows but does not protect the computer in general. If a user can get into the BIOS, then he can change the boot sequence, boot to a CD, and do some damage to the system. The way to protect against this is to implement a BIOS/UEFI password.
  3. D. Firewalls are among the first lines of defense in a network. The basic purpose of a firewall is to isolate one network from another. Firewalls function as one or more of the following: packet filter, proxy firewall, or stateful inspection firewall.
  4. A, C. Biometric locks and privacy filters are physical security methods. Multifactor authentication may require a physical device (for example, something you have) but not necessarily. Firewalls can be hardware devices but can also be software packages.
  5. C...