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CompTIA CySA+ Study Guide: Exam CS0-002

By : Mike Chapple, David Seidl
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CompTIA CySA+ Study Guide: Exam CS0-002

By: Mike Chapple, David Seidl

Overview of this book

The Cybersecurity Analyst (CySA+) certification applies behavioral analytics to improve the overall state of IT security. CompTIA CySA+ meets the ISO 17024 standard and is approved by the U.S. Department of Defense to fulfill Directive 8570.01-M requirements. It is compliant with government regulations under the Federal Information Security Management Act (FISMA). More than just test prep, this book helps you to learn skills to demonstrate your command of all domains and topics covered by the CySA+ exam. The CompTIA CySA+ Study Guide provides complete coverage of all exam objectives for the new CySA+ certification. The CySA+ certification validates a candidate's skills to configure and use threat detection tools, perform data analysis, and identify vulnerabilities with a goal of securing and protecting systems of organizations. You'll study concepts with real-world examples drawn from experts, and hands-on labs. You'll gain insight on how to create your own cybersecurity toolkit. The end-of-chapter review questions will help you reinforce your knowledge. By the end of the book, you’ll have the skills and confidence you need to think and respond like a seasoned professional.
Table of Contents (23 chapters)
Free Chapter
About the Authors
Assessment Test
Answer to the Assessment Test

Review Questions

  1. 1. Lauren is designing a multifactor authentication system for her company. She has decided to use a passphrase, a time-based code generator, and a PIN to provide additional security. How many distinct factors will she have implemented when she is done?

    1. One
    2. Two
    3. Three
    4. Four
  2. 2. What technology is best suited to protecting LDAP authentication from compromise?

    1. SSL
    2. MD5
    3. TLS
    4. SHA1
  3. 3. During an incident response process, Michelle discovers that the administrative credentials for her organization’s Kerberos server have been compromised and that attackers have issued themselves a TGT without an expiration date. What is this type of ticket called?

    1. A master ticket
    2. A golden ticket
    3. A KDC
    4. A MGT
  4. 4. Which of the following technologies is NTLM associated with?

    1. SAML
    2. Active Directory
    3. OAuth
    4. RADIUS
  5. 5. Jim was originally hired into the helpdesk at his current employer but has since then moved into finance. During a rights audit, it is discovered that he still has...