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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)
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About the Authors
Assessment Test
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Lab Exercises

Activity 1.1: Create an Inbound Firewall Rule

In this lab, you will verify that the Windows Firewall is enabled on a server and then create an inbound firewall rule that blocks file and printer sharing.

This lab requires access to a system running Windows Server 2012 or Windows Server 2012 R2.

Part 1: Verify that Windows Firewall is enabled

  1. Open the Control Panel for your Windows Server.
  2. Choose System And Security.
  3. Under Windows Firewall, click Check Firewall Status.
  4. Verify that the Windows Firewall state is set to On for Private networks. If it is not on, enable the firewall by using the “Turn Windows Firewall on or off” link on the left side of the window.

Part 2: Create an inbound firewall rule that blocks file and printer sharing

  1. On the left side of the Windows Firewall control panel, click “Allow an app or feature through Windows Firewall.”
  2. Scroll down the list of applications and find File And Printer Sharing.
  3. Uncheck the box to the...