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CompTIA A+ Practice Test Core 2 (220-1102)

By : Mark Birch, Ian Neil
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CompTIA A+ Practice Test Core 2 (220-1102)

By: Mark Birch, Ian Neil

Overview of this book

The CompTIA A+ Core 2 certification validates the knowledge you need to support common operating systems and software installations. This book tests the skills essential for you to secure computing environments and troubleshoot common computing issues, while adhering to operational procedures through practice questions. Using proven techniques to test a candidate's knowledge of Core 2 (220-1102) exam objectives, this book will ensure that you're well-prepared to pass the exam on your first attempt. The chapters in this book comprise multiple-choice questions at the same level of difficulty as those you’ll find in the official exam. All the questions are broken down into different chapters according to each exam domain, finishing with a 90-question mock exam to prepare you to confidently take the real exam. The chapters are designed in a way to not only test your knowledge, but also your ability to handle pressure during the exam. By the end of this practice test book, you’ll be well-prepared to pass the CompTIA A+ Core 2 exam with confidence.
Table of Contents (10 chapters)

Introduction

This chapter will test an exam candidate’s knowledge of security concepts, procedures, and security best practices. Threats and threat actors are constantly changing, and security professionals must understand how to recognize threats and mitigate them in different ways. Common environments that need to be secured include wireless networks, small office/home office (SOHO) networks, enterprise networks, and situations where securing remote access is crucial. Mobile devices and support for IoT also present many challenges for security professionals. It is important to understand the threats posed by social engineering, often referred to as hacking humans (where users are targeted). To mitigate these threats, it is important to recognize the correct controls that need to be enabled and to understand the correct response to specific threats.

In order to be successful in the CompTIA A+ Core 2 (220-1102) certification exam, candidates must be familiar with the following...