Wednesday, September 18, 2019

Security+ Articles & Videos

Home Security Tips – Beyond the Security Alarm

  A student of mine was concerned with potential break-ins and theft, and recently asked me about home-based wireless alarm systems and if they are...

Introduction to Subnetting

Discusses subnetting and shows a basic example of how subnetting works on Windows computers.  

Learn about the Security+ SY0-401

Alert! The Security+ SY0-401 exam will be retired on July 31st, 2018. See this page for information about the SY0-501 exam.  Exam Details Updated 7/26/2014 To obtain...

How to Pass the Security+ SY0-401

Discusses how to pass the Security+ SY0-401 exam by breaking the process into 10 steps. Links: - Great Exam Taking Techniques - PearsonVUE's website (CompTIA section) - CompTIA's...

Configuring a Firewall’s Ruleset

Basic explanation of the way a group of rules would be applied to a firewall. This is an abstract explanation, based on a network...

Basic RADIUS Configuration on a WAP

Basic explanation of how to point a wireless access point to a RADIUS server for authentication using the WPA2-Enterprise option.   The Security+ SY0-401 Authorized Cert...

Analyzing Security+ SY0-401 Security+ Sample Questions

This video goes over 5 sample Security+ practice questions that I wrote, and shows the techniques I would use to answer them.   The Security+ SY0-401...

Understanding PKI

- Sample video from the Security+ SY0-401 Cert Guide 3rd Edition. Gives a basic introduction to PKI and SSL certificates used in websites.   The Security+ SY0-401...

Understanding Symmetric and Asymmetric Algorithms

- Sample video from the Security+ SY0-401 Cert Guide 3rd Edition. Gives a basic introduction to symmetric and asymmetric encryption algorithms. Describes how website certificates use...

Deciphering Log Files (Using Syslog)

- Sample video from the Security+ SY0-401 Cert Guide 3rd Edition. Demonstrates how to work a common Syslog program and analyze basic log files from...