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A comprehensive certification guide that will help you prepare for the exam from day one of your preparation journey Key Features Get well-versed with the nitty-gritty of Windows server 2016 A practical guide towards installing, upgrading, and migrating to Windows Server 2016 Enhance your skills with practice questions and mock tests Book Description MCSA: Windows Server 2016 is one of the most sought-after certifications for IT professionals which include working with Windows Server and performing administrative tasks around it. It targets Exam 70-740, Exam 70-741, Exam 70-742 and Exam 70-743 certifications and the demand for these certifications is increasingly high. This book will start with installation, upgrade and migration to Windows Server 2016, cover imaging and deployment and proceed with High Availability and Clustering. Then we will deep dive into fundamental concepts like Core networking, DNS, DHCP, Storage and proceed to Hyper-V, Network Access and Distributed File System. It will also explain Advanced Networking topics such as Software Defined Networking and High-Performance Networking. Furthermore, it will also cover advanced Identity topics in Windows Server 2016 such as Active Directory installation and configuration, Group Policy, Active Directory Certificate Services, and Active Directory Federation Services and Rights Management. Towards the end of this book, test questions and mock preparation items will help in preparing for the certifications with more ease. By the end of this book, you will be able to complete MCSA: Windows Server 2016 certification with more confidence. What you will learn Prepare for exam 70-741 Networking with Windows Server 2016 Learn to apply the technology to real-world examples Learn core networking, name resolution and connectivity technologies in Windows Server 2016. Get prepared for exam 70-742 Identity with Windows Server 2016 Get ways to clear the exam 70-743 Upgrading Your Skills to MCSA: Windows Server 2016 Practice critical skills and test your knowledge of the objectives of all three MCSA exams Who this book is for This book is targeted towards system administrators or windows server administrators who are interested in clearing the MCSA certification with ease.
Learn from the AWS subject-matter experts, apply real-world scenarios and clear the AWS Certified Solutions Architect –Associate exam Key Features Build highly reliable and scalable workloads on the AWS platform Pass the exam in less time and with confidence Get up and running with building and managing applications on the AWS platform Book Description Amazon Web Services (AWS) is currently the leader in the public cloud market. With an increasing global interest in leveraging cloud infrastructure, the AWS Cloud from Amazon offers a cutting-edge platform for architecting, building, and deploying web-scale cloud applications. As more the rate of cloud platform adoption increases, so does the need for cloud certification. The AWS Certified Solution Architect – Associate Guide is your one-stop solution to gaining certification. Once you have grasped what AWS and its prerequisites are, you will get insights into different types of AWS services such as Amazon S3, EC2, VPC, SNS, and more to get you prepared with core Amazon services. You will then move on to understanding how to design and deploy highly scalable applications. Finally, you will study security concepts along with the AWS best practices and mock papers to test your knowledge. By the end of this book, you will not only be fully prepared to pass the AWS Certified Solutions Architect – Associate exam but also capable of building secure and reliable applications. What you will learn Explore AWS terminology and identity and access management Acquaint yourself with important cloud services and features in categories such as compute, network, storage, and databases Define access control to secure AWS resources and set up efficient monitoring Back up your database and ensure high availability by understanding all of the database-related services in the AWS Cloud Integrate AWS with your applications to meet and exceed non-functional requirements Build and deploy cost-effective and highly available applications Who this book is for The AWS Certified Solutions Architect –Associate Guide is for you if you are an IT professional or Solutions Architect wanting to pass the AWS Certified Solution Architect – Associate 2018 exam. This book is also for developers looking to start building scalable applications on AWS
Develop your cybersecurity knowledge to obtain CCNA Cyber Ops certification and gain professional skills to identify and remove potential threats Key Features Explore different security analysis tools and develop your knowledge to confidently pass the 210-255 SECOPS exam Grasp real-world cybersecurity skills such as threat analysis, event correlation, and identifying malicious activity Learn through mock tests, useful tips, and up-to-date exam questions Book Description Cybersecurity roles have grown exponentially in the IT industry and an increasing number of organizations have set up security operations centers (SOCs) to monitor and respond to security threats. The 210-255 SECOPS exam is the second of two exams required for the Cisco CCNA Cyber Ops certification. By providing you with fundamental knowledge of SOC events, this certification validates your skills in managing cybersecurity processes such as analyzing threats and malicious activities, conducting security investigations, and using incident playbooks. You'll start by understanding threat analysis and computer forensics, which will help you build the foundation for learning intrusion analysis and incident response principles. The book will then guide you through vocabulary and techniques for analyzing data from the network and previous events. In later chapters, you'll discover how to identify, analyze, correlate, and respond to incidents, including how to communicate technical and inaccessible (non-technical) examples. You'll be able to build on your knowledge as you learn through examples and practice questions, and finally test your knowledge with two mock exams that allow you to put what you've learned to the test. By the end of this book, you'll have the skills to confidently pass the SECOPS 210-255 exam and achieve CCNA Cyber Ops certification. What you will learn Get up to speed with the principles of threat analysis, in a network and on a host device Understand the impact of computer forensics Examine typical and atypical network data to identify intrusions Identify the role of the SOC, and explore other individual roles in incident response Analyze data and events using common frameworks Learn the phases of an incident, and how incident response priorities change for each phase Who this book is for This book is for anyone who wants to prepare for the Cisco 210-255 SECOPS exam (CCNA Cyber Ops). If you're interested in cybersecurity, have already completed cybersecurity training as part of your formal education, or you work in Cyber Ops and just need a new certification, this book is for you. The certification guide looks at cyber operations from the ground up, consolidating concepts you may or may not have heard about before, to help you become a better cybersecurity operator.
Prepare yourself for the next generation networking skills and acquire the knowledge needed to secure the routers. Key Features Build foundational Cisco networking skills and prepare yourself for next-generation network transformation Take practice questions and mock tests to check how prepared you are for the CCNA exam Gain a strong understanding of network communication with the help of practical examples Book Description Cisco Certified Network Associate (CCNA) Routing and Switching is one of the most important qualifications for keeping your networking skills up to date. CCNA Routing and Switching 200-125 Certification Guide covers topics included in the latest CCNA exam, along with review and practice questions. This guide introduces you to the structure of IPv4 and IPv6 addresses and examines in detail the creation of IP networks and sub-networks and how to assign addresses in the network. You will then move on to understanding how to configure, verify, and troubleshoot layer 2 and layer 3 protocols. In addition to this, you will discover the functionality, configuration, and troubleshooting of DHCPv4. Combined with router and router simulation practice, this certification guide will help you cover everything you need to know in order to pass the CCNA Routing and Switching 200-125 exam. By the end of this book, you will explore security best practices, as well as get familiar with the protocols that a network administrator can use to monitor the network. What you will learn Gain an in-depth understanding of networking using routers and switches Understand layer 2 technology and its various configurations and connections Configure default, static, and dynamic routing Design and implement subnetted IPv4 and IPv6 addressing schemes Troubleshoot issues and keep your network secure Study the importance of VLANs for security and optimizing the bandwidth Who this book is for This book is for you if you are a network administrator, network technician, or anyone who wants to prepare for CCNA Routing and Switching certification. Basic understanding of networking will help you get the best out of this guide, although sufficient information is provided to those new in this field.
Master the concepts and techniques that will help you gain the LX0-103 and LX0-104 certifications on your first attempt Key Features Get a clear understanding of how to achieve the Linux+ certification Explore system architecture, shell scripts, data management, and Linux security Work through practice and mock tests to pass both LX0-103 and LX0-104 exams Book Description Linux+ certification demonstrates technical competency and provides a broad awareness of Linux operating systems. Professionals who have achieved the Linux+ certification exhibit all-important knowledge of installation, operation, administration, and troubleshooting services. The CompTIA Linux+ Certification Guide is an overview of the certification that gives you insights into the system architecture. You'll understand how to install and uninstall Linux distributions, followed by working with various package managers. Once you've grasped all this, you'll move on to manipulating files and processes at command-line interface (CLI) and creating, monitoring, killing, restarting, and modifying processes. As you progress, you'll be equipped to work with display managers and learn how to create, modify, and remove user accounts and groups, as well as understand how to automate tasks. The last set of chapters helps you configure dates and set up local and remote system logging. In addition to this, you'll explore different internet protocols, along with discovering network configuration, security administration, Shell scripting, and SQL management. By the end of this book, you'll not only have got to grips with all the modules using practice questions and mock exams, but you'll also be well prepared to pass the LX0-103 and LX0-104 certification exams. What you will learn Understand the Linux system architecture Install, upgrade, and manage Linux system packages Configure devices and maintain the Linux filesystem Manage the Shell environment, write scripts, and manage data Set user interfaces and desktops in the Linux operating system Automate system admin tasks and manage essential system services Manage SQL server on Linux and log locally and remotely with rsyslogd Administer network and local security Who this book is for The CompTIA Linux+ Certification Guide is for you if you want to gain the CompTIA Linux+ certificate. This guide is also for system administrators and rookie Linux professionals interested in enhancing their Linux and Shell scripting skills. No prior knowledge of Linux is needed, although some understanding of Shell scripting would be helpful.
This is a practical certification guide covering all the exam topics in an easy-to-follow manner backed with self-assessment scenarios for better preparation. Key Features A step-by-step guide to give you a clear understanding of the Network+ Certification Learn about network architecture, protocols, security, and network troubleshooting Confidently ace the N10-007 exam with the help of practice tests Book Description CompTIA certified professionals have always had the upper hand in the information technology industry. This book will be your ideal guide to efficiently passing and achieving this certification. Learn from industry experts and implement their practices to resolve complex IT issues. This book revolves around networking concepts where readers will learn topics like network architecture, security, network monitoring, and troubleshooting. This book will not only prepare the readers conceptually but will also help them pass the N10-007 exam. This guide will also provide practice exercise after every chapter where readers can ensure their concepts are clear. By the end of this book, readers will leverage this guide and the included practice questions to boost their confidence in appearing for the actual certificate. What you will learn Explain the purpose of a variety of networking concepts and implement them appropriately Understand physical security and common attacks while securing wired and wireless networks Understand the fundamentals of IPv4 and IPv6 Determine and explain the appropriate cabling, device, and storage technologies Understand network troubleshooting methodology and appropriate tools to support connectivity and performance Use best practices to manage the network, determine policies, and ensure business continuity Who this book is for This book is ideal for readers wanting to pass the CompTIA Network+ certificate. Rookie network engineers and system administrators interested in enhancing their networking skills would also benefit from this book. No Prior knowledge on networking would be needed.
Your perfect companion to prepare for and pass the CompTIA Project+ PK0-004 exam Key Features Manage project changes and deliver desired project outcomes Gain confidence in passing the PK0-004 exam with the help of practice questions Obtain insight from J. Ashley Hunt, an accomplished subject matter expert Book Description The CompTIA Project+ exam is designed for IT professionals who want to improve their career trajectory by gaining certification in project management specific to their industry. This guide covers everything necessary to pass the current iteration of the Project+ PK0-004 exam. The CompTIA Project+ Certification Guide starts by covering project initiation best practices, including an understanding of organizational structures, team roles, and responsibilities. You'll then study best practices for developing a project charter and the scope of work to produce deliverables necessary to obtain formal approval of the end result. The ability to monitor your project work and make changes as necessary to bring performance back in line with the plan is the difference between a successful and unsuccessful project. The concluding chapters of the book provide best practices to help keep an eye on your projects and close them out successfully. The guide also includes practice questions created to mirror the exam experience and help solidify your understanding of core project management concepts. By the end of this book, you will be able to develop creative solutions for complex issues faced in project management. What you will learn Develop a project charter and define team roles and responsibilities Plan the project scope, schedule, budget, and risks Process change requests and work with procurement documents Close a formal project or phase and get an overview of Agile Project Management principles Create a work breakdown structure (WBS) and dictionary Discover best practices for identifying, analyzing, and responding to risk Gain important exam information and discover the next steps Who this book is for The CompTIA Project+ Certification Guide is for entry-level project managers who are looking for a common language and best practices in the IT project management space as well as a certification to excel in their career.
This is a practical certification guide covering all the exam topics in an easy-to-follow manner backed with mock tests and self-assesment scenarios for better preparation. Key Features Learn cryptography and various cryptography algorithms for real-world implementations Discover security policies, plans, and procedures to protect your security infrastructure Written by Ian Neil, one of the world's top CompTIA Security+ (SY0-501) trainer Book Description CompTIA Security+ is a worldwide certification that establishes the fundamental knowledge required to perform core security functions and pursue an IT security career. CompTIA Security+ Certification Guide is a best-in-class exam study guide that covers all of CompTIA Security+ 501 exam objectives. It is authored by Ian Neil, who is a world-class trainer of CompTIA Security+ 501. Packed with self-assessment scenarios and realistic exam questions, this guide will help you master the core concepts to succeed in the exam the first time you take it. Using relevant examples, you will learn all the important security fundamentals from Certificates and Encryption to Identity and Access Management concepts. You will then dive into the important domains of the exam; namely, threats, attacks and vulnerabilities, technologies and tools, architecture and design, risk management, and cryptography and Public Key Infrastructure (PKI). This book comes with over 600 practice questions with detailed explanation that is at the exam level and also includes two mock exams to help you with your study plan. This guide will ensure that encryption and certificates are made easy for you. What you will learn Get to grips with security fundamentals from Certificates and Encryption to Identity and Access Management Secure devices and applications that are used by your company Identify the different types of malware and virus and take appropriate actions to protect against them Protect your environment against social engineering and advanced attacks Implement PKI concepts Learn about secure coding techniques, quality control, and testing Troubleshoot common security issues Who this book is for This book is designed for anyone who is seeking to pass the CompTIA Security+ SY0-501 exam. It is a stepping stone for anyone who wants to become a security professional or move into cyber security. This certification guide assumes no prior knowledge of the product.
Learn from Ian Neil, one of the world's top CompTIA Security+ trainers in the world, and enhance your analytical skills to pass the CompTIA Security+ SY0-501 exam Key Features Become a pro at answering questions from all six of the domains of the SY0-501 exam Learn about cryptography algorithms, security policies, and their real-world implementations Solve practice tests that complement the official CompTIA Security+ certification exam Book Description CompTIA Security+ is a core security certification that will validate your baseline skills for a career in cybersecurity. Passing this exam will not only help you identify security incidents but will also equip you to resolve them efficiently. This book builds on the popular CompTIA Security+ Certification Guide, which mirrors the SY0-501 exam pattern. This practice test-based guide covers all six domains of the Security+ SY0-501 exam: threats, attacks, and vulnerabilities; technologies and tools; architecture and design; identity and access management; cryptography and PKI; and risk management. You'll take six mock tests designed as per the official Security+ certification exam pattern, each covering significant aspects from an examination point of view. For each domain, the book provides a dedicated cheat sheet that includes important concepts covered in the test. You can even time your tests to simulate the actual exam. These tests will help you identify gaps in your knowledge and discover answers to tricky exam questions. By the end of this book, you'll have developed and enhanced the skills necessary to pass the official CompTIA Security+ exam. What you will learn Understand how prepared you are for the CompTIA Security+ certification Identify different types of security threats, attacks, and vulnerabilities Explore identity and access management in an enterprise environment Protect your business tools and platforms from cyberattacks Create and maintain a secure network Understand how you can protect your data Discover encryption techniques required to protect against various cyber threat scenarios Who this book is for If you are a security administrator, a system or network administrator, or anyone who wants to pass the CompTIA Security+ exam, this book is for you. This book is an ideal resource for students who want a career or degree in cybersecurity or are studying for the CISSP certification exam.
Master the concepts and techniques that will enable you to succeed on the SK0-004 exam the first time with the help of this study guide Key Features Explore virtualisation, IPv4 & IPv6 networking, administration and more Enhancing limited knowledge of server configuration and function A study guide that covers the objectives for the certification examination Book Description CompTIA Server+ Certification is one of the top 5 IT certifications that is vendor neutral.System administrators opt for CompTIA server+ Certification to gain advanced knowledge of concepts including troubleshooting and networking. This book will initially start with the configuration of a basic network server and the configuration for each of its myriad roles. The next set of chapters will provide an overview of the responsibilities and tasks performed by a system administrator to manage and maintain a network server. Moving ahead, you will learn the basic security technologies, methods, and procedures that can be applied to a server and its network. Next, you will cover the troubleshooting procedures and methods in general, and specifically for hardware, software, networks, storage devices, and security applications. Toward the end of this book, we will cover a number of troubleshooting and security mitigation concepts for running admin servers with ease. This guide will be augmented by test questions and mock papers that will help you obtain the necessary certification. By the end of this book, you will be in a position to clear Server+ Certification with ease. What you will learn Understand the purpose and role of a server in a computer network Review computer hardware common to network servers Detail the function and configuration of network operating systems Describe the functions and tasks of network operating system administration Explain the various data storage options on a computer network Detail the need for, and the functioning and application of, network and server security Describe the operational elements of a network provided by a server Explain the processes and methods involved in troubleshooting server issues Who this book is for This book is targeted towards professionals seeking to gain the CompTIA Server+ certification. People coming from a Microsoft background with basic operating system and networking skills will also find this book useful. Basic experience working with system administration is mandatory.