This program includes everything you need to teach a Cybersecurity course and help prepare students for industry-recognized certification: CompTIA Security+ and Microsoft MTA Security Fundamentals. The certification-driven text is designed with effective pedagogical elements – pretests and posttests, certification objectives, essential questions, key terms, and learning goals, plus formative and summative assessments and activities – to foster critical-thinking, research, and communication skills. End-of-chapter sections include many differentiated learning opportunities: Application and Extension of Knowledge, research projects, online activities CTSO Event Prep Suggestions, and Portfolio Development guidelines. The Laboratory Manual provides hands-on practice with questions and lab activities, and the Companion Website features interactive activities.
Special features throughout the text include:
Case Studies that connect the content to real-life situation
Ethical Issues that present situations which require good judgment
Quick Look features that give students hands-on applications
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Table of Contents
1. Introduction to Cybersecurity 2. Information Security Fundamentals 3. Managing User Security 4. Command Line Interface Management 5. Controlling Physical Environments and User Actions 6. Protecting Host Systems 7. Security Vulnerabilities and Protection of Nontraditional Hosts 8. Overview of Network Security and Network Threats 9. Protecting Network Services and Infrastructure from Attacks 10. Wireless Network Security 11. Encryption and Cryptography 12. Threats to Data 13. Penetration Testing 14. Cloud Computing 15. Risk Management 16. Business Continuity and Disaster Recovery 17. Incident Response and Computer Forensics 18. Career and Workplace Considerations
Linda K. Lavender - is a cybersecurity and network administration teacher for Virginia Beach City Public Schools, Advanced Technology Center. She is also an adjunct instructor in information technology for Tidewater Community College in Virginia Beach. She holds a Master of Science in cybersecurity and a Bachelor of Science in computer information systems from Saint Leo University, Florida. She has been named teacher of the year by several organizations, including ACTE. She is certified in CompTIA Security+, Network+, A+, CySA+, and CTT+; Microsoft MCTS, MCTIP, MCP, MOS, and MTA; and CIW Foundations.