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CompTIA® Security+ SY0-501 Cert Guide by David L. Prowse

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CHAPTER 7

Networking Protocols and Threats

This chapter covers the following subjects:

images Ports and Protocols: In this section, you learn the ports and their associated protocols you need to know for the exam and how to secure those ports. Sometimes the port needs to be closed; sometimes it needs to remain open. Once you understand if the port is necessary, you can decide whether to lock it down or to keep it ajar in a secure manner.

images Malicious Attacks: This section covers the basics about network attacks and how to defend against them. Study this ...

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