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CompTIA Network+ Certification
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5 Days
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This course can provide you the skills necessary to become Network+ certified and ready for an entry level networking career in the IT industry. CompTIA Network+ certification is a vendor neutral certification considered by many employers as a prerequisite for entry level IT employment in the area of IT networks. Network+ certification signifies that the individual is capable of performing tasks such as installation, configuration, and troubleshooting of common networking systems. CompTIA Network+ certification serves as a solid foundation for other networking and IT certification programs offered by vendors such as Microsoft and Cisco.

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This course is intended for entry-level computer support professionals with a basic knowledge of computer hardware, software, and operating systems to prepare for the CompTIA® Network+® (Exam N10-006), or who wish to increase their knowledge and understanding of networking concepts and acquire the required skills to prepare for a career in network support or administration.

A typical student taking up the CompTIA® Network+® (Exam N10-006) course should have a minimum of nine months or more of professional computer support experience as a PC or help desk technician. Networking experience is helpful but not mandatory; A+ certification or equivalent skills and knowledge is helpful but not mandatory.

Upon successful completion of this course, students will be able to:

  • Identify the basic network theory concepts
  • Identify the major network communications methods
  • Describe network media and hardware components
  • Identify the major types of network implementations
  • Identify the components of a TCP/IP network implementation
  • Identify TCP/IP addressing and data delivery methods
  • Identify the major services deployed on TCP/IP networks
  • Identify the components of a LAN implementation
  • Identify the infrastructure of a WAN implementation
  • Identify the components of a remote network implementation
  • Identify the major issues and methods to secure systems on a network
  • Identify the major issues and technologies in network security
  • Identify network security threats and attacks
  • Identify the tools, methods, and techniques used in managing a network
  • Describe troubleshooting of issues on a network

Lesson 1: Network Theory

  • Topic 1A: Networking Terminology
  • Topic 1B: Network Categories
  • Topic 1C: Standard Network Models
  • Topic 1D: Physical Network Topologies
  • Topic 1E: Logical Network Topologies

Lesson 2: Network Communications Methods

  • Topic 2A: Data Transmission Methods
  • Topic 2B: Media Access Methods
  • Topic 2C: Signaling Methods

Lesson 3: Network Media and Hardware

  • Topic 3A: Bounded Network Media
  • Topic 3B: Unbounded Network Media
  • Topic 3C: Noise Control
  • Topic 3D: Network Connectivity Devices

Lesson 4: Network Implementations

  • Topic 4A: Ethernet Networks
  • Topic 4B: Wireless Networks

Lesson 5: Networking Models

  • Topic 5A: The OSI Model
  • Topic 5B: The TCP/IP Model

Lesson 6: TCP/IP Addressing and Data Delivery

  • Topic 6A: The TCP/IP Protocol Suite
  • Topic 6B: IP Addressing
  • Topic 6C: Default IP Addressing Schemes
  • Topic 6D: Create Custom IP Addressing Schemes
  • Topic 6E: Implement IPv6 Addresses
  • Topic 6F: Delivery Techniques

Lesson 7: TCP/IP Services

  • Topic 7A: Assign IP Addresses
  • Topic 7B: Domain Naming Services
  • Topic 7C: TCP/IP Commands
  • Topic 7D: Common TCP/IP Protocols
  • Topic 7E: TCP/IP Interoperability Services

Lesson 8: LAN Infrastructure

  • Topic 8A: Switching
  • Topic 8B: Enable Static Routing
  • Topic 8C: Implement Dynamic IP Routing
  • Topic 8D: Virtual LANs
  • Topic 8E: Plan a SOHO Network

Lesson 9: WAN Infrastructure

  • Topic 9A: WAN Transmission Technologies
  • Topic 9B: WAN Connectivity Methods
  • Topic 9C: Voice over Data Transmission

Lesson 10: Remote Networking

  • Topic 10A: Remote Network Architectures
  • Topic 10B: Remote Access Networking Implementations
  • Topic 10C: Virtual Private Networking
  • Topic 10D: VPN Protocols

Lesson 11: System Security

  • Topic 11A: Computer Security Basics
  • Topic 11B: System Security Tools
  • Topic 11C: Authentication Methods
  • Topic 11D: Encryption Methods

Lesson 12: Network Security

  • Topic 12A: Network Perimeter Security
  • Topic 12B: Intrusion Detection and Prevention
  • Topic 12C: Protect Network Traffic Using IPSec

Lesson 13: Network Security Threats and Attacks

  • Topic 13A: Network-Based Security Threats and Attacks
  • Topic 13B: Apply Threat Mitigation Techniques
  • Topic 13C: Educate Users

Lesson 14: Network Management

  • Topic 14A: Network Monitoring
  • Topic 14B: Configuration Management Documentation
  • Topic 14C: Network Performance Optimization

Lesson 15: Network Troubleshooting

  • Topic 15A: Network Troubleshooting Models
  • Topic 15B: Network Troubleshooting Utilities
  • Topic 15C: Hardware Troubleshooting Tools
  • Topic 15D: Common Connectivity Issues