CompTIA Network+ Certification (N10-007)

Instruction Method: Instructor-led

Overview

This course is intended for entry-level computer support professionals with a basic knowledge of computer hardware, software and operating systems who wish to prepare for the CompTIA Network+ Exam. It is also suitable for those 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.

Audience Profile

This course is intended for entry-level computer support professionals with a basic knowledge of computer hardware, software, and operating systems 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, or who wish to prepare for the CompTIA Network+ certification (Exam N10-007). A typical student taking the CompTIA® Network+® (Exam N10-007) course should have a minimum of nine months 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.

Learning Objectives:

In this course, you will describe the major networking technologies and systems of modern networks, and configure, manage, and troubleshoot modern networks.

You will:

– Identify basic network theory concepts and major network communications methods.

– Describe bounded network media.

– Describe unbounded network media.

– Identify the major types of network implementations.

– Identify TCP/IP addressing and data delivery methods.

– Analyze routing and switching technologies.

– Identify the components of a TCP/IP implementation.

– Analyze network security.

– Implement network security.

– Identify the components of a WAN implementation.

– Identify the components used in cloud computing and virtualization.

– Identify the components of a remote network implementation.

– Manage networks.

– Troubleshoot network issues.

Prerequisites

None. It is highly recommended to achieve A+ Certification first.

Course Outline

1 – NETWORK THEORY

Network Types Network Standards and the OSI Model Data Transmission Methods

2 – BOUNDED NETWORK MEDIA

Copper Media Fiber Optic Media Bounded Network Media Installation

3 – UNBOUNDED NETWORK MEDIA

Wireless Networking Wireless Network Devices and Components Implement Wireless Technology Internet of Things

4 – NETWORK IMPLEMENTATIONS

Physical Network Topologies Logical Network Topologies Ethernet Networks Network Devices

5 – TCP/IP ADDRESSING AND DATA DELIVERY

The TCP/IP Protocol Suite IPv4 Addressing Default IP Addressing Schemes Create Custom IP Addressing Schemes IPv6 Addressing

6 – ROUTING AND SWITCHING

Switching Network Packet Routing Static and Dynamic IP Routing VLANs

7 – TCP/IP IMPLEMENTATION

Configure IP Addresses Naming Services TCP/IP Utilities Common TCP/IP Protocols

8 – NETWORK SECURITY ANALYSIS

Introduction to Network Security Network Security Policies Physical Security Common Network Attacks

9 – NETWORK SECURITY IMPLEMENTATION

Authentication Access Control Port, Service, and Protocol Security Wireless Network Security Patches and Updates Mitigation Techniques

10 – WAN INFRASTRUCTURE

WAN Basics WAN Connectivity Methods WAN Transmission Technologies VoIP

11 – CLOUD AND VIRTUALIZATION TECHNIQUES

Virtualization Technologies Network Storage Technologies Cloud Computing

12 – REMOTE NETWORKING

Remote Network Architectures Remote Access Networking Implementations Virtual Private Networking

13 – NETWORK MANAGEMENT

Monitor Networks Document the Network Establish Baselines Optimize Network Performance Ensure Business Continuity

14 – TROUBLESHOOTING NETWORK ISSUES

Network Troubleshooting Methodology Network Troubleshooting Tools Troubleshoot Wired Connectivity and Performance Issues Troubleshoot Wireless Connectivity and Performance Issues Troubleshoot Network Service Issues

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