N+ (CompTIA)

Course Overview

The student will describe the major networking technologies, systems, skills, and tools in use in modern networks.Taking this course will help the student prepare for the N10-006 exam and certification

Who Should Attend

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. Tier 1 & 2 Support Personnel seeking IAT-1 certification to fulfill the DoD 8570.1 Directive

Course Objectives

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.

Course Prerequisites

  • CompTIA A+ Certification

N+ Certification Course Syllabus:

1 – Network Theory

  • Networking Terminology
  • Network Categories
  • Standard Network Models
  • Physical Network Topologies
  • Logical Network Topologies

2 – Network Communications Methods

  • Data Transmission Methods
  • Media Access Methods
  • Signaling Methods

3 – Network Media and Hardware

  • Bounded Network Media
  • Unbounded Network Media
  • Noise Control
  • Network Connectivity Devices

4 – Network Implementations

  • Ethernet Networks
  • Wireless Networks

5 – Networking Models

  • The OSI Model
  • The TCP/IP Model

6 – TCP/IP Addressing and Data Delivery

  • The TCP/IP Protocol Suite
  • IP Addressing
  • Default IP Addressing Schemes
  • Create Custom IP Addressing Schemes
  • Implement IPv6 Addresses
  • Delivery Techniques

7 – TCP/IP Services

  • Assign IP Addresses
  • Domain Naming Services
  • TCP/IP Commands
  • Common TCP/IP Protocols
  • TCP/IP Interoperability Services

8 – LAN Infrastructure

  • Switching
  • Enable Static Routing
  • Implement Dynamic IP Routing
  • Virtual LANs
  • Plan a SOHO Network

9 – WAN Infrastructure

  • WAN Transmission Technologies
  • WAN Connectivity Methods
  • Voice over Data Transmission

10 – Remote Networking

  • Remote Network Architectures
  • Remote Access Networking Implementations
  • Virtual Private Networking
  • VPN Protocols

11 – System Security

  • Computer Security Basics
  • System Security Tools
  • Authentication Methods
  • Encryption Methods

12 – Network Security

  • Network Perimeter Security
  • Intrusion Detection and Prevention
  • Protect Network Traffic Using IPSec

13 – Network Security Threats and Attacks

  • Network-Based Security Threats and Attacks
  • Apply Threat Mitigation Techniques
  • Educate Users

14 – Network Management

  • Network Monitoring
  • Configuration Management Documentation
  • Network Performance Optimization

15 – Network Troubleshooting

  • Network Troubleshooting Models
  • Network Troubleshooting Utilities
  • Hardware Troubleshooting Tools
  • Common Connectivity Issues

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