In this CompTIA Network+ course, students will describe the major networking technologies and systems of modern networks, and be able to configure, manage, and troubleshoot modern networks. This course will help the student prepare for the N10-006 exam and certification.
- Identify basic network theory concepts and major network communications methods.
- Describe bounded network media.
- Identify unbounded network media.
- Identify the major types of network implementations.
- Identify TCP/IP addressing and data delivery methods.
- Implement routing technologies.
- Identify the major services deployed on TCP/IP networks.
- Identify the infrastructure of a WAN implementation.
- Identify the components used in cloud computing and virtualization.
- Describe basic concepts related to network security.
- Prevent security breaches.
- Respond to security incidents.
- Identify the components of remote network implementation.
- Identify the tools, methods, and techniques used in managing a network.
- Describe troubleshooting of issues on a network.
LESSON 1 β NETWORK THEORY
- Networking Terminology
- Network Categories
- Standard Network Models
- Physical Network Topologies
- Logical Network Topologies
LESSON 2 β NETWORK COMMUNICATIONS METHODS
- Data Transmission Methods
- Media Access Methods
- Signalling Methods
LESSON 3 β NETWORK MEDIA AND HARDWARE
- Bounded Network Media
- Unbounded Network Media
- Noise Control
- Network Connectivity Devices
LESSON 4 β NETWORK IMPLEMENTATIONS
- Ethernet Networks
- Wireless Networks
LESSON 5 β NETWORKING MODELS
- The OSI Model
- The TCP/IP Model
LESSON 6 β 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
LESSON 7 β TCP/IP SERVICES
- Assign IP Addresses
- Domain Naming Services
- TCP/IP Commands
- Common TCP/IP Protocols
- TCP/IP Interoperability Services
LESSON 8 β LAN INFRASTRUCTURE
- Enable Static Routing
- Implement Dynamic IP Routing
- Virtual LANs
- Plan a SOHO Network
LESSON 9 β WAN INFRASTRUCTURE
- WAN Transmission Technologies
- WAN Connectivity Methods
- Voice over Data Transmission
LESSON 10 β REMOTE NETWORKING
- Remote Network Architectures
- Remote Access Networking Implementations
- Virtual Private Networking
- VPN Protocols
LESSON 11 β SYSTEM SECURITY
- Computer Security Basics
- System Security Tools
- Authentication Methods
- Encryption Methods
LESSON 12 β NETWORK SECURITY
- Network Perimeter Security
- Intrusion Detection and Prevention
- Protect Network Traffic Using IPSec
LESSON 13 β NETWORK SECURITY THREATS AND ATTACKS
- Network-Based Security Threats and Attacks
- Apply Threat Mitigation Techniques
- Educate Users
LESSON 14 β NETWORK MANAGEMENT
- Network Monitoring
- Configuration Management Documentation
- Network Performance Optimization
LESSON 15 β NETWORK TROUBLESHOOTING
- Network Troubleshooting Models
- Network Troubleshooting Utilities
- Hardware Troubleshooting Tools
- Common Connectivity Issues
- 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 N10-006).
- A typical student taking the CompTIA Network+ (Exam N10-006) 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 are helpful but not mandatory.