CompTIA Network+ Certification:

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.

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

Course Outline

Network Theory

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

Network Communications Methods

  • Data Transmission Methods
  • Media Access Methods
  • Signaling Methods

Network Media and Hardware

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

Network Implementations

  • Ethernet Networks
  • Wireless Networks

Networking Models

  • The OSI Model
  • The TCP/IP Model

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

TCP/IP Services

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

LAN Infrastructure

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

WAN Infrastructure

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

Remote Networking

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

System Security

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

Network Security

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

Network Security Threats and Attacks

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

Network Management

  • Network Monitoring
  • Configuration Management Documentation
  • Network Performance Optimization

Network Troubleshooting

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