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CompTIA Network+ (Exam N10-006)

Duration: 5 days
Course Price: $2,595

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 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 (2012 Objectives)

Course Outline

1 - Network Theory

  • Networking Overview
  • Network Standards and the OSI Model
  • Network Types
  • Identify Network Configurations
  • Data Transmission Methods

2 - Bounded Network Media

  • Copper Media
  • Fiber Optic Media
  • Bounded Network Media Installation
  • Noise Control

3 - Unbounded Network Media

  • Wireless Networking
  • Wireless Network Devices and Components
  • Install a Wireless Network

4 - Network Implementations

  • Physical Network Topologies
  • Logical Network Topologies
  • Ethernet Networks
  • Network Devices
  • VLANs

5 - TCP/IP Addressing and Data Delivery

  • The TCP/IP Protocol Suite
  • IPv4 Addressing
  • Default IP Addressing Schemes
  • Create Custom IP Addressing Schemes
  • IPv6 Address Implementation
  • Delivery Techniques

6 - Routing

  • Enable Static Routing
  • Implement Dynamic IP Routing

7 - TCP/IP Services

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

8 - WAN Infrastructure

  • WAN Basics
  • WAN Connectivity Methods
  • WAN Transmission Technologies
  • Unified Communication Technologies

9 - Cloud and Virtualization Technologies

  • Virtualization
  • SAN Implementations
  • Cloud Computing

10 - Network Security Basics

  • Introduction to Network Security
  • Vulnerabilities
  • Threats and Attacks
  • Authentication Methods
  • Encryption Methods

11 - Preventing Security Breaches

  • Physical Security Controls
  • Network Access Controls
  • Install and Configure Firewalls
  • Harden Networks
  • Intrusion Detection and Prevention
  • Educate Users

12 - Responding to Security Incidents

  • Incident Management and Response
  • Basic Forensic Concepts

13 - Remote Networking

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

14 - Network Management

  • Network Monitoring
  • Configuration Management Documentation
  • Network Performance Optimization

15 - Troubleshooting Network Issues

  • Network Troubleshooting Models
  • Network Troubleshooting Utilities
  • Hardware Troubleshooting Tools
  • Common Connectivity Issues
  • Troubleshoot Security Configuration Issues
  • Troubleshoot Security Issues

16 - Appendix

  • Appendix A: Mapping Course Content to the CompTIA Network+ Exam
  • Appendix B: Network Fault Tolerance and Disaster Recovery
  • Appendix C: Planning and Implementing a SOHO Network
  • Appendix D: Legend for Icons Used in Network+ Figures
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