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CompTIA Network+ Certification - Course Information
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Name: CompTIA Network+ Certification
Category: CompTIA
Length (Days): 5
Course Price (CAD): 3295
Description:
TARGET AUDIENCE

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 is helpful but not mandatory.

COURSE OBJECTIVES

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 a remote network implementation.
Identify the tools, methods, and techniques used in managing a network.
Describe troubleshooting of issues on a network.
Prerequisites:
CompTIA A+ Certification

Windows 8 Transition from Windows 7

Using Microsoft Windows 8

To ensure your success in this course, you will need basic Windows end-user computer skills.
In order to obtain the Network+ certification students must pass the CompTIA® Network+® (Exam N10-006).
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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