Quick Look Course Summary:CompTIA N+ Networking Course
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  • Length: 4 day(s)

  • Price: 1 Person R 20,115.00 EX VAT 3 Person R 12,254.62 EX VAT 10 Person R 7,813.79 EX VAT

  • Certification Type:Accredited

  • Locations & Venues: Off-site or in-house. We train in all major city centres throughout South Africa.

CompTIA N+ Networking Course: Introduction

This course is to prepare students for the CompTIA Network+ Certification exam.

CompTIA N+ Networking Course :Course Outline

1. Network Basics
Network concepts
Networking models and protocols
The basic components of a network
Physical network segments
Cable types
Wireless networking
Comparing network protocols
Network architectures
Physical network topologies
Ethernet standards
Characteristics of the various physical architectures
WAN bandwidth technologies
The OSI model

2. Wired Connections
Wired network connections
Fibre optic cables and connectors
Twisted pair cables and connectors
Terminating with an RJ-45 connector
Coaxial cables and connectors
Terminating with a BNC connector
Plenum wiring
Network interface cards and modems
Installing a NIC
Removing a NIC
Installing a PCI internal modem
Creating a dial-up connection
Dial-up connection object properties

3. Network-to-Network Connections
Network-to-Network connection components
Connection components of an ISP
Telecommunication room connection components
LAN wiring
Running network cabling
Terminating a Cat 5e or Cat 6 cable in a punch down block
LAN wiring tests
LAN wiring test equipment

4. Wired Internetworking Devices
Internetworking devices
Internetworking basics
Bridges and switches
Routers and routers
Token Ring and other devices
Firewall products
Specialized internetworking devices
Multilayer switches
IDS and IPS products
Comparing traffic shaper configuration

5. Wired Communication Standards
The TCP/IP protocol suite
The TCP/IP architecture
Using IPCONFIG to view IP configuration
Viewing the ARP cache
Testing host functionality
Using port numbers
Using Network Monitor to view a TCP connection
Using Network Monitor to capture UDP packets
Using FTP to download a file
Using Telnet to verify SMTP
Comparing IPv4 and IPv6 addresses
TCP/IP configuration parameters
Configuring TCP/IP parameters
The DHCP lease process
DHCP servers
Installing a DHCP server
Configuring an IPv6 scope

6. Wireless Networking
Wireless network devices
Wireless networking standards
Comparing wireless networking standards
Wireless configuration
Technology used to implement WLANs
Configuring a wireless access point

7. Security Threats and Mitigation
Security Threats
Identifying Common Security Threats
Social engineering
DoS attacks
Assessing vulnerability to DDoS attacks
Port scanning
Threat mitigation
Creating a security policy
Creating a human resources policy
Creating an incident response and reporting policy
Implementing change management
User education and training
Education opportunities and methods

8. Security Practices
Operating systems
Installing antivirus software
Scanning the system for spyware
Updating the operating system
Managing software patches
Determining BIOS version
Configuring Windows Firewall
Examining firewalls and proxy servers
Comparing firewall-based secure topologies
The benefits of NAC
Security enabled by VPNs
Identifying inherent weaknesses in network devices
Ways to overcome device threats
IDS characteristics
Comparing HIDS and NIDS
Risks associated with physical access to systems
Logging and surveillance best practices

9. Network Access Control
Comparing one, two, and three-factor authentication
Hashing data
Requirements of a secure authentication system
Components of Kerberos
Comparing authentication systems
Public key cryptography
Certificate life cycle and management
Remote access
RADIUS and Diameter authentication
The role of LDAP in a remote access environment
TACACS+ authentication
How 802.1x adds security to your network
Comparing VPN protocols
Wireless security
Wireless networking vulnerabilities
Scanning for insecure access points

10. Monitoring
Monitoring resources
Viewing real-time performance data in Resource Overview
Monitoring network performance
Configuring Performance Monitor
Running a Data Collector Set
Viewing a Data Collector Set report
Determining a system’s Stability Index
Implementing Remote Desktop connections
Event Viewer
Viewing the event logs
Viewing event logs on a remote computer
Configuring source and collecting computers
Creating an event subscription
Forwarded events
Device and application logging

11. Troubleshooting
Troubleshooting Basics
Troubleshooting procedures
Tracking problems and resolutions
Common toolkit components
Troubleshooting the network
Testing the physical network
Troubleshooting wireless networking
TCP/IP utilities used for troubleshooting
Using Ipconfig to display TCP/IP settings
Testing TCP/IP connectivity
Using NSLookup and tracert
Troubleshooting with Network Diagnostics
Remote Desktop connectivity
Inability to access a shared resource
Troubleshooting access to an account
Hardware problems
Network Problems
Appendix A : Certification exam objectives map
Comprehensive exam objectives
Appendix B : CompTIA Network+ Acronyms
Acronym list

CompTIA N+ Networking Course: Course Duration

4 day/s

Who should attend: CompTIA N+ Networking Course

This course is intended for programmers, networking.

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