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CompTIA Network+ Certification Preparation

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Course Outline

Lesson 1: Network Theory
Topic 1A: Networking Terminology
Topic 1B: Network Building Blocks
Topic 1C: Standard Network Models
Topic 1D: Physical Network Topologies
Topic 1E: Logical Network Topologies
Topic 1F: Network Categories

Lesson 2: Network Communications Methods
Topic 2A: Transmission Methods
Topic 2B: Media Access Methods
Topic 2C: Signaling Methods

Lesson 3: Network Data Delivery
Topic 3A: Data Addressing and Delivery
Topic 3B: Delivery Techniques

Lesson 4: Network Media and Hardware
Topic 4A: Bounded Network Media
Topic 4B: Unbounded Network Media
Topic 4C: Noise Control
Topic 4D: Network Connectivity Devices
Topic 4E: Wiring Distribution Components

Lesson 5: Network Implementations
Topic 5A: The OSI Model
Topic 5B: Ethernet Networks
Topic 5C: Token Ring Networks
Topic 5D: Fiber Distributed Data Interface (FDDI) Networks
Topic 5E: Wireless Technologies and Standards

Lesson 6: Networking with TCP/IP
Topic 6A: Families of Protocols
Topic 6B: The TCP/IP Protocol
Topic 6C: IP Address Basics
Topic 6D: Custom IP Addresses
Topic 6E: The IP Version 6 Protocol
Topic 6F: The TCP/IP Protocol Suite

Lesson 7: TCP/IP Services
Topic 7A: IP Address Assignment Methods
Topic 7B: Host Name Resolution
Topic 7C: TCP/IP Utilities
Topic 7D: TCP/IP Upper-Layer Services
Topic 7E: TCP/IP Interoperability Services

Lesson 8: Local Area Network Infrastructure
Topic 8A: Bridges and Switches
Topic 8B: IP Routing
Topic 8C: Static IP Routing
Topic 8D: Dynamic IP Routing
Topic 8E: Control Data Movement with Filters and VLANs

Lesson 9: WAN Infrastructure
Topic 9A: WAN Switching Technologies
Topic 9B: WAN Transmission Technologies
Topic 9C: WAN Connectivity Methods
Topic 9D: Voice Over Data Systems

Lesson 10: Network Security
Topic 10A: Computer Security Basics
Topic 10B: Authentication
Topic 10C: Data Encryption
Topic 10D: Protect Network Traffic with IP Security (IPsec)
Topic 10E: Internet Security
Topic 10F: Local Security
Topic 10G: Common Threats
Topic 10H: Threat Mitigation Techniques
Topic 10I: Intrusion Detection and Prevention
Topic 10J: Educate Users

Lesson 11: Remote Networking
Topic 11A: Remote Network Architectures
Topic 11B: Remote Access Networking Implementations
Topic 11C: Virtual Private Networking
Topic 11D: Remote Control Computing

Lesson 12: Disaster Recovery
Topic 12A: Examine Configuration Management Documentation
Topic 12B: Plan for Disaster Recovery
Topic 12C: Fault Tolerance Methods
Topic 12D: Data Backup

Lesson 13: Network Data Storage
Topic 13A: Enterprise Data Storage
Topic 13B: Network-Attached Storage (NAS)
Topic 13C: Storage Area Network (SAN) Implementations
Topic 13D: Clustering

Lesson 14: Network Operating Systems
Topic 14A: UNIX and Linux Operating Systems
Topic 14B: Apple Mac OS X
Topic 14C: Microsoft Operating Systems
Topic 14D: Novell Open Enterprise Server

Lesson 15: Network Management
Topic 15A: Monitoring Tools
Topic 15B: Network Baselining
Topic 15C: Network Optimization

Lesson 16: Network Troubleshooting
Topic 16A: Troubleshooting Models
Topic 16B: TCP/IP Troubleshooting Utilities
Topic 16C: Hardware Troubleshooting Tools
Topic 16D: Common Connectivity Issues