4.0 Application, Data and Host Security

Domain 4.0 – Application, Data and Host Security – 16% System Security is our initial set of best practices. It includes: Disabling non-essential systems and services Hardening operating systems by Applying updates and Securing file systems Hardening applications by Hardening servers (daemons or services) and Hardening data stores Hardening networks through Firmware upgrades and Secure …

Security+ Certification

Objectives A basic understanding of security issues Familiarity with encryption, secure remote connections and protocols Successful preparation to pass the CompTIA Security+ Certification Exam Text: CompTIA Security+ Certification, CompTIA Press Get the Security+ Exam Objectives at http://certification.comptia.org/Training/testingcenters/examobjectives.aspx Day 1 Introductions, skill assessment Chapter 1: Mitigating threats Chapter 2: Cryptography Day 2 Chapter 3: Authentication systems …

Network+ : Servers and Support

Day 7: Servers and Support; Test Preparation Server Issues Redundancies RAID Levels Backup Techniques Diagnostics On the CD: Dr. TCP TCPView Freeproxy On the Internet: About MTU http://searchnetworking.techtarget.com/sDefinition/0,,sid7_gci213605,00.html http://www.tech-faq.com/mtu.shtml http://openvpn.net/archive/openvpn-devel/2002-07/msg00009.html http://www.dslreports.com/forum/remark,17719662?hilite= What is my external IP? WhatIsMyIP.com How fast is my Internet connection? DSLReports.com   Test Preparation and Review The OSI Model The 802 Stack …

Network+ : Sharing Resources

Day 5: Sharing Resources and More TCP/IP Sharing Resources Naming: UNC and URL Permissions: Share-level and Domain Accessing Shares “Big” TCP/IP DNS IPCONFIG /DISPLAYDNS (or /FLUSHDNS) NSLOOKUP and dig http://www.zoneedit.com/doc/nslookup.html http://www.windowsnetworking.com/articles_tutorials/Using-NSLOOKUP-DNS-Server-diagnosis.html http://www.activexperts.com/support/activmonitor/nslookup DHCP APIPA WINS NBTSTAT -c (or no switch) The NET commands Routing and Routing Tables NETSTAT -NR and ROUTE PRINT NAT Proxy Servers …

Network+ : TCP/IP and Network Operations

Day 4: TCP/IP and Network Operations Exercises: Configuring NICs Network Setup: NetBIOS IPX/SPX TCP/IP TCP/IP Networking Local Networking MAC Resolution MAC uses FRAMES (with MAC headers) Broadcast: FFFFFFFFFFFF  (12 Fs) How do you tell if it’s local or remote? arp -a arp -d * Out-of-subnet Networking: IP Gateways Subnet Masking Class First Octet Number of …

Network+ : Networking Variants, Physical Installation

Day 3: Networking Variants, Physical Installation Ports http://www.lb.shuttle.de/apastron/ports.htm “Exotic” or Large-Scale Network Protocols FDDI and CDDI ATM Frame Relay MPLS Metro Ethernet Installation Structured Cabling Fire Ratings Equipment Rooms Equipment Racks: 19″, “U” units Patch Panels Patch Cables EIA/TIA 606 Floor Plans Pulling Testing Multispeed Switches and Backbone Networks Toners Wireless Networking Wireless NICs Access Points …

Network+ : From Physical Topologies to Protocols and Domains

Day 2: Physical Topologies, Protocols and Directories Network Topology Bus Ring Star Physical vs. Logical Cable Coaxial RG-5 – Cable serviceRG-8 – 10Base5 RG-62 – TV RG-58 – 10Base2RG-59 – rare Cable service STP – usually Token Ring UTP 10BaseT – see p. 128 100BaseTX 100BaseT4 1000BaseCX 1000BaseSX 1000BaseLX Fiber Optic 10BaseFL – early fiber …

Network+ Certification

UNM Continuing Education Instructor: Glenn Norman Text: Network+ Certification All-In-One Guide, 5th Edition, Mike Meyers Objectives A solid understanding of network functionality Familiarity with construction, maintenance and troubleshooting networks Successful preparation to pass the CompTIA Network+ Certification Exam Schedule Day 1: Background and Definitions The Network+ Exam 2011 Revision CompTIA Exam Objectives and Sample Tests …