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

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SYLLABUS Text CompTIA Network+ Certification Exam Guide N10-007 Mike Meyers Learning Objectives A solid understanding of network functionality Familiarity with construction, maintenance and troubleshooting networks Successful preparation to pass the CompTIA Network+ Certification Exam Day 1 Introductions, experience and objectives Texts, sample tests and sample questions Assessment test Chapters 1 and 2: Network models Cabling …