CompTIA Network+ (Exam N10-007) Certification Series!

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Overview: The CompTIA Network+ (N10-007) course series will introduce students to networking, including network standards, network communications, working with TCP/IP, network devices, wide area networks, remote access, network security, building highly available and scalable networks, and maintenance, monitoring, and troubleshooting.

Certification Details

CompTIA Network+ is a vendor neutral networking certification that is trusted around the world. It validates the essential knowledge and skills needed to confidently design, configure, manage and troubleshoot any wired and wireless devices. Recommended experience for this certification is CompTIA A+ Certification and (9) months of networking experience. No prerequisites required.

Certification Exam Details:
N10-007: Learn More about this certification exam.

Series Taught By: Patrick Loner

Available CEUs for Course Series Completion: 18
Students can earn up to 18 CEUs for fully completing this course series. This information will be displayed on the certificate of completion. Learn More

Course Modules:

Module 01 -Introduction to Networking

(Duration: 1h 25m)

  1. Workbook (Pdf)
  2. Topic A: Networking Fundamentals
  3. What is a Network?
  4. Network Building Blocks
  5. Types of Networks
  6. Host Requirements
  7. Numbering Systems
  8. Demo – Working with Numbering Systems
  9. Communication Types
  10. Communication Concepts
  11. Other Communication Methods
  12. Topic B: Network Models and Topologies
  13. Networking Models
  14. Workgroup vs. Domain
  15. Network Topologies
  16. Physical Bus
  17. Physical Star
  18. Physical Ring
  19. Physical Mesh
  20. Demo – Identifying Network Topology
  21. Logical Topologies
  22. Wireless Topologies
  23. Topic C: Network Components and Services
  24. Network Components and Services
  25. Topic D: Becoming a Network Professional
  26. Technical Challenges
  27. Knowledge Specialization
  28. Developing Soft Skills
  29. Achieving the Certification
  30. Planning for Certification
  31. Chapter 01 Review
  32. Review Quiz (Number of attempts allowed: Unlimited)

Module 03 -Network Communications

(Duration: 1h 42m)

  1. Workbook (Pdf)
  2. Topic A: Fundamentals of Network Transmission
  3. Transmission Methods
  4. Network Performance Factors
  5. Serial vs. Parallel
  6. Baseband vs. Broadband
  7. Data Access Methods
  8. Communication Domains
  9. Data Access Methods (Cont.)
  10. Digital Signals
  11. Units of Measurement
  12. Topic B: Copper Media
  13. Transmission Media
  14. Twisted Pair Cabling
  15. Cable Media Categories
  16. Twisted Pair Connectors
  17. Copper Media Types
  18. Wiring Differences
  19. Coaxial Cabling
  20. Demo – Media Types
  21. Topic C: Optical Media
  22. Fiber Optic Cabling
  23. Connection Options
  24. Fiber Optic Connectors
  25. Demo
  26. – Optical Cables and Connectors
  27. Topic D: Specialty Cables and Connectors
  28. Specialty Connectors and Cabling
  29. Media Converters
  30. Topic E: LAN Infrastructure Wiring
  31. Demarcation Point
  32. Other LAN Components
  33. Wiring Individual Workstations
  34. Connecting Cables
  35. Punchdown Blocks
  36. Topic F: Wireless Networking
  37. Introduction to Wireless LANs
  38. Wireless Networking Fundamentals
  39. Types of Wireless
  40. Wireless Networking Components
  41. Demo
  42. – Configuring an Access Point
  43. Wireless Modes
  44. Wireless Devices
  45. Wireless Networking Standards
  46. 802.11 Standards
  47. Enhancing Wireless Performance
  48. Wired Equivalent Privacy
  49. Wi
  50. -Fi Protected Access
  51. 802.1x
  52. Demo
  53. – Examining Wireless Security
  54. Planning Wireless Networks
  55. Choosing Antennas
  56. Antenna Types
  57. Wireless Channels
  58. Site Surveys
  59. Other Considerations
  60. Chapter 03 Review
  61. Review Quiz (Number of attempts allowed: Unlimited)

Module 05 -Network Devices

(Duration: 1h 43m)

  1. Workbook (Pdf)
  2. Topic A: Introduction to Network Devices
  3. Common Network Devices
  4. Device Capabilities
  5. OSI / RM Layers and Devices
  6. Topic B: Physical Layer Devices
  7. Introduction to Physical Devices
  8. Network Interface Cards
  9. Repeaters
  10. Repeater Types
  11. Hubs
  12. Topic C: Data Link Layer Devices
  13. Data Link Filtering
  14. What is a Bridge?
  15. Network Switches
  16. Introduction to the Layer 2 Switch
  17. Switch Categories
  18. Switch Characteristics
  19. Power Over Ethernet
  20. Virtual Capabilities
  21. Virtual LAN (VLAN)
  22. Initial Switch Configuration
  23. Interface Configuration
  24. Introduction to STP
  25. STP Port States
  26. RSTP Differences
  27. Understanding Trunking
  28. Trunking Protocols
  29. Additional Management for Switches
  30. Topic D: Network Layer Devices
  31. The Layer 3 Job
  32. Routing Tables
  33. Demo
  34. – Reading a Routing Table
  35. Network Segmentation Benefits
  36. Hardware vs. Software Routers
  37. Static vs. Dynamic Routing
  38. Routing Protocols
  39. Dynamic Routing
  40. What is a Metric?
  41. Distance Vector vs. Link State
  42. Path Vector
  43. Interior Routing Protocols
  44. Exterior Routing Protocols
  45. Routing Problems
  46. Router Redundancy
  47. Topic E: Additional Network Devices
  48. Additional Network Devices
  49. Load Balancers
  50. Traffic Shapers
  51. Chapter 05 Review
  52. Review Quiz (Number of attempts allowed: Unlimited)

Module 07 -Remote Access

(Duration: 1h 3m)

  1. Workbook (Pdf)
  2. Topic A: Introduction to Remote Networking
  3. Introduction to Remote Networking
  4. Remote Node
  5. Remote Desktop Control
  6. Remote Control Concepts
  7. Demo – Configuring Remote Control
  8. Topic B: Authenticating Remote Connections
  9. Understanding Authentication
  10. Authentication, Authorization, and Accounting (AAA)
  11. CHAP and MS-CHAP
  12. EAP and Other Authentication Protocols
  13. RADIUS
  14. TACACS+
  15. Topic C: Understanding Virtual Private Networks
  16. What is a VPN?
  17. VPN Tunnel Types
  18. What is Encapsulation?
  19. VPN Components
  20. Encryption Types
  21. VPN Concentrators
  22. VPN Protocols
  23. Demo – Create and Configure a VPN
  24. Chapter 07 Review
  25. Review Quiz (Number of attempts allowed: Unlimited)

Module 09 – Building Highly Available and Scalable Network

(Duration: 1h 32m)

  1. Workbook (Pdf)
  2. Topic A: Maintaining Business Continuity
  3. Maintaining Business Continuity
  4. Understanding High Availability
  5. High Availability Options
  6. Disaster Recovery
  7. Monitoring Network Devices
  8. Patch Management
  9. Topic B: Virtualization and Cloud Computing
  10. What is Virtualization?
  11. Virtualization Benefits
  12. Virtualization and Cloud Computing
  13. Virtual Machine Hosts
  14. Virtualization Components
  15. The Importance of Storage
  16. Storage Options
  17. Storage Area Networks
  18. Virtual Devices and Networks
  19. What is Cloud Computing?
  20. The Cloud Advantage
  21. Cloud Models
  22. Cloud Services Models
  23. Demo – Working in the Cloud
  24. Topic C: Unified Communications
  25. Unified Communications
  26. Unified Communication Components
  27. Unified Communication Technologies
  28. Chapter 09 Review
  29. Review Quiz (Number of attempts allowed: Unlimited)

Module 02- Network Standards

(Duration: 40m)

  1. Workbook (Pdf)
  2. Topic A: Introducing Networking Standards
  3. What is a Standard?
  4. Why Use Standards?
  5. Standards Organizations
  6. Topic B: Open Interconnection Systems / Reference Model
  7. What is OSI/RM
  8. Upper Layers
  9. Lower Layers
  10. Topic C: IEEE Network Standards
  11. IEEE Networking Standards
  12. Ethernet
  13. Ethernet Frames
  14. MAC Addresses
  15. Access Methods
  16. 10Base Standards
  17. Demo – Ethernet Standards
  18. Chapter 02 Review
  19. Review Quiz (Number of attempts allowed: Unlimited)

Module 04 -Working with TCP/IP

(Duration: 3h 4m)

  1. Workbook (Pdf)
  2. Topic A: Understanding TCP/IP
  3. Overview of TCP/IP
  4. TCP/IP Layers
  5. Core Protocols
  6. Transport Protocols
  7. Transmission Control Protocol
  8. User Datagram Protocol
  9. What is a Socket?
  10. Internet Layer
  11. Core Internet Layer Protocols
  12. IP Datagrams
  13. Application Layer
  14. Application Layer Protocols
  15. Well Known Ports
  16. Topic B: Working with IPv4 Addresses
  17. Introduction to IP Addresses
  18. Subnet Masks
  19. Demo – Working with Binary IP Addresses
  20. IPv4 Address Rules
  21. Valid Masks
  22. Default Gateway
  23. Demo – Configuring IP Addresses
  24. Address Categories
  25. Public vs. Private Addresses
  26. Classful Addressing
  27. Classless Addressing
  28. Demo – CIDR Notation
  29. Create IPv4 Subnets
  30. Simple Subnetting
  31. Complex Subnetting
  32. Demo – Creating Subnets
  33. Topic C: Working With IPv6 Addresses
  34. Introduction to IPv6
  35. IPv6 Advantages
  36. IPv6 Addresses
  37. IPv6 Addressing
  38. Global Unicast
  39. Unique Local Unicast
  40. Link Local Address
  41. Special Addresses
  42. Autoconfiguration in IPv6
  43. Demo – Viewing and Configuring IPV6
  44. Topic D: Assigning Addresses with DHCP
  45. Introducing DHCP
  46. DHCP Leases
  47. Lease Renewal
  48. DHCP Server Placement
  49. DHCP Implementations
  50. DHCP Servers
  51. Topic E: Resolving Names Using DNS
  52. What is Name Resolution
  53. Types of Names
  54. Introduction to DNS
  55. DNS Components
  56. Resource Records
  57. DNS Zones and Domains
  58. Name Resolution Process
  59. Types of Queries
  60. Chapter 04 Review
  61. Review Quiz (Number of attempts allowed: Unlimited)

Module 06 -Wide Area Networks

(Duration: 48m)

  1. Workbook (Pdf)
  2. Topic A: WAN Fundamentals
  3. What is a Wide Area Network (WAN)?
  4. WAN Options
  5. WAN Categories
  6. Topic B: Wired WAN Connections
  7. Public Switched Telephone Network
  8. Integrated Services Digital Network
  9. Digital Subscriber Line
  10. Cable Modems
  11. MPLS
  12. ATM
  13. Frame Relay
  14. Leased Lines
  15. Metropolitan Ethernet
  16. Topic C: Wireless WAN Connections
  17. Satellite WANs
  18. Wireless Local Loop
  19. WiMAX
  20. Cellular Connections
  21. GSM vs. CDMA
  22. 3G Technologies
  23. 4G Technology
  24. Topic D: Fiber WAN Connections
  25. Fiber WAN Connections
  26. OC Levels
  27. Demo – Choosing a WAN Provider
  28. Chapter 06 Review
  29. Review Quiz (Number of attempts allowed: Unlimited)

Module 08- Network Security

(Duration: 2h 47m)

  1. Workbook (Pdf)
  2. Topic A: Network Security Fundamentals
  3. Introduction to Network Security
  4. The CIA Triad
  5. Network Threats
  6. Network Vulnerabilities
  7. Understanding Risk
  8. What is AAAA?
  9. Cryptography
  10. Algorithms and Keys
  11. Digital Signatures
  12. Best Practices for Permissions
  13. Best Practices for Employees
  14. Topic B: Planning for Network Security
  15. Planning for Network Security
  16. Types of Threats
  17. Threat-Vulnerability Pairs
  18. Identifying Vulnerabilities
  19. Types of Vulnerabilities
  20. Mitigating Risks
  21. User Awareness
  22. Understanding Compliance
  23. Business Continuity
  24. Change Management
  25. Network Documentation
  26. Topic C: Identifying Threats and Vulnerabilities
  27. Threat Categories
  28. Introduction to Software Attacks
  29. Malicious Code Attacks
  30. Types of Malicious Code
  31. Network Threats
  32. Port Scanning and Eavesdropping
  33. IP Spoofing
  34. Denial of Service (DoS)
  35. Man-in-the-Middle Attacks
  36. Human Attacks
  37. Wireless Vulnerabilities and Threats
  38. Topic D: Protecting the Network
  39. Protecting the Network
  40. Implementing Physical Protection
  41. Physical Security Options
  42. Demo – Examining Physical Security Devices
  43. Anti-Malware
  44. Demo – Anti-malware Options
  45. Network Hardening
  46. Securing Network Communications
  47. Introduction to Firewalls
  48. Types of Firewalls
  49. Demo – Using Firewalls
  50. Authentication
  51. Authentication Factors
  52. Network Access Control
  53. Chapter 08 Review
  54. Review Quiz (Number of attempts allowed: Unlimited)

Module 10 -Maintenance, Monitoring, and Troubleshooting

(Duration: 1h 33m)

  1. Workbook (Pdf)
  2. Topic A: Network Safety Fundamentals
  3. The Importance of Safety
  4. Electrical Safety
  5. Static Electricity
  6. Preventing Static Electricity
  7. Fire Suppression Systems
  8. Topic B: Network Operations
  9. Implementing Network Policies
  10. Topic C: Maintaining and Monitoring Networks
  11. Types of Monitoring
  12. Performance Baselines
  13. Monitoring Tools
  14. Network Monitoring Tools
  15. Introduction to Network Tools
  16. Analyzing Traffic
  17. Environmental Monitoring
  18. Using SYSLOG
  19. Using SIEM
  20. Using SNMP
  21. SNMP Components
  22. SNMP Packet Types
  23. Monitoring Operating Systems
  24. Using Task Manager
  25. Using Event Viewer
  26. Maintaining and Monitoring Networks
  27. Using Performance Monitor
  28. Additional Monitoring Types
  29. Introduction to Patch Management
  30. Operating System Updates
  31. Updating Windows Systems
  32. Managing Network Devices
  33. Topic D: Troubleshooting Methodology
  34. Introduction to Troubleshooting
  35. Identifying the Issue
  36. Establish a Theory of Probable Cause
  37. Create an Action Plan
  38. Putting it All Together
  39. Topic E: Troubleshooting Tools
  40. Hardware Troubleshooting Tools
  41. Network Tool Kit
  42. Software Toolkits
  43. OS Troubleshooting Tools
  44. Demo – OS Troubleshooting Tools
  45. Topic F: Troubleshooting Network Issues
  46. Introduction to Wireless Issues
  47. Wireless Signal Issues
  48. Troubleshooting Hardware and Configuration
  49. Wireless Security Issues
  50. Troubleshooting Wired Connectivity Issues
  51. Troubleshooting Fiber Cable Issues
  52. Troubleshooting Network Service Issues
  53. Troubleshooting Security Issues
  54. Chapter 10 Review
  55. Course Closure
  56. Review Quiz (Number of attempts allowed: Unlimited)
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