Today computer networks are everywhere. You will find them in homes, offices, factories, hospitals leisure centers etc. But how are they created? What technologies do they use?
Understand the basic networking technologies, terms and concepts used in all types of networks. Learn Network Topologies and Devices. Switches, and routers perform very different functions in a network. In this course, you will learn about Switches, routers, routing protocols and Access Control protocols. Understand the Physical Security Threats, Attacks, Controls and Countermeasures.
The materials within this course focus on the Knowledge Skills and Abilities (KSAs) identified within the Specialty Areas listed below. Click to view Specialty Area details within the interactive National Cybersecurity Workforce Framework.
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