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Course Description

This course serves as a general introduction to computer networking including local and wide area network technology. Covers the areas of network architecture, topologies, protocols especially TCP/IP, network operating systems, network installation, upgrading, troubleshooting, managing user accounts and passwords, network securities, remote access and administration, and fault tolerance and disaster recovery.

Learning Objectives

  1. Explain the purpose of a variety of networking concepts and implement them appropriately.
  2. Determine & explain the appropriate cabling, device and storage technologies.
  3. Use best practices to manage the network, determine policies & ensure business continuity.
  4. Summarize physical security & common attacks while securing the wired and wireless network.
  5. Explain the network troubleshooting methodology & appropriate tools to support connectivity & performance.

Framework Connections

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.