Networks are an integral part of business operations and keep your employees and customers connected. Proper configuration and troubleshooting can minimize downtime and help ensure successful network performance. CompTIA Network+ certification demonstrates knowledge of networking features and functions, including virtual networking, networking security and in depth knowledge of OSI and TCP/IP models. The exam is the leading vendor-neutral certification for networking professionals. The exam addresses the latest skills needed by technicians: Network Technology, Network Installation and Configuration, Network Media and Topologies, Network Management, Network Security
Upon successful completion of this course, the candidate has the knowledge and skills required to troubleshoot, configure, and manage common network wireless and wired devices, establish basic network design and connectivity, understand and maintain network documentation, identify network limitations and weaknesses, and implement network security, standards, and protocols. The candidate will have a basic understanding of emerging technologies including unified communications, mobile, cloud, and virtualization technologies.
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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