The CompTIA Network+ (2009 Objectives) course builds on your existing user-level knowledge and experience with personal computer operating systems and networks to present fundamental skills and concepts that you will use on the job in any type of networking career. If you are pursuing a CompTIA technical certification path, the CompTIA A+ certification is an excellent first step to take before preparing for the CompTIA Network+ certification. This course prepares the student for the CompTIA Network+ examination.
- Identify the basic components of network theory
- Identify the major network communications methods
- Identify network data delivery methods
- List and describe network media and hardware components
- Identify the major types of network implementations
- Identify the components of a TCP/IP network implementation
- Identify the major services deployed on TCP/IP networks
- Identify the components of a LAN implementation
- Identify the components of a WAN implementation
- Identify major issues and technologies in network security
- Identify the components of a remote network implementation
- Identify major issues and technologies in disaster recovery
- Identify major data storage technologies and implementations
- Identify the primary network operating systems
- Explore tools, methods, and techniques used in managing a network
- Describe how to troubleshoot network issues
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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