Course Code: ELK93–029

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CompTIA® Network+® (Exam N10-007)



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The CompTIA® Network+® (Exam N10-007) course builds on your existing user-level knowledge and experience with personal computer operating systems and networks to present the fundamental skills and concepts that you will need to use on the job in any type of networking career. It also addresses the content described in the exam objectives for the CompTIA Network+ certification. If you are pursuing a CompTIA technical certification path, obtaining the CompTIA® A+® certification is an excellent first step to take before preparing for the CompTIA Network+ examination.

The CompTIA® Network+® (Exam N10-007) course can benefit you in several ways:

• If you are preparing for any type of network-related career, it provides the background knowledge and skills you will require to be successful.
• It contains information and procedures that can help you if your job duties include network troubleshooting, installation, or maintenance.
• It can assist you in preparing for the CompTIA Network+ examination (Exam N10-007).

Prerequisites: To ensure your success in this course, you will need basic Windows end-user computer skills. To meet this prerequisite, you can take the following Logical Operations course, or have equivalent experience:
• Using Microsoft® Windows® 10

See download link above for hardware and software requirements.

Lesson 1: Network Theory

Topic A: Network Types
Topic B: Network Standards and the OSI Model
Topic C: Data Transmission Methods

Lesson 2: Bounded Network Media

Topic A: Copper Media
Topic B: Fiber Optic Media
Topic C: Bounded Network Media Installation

Lesson 3: Unbounded Network Media

Topic A: Wireless Networking
Topic B: Wireless Network Devices and Components
Topic C: Implement Wireless Technology
Topic D: Internet of Things

Lesson 4: Network Implementations

Topic A: Physical Network Topologies
Topic B: Logical Network Topologies
Topic C: Ethernet Networks
Topic D: Network Devices

Lesson 5: TCP/IP Addressing and Data Delivery

Topic A: The TCP/IP Protocol Suite
Topic B: IPv4 Addressing
Topic C: Default IP Addressing Schemes
Topic D: Create Custom IP Addressing Schemes
Topic E: IPv6 Addressing

Lesson 6: Routing and Switching

Topic A: Switching
Topic B: Network Packet Routing
Topic C: Static and Dynamic IP Routing
Topic D: VLANs

Lesson 7: TCP/IP Implementation

Topic A: Configure IP Addresses
Topic B: Naming Services
Topic C: TCP/IP Utilities
Topic D: Common TCP/IP Protocols

Lesson 8: Network Security Analysis

Topic A: Introduction to Network Security
Topic B: Network Security Policies
Topic C: Physical Security
Topic D: Common Network Attacks

Lesson 9: Network Security Implementation

Topic A: Authentication
Topic B: Access Control
Topic C: Port, Service, and Protocol Security
Topic D: Wireless Network Security
Topic E: Patches and Updates
Topic F: Mitigation Techniques

Lesson 10: WAN Infrastructure

Topic A: WAN Basics
Topic B: WAN Connectivity Methods
Topic C: WAN Transmission Technologies
Topic D: VoIP

Lesson 11: Cloud and Virtualization Techniques

Topic A: Virtualization Technologies
Topic B: Network Storage Technologies
Topic C: Cloud Computing

Lesson 12: Remote Networking

Topic A: Remote Network Architectures
Topic B: Remote Access Network Implementations
Topic C: Virtual Private Networking

Lesson 13: Network Management

Topic A: Monitor Networks
Topic B: Document the Network
Topic C: Establish Baselines
Topic D: Optimize Network Performance
Topic E: Ensure Business Continuity

Lesson 14: Troubleshooting Network Issues

Topic A: Network Troubleshooting Methodology
Topic B: Network Troubleshooting Tools
Topic C: Troubleshoot Wired Connectivity and Performance Issues
Topic D: Troubleshoot Wireless Connectivity and Performance Issues
Topic E: Troubleshoot Network Service Issues

Appendix A: Additional Information

Appendix B: Mapping Course Content to CompTIA® Network+® (Exam N10-007)

Course Objective: In this course, you will describe the major networking technologies and systems of modern networks, and configure, manage, and troubleshoot modern networks.

You will:

• Identify basic network theory concepts and major network communications methods.
• Describe bounded network media.
• Describe unbounded network media.
• Identify the major types of network implementations.
• Identify TCP/IP addressing and data delivery methods.
• Analyze routing and switching technologies.
• Identify the components of a TCP/IP implementation.
• Analyze network security.
• Implement network security.
• Identify the components of a WAN implementation.
• Identify the components used in cloud computing and virtualization.
• Identify the components of a remote network implementation.
• Manage networks.
• Troubleshoot network issues.

This course is intended for entry-level computer support professionals with a basic knowledge of computer hardware, software, and operating systems who wish to increase their knowledge and understanding of networking concepts and acquire the required skills to prepare for a career in network support or administration, or who wish to prepare for the CompTIA Network+ certification (Exam N10-007). A typical student taking the CompTIA® Network+® (Exam N10-007) course should have a minimum of nine months of professional computer support experience as a PC or help desk technician. Networking experience is helpful but not mandatory; A+ certification or equivalent skills and knowledge is helpful but not mandatory.