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CompTIA Network+ N10-008 Certification Guide - Second Edition

By : Glen D. Singh
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CompTIA Network+ N10-008 Certification Guide - Second Edition

By: Glen D. Singh

Overview of this book

This book helps you to easily understand core networking concepts without the need of prior industry experience or knowledge within this fi eld of study. This updated second edition of the CompTIA Network+ N10-008 Certification Guide begins by introducing you to the core fundamentals of networking technologies and concepts, before progressing to intermediate and advanced topics using a student-centric approach. You’ll explore best practices for designing and implementing a resilient and scalable network infrastructure to support modern applications and services. Additionally, you’ll learn network security concepts and technologies to effectively secure organizations from cyber attacks and threats. The book also shows you how to efficiently discover and resolve networking issues using common troubleshooting techniques. By the end of this book, you’ll have gained sufficient knowledge to efficiently design, implement, and maintain a network infrastructure as a successful network professional within the industry. You’ll also have gained knowledge of all the official CompTIA Network+ N10-008 exam objectives, networking technologies, and how to apply your skills in the real world.
Table of Contents (26 chapters)
Part 1: Networking Concepts
Part 2: Network Implementation
Part 3: Network Operations
Part 4: Network Security and Troubleshooting
Chapter 18: Practice Exam

Exploring Wireless Standards and Technologies

Wireless networking has been around for many years, and it’s continuously being improved to support new technologies and capabilities for efficiently delivering messages over a non-wired network. It provides the convenience of mobility, allowing employees to use laptops, smartphones, and tablets within the vicinity of their company’s wireless network. Moreover, wireless networking allows network professionals to create a metaphorical bridge between wired networks and wireless devices by using access points. It also allows wireless routers to allow these wireless clients to access the resources on a wired network. Therefore, users with a wireless network adapter can roam around the office or building while staying connected to the corporate network.

During the course of this chapter, you will be exploring various wireless communication standards that are commonly used within the industry and how each standard differs from...