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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 cellular technologies

Cellular technologies have been around for quite some time and telecommunication providers are continuously improving the quality of service provided to their customers. Cellular technologies simply allow us to intercommunicate with each other using a cellular phone by connecting to a mobile telecommunication provider’s network. While a mobile telecommunication service provider allows registered devices to connect to their network, the service provider has the ability to both track the geo-location of a connected mobile device and monitor the traffic types on their cellular networks.

2nd Generation (2G) is one of the most common generation cellular technologies within many countries around the world as it introduced both voice and text communication between mobile devices. 2G uses the Global System for Mobile Communications (GSM) technology that allows supported cellular devices to connect to the service provider’s network and exchange...