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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)
1
Part 1: Networking Concepts
9
Part 2: Network Implementation
13
Part 3: Network Operations
17
Part 4: Network Security and Troubleshooting
22
Chapter 18: Practice Exam

Summary

In this chapter, you learned about the importance of high availability and various techniques that network professionals use, such as creating multiple paths, implementing redundancy within the infrastructure, and using various first-hop redundancy protocols, to ensure users always have access to network resources and services when needed. Additionally, you have discovered various disaster recovery concepts, such as the need for recovery sites, support systems for both facilities and infrastructure, and creating backups of device configurations and systems.

I hope this chapter has been informative for you and is helpful in your journey toward learning networking and becoming a network professional. In the next chapter, Chapter 14, Network Security Concepts, you will learn about different types of cyber security threats and network attacks, and how to secure a wireless and wired network infrastructure using best practices and mitigation techniques.