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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

Network Security Concepts

As an aspiring network professional, it’s important to have a solid foundation in various network security concepts and principles. Designing, building, and maintaining networks is quite awesome within the industry, but hackers are always looking for new ways to compromise organizations and steal their data. Network professionals design a network with network security principles and technical controls to prevent and mitigate cyber-attacks and threats to help safeguard the assets of the company.

In this chapter, you will understand the need for network security principles and how they are used to help prevent various cyber-attacks and threats. Additionally, you will explore various techniques that are commonly implemented within large organizations to improve the authentication process between users and systems. Lastly, you will explore security and business risk management techniques that are used to help organizations identify and mitigate various...