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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 authentication methods

As humans, we can simply look at someone and recognize whether a person is a relative, friend, colleague, stranger, or foe. The human mind allows us to retain memories that contain details about what we see each day, such as recognizing a co-worker entering the office building each morning and greeting you. Likewise, security guards, who are present at various entry points on a compound or building, validate whether a person is an employee or a customer. Eventually, the security guards will become familiar with the employees of an organization and recognize their faces quickly.

Computer systems and their technologies are continuously advancing to help improve the lives of many people around the world while helping organizations improve their business operations and automation. Since many organizations rely strongly on computers to help perform many business processes and procedures, IT professionals need to ensure authorized people are using company...