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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

Delving into human and environmental attacks

As more people and organizations are using the internet, hackers are always looking for new and sophisticated techniques to trick their potential victims into revealing their user credentials for their online user accounts on popular websites, such as those for e-commerce, payment transactions, and banking. Additionally, hackers are noticing that organizations are investing a lot into fortifying their network infrastructure with countermeasures against common cyberattacks and newly emerging threats. Due to this, companies are implementing a multi-layered approach using security solutions, technologies, people, and strategies to create a Defense in Depth approach.

Social engineering

Seasoned hackers will not attempt to compromise an organization’s internal network while launching the attack from the internet, external to the organization’s network infrastructure. Instead, they will attempt to compromise the network from...