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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

Importance of physical security

As an aspiring network professional, it’s important to understand the role physical security plays within organizations and the various techniques that are used to protect assets from malicious activities. Without physical security, anyone can simply walk into restricted areas within a company and access systems, or steal and even tamper with assets. Organizations must implement various detection and prevention controls within their compound to reduce the risk of a physical threat.

Important note

Detection methods are simply deterrents and do not prevent a physical threat from occurring, while prevention methods allow security professionals to implement a type of preventative control to stop the threat from occurring.

The following are common detection methods:

  • Camera: Implementing a Closed Circuit Television (CCTV) system provides security personnel with visibility into various areas within a compound or remote location. Some...