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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 the structure of IPv4 and IPv6

As an aspiring network professional, it’s important to understand the structure of both IPv4 and IPv6 addresses and how they differ from each other. In this section, you will learn how to convert IPv4 addresses from binary into decimal and vice versa, and explore various address types and their use cases on a network.

Fundamentals of IPv4

Working with computers and servers is quite fascinating for many people as the age of technology is ever-growing and continuously evolving in so many ways. When working with computers or even an IoT device such as a smartphone, there’s an operating system that controls the hardware components and allows us to leverage the computing power from the hardware to perform tasks and perform calculations. As a user, operating systems are very well polished to provide us with an amazing experience without having to understand the low-level programming language or worry about interpreting the electrical...