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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 Network Protocols and Services

Connecting computers, servers, and Internet of Things (IoT) devices on a network is a simple process, such as enabling the wireless connectivity features on the host device and selecting a wireless network within the vicinity. Sometimes, it’s as easy as connecting a network cable between the end devices such as a computer to the networking device to access the resources on a network. Once a connection is made, everything seems to just work seamlessly, and we can send and receive email messages and browse the internet. However, there are many application and network layer protocols (NLPs) that all work together to help client devices, servers, networking devices, security appliances, smart devices, and even IoT devices communicate with each other on a network.

As an aspiring network professional within the industry, it’s important to build a solid understanding of the key features and characteristics of common network protocols...