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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 storage area networks

Data is the most valuable asset to any organization and needs to be safeguarded at all times from threat actors such as hackers. While cybersecurity professionals work continuously to ensure their organization’s assets are protected, it’s important to consider hardware failures can occur on devices that are storing data such as Hard Disk Drives (HDDs) and Solid State Drives (SSDs) on a computer, server, or Network Attached Storage (NAS).

Imagine if an organization does not have any centralized file server on the network and everyone stored critical files on their local computers. Whenever a user wants to share a document with another person, they would attach the file to an email message. If a user’s computer were to be infected with malware or experience hardware failure, there’s a risk that data will be lost on the local device.

An organization can implement NAS devices on their Local Area Network (LAN), which...