CHAPTER 10

Securing TCP/IP

The CompTIA Network+ certification exam expects you to know how to

•   1.1 Explain the purposes and uses of ports and protocols

•   2.3 Explain the purposes and use cases for advanced networking devices

•   3.4 Given a scenario, use remote access methods

•   4.2 Explain authentication and access controls

•   4.5 Given a scenario, implement network device hardening

To achieve these goals, you must be able to

•   Discuss the standard methods for securing TCP/IP networks

•   Compare TCP/IP security standards

•   Implement secure TCP/IP applications

If you want to enter the minds of the folks who invented TCP/IP, Vint Cerf and Bob Kahn, look at TCP/IP from a security perspective. TCP/IP wasn’t designed with any real ...

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