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CompTIA Network+ Review Guide: Exam N10-006, 3rd Edition

Book Description

Be prepared for the Network+ exam

CompTIA Network+ Review Guide is your ideal study companion for preparing for the CompTIA Network+ exam (N10-006). This concise review is the perfect companion to the CompTIA Network+ Study Guide and the CompTIA Network+ Deluxe Study Guide, with full exam coverage organized by objective for quick review and reinforcement of key topics. Each of the book's five parts is devoted to a specific domain area of the exam, providing a focused review to bolster areas of weak understanding. You get access to the Sybex test engine, which includes two bonus practice tests, electronic flashcards, and a glossary of the most important terms you need to know on exam day.

CompTIA's Network+ certification covers advances in networking technology, and reflects changes in associated job tasks. The exam places greater emphasis on network implementation and support, and includes expanded coverage of wireless networking topics. This Review Guide gives you the opportunity to identify your level of knowledge while there's still time to study, and avoid exam-day surprises.

  • Review network architecture and security

  • Understand network operations and troubleshooting

  • Gain insight into industry standards and best practices

  • Get a firmer grasp of network theory fundamentals

  • Reinforce your test prep with this concise guide.

  • Table of Contents

    1. Cover Page
    2. Title Page
    3. Copyright
    4. Dedication
    5. Acknowledgment
    6. About the Author
    7. Contents at a Glance
    8. Contents
    9. Introduction
    10. Chapter 1: Domain 1.0 Network Architecture
      1. 1.1 Explain the Functions and Applications of Various Network Devices
      2. 1.2 Compare and Contrast the Use of Networking Services and Applications
      3. 1.3 Install and Configure the Following Network Services and Applications
      4. 1.4 Explain the Characteristics and Benefits of Various WAN Technologies
      5. 1.5 Install and Properly Terminate Various Cable Types and Connectors Using Appropriate Tools
      6. 1.6 Differentiate between Common Network Topologies
      7. 1.7 Differentiate between Network Infrastructure Implementations
      8. 1.8 Given a Scenario, Implement and Configure the Appropriate Addressing Schema
      9. 1.9 Explain the Basics of Routing Concepts and Protocols
      10. 1.10 Identify the Basic Elements of Unified Communication Technologies
      11. 1.11 Compare and Contrast Technologies That Support Cloud and Virtualization
      12. 1.12 Given a Set of Requirements, Implement a Basic Network
      13. Review Questions
    11. Chapter 2: Domain 2.0 Network Operations
      1. 2.1 Given a Scenario, Use Appropriate Monitoring Tools
      2. 2.2 Given a Scenario, Analyze Metrics and Reports from Monitoring and Tracking Performance Tools
      3. 2.3 Given a Scenario, Use Appropriate Resources to Support Configuration Management
      4. 2.4 Explain the Importance of Implementing Network Segmentation
      5. 2.5 Given a Scenario, Install and Apply Patches and Updates
      6. 2.6 Given a Scenario, Configure a Switch Using Proper Features
      7. 2.7 Install and Configure Wireless LAN Infrastructure and Implement the Appropriate Technologies in Support of Wireless Capable Devices
      8. Review Questions
    12. Chapter 3: Domain 3.0 Network Security
      1. 3.1 Compare and Contrast Risk Related Concepts
      2. 3.2 Compare and contrast common network vulnerabilities and threats
      3. 3.3 Given a Scenario, Implement Network Hardening Techniques
      4. 3.4 Compare and Contrast Physical Security Controls
      5. 3.5 Given a Scenario, Install and Configure a Basic Firewall
      6. 3.6 Explain the Purpose of Various Network Access Control Methods
      7. 3.7 Summarize Basic Forensic Concepts
      8. Review Questions
    13. Chapter 4: Domain 4.0 Troubleshooting
      1. 4.1 Given a Scenario, Implement the Following Network Troubleshooting Methodology
      2. 4.2 Given a Scenario, Analyze and Troubleshoot the Output of Troubleshooting Tools
      3. 4.3 Given a Scenario, Troubleshoot and Resolve Common Wireless Issues
      4. 4.4 Given a Scenario, Troubleshoot and Resolve Common Copper Cable Issues
      5. 4.5 Given a Scenario, Troubleshoot and Resolve Common Fiber Cable Issues
      6. 4.6 Given a Scenario, Troubleshoot and Resolve Common Network Issues
      7. 4.7 Given a Scenario, Troubleshoot and Resolve Common Security Issues
      8. 4.8 Given a Scenario, Troubleshoot and Resolve Common WAN Issues
      9. Review Questions
    14. Chapter 5: Domain 5.0 Industry Standards, Practices, and Network Theory
      1. 5.1 Analyze a Scenario and Determine the Corresponding OSI Layer
      2. 5.2 Explain the Basics of Network Theory and Concepts
      3. 5.3 Given a Scenario, Deploy the Appropriate Wireless Standard
      4. 5.4 Given a Scenario, Deploy the Appropriate Wired Connectivity Standard
      5. 5.5 Given a Scenario, Implement the Appropriate Policies or Procedures
      6. 5.6 Summarize Safety Practices
      7. 5.7 Given a Scenario, Install and Configure Equipment in the Appropriate Location Using Best Practices
      8. 5.8 Explain the Basics of Change Management Procedures
      9. 5.9 Compare and Contrast the Following Ports and Protocols
      10. 5.10 Given a Scenario, Configure and Apply the Appropriate Ports and Protocols
      11. Review Questions
    15. Appendix: Answers to Review Questions
    16. Index