Chapter 3

Domain 3.0 Network Security

COMPTIA NETWORK+ EXAM OBJECTIVES COVERED IN THIS CHAPTER:

  • 3.1 Compare and contrast risk related concepts
    • Disaster Recovery
    • Business Continuity
    • Battery Backups/UPS
    • First Responders
    • Data Breach
    • End user awareness and training
    • Single point of failure
      • Critical nodes
      • Critical assets
      • Redundancy
    • Adherence to standards and policies
    • Vulnerability scanning
    • Penetration testing
  • 3.2 Compare and contrast common network vulnerabilities and threats
    • Attacks/threats
      • Denial of service
        • Distributed DoS
          • Botnet
          • Traffic spike
          • Coordinated attack
        • Reflective/Amplified
          • DNS
          • NTP
          • Smurfing
        • Friendly / Unintentional DoS
        • Physical attack
          • Permanent DoS
      • ARP cache poisoning
      • Packet/protocol abuse
      • Spoofing
      • Wireless
        • Evil twin
        • Rogue ...

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