CompTIA Network+ Review Guide, 4th Edition

Book description

Essential last-minute review aid for the updated CompTIA Network+ Exam N10-007

CompTIA Network+ Review Guide Exam N10-007, 4th Edition, is your ideal study companion for preparing for the CompTIA Network+ exam (N10-007). Organized by exam objectives, this is a focused, concise review guide that works hand-in-hand with any learning tool, including the Sybex CompTIA Network+ Study Guide, CompTIA Network+ Deluxe Study Guide, and CompTIA Network+ Practice Tests. The book is broken into 5 parts, each part corresponding to one of the 5 objective domain areas of the Network+ exam: Network Architecture; Network Operations; Network Security; Troubleshooting; and Industry Standards, Practices, and Network Theory. Readers will also be given access to the comprehensive online Sybex test bank, which includes two bonus practice tests, electronic flashcards, and a glossary of terms that you’ll need to know come 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

If you’re looking for a beginning, vendor-neutral networking certification, look no further than CompTIA Network+.

Table of contents

  1. Introduction
    1. What Is Network+ Certification?
    2. Is This Book for You?
    3. How Is This Book Organized?
    4. Interactive Online Learning Environment and Test Bank
    5. Tips for Taking the Network+ Exam
    6. How to Contact the Publisher
    7. The Exam Objectives
    8. The Network+ Exam Objectives
    9. Network+ Acronyms
  2. Chapter 1 Domain 1.0: Networking Concepts
    1. 1.1 Explain the purposes and uses of ports and protocols.
    2. 1.2 Explain devices, applications, protocols and services at their appropriate OSI layers.
    3. 1.3 Explain the concepts and characteristics of routing and switching.
    4. 1.4 Given a scenario, configure the appropriate IP addressing components.
    5. 1.5 Compare and contrast the characteristics of network topologies, types, and technologies.
    6. 1.6 Given a scenario, implement the appropriate wireless technologies and configurations.
    7. 1.7 Summarize cloud concepts and their purposes.
    8. 1.8 Explain the functions of network services.
    9. Review Questions
  3. Chapter 2 Domain 2.0: Infrastructure
    1. 2.1 Given a scenario, deploy the appropriate cabling solution.
    2. 2.2 Given a scenario, determine the appropriate placement of networking devices on a network and install/configure them.
    3. 2.3 Explain the purposes and use cases for advanced networking devices.
    4. 2.4 Explain the purposes of virtualization and network storage technologies.
    5. 2.5 Compare and contrast WAN technologies.
    6. Review Questions
  4. Chapter 3 Domain 3.0: Network Operations
    1. 3.1 Given a scenario, use appropriate documentation and diagrams to manage the network.
    2. 3.2 Compare and contrast business continuity and disaster recovery concepts.
    3. 3.3 Explain common scanning, monitoring and patching processes and summarize their expected outputs.
    4. 3.4 Given a scenario, use remote access methods.
    5. 3.5 Identify policies and best practices.
    6. Review Questions
  5. Chapter 4 Domain 4.0: Network Security
    1. 4.1 Summarize the purposes of physical security devices.
    2. 4.2 Explain authentication and access controls.
    3. 4.3 Given a scenario, secure a basic wireless network.
    4. 4.4 Summarize common networking attacks.
    5. 4.5 Given a scenario, implement network device hardening.
    6. 4.6 Explain common mitigation techniques and their purposes.
    7. Review Questions
  6. Chapter 5 Domain 5.0 Network Troubleshooting and Tools
    1. 5.1 Explain the network troubleshooting methodology.
    2. 5.2 Given a scenario, use the appropriate tool.
    3. 5.3 Given a scenario, troubleshoot common wired connectivity and performance issues.
    4. 5.4 Given a scenario, troubleshoot common wireless connectivity and performance issues.
    5. 5.5 Given a scenario, troubleshoot common network service issues.
    6. Review Questions
  7. Appendix Answers to Review Questions
    1. Chapter 1: Domain 1.0: Networking Concepts
    2. Chapter 2: Domain 2.0: Infrastructure
    3. Chapter 3: Domain 3.0: Network Operations
    4. Chapter 4: Domain 4.0: Network Security
    5. Chapter 5: Domain 5.0 Network Troubleshooting and Tools
  8. Advert
  9. EULA

Product information

  • Title: CompTIA Network+ Review Guide, 4th Edition
  • Author(s): Jon Buhagiar
  • Release date: May 2018
  • Publisher(s): Sybex
  • ISBN: 9781119432142