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Networking Essentials: A CompTIA Network+ N10-007 Textbook, Fifth Edition by Jeffrey S. Beasley, Piyasat Nilkaew

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Chapter 12. Network Security

Chapter Outline

12-1 Introduction

12-2 Intrusion: How Attackers Gain Control of a Network

12-3 Denial of Service

12-4 Security Software and Hardware

12-5 Managing Network Access

12-6 Introduction to Virtual Private Networks

12-7 Wireless Security

Summary

Questions and Problems

Objectives

  • Examine how attackers gain control of a network

  • Understand how denial of service attacks are initiated

  • Examine the security software and hardware used to protect a network

  • Understand VPN technologies

  • Understand wireless security issues

Key Terms

social engineering

password cracking

dictionary attack

brute-force attack

packet sniffing

IPsec

man-in-the-middle

ARP cache poisoning

evil twin

session hijacking

buffer overflow

netstat ...

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