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SSCP Systems Security Certified Practitioner All-in-One Exam Guide, Second Edition, 2nd Edition by Darril Gibson

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CHAPTER 3

Basic Networking and Communications

In this chapter, you will learn about

•  The OSI and TCP/IP models

•  Bus, star, tree, token ring, and mesh network configurations

•  Common protocols in the TCP/IP suite

•  Ports and protocol numbers used with common protocols

•  Different network and trust architectures such as the Internet, DMZs, and transitive trusts

•  Wireless security protocols such as WPA, WPA2/802.11i, AES, and TKIP

•  Wireless technologies such as Bluetooth, RFID, 802.11, WiMAX, GSM, 3G, and NFC

The OSI Model

The International Organization for Standardization (ISO) developed the Open Systems Interconnection (OSI) Model as a standard model for network communications. It describes a framework for connecting multiple computers ...

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