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This course addresses the fundamentals of local area networking (LAN). Students will learn about Ethernet LANs, wireless LANs (WLAN), and LAN connections. This will include securing the network, transmission control protocol/internet protocol (TCP/IP), troubleshooting switches, WLAN security, and constructing a network address scheme.
Explain the need for wireless security and the basic steps that need to be taken to secure a wireless network.
Recognize the basic components and requirements needed to support VoIP.
Describe the basic components and topology of a wireless network.
Explain key functions of the Transport layer.
Describe the devices that work at the lower layers of the OSI model and their functions.
Identify issues related to increased traffic on an Ethernet LAN.
Describe functions and performance of a Layer 2 Switch.
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