Local Area Networking Fundamentals –
Building a Simple Network
- Identify common physical components of various network topologies.
- Compare common security threats and threat mitigation options.
- Identify the layers of the OSI Model and basic functions of each level.
Building a Simple Network (TCP/IP)
Explain key functions of the Transport layer.
Describe the devices that work at the lower layers of the OSI model and their functions.
- Describe basic performance features of an Ethernet network.
Identify issues related to increased traffic on an Ethernet LAN.
- Describe how data packets travel through Ethernet LAN networks.
- List and describe features and functions of Cisco IOS Software
Ethernet LANs (Switching)
Describe functions and performance of a Layer 2 Switch.
- Demonstrate understanding of the Cisco IOS utilizing online labs.
Wireless LANs and Voice over IP (VoIP)
Describe the basic components and topology of a wireless network.
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.
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