it242 | undergraduate
Intro To WAN Technologies
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- Compare and contrast packet switching and circuit switching.
- Identify the function of a Channel Service Unit/Data Service Unit (CSU/DSU).
- Determine appropriate situations for using integrated services digital network (ISDN) connection services.
Cisco® Switches and Routers
- Explain how to configure a Cisco switch.
- Differentiate between static and dynamic routes.
- Explain how to configure a Cisco router.
- Analyze network security risks.
- Identify how different types of firewalls protect networks.
- Compare and contrast private key and public key encryption.
- Discuss the different types of wireless signals as they relate to a WAN.
- Explain how to secure a wireless local area network (WLAN).
- Design a WAN.
- Describe the components that make up a wide area network (WAN).
- Classify the main types of cables used in networking.
Voice and Data
- Differentiate between data, voice, and video signals.
- Define a private branch exchange (PBX).
- Describe the main protocols used for Voice over IP (VoIP).
- Discuss the differences between public and private networks.
- Identify the purpose of subnetting and default gateways.
- Describe the main features of Ethernet and Token Ring.
- Explain how a virtual local area network (VLAN) would be used in a corporate environment.
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