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CompTIA Network+ N10-007: Network Attacks & Device Hardening

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In this course, you'll explore various types of attacks that can compromise a network, including DoS, insider threats, and ransomware. Also discover network device hardening techniques to reduce vulnerabilities and prepare for exam N10-007.

Target Audience
Network administrators, network technicians, network installers, helpdesk technicians, IT cable installers, and any other professionals working with computer networks


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CompTIA Network+ N10-007: Network Attacks & Device Hardening

  • start the course
  • summarize DoS attacks such as reflective, amplified, and distributed
  • recognize social engineering
  • recognize insider threats
  • describe logic bombs and evil twin attacks
  • describe wardriving and phishing
  • recognize rogue access points and spoofing
  • summarize DNS and ARP poisoning attacks
  • describe ransomware
  • summarize deauthentication and brute force attacks
  • recognize VLAN hopping and man-in-the-middle attacks
  • differentiate between exploits and vulnerabilities
  • recognize various network attacks
  • choose strong passwords
  • update firmware
  • implement patches and updates
  • implement file hashing
  • disable unnecessary services
  • implement secure protocols
  • implement cryptography
  • generate new keys
  • disable unused ports such as IP ports and device ports
  • implement network device hardening
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