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System Security Certified Practitioner (SSCP 2018): Network Fundamentals

System Security Certified Practitioner (SSCP 2018): Network Fundamentals


Overview/Description
Expected Duration
Lesson Objectives
Course Number
Expertise Level



Overview/Description

Explore foundational network concepts, fsuch as packet switching, the OSI and TCP/IP models, network topologies, network infrastructure devices, and wireless router configuration.



Expected Duration (hours)
1.0

Lesson Objectives

System Security Certified Practitioner (SSCP 2018): Network Fundamentals

  • Course Overview
  • explain how packet switching networks transmit data
  • map network hardware and software to the OSI model
  • map network hardware and software to the TCP/IP model
  • compare ring, star and bus topologies in server and peer-to-peer networks
  • determine when to use peer-to-peer versus server-based networks
  • explain when routers and switches should be used
  • compare fiber optic, twisted pair, coax. and wireless networking transmission techniques
  • configure common Wi-Fi router settings
  • list the benefits of network load balancing
  • configure a cloud-based load balancing solution
  • describe how traffic shaping is used to optimize LAN and WAN network traffic flow
  • capture and examine network traffic using Wireshark
  • choose the network solution that best meets needs
  • Course Number:
    it_spsscpdj_01_enus

    Expertise Level
    Intermediate