Cyber Security for Beginners: Part 2 – CompTIA Network+

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If you’ve ever considered working within the cyber security industry, but felt you lacked the knowledge or skills to launch your career, this cyber security for beginners course might be what you’re looking for.
 
This course is aimed at absolute beginners to IT who want to start a career in cyber security or just develop their skills in this area. The course assumes you have no technical knowledge of IT whatsoever. To understand cyber security and practice it at a technical level, you must first possess an understanding of basic IT technology such as computer systems and networks, which you will be taught in this course.
 
This course is designed to gradually build your knowledge and confidence to sit the final certification exam: the CompTIA Security+. Of all the certifications you will gain in this course, the CompTIA Security+ is by far the most prestigious. It is held in high regard within the cyber security industry and attracts an average salary of £48,850 p.a. on its own. (source: ITjobswatch).
 
From the beginning, Hudson Courses will teach you about basic IT literacy, basic software features and functions, basic networking, operating systems, and basic security threats. From there, the course steps up a notch exploring these areas in more depth. As you progress through the various stages, your knowledge of the systems based around cyber security will gradually begin to develop.

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Part 2 curriculum:
 
CompTIA Network+ N10-008
 
Module 0 – Course introduction
0.1 Instructor Intro
0.2 Course Overview
Module 1 – Networking Fundamentals
1.1 Intro to Networking
1.1.1 Activity: Creating a Network
1.2 Common Terminology
1.2.1 Activity: Examining Ports and Sockets
1.3 OSI Model
1.4 DoD Model
1.4.1 Activity: Examining Network Layers
1.5 TCP, UDP, IP
1.5.1 Activity: Examining TCP
1.5.2 Activity: Examining UDP
1.5.3 Activity: Examining IP
1.6 ICMP, IGMP, ARP
1.6.1 Activity: Examining ICMP
1.6.2 Activity: Examining ARP
1.6.3 Activity: Examining IGMP
1.7 Network Topologies
1.8 Network Types
1.9 Part 1: Network Characteristics
1.9 Part 2: Network Characteristics
1.10 Module 1 outro
Module 2 – Cables and Connectors
2.1 Ethernet Standards
2.2 Copper Cable Types
2.3 Fibre Optic Cable Types
2.4 Connector Types
2.4.1 Activity: Selecting the Right Cable
2.5 Media Converters and Transceivers
2.6 Cable Management
2.7 Module 2 Outro
Module 3 – Internet Protocol (IP)
3.1 IPv4 Basics
3.2 IP Packet and Interface Types
3.2.1 Activity: Configuring Client IP Settings
3.3 Binary Numbering System
3.4 Classful and Classless Addressing
3.5 Understanding CIDR Notation
3.6 IPv4 Subnetting Method
3.7 Verifying with Binary
3.8 Finding Subnet IDs
3.8.1 Activity: Subnetting a Class C Network
3.9 The Delta in Action
3.9.1 Activity: Subnetting With the Delta
3.10 Subnetting Based on Hosts
3.11 Subnetting in Other Octets
3.12 Supernetting
3.12.1 Activity: Supernetting
3.13 IPv6
3.14 IPv4 – IPv6 Transition Mechanisms
3.15 Module 3 Outro
Module 4 – Layer 7 Protocols
4.1 Remote Control Protocols
4.2 File Sharing Protocols
4.3 Web Protocols
4.4 Email Protocols
4.5 Database Protocols
4.6 Voice Protocols
4.7 Security Protocols
4.8 Management Protocols
4.9 Module 4 Outro
Module 5 – Network Services
5.1 DHCP
5.1.1 Activity: Configuring DHCP
5.1.2 Activity: Configuring a DHCP Relay Agent
5.2 DNS
5.2.1 Activity: Configuring DNS – Part 1
5.2.2 Activity: Configuring DNS – Part 2
5.3 NTP
5.4 Corporate and Datacentre Network Architecture
5.5 Cloud Concepts and Connectivity Options
5.6 Module 5 Outro
Module 6 – Networking Devices
6.1 Introductory Concepts
6.2 Repeaters and Hubs
6.2.1 Activity: Connecting Devices with a Hub
6.3 Bridges and Switches
6.3.1 Activity: Connecting Devices with a Switch
6.4 Routers and Multilayer Switches
6.5 Security Devices
6.6 Modems
6.7 Module 6 Outro
Module 7 – Networked Devices
7.1 IP Devices
7.2 IoT
7.2.1 Activity – Programming IoT Devices
7.3 ICS/SCADA
7.4 Module 7 Outro
Module 8 – Routing and Bandwidth Management
8.1 Routing Basics
8.1.1 Activity: Configuring Static Routes
8.2 Packet Delivery on the Same Network
8.3 IP Routing Across a Single Router
8.4 IP Routing Across Multiple Hops
8.4.1 Activity: Static Routes – CHALLENGE
8.5 Route Selection
8.6 RIP
8.6.1 Activity: Configuring RIP – CHALLENGE
8.7 OSPF
8.8 EIGRP
8.9 BGP
8.10 NAT/PAT
8.11 Bandwidth Management (with Module 8 Outro)
Module 9 – Ethernet Switching
9.1 Ethernet Basics
9.2 Switching Overview
9.2.1 Activity: Examining a MAC Table
9.3 VLANs
9.3.1 Activity: Creating VLANs
9.4 VLAN Trunking
9.4.1 Activity: Configuring VLAN Trunking
9.5 VLAN Routing
9.5.1 Activity: Configuring VLAN Routing
9.6 Contention Management
9.7 Switchport Configuration (with Module 9 Outro)
Module 10 – Wireless Technologies
10.1 Wireless Overview
10.2 Radio Basics
10.3 Modulation
10.4 Wi-Fi Standards
10.5 Antennas
10.6 Wi-Fi Service Sets
10.7 Wi-Fi Security
10.8 Cellular
Module 11 Network Performance
11.1 Monitoring Performance
11.2 Common Metrics
11.2.1 Activity: Examining Interface Statistics
11.3 SNMP
11.4 Netflow
11.5 Network Security Monitoring (with Module 11 Outro)
Module 12 High Availability and Disaster Recovery
12.1 HA and DR Concepts
12.2 High Availability Mechanisms
12.3 Disaster Recovery Mechanisms
12.4 Facility and Infrastructure Support (with Module 12 Outro)
Module 13 Organizational Documents
13.1 Plans and Procedures
13.2 Security Policies
13.3 Loss Prevention
13.4 Common Agreements
13.5 Common Documentation
13.6 Structured Cabling – MDF and IDF
13.7 Horizontal and Vertical Cabling
13.7.1 Activity – Implementing Cable Management
13.8 Labelling
13.9 Surveys and Assessments (with Module 13 Outro)
Module 14 Network Security
14.1 Common Security Concepts
14.2 Common Attack Types
14.3 Spoofing-based Attacks
14.4 Hijacking and MITM
14.5 Social Engineering
14.6 Network Segmentation
14.7 Private VLANs
14.8 Single Organization Authentication
14.9 Extending Authentication
14.10 Authorization
14.11 Network Device Hardening
14.12 Wireless Security
14.13 Remote Access Security
14.14 IoT Security
14.15 Physical Security (with Module 14 Outro)
Module 15 Network Troubleshooting
15.1 Troubleshooting Methodology
15.2 Physical Connectivity Issues
15.3 Hardware Testing Tools
15.3.1 Activity – Testing an Ethernet Cable
15.3.2 Activity – Crimping on an RJ-45 Connector
15.3.3 Activity – Punching Down Twisted Pair
15.3.4 Activity – Using a Telephone Toner
15.4 Understanding Electricity
15.4.1 Activity – Checking Cable Continuity
15.4.2 Activity – Testing DC Voltage
15.4.3 Activity – Testing AC Voltage
15.5 Twisted Pair Pinout Problems
15.6 Twisted Pair Termination Problems
15.7 Repairing Damaged Twisted Pair Cable
15.8 Fibre Optic Connectivity Issues
15.8.1 Activity – Testing a Fibre Optic Cable
15.9 Common Port Problems
15.9.1 Working with Ports and Their Devices
15.10 Common Software Testing Tools
15.10.1 Activity – Scanning for Open Ports
15.11 Common Command Line Utilities
15.12 Troubleshooting Basic IP Networking Issues
15.13 Common Switching Issues
15.14 Switching Test Tools and Techniques
15.15 Common IP Routing Issues
15.16 Wi-Fi Access Point Issues
15.17 Wireless Interference
15.17.1 Activity – Using a Spectrum Analyzer
15.18 Wireless Antenna Issues
15.18.1 Activity – Configuring a Wi-Fi Router
15.19 WAP Placement Strategies
15.20 Infrastructure Service Issues (DHCP)
15.21 Infrastructure Service Issues (DNS)
15.22 Infrastructure Service Issues (NTP)
15.23 Firewall / ACL Issues
15.24 VPN Issues
15.25 Additional Network Security Troubleshooting and Tips
15.26 Advanced Networking Issues
15.27 Troubleshooting Server Services (with Module 15 Outro)
CompTIA Network+ N10-008 Course Outro
 
Certification exams included:

  1. CompTIA Network+ N10-008

MeasureUP practice tests included:

  1. CompTIA Network+ N10-008

What career paths are available to me through this course?

  • Cyber Security Engineer
  • Cyber Security Analyst
  • Cyber Security Investigator
  • Cyber Threat Analyst
  • Cyber Threat Consultant
  • IT Security Specialist
  • IT Security Consultant
  • IT Support Technician
  • Network Engineer
  • Network Consultant
  • Data Centre Manager
  • IT Manager
  • IT Sales Account Manager
  • IT Consultant
  • Systems Administrator

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