Introduction to Networking Fundamental
As an information security professional, a firm grasp of networking fundamentals and the required components is necessary. Without a strong foundation in networking, it will be tough to progress in any area of information security. Understanding how a network is structured and how the communication between the individual hosts and servers takes place using the various protocols allows us to understand the entire network structure and its network traffic in detail and how different communication standards are handled. This knowledge is essential to create our tools and to interact with the protocols.
This module covers core networking concepts that are fundamental for any IT professional.
This module will cover the following topics:
- The structure and design of the Internet
- Which topologies are used
- What for and what role the proxies play in the networks
- Internet communication models and concepts
- The difference between the OSI model and TCP/IP
- How IPv4/IPv6 addressing is done in various networks
You can start and stop the module at any time and pick up where you left off. There is no time limit or "grading," but you must complete all sections to receive the maximum number of cubes and have this module marked as complete in any paths you have chosen.
The module is classified as "Fundamental," and the information taught within is crucial to be successful in any technical field.
- Networking Overview
- Network Types
- Networking Topologies
- Networking Models
- The OSI Model
- The TCP/IP Model
- Network Layer
- IPv4 Addresses
- MAC Addresses
- IPv6 Addresses
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