Networking Concepts for Beginners

Learn the building blocks of modern network design.
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35,899 students
Networking Concepts for Beginners
Free tutorial
Rating: 4.1 out of 5 (2,342 ratings)
35,899 students
Understand Networking concepts and fundamentals including, Network Types (LANs/WANs)
Understand Network Topologies and Networking Devices
How IP Protocols, Service Ports, TCP/UDP, ICMP and DNS work
Understand Routers, Routing, Routing Protocols, and Access control protocols
How to apply Physical Security

Requirements

  • Basic knowledge of computers
Description

This course is designed for anyone who wants an understanding of networking technologies. Have you ever wondered what goes on behind the scenes when you upload a post on social media, send an email or have a skype call? This course is designed to give an overview of the networking concepts that make the internet run.

Learn the building blocks of modern network design.

This course will go over the following Networking Concepts:

  • LANs - (LAN Protocols, Ethernet, Fast Ethernet, Gig Ethernet, WIFI, FDDI, ATM LANE)
  • Network Topologies - Types of Networks Topologies, Bus Topology, Star Topology, Ring Topology, Mesh Topology, Tree Topology, Hybrid Topology
  • WANs - WAN Protocols, X.25, Frame Relay, ISDN, DSL, Networks Devices, Hubs, Switches, Routers, and Network Interface Cards.
  • Concepts of IP - Packets and Addresses, IP service Port, (IP) Internet Protocol, IPv4 - Address Classes, Class “A” Address, Class “B” Address, Class “C” Address, Class “D” Address, Class “E” Address, TCP (Transmission Control Protocol), Three most common TCP/IP protocols, HTTP, HTTPS, FTP (File Transfer Protocol), UDP (User Datagram Protocol), ICMP (Internet Control Message Protocol), and DNS (Domain Name System).
  • TCP Dump, IP Behavior - TCP DUMP, Recognizing  and Understanding, Recognizing  and Understanding, The difference between IPv4 and IPv6, IPv4 Addresses Classes and Reserved Ranges, UDP Behavior, UDP and TCP, ICMP Behavior, and ICMP Doesn’t Have Ports.
  • Routers, Routing Protocols - Router, Broadband Router, Wireless Router, Core Router, Routing, Static Routing, Dynamic Routing, Routing Protocol, Interior Gateway Routing Protocol (IGRP), Enhanced Interior Gateway Routing Protocol (EIGRP), and Access Control Protocols.
  • Physical Security - Objectives of Physical Security, Physical Security Threats, Physical Security Controls, Physical Security Measures: Locks, Biometrics, Fire Prevention, and HVAC Considerations.
Who this course is for:
  • Beginners who want an understanding of networking concepts
  • Students who are looking into pursuing a networking certification (CCNA, CCIE, MTA)
Course content
2 sections • 13 lectures • 1h 50m total length
  • Course Intro and Networking Fundamentals
    04:52
  • Networking Topologies
    06:28
  • LAN Protocols
    05:12
  • WAN Protocols
    08:17
  • Concepts of IP
    14:27
  • TCP Dump, IP Behavior
    10:10
  • Routers, Routing Protocols
    08:09
  • Physical Security
    08:32
  • Information Assurance Foundations
    12:28
  • Computer Security Policies
    09:57
  • Contingency and Continuity Planning
    10:18
  • Password Management
    11:49
  • BONUS **DISCOUNT COUPONS**
    00:09

Instructor
Best Selling Instructors, 70,000+ Students
CyberTraining 365
  • 4.1 Instructor Rating
  • 9,834 Reviews
  • 145,946 Students
  • 21 Courses

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