Network and Data Communication

Networking Introduction

  • Client Server Model
  • Logical and Physical networks
  • Topology of the Networks

OSI Model

  • 7 Layers of OSI Models and Function of each Layer

Media

  • Cables (Wired and Wireless, etc.)
  • Connectors (RJ45, RJ11, etc.)

Networking Addressing

  • IPv4
  • IPv6
  • Subnetting

Network Protocols

  • TCP/UDP
  • ARP
  • ICMP
  • DNS/DHCP

LAN Technologies

  • Ethernet
  • Novel Ethernet
  • Polling
  • SNAP

WAN Technologies

  • Circuit switching
  • Packet switching
  • Message switching
  • Cellular switching

Basic Network Security

  • Fishing
  • Hijacking
  • Spoofing
  • Surfing

Network Access Security

  • NAT devices
  • Proxy servers
  • Firewalls
  • Routers

Recommended Books

  1. Cisco Certified Network Associates (CCNA)
  2. Introduction to Networking
  3. Networking Essentials
  4. Computer Networks and Data Communications