A+ Essentials 2009: Security and Network Fundamentals (IPv6 update)
This course is included in our On-demand training solution.
Security and networking are important in the computer world. This trend has only increased as the average person’s interaction on the Internet continues to grow. This course examines security concepts and technologies, such as encryption, authentication, firewalls, and malicious content scanners while also examining malicious content types and the preventative measures that can be taken to guard against them. This course also examines network connectivity, including wired and wireless, and the components and communication mechanisms, such as cables, protocols and devices, used in order to allow two or two million computers to communicate with each other and to share information. This course is one of a series in the SkillSoft learning path that covers the objectives for the CompTIA 220-701: A+ Essentials exam which is half of the requirement necessary to acquire the CompTIA A+ certification.
Individuals undertaking the A+ certification track and companies who need technical staff trained in the A+ exam track
Candidates should have the knowledge required to understand the fundamentals of computer technology, networking, and security. They should be able to identify hardware, peripheral, networking, and security components. They should also understand the basic functionality of the operating system and basic troubleshooting methodology.
Security Concepts and Technologies
Security Features and Connections
Setting Firewall Exceptions and Wireless Connections
Malicious Software Detection and Prevention
Networking Fundamentals, Devices, and Protocols
Network Types and Wireless Configuration
Performing Basic Network Configurations
Network Cables and Connectors