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Networking Essentials: Interconnecting the LANs
By Jeffrey S. Beasley, Piyasat Nilkaew
Feb 11, 2016
The utility of LANs led to the desire to connect two (or more) networks together. This chapter from Networking Essentials: A CompTIA Network+ N10-006 Textbook, 4th Edition introduces the concepts and issues behind interconnecting LANs.
Peripherals and Custom Computing
By David L. Prowse
Feb 2, 2016
Learn about the devices and peripherals we add on to the computer, the ports they connect to, as well as some custom PC configurations you will undoubtedly encounter in the field.
CompTIA Network+ N10-006 Quick Reference: WAN Technologies
By Anthony Sequeira
Aug 13, 2015
In this chapter from CompTIA Network+ N10-006 Quick Reference, Anthony Sequeira discusses various WAN technologies, such as fiber, satellite, broadband cable, and WiMAX.
Host, Storage, Network, and Application Integration into a Secure Enterprise Architecture
By Robin Abernathy, Troy McMillan
Apr 6, 2015
This chapter from CompTIA Advanced Security Practitioner (CASP) CAS-002 Cert Guide covers secure data flows to meet changing business needs, standards, interoperability issues, technical deployment models, logical deployment diagram and corresponding physical deployment diagram of all relevant devices, secure infrastructure design, storage Integration, and enterprise application integration enablers.
CompTIA Network+ N10-006 Cert Guide: Network Components
By Keith Barker, Kevin Wallace
Mar 30, 2015
Many modern networks contain a daunting number of devices, and it is your job to understand the function of each device and how they work with one another. This chapter from CompTIA Network+ N10-006 Cert Guide covers characteristics of media types, infrastructure components, and specialized network devices.
Network Implementation of Protocols and Services
By Diane Barrett, Kirk Hausman, Martin Weiss
Mar 10, 2015
This chapter from CompTIA Security+ SY0-401 Exam Cram, 4th Edition discusses how to use the proper network implementation of protocols and services as a tool to protect and mitigate threats against network infrastructure based on organizational needs. It also has a section specifically dedicated to wireless security implementation based on organization requirements.
CompTIA Security+ SY0-401 Authorized Cert Guide: OS Hardening and Virtualization
By David L. Prowse
Aug 5, 2014
This chapter focuses on the hardening of operating systems and the securing of virtual operating systems and will help you prepare for the CompTIA Security+ SY0-401 exam.
Complete CompTIA A+ Guide to PCs: Disassembly and Power
By Cheryl Schmidt
May 24, 2013
In preparation for the CompTIA A+ exam, this chapter covers many important details regarding the safe assembly and disassembly of your PC, voltage and power checks, working with and replacing the power supply, and power-saving tips.
CompTIA A+ Exam Cram: Mobile Device Hardware and Operating Systems
By David L. Prowse
Sep 27, 2012
As an A+ technician you need to know the basic hardware of mobile devices. This chapter covers Apple devices and Android-based devices, but also briefly discuss some of the other players in the market.
CompTIA A+ Cert Guide: Power Supplies and System Cooling
By Scott Mueller, David L. Prowse, Mark Edward Soper
Sep 25, 2012
This chapter delves into how power is conveyed to the computer, which power supply to select depending on your configuration and needs, how to install and troubleshoot power supplies, and how to cool the system.
Network+ Cert Guide: Typical Router Setup
By Anthony Sequeira
Sep 3, 2012
Routers are a key element in modern networks of any size. This article walks readers through typical setup and details some of the most important aspects of an industry representing router from Cisco Systems.
CompTIA A+ 220-801 Practice Exam
By David L. Prowse
Aug 15, 2012
This is a complete, 100 question practice exam for the CompTIA A+ 220-801 certification, including detailed answers.
CompTIA Healthcare IT Technician HIT-001 Cert Guide: Regulatory Requirements
By Jean Andrews, Joy Dark
Aug 14, 2012
This chapter identifies and explains the roles of some important agencies and laws, HIPAA controls and compliance issues, types of health records and rules of record retention and disposal, and finally legal best practices, requirements, and documentation.
Core Principles of Virtual Private Networks (VPNs) for CompTIA Network+
By Anthony Sequeira
May 21, 2012
This article teaches readers about the core principles that make VPNs such an important and growing area of networking.
Securing Wireless Networks for CompTIA Network+
By Anthony Sequeira
May 16, 2012
This important article walks the reader through key security mechanisms that should be considered for any wireless network environment.
Typical Switch Setup for CompTIA Network+
By Anthony Sequeira
May 9, 2012
This important article details the basic setup of one of transparent switches, and describes key concepts such as VLANs and management interfaces that any Network + candidate should master.
Quality of Service (QoS) for CompTIA Network+
By Anthony Sequeira
May 7, 2012
What are the reasons for worrying about Quality of Service in networks today? What are overall approaches to these issues and what are specific Quality of Service solutions? This article answers these important questions, and then details much more for Network+ candidates.
IPv6 Addressing for CompTIA Network+
By Anthony Sequeira
Apr 30, 2012
This article examines key topics regarding the new IPv6 addressing network engineers must master.
(Video) Exam Profile: CompTIA Security+
By Darril Gibson
Apr 23, 2012
The CompTIA Security+ certification is designed to prove competency in computer systems security, network security, access control and organizational security. Find out what you can expect to see on the exam and how you can better prepare for it.
(Video) Exam Profile - CompTIA Network+ N10-005
By Kevin Wallace
Apr 18, 2012
The CompTIA Network+ N10-005 certification is designed to prove that a candidate has competency in the networking arena. Learn what you can expect to see on the exam and about recommended resources to help you prepare for it.

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