Aug 032018, leading exam cram provider for various certs, released Comptia® Network+ exam cram notes for N10-007. The exam cram is useful for candidates preparing for Network+ cert as a last minute review tool. The objectives covered in the cram notes include the following:

  • Networking fundamentals and OSI model of 7 layers with examples
  • Identifying various connectors, cables, and other networking entities
  • Configuring an enterprise network for given requirements
  • Securing a network from inside and outside threats (network hardening)
  • Troubleshooting any problems that may arise in an existing network, such as connectivity problems, resource access problems, virus problems, access security, etc.
  • Professionalism

The notes, in excess of 100 pages, covers the topics in an easy to understand way. However, note that an exam cram assumes that the candidate had already gone through the study guide(s) and familiar with the topics. It only focuses on important points that may need to be reviewed before giving the exam.

The complete list of topics are listed below:

1. Networking Concepts

1.1 OSI model and its function
1.2 Network Topologies
1.3 Uses of ports and protocols
1.4 IP addressing
1.5 Characteristics of routing and switching
1.6 Wireless technologies
1.7 Cloud concepts
1.8 Network Services

2. Infrastructure

2.1 Different types of cabling standards
2.2 Placement of networking devices on a network and install/configure them
2.3 Use cases for advanced networking devices
2.4 Virtualization and network storage technologies
2.5 Compare different WAN technologies

3. Network Operations

3.1 Managing the network
3.2 Disaster recovery concepts
3.3 Scanning, monitoring and patching processes and summarize their expected outputs
3.4 Remote access methods
3.5 Identify policies and best practices

4. Network Security

4.1 Introduction to Physical security devices
4.2 Authentication and access controls
4.3 Securing basic wireless network
4.4 Common networking attacks
4.5 Network device hardening
4.6 Common mitigation techniques and their purpose

5. Network Troubleshooting and Tools

5.1 Explain the network troubleshooting methodology
5.2 Given a scenario, use the appropriate tools for completing the job
5.3 Troubleshoot common wired connectivity and performance issues
5.4 Troubleshoot common wireless connectivity and performance issues
5.5 Troubleshoot common network service issues

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