CYBR 121 - Networking Essentials
Number of Credits: 3
Networking Essentials is designed to provide students with the necessary skills and knowledge required to configure, implement, maintain and troubleshoot TCP/IP-based computer networks. This course provides the student with hands-on experience in planning, configuring and supporting computer networks and computer networking devices. Students will learn the concepts of IP addressing, computer networking cabling and components, network security, and subnetting. (Fall, Spring & Summer Only) Two Hours Lecture. Two hours laboratory. Three Credits. Three billable hours.
Pre-requisite(s): CYBR 108 with a minimum grade of C or better.
Course Objectives: Upon successful completion of this course, students will be able to:
- Install and configure network services and applications, such as DHCP and DNS. (GE2, PG2, PG4)
- Explain the characteristics and advantages of various WAN technologies such as fiber, ISDN, DSL and cable. (GE1,GE2,PG1,PG4)
- Implement and configure IP addressing in a variety of scenarios, including IPv4, IPv6 and multicast. (GE1,GE2,GE3,PG4)
- Explain the basics of network routing concepts and protocols. (GE1,PG1)
- Implement a basic computer network, including performing appropriate documentation. (GE1,GE2,PG2,PG3)
- Describe network monitoring, metrics, reporting and tracking tools. (GE1,PG1)
- Install and configure various network components, including switches, routers and wireless access points. (GE2,PG2)
- Describe common network vulnerabilities and threats, and appropriate countermeasures. (GE1,PG5)
- Troubleshoot network errors, including wireless, firewall, fiber and routing issues. (GE2,GE3,PG2,PG4,PG5)
- Describe the layers of the OSI model. (GE1,GE4 PG1)
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