Part A: Introduction.

What is the CompTIA Network+?.

CompTIA overlaps with.

What can you do with a CompTIA Network+ Certification?.

CompTIA is “vendor neutral”.

How do I obtain the Network+ Certification?.

About the Exam..

About this Book.

Recommended Tools, Hardware & Software.

Acronyms Used in This Book.


Part B: N10-008 1.0 Networking Fundamentals.

1.1 Compare and contrast the Open Systems Interconnection (OSI) model layers and encapsulation concepts 

1.2 Explain the characteristics of network topologies and network types.

1.3 Summarize the types of cables and connectors and explain which is the appropriate type for a solution.

1.4 Given a scenario, configure a subnet and use appropriate IP addressing schemes.

1.5 Explain common ports and protocols, their application, and encrypted alternatives.

1.6 Explain the use and purpose of network services.

1.7 Explain basic corporate and datacenter network architecture.

1.8 Summarize Cloud Concepts and Connectivity Options.

Part C: N10-008 2.0 Network Implementations.

2.1 Compare and contrast various devices, their features, and their appropriate placement on the network.

2.2 Compare and contrast routing technologies and bandwidth management concepts.

2.3 Given a scenario, configure and deploy common Ethernet switching features.

2.4 Give a scenario, install and configure the appropriate wireless standards and technologies.

Part D: N10-008 3.0 Network Operations.

3.1 Given a scenario, use appropriate statistics and sensors to ensure network availability.

3.2 Explain the purpose of organizational documents and policies.

3.3 Explain high availability and disaster recovery concepts and summarize which is the best solution.

Part E: N10-008 4.0 Network Security.

4.1 Explain common security concepts.

4.2 Compare and contrast common types of attacks.

4.3 Given a scenario, apply network hardening techniques.

4.4 Compare and contrast remote access methods and security implications.

4.5 Explain the importance of physical security.

Part F: N10-008 5.0 Networking Troubleshooting.

5.1 Explain the network troubleshooting methodology.

5.2 Given a scenario, troubleshoot common cable connectivity issues and select the appropriate tools.

5.3 Given a scenario, use the appropriate network software tools and commands.

5.4 Given a scenario, troubleshoot common wireless connectivity issues.

5.5 Given a scenario, troubleshoot general networking issues.