Breakdown of N10-008

Coverage AmountCoverage Details
24%                            1.0 Network Fundamentals

Compare and contrast the Open Systems Interconnection (OSI) model layers and encapsulation concepts
Explain the characteristics of network topologies and network types
Summarize the types of cables and connectors and explain which is the appropriate type for a solution
Given a scenario, configure a subnet and use appropriate IP addressing schemes
Explain common ports and protocols, their application, and encrypted alternatives
Explain the use and purpose of network services
Explain basic corporate and datacenter network architecture
Summarize cloud concepts and connectivity options
19%2.0 Network Implementations

Compare and contrast various devices, their features, and their appropriate placement on the network
Compare and contrast routing technologies and bandwidth management concepts
Given a scenario, configure and deploy common Ethernet switching features
Given a scenario, install and configure the appropriate wireless standards and technologies 
16%3.0 Network Operations

Given a scenario, use appropriate statistics and sensors to ensure network availability
Explain the purpose of organizational documents and policies
Explain high availability and disaster recovery concepts and summarize which is the best solution
29%4.0 Network Security

Explain common security concepts
Compare and contrast common types of attacks
Given a scenario, apply network hardening techniques
Compare and contrast remote access methods and security implications
Explain the importance of physical security
22%5.0 Network Troubleshooting

Explain the network troubleshooting methodology
Given a scenario, troubleshoot common cable connectivity issues and select the appropriate tools
Given a scenario, use the appropriate network software tools and commands
Given a scenario, troubleshoot common wireless connectivity issues
Given a scenario, troubleshoot general networking issues