Network Fundamentals and Protocols

by Daniel Lachance

Pluralsight is not an official partner or accredited training center of EC-Council. IPv4 is still the prevalent Internet protocol, but IPv6 is gaining traction. This course lays the foundation for securing network hardware and software.

What you'll learn

Pluralsight is not an official partner or accredited training center of EC-Council. Today's computing devices are always connected to a network. While increasing productivity, this also increases the risk of malicious activity. This course, Network Fundamentals and Protocols, begins by introducing you to network topologies and network equipment. Subsequently, you will learn about IPv4 and IPv6 addressing and protocols. Lastly, you will be introduced to the layers of computer network defense and secure network design. After finishing this course, you'll have an understanding of network hardware and software, and you'll be able to gain insights from captured network traffic.

About the author

Daniel Lachance, CompTIA Security+, CompTIA A+®, CompTIA Network+®, CompTIA Server+, CompTIA Cloud Essentials, MCITP, MCTS, MCSA, is the owner of Lachance IT Consulting Inc. He is the author of the CompTIA Server+ Certification All-in-One Exam Guide, CompTIA Cloud Essentials Certification Study Guide, and co-author of CompTIA Security+ Certification Practice Exams.

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