• Classroom
  • Online, Instructor-Led
  • Online, Self-Paced
Course Description

This course is designed to provide Network Administrators an introduction to the skills and knowledge to protect, detect and mitigate network attacks.

Learning Objectives

Computer Network and Defense Fundamentals

  • Network Fundamentals
  • Network Components
    • Network Interface Card (NIC)
    • Repeater
    • Hub
    • Switches
    • Router
    • Bridges and Gateways
  • TCP/IP Networking Basics
  • TCP/IP Protocol Stack
    • Domain Name System (DNS)
    • Transmission Control Protocol (TCP)
    • User Datagram Protocol (UDP)
    • IP Header
    • Internet Control Message Protocol (ICMP)
    • Address Resolution Protocol (ARP)
  • IP Addressing
    • Classful IP Addressing
    • Address Classes
    • Reserved IP Address
    • Subnet Masking
    • IPv6 Addressing
  • Computer Network Defense (CND) Fundamentals
  • CND Triad, Process, Actions, and Approaches

Framework Connections

The materials within this course focus on the NICE Framework Task, Knowledge, and Skill statements identified within the indicated NICE Framework component(s):

Specialty Areas

  • Risk Management
  • Systems Analysis
  • Cyber Defense Analysis
  • Vulnerability Assessment and Management
  • Program/Project Management and Acquisition