National CAE Designated Institution
  • Online, Self-Paced
Course Description

This is an introductory course on the design and analysis of computer networks. It covers Internet protocols, application layer protocols, routing, wireless communication, and basic network security problems.

Learning Objectives

Students will be able to: 1. Describe the layered communication architecture (OSI and TCP/IP); 2. Describe the principles of routing and design of IP; 3. Develop programs using socket communications; 4. Explain client/server architecture; 5. Explain basic network security problems and solutions; 6. Describe wireless communication protocols and designs

Framework Connections

The materials within this course focus on the Knowledge Skills and Abilities (KSAs) identified within the Specialty Areas listed below. Click to view Specialty Area details within the interactive National Cybersecurity Workforce Framework.