• Online, Self-Paced
Course Description

Explore the basics of the Internet Protocol. Discover how routers leverage IP to move data across a network by following each step of a packet's journey through multiple routers to its destination.

Learning Objectives

ROUTE 2.0: IP Operations

  • describe basic functions of the Internet Protocol and how routers use IP to transfer data in a network
  • describe how packet headers change as they pass through routers and problems you may encounter as data moves along the network

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.