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

This course covers networking fundamentals; connecting to a WAN; basic security and wireless concepts; routing and switching fundamentals; the TCP/IP and OSI models; IP addressing; WAN technologies; operating and configuring IOS devices; configuring RIPv2, static and default routing; implementing NAT and DHCP; and configuring simple networks.  It also covers how to successfully install, operate, and troubleshoot a small to medium size enterprise branch network including topical knowledge on VLSM and IPv6 addressing; extending switched networks with VLANs; configuring, verifying and troubleshooting VLANs; the VTP, RSTP, OSPF and EIGRP protocols; determining IP routes; managing IP traffic with access lists; NAT and DHCP; establishing point-to- point connections; and establishing Frame Relay connections. 

Learning Objectives

  • Module 1: Internetworking
  • Module 2: Ethernet Networking and Data Encapsulation
  • Module 3: Introduction to TCP/IP
  • Module 4: Easy subnetting
  • Module 5: VLSMs, Summarization and Troubleshooting TCP/IP
  • Module 6: Cisco’s Internetworking Operation System (IOS)
  • Module 7: Managing a Cisco Internetwork
  • Module 8: IP Routing
  • Module 9: Open Shortest Path First (OSPF)
  • Module 10: Layer 2 Switching
  • Module 11: VLANs and InterVLAN Routing
  • Module 12: Security
  • Module 13: Network Address Translation (NAT)
  • Module 14: Internet Protocol Version 6 (IPv6)
  • Module 15: Enhanced Switched Technologies
  • Module 16: Managing Cisco Devices
  • Module 17: IP Services
  • Module 18: Troubleshooting IP, IPv6, and VLANs
  • Module 19: Enhanced IGRP
  • Module 20: Multi-Area OSPF
  • Module 21: Wide Area Networks

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.