Best IT Networking Fundamentals Courses

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The Complete Networking Fundamentals Course. Your CCNA start

Learn about networking and start your journey to Cisco 200-301 Certification.

Created by David Bombal - CCIE #11023, over 15 years of network training experience

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Students: 134840, Price: $19.99

Students: 134840, Price:  Paid

Welcome to the Complete Network Fundamentals Course! In this course, you will learn the technologies that keep the world as you know today connected and running. We cover both the fundamentals of networking as well as the topics in the new Cisco CCNA 200-301 exam.

Networks are all around us and you are using one right now to access this course.

Imagine for a moment, how different your life would be without access to Facebook, Snapchat, Google, YouTube, Whatsapp or any of the other websites on the Internet? How would you live with no Internet?

The Internet is extremely important in modern life today and all websites and Internet communication relies on networking. This reliance is only predicted to continue with the growth of the Internet of Things (IoT) in the next few years.

Without routers, switches, network cabling and protocols like BGP there would be no Internet!

This course will teach you how networks actually work and how you are able to connect to websites like Facebook, Google, and YouTube.

Companies throughout the world (from the smallest to the largest) rely on networks designed, installed and maintained by networking engineers. Join this in demand industry!

Start your journey today learning about networking.

Content in this course can be used towards your CCNA. Topics such as IP addressing, subnetting and many others can be applied directly to passing your CCNA certification.

Access our online simulations so you can practice on simulated Cisco routers and switches. You will get to type commands such as enable, configure terminal, router ospf and many others and learn how to configure devices.

I want to welcome you to this Complete Networking Fundamentals course! I'm David Bombal, and I have been teaching networking  courses for over 15 years. I qualified as a Cisco Certified  Network Engineer (CCIE) in 2003 and hold with numerous other networking certifications. I'm also a Cisco and HPE  certified instructor where I have trained thousands of networking engineers in many of the largest  companies in the world including Fortune 100 companies.

I have designed this course for anyone wanting to learn more
about networking and gain foundational knowledge, to help them embark on their
networking career. The concepts taught in this course can be applied directly
to multiple industry certifications including the Cisco Certified Network
Associate (CCNA).

In this course, you will learn about topics such as IP addressing, IP subnetting, Routing, Switches, VLANs, Spanning Tree, Network Address Translation, Wireless and a whole lot more.

You will also learn more about the latest networking trends including OpenFlow and Software Defined Networking.

The course covers the following topics including (and this list will be constantly updated):

  • Network basics

  • Network architectures (OSI Model)

  • What are hubs, switches, routers?

  • How is data forwarded through a network?

  • IP addresses

  • IP subnetting

  • Cabling and network topologies

  • Ethernet basics

  • TCP and UDP

  • DNS and DHCP

  • Routing

  • VLANs

  • Cisco device initial configurations

  • ACLs

  • Network naming

  • IP Telephony

  • Quality of Service (QoS)

  • SDN

At the end of this course, you will be able to confidently discuss networking topics; and be able to start configuring real networking devices such as routers and switches. In this an introductory course, but contains a lot of information that can be directly applied to the CCNA certification.

The ideal student for this course is someone looking to break into the networking field, someone looking to extend their knowledge from PCs and servers to networking, or someone interested in getting knowledge to work in one of the most exciting, most in-demand jobs in IT - networking.

There are no requirements necessary to enroll in this course, I only ask that you come open minded and ready to learn.

Feel free to take a look at the course description and some of the sample free videos.

I look forward to seeing you on the inside!

The Complete Cyber Security Course : Network Security!

Volume 2 : Network Security, WiFi Security, WiFi Hackers, Firewalls, Wireshark, Secure Networking. + Password Managers

Created by Nathan House - Leading Cyber Security Expert

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Students: 131586, Price: $119.99

Students: 131586, Price:  Paid

Become a cyber security specialist.

After this course, you will be able to
discover security vulnerabilities across an entire network, by using network hacking techniques and vulnerability
scanning
.

You will be able to architect your network for maximum security and
prevent local and remote attacks. We also cover the use of custom router
firmware to provide you with better network security services.

You will understand
the various types of firewalls that are available and what threats each help
mitigate.

Including layer 4 firewalls like Iptables on Linux and PF on MacOS and BSD. Virtual
firewalls, host-based firewalls and application based firewalls like Pfsence.
We cover firewalls on all platforms including Windows, Mac OS X and Linux for
all types of use scenarios.

We explore in detail wireless security, the configurations
that are required for maximum security and why. How Wi-Fi is hacked and how to
mitigate those attacks. Covering everything from encryption weaknesses to evil
twins, RF isolation, and Wi-Fi crackers.

You will master network monitoring to discover and identify potential hackers,
malware and other adversaries that might be lurking on your network. Using
tools like Wireshark, Tcpdump and Syslog.

We then move away from network security and
onto the details of how we are tracked
online
by corporations, nation-states your ISP and others. You will
understand the techniques used like zombie super cookies, browser
fingerprinting and how browser profiling works so third parties can establish
who you are online.

We look at search engine privacy - and how to mitigate the
tracking and privacy issues of search engines and their associated services.

Browser
security
- We cover one of the largest risks
online, the browser. The doorway into your system. How to best reduce the
attack surface of the browser and harden it for maximum security and privacy. A critical consideration for reducing your risk.

Finally you will fully understand how to
best use methods of authentication
including passwords and multi-factor authentication - soft tokens and hard
tokens

The best password managers to use and why. How passwords are
cracked, and how to mitigate the cracking.

This is volume 2 of 4 of your complete guide to cyber security privacy and anonymity.  

Fundamentals of Network Security

Here we will discuss on Network Security, OSI model, Network Attack and Protection

Created by Harish Kumar Maheshwari - Academic Consultant / Electronics Engineer

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Students: 62273, Price: $19.99

Students: 62273, Price:  Paid

Dear Learners

Are you Preparing for Interview in IT Industry? Don’t be stressed, take our Network Security Course and prepare yourself for your Interview

We know that Network Security is the basic Requirement of IT Company, so it is necessary for every students on IT Industry that he learn the Basic Concept of Network Security. In this Course You Will Learn the fundamentals of Network Security and take the first leap to the world of IT Industry.

This course will covers following topics:

Module 1: In this Module you Understand the Concept of Network Security and types of the Network.

Module 2: In this Module you understand about Types of layer in OSI Model such as application layer, data link layer etc.

Module 3: In this module you understand about the Types of network attack, which harm the computer and network system.

Module 4: In this Module you Understand about the Network Protection.

What Is Network Security?

Network security is the practices and technology a business puts in place to protect its IT infrastructure. This infrastructure, in turn, is made up of all the data, programs, applications, web networks, software and hardware utilized and managed by your business.

What is the Importance of Network Security?

Network security is important for home networks as well as in the business world. Most homes with high-speed internet connections have one or more wireless routers, which could be exploited if not properly secured. A solid network security system helps reduce the risk of data loss and theft.

In This Course we explain every topic in Simple and Easy Way, Definitely You Enjoy this Course.

Sign up now and take this Course. Let's get started.

Introduction to Computer Networks for Non-Techies

Learn the Fundamentals of Computer Networking for Non-Techies

Created by Alton Hardin | 100,000+ Enrollments Worldwide - Educator. Author. Poker Coach. IT & Business Professional.

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Students: 34030, Price: $94.99

Students: 34030, Price:  Paid

***Course Updated, Expanded & Improved with 50% New Content September 17th, 2019***

LEARN COMPUTER NETWORKING FUNDAMENTALS FROM ONE OF UDEMY’S TOP IT INSTRUCTORS

Are you a non-techie interested in learning about computer networks? Are you a business or aspiring IT professional that needs to better understand how networks work? Then you have come to the right place!

In this 14.5-hour course, I'll show you step-by-step, the fundamentals of computer networking, teaching you essential computer networking core principles you need to know.

If you’re looking to advance or begin your career in Information Technology (IT), this course is a must!

WHAT YOU'LL RECEIVE IN THIS COURSE

  • 14.5 Hours of Lecture & Live Demonstration Videos

  • Downloadable Course Videos for Offline Viewing with Udemy Mobile App and PDF Lectures of All Course PowerPoint Slides

  • 18 Section Quizzes & Two Case Studies

WHAT STUDENTS ARE SAYING

"This really is a great course. The course effectively deals with one of the biggest problems with the 'IT' world: Speaking in another language that non-tech outsiders don't understand. Some people may feel that it is too simplistic and slow paced, however, they lack the above understanding. Thank you for your efforts!"

- Rad

"Wonderful entry level course. I recommend this course to anybody who is just starting in Networking. I also recommend it to anyone that works with computers every day. Learning the basics and understanding of networking is great knowledge to have. Alton responds to all questions asked, for that I applaud you. Without hesitation here is your 5 star review"

- Michael

"This is one of the best courses I ever had - well-structured, excellently thought-through and very logically built. The instructor provides clear instructions, the course is so interesting I just wanted to go on and on. I am very happy about taking this course and would like to take more courses from the same instructor."

- Jolanta

KEY COURSE TOPICS

  • How Computer Networks Work

  • Network Topologies

  • Networking Devices & Cabling

  • The OSI & TCP/IP Models

  • IP Addressing & Subnetting

  • Switches & Routers

  • Wireless Networking

  • Network Security

  • Network Planning & Designing Process

  • And Much More...

Once you complete this course, you'll understand how computer networks work and how to plan and design a computer network!

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Cisco CCNA 200-301 : Full Course For Networking Basics

*Great hands-on configuration labs* *Learn networking basics* *Covers ALL Cisco CCNA Topics* *Pass The Exam Easily !*

Created by Networkel Inc. - The best in network e-learning

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Students: 20673, Price: $119.99

Students: 20673, Price:  Paid

This CCNA course will help you to improve yourself about networking basics, switching & routing technologies, IPv4 and IPv6. If you are a beginner for networking technologies, our CCNA certification program is great for you! You will get the certification easily with this CCNA course and begin your career in networking industry.

Networkel’s CCNA course , which is prepared by a Cisco Networking Academy Instructor , covers ALL topics that you need to prepare for the 200-301 (New CCNA) certification exam. You can see the full list of the topics at the curriculum. Six main sections of the training are :

1- Network Fundamentals

2- Routing And Switching Essentials

3- Scaling Networks

4- Connecting Networks

5- Security Fundamentals

6- Network Automation and Programmability

You can watch our CCNA course videos from anywhere you want with any device such as laptop, tablet, mobile phone etc. ! If you don’t understand about a topic in the lesson, you can easily rewind the video and watch that part again and again.

WHAT ARE THE REQUIREMENTS FOR CCNA COURSE ?

You don’t need to know anything about networking, Networkel’s training will teach you every topic from zero. For lab sections, you need to install Packet Tracer or GNS3 to your computer.

WHAT I WILL GET FROM THIS COURSE ?

You will learn about networking basics , IPv4, IPv6, switching and routing and that means you will be ready for certification exam ! CCNA certification is an excellent step to start a career in networking industry.

WHO IS THE TARGET GROUP ?

  • Everybody who wants to prepare for CCNA 200-301 (New CCNA) exam

  • Anyone who needs to build a cereer in networking industry

  • Students that currently in college or university

Subscribe now and build your future with us !

IT Networking Fundamentals with Lab Practicals

Learn Directly from an Engineer.

Created by Atul Sharma - 11 Years Experience | Ex-Juniper Tac Engineer

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Students: 16791, Price: $19.99

Students: 16791, Price:  Paid

LEARN COMPUTER NETWORKING FUNDAMENTALS FROM Industry Expert.

Are you a non-techie interested in learning about computer networks?

In this 5 Days course, I'll show you step-by-step, the fundamentals of computer networking, teaching you essential computer networking core principles you need to know.

If you’re looking to advance or begin your career in Information Technology (IT), this course is a must!

WHAT YOU'LL RECEIVE IN THIS COURSE

  • 6+ Hours of Lecture & Lab Practical Videos

  • Downloadable Course Videos for Offline Viewing with Udemy Mobile App and PDF Lectures of All Course PowerPoint Slides

TOTAL: CompTIA IT Fundamentals ITF+ (FCO-U61).

What EVERY USER needs to know about basic IT concepts, troubleshooting devices, and identifying/preventing security risk

Created by Total Seminars • 750,000+ Enrollments - Home of Mike Meyers and his Team of IT Certification Pros

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Students: 15937, Price: $49.99

Students: 15937, Price:  Paid

Welcome to the IT Fundamentals; FC0-U61. The Total Course from Mike Meyers, Scott Jernigan, and Total Seminars.

Be your own Geek. This course is for everyone who has had to call a help desk or a geek friend to help them with basic computer, laptop, mobile and network issues. You will learn about all kinds of computing devices (like PCs and Macs, tablets, and phones) as well as how to troubleshoot issues (like with networks, the Internet, and why your computer won't turn on). You will also learn about security, safety, and preventative maintenance, as well as the basics of databases and programming (basic IT skills everyone should know these days).

Learn how to:

  • Identify and understand basic computer components and what they do

  • Understand operating systems, data storage, and sharing

  • Set up and configure a basic computer workstation

  • Work with applications and files

  • Handle basic software installation

  • Set up and configure a mobile device

  • Connect to networks and the Internet

  • Identify/prevent basic security risks

  • Identify compatibility issues

  • Understand safety and preventative maintenance of computers

  • Understand basic database concepts

  • Learn the fundamentals of programming code and languages

This course covers everything you need to know to pass the CompTIA IT Fundamentals (ITF+) Certification (FC0-U61) exam. Not interested in certification? No problem! The main goal of the course is to help users better understand, set up, configure, and troubleshoot all kinds of devices, and to understand basic IT concepts.

The course covers all the CompTIA IT Fundamentals FC0-U61 objective domains:

  • 1.0 IT Concepts and Terminology

  • 2.0 Infrastructure

  • 3.0 Applications and Software

  • 4.0 Software Development

  • 5.0 Database Fundamentals

  • 6.0 Security

The Total IT Fundamentals Course covers everything you need to know to be your own computer, mobile, network, and security Geek.

Subject Mater Expert Scott Jernigan is editor-in-chief for Total Seminars, a provider of PC and network repair seminars, books, videos and courseware for thousands of organizations throughout the world. Scott has been involved in the computer, network and IT industry since 1996 as a technician, instructor, editor, author and speaker.​

Scott has written, edited, and contributed to dozens of books on computer literacy, hardware, operating systems, networking and certification. Scott co-authored the best-selling CompTIA A+ Certification All-in-One Exam Guide, the Mike Meyers A+ Guide to Managing and Troubleshooting PCs and the CompTIA IT Fundamentals All-in-One Exam Guide (all with Mike Meyers).​

IT Networking Fundamentals For Complete Beginners

Understand all the IT Networking Fundamentals and learn how the computer network functions

Created by Syed Ali - Teaching Over 280,000 Students With Passion

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Students: 13516, Price: $94.99

Students: 13516, Price:  Paid

Course Description
[Course Updated - August 2020] Added new image in Lecture 9 to correctly reflect STP cable

It is a specialized course but with over several lessons, you are will not find a course similar to this!

This course serves as a general introduction for students to acquire a foundation in IT Networking Fundamentals including core areas that function within a given computer network. The course provides an introduction to the hardware, software, terminology, components, design, and connections of a network, as well as the network typologies and protocols for WANs and LANs including the all important Subnets.

Upon completion of this course, with appropriate study, the student will have learned to:

  • Identify the components of a network and determine the type of network design most appropriate for a given site.

  • Identify the different media used in network communications, distinguish among them, and determine how to use them to connect servers and clients in a network.

  • Differentiate among networking standards, protocols, and access methods and determine which is most appropriate for a given network.

  • Recognize the primary network architectures, identify their major characteristics, and determine which is most appropriate for a proposed network.

  • Identify the primary functions of network operating systems and distinguish between a centralized computing environment and a client/server environment.

  • Determine how to implement and support the major networking components, including the server, operating system, and clients.

  • Propose a system for adequately securing data on a given network and protecting the system’s components.

  • Distinguish between LANs and wide-area networks (WANs) and identify the components used to expand a LAN into a WAN.

  • Understand various hardware available and used in a network

  • Concept of TCP/IP and protocols

Oh, and did I mention you get FREE  hosting for one year – ClayDesk Web hosting Service?

Enroll now in IT Networking Fundamentals course today and revolutionize your learning.

Excellent course gives you everything you need to know about hardware, software, terminology, components, design, and connections of a network, as well as the network typologies and protocols for WANs and LANs including the all important Subnets – Waheed Zia

Happy learning!

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IT Fundamentals – Everything you need to know about IT

Computer Skills -- Great help for passing CompTIA A+ (220-1001) and ITF+ (FCO-U61)

Created by Imran Afzal (270,000+ students) - Bestselling Instructor with over 280,000+ students worldwide

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Students: 12454, Price: $89.99

Students: 12454, Price:  Paid

Whether you are new to the computers or just want to brush up on your skills, this course provides information technology literacy and basic skills training for learners with limited experience. Course learning outcomes focus on skill development related to basic computer operations and information technology.  This course is highly recommended to those who are entering into IT field and for those who want to improve their computer skills in oder to enhance their work productivity.

In this course, each numbered section covers related computer skills divided into Learning Activities

Here is the list of topic that will be covered in the course:

Section 1 - Introduction to IT

  • True meaning of IT

  • Importance of IT

  • What is a computer?

  • Computer language (0 and 1 concept)

  • Quiz and handouts

Section 2 - Computer Components

  • Hardware

  • Software or operating system

  • Application software

  • Networking

  • Database

  • Storage

  • Virtualization and Cloud

  • Security

  • Quiz, handouts and homework

Section 3 – Hardware

  • Different types of computers

  • RAM and installing RAM

  • CPU, CPU cores and sockets

  • Installing CPU

  • 32 vs. 64-bit processing

  • Hard disk drive

  • Motherboard

  • Other internal parts of a computer (Fan, power supply, CDROM etc.

  • External components of a computer (Keyboard, monitor, mouse, printer etc.)

  • Hardware manufacturers

  • Computer comparison with human body

  • Quiz, handouts and homework

Section 4 - Operating System

  • Types of operating systems

  • Function of OS

  • Building OS

  • CLI vs. GUI operating systems

  • Computer boot process

  • OS file systems management

  • Quiz, handouts and homework

Section 5 - Software

  • Software and types of software

  • System software

  • Application software

  • Freeware and shareware

  • Open-source software

  • BIOS and Accessing

  • Program and services

  • Quiz and handouts

Section 6 – Networking

  • How computers communicate

  • IP address (Static vs. DHCP)

  • TCP/IP

  • Gateway

  • Subnet mask

  • Computer MAC address

  • OSI layer

  • OSI vs. TCP/IP

  • Protocols and Ports

  • Types of Network Devices (Hub, Switch, Modem, Router, Access point)

  • How internet works

  • Quiz and handouts

Section 7 – Database

  • Database introduction

  • What is RDBMS?

  • What is SQL?

  • Top 5 RDBMS using SQL

  • Quiz and handouts

Section 8 – Storage

  • Computer storage introduction

  • How storage is calculated (KB, MB, GB etc.)

  • Types of computer storage

  • Difference between RAM, SWAP, Virtual Memory, Cache etc.

  • Hard Disk and Solid-State drives

  • RAID

  • Hardware RAID vs. software RAID

  • Top data storage vendors

  • Quiz and handouts

Section 9 - Virtualization and Cloud

  • Introduction to virtualization

  • How virtualization works?

  • Basic virtualization terms

  • Benefits of virtualization

  • Difference between virtualization and cloud

  • Virtualization technology companies

  • VMWare workstation player installation

  • Oracle VirtualBox installation

  • Setting up virtual machines (VM)

  • Quiz and handouts

Section 10 – Security

  • Types of security breach

  • Types of security threat

  • Comparing house security with computer security

  • Securing all Operating Systems

  • Security implementation tools

  • Physical server security

  • Application and DB encryption

  • Quiz and handouts

Section 11 - Windows Operating Systems Management

  • Version of Windows OS

  • Download and install Windows

  • Windows system access

  • File system and description

  • User account management

  • System resource monitoring

  • Windows event logs

  • Server manager dashboard

  • Check system hardware through device manager

  • Roles and features

  • Active directory and domain controller

  • Quiz and handouts

Section 12 - Linux Operating Systems Management

  • Linux distributions

  • Download and install Linux (CentOS)

  • Accessing Linux

  • Download and install Putty client

  • Access Linux VM via Putty

  • File system structure and description

  • File system navigation commands

  • Directory listing overview

  • Creating files and directories

  • System utility commands

  • System monitoring commands

  • System maintenance commands

  • Quiz and handouts

Section 13 - Troubleshooting Concepts

  • Follow policies and standards

  • Documentation or ticking process

  • Patience to work with user and groups

  • Quiz and handouts

Section 14 - Additional Resource

MTA 98-366 Network Fundamentals Class & Practice Exam Bundle

Everything you need to pass the Microsoft MTA 98-366 exam on your 1st attempt, includes 2 full-length practice exams!

Created by Alton Hardin | 100,000+ Enrollments Worldwide - Educator. Author. Poker Coach. IT & Business Professional.

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Students: 6009, Price: $99.99

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ONE OF THE MOST COMPREHENSIVE MICROSOFT MTA 98-366 CERTIFICATION PREP COURSES ON THE INTERNET!

Welcome to the MTA 98-366 Network Fundamentals Class & Practice Exam Bundle from Alton Hardin. This course is 17 hours in length and covers everything you need to know to pass the Microsoft MTA 98-366 Network Fundamentals Certification Exam.

WHAT YOU'LL RECEIVE IN THIS COURSE & PRACTICE EXAM BUNDLE

  • 17 Hours of Lecture & Live Demonstration Videos Covering All 3 Domain Objectives of the MTA 98-366 Certification Exam

  • Downloadable Course Videos for Offline Viewing with Udemy Mobile App and PDF Lectures of All Course PowerPoint Slides

  • 1 Pre-Assessment Quiz, 18 Section Quizzes and Two Student Worksheets Totaling 124 Questions

  • Two 45-Question Practice Exams That Mimic the Actual Certification Exam

  • 166 Study Flash Cards to Use as an Additional Study Tool Away from Your Computer

  • Exam Study Timeline and Target Exam Date Excel Calculator

  • MTA 98-366 Study Strategies

STUDENT EXAM PASS SUCCESS STORIES

Many of my students have passed the MTA 98-366 exam on their first attempt with my class alone. Here's what some of them have said about my course and exam prep bundle:

"I took my certification test yesterday as a prerequisite to start WGU and passed thanks to Alton's course. The material in this course is exactly what you need to take and pass this, I never felt lost once when taking my test and always referred back to what I had learned here. Excellent course."

- Cristian

"Thank you very much! Today I took the exam and passed (86/100). Now, I'm training for MSCA Windows Server 2016"

- Renan

"I passed with an 80! I really didn't see any questions that weren't covered in the exam that I can remember. If you want to pass this exam just buy this course."

- Gustavo

"Hey Alton, just wanted to let you know that I passed my cert exam with flying colors 84%. I really appreciate the way you are teaching this course. I felt really confident when I walked into the exam this time."

- Marla

"I want to thank you for making this course so easy to understand. Like I said before I’ve had little to no experience with computer networking but with a WEEK of studying and only using this course I’ve passed the MTA exam. If I could give you more than five stars I would! Great job on the course and the materials. The flashcards themselves helped a lot too."

-Maxcory

"Instructor was clear and concise and made the material easily digestible. I passed the exam using only this course in the space of two weeks. All the information is there and it is a simple exam - do not overthink it. Definitely recommend the instructor and if he expands his course  portfolio, I would happily use them."

- John H.

"This course was amazing!!! I passed the certification test with a  passing score of 78. The videos were detailed and applicable and  instructor spoke with knowledge and experience. This course definitely  helped me pass the test."

- Matthew

"I went through each section once, only taking a few notes and was able  to pass with an 85%. If you are trying to pass the exam, this is a great  course. Everything on the exam (taken Oct 2018) was covered."

- Anthony

"I am happy to announce that today I've passed my exam. I started to study for CCNA, and this course helped me to better understand some chapters in Cisco."

-Dino

"Very easy-going course. Information is presented in a clear and concise  manner. Alton is sure to give you real-world examples with supplemental  knowledge for those looking to advance their career even after this  certification. This course was my primary resource (Microsoft's Virtual  Academy was used for some of it) and I passed the exam on the first  attempt." 

-John V.

KEY COURSE TOPICS

  • Overview of Computer Networks

  • How Computer Networks Work

  • Network Topologies

  • Networking Components

  • Network Cabling

  • The OSI Model

  • The TCP/IP Protocol Suite

  • IP Addressing Version 4 (IPv4) Addressing & Subnetting

  • IP Addressing Version 6 (IPv6) Fundamentals

  • Understanding Switches & Routers

  • Windows Networking Services

  • The Name Resolution Process

  • Wireless Networking

  • Wide Area Networking

  • Network Security

  • TCP/IP Command Line Tools

Once you complete this course, you'll know everything you need to know to pass the Microsoft MTA 98-366 Network Fundamentals Certification Exam.

So What Are You Waiting For?

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Ethical Hacking:Network Fundamentals & Network Layer Attacks

Learn Ethical Hacking with Network Security, Sniffing,Subnetting, ARP Spoof, Password Cracking and implement MitM attack

Created by Muharrem AYDIN - Computer Engineer, Ethical Hacking, Cyber Security Expert

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Students: 4884, Price: $99.99

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Welcome all to my cyber security course “Cyber Security: Network Fundamentals & Network Layer Attacks“ course.

To become Ethical Hacker and to learn hacking my Network Layer Attacks and Network Fundamentals course is a perfect start for you. This one gets kind of fun because we get to actually look at data going on the networks like: how to sniff the network and gather information from the network. We’re going to use some tools such as TCP Dump and Wireshark. We will also be doing a deep dive into the Subnetting, ARP Spoofing and MitM attacks and Password Cracking.

This course is highly practical just like my other courses. But which also does not mean that I will neglect the theory. That`s why this course is formed in two parts.

First part, “The Network Fundamentals” is for the beginners to explore the Network Fundamentals but also could be also a good refresher for advanced level students.

In Network Fundamentals section I will introduce you to the fundamental concepts of data networking operation including IP addressing and subnetting, ethernet operation, ports and protocols, and the OSI model . By the end of this course, you will understand the relationship between IP addresses and MAC addresses, as well as the difference between a router and a switch.

After learning theoretical background  ( I promise that second part is totally fun ), in Network & Data Link Layer ( Layer 2 ) Attacks part you will first learn how to set up a lab and install needed software to practice penetration testing on your own machine. Then we’re going to use some tools such as TCP dump and Wireshark and  we’ll see some attacks and techniques to expand the sniffing surface:

  • MAC Address Table Overflow attack, also known as MAC flooding,

  • ARP Cache Poisoning attack, also known as ARP spoof,

  • DHCP Starvation attack and DHCP spoof,

  • And VLAN hopping techniques.

The next topic is what else can be done on network devices in penetration tests: Gathering information, cracking passwords of the communication channels, compromising SNMP, etc.

And finally, we’ll check the configurations of network devices: Password creation methods, Identity Management, Access control lists, port security, etc.

This course will take you from a beginner to a more advanced level. Please enjoy and if you have questions do not forget to get in touch with me.

IMPORTANT!!!: This course is created for educational purposes and all the information learned should be used when the attacker is authorized. 

Computer Network: Networking fundamentals + Wireshark Basics

Learn Computer Networks fundamentals and Wireshark Basics; Build Strong, Successful Foundation in Computer Networking

Created by Engineering Mentor - Courses for IT students

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Students: 4122, Price: $99.99

Students: 4122, Price:  Paid

Computer Network: Networking Fundamentals + Wireshark Basics (Recently updated : Nov 30, 2015!)

What's New (Bonus): Captions for all the lectures!

This Computer Network Course will teach all the fundamentals about Computer Networking; From explaining Computer Networks basics, communication models and detailed lectures on Layers of a network. This course has illustrative and animated diagrams to help you understand the concepts in an easier way. From solving network related problems to discussing applications of these concepts, we have covered the practical aspects of networking. Plus you get our newly added bonus section on Wireshark Packet Analyzer Tool!

Why take this Course?

The 20th Century has all been about information gathering, processing and distribution. In the past few decades, the world has seen tremendous growth in these fields, from telephone networks to radio and television, from highly centralized huge computers to the smart-phones and smart-watches of today. The internet has been instrumental in connecting this world together, to billions of people and millions of devices. And this trend will keep growing rapidly throughout the 21st century too!

With thousands of businesses and millions of devices using networking for operations, Computing Networking is one of the most essential fields for study for any IT aspirant. The internet revolution has made it virtually the most essential domain knowledge to possess for everyone today.

How is this course designed?

This Course is structured into following sections:

  1. Overview: This section introduces you to the course, provides information about the author, course structure and gives you answers to some of the frequently asked questions by students.
  2. Network basics: This section provides fundamental information on computer networks. Network topologies, different types of networks like LAN, WAN, MAN and wireless networks are explained. One of the most important communication model of computer networks, the OSI Reference Model is discussed. Having the knowledge on OSI Model helps in understanding network functionalities better.
  3. Physical Layer: This section deals with techniques like Switching and Multiplexing which focus on effectively utilizing the existing bandwidth to accommodate the high rate of data communication.
  4. Datalink Layer: This section begins with a lecture on framing, a technique to demarcate the frame boundaries. Later we discuss the flow and error control mechanisms, different error detection and correction techniques like Parity Check, Checksum, CRC and Hamming Codes.
  5. Network Layer: In this section header formats of IPv4 and IPv6 datagrams are explained.
  6. Transport Layer: This section explains the Transport Layer protocols that provide service to the Network Layer. Header format, features and services provided by TCP and UDP are explained.
  7. Application Layer: This section begins with Cryptography basics, private key encryption and public key encryption. Encryption algorithms like RSA are explained with examples. Also, File Transfer Protocol is explained.
  8. Bonus - Wireshark Packet Analyzer Tool(Worth $49): Wireshark is the most popular network packet capture and analyzing tool. This section will provide you Wireshark basics like what is Wireshark, Wireshark Installation Setup (windows), Capturing and Analyzing packets with Wireshark Tool.
  9. Bonus - Audio Transcripts (Worth $49): Download the audios of all the lectures and listen to them whenever you can, so that your brain creates visual representation of the concepts and helps you cement this concepts in your mind!
  10. Bonus - Course Completion Bonus: Complete the course and get huge discounts on our other courses! This bonus will help you save 100s of Dollars on our other courses. Don't miss this one!

So Dive into the world of computer networks, and gain all the fundamental knowledge required to pursue your career in computer networking domain.

Cisco CCNA 200-301 – Introduction to networking

Complete Cisco IT Networking Fundamentals course aimed to prepare you for your Cisco 200-301 Studies

Created by Keith Gebhardt - Network Engineer - Bootcamp Instructor

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Students: 3783, Price: $49.99

Students: 3783, Price:  Paid

Welcome! This course has been updated on 4/2020.

This course has been evaluated and is up to date for the new curriculum for those students seeking the new 200-301 CCNA Exam. This course focuses on the ground work to any network administrator or engineering career and certification path. All of the protocols, standards, and processes discussed in this course are the foundations required not only for the current, and future exam, but for your career.

You will notice two sections:

1.) The older section which is still important and relevant to your CCENT or CCNA Studies for Networking Fundamentals
2.) The newer section which is a highly reputable training I have done for years and after popular demand and requests, have decided to add it to this course for my students.

I HIGHLY RECOMMEND GOING THROUGH THE FUNDAMENTALS FIRST THEN GOING THROUGH iOS ADMIN SECTION. Even though most of you will find the iOS Administration Lectures more 'fun', you need the fundamentals. So please, go through the entire course and you will leave this course with excellent knowledge on the subject matter, and a smile on your faces.

This course is going to be super rewarding for all of you new comers as far as Networking is concerned.

Join the STUDENTS that LEARN and SUCCEED! (Reviews from ALL courses)

★★★★★   Really enjoyed the network diagrams and detailed explanations. I would take more courses from this instructor!

★★★★★  Great course and excellent teaching methodology!

★★★★★  Love the way Keith teaches. He phrases concepts in a manner that is easy to follow and understand!

★★★★★ Great course! Definitely will recommend this to others. If you like non dry material with good overall explanations and not just explanations written from a book, then take this course!

About this course!

Maybe some of you are not even in the IT industry yet, or maybe some of you are stuck at the bottom in a position you really don’t care for. Maybe you need to prep for  your Cisco CCNA exam but just keep getting soo overwhelmed with the amount of material, or maybe your are having a hard time knowing where to begin or, maybe your just having trouble staying on track with your studies. Well, let me tell you something - if you fall into any of these situations.. LOOOK NOOOO FURTHER!

 

Although this is an Introduction course… guess what!  

We are going to be covering many important topics in this course related to Cisco’s curriculum, to get you ready and get that ball rolling! I specifically designed this course so you can see the basics of a lot of the main topics, and have a solid understanding of them. This way, when you dive into my full ccna course, or any of the other awesome instructors ccna courses out there, the foundation is already set. So what do I mean by all of this? It means  youll have a clear, basic understanding of all the overwhelming amount of information in the full ccna course, and when you begin your Full CCNA course, you will then only be required to fill in the missing details to have a full understanding and to successfully pass your cisco exams.

 

So, how am I going to do this? 

Well, This course will be comprised of two major components.

 

First comes Theory – Yes the boring stuff, but - You need to understand some key terms, protocols, and well fundamentals as a whole so you can have a good basic understanding of what is going on, and really to know what the heck networking even is. I promise if you listen to the information I present you, you review the information, study the information… you will be golden. You will have that foundation you need to move forward with the Full CCNA curriculum.

 

Next, we have  Practical – Yes the FUN stuff, like hands on labs! Like most of us out there, a lot of us are hands on learners and we need to physically configure or build something to see how its actually working. Well, this course will be made up of about 2 thirds of labs. You will learn how to install a virtual network simulator, and learn every basic component for switches and routers, and then we will begin configuring them. We will start off building simple labs, and then review all the Theory we learned while building these simple labs at first so all the informtion you learned before this LABS section will make more sense, and you physically see them working together. Once we start getting the basics covered, we will move into more complex labs and really start building some nice labs with many different features. By the end of the practical section, I promise... you will be able to configure a small office, home office Local Area Network, using cisco hardware, and be able to troubleshoot these networks for any network issues.

 

So, is this course for you? Well, only you can really make that assumption. I will encourage you to consider this course as I said, it will make your life easier when you dive into the Full CCNA curriculum. You wont spend so much time trying to retain so much information at once.  This course, we keep the material to the basics and key points so it makes sense. Yes you will have to study and put a little work in on your end, but if you work with the material and tools I give you, you will be set!

 

If you have any questions what so ever, please leave me a message or personally shoot me an email. One thing to know is that if you're ever in need of help – I am here for you! 

 

So, without further ado, I hope you make the right decision which fits your current level of knowledge and education best. If you are new this whole IT and Networking industry, and you feel that this course would be right for you, I really look forward to being a part of your journey!

Cisco CCNA Networking Basics for Beginners: Getting Started

Welcome to the World of Cisco CCNA Networking Basics for Beginners. Learn to build networks and its troubleshooting.

Created by Dr. Sunil Soni - PhD Computer Engineering

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Students: 3742, Price: $49.99

Students: 3742, Price:  Paid

Welcome to the "Cisco CCNA Networking Basics for Beginners: Getting Started". This course is designed for beginners who want to enter in the world of computer network. Beginners will learn to understand the basics of how data is sent and received in a computer network and how small computer networks are created. People who are not familiar with computer network and want to understand how computer networks actually work will also enjoy this course.

This course introduce a variety of concepts, practice activities and simulations that help build the learner’s skills and understanding of computer networking. You will learn basic networking concepts, various networking devices such as hub, switch, router etc., configure various networking scenarios using packet tracer simulation and how to apply IP addressing schemes. At the end, you will be able to build small networks and its troubleshooting.

Previous networking knowledge is not required.

In this course, you will:

1. Understand basic networking concepts

2. Recognize various networking devices such as hub, switch, router etc.

3. Configure various networking scenarios using Cisco packet tracer simulation

4. Apply IP addressing schemes

5. Build small networks and how to troubleshoot it

6. Configuration of HTTP (Web Server) + DNS server in Cisco Packet Tracer  with  OSI Layer View

7. Configuration of FTP (File Transfer Protocol) server in Cisco Packet Tracer

8. Configuration of DHCP (Dynamic Host Configuration Protocol) server in Cisco Packet Tracer

9. Configuration of Email/SMTP (Simple Mail Transfer Protocol) server in Cisco Packet Tracer

MTA: Networking Fundamentals – Exam: Microsoft 98-366

Stand out from the crowd, learn the fundamentals networking. Pass our online exam and get an awesome certificate!

Created by Marious Kuriata - IT Exam Practice, Network Engineer and Instructor

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Students: 3273, Price: $24.99

Students: 3273, Price:  Paid

Did you know, that more than 85% of IT support roles require a good foundation of networking concepts?

Microsoft Technology Associate (MTA) is a recommended entry point into IT certification. Pass just one exam and you’ll earn a certification

What's more - pass the exam prepared by us and we will issue an awesome digital certificate of completion for you!

The main benefit to earning a Microsoft Certification is that it shows potential employers/hiring managers that you have the necessary requirements and skills to be the perfect candidate for the job.

In this course you will learn all you need to know to pass the exam and apply your skills in the real world scenarios.

  • Overview of network topologies and concepts
  • Routers and switches
  • Wireless and access points
  • Security, including firewalls and UTM
  • Virtual Private Networks (VPN)
  • Network protocols and services
  • Basic subnetting
  • Real world examples
  • Remote support
  • Quizzes to help you pass the exam

The course is perfect for anyone who seeks to learn the fundamental of networking. Join now!

Contents and Overview

In over 5 hours of content including more than 30 lectures, this course covers the basics of networking. Each chapter closes with a quiz to make sure you can practice exam questions and test your knowledge before moving to the next section.

We start by discussing LAN and WAN topologies, including Virtual Private Networks and security.

There is a section dedicated to network hardware, we talk about routers, switches, access points and firewalls - real network devices in action.

Basic subnetting lectures will allow students to understand IP addresses very well and move to more advanced topics without any problems.

Students completing the course will have the knowledge to create a network diagram and explain basic networking concepts without any problems. Thanks to some troubleshooting tools and tips it will be easier to apply the skills in real world situations.

Stand out from the crowd, learn the fundamentals networking and pass the MTA exam.

Wireless Networking Fundamentals

Understanding Radio Frequency Signalling for Better Network Design and Implementation

Created by Infinite Skills - High Quality Training

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Students: 3068, Price: $49.99

Students: 3068, Price:  Paid

In this Wireless Networking Fundamentals training course, expert author Mark Long will teach you the basics of understanding how wireless networks behave and misbehave, as well as the technologies needed for better network design and implementation. This course is designed for users that are already familiar with wireless networks. 

You will start by learning about wireless basics, including how wireless works, wireless components, and measuring wireless power. From there, Mark will teach you about RF behaviors, wireless signalling, and signal transmission. This video tutorial also covers wireless LANs, wireless security fundamentals, and WLAN design and threats. Finally, you will learn about WLAN troubleshooting, including SNR issues, hidden node obstruction, and full power transmission.

Once you have completed this computer based training course, you will have gained a solid understanding of how radio frequency signalling will allow for better network design and implementation.

Get Started with Business Networking Basics in One Hour

Anxious about networking? Need to introduce yourself quickly and start conversations? This course gets you started fast.

Created by Eric Byrd - Author, Speaker, Networking Expert, Instructor, Entrepreneur

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Students: 2824, Price: $19.99

Students: 2824, Price:  Paid

  People need to be connected. The right business connections are the key to success in any career. It's the contacts in your network who become customers, investors, mentors or sponsors who help catapult you to success. 

  How do you feel about networking? Do you feel uncomfortable or unsure when faced with meeting new people? Is it difficult to make yourself go to events and introduce yourself? Are you worried you'll choke... or freeze. Do you worry you'll sound silly? You are not alone. Many people struggle with networking anxiety. The good news is you CAN learn to network and give your career a huge boost without all the angst. 

     

  It's not as hard as you might think. 

            There is a better way to network. One that lets you be yourself and still be an effective communicator. One that enables you to meet,engage and connect with reduced stress and better results. Connect with Ease will introduce you to a more effective way to network. 

  Register for this fun online course and discover how to… 

  • Meet people to help you land that new job

  • Make the contacts to grow your business

  • Climb the company ladder faster and easier

  • Connect with the movers and shakers... with EASE!

  The Connect with Ease process will walk you through a simple, step-by-step process so you can begin conversations with anyone easily, all while just being yourself. 

  Enroll today and take control of your career!

Cisco Networking Fundamentals – CCNA Prep

Advance your Cisco networking knowledge and prepare for the CCNA exam

Created by Matt Carey - Cisco CCNA Instructor - IPversity

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Students: 2765, Price: $99.99

Students: 2765, Price:  Paid

Master these topics

  • LAN Switching Technologies

  • Routing Technologies

  • WAN Technologies

  • Infrastructure Services

  • Infrastructure Maintenance

Student Feedback

-"I think this course is great, I've been studying for the ICND2 using skillsoft but this course explains some thing different which has been easier for me to grasp"

-"So far I find this to be well explained and cuts down a lot from the book into what you really need to know for the exam and is saving me time. He really knows his stuff for this course and would recommend his to anyone"

Networking Essentials

Gain the essential knowledge and skills required to configure, troubleshoot, manage and protect a data network.

Created by SONIC Performance Support - E-Learning Experts - Training Company

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Students: 2283, Price: $29.99

Students: 2283, Price:  Paid

This Networking Essentials course provides an introduction to the computer hardware and software skills needed to help meet the growing demand for entry-level information and communication technology (ICT) professionals.

The curriculum covers the fundamentals of computer hardware and software as well as advanced concepts such as security and networking.

In this course you, along with the instructor, will take a look at the following in depth:

  • Protocols and the magic of protocols, in particular, TCP/IP.
  • Working with name-resolution.
  • IP address allocation.
  • Active Directory.
  • Troubleshooting.

Our instructor will make networking concepts easy to understand. His presentation style is easy to follow and your knowledge can be validated with our quizzes at the end of each lesson.

IT Networking Fundamentals – Packet Switching

Learn Packet Switching in IT Networking / Computer Networks, including Character Encoding and basic IP Routing.

Created by Mohan Bala Venkata Krishna - Cybersecurity | Network Automation | Computer Networks

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Students: 1987, Price: $74.99

Students: 1987, Price:  Paid

IT Networking or Computer Networks is an exciting field to work, they use Packet Switching for information communication, but have you ever wondered how exactly Computer Networks or IT Networking actually works on Packet Switching ?

This course teaches you outside the conventional 'text book teaching' of one of THE important foundations in IT Networking / Computer Networks, that is Packet Switching. The same underlying technology that runs the Internet and its networks.

IT Networking / Computer Networks is the dominant communication technology in our connected world, their use of Packet Switching replaced the legacy switching technologies like Circuit Switching ( Telephone Networks ) and Message Switching ( Telegraph Networks ), with that move, IT Networking / Computer Networks evolved to a state where they have become an integral part of our lives.

Information travels in the form of IP Packets in Computer Networks, all core concepts of Packet Switching are explained with simple animations and scenarios showing traffic flows in sample Computer Networks. Care has been taken to ensure the concepts can be understood with ease, even students without IT Networking / Computer Networks background can find this course engaging and simple.

Also, you'll be introduced to the information encoding standards, binary systems and briefly to the TCP/IP Model.

Computer Network: IT Networking Fundamentals 2016

Learn Network and Computer Systems and begin a career with a $66,000 annual salary

Created by Melbourne Gregory - M.S., M.B.A

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Students: 1749, Price: $19.99

Students: 1749, Price:  Paid

This Network Fundamental Course is a comprehensive training course that brings topics to life through the use of demonstrations, animations, and configurations, making learning these fundamental networking topics easy and fun.

Instructor, Gregory, walks you through the full range of topics including protocol reference models; network devices, topologies, and services; WAN technologies; network cables and connectors; network design; Local Area Network technologies; network addressing and routing; unified communication; visualization; network security; and network maintenance.

The videos contained in this course provide you more than 3 hours of instruction. Modules are divided into easy to digest lessons and conclude with summaries and interactive module and quizzes to help assess your knowledge.

Module 1 and 10  is preceded by an introduction by Joey Perez West, a Model Spokesperson and member of Producers and Screen Actors Guild. 

Module 2 is preceded by an introduction by Melissa, also known as 'Modelgirl5er', a Model spokesperson and online entrepreneur specializing in Freelance Marketing service through microeconomics forums online. 

Module 3 and 4 are preceded by an introduction by  Brian, an MBA graduate and Director of Marketing in the United States; specializing in Public Relations. 

Designed to take you inside Basic Networking concepts in a unique and interactive way, This course is guaranteed to help you master the fundamental networking topics that will help you succeed.

IT Network cabling :Start your cabling career now !

IT Network course specifically designed for students wanting to enter the cabling infrastructure market

Created by Hofmeyr de Vos - Your Expert Instructor

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Students: 658, Price: $19.99

Students: 658, Price:  Paid

Information Communication Technology (ICT) Network cabling course brought to you by an instructor with more than two and a half decades of experience in the industry

We will cover everything from Structured Network Cabling , building and testing cables, various types of cables, copper and fiber technology, common cabling errors ,  correct labeling methods, typical tools used on site, floor plans, civil works, and even health and safety awareness.

This is the best entry point to a career in IT Network cabling we could possibly design, with all the basics covered in terms of practical demonstrations throughout the course.

Becoming An IT Pro: Network Cabling, Racks & Tools Course

Master the basic fundamentals of network cabling, racks, tools and troubleshooting. Learn the standards, uses and more!

Created by Frank Ward - I.T. Manager

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Students: 559, Price: $89.99

Students: 559, Price:  Paid

Course review from Henry C: "The course is very informative and easy to follow. The instructor's voice is clear and easy to understand."

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Do you need to master the fundamentals of network cabling? Are you changing careers and now you will work client side with networks? Maybe you struggle with understanding how the cabling works in an office environment?

With this course, You WILL learn and master the fundamentals of:

  • Cabling 
  • Cable Standards
  • Racks
  • Tools
  • Troubleshoot efficiently.

This course dives in to standard of cabling, wire colors, length maximums and more. You will then learn about the different rack styles and how they fit into the network cabling world. Lastly you go over network cabling tools. These tools will help you be a more efficient troubleshooting and technician.

During the course, you are immersed with lectures using PowerPoint slides and talking head videos. After each lecture, there is a demo video, and a quiz to help you cement the lessons.

When you enroll in this course:

  • You will learn the skills to be an effeciant and succesful IT Technician
  • You will have multiple queizes that will help you cement the information you learned
  • You will be able to identify cabling and the standards used
  • You will be able to Troubleshoot more effectively

How Do I Know?

This course is modeled after an exercise I go through with all my new hires. I teach them everything in this course, so I know they can handle networking tasks without supervision. Modeled in this course are the processes that we go over. 

Finishing this course, you will have a firm understanding of:

  • Types of cabling
  • Cabling standards
  • Racks
  • Tools for cabling
  • How to troubleshoot common cabling issues.

This course DOES NOT deal with Hubs, Bridges, Switches, Routers or configuration of this type of equipment. 

YOU BENEFIT from learning from an  I.T. Professional, with over 11 years of experience. I am an I.T. Manager, and this course is modeled around an exercise I conduct with all of my new hires. You get me, on video, going over in more depth, than what I do, in the office with my directs! You also get to watch and re-watch, where they better have taken great notes, since I don't repeat myself!

Troubleshooting cabling issues is a very basic requirement for an I.T. Professional. Learning this skill will put you ahead of others starting in the field. Knowing what a tool is, what it looks like, and how to use it properly is critical when systems are not functioning, or down because of some wiring issue. We cover all the standard tools, including; wire strippers, punch down tool, wire crimper, tone generator and probe, as well as a cable tester.  You LEARN how to strip cable, punch cable down, terminate ends with a crimper, tone out cables, and test cables.

Content and Overview

Remember, this course is based on an exercise I do with all my new direct reports. I take them through this exercise so that I can trust them to be able to handle basic cabling issues. You will learn from an I.T. Manager with over 11 years experience. During the hour course, you will go through 7 high-level lectures, and experience 19 demos. You will take 5 quizzes that range from 4-10 questions each to help cement your understanding of the materials. I am never far away, if you have a question, you can post in the Q&A section, and I will get back to you! The best part is, you get to return to any video in the course, whenever you want! There is an exercise, that has you identifying what tools you have in your office, you can find those, and then re-watch that tools video, so you can see work with the tool while watching.

Network Theory: Introduction

Learn the Language of Networks

Created by Systems Innovation - eLearning for systems thinkers

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Students: 534, Price: $34.99

Students: 534, Price:  Paid

Network theory is one of the most exciting and dynamic areas of science today with new breakthroughs coming every few years as we piece together a whole new way of looking at the world, a true paradigm shift that is all about connectivity. The study of network theory is a highly interdisciplinary field, which has emerged as a major topic of interest in various disciplines ranging from physics and mathematics, to biology and computer science to almost all areas of social science.

From the metabolic networks that fuel the cells in our body, to the social networks that shape our lives, networks are everywhere, we see them in the rise of the internet, the flow of global air traffic and in the spread of financial crises, learning to model and design these networks is central to 21st century science and engineering.

This is an introductory course where we present topics in a non-mathematical and intuitive form that should not require any specific prior knowledge of science as the course is designed to be accessible to anyone with an interest in the subject. During the course we will explore all the major topics including:

Networks Overview: In this first section to the course we are going to give an overview to network theory that will also work as an overview to the structure of the course and the content we will be covering. We talk about what we called the network paradigm that is the whole new perspective that network theory offers when we look at the world through the lens of connectivity.

Graph theory: In this second section we lay down the basics of our language for talking about graphs by giving an introduction to graph theory, we talk about a node's degree of connectivity and different metrics for analyzing a nodes degree of centrality and significance within a network

Network Structure: In the third section we explore the overall topology to a network by talking about connectivity, that is how connected the whole network is, diameter, density and clustering all key factors in defining the overall structure to a network.

Types Of Networks: In this section we will be looking at different models to networks by starting out with a randomly generated network we will see how most network are in fact not random but have some distinct structure, here we will be talking about a number of different models such as centralized scale free networks and the small world phenomena.

Network Diffusion & Dynamics: In the last section to the course we touch upon how networks change over time, in particular looking at the different parameter affecting the generation of a network, how something spreads or fails to spread across it and finally wrap-up by talking about network robustness and resilience.

IT Networking Basics: n00b to Ninja

Learn Networking 101 (from the mind of a Hacker)

Created by Vonnie Hudson - Ethical Hacker and Teacher

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Students: 378, Price: $99.99

Students: 378, Price:  Paid

n00b To Ninja

Think You Understand The Basics?

One of the questions we often see goes like this: "Do I need to pass the CompTIA Network+ exam before taking the Security+?"

Now this is an excellent question because, although the Security+ exam doesn't have any prerequisites it is still highly recommended that all students have a firm understanding of basic networking technologies.  

The n00b to Ninja course is a great prep tool to get you mentally and psychologically ready to tackle the Security+ exam (but you can also use it to simply gain a better understanding of how networks work)

What You Will Learn

  • Networking Basics from the ground up (everything everyone already THINKS you know but you know you don't)

  • Routers and Switches - what they really do and why we need them

  • All about DHCP - it's not just about automatically getting an IP address

  • BONUS: DHCP penetration testing attacks to show you how an attacker might abuse DHCP on a local area network

  • DNS from A to Z.  After this lecture you will finally completely understand what DNS is, why we have it and how it really works. All secrets revealed.

  • ARP: Have you ever wondered why we have both MAC addresses and IP Addresses?  Have you been confused about this?  After this lecture you'll know why we need both (Hint: 90% of IT professionals don't even know the answer to this basic question - but you will after completing this lecture)

  • You'll learn all about IP addresses - we'll break it down to the binary level and show you how to convert between binary and decimal and back again

  • You'll learn the purpose of the Subnet Mask and how (and why) to Subnet Networks - it's a lot easier than you think

  • All about NAT - the greatest inhibitor to innovation but also the reason the internet hasn't collapsed on itself!  IT people like to throw this term around but you'll finally GET it - it'll just make sense after you finish this lecture.

  • All about ports - what are ephemeral ports, well known ports - why we have ports - all that jazz 

  • WAN technologies - we'll take a step back and look at the internet at large and how routing protocols work.

Here's what this course will do for you

The purpose of this course is really simple: to give you the confidence you need to pass the Security+ exam.

Sure you're going to have fun along the way, and sure you can use these skills to stay in your current job and be a more competent employee but we designed this course to spring-board your entry into the exam. 

Once you know the fundamentals taught in this course you'll not only be better prepared but also eager to begin your studies for the Security+ exam.   

So what are you waiting for?  Jump in now!

Networking Fundamentals – Cisco CCNA

Networking Fundamentals Taught Efficient, Quick, Painless, & Easy To Understand - Unlike The Other Guys

Created by Sam Fitzgerald - Network Expert 20+ years- CCIE #19367

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Students: 359, Price: $29.99

Students: 359, Price:  Paid

Cisco Networking Fundamentals CCNA

Sam’s Courses have been taken over 50,000+ times by 30,000+ students all over the world. And now, he’s ready to help YOU learn! 

Why take our course? I feel the reasons are best expressed *clears throat* in song. But unfortunately this is a text course description, so we'll settle for a professionally organized bullet-point-filled list.

This course...

  • While requiring no previous knowledge of anything Networking related, will grant you the information you need to start your career in the field.

  • Contains up to 6+ hours of video, slam packed with essential, need to know info that has been handpicked and deemed worthy by me, Sam Fitzgerald, Network Expert of 25+ years, CCIE recipient, and 6 time Olympic medalist in "Hand Ball". Okay not really, but I do need someone to tell me what in the world Hand Ball is.

  • Has been professionally recorded in front of a Green screen, and the audio has been captured by professional microphones, to insure crystal clear visuals, and instructions, to enhance the student experience. Plus in my off time I use the green screen and make it look like I'm Iron man. 

  • Countless hours of work went into editing the videos, and we've come out with a product we know is great, and we're very proud of it.

  • As with all our courses, we get straight to the point, cutting out the useless facts, stutters, and other time waster, enabling you to learn quickly, and more efficiently, than any other course available.

Praise For Sam's Course

                “Coming from the mind of an industry expert with 20+ years of experience, Sam masterfully breaks down every last detail in a quickeasy to understand way. His teaching style is light, quick, and I just can’t make myself bored

                                                                                                                      – Isaiah T. 5 Stars

                 “This course makes CCNA topics like routing technologies and network device security as simple as possible. I really enjoyed it, and I will definitely be taking more of Sams courses.”                                                                                                               

                                                                                                              – Trever Eason 5 Stars

In fact, there’s mile long lists of people raving about this course, and how much they love it, and we know you will too.

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In This Course You Will Be Introduced To..

  • Different Types of connectivity 

  • Cabling

  • Protocols

  • How To Work With IP Addressing


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And the best part? If all of that doesn't tickle your fancy, you can always use Udemys money back policy to reclaim the root of all evil. There's literally NO risk, but as for the reward? Well, let's just say skys the limit! You know what to do, ENROLL TODAY!

Additional questions? Don't be afraid to message me! Otherwise, I'll see you on the inside!

-Networking Step By Step: Learning At the speed of Life 

Secure Shell Fundamentals – Learn SSH By Configuring It

Use SSH to securely communicate with your Linux and networking infrastructure.

Created by Ted LeRoy - Enterprise Security Architect - Online Instructor

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Students: 330, Price: $79.99

Students: 330, Price:  Paid

Configure Secure Shell (SSH).

Learn how to communicate between Linux and your other operating systems (Windows and MAC OSX) using SSH.

As with all Udemy courses:

  • You have a 30 day, no questions asked, money back guarantee if you're not fully satisfied with the course.

  • You have lifetime full access to the course and all updates and additions.

This course covers the following:

  • Create a free lab with VirtualBox to learn within

  • Prepare your server for SSH use

  • Connect with SSH from Linux or MAC OS X

  • Connect from Windows with PuTTY

  • Configure key based authentication for Linux and MAC OS X

  • Configure key based authentication for Windows

  • Manage your SSH configuration through /etc/ssh/sshd_config

  • Stop bad guys with Fail2ban

  • Enable your firewall (ufw)

  • Disable unneeded services

  • Manage sudo permissions

  • Copy files between Linux systems with SCP

  • Copy files from Windows to Linux with SCP

If you would like a general Linux course instead of a course focused solely on SSH, please consider my Ubuntu Linux Fundamentals Udemy course.

IT Networking Fundamentals basic level(Computer Networking)

Learn all the Fundamentals of Computer Networking and how systems communicate in Network

Created by Anchal Kamra - Assistant Professor teaching CSE Subjects.

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Students: 249, Price: $89.99

Students: 249, Price:  Paid

Hello Viewers/Readers,

Updated on Nov 2020.

If you are looking for a beginner-level course on Computer Networking then your search ends here.

This course is subdivided into 6 lessons and each lesson is further divided into 3 sessions each. In total 18 quality lectures. The best part of this course is that you will be provided with QnAs for each session. Every QnA is having 10-15 questions from that session. This will further simplify the concepts and will resolve your doubts also. I am providing a document listing all the topics of the course, which will give you a clear picture of the course that is downloadable.

Some more lectures are there in the new update. (new section on IP Addressing and Subnetting)

After you complete the course text me on Course Message and I will fix a doubt session with you where you can ask questions about the course. ( Nothing is being marketed in this session).

You will acquire all the fundamental knowledge of computer networks with this course.

A computer network is a group of computers that use a set of common communication protocols over digital interconnections for the purpose of sharing resources located on or provided by the network nodes. The interconnections between nodes are formed from a broad spectrum of telecommunication network technologies, based on physically wired, optical, and wireless radio-frequency methods that may be arranged in a variety of network topologies.

The nodes of a computer network may be classified by many means as personal computers, servers, networking hardware, or general-purpose hosts. They are identified by hostnames and network addresses. Hostnames serve as memorable labels for the nodes, rarely changed after the initial assignment. Network addresses serve for locating and identifying the nodes by communication protocols such as the Internet Protocol.

Some of the topics related to this course are

  • Data Communication basics,

  • MUX and DEMUX,

  • Transmission Media,

  • Topologies,

  • Protocol Stacks,

  • OSI Model,

  • TCP/IP Model,

  • Switching

  • IP Addressing

  • DNS,

  • Information Security.

SO WHAT ARE YOU WAITING FOR? ENROLL TODAY, YOUR 100% RISK-FREE ENROLLMENT IS BACKED BY UDEMY'S 30-DAY, NO QUESTIONS ASKED, MONEY-BACK GUARANTEE!

Computer Networking is easy, trust me. See you on the other side of the course.

Networking Fundamentals: Hands-on Training for Beginners

A brief introduction to the fundamental concepts of Networking

Created by Eduonix Learning Solutions - 1+ Million Students Worldwide | 200+ Courses

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Students: 95, Price: $39.99

Students: 95, Price:  Paid

Get started on the amazing journey of network engineering with our course on network fundamentals. The course will provide you all the skills you will need to ace in networking. The course will cover fundamental topics of the field and provide a solid understanding of underlying concepts.

Why is this course great for you?

  • It starts from scratch

  • Helps you build conceptual understanding

  • Provides practical skills

  • Explains theoretical concepts with real world examples

Concepts covered in the course:

  • Network Fundamentals

  • Networking models

  • Important Protocols

  • Networks and its types

Learn all this and much more in this amazing course. Enroll and let’s get started

Computer Networking Fundamentals 2021

Learn all about the basics of computer networking, fundamental concepts and basic network security concepts

Created by Cristian Calinescu - Security Operations Manager&Senior Infrastructure Engineer

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Students: 49, Price: $49.99

Students: 49, Price:  Paid

Computer networks are at the core of our everyday lives. While any wireless technology is often referred to as wireless, and most networked ones as simply a network, there are multiple different technologies, protocols, and configurations to be done to properly set up a network at home, or in an office.

Today's computing devices are always connected to a network. While increasing productivity, this also increases the risk of malicious activity.

In this course, you will learn foundational knowledge of networking services and concepts. 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.

This course is designed to get you started as quickly as possible. There are a variety of self-paced learning activities. You will get:

  • Video lectures on each topic explaining each concept thoroughly with examples (and Demonstrations where applicable)

  • Review questions (quizz) at the end of the course to test your knowledge on the topics learned throughout the course

  • Links to additional resources/blogs/videos for further documentation and more in depth details reading.

Enroll now in Computer Networking Fundamentals course today and start learning about all fundamental concepts of computer networking.