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Syngress Media,U.S.
30 July 2009
Computer certification: CompTia
CompTIA Network+ Certification Study Guide: Exam N10-004, Second Edition, offers a practical guide for those interested in pursuing CompTIA Network+ certification. It presents the fundamental terminology needed to perform duties as a network technician and to pass the CompTIA Network+ exam.

The book begins with a brief history of the development of networks, including their origins and where they are heading. It describes network models such as centralized and decentralized, and distinguishes between a local area network (LAN) and a wide area network (WAN). The discussions include cable connections and termination for the Network+ exam; the meaning of convergence; and the most common network devices being used on small and large networks, including the Internet. The role of switches in improving network functionality and enhancing security is described. The book also contains chapters on wireless networking; Open Systems Interconnection (OSI) model; Transmission Control Protocol/Internet Protocol (TCP/IP); wide area network (WAN) technologies; network security; and network management and troubleshooting.
By:   Robert Shimonski (is a networking and security veteran with over 20 years' experience in military corporate and educational environments.), Naomi Alpern (Consultant, Unified Communications, Microsoft, USA, Citrix Certified Enterprise Administrator, Security+, Network+, A+, MCSE, MCT), Michael Cross (SharePoint Administrator / Developer, Former Computer Forensic Examiner with Police Services in the Niagara Region of Ontario, Canada), Dustin L. Fritz (Owner and Chief Executive Officer of The Computer Network Defense Group LLC in Owings Mills, Maryland, USA), Mohan Krishnamurthy (GM-Network Security, Almoayed Group, Bahrain)
Imprint:   Syngress Media,U.S.
Country of Publication:   United States
Edition:   2nd edition
Dimensions:   Height: 235mm,  Width: 191mm,  Spine: 40mm
Weight:   1.340kg
ISBN:   9781597494298
ISBN 10:   1597494291
Pages:   816
Publication Date:   30 July 2009
Audience:   Professional and scholarly ,  Professional & Vocational ,  Undergraduate
Format:   Paperback
Publisher's Status:   Active

Rob Shimonski ( is an experienced entrepreneur and an active participant in the business community. Rob is a best-selling author and editor with over 15 years experience developing, producing and distributing print media in the form of books, magazines and periodicals. To date, Rob has successfully created over 100 books that are currently in circulation. Rob has worked for countless companies to include CompTIA, Entrepreneur Magazine, Microsoft, McGraw Hill Education, Cisco, the National Security Agency and Digidesign. Rob has an extremely diverse background in the print media industry filling roles such as author, co-author, technical editor, copy editor and developmental editor. Since print media shifted to the digital domain, Rob has focused the past decade on developing all of the needed skills to produce professional audio and video media. An expert in Digital Audio Workstation (DAW) design and video production, Rob has created over 500 different media packages to include commercials for TV, online advertising clips, audio podcasts and much more. Rob started to train others while in the US Marine Corps. Since, Rob has held a NY State teaching certificate as well as multiple trainer roles in colleges and trade schools across the world. Naomi Alpern currently works for Microsoft as a consultant specializing in unified communications. She holds many Microsoft certifications, including an MCSE and MCT, as well as additional industry certifications such as Citrix Certified Enterprise Administrator, Security+, Network+, and A+. Since the start of her technical career she has worked in many facets of the technology world, including IT administration, technical training, and most recently, full-time consulting. Michael Cross (MCSE, MCP+I, CNA, Network+) is an Internet Specialist/Computer Forensic Analyst with the Niagara Regional Police Service (NRPS). He performs computer forensic examinations on computers involved in criminal investigation. He also has consulted and assisted in cases dealing with computer-related/Internet crimes. In addition to designing and maintaining the NRPS Web site at and the NRPS intranet, he has provided support in the areas of programming, hardware, and network administration. As part of an information technology team that provides support to a user base of more than 800 civilian and uniform users, he has a theory that when the users carry guns, you tend to be more motivated in solving their problems. Michael also owns KnightWare (, which provides computer-related services such as Web page design, and Bookworms (, where you can purchase collectibles and other interesting items online. He has been a freelance writer for several years, and he has been published more than three dozen times in numerous books and anthologies. He currently resides in St. Catharines, Ontario, Canada, with his lovely wife, Jennifer, his darling daughter, Sara, and charming son, Jason. Dustin L. Fritz [BSISS; E|CSA] is owner and Chief Executive Officer of The Computer Network Defense Group LLC in Owings Mills, Maryland providing executive-level strategic and tactical cybersecurity consulting services. He specializes in Information Operations Conditions, Information Assurance Vulnerability Management, risk and vulnerability assessments, certification-n-accreditation, security awareness and planning, configuration management, and incident response team development. Dustin has over 10 years of Information Assurance and Computer Network Defense (CND) experience, with core foundations in creating enterprise-wide CND strategies for the Department of the Navy, realigning incident response throughout the United States Pacific Fleet, and implementing the first-ever Information Operations Condition response team (IRT). Dustin's contributions and outstanding achievements in cybersecurity have been consistently recognized over the years by the United States Navy and the Secretary of the Navy; most recently in November 2007 for his actions in attaining 100 percent readiness for all Forward Deployed Naval Forces. Dustin holds a Bachelor of Science in Information Systems Security (BSISS) from Westwood College out of Denver, Colorado and is a EC-Council | Certified Security Analyst (E|CSA). He is an active member of Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers, Association of Information Technology Professionals, the Cyber Warfare Forum Initiative and can always be found speaking in public about cybersecurity and providing professional mentoring. Along with being the technical editor for Dissecting the Hack: The Forbidden Network, Dustin has also contributed to Syngress' CompTIA Network+ Certification Study Guide (2009) (ISBN-10: 1597494291; ISBN-13: 978-1597494298) as a technical editor and author. Mohan Krishnamurthy Madwachar (MCSE, CCA) is the GM-Network Security at Almoayed Group in Bahrain. Mohan is a key contributor to Almoayed Group's projects division and plays an important role in the organization's network security initiatives. Mohan has a strong networking, security, and training background. His tenure with companies such as Schlumberger Omnes and Secure Network Solutions India adds to his experience and expertise in implementing large and complex network and security projects. Mohan holds leading IT industry-standard and vendor certifications in systems, networking, and security. He is a member of the IEEE and PMI. Mohan has coauthored five books published by Syngress: Designing & Building Enterprise DMZs (ISBN: 1597491004), Configuring Juniper Networks NetScreen & SSG Firewalls (ISBN: 1597491187), How to Cheat at Securing Linux (ISBN: 1597492078), How to Cheat at Administering Office Communications Server 2007 (ISBN: 1597492126), and Microsoft Forefront Security Administration Guide (ISBN: 1597492447). He also writes newspaper columns on various subjects and has contributed to leading content companies as a technical writer and subject matter expert.

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