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  NETWORKING

Duration: 4 weeks (40 hours, 2 hrs/day)

Grade: 9 to 12

Cost: $ 1999 + HST

Course Overview

  • INTRODUCTION
    • Transferring information via networks
      • Supporting modern applications
      • Specifying communication requirements
    • Defining networks, form and function
      • Supporting QoS
      • Classifying networks:
      • LAN
      • WAN
      • Packet
      • Circuit
      • Wired
      • Wireless
    • Employing protocols and operating systems
      • Standardizing data communications
      • Dividing tasks with layered protocols
  • CONSTRUCTING DATA LINKS
    • Improving efficiency with error-control
      • Detecting and correcting errors
      • Forward and feedback error correction
    • Encoding information
      • Defining bits, bytes and words
      • Taking advantage of digital encoding
    • Framing and timing data
      • The necessity of using frames
      • Reducing errors with synchronous encoding
  • DEPLOYING PHYSICAL MEDIA
    • Identifying media types and challenges
      • Selecting copper cable types
      • Benefiting from fiber optics
    • Employing wireless links
      • Utilizing radio frequencies and bands
      • Managing interference and noise
  • CAPITALIZING ON ETHERNET
    • Examining 802 LAN standards
      • Forwarding with MAC addresses
      • Contrasting shared and switched LANs
    • Investigating Ethernet operations
      • Maximizing the cost-benefit ratio
      • Dissecting Etherswitch operation
      • Adding QoS to Ethernet
      • Comparing Layer 2 and Layer 3 switching
  • HARNESSING WI-FI FOR USER MOBILITY
    • Communicating via radio waves
      • Types of Wi-Fi networks: a, b, g and n
      • Capitalizing on instant infrastructure
    • Integrating Wi-Fi operations
      • Mitigating the challenges of sharing bandwidth
      • Verifying accurate transmission
    • Deploying Access Points (AP)
      • Forwarding traffic via the AP
      • Utilizing Service Set Identifiers (SSIDs)
  • BUILDING NETWORKS USING TCP/IP AND ROUTERS
    • TCP/IP: A practical protocol suite
      • Employing TCP for data and UDP for voice and video
      • Distinguishing between hosts and routers
      • Taking advantage of TCP/IP's multiple applications and utilities
      • Streamlining data and VoIP traffic
    • IP addressing and datagrams
      • Increasing efficiency with well-designed addressing schemes
      • Interpreting net-prefixes and subnet masks
    • How routers operate
      • Relaying traffic with NetID & routing tables
      • Discovering paths with routing protocols
      • Upgrading routers for QoS
  • IMPLEMENTING SECURITY BEST PRACTICES
    • Virtual Private Networks (VPNs)
      • Authenticating users
      • Enabling VPN encrypted tunnels
      • Providing information integrity
    • Benchmarking risks and deploying countermeasures
      • Analyzing threats and security requirements
      • Encrypting data
      • Adopting digital certificates and signatures
    • Ensuring LAN security
      • Wi-Fi security: WPA, 802.11i, AES
      • Isolating workgroups with VLANs
  • CREATING ENTERPRISE NETWORKS
    • Employing telecom circuits
      • Circuit-switching data streams
      • Deploying E1 and T1 leased lines
    • Facilitating inter-site communications
      • Choosing xDSL options
      • LAN Extension Services (LES)
      • Integrating teleworkers and branch offices
    • Selecting scalable carrier data-services
      • Multi Protocol Label Switching (MPLS)
      • ATM
      • Frame Relay
      • Enhanced ISP services

For more information, please call us at 647-430-7478 or email us at: hr@whizkids.ca

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