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Networking Fundamentals

Learn about the OSI and TCP/IP models, AAA services and IAM (Identity and Access Management), and find out more about network traffic and how to secure it.

5 videos  //  99 minutes of training

Course description

In this course, we will be covering the OSI Model and TCP/IP Model, two conceptual models that describe how networking functions in our world today. After that, we will cover AAA services — including authentication, authorization and auditing/accounting — discuss secure network protocols and engage in an overview of IPv4 and IPv6.

Course syllabus

IntroductionDuration: 7:10

The OSI Model and TCP/IP ModelDuration: 40:26

AAA Services and Identity and Access ManagementDuration: 18:51

Secure Network ProtocolsDuration: 10:37

IPv4 and IPv6 OverviewDuration: 21:40

Meet the author

Kevin Carter

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Kevin Carter is the CEO and Founder of Mesh Networking LLC. Kevin has 15 years of experience in the finance and IT industries with an emphasis in IT and operations management. In the past, he has supervised day-to-day IT operations for multiple hedge funds with excess of $1 billion AUM, helping to implement and support IT infrastructure, trade operations, order management systems and market data applications.

From 2010-2016, Kevin was the Chief Technology Officer at Dialectic Capital Management, LP. Before he joined Dialectic, he was a field technician and CSA/SSA Manager at Richard Fleischman & Associates, a hedge fund IT consulting firm. Kevin is currently certified by (ISC)² (CISSP), Microsoft (MCSA, MCITP, MCDST, MCP), SolarWinds (SCP), VMware (VCA-DCV, VCA-Cloud, VCA-WM), Rackspace (CloudU), Bloomberg (BTTC, BESS), and Apple (ACA).

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Plans and pricing

Personal

$299

Annually

Teams

$599 / license

Annually. Includes all content plus team admin and reporting.