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Networking Fundamentals

Build a foundational knowledge of networking in this overview course covering key networking concepts and practices.

1 video  //  32 minutes of training

Course description

Explore one of the foundations of information security with this course on networking fundamentals. Take a look at the basic structure of information exchange and answer questions such as: What are protocols? What are the different types of addresses? Why might some people have a private or a public IP address? Solidify your understanding of network fundamentals with a course including examples, vocabulary, diagrams and more.

Course syllabus

Networking FundamentalsDuration: 31:36

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At Infosec, we believe knowledge is the most powerful tool in the fight against cybercrime. We help IT and security professionals advance their careers with a full regimen of certification and skills training. We also empower all employees with security awareness training to stay cybersecure at work and home. Driven by smart people wanting to do good, Infosec educates entire organizations on how to defend themselves from cybercrime. That’s what we do every day — equipping everyone with the latest security skills so the good guys win.

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Plans and pricing





$599 / license

Annually. Includes all content plus team admin and reporting.