Module 2: Networking

A firm understanding of Network fundamentals is essential to being able to secure a network or attack one. This module provides a broad overview of networking, covering the fundamental concepts needed to understand computer attacks and defenses from a network perspective. This module focuses on the various protocols used at each layer, with a particular focus on the Networking layer.

Introduction and Layer 1

Layer 2 - Data Link

Layer 3 - Network, Part 1: Addressing & Masking

Layer 3 - Network, Part 2: Routing

Layer 3 - Network, Part 3: Communication

Layer 4 - Transport

Layers 5 & 6 - Session and Presentation

Layer 7 - Application

Inter-Layer Communication & Conclusions

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