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projects and computer programs. Tony has a master’s degree in information science from the University of Maryland and a bachelor’s degree in industrial technology from Southern Illinois University.
Priscilla Oppenheimer is an author and network consultant with more than 25 years of experience in the computer industry. Priscilla has a master’s degree in information science from the University of Michigan and has worked at such big-name companies as Apple Computer and Cisco Systems. She currently teaches at Southern Oregon University and provides network consulting to companies in her hometown of Ashland, Oregon, and elsewhere.
Belle Woodward, CCNA, CCAI, CCNP, is an assistant professor in the School of Information Systems and Applied Technologies in the College of Applied Sciences and Arts at Southern Illinois University (SIU) in Carbondale, Illinois. She has more than nine years experience in the networking and network security field. Belle teaches network security, advanced networking, and telecommunications. After redesigning the networking and network security undergraduate curriculum, her students took first place at the 2006 Regional Midwestern Collegiate Cyber Defense Competition (CCDC) and fourth place at the national CCDC. In addition to publishing several journal articles in the network
security discipline, Belle has also contributed several chapters included in published network security and networking books.
Gerlinde Brady has been teaching Cisco CCNA and CCNP courses at Cabrillo College, a Cisco Regional Networking Academy, since 1999. She holds a master’s degree in education from the University of Hannover, Germany, and a master’s degree in translation (English/German) from the Monterey Institute of International Studies. Her IT industry experience includes LAN design, network administration, technical support, and training.
Table of Contents
|Living in a Network-Centric World||p. 1|
|Communicating in a Network-Centric World||p. 1|
|Concept Questions||p. 1|
|Vocabulary Exercise: Completion||p. 2|
|Communication: An Essential Part of Our Lives||p. 2|
|Concept Questions||p. 2|
|The Network as a Platform||p. 3|
|Vocabulary Exercise: Define||p. 3|
|Vocabulary Exercise: Identify||p. 3|
|Vocabulary Exercise: Matching||p. 4|
|Vocabulary Exercise: Completion||p. 4|
|Concept Questions||p. 5|
|The Architecture of the Internet||p. 5|
|Vocabulary Exercise: Define||p. 5|
|Concept Questions||p. 6|
|Vocabulary Exercise: Completion||p. 7|
|Trends in Networking||p. 8|
|Multiple-Choice Questions||p. 8|
|Using Google Earth to View the World (22.214.171.124)||p. 10|
|Install Google Earth||p. 11|
|Run Google Earth||p. 11|
|Navigate the Google Earth Interface||p. 11|
|Clean Up||p. 13|
|Identifying Top Security Vulnerabilities (126.96.36.199)||p. 13|
|Locate the SANS Resources||p. 14|
|Review the SANS Resources||p. 15|
|Collect Data||p. 15|
|Using Collaboration Tools: IRC and IM (188.8.131.52)||p. 16|
|Configure the Chat Client||p. 19|
|Connect to the Chat Server||p. 20|
|Consider the Chat Session||p. 21|
|Clean Up||p. 22|
|Using Collaboration Tools: Wikis and Web Logs (184.108.40.206)||p. 22|
|Define the Terms Wiki and Blog||p. 22|
|Explore Wiki Features with the TWiki Tutorial||p. 23|
|Clean Up||p. 28|
|Skills Integration Challenge: Introduction to Packet Tracer (220.127.116.11)||p. 28|
|Explore the PT Interface||p. 30|
|Explore PT Operations||p. 30|
|Review the Standard Lab Setup||p. 32|
|Communicating over the Network||p. 33|
|The Platform for Communications||p. 33|
|Concept Questions||p. 33|
|Vocabulary Exercise: Matching||p. 34|
|LANs, WANs, and Internetworks||p. 34|
|Vocabulary Exercise: Completion||p. 34|
|Vocabulary Exercise: Matching||p. 35|
|Vocabulary Exercise: Completion||p. 36|
|Concept Questions||p. 36|
|Using Layered Models||p. 37|
|Vocabulary Exercise: Matching||p. 37|
|Network Addressing||p. 38|
|Vocabulary Exercise: Completion||p. 38|
|Multiple-Choice Questions||p. 38|
|Using NeoTrace to View Internetworks (18.104.22.168)||p. 39|
|Trace Route to Remote Server||p. 40|
|Trace Route Using NeoTrace||p. 41|
|Clean Up||p. 41|
|Topology Orientation and Building a Small Network (22.214.171.124)||p. 42|
|Create a Peer-to-Peer Network||p. 43|
|Identify the Cables Used in a Network||p. 43|
|Cable the Peer-to-Peer Network||p. 43|
|Connect Your Workstations to the Classroom Lab Switch||p. 47|
|Packet Tracer Companion: Topology Orientation and Building a Small Network (126.96.36.199)||p. 48|
|Using Wireshark to View Protocol Data Units (188.8.131.52)||p. 49|
|Ping PDU Capture||p. 53|
|FTP PDU Capture||p. 56|
|HTTP PDU Capture||p. 58|
|Packet Tracer Companion: Using Packet Tracer to View Protocol Data Units (184.108.40.206)||p. 59|
|Skills Integration Challenge: Examining Packets (220.127.116.11)||p. 59|
|Complete the Topology||p. 60|
|Add Simple PDUs in Real-Time Mode||p. 61|
|Analyze PDUs in Simulation Mode (Packet Tracing)||p. 61|
|Experiment with the Model of the Standard Lab Setup||p. 61|
|Application Layer Fun|
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