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Ch 7 Networking lecture notes

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Ch 7 Networking lecture notes CGS2100

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These notes are based on the class lecture and some of its contents will be found in Exam #2.
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Date Created: 07/22/16
Ch 7 Networking: Connecting computing devices  Networking fundamentals o Computer network o Node  Computer  Peripheral  Network device o Computer network resource sharing benefits:  High-speed internet connection  Peripheral devices  Files  Common communications  Network architectures o Classified by:  Distance  How managed  Rules to exchange data  Communications medium used  Network components o Transmission media  Communications channel between nodes: wireless networks & wired networks  UTP cable  Types of UTP cable: Cat 5E, Cat 6, Cat 6a  Decreased throughput in wireless networks o Basic network hardware  Network adapter  Network interface card (NIC)  Broadband modem  Packets  Router  Switch o Network software  Operating software for P2P (peer to peer) networking  Client/server network  Communicate through centralized server  Specialized network operating system (NOS) software  Connecting to the Internet o Home network  Share an internet connection o Must purchase internet access from ISP  Specialized providers  Companies that provide other services o Broadband o Dial-up o Broadband internet connections  Broadband  Standard broadband tech  Satellite broadband  Mobile broadband  4G LTE (less than equivalent, so it's really 3G) o Wired broadband internet connections  Cable internet  Coaxial cable, similar ot cable TV wire  DSL (digital subscriber line)  Fiber optic service o Wireless internet access  Wireless internet at home  WiFi hotspot  Wireless in-flight internet  Mobile broadband 3G  4G LTE  Installing & configuring Home Networks o Devices connecting to home networks o Connecting devices to a router  Routers for Windows computer  802.11 n o Network-Attached storage devices  NAS devices  AirPort Time Capsule o Specialized Home-Networking Devices  New digital pic frames  Built-in wireless  Access network & online photos  Receive pics via e-mail  Security  Wireless monitoring cameras  Baby monitors are easy to hack bc it's 1 channel o 802.11n or 801.11ac added performance options:  Dual-band N router  Wireless range extender  Securing Wireless Networks o Use a firewall to secure Internet connections o Wired networks more secure than wireless o Added vulnerabilities for wireless  Signal range can extend to neighbors  Extra precautions require to secure wireless


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