1: Introduction to Networks and Networking Concepts 2: Network Design Essentials 3: Networking Media 4: Network Interface Cards 5: Making Networks Work 6: Network Communications and Protocols 7: Network Architectures 8: Simple Network Operations 9: Understanding Complex Networks 10: Introduction to Network Security (new) 11: Supporting a Small Business Network (new) 12: Network Administration and Support 13: Enterprise and Wide Area Networks 14: Solving Network Problems Appendix A: Common Networking Standards and Older Technologies Appendix B: Planning and Implementing Networks Appendix C: Network Troubleshooting Guide Appendix D: Networking Resources, Online and Offline
About the Author
Bio: Greg Tomsho is director of the Computer Networking Technology Department and Cisco Academy at Yavapai College in Prescott, Ariz. He has earned the CCNA, MCTS, MCSA, A+, Security+ and Linux+ certifications. A former software engineer, technical support manager and IT director, he has more than 30 years of computer and networking experience. His other books include MCTS GUIDE TO WINDOWS SERVER 2008 ACTIVE DIRECTORY CONFIGURATION, MCTS GUIDE TO MICROSOFT WINDOWS SERVER 2008 APPLICATIONS INFRASTRUCTURE CONFIGURATION, GUIDE TO NETWORKING ESSENTIALS, GUIDE TO NETWORK SUPPORT AND TROUBLESHOOTING and A+ COURSEPREP EXAMGUIDE.