Fundamental Computer Networks and Network Defense




This assessment provides a set of multiple-choice questions relating to computer networks and network defense. The knowledge sub-domains assessed are:

  • Understanding computer network
  • Describing OSI and TCP/IP network Models
  • Comparing OSI and TCP/IP network Models
  • Understanding different types of networks
  • Describing various network topologies
  • Understanding various network components
  • Explaining various protocols in TCP/IP protocol stack
  • Explaining IP addressing concept
  • Understanding Computer Network Defense (CND)
  • Describing fundamental CND attributes
  • Describing CND elements
  • Describing CND process and Approaches

After completing this assessment, the candidate or organization administering the assessment will have a strong idea of knowledge-based strengths and weaknesses in the domains the candidate is being tested.