CISSP: Communications and Network Security

(Designing and Protecting Network Security)

This domain focuses on:

  • Network Architecture
  • Transmission Methods
  • Transport Protocols
  • Control Devices
  • IAC Model
  • Public Networks
  • Private Networks

By now you must have mastered:

  • Network Fundamentals
  • Network Typologies
  • IP addressing
  • Network Segmentation
  • Switching and Routing
  • Wireless Networking
  • OSI and TCP Models
  • TCP/IP protocol suite

Had enough?  Don't forget the impact with relation to

  • Cryptography as it relates to secure network communication

This is where you need to have mastered

  • Switches
  • Routers
  • Wireless Access points

Don't forget the security considerations of

  • Transmission media
  • Network access control
  • Endpoint security
  • Content distribution network

That's why you'll need to tie in:

  • communication channels

    • Data 
    • voice
    • remote access
    • multimedia collaboration
    • virtualized networks.

All while considering the attack vectors and being able to prevent their attacks.

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