Certificate in Hardware, Networking and Security

Details of Computer Hardware

  • Identifying System Unit Components

  • Motherboard Overview

  • Motherboards -Input-output Ports

  • Motherboards Expansion Slots

  • Different Motherboards & their Configuration

  • Motherboard buses

  • Motherboards-CPU Sockets

  • Understanding CPU Characteristics -Part 1

  • Understanding CPU Characteristics -Part 2

  • CPU Cooling Techniques

  • CPU Technologies (80286, 80386,80486,Celeron, Pentium-I  to P4,Dual Core,C2D, i3,i5,i7, etc.,)

  • Motherboards-Jumpers and Power Connectors

  • Motherboards -Fans

  • Multimedia Devices

  • Display Cables and Connectors

  • Identifying Storage Devices

  • SATA Drives

  • PATA Drives

  • SCSI Drives

  • RAID  Drives -Part 1

  • Understanding Laser Printers -Part 1

  • Understanding Laser Printers -Part2

  • Laser Printer Maintenance-Calibration & Cleaning

  • Laser Printer -Toner Replacement & Maintenance

  • Understanding Inkjet Printers

  • Inkjet Printer Cleaning and Maintanance

  • Understanding Thermal Printers

  • Understanding Impact Printers

  • Setting up and Installing a Printer

  • Installing Various Types of Hardware Components

  • Assembling a PC

Overview of Laptop Hardware

  • Laptop Hardware- Speakers, Motherboards & CPU

  • Laptop Hardware-Memory & Optical Drives

  • Laptop RAM and SSDs

  • Laptop Components- Express Cards 

  • Laptop Components- Expansion Cards 

  • Tablets vs Laptops

Troubleshooting IT Hardware

  • Working with BIOS

  • Configuring BIOS settings

  • Troubleshooting Hard Drives

  • Troubleshooting Printers

Troubleshooting Different Problems of Computers

Network Support (Computer Networking)

  • Basics of Networking

  • OSI Model,  TCP/IP Model

  • OSI/TCP Model, Network Protocols

Network Connectivity

  • Network Topology and Network Devices

  • Network Cabling, Internet Connectivity Types

IP Addressing

  • Basics of IP addressing, Classes of IP addresses

  • Difference Between Static and Dynamic IPs

  • Subnetting

  • Configuring DHCP for Small Network

  • Network Ports, Overview of DNS

  • WINS vs DNS, MAC Address Formats

  • Troubleshooting of Networks

  • Network Troubleshooting Tools

Wi-Fi Networks

  • Configuring Wi-Fi Network

  • Wireless Standards

Security Support

Removing Viruses and Malwares

  • Antivirus Software, Adware’s and Spywares

  • Antispam Technologies

  • Installing Free Antivirus and Scanning the PC

  • Installing Free Antispyware and scanning Pc for Adware and Spywares

Securing LAN

  • Firewalls, Proxy server,  Routers

  • Configuring Windows Firewall

  • Overview of IPS and IDS

  • Securing Servers - Server Hardening

  • Windows Server Hardening

Securing Wi-Fi Network

  • WEP, WPA and WPA2

  • MAC Address Filtering

Network Access Security

  • Authentication and Encryption

  • Network Address Translation

  • Secure Remote Access

  • Secure Remote Access - Configuring VPN

Cyber Attacks

  • Common Cyber Attack

  • Man in the Middle Attack

  • Denial of Service Attack

  • Using network packet capturing tool