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TECEP Network Technology: Study Guide & Test Prep

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Get ready for the TECEP Network Technology exam with this comprehensive and convenient study guide course. The course can be completed in a few weeks and it contains plenty of self-assessments to help you evaluate your readiness to take the credit-granting exam.
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8 chapters in TECEP Network Technology: Study Guide & Test Prep

Ch 1. Network Concepts {{cp.topicAssetIdToProgress[238205].percentComplete}}% complete
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Lesson 1 - How to Use Study.com TECEP Courses
Lesson 2 - The Components of a Telecommunications System Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[1757].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[1757].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 3 - Information Systems Resources: Networks, Hardware, Software, Data & People Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[1724].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[1724].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 4 - Telecommunications Hardware: Routers, Modems, Switches, Bridges, and Gateways Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[1759].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[1759].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 5 - Network Interface Card (NIC): Types, Function & Definition Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[5089].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[5089].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 6 - Systems Software: Utility Software, Device Drivers and Firmware Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[13964].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[13964].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 7 - Computer Networks and Distributed Processing: PAN, LAN, WAN, MAN Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[1761].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[1761].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 8 - LAN Card: Definition, Function & Types Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[5088].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[5088].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 9 - Intranet and Extranet: Comparing Information and Data Dissemination Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[1754].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[1754].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 10 - Internet Packet: Definition & Explanation Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[6378].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[6378].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 11 - OSI Model: Using Open Systems Interconnection to Send and Receive Data Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[2482].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[2482].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 12 - Application Layer of the OSI Model: Definition, Functions & Protocols Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[9288].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[9288].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 13 - Future Trends in Networking Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[238207].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[238207].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
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Lesson 1 - What is a Network Protocol? - Types & List Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[213041].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[213041].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 2 - What is an Internet Service Provider (ISP)? - Definition & Examples Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[6370].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[6370].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 3 - What is Optical Fiber? - Definition & Concept Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[6371].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[6371].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 4 - Data Link Layer of the OSI Model: Protocol, Functions & Design Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[9283].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[9283].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 5 - Network Layer of the OSI Model: Functions, Design & Security Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[9294].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[9294].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 6 - Presentation Layer of the OSI Model: Definition, Functions & Protocols Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[9276].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[9276].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 7 - Session Layer of the OSI Model: Functions, Protocols & Examples Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[9279].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[9279].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 8 - Transport Layer of the OSI Model: Functions, Security & Protocol Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[9287].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[9287].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 9 - Internet Connectivity and Communication Standards Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[2438].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[2438].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 10 - The Internet: IP Addresses, URLs, ISPs, DNS & ARPANET Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[1747].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[1747].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 11 - What is Hostname Resolution? Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[238211].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[238211].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 12 - What is Communication Protocol? - TCP/IP & Explanation Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[6381].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[6381].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
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Lesson 1 - How Star, Bus, Ring & Mesh Topology Connect Computer Networks in Organizations Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[1766].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[1766].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 2 - Physical & Logical Topology: Definition & Characteristics Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[238215].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[238215].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 3 - Wireless Network Modes: Applications & Differences Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[238217].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[238217].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 4 - SSH Remote Access Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[190479].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[190479].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 5 - SSH Alternatives Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[190481].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[190481].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 6 - Telnet vs. SSH Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[190489].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[190489].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 7 - Accessing a Server Via SSH Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[190477].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[190477].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 8 - What is an FTP Connection? Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[190499].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[190499].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 9 - What is an SFTP Client? Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[190505].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[190505].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 10 - WAN Connectivity Techniques Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[238219].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[238219].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 11 - ARPANET: Definition & History Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[6368].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[6368].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
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Lesson 1 - Types of Networks: LAN, WAN, WLAN, MAN, SAN, PAN, EPN & VPN Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[14065].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[14065].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 2 - Communication & Wireless Computing Devices: GPS, PDA, Cellular & Satellite Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[1762].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[1762].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 3 - GSM & CDMA: Definition & Differences Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[238223].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[238223].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 4 - What is LTE? - Definition, Speed & Network Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[62669].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[62669].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 5 - Medium-Range Wireless Communication: Wi-Fi & Hotspots Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[1764].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[1764].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 6 - Wide-Area Wireless Communication: Microwave, Satellite, 3G, 4G & WiMAX Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[1765].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[1765].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 7 - WPA vs. WEP Encryption Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[199955].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[199955].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
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Lesson 1 - What is a Server? - Definition & Explanation Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[6382].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[6382].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 2 - What Is a Client-Server Network? - Definition, Advantages & Disadvantages Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[17209].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[17209].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 3 - Client/Server and Mainframe Systems Used in Telecommunication Systems Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[1758].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[1758].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 4 - Network Architecture: Tiered & Peer-to-Peer Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[14066].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[14066].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 5 - What is a DNS? - Definition & Explanation Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[6374].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[6374].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 6 - Network Operating Systems (NOS): Windows & Novell Net Ware Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[1760].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[1760].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 7 - OS Functions: Security, System Management, Communication and Hardware & Software Services Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[1736].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[1736].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 8 - Enterprise, Workgroup & Personal Operating Systems Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[1737].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[1737].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
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Lesson 1 - What is Cloud Computing? - Definition, Advantages & Disadvantages Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[5546].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[5546].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 2 - Public, Private & Hybrid Cloud Computing Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[238229].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[238229].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 3 - Computer Platforms: Definition, Types & Examples Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[7691].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[7691].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 4 - PaaS and IaaS Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[238231].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[238231].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 5 - What is SaaS? - Definition, Examples & Benefits Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[146712].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[146712].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 6 - What is Cloud Storage? - Definition & Concept Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[5547].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[5547].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 7 - Cloud Computing Security Issues Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[199787].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[199787].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 8 - What Is a Virtual Private Network (VPN)? - Definition & Types Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[7768].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[7768].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 9 - What Is Virtual Storage? - Solutions, Appliances & Management Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[17363].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[17363].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 10 - Virtualization: Definition & Benefits Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[238233].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[238233].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 11 - What is Distributed Computing? - Principles, Environments & Applications Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[14067].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[14067].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
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Lesson 1 - What Is Computer Management? - Maintenance & Tools Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[13967].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[13967].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 2 - Basic Encryption Methods Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[199865].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[199865].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 3 - RAID Arrays & Data Redundancy Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[14058].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[14058].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 4 - What is a Tier 4 Data Center? - Requirements & Design Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[182783].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[182783].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 5 - Bandwidth vs. Throughput Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[146725].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[146725].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 6 - Throughput vs. Latency Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[146729].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[146729].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 7 - Importance of Information Security Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[199797].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[199797].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 8 - What is The Federal Information Security Management Act? Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[199817].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[199817].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 9 - Security Perimeter: Definition, Solutions & Devices Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[17368].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[17368].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 10 - What Is Cyber Crime? - Definition, Types & Examples Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[21564].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[21564].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 11 - What is Internet Security? - Privacy, Protection & Essentials Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[14063].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[14063].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 12 - What is Malware? - Definition, Examples & Types Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[219305].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[219305].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 13 - What is Antivirus Software? - Examples & Overview Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[10453].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[10453].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 14 - Systems Security: Firewalls, Encryption, Passwords & Biometrics Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[13965].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[13965].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 15 - What is a Firewall in Network Security? - Role & Use Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[219321].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[219321].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Course Progress Best Score
Lesson 1 - TECEP Network Technology Essay: Info & Prompts
Lesson 2 - How to Write a Great Essay Quickly Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[1366].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[1366].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 3 - Practicing Essay Writing to Get Better at Writing Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[1367].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[1367].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 4 - Writing for Your Audience Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[1368].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[1368].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 5 - How to Edit and Improve Essay Content Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[1369].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[1369].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 6 - How to Proofread an Essay for Spelling and Grammar Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[1370].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[1370].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 7 - How to Focus Your Essay and Respond to the Essay Prompt Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[2695].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[2695].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 8 - How to Write a Persuasive Essay and Use Several Sources Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[1365].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[1365].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional

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