IP-based security is here to stay. To keep your staff well educated and versed on networking, ESA’s National Training School has a networking 100 series of classes on sale through the end of March.
Networking 101 – 106 starts with the basics and progresses into more advanced instruction on protocols, data transmission, hardware, administration of networks, troubleshooting and more. For more on each online course, see below.
Networking 101 — Basics: Provides students with various ways a network can be constructed and, in general terms, how data is sent from one point to another.
Networking 102 — Protocols: This course provides students with various protocols you are likely to encounter when installing and maintaining security and life safety systems on a network.
Networking 103 — Data Transmission: This CEU course provides students with various mediums that’s a network may use to transmit data.
Networking 104 — Hardware: Provides students with the most commonly used networking hardware found in a business environment while also demonstrating how hardware interacts with and communicates through other devices like hubs, routers and switches is important.
Networking 105 — Administration of Networks: This course equips students with information on the important role administrators play in maintaining a network, as well as security concerns, sources of threats to a network and security measures employed to protect the network.
Networking 106 — Basic Network Troubleshooting: This online course provides students with the basic tools that should be available when troubleshooting, as well as, general techniques that can be used to effectively troubleshoot a system.
These courses can be purchased in March for $29.75 each or $21.25 for ESA Members.