Take an in-depth tour of core Internet protocols and learn how they work together to move data packets from one network to another. With this updated edition, you'll dive into the aspects of each protocol, including operation basics and security risks, and learn the function of network hardware such as switches and routers. New chapters examine the transmission control protocol (TCP) and user datagram protocol in detail.
Ideal for beginning network engineers, each chapter in this book includes a set of review questions, as well as practical, hands-on lab exercises.
You'll explore topics including: