Introduces the architecture, structure, functions, components, and models of the modern Internet and computer networks. Configuration of IPv4 and IPv6 addresses is covered. Other topics of discussion include: ethernet protocol, media access control, routing principles, subnetting and variable length subnet masking. By the end of the course, students will be able to build simple LANs that include: basic router and switch configurations, successful implementation of IP addressing schemes, and network attack mitigation. A grade of “C” or higher must be achieved to continue to the next Cisco C2 Course.