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1

An employee wants to access the network of the organization remotely, in the safest possible way. What network feature would allow an employee to gain secure remote access to a company network?

VPN

2

Which statement describes a characteristic of a converged network?

A single network that delivers voice, video, and data to a variety of devices

3

Fill in the blank.
An ________ is a private connection of LANs and WANs that belongs to an organization, and is designed to be accessible only by the members and employees of the organization, or others with authorization.

INTRANET

4

How does BYOD change the way in which businesses implement networks?

BYOD provides flexibility in where and how users can access network resources.

5

During a routine inspection, a technician discovered that software that was installed on a computer was secretly collecting data about websites that were visited by users of the computer. Which type of threat is affecting this computer?

Spyware

6

Fill in the blank.
Refer to the exhibit (it is a picture of a computer with the passcode 12345 written on a sticky note on the computer). This represents an example of an _______ security threat to an organization.

Inside

7

Metro Ethernet

High-speed business class copper or fiber connection

8

Satellite

Requires a dish and clear line of sight for service

9

SDSL

Business class service that provides the same upload and download speeds over telephone lines

10

Cable

Signal carried on the same copper or fiber medium as the television signal

11

Cellular

Access via the cell phone network

12

A college is building a new dormitory on its campus. Workers are digging in the ground to install a new water pipe for the dormitory. A worker accidentally damages a fiber optic cable that connects two of the existing dormitories to the campus data center. Although the cable has been cut short, students in the dormitories only experience a very short interruption of network services. What characteristic of the network is shown here?

Fault tolerance

13

What is an ISP?

It is an organization that enables individuals and businesses to connect to the internet

14

MAN

A network that consists of a number of different types of facilities that are connected within the same geographic area

15

LAN

A network that is located in a limited geographic area in a single building

16

WLAN

A local area network in which the devices are connected wirelessly

17

WAN

A network in which it is two geographically separated LANs that are connected to the same enterprise

18

What is a WAN?

A network infrastructure that provides access to other networks over a large geographic area

19

In which scenario would the use of a WISP be recommended?

A farm in a rural area without wired broadband access. Wireless Internet Service Providers are typically found in rural areas where DSL or cable access is not available. A dish or antenna on the property of the subscriber connects wirelessly to a WISP transmitter, eliminating the need for physical cabling outside of the building.

20

Refer to the exhibit. Which term correctly identifies the device type that is included in the area B.

Group A: Packet Source: PC, printer, PC
Group B: ?????: Switch, Switch, Switch, Switch
Group C: Packet destination: PC, PC, printer

Intermediary

21

What are two characteristics of a scalable network? (Choose two.)

Grows in size without impacting existing users, suitable for modular devices that allow for expansion

22

Which three devices are considered end devices in a network? (Choose three.)

VoIP phone, security camera, TelePresence endpoint