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1.5 Network Topologies, Protocols and Layers // GCSE Computer Science MidTerm Assessment

  • star and mesh network topologies
  • Wifi:
    • frequency and channels
    • encryption
  • ethernet
  • the uses of IP addressing, MAC addressing, and protocols including:
    • TCP/IP (Transmission Control Protocol/Internet Protocol)
    • HTTP (Hyper Text Transfer Protocol)
    • HTTPS (Hyper Text Transfer Protocol Secure)
    • FTP (File Transfer Protocol)
    • POP (Post Office Protocol)
    • IMAP (Internet Message Access Protocol)
    • SMTP (Simple Mail Transfer Protocol)
  • the concept of layers
  • packet switching.