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Federal Deposit
Insurance Corporation

Each depositor insured to at least $250,000 per insured bank

Continuing IT Training Program

Introduction to Telecommunications and Networking

Program Overview

This course provides an introduction to key topics relating to both data and voice communication networks.  It covers essential baseline terminology and concepts related to networks, network functions and standards, ethernets, switching, and routing.  This course does not provide direct audit, examination, or risk management guidance.

Instructional Format

Facilitated classroom discussion and lectures


Three and one-half days



Target Audience

IT Subject Matter Experts and IT Examiners.

This course is open to appropriate staff of the FDIC and partner government regulatory agencies. This course is not open to the public or staff of private banks.


Participant should have attended ITEC and all Basic Level courses.

Pre-Course Assignment


Special Requirements

This course should be taken as the first course after completing Introduction to Security, and if possible, prior to any other intermediate or advanced IT course.

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More Information

For more information concerning course content and administration, please contact Kathryn Shipley at (703) 516-5071.

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