Charming, easy to follow illustrations, description, and diagrams help simplify difficult concepts in this introductory guide to TCP IP Covers network services and protocols the application, transport, network, data link, and physical layer, routing, and security This visual guide covers the fundamentals of TCP IP Transmission Control Protocol Internet Protocol , the communications suite used to transmit data on the internet You ll learn the core protocols that make TCP IP internetworks function as well as TCP IP protocol architecture Each topic is laid out in two page spreads that talk about single ideas from start to finish, and dozens of handy diagrams, charts, and drawings help you visualize challenging concepts