CCNA Security

CCNA® Security course provides a next step for individuals who want to enhance their CCNA-level skill set and help meet the growing demand for network security professionals. The curriculum provides an introduction to the core security concepts and skills needed for the installation, troubleshooting, and monitoring of network devices to maintain the integrity, confidentiality, and availability of data and devices.

CCNA Security is a hands-on, career-oriented e-learning solution with an emphasis on practical experience to help students develop specialized security skills to advance their careers. The curriculum helps prepare students for entry-level security career opportunities Implementing Cisco IOS® Network Security (IINS) certification exam
(640-553) leading to the Cisco CCNA Security certification

 

Course Outline

1. Modern Network Security Threats

Explain network threats, mitigation techniques, and the basics of securing a network

2. Securing Network Devices

Secure administrative access on Cisco routers

3. Authentication, Authorization and Accounting

Secure administrative access with AAA

4. Implementing Firewall Technologies

Implement firewall technologies to secure the network perimeter

5. Implementing Intrusion Prevention

Configure IPS to mitigate attacks on the network

6. Securing the Local Area Network

Describe LAN security considerations and implement endpoint and Layer 2 security features

7. Cryptography

Describe methods for implementing data confidentiality and integrity

8. Implementing Virtual Private Networks

Implement secure virtual private networks

9. Putting It All Together

Given the security needs of an enterprise, create and implement a comprehensive security policy