CCNA Security

Course Description

The Cisco Networking Academy 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.

The course consists of one module

Course Features

  • Students develop an in-depth, theoretical understanding of network security principles as well as the tools and configurations available.
  • The course emphasizes the practical application of skills needed to design, implement, and support network security.
  • Hands-on labs help students develop critical thinking and complex problem-solving skills.
  • Packet Tracer simulation-based learning activities promote the exploration of networking security concepts and allow students to experiment with network behavior and ask “what if” questions.
  • Innovative assessments provide immediate feedback to support the evaluation of knowledge and acquired skills.

Course Outline

ChapterGoals
Modern Network Security Threats Explain network threats, mitigation techniques, and the basics of securing a network
Securing Network DevicesSecure administrative access on Cisco routers
Authentication, Authorization and AccountingSecure administrative access with AAA
Implementing Firewall TechnologiesImplement firewall technologies to secure the network perimeter
Implementing Intrusion PreventionConfigure IPS to mitigate attacks on the network
Securing the Local Area NetworkDescribe LAN security considerations and implement endpoint and layer 2 security features
CryptographyDescribe methods for implementing data confidentiality and integrity
Implementing Virtual Private NetworksImplement secure virtual private networks
Managing a Secure Network Given the security needs of an enterprise, create and implement a comprehensive security policy
Implementing the Cisco Adaptive SecurityImplement firewall technologies using the ASA to secure the network perimiter