The CCNA SECURITY course covers security controls of Cisco IOS devices as well as a functional introduction to the Cisco ASA adaptive security appliance.

Using instructor-led discussion, lecture, and hands-on lab exercises, this course allows students to perform basic tasks to secure a small branch office network using Cisco IOS security features that are available through web-based GUIs (Cisco Configuration Professional) and the CLI on Cisco routers, switches, and ASA appliances.


Who should attend

Individuals seeking the Cisco CCNA Security certification. The course is also appropriate for school students, Network Designers, Network Administrator, Network Engineers, Network Managers, and System Engineers.

Upon completing this course, the learner will be able to meet these overall objectives:

1. Describe the components of a comprehensive network security policy
    that can be used to counter threats against IT systems, within the
    context of a security policy life cycle

2. Develop and implement security countermeasures that are aimed at
     protecting network elements as part of the network infrastructure

3. Deploy and maintain threat control and containment technologies for
     perimeter security in small and midsize networks

4. Describe secure connectivity strategies and technologies using VPNs,
     as well as configure site-to-site and remote-access VPNs using Cisco
     IOS features