Cisco CCNP Security: SCOR & SVPN (Vouchers Included)

The CCNP Security: SCOR course provides you with the knowledge to implement and operate core Cisco security technologies. You will learn about common security vulnerabilities, Email Security Appliance (ESA), Web Security Appliance (WSA), Cloud Email Security (CES), mobile device management (MDM), VPN configuration, and more.

The Implementing Secure Solutions with Virtual Private Networks (SVPN) course focuses on implementing secure remote communications with Virtual Private Network (VPN)...

6 Months / 70 Course Hrs
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Cisco CCNP Security: SCOR & SVPN (Vouchers Included)

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Course code: GES3062

What you will learn


  • Cisco security devices via an API
  • Layer 2 and Layer 3+ security
  • VPNs
  • Cloud security concepts
  • Email Security Appliance (ESA)
  • Web Security Appliance (WSA)
  • Cloud Email Security (CES)
  • DNS with Cisco Umbrella
  • Mobile device management (MDM)
  • Multifactor authentication (MFA)


  • Implement secure remote communications with Virtual Private Network (VPN) solutions including secure communications, architectures, and troubleshooting
  • Implementing Site to Site IPsec VPN on Routers & ASA
  • Implementing FlexVPN with IKEv2 on Cisco Routers
  • Implementing DMVPN on Cisco Routers
  • Implementing Cisco AnyConnect

How you will benefit

  • You will be prepared to sit for the Cisco CCNP Security core exam: 350-701 SCOR: Implementing and Operating Cisco Security Core Technologies
  • You will be prepared to sit for the Cisco CCNP Security concentration exam: 300-730 SVPN: Implementing Secure Solutions with Virtual Private Networks

How the course is taught

  • Self-paced, online course
  • 6 Months to complete
  • Open enrollment, begin anytime
  • 70 course hours
  1. Security Foundations
    1. Attacks against on-premises and cloud resources
    2. Common security vulnerabilities
    3. Cryptography concepts and applications
    4. Managing Cisco security devices via application programming interfaces (APIs)
  2. Implementing Security
    1. Security in common cloud environments
    2. Division of responsibility (shared responsibility model)
    3. DevSecOps, continuous integration, and orchestration
  3. Cloud Concepts and Security
    1. Configuring and Verifying VLANs
    2. Configuring and Verifying Trunks
    3. VLAN Trunking Protocol (VTP)
    4. STP Overview and Algorithm Deep Dive
    5. STP Convergence, Configuration and Manipulation
    6. STP PortFast, and BPDU Guard
    7. Multiple Spanning Tree Protocol (MSTP)
    8. EtherChannels
    9. Inter-VLAN Routing
    10. First-Hop Redundancy Protocol (FHRP)
  4. Application-Specific Security Tools
    1. Email Security Appliance (ESA)
    2. Web Security Appliance (WSA)
    3. Cloud Email Security (CES)
    4. Securing DNS with Cisco Umbrella
  5. Securing Endpoints
    1. Antimalware concepts
    2. Mobile device management (MDM)
    3. Multifactor authentication (MFA)
    4. Network access control
    5. Patch management
  6. Network Access Control and Visibility
    1. 802.1x, WebAuth, and MAB
    2. Network visibility and evasion techniques
    3. Cisco network analytics technologies
  7. Introduction to VPN Technologies
    1. Site-to-site and remote access VPNs
    2. Cryptography concepts
    3. Public Key Infrastructure (PKI)
    4. IPsec Concepts
    5. IKEv1 and IKEv2
    6. AH and ESP
  8. VPN Configuration
    1. Traditional crypto map IPsec configuration
    2. VTI configuration
    3. Configuring and troubleshooting DMVPN
    4. Deploying and troubleshooting FlexVPN
  9. Remote Access VPN Configuration
    1. SSL concepts
    2. Clientless AnyConnect deployments
    3. Client-based AnyConnect deployments
    4. Extended functionality with plugins
    5. Local, remote, and two-factor authentication
    6. Host scan and posture assessment
    7. AnyConnect troubleshooting

Shane Sexton

Shane Sexton is a cybersecurity-focused instructor with a hunger for using technology to combat real-world challenges. He holds many professional IT certifications such as Citrix CCA, CompTIA A+, CompTIA Security+, CompTIA Linux+, CompTIA CySA+, ITIL Foundations, Cisco CCNA, AWS SysOps, and Cisco CCNP Security. Shane's extensive professional expertise includes Citrix Virtualization, Citrix Virtualization, Computer Hardware support, Cisco networking, Cybersecurity Blue Team, Cybersecurity Red Team, Cisco security, Amazon AWS, and ITIL. Inside the classroom, Shane makes the complicated seem approachable. Outside the classroom, Shane is a mad scientist with automation, coding, and scripting, tying them back to technologies he teaches in class. If he isn't watching the latest SpaceX launch, he can usually be found tinkering with something.


There are no prerequisites for the course or exams, but it is highly recommended that you have:

  • Completed a Cisco CCNA course and/or exam, or have equivalent experience
  • Familiarity with the Cisco IOS® Software Command-Line Interface (CLI)
  • Familiarity with Cisco AnyConnect® Secure Mobility Client
  • Familiarity with 802.1X


Hardware Requirements:

  • This course can be taken on either a PC, Mac, or Chromebook.

Software Requirements:

  • PC: Windows 8 or later.
  • Mac: macOS 10.6 or later.
  • Browser: The latest version of Google Chrome or Mozilla Firefox is preferred. Microsoft Edge and Safari are also compatible.
  • Microsoft Word Online
  • Adobe Acrobat Reader
  • Software must be installed and fully operational before the course begins.


  • Email capabilities and access to a personal email account.

Instructional Material Requirements:

The instructional materials required for this course are included in enrollment and will be available online.

Yes, you will be prepared to sit for the Cisco CCNP Security exams: SCOR and SVPN.

This course is open enrollment, so you can register and start the course whenever you are ready. Access to your course can take 24-48 business hours.

After you register, you will receive 6 months to complete the course. The time allotted for completion has been calculated based on the number of course hours.

The time allotted for course completion has been calculated based on the number of course hours. However, if you are unable to complete the course, contact the student advising team to see what options you may have available to work out a suitable completion date. Please note that an extension fee may be charged.

Our courses are designed to accommodate various learning preferences. Depending on the course structure, you may get different forms of support. Self-paced courses are designed to be user-friendly and independent, minimizing the need for external support. In courses with instructors, our direct platform support feature includes opportunities for questions, discussions, and remediation, with email and phone support available for select courses. Our student advising team is available to guide you on program requirements and administrative requests, but they do not provide assistance with course content. Our goal is to provide you with the necessary support for success, whether it's through self-paced exploration, direct communication, or guidance from our advising team.

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