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CCNA: Security

With a Cisco Certified Network Associate Security certification, you will be able to demonstrate the skills required to develop a security infrastructure, set-up an intrusion protection system, as well as mitigate a variety of security threats. You will be eligible for positions such as; Network Engineer, Security Engineer, Network Administrator, Security Analyst and many others with this certification. 

Security is one of the fastest growing areas on Information Technology, with almost double-digit job growth yearly. If you are looking for career advancement are focusing on security – knowing that these certifications provide them with the skills and credentials needed to capitalize on this market growth. 

 

You will also be able to login via virtual machines to live infrastructure and practice on live environments. Live Labs provide a true “hands-on” experience, right from the comfort of one’s home or office. You will have full access to a variety of preconfigured virtual exercises as well as the ability to practice without restriction on the lab equipment. In today’s world of complex IT systems and technologies it is essential that IT professionals are able to demonstrate how to use and understand vendor products and software. Using Live Labs allow you to develop your practical IT skills in a safe working environment without the need to invest in your own hardware and software. Upon completion of this program, you will be prepared to sit for Cisco 210-260 IINS Exam: Implementing Cisco Network Security exam. A voucher for this exam is included with this program.

6 Months / 105 Course Hrs
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CCNA: Security

Learning Method

Instructor-led Self-Paced: Study at your own schedule

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CCNA: Security (Voucher Included) Details + Objective

Course Code: GES373

You Will Learn
  • Learn core security technologies, the installation, troubleshooting and monitoring of network devices
  • Master PKI and Cryptography
  • Learn about Secure Access
  • Discover Content and Endpoint Security
  • Learn about Security Routing and Switching
  • Learn about Layer 2 Attacks
How the course is taught
  • Self-paced, online course
  • 6 months to complete
  • Open enrollment, begin anytime
  • 105 course hours
How you will benefit
  • Be prepared for a career as a network engineer, system administrator, security analyst, network administrator, LAN engineer or network specialist
  • Become proficient in the associate-level knowledge and skills required to secure Cisco networks
CCNA: Security (Voucher Included) Outline
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Network Review

Begin this course with an introduction to Networks and review terminology and fundamentals. 

PKI and Cryptography, AAA, and BYOD

Receive an overview of PKI and Cryptography, AAA, and Bring Your Own Device.

Secure Access

An overview of Secure Access and a Secure Access demo.

VPNs

Learn about the VPN concepts, Remote Access VPNs, and Site to Site VPNs

Secure Routing and Switching

An introduction to Secure Routing and Switching, followed by a Secure Routing demo. Learn about Layer 2 attacks and mitigation.

Firewalls

Look at Firewall technologies, how to implement NAT, examine Zone-Based Firewall and Firewall features on the ASA.

IPS and Content Endpoint Security

Understand Intrusion Protection Systems (IPS) as well as content and endpoint security.

Program Details

I.    Network Review
                A.    Course Introduction Network Review Parts 1-4
II.   Terminology And Fundamentals
                A.    Terminology and Fundamentals Parts 1-7
III.  PKI And Cryptography
                A.    PKI and Cryptography Parts 1-2
IV.   AAA
                A.    AAA Parts 1-3
V.    Bring Your Own Device
                A.     Bring Your Own Device Parts 1-3
VI.   Secure Access
                A.    Secure Access Parts 1-3
                B.    Secure Access Demo
VII.  VPNs
                A.    VPN Concepts Parts 1-2
                B.    Remote Access VPNs Parts 1-2
                C.    Site to Site VPNs
VIII. Secure Routing and Switching
                A.    Secure Routing and Switching Part 1-2
                B.    Secure Routing and Switching Demos 1-2
                C.    Layer 2 Attacks Parts 1-3
                D.    Mitigation Parts 1-2
IX.   Firewalls
                A.    Firewall Technologies Parts 1-2
                B.    Implementing NAT Parts 1-2
                C.    Zone-Based Firewall
                D.    Firewall Features On The ASA Parts 1-3
X.    Intrusion Protection System (IPS)
                A.    Intrusion Protection System Parts 1-2
XI.   Content and Endpoint Security
                A.    Content and Endpoint Security Parts 1-2
                B.    Course Conclusion
            

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CCNA: Security (Voucher Included) Instructors
David Biggers

David Biggers, Senior IT Instructor, has been a professional IT instructor for the past four years for the US Army. He teaches a broad range of certification courses ranging from CompTIA, Microsoft to Cisco and EC-Council. Prior to working with the US Army, David worked as a Network Admin and Web Services Manager with KCTCS in Kentucky. He performed multiple jobs being on the IT team. Network Administration, System Administration, Blackboard Administration, Web Design and Web Development. Additionally, David taught part time during the evening at the college, where he instructed on Active Directory, Introduction to Computers and Networking. David has 18 years of IT experience, 17 professional IT certifications and 8 years of teaching experience.

CCNA: Security (Voucher Included) Requirements / Prerequisites

Students should have a fundamental understanding of networking.

A valid CCENT or a valid CCNA Routing and Switching or any CCIE certification can act as a prerequisite to take the 210-260 IINS Exam.

For CCNA: Security exam certification requirements please click here.

This program can be taken from either a Mac or a PC. It is compatible with the Windows 2000 and later operating systems and any browsers.

There are no specific computer requirements other than an Internet connection and e-mail account. We recommend that you use the latest version of the browser you choose.

The materials for this program are all available online.

CCNA: Security (Voucher Included) Frequently Asked Questions
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Can I register for programs if I am an international student?

Yes, because ed2go programs are online you never have to actually travel to the school. Most schools offer telephone or online registration.

How long does it take to complete a program?

All of our programs are self-paced and open enrollment, so you can start them when you want and finish them at your own pace. When you register, you’ll receive six (6) months to complete the program.

What if I don't have enough time to complete my program within the time frame provided?

The time allotted to complete your program has been calculated based on the number of hours for each program so don't worry too much about not completing in time. If, after a concerted effort, you are still unable to complete, your Student Advisor will help you work out a suitable completion date. Please note that a fee may be charged for an extension.

Do I have to buy additional materials?

No.

Can I get financial assistance?

ed2go courses are non-credit courses, so they do not qualify for federal aid. In some states, vocational rehab or workforce development boards will pay for qualified students to take our courses. Additionally, some students may qualify for financial assistance when they enroll, if they meet certain requirements.

What happens when I complete the program?

Upon successful completion of the program, you will be awarded a certificate of completion. In addition, you will receive an exam voucher for the Cisco 210-260 IINS Exam: Implementing Cisco Network Security exam after successful completion of the program and financial obligation.

Am I guaranteed a job?

ed2go programs will provide you with the skills you need to obtain an entry-level position in most cases. We don’t provide direct job placement services, but our facilitators and career counselors will help you build your resume and are available to give advice on finding your first job. Facilitators will also be available to use as a professional reference upon completion of the program. Potential students should always do research on the job market in their area before registering.

Who will be my instructor?

Each student is paired with a facilitator for one-on-one interaction. The facilitator will be available (via e-mail) to answer any questions you may have and to provide feedback on your performance. All of our facilitators are successful working professionals in the fields in which they teach.

What software or hardware do I need in order to take online programs and what are the system requirements?

In order to take our online programs, you must have access to a computer and the Internet. You can access the program contents from any Web-enabled computer. You don’t have to use the same computer to log-in to the program every time. We recommend that you have a word-processing program (Microsoft Word is the best) and the latest version of Internet Explorer.

Can I use a Mac?

Yes.

How can I get more information about this program?

If you have questions that are not answered on our website, please feel free to contact us via LIVE chat (click the button above). If you are visiting us during non-business hours, please feel free to send us a question using the “Contact Us” form to the right. You may also call us at 1-877-221-5151. We will answer your questions promptly.

What happens when I complete the program?

Upon successful completion of the program, you will be awarded a certificate of completion. In addition, you will receive an exam voucher for the Cisco 210-260 IINS Exam: Implementing Cisco Network Security exam after successful completion of the program and financial obligation.

Does this program prepare for a certification?

This program will prepare you for the CCNA: Security exam and you will receive an exam voucher after successful completion of the program and financial obligation. For CCNA: Security exam certification requirements please click here.

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