This course allows learners to understand common security concepts, and deploy basic security techniques utilizing a variety of popular security appliances within a “real-life” network infrastructure. It focuses on security principles and technologies, using Cisco security products to provide hands-on examples. It is the first step for individuals wishing to obtain their CCNP Security certification

In this course you will learn how to maintain integrity, confidentiality, and availability of data and devices.

After completing the CCNA Security training you will acquire skills to help you have a better understanding of the security threats and learn how to take preventive steps to stop such threats.

Audience profile

CCNA Security training and certification is beneficial for the following professionals:

  • Network Security Specialist
  • Network Engineers
  • Network Security Administrator
  • Network Security Support Engineer


Introduction to Network Security Principles Network Security Fundamentals
  • Attack Methodologies
  • Operations Security
  • Cisco Self-Defending Networks
Perimeter Security Administrative Access to Cisco
  • Routers Cisco SDM
  • AAA on a Cisco Router Using the
  • Local Database and on Secure ACS Secure Management/Reporting
  • Locking Down the Router
Network Security Using Cisco IOS Firewalls Firewall Technologies
  • Static Packet Filters Using ACLs
  • Cisco IOS Zone-Based Policy
  • Firewall
Site-to-Site VPNs Cryptographic Services
  • Symmetric Encryption
  • Examining Cryptographic Hashes and Digital Signatures Asymmetric Encryption and PKI
  • IPsec Fundamentals
  • Site-to-Site IPsec VPN
  • IPsec on a Site-to-Site VPN Using
  • Cisco SDM
Network Security Using Cisco IOS IPS IPS Technologies, Cisco IOS IPS
  • Using Cisco SDM
LAN, SAN, Voice, and Endpoint Security Overview Endpoint Security
  • SAN Security
  • Voice Security
  • Layer 2 Attacks


You must hold a valid CCENT, CCNA Routing & Switching OR CCIE certification.