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    About this Course

    In this course, you’ll focus on the necessity of a comprehensive security policy and how it affects the posture of the network. You will learn 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.

    Audience Profile

    At Course Completion


    Lesson 1 : Security Concepts

    • Threatscape
    • Threat Defense Technologies
    • Security Policy and Basic Security Architectures
    • Cryptographic Technologies
    • Module Summary
    • Module Self-Check

    Lesson 2 : Secure Network Devices

    • Implementing AAA
    • Management Protocols and Systems
    • Securing the Control Plane
    • Module Summary
    • Module Self-Check

    Lesson 3 : Layer 2 Security

    • Securing Layer 2 Infrastructure
    • Securing Layer 2 Protocols
    • Module Summary
    • Module Self-Check

    Lesson 4 : Firewall

    • Firewall Technologies
    • Introducing the Cisco ASA v9.2
    • Cisco ASA Access Control and Service Policies
    • Cisco IOS Zone Based Firewall
    • Module Summary
    • Module Self-Check

    Lesson 5 : VPN

    • IPsec Technologies
    • Site-to-Site VPN
    • Client Based Remote Access VPN
    • Clientless Remote Access VPN
    • Module Summary
    • Module Self-Check

    Lesson 6 : Advanced Topics

    • Intrusion Detection and Protection
    • Endpoint Protection
    • Content Security
    • Advanced Network Security Architectures
    • Module Summary
    • Module Self-Check


    ICND1 and ICND2 or CCNA Boot Camp, working knowledge of the Windows operating system


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    Live Online Training

    Get the same training you expect in the classroom without leaving your office or home. These are NOT recorded classes. They are LIVE sessions with an expert instructor. We use the latest in video conferencing technologies and audio so you can confidently participate in any class just like being right there in person. We guarantee the effectiveness of our online training delivery approach that we will give you your money back if you are not totally satisfied.  Ask us for a demo.

    Online class requirements:

    • Moderate to fast Internet
    • A phone or computer headset is required in order to hear the instructor/moderator). You can use Computer Audio (VoIP) or you can dial in from a regular phone.  For convenience, we recommend a hands-free headset or phone.
    • Training software must be installed on your computer (trial versions are acceptable)
    • RECOMMENDED: Dual Monitors or computers. For optimal online learning experience, we recommend participants have dual monitors or two computers. Your online classroom credentials allow you to join multiple times from multiple computers. Participants should use one monitor or computer to view the instructor’s shared screen and another monitor or computer to work with the software.

    What happens when you enroll in an online class

    When you register for an online class, you will receive a welcome email followed by login access to the Citrix GoToTraining virtual classroom. A workbook (printed copy or eBook) will be sent to you prior to the start of class.

    Online Training Advantages

    Convenience: You don’t have to travel and can attend from your home, office or anywhere with an internet connection. Our online classes are conducted using GoToTraining, a more robust version of the popular GoToMeeting screen sharing and conferencing platform. To accommodate multiple time zones, courses are typically scheduled from 10am – 5pm Eastern with a one-hour lunch break at 12:30 – 1:30 pm Eastern and a 10-minute break in the morning and afternoon. When conducting custom online course for your group, class times can be modified to accommodate your timezone.

    Interactive Learning: Our online training is fully interactive. You can speak and chat with the instructor and classmates at any time. Various interactive techniques are used in every class. Our small class sizes (typically 4 – 8 students), allow our instructors to focus on individual performance and issues and to work closely with you to meet your unique needs. Classes are designed to be a hands-on learning experience, providing opportunities for you to try your new skills while the instructor is available for review, questions, and feedback. You have the option to give the instructor permission to view your computer to provide one-on-one assistance when needed.

    GSA Schedule: 47QTCA19D008F