CCNA Security

CCNA Security prepares you to design, use, and maintain the security of your network devices. The course is based on the first 2 modules of CCNA Routing & Switching and prepares you for Cisco security certification. Tools for managing and controlling network traffic, network monitoring, and integrity, privacy, and availability of data and device are presented.


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What does the course include?

CCNA Security training consists of one module covered over a period of 1 to 2 months with a duration of 70 hours.

Before starting the course, students need to have the following skills and knowledge:

  • Basic computer skills such as writing, working with mouse and navigation;

  • Basic navigation skills on the Internet;

  • Knowledge and skills at CCENT level;

  • Understanding English at “Reading with Comprehension” level.

What does the course offer you?

The CCNA Security curriculum provides an in-depth theoretical understanding of network security and gives students the knowledge and skills to build and maintain secure networks.

  • Acquiring working knowledge of network security principles, tools and configurations;

  • Training from Cisco-certified instructors to help you learn knowledge quickly and easily;

  • Cisco Packet Tracer – a network configuration simulation tool that enables you to practice your new skills in a real environment;

  • Tests at the end of each lesson to practice your new knowledge, as well as an instructor’s reference to what to emphasize;

  • Collaborative projects and presentations that prepare you to start your first job as an IT specialist;

  • You will have access to the Cisco Network Community to connect with thousands of other people who are trained on your program;

Course content

The CCNA Security course does not require prior learning of a particular course in the Cisco Networking Academy program.

The course consists of one module and after graduation the student can attend a certification exam. In order to apply for a certification exam, the candidate must first be certified with CCNA Routing and Switching.

1. Modern Network Security Threats
  • Securing Networks

  • Network Threats

  • Mitigating Threats

2. Securing Network Devices
  • Securing Device Access

  • Assigning Administrative Roles

  • Monitoring and Managing Devices

  • Using Automated Security Features

  • Securing the Control Plane

3. Authentication, Authorization and Accounting
  • Purpose of the AAA

  • Local AAA Authentication

  • Server-Based AAA

  • Server-Based AAA Authentication

  • Server-Based AAA Authorization and Accounting

4. Implementing Firewall Technologies
  • Access Control Lists

  • Firewall Technologies

  • Zone-Based Policy Firewalls

5. Implementing Intrusion Prevention
  • IPS Technologies

  • IPS Signatures

  • Implement IPS

6. Securing the Local Area Network
  • Endpoint Security

  • Layer 2 Security Considerations

7. Cryptographic Systems
  • Cryptographic Services

  • Basic Integrity and Authenticity

  • Confidentiality

  • Public Key Cryptography

8. Implementing Virtual Private Networks
  • VPNs

  • IPsec VPN Components and Operation

  • Implementing Site-to-Site IPsec VPNs with CLI

9. Implementing The Cisco Adaptive Security Appliance
  • Introduction to the ASA

  • ASA Firewall Configuration

10. Advanced Cisco Adaptive Security Appliance
  • ASA Security Device Manager

  • ASA VPN Configuration

11. Managing a Secure Network
  • Network Security Testing

  • Developing a Comprehensive Security Policy

When do the courses take place?

The training takes place in three different forms:

  •  Attending;

  •  Distance learning;

Class attendance classes are held:

  •  During the week from 18:00 to 20:30.

  •  Saturday and Sunday morning from 09:30 to 13:30

Open courses form when a group is formed.
Classes are conducted by certified instructors.

What is the price of the course?

You can sign up for the courses through our online form, through the phone or directly on the spot at our center within the working day – 09-18 hrs.

For up-to-date rates for Cisco Networking Academy courses, please contact us.

Start your career

As people, processes, data and things become more and more connected, the search for security specialists is rapidly increasing.

CCNA Security builds the skills you need to start your career in security and technology.

You can realize yourself professionally as: Network Security Specialist, Security Administrator, Network Security Engineer, Information Security Specialists, and others.

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