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Securing Cisco Network Devices v1.0

Course Details:

  • Days: 5
  • Course Code: CISND
  • Booking: Please ring 08450 504 505


This five-day, entry-level network security course is offered as a prerequisite to the Cisco Qualified Specialist curriculum. SND provides an opportunity to learn about a broad range of the components embedded in Cisco SAFE. Students will recognise threats and vulnerabilities to networks and learn how to implement basic mitigation measures. The course provides an introduction to the Cisco products and solutions that form the basis of the Cisco security portfolio. Students will be able to perform basic tasks to secure network devices at Layers 2 and 3 using command line interface and web-based GUIs. Devices include routers, switches, access control servers, IPS sensors, and VPN Concentrators.


CCNA Certification or the equivalent knowledge.

Basic knowledge of the Windows operating system

Familiarity with networking and security terms and concepts

Network Professionals who require the basic knowledge and skills needed to deploy Cisco security solutions including VPN, IDS Sensors, and PIX Firewalls are recommended to attend this course.

Delegates will learn how to

  • Describe Cisco SAFE, Cisco's security portfolio, and Cisco's VPN Management suite
  • Configure Layer 2 and 3 devices on the network perimeter with CatOS and Cisco IOS security features
  • Secure a network with the Cisco PIX Security Appliance
  • Provide security connectivity to a network with IPSec VPN technology
  • Secure networks with host- and network-based intrusion prevention systems (IPS)
  • Complete basic network security configuration and administrative tasks using Cisco Secure Access Control Server (ACS) for Windows Server
  • Manage network security with CiscoWorks VPN/Security Management Solution (VMS)

Course Outline

Securing a Network with Cisco SAFE

Securing the Perimeter

Cisco Security Appliances

Building IPSec VPNs

Securing Networks with Host- and Network-Based IPS

Securing Access with Cisco Secure ACS

Managing Network Security


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