Course Description

Cisco has responded to the challenge in the internetworking technology with the Cisco Certified Internetwork Expert (CCIE) Program. This is a high-level certification program designed to identify and serve the best of the internetworking experts and to improve your hands-on skills. The CCIE certification is currently the most significant certification in the industry.

The Skill Higher  CCIE Security v5.0 End-End Program consists of in-depth technology classes covering from fundamentals to advanced level technology training and a set of technology practice exercises covering all protocols mentioned in the Cisco Security v5.0 blueprint. The CCIE Security v5.0 training is aimed at helping the candidates learn the Security v5.0 technologies and prepare for the CCIE lab exam.

The end-end program is to fully understand complex CCIE level technologies and immerse in intensive lab practices.

CCIE certified and experienced Cisco instructor will facilitate the class. The instructor will provide detailed explanation and facilitate group discussion. Students will also receive individual attention from the instructor if needed. Throughout the course students will have access to most up to date rack of equipment matching the CCIE Security Lab blueprint. The course is frequently reviewed to ensure that it is up to date and meets the latest topics tested on the CCIE Security 5.0 Lab exam blueprint.

Duration of CCIE Lab Preparation: 1.5 months (Daily 4-6 hours )


  • • Introduction to the course
    • What is Security
    • Types of Security Parameters
    • Types of Attacks
    • Information Security Overview
    • Classifying Assets, Vulnerabilities and Countermeasures
    • Cryptography Overview
    • Hash Algorithm
    • Encryption Overview
    • Cryptanalysis
    • Symmetric Encryption Algorithm
    • Asymmetric Encryption Algorithm
    • Digital Signatures
    • PKI Overview & Operations
    • Control Plane Policing
    • Authenticating Routing Protocol
    • OSPF Route Authentication
    • EIGRP Route Authentication
    • NTP
    • Telnet
    • SSH
    • Syslog
    • DHCP Overview & Attacks
    • DHCP Snooping

  • • Cisco ASA Overview
    • Cisco ASA Product Family
    • Cisco ASA Features
    • Cisco ASA Firewall Interfaces
    • Cisco ASA IP Connectivity
    • Cisco ASA NAT (Address Translation)
    • Cisco ASA ACL
    • Cisco ASA Modes
    • Cisco ASA Context
    • Cisco High Availability
    • Cisco NGFW

  • • Fundamentals of VPN Technologies and IPSec
    • Site to Site VPN
    • Remote Access VPN
    • Deploying Clientless SSL VPN
    • Deploying DMVPN
    • GET VPN
    • Flex VPN

  • • Introducing Cisco ISE Architecture and Deployment
    • ISE Design
    • Fundamentals of AAA
    • Building ISE Network Access Policy
    • Building Device Security Policy
    • Bootstrap Network Access Devices
    • Configuring Authentication and Authorization Policy
    • Register the Cisco IP phone via CUCM
    • Configuring the Cisco WLC and AP via GUI and CLI
    • Troubleshooting ISE

  • •Describe the Cisco WSA/ESA
    •Install and verify the WSA/ESA
    •Deploy proxy services for the WSA
    •Utilize authentication with the WSA
    •Configure various policies for the WSA
    •Enforce acceptable use using the WSA
    •Defend against malware
    •Configure data security
    •Perform Administration and Troubleshooting of WSA’s

  • • CCIE Dual Certified (DC & Security) Instructor with 10 years of experience Led Live Online and Classroom based in-depth technology classes.
    • Access to Skill Higher Resource Portal where you can access Student Guides, Lab Workbooks & Videos, Day to Day Class recordings.
    • 220 hours rack time (60 hours of technology rack time + 160 hours full CCIE topology rack time)
    • 24/7 Access to 3 Nos CCIE Security pods enabling to choose desired lab slots.
    • Cisco Press Student guides (Hard Copy) + Technology and CCIE Mock Lab Workbook with solution (PDF)
    • Continuous mentoring till the lab certification is achieved
    • Free retakes of classes

  • • Well defined Learning Pedagogy to achieve the CCIE Security Certification
    • Classes are combination of in-depth technology lectures and lab demonstration
    • CCIE Security Certified instructors
    • Access to latest Security physical devices
    • 100% Support till you achieve your lab number

  • Virtual Machines:
    Security Appliances
    • Cisco Identity Services Engine (ISE): 2.1.0
    • Cisco Secure Access Control System (ACS):
    • Cisco Web Security Appliance (WSA): 9.2.0
    • Cisco Email Security Appliance (ESA): 9.7.1
    • Cisco Wireless Controller (WLC): 8.0.133
    • Cisco Firepower Management Center Virtual Appliance: 6.0.1 and/or 6.1
    • Cisco Firepower NGIPSv: 6.0.1
    • Cisco Firepower Threat Defense: 6.0.1
    Core Devices
    • IOSv L2: 15.2
    • IOSv L3: 15.5(2)T
    • Cisco CSR 1000V Series Cloud Services Router: 3.16.02.S
    • Cisco Adaptive Security Virtual Appliance (ASAv): 9.6.1
    • Test PC: Microsoft Windows 7
    • Active Directory: Microsoft Windows Server 2008
    • Cisco Application Policy Infrastructure Controller Enterprise Module : 1.2
    • Cisco Unified Communications Manager: 8.6.(1)
    • FireAMP Private Cloud
    • AnyConnect 4.2
    Physical Devices
    Cisco Catalyst Switch
    • WS-C3850-24U 03.07.04E
    Cisco Adaptive Security Appliance
    • 5512-X: 9.6.1
    Cisco 2504 Wireless Controller
    • 2504:
    Cisco Aironet
    • 1602E: 15.3.3-JC
    Cisco Unified IP Phone
    • 7965: 9.2(3)

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