Upon completing this course, the learner will be able to meet these overall objectives:

  •  Develop a comprehensive network security policy to counter threats against information security.
  •  Configure routers on the network perimeter with Cisco IOS Software security features.
  •  Configure a Cisco IOS zone-based firewall to perform basic security operations on a network.
  •  Configure site-to-site VPNs using Cisco IOS features.
  •  Configure IPS on Cisco network routers.
  •  Configure LAN devices to control access, resist attacks, shield other network devices and systems, and protect the integrity and confidentiality of network traffic.


The knowledge and skills that a learner must have before attending this course are as follows:

  •  Skills and knowledge equivalent to those learned in Cisco Certified Network Associate Course (CCNA).
  • Working knowledge of the Windows operating system
  •  Introduction to Network Security Principles
  •  Perimeter Security
  •  Network Security Using Cisco IOS Firewalls
  •  Site-to-Site VPNs
  •  Network Security Using Cisco IOS IPS
  •  LAN, SAN, Voice, and Endpoint Security Overview