CCNA Security

COURSE OVERVIEW

Are you inquisitive, with precise attention to detail? If you’re interested in maintaining the integrity, confidentiality, and availability of data and devices, then the Cisco Certified Network Associate - CCNA - Security certification is for you.

  • 1

    Prove you have what it takes

    Validates associate level knowledge and skills required to secure Cisco networks.

  • 2

    Globally recognised validation of your ability

    Demonstrates that you have the skills required to develop a security infrastructure, recognise threats and vulnerabilities on networks and to mitigate security attacks.

  • 3

    Get hired

    Security skills are one of the highest demanded areas in the networking job market with IT specialists receiving higher compensation than other fields.

Your quick course guide

Qualification: CCNA Security

Study time: Full time - six to nine days | Part time - two months

Vendor: Cisco

Provider: Skillsoft

Student support: StudentCare™ and expert mentors

Prerequisites: Valid CCNA or CCIE certification + familiarity with general networking concepts and Cisco router operation and configuration experience 

Assessment: Exam based - IINS 640-554

Resources: Internet access and email

Ideal for: Network engineers, data/telecoms engineers or telecoms support engineer 

Included in your modules

Essential skills for your career

  • Introducing networking security fundamentals
  • Security policies and strategies
  • Cisco network foundation protection
  • Securing the management plane and AAA configuration
  • Securing the data plane on Cisco switches 
  • Securing the data plane in IPv6 environments
  • Threat control, mitigation and firewalls
  • Implementing firewall policies
  • Implementing IPS
  • Technologies and public key infrastructure
  • IPsec fundamentals and VPNs

Get certified the Learning People way

Professional development that works around you

  • World's #1 eLearning portal
  • 12 months unlimited access
  • Expert mentors
  • Global community of peers
  • Content approved by Cisco
  • Award winning training used globally by leading corporate clients

Average salary

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Why join us?

  • Award winning customer support
  • We know the job market inside out
  • Trusted by the giants
  • Value for money
  • CV detox - exclusive to our students
  • We're with you from start to finish
  • Expert career advice
  • Progress reports
  • Exam booking support
  • All UK students receive an NUS student discount card
  • Your success is our success

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