CCNA Security

The Cisco Networking Academy CCNA Security course provides a next step for individuals who want to enhance their  CCNA-level skill set and help meet the growing demand for network security professionals. The curriculum provides an introduction to the core security concepts and skills needed for the installation, troubleshooting, and monitoring of network devices to maintain the integrity, confidentiality, and availability of data and devices.

CCNA Security includes the following features:

  • Students develop an in-depth, theoretical understanding of network security principles as well as the tools and configurations available.
  • The courses emphasize the practical application of skills needed to design, implement, and support network security.
  • Hands-on labs help students develop critical thinking and complex problem-solving skills.
  • Packet Tracer simulation-based learning activities promote the exploration of networking security concepts and allow students to experiment with network behavior and ask what if questions.
  • Innovative assessments provide immediate feedback to support the evaluation of knowledge and acquired skills.


Course Content

  • Ch. 1: Modern Network Security Threats
    Goal: Explain network threats, mitigation techniques, and the basics of securing a network.
  • Ch. 2: Securing Network Devices
    Goal: Securing administrative access on Cisco routers.
  • Ch. 3: Authentication, Authorization and Accounting
    Goal: Securing administrative access with AAA.
  • Ch. 4: Implementing Firewall Technologies
    Goal: Implement firewall technologies to secure the network perimeter.
  • Ch. 5: Implementing Intrusion Prevention
    Goal: Configure IPS to mitigate attacks on the network.
  • Ch. 6: Securing the Local Area Network
    Goal: Describe LAN security considerations and implement endpoint and Layer 2 security features.
  • Ch. 7: Cryptographic Systems
    Goal: Describe methods for implementing data confidentiality and integrity.
  • Ch. 8: Implementing Virtual Private Networks
    Goal: Implement secure virtual private networks.
  • Ch. 9: Managing A Secure Network
    Goal: Given the security needs of an enterprise, create and implement a comprehensive security policy.

CCNA Security is currently offered only at the Limassol Campus

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