Training & Certification / Cisco

CCNA Security

A look at some of the fundamental concepts of network security.


This course covers the fundamentals of network security. Is designed to take you through not only the fundamentals of security but also some of the most common threats that are seen in our networks today.

Course Outline

In this course, you’ll also learn fundamentals of cryptography and also look at a brief history of crypto. You’ll also learn about various network security devices and how they’re used in our network topologies today.

This training validates associate-level knowledge and skills required to secure Cisco networks. With a CCNA Security certification, a network professional demonstrates the skills required to develop a security infrastructure, recognize threats and vulnerabilities to networks, and mitigate security threats. The CCNA Security curriculum emphasizes core security technologies, the installation, troubleshooting and monitoring of network devices to maintain integrity, confidentiality and availability of data and devices, and competency in the technologies that Cisco uses in its security structure.

The course focuses on security principles and technologies, using Cisco security products to provide hands-on examples. Using instructor-led discussions, extensive hands-on lab exercises, and supplemental materials, this course allows learners to understand common security concepts, and deploy basic security techniques utilizing a variety of popular security appliances within a “real-life” network infrastructure. Upon completion of the course, students will have the knowledge and skills to:

  • Describe common network security concepts
  • Secure routing and switching infrastructure
  • Deploy basic authentication, authorization and accounting services
  • Deploy basic firewalling services

Enrolment Requirements

You must hold a valid CCENT, CCNA Routing & Switching OR CCIE certification. You must also pass the Implementing Cisco IOS Network Security (IINS) exam

What You’ll Get

Career options for this course.

Get CCNA Security certified.

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