CCNA Security

CCNA Security

CCNA Security is a 70-hour one-semester course taught over the course of three months. In this training you will learn 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 device. Free of charge for our CCNA alumni.

CCNA Security Topics

You will focus on the overall security processes with particular emphasis on hands-on skills in these areas:

  • Modern Network Security Threats
  • Securing Network Devices
  • Authentication, Authorization and Accounting
  • Implementing Firewall Technologies
  • Implementing Intrusion Prevention
  • Securing the Local Area Network
  • Cryptography
  • Implementing Virtual Private Networks

Course Objectives

  • Explain network threats, mitigation techniques, and the basics of securing a network
  • Secure administrative access on Cisco routers
  • Secure administrative access with AAA
  • Implement firewall technologies to secure the network perimeter
  • Configure IPS to mitigate attacks on the network
  • Describe LAN security considerations and implement endpoint and Layer 2 security features
  • Describe methods for implementing data confidentiality and integrity
  • Implement secure virtual private networks
  • Given the security needs of an enterprise, create and implement a comprehensive security policy.

Course Examinations

During your training you will need to take exams at the end of the semester. The course prepares you for the IINS (210-260) certification exam.

See also


Course Code Security
Instruction Languages EL, EN
Prerequisites Intermediate-level (B2) knowledge of English, valid CCNA certification or CCENT
Who should attend high school or university graduates, professionals
Certificate of Attendance Yes
Certification Track CCNA Security (IINS) 210-260
Offered Online No
Available to Buy Online No
Partner Institution Cisco Systems


Days and Hours Start Date End Date Hours per Week
Friday 18:00-22:00 & Saturday 10:00-14:00 12/02/2019 13/04/2019