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CCNA Training Boot Camp

Infosec’s authorized CCNA Boot Camp helps you build your knowledge of networking and provides hands-on experience installing, configuring and operating network devices.

Earn your CCNA, guaranteed!

Boot camp overview

This innovative five-day boot camp is designed specifically for network engineers and administrators requiring full knowledge of Cisco router and switch configuration. You’ll gain hands-on experience by completing a series of labs in our Networking Cyber Range. The labs provide practical experience in a networking and switching environment and prepare you for the simulation-based questions you’ll find on the CCNA exam.

You will gain in-depth knowledge about network access, IP connectivity, IP services, and automation and programmability for Cisco networks,. In addition, our expert instructors prepare you to pass the popular CCNA exam.

Skill up and get certified, guaranteed

Exam Pass Guarantee

If you don’t pass your exam on the first attempt, get a second attempt for free. Includes the ability to re-sit the course for free for up to one year.

100% Satisfaction Guarantee

If you’re not 100% satisfied with your training at the end of the first day, you may withdraw and enroll in a different Flex Pro or Flex Classroom course.

Knowledge Transfer Guarantee

If an employee leaves within three months of obtaining certification, Infosec will train a different employee at the same organization tuition-free for up to one year.

What's included?

93% pass rate — the best in the industry

  • Five days of intense instruction with an expert instructor
  • Immediate access to in-depth CCNA pre-study course
  • Infosec digital courseware (physical textbooks available to purchase)
  • CCNA exam voucher (200-301)
  • 90-day access to cyber range (Flex Pro)
  • 90-day access to replays of daily lessons (Flex Pro)
  • 100% Satisfaction Guarantee
  • Exam Pass Guarantee (Flex Pro)

Hands-on labs

Hundreds of exercises in over 30 hands-on labs prepare you for the most difficult part of the CCNA exam, the simulation questions. You’ll build your networking skills and gain real-world experience you can carry over to your next job or project.

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Who should attend?

  • Network engineers
  • Network administrators
  • Systems administrators
  • System engineers
  • IT managers/directors
  • Anyone looking to improve their network skills

Prerequisites

Prior to attending the CCNA Boot Camp, you should be familiar with networking topics such as TCP/IP, IP configuration, peer-to-peer networking, subnetting, building a routing table and other network protocols, standards and architecture.

Why choose Infosec

Your flexible learning experience

Infosec Flex makes expert, live instruction convenient with online and in-person formats tailored to how, when and where you learn best.

Public training boot camps held nationwide

  • Pre-study course materials
  • Live instruction
  • Digital courseware
  • Daily reinforcement materials
  • Catered lunches
  • Infosec community forum access
  • 100% Satisfaction Guarantee
  • Knowledge Transfer Guarantee

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Immersive, live-streamed instruction

  • Pre-study course materials
  • Live instruction
  • Digital courseware
  • Daily reinforcement materials
  • Detailed performance reporting
  • Video replays
  • 90-day extended access to materials
  • Infosec community forum access
  • Exam Pass Guarantee
  • 100% Satisfaction Guarantee
  • Knowledge Transfer Guarantee

Tailored team training at your location

  • Pre-study course materials
  • Live, customized instruction at your location
  • Digital courseware
  • Daily reinforcement materials
  • Detailed team performance reporting
  • Video replays
  • 90-day extended access to materials
  • Infosec community forum access
  • Exam Pass Guarantee
  • 100% Satisfaction Guarantee
  • Knowledge Transfer Guarantee

CCNA certification objectives

Upon the completion of this boot camp, you will know how to:

  • Make appropriate decisions concerning implementation of hardware and configuration, based on ISR routers and switches running the Cisco iOS
  • Proficiently administer Cisco routers
  • Install, configure and maintain dependable, functional networks
  • Properly identify protocols involving Cisco networking devices
  • Troubleshoot general network and security issues
  • Successfully operate routers and switched LAN networks

Industry-leading exam pass rates

Infosec’s CCNA materials are always up to date and synchronized with the latest Cisco exam objectives. Our industry-leading curriculum and expert instructors have led to the highest pass rates in the industry. More than 93% of Infosec students pass their certification exams on their first attempt.

Can’t get away for a week?

Learn CCNA on-demand.

Get the cybersecurity training you need at a pace that fits your schedule with a subscription to Infosec Skills. Includes unlimited access to hundreds of additional on-demand courses — plus cloud-hosted cyber ranges where you can practice and apply knowledge in real-world scenarios — all for just $34 a month!

  • 400+ courses
  • 4 cyber range environments
  • 100+ hands-on labs
  • Certification practice exams
  • 50+ learning paths

You're in good company.

"I’ve taken five boot camps with Infosec and all my instructors have been great."

Jeffrey Coa

Information Security Systems Officer

"Comparing Infosec to other vendors is like comparing apples to oranges. My instructor was hands-down the best I’ve had." 

James Coyle

FireEye, Inc.

"I knew Infosec could tell me what to expect on the exam and what topics to focus on most."

Julian Tang

Chief Information Officer

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Bank of America
Defense Information Systems Agency
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CCNA Certification Boot Camp details

Network fundamentals

  • Role and function of network components
    • Routers
    • L2 and L3 switches
    • Next-generation firewalls and IPS
    • Access points
    • Controllers (Cisco DNA Center and WLC)
    • Endpoints
    • Servers
  • Characteristics of network topology architectures
    • 2 tier
    • 3 tier
    • Spine-leaf
    • WAN
    • Small office/home office (SOHO)
    • On-premises and cloud
  • Compare and contrast network topologies
  • Physical interface and cabling types
    • Single-mode fiber, multimode fiber, copper
    • Connections (Ethernet shared media and point-to-point)
    • Concepts of PoE
  • Interface and cable issues (collisions, errors, mismatch duplex, and/or speed)
  • TCP and UDP
  • Configuring and verifying IPv4 addressing and subnetting
  • The need for private IPv4 addressing
  • Configuring and verifying IPv6 addressing and prefix
  • IPv6 address types
    • Global unicast
    • Unique local
    • Link local
    • Anycast
    • Multicast
    • Modified EUI 64
  • Verifying IP parameters for client OS (Windows, Mac OS, Linux)
  • Wireless principles
    • Nonoverlapping Wi-Fi channels
    • SSID
    • RF
    • Encryption
  • Virtualization fundamentals (virtual machines)
  • Switching concepts
    • MAC learning and aging
    • Frame switching
    • Frame flooding
    • MAC address table

Network access

  • Configuring and verifying VLANs (normal range) spanning multiple switches
    • Access ports (data and voice)
    • Default VLAN
    • Connectivity
  • Configuring and verifying interswitch connectivity
  • Trunk ports
  • 802.1Q
  • Native VLAN
  • Configuring and verifying Layer 2 discovery protocols (Cisco Discovery Protocol and LLDP)
  • Configuring and verifying (Layer 2/Layer 3) EtherChannel (LACP)
  • The need for and basic operations of Rapid PVST+ Spanning Tree Protocol
    • Root port, root bridge (primary/secondary), and other port names
    • Port states (forwarding/blocking)
    • PortFast benefits
  • Cisco Wireless Architectures and AP modes
  • Physical infrastructure connections of WLAN components (AP, WLC, access/trunk ports, and LAG)
  • AP and WLC management access connections (Telnet, SSH, HTTP, HTTPS, console and TACACS+/RADIUS)
  • Configuring the components of a wireless LAN access for client connectivity using GUI only such as WLAN creation, security settings, QoS profiles and advanced WLAN settings

IP connectivity

  • Components of routing table
    • Routing protocol code
    • Prefix
    • Network mask
    • Next hop
    • Administrative distance
    • Metric
    • Gateway of last resort
  • Determining how a router makes a forwarding decision by default
    • Longest match
    • Administrative distance
    • Routing protocol metric
  • Configuring and verifying IPv4 and IPv6 static routing
    • Default route
    • Network route
    • Host route
    • Floating static
  • Configuring and verifying single area OSPFv2
    • Neighbor adjacencies
    • Point-to-point
    • Broadcast (DR/BDR selection)
    • Router ID
  • The purpose of first hop redundancy protocol

IP services

  • Configuring and verifying inside source NAT using static and pools
  • Configuring and verifying NTP operating in a client and server mode
  • Role of DHCP and DNS within the network Function of SNMP in network operations
  • Use of syslog features including facilities and levels
  • Configuring and verifying DHCP client and relay
  • Understanding the forwarding per-hop behavior (PHB) for QoS such as classification, marking, queuing, congestion, policing, shaping
  • Configuring network devices for remote access using SSH
  • Capabilities and function of TFTP/FTP in the network

Security fundamentals

  • Key security concepts (threats, vulnerabilities, exploits and mitigation techniques)
  • Security program elements (user awareness, training and physical access control)
  • Configuring device access control using local passwords
  • Security password policies elements: management, complexity and password alternatives (multifactor authentication, certificates and biometrics)
  • Remote access and site-to-site VPNs
  • Configuring and verifying access control lists
  • Configuring Layer 2 security features (DHCP snooping, dynamic ARP inspection and port security)
  • Authentication, authorization and accounting
  • Wireless security protocols (WPA, WPA2 and WPA3)
  • Configuring WLAN using WPA2 PSK using the GUI

Automation and programmability

  • How automation impacts network management
  • Traditional networks vs. controller-based networking
  • Controller-based and software defined architectures (overlay, underlay and fabric)
    • Separation of control plane and data plane
    • North-bound and south-bound APIs
  • Traditional campus device management vs. Cisco DNA Center enabled device management
  • Characteristics of REST-based APIs (CRUD, HTTP verbs and data encoding)
  • Capabilities of configuration management mechanisms Puppet, Chef and Ansible
  • Interpreting JSON encoded data