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CCNA Security Training Boot Camp

Infosec’s authorized CCNA Security Boot Camp is an intense two-day training designed to build your skills around developing a security infrastructure using Cisco network devices. You will acquire skills required to securely configure and monitor network devices and to recognize and control threats to the network security infrastructure.

Earn your CCNA Security, guaranteed!

Boot camp overview

There is a growing need for security professionals in the business world. As awareness of security threats grow, businesses of all sizes are beginning to understand the need for increased preparedness against these threats. Our CCNA Security Boot Camp is an excellent starting point for those interested in a career in this exciting, challenging and growing field.

We believe in a complete approach, offering both an academic approach as well as hands-on design and implementation of Cisco secure networks and foundation-level configuration of security using the Cisco IOS on switches and routers. This approach is designed to impart the most knowledge in the shortest amount of time and is the best way to prepare for your exam and future career.

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

  • Two days of intense instruction with an expert instructor
  • Infosec digital courseware (physical textbooks available to purchase)
  • Cisco exam voucher
  • 90-day access to replays of daily lessons (Flex Pro)
  • Curated videos from other top-rated instructors (add-on)
  • 100% Satisfaction Guarantee
  • Exam Pass Guarantee (Flex Pro)

Course objectives

Upon completing this course, students will be able to meet these objectives:

  • Develop a comprehensive network security policy to counter threats against information security
  • Configure routers on the network perimeter with Cisco IOS Software security features
  • Configure a Cisco IOS zone-based firewall to perform basic security operations on a network
  • Configure site-to-site VPNs using Cisco IOS features
  • Configure IPS on Cisco network routers
  • Configure LAN devices to control access, resist attacks, shield other network devices and systems, and protect the integrity and confidentiality of network traffic

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Who should attend?

  • Network administrators
  • Firewall administrators
  • Security professionals interested in learning about network security


Prior to enrolling in our authorized CCNA Security Boot Camp, you should have a sound working experience with basic network security and TCP/IP. To achieve CCNA Security status, you must have a valid CCNA certification.

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

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 Security certification details

A CCNA Security certification 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 National Security Agency (NSA) recognizes that Cisco CCNA Security courseware meets the CNSS 4011 training standard.

Learn from experts

This boot camp is taught by the most qualified CCNA Security instructors. All instructors used for this course are CCSIs (Certified Cisco System Instructor). And you know that when you choose Infosec, your instructors are also meeting customers’ needs in the field, deploying Cisco security in heterogeneous environments.

Thanks to the experience of the instructors, our proven education methods, and our commitment to your goals, you can be sure that you’re on the fastest path to your future career.

Can’t get away for a week?

Learn CCNA Security 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

Our clients

Bank of America
Defense Information Systems Agency

CCNA Security Boot Camp details

Networking security concepts

  • Confidentiality, integrity, availability (CIA)
  • Common security terms
  • Common network security zones
  • Describe different network topologies, such as
  • Campus-area network (CAN)
    • Cloud, wide-area network (WAN)
    • Data center
    • Small office/home office (SOHO)

Common security threats

  • Distributed denial-of-service (DDoS) attacks
  • Social engineering
  • Malware identification tools
  • Data loss and exfiltration

Implementing AAA in IOS

  • Cisco Secure ACS, RADIUS and TACACS
  • Configuring routers to interoperate with an ACS server
  • Configuring the ACS server to interoperate with a router
  • Verifying and troubleshooting router-toACS server interactions

Bring your own device (BYOD)

  • BYOD concept
  • BYOD architecture framework
  • Mobile device management (MDM)
  • Function of MDM
  • MDM deployment options (on-premise MDM, cloud-based MDM)

VPN fundamentals

  • Understanding VPNs and why we use them
  • Cryptography basic components
  • Public key infrastructure
  • Putting the pieces of PKI to work

Fundamentals of IP security

  • IPsec concepts, components, and operations
  • Configuring and verifying IPsec

Implementing IPsec site-to-site VPNs

  • Planning and preparing IPsec site-to-site VPNs
  • Implementing and verifying IPsec siteto-site VPNs in Cisco IOS routers
  • Implementing and verifying IPsec site-to-site VPNs in
  • Cisco ASA 5500-X series next generation firewalls

Implementing SSL VPNs using Cisco ASA

  • Functions and use of SSL for VPNs
  • Configuring SSL clientless VPNs on ASA
  • Configuring the Cisco ASA for remote-access SSL VPNs using the Cisco AnyConnect
  • Secure Mobility Client

Securing Layer 2 technologies

  • VLAN and trunking fundamentals
  • Spanning-tree fundamentals
  • Common Layer 2 threats and how to mitigate them

Network foundation protection

  • Using Network Foundation Protection to secure networks
  • Understanding the management plane
  • Understanding the control plane
  • Understanding the data plane

Securing the management plane on Cisco IOS devices

  • Securing management traffic
  • Implementing security measures to protect the management plane

Securing the data plane in IPv6

  • Understanding and configuring IPv6
  • Configuring IPv6 routing
  • Developing a security plan for IPv6

Securing routing protocols

  • Securing the control plane
  • The function of control plane policing
  • The function of control plane protection
  • Routing update authentication on OSPF
  • Routing update authentication on EIGRP
  • Routing update authentication on RIP
  • Routing update authentication on BGP

Understanding firewall fundamentals

  • Firewall concepts and technologies
  • Using Network Address Translation
  • Creating and deploying firewalls

Implementing Cisco IOS zone-based firewalls

  • Cisco IOS zone-based firewalls
  • Configuring and verifying Cisco IOS zone-based firewalls

Configuring basic firewall policies on Cisco ASA

  • The ASA appliance family and features
  • ASA firewall fundamentals
  • Configuring the ASA

Cisco IDS/IPS fundamentals

  • IPS versus IDS
  • Identifying malicious traffic on the network
  • Managing signatures
  • Monitoring and managing alarms and alerts
  • Overview of the Cisco Next-Generation IPS solution

Mitigation technologies for email and web threats

  • Mitigation technology for e-mail-based threats
  • Mitigation technology for web-based threats

Mitigation technologies for endpoint threats

  • Antivirus and antimalware solutions
  • Personal firewalls and host intrusion prevention systems
  • Advanced malware protection for endpoints
  • Hardware and software encryption of endpoint data