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Become a Cisco Certified Network Associate Security (CCNA Security)

The Cisco Certified Network Associate Security (CCNA Security) certification path is an excellent starting point for a career in cybersecurity. You'll learn the skills required to install, troubleshoot and monitor Cisco networks, as well as recognize vulnerabilities and mitigate security threats.

7 courses  //   7 videos  //   5 hours of training

CCNA: Security training

This learning path introduces you to network security concepts and teaches you the skills required to maintain the integrity, confidentiality and availability of data and devices. As you progress through seven courses tied to the CCNA: Security exam objectives, you’ll learn what it takes to secure local area networks and network devices — and how to implement and configure various security technologies. Upon completion, you’ll have the skills required to secure Cisco networks and the knowledge necessary to successfully pass your CCNA: Security exam.

Learning path components

CCNA: Security Practice Exam
Practice Exam
CCNA: Security Practice Exam

CCNA: Security Practice Exam

Prepare for your CCNA: Security exam and test your domain knowledge.

Number of questions: 55

Modern Network Security Threats
Course
Modern Network Security Threats

Modern Network Security Threats

Get to grips with modern network security threats through this short course on risk management, common attacks and more.

1 video
44 minutes of training

Securing Network Devices
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Securing Network Devices

Securing Network Devices

Explore what it takes to secure network devices with this course covering router configuration, perimeter security and more.

1 video
44 minutes of training

Authentication, Authorization & Accounting
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Authentication, Authorization & Accounting

Authentication, Authorization & Accounting

Authentication types, password security, authentication commands and more are explored in this course on authentication, authorization and accounting.

1 video
34 minutes of training

Implementing Firewall Technologies
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Implementing Firewall Technologies

Implementing Firewall Technologies

Protect your perimeter with this course on implementing firewall technologies. Review your knowledge of firewall types, benefits, best practices and more.

1 video
53 minutes of training

Implementing Intrusion Prevention
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Implementing Intrusion Prevention

Implementing Intrusion Prevention

Take a closer look at the art of implementing intrusion prevention with this course. Familiarize yourself with detection types, solution types, various implementations and more.

1 video
49 minutes of training

Securing the Local Area Network
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Securing the Local Area Network

Securing the Local Area Network

Learn how to secure your local area network with this short course on handling threats to endpoints and network infrastructure.

1 video
23 minutes of training

Implementing Virtual Private Networks
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Implementing Virtual Private Networks

Implementing Virtual Private Networks

Protect yourself and your network with a VPN, or virtual private network. This course explores VPN setup, uses, terms and configuration.

1 video
45 minutes of training

 

What you’ll learn.

The CCNA: Security certification exam includes seven primary topics:

  • Security concepts
  • Secure access
  • Virtual Private Network (VPN)
  • Secure routing and switching
  • Cisco firewall technologies
  • Intrusion Prevention System (IPS)
  • Content and endpoint security

Who is this for?

A CCENT or CCNA certification or equivalent knowledge and work experience is recommended, but not required. This certification path is designed for:

  • Network administrators
  • Network engineers
  • System administrators
  • IT managers
  • Anyone wanting to learn about Cisco equipment and develop their network security skills!

You're in good company

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

Julian Tang

Chief Information Officer

"The course not only met my expectations, but exceeded them. It was the most engaging online training I’ve ever had."

Val Vask

Commercial Technical Lead

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

Jeffrey Coa

Information Security Systems Officer