CCNA Routing and Switching (CCNA) – Security


CCNA Security is a hands-on, career-oriented e-learning solution with an emphasis on practical experience to help students develop specialized security skills to advance their careers. The curriculum helps prepare students for entry-level security career opportunities Implementing Cisco IOS® Network Security (IINS) certification exam (640-554) leading to the Cisco® CCNA Security certification.

CCNA Security can be delivered as an independent curriculum or integrated into a broader course of study, such as technology or continuing education programs. The curriculum can be offered in an in-person or a blended distance learning (BDL) environment. All hands-on labs in the course can be completed on actual physical equipment or in conjunction with the NDG NETLAB solution, which provides remote access to equipment over the Internet.




Cisco Certified Network Associate Security (CCNA Security) 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.

Who Should Attend:

- College and university-level students seeking career oriented, entry-level security specialist skills.
- IT professionals wishing to broaden or add specialized skills to their technology expertise.
- Current CCNA certification holders who wish to build on their CCNA knowledge base.

Course Length:
45 Hrs

- CCNA-level networking concepts and skills.
- Basic PC and Internet navigation skills.
-Students can acquire the CCNA-level routing and switching skills needed for success in this course by completing CCNA Discovery or CCNA Exploration.

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