Oct 22, 2020  
Spring 2019 Catalog 
Spring 2019 Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

TE 275 - CCNA Security

Credit Hours: 3

CCNA Security equips students with the knowledge and skills needed to prepare for entry-level security specialist careers. This course is a hands-on, career-oriented e-learning solution that emphasizes practical experience. CCNA Security is a blended curriculum with both online and classroom learning. CCNA Security aims to develop an in-depth understanding of network security principles as well as the tools and configurations available. The following tools are covered: protocol sniffers/analyzers, TCP/IP and common desktop utilities, Cisco IOS Software, Cisco VPN client, Packet Tracer (PT), and Web-based resources. The predominant lab types are procedural, skills integration challenges, troubleshooting, and model building.

Course Outcomes
Upon successful completion of this course, the student will be able to:

  • explain the importance of data networks and the Internet in supporting business. communications and everyday activities;
  • explain how communication works in data networks and the Internet;
  • describe the security threats facing modern network infrastructures;
  • secure network device access;
  • implement AAA on network devices;
  • mitigate threats to networks using ACLs;
  • implement secure network management and reporting;
  • mitigate common Layer 2 attacks;
  • implement the Cisco IOS firewall feature set;
  • implement the Cisco IOS IPS feature set;
  • implement site-to-site IPSec VPNs; and
  • administer effective security policies.

Prerequisites: TE 272
F/S (S)