The Implementing Cisco IOS Network Security (IINS) course focuses on the design, implementation, and monitoring of a comprehensive security policy, using Cisco IOS security features and technologies as examples.

The course covers security controls of Cisco IOS devices as well as a functional introduction to the Cisco ASA adaptive security appliance. Using instructor-led discussion, lecture, and hands-on lab exercises, this course allows students to perform basic tasks to secure a small branch office network using Cisco IOS security features that are available through web-based GUIs (Cisco Configuration Professional) and the CLI on Cisco routers, switches, and ASA appliances.Target Audience

This course is designed for:

  • Network Designers
  • Network Administrators
  • Network Engineers
  • Network Managers
  • Systems Engineers

Objectives

Upon completing this course, the learner will be able to meet these overall objectives;

  • Describe the components of a comprehensive network security policy that can be used to counter threats against IT systems, within the context of a security policy life cycle
  • Develop and implement security countermeasures that are aimed at protecting network elements as part of the network infrastructure
  • Deploy and maintain threat control and containment technologies for perimeter security in small and midsize networks
  • Describe secure connectivity strategies and technologies using VPNs, as well as configure site-to-site and remote-access VPNs using Cisco IOS features

Course Outline

Networking Security Fundamentals

  • Introducing Networking Security Concepts
  • Understanding Security Policies Using a Life-Cycle Approach
  • Building a Security Strategy for Borderless Networks

Protecting the Network Infrastructure

  • Introducing Cisco Network Foundation Protection
  • Protecting the Network Infrastructure Using Cisco Configuration Professional
  • Securing the Management Plane on Cisco IOS Devices
  • Configuring AAA on Cisco IOS Devices Using Cisco Secure ACS
  • Securing the Data Plane on Cisco Catalyst Switches
  • Securing the Data Plane in IPv6 Environments

Threat Control and Containment

  • Planning a Threat Control Strategy
  • Implementing Access Control Lists for Threat Mitigation
  • Understanding Firewall Fundamentals
  • Implementing Cisco IOS Zone-Based Policy Firewalls
  • Configuring Basic Firewall Policies on Cisco ASA Appliances
  • Understanding IPS Fundamentals
  • Implementing Cisco IOS IPS

Secure Connectivity

  • Understanding the Fundamentals of VPN Technologies
  • Introducing Public Key Infrastructure
  • Examining IPsec Fundamentals
  • Implementing Site-to-Site VPNs on Cisco IOS Routers
  • Implementing SSL VPNs Using Cisco ASA Appliances

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