CCNA Security Course Contents (640-553)


Module 1: Introduction to Network Security Principles
Network Security Fundamentals, Attack Methodologies,
Operations Security, Cisco Self-Defending Networks

Module 2: Perimeter Security
Administrative Access to Cisco Routers, Cisco SDM, AAA on a
Cisco Router Using the Local Database and on Secure ACS,
Secure Management/Reporting, Locking Down the Router

Module 3: Network Security Using Cisco IOS Firewalls
Firewall Technologies, Static Packet Filters Using ACLs, Cisco IOS
Zone-Based Policy Firewall

Module 4: Site-to-Site VPNs
Cryptographic Services, Symmetric Encryption, Examining
Cryptographic Hashes and Digital Signatures, Asymmetric
Encryption and PKI, IPsec Fundamentals, Site-to-Site IPsec VPN,
IPsec on a Site-to-Site VPN Using Cisco SDM

Module 5: Network Security Using Cisco IOS IPS
IPS Technologies, Cisco IOS IPS Using Cisco SDM

Module 6: LAN, SAN, Voice, and Endpoint Security Overview
Endpoint Security, SAN Security, Voice Security, Layer 2 Attacks