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What is Network Security?

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Network Security is building networks with a security mindset. It demonstrate your ability to set up, maintain and secure different types of network. We will be using CCNA Security training guide as our manual. We will also refer to other vendor solutions as we get along in the course.

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This 5-day course concentrate on cisco technology and some other providers (like Fortinet and Paloalto), This course will prepare you for CCNA security exams. 

Delegates will learn how to install, operate and configure a basic IPv4 and IPv6 network and become familiar with Cisco networking devices.

CCNA Security is a highly sought after associate certification for network engineers, administrators or specialist.


There are no prerequisites, but we recommend candidates should have the following:

  • Basic computer literacy
  • Basic PC operating system navigation skills
  • Basic Internet usage skills
  • Basic IP address knowledge

Who Should Attend

We recommend this course for anybody looking for a career in IT or looking to achieve Networking certification.

Course Structure

  • The course is a five days classroom-based training, including hand-on experience with Cisco networking products
  • Visit a VUE center or book your exams online at:

Course Content

Module 1: Building a Simple Network:

  • Exploring the Functions of Networking
  • Understanding the Host-to-Host Communications Model
  • Introducing LANs
  • Operating Cisco IOS Software
  • Starting a Switch
  • Understanding Ethernet and Switch Operation
  • Troubleshooting Common Switch Media Issues
  • Module Summary

Module 2: Establishing Internet Connectivity:

  • Understanding the TCP/IP Internet Layer
  • Understanding IP Addressing and Subnets
  • Understanding the TCP/IP Transport Layer
  • Exploring the Functions of Routing
  • Configuring a Cisco Router
  • Exploring the Packet Delivery Process
  • Enabling Static Routing
  • Managing Traffic Using ACLs
  • Enabling Internet Connectivity
  • Module Summary

Module 3: Managing Network Device Security:

  • Securing Administrative Access
  • Implementing Device Hardening
  • Implementing Traffic Filtering with ACLs
  • Module Summary

Module 4: Introducing IPv6

  • Introducing Basic IPv6
  • Understanding IPv6
  • Configuring IPv6 Routing
  • Module Summary

Module 5: Building a Medium-Sized Network

  • Implementing VLANs and Trunks
  • Routing Between VLANs
  • Using a Cisco Network Device as a DHCP Server
  • Troubleshooting VLAN Connectivity
  • Building Redundant Switched Topologies
  • Improving Redundant Switched Topologies with EtherChannel
  • Understanding Layer 3 Redundancy
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Module 6: Troubleshooting Basic Connectivity:

  • Troubleshooting IPv4 Network Connectivity
  • Troubleshooting IPv6 Network Connectivity
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Module 7: Wide Area Networks:

  • Understanding WAN Technologies
  • Configuring Serial Encapsulation
  • Establishing a WAN Connection Using Frame Relay
  • Introducing VPN Solutions
  • Configuring GRE Tunnels
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Module 8: Implementing an EIGRP-Based Solution

  • Implementing EIGRP
  • Troubleshooting EIGRP
  • Implementing EIGRP for IPv6
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Module 9: Implementing a Scalable OSPF-Based Solution

  • Implementing OSPF
  • Multiarea OSPF IPv4 Implementation
  • Troubleshooting Multiarea OSPF
  • Examining OSPFv3
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Module 10: Network Device Management:

  • Configuring Network Devices to Support Network Management Protocols
  • Managing Cisco Devices
  • Licensing
  • Module Summary


Why choose Tip Technologies?

  • Tip Technologies provide you course ware materials, practice questions, answer templates and exam guidance
  • We make your learning experience enjoyable
  • We provide pre- and post-course support so you never feel alone
  • All of our training is hands-on, using real-world scenarios

Advantages of Network Security

Benefit for Employers: 

  • Ensures your employees have the networking knowledge they need in today’s Enterprise IT environment, providing efficient and effective network service. 
  • Shows your business is committed to having capable IT support personnel 

Benefit for Employees:

  • Provides you the knowledge required to set you on your networking career path
  • Provide transferable job skills to any organisation which uses Cisco products
  • Increase your chance of gaining employment by 75%
  • certified professionals earn higher salaries on average than those without certification

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