Securing Networks with Cisco Routers & Switches

COURSE OUTLINE:

Description This 5 day course is aimed at providing Network Professionals with the knowledge and skills needed to secure Cisco IOS Routers and Switches. Successful students will be able to secure the network environment using existing Cisco IOS and CatOS security features, configure the 3 primary components of the Cisco IOS Firewall Feature set (Context-Based Access Control (CBAC), Intrusion Prevention, and Authentication Proxy), implement Secure Tunnels (VPNs) using IPSec Technology and implement basic Access Switch Security.

Audience
Internetwork professionals who want to ensure security of their network or who seek the Cisco Certified Security Professional Certification (CCSP).

Prerequisites
Internetwork professionals who want to ensure security of their network or who seek the Cisco Certified Security Professional Certification (CCSP).

Learning Objectives

  • Implement Layer 2 security features on a network using Cisco IOS commands
  • Implement Cisco Network Foundation Protection on Cisco IOS routers
  • Design, install, configure and troubleshoot site-to-site VPNs using Cisco Integrated Services routers.
  • Design, install, configure and troubleshoot remote-access communications using Cisco IOS security features
  • Install, configure and torubleshoot url filtering, NAT and PAt, Cisco IOS Classif Firewall, Cisco IOS Zone-Based Policy Firewall, and Cisco IOS IPS on a Cisco Integrated Services router.

    Who should attend

    Internetwork professionals who want to ensure security of their network or who seek the Cisco Certified Security Professional Certification (CCSP).

    Certifications

    This course is part of the following Certifications:

    • Cisco Certified Security Professional  (CCSP)
    • CCIE Security  (CCIES Security)
    • Cisco IOS Security Specialist
    Prerequisites

    The Interconnecting Cisco Network Devics Part 1 & 2 (ICND1 & ICND2) are both required courses before taking SNRS

    Interconnecting Cisco Network Devices Part 1 (ICND1)

    Interconnecting Cisco Network Devices Part 2 (ICND2)

    Course Objectives

    After completing this course, you will be able to:

    • Secure the network environment using existing Cisco IOS and CatOS security features
    • Configure the three primary components of the Cisco IOS Firewall Feature set
    • Implement secure tunnels (VPNs) using IPSec technology
    • Implement basic access switch security
    • Complete a security audit using Cisco Security Device Manager

    Course Content

    In addition, you will complete a security audit using functions embedded in Cisco Security Device Manager.

    Plus, learn the following:

    • Cisco Secure ACS for Windows configuration
    • Configuring Cisco IOS Security Feature Set including IOS Firewall CBAC(Context-Based Access Control), Authentication Proxy and IPS(Intrusion Prevention System)
    • Layer 2 Security, including Cisco IBNS(Identity Based Network Services) and 802.1x Port-Based Authentication
    • Building Cisco IOS-based VPNs Using Cisco Routers and Pre-Shared Keys
    • Building Cisco IOS-based VPNs Using Cisco Routers and Certificate Authorities
    • Cisco IOS Remote Access Using Cisco Easy VPN
    • Cisco Security Device Manager (SDM).

    Course Content


    •MODULE 1: NETWORK PLATFORM SECURITY WITH SWITCHES •CONFIGURE ADVANCED LAYER 2 SECURITY •INTRODUCING CISCO IBNS •IMPLEMENTING BASIC 802.1X AUTHENTICATION •CONFIGURE BASIC 802.1X AUTHENTICATION •CONFIGURING ADVANCED 802.1X AUTHENTICATION AND AUTHORIZ