Cisco CCNA & CCNA Security

- Only 11 Days

Get the Cisco CCNA and CCNA Security certifications in just nine days. First you'll learn to install, configure, operate, and troubleshoot medium-size route and switched networks. Then the Cisco CCNA Security part of the course introduces you to the core network security technologies.

Upon completion of this CCNA & CCNA Security course, you'll learn how to:

  • Understand the OSI and TCP network models
  • Implement an IP addressing scheme
  • Implement a switched network using VLANS
  • Understand the concepts of WLANS
  • Implement routed Cisco networks using RIPv2, OSPF and EIGRP protocols
  • Configure and troubleshoot WAN connections using serial protocols and Frame Relay
  • Configure Cisco router using IOS security features
  • Configure Intrusion prevention on Cisco devices
  • Understand the firewall features on Cisco devices

During this Cisco CCNA & CCNA Security training, you’ll gain the following certifications:

  • Cisco Certified Entry Networking Technician (CCENT)
  • Cisco Certified Network Associate (CCNA)
  • Cisco Certified Network Associate Security

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Seven reasons why you should sit your CCNA & Security course with Firebrand Training

  1. You'll be CCNA & Security certified in just 11 days. With us, you’ll be CCNA & Security trained in record time
  2. Our CCNA & Security course is all-inclusive. A one-off fee covers all course materials, exams, accommodation and meals. No hidden extras
  3. Pass CCNA & Security first time or train again for free. This is our guarantee. We’re confident you’ll pass your course first time. But if not, come back within a year and only pay for accommodation, exams and incidental costs
  4. You’ll learn more CCNA & Security. A day with a traditional training provider generally runs from 9am – 5pm, with a nice long break for lunch. With Firebrand Training you’ll get at least 12 hours/day quality learning time, with your instructor
  5. You’ll learn CCNA & Security faster. Chances are, you’ll have a different learning style to those around you. We combine visual, auditory and tactile styles to deliver the material in a way that ensures you will learn faster and more easily
  6. You’ll be studying CCNA & Security with the best. We’ve been named in Training Industry’s “Top 20 IT Training Companies of the Year” every year since 2010. As well as winning many more awards, we’ve trained and certified 74,634 professionals, and we’re partners with all of the big names in the business
  7. You'll do more than study CCNA & Security courseware. We use practical exercises to make sure you can apply your new knowledge to the work environment. Our instructors use demonstrations and real-world experience to keep the day interesting and engaging

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Other accelerated training providers rely heavily on lecture and independent self-testing and study.

Effective technical instruction must be highly varied and interactive to keep attention levels high, promote camaraderie and teamwork between the students and instructor, and solidify knowledge through hands-on learning.

Firebrand Training provides instruction to meet every learning need:

  • Intensive group instruction
  • One-on-one instruction attention
  • Hands-on labs
  • Lab partner and group exercises
  • Question and answer drills
  • Independent study

This information has been provided as a helpful tool for candidates considering training. Courses that include certification come with a certification guarantee. Pass first time or train again for free (just pay for accommodation and exams on your return). We do not make any guarantees about personal successes or benefits of obtaining certification. Benefits of certification determined through studies do not guarantee any particular personal successes.

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You'll learn the following content:

ICND1

Operation of IP Data Networks

  • Recognize the purpose and functions of various network devices such as Routers, Switches, Bridges and Hubs.
  • Select the components required to meet a given network specification.
  • Identify common applications and their impact on the network
  • Describe the purpose and basic operation of the protocols in the OSI and TCP/IP models.
  • Predict the data flow between two hosts across a network.
  • Identify the appropriate media, cables, ports, and connectors to connect Cisco network devices to other network devices and hosts in a LAN

LAN Switching Technologies

  • Determine the technology and media access control method for Ethernet networks
  • Identify basic switching concepts and the operation of Cisco switches.
    • Collision Domains
    • Broadcast Domains
    • Types of switching
    • CAM Table
  • Configure and verify initial switch configuration including remote access management.
    • Cisco IOS commands to perform basic switch setup
  • Verify network status and switch operation using basic utilities such as ping, telnet and ssh.
  • Describe how VLANs create logically separate networks and the need for routing between them.
    • Explain network segmentation and basic traffic management concepts
  • Configure and verify VLANs
  • Configure and verify trunking on Cisco switches
    • DTP
    • Auto negotiation

IP addressing (IPv4 / IPv6)

  • Describe the operation and necessity of using private and public IP addresses for IPv4 addressing
  • Identify the appropriate IPv6 addressing scheme to satisfy addressing requirements in a LAN/WAN environment.
  • Identify the appropriate IPv4 addressing scheme using VLSM and summarization to satisfy addressing requirements in a LAN/WAN environment.
  • Describe the technological requirements for running IPv6 in conjunction with IPv4 such as dual stack
  • Describe IPv6 addresses
    • Global unicast
    • Multicast
    • Link local
    • Unique local
    • eui 64
    • autoconfiguration

IP Routing Technologies

  • Describe basic routing concepts
    • CEF
    • Packet forwarding
    • Router lookup process
  • Configure and verify utilizing the CLI to set basic Router configuration
    • Cisco IOS commands to perform basic router setup
  • Configure and verify operation status of an ethernet interface
  • Verify router configuration and network connectivity
    • Cisco IOS commands to review basic router information and network connectivity
  • Configure and verify routing configuration for a static or default route given specific routing requirements
  • Differentiate methods of routing and routing protocols
    • Static vs. Dynamic
    • Link state vs. Distance Vector
    • next hop
    • ip routing table
    • Passive interfaces
  • Configure and verify OSPF (single area)
    • Benefit of single area
    • Configure OSPF v2
    • Configure OSPF v3
    • Router ID
    • Passive interface
  • Configure and verify interVLAN routing (Router on a stick)
    • sub interfaces
    • upstream routing
    • encapsulation
  • Configure SVI interfaces

IP Services

  • Configure and verify DHCP (IOS Router)
    • configuring router interfaces to use DHCP
    • DHCP options
    • excluded addresses
    • lease time
  • Describe the types, features, and applications of ACLs
    • Standard
      • Sequence numbers
      • Editing
    • Extended
    • Named
    • Numbered
    • Log option
  • Configure and verify ACLs in a network environment
    • Named
    • Numbered
    • Log option
  • Identify the basic operation of NAT
    • Purpose
    • Pool
    • Static
    • 1 to 1
    • Overloading
    • Source addressing
    • One way NAT
  • Configure and verify NAT for given network requirements
  • Configure and verify NTP as a client

Network Device Security

  • Configure and verify network device security features such as
    • Device password security
    • Enable secret vs enable
    • Transport
    • Disable telnet
    • SSH
    • VTYs
    • Physical security
    • Service password
    • Describe external authentication methods
  • Configure and verify Switch Port Security features such as
    • Sticky MAC
    • MAC address limitation
    • Static / dynamic
    • Violation modes
      • Err disable
      • Shutdown
      • Protect restrict
    • Shutdown unused ports
    • Err disable recovery
    • Assign unused ports to an unused VLAN
    • Setting native VLAN to other than VLAN 1
  • Configure and verify ACLs to filter network traffic
  • Configure and verify an ACLs to limit telnet and SSH access to the router

Troubleshooting

  • Troubleshoot and correct common problems associated with IP addressing and host configurations.
  • Troubleshootand Resolve VLAN problems
    • identify that VLANs are configured
    • port membership correct
    • IP address configured
  • Troubleshoot and Resolve trunking problems on Cisco switches
    • correct trunk states
    • correct encapsulation configured
    • correct vlans allowed
  • Troubleshoot and Resolve ACL issues
    • Statistics
    • Permitted networks
    • Direction
      • Interface
  • Troubleshoot and Resolve Layer 1 problems
    • Framing
    • CRC
    • Runts
    • Giants
    • Dropped packets
    • Late collision
    • Input / Output errors

ICND2

LAN Switching Technologies

  • Identify enhanced switching technologies
  • RSTP
  • PVSTP
  • Etherchannels
  • Configuring and verifying PVSTP operation
  • Describe root bridge election
  • Spanning tree mode

IP Routing Technologies

  • Describing the boot process of Cisco IOS routers
  • POST
  • Router bootup process
  • Configuring and verifying operation status of a Serial interface
  • Managing Cisco IOS Files
  • Booting preferences
  • Cisco IOS image(s)
  • Licensing
  • Show license
  • Change license
  • Differentiate methods of routing and routing protocols
  • Administrative distance
  • Split horizon
  • Metric
  • Next hop
  • Configuring and verifying OSPF (single area)
  • Neighbor adjacencies
  • OSPF states
  • Discussing Multi area
  • Configuring OSPF v2
  • Configuring OSPF v3
  • Router ID
  • LSA types
  • Configuring and verifying EIGRP (single AS)
  • Feasible Distance / Feasible Successors /Administrative distance
  • Feasibility condition
  • Metric composition
  • Router ID
  • Auto summary
  • Path selection
  • Load balancing
  • Equal
  • Unequal
  • Passive interface

IP Services

  • Recognizing High availability (FHRP)
  • VRRP
  • HSRP
  • GLBP
  • Configuring and verifying Syslog
  • Utilizing Syslog Output
  • Describing SNMP v2 & v3

Troubleshooting

  • Identify and correct common network problems
  • Utilizing netflow data
  • Troubleshooting and Resolving Spanning Tree operation issues
  • Root switch
  • Priority
  • Mode is correct
  • Port states
  • Troubleshooting and Resolving routing issues
  • Routing is enabled
  • Routing table is correct
  • Correct path selection
  • Troubleshooting and Resolving OSPF problems
  • Neighbor Adjacencies
  • Hello and Dead timers
  • OSPF area
  • Interface MTU
  • Network types
  • Neighbor states
  • OSPF topology database
  • Troubleshooting and Resolving EIGRP problems
  • neighbor adjancies
  • AS number
  • Load balancing
  • Split horizon
  • Troubleshooting and Resolving interVLAN routing problems
  • Connectivity
  • Encapsulation
  • Subnet
  • Native VLAN
  • Port mode trunk status
  • Troubleshooting and Resolving WAN implementation issues
  • Serial interfaces
  • PPP
  • Frame relay
  • Monitor NetFlow statistics
  • Troubleshoot etherchannel problems

WAN Technologies

  • Identify different WAN Technologies
  • Metro Ethernet
  • VSAT
  • Cellular 3G / 4G
  • MPLS
  • T1 / E1
  • ISDN
  • DSL
  • Frame relay
  • Cable
  • VPN
  • Configuring and verifying a basic WAN serial connection
  • Configuring and verifying a PPP connection between Cisco routers
  • Configuring and verifying Frame Relay on Cisco routers
  • Implementing and troubleshooting PPPoE

Implementing IOS Network Security v2.0

Common Security Threats

  • Common security threats

Security and Cisco Routers

  • Implementing security on Cisco routers
  • Securing the data, control and management plane
  • Cisco Security Manager
  • Transition from IPv4 to IPv6

AAA on Cisco Devices

  • Implementing AAA (authentication, authorization, and accounting)
  • TACACS+
  • RADIUS
  • AAA
  • AAA functionality

IOS ACLs

  • Standard, extended, and named IP IOS access control lists (ACLs) to filter packets
  • Considerations when building ACLs
  • Implementing IP ACLs to mitigate threats in a network

Securing Network Management and Reporting

  • Securing network management
  • Implementing secure network management

Common Layer 2 Attacks

  • Layer 2 security using Cisco switches
  • VLAN security
  • Implementing VLANs and trunking
  • Implementing spanning tree

Cisco Firewall Technologies

  • Operational strengths and weaknesses of the different firewall technologies
  • Stateful firewalls
  • Types of NAT used in firewall technologies
  • Implementing zone-based policy firewall using CCP
  • Implementing the Cisco Adaptive Security Appliance (ASA)
  • Implementing Network Address Translation (NAT) and Port Address Translation (PAT)

Cisco IPS

  • Considerations when deploying Cisco Intrusion Prevention System (IPS)
  • IPS technologies
  • Configuring Cisco IOS IPS using CCP

VPN Technologies

  • Different methods used in cryptography
  • VPN technologies
  • The building blocks of IPSec
  • Implementing an IOS IPSec site-to-site VPN with pre-shared key authentication
  • Verify VPN operations
  • Implementing Secure Sockets Layer (SSL) VPN using ASA device manager

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You'll sit the following CCNA & CCNA Security exams:

  • CCNA Exam 100-101 - Interconnecting Cisco Networking Devices Part 1 (ICND1 v2.0)
  • CCNA Exam 200-101 - Interconnecting Cisco Networking Devices Part 2 (ICND2 v2.0)
  • Exam 640-554 - Implementing IOS Network Security v2.0

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Why is Cisco at Firebrand different?

Firebrand’s accelerated CCNA course offers you access to more equipment than most of our competitors.

You’ll work in pairs and share a “pod” of equipment located in a rack. You have your own 2811 router and 2960 switch, access to additional equipment such as a Frame-Relay switch, along with additional routers and switches should you wish to tinker.

The equipment we supply, alongside 24 hour lab access, gives you the tools to prepare you both for the CCNA exams, more importantly, the real world.

Included:

  • Cisco Official CCNAX v2.0 Courseware and Implementing Cisco IOS Network Security v2.0

Firebrand Training offers top-quality technical education and certification training in an all-inclusive course package specifically designed for the needs and ease of our students. We attend to every detail so our students can focus solely on their studies and certification goals.

Our Certification Programs includes

  • Intensive Hands-on Training Utilising our (Lecture | Lab | Review)TM Delivery
  • Comprehensive Study Materials, Program Courseware and Self-Testing Software including MeasureUp *
  • Fully instructor-led program with 24 hour lab access
  • Examination vouchers **
  • Near site testing, Transportation to/from Testing Center are provided ***
  • Accommodation, all meals, unlimited beverages, snacks and tea / coffee****
  • Examination Passing Policy

Please note

  • * Not on all courses
  • ** Examination vouchers are not included for the following courses: PMP, CAPM and CISSP CBK Review
  • *** Not included in our PMP, CAPM, CISA, CISM, CGEIT, CRISC, (ISC)2 or ITIL Managers and Revision Certifications
  • **** Accommodation not included on the CISSP CBK Review Seminar

Our instructors teach to accommodate every student's learning needs through individualised instruction, hands-on labs, lab partner and group exercises, independent study, self-testing, and question/answer drills.

Firebrand Training has dedicated, well-equipped educational facilities where you will attend instruction and labs and have access to comfortable study and lounging rooms. Our students consistently say our facilities are second-to-none.

Examination Passing Policy

Should a student complete a Firebrand Training Program without having successfully passed all vendor examinations, the student may re-attend that program for a period of one year.  Students will only be responsible for accommodations and vendor exam fees.

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Students that are successful in the Cisco CCNA training course are required to meet the following prerequisites:

  • Experience of a desktop operating system
  • Knowledge of networking fundamentals

Unsure whether you meet the prerequisites?

Don’t worry - we’ll discuss your technical background, experience and qualifications to determine whether this accelerated course suits you.

Just call us on +971 4 3199019 and speak to one of our enrolment consultants.

Firebrand is an immersive environment and requires commitment. Some prerequisites are simply guidelines; you may find your unique experience, attitude and determination enables you to succeed on your accelerated course.

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