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Cisco - ICND1 (CCENT) & CCNA Security (IINS)

Duration

Duration:

Only 8 Days

Method

Method:

Classroom / Online / Hybrid

Next date

Next date:

7/9/2020 (Monday)

Overview

Firebrand Training Official Cisco Learning Partner

This certification retired on 24th February 2020. Our closest replacement is CCNA.

Get both your CCENT and CCNA Security certifications in just 8 days in this accelerated dual course. That's 20% faster than traditional training. You'll gain the knowledge and skills to install, operate and troubleshoot a small enterprise branch network, including basic network security.

ICND1 gives you the skills needed for entry-level network support positions and is the starting point for many successful careers in networking. CCNA Security introduces you to the core network security technologies.

ICND1 v2.0 is the latest version and includes many new updates. Several topics have been moved from ICND2 into ICND1, while some topics, such as RIP and wireless, have been removed from the curriculum. Course content has been updated to Cisco IOS Software Release 15. All configuration commands are introduced through examples and supported with lab exercises. All labs are developed with new pod topology and new networking gear.

With a CCNA Security certification, you'll have the skills needed to develop a security infrastructure, recognise threats and vulnerabilities to networks, and mitigate security threats. You'll learn core security technologies, the installation, troubleshooting and monitoring of network devices to maintain integrity, confidentiality and availability of data and devices, and competency in the technologies that Cisco uses in its security structure.

Seven reasons why you should sit your course with Firebrand Training

  1. Two options of training. Choose between residential classroom-based, or online CCENT & CCNA Security courses
  2. You'll be CCENT & CCNA Security certified in just 8 days. With us, you’ll be CCENT & CCNA Security trained in record time
  3. Our CCENT & CCNA Security course is all-inclusive. A one-off fee covers all course materials, exams, accommodation and meals. No hidden extras
  4. Pass CCENT & 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
  5. You’ll learn more. 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
  6. You’ll learn CCENT & 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
  7. You’ll be studying CCENT & 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 76,298 professionals, and we’re partners with all of the big names in the business

Benefits

Use your Cisco Learning Credits (CLCs)

You may be entitled to free training via Cisco Learning Credits (CLCs). If you’ve bought Cisco hardware or software - check the invoice to see if you have credits waiting to be used! If you’re unsure, get in touch with us.

Reasons for Cisco certification include career advancement, personal improvement, skills enhancement, higher earnings, and increased on-the-job productivity.

Why Cisco Certifications?

  • Cisco Certified Professionals are among the highest paid in the world.
  • Cisco Certification gives you respect in IT Industry by allowing you to provide great value and service to any organisation you work for.
  • Cisco Certification validates an individual's achievement, thereby increasing the holder's professional credibility by ensuring high standards of technical expertise.
  • Industry trend shows that with each certification there is an increase in salary of the certificate holders. Additionally, multiple certifications directly correlate to further increases.

Cisco certifications also afford you special membership benefits:

  • A certificate of accomplishment.
  • A wallet card, logo and designation for your personal promotion to clients or potential employers.
  • Access to the secure Cisco on-line tracking system so you can download logos, and track your Cisco certification progress throughout your career.

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.

Benefits of Training with Firebrand

  • Two options of training - Residential classroom-based, or online courses
  • A purpose-built training centre – get access to dedicated Pearson VUE Select facilities
  • Certification Guarantee – pass first time or train again free (just pay for accommodation, exams and incidental costs)
  • Everything you need to certify – you’ll sit your exam at the earliest available opportunity after the course - either immediately after your classroom course, or as soon as there are slots available, if you've taken it online
  • No hidden extras – one cost covers everything you need to certify

Curriculum

During this official Cisco CCNA training course, you'll learn the following material:

Interconnecting Cisco Networking Devices, Part 1 (ICND1) 3.0

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
  • Troublshooting Common Switch Media Issues

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
  • Learning the basics of ACL
  • Enabling Internet Connectivity

Building a Medium-Sized Network

  • Implementing VLANs and Trunks
  • Routing between VLANs
  • Using a Cisco Network Device as a DHCP Server
  • Implementing RIPv2
  • Introducing WAN Technologies
  • Introducing Dynamic Routing Protocols
  • Implementing OSPF

Network Device Management and Security

  • Securing Administrative Access
  • Implementing Device Hardening
  • Configuring System Message Logging
  • Managing Cisco Devices
  • Licensing

Introducing IPv6

  • Introducing Basic IPv6
  • Understanding IPv6 Operation
  • Configuring IPv6 Static Routes

Labs:

  • Discovery 1: Get Started with Cisco CLI
  • Discovery 2: Perform Basic Switch Configuration
  • Challenge 1: Implementing the Initial Switch Configuration
  • Discovery 3: Observe How a Switch Operates
  • Discovery 4: Troubleshoot Switch Media and Port Issues
  • Discovery 5: Inspect TCP/IP Applications
  • Discovery 6: Start with Cisco Router Configuration
  • Discovery 7: Configure Cisco Discovery Protocol
  • Challenge 2: Implementing the Initial Router Configuration
  • Discovery 8: Configure Default Gateway
  • Discovery 9: Exploration of Packet Forwarding
  • Discovery 10: Configure and Verify Static Routes
  • Challenge 3: Implementing Static Routing
  • Discovery 11: Configure and Verify ACLs
  • Challenge 4: Implementing Basic Numbered and Named ACLs
  • Discovery 12: Configure a Provider-Assigned IP Address
  • Discovery 13: Configure Static NAT
  • Discovery 14: Configure Dynamic NAT and PAT
  • Discovery 15: Troubleshoot
  • Challenge 5: Implementing PAT
  • Challenge 6: Summary Challenge Lab: 1
  • Challenge 7: Summary Challenge Lab: 2
  • Discovery 16: Configure VLAN and Trunk
  • Challenge 8: Troubleshooting VLANs and Trunk
  • Discovery 17: Configure a Router on a Stick
  • Challenge 9: Implement Multiple VLANs and Basic Routing Between the VLANs
  • Discovery 18: Configure a Cisco Router as a DHCP Server
  • Discovery 19: Troubleshoot DHCP Issues
  • Challenge 10: Implementing a DHCP Server in on a Cisco IOS Device
  • Discovery 20: Configure and Verify RIPv2
  • Discovery 21: Troubleshoot RIPv2
  • Challenge 11: Implementing RIPv2
  • Discovery 22: Enhance Security of Initial Configuration
  • Discovery 23: Limit Remote Access Connectivity
  • Challenge 12: Securing Device Administrative Access
  • Discovery 24: Configure and Verify Port Security
  • Discovery 25: Configure and Verify NTP
  • Challenge 13: Implementing Device Hardening
  • Discovery 26: Configure Syslog
  • Challenge 14: Configuring System Message Logging
  • Challenge 15: Summary Challenge Lab: 3
  • Challenge 16: Summary Challenge Lab: 4
  • Discovery 27: Configure Basic IPv6 Connectivity
  • Discovery 28: Configure IPv6 Static Routes
  • Challenge 17: Implement IPv6 Static Routing

CCNA Security

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

Exam Track

During this 8-day course, you'll take the following two exams:

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

What's Included

Included:

  • Interconnecting Cisco Networking Devices Part 1 student kit
  • Implementing Cisco IOS Network Security

Your accelerated course includes:

  • Accommodation *
  • Meals, unlimited snacks, beverages, tea and coffee *
  • On-site exams **
  • Exam vouchers **
  • Practice tests **
  • Certification Guarantee ***
  • Courseware
  • Up-to 12 hours of instructor-led training each day
  • 24-hour lab access
  • Digital courseware **
  • * For residential training only. Doesn't apply for online courses
  • ** Some exceptions apply. Please refer to the Exam Track or speak with our experts
  • *** Pass first time or train again free (just pay for accommodation, exams and incidental costs)

Prerequisites

It's advised that you have experience of desktop operating systems and basic knowledge of networking fundamentals.

Unsure whether you meet the prerequisites? Don’t worry. Your training consultant will discuss your background with you to understand if this course is right for you.

Reviews

Here's the Firebrand Training review section. Since 2001 we've trained exactly 76,298 students and asked them all to review our Accelerated Learning. Currently, 96.74% have said Firebrand exceeded their expectations.

Read reviews from recent accelerated courses below or visit Firebrand Stories for written and video interviews from our alumni.


"Initially thought i would struggle with the Bootcamp method. Dave Petts was able to keep the attention of the group and provide an all round relaxed but intensive learning process."
Rich Bridle. (15/9/2014 (Monday) to 20/9/2014 (Saturday))

"I was fairly foreign to most components of the CCNA course. The Firebrand instructor made all parts of the course clear leading to many "AHA!" moments. "
P.L., IBM CLoud. (3/8/2020 (Monday) to 8/8/2020 (Saturday))

"Provided with the appropriate materials to get through the course. Instructor was very knowledgeable and covered all the topics required."
A.H., NHS North of England CSU. (3/8/2020 (Monday) to 8/8/2020 (Saturday))

"The instructor was very knowledgeable about the course material, the course did run very fast which I understand was the point of it so whilst it may have been a bit too fast for me, I appreciate how well the instructor kept on track and taught the class as well as answering the questions"
C.M., i-dash. (3/8/2020 (Monday) to 8/8/2020 (Saturday))

"The site is fully open and is a relaxing place to study with no distractions. Instructors are very friendly and there is no presure on you to do any exams straight away, but they will support you in every way if you wish too."
Martin Walsh. (22/6/2020 (Monday) to 27/6/2020 (Saturday))

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