• Program: Information Technology/Computer Careers
  • Course: CCNA Security
  • Course #: CCIS2421
  • Total Credits: 3

Course Description

This course will expose students to the array of security features that can be implemented using a company's existing Cisco router. Instruction will include authentication methods, common network attacks and how to safeguard against them, communication security (remote access, e-mail, the web, directory and file transfer, and wireless data), infrastructure security (network devices and media, and the proper use of perimeter topologies such as demilitarized zones (DMZ)s, Extranets, and Intranets to establish network security). Cryptography basics are provided, including the differences between asymmetric and symmetric algorithms, and the different types of Public Key Infrastructure (PKI) certificates and their usage. Operational/organizational security is discussed as it relates to physical security, and disaster recovery.

Course Evaluation

Refer to Course Syllabus for detailed information regarding the requirements and evaluation standards for this course. The Course Syllabus will be distributed the first week of the course.

Disability Services

Hennepin Technical College offers reasonable accommodations to qualified students with disabilities. If you have a documented disability that may require accommodations, contact the college’s Disability Services Director: Sara Laviolette at Brooklyn Park (763-488-2477) or Jean Kreutter at Eden Prairie (952-995-1544).

Course Goals

The following goals will be addressed in the course:
Describe the security threats facing modern network infrastructures
Secure network device access
Implement Authentication, Authorization, and Accounting (AAA) on network devices
Mitigate threats to networks using Access Control Lists (ACL)s
Implement secure network management and reporting
Mitigate common Layer 2 attacks
Implement the Cisco Internetwork Operating System (IOS) firewall feature set
Implement the Cisco IOS Intrusion prevention system (IPS) feature set
Implement site-to-site Internet Protocol Security (IPsec) virtual private networks (VPN)s
Administer effective security policies

Credit Details
  • Lecture: 3
  • MnTC Goal: 0
Course Details
  • Prerequisites:  CCIS1431
  • Campus: Brooklyn Park/Eden Prairie

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