Chicago area career training

CCNA - Security


40 Hours
* Pricing and Logistics are subject to change without notice.

CCNA-Security Certification Meets the Needs of IT Professionals Who Are Responsible For Network Security

Cisco Certified Network Associate Security (CCNA Security) validates associate-level knowledge and skills required to secure Cisco networks. With a CCNA Security certification, a network professional demonstrates the skills required to develop a security infrastructure, recognize threats and vulnerabilities to networks, and mitigate security threats. The CCNA Security curriculum emphasizes 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.

Who benefits from CCNA-Security certification?

  • Anyone who completed CCNA-Routing and Switching and wishes to enter the network security field

  • Anyone looking to acquire roles such as Network Security Specialist, Security Administrator, and Network Security Support Engineer

  • Anyone looking to stay competitive and advance their career by gaining knowledge and certification

About This Course

Upon successful completion of this course, students will be able to:

  • Understand core security technologies.
  • Develop a security infrastructure.
  • Recognize threats and vulnerabilities to networks.
  • Mitigate security threats.


1. Exclusive - NAT and PAT

  • Basics of NAT and PAT
  • Configuring NAT and PAT
  • Maintaining NAT and PAT
  • Advanced Concepts in NAT and PAT

2. Introduction to Network Security Principles

  • Network Security Fundamentals
  • Network Attack Methodologies
  • Operations Security
  • Security Policy
  • Building Cisco Self-Defending Networks
  • Cryptographic Services
  • Symmetric Encryption
  • Cryptographic Hashes and Digital Signatures
  • Asymmetric Encryption and PKI

3. Perimeter Security

  • Securing Administrative Access to Cisco Routers
  • Cisco SDM
  • Configuring AAA on a Cisco Router Using the Local Database
  • Configuring AAA on a Cisco Router to Use Cisco Secure ACS
  • Implementing Secure Management and Reporting
  • Locking Down the Router

4. Network Security Using Cisco IOS Firewalls

  • Firewall Technologies
  • Creating Static Packet Filters Using ACLs
  • Configuring Cisco IOS Zone-Based Policy Firewall

5. Site-to-Site VPNs

  • IPsec Fundamentals
  • Building a Site-to-Site IPsec VPN
  • Configuring IPsec on a Site-to-Site VPN Using Cisco SDM
  • Exclusive - IPsec over GRE

6. Network Security Using Cisco IOS IPS

  • IPS Technologies
  • Configuring Cisco IOS IPS Using Cisco SDM

7. LAN, SAN, Voice, and Endpoint Security Overview

  • Endpoint Security
  • SAN Security
  • Voice Security
  • Mitigating Layer 2 Attacks


Any valid Cisco CCENTCCNA Routing and Switching, or any CCIE certification can act as a prerequisite.

Exam Details

Exam 210-260: CCNA Security

This exam tests the candidate's knowledge of secure network infrastructure, understanding core security concepts, managing secure access, VPN encryption, firewalls, intrusion prevention, web and email content security, and endpoint security. This exam validates skills for installation, troubleshooting, and monitoring of a secure network to maintain integrity, confidentiality, and availability of data and devices.

The Logistics of Your Exam

  1. The cost of the exam is an additional $300
  2. Locate a Pearson Vue testing center near you

  3. Create a Pearson Vue Testing Account and Schedule Your Exam

  4. Review Cisco Certification Exam Policies and Requirements prior to taking your exam

Exam Code 210-260
Number of Questions 60-70
Passing Score N/A
Types of Questions
  • Multiple choice

  • Multiple response

  • Drag and drops

  • Fill in the blanks

  • Simulations

Length of Test 90 minutes
Exam Results Preliminary results provided immediately

Course Schedule

720 E Butterfield Rd Suite 100 Lombard, IL 60148
04/16/2018 - 05/16/2018 06:00 pm - 10:00 pm
08/04/2018 - 09/08/2018 09:00 am - 05:00 pm

Exam Pass Guarantee

At Microtrain we are committed to your success!
Let us show you the return you get from great tech training. We will personally guarantee that if you take our class and follow our program you will be successfully certified!

Learn More