Implementing Cisco IOS Network Security (IINS) Foundation Learning Guide, Second Edition, is a Cisco-authorized, self-paced learning tool for CCNA® Security 640-554 foundation learning. This book provides you with the knowledge needed to secure Cisco® networks. By reading this book, you will gain a thorough understanding of how to develop a security infrastructure, recognize threats and vulnerabilities to networks, and mitigate security threats.Develop a comprehensive network security policy to counter threats against information security
Secure borderless networks
Learn how to use Cisco IOS Network Foundation Protection (NFP) and Cisco Configuration Professional (CCP)
Securely implement the management and reporting features of Cisco IOS devices
Deploy Cisco Catalyst Switch security features
Understand IPv6 security features
Plan threat control strategies
Filter traffic with access control lists
Configure ASA and Cisco IOS zone-based firewalls
Implement intrusion prevention systems (IPS) and network address translation (NAT)
Secure connectivity with site-to-site IPsec VPNs and remote access VPNs
This book focuses on using Cisco IOS routers to protect the network by capitalizing on their advanced features as a perimeter router, firewall, intrusion prevention system, and site-to-site VPN device. The book also covers the use of Cisco Catalyst switches for basic network security, the Cisco Secure Access Control System (ACS), and the Cisco Adaptive Security Appliance (ASA). You learn how to perform basic tasks to secure a small branch office network using Cisco IOS security features available through web-based GUIs (Cisco Configuration Professional) and the CLI
on Cisco routers, switches, and ASAs.
Whether you are preparing for CCNA Security certification or simply want to gain a better understanding of Cisco IOS security fundamentals, you will benefit from the information provided in this book.
Implementing Cisco IOS Network Security (IINS) Foundation Learning Guide, Second Edition, is part of a recommended learning path from Cisco that includes simulation and hands-on training from authorized Cisco Learning Partners and self-study products from Cisco Press. To find out more about instructor-led training, e-learning, and hands-on instruction offered by authorized Cisco Learning Partners worldwide, please visit www.cisco.com/go/authorizedtraining.
This volume is in the Foundation Learning Guide Series offered by Cisco Press®. These guides are developed together with Cisco as the only authorized, self-paced learning tools that help networking professionals build their understanding of networking concepts and prepare for Cisco certification exams.
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Publisher: Cisco Press
Page Count (est.): 742
Pub Date: 11/29/2012