CCNA - Security


60 HRS

Salary range

$36,000-$72,000 per annum

Delivery Method

Instructor Led classroom

Language of Instruction

English & French



Course Outline:

This CCNA Security Certification course intends to equip the professionals with the core security concepts and also helps to provide an understanding of the implementation process behind a secure network infrastructure. The professionals will be well versed with VPN encryption, firewalls and intrusion prevention by the end of this course. A thorough overview of web and email content security and endpoint security will also be provided. By the end of the course, the professionals will be able to install, troubleshoot and monitor a secure network to maintain the integrity, confidentiality, and availability of data and devices. These professionals are hired by an array of companies, from emerging to established, globally.

Professional benefits:
The requirement for the Network Security Engineer with CCNA Security Certification is quite overwhelming these days. $68,156 will probably be the average annual salary for the network security engineer. Salary range is usually between $43,223 to $101,359. The pay scale increases as the experience go up. 

By the end of this Cisco – CCNA Security Course, you will be able to accomplish the following:

  • Understanding basic security terms and zones
  • Begin able to explain cryptography concepts such as digital signatures, certificates and PKI
  • Understanding network topologies namely CAN, WAN, SOHO
  • Securing network using SCP and NTP
  • Configuring authorization using Radius and TACACS+ technologies
  • Configuring authentication using 802.1X components, BYOD framework
  • Understanding VPN concepts like IPsec protocols, hair pinning and split tunneling
  • Implement SSL VPN using ASDM and IPsec site-to-site VPN
  • Cisco IOS and authentication on OSPF
  • Understanding different types of spoofing and DHCP snooping
  • VLAN and PVLAN
  • Proxy, application and personal firewalls
  • Stateful and stateless firewalls
  • Static and dynamic NAT
  • Configuring and securing ASA
  • Detection/Signature engines
  • Considerating various modes of deployments such as inline, SPAN
  • SPAM filtering, blacklisting, URL filtering
  • Mitigation technology for personal firewall and antivirus

Key Courses

Introduction to security:

  • Introduction to security principles.
  • Security threats.
  • Cryptography.
  • Network topologies.

Secure Access:

  • Secure management.
  • Authentication, authorization and accounting.
  • C802.1X authentication.
  • BYOD architecture.

Vitual Private Network:

  • Introduction to VPN concepts.
  • Remote Access VPN.
  • Site-to-site VPN.

Secure Routing and Switching:

  • Introduction to security on Cisco routers.
  • Securing routing protocols and control plane.
  • Common layer 2 attacks.
  • Mitigation procedures.
  • VLAN security.

 Cisco Firewall Technologies:

  • Introduction to firewall technologies.
  • Various types of firewalls.
  • NAT on Cisco ASA 9.x.
  • Zone-based firewall.
  • Firewall features on Cisco ASA.
  • Intrusion prevention system and endpoint security
  • IPS deployment considerations.
  • IPS technologies.
  • Mitigation technology for email-based threats.
  • Mitigation technology for web-based threats.
  • Mitigation technology for endpoint threats.

Skills gained after completing this program:

  • Security terms and zones
  • Digital Signatures, certificates and PKI
  • Encryption techniques
  • Radius and TACACS+ technologies
  • 802.1X components, BYOD framework
  • IPsec protocols and delivery modes
  • Hair Pinning and split Tunneling
  • SSL VPN using ASDM and IPsec site-to-site VPN
  • Cisco IOS and Authentication on OSPF
  • Different types of spoofing and DHCP snooping
  • VLAN and PVLAN
  • Stateful and stateless firewalls
  • Configure and Secure ASA
  • Various modes of deployments such as inline and SPAN
  • SPAM Filtering, Blacklisting, URL filtering
  • Personal firewall and antivirus
  • Proxy, application and personal firewalls
  • static and dynamic NAT
  • Detection/Signature engines

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Possible Career Opportunities

  • Network Administrators
  • Professionals who want to change careers
  • IT professionals interested in networking


  • Any other related and relevant experience, such as a background in networking, would be a great asset but is not compulsory

Why Study Here?

  • Experienced teachers
  • Small class sizes
  • Internships offered by the College
  • Hands-on training
  • Job placement services
  • Flexible payment plans
  • Latest technology used in the classrooms
  • Fun campus life

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