CCNA Security Official Exam Certification Guide (Exam by Michael Watkins, Kevin Wallace

By Michael Watkins, Kevin Wallace

CCNA Security

Official examination Certification Guide


  • Master the IINS 640-553 examination with this authentic learn guide
  • Assess your wisdom with chapter-opening quizzes
  • Review key ideas with examination training Tasks
  • Practice with sensible examination questions about the CD-ROM


CCNA safeguard respectable examination Certification Guide is a better of breed Cisco® examination learn consultant that focuses in particular at the goals for the CCNA® protection IINS examination. Senior protection teachers Michael Watkins and Kevin Wallace proportion guidance tricks and test-taking information, aiding you establish parts of weak spot and enhance either your conceptual wisdom and hands-on talents. fabric is gifted in a concise demeanour, targeting expanding your knowing and retention of examination topics.


CCNA protection reputable examination Certification Guide offers you with an prepared try instruction regimen by utilizing confirmed sequence parts and strategies. “Do i do know This Already?” quizzes open every one bankruptcy and let you make a decision how a lot time you must spend on every one part. examination subject lists make referencing effortless. Chapter-ending examination instruction projects sections aid drill you on key suggestions you need to be aware of completely.


The significant other CD-ROM encompasses a robust checking out engine with the intention to specialize in person subject components or take entire, timed checks. The overview engine additionally tracks your functionality and gives suggestions on a topic-by-topic foundation, offering question-by-question remediation to the textual content and laying out an entire examine plan for evaluate.

Well-regarded for its point of element, evaluation good points, and tough assessment questions and workouts, this reliable research consultant is helping you grasp the suggestions and strategies that may assist you be successful at the examination the 1st time.


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Michael Watkins, CCNA/CCNP®/CCVP®/CCSP®, is a full-time senior technical teacher with SkillSoft company. With thirteen years of community administration, education, and consulting event, Michael has labored with corporations reminiscent of Kraft meals, Johnson and Johnson, Raytheon, and the USA Air strength to assist them enforce and examine the newest community applied sciences.


Kevin Wallace, CCIE® No. 7945, is a professional Cisco teacher operating complete time for SkillSoft, the place he teaches classes within the Cisco CCSP, CCVP, and CCNP tracks. With 19 years of Cisco networking adventure, Kevin has been a community layout expert for the Walt Disney international inn and a community supervisor for japanese Kentucky collage. Kevin is also a CCVP, CCSP, CCNP, and CCDP with a number of Cisco safeguard and IP communications specializations.


The authentic examine consultant is helping you grasp the entire themes at the IINS examination, including

  • Network safeguard threats
  • Security policies
  • Network perimeter defense
  • AAA configuration
  • Router security
  • Switch security
  • Endpoint security
  • SAN security
  • VoIP security
  • IOS firewalls
  • Cisco IOS® IPS
  • Cryptography
  • Digital signatures
  • PKI and uneven encryption
  • IPsec VPNs


This quantity is a part of the examination Certification advisor sequence from Cisco Press®. Books during this sequence offer formally built examination instruction fabrics that provide evaluate, overview, and perform to aid Cisco occupation Certification applicants determine weaknesses, focus their learn efforts, and increase their self assurance as examination day nears.


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Academic hacker An academic hacker typically is an employee or student at an institution of higher education. The academic hacker uses the institution’s computing resources to write “clever” programs. Typically, these hackers use their real names (unlike the pseudonyms often used by computer security hackers), and they tend to focus on open-standards-based software and operating systems (for example, Linux). Hobby hacker A hobby hacker tends to focus on home computing. He might modify existing hardware or software to, for example, use software without a legitimate license.

This chapter begins by broadly describing the necessity of network security and what should be in place in a secure network. Legal ramifications are addressed. Also, this chapter walks you through several specific types of attacks that could threaten your network. Finally, you are provided with a list of best-practice recommendations for mitigating such attacks. ” quiz helps you determine your level of knowledge of this chapter’s topics before you begin. Table 1-1 details the major topics discussed in this chapter and their corresponding quiz questions.

Additionally, you are given an overview of the Cisco Integrated Services Router (ISR) line of routers. In this chapter you also examine the Cisco Security Device Manager (SDM) interface. The graphical interface provided by SDM allows administrators to configure a variety of router features using a collection of wizards, which use best-practice recommendations from the Cisco Technical Assistance Center (TAC). xxxii — Chapter 4, “Configuring AAA”: This chapter explores the uses of AAA, including the components that make it up, as well as the steps necessary to successfully configure AAA using the local database.

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