CCNP Security


Solidify your knowledge of network security

Advance your skills and fill the demand for qualified talent with the CCNP Security. This certification validates the ability to work independently or lead network security teams. Students learn advanced network security practices, required to keep modern networks safe. Enjoy an exciting and lucrative career while defending your organization’s most valuable assets.

The CCNP Security expands on the associate level and prepares students with advanced-level skills required to provide network security to large infrastructures. Students with an updated CCNA Security will need to successfully write four qualifying exams to achieve the CCNP Security.

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Course guide

Qualification: CCNP Security

Study time: Full time – three to five weeks | Part time – three to four months

Vendor: Cisco

Student support: Success Advisors

Prerequisites: CCNA Security

Assessment: Exam based – 300-208, 300-206, 300-209 and 300-207

Resources: Internet access and email

Ideal for: Cisco network security engineers responsible for security in routers, switches, networking devices and appliances, as well as those choosing, deploying, supporting and troubleshooting Firewalls, VPNS and IDS/IPS solutions for their networking environments


300-206: Implementing Cisco Edge Network Security Solutions – SENSS

  • Secure design principles
  • Deploying Cisco IOS control and management plane security controls
  • Deploying Cisco traffic telemetry methods
  • Deploying Cisco IOS layer two and layer three data plane security controls
  • NAT deployment on Cisco IOS software and Cisco ASA
  • Firewall threat controls and basic Cisco ASA policy configuration
  • Deploying advanced Cisco ASA access policies
  • Deploying reputation and identity based Cisco ASA access policies
  • Threat controls deployment on Cisco IOS software

300-207: Implementing Cisco Threat Control Solutions – SITCS

  • Cisco ASA – CX – NGFW services I
  • Cisco ASA – CX – NGFW services II
  • Cisco web security appliance
  • Configuring Cisco web security appliance
  • Cisco cloud web security
  • Cisco email security appliance
  • Cisco intrusion prevention systems I
  • Cisco intrusion prevention systems II

300-208: Implementing Cisco Secure Access Solutions – SISAS

  • Identity services overview and 802.1X
  • EAP and logging into Cisco identity services engine – ISE
  • Certificate based authentication and authorisation
  • Cisco TrustSec, MACsec and WebAuth access
  • Endpoint access control enhancements and troubleshooting

300-209: Cisco SIMOS

  • Fundamentals of VPN technologies and cryptography
  • Deploying secure site to site connectivity solutions
  • Deploying Cisco IOS site to site FlexVPN solutions
  • Deploying clientless SSL VPN – deploying AnyConnect VPN for remote access
  • Deploying endpoint security and dynamic access policies

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