Cisco BCMSN 3.0: Mitigating Service Loss and Data Theft

This course is included in our On-demand training solution.


To recognize the potential attacks and how to implement security features in a switched network.

Target Audience

Network administrators, network engineers, network managers, systems managers, or network designers.


Completion of the course Interconnecting Cisco Network Devices (ICND)

Expected Duration

180 min.

Course Objectives

Cisco BCMSN 3.0: Mitigating Service Loss and Data Theft

  • identify the security issues that can occur within the switched environment and how they can be mitigated.
  • identify the features of port security and the commands to implement port security on a switch.
  • assess security threats within the campus network and choose the appropriate response.
  • recognize how to mitigate VLAN hopping attacks and VACLs.
  • identify the purpose and configuration of a private VLAN(PVLAN).
  • recognize how to defend against spoof attacks with DAI, DHCP snooping, and IP Source Guard.
  • identify how to protect the operation of STP, and the features and commands of root guard.
  • recognize how to configure UDLD and loop guard to mitigate STP forwarding loops.
  • identify switch security risks and list best practices for placing new switches into service.
  • apply security measures to prevent switch attacks within the campus network.