Cisco DESGN 2.0: Network Security Solutions

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


To recognize the fundamentals of network security and how the Cisco Self-Defending Network supports it, and design a high-level enterprise network security solution

Target Audience

Network engineers, network system analysts, and maintenance personnel responsible for designing small to medium-sized and enterprise networks; individuals seeking the Cisco Certified Design Associate (CCDA) certification and those individuals targeting towards the Cisco Certified Design Professional (CCDP) certification


The knowledge and skills contained in the Interconnecting Cisco Network Devices (ICND) and CCNA Basics learning paths; a good foundation in the principles and concepts of networks and computers; familiarity with internetworking technologies

Expected Duration

145 min.

Course Objectives

Cisco DESGN 2.0: Network Security Solutions

  • recognize the basic background of network security.
  • recognize what network security policies and processes are and how they are used in network design.
  • recognize the concept and phases of the Cisco Self-Defending Network.
  • recognize the technologies and deployment locations of the trust, identity management, and threat defense elements of the Cisco Self-Defending Network.
  • recognize how to incorporate physical security, infrastructure protection, and threat detection and mitigation technologies into an overall security policy.
  • recognize secure connectivity and security management concepts and technologies.
  • recognize how to choose the appropriate security solutions and devices for each location in the enterprise network.
  • create a high-level security design for an enterprise network in a given scenario.