Cisco SECURE 1.0: Advanced Switched Data Plane Security Controls

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


Cisco IOS Software on Cisco Catalyst switches provides a host of data plane security controls that can mitigate the risks associated with Open Systems Interconnection (OSI) Layer 2 attacks inside a VLAN. This course shows you how to configure, verify, and troubleshoot several of the Cisco Catalyst IOS Software advanced security features that you can use to reduce these risks in your switched network environment.

Target Audience

Network professionals responsible for securing and managing their network infrastructures, who have CCNA certification, CCNA Security certification (IINS), and a working knowledge of Microsoft Windows operating systems


Expected Duration

120 min.

Course Objectives

Overview of the Switched Data Plane Configuration

  • recognize the security countermeasures offered by switched infrastructure devices
  • Configuring PVLANs

  • configure Cisco Catalyst IOS Software PVLAN features
  • PVLAN Proxy Attacks and Feature Support

  • identify the features of PVLAN Edge
  • Deploying and Verifying DHCP Control

  • configure and verify Cisco Catalyst IOS Software DHCP control features
  • Configuring DHCP Snooping

    Deploying ARP Control

  • configure Cisco Catalyst IOS Software ARP control features
  • Verifying ARP Control

  • identify the guidelines for implementing ARP inspection in a switched infrastructure
  • Deploying and Verifying Source IP Address Control

  • configure IP source address control
  • Troubleshooting Switched Protection Controls

  • describe the recommended flow for troubleshooting switched infrastructure security countermeasures