Cisco SNRS 3.0 Instructor Series: Network Platform Security with Routers

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


This course is part of Skillsoft's Instructor Series, technical courses presented in spontaneous lecture-style by subject matter experts. This is 2 of 6 of the Securing Networks with Cisco Routers and Switches (SNRS) 3.0 series. This course focuses on implementing security using the existing Cisco IOS trust and identity with the Identity-Based Networking Service (IBNS) as well as the Network Foundation Protection (NFP) which includes the Control, Management, and Data planes. The course also provides guidance for invoking security on Cisco routers and switches with IPSec and VPNs, Adaptive Threat Defense with classic and zone-based firewalls, and Cisco IOS IPS.

Target Audience

This is an ideal course for CCNA students looking for the CCSP certification or employees, customers and channel partners and resellers who want to extend their knowledge of network security.


This class assumes familiarity with Ethernet switching, TCP/IP addressing and basic networking configuration of the Cisco IOS software. Ideally, students possess CCNA certification or equivalent knowledge (SND).

Expected Duration

108 min.

Course Objectives

Examining the Cisco Network Foundation Protection Strategy

Labs: Configuring Cisco Network Foundation Protection

Securing the Control Pane

Securing the Management Plane

Securing the Data Plane

  • – Describe the data plane, data plane attacks, and the effects these attacks have on networkdevices – Explain NetFlow and how to configure it – Describe and configure uRPF – Describe and configure Cisco IOS FPM