Cisco SNRS 3.0 Instructor Series: Securing Site-to-Site Communications

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 3 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

103 min.

Course Objectives

Examining VPN and IPsec Fundamentals

Labs: Configuring Cisco Easy VPN Remote

Implementing Ipsec VPNs with PKI

Implementing GRE over IPsec

  • -Describe GRE tunnels -Configure a GRE tunnel -Configure a GRE tunnel with IPsec encryption using Cisco SDM and verify the resulting CLI configurations -Generate mirror configurations -Verify GRE-over-IPsec operations using the CLI