CCNA Security


Are you inquisitive, with precise attention to detail? If you’re interested in maintaining the integrity, confidentiality, and availability of data and devices, then the Cisco Certified Network Associate - CCNA - Security certification is for you.

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  • 1

    Prove you have what it takes

    Validates associate level knowledge and skills required to secure Cisco networks.

  • 2

    Globally recognised validation of your ability

    Demonstrates that you have the skills required to develop a security infrastructure, recognise threats and vulnerabilities on networks and to mitigate security attacks.

  • 3

    Get hired

    Security skills are one of the highest demanded areas in the networking job market with IT specialists receiving higher compensation than other fields.

Your quick course guide

Certification: CCNA Security

Study time: Full time - six to nine days | Part time - two months

Vendor: Cisco

Student support: StudentCare™ and expert mentors

Prerequisites: Valid CCENT, CCNA or CCIE certification + familiarity with general networking concepts and Cisco router operation and configuration experience 

Assessment: Exam based - IINS 210-260

Resources: Internet access and email

Ideal for: Network engineers, data/telecoms engineers or telecoms support engineer 

Included in your modules

Essential skills for your career

  • Cisco IINS 3.0: Threatscape, Security Policies and Basic Architectures
  • Cisco IINS 3.0: Implementing AAA, Management Protocols and Systems
  • Cisco IINS 3.0: Securing Layer 2 Infrastructure
  • Cisco IINS 3.0: Securing Layer 2 Protocols and Firewall Technologies
  • Cisco IINS 3.0: Introducing the Cisco ASA v9.2
  • Cisco IINS 3.0: Cisco ASA Access Control and Service Policies
  • Cisco IINS 3.0: Cisco IOS Zone Based Firewall
  • Cisco IINS 3.0: IPsec Technologies
  • Cisco IINS 3.0: Site-to-Site VPN
  • Cisco IINS 3.0: Remote Access VPNs
  • Cisco IINS 3.0: Intrusion Detection and Protection

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Professional development that works around you

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  • 12 months unlimited access
  • Hands on interactive Practice Labs
  • Global community of peers
  • Content approved by Cisco
  • Award winning training used globally by leading corporate clients

Average salary

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  • We're with you from start to finish
  • Expert career advice
  • Progress reports
  • Exam booking support
  • All UK students receive an NUS student discount card
  • Your success is our success

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