Securing Networks with Cisco Routers and Switches (SECURE) — A 5 day course

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Retired Course; no longer available


The Securing Networks with Cisco Routers and Switches (SECURE) 1.0 course is a 5-day instructor-led course that aims at providing network security engineers with the knowledge and skills needed to secure Cisco IOS Software router- and switch-based networks, and provide security services based on Cisco IOS Software.

Successful graduates will be able to secure the network environment using existing Cisco IOS Software features, as well as install and configure components of the Cisco IOS Software, such as zone-based policy firewall, Cisco IOS Intrusion Prevention System (IPS), user-based firewall, secure tunnels using IP Security (IPsec) virtual private network (VPN) technology including public key infrastructure (PKI), virtual tunnel interface/dynamic virtual tunnel interface (VTI/DVTI), Group Encrypted Transport VPN (GET VPN), Dynamic Multipoint Virtual Private Network (DMVPN), Secure Sockets Layer (SSL) VPN, and advanced switch security features.

The course focuses on the implement ation and troubleshooting aspects of the lifecycle services approach, adding some elements of the design phase as well.


After completing this course the student should be able to:

Suitable For

The primary audience for this course is as follows:

The secondary audience for this course is as follows:


The knowledge and skills that a learner must have before attending this course are as follows:


SECURE training course is recommended as preparation for exam:

This course is associated with the CCNP Security Certification.


This course has been retired and is no longer available.


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