CCNA-210-260 : CCNA Security 210-260 Official Cert Guide

Gain hands-on expertise in Cisco CCNA 210-260 exam by CCNA Security 210-260 Official Cert Guide. Cisco CCNA 210-260 is a globally recognized, associate-level credential designed for IT professionals, IT network practitioners to validate the expertise and technical knowledge required to secure Cisco networks; develop a security infrastructure; recognize threats and vulnerabilities to networks; and mitigate security threats.
CCNA-210-260
CCNA Security 210-260 Official Cert Guide
ISBN : 978-1-61691-717-3

Lessons

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Flashcards Quizzes Glossary

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Quizzes
198+
Flashcards
150+
Glossary of terms
150+
Lessons
21+
Videos and How To..

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Videos
3+
Hours
01:30+

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Pre-assessments Questions
71+
Full Length Tests
2+
Post-Assessments Questions
71+

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Full Remediation

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Exam Information

The exam validates the candidate's knowledge of secure network infrastructure, understanding core security concepts, managing secure access, VPN encryption, firewalls, intrusion prevention, web and email content security, and endpoint security using:

  • SIEM Technology

  • Cloud & Virtual Network Topologies

  • BYOD, Bring Your Own Device

  • Identity Services Engine (ISE)

  • 802.1x Authentication

  • Cisco FirePOWER Next Generation IPS (under Domain 6.0)

  • Anti-Malware/Cisco Advanced Malware Protection

This exam validates skills for installation, troubleshooting, and monitoring of a secure network to maintain integrity, confidentiality, and availability of data and devices.

 

Prepare for the following certification

Career Prospects
  • Network Security Specialist
  • Network Security Administrator
  • Network Security Support Engineer
Exam FAQs
What is the exam registration fee?
USD 250
Where do I take the exam?
Pearson VUE
What is the format of the exam?
Multiple choice questions and performance-based questions
How many questions are asked in the exam?
The exam contains 60-70 questions.
What is the duration of the exam?
90  minutes
What is the exam's retake policy?

The policies for retaking exams are as follows:

  • Candidates who fail an Associate, Professional, or Specialist exam must wait a period of five (5) calendar days, beginning the day after the failed attempt, before they may retest for the same exam.

  • Candidates who fail any CCIE or CCDE written exam must wait for a period of 15 calendar days, beginning the day after the failed attempt, before retaking the same exam.

  • Once passed, a candidate must wait a minimum of 180 days before taking the same exam with an identical exam number.

  • Candidates who violate these policies are in violation of the agreement. Such conduct is strictly prohibited as described in the Cisco Certification and Confidentiality Agreement.

Table of Content

Here's What you will Learn

Lesson 1: Introduction

Lesson 2: Networking Security Concepts

  • Understanding Network and Information Security Basics
  • Recognizing Current Network Threats
  • Applying Fundamental Security Principles to Network Design
  • Review All the Key Topics

Lesson 3: Common Security Threats

  • Network Security Threat Landscape
  • Distributed Denial-of-Service Attacks
  • Social Engineering Methods
  • Malware Identification Tools
  • Data Loss and Exfiltration Methods
  • Summary
  • Review All the Key Topics

Lesson 4: Implementing AAA in Cisco IOS

  • Cisco Secure ACS, RADIUS, and TACACS
  • Configuring Routers to Interoperate with an ACS Server
  • Configuring the ACS Server to Interoperate with a Router
  • Verifying and Troubleshooting Router-to-ACS Server Interactions
  • Review All the Key Topics
  • Command Reference to Check Your Memory

Lesson 5: Bring Your Own Device (BYOD)

  • Foundation Topics
  • Bring Your Own Device Fundamentals
  • BYOD Architecture Framework
  • Mobile Device Management
  • Exam Preparation Tasks
  • Review All the Key Topics

Lesson 6: Fundamentals of VPN Technology and Cryptography

  • Understanding VPNs and Why We Use Them
  • Cryptography Basic Components
  • Public Key Infrastructure
  • Putting the Pieces of PKI to Work
  • Review All the Key Topics
  • Command Reference to Check Your Memory

Lesson 7: Fundamentals of IP Security

  • IPsec Concepts, Components, and Operations
  • Configuring and Verifying IPsec
  • Review All the Key Topics
  • Command Reference to Check Your Memory

Lesson 8: Implementing IPsec Site-to-Site VPNs

  • Planning and Preparing an IPsec Site-to-Site VPN
  • Implementing and Verifying an IPsec Site-to-Site VPN in Cisco IOS Devices
  • Implementing and Verifying an IPsec Site-to-Site VPN in Cisco ASA
  • Review All the Key Topics
  • Command Reference to Check Your Memory

Lesson 9: Implementing SSL VPNs Using Cisco ASA

  • Functions and Use of SSL for VPNs
  • Configuring Clientless SSL VPNs on ASA
  • Using the Cisco AnyConnect Secure Mobility Client
  • Troubleshooting SSL VPN
  • Review All the Key Topics

Lesson 10: Securing Layer 2 Technologies

  • VLAN and Trunking Fundamentals
  • Spanning-Tree Fundamentals
  • Common Layer 2 Threats and How to Mitigate Them
  • CDP and LLDP
  • DHCP Snooping
  • Dynamic ARP Inspection
  • Review All the Key Topics
  • Command Reference to Check Your Memory

Lesson 11: Network Foundation Protection

  • Using Network Foundation Protection to Secure Networks
  • Understanding the Management Plane
  • Understanding the Control Plane
  • Understanding the Data Plane
  • Review All the Key Topics

Lesson 12: Securing the Management Plane on Cisco IOS Devices

  • Securing Management Traffic
  • Implementing Security Measures to Protect the Management Plane
  • Review All the Key Topics
  • Command Reference to Check Your Memory

Lesson 13: Securing the Data Plane in IPv6

  • Understanding and Configuring IPv6
  • Configuring IPv6 Routing
  • Developing a Security Plan for IPv6
  • Review All the Key Topics
  • Command Reference to Check Your Memory

Lesson 14: Securing Routing Protocols and the Control Plane

  • Foundation Topics
  • Securing the Control Plane
  • Control Plane Policing
  • Securing Routing Protocols
  • Exam Preparation Tasks
  • Review All the Key Topics

Lesson 15: Understanding Firewall Fundamentals

  • Firewall Concepts and Technologies
  • Using Network Address Translation
  • Creating and Deploying Firewalls
  • Review All the Key Topics

Lesson 16: Implementing Cisco IOS Zone-Based Firewalls

  • Cisco IOS Zone-Based Firewalls
  • Configuring and Verifying Cisco IOS Zone-Based Firewalls
  • Review All the Key Topics
  • Command Reference to Check Your Memory

Lesson 17: Configuring Basic Firewall Policies on Cisco ASA

  • The ASA Appliance Family and Features
  • ASA Firewall Fundamentals
  • Configuring the ASA
  • Review All the Key Topics
  • Command Reference to Check Your Memory

Lesson 18: Cisco IDS/IPS Fundamentals

  • IPS Versus IDS
  • Identifying Malicious Traffic on the Network
  • Managing Signatures
  • Monitoring and Managing Alarms and Alerts
  • Cisco Next-Generation IPS Solutions
  • Review All the Key Topics

Lesson 19: Mitigation Technologies for E-mail-Based and Web-Based Threats

  • Mitigation Technology for E-mail-Based Threats
  • Mitigation Technology for Web-Based Threats
  • Cisco Content Security Management Appliance
  • Review All the Key Topics
  • Command Reference to Check Your Memory

Lesson 20: Mitigation Technologies for Endpoint Threats

  • Antivirus and Antimalware Solutions
  • Personal Firewalls and Host Intrusion Prevention Systems
  • Advanced Malware Protection for Endpoints
  • Hardware and Software Encryption of Endpoint Data
  • Review All the Key Topics

Lesson 21: Final Preparation

  • The Cisco Learning Network
  • Lesson-Ending Review Tools
  • Recall the Facts
  • Practice Configurations
  • Using the Exam Engine

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