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Implementing Cisco IOS Network Security v3.0

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  • About
  • Curriculum

Implementing Cisco Network Security (IINS) v3.0 is a 5-day instructor-led course focusing on security principles and technologies, using Cisco security products to provide hands-on examples. Using instructor-led discussions, extensive hands-on lab exercises, and supplemental materials, this course allows learners to understand common security concepts,and deploy basic security techniques utilizing a variety of popular security appliances within a real-life network infrastructure.


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

  • Skills and knowledge equivalent to those learned in Interconnecting Cisco Networking Devices Part 1 (ICND1)
  • Working knowledge of the Windows operating system
  • Working knowledge of Cisco IOS networking and concepts

Course Objectives

Upon completing this course, the learner will be able to meet these overall objectives:

  • Describe common network security concepts
  • Secure routing and switching infrastructure
  • Deploy basic authentication, authorization and accounting services
  • Deploy basic firewalling services
  • Deploy basic site-to-site and remote access VPN services
  • Describe the use of more advanced security services such as intrusion protection, content security and identity management

Intended Audience

The target audiences of this course are learners who aim to be network associates in the domain of network security and who have knowledge that is contained in the Interconnecting Cisco Networking Devices Part 1 (ICND1) course.

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Posted: 21 December, 2016

Module 1: Security Concepts

Lesson 1: Threatscape

  • Threatscape Overview
  • DoS and DDoS
  • Spoofing
  • Reflection and Amplification Attacks
  • Social Engineering
  • Evolution of Phishing
  • Password Attacks
  • Reconnaissance Attacks
  • Buffer Overflow Attacks
  • Man-in-the-Middle Attacks
  • Malware
  • Vectors of Data Loss and Exfiltration
  • Hacking Tools
  • Other Considerations
  • Summary

Lesson 2: Threat Defense Technologies

  • Firewalls
  • Intrusion Prevention Systems
  • Content Security
  • VPNs
  • Endpoint Security
  • Logging
  • Summary

Lesson 3: Security Policy and Basic Security Architectures

  • Information Security Overview
  • Classifying Assets, Vulnerabilities, and Countermeasures
  • Managing Risk
  • Regulatory Compliance
  • Principles of Secure Network Design
  • Security Policy
  • Security Zones
  • The Functional Planes of the Network
  • Summary

Lesson 4: Cryptographic Technologies

  • Cryptography Overview
  • Hash Algorithms
  • Encryption Overview
  • Cryptanalysis
  • Symmetric Encryption Algorithms
  • Asymmetric Encryption Algorithms
  • Use Case: SSH
  • Digital Signatures
  • PKI Overview
  • PKI Operations
  • Use Case: SSL/TLS
  • Key Management
  • Discovery 1: Exploring Cryptographic Technologies
  • Summary

Lesson 5: Module Summary

  • References

Lesson 6: Module Self-Check

Module 2: Secure Network Devices

Lesson 1: Implementing AAA

  • Introduction to AAA
  • AAA Databases
  • AAA Protocols
  • AAA Servers
  • SSH Configuration and Operation on IOS
  • IOS Authorization with Privilege Levels
  • Implementing Local AAA Authentication and Authorization
  • Authorization with Role-Based CLI
  • TACACS+ on IOS
  • Discovery 2: Configure and Verify AAA
  • Summary

Lesson 2: Management Protocols and Systems

  • IOS File System
  • Copying Files to and from Network Devices
  • Validating IOS Images Using MD5
  • Digitally Signed Images
  • IOS Resilient Configuration
  • NTP
  • Syslog
  • Memory and CPU Threshold Notifications
  • Netflow
  • Configuration Management Protocol Options
  • HTTPS Configuration and Operation
  • SNMPv3 Configuration and Operation
  • Locking Down Management Access with ACLs
  • Other Password Considerations
  • Discovery 3: Configuration Management Protocols
  • Summary

Lesson 3: Securing the Control Plane

  • The Control Plane
  • Control Plane Policing
  • Control Plane Protection
  • Authenticating Routing Protocols
  • OSPF Route Authentication
  • EIGRP Route Authentication
  • Discovery 4: Securing Routing Protocols

Lesson 4: Module Summary

  • References

Lesson 5: Module Self-Check

Module 3: Layer 2 Security

Lesson 1: Securing Layer 2 Infrastructure

  • Introduction to Layer 2 Security
  • Ethernet Switching Overview
  • VLAN Overview
  • VLAN Configuration
  • 802.1Q Trunking
  • Trunk Attacks
  • Trunk Configuration and Attack Mitigation
  • CDP
  • ACL Primer
  • ACLs on Switches
  • MAC Address Abuse
  • Port Security
  • Private VLANs
  • Private VLAN Edge
  • Private VLAN Proxy Attack and Mitigation
  • Discovery 5: VLAN Security and ACLs on Switches
  • Discovery 6: Port Security and Private VLAN Edge
  • Summary

Lesson 2: Securing Layer 2 Protocols

  • STP Overview
  • STP Attacks
  • STP Attack Mitigation
  • DHCP Overview
  • DHCP Attacks
  • DHCP Snooping
  • ARP Overview
  • ARP Cache Poisoning Attack
  • Dynamic ARP Inspection
  • Discovery 7: Securing DHCP, ARP, and STP
  • Summary

Lesson 3: Module Summary

  • References

Lesson 4: Module Self-Check

Module 4: Firewall

Lesson 1: Firewall Technologies

  • Firewall Overview
  • Packet Filters
  • Stateful Firewalls
  • Proxy Servers
  • Next Generation Firewalls
  • Logging
  • Discovery 8: Explore Firewall Technologies
  • Summary

Lesson 2: Introducing the Cisco ASA v9.2

  • Introducing the Cisco ASA Family of Security Appliances
  • Cisco ASA Firewall Features
  • Modes of Deployment
  • Security Contexts
  • High-Availability and Failover
  • Configuring Management Access on the Cisco ASA
  • Configuring Cisco ASA Interfaces
  • NAT Fundamentals
  • Configure NAT on Cisco ASA
  • Configure Static NAT on Cisco ASA
  • Configure Dynamic NAT on Cisco ASA
  • Configure PAT on Cisco ASA
  • Configure Policy NAT on Cisco ASA
  • Verify NAT Operations
  • Discovery 9: Cisco ASA Interfaces and NAT
  • Summary

Lesson 3: Cisco ASA Access Control and Service Policies

  • Overview of Interface Access Rules
  • Configure Interface Access Rules
  • Configure Object Groups
  • Introducing Cisco ASA Modular Policy Framework
  • Configuring Cisco MPF Service Policy Rules
  • Discovery 10: Access Control Using the Cisco ASA
  • Summary

Lesson 4: Cisco IOS Zone Based Firewall

  • Zone-Based Policy Firewall Overview
  • Zones and Zone Pairs
  • Introduction to Cisco Common Classification Policy Language
  • Default Policies, Traffic Flows, and Zone Interaction
  • Cisco Common Classification Policy Language (C3PL) Configuration Overview
  • Configuring Zone-Based Policy Firewall Class-Maps
  • Configuring Zone-Based Policy Firewall Policy-Maps
  • Discovery 11: Exploring Cisco IOS Zone-Based Firewall
  • Summary

Lesson 5: Module Summary

  • References

Lesson 6: Module Self-Check

Module 5: VPN

Lesson 1: IPsec Technologies

  • IPsec VPNs
  • IPsec Security Services
  • IPsec Framework
  • Internet Key Exchange
  • IKE Phase 1
  • ISAKMP Configuration
  • IPsec Protocols
  • IKE Phase 2
  • IPsec Configuration
  • Suite B Cryptographic Standard
  • IKE Version 2
  • IPsec with IPv6
  • Discovery 12: Explore IPsec Technologies
  • Summary

Lesson 2: Site-to-Site VPN

  • Site-to-Site Tunnel Negotiation Process
  • Configuring Site-to-Site IPsec VPN
  • Step 1: Ensure That ACLs Are Compatible with IPsec
  • Step 2: Create ISAKMP IKE Phase 1 Policies
  • Step 3: Configure Transform Sets
  • Step 4: Create Crypto ACLs Using Extended ACLs
  • Step 5: Configure IPsec Crypto Maps
  • Verifying the IPsec Configuration
  • Configuring Site-to-Site VPN on Cisco ASA
  • Monitoring Site-to-Site VPN Configuration in ASDM
  • Discovery 13: IOS-Based Site-to-Site VPN
  • Discovery 14: ASA-Based Site-to-Site VPN
  • Summary

Lesson 3: Client Based Remote Access VPN

  • Secure Sockets Layer and Transport Layer Security
  • Basic Cisco AnyConnect SSL VPN
  • Cisco AnyConnect SSL VPN Solution Components
  • SSL VPN Server Authentication
  • SSL VPN Client Authentication
  • SSL VPN Client IP Address Assignment
  • Basic AnyConnect SSL VPN Configuration Tasks
  • Discovery 15: Remote Access VPN: ASA and AnyConnect
  • Summary

Lesson 4: Clientless Remote Access VPN

  • Cisco Clientless SSL VPN
  • Cisco Clientless SSL VPN Use Cases
  • Cisco Clientless SSL VPN Resource Access Methods
  • Basic Clientless SSL VPN Solution
  • Server Authentication in Basic Clientless SSL VPN
  • Client-Side Authentication in Basic Clientless SSL VPN
  • Clientless SSL VPN URL Entry and Bookmarks
  • Basic Access Control for Clientless SSL VPN
  • Basic Clientless SSL VPN Configuration Tasks
  • Discovery 16: Clientless Remote Access VPN
  • Summary

Lesson 5: Module Summary

  • References

Lesson 6: Module Self-Check

Module 6: Advanced Topics

Lesson 1: Intrusion Detection and Protection

  • Introduction to IPS
  • IPS Terminology
  • Evasion Techniques and Countermeasures
  • Protecting the Network with FireSIGHT
  • FireSIGHT Protection Before an Attack
  • FireSIGHT Protection During an Attack
  • FireSIGHT Protection After an Attack
  • FireSIGHT Deployment Options
  • Inline and Passive Mode Deployment Options
  • Summary

Lesson 2: Endpoint Protection

  • Endpoint Security Overview
  • Personal Firewalls
  • Antivirus and Antispyware
  • Centralized Endpoint Policy Enforcement
  • Cisco AMP for Endpoints
  • Summary

Lesson 3: Content Security

  • Cisco ESA Deployment
  • Cisco ESA Overview
  • Cisco ESA Features and Benefits
  • Cisco ESA GUI Management
  • Cisco ESA Mail Processing
  • Cisco WSA Deployment
  • Cisco WSA Overview
  • Cisco WSA Features and Benefits
  • Cisco WSA GUI Management
  • Cisco CWS Deployment
  • Cisco CWS Overview
  • Cisco CWS Features and Benefits
  • Summary

Lesson 4: Advanced Network Security Architectures

  • Modular Network Architectures
  • Security Issues in Modern Networks
  • Identity Management
  • BYOD Challenge
  • Cisco TrustSec
  • Summary

Lesson 5: Module Summary

  • References

Lesson 6: Module Self-Check

Lab Outline

Challenge 1: Configure AAA and Secure Remote Administration

  • Configure AAA and Secure Remote Administration

Challenge 2: Configure Secure Network Management Protocols

  • Configure Secure Network Management Protocols

Challenge 3: Configure Secure EIGRP Routing

  • Configure EIGRP route authentication

Challenge 4: Configure Secure Layer 2 Infrastructure

  • Configure Secure Layer 2 Infrastructure

Challenge 5: Configure DHCP Snooping and STP Protection

  • Configure DHCP Snooping and STP Protection

Challenge 6: Configure Interfaces and NAT on the Cisco ASA

  • Configure Interfaces and NAT on Cisco ASA

Challenge 7: Configure Network Access Control with the Cisco ASA

  • Configure Network Access Control with the Cisco ASA

Challenge 8: Configure Site-to-Site VPN on IOS

  • Configure Site-to-Site VPN on IOS

Challenge 9: Configure AnyConnect Remote Access VPN on ASA

  • Configure AnyConnect Remote Access VPN on ASA

Challenge 10: Configure Clientless SSL VPN on the ASA

  • Configure Clientless SSL VPN on the ASA
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