Provides the skills and knowledge required to recognize threats and vulnerabilities, develop and maintain a security infrastructure, and mitigate security threats. This includes installing, monitoring and troubleshooting of network devices to maintain security of data and devices, and competency in its security structure.
- Identify secure network infrastructure, understanding core security concepts, managing secure access, VPN encryption, firewalls, intrusion prevention, web and email content security, and endpoint security.
- Gain skills for installation, troubleshooting, and monitoring of a secure network to maintain integrity, confidentiality, and availability of data and devices.
- Understand the technologies that Cisco uses in its security infrastructure.
The materials within this course focus on the Knowledge Skills and Abilities (KSAs) identified within the Specialty Areas listed below. Click to view Specialty Area details within the interactive National Cybersecurity Workforce Framework.
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