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CCNA CyberOps

Cisco Certified Network Associate (CCNA) Cyber Ops will provide you with the knowledge and skills needed to work with a Security Operations Centers (SOC) team and can be a valuable part of beginning a career in the exciting and growing field of cybersecurity operations.

Today's organizations are challenged with rapidly detecting cybersecurity breaches and effectively responding to security incidents. Teams of people in SOC’s keep a vigilant eye on security systems, protecting their organizations by detecting and responding to cybersecurity threats.

By the end of the course, you will be prepared to:

  • Understand cybersecurity operations network principles, roles and responsibilities as well as the related technologies, tools, regulations and frameworks available

  • Apply knowledge and skills to monitor, detect, investigate, analyze and respond to security incidents

  • Apply for entry-level jobs as Associate Security Analyst and Incident Responder

  • Take the Understanding Cisco Cybersecurity Fundamentals (SECFND) certification exam (210-250) and Implementing Cisco Cybersecurity Operations (SECOPS) certification exam (210-255) leading to the Cisco CCNA Cybersecurity Operations certification

CCNA CyberOps is a hands-on, career-oriented course with an emphasis on practical experience to help you develop specialized skills to successfully handle the tasks, duties, and responsibilities of an associate-level Security Analyst working in a Security Operations Center (SOC). It is approved for inclusion in the US Department of Defense (DoD) 8570.01-M for the CCSP Analyst and CSSP Incident Responder categories. 

Cisco realizes that Security Operations Center (SOC) Analysts increasingly must focus on design, configuration, and support responsibilities as the technical consultant and device specialist or expert on a security team. Therefore, the curriculum is specific to the best practices of network security administrators, engineers, and experts using the latest Cisco equipment, devices, and appliances.

All hands-on labs in the course are performed by remotely accessing CCNAS NETLAB+ pods comprised of Cisco Catalyst Switches (Ios 15.x), ASAs (ASA 9.x and ASDM 7.x), ISR G2 devices (IOS 15.x), and virtual PCs. 

Note: This hybrid-delivered course offers the benefit of flexible learning. Participants have access to an expert instructor with full online content delivery and hands-on labs involving fewer in-person class meetings. Select the time and place to go online to access the course knowing you have an instructor who is there to answer questions that arise. 

Section - COM2127-005

CCNAv7: Enterprise Networking, Security, and Automation

Large enterprises depend heavily on the smooth operation of their network infrastructures. This is why networking professionals are vital to every organization and those with networking skills can land a great job and set their sights on a rewarding career! This third course in the 3-course CCNA series describes the architectures and considerations related to designing, securing, operating, and troubleshooting enterprise networks. It covers wide area network (WAN) technologies and quality of service (QoS) mechanisms used for secure remote access along with the introduction of software-defined networking, virtualization, and automation concepts that support the digitalization of networks.


This is the third course in a 3-course series which prepares participants for networking analyst and engineering positions.


Required prep: Completion of CCNAv7: Switching, Routing, and Wireless Essentials or equivalent knowledge and experience

Section - COM2151-001

CCNAv7: Introduction to Networks

Begin preparing for a networking career with this introduction to how networks operate. This first course in the 3-course CCNA series introduces architectures, models, protocols, and networking elements – functions needed to support the operations and priorities of Fortune 500 companies to small innovative retailers. You’ll even get the chance to build simple local area networks (LANs) yourself. You’ll have a working knowledge of IP addressing schemes, foundational network security, and be able to perform basic configurations for routers and switches.


This is the first course in a 3-course CCNA series designed to prepare participants for entry-level networking jobs.


Required prep: Must have access to a computer with Windows as well as Internet access outside of class to complete assignments. Experience with hardware and computer troubleshooting, familiarity with computer terms, experience with Windows operating system.

Section - COM2149-001

CCNAv7: Switching, Routing, and Wireless Essentials

Delve further into the world of networking with the second CCNA course in a 3-course series. This course focuses on switching technologies and router operations that support small-to-medium business networks, including wireless local area networks (WLAN) and security concepts. You’ll perform basic network configuration and troubleshooting, identify and mitigate LAN security threats, and configure and secure a basic WLAN.


This is the second course in a 3-course CCNA series designed to prepare participants for networking technician jobs.


Required prep: Completion of CCNAv7: Introduction to Networks or equivalent knowledge and experience

Section - COM2150-001

CompTIA A+ Certification Exam Prep

This course prepares for the CompTIA A+ certification exam. The CompTIA A+ certification exam verifies entry level IT skills including computer repair, software and operating systems, network administration, information security, cloud computing and troubleshooting of both desktop and mobile devices. Customer service and communication skills are also taught to effectively interact with other employees.

Section - COM3044-002

CompTIA Network+ Certification Exam Prep

This course prepares for the CompTIA Network+ Certification Exam. Candidates passing the CompTIA Network+ exam will help to further their career in IT infrastructure including troubleshooting, configuring, and managing networks. Becoming Network+ certified is a gateway to other in-demand IT credentials and towards a career in networking or telecommunications. Topics covered in the course includes: design and implement functional networks, configure, manage, and maintain essential network devices, use devices such as switches and routers to segment network traffic and create resilient networks, identify benefits and drawbacks of existing network configurations, implement network security, standards, and protocols, troubleshoot network problems and suppor the creation of virtualized networks.

Section - COM3043-002


Network+ prepares you for a career in IT infrastructure. Knowing how to install, configure, operate, manage, maintain, and troubleshoot a computer network is a highly marketable and exciting skill.

This course first introduces the fundamental building blocks that form a modern network, such as protocols, media, topologies, and hardware. It then provides in-depth coverage of the most important concepts in contemporary networking, such as TCP/IP, Ethernet, wireless transmission, virtual networks, security, and troubleshooting.

You will learn:

  • How Data Is Transported Over Networks
  • Structured Cabling and Networking Elements
  • Network Cabling
  • Industrial and Enterprise Networking

After completing this course and the accompanying hands-on lab exercises, you will be prepared to select the best network design, hardware, and software for your environment. You will also have the skills to build a network from scratch and maintain, upgrade, troubleshoot, and manage an existing network. Finally, you will be well-prepared to pass CompTIA’s Network+ N10-007 certification exam.

A book is yours to keep for reference and certification exam preparation software is available for use during class. The certification exam is not included in the course.

Required preparation: Must have access to a computer with Windows as well as Internet access outside of class to complete assignments

Recommended preparation: A+ certification or equivalent knowledge and hands-on experience. It is helpful if you have had network-related IT experience but is not required.

Section - COM2124-007

Security+ Certification Prep

This course prepares for the CompTIA Security+ Certification Exam. CompTIA Security+ is the first security certification IT professionals should earn. It establishes the core knowledge required of any cybersecurity role & provides a springboard to intermediate-level cybersecurity jobs. Security+ incorporates best practices in hands-on trouble-shooting to ensure security professionals have practical security problem-solving skills. Cybersecurity professionals with Security+ know how to address security incidents - not just identify them.

Security+ is compliant with ISO 17024 standards and approved by the US DoD to meet directive 8140/8570.01-M requirements.

Section - COM3006-003

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