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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 - COM2127-006

Certified Cisco Networking Associate - CCNA 1 v7 (Introduction to Networks) Online

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 - COM2157-002

Certified Cisco Networking Associate - CCNA2 v7 (Switching, Routing and Wireless Essentials) Online

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 - COM2158-001

Certified Cisco Networking Associate - CCNA3 v7 (Networking, Security and Automation) Online

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 - COM2159-001


Section - COM2159-002

IT Essentials (Cisco Networking Academy) Online

Imagine building a computer then connecting it securely to a network. This exciting first step could lead to a rewarding IT career. Because a sure way to excel—no matter which area of IT you choose—is to learn the right computer fundamentals. IT Essentials covers this as well as shares the career skills needed for entry-level IT jobs. Plus, you’ll enjoy working with Cisco's Networking Academy’s advanced simulation tools and having multiple hands-on labs to really hone your troubleshooting skills and immediately practice what you learn! Also prepare for the CompTIA A+ Certification. No prerequisites or computer knowledge required.


Section - COM2155-002

Network+

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. 

 

Topics covered include: 

  • Networking Concepts - Explain the purpose of a variety of networking concepts and implement them appropriately

  • Infrastructure - Determine and explain appropriate cabling, device, and storage technologies

  • Network Operations - Use best practices to manage the network,determine policies, and ensure business continuity

  • Network Security - Summarize physical security and common attacks while securing the wired and wireless network

  • Network Troubleshooting and Tools - Explain the network troubleshooting methodology and appropriate tools to support connectivity and performance

 

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. With additional self-study, you will be prepared to take CompTIA’s Network+ certification exam. The certification is not included and can be added at the price of the exam upon request.

 

Prep: A+ certification or equivalent knowledge is helpful along with network-related IT experience 

 


Section - COM2124-008

Networking Essentials (Cisco Networking Academy) Online

Networking is at the heart of the digital transformation. Although often unseen, it enables us to stay connected as we move around freely using our laptop or smartphone. This course teaches the basic networking concepts and the skills that you can put to use right away. Its underlying principles can help you set-up a SOHO (small-office/home-office) network or even put you on the path to managing a larger-scale business network. This course is often taken for those on the path to becoming a network technician, cable installer or help desk technician. Also prepare for the CompTIA Net+ Certification. No prerequisites or computer knowledge required.


Section - COM2156-001

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