CPT 2960 — CCNA Security 3 Credit hours 4 Contact hours
Develops the skills needed to succeed in IT-related degree programs and prepare for the CCNA Security certification. It provides a theoretically rich, hands-on introduction to network security, in a logical sequence driven by technologies. The goals of CCNA Security are as follows: provide an in-depth, theoretical understanding of network security; provide an experience- oriented course that employs industry-relevant instructional approaches to prepare students for associate-level jobs in the industry; enable students to have significant hands-on interaction with IT equipment to prepare them for certification exams and career opportunities. Upon completion of the CCNA Security course, students will be able to perform the following tasks: describe the security threats facing modern network infrastructures; secure network device access; implement the Cisco IOS IPS feature set; implement site-to-site IPSec VPNs; administer effective security policies.
Prerequisites: CPT 2715.