Networking

CCNA: Enterprise Networking, Security, and Automation

The third course in a 3-course CCNA series prepares you for networking analyst & engineering.

By Cisco Networking Academy

Set Your Sights on a Networking Career

Large enterprises depend heavily on the smooth operation of their network infrastructures. This final course in the 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. Recommended preparation: CCNA: Switching, Routing, and Wireless Essentials or possessing equivalent knowledge.

You'll Learn These Core Skills:

  • Work with routers and switches using OSPF in point-to-point and multiaccess networks.
  • Mitigate threats and enhance network security using access control lists and security best practices.
  • Develop critical thinking and problem-solving skills using real equipment and Cisco Packet Tracer.
  • Understand virtualization, SDN, and how APIs and configuration management tools enable network automation.

Designed for Distance Learning

A distance learning option is available for this course. Lab activities can be completed with Packet Tracer if lab equipment is not available.

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Length: 
70 hours
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Level: Advanced
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Learning Type: Instructor-led
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Coursework

Engaging learning experiences with interactive content such as practice labs, interactive activities, videos, and assessments along the way. Bring it all together and test what you learned with a final exam.

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