The Cisco CCNA Security curriculum provides a next step for individuals who want to enhance their Cisco CCENT-level skill set and help meet the growing demand for network security professionals. The curriculum provides an introduction to the core security concepts and skills needed for the installation, troubleshooting, and monitoring of network devices to maintain the integrity, confidentiality, and availability of data and devices. CCNA Security helps students prepare for entry-level security career opportunities and the globally recognized Cisco CCNA Security certification. In addition, the U.S. National Security Agency (NSA) and the Committee on National Security Systems (CNSS) recognize that the Cisco CCNA Security certification courseware meets the CNSS 4011 training standard. Learn more.
This course is a hands-on, career-oriented e-learning solution that emphasizes practical experience to help students develop specialized security skills, along with critical thinking and complex problem solving skills. The curriculum blends both online and classroom learning. Students who enroll in CCNA Security are expected to understand CCENT-level networking concepts.
CCNA Security provides a next step for CCNA Routing and Switching students who want to expand their skill set and prepare for a career in network security.