CCNP Security

The certification provides employers with assurance that the certification holder has the skills required to implement and support a network-wide security solution






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    ITPT is currently offering a fully funded Cisco CCNP Security course.  It is a great opportunity to be Cisco certified for those of you who would like to establish a career in Cisco Networking.

    Cisco Certifications are globally recognised & respected. These skills bring valuable and measurable rewards to network professionals as well as to the organisations that employ them.

    CCNP Security

    The CCNP Security certification validates the skills required by network security engineers to design, deploy, maintain and manage an end-to-end network security solution. The certification provides employers with assurance that the certification holder has the skills required to implement and support a network-wide security solution

    Eligibility Criteria

    CCNA Security or CCSP or any CCIE certification can act as a prerequisite.

    Job Roles Specification

    Cisco Certified Network Professional Security (CCNP Security) certification program is aligned specifically to the job role of the Cisco Network Security Engineer responsible for Security in Routers, Switches, Networking devices and appliances, as well as choosing, deploying, supporting and troubleshooting Firewalls, VPNS, and IDS/IPS solutions for their networking environments.

    Job Roles

    1. Network Project Engineer/Design
    2. Network Engineer
    3. Network & Security Engineer
    4. Cisco Network & Security Infrastructure Engineer
    5. Senior Unified Security Support Engineer
    6. Client Security Engineer
    7. L3 Network Engineer

     

    Learning modes

    • Instructor lead learning
    • Blended learning
    • Blended distance learning

    Support Available for blended distance learning

    However way you chose to learn with ITPT, there is always be a tutor to support you during your course whether you come to classes or study from home. The tutor support comes in the form of:

    • Direct telephone contact with allocated mentor (during working hours)
    • Email support
    • Skype support

    Classes Duration

    • Please do remember the above course is instructor led training programme followed by hands on live labs, so the attendance is required.
    • It will be delivered 1 day a week, 7 hours a week, one full classroom.
    • It will run for four months plus mock exam period.

    Further Information

    To find out when the next intake is planned for, consult our course schedule. Alternatively, if you have further queries, please, contact ITPT  for more information.

    Required Exams & Training:

    Required Exam(s)  : Recommended Training

    300 – 206 : SENSS => Implementing Cisco Edge Network Security Solutions

    300 – 207 : SITCS => Implementing Cisco Threat Control Solutions

    300 – 208 : SISAS => Implementing Cisco Secure Access Solutions

    300 – 209 : SIMOS=> Implementing Cisco Secure Mobility Solutions

     

    Included Trainings & Content: 

    1. Implementing Cisco Edge Network Security Solutions

    Introduction

    SENSS is designed to prepare security engineers with the knowledge and hands-on experience to prepare them to configure Cisco perimeter edge security solutions utilizing Cisco Switches, Cisco Routers, and Cisco Adaptive Security Appliance (ASA) Firewalls.

    The goal of the course is to provide learners with foundational knowledge and the capabilities to implement and managed security on Cisco ASA firewalls, Cisco Routers with the firewall feature set, and Cisco Switches. The learners will gain hands-on experience with configuring various perimeter security solutions for mitigating outside threats and securing network zones.

    Course Objectives

    • Understanding and implementing Cisco modular Network Security Architectures such as SecureX and TrustSec.
    • Deploy Cisco Infrastructure management and control plane security controls.
    • Configuring Cisco layer 2 and layer 3 data plane security controls.
    • Implement and maintain Cisco ASA Network Address Translations (NAT).
    • Implement and maintain Cisco IOS Software Network Address Translations (NAT).
    • Designing and deploying Cisco Threat Defense solutions on a Cisco ASA utilizing access policy and application and identity based inspection.
    • Implementing Botnet Traffic Filters.
    • Deploying Cisco IOS Zone-Based Policy Firewalls (ZBFW).
    • Configure and verify Cisco IOS ZBFW Application Inspection Policy.

    Course Outline

    • Cisco Secure Design Principles
    • Deploying Cisco Network Infrastructure Protection Solutions
    • Deploying NAT on Cisco IOS and Cisco Adaptive Security Appliance (ASA) Firewalls
    • Deploying Threat Controls on Cisco ASA Firewalls
    • Deploying Threat Controls on Cisco IOS Software

    What learners will achieve at the end of this course?

    At the end of the course, students will be able to reduce the risk to their IT infrastructures and applications using Cisco Switches, Cisco ASA, and Router security appliance feature and provide detailed operations support for these products.

     

    1. Implementing Cisco Threat Control Solutions

    SITCS is designed to prepare security engineers with the knowledge and hands-on experience so that they can deploy Cisco’s Next Generation Firewall (NGFW) as well as Web Security, Email Security and Cloud Web Security.

    The goal of the course is to provide learners with foundational knowledge and the capabilities to implement and managed security on Cisco ASA firewalls utilizing Cisco Next Generation product solution which integrates Cisco Prime Security Manager for managing identity policies. The student will gain hands-on experience with configuring various advance Cisco security solutions for mitigating outside threats and securing traffic traversing the firewall.

    Course Objectives

    Upon completing this course, the learner will be able to meet these overall objectives:

    • Understand Cisco ASA Next-Generation Firewall (NGFW)
    • Deploy Cisco Web Security appliance to mitigate malware
    • Configure Web Security appliance for acceptable use controls
    • Configure Cisco Cloud Web Security Connectors
    • Describe Cisco Email Security Solution
    • Configure Cisco Email Appliance Incoming and Outgoing Policies
    • Describe IPS Threat Controls
    • Configure and Implement Cisco IPS Sensor into a Network.

    Course Outline

    • Cisco ASA (CX) NGFW
    • Cisco Web Security Appliance
    • Cisco Cloud Web Security
    • Cisco Email Security Appliance
    • Cisco Intrusion Prevention Systems

    What learners will achieve at the end of this course?

    At the end of the course, students will be able to reduce the risk to their IT infrastructures and applications using Cisco’s Next Generation Firewall security appliance feature and provide operational support for Intrusion Prevention Systems, Email Security, and Web based security appliances.

     

    1. Implementing Cisco Secure Access Solutions

    SISAS is designed to prepare security engineers with the knowledge and hands-on experience so that they can deploy Cisco’s Identity Services Engine and 802.1X secure network access.

    The goal of the course is to provide students with foundational knowledge and the capabilities to implement and managed network access security by utilizing Cisco ISE appliance product solution. The student will gain hands-on experience with configuring various advance Cisco security solutions for mitigating outside threats and securing devices connecting to the network.

    Course Objectives

    Upon completing this course, the learner will be able to meet these overall objectives:

    • Understand Cisco Identity Services Engine architecture and access control capabilities.
    • Understand 802.1X architecture, implementation and operation.
    • Understand commonly implemented Extensible Authentication Protocols (EAP).
    • Implement Public-Key Infrastructure with ISE.
    • Understand the implement Internal and External authentication databases.
    • Implement MAC Authentication Bypass.
    • Implement identity based authorization policies.
    • Understand Cisco TrustSec features.
    • Implement Web Authentication and Guest Access.
    • Implement ISE Posture service.
    • Implement ISE Profiling.
    • Understand Bring Your Own Device (BYOD) with ISE.
    • Troubleshoot ISE .

    Course Outline

    • Threat Mitigation through Identity Services
    • Cisco ISE Fundamentals
    • Advance Access Control
    • Web Authentication and Guest Access
    • Endpoint Access Control
    • Troubleshooting Network Access Control

    What learners will achieve at the end of this course?

    At the end of the course, students will be able to reduce the risk to their IT infrastructures and applications using Cisco’s ISE appliance feature and provide operational support identity and network access control.

     

    1. Implementing Cisco Secure Mobility Solutions

    Implementing Cisco Secure Mobility Solutions (SIMOS) v1.0 is a newly created five-day instructor-led training (vILT) course that is part of the curriculum path leading to the Cisco Certified Network Professional Security (CCNP Security) certification. This course is designed to prepare network security engineers with the knowledge and skills they need to protect data traversing a public or shared infrastructure such as the Internet by implementing and maintaining Cisco VPN solutions. Students of this course will gain hands-on experience with configuring and troubleshooting remote access and site-to-site VPN solutions, using Cisco ASA adaptive security appliances and Cisco IOS routers.

    Course Objectives:

    Upon completing this course, the learner will be able to meet these overall objectives:

    • Describe the various VPN technologies and deployments as well as the cryptographic algorithms and protocols that provide VPN security.
    • Implement and maintain Cisco site-to-site VPN solutions.
    • Implement and maintain Cisco FlexVPN in point-to-point, hub-and-spoke, and spoke-to-spoke IPsec VPNs.
    • Implement and maintain Cisco clientless SSL VPNs.
    • Implement and maintain Cisco AnyConnect SSL and IPsec VPNs.
    • Implement and maintain endpoint security and dynamic access policies (DAP).

    Course Outline

    • Fundamentals of VPN Technologies and Cryptography
    • Deploying Secure Site-to-Site Connectivity Solutions
    • Deploying Cisco IOS Site-to-Site FlexVPN Solutions
    • Deploying Clientless SSL VPN -Deploying AnyConnect VPN for Remote Access
    • Deploying Endpoint Security and Dynamic Access Policies

    Funding Available:

    This course is FREE (SAAS part-time funding) to anyone who is on benefits or earning £25,000 or less, given that they have not used SAAS/ILA funding towards any other course/training in the last 12 months.

    Those in receipt of following benefits are automatically eligible:

    • Jobseekers allowance
    • Income support
    • Incapacity Benefit/Employment Support Allowance
    • Child Tax Credit (minimum rate)
    • Pension Credit

    Apply for course funding 

    Our Courses are fully funded by SAAS: Student Awards Agency for Scotland

    Please visit the SAAS website www.saas.gov.uk to see your eligibility.

    Download: SAAS Part Time Funding Guide, Part Time Forms

    Read: Part Time Students Eligibility Criteria, Disabled students’ allowance (DSA)


    For Students who don’t qualify for the above fundings:

    How much this course will cost?

    If for any reason you do not qualify for SAAS funding our fees are as follows for students living  in UK or the European Union:

    CCNP Security

    2016-17

    Vender Neutral (can be paid in instalments) £900+ VAT
    SQA Accredited (PDA) (can be paid in instalments) £900

     Fees are payable in advance at the start of course unless otherwise agreed.

    We also provide flexible fee instalments to help students in paying their fee.

    There are a number of other funding opportunities available to UK and EU students to help them to pay for their studies. Contact the college for more details.


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