Training for CCNA Routing & Switching, CCNA Security, and CCNA Wireless
20+ Courses CCNA Routing & Switching, CCNA Wireless, and CCNA Security Certificate of Mastery/Completion 24/7 Online Access
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WHAT YOU'LL LEARN
This exclusive training bundle prepares you for the Cisco CCNA Routing & Switching, Security, and Wireless certifications. As enterprises continue to use advanced technology, the need to properly configure, monitor, support, and secure their networks is essential. The courses included will teach you foundational principles to prepare for three of the Cisco CCNA certifications while giving you knowledge that you can start applying today.
Knowledge areas include:
- System & Network Management
- Access Control Lists
- Common Layer 2 Attacks
- IP Services & Security
- WLAN Security
- WLAN Maintenance
CCNA Routing and Switching: 01-Operation of IP Data Networks
In LearnSmart's Operation of IP Data Networks video training, network administrators will focus on the fundamentals of a network. They will also learn about the operation of IP data networks, which will help administrators configure and troubleshoot issues moving forward. Furthermore, topics covered in this course align with CCNA's Routing and Switching (200-120 CCNA) exam topics.
CCNA Routing and Switching: 02-LAN Switching and WAN Technologies
In LearnSmart's LAN Switching and WAN Technologies video training, network administrators are trained and instructed in the topics of LAN switching and WAN technologies. Additionally, it looks at the fundamentals of the network, particular variables of Ethernet, switching, broadcast and collision domains, and basic switching concepts. The concepts encompassed within LAN switching and WAN technologies are part of the objectives covered in the CCNA Routing & Switching (200-120 CCNA) certification exam.
CCNA Routing and Switching: 03-IPv4 and IPv6
In this course, you will start with a review of the types of address classes in both IPv4 and IPv6, and the role of IP addresses in network routing. You'll also take a look at subnetting and Variable Length Subnet Masks. The last topics covered are the structure of the IPv6 address, how to define types of IPv6 addresses, and then the steps to configuring an IPv6 address. IPv6 is an important topic to be familiar with, as the world moves faster towards implementing IPv6 as a whole. This course is part of the CCNA Routing and Switching (200-120 CCNA) certification exam.
CCNA Routing and Switching: 04-System and Network Management
Study about system and network management, and discuss the fundamentals of how the router boot process works. But first, take a look at how an IOS device boots up, as well as the boot loader and operating system that is on these devices. Then, you will go over the different licensing options and how to best utilize those licenses, in order to get the features you require for correct operation of your devices. Finally, you will learn about Netflow, the importance of it, and the configurations necessary, in order to get proper Netflow statistical data from as many devices as possible to ensure optimal network performance. The topics covered in this course will help prepare you for the CCNA Routing and Switching (200-120 CCNA) certification exam.
CCNA Routing and Switching: 05-IP Routing Technologies
Deepen your understanding of IP routing technologies and the fundamentals of how routing decisions are made within devices. Start off by looking at Cisco Express Forwarding, or CEF, packet forwarding, and the Layer 3 route table lookup process. Listen to details about routing and routing protocols, and the difference between static and dynamic routing. You will be introduced to the concept of Link State versus Distance Vector routing protocols, and find out about some of the differences between the routing protocols. And then focus on these particular routing protocols, EIGRP and OSPF, their fundamentals, and how to successfully configure each one. This is course five in the CCNA Routing and Switching (200-120 CCNA) exam series.
CCNA Routing and Switching: 06-IP Services and Security
You will concentrate on some IP services, and router and switch security. To start, you will look at DHCP and how to configure it on a router. Time is also spent discussing some of the commands that can modify DHCP. Then there are access control lists, where you will discover what they are, what they do, and the different types. You will also learn about Network Address Translation and the network time protocol. After the network time protocol, you will go over the different types of high availability protocols. And finally, Chapter 6 is the section dedicated to Cisco router and switch security. Learning these topics will help you better understand CCNA exam topics and thoroughly prepare for CCNA's certification exam (200-120 CCNA).
CCNA Routing and Switching: 07-Troubleshooting Routers and Switches
You will learn the skills to troubleshoot any router or switch issue. Students will walk through troubleshooting procedures and methodology. Most people have their own method of troubleshooting. It's important that you learn to develop your own style as well. The methodology covered within this course will help to push you in the right direction in developing your own troubleshooting style. Explore how to troubleshoot IP addressing and switching problems, routing problems, as well as how to troubleshoot access control lists, WANs, and layer interface issues to enable efficient and secure network connectivity. This course is part of the CCNA Routing and Switching (200-120 CCNA) exam series.
CCNA Security: 01-Security and Cisco Routers
You will find discussions on the common security threats within a network and take a look at network and information security basics. You will review some of the fundamental security principles. Go through descriptions of common security threats to Cisco devices, as well as all network devices and networks. You will also spend time studying how to secure the control, data and management planes on Cisco devices, including implementing security on Cisco routers. You will also take a look at Cisco Security Manager. There’s also a section dedicated to IP version 6, along with the different types and formats of associated addresses. Deepen your understanding of these security concepts to prepare for the CCNA Security exam.
CCNA Security: 02-AAA on Cisco Devices
Gain an understanding of TACACS and RADIUS. You’ll take a look at the differences between them regarding what they offer as an authentication type, and how to configure each one. You will also take some time to discuss AAA – looking at its definition, and then at some design considerations for implementing it. You’ll go over examples of ways in which you can configure AAA, via the Command Line Interface and Cisco Configuration Professional, along with some verification commands. All in all, the topics stem from the exam objective AAA on Cisco Devices, and will aid in preparing you for the CCNA Security exam.
CCNA Security: 03-IOS ACLs
With this training you are provided with an overview of Access Control Lists, or ACLs. ACLs help to mitigate threats against a network in a variety of ways. ACLs should be tested in a test environment prior to actually applying them. You will take a look at exactly what they are, what they do, and discuss the different types of ACLs and the role they play in security. The training progresses from teaching you the basics to showing you how to effectively work with ACLs in terms of security. Topics covered include types of attacks to ACLs, and details on standard access, extended access, and named access lists. Altogether, these topics will help prepare you to sit for the CCNA Security exam as you focus on the IOS ACLs exam topic.
CCNA Security: 04-Secure Network Management
You will focus on securing the management plane. You will start off by learning to define the management plane, and learning some best practices that can be used to make it more secure, such as strong passwords, AAA, Role Based Access Control, Syslog, and NTP. Then, you will learn to identify and study demonstrations of the different configurations that can be implemented on the management plane. You will also concentrate on strong passwords, SNMP, and Cisco Resilient Configuration. The topics covered in this course are encompassed in the Secure Network Management exam objective, and will aid in preparing you for the CCNA Security certification exam.
CCNA Security: 05-Common Layer 2 Attacks
Common Layer 2 Attacks is an exam objective in the CCNA Security certification exam. In preparation for this exam, you are going to cover concepts like configuring VLANs, trunking, securing switches, and optimizing spanning tree. You will begin by taking a look at VLANs, or Virtual Local Area Networks. After taking some time to define VLANs and describe their purpose, you will find discussions on VTP, which is the VLAN Trunking Protocol, and then focus on trunking itself. You will also learn about InterVLAN routing and port security on switches. Learn how to identify security implementations that should be considered with designing a network, such as enable password access, authentication servers like RADIUS and TACACS+, and disabling IOS services that come standard on Cisco devices. Finally, you will learn the definition of spanning tree, and then you will look at ways in which you can implement and optimize it. Gain an in-depth understanding of these topics to determine how to best respond to layer 2 attacks.
CCNA Security: 06-Cisco Firewall Technologies
Cisco Firewall Technologies explains the different firewall technologies and the strengths and weaknesses that surround them. The concept of a stateful firewall is introduced, as well as what it means when it comes to protecting your network. Zone based firewalls and the Cisco ASA series of firewall appliances and the ways in which these devices can be implemented within your network is discussed. Network Address Translation (NAT), and Port Address Translation (PAT) are introduced and the reasons for which they are both needed are explained in detail. This course is part of the CCNA Security exam series.
CCNA Security: 07-Cisco IPS
Cisco IPS discusses the differences between a Cisco IPS and Cisco IDS device, and some options that you have when deploying them in your network. The type of traffic analysis and the actions that can be performed by each of these device on malicious traffic that is detected in your network is described. The steps to configure Cisco IPS are demonstrated as well as some best practices to consider when deploying an IPS or IDS device. The topics covered will teach the fundamentals of Cisco IPS, and prepare you for the CCNA Security exam.
CCNA Security: 08-VPN Technologies
You will go through discussions on the basics of VPN technologies, and how IPSec works in a VPN tunnel setup. You will also look at the basics of cryptography in order to gain a better understanding of exactly what goes on behind the scenes of a VPN tunnel establishment. Finally, you will walk through different ways of implementing a site-to-site VPN and configured SSL VPN using the graphical device manager from an ASA. This course will aid in preparing you to sit for the CCNA Security exam.
CCNA Wireless: 01-WLAN Fundamentals
It’s imperative for any network engineer to be familiar with the fundamental topics of a wireless network, including basic spread spectrum technology, the wireless regulatory bodies, and the impact of different wireless technologies. WLAN Fundamentals covers these topics in depth, and takes a look at some wireless topologies that are common in today’s world. It also introduces and explains some key networking technologies used in wireless implementation. With the knowledge gained through these discussions, you will be ready for the WLAN questions in the CCNA Wireless (640-722 IUWNE) exam.
CCNA Wireless: 02-Installation of a Basic Cisco Wireless LAN
Installation of a Basic Cisco Wireless LAN discusses various best practices for Cisco Unified Wireless Network Architectures and provides demonstrations of installing and configuring autonomous access points, which operate on their own. Controller based access point deployment, how lightweight access points are discovered and associated, basic device and configuration aspects of a wireless controller, and design considerations when deploying a wireless network are additional topics important for network engineers to be familiar with, and are discussed in detail within this course. Prepare for the CCNA Wireless (640-722 IUWNE) exam.
CCNA Wireless: 03-Installation of Wireless Clients
When installing wireless clients, a network engineer must be familiar with the client side of a wireless connection and how the client should be configured for wireless LAN access. Installation of Wireless Clients demonstrates how to properly configure various wireless clients, as well as providing you with a look at Cisco Compatibility Extensions, or CCX, versions 1 through 5. Going through this course will give you a practical and theoretical basis from which you can effectively administer a wireless network, and thoroughly prepare for the CCNA Wireless (640-722 IUWNE) certification exam.
CCNA Wireless: 04-Basic WLAN Security
Basic WLAN Security provides a close up look at the implementation of security on the wireless network and some of the different aspects of wireless security. How to properly configure authentication and encryption methods is demonstrated and the significance of guest wireless networks is explained. Designed to help prepare you for the CCNA Wireless (640-722 IUWNE) exam, some of the topics covered in this course include WEP, MAC authentication, 802.1x, and WPA and WPA2.
CCNA Wireless: 05-Basic WCS Operation
Network engineers need to be familiar with the features of WCS and how to install, upgrade and configure basic administrative parameters. Basic WCS Operation discusses these topics in detail, and demonstrates the configuration of access points and controllers in a WCS environment, how to audit them, and how to properly use heat maps for an environment in a wireless environment. To prepare for the CCNA Wireless (640-722 IUWNE) exam, it is also important that you have an understanding of WCS. So take your time going through these topics to learn the ins and outs of Cisco WCS.
CCNA Wireless: 06-Basic WLAN Maintenance and Troubleshooting
Basic WLAN maintenance through the WCS and the WLC interface is critical knowledge that all network engineers must have. Basic WLAN Maintenance and Troubleshooting looks at the WCS client troubleshooting tool, along with some other maintenance tools and commands available in WCS. You will concentrate on Cisco WCS logging, administration, and how to troubleshoot a wireless infrastructure. Study these concepts and techniques in preparation for your CCNA Wireless (640-722 IUWNE) certification exam.
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Network and Computer Systems Administrator
Career Description:Systems Administrators (aka. sysadmins) ensure their organization's computer and technological systems are well maintained and operate reliably by administering and managing network-related tasks across systems in their organization.
Job Role Includes:
- Managing Servers, Firewalls, Printers, Devices, & Other Equipment
- Network Administration & Security
- IT and General Help Desk Support
Skills & Qualifications Needed:
- IT System Certification (ex: CISSP, Security+)
- Relational databases (ex: Oracle/SQL)
- Software engineering principles, methods, and techniques
- Experience with Web Server
IT Network Engineer
Career Description:Network Engineers provide in-depth design, implementation and operational support to core routing and switching technology to their organization's infrastructure.
Job Role Includes:Perform security assessments, risk analysis and vulnerability testing and reviews. Focus on providing Unified Communications implementation and operational support. Implementation and administration of network monitoring, alerting and capacity planning tools and services
Skills & Qualifications Needed:
- Cisco Networking Technology
- LAN/WAN design and implementation
- Database management systems
- Web-based technology
IT Help Desk Technician
Career Description:Help Desk Technicians provide help and advice to people and organizations using computer software or equipment.
Job Role Includes:
- Configure local, network, and security policies and permissions
- Setup, install, deploy, and troubleshoot a system network
- Great customer service skills, both on-the-phone and in-person
- Computer Support Specialists
- First or Entry-level Support
- Lead Support Technician
- Desk Manager
Computer Network Architect
Career Description:Computer network architects design and build data communication networks, including local area networks (LANs), wide area networks (WANs), and intranets.
Job Role Includes:
- Perform network systems design in web centric data center.
- Evaluate new technologies and analyze and explain cost.
- Maintain and improve technical infrastructure based on troubleshooting problems and developing innovative solutions.
Related Careers Titles:
- Solutions Architect
- IT Software Systems Architect
- Security Architect
Where can I go to get more information about the Cisco Certified Network Associate (CCNA) certification?
Visit Cisco’s website for more information: www.cisco.com/web/learning/certifications/associate/index.html
Why is the CCNA so important?
Cisco’s CCNA is an IT industry stalwart and is perhaps the most respected certifications in its class. It validates an IT professional’s ability to install, configure, operate, and troubleshoot medium-size routed and switched networks. The importance of the CCNA certification series continues to grow as our world becomes more and more connected. All networking IT professionals are recommended to hold one or more of the Cisco CCNA certifications.
Which CCNA certification does this package prepare me for?
This package includes all of the training and test prep material necessary to earn the three most important CCNA certifications:
- CCNA Routing and Switching
- CCNA Wireless
- CCNA Security
The CCNA Routing and Switching the most critical of the CCNA certifications and should be earned first. CCNA Wireless and CCNA Security are specialized certifications which build on the core knowledge taught in Routing and Switching. While not required, an IT professional is encouraged to earn all three of these certifications.
What certification exams does this package contain training for?
Complete and comprehensive training is provided for the following Cisco certification exams:
- 200-120 CCNA
- 100-101 ICND 1
- 200-101 ICND 2
- 640-722 IUWNE
- 640-554 IINS
Will this training prepare me for the real Cisco certification exams?
Yes! LearnSmart not only prepares you to pass the exam but our courses are also designed to provide professionals with knowledge they can apply directly to their jobs.
What is the format of this training?
LearnSmart provides self-paced online training that mimics the interactive classroom experience. Our courses include comprehensive instruction by certified industry experts, real-world demonstrations of advanced techniques and technologies, games and printable learning materials, and interactive exercises.
Does this package include exam vouchers?
Exam vouchers are not part of this package but are available for purchase from LearnSmart at a discounted rate.
Where do I take a Cisco exam?
Cisco exams are administered by Pearson VUE at one of their thousands of worldwide locations. Visit Pearson VUE to locate and register for your exam: www.pearsonvue.com/cisco/.