Cisco CCSP Certification Now Requires CCNA SecurityRich
The Cisco CCSP Certification now requires CCNA Security as a prerequisite course. These courses may now be taken at the warm Ft Lauderdale training center of the Institute of Professional Learning. The Cisco CCSP Certification encompasses the four courses of Securing Networks with Cisco Routers and Switches (SNRS); Securing Networks with ASA Foundation (SNAF); Securing Networks with ASA Advanced (SNAA); and Securing Networks Using Intrusion Prevention Systems (IPS).
The Cisco CCNA Security is required prior to attending the above courses. Both courses may be taken back-to-back for a total of 15 days of training.
Cisco Certified Network Associate Security (CCNA® Security) validates associate-level knowledge and skills required to secure Cisco networks. With a CCNA Security certification, a network professional demonstrates the skills required to develop a security infrastructure, recognize threats and vulnerabilities to networks, and mitigate security threats. The CCNA Security curriculum emphasizes core security technologies, the installation, troubleshooting and monitoring of network devices to maintain integrity, confidentiality and availability of data and devices, and competency in the technologies that Cisco uses in its security structure.
Cisco Certified Security Professional (CCSP®) validates advanced knowledge and skills required to secure Cisco networks. With a CCSP certification, a network professional demonstrates the skills required to secure and manage network infrastructures to protect productivity, mitigate threats, and reduce costs. The CCSP curriculum emphasizes Cisco Router IOS (ISR) and Catalyst Switch security features, Adaptive Security Appliance (ASA), secure VPN connectivity, Intrusion Prevention Systems (IPS), Cisco Security Agent (CSA), Security Enterprise and Device Management, Network Admission Control (NAC) as well as techniques to optimize these technologies in a single, integrated network security solution. In addition, CCSP leverages the new CCNA Security certification as a prerequisite.
The CCNA Security and the CCSP combined are 15 days in length with the next dates of March 1st to March 16th in Ft Lauderdale. The price of the course including roundtrip airfare, lodging, breakfast and lunch, snacks and refreshments, Cisco Authorized Course Materials, practice exams, and all certification exams is $9,995.
Cisco Certified Network Associate (CCNA®) validates the ability to install, configure, operate, and troubleshoot medium-size route and switched networks, including implementation and verification of connections to remote sites in a WAN. CCNA curriculum includes basic mitigation of security threats, introduction to wireless networking concepts and terminology, and performance-based skills. This new curriculum also includes (but is not limited to) the use of these protocols: IP, Enhanced Interior Gateway Routing Protocol (EIGRP), Serial Line Interface Protocol Frame Relay, Routing Information Protocol Version 2 (RIPv2),VLANs, Ethernet, access control lists (ACLs).
The Cisco CCNA Certification Boot Camp is also available in Atlanta. The Cisco CCNA Boot Camp training has two parts, CCENT and the completion of CCNA. CCNA Boot Camps are 7 days in length and include roundtrip airfare, lodging, breakfast and lunch, snacks and refreshments, Cisco Authorized Course Materials, practice exams, and all certifications for $4,495.
The Institute of Professional Learning has outstanding instructors and staff and is located in a Class A building in Ft Lauderdale.