Understanding Cisco Cybersecurity Fundamentals


This course provides you with an understanding of network infrastructure devices, operations and vulnerabilities of the TCP/IP protocol suite, basic information security concepts, common network application operations and attacks, the Windows and Linux operating systems, and the types of data that are used to investigate security incidents.

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CCNA will be changing in 2020. Please ensure you complete your CCNA certification before 23rd February 2020. It will automatically switch over onto the new certification.

After completing this course, you will have basic knowledge that is required to perform the job role of an entry-level cybersecurity analyst in a threat-centric security operations center.

This course is aimed at:

  • Individuals looking to understand the basic principals of cybersecurity or study for the Cisco CCNA Cyber Ops Certification.

You will need:

  • Skills and knowledge equivalent to those learned in Interconnecting Cisco Networking Devices Part 1 (ICND1)

  • Working knowledge of the Windows operating system

  • Working knowledge of Cisco IOS networking and concepts

You will learn to:

  • Describe, compare and identify various network concepts

  • Fundamentals of TCP/IP

  • Describe and compare fundamental security concepts

  • Describe network applications and the security challenges

  • Understand basic cryptography principles.

  • Understand endpoint attacks, including interpreting log data to identify events in Windows and Linux

  • Develop knowledge in security monitoring, including identifying sources and types of data and events

  • Know various attack methods, security weaknesses, evasion methods, and remote versus local exploits

Course Content:

TCP/IP and Cryptography Concepts

  • Understanding the TCP/IP Protocol Suite

  • Understanding the Network Infrastructure

  • Understanding Common TCP/IP Attacks

  • Understanding Basic Cryptography Concepts

Network Applications and Endpoint Security

  • Describing Information Security Concepts

  • Understanding Network Applications

  • Understanding Common Network Application Attacks

  • Understanding Windows Operating System Basics

  • Understanding Linux Operating System Basics

  • Understanding Common Endpoint Attacks

  • Understanding Network Security Technologies

  • Understanding Endpoint Security Technologies

Security Monitoring and Analysis

  • Describing Security Data Collection

  • Describing Security Event Analysis


  • Lab 1: Explore the TCP/IP Protocol Suite

  • Lab 2: Explore the Network Infrastructure

  • Lab 3: Explore TCP/IP Attacks

  • Lab 4: Explore Cryptographic Technologies

  • Lab 5: Explore Network Applications

  • Lab 6: Explore Network Application Attacks

  • Lab 7: Explore the Windows Operating System

  • Lab 8: Explore the Linux Operating System

  • Lab 9: Explore Endpoint Attacks

  • Lab 10: Explore Network Security Technologies

  • Lab 11: Explore Endpoint Security

  • Lab 12: Explore Security Data for Analysis


£ 2,595.00 ex.vat

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Course Duration 5 Days
Location Various