Implementing Cisco IOS Network Security (IINS) v2.0 is a 5-day
instructor-led course that is presented by Cisco Training Partners
to end users and channel partner customers. The content focuses on
the design, implementation, and monitoring of a comprehensive
security policy, using Cisco IOS security features and technologies
as examples. The course covers security controls of Cisco IOS
devices as well as a functional introduction to the Cisco Adaptive
Security Appliance (ASA). Using instructor-led discussion, lecture,
and hands-on lab exercises, this course allows learners to perform
basic tasks to secure a small branch office network using Cisco IOS
security features available through web-based GUIs (Cisco
Configuration Professional) and the CLI on Cisco routers, switches,
and Internetworking Professionals
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.
Upon completing this course, the learner will be able to meet these
Describe the components of a comprehensive network security policy
that can be used to counter threats against IT systems, within the
context of a security policy lifecycle.
Develop and implement security countermeasures that are aimed at
protecting network elements as part of the network infrastructure.
Deploy and maintain threat control and containment technologies for
perimeter security in small and midsize networks.
Describe secure connectivity strategies and technologies using VPNs,
and configure site-to-site and remote access VPNs using Cisco IOS
The 640-554 Implementing Cisco IOS Network Security (IINS) exam is
associated with the CCNA Security certification. This exam tests a
candidate's knowledge of securing Cisco routers and switches and
their associated networks. It leads to validated skills for
installation, troubleshooting and monitoring of network devices to
maintain integrity, confidentiality and availability of data and
devices and develops competency in the technologies that Cisco uses
in its security infrastructure.