Class Details

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GSA Eligible

5-day Course includes:

  • Instructional training and class exercises
  • Required course materials such as pens, notebooks, highlighters, books and other materials
  • Course Retake option
  • Sample exam questions
  • Breakfast, which includes a combination of bagels, doughnuts, yogurt, fruit and juices
  • Soda/Coffee/Tea, which are available throughout the day
  • Fresh baked cookies are available in the afternoon at participating locations

Course Outline

Modern Network Security Threats

  • Network threats
  • Mitigation techniques
  • Basics of securing a network

Securing Network Devices

  • Secure administrative access on Cisco routers 

Authentication, Authorization and Accounting

  • Secure administrative access with AAA

Implementing Firewall Technologies

  • Implement firewall technologies to secure the network perimeter 

Implementing Intrusion Prevention

  • Configure IPS to mitigate attacks on the network

Securing the LAN

  • Describe LAN security considerations and implement endpoint and Layer 2 security features


  • Describe methods for implementing data confidentiality and integrity

Implementing VPN

  • Implement secure virtual private networks


Cisco IINS Labs:

  • Hardening Network Elements Using Cisco Configuration Professional
  • Securing Administrative Access to Cisco Routers
  • Configuring AAA on Cisco Routers and Switches to Use Cisco Secure ACS
  • Configuring Data Plane Security on Layer 2 Switches
  • Using ACLs to Implement a Threat Containment Strategy
  • Implementing Cisco IOS Zone-Based Firewalls
  • Implementing Basic Network Connectivity Using Cisco ASDM on the Cisco ASA app
  • Configuring Cisco IOS IPS
  • Configuring Site-to-Site IPsec VPNs
  • Configuring SSL VPNs on Cisco ASA Appliances Using Cisco ASDM


  • Security Concepts
  • Secure Access
  • VPN
  • Secure Routing and Switching
  • Cisco Firewall Technologies
  • IPS
  • Content and Endpoint Security

Class Exam

After passing the IINS exam, candidates will be awarded the CCNA Security certification.

210-260 IINS exam details:

  • Number of Questions: 60-70
  • Test Duration: 90 minutes
  • Test Format: Multiple Choice, Multiple Answer, Drag and drop, Testlets, Simlets and Router & Switch Simulations
  • Test Delivery: Pearson VUE 

The IINS exam tests candidates in the following

  • Secure network infrastructure
  • Understanding core security concepts
  • Managing secure access
  • VPN encryption
  • Firewalls
  • Intrusion prevention
  • Web and email content security
  • Endpoint security
  • Installation, troubleshooting, and monitoring of a secure network to maintain integrity, confidentiality, and availability of data and devices

Phoenix TS is an authorized Pearson VUE testing center. To register for your CCNA Security exam, simply select Phoenix TS as your preferred testing center on the Pearson VUE website or call our center directly to schedule your exam.