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Exam 640-553



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CCNA Security Study Guide: Exam 640-553 by Tim Boyles
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A complete study guide for the new CCNA Security certification exam In keeping with its status as the leading publisher of CCNA study guides, Sybex introduces the complete guide to the new CCNA security exam. The CCNA Security certification is the first step towards Cisco's new Cisco Certified Security Professional (CCSP) and Cisco Certified Internetworking Engineer-Security. CCNA Security Study Guide fully covers every exam objective. The companion CD includes the Sybex Test Engine, flashcards, and a PDF of the book. The CCNA Security certification is the first step toward Cisco's new CCSP and Cisco Certified Internetworking Engineer-Security Describes security threats facing modern network infrastructures and how to mitigate threats to Cisco routers and networks using ACLs Explores implementing AAA on Cisco routers and secure network management and reporting Shows how to implement Cisco IOS firewall and IPS feature sets plus site-to-site VPNs using SDM CD includes the Sybex Test Engine, flashcards, and the book in PDF format With hands-on labs and end-of-chapter reviews, CCNA Security Study Guide thoroughly prepares you for certification. Note: CD-ROM/DVD and other supplementary materials are not included as part of eBook file.

Table of Contents

Introduction. Assessment Test. Chapter 1 Introduction to Network Security. Chapter 2 Creating the Secure Network. Chapter 3 Securing Administrative Access. Chapter 4 Configuring AAA Services. Chapter 5 Securing Your Router. Chapter 6 Layer 2 Security. Chapter 7 Implementing Cisco IOS Firewall. Chapter 8 Implementing Cisco IOS Intrusion Prevention. Chapter 9 Understanding Cryptographic Solutions. Chapter 10 Using Digital Signatures. Chapter 11 Using Asymmetric Encryption and PKI. Chapter 12 Implementing Site-to-Site IPsec VPN Solutions. Appendix A Securing Voice Solutions. Appendix B Introduction to SAN Security. Appendix C Exploring Endpoint Security. Appendix D Capstone Exercise. Appendix E About the Companion CD. Glossary. Index.

Author Biography

Tim Boyles, CCNA, CCNA Security, CISSP, CISA, CISM, GCIH, GAWN, has over 20 years of professional IT experience, specializing in network administration and security. He is currently an IT manager based in the Dallas--Fort Worth area. Tim was previously the security practice leader for the South Central operation of BT Global Services and has been engaged for a number of years in consulting for numerous large corporate clients. He is also a mentor instructor for the SANS Institute, having conducted sessions on CISSP training, incident handling, wireless penetration testing, and web application security.
Release date Australia
March 26th, 2010
Country of Publication
United Kingdom
, black & white illustrations, black & white tables, figures
John Wiley & Sons Ltd
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