Chapter 9. Security

THE CCENT EXAM TOPICS COVERED IN THIS CHAPTER INCLUDE THE FOLLOWING:

  • Identify security threats to a network and describe general methods to mitigate those threats

    • Explain today's increasing network security threats and the need to implement a comprehensive security policy to mitigate the threats

    • Explain general methods to mitigate common security threats to network devices, hosts, and applications

    • Describe the functions of common security appliances and applications

    • Describe security recommended practices including initial steps to secure network devices

Security

This chapter will cover both router and switch security. You'll learn how to configure ...

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