Chapter 4. General Network Security

<feature><title>Objectives</title>

This chapter covers the following Cisco-specific objectives for the “Identify security threats to a network and describe general methods to mitigate those threats” section of both the 640-802 CCNA and 640-822 ICND1 exams:

<objective>

Describe today’s increasing network security threats and explain the need to implement a comprehensive security policy to mitigate the threats

</objective>
<objective>

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

</objective>
<objective>

Describe the functions of common security appliances and applications

</objective>
<objective>

Describe security recommended practices including initial steps ...

Get CCENT Exam Prep (Exam 640-822) now with O’Reilly online learning.

O’Reilly members experience live online training, plus books, videos, and digital content from 200+ publishers.