Chapter 5. Securing Network Devices

This chapter covers the following exam topics:

1.0 Network Fundamentals

1.1 Explain the Role of Network Components

1.1.c Next-generation Firewalls and IPS

4.0 IP Services

4.8 Configure network devices for remote access using SSH

5.0 Security Fundamentals

5.3 Configure device access control using local passwords

All devices in the network—endpoints, servers, and infrastructure devices like routers and switches—include some methods for the devices to legitimately communicate using the network. To protect those devices, the security plan will include a wide variety of tools and mitigation techniques, with the chapters in Part II of this book discussing a large variety of those tools and techniques.

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