Chapter 12

Security

The CCNA exam topics covered in this chapter include the following:

  • Identify security threats to a network and describe general methods to mitigate those threats
    • Describe today’s increasing network security threats and explain 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
  • Configure, verify, and troubleshoot basic router operation and routing on Cisco devices
    • Implement basic router security
  • Implement, verify, and troubleshoot ...

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