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 ...