CCNA Security 640-554 LiveLessons (Video Training)

Video description

CCNA Security LiveLessons is a comprehensive video training package covering the key topics on the CCNA Security IINS 640-554 exam. CCIE-certified expert trainer Keith Barker provides you 5 hours of hands-on, step-by-step video training to help you develop the knowledge and skills needed to secure Cisco networks. Through this collection of 10 video training lessons, divided into 33 sublessons, you will gain insight into the hands-on configuration and troubleshooting skills needed to develop a security infrastructure, recognize threats and vulnerabilities to networks, and mitigate security threats. These hands-on video lessons cover hardening network devices with Cisco Configuration Professional (CCP), implementing secure management and monitoring, using ACS and TACACS+, implementing layer 2 protection for switches, packet filtering ACLs, configuring Cisco IOS zone-based firewalls and Cisco ASA firewalls, adding IPS to Cisco routers, connecting IPsec site to site VPN tunnels on Cisco routers, and implementing SSL VPNs on the Cisco ASA. Whether you are looking for helpful and current hands-on labs to supplement your study for the CCNA Security exam or are simply looking to gain a better understanding and proficiency with network security configuration and troubleshooting tasks, CCNA Security 640-554 LiveLessons will help you succeed on the CCNA Security exam and in your daily job as a network security professional.

About the Author:

Keith Barker, CCIE No. 6783 (R&S and Security), is a 27-year veteran of the networking industry. He currently works as a network engineer and trainer for Copper River IT. His past experience includes EDS, Blue Cross, Paramount Pictures, and KnowledgeNet, and he has delivered CCIE-level training over the past several years. As part of the original set of Cisco VIPs for the Cisco Learning Network, he continues to give back to the community in many ways. He is CISSP and CCSI certified, loves to teach, and keeps many of his video tutorials at

Table of contents

  1. Introduction
    1. Introduction to CCNA Security 640-554 LiveLessons 00:00:38
  2. Lesson 1: Hardening Cisco IOS Network Devices
    1. Objectives 00:00:31
    2. Initializing a Router to Allow Cisco Configuration Professional (CCP) to Connect and Manage the Router 00:04:56
    3. Defining Communities in CCP and Importing the Configuration from a Router 00:06:02
    4. Using the CCP Security Audit 00:14:17
  3. Lesson 2: Implementing Secure Management and Monitoring
    1. Objectives 00:00:25
    2. Configuring Network Time Protocol (NTP) 00:06:44
    3. Configuring Syslog Destinations 00:03:25
    4. Creating Users in the Local Database (running-config) 00:02:44
    5. Enabling AAA Services 00:02:13
    6. Creating and Assigning Parser Views for Role Based Access Control (RBAC) 00:18:06
  4. Lesson 3: Central Access Control Server (ACS)
    1. Objectives 00:00:27
    2. Configuring a Router to use TACACS+ with Cisco Access Control Server (ACS) 00:10:23
    3. Configuring Device Groups and Identity Groups Within ACS 00:11:17
    4. Configuring Authorization Policies in ACS 00:01:53
    5. Verifying the Results of ACS Authentication and Authorization at the Router 00:07:03
  5. Lesson 4: Implementing Layer 2 Protection for Switches
    1. Objectives 00:00:12
    2. Protecting Spanning Tree Protocol (STP) with BPDU Guard 00:05:55
    3. Mitigating CAM Table Overflows Attacks Using Port Security 00:12:34
  6. Lesson 5: Packet Filtering with Access Control Lists (ACL)
    1. Objectives 00:00:18
    2. Filtering IPv4 Packets on the Router Using Access Control Lists (ACL) 00:12:14
    3. Using Object Groups to Simplify ACL Management 00:09:22
    4. Filtering IPv6 Traffic 00:03:24
  7. Lesson 6: Cisco IOS Zone Based Firewall (ZBF)
    1. Objectives 00:00:13
    2. Using CCP to Implement a Zone-Based Firewall (ZBF) on an IOS Router 00:15:17
    3. Using CCP to Modify and Verify the ZBF Components 00:10:39
  8. Lesson 7: Cisco ASA Firewall
    1. Objectives 00:00:14
    2. Initializing a 5505 ASA Firewall 00:15:48
    3. Using ASDM to Configure the Firewall 00:11:03
    4. Configuring NAT on the ASA 00:02:44
    5. Implementing and Verifying Policy on the ASA 00:09:54
  9. Lesson 8: IOS-Based Intrusion Prevention System (IPS)
    1. Objectives 00:00:19
    2. Installing the IOS-Based Intrusion Prevention System (IPS) 00:10:14
    3. Configuring and Verifying IOS-Based IPS 00:07:05
  10. Lesson 9: IPsec VPN Site-to-Site Tunnels
    1. Objectives 00:00:19
    2. Using CCP to Create IPsec Site-to-Site Virtual Private Network (VPN) Tunnels 00:31:42
    3. Testing and Verifying IPsec Site-to-Site VPN Tunnels 00:14:10
  11. Lesson 10: Implementing SSL VPNs on the Cisco ASA Firewall
    1. Objectives 00:00:17
    2. Using ASDM to Create the AnyConnect SSL VPN Service 00:24:38
    3. Using ASDM to Clientless SSL VPN Service 00:06:51

Product information

  • Title: CCNA Security 640-554 LiveLessons (Video Training)
  • Author(s):
  • Release date: October 2012
  • Publisher(s): Pearson IT Certification
  • ISBN: 0789748584