Chapter 2. Network Security and Cisco

Upon completion of this chapter, you will be able to perform the following tasks:

  • Explain the steps that you can take to secure your network

  • Describe the ways in which you can monitor the security of your network

  • Identify ways in which you can test the security posture of your network

  • Explain the steps that you can take to improve the security on your network

  • Describe the benefits of Cisco's Architecture for Voice, Video, and Integrated Data (AVVID)

  • Explain Cisco SAFE

Completely securing your network is impossible, but just securing your network to match your security policy can be a daunting task. Your network probably contains numerous security vulnerabilities. These security holes provide disgruntled employees ...

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