For students with Cisco Certified Entry Networking Technician (CCENT) training and/or equivalent experience interested in the technologies Cisco uses in its security infrastructure. Covers securing Cisco routers and switches including their installation, troubleshooting, and monitoring of network devices to maintain integrity, confidentiality, and availability of data and devices. Also includes recognizing network threats and vulnerabilities, and mitigating security threats. Laboratory activities. NOTE: Course topics help students prepare for the CCNA Security certification exam, but the exam is not included in this course. Industry certification exams are administered by an independent testing agency.