Implementing Cisco IOS Network Security (IINS)

Implementing Cisco IOS Network Security (IINS) v2.0 is a five-day instructor-led course that is presented by Cisco Learning Partners to end users and channel partner customers. The content focuses on the design, implementation, and monitoring of a comprehensive security policy, using Cisco IOS security features and technologies as examples. The course covers security controls of Cisco IOS devices as well as a functional introduction to the Cisco ASA adaptive security appliance. Using instructor-led discussion, lecture, and hands-on lab exercises, this course allows students to perform basic tasks to secure a small branch office network using Cisco IOS security features that are available through web-based GUIs (Cisco Configuration Professional) and the CLI on Cisco routers, switches, and ASA appliances.

  • Describe the components of a comprehensive network security policy that can be used to counter threats against IT systems, within the context of a security policy life cycle

  • Develop and implement security countermeasures that are aimed at protecting network elements as part of the network infrastructure

  • Deploy and maintain threat control and containment technologies for perimeter security in small and midsize networks

  • Describe secure connectivity strategies and technologies using VPNs, as well as configure site-to-site and remote-access VPNs using Cisco IOS features

Course Outline

Module 1: Networking Security Fundamentals

  • Module 2: Protecting the Network Infrastructure

  • Module 3: Threat Control and Containment

  • Module 4: Secure Connectivity


The primary audience for this course is as follows:

  • Network designers

  • Network administrators

  • Network engineers

  • Network managers

  • System engineers