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Understanding Cisco Cybersecurity Fundamentals (SECFND)


Who should attend

  • Security Operations Center – Security Analyst
  • Computer/Network Defense Analysts
  • Computer Network Defense Infrastructure Support Personnel
  • Future Incident Responders and Security Operations Center (SOC) personnel.
  • Students beginning a career, entering the cybersecurity field.
  • Cisco Channel Partners


This course is part of the following Certifications:


It is highly recommended to have the following skills and knowledge before attending this course:

  • Skills and knowledge equivalent to those learned in Interconnecting Cisco Networking Devices Part 1 (ICND1)
  • Working knowledge of the Windows operating system
  • Working knowledge of Cisco IOS networking and concepts

Course Objectives

Today's organizations are challenged with rapidly detecting cybersecurity breaches and effectively responding to security incidents. Teams of people in Security Operations Centers (SOC’s) keep a vigilant eye on security systems, protecting their organizations by detecting and responding to cybersecurity threats. CCNA Cyber Ops prepares candidates to begin a career working with associate-level cybersecurity analysts within security operations centers.

This course allows learners to understand cybersecurity’s basic principles and foundational knowledge, as well as obtain the core skills needed to grasp the more advanced associate-level materials in the second required exam, “Implementing Cisco Cybersecurity Operations (SECOPS)”. It focuses on cybersecurity operations principles and technologies, using hands-on examples in realistic scenarios, with real-life security products and equipment.

Upon completion of this course, you will be able to:

  • Describe, compare and identify various network concepts
  • Fundamentals of TCP/IP
  • Describe and compare fundamental security concepts
  • Describe network applications and the security challenges
  • Understand basic cryptography principles.
  • Understand endpoint attacks, including interpreting log data to identify events in Windows and Linux
  • Develop knowledge in security monitoring, including identifying sources and types of data and events
  • Know various attack methods, security weaknesses, evasion methods, and remote versus local exploits

Follow On Courses

Course Content

Module 1: TCP/IP and Cryptography Concepts

  • Lesson 1: Understanding the TCP/IP Protocol Suite
  • Lesson 2: Understanding the Network Infrastructure
  • Lesson 3: Understanding Common TCP/IP Attacks
  • Lesson 4: Understanding Basic Cryptography Concepts

Module 2: Network Applications and Endpoint Security

  • Lesson 1: Describing Information Security Concepts
  • Lesson 2: Understanding Network Applications
  • Lesson 3: Understanding Common Network Application Attacks
  • Lesson 4: Understanding Windows Operating System Basics
  • Lesson 5: Understanding Linux Operating System Basics
  • Lesson 6: Understanding Common Endpoint Attacks
  • Lesson 7: Understanding Network Security Technologies
  • Lesson 8: Understanding Endpoint Security Technologies

Module 3: Security Monitoring and Analysis

  • Lesson 1: Describing Security Data Collection
  • Lesson 2: Describing Security Event Analysis
Classroom Training

Duration 5 days

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24/11/2019 - 28/11/2019 Cairo Course language: English
29/03/2020 - 02/04/2020 Cairo Course language: English
20/09/2020 - 24/09/2020 Cairo Course language: English
Middle East
24/11/2019 - 28/11/2019 Doha Course language: English
United Arab Emirates
24/11/2019 - 28/11/2019 Dubai Course language: English This course is being delivered by iTLS.
08/03/2020 - 12/03/2020 Dubai Course language: English This course is being delivered by iTLS.
13/09/2020 - 17/09/2020 Dubai Course language: English This course is being delivered by iTLS.
20/04/2020 - 24/04/2020 Paris
13/01/2020 - 17/01/2020 Milan
30/03/2020 - 03/04/2020 Rome
06/07/2020 - 10/07/2020 Milan
18/11/2019 - 22/11/2019 Lisbon
22/06/2020 - 26/06/2020 Lisbon
16/11/2020 - 20/11/2020 Lisbon
15/06/2020 - 19/06/2020 Madrid
09/11/2020 - 13/11/2020 Madrid
North America
United States
09/12/2019 - 13/12/2019 Online Training Time zone: US/Central Course language: English
09/12/2019 - 13/12/2019 Online Training Time zone: US/Pacific Course language: English
09/12/2019 - 13/12/2019 Campbell, CA
09/12/2019 - 13/12/2019 Online Training Time zone: US/Central Course language: English
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