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SECFND 1.0 – Understanding Cisco Cybersecurity Fundamentals


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Course Schedule

  • 5 Days Course
    Network Security

    Classroom + Online

    Course Details


    The course helps to prepare students for beginning and associate level roles in cybersecurity operations. The course focuses on security principles and technologies, using Cisco security products to provide hands-on examples. Using instructor-led discussions, extensive hands-on lab exercises, and supplemental materials, this course allows learners to understand common security concepts, and start to learn the basic security techniques used in a Security Operations Center (SOC) to find threats on a network using a variety of popular security tools within a real-life network infrastructure.


    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


    • Module 1: Network Concepts
    • Module 2: Security Concepts
    • Module 3: Cryptography /IP
    • Module 4: Host-Based Analysis
    • Module 5: Security Monitoring
    • Module 6: Attack Methods

    Target Audience

    • Security Operations Center
    • Security Analyst
    • Computer/Network Defense Analyst
    • 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


    It is recommended, but not required, that students have the following knowledge and skills:

    • Working knowledge of the Windows operating system
    • Working knowledge of the Linux operating system
    • Basic IPv4 and IPv6 addressing knowledge