Catalog: 2014–2015 Catalog Year
Prepares students with the knowledge and skills to secure and expand the reach of an enterprise network to teleworkers and remote sites with focus on securing remote access and VPN client configuration. Covers topics on the Cisco hierarchical network model as it pertains to the WAN, teleworker configuration and access, frame mode MPLS, site-to-site IPSEC VPN, Cisco EZVPN, strategies used to mitigate network attacks, Cisco device hardening and IOS firewall features. Recommended preparation for the Implementing Secure Converged Wide Area Networks exam; required to become a Cisco Certified Network Professional (CCNP).
This course teaches students the fundamentals of remote access connectivity. Students install, configure, moniter and troubleshoot Cisco ISDN and Dial-Up access products and further refine their understanding of PPP, ISDN, Frame-Relay and AAA Security. Hands-on lab exercises allow the learner to practice configuration and troubleshooting knowledge and to acquire the skills necessary to configure these protocols in working networks.
Students who successfully complete this course will have a better understanding of:
Linkage of course to educational program mission and at least one educational program outcome.
This course supports the Networking Technology emphasis by providing up-to-date training in the management of information resources, including computer and networking operations, infrastructure, and information security by addressesing the following Student Learning Objectives of the General Education Mission by ensuring that successful students: