Cisco - SECFND - Understanding Cisco Cybersecurity Fundamentals v1.0
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COURSE COST: $3595.00

COURSE TIMES: 9:00am - 5:00pm

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The Understanding Cisco Cybersecurity Fundamentals (SECFND) v1.0 course provides you with an understanding of network infrastructure devices, operations and vulnerabilities of the TCP/IP protocol suite, basic information security concepts, common network application operations and attacks, the Windows and Linux operating systems, and the types of data that are used to investigate security incidents.

After completing this course, you will have basic knowledge that is required to perform the job role of an entry-level cybersecurity analyst in a threat-centric security operations center.


The primary audience for this course is as follows:

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
The basic technical competency (must possess one or more of the following):

Cisco certification (Cisco CCENT certification or higher)
Relevant industry certification [(ISC)2, CompTIA Security+, EC-Council, GIAC, ISACA]
Cisco Networking Academy letter of completion (CCNA 1 and CCNA 2)
Windows expertise: Microsoft (Microsoft Specialist, MCSA, MCSE), CompTIA (A+, Network+, Server+)

Linux expertise: CompTIA (Linux+), Linux Professional Institute (LPI) certification, Linux Foundation (LFCS, LFCE), Red Hat (RHCSA, RHCE, RHCA), Oracle Linux (OCA, OCP) It is strongly recommended, but not required, students have the following knowledge and skills:

Skills and knowledge equivalent to those learned in ICND1 - Interconnecting Cisco Networking Devices, Part 1.


*Course Cost listed includes the cost of courseware and labs. Course is subject to a minimum enrollment to run the class. Course may run as a virtual instructor led class (live on line) if the minimum enrollment is not met. For more information, please contact or call 207-775-0244.


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 Linus 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

Lab Outline
Lab 1: Explore the TCP/IP Protocol Suite
Lab 2: Explore the Network Infrastructure
Lab 3: Explore TCP/IP Attacks
Lab 4: Explore Cryptographic Technologies
Lab 5: Explore Network Applications
Lab 6: Explore Network Application Attacks
Lab 7: Explore the Windows Operating System
Lab 8: Explore the Linux Operating System
Lab 9: Explore Endpoint Attacks
Lab 10: Explore Network Security Technologies
Lab 11: Explore Endpoint Security
Lab 12: Explore Security Data for Analysis