CCNA Security 640-554
Official Cert Guide
Keith Barker, CCIE® No. 6783
Scott Morris, CCIE® No. 4713
CCNA Security 640-554 Official Cert Guide is a best of breed Cisco exam study guide that focuses specifically on the objectives for the CCNA Security IINS exam. Cisco Certified Internetwork Experts (CCIE) Keith Barker and Scott Morris share preparation hints and test-taking tips, helping you identify areas of weakness and improve both your conceptual knowledge and hands-on skills. Material is presented in a concise manner, focusing on increasing your understanding and retention of exam topics.
CCNA Security 640-554 Official Cert Guide presents you with an organized test preparation routine through the use of proven series elements and techniques. “Do I Know This Already?” quizzes open each chapter and enable you to decide how much time you need to spend on each section. A list of official exam topics make referencing easy. Chapter-ending Exam Preparation Tasks help you drill on key concepts you must know thoroughly.
The companion CD-ROM contains the powerful Pearson IT Certification Practice Test engine that enables you to focus on individual topic areas or take complete, timed exams. The assessment engine also tracks your performance and provides feedback on a chapter-by-chapter basis, laying out a complete assessment of your knowledge to help you focus your study where it is needed most. The CD also contains 90 minutes of video training on CCP, NAT, object groups, ACLs, port security on a Layer 2 switch, CP3L, and zone-based firewalls.
Well-regarded for its level of detail, assessment features, and challenging review questions and exercises, this official study guide helps you master the concepts and techniques that will enable you to succeed on the exam the first time.
CCNA Security 640-554 Official Cert Guide is part of a recommended learning path from Cisco that includes simulation and hands-on training from authorized Cisco Learning Partners and self-study products from Cisco Press. To find out more about instructor-led training, e-learning, and hands-on instruction offered by authorized Cisco Learning Partners worldwide, please visit www.cisco.com/go/authorizedtraining.
The official study guide helps you master all the topics on the CCNA Security IINS exam, including
-- Network Foundation Protection (NFP)
-- Cisco Configuration Professional (CCP)
-- Management plane security
-- AAA security
-- Layer 2 security threats
-- IPv6 security
-- Threat mitigation and containment
-- ACLs and NAT
-- Cisco IOS zone-based firewalls and ASA firewalls
-- Intrusion prevention/detection systems
-- PKI and cryptography
-- Site-to-site IPsec VPNs and SSL VPNs
The CD-ROM contains two free, complete practice exams and 90 minutes of video training.
-- Master CCNA Security 640-554 exam topics
-- Assess your knowledge with chapter-opening quizzes
-- Review key concepts with exam preparation tasks
-- Practice with realistic exam questions on the CD-ROM
-- Learn from 90 minutes of video training
Über den Autor und weitere Mitwirkende
Keith Barker, CCIE No. 6783 (R&S and Security), is a 27-year veteran of the networking industry. He currently works as a network engineer and trainer for Copper River IT. His past experience includes EDS, Blue Cross, Paramount Pictures, and KnowledgeNet, and he has delivered CCIE-level training over the past several years. As part of the original set of Cisco VIPs for the Cisco Learning Network, he continues to give back to the community in many ways. He is CISSP and CCSI certified, loves to teach, and keeps many of his video tutorials at http://www.youtube.com/keith6783. He can be reached at Keith.Barker@CopperRiverIT.com or by visiting http://www.CopperRiverIT.com. Scott Morris, CCIE No. 4713 (R&S, ISP/Dial, Security, and Service Provider), has more than 25 years in the industry. He also has CCDE and myriad other certifications, including nine expert-level certifications spread over four major vendors. Having traveled the world consulting for various enterprise and service provider companies, Scott currently works at Copper River IT as the chief technologist. He, too, has delivered CCIE-level training and technology training for Cisco Systems and other technology vendors. Having spent a "past life" (early career) as a photojournalist, he brings interesting points of view from entering the IT industry from the ground up. As part of the original set of Cisco VIPs for the Cisco Learning Network, he continues to give back to the community in many ways. He can be reached at smorris@CopperRiverIT.com or by visiting http://www.CopperRiverIT.com.