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Understanding Cisco Cybersecurity Fundamentals (SECFND)

Course Description Schedule

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

Price (incl. tax)
  • United Arab Emirates: US$ 3,150.-
Dates and Booking
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Middle East
United Arab Emirates
24/11/2019 - 28/11/2019 Dubai Course language: English
24/11/2019 - 28/11/2019 Cairo Course language: English
02/09/2019 - 06/09/2019 Frankfurt
14/10/2019 - 18/10/2019 Munich
11/11/2019 - 15/11/2019 Berlin
22/07/2019 - 26/07/2019 Vienna (iTLS)
16/09/2019 - 20/09/2019 Brussels Course language: English
Czech Republic
02/09/2019 - 06/09/2019 FLEX training This is an English language FLEX course.
Time zone: Europe/Prague
04/11/2019 - 08/11/2019 Paris
08/07/2019 - 12/07/2019 Milan
07/10/2019 - 11/10/2019 Rome
18/11/2019 - 22/11/2019 Milan
04/11/2019 - 08/11/2019 Utrecht Course language: English
18/11/2019 - 22/11/2019 FLEX training This is an English language FLEX course.
Time zone: Europe/Ljubljana
19/08/2019 - 23/08/2019 Madrid
11/11/2019 - 15/11/2019 Madrid
12/08/2019 - 16/08/2019 Zurich
United Kingdom
04/11/2019 - 08/11/2019 FLEX training This is an English language FLEX course.
Time zone: Europe/London
North America
United States
29/07/2019 - 02/08/2019 Online Training Time zone: US/Eastern Course language: English
26/08/2019 - 30/08/2019 Columbia, MD
26/08/2019 - 30/08/2019 Online Training Time zone: US/Central Course language: English
26/08/2019 - 30/08/2019 Online Training Time zone: US/Eastern Course language: English
28/10/2019 - 01/11/2019 Online Training Time zone: US/Central Course language: English
28/10/2019 - 01/11/2019 Overland Park
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
Latin America
09/09/2019 - 13/09/2019 Online Training Time zone: America/Santiago Course language: Spanish
23/09/2019 - 27/09/2019 Online Training Time zone: America/Bogota Course language: Spanish
08/07/2019 - 12/07/2019 Online Training Time zone: America/Lima Course language: Spanish
25/11/2019 - 29/11/2019 Online Training Time zone: America/Lima Course language: Spanish
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This is a FLEX course, which is delivered both virtually and in the classroom.