Configuring and Securing the LAN (CCNA 2)

Online bootcamp 11. January 2022
10 weeks part time Instructor led

Take the next step in your career in networking and IT security with this deeper look into routing, switching and wireless configuration and security.

IT security is important for any business, to prevent unauthorized access to organizational assets such as computers, networks, and data. It maintains the integrity and confidentiality of sensitive information, blocking the access of sophisticated hackers.

Networks consist of many different components, such as routers, switches, and end devices. Ensuring wired or wireless connectivity between these devices types is a core aspect of network configuration. With the trend towards bringing your own device (BYOD) network administrators are in the risky position to allow access to almost any individual to their network. Therefore it is critical to apply fundamental security principles to both the switches and wireless access points in a network.

The digital transformation, accelerated by Covid19, has increased the need for skilled IT and networking professionals. If you want to pursue a career in CyberSecurity and give yourself a solid foundation within networking and IT security this 10-week bootcamp is for you.

About the course

This course covers the architecture, components, and operations of routers and switches in small networks and introduces wireless local area networks (WLAN) and security concepts. Students learn how to configure and troubleshoot routers and switches for advanced functionality using security best practices and resolve common issues with protocols in both IPv4 and IPv6 networks.

This instructor-led course covers the second of three courses in the Cisco CCNA 7 curriculum. The course includes hands-on lab work, a wide array of assessment types and tools, and you will develop critical thinking and problem-solving skills using real equipment and Cisco Packet Tracer.

You will receive an international Cisco Networking Academy certificate upon completion of the course. After completing all three CCNA courses, you are ready to take the CCNA (Cisco Certified Network Assosiate) certification.

This course will help you develop workforce readiness skills and build a foundation for success in IT security- and networking-related careers.

All our courses are designed to meet the industry needs and provide you with the skills that are required to succeed in your industry. Our highly qualified instructors and lecturers will help you get the full benefit from the course.

 

Course information

Where: The course is remote instructor-led, so you can study from anywhere.

When: 11. January 2022

Duration and extent: 10 weeks part-time 

Weekly schedule: 2 synchronous online sessions (4 hours total). 2 hours of asynchronous practical activities. 4 hours self-study.

Price: NOK 25.000,-

What you will learn:

By the end of the course, you will be able to:

  • Configure VLANs and Inter-VLAN routing applying security best practices.
  • Troubleshoot inter-VLAN routing on Layer 3 devices.
  • Configure redundancy on a switched network using STP and EtherChannel.
  • Troubleshoot EtherChannel on switched networks.
  • Explain how to support available and reliable networks using dynamic addressing and first-hop redundancy protocols.
  • Configure dynamic address allocation in IPv6 networks.
  • Configure WLANs using a WLC and L2 security best practices.
  • Configure switch security to mitigate LAN attacks.
  • Configure IPv4 and IPv6 static routing on routers.

Prerequisites:

Accelerate Network and Security Bootcamp (CCNA 1) or other courses covering the Cisco CCNA 7 Introduction to Networks (CCN1)-curriculum.

Career opportunities: 

You can build on this course and pursue a career in network and IT security. Examples of job titles: Network Administrator, Network Support Engineer, Network Engineer  

Certifications:

This is the second of three courses covering the CCNA (Cisco Certified Network Associate) curriculum. After completing all three courses (CCNA1, CCNA2 and CCNA3) you should be qualified to take the CCNA-exam. Contact one of our test centres to arrange your certification exam. 

 

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