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Implementing Cisco IOS Network Security

The Primary audience for this course is as follows;
Network Designers
Network Administrators
Network Engineers
Network Managers
Systems Engineer


Learning Objectives


Upon completing this course, the learner will be able to meet these overall objectives;

  • Develop a comprehensive network security policy to counter threats against information security.
  • Configure routers on the network perimeter with Cisco IOS Software Security features.
  • Configure a Cisco IOS zone-based firewall to perform basic security operations on a network.
  • Configure site-to-site VPN’s using Cisco IOS features
  • Configure IPS on Cisco Network routers
  • Configure LAN devices to control access, resist attacks, shield other network devices and systems and protect the integrity and confidentiality of network traffic.


Students who attend this course must have experience in configuring Cisco IOS software and have met the following prerequisites:
• Certification as a CCNA or the equivalent knowledge
• Basic knowledge of the Windows operating system
• Familiarity with the networking and security terms and concepts (the concepts are learned in prerequisite training or by reading industry publications)

Course Content

Implementing Cisco IOS Network Security (IINS) v1.0 is an instructor-led course presented by Cisco training partners to their end-user customers. This five-day course focuses on the necessity of a comprehensive security policy and how it affects the posture of the network. Learners will be able to perform basic tasks to secure a small branch type office network using Cisco IOS security features available through web-based GUIs (Cisco Router and Security Device Manager [SDM]) and the command-line interface (CLI) on the Cisco routers and switches. This course replaces the SND Securing Network Devices

Exams & Certification


This course will prepare delegates for the following exam(s);


640-553 -IINS Implementing Cisco IOS Network Security

One Month
Two Months
Three Months
More than Three Months
PRINCE2 Foundation & Practitioner
MSP Foundation & Practitioner
APMP Certificate
ITIL Foundation
Scrum in One Day
Certified ScrumMaster
ISTQB Software Test Foundation
Microsoft Project
BCS Business Analysis Practice
Other - Please Specify Below

Online Courses

You may prefer an online course if you are looking for a flexible and cost-effective solution. Online courses allow you to study at your own pace, at a time that suits you.

We have the following eLearning options available:

Virtual Classroom

Virtual classrooms provide all the benefits of attending a classroom course without the need to arrange travel and accomodation. Please note that virtual courses are attended in real-time, commencing on a specified date.

Virtual Course Dates

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