Cisco CCSP Now Requires CCNA Security as Prerequisite
Institute of Professional Learning, headquarted in Ft Lauderdale, now offers both the Cisco
CCNA Security (prerequisite) and Cisco CCSP Certification Courses and Boot Camps
(PRWEB) February 21, 2010 -- The Cisco CCSP Certification now requires CCNA Security as a prerequisite
course. These courses may now be taken at the warm Ft Lauderdale training center of the Institute of Professional
Learning. The Cisco CCSP Certification encompasses the four courses of Securing Networks with Cisco Routers
and Switches (SNRS); Securing Networks with ASA Foundation (SNAF); Securing Networks with ASA
Advanced (SNAA); and Securing Networks Using Intrusion Prevention Systems (IPS).
The Cisco CCNA Security is required prior to attending the above courses. Both courses may be taken
back-to-back for a total of 15 days of training.
Cisco Certified Network Associate Security (CCNA® Security) validates associate-level knowledge and skills
required to secure Cisco networks. With a CCNA Security certification, a network professional demonstrates the
skills required to develop a security infrastructure, recognize threats and vulnerabilities to networks, and mitigate
security threats. The CCNA Security curriculum emphasizes core security technologies, the installation,
troubleshooting and monitoring of network devices to maintain integrity, confidentiality and availability of data
and devices, and competency in the technologies that Cisco uses in its security structure.
Cisco Certified Security Professional (CCSP®) validates advanced knowledge and skills required to secure Cisco
networks. With a CCSP certification, a network professional demonstrates the skills required to secure and
manage network infrastructures to protect productivity, mitigate threats, and reduce costs. The CCSP curriculum
emphasizes Cisco Router IOS (ISR) and Catalyst Switch security features, Adaptive Security Appliance (ASA),
secure VPN connectivity, Intrusion Prevention Systems (IPS), Cisco Security A