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Over 120 hours Training
$3,000 Special Price $1,699

10/23/17 - 12/21/17, 8 weeks
Mon. - Fri., 09:30 am - 12:30 pm

20 Years Anniversary

Extensive Dual CCNA Routing / Switching and Security daytime course starts on October 23. This class meets Monday through Friday from 9:30 am to 12:30 pm for 8 weeks. Total hours is over 120 hours, it is nearly double the time of our part-time courses, yet tuition is still the same: $1,699.

The Routing / Switching part covers how to install, configure, troubleshoot and operate simple-routed LAN, routed WAN and switched LAN and LAN networks on Cisco Routers.

The Security part covers the skills and knowledge required to recognize threats and vulnerabilities, develop and maintain a security infrastructure, and mitigate security threats. This includes installing, monitoring and troubleshooting of network devices to maintain security of data and devices, and competency in its security structure.

Dual CCNA Curriculum

R/S Syllabus

  • Internetworking Basics
  • The OSI Reference Model
  • Ethernet Networks
  • Data Encapsulation
  • The Cisco Three-Layer Hierarchical Model
  • TCP/IP and the DoD Model
  • Binary to Decimal and Hexadecimal Conversion
  • IP Addressing
  • Subnetting
  • Variable Length Subnet Masks (VLSMs)
  • The IOS User Interface
  • Command-Line Interface
  • Administrative Configurations
  • Cisco’s Security Device Manager (SDM)
  • Managing Configuration Register
  • Backing Up and Restoring
  • Configuring DHCP
  • Syslog
  • NTP
  • Using Cisco Discovery Protocol (CDP)
  • Using Telnet
  • Resolving Hostnames
  • Checking Network Connectivity and Troubleshooting
  • IP Routing
  • Routing Protocol Basics
  • Dynamic Routing
  • Interior Gateway Routing Protocol (IGRP)
  • Enhanced IGRP (EIGRP) Features and Operation
  • Open Shortest Path First (OSPF) Basics
  • Before Layer 2 Switching
  • Switching Services
  • Spanning Tree Protocol (STP)
  • LAN Switch Types
  • Configuring the Catalyst 2950 Switches
  • VLAN Basics
  • VLAN Memberships
  • Identifying VLANs
  • VLAN Trunking Protocol (VTP)
  • Routing between VLANs
  • Configuring VLANs
  • Configuring VTP
  • Configuring Switching in Our Sample Internetwork
  • Perimeter, Firewall, and Internal Routers
  • Standard Access Lists
  • Extended Access Lists
  • Named Access Lists
  • Monitoring Access Lists
  • Configuring Access Lists Using SDM
  • Types of Network Address Translation
  • Configuring NAT on Our Internetwork
  • The 802.11 Standards
  • Cisco’s Unified Wireless Solution
  • Configuring Our Wireless Internetwork
  • IPv6 Routing Protocols
  • Migrating to IPv6
  • Configuring IPv6 on Our Internetwork
  • Wide Area Network Basics
  • High-Level Data-Link Control (HDLC) Protocol
  • Point-to-Point Protocol (PPP)
  • Frame Relay

CCNA Security Syllabus

  • Understanding Network and Information Security Basics
  • Recognizing Current Network Threats
  • Applying Fundamental Security Principles to Network Design
  • Network Security Threat Landscape
  • Distributed Denial-of-Service Attacks
  • Social Engineering Methods
  • Malware Identification Tools
  • Data Loss and Exfiltration Methods
  • Cisco Secure ACS, RADIUS, and TACACS
  • Configuring Routers to Interoperate with an ACS Server
  • Configuring the ACS Server to Interoperate with a Router
  • Verifying and Troubleshooting Router-to-ACS Server Interactions
  • Bring Your Own Device Fundamentals
  • BYOD Architecture Framework
  • Mobile Device Management
  • Understanding VPNs and Why We Use Them
  • Cryptography Basic Components
  • Public Key Infrastructure
  • Putting the Pieces of PKI to Work
  • IPsec Concepts, Components, and Operations
  • Configuring and Verifying IPsec
  • Planning and Preparing an IPsec Site-to-Site VPN
  • Implementing and Verifying an IPsec Site-to-Site VPN in Cisco IOS
  • Implementing and Verifying an IPsec Site-to-Site VPN in Cisco ASA
  • Functions and Use of SSL for VPNs
  • Configuring Clientless SSL VPNs on ASA
  • Using the Cisco AnyConnect Secure Mobility Client
  • Troubleshooting SSL VPN
  • VLAN and Trunking Fundamentals
  • Spanning-Tree Fundamentals
  • Common Layer 2 Threats and How to Mitigate Them
  • CDP and LLDP
  • DHCP Snooping
  • Dynamic ARP Inspection
  • Using Network Foundation Protection to Secure Networks
  • Understanding the Management Plane
  • Understanding the Control Plane
  • Understanding the Data Plane
  • Securing Management Traffic
  • Implementing Security Measures to Protect the Management Plane
  • Understanding and Configuring IPv6
  • Configuring IPv6 Routing
  • Developing a Security Plan for IPv6
  • Securing the Control Plane
  • Control Plane Policing
  • Securing Routing Protocols
  • Firewall Concepts and Technologies
  • Using Network Address Translation
  • Creating and Deploying Firewalls
  • The ASA Appliance Family and Features
  • ASA Firewall Fundamentals
  • Configuring the ASA
  • IPS Versus IDS
  • Identifying Malicious Traffic on the Network
  • Managing Signatures
  • Monitoring and Managing Alarms and Alerts
  • Cisco Next-Generation IPS Solutions
  • Mitigation Technology for E-mail-Based Threats
  • Mitigation Technology for Web-Based Threats
  • Cisco Content Security Management Appliance
  • Antivirus and Antimalware Solutions
  • Personal Firewalls and Host Intrusion Prevention Systems
  • Advanced Malware Protection for Endpoints
  • Hardware and Software Encryption of Endpoint Data

Certification Exams

This course prepares students for the following exams:


  • High School Diploma/ GED, and CompTIA Network+ Certification, prior completion of the Network+ course or equivalent level of knowledge.

Occupational Objectives

Upon completion of the course, students will be qualified to be a network administrator, junior network engineer, Junior security engineer or IT systems manager.

Cancellation and Refund Policy

A student who cancels within 7 days of signing the enrollment agreement but before instruction begins receives all monies returned with the exception of the non-refundable registration fee.
Thereafter, a student will be liable for:

  1. The non-refundable registration fee plus,
  2. The cost of any textbooks or supplies accepted plus,
  3. Tuition liability as of the student's last date of physical attendance.
If termination occurs:
Prior to or during the first week
During the second week
During the third week
During the fourth week
After the fourth week
School may keep: