Cisco Certified Networking Professional - Implementing Cisco Secure Access Solutions (SISAS)


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Learning CCNP Security Program will give you the knowledge to secure the entire HQ and branch office networks. This certification is specifically for network security engineers those who are going to take the responsibility of router,switches, firewalls, and other network components. You have to pass the following exams to earn ccnp security certifications.

  • 300-208 SISAS
  • 300-206 SENSS
  • 300-209 SIMOS
  • 300-210 SITCS v1.5

Find the details of 300-208 SISAS exam below.

Exam Details

Required Exam(s) : 300-208 SISAS
Associated Exams : CCNP Security
Durations : 90 mins ( 65 - 75 Questions)
Question Types : Multiple choice, drag and drop and simulation types.
Exam Fees :
Prerequired Exams :Candidates must pass CCNA Security or CCIE Exams to appear in CCNP Cloud Exams.
Exam Policy : Click here to read the Exam policies.
Recommended Training : Implementing Cisco Secure Access Solutions (SISAS)

Exam Pattern

Below are the exam topics of CCNP Security 300-208 SISAS

1.0 Identity Management/Secure Access 30%

  • 1.1 Implement device administration
    • 1.1.a Compare and select AAA options
    • 1.1.b TACACS+
    • 1.1.c RADIUS
    • 1.1.d Describe Native AD and LDAP
  • 1.2 Describe identity management
    • 1.2.a Describe features and functionality of authentication and authorization
    • 1.2.b Describe identity store options (i.e., LDAP, AD, PKI, OTP, Smart Card, local)
    • 1.2.c Implement accounting
  • 1.3 Implement wired/wireless 802.1X
    • 1.3.a Describe RADIUS flows
    • 1.3.b AV pairs
    • 1.3.c EAP types
    • 1.3.d Describe supplicant, authenticator, and server
    • 1.3.e Supplicant options
    • 1.3.f 802.1X phasing (monitor mode, low impact, closed mode)
    • 1.3.g AAA server
    • 1.3.h Network access devices
  • 1.4 Implement MAB
    • 1.4.a Describe the MAB process within an 802.1X framework
    • 1.4.b Flexible authentication configuration
    • 1.4.c ISE authentication/authorization policies
    • 1.4.d ISE endpoint identity configuration
    • 1.4.e Verify MAB Operation
  • 1.5 Implement network authorization enforcement
    • 1.5.a dACL
    • 1.5.b Dynamic VLAN assignment
    • 1.5.c Describe SGA
    • 1.5.d Named ACL
    • 1.5.e CoA
  • 1.6 Implement Central Web Authentication (CWA)
    • 1.6.a Describe the function of CoA to support web authentication
    • 1.6.b Configure authentication policy to facilitate CWA
    • 1.6.c URL redirect policy
    • 1.6.d Redirect ACL
    • 1.6.e Customize web portal
    • 1.6.f Verify central web authentication operation
  • 1.7 Implement profiling
    • 1.7.a Enable the profiling services
    • 1.7.b Network probes
    • 1.7.c IOS Device Sensor
    • 1.7.d Feed service
    • 1.7.e Profiling policy rules
    • 1.7.f Utilize profile assignment in authorization policies
    • 1.7.g Verify profiling operation
  • 1.8 Implement guest services
    • 1.8.a Managing sponsor accounts
    • 1.8.b Sponsor portals
    • 1.8.c Guest portals
    • 1.8.d Guest Policies
    • 1.8.e Self registration
    • 1.8.f Guest activation
    • 1.8.g Differentiated secure access
    • 1.8.h Verify guest services operation
  • 1.9 Implement posture services
    • 1.9.a Describe the function of CoA to support posture services
    • 1.9.b Agent options
    • 1.9.c Client provisioning policy and redirect ACL
    • 1.9.d Posture policy
    • 1.9.e Quarantine/remediation
    • 1.9.f Verify posture service operation
  • 1.10 Implement BYOD access
    • 1.10.a Describe elements of a BYOD policy
    • 1.10.b Device registration
    • 1.10.c My devices portal
    • 1.10.d Describe supplicant provisioning

2.0 Threat Defense 10%

  • 2.1 Describe TrustSec Architecture
    • 2.1.a SGT Classification - dynamic/static
    • 2.1.b SGT Transport - inline tagging and SXP
    • 2.1.c SGT Enforcement - SGACL and SGFW
    • 2.1.d MACsec

3.0 Troubleshooting, Monitoring and Reporting Tools 7%

  • 3.1 Troubleshoot identity management solutions
    • 3.1.a Identify issues using authentication event details in Cisco ISE
    • 3.1.b Troubleshoot using Cisco ISE diagnostic tools
    • 3.1.c Troubleshoot endpoint issues
    • 3.1.d Use debug commands to troubleshoot RADIUS and 802.1X on IOS switches and wireless controllers
    • 3.1.e Troubleshoot backup operations

4.0 Threat Defense Architectures 17%

  • 4.1 Design highly secure wireless solution with ISE
    • 4.1.a Identity Management
    • 4.1.b 802.1X
    • 4.1.c MAB
    • 4.1.d Network authorization enforcement
    • 4.1.e CWA
    • 4.1.f Profiling
    • 4.1.g Guest Services
    • 4.1.h Posture Services
    • 4.1.i BYOD Access

5.0 Identity Management Architectures 33%

  • 5.1 Device administration
  • 5.2 Identity Management
  • 5.3 Profiling
  • 5.4 Guest Services
  • 5.5 Posturing Services
  • 5.6 BYOD Access

Books to Prepare

Below are the recommended books for preparing CCNP Security 300- 208 SISAS

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Book Name : CCNP Security SISAS 300-208 Official Cert Guide

Author Name : Aaron Woland, Kevin Redmon

Publisher : Cisco Press

Topics Covered in this book:

  • Chapter 1 CCNP Security Certification
  • Chapter 2 Fundamentals of AAA
  • Chapter 3 Identity Management
  • Chapter 4 EAP Over LAN (Also Known As 802.1X)
  • Chapter 5 Non-802.1X Authentications
  • Chapter 6 Introduction to Advanced Concepts
  • Chapter 7 Cisco Identity Services Engine Architecture
  • Chapter 8 A Guided Tour of the Cisco ISE Graphical User Interface
  • Chapter 9 Initial Configuration of Cisco ISE
  • Chapter 10 Authentication Policies
  • Chapter 11 Authorization Policies
  • Chapter 12 Implement Wired and Wireless Authentication
  • Chapter 13 Web Authentication
  • Chapter 14 Deploying Guest Services
  • Chapter 15 Profiling
  • Chapter 16 Certificate-Based User Authentications
  • Chapter 17 Bring Your Own Device
  • Chapter 18 TrustSec and MACSec
  • Chapter 19 Posture Assessment
  • Chapter 20 Deploying Safely
  • Chapter 21 ISE Scale and High Availability
  • Chapter 22 Troubleshooting Tools
  • Chapter 23 Final Preparation

Softwares for Practice

There somany free and paid Simulators are available for practice in home .

Software Name : Boson Netsim 11 for CCNP

License : Not free

Software Features :

  • Hands-on experience without the hardware
  • A Network Designer that supports 42 routers and 7 switches
  • Up to 200 devices per network
  • Virtual Packet Technology: software-created packets that are routed and switched through the simulated network
  • The ability to populate the WAN slots with a broad range of Network Modules
  • A Telnet mode that allows you to configure devices in the simulated topology using the Windows Telnet program
  • The functionality of a full rack of equipment on your laptop
  • Automatic lab-grading capability
  • The ability to load and save your network configurations
  • The ability to paste real router configurations into the devices
  • The ability to configure your own ISDN and Frame Relay switch mappings
  • The benefit of connecting your devices over simulated WANs without expensive ISP gear
  • Support for IPv6 addressing

Click here to download the trail Version

Software Name : Packet Tracer 7.0

License : Free

Software Features : Click Here to view the complete feature of this product

Click here for free download


Software Name : GNS3

License : Free

Software Features :

  • Emulation of many Cisco router platforms and PIX firewalls
  • Design of high quality and complex network topologies
  • Simulation of simple Ethernet, ATM and Frame Relay switches
  • Connection of the simulated network to the real world
  • Packet capture using Wireshark

Click here to download GNS3

Cisco Certified Networking Professional Security - Implementing Cisco Edge Network Security Solutions (SENSS)


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This Exam will test candidates skills in implementing security on cisco perimeter devices such as cisco routers, firewalls, switches and etc. In this part exam it will focuses technologies used to strengthen security of a network perimeter such as Network Address Translation (NAT), ASA policy and application inspect, and a zone-based firewall on Cisco routers.

Exam Details

Exam Number : 300-206 SENSS
Associated Exams : CCNP Security
Durations : 90 Minutes (65 - 75 questions)
Question Types : Multiple choice, drag and drop and simulation types.
Exam Fees :
Prerequired Exams : Valid CCNA Cloud certification or any CCIE certification can act as a prerequisite
Exam Policy : Click here to read the Exam policies.
Recommended Training : Implementing Cisco Edge Network Security Solutions (SENSS)

Exam Pattern

Below are the exam pattern of CCNP Security 300 - 206 (SENSS)

1.0 Threat Defense 25%

  • 1.1 Implement firewall (ASA or IOS depending on which supports the implementation)
    • 1.1.a Implement ACLs
    • 1.1.b Implement static/dynamic NAT/PAT
    • 1.1.c Implement object groups
    • 1.1.d Describe threat detection features
    • 1.1.e Implement botnet traffic filtering
    • 1.1.f Configure application filtering and protocol inspection
    • 1.1.g Describe ASA security contexts
  • 1.2 Implement Layer 2 Security
    • 1.2.a Configure DHCP snooping
    • 1.2.b Describe dynamic ARP inspection
    • 1.2.c Describe storm control
    • 1.2.d Configure port security
    • 1.2.e Describe common Layer 2 threats and attacks and mitigation
    • 1.2.f Describe MACSec
    • 1.2.g Configure IP source verification
  • 1.3 Configure device hardening per best practices
    • 1.3.a Routers
    • 1.3.b Switches
    • 1.3.c Firewalls

2.0 Cisco Security Devices GUIs and Secured CLI Management 25%

  • 2.1 Implement SSHv2, HTTPS, and SNMPv3 access on the network devices
  • 2.2 Implement RBAC on the ASA/IOS using CLI and ASDM
  • 2.3 Describe Cisco Prime Infrastructure
    • 2.3.a Functions and use cases of Cisco Prime
    • 2.3.b Device Management
  • 2.4 Describe Cisco Security Manager (CSM)
    • 2.4.a Functions and use cases of CSM
    • 2.4.b Device Management
  • 2.5 Implement Device Managers
    • 2.5.a Implement ASA firewall features using ASDM

3.0 Management Services on Cisco Devices 12%

  • 3.1 Configure NetFlow exporter on Cisco Routers, Switches, and ASA
  • 3.2 Implement SNMPv3
  • 3.2.a Create views, groups, users, authentication, and encryption
  • 3.3 Implement logging on Cisco Routers, Switches, and ASA using Cisco best practices
  • 3.4 Implement NTP with authentication on Cisco Routers, Switches, and ASA
  • 3.5 Describe CDP, DNS, SCP, SFTP, and DHCP
  • 3.5.a Describe security implications of using CDP on routers and switches
  • 3.5.b Need for dnssec

4.0 Troubleshooting, Monitoring and Reporting Tools 10%

  • 4.1 Monitor firewall using analysis of packet tracer, packet capture, and syslog
  • 4.1.a Analyze packet tracer on the firewall using CLI/ASDM
  • 4.1.b Configure and analyze packet capture using CLI/ASDM
  • 4.1.c Analyze syslog events generated from ASA

5.0 Threat Defense Architectures 16%

  • 5.1 Design a Firewall Solution
    • 5.1.a High-availability
    • 5.1.b Basic concepts of security zoning
    • 5.1.c Transparent & Routed Modes
    • 5.1.d Security Contexts
  • 5.2 Layer 2 Security Solutions
  • 5.2.a Implement defenses against MAC, ARP, VLAN hopping, STP, and DHCP rogue attacks
  • 5.2.b Describe best practices for implementation
  • 5.2.c Describe how PVLANs can be used to segregate network traffic at Layer 2

6.0 Security Components and Considerations 12%

  • 6.1 Describe security operations management architectures
  • 6.1.a Single device manager vs. multi-device manager
  • 6.2 Describe Data Center security components and considerations
  • 6.2.a Virtualization and Cloud security
  • 6.3 Describe Collaboration security components and considerations
  • 6.3.a Basic ASA UC Inspection features
  • 6.4 Describe common IPv6 security considerations
  • 6.4.a Unified IPv6/IPv4 ACL on the ASA

Books to Prepare

Below are the recommended books for preparing CCNP Security 300-206 SENSS

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Book Name : CCNP Security SISAS 300-208 Official Cert Guide

Author Name : Brandon Anastasoff, Mark Bernard

Publisher : Cisco Press

Topics Covered in this book:


Will be updated soon.

Softwares for Practice

There somany free and paid Simulators are available for practice in home .

Software Name : Boson Netsim 11 for CCNP

License : Not free

Software Features :

  • Hands-on experience without the hardware
  • A Network Designer that supports 42 routers and 7 switches
  • Up to 200 devices per network
  • Virtual Packet Technology: software-created packets that are routed and switched through the simulated network
  • The ability to populate the WAN slots with a broad range of Network Modules
  • A Telnet mode that allows you to configure devices in the simulated topology using the Windows Telnet program
  • The functionality of a full rack of equipment on your laptop
  • Automatic lab-grading capability
  • The ability to load and save your network configurations
  • The ability to paste real router configurations into the devices
  • The ability to configure your own ISDN and Frame Relay switch mappings
  • The benefit of connecting your devices over simulated WANs without expensive ISP gear
  • Support for IPv6 addressing

Click here to download the trail Version

Software Name : Packet Tracer 7.0

License : Free

Software Features : Click Here to view the complete feature of this product

Click here for free download


Software Name : GNS3

License : Free

Software Features :

  • Emulation of many Cisco router platforms and PIX firewalls
  • Design of high quality and complex network topologies
  • Simulation of simple Ethernet, ATM and Frame Relay switches
  • Connection of the simulated network to the real world
  • Packet capture using Wireshark

Click here to download GNS3

Cisco Certified Networking Professional Security -Implementing Cisco Secure Mobility Solutions (SIMOS)


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This exam tests candiates skills in VPN Solutions such as site-to-site VPN and SSL VPN that are available in Cisoc IOS Platforms. It will validate your knowledge in implementing highly secure remote communications through VPN technology.

Exam Details

Exam Number :300-209 SIMOS
Associated Exams : CCNP Security
Durations : 90 Minutes (65 - 75 questions)
Question Types : Multiple choice, drag and drop and simulation types.
Exam Fees :
Prerequired Exams : Valid CCNA Cloud certification or any CCIE certification can act as a prerequisite
Exam Policy : Click here to read the Exam policies.
Recommended Training :Implementing Cisco Secure Mobility Solutions (SIMOS)

Exam Pattern :

Below are the exam pattern of 300-209 SIMOS.

1.0 Secure Communications 32%

  • 1.1 Site-to-site VPNs on routers and firewalls
    • 1.1.a Describe GETVPN
    • 1.1.b Implement IPsec (with IKEv1 and IKEv2 for both IPV4 & IPV6)
    • 1.1.c Implement DMVPN (hub-Spoke and spoke-spoke on both IPV4 & IPV6)
    • 1.1.d Implement FlexVPN (hub-Spoke on both IPV4 & IPV6) using local AAA
  • 1.2 Implement remote access VPNs
    • 1.2.a Implement AnyConnect IKEv2 VPNs on ASA and routers
    • 1.2.b Implement AnyConnect SSLVPN on ASA and routers
    • 1.2.c Implement clientless SSLVPN on ASA and routers
    • 1.2.d Implement FLEX VPN on routers

2.0 Troubleshooting, Monitoring and Reporting Tools 38%

  • 2.1 Troubleshoot VPN using ASDM & CLI
    • 2.1.a Troubleshoot IPsec
    • 2.1.b Troubleshoot DMVPN
    • 2.1.c Troubleshoot FlexVPN
    • 2.1.d Troubleshoot AnyConnect IKEv2 and SSL VPNs on ASA and routers
    • 2.1.e Troubleshoot clientless SSLVPN on ASA and routers

3.0 3.0 Secure Communications Architectures 30%

  • 3.1 Design site-to-site VPN solutions
    • 3.1.a Identify functional components of GETVPN, FlexVPN, DMVPN, and IPsec
    • 3.1.b VPN technology considerations based on functional requirements
    • 3.1.c High availability considerations
    • 3.1.d Identify VPN technology based on configuration output
  • 3.2 Design remote access VPN solutions
    • 3.2.a Identify functional components of FlexVPN, IPsec, and Clientless SSL
    • 3.2.b VPN technology considerations based on functional requirements
    • 3.2.c High availability considerations
    • 3.2.d Identify VPN technology based on configuration output
    • 3.2.e Identify AnyConnect client requirements
    • 3.2.f Clientless SSL browser and client considerations/requirements
    • 3.2.g Identify split tunneling requirements
  • 3.3 Describe encryption, hashing, and Next Generation Encryption (NGE)
    • 3.3.a Compare and contrast Symmetric and asymmetric key algorithms
    • 3.3.b Identify and describe the cryptographic process in VPNs – Diffie-Hellman, IPsec – ESP, AH, IKEv1, IKEv2, hashing algorithms MD5 and SHA, and authentication methods
    • 3.3.c Describe PKI components and protection methods
    • 3.3.d Describe Elliptic Curve Cryptography (ECC)
    • 3.3.e Compare and contrast SSL, DTLS, and TLS

Books to Prepare

Below are the recommended books for preparing CCNP Security SIMOS 300-209 .

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Book Name : CCNP Security SIMOS 300-209 Official Cert Guide

Author Name : Howard Hooper

Publisher : Cisco Press

Topics Covered in this book:


Covered Topics Will be updated Soon

Softwares for Practice

There somany free and paid Simulators are available for practice in home .

Software Name : Boson Netsim 11 for CCNP

License : Not free

Software Features :

  • Hands-on experience without the hardware
  • A Network Designer that supports 42 routers and 7 switches
  • Up to 200 devices per network
  • Virtual Packet Technology: software-created packets that are routed and switched through the simulated network
  • The ability to populate the WAN slots with a broad range of Network Modules
  • A Telnet mode that allows you to configure devices in the simulated topology using the Windows Telnet program
  • The functionality of a full rack of equipment on your laptop
  • Automatic lab-grading capability
  • The ability to load and save your network configurations
  • The ability to paste real router configurations into the devices
  • The ability to configure your own ISDN and Frame Relay switch mappings
  • The benefit of connecting your devices over simulated WANs without expensive ISP gear
  • Support for IPv6 addressing

Click here to download the trail Version

Software Name : Packet Tracer 7.0

License : Free

Software Features : Click Here to view the complete feature of this product

Click here for free download


Software Name : GNS3

License : Free

Software Features :

  • Emulation of many Cisco router platforms and PIX firewalls
  • Design of high quality and complex network topologies
  • Simulation of simple Ethernet, ATM and Frame Relay switches
  • Connection of the simulated network to the real world
  • Packet capture using Wireshark

Click here to download GNS3

Cisco Certified Networking Professional - Implementing Cisco Threat Control Solutions (SITCS)


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This exam tests the skills in advanced firewall architecture and configuration with the Cisco next-generation firewall, utilizing access and identity policies.It covers integration of Intrusion Prevention System (IPS) and context-aware firewall components, as well as Web (Cloud) and Email Security solutions

Exam Details

Exam Number : 300-210 SITCS
Associated Exams : CCNP Security
Durations : 90 Minutes (55 - 65 questions)
Question Types : Multiple choice, drag and drop and simulation types.
Exam Fees :
Prerequired Exams : Valid CCNA Security certification or any CCIE certification can act as a prerequisite
Exam Policy : Click here to read the Exam policies.
Recommended Training :Implementing Cisco Threat Control Solutions (SITCS)

Exam Pattern

Below are the exam Objectives of 300-210 SITCS.

1.0 Content Security 27%

  • 1.1 Cisco Cloud Web Security (CWS)
    • 1.1.a Describe the features and functionality
    • 1.1.b Implement the IOS and ASA connectors
    • 1.1.c Implement the Cisco AnyConnect web security module
    • 1.1.d Implement web usage control
    • 1.1.e Implement AVC
    • 1.1.f Implement antimalware
    • 1.1.g Implement decryption policies
  • 1.2 Cisco Web Security Appliance (WSA)
    • 1.2.a Describe the features and functionality
    • 1.2.b Implement data security
    • 1.2.c Implement WSA identity and authentication, including transparent user identification
    • 1.2.d Implement web usage control
    • 1.2.e Implement AVC
    • 1.2.f Implement antimalware and AMP
    • 1.2.g Implement decryption policies
    • 1.2.h Implement traffic redirection and capture methods (explicit proxy vs. transparent proxy)
  • 1.3 Cisco Email Security Appliance
    • 1.3.a Describe the features and functionality
    • 1.3.b Implement email encryption
    • 1.3.c Implement antispam policies
    • 1.3.d Implement virus outbreak filter
    • 1.3.e Implement DLP policies
    • 1.3.f Implement antimalware and AMP
    • 1.3.g Implement inbound and outbound mail policies and authentication
    • 1.3.h Implement traffic redirection and capture methods
    • 1.3.i Implement ESA GUI for message tracking

2.0 Network Threat Defense 22%

  • 2.1 Cisco Next-Generation Firewall (NGFW) Security Services
    • 2.1.a Implement application awareness
    • 2.1.b Implement access control policies (URL-filtering, reputation based, file filtering)
    • 2.1.c Configure and verify traffic redirection
    • 2.1.d Implement Cisco AMP for Networks
  • 2.2 Cisco Advanced Malware Protection (AMP)
    • 2.2.a Describe cloud detection technologies
    • 2.2.b Compare and contrast AMP architectures (public cloud, private cloud)
    • 2.2.c Configure AMP endpoint deployments
    • 2.2.d Describe analysis tools
    • 2.2.e Describe incident response functionality
    • 2.2.f Describe sandbox analysis
    • 2.2.g Describe AMP integration

3.0 Cisco FirePOWER Next-Generation IPS (NGIPS) 20%

  • 3.1 Configurations
  • 3.2 Describe traffic redirection and capture methods
    • 3.2.a Describe preprocessors and detection engines
    • 3.2.b Implement event actions and suppression thresholds
    • 3.2.c Implement correlation policies
    • 3.2.d Describe SNORT rules
    • 3.2.e Implement SSL decryption policies
  • 3.3 Deployments
    • 3.3.a Deploy inline or passive modes
    • 3.3.b Deploy NGIPS as appliance, virtual appliance, or module within an ASA
    • 3.3.c Describe the need for traffic symmetry
    • 3.3.d Compare inline modes: inline interface pair and inline tap mode

4.0 Security Architectures 17%

  • 4.1 Design a web security solution
    • 4.1.a Compare and contrast Cisco FirePOWER NGFW, WSA, and CWS
    • 4.1.b Compare and contrast physical WSA and virtual WSA
    • 4.1.c Describe the available CWS connectors
  • 4.2 Design an email security solution
    • 4.2.a Compare and contrast physical ESA and virtual ESA
    • 4.2.b Describe hybrid mode
  • 4.3 Design Cisco FirePOWER solutions
    • 4.3.a Configure the virtual routed, switched, and hybrid interfaces
    • 4.3.b Configure the physical routed interfaces

5.0 Troubleshooting, Monitoring, and Reporting Tools 14%

  • 5.1 Design a web security solution
    • 5.1.a Compare and contrast FirePOWER NGFW, WSA, and CWS
    • 5.1.b Compare and contrast physical WSA and virtual WSA
    • 5.1.c Describe the available CWS connectors
  • 5.2 Cisco Web Security Appliance (WSA)
    • 5.2.a Implement the WSA Policy Trace tool
    • 5.2.b Describe WSA reporting functionality
    • 5.2.c Troubleshoot using CLI tools
  • 5.3 Cisco Email Security Appliance (ESA)
    • 5.3.a Implement the ESA Policy Trace tool
    • 5.3.b Describe ESA reporting functionality
    • 5.3.c Troubleshoot using CLI tools
  • 5.4 Cisco FirePOWER
    • 5.4.a Describe the Cisco FirePOWER Management Center dashboards and reports
    • 5.4.b Implement health policy
    • 5.4.c Configure email, SNMP, and syslog alerts
    • 5.4.d Troubleshoot NGIPS using CLI tools

Books to Prepare

Below are the recommended books for preparing 300-210 SITCS.

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There is no dedicated self study materials available for now. You can directly go to cisco website and download and study the materials Click here chapter wise study materials.

Softwares for Practice

There somany free and paid Simulators are available for practice in home .

Software Name : Boson Netsim 11 for CCNP

License : Not free

Software Features :

  • Hands-on experience without the hardware
  • A Network Designer that supports 42 routers and 7 switches
  • Up to 200 devices per network
  • Virtual Packet Technology: software-created packets that are routed and switched through the simulated network
  • The ability to populate the WAN slots with a broad range of Network Modules
  • A Telnet mode that allows you to configure devices in the simulated topology using the Windows Telnet program
  • The functionality of a full rack of equipment on your laptop
  • Automatic lab-grading capability
  • The ability to load and save your network configurations
  • The ability to paste real router configurations into the devices
  • The ability to configure your own ISDN and Frame Relay switch mappings
  • The benefit of connecting your devices over simulated WANs without expensive ISP gear
  • Support for IPv6 addressing

Click here to download the trail Version

Software Name : Packet Tracer 7.0

License : Free

Software Features : Click Here to view the complete feature of this product

Click here for free download


Software Name : GNS3

License : Free

Software Features :

  • Emulation of many Cisco router platforms and PIX firewalls
  • Design of high quality and complex network topologies
  • Simulation of simple Ethernet, ATM and Frame Relay switches
  • Connection of the simulated network to the real world
  • Packet capture using Wireshark

Click here to download GNS3