Implementing Cisco IOS Network Security (IINS) Foundation Learning Guide Second Edition Foundation learning for the CCNA Security IINS 640-554 exam Implementing Cisco IOS Network Security (IINS) Foundation Learning Guide, Second Edition, is a Cisco-authorized, self-paced learning tool for CCNA(R) Security 640-554 foundation learning. This book provides you with the kwledge needed to secure Cisco(R) networks. By reading this book, you will gain a thorough understanding of how to develop a security infrastructure, recognize threats and vulnerabilities to networks, and mitigate security threats. This book focuses on using Cisco IOS routers to protect the network by capitalizing on their advanced features as a perimeter router, firewall, intrusion prevention system, and site-to-site VPN device. The book also covers the use of Cisco Catalyst switches for basic network security, the Cisco Secure Access Control System (ACS), and the Cisco Adaptive Security Appliance (ASA). You learn how to perform basic tasks to secure a small branch office network using Cisco IOS security features available through web-based GUIs (Cisco Configuration Professional) and the CLI on Cisco routers, switches, and ASAs. Whether you are preparing for CCNA Security certification or simply want to gain a better understanding of Cisco IOS security fundamentals, you will benefit from the information provided in this book. Implementing Cisco IOS Network Security (IINS) Foundation Learning Guide, Second Edition, is part of a recommended learning path from Cisco that includes simulation and hands-on training from authorized Cisco Learning Partners and self-study products from Cisco Press. To find out more about instructor-led training, e-learning, and hands-on instruction offered by authorized Cisco Learning Partners worldwide, please visit www.cisco.com/go/authorizedtraining. -- Develop a comprehensive network security policy to counter threats against information security -- Secure borderless networks -- Learn how to use Cisco IOS Network Foundation Protection (NFP) and Cisco Configuration Professional (CCP) -- Securely implement the management and reporting features of Cisco IOS devices -- Deploy Cisco Catalyst Switch security features -- Understand IPv6 security features -- Plan threat control strategies -- Filter traffic with access control lists -- Configure ASA and Cisco IOS zone-based firewalls -- Implement intrusion prevention systems (IPS) and network address translation (NAT) -- Secure connectivity with site-to-site IPsec VPNs and remote access VPNs This volume is in the Foundation Learning Guide Series offered by Cisco Press(R). These guides are developed together with Cisco as the only authorized, self-paced learning tools that help networking professionals build their understanding of networking concepts and prepare for Cisco certification exams. Category: Cisco Certification Covers: CCNA Security IINS exam 640-554
Catherine Paquet is a practitioner in the field of internetworking, network security, and security financials. She has authored or contributed to ten books thus far with Cisco Press. Catherine has in-depth knowledge of security systems, remote access, and routing technology. She is a Cisco Certified Network Professional (CCNP) and a CCNP Security. Catherine is also a Cisco IronPort Certified Security Instructor (CICSI) and a Certified Cisco Systems Instructor (CCSI) with Cisco's largest training partner, Global Knowledge, Inc. She also works on IT security projects and implementations for different organizations on a part-time basis. Following her university graduation from the College Militaire Royal de St-Jean (Canada), Catherine worked as a system analyst, LAN manager, MAN manager, and eventually as a WAN manager. Later, she received a master's degree in business administration (MBA) with a specialty in management information systems (MIS) from York University. Catherine has lectured for the Computer Security Institute and for Cisco Systems (Emerging Markets) on the topic of the business case for network security. In 2002 and 2003, she volunteered with the U.N. mission in Kabul, Afghanistan, to train Afghan public servants in the area of networking. Catherine lives in Toronto with her husband. They have two children, who are both attending college.