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CCNA Cisco certified network associate security study guide (Exam 640-553)
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New York : McGraw-Hill, c2009
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1 CD-ROM ; 12 cm.
General Note:
Accompanies text of the same title : TK5105.59 D43 2009

Includes index
Accompanying CD-ROM has practice MasterExam, a link for online registration and download of a bonus MasterExam, the entire book in electronic format, and Adobe Acrobat Reader software.


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The Best Fully Integrated Study System Available for Exam 640-553

With hundreds of practice questions and network configuration examples, CCNA Cisco Certified Network Associate Security Study Guide covers what you need to know--and shows you how to prepare--for this challenging exam.

100% complete coverage of all official objectives for exam 640-553

Exam Watch notes call attention to information about, and potential pitfalls in, the exam

Certification Summary at the end of each chapter-succinct chapter reviews and salient points regarding the exam

Two-Minute Drills for quick review at the end of every chapter

Simulated exam questions match the format, tone, topics, and difficulty of the real exam

Covers all the exam topics, including:

Security Threats and Attacks * Security Implementation * Restricting Administrative Access * Security Device Manager * Secure Management * IOS Security * AAA * Cisco Secure ACS * Endpoint Security * Layer 2 Security * Firewalls * Access Control Lists * Zone-Based Firewalls * Intrusion Detection and Prevention * IPS Configuration * Virtual Private Networks * IPSec * IPSec Site-to-Site, CLI, and SDM

CD-ROM includes:

Complete MasterExam practice testing engine, featuring: One full practice exam: Detailed answers with explanations: Score Report performance assessment tool

Electronic book for studying on the go

Bonus downloadable MasterExam practice test with free online registration

Author Notes

Richard Deal, CCNA, CCNP, CCDA, CCDP is a certified Cisco instructor, a Cisco certification test writer, consultant, and trainer. He owns a consulting company, The Deal Group, which provides network consulting and training services nationwide. Deal is the author of CCNA Cisco Certified Network Associate Study Guide, Cisco PIX Firewalls , and several other books.

Table of Contents

Chapter 1 Security Threats
Chapter 2 Securing Cisco routers
Chapter 3 Implementing AAA on Cisco Routers
Chapter 4 Mitigating Threats Using ACLs
Chapter 5 Implementing Secure Network Management
Chapter 6 Mitigating Common Layer 2 Attacks
Chapter 7 Implementing the Cisco IOS firewall
Chapter 8 Implementing the Cisco IOS IPS
Chapter 9 Implementing Site-to-site VPNs