Prepare for Cisco's CCNA Security certification examValidate your ability to secure Cisco networks with Cisco's CCNA Security certification. This in-depth study guide prepares you for exam 640-553, Implementing Cisco IOS Network Security (IINS). Topics include identifying threats and analyzing risks, creating a security policy, securing Cisco routers, configuring AAA using Cisco Secure ACS, configuring defenses against Layer 2 attacks, implementing a Cisco IOS firewall, and much more. Inside, you'll find: Full coverage of all exam objectives in a systematic approach, so you can be confident you're getting the instruction you need for the examPractical written and hands-on labs to reinforce critical skillsReal-world scenarios that put what you've learned in the contextof actual job rolesChallenging review questions in each chapter to prepare you for exam dayExam Essentials, a key feature in each chapter that identifies critical areas you must become proficient in before taking the examA handy tear card that maps every official exam objective to the corresponding chapter in the book, so you can track your exam prep objective by objectiveLook inside for complete coverage of all exam objectives.SYBEX TEST ENGINE: Test your knowledge with advanced testing software. Includes all chapter review questions and bonus exams.ELECTRONIC FLASHCARDS: Reinforce your understanding with electronic flashcards.Also on CD, you'll find the entire book in searchable and printable PDF. Study anywhere, any time, and approach the exam with confidence.Includes Real-World Scenarios, Hands-On and Written Labs, and Leading-Edge Exam Prep Software Featuring: Custom Test EngineHundreds of Sample QuestionsElectronic FlashcardsEntire Book in PDF This is a complete study guide for the new CCNA Security certification exam. In keeping with its status as the leading publisher of CCNA study guides, Sybex introduces the complete guide to the new CCNA security exam. The CCNA Security certification is the first step towards Cisco's new Cisco Certified Security Professional (CCSP) and Cisco Certified Internetworking Engineer-Security. With a foreword by CCNA networking authority Todd Lammle, CCNA Security Study Guide fully covers every exam objective. The companion CD includes the Sybex Test Engine, flashcards, and a PDF of the book. The CCNA Security certification is the first step toward Cisco's new CCSP and Cisco Certified Internetworking Engineer-Security. This work describes security threats facing modern network infrastructures and how to mitigate threats to Cisco routers and networks using ACLs. It explores implementing AAA on Cisco routers and secure network management and reporting. It shows how to implement Cisco IOS firewall and IPS feature sets plus site-to-site VPNs using SDM. It includes a foreword by Todd Lammle bestselling study guide author. The CD includes the Sybex Test Engine, flashcards, and the book in PDF format. With hands-on labs and end-of-chapter reviews, CCNA Security Study Guide thoroughly prepares you for certification.