Cisco Learning and Certifications

Network Security

This course is part of Cybersecurity Operations Fundamentals Specialization

Taught in English

Some content may not be translated

8,827 already enrolled

Included with Coursera Plus

Course

Gain insight into a topic and learn the fundamentals

4.8

(93 reviews)

11 hours (approximately)
Flexible schedule
Learn at your own pace

Details to know

Shareable certificate

Add to your LinkedIn profile

Assessments

23 quizzes

Course

Gain insight into a topic and learn the fundamentals

4.8

(93 reviews)

11 hours (approximately)
Flexible schedule
Learn at your own pace

See how employees at top companies are mastering in-demand skills

Placeholder

Build your subject-matter expertise

This course is part of the Cybersecurity Operations Fundamentals Specialization
When you enroll in this course, you'll also be enrolled in this Specialization.
  • Learn new concepts from industry experts
  • Gain a foundational understanding of a subject or tool
  • Develop job-relevant skills with hands-on projects
  • Earn a shareable career certificate
Placeholder
Placeholder

Earn a career certificate

Add this credential to your LinkedIn profile, resume, or CV

Share it on social media and in your performance review

Placeholder

There are 2 modules in this course

If you are an associate-level cybersecurity analyst who is working in security operation centers, this course will provide introduction to network infrastructure and network security monitoring tools. By the end of the course, you will be able to: •Describe ACL operation when using the established option • Describe the purpose of Access List Control lists •Describe network address translation (NAT) fundamental concepts • Explain the NSM tools that are available to the network security analyst• Describe the three types of NSM tools used within the SOC (commercial, Open Source, or homegrown) • Describe network-based malware protection • Describe the benefits of load balancing and web application firewalls. • Describe AAA • Describe basic models for implementing access controls over network resources. To be successful in this course, you should have the following background: 1. Skills and knowledge equivalent to those learned in Implementing and Administering Cisco Solutions (CCNA) v1.0 course 2. Familiarity with Ethernet and TCP/IP networking 3. Working knowledge of the Windows and Linux operating systems 4. Familiarity with basics of networking security concepts.

What's included

9 videos16 readings8 quizzes1 discussion prompt

If you are an associate-level cybersecurity analyst who is working in security operation centers, this course will help you examine attacks that happen around the TCP/IP protocol suite. By the end of the course, you will be able to: • Explain how ARP provides the essential service of mapping IP addresses to physical addresses on a network • Describe legacy TCP/IP vulnerabilities • Describe vulnerabilities related to the IP protocol • Describe vulnerabilities related to the ICMP protocol • Describe vulnerabilities related to the TCP protocol• Describe vulnerabilities related to the UDP protocol • Describe the attack surface and its relation to an organization's vulnerability • Describe how network data is collected through a reconnaissance attack • Describe how an access attack is used to gain unauthorized access • Describe MITM attacks • Describe how DoS and DDoS attacks are used against networks• Describe how a reflection attack is used against IP hosts • Describe the concepts and use of spoofing attacks• Describe the concepts and use of DHCP attacks • Demonstrate several attacks against the TCP/IP protocol suite• Describe security flaws in the TCP/IP protocol and how they can be used to attack networks and host. To be successful in this course, you should have the following background: 1. Skills and knowledge equivalent to those learned in Implementing and Administering Cisco Solutions (CCNA) v1.0 course 2. Familiarity with Ethernet and TCP/IP networking 3. Working knowledge of the Windows and Linux operating systems 4. Familiarity with basics of networking security concepts.

What's included

16 videos35 readings15 quizzes

Instructor

Instructor ratings
4.6 (29 ratings)
Cisco Learning & Certifications
12 Courses21,183 learners

Offered by

Recommended if you're interested in Security

Why people choose Coursera for their career

Felipe M.
Learner since 2018
"To be able to take courses at my own pace and rhythm has been an amazing experience. I can learn whenever it fits my schedule and mood."
Jennifer J.
Learner since 2020
"I directly applied the concepts and skills I learned from my courses to an exciting new project at work."
Larry W.
Learner since 2021
"When I need courses on topics that my university doesn't offer, Coursera is one of the best places to go."
Chaitanya A.
"Learning isn't just about being better at your job: it's so much more than that. Coursera allows me to learn without limits."

Learner reviews

Showing 3 of 93

4.8

93 reviews

  • 5 stars

    79.56%

  • 4 stars

    16.12%

  • 3 stars

    4.30%

  • 2 stars

    0%

  • 1 star

    0%

ZZ
4

Reviewed on Oct 18, 2023

AH
5

Reviewed on Jan 25, 2024

AK
5

Reviewed on Sep 1, 2023

New to Security? Start here.

Placeholder

Open new doors with Coursera Plus

Unlimited access to 7,000+ world-class courses, hands-on projects, and job-ready certificate programs - all included in your subscription

Advance your career with an online degree

Earn a degree from world-class universities - 100% online

Join over 3,400 global companies that choose Coursera for Business

Upskill your employees to excel in the digital economy

Frequently asked questions