How to Secure your Network Device using Cisco Packet Tracer

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In this Guided Project, you will:

In this Guided Project, you will be able to apply authentication on the switches in your network topology.

In this Guided Project, you will be able to apply authentication on the router in your network topology.

In this Guided Project, you will be able to configure DHCP on your router and secure the ports of your switch from the attackers.

1 hour
Beginner
No download needed
Split-screen video
English
Desktop only

In this 1-hour long project-based course, you will create a network topology using cisco packet tracer. Throughout the project, you will be able to authenticate the switches and the router in your the network topology, make PCs from different VLANs communicate with each other, and Finally configure DHCP protocol on the router and be able to protect your switch ports from attackers. This guided project is for people who are interested in getting started in the network security field and for the people interested in computer networking architecture. This guided project will enhance your skills in the network security field as the security field is one of the most promising fields in the next few years.

Skills you will develop

  • Network Security

  • Testing connectivity

  • Configuring

  • building network topologies

  • Troubleshooting

Learn step-by-step

In a video that plays in a split-screen with your work area, your instructor will walk you through these steps:

  1. LO1: By the end of Task 1, you will be able to create your network topology using Cisco packet tracer.

  2. LO2: By the end of Task 2, you will be able to apply authentication on the switches in your network topology.

  3. LO3: By the end of Task 3, you will be able to apply authentication on the router in your network topology.

  4. LO4: By the end of Task 4, you will be able to make different PCs from different VLANs communicate with each other.

  5. LO5: By the end of Task 5, you will be able to configure DHCP on your router and secure the ports of your switch from the attackers.

How Guided Projects work

Your workspace is a cloud desktop right in your browser, no download required

In a split-screen video, your instructor guides you step-by-step

Frequently asked questions

By purchasing a Guided Project, you'll get everything you need to complete the Guided Project including access to a cloud desktop workspace through your web browser that contains the files and software you need to get started, plus step-by-step video instruction from a subject matter expert.

Because your workspace contains a cloud desktop that is sized for a laptop or desktop computer, Guided Projects are not available on your mobile device.

Guided Project instructors are subject matter experts who have experience in the skill, tool or domain of their project and are passionate about sharing their knowledge to impact millions of learners around the world.

You can download and keep any of your created files from the Guided Project. To do so, you can use the “File Browser” feature while you are accessing your cloud desktop.

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At the top of the page, you can press on the experience level for this Guided Project to view any knowledge prerequisites. For every level of Guided Project, your instructor will walk you through step-by-step.

Yes, everything you need to complete your Guided Project will be available in a cloud desktop that is available in your browser.

You'll learn by doing through completing tasks in a split-screen environment directly in your browser. On the left side of the screen, you'll complete the task in your workspace. On the right side of the screen, you'll watch an instructor walk you through the project, step-by-step.

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