CCSP SECUR Exam Certification Guide (CCSP Self-Study, 642-501)
Prepare for the new CCSP SECUR 642-501 exam with the only Cisco authorized SECUR preparation guide availableThe only SECUR guide developed in conjunction with Cisco, providing the most accurate and up-to-date topical coverage Electronic testing engine on CD-ROM provides flexible assessment features and feedback on areas for further study Modular writing style and other features from the Exam Certification Guide series provide candidates with superior learning and topic retentionThis title is primarily intended for networking professionals pursuing the CCSP certification and preparing for the SECUR 642-501 exam, one of five CCSP component exams. The materials, however, appeal to an even broader range of networking professionals seeking a better understanding of the policies, strategies, and techniques of network security. The exam and course, Securing Cisco IOS Networks (SECUR), cover a broad range of networking security topics, providing an overview of the critical components of network security. The other component exams of CCSP then focus on specific areas within that overview, like PIX and VPNs, in even greater detail.CCSP SECUR Exam Certification Guide (CCSP Self-Study) combines leading edge coverage of security concepts with all the proven learning and exam preparation features of the Exam Certification Guide series from Cisco Press, including the CD-ROM testing engine with more than 200 questions, pre- and post-chapter quizzes and a modular book and CD organization that breaks concepts down into smaller, easy-to-absorb blocks of information. Specific coverage includes security policies, security threat evaluation, AAA (authentication, authorization, and accounting), NAS with AAA, Cisco Secure ACS, IOS firewall features, encryption technologies, IPSec, PIX Firewall configuration, and integration with VPN solutions from Cisco Secure Policy Manager.158720072411212003
- Mixed media product | 528 pages
- 195.1 x 236.2 x 36.3mm | 1,360.79g
- 22 Dec 2003
- Pearson Education (US)
- Cisco Press
- Indianapolis, United States
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The official self-study test preparation guide for the Cisco CCSP SECUR exam 642-501 Testing the perimeter router Enabling AAA processes for use with a TACACS remote service Configuring CBAC Verifying the IKE and IPSec configuration Understanding the Easy VPN Server Managing Enterprise VPN Routers Configuring AAA on a Cisco IOS(r) Firewall Operating authentication proxy technology Mitigating common router security threats with access lists Using preshared keys to configure a Cisco router for IPSec "CCSP SECUR Exam Certification Guide" is a best-of-breed Cisco exam study guide that focuses specifically on the objectives for the SECUR exam. Inside, you'll find preparation hints and test-taking tips to help you identify areas of weakness and improve both your conceptual and hands-on knowledge of network security. Material is organized in a fashion that allows you to focus on increasing your retention of exam topics. "CCSP SECUR Exam Certification Guide" presents you with an organized test preparation routine through the use of proven series elements and techniques. "Do I Know This Already?" quizzes open each chapter and allow you to decide how much time you need to spend on each section. Foundation Summary lists and tables make referencing easy and give you a quick refresher whenever you need it. Challenging chapter-ending review questions reinforce key concepts. An entire chapter of scenarios helps you place the exam objectives in real-world situations, thus increasing recall during exam time. The companion CD-ROM contains a powerful testing engine that allows you to focus on individual topic areas or take a complete, timed exam. The assessment engine tracks your performance and provides feedback on a module-by-module basis, presenting links to the text for further review and helping you devise a complete study plan . "CCSP SECUR Exam Certification Guide" is part of a recommended study program from Cisco Systems(r) 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, e-learning, and hands-on instruction offered by authorized Cisco Learning Partners worldwide, please visit www.cisco.com/go/authorizedtraining. Greg Bastien, CCNP(r), CCSP, CISSP, works as a partner with Trinity Information Management Services, Inc., as a consultant to the federal government. He is an adjunct professor at Strayer University. Christian Abera Degu, CCNP, CCDP, and CCSP, is a senior network engineer for Veridian IT Services.
Table of contents
1. Security Essentials. 2. Attack Threats Defined and Detailed. 3. Defense in Depth. 4. Basic Router Management. 5. Secure Router Administration. 6. Authentication. 7. Authentication, Authorization, and Accounting. 8. Configuring RADIUS and TACACS+ on Cisco IOS. 9. Cisco Secure Access Control Server (CSACS). 10. Administration of Cisco Secure Access Control Server (CSACS). 11. Securing the Network with a Cisco Router. 12. Access Lists. 13. The Cisco IOS Firewall. 14. Context Based Access Control (CBAC) and the IOS FW. 15. Authentication Proxy and the IOS FW. 16. Intrusion Detection System and the IOS FW. 17. Building a VPN using IPSec. 18. Scaling a VPN using IPSec with a Certificate Authority. 19. Configuring Remote Access using Easy VPN. 20. Scaling Management of an Enterprise VPN Environment. Appendix A. Answers to End-of-Chapter Review Questions.
About Greg Bastien
Greg Bastien, CCNP(r), CCSP, CISSP, works as a partner with Trinity Information Management Services, Inc., as a consultant to the federal government. He is an adjunct professor at Strayer University.Christian Abera Degu, CCNP, CCDP, and CCSP, is a senior network engineer for Veridian IT Services.