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Cisco Core Security: Network Security with Cisco IOS

by Craig Stansbury

Properly securing the management plane is critical to protecting your IOS devices. This course will teach you how to properly secure the management plane through the use of the CLI, Cisco ISE, and Cisco Prime Infrastructure.

What you'll learn

If the management plane of IOS devices is not properly secured, the device is exposed to attacks. In this course, Cisco Core Security: Network Security with Cisco IOS, you will learn the foundational knowledge to properly secure all of your organization’s IOS devices. First, you will learn how to secure management access to the device. Next, you will discover how to leverage Cisco ISE to provide centralized device management. Finally, you will explore how to use Cisco Prime Infrastructure to automate management functions. When you are finished with this course, you will have the skills and knowledge of management plane hardening needed to secure your IOS devices.

About the author

Craig has over 10 years of IT experience, including working on Palo Alto Firewalls, Cisco Routes and Switches, Microsoft Servers, and VMWare ESXi. Craig started in IT in the United States Marine Corps and began teaching his Marines all the design and implementation concepts that they needed to know. He loves when his students have the "lightbulb moment" and are able to understand the concepts he is teaching them. Aside from teaching, Craig also owns a business that consults with enterprises to h... more

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