The Security written exam (350-018) has 90-110 multiple-choice questions and is two hours in duration

. The topic areas listed are general guidelines for the type of content that is likely to appear on the exam. Please note, however, that other relevant or related topic areas may also appear. Topics include networking fundamentals and security related concepts and best practices, as well as key sections on Cisco Network Security products and solutions in areas such as VPNs, intrusion prevention, firewalls, identity services, policy management, and secure network best practices. Content includes both IPv4 and IPv6 based concepts and solutions. The CCIE Security written exam is a two-hour, multiple choice test with 100 questions covering the areas of skills and competency needed by a Security Engineer to implement, deploy, configure, maintain, and troubleshoot Cisco Network Security solutions and designs. Topics include Cisco network security devices, appliances, protocols, firewalls, VPNs, intrusion prevention devices, policy management, and best practices for implementing a secure network. All exam materials are provided and no outside reference materials are allowed.

CCIE Security Written Exam Topics v4.0 Infrastructure, Connectivity, Communications, Network Security Network Addressing Basics OSI Layers TCP/UDP/IP Protocols LAN Switching (e.g. VTP, VLANs, Spanning Tree, Trunking) Routing Protocols (RIP, EIGRP, OSPF, and BGP) (a) Basic Functions/Characteristics (b) Security Features Tunneling Protocols (a) GRE (b) NHRP (c)v6 Tunnel Types IP Multicast (a) PIM (b) Multi Src Disc Protocol (c)IGMP/CGMP (d) Multi Listener Discovery Wireless (a) SSID (b) Authentication/Authorization (c)Rogue Aps (d) Session Establishment Authentication/Authorization Technologies (a) Single Sign-on (b) OTPs (c)LDAP/AD (d) Role Based Access Control VPNs (a) L2 vs L3 (b) MPLS/VRFs/Tag switching MobileIP Networks Security Protocols

EAP-TTLS.1X WEP/WPA/WPA2 Web Cache Communication Protocol (WCCP) Secure Group Tagging Exchange Protocol (SXP) MacSec DNSSec Application and Infrastructure Security Hypertext Transfer Protocol (HTTP) Hypertext Transfer Protocol Secure (HTTPS) Simple Mail Transfer Protocol (SMTP) Dynamic Host Configuration Protocol (DHCP) Domain Name System (DNS) File Transfer Protocol (FTP/SFTP) Trivial File Transfer Protocol (TFTP) Network Time Protocol (NTP) Simple Network Management Protocol (SNMP) Syslog Netlogon.SMB RPCs RDP/VNC PCoIP OWASP Basic unnecessary services Threats.g.Netbios.Rivest. LEAP) Public Key Infrastructure (PKI)/PKIX/PKCS 802. Vulnerability Analysis and Mitigation . EAP-FAST. PEAP. EAP-TLS. Shamir and Adleman (RSA) Rivest Cipher 4 (RC4) Message Digest 5 (MD5) Secure Hash Algorithm (SHA) Data Encryption Standard (DES) Triple DES (3DES) Advanced Encryption Standard (AES) IP Security (IPsec) Internet Security Association and Key Management Protocol (ISAKMP) Internet Key Exchange IKE/IKEv2 Group Domain of Interpretation (GDOI) Authentication Header (AH) Encapsulating Security Payload (ESP) Certificate Enrollment Protocol (CEP) Transport Layer Security TLS/DTLS Secure Socket Layer (SSL) Secure Shell (SSH) Remote Authentication Dial In User Service (RADIUS) Terminal Access Controller Access-Control System Plus (TACACS+) Lightweight Directory Access Protocol (LDAP) EAP Methods (e. EAP-MD5.

Features and Management Cisco Adaptive Security Appliance (ASA) (a) Firewall Functionality (b) Routing/Multicast Cababilities (c )Firewall modes (d) NAT . PING floods (b) MITM (c)Replay (d) Spoofing (e) Backdoor (f) Botnets (g) Wireless attacks (h) DoS/DDoS Attacks (i) Virus and Worms Outbreaks (j) Header Attacks (k) Tunneling attacks Software/OS Exploits Security/Attack Tools Generic Network Intrusion Prevention Concepts Packet Filtering Content Filtering/Packet Inspection Endpoint/Posture Assessment QoS marking attacks Cisco Security Products.Recognizing and mitigating common attacks (a) ICMP attacks.4 (e) Object Definition/ACLs (f) MPF functionality (IPS/QoS/Application Awareness) (g) Context Aware Firewall (h) Identity Based Services (g) Failover Options Cisco IOS Firewalls and NAT (a) CBAC (b) Zone-Based Firewall (c ) Port-to-Application Mapping (d) Identity Based Firewalling Cisco Intrusion Prevention Systems (IPS) Cisco IOS IPS Cisco AAA Protocols and Application (a) RADIUS (b) TACACS+ (c)Device Admin (d)Network Access (e)802.4/Post 8.1X (f)VSAs Cisco Identity Services Engine Cisco Secure ACS Solution Engine .Pre 8.

MPP.g.g. Standards Security Policy Elements Information Security Standards (e. IETF.g. ISO/IEC 27002) Standards Bodies (e. SOX. IANA. uRPF. ISO/IEC 27001.Cisco Network Admission Control (NAC) Appliance Server Endpoint/Client (a) Cisco AnyConnect VPN Client (b) Cisco VPN Client (c)Cisco Secure Desktop (CSD) (d) NAC Agent Secure Access Gateways (Cisco IOS Router/ASA) (a) IPsec (b) SSL VPN (c)PKI Virtual Security Gateway Cisco Catalyst 6500 Series Security Services Modules Scansafe Functionality&Components IronPort Products Security Management (a) Cisco Security Manager (CSM) (b) Cisco Adaptive Security Device Manager (ASDM) (c)Cisco IPS Device Manager (IDM) (d) Cisco IPS Manager Express (IME) (e) Cisco Configuration Professional (CCP) (f) Cisco Prime Cisco Security Technologies and Solutions Router Hardening Features (e. PBR) Switch Security Features (e. IEC.g. RFC3704/BCP84. PCI DSS) Common RFC/BCP (e.g. ICANN) Industry Best Practices (e. CoPP.RFC5735) Security Audit & Validation Risk Assessment Change Management Process . STP. port.g. anti-spoofing. IAB.NEAT) NetFlow Wireless Security Network Segregation (a) VRF-aware technologies (b) VXLAN VPN Solutions (a) FlexVPN (b) Dynamic Multipoint VPN (DMVPN) (c)Group Encrypted Transport VPN (GETVPN) (d) EasyVPN Content and Packet Filtering QoS application for security Load Balancing & Failover Security Policies and Procedures. ISOC. RFC2827/BCP38. ISO. ITU. MacSec. Best Practices.NDAC.

Incident Response Framework Computer Security Forensics Desktop Security Risk Assessment/Desktop Security Risk Management .

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