Implementing Cisco Network Security v3.0 (IINS)

Implementing Cisco Network Security v3.0 (IINS)


Duration: 5 days

Implementing Cisco Network Security (IINS) v3.0 is a 5-day instructor-led course presented by Cisco Learning Partners to end users and channel partner customers. The course focuses on security principles and technologies, using Cisco security products to provide hands-on examples. Using instructor-led discussions, extensive hands-on lab exercises, and supplemental materials, this course allows learners to understand common security concepts, and deploy basic security techniques utilizing a variety of popular security appliances within a “real-life” network infrastructure.


Upon completion of the course, students will have the knowledge and skills to:

  • Describe common network security concepts
  • Secure routing and switching infrastructure
  • Deploy basic authentication, authorization and accounting services
  • Deploy basic firewalling services
  • Deploy basic site-to-site and remote access VPN services
  • Describe the use of more advanced security services such as intrusion protection, content security and identity management

Course Outline 

Module 1: Security Concepts

  • Lesson 1-1: Threatscape
  • Lesson 1-2: Threat Defense Technologies
  • Lesson 1-3: Security Policy and Basic Security Architectures
  • Lesson 1-4: Cryptographic Technologies
  • Lesson 1-5: Module Summary
  • Lesson 1-6: Module Self-Check

Module 2: Secure Network Devices

  • Lesson 2-1: Implementing AAA
  • Lesson 2-2: Management Protocols and Systems
  • Lesson 2-3: Securing the Control Plane
  • Lesson 2-4: Module Summary
  • Lesson 2-5: Module Self-Check

Module 3: Layer 2 Security

  • Lesson 3-1: Securing Layer 2 Infrastructure
  • Lesson 3-2: Securing Layer 2 Protocols
  • Lesson 3-3: Module Summary
  • Lesson 3-4: Module Self-Check

Module 4: Firewall

  • Lesson 4-1: Firewall Technologies
  • Lesson 4-2: Introducing the Cisco ASA v9.2
  • Lesson 4-3: Cisco ASA Access Control and Service Policies
  • Lesson 4-4: Cisco IOS Zone Based Firewall
  • Lesson 4-5: Module Summary
  • Lesson 4-6: Module Self-Check

Module 5: VPN

  • Lesson 5-1: IPsec Technologies
  • Lesson 5-2: Site-to-Site VPN
  • Lesson 5-3: Client Based Remote Access VPN
  • Lesson 5-4: Clientless Remote Access VPN
  • Lesson 5-5: Module Summary
  • Lesson 5-6: Module Self-Check

Module 6: Advanced Topics

  • Lesson 6-1: Intrusion Detection and Protection
  • Lesson 6-2: Endpoint Protection
  • Lesson 6-3: Content Security
  • Lesson 6-4: Advanced Network Security Architectures
  • Lesson 6-5: Module Summary
  • Lesson 6-6: Module Self-Check


  • Challenge 1: Configure AAA and Secure Remote Administration
  • Challenge 2: Configure Secure Network Management Protocols
  • Challenge 3: Configure Secure EIGRP Routing
  • Challenge 4: Configure Secure Layer 2 Infrastructure
  • Challenge 5: Configure DHCP Snooping and STP Protection
  • Challenge 6: Configure Interfaces and NAT on the Cisco ASA
  • Challenge 7: Configure Network Access Control with the Cisco ASA
  • Challenge 8: Configure Site-to-Site VPN on IOS
  • Challenge 9: Configure AnyConnect Remote Access VPN on ASA
  • Challenge 10: Configure Clientless SSL VPN on the ASA
IINS 210-260

This section lists the skills and knowledge that learners must possess to benefit fully from the course.  It includes recommended Cisco learning offerings that the learner may complete to benefit fully from this course.

The knowledge and skills that a learner must have before attending this course are as follows:

  • Skills and knowledge equivalent to those learned in Interconnecting Cisco Networking Devices Part 1 (ICND1)
  • Working knowledge of the Windows operating system
  • Working knowledge of Cisco IOS networking and concepts
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