CCIE Security Written Exam Blueprint

This section includes the entire CCIE Security written exam blueprint (exam objectives) from the Cisco website and indicates the corresponding chapters in this book that cover those objectives.

Table 1-1 lists the CCIE Security written exam blueprint and where you can find the material covered in this book. As you can see, the blueprint places the objectives into eight categories.

Table 1-1 CCIE Security Written Exam Blueprint (Exam Objectives)

Table 1-1 lists the CCIE Security written exam blueprint and where you can find the material covered in this book. As you can see, the blueprint places the objectives into eight categories.

Table 1-1 CCIE Security Written Exam Blueprint (Exam Objectives)

Topic Number

Objective

Chapter Covering the Objective

Security Protocols

1

Remote Authentication Dial-In User Service (RADIUS)

Chapter 5

2

Terminal Access Controller Access Control System Plus (TACACS+)

Chapter 5

3

Kerberos

Chapter 5

Table 1-1 CCIE Security Written Exam Blueprint (Exam Objectives) (Continued)

Topic Number

Objective

Chapter Covering the Objective

4

Virtual Private Dialup Networks (VPDN/Virtual Profiles)

Chapter 5

5

Data Encryption Standard (DES)

Chapter 5

6

Triple DES (DES3)

Chapter 5

7

IP Secure (IPSec)

Chapter 5

8

Internet Key Exchange (IKE)

Chapter 5

9

Certificate Enrollment Protocol (CEP)

Chapter 5

10

Point-to-Point Tunneling Protocol (PPTP)

Chapter 5

11

Layer 2 Tunneling Protocol (L2TP)

Chapter 5

Operating Systems

12

UNIX

Chapter 6

13

Windows (NT/95/98/2000)

Chapter 6

Application Protocols

14

Domain Name System (DNS)

Chapter 3

15

Trivial File Transfer Protocol (TFTP)

Chapter 3

16

File Transfer Protocol (FTP)

Chapter 3

17

Hypertext Transfer Protocol (HTTP)

Chapter 3

18

Secure Socket Layer (SSL)

Chapter 3

19

Simple Mail Transfer Protocol (SMTP)

Chapter 3

20

Network Time Protocol (NTP)

Chapter 3

21

Secure Shell (SSH)

Chapter 3

22

Lightweight Directory Access Protocol (LDAP)

Chapter 3

23

Active Directory

Chapter 3

General Networking

24

Networking Basics

Chapter 2

25

TCP/IP

Chapter 2

26

Switching and Bridging (including: VLANs, Spanning Tree, etc.)

Chapter 2

27

Routed Protocols

Chapter 2

28

Routing Protocols (including: RIP, EIGRP, OSPF, BGP)

Chapter 2

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Table 1-1 CCIE Security Written Exam Blueprint (Exam Objectives) (Continued)

Topic Number

Objective

Chapter Covering the Objective

General Networking (Continued)

29

Point-to-Point Protocol (PPP)

Chapter 2

30

IP Multicast

Chapter 2

31

Integrated Services Digital Network (ISDN)

Chapter 2

32

Async

Chapter 2

33

Access Devices (for example, Cisco AS 5300 series)

Chapter 2

Security Technologies

34

Concepts

Chapter 7

35

Packet filtering

Chapter 7

36

Proxies

Chapter 7

37

Port Address Translation (PAT)

Chapter 7

38

Network Address Translation (NAT)

Chapter 7

39

Firewalls

Chapter 7

40

Active Audit

Chapter 7

41

Content filters

Chapter 7

42

Public Key Infrastructure (PKI)

Chapter 7

43

Authentication Technologies

Chapter 7

44

Virtual private networks (VPN)

Chapter 7

Cisco Security Applications

45

Cisco Secure UNIX

Chapter 6

46

Cisco Secure NT

Chapter 6

47

Cisco Secure PIX Firewall

Chapter 7

48

Cisco Secure Policy Manager (formerly Cisco Security Manager)

Chapter 6

49

Cisco Secure Intrusion Detection System (formerly NetRanger)

Chapter 6

50

Cisco Secure Scanner (formerly NetSonar)

Chapter 6

51

IOS Firewall Feature Set

Chapter 7

Security General

52

Policies

Chapter 8

53

Standards bodies

Chapter 8

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Table 1-1 CCIE Security Written Exam Blueprint (Exam Objectives) (Continued)

Topic Number

Objective

Chapter Covering the Objective

54

Incident response teams

Chapter 8

55

Vulnerability Discussions

Chapter 8

56

Attacks and common exploits

Chapter 8

57

Intrusion detection

Chapter 8

Cisco General

58

IOS specifics

Chapter 4

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