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Cisco Network Engineer
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Targeting Cisco specific Networks, this Cisco Network Engineer Training series provides in-depth curriculum for those wanting to learn networking basics and advance his/her career opportunities as a Cisco Network Engineer.

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Cisco Network Engineer

The Role of A Cisco Network Engineer

A Cisco Network Engineer plays a crucial role in designing, implementing, managing, and troubleshooting network infrastructure, primarily focused on Cisco products and solutions. Their duties are diverse and can vary depending on the specific needs of the organization, but generally include the following:


  1. Network Design and Implementation: Designing and deploying functional networks, including LAN, WAN, and network segments. This involves understanding and implementing Cisco-specific technologies and solutions.

  2. Configuration and Installation: Configuring network hardware like Cisco routers, switches, firewalls, and other devices. This includes setting up hardware and installing necessary software to ensure optimal network performance.

  3. Network Maintenance and Upgrades: Regularly monitoring network performance and ensuring system availability and reliability. This includes performing network upgrades, including service packs, patches, hot fixes, and security configurations.

  4. Troubleshooting and Support: Quickly diagnosing and resolving network issues. This duty often involves working closely with other IT staff and end-users to troubleshoot problems as they arise.

  5. Security Management: Implementing and maintaining security policies and procedures for network infrastructure, in line with Cisco best practices. This includes managing firewalls and other network security devices.

  6. Performance Monitoring and Optimization: Monitoring network performance to determine if adjustments need to be made. This includes optimizing throughput, minimizing network latency, and ensuring quality of service (QoS).

  7. Documentation and Reporting: Maintaining detailed documentation for the network setup, architecture, and any changes made. This also involves preparing reports on network operation, maintenance, and plan execution.

  8. Collaboration and Communication: Collaborating with project teams, network engineers, and other IT staff. This includes communicating with vendors and clients to ensure that the network meets their needs.

  9. Compliance and Standards Adherence: Ensuring network compliance with industry standards and organizational policies. This includes staying updated with the latest networking technologies and Cisco certifications.

  10. Disaster Recovery and Backup: Implementing and testing disaster recovery plans for the network, including data backups and failover procedures.

  11. Capacity Planning: Analyzing and predicting future network needs and planning upgrades and expansions accordingly.

  12. User Training and Support: Providing training and support to network users, often involving the creation of user guides and other instructional materials.

A Cisco Network Engineer’s role is integral to the smooth operation of an organization’s IT infrastructure, requiring a blend of technical expertise, problem-solving skills, and effective communication.

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Course: 4 - Estimated 7 Week(s) To Complete
CompTIA Network+ N10-008 Course Content
46 Hours 25 Minutes 189 Videos 179 Prep Questions
It provides a deep dive into networking technologies, an essential skill set for entry-level information security specialists to analyze, secure, and administer network infrastructures, which are often targeted in cyber attacks.

Module 0 - Course introduction
   0.1 Instructor Intro
   0.2 Course Overview

Module 1 - Networking Fundamentals
   1.1 Intro to Networking
   1.1.1 Activity: Creating a Network
   1.2 Common Terminology
   1.2.1 Activity: Examining Ports and Sockets
   1.3 OSI Model
   1.4 DoD Model
   1.4.1 Activity: Examining Network Layers
   1.5 TCP, UDP, IP
   1.5.1 Activity: Examining TCP
   1.5.2 Activity: Examining UDP
   1.5.3 Activity: Examining IP
   1.6 ICMP, IGMP, ARP
   1.6.1 Activity: Examining ICMP
   1.6.2 Activity: Examining ARP
   1.6.3 Activity: Examining IGMP
   1.7 Network Topologies
   1.8 Network Types
   1.9 Part 1: Network Characteristics
   1.9 Part 2: Network Characteristics
   1.10 Module 1 outro

Module 2 - Cables and Connectors
   2.1 Ethernet Standards
   2.2 Copper Cable Types
   2.3 Fiber Optic Cable Types
   2.4 Connector Types
   2.4.1 Activity: Selecting the Right Cable
   2.5 Media Converters and Transceivers
   2.6 Cable Management
   2.7 Module 2 Outro

Module 3 - Internet Protocol (IP)
   3.1 IPv4 Basics
   3.2 IP Packet and Interface Types
   3.2.1 Activity: Configuring Client IP Settings
   3.3 Binary Numbering System
   3.4 Classful and Classless Addressing
   3.5 Understanding CIDR Notation
   3.6 IPv4 Subnetting Method
   3.7 Verifying with Binary
   3.8 Finding Subnet IDs
   3.8.1 Activity: Subnetting a Class C Network
   3.9 The Delta in Action
   3.9.1 Activity: Subnetting With the Delta
   3.10 Subnetting Based on Hosts
   3.11 Subnetting in Other Octets
   3.12 Supernetting
   3.12.1 Activity: Supernetting
   3.13 IPv6
   3.14 IPv4 - IPv6 Transition Mechanisms
   3.15 Module 3 Outro

Module 4 - Layer 7 Protocols
   4.1 Remote Control Protocols
   4.2 File Sharing Protocols
   4.3 Web Protcols
   4.4 Email Protocols
   4.5 Database Protocols
   4.6 Voice Protocols
   4.7 Security Protocols
   4.8 Management Protocols
   4.9 Module 4 Outro

Module 5 - Network Services
   5.1 DHCP
   5.1.1 Activity: Configuring DHCP
   5.1.2 Activity: Configuring a DHCP Relay Agent
   5.2 DNS
   5.2.1 Activity: Configuring DNS - Part 1
   5.2.2 Activity: Configuring DNS - Part 2
   5.3 NTP
   5.4 Corporate and Datacenter Network Architecture
   5.5 Cloud Concepts and Connectivity Options
   5.6 Module 5 Outro

Module 6 - Networking Devices
   6.1 Introductory Concepts
   6.2 Repeaters and Hubs
   6.2.1 Activity: Connecting Devices with a Hub
   6.3 Bridges and Switches
   6.3.1 Activity: Connecting Devices with a Switch
   6.4 Routers and Multilayer Switches
   6.5 Security Devices
   6.6 Modems
   6.7 Module 6 Outro

Module 7 - Networked Devices
   7.1 IP Devices
   7.2 IoT
   7.2.1 Activity - Programming IoT Devices
   7.3 ICS/SCADA
   7.4 Module 7 Outro

Module 8 - Routing and Bandwidth Management
   8.1 Routing Basics
   8.1.1 Activity: Configuring Static Routes
   8.2 Packet Delivery on the Same Network
   8.3 IP Routing Across a Single Router
   8.4 IP Routing Across Multiple Hops
   8.4.1 Activity: Static Routes - CHALLENGE
   8.5 Route Selection
   8.6 RIP
   8.6.1 Activity: Configuring RIP - CHALLENGE
   8.7 OSPF
   8.8 EIGRP
   8.9 BGP
   8.10 NAT/PAT
   8.11 Bandwidth Management (with Module 8 Outro)

Module 9 - Ethernet Switching
   9.1 Ethernet Basics
   9.2 Switching Overview
   9.2.1 Activity: Examining a MAC Table
   9.3 VLANs
   9.3.1 Activity: Creating VLANs
   9.4 VLAN Trunking
   9.4.1 Activity: Configuring VLAN Trunking
   9.5 VLAN Routing
   9.5.1 Activity: Configuring VLAN Routing
   9.6 Contention Management
   9.7 Switchport Configuration (with Module 9 Outro)

Module 10 - Wireless Technologies
   10.1 Wireless Overview
   10.2 Radio Basics
   10.3 Modulation
   10.4 Wi-Fi Standards
   10.5 Antennas
   10.6 Wi-Fi Service Sets
   10.7 Wi-Fi Security
   10.8 Cellular

Module 11 Network Performance
   11.1 Monitoring Performance
   11.2 Common Metrics
   11.2.1 Activity: Examining Interface Statistics
   11.3 SNMP
   11.4 Netflow
   11.5 Network Security Monitoring (with Module 11 Outro)

Module 12 High Availability and Disaster Recovery
   12.1 HA and DR Concepts
   12.2 High Availability Mechanisms
   12.3 Disaster Recovery Mechanisms
   12.4 Facility and Infrastructure Support (with Module 12 Outro)

Module 13 Organizational Documents
   13.1 Plans and Procedures
   13.2 Security Policies
   13.3 Loss Prevention
   13.4 Common Agreements
   13.5 Common Documentation
   13.6 Structured Cabling - MDF and IDF
   13.7 Horizontal and Vertical Cabling
   13.7.1 Activity - Implementing Cable Management
   13.8 Labeling
   13.9 Surveys and Assessments (with Module 13 Outro)

Module 14 Network Security
   14.1 Common Security Concepts
   14.2 Common Attack Types
   14.3 Spoofing-based Attacks
   14.4 Hijacking and MITM
   14.5 Social Engineering
   14.6 Network Segmentation
   14.7 Private VLANs
   14.8 Single Organization Authentication
   14.9 Extending Authentication
   14.10 Authorization
   14.11 Network Device Hardening
   14.12 Wireless Security
   14.13 Remote Access Security
   14.14 IoT Security
   14.15 Physical Security (with Module 14 Outro)

Module 15 Network Troubleshooting
   15.1 Troubleshooting Methodology
   15.2 Physical Connectivity Issues
   15.3 Hardware Testing Tools
   15.3.1 Activity - Testing an Ethernet Cable
   15.3.2 Activity - Crimping on an RJ-45 Connector
   15.3.3 Activity - Punching Down Twisted Pair
   15.3.4 Activity - Using a Telephone Toner
   15.4 Understanding Electricity
   15.4.1 Activity - Checking Cable Continuity
   15.4.2 Activity - Testing DC Voltage
   15.4.3 Activity - Testing AC Voltage
   15.5 Twisted Pair Pinout Problems
   15.6 Twisted Pair Termination Problems
   15.7 Repairing Damaged Twisted Pair Cable
   15.8 Fiber Optic Connectivity Issues
   15.8.1 Activity - Testing a Fiber Optic Cable
   15.9 Common Port Problems
   15.9.1 Working with Ports and Their Devices
   15.10 Common Software Testing Tools
   15.10.1 Activity - Scanning for Open Ports
   15.11 Common Command Line Utilities
   15.12 Troubleshooting Basic IP Networking Issues
   15.13 Common Switching Issues
   15.14 Switching Test Tools and Techniques
   15.15 Common IP Routing Issues
   15.16 Wi-Fi Access Point Issues
   15.17 Wirelss Interference
   15.17.1 Activity - Using a Spectrum Analyzer
   15.18 Wireless Antenna Issues
   15.18.1 Activity - Configuring a Wi-Fi Router
   15.19 WAP Placement Strategies
   15.20 Infrastructure Service Issues (DHCP)
   15.21 Infrastructure Service Issues (DNS)
   15.22 Infrastructure Service Issues (NTP)
   15.23 Fireall / ACL Issues
   15.24 VPN Issues
   15.25 Additional Network Security Troubleshooting and Tips
   15.26 Advanced Networking Issues
   15.27 Troubleshooting Server Services (with Module 15 Outro)
   CompTIA Network+ N10-008 Course Outro

Course: 4 - Estimated 7 Week(s) To Complete
Cisco 200-301: Cisco Certified Network Associate (CCNA) Course Content
46 Hours 35 Minutes 150 Videos 299 Prep Questions
A key course for understanding Cisco's network solutions, it covers a range of topics from network fundamentals to advanced security and automation. This certification is highly regarded in the industry and is essential for those working with Cisco networking equipment.

Module 1: Exploring the Functions of Networking
   Course Introduction
   Instructor Introduction
   Exploring the Functions of Networking Pt 1
   Exploring the Functions of Networking Pt 2

Module 2: Introducing the Host-To-Host Communications Model
   Introducing the Host-To-Host Communications Model Pt 1
   Introducing the Host-To-Host Communications Model Pt 2

Module 3: Introducing LANs
   Introducing LANs
   Get Started with CLI Demo Pt 1
   Get Started with CLI Pt Demo 2
   Adding Descriptions to Interfaces Demo
   Configure Gateway on a Switch Demo
   Visualize Interfaces and Statistics Demo
   Show Version Command Demo
   CDP Demo

Module 4: Exploring the TCP/IP Link Layer
   Exploring the TCP-IP Link Layer Pt 1
   Exploring the TCP-IP Link Layer Pt 2

Module 5: Subnetting
   Subnetting Pt 1
   Subnetting Pt 2
   Subnetting Pt 3
   Subnetting Pt 4
   Subnetting Pt 5
   Subnetting Pt 6

Module 6: Explaining the TCP/IP Transport Layer and Application Layer
   Explaining the TCP-IP Transport Layer and Application Layer Pt 1
   Explaining the TCP-IP Transport Layer and Application Layer Pt 2
   Explaining the TCP-IP Transport Layer and Application Layer Pt 3

Module 7: Exploring the Functions of Routing
   Exploring the Functions of Routing Pt 1
   Exploring the Functions of Routing Pt 2
   Exploring the Functions of Routing Pt 3
   Configuring RIP Demo
   EIGRP Demo Pt 1
   EIGRP Demo Pt 2

Module 8: Exploring the Packet Delivery Process
   Exploring the Packet Delivery Process

Module 9: Troubleshooting a Simple Network
   Troubleshooting a Simple Network

Module 10: Introducing Basic IPv6
   Introducing Basic IPv6 Pt 1
   Introducing Basic IPv6 Pt 2
   Introducing Basic IPv6 Pt 3
   Introducing Basic IPv6 Pt 4
   Introducing Basic IPv6 Pt 5
   Introducing Basic IPv6 Pt 6
   Introducing Basic IPv6 Pt 7
   Introducing Basic IPv6 Pt 8
   IPV6 Basic Configuration and SLAAC Demo Pt 1
   IPV6 Basic Configuration and SLAAC Demo Pt 2
   IPV6 Routing Demo Pt 1
   IPV6 Routing Demo Pt 2
   IPV6 Static Routes Demo

Module 11: Configuring Static Routing
   Configuring Static Routing
   Static Routes Demo

Module 12: Implementing VLANs and Trunks
   Implementing VLANs and Trunks Pt 1
   Implementing VLANs and Trunks Pt 2
   Implementing VLANs and Trunks Pt 3
   Implementing VLANs and Trunks Pt 4
   Spanning-tree Protocol Demo Pt 1
   Spanning-tree Protocol Demo Pt 2
   Spanning-tree Protocol Demo Pt 3

Module 13: Routing Between VLANs
   Routing Between VLANs
   Inter VLAN Routing Demo

Module 14: Introducing OSPF
   Introducing OSPF Pt 1
   Introducing OSPF Pt 2
   Introducing OSPF Pt 3
   Introducing OSPF Pt 4
   OSPF Single Area Demo Pt 1
   OSPF Single Area Demo Pt 2
   OSPF Multiple Area Demo Pt 1
   OSPF Multiple Area Demo Pt 2

Module 15: Building Redundant Switched Topologies
   Building Redundant Switched Topologies Pt 1
   Building Redundant Switched Topologies Pt 2

Module 16: Improving Redundant Switched Topologies with EtherChannel
   Improving Redundant Switched Topologies with Ether Channel Pt 1
   Improving Redundant Switched Topologies with Ether Channel Pt 2
   Configuring Ether Channel Demo

Module 17: Exploring Layer 3 Redundancy
   Exploring Layer 3 Redundancy

Module 18: Introducing WAN Technologies
   Introducing WAN Technologies Pt 1
   Introducing WAN Technologies Pt 2
   Introducing WAN Technologies Pt 3
   Introducing WAN Technologies Pt 4
   Introducing WAN Technologies Pt 5
   Introducing WAN Technologies Pt 6

Module 19: Explaining Basics of ACL
   Explaining Basics of ACL Pt 1
   Explaining Basics of ACL Pt 2
   Explaining Basics of ACL Pt 3

Module 20: Enabling Internet Connectivity
   Enabling Internet Connectivity
   DHCP Demo
   Static NAT Demo
   PAT Using Specific IP Demo
   PAT Using IP of Interface Demo

Module 21: Introducing QoS
   Introducing QoS Pt 1
   Introducing QoS Pt 2
   Introducing QoS Pt 3
   Introducing QoS Pt 4
   Introducing QoS Pt 5

Module 22: Introducing Architectures and Virtualization
   Introducing Architectures and Virtualization Pt 1
   Introducing Architectures and Virtualization Pt 2
   Introducing Architectures and Virtualization Pt 3
   Introducing Architectures and Virtualization Pt 4

Module 23: Introducing System Monitoring
   Introducing System Monitoring Pt 1
   Introducing System Monitoring Pt 2
   Introducing System Monitoring Pt 3

Module 24: Managing Cisco Devices
   Managing Cisco Devices Pt 1
   Managing Cisco Devices Pt 2
   NTP Demo
   Syslog Demo

Module 25: Examining the Security Threat Landscape
   Examining the Security Threat Landscape Pt 1
   Examining the Security Threat Landscape Pt 2

Module 26: Implementing Threat Defense Technologies
   Implementing Threat Defense Technologies Pt 1
   Implementing Threat Defense Technologies Pt 2
   Implementing Threat Defense Technologies Pt 3
   Implementing Threat Defense Technologies Pt 4
   Implementing Threat Defense Technologies Pt 5
   Authentication Protocols Demo Pt 1
   Authentication Protocols Demo Pt 2
   Device Hardening Demo Pt 1
   Device Hardening Demo Pt 2
   Device Hardening Demo Pt 3
   Port Security Demo

Module 27: Exam Preparation
   Exam Prep Tips

Module 28: Practice Demos
   Get Started with CLI Demo Pt 1
   Get Started with CLI Pt Demo 2
   Adding Descriptions to Interfaces Demo
   Configure Gateway on a Switch Demo
   Visualize Interfaces and Statistics Demo
   Show Version Command Demo
   CDP Demo
   Static Routes Demo
   DHCP Demo
   Static NAT Demo
   PAT Using Specific IP Demo
   PAT Using IP of Interface Demo
   Configuring RIP Demo
   Configuring Ether Channel Demo
   Inter VLAN Routing Demo
   Spanning-tree Protocol Demo Pt 1
   Spanning-tree Protocol Demo Pt 2
   Spanning-tree Protocol Demo Pt 3
   EIGRP Demo Pt 1
   EIGRP Demo Pt 2
   Authentication Protocols Demo Pt 1
   Authentication Protocols Demo Pt 2
   NTP Demo
   Syslog Demo
   Device Hardening Demo Pt 1
   Device Hardening Demo Pt 2
   Device Hardening Demo Pt 3
   Port Security Demo
   OSPF Single Area Demo Pt 1
   OSPF Single Area Demo Pt 2
   OSPF Multiple Area Demo Pt 1
   OSPF Multiple Area Demo Pt 2
   IPV6 Basic Configuration and SLAAC Demo Pt 1
   IPV6 Basic Configuration and SLAAC Demo Pt 2
   IPV6 Routing Demo Pt 1
   IPV6 Routing Demo Pt 2
   IPV6 Static Routes Demo

Course: 5 - Estimated 3 Week(s) To Complete
CompTIA Security+ SY0-601 (2022) Course Content
16 Hours 01 Minutes 15 Videos 146 Prep Questions
This course is integral for entry-level information security specialists, as it covers the core knowledge required to implement, monitor, and manage a secure network and understand the principles of risk management, cryptography, and identity management.

Module 1 - Introduction to Security
   1.1 Introduction to Security

Module 2 - Malware and Social Engineering Attacks
   2.1 Malware and Social Engineering Attacks

Module 3 - Basic Cryptography
   3.1 Basic Cryptography

Module 4 - Advanced Cryptography and PKI
   4.1 Advanced Cryptography and PKI

Module 5 - Networking and Server Attacks
   5.1 Networking and Server Attacks

Module 6 - Network Security Devices, Designs and Technology
   6.1 Network Security Devices, Designs and Technology

Module 7 - Administering a Secure Network
   7.1 Administering a Secure Network

Module 8 - Wireless Network Security
   8.1 Wireless Network Security

Module 9 - Client and Application Security
   9.1 Client and Application Security

Module 10 - Mobile and Embedded Device Security
   10.1 Mobile and Embedded Device Security

Module 11 - Authentication and Account Management
   11.1 Authentication and Account Management

Module 12 - Access Management
   12.1 Access Management

Module 13 - Vulnerability Assessment and Data Security
   13.1 Vulnerability Assessment and Data Security

Module 14 - Business Continuity
   14.1 Business Continuity

Module 15 - Risk Mitigation
   15.1 Risk Mitigation

Module 16 - Security Plus Summary and Review
   16.1 - Security Plus Summary and Review

Module 17 - Hands-On Training
   17.1 Hands-On Scanning Part 1
   17.2 Hands-On Scanning Part 2
   17.3 Hands-On Advanced Scanning
   17.4 Hands-On MetaSploit
   17.5 Hands-On BurpSuite
   17.6 Hands-On Exploitation Tools Part 1
   17.7 Hands-On Exploitation Tools Part 2
   17.8 Hands-On Invisibility Tools
   17.9 Hands-On Connect to Tor

Course: 4 - Estimated 1 Week(s) To Complete
Cisco 350-401: Implementing Cisco Enterprise Network Core Technologies (ENCOR) (CCNP) Course Content
08 Hours 10 Minutes 47 Videos 150 Prep Questions
This advanced course dives deeper into enterprise network technologies, focusing on Cisco's core networking technologies. It's pivotal for those aiming for a CCNP certification and enhances skills in complex network solutions, including architecture, virtualization, infrastructure, network assurance, security, and automation.

Module 1: Architecture
   1.1 About Your Instructor
   1.2 Course Introduction
   1.3 Welcome to the Architecture Domain
   1.4 Classic 3 and 2 Tier Models
   1.5 2 Tier Spine Leaf
   1.6 Fabric Capacity Planning
   1.7 High Availability
   1.8 Designing a WLAN Deployment
   1.9 Cloud vs On-Prem
   1.10 The Cisco SD-WAN
   1.11 Cisco SD-Access
   1.12 QoS
   1.13 Hardware vs Software Switching

Module 2: Virtualization
   2.1 Welcome to the Virtualization Domain
   2.2 Device Virtualization Technologies
   2.3 Data Path Virtualization
   2.4 Network Virtualization Concepts

Module 3: Infrastructure
   3.1 Welcome to the Infrastructure Domain
   3.2 Trunking - VTP - EtherChannel
   3.3 RSTP and MST
   3.4 EIGRP vs OSPF
   3.4 OSPF
   3.5 eBGP
   3.6 eBGP Part 2
   3.7 WLANs
   3.8 NTP NAT PAT
   3.10 Multicast

Module 4: Network Assurance
   4.1 Welcome to the Network Assurance Module
   4.2 Diagnose Network Issues
   4.3 NetFlow
   4.4 SPAN
   4.5 IP SLA
   4.6 DNA Center

Module 5: Security
   5.1 Welcome to the Security Module
   5.2 Device Access Control
   5.3 ACLs and CoPP
   5.4 Wireless Security
   5.5 Components in Security Design

Module 6: Automation
   6.1 Welcome to the Automation Module
   6.2 Python
   6.3 JSON
   6.4 YANG
   6.6 APIs
   6.7 EEM
   6.8 Orchestration Tools

Course: 5 - Estimated 1 Week(s) To Complete
Cisco 300-410 ENARSI - Implementing Cisco Enterprise Advanced Routing and Services Course Content
09 Hours 17 Minutes 58 Videos 76 Prep Questions
This course is tailored for network engineers looking to master enterprise routing and services. It focuses on advanced routing technologies and techniques, essential for managing and optimizing modern Cisco networks, and is a key part of the CCNP Enterprise certification.

Module 1 - Welcome to ENARSI
   1.1 Welcome to ENARSI
   1.2 A Few Things Before We Start

Module 2 - EIGRP (Enhanced Interior Gateway Protocol)
   2.1 EIGRP Features
   2.2 EIGRP Operations
   2.3 EIGRP Exchange of Routing Information
   2.4 EIGRP Metrics
   2.5 EIGRP Queries
   2.6 EIGRP Obtaining a Default Route
   2.7 EIGRP Load Balancing
   2.8 EIGRP Authentication
   2.9 Troubleshooting EIGRP Part 1
   2.10 Troubleshooting EIGRP Part 2
   2.11 Troubleshooting EIGRP Part 3
   2.12 Troubleshooting EIGRP Part 4

Module 3 - OSPF (Open Shortest Path First)
   3.1 Implementing OSPF Part 1
   3.2 Implementing OSPF Part 2
   3.3 Implementing OSPF Part 3 DR BDR Election
   3.4 Implementing OSPF Part 4 LSA Types
   3.5 Implementing OSPF Part 5 OSPF States
   3.6 Optimizing OSPF Summarization
   3.7 Optimizing OSPF Default Routing
   3.8 Optimizing OSPF Authentication
   3.9 Optimizing OSPF Virtual Links

Module 4 - Route Redistribution
   4.1 Route Redistribution Introduction
   4.2 Route Redistribution Implementation
   4.3 Route Redistribution OSPF E1 or E2
   4.4 Route Redistribution Types
   4.5 Route Redistribution Manipulation & Filtering
   4.6 Route Redistribution Prefix-Lists
   4.7 Route Redistribution Route-Maps

Module 5 - Implementing Path Control
   5.1 Implementing Path Control
   5.2 Implementing Path Control Implementation

Module 6 - BGP (Border Gateway Protocol)
   6.1 BGP Fundamentals
   6.2 BGP Attributes
   6.3 BGP Path Selection Criteria
   6.4 BGP Transit AS
   6.5 BGP Split Horizon
   6.6 BGP Weight Attribute
   6.7 BGP Local Preference Attribute
   6.8 BGP MED Attribute
   6.9 BGP Route Filtering
   6.10 BGP Peer Groups
   6.11 BGP Route Reflectors
   6.12 BGP Authentication
   6.13 BGP Troubleshooting Part 1
   6.14 BGP Troubleshooting Part 2

Module 7 - Implementing VRF (Virtual Routing and Forwarding)
   7.1 Implementing VRF-Lite

Module 8 - Implementing DHCP
   8.1 Implementing DHCP
   8.2 Implementing DHCP Relay Manual Binding and Options
   8.3 Implementing DHCP SLAAC and DHCPv6
   8.4 Troubleshooting DHCP

Module 9 - Securing Cisco Routers (Control Plane)
   9.1 Securing Cisco Routers Control Plane Security CoPP
   9.2 Securing Cisco Routers Control Plane Security CoPP Implementation

Module 10 - Infrastructure Services
   10.1 Infrasctucture Services AAA
   10.2 Infrastructure Services SNMP
   10.3 Infrastructure Services SYSLOG
   10.4 Infrastructure Services SSH
   10.5 Infrastructure Services HTTP FTP SCP
   10.6 Infrastructure Services NetFlow

Learning Path Description

This training series is meticulously designed to equip aspiring and current Cisco Network Engineers with a comprehensive skill set, blending core networking knowledge with advanced Cisco-specific expertise and a strong foundation in network security. The series begins with foundational courses like the CompTIA Network+ N10-008 and Cisco Certified Network Associate (CCNA) 200-301. These courses lay the groundwork in networking fundamentals, covering topics such as network design, implementation, and troubleshooting. The CCNA, in particular, is a cornerstone certification for any network engineer, focusing on Cisco’s networking technologies and products, and is essential for those looking to establish a solid base in Cisco networking.



The series then advances to more specialized Cisco certifications, including the Cisco 300-410 ENARSI and Cisco 350-401 ENCOR, which are part of the CCNP (Cisco Certified Network Professional) track. The ENARSI course delves into implementing Cisco Enterprise Advanced Routing and Services, providing in-depth knowledge and practical skills in enterprise routing, VPN services, infrastructure security, and services. The ENCOR course, on the other hand, covers implementing Cisco Enterprise Network Core Technologies, offering comprehensive training in network automation, security, and advanced routing and switching. These courses are tailored for network engineers looking to elevate their expertise in managing and optimizing Cisco networks.



Complementing the Cisco-centric training, the series includes the CompTIA Security+ SY0-601 certifications, focusing on the critical aspect of network security. The CompTIA Security+ certification provides a solid foundation in cybersecurity principles and best practices, essential for ensuring the security and integrity of the network infrastructures they manage. Together, these courses create a well-rounded curriculum, preparing network engineers not only to excel in Cisco technologies but also to integrate security considerations into their everyday work.

Who Is This Cisco Network Engineer Training For?

This training series, with its focus on Cisco networking technologies and security, is appropriate for a diverse group of professionals in the IT and networking field. It is particularly well-suited for:


  1. Aspiring Cisco Network Engineers: Individuals aiming to start a career in network engineering, especially focusing on Cisco technologies, will find this series provides a solid foundation and advanced skills necessary for the role.

  2. Current IT Professionals Seeking Specialization: IT professionals already working in other areas of IT who wish to specialize in Cisco networking will benefit from the comprehensive coverage of Cisco-specific courses and certifications.

  3. Network Administrators and Technicians: Those currently in network administration or technician roles looking to deepen their expertise in Cisco systems and advance their career prospects in network engineering.

  4. Cybersecurity Professionals: Given the inclusion of CISSP and CompTIA Security+, cybersecurity professionals looking to enhance their understanding of network security in the context of Cisco environments will find this training valuable.

  5. Systems Engineers: Systems engineers who work closely with network infrastructures and are looking to expand their knowledge and skills in Cisco networking and security.

  6. IT Security Analysts: Professionals in IT security roles who need to understand the networking aspect of cybersecurity, especially in Cisco environments, will benefit from this series.

  7. Professionals Preparing for Cisco Certifications: Individuals preparing for Cisco certifications such as CCNA, CCNP, and others included in the series will find these courses provide both the foundational and advanced knowledge needed to succeed.

  8. Network Consultants: Consultants who provide advice and solutions on network infrastructure, particularly those focusing on Cisco technologies, will gain in-depth knowledge and credentials through this series.

  9. Technical Support Staff: Support staff involved in troubleshooting and maintaining Cisco networks will enhance their troubleshooting skills and understanding of Cisco products and solutions.

  10. Students and Graduates in IT or Networking Fields: Students or recent graduates looking to enter the networking field with a strong emphasis on Cisco technologies and network security will find this series provides a comprehensive learning path.

Overall, this training series is ideal for anyone looking to build, enhance, or specialize their skills in Cisco networking and security, whether they are just starting their career, looking to switch specializations, or aiming to advance in their current IT or networking roles.

Frequently Asked Questions

What Does a Cisco Network Engineer Do?

A Cisco Network Engineer is responsible for designing, implementing, managing, and troubleshooting network infrastructure, primarily focusing on Cisco products and solutions. Their duties include configuring Cisco routers and switches, ensuring network security, optimizing network performance, and providing technical support for network-related issues.

What Certifications are Essential for a Cisco Network Engineer?

Essential certifications for a Cisco Network Engineer typically include the Cisco Certified Network Associate (CCNA) for foundational knowledge, and the Cisco Certified Network Professional (CCNP) for advanced skills. Depending on their specialization, they might also pursue certifications like Cisco Certified Internetwork Expert (CCIE) or specific security certifications like CompTIA Security+.

What Skills are Required to Be Successful as a Cisco Network Engineer?

Key skills include in-depth knowledge of Cisco hardware and software, proficiency in network design and implementation, strong problem-solving abilities, and expertise in network security. Additionally, good communication skills and the ability to work collaboratively are important.

What Kind of Industries Employ Cisco Network Engineers?

Cisco Network Engineers are employed across various industries including IT and telecommunications, finance, government, healthcare, educational institutions, and any organization that relies on robust network infrastructure.

What is the Career Path for a Cisco Network Engineer?

The career path can start with entry-level positions like Network Technician or Network Administrator, progressing to a Cisco Network Engineer role. With experience and additional certifications, one can move into senior positions like Network Manager, IT Director, or specialize in areas like network security or cloud networking.