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CCNA Security (210-260) Portable Command Guide, 2nd Edition

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CCNA Security (210-260) Portable Command Guide, 2nd Edition


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  • Practical, example-rich information for every command on Cisco's newest CCNA® Security exam
  • Real-world samples and best-practice topologies help students work more efficiently, and pass the first time
  • Covers security policies, securing routers, switches, and firewalls; VPNs, IPS, LAN security, and more
  • Perfect take-anywhere resource: no need for thick books or Web access


  • Copyright 2016
  • Dimensions: 6" x 9"
  • Pages: 352
  • Edition: 2nd
  • Book
  • ISBN-10: 1-58720-575-0
  • ISBN-13: 978-1-58720-575-0

Preparing for the latest CCNA Security exam? Here are all  the CCNA Security (210-260) commands you need in one condensed, portable resource. Filled with valuable, easy-to-access information, the CCNA Security Portable Command Guide, is portable enough for you to use whether you’re in the server room or the equipment closet.

Completely updated to reflect the new CCNA Security 210-260 exam, this quick reference summarizes relevant Cisco IOS® Software commands, keywords, command arguments, and associated prompts, and offers tips and examples for applying these commands to real-world security challenges. Configuration examples, throughout, provide an even deeper understanding of how to use IOS to protect networks.

Topics covered include

  • Networking security fundamentals: concepts, policies, strategy
  •  Protecting network infrastructure: network foundations, security management planes/access; data planes (Catalyst switches and IPv6)
  •  Threat control/containment: protecting endpoints and content; configuring ACLs, zone-based firewalls, and Cisco IOS IPS
  •  Secure connectivity: VPNs, cryptology, asymmetric encryption, PKI, IPsec VPNs, and site-to-site VPN configuration
  •  ASA network security: ASA/ASDM concepts; configuring ASA basic settings, advanced settings, and VPNs

 Access all CCNA Security commands: use as a quick, offline resource for research and solutions

  • Logical how-to topic groupings provide one-stop research
  • Great for review before CCNA Security certification exams
  • Compact size makes it easy to carry with you, wherever you go
  •  “Create Your Own Journal” section with blank, lined pages allows you to personalize the book for your needs
  •  “What Do You Want to Do?” chart inside the front cover helps you to quickly reference specific tasks

Sample Content

Online Sample Chapter

Building a Security Strategy

Sample Pages

Download the sample pages (includes Chapter 3 and Index)

Table of Contents

  • Chapter 1 Networking Security Concepts
  • Chapter 2 Implementing Security Policies
  • Chapter 3 Building a Security Strategy
  • Chapter 4 Network Foundation Protection
  • Chapter 5 Securing the Management Plan
  • Chapter 6 Securing Management Access with AAA
  • Chapter 7 Securing the Data Plane on Catalyst Switches
  • Chapter 8 Securing the Data Plane in IPv6 Environments
  • Chapter 9 Endpoint and Content Protection
  • Chapter 10 Configuring ACLs for Threat Mitigation
  • Chapter 11 Configuring Zone-Based Firewalls
  • Chapter 12 Configuring Cisco IOS IPS
  • Chapter 13 VPNs and Cryptology
  • Chapter 14 Asymmetric Encryption and PKI
  • Chapter 15 IPsec VPNs
  • Chapter 16 Configuring Site-to-Site VPNs
  • Chapter 17 Introduction to the ASA
  • Chapter 18 Introduction to ASDM
  • Chapter 19 Configuring Cisco ASA Basic Settings
  • Chapter 20 Configuring Cisco ASA Advanced Settings
  • Chapter 21 Configuring Cisco ASA VPNs
  • Appendix A    Create Your Own Journal Here


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