CISCO NETWORKING ACADEMY – Unicomp

CISCO NETWORKING ACADEMY

Since 2010 Unicomp successfully operates a Cisco Regional Networking Academy, providing professional industry trainings by Cisco Certified Instructors. Our instructors have an extensive networking experience and a dedication to train the next generation of industry professionals.

Our courses include hands-on and virtual practice labs featuring the latest Cisco equipment in real-world scenarios to help you prepare for actual networking environments and Cisco certification exams.

Unicomp is also Cisco Academy Support Center and Instructor Training Center, which allow us to provide operational support and training to Cisco Academies.

Choose one of the Cisco courses we offer, to enhance your skills, strengthen your professional growth and boost your career prospects.


Overview

Cisco Certified Network Associate (CCNA) training course lays the foundation of networking skills and is an ideal certification program for entry-level network engineers.

It provides a comprehensive coverage of networking topics, from fundamentals to advanced applications and services. , while providing opportunities for hands-on practical experience and career skills development.

The course enables students to become proficient in installing, configuring, operating and troubleshooting small, medium, and enterprise networks, managing and optimizing network systems. Professionals have the knowledge and skills to configure, manage and troubleshoot LAN, WAN, and wireless connections.

The configuration commands are introduced through examples and supported with lab exercises. A full suite of labs are developed using the virtual IOS environment with flexible topologies that reinforce concepts with hands-on, guided labs that align to each lesson module.

Course outline

The training course consists of 4 modules, each of them providing practical, relevant and industry-ready domain knowledge.

CCNA-1 – Introduction to Networks

Introduces the architecture, structure, functions, components, and models of the Internet and other computer networks. The principles and structure of IP addressing and the fundamentals of Ethernet concepts, media, and operations are introduced to provide a foundation for the curriculum. By the end of the course, students will be

able to build simple LANs, perform basic configurations for routers and switches, and implement IP addressing schemes.

CCNA-2 – Routing and Switching

Describes the architecture, components, and operations of routers and switches in a small network. Students learn how to configure a router and a switch for basic functionality. By the end of this course, students will be able to configure and troubleshoot routers and switches and resolve common issues with virtual LANs and inter-VLAN routing in both IPv4 and IPv6 networks.

CCNA-3 – Scaling Networks

Describes the architecture, components, and operations of routers and switches in larger and more complex networks. Students learn how to configure routers and switches for advanced functionality. By the end of this course, students will be able to configure and troubleshoot routers and switches and resolve common issues with OSPF, EIGRP, and STP in both IPv4 and IPv6 networks. Students will also develop the knowledge and skills needed to implement a WLAN in a small-to-medium network.

CCNA-4 – Connecting Networks

Focuses on the WAN technologies and network services required by converged applications in a complex network. By the end of this course, students will be able to configure PPPoE, GRE, single-homed eBGP, extended IPv4 and IPv6 ACLs. Students will also develop the knowledge and skills needed to implement a WLAN in

a small-to-medium network. For LANs, students will be able to configure SNMP and Cisco SPAN. Students will also develop knowledge about QoS and the trends in networking including Cloud, virtualization, and SDN.

Level

Intermediate

Prerequisites

Basic computer literacy

Duration

280 hours

Overview

The Cisco Networking Academy CCNP curriculum provides a career oriented, comprehensive coverage of enterprise-level networking skills, including advanced routing, switching and troubleshooting, while providing opportunities for hands-on practical experience and softskills development.CCNP equips students with the knowledge and skills needed to plan, implement, secure, maintain, and troubleshoot converged enterprise networks.

Course outline

The curriculum consists of three experience-oriented courses that employ industry-relevant instructional approaches to prepare students for professional-level jobs: CCNP ROUTE: Implementing IP Routing, CCNP SWITCH: Implementing IP Switching, and CCNP TSHOOT: Maintaining and Troubleshooting IP Networks.

CCNP: ROUTE – Implementing Cisco IP Routing is a 40 hour instructor-led course and 7.5 hours of related e-learning designed for network engineers with at least one year of professional work experience, who are ready to advance their skills and work independently on complex network solutions. Students will learn to plan, configure and verify the implementation of complex enterprise LAN and WAN routing solutions using a range of routing protocols. Course also covers configuration of secure routing solutions to support branch offices and mobile workers.

CCNP: SWITCH – Implementing Cisco IP Switched Networks is a 40 hour instructor-led course designed for network engineers with at least one year of professional work experience, who are ready to advance their skills and work independently on complex network solutions. Students will learn to plan, configure and verify the implementation of complex enterprise switching solutions using Cisco’s Campus Enterprise Architecture. Course also covers secure integration of VLANs, WLANs, voice and video into campus networks. (There is no e-learning associated with the SWITCH course.)

CCNP: TSHOOT – Troubleshooting and Maintaining Cisco IP Networks is a 40 hour instructor-led course and 9.5 hours of related e-learning designed for network engineers with at least one year of professional work experience, who are ready to advance their skills and work independently on complex network solutions. Students will learn to (1) plan and perform regular maintenance on complex enterprise routed and switched networks and (2) use technology-based practices and a systematic ITIL-compliant approach to perform network troubleshooting. Extensive labs provide for hands-on learning and reinforce troubleshooting skills.

Level

Advanced

Prerequisites

Working knowledge of CCNA

Duration

400 hours

Overview

CCNA Security course is for individuals wanting to enhance their CCENT-level skills and help meet the growing demand for network security professionals. The curriculum provides an introduction to the core security concepts and skills needed for installation, troubleshooting, and monitoring of network devices to maintain the integrity, confidentiality, and availability of data and devices.

Level

Advanced

Prerequisites

Basic computer literacy, CCENT-level networking concepts and skills

Duration

150 hours

Overview

The Cisco IT Essentials curriculum is designed for individuals who want to pursue careers in IT and learn how computers work, how to assemble computers, and how to troubleshoot hardware and software issues.

Course outline

This course provides a comprehensive introduction to the IT industry and in-depth exposure to personal computers, hardware, and operating systems. Students learn how various hardware and software components work and best practices in maintenance, safety, and security. Through hands-on lab activities, students learn how to assemble and configure computers, install operating systems and software, and troubleshoot hardware and software issues.

This course covers the fundamentals of computer and mobile device hardware and software, and advanced concepts such as security, networking, and the responsibilities of an IT professional.

Students who complete this course will be able to describe the internal components of a computer, assemble a computer system, install operating systems, and troubleshoot them using software tools and diagnostics. Students will also be able to connect to the Internet and share resources in a networked environment. New topics in this version include scripting basics, using remote access technologies, IoT device configuration and communication types, documentation and change management best practices, and also, disaster prevention and recovery methods. Expanded topics include virtualization, cloud computing, and security

Level

Entry

Prerequisites

There are no prerequisites for this course.

Duration

76 hours

Overview

The Introduction to Cybersecurity is designed for students who are considering IT as career with specialization in cybersecurity. The curriculum will explore ways to be safe online, learn the different types of malware and attacks, measures used by organizations to mitigate the attacks, and research their career opportunities. The curriculum is appropriate for students at many education levels and types of institutions, including high schools, secondary schools, universities, colleges, career and technical schools, and community centers.

Course outline

Introduction to Cybersecurity consists of five chapters:

  1. The Need for Cybersecurity
  2. Attacks, Concepts and Techniques
  3. Protecting Your Data and Privacy
  4. Protecting the Organization
  5. Will Your Future be in Cybersecurity?

The course provides the following features:

  • Students learn the basics of being safe online.
  • Students are introduced to different types of malware and attacks, and how organizations are protecting themselves against these attacks.
  • Students explore the career options in cybersecurity.
  • The language used to describe cybersecurity concepts is designed to be easily understood by learners at all levels and embedded interactive activities help reinforce comprehension.
  • Activities, including paper-based labs, videos, and quizzes, address a variety of learning styles and help stimulate learning and promote increased knowledge retention.

Level

Entry

Prerequisites

There are no prerequisites for this course.

Duration

20 hours

Overview

This preparatory course provides with an overview of the cybersecurity field. The course is designed for individuals interested in pursuing more advanced studies the field of cybersecurity. Cybersecurity Essentials covers foundation knowledge and essentials skills in all security domains in the cyber world – information security, systems security, network security, mobile security, physical security, ethics and laws, related technologies, defense and mitigation techniques use in protecting businesses.

Course outline

The curriculum explores the characteristics of and tactics used by cyber criminals. It then delves into the technologies, products, and procedures cybersecurity professional use to combat cybercrime. The training course consists of 8 Chapters, each of them providing practical, and relevant domain knowledge.

Chapter 1. Cybersecurity: A World of Experts and Criminals – Describe the characteristics of criminals and experts in the cybersecurity world.

Chapter 2. The Cybersecurity Cube – Describe how the principles of confidentiality, integrity, and availability as they relate to data states and cybersecurity countermeasures.

Chapter 3. Cybersecurity Threats, Vulnerabilities and Attacks – Describe the tactics, techniques and procedures used by cyber criminals.

Chapter 4. The Art of Protecting Secrets – Describe how technologies, products and procedures are used to protect confidentiality.

Chapter 5. The Art of Ensuring Integrity – Describe how technologies, products and procedures are used to ensure integrity.

Chapter 6. The Five Nines Concept – Describe how technologies, products, and procedures provide high availability.

Chapter 7. Protecting a Cybersecurity Domain – Explain how cybersecurity professionals use technologies, processes and procedures to defend all components of the network.

Chapter 8. Becoming a Cybersecurity Specialist – Explain the purpose of laws related to cybersecurity.

Level

Intermediate

Prerequisites

Knowledge of Introduction to Cybersecurity course

Duration

54 hours

Overview

The Cisco CCNA Cybersecurity Operations (CyberOps) course is designed for individuals seeking career-oriented, entry-level security analyst skills. CCNA Cybersecurity Operations covers knowledge and skills needed to successfully handle the tasks, duties, and responsibilities of an associate-level Security Analyst working in a Security Operations Center (SOC).

Course outline

The course focuses on how to monitor, detect and respond to cybersecurity threats. Plus, covers cryptography, host-based security analysis, security monitoring, computer forensics, attack methods and incident reporting and handling.  It emphasizes the practical application of the skills needed to maintain and ensure security operational readiness of secure networked systems.

Upon completion of the course, students will be able to perform the following tasks:

  • Install virtual machines to create a safe environment for implementing and analyzing cybersecurity threat events.
  • Explain the role of the Cybersecurity Operations Analyst in the enterprise.
  • Explain the Windows Operating System features and characteristics needed to support cybersecurity analyses.
  • Explain the features and characteristics of the Linux Operating System.
  • Analyze the operation of network protocols and services.
  • Explain the operation of the network infrastructure.
  • Classify the various types of network attacks.
  • Use network monitoring tools to identify attacks against network protocols and services.
  • Use various methods to prevent malicious access to computer networks, hosts, and data.
  • Explain the impacts of cryptography on network security monitoring.
  • Explain how to investigate endpoint vulnerabilities and attacks.
  • Evaluate network security alerts.
  • Analyze network intrusion data to identify compromised hosts and vulnerabilities.
  • Apply incident response models to manage network security incidents.

Level

Advanced

Prerequisites

Basic Networking skills and concepts

Duration

90 hours