Exam: 640-554

Vendor Cisco
Certification CCNA Security
Exam Code 640-554
Exam Title Implementing Cisco IOS Network Security
No. of Questions 597
Last Updated Sep 18, 2023
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640-554 IINS
Implementing Cisco IOS Network Security

Exam Number 640-554
Associated Certifications CCNA Security
Duration 90 minutes (55-65 questions)
Available Languages English, Japanese

Exam Description
The 640-554 "Implementing Cisco IOS Network Security" (IINS) exam is associated with the CCNA Security certification. This 90-minute, 55-65 questions exam tests a candidate's knowledge of securing Cisco routers and switches and their associated networks. It leads to validated skills for installation, troubleshooting and monitoring of network devices to maintain integrity, confidentiality and availability of data and devices, and develops competency in the technologies that Cisco uses in its security infrastructure. Candidates can prepare for this exam by taking the "Implementing Cisco IOS Network Security" (IINS) course.

The following topics are general guidelines for the content likely to be included on the exam. However, other related topics may also appear on any specific delivery of the exam. In order to better reflect the contents of the exam and for clarity purposes, the guidelines below may change at any time without notice.

1.0 Common Security Threats 11%
1.1 Describe common security threats
1.1.a Common threats to the physical installation
1.1.b Mitigation methods for common network attacks
1.1.c Email-based threats
1.1.d Web-based attacks
1.1.e Mitigation methods for Worm, Virus, and Trojan Horse attacks
1.1.f Phases of a secure network lifecycle
1.1.g Security needs of a typical enterprise with a comprehensive security policy
1.1.h Mobile/remote security
1.1.i DLP

2.0 Security and Cisco Routers 8%

2.1 Implement Security on Cisco routers

2.1.a CCP Security Audit feature
2.1.b CCP One-Step Lockdown feature
2.1.c Secure router access using strong encrypted passwords, and using IOS login enhancements, IPV6 security
2.1.d Multiple privilege levels
2.1.e Role-Based CLI
2.1.f Cisco IOS image and configuration files

2.2 Describe securing the control, data and management plane

2.3 Describe CSM

2.4 Describe IPv4 to IPv6 transition

2.4.a Reasons for IPv6
2.4.b Understanding IPv6 addressing
2.4.c Assigning IPv6 addresses
2.4.d Routing considerations for IPv6

3.0 AAA on Cisco Devices 11%

3.1 Implement authentication, authorization, and accounting (AAA)

8.1.a AAA using CCP on routers
8.1.b AAA using CLI on routers and switches
8.1.c AAA on ASA

3.2 Describe TACACS+

3.3 Describe RADIUS

3.4 Describe AAA

3.4.a Authentication
3.4.b Authorization
3.4.c Accounting

3.5 Verify AAA functionality

4.0 IOS ACLs 12%

4.1 Describe standard, extended, and named IP IOS ACLs to filter packets

4.1.a IPv4
4.1.b IPv6
4.1.c Object groups
4.1.d ACL operations
4.1.e Types of ACLs (dynamic, reflexive, time-based ACLs)
4.1.f ACL wild card masking
4.1.g Standard ACLs
4.1.h Extended ACLs
4.1.i Named ACLs
4.1.j VLSM

4.2 Describe considerations when building ACLs
4.2.a Sequencing of ACEs
4.2.b Modification of ACEs

4.3 Implement IP ACLs to mitigate threats in a network

4.3.a Filter IP traffic
4.3.b SNMP
4.3.c DDoS attacks
4.3.d CLI
4.3.e CCP
4.3.f IP ACLs to prevent IP spoofing
4.3.g VACLs

5.0 Secure Network Management and Reporting 10%

5.1 Describe secure network management

5.1.a In-band
5.1.b Out of band
5.1.c Management protocols
5.1.d Management enclave
5.1.e Management plane

5.2 Implement secure network management

5.2.a SSH
5.2.b syslog
5.2.c SNMP
5.2.d NTP
5.2.e SCP
5.2.f CLI
5.2.g CCP
5.2.h SSL

6.0 Common Layer 2 Attacks 12%

6.1 Describe Layer 2 security using Cisco switches

6.1.a STP attacks
6.1.b ARP spoofing
6.1.c MAC spoofing
6.1.d CAM overflows
6.1.e CDP/LLDP

6.2 Describe VLAN Security

6.2.a Voice VLAN
6.2.b PVLAN
6.2.c VLAN hopping
6.2.d Native VLAN

6.3 Implement VLANs and trunking

6.3.a VLAN definition
6.3.b Grouping functions into VLANs
6.3.c Considering traffic source to destination paths
6.3.d Trunking
6.3.e Native VLAN
6.3.f VLAN trunking protocols
6.3.g Inter-VLAN routing

6.4 Implement Spanning Tree

6.4.a Potential issues with redundant switch topologies
6.4.b STP operations
6.4.c Resolving issues with STP

7.0 Cisco Firewall Technologies 13%

7.1 Describe operational strengths and weaknesses of the different firewall technologies

7.1.a Proxy firewalls
7.1.b Packet and stateful packet
7.1.c Application firewall
7.1.d Personal firewall

7.2 Describe stateful firewalls

7.2.a Operations
7.2.b Function of the state table

7.3 Describe the types of NAT used in firewall technologies

7.3.a Static
7.3.b Dynamic
7.3.c PAT

7.4 Implement Zone Based Firewall using CCP

7.4.a Zone to zone
7.4.b Self zone

7.5 Implement the Cisco Adaptive Security Appliance (ASA)

7.5.a NAT
7.5.b ACL
7.5.c Default MPF
7.5.d Cisco ASA sec level

7.6 Implement NAT and PAT

7.6.a Functions of NAT, PAT, and NAT Overload
7.6.b Translating inside source addresses
7.6.c Overloading Inside global addresses

8.0 Cisco IPS 11%

8.1 Describe IPS deployment considerations

8.1.a SPAN
8.1.b IPS product portfolio
8.1.c Placement
8.1.d Caveats

8.2 Describe IPS technologies

8.2.a Attack responses
8.2.b Monitoring options
8.2.c Syslog
8.2.d SDEE
8.2.e Signature engines
8.2.f Signatures
8.2.g Global correlation and SIO
8.2.h Network-based
8.2.i Host-based

8.3 Configure Cisco IOS IPS using CCP

8.3.a Logging
8.3.b Signatures

9.0VPN Technologies 12%

9.1 Describe the different methods used in cryptography

9.1.a Symmetric
9.1.b Asymmetric
9.1.c HMAC
9.1.d Message digest
9.1.e PKI

9.2 Describe VPN technologies

9.2.a IPsec
9.2.b SSL

9.3 Describe the building blocks of IPSec

9.3.a IKE
9.3.b ESP
9.3.c AH
9.3.d Tunnel mode
9.3.e Transport mode

9.4 Implement an IOS IPSec site-to-site VPN with pre-shared key authentication

9.4.a CCP
9.4.b CLI

9.5 Verify VPN operations

9.6 Implement SSL VPN using ASA device manager

9.6.a Clientless
9.6.b AnyConnect

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