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642-637 SECURE

Securing Networks with Cisco Routers and Switches (SECURE)

Exam Number 642-637 Secure
Last day to test April 21, 2014
Associated Certifications CCNP Security
Cisco Firewall Security Specialist
Cisco IOS Security Specialist
Cisco VPN Security Specialist
Duration 90 minutes (60 - 70 questions)
Available Languages English
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The Securing Networks with Cisco Routers and Switches (SECURE v1.0) exam is associated with the CCSP and CCNP Security certifications. This exam tests a candidate's knowledge and skills needed to secure Cisco IOS Software router and switch-based networks, and provide security services based on Cisco IOS Software. Candidates can prepare for this exam by taking the Securing Networks with Cisco Routers and Switches course.

The exam is closed book and no outside reference materials are allowed. The following topics are general guidelines for the content that is likely to be included on the practical 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 following guidelines may change at any time without notice.

  • 42%     1.0   Pre-Production Design

      • 1.1   Choose Cisco IOS technologies to implement HLD
         
      • 1.2   Choose Cisco products to implement HLD
         
      • 1.3   Choose Cisco IOS features to implement HLD 2
         
      • 1.4   Integrate Cisco network security solutions with other security
                 technologies
         
      • 1.5   Create and test initial Cisco IOS configurations for new
                 devices/services
         
  • 47%     2.0   Complex Support Operations

      • 2.1   Optimize Cisco IOS security infrastructure device performance
         
      • 2.2   Create complex network security rules to meet the security policy
                 requirements
         
      • 2.3   Optimize security functions, rules, and configuration
         
      • 2.4   Configure and verify NAT to dynamically mitigate identified threats
                 to the network
         
      • 2.5   Configure and verify IOS Zone Based Firewalls including advanced
                 application inspections and URL filtering
         
      • 2.6   Configure and verify the IPS features to identify threats and
                 dynamically block them from entering the network
         
      • 2.7   Maintain, update and tune IPS signatures
         
      • 2.8   Configure and verify IOS VPN features
         
      • 2.9   Configure amd verify Layer 2 and Layer 3 security features
         
  • 11%     3.0   Advanced Troubleshooting

      • 3.1   Advanced Cisco IOS security software configuraiton fault finding
                 and repairing
         
      • 3.2   Advanced Cisco routers and switches hardware fault finding and
                 repairing
         
  • The following course is the recommended training for this exam.

    • Securing Networks with Cisco Routers and Switches (SECURE)

    Courses listed are offered by Cisco Learning Partners-the only authorized source for Cisco IT training delivered exclusively by Certified Cisco Instructors. Check the List of Learning Partners for a Cisco Learning Partner nearest you

    A variety of Cisco Press titles may be available for this exam. These titles can be purchased through the Cisco Marketplace Bookstore, directly from Cisco Press.

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