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300-206 SENSS

Implementing Cisco Edge Network Security Solutions

Exam Number 300-206 SENSS
Associated Certifications CCNP Security
Duration 90 minutes (65 - 75 questions)
Available Languages English
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The 300-206 Implementing Cisco Edge Network Security (SENSS) exam tests the knowledge of a network security engineer to configure and implement security on Cisco network perimeter edge devices such as a Cisco Switch, Cisco Router, and Cisco ASA Firewall. This exam focuses on the technologies used to secure the perimeter of a network such as Network Address Translation (NAT), ASA policy and application inspect, and Zone-Based Firewall on Cisco routers. Candidates can prepare for this exam by taking the Cisco Edge Network Security (SENSS) course.

Exam Topics

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 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 that follow may change at any time without notice.

  • 25%     1.0   Threat Defense

      • 1.1   Implement Firewall
        • 1.1.a   Implement ACLs
        • 1.1.b   Implement static/dynamic NAT/PAT
        • 1.1.c   Implement object groups
        • 1.1.d   Describe threat detection features
        • 1.1.e   Implement Botnet traffic filtering
      • 1.2   Implement Layer 2 security
        • 1.2.a   Configure DHCP snooping
        • 1.2.b   Describe dynamic ARP inspection
        • 1.2.c   Describe storm control
        • 1.2.d   Configure port security
        • 1.2.e   Describe common layer 2 threats and attacks and mitigation
        • 1.2.f   Describe private VLAN
        • 1.2.g   Describe MACSec
      • 1.3   Configure device hardening per best practices
        • 1.3.a   Routers
        • 1.3.b   Switches
        • 1.3.c   Firewalls
      • 1.4   Implement Firewalls
        • 1.4.a   Configure application filtering and protcol inspection
        • 1.4.b   Describe virtualized firewalls
  • 25%     2.0   Cisco Security Devices GUIs and
                Secured CLI Management

      • 2.1   Implement SSHv2, SSL, SNMPv3 access on the network devices
      • 2.2   Implement RBAC on the ASA/IOS CLI and on ASDM
      • 2.3   Describe Cisco Prime Infrastructure
      • 2.4   Describe CSM
      • 2.5   Implement device managers
  • 12%     3.0   Management Services on Cisco

      • 3.1   Implement NetFlow exporter
      • 3.2   Implement SNMPv3
      • 3.3   Implement logging
      • 3.4   Implement NTP with authentication
      • 3.5   Describe CDP, DNS, SCP, SFTP, and DHCP
  • 10%     4.0   Troubleshooting, Monitoring and Reporting

      • 4.1   Monitor firewall using analysis of packet tracer, packet capture,
                and syslog
  • 16%     5.0   Threat Defense Architectures

      • 5.1   Design a firewall solution
      • 5.2   Design Layer 2 security solution
  • 12%     6.0   Security Components and Considerations

      • 6.1   Describe security operations management architecture
      • 6.2   Describe Data Center Security components and considerations
      • 6.3   Describe Collaboration security components and considerations
      • 6.4   Describe common IPv6 security considerations
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