Cisco 1 and Cisco 2
High School Credits: 2 Credits
Courses Cisco 1 and 2
Note: presently CCNA training is divided by Cisco Network Academy into three learning sections:
- Intro to Networks
- Switching, Routing & Wireless Essentials,
- Enterprise Networking, Security & Automation
Cisco level 1: (covers section 1 & the first half of section 2)
CCNA section 1: Introduces architectures, models, protocols, and networking elements –to support the operations and priorities of large companies to small innovative retailers. Build simple local area networks (LANs). Acquire a working knowledge of IP addressing schemes, foundational network security, & be able to perform basic routers and switch configuration.
CCNA section 2: Delve further into networks focusing on switching technologies, router operations & wireless local area networks (WLAN). You’ll perform basic network configuration & troubleshooting, identify & mitigate LAN security threats, configure & secure a basic WLAN.
Cisco level 2: (covers 2nd half of section 2 & section3)
CCNA2 (as above)
CCNA section 3 This third element describes the architectures and considerations related to designing, securing, operating, & troubleshooting large enterprise networks. It covers wide area network (WAN) technologies and quality of service (QoS) mechanisms used for secure remote access. It introduces software-defined networking, virtualization, & automation concepts that support the digitalization of networks.
- Dual Enrollment with Northern Virginia Community College
- CyberPatriot- National Youth Cyber Education Program
Cisco ICND 100-101
Cisco ICND 200-101
Student Career Pathway Examples
The study of Cisco with additional post-secondary study may lead to these careers:
- Information Security Analysts *Bright Outlook*
- Software Developers, Systems Software *Bright Outlook* * Green Job*
- Network & Computer Systems Administrators
- Computer Network Support Specialists
- Computer Systems Analysts *Bright Outlook*
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According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, the median annual wage for information security analysts was $90,120 in May 2015. The top 10 percent earned more than $143,770.
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