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CCNP Security Secure 642-637 Official Cert Guide, Premium Edition eBook and Practice Test

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  • Copyright 2011
  • Dimensions: 7-3/8" x 9-1/8"
  • Edition: 1st
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  • ISBN-10: 0-13-274837-1
  • ISBN-13: 978-0-13-274837-7

The exciting new CCNP Security SECURE 642-637 Official Cert Guide, Premium Edition eBook and Practice Test is a digital-only certification preparation product combining an eBook with enhanced Pearson IT Certification Practice Test. The Premium Edition eBook and Practice Test contains the following items:

  • The CCNP Security SECURE 642-637 Premium Edition Practice Test, including three full practice exams (over 200 questions) and enhanced practice test features
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About the Premium Edition eBook

CCNP Security SECURE 642-637 Official Cert Guide, focuses specifically on the objectives for the CCNP Security SECURE exam. Senior networking consultants Sean Wilkins and Trey Franklin share preparation hints and test-taking tips, helping you identify areas of weakness and improve both your conceptual knowledge and hands-on skills. Material is presented in a concise manner, focusing on increasing your understanding and retention of exam topics.

CCNP Security SECURE 642-637 Official Cert Guide, presents you with an organized test preparation routine through the use of proven series elements and techniques. “Do I Know This Already” quizzes open each chapter and allow you to decide how much time you need to spend on each section. Exam topic lists make referencing easy. Chapter-ending Exam Preparation Tasks help you drill on key concepts you must know thoroughly.


Well-regarded for its level of detail, assessment features, and challenging review questions and exercises, this official study guide helps you master the concepts and techniques that will enable you to succeed on the exam the first time.

This official study guide helps you master all the topics on the CCNP Security SECURE exam, including:

  • Network security threats and foundation protection
  • Switched data plane security
  • 802.1X and identity based networking services
  • Cisco IOS routed data plane security
  • Cisco IOS control plane security
  • Cisco IOS management plane security
  • NAT
  • Zone-based firewalls
  • IOS intrusion prevention system
  • Cisco IOS site-to-site security solutions
  • IPsec VPNs, dynamic multipoint VPNs, and GET VPNs
  • SSL VPNs and EZVPN

Table of Contents

Part I   Network Security Technologies Overview

Chapter 1    Network Security Fundamentals

Chapter 2    Network Security Threats

Chapter 3    Network Foundation Protection (NFP) Overview

Part II  Cisco IOS Foundation Security Solutions

Chapter 4    Configuring and Implementing Switched Data Plane Security Solutions

Chapter 5    802.1X and Cisco Identity Based Networking Services (IBNS)

Chapter 6    Implementing and Configuring  Basic 802.1X

Chapter 7    Implementing and Configuring  Advanced 802.1X

Chapter 8    Implementing and Configuring Cisco IOS Routed Data Plane Security

Chapter 9    Implementing and Configuring IOS Control Plane Security

Chapter 10   Implementing and Configuring IOS Management Plane Security

Part III Cisco IOS Threat Detection and Control

Chapter 11   Implementing and Configuring Network Address Translation (NAT) 

Chapter 12   Implementing and Configuring Zone Based Firewalls

Chapter 13   Implementing and Configuring IOS Intrusion Prevention System (IPS)

Part IV  Managing and Implementing Cisco IOS Site-to-Site Security Solutions

Chapter 14   Introduction to Cisco IOS Site-to-Site Security Solutions

Chapter 15   Deploying VTI-based Site-to-Site IPsec VPNs

Chapter 16   Deploying Scalable Authentication in Site-to-Site IPsec VPNs

Chapter 17   Implementing and Configuring Dynamic Multipoint VPNs

Chapter 18   Deploying High Availability in Tunnel-Based IPsec VPNs

Chapter 19   Implementing and Configuring Group Encrypted Transport (GET) VPNs

Part V   Managing and Implementing Cisco IOS Secure Remote Access Solutions

Chapter 20   Deploying Remote Access Solutions Using SSL VPN

Chapter 21   Implementing and Configuring IOS Based VPN Solutions using EZVPN

Part VI  Exam Preparation

Chapter 22   Final Exam Preparation

Part VII Appendixes

Appendix A   Answers to Chapter DIKTA Quizzes and Fill in the Blanks Questions

Appendix B   CCNP Security 642-637 SECURE Exam Updates, Version 1.0

Appendix C   Memory Tables (CD-only)

Appendix D   Memory Table Answers (CD-only)

Glossary of Key Terms

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