The Securing Cisco Wireless Enterprise Networks (WISECURE) course is to provide you with information to secure Cisco wireless networks. The course provides guidelines for implementing Wi-Fi security architectures through proper configuration of Cisco wireless components. Securing Cisco Wireless Enterprise Networks course provides you with hands-on labs to reinforce concepts. Concepts taught include deploying Cisco AireOS 8.0, Cisco Prime Infrastructure Release 2.2, and Cisco Identity Services Engine Release 1.3 features.
The WISECURE course is a 5 day course, designed to help students prepare for the CCNP Wireless certification, a Professional level certification specializing in the wireless field.
Cisco CCNP Wireless certification addresses the need for designing, implementing, and operating Cisco Wireless networks and mobility infrastructures. CCNP Wireless certification emphasizes wireless networking principles and theory.
Prerequisite Knowledge, Skills, and Attitudes (KSA)
This topic lists the skill, knowledge, and attitudes that learners must possess to benefit fully from the course. It includes recommended Cisco learning offerings that the learner may complete to benefit fully from this course.
The knowledge, skills, and attitudes that a learner is expected to have before attending this course are as follows:
- CCNA R&S certification
- CCNA Wireless certification
It includes recommended Cisco learning offerings that the learner may complete to benefit fully from this course. It is also recommended that learners considered for this training have a basic knowledge of the following:
- Cisco Prime Infrastructure
- Cisco Identity Services Engine
- Metageek Channelizer Software
- Voice Signaling Protocol
- Basic QoS
- Application Visibility and Control
- LAN switching
This course’s student kit material is in a digital format (e-kit), which is accessed from the Cisco Learning Network Space. A CCO ID is required to log in. Remote Lab Guides are emailed to you in PDF format. The PDF version will be completely printable. It is recommended that you print your remote lab guide before class begins.
This course is available in multiple formats. You can purchase instructor-led training (ILT) in a classroom setting or virtual ILT via the web. Both the classroom ILT and virtual ILT versions of this course come with access to our state of the art remote labs that use actual Cisco equipment.
For Classroom ILT classes, you will need at a minimum to bring your own laptop or tablet to view your digital courseware during class. It is recommend that you redeem your e-kit prior to the class start date. It is also recommended to that you bring another tablet or a second monitor to access the lab. This allows you to follow along with the instructor during the presentation on one screen and access the lab on the second screen.
For Virtual ILT classes, it is recommend that you have either dual monitors or a computer and tablet where you can view your digital e-kit on the secondary screen and view the class presentation or labs on the primary screen.
To use your own laptop for lab access, the laptop computer must have the following:
1. Ethernet port
2. An internal wireless NIC, 802.11a/b/g/n
3. A browser that supports Java® and permissions to open RDP or encrypted (RDP443) RDP sessions. If your browser does not support Java, you will need administrator rights to the laptop to install software.
- CCNA Route / Switch Certification
- Implementing Cisco Wireless Network Fundamentals (WIFUND)
After completing this course, you will be able to meet these objectives:
- Define security approaches in a Wi-Fi design
- Describe how to design and deploy endpoint and client security
- Describe how to design and deploy Cisco ISE in Wi-Fi network
- Explain how to secure the Wi-Fi infrastructure
- Design and deploy Wi-Fi access control
- Describe management and monitoring capabilities in the Wi-Fi environment
Define Security Approaches in a Wi-Fi Design
- Defining Security Areas in the Wi-Fi Design
- Describing Security Approaches in Wi-Fi Designs
Design and Deploy Endpoint and Client Security
- Defining Endpoint and Client Standards and Features
- Lab Familiarization
- Guided Lab 1: Configure WPA2 Access
- Guided Lab 2: Configure 802.1X Access
Design and Deploy Cisco ISE and Management Platforms
- Cisco Network Security Architecture
- Profiles and Policies
- Guest Access
- Secure BYOD
- Discovery 1: Overview of Cisco ISE
- Guided Lab 3: Configure RADIUS Integration
- Guided Lab 4: Configure a Basic Access Policy
- Guided Lab 5: Configure a Contractor2 Authentication Policy
- Guided Lab 6: Configure Hotspot Guest Access
- Guided Lab 7: CWA and Self-Registered Guest Operations
Secure Wi-Fi Infrastructure
- Defining Endpoint and Client Standards and Features
- Discovery 2: Implementing SNMP v3
- Discovery 3: Configure and Verify Cisco MFP
- Discovery 4: Rogue AP Monitoring and Rules
- Guided Lab 8: Configure Secure Administrative Access
- Guided Lab 9: Implement Profiling
Design and Deploy Wi-Fi Access Control
- Defining Wi-Fi Access Control Standards and Features
- Guided Lab 10: Cisco ISE Profiling Reports
- Guided Lab 11: Guest Reports
Design and Deploy Monitoring Capabilities
- Defining Threat and Interference Mitigation Approaches in Wi-Fi
- Guided Lab 12: Live Logs and Client 360° View
- Guided Lab 13: Security Report Operations
- Guided Lab 14: Use System Security Verification Tools