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CCNA - Security
State of the Industry

The main aim of this certification is to provide professionals with a complete understanding of core security concepts and the implementation process behind a secure network infrastructure. Participants are introduced to VPN encryption, firewalls and intrusion prevention. A brief overview of web and email content security and endpoint security is also provided. At the end of the course, participants are able to install, troubleshoot and monitor a secure network so as to maintain the integrity, confidentiality, and availability of data and devices.

​Class Schedule: Monday, Wednesday and Friday (6PM to 9PM)

Professional benefits

Professionals work in a wide array of companies, from startups to global organizations. The average annual salary for a network engineer is $68,156. Salary range is generally between $43,223 to $101,359. Pay for this job rises steadily for more experienced workers.

Who Should apply

Network Administrators
Professionals who want to change careers
IT professionals interested in networking

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Dwany H

Big Data Developer

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Rosana Neishabouri

Data Analyst at Lamour

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Sihame B

BI Developer

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Amentor M


Eligibility and Requirements

Any other related and relevant experience, such as a background in networking, would be a great asset but is not compulsory


Cisco – CCNA Security

Introduction to security principles.
Security threats.
Network topologies.

Secure management.
Authentication, authorization and accounting.
C802.1X authentication.
BYOD architecture.

Introduction to VPN concepts.
Remote Access VPN.
Site-to-site VPN.

Introduction to security on Cisco routers.
Securing routing protocols and control plane.
Common layer 2 attacks.
Mitigation procedures.
VLAN security.

Introduction to firewall technologies.
Various types of firewalls.
NAT on Cisco ASA 9.x.
Zone-based firewall.
Firewall features on Cisco ASA.

IPS deployment considerations.
IPS technologies.
Mitigation technology for email-based threats.
Mitigation technology for web-based threats.
Mitigation technology for endpoint threats.


Earn MCIT Certification

Implementing Cisco Network Security (210-260 IINS)

Why join MCIT?

  • Taught by Industry Experts as instructors
  • Discount on Certification Program
  • Eligible to claim tax credit up to 25% of course fees
  • 24*7 Lab Virtual Desktop access
  • Evening and Weekend schedule
  • Vendor Authorized Training



I am an engineering grad from Morocco who came to Canada in order to help expand my career. I fell upon MCIT as the best choice for intensive and practical courses, which opened up my career to many more opportunities than I thought were possible.

Sihame Benhlima — BI Student
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— F.A.Q —

To register for a course, you can either call us or enter your request online and our administrative staff will call you with steps to register.
Definitely. Please feel free to contact our office, we will be more than happy to work with you to meet your training needs.
You can find most of the scheduling and pricing information on our website, or you can call our office for assistance.
Montreal College offers a new session every four months, i.e., in October (fall session), February (winter session) and June (summer session). Students are encouraged to register at least 2 to 16 weeks in advance. Please note that many programs fill up before the registration deadline.

Montreal College of Information Technology

Collège des TI de Montréal   

110-1255 Robert-Bourassa Blvd.
Montreal, Quebec H3B 3V8

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