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Cisco Introduction to 802.1X Operations for Cisco Security Professionals v1.0 (8021X)

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3 Days

18 CPD hours

About this course

This course is intended for Cisco Partner Sales Engineers and Field engineers supporting customers with 802.1x solutions. The primary audience for this course is Cisco Channel Partner SEs and FEs that are seeking to meet the education requirements to attain ATP authorization to sell Cisco ISE. The secondary audience for this course is security architects, design engineers, and others seeking hands-on experience with Cisco TrustSec 802.1X deployments with Cisco ISE


Upon completing this course, students will be able to meet these objectives:- Describe identity-based networking concepts and components - Define the components and processes of port-based authentication - Identify the 802.1X components and their interrelation at a high level - Identify requirements and options for non-supplicant devices - Position individual components of an 802.1X network and identify compatibilities


Students will gain the foundational knowledge of IEEE 802.1X protocol; the skills that are needed to configure the Cisco Identity Services Engine (ISE) for 802.1X operation; hands-on experience configuring a network for 802.1X-based network services.

Cisco TrustSec
  • Surveying Cisco TrustSec
  • Surveying Cisco TrustSec Architecture Components
Port-Based Authentication
  • Surveying the IEEE 802.1X Standard
  • Surveying 802.1X and EAP
  • Surveying 802.1X and EAP
Configure Devices for 802.1X Operation
  • Identifying 802.1X Components and Topologies
  • Identifying 802.1X Components and Topologies
  • Configuring Network Devices for 802.1X
  • Configuring Supplicants for 802.1X Operation
Configure Guest Access
  • Configuring Cisco TrustSec for Non-Supplicant Devices
  • Configuring Cisco WebAuth for Non-Supplicant Devices
Design Cisco TrustSec Networks with Cisco ISE and 802.1X
  • Identifying Component Compatibilities with 802.1X
  • Reviewing 802.1X Design Considerations that Impact Implementation
  • Reviewing Scalable 802.1X Architectures
Additional course details:

Nexus Humans Cisco Introduction to 802.1X Operations for Cisco Security Professionals v1.0 (8021X) training program is a workshop that presents an invigorating mix of sessions, lessons, and masterclasses meticulously crafted to propel your learning expedition forward.

This immersive bootcamp-style experience boasts interactive lectures, hands-on labs, and collaborative hackathons, all strategically designed to fortify fundamental concepts.

Guided by seasoned coaches, each session offers priceless insights and practical skills crucial for honing your expertise. Whether you're stepping into the realm of professional skills or a seasoned professional, this comprehensive course ensures you're equipped with the knowledge and prowess necessary for success.

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