Official self-study test preparation guide for the CCIE Security written exam 350-018 Updated content covers all the latest CCIE Security written exam 2.0 objectives, including: AES, EAP, IOS SSH, RDEP, and intrusion prevention DNS, TFTP, Secure Shell, Secure Socket Layer Protocol, NTP, and SNMP Password security, password recovery, and standard and extended access lists Encryption technologies and security protocols, including IPSec, AES, 3DES, TACACS+, and RADIUS Cisco security applications, including Cisco Secure PIX? Firewall, VPN, IDS, IPS, and Cisco Policy Manager Basic security methods and the evolution of new secure networks including packet filtering, proxies, and NAT/PAT Cisco security applications such as the VPN 3000, client-side VPNs, and service modules With increased reliance on networking resources to provide productivity gains and corporate revenue contributions, the need for network security has never been higher. Rising concerns over corporate espionage, cyber-terrorism, financial fraud, and theft of proprietary information have radically increased the demand for highly skilled networking security professionals. As one of the most sought-after and highly valued networking certifications, the Cisco Systems? CCIE Security certification is answering the need for technical expertise in this critical market by distinguishing the top echelon of internetworking experts. CCIE Security Exam Certification Guide, Second Edition, is a comprehensive study tool for the CCIE Security written exam version 2.0. Fully updated and reviewed by present and former members of the CCIE Security team at Cisco?, this book helps you understand and master the material you need to know to pass the written exam. Covering all the topics in this challenging exam, this book is your ultimate exam preparation resource. Designed to optimize your study time, CCIE Security Exam Certification Guide helps you assess your knowledge of the material at the start of each chapter with customized quizzes for each topic. Increase retention of key concepts by reviewing succinct summaries of crucial concepts. Test your comprehension with chapter-ending review questions. Determine your assimilation of knowledge and get a taste of the CCIE Security lab exam with sample lab scenarios in the last chapter. Take timed practice exams that mimic the real testing environment with the CD-ROM test engine or customize the test bank to focus on the topics for which you need the most help. CCIE Security Exam Certification Guide, Second Edition, is part of a recommended study program from Cisco Systems that includes simulation and hands-on training from authorized Cisco Learning Partners and self-study products from Cisco Press. To find out more about instructor-led, e-learning, and hands-on instruction offered by authorized Cisco Learning Partners worldwide, please visit www.cisco.com/go/authorizedtraining. "This book will be a valuable asset for potential CCIE Security candidates. I am positive individuals will inevitably gain extensive security network knowledge during their preparation for the CCIE Security written exam using this book." -Yusuf Hussain Bhaiji, CCIE Security Program Manager, Cisco Systems Henry Benjamin, CCIE No. 4695, is a triple CCIE. He has more than 15 years experience in Cisco networks including planning, designing, and implementing large IP networks running IGRP, EIGRP, BGP, OSPF, and voice over IP. Henry has been a key member of the CCIE global team and internal Cisco IT team based in Sydney, Australia, where his tasks included writing and proctoring new laboratory examinations and questions for the coveted CCIE R/S, CCIE Security, and CCIE Service Provider tracks. Companion CD-ROM CD-ROM contains a test engine with over 500 questions coverBenjamin, Henry is the author of 'CCIE Security Exam Certification Guide ', published 2005 under ISBN 9781587201356 and ISBN 1587201356.