CCIE Security

Are you ready to take your skills to the next level?

You must be working professional and playing with networks from long time. Now CCIE Security certification will lift your profession to the next level. We at Rack Professionals, are not aiming on certification only, but will give you hands-on training to knob large Cisco Networks in multifaceted contexts.

Cisco Certified Internetwork Experts are commanded worldwide and CCIE certification is the most significant networking certifications in the world. Let your Employer show more confidence on you and be ready to take charge of high-end servers on your credence. Whether you’re working in a mid sized organization, or handling large networks, CCIE Security certification is crucial to answering complex network problems.

What Is CCIE Security Certification?

CCIE (Cisco Certified Internetwork Expert) Security training is formulated for Network Security Engineers who are seeking future in maintaining, troubleshooting and supporting Cisco Network Security Solution. CCIE Security is one of the best groundbreaking solutions available to maintain high-end Cisco Networks.

With Rack Professionals, you’ll get a chance to work with certified corporate trainers on composite network environment. Our trainers are passionate Cisco leaders and are always in high demand.

Rack Professional

  • Top 5% CCIE Certified Trainers of the World
  • Practice with Live Racks (Remotely or in-house)
  • Exclusive Lab Material
  • Cisco Exam Partner

Why Rack Professionals for CCIE Training?

Rack Professional understands the true value of Certification. We believe that our mentors are the strongest pillars of our success to accomplish global industry requirements. Our mentors are passionate Cisco professionals serving more than 15 countries worldwide. Rack Professional also enjoys exclusive global tie-ups for corporate training across the globe.

You’ll get a chance to work on live environment and will be a part of live projects to understand the know-how of real network problems. Our trainers are highly experienced and certified professionals facilitating industries for setting up large networks. Rack Professional has strong expertise in directing CCIE boot camps across the globe.

Online Training From Expert Mentors

We provide complete online training solution like an interactive textbook, featuring live sessions of veteran network professionals. Rack Professional is the most engaging online learning platform, provides access to the world’s top trainers, partnering with top organizations for online training solution. We have proficiency in almost all technologies and will give you hands-on lab experience with all training programs. If you have any specific requirement, you can always build your own training curriculum and select pertinent trainer from the pool of 100+ professionals.

Exam code: 400-251

CCIE Security v4.1 Bootcamp


  • CCIE Security v4.1 certified Trainer
  • Written Evolution Workbook (Updated).
  • SuperLab Evolution Workbook (Topology – Questions – Solutions).
  • Troubleshootings & Variations.

Support & Update (SuperLab) – 180 Days
Rack Mode: Physical or Virtual or Web IOU or VMware
Rack Sessions: 120 Hours Rack Sessions (30 x 4 Hours)
Bootcamp Duration: 16 Days

Price : $1,500

Only 1 New SuperLab & Written 190q

Exam code: 400-251

CCIE Security 4.1 SuperLab Evolution Workbook


  • SuperLab Evolution Workbook


    Topology & Questions & Solutions

  • SuperLab



  • Active SuperLab



  • Troubleshootings / Variations



  • Diagnostics



  • Support & Update (SuperLab)


    180 Days

Price : $1,200

Only 1 New SuperLab

CCIE Security Exam Format

Cisco has designed CCIE exam in a very radical way to analyze your authenticity of handling large network. You have to go through the written and lab based exam to get this most prestigious certification of networking. Rack Professional mentors are working very closely with Cisco connoisseurs and will train you in all security scenarios.

Written Exam:
Rack Professional will make you dexterous to face this two-hour Cisco CCIE Security written exam version 5.0. Cisco will shoot 90-110 questions that will actually endorse your security skills and will evaluate how can you troubleshoot complex security problems efficiently.

Lab Exam:
Now Cisco has an idea of your competency from written exam. Cisco will now assess practically through eight-hours lab based exam. Here Rack Professional’s rack based practical training will help to clear this mission critical Cisco exam. Rack Professional mentors will give you hands-on experience to plan, design, implement and troubleshoot complex security scenarios.

CCIE Exam Topics (400-251 and Lab Exam v5.0)

The Cisco CCIE Security Written Exam (400-251) version 5.0 is a two-hour test with 90–110 questions. The following topics are basic guidelines to give you an insight of CCIE Security exam. Cisco can change these guidelines anytime without notice.

  • 1.1 Describe, implement, and troubleshoot HA features on Cisco ASA and Cisco FirePOWER Threat Defense (FTD)
  • 1.2 Describe, implement, and troubleshoot clustering on Cisco ASA and Cisco FTD
  • 1.3 Describe, implement, troubleshoot, and secure routing protocols on Cisco ASA and Cisco FTD
  • 1.4 Describe, implement, and troubleshoot different deployment modes such as routed, transparent, single, and multicontext on Cisco ASA and Cisco FTD
  • 1.5 Describe, implement, and troubleshoot firewall features such as NAT (v4,v6), PAT, application inspection, traffic zones, policy-based routing,  traffic redirection to service modules, and identity firewall on Cisco ASA and Cisco FTD
  • 1.6 Describe, implement, and troubleshoot IOS security features such as Zone-Based Firewall (ZBF), application layer inspection, NAT (v4,v6), PAT and  TCP intercept on Cisco IOS/IOS-XE
  • 1.7 Describe, implement, optimize, and troubleshoot policies and rules for traffic control on Cisco ASA, Cisco FirePOWER and Cisco FTD
  • 1.8 Describe, implement, and troubleshoot Cisco Firepower Management Center (FMC) features such as alerting, logging, and reporting
  • 1.9 Describe, implement, and troubleshoot correlation and remediation rules on Cisco FMC
  • 1.10 Describe, implement, and troubleshoot Cisco FirePOWER and Cisco FTD deployment such as in-line, passive, and TAP modes
  • 1.11 Describe, implement, and troubleshoot Next Generation Firewall (NGFW) features such as SSL inspection, user identity, geolocation, and AVC  (Firepower appliance)
  • 1.12 Describe, detect, and mitigate common types of attacks such as DoS/DDoS, evasion techniques, spoofing, man-in-the-middle, and botnet
  • 2.1 Compare and contrast different AMP solutions including public and private cloud deployment models
  • 2.2 Describe, implement, and troubleshoot AMP for networks, AMP for endpoints, and AMP for content security (CWS, ESA, and WSA)
  • 2.3 Detect, analyze, and mitigate malware incidents
  • 2.4 Describe the benefit of threat intelligence provided by AMP Threat GRID
  • 2.5 Perform packet capture and analysis using Wireshark, tcpdump, SPAN, and RSPAN
  • 2.6 Describe, implement, and troubleshoot web filtering, user identification, and Application Visibility and Control (AVC)
  • 2.7 Describe, implement, and troubleshoot mail policies, DLP, email quarantines, and SenderBase on ESA
  • 2.8 Describe, implement, and troubleshoot SMTP authentication such as SPF and DKIM on ESA
  • 2.9 Describe, implement, and troubleshoot SMTP encryption on ESA
  • 2.10 Compare and contrast different LDAP query types on ESA
  • 2.11 Describe, implement, and troubleshoot WCCP redirection
  • 2.12 Compare and contrast different proxy methods such as SOCKS, Auto proxy/WPAD, and transparent
  • 2.13 Describe, implement, and troubleshoot HTTPS decryption and DLP
  • 2.14 Describe, implement, and troubleshoot CWS connectors on Cisco IOS routers, Cisco ASA, Cisco AnyConnect, and WSA
  • 2.15 Describe the security benefits of leveraging the OpenDNS solution.
  • 2.16 Describe, implement, and troubleshoot SMA for centralized content security management
  • 2.17 Describe the security benefits of leveraging Lancope
  • 3.1 Compare and contrast cryptographic and hash algorithms such as AES, DES, 3DES, ECC, SHA, and MD5
  • 3.2 Compare and contrast security protocols such as ISAKMP/IKEv1, IKEv2, SSL, TLS/DTLS, ESP, AH, SAP, and MKA
  • 3.3 Describe, implementc and troubleshoot remote access VPN using technologies such as FLEXVPN, SSL-VPN between Cisco firewalls, routers, and end hosts
  • 3.4 Describe, implement, and troubleshoot the Cisco IOS CA for VPN authentication
  • 3.5 Describe, implement, and troubleshoot clientless SSL VPN technologies with DAP and smart tunnels on Cisco ASA and Cisco FTD
  • 3.6 Describe, implement, and troubleshoot site-to-site VPNs such as GETVPN, DMVPN and IPsec
  • 3.7 Describe, implement, and troubleshoot uplink and downlink MACsec (802.1AE)
  • 3.8 Describe, implement, and troubleshoot VPN high availability using Cisco ASA VPN clustering and dual-hub DMVPN deployments
  • 3.9 Describe the functions and security implications of cryptographic protocols such as AES, DES, 3DES, ECC, SHA, MD5, ISAKMP/IKEv1, IKEv2, SSL,  TLS/DTLS, ESP, AH, SAP, MKA, RSA, SCEP/EST, GDOI, X.509, WPA, WPA2, WEP, and TKIP
  • 3.10 Describe the security benefits of network segmentation and isolation
  • 3.11 Describe, implement, and troubleshoot VRF-Lite and VRF-Aware VPN
  • 3.12 Describe, implement, and troubleshoot microsegmentation with TrustSec using SGT and SXP
  • 3.13 Describe, implement, and troubleshoot infrastructure segmentation methods such as VLAN, PVLAN, and GRE
  • 3.14 Describe the functionality of Cisco VSG used to secure virtual environments
  • 3.15 Describe the security benefits of data center segmentation using ACI, EVPN, VXLAN, and NVGRE
  • 4.1 Describe, implement, and troubleshoot various personas of ISE in a multinode deployment
  • 4.2 Describe, implement, and troubleshoot network access device (NAD), ISE, and ACS configuration for AAA
  • 4.3 Describe, implement, and troubleshoot AAA for administrative access to Cisco network devices using ISE and ACS
  • 4.4 Describe, implement, verify, and troubleshoot AAA for network access with 802.1X and MAB using ISE.
  • 4.5 Describe, implement, verify, and troubleshoot cut-through proxy/auth-proxy using ISE as the AAA server
  • 4.6 Describe, implement, verify, and troubleshoot guest life cycle management using ISE and Cisco network infrastructure
  • 4.7 Describe, implement, verify, and troubleshoot BYOD on-boarding and network access flows with an internal or external CA
  • 4.8 Describe, implement, verify, and troubleshoot ISE and ACS integration with external identity sources such as LDAP, AD, and external RADIUS
  • 4.9 Describe ISE and ACS integration with external identity sources such as RADIUS Token, RSA SecurID, and SAML
  • 4.10 Describe, implement, verify, and troubleshoot provisioning of AnyConnect with ISE and ASA
  • 4.11 Describe, implement, verify, and troubleshoot posture assessment with ISE
  • 4.12 Describe, implement, verify, and troubleshoot endpoint profiling using ISE and Cisco network infrastructure including device sensor
  • 4.13 Describe, implement, verify, and troubleshoot integration of MDM with ISE
  • 4.14 Describe, implement, verify, and troubleshoot certificate based authentication using ISE
  • 4.15 Describe, implement, verify, and troubleshoot authentication methods such as EAP Chaining and Machine Access Restriction (MAR)
  • 4.16 Describe the functions and security implications of AAA protocols such as RADIUS, TACACS+, LDAP/LDAPS, EAP (EAP-PEAP, EAP-TLS, EAP-TTLS, EAP-FAST,  EAP-TEAP, EAP- MD5, EAP-GTC), PAP, CHAP, and MS-CHAPv2
  • 4.17 Describe, implement, and troubleshoot identity mapping on ASA, ISE, WSA and FirePOWER
  • 4.18 Describe, implement, and troubleshoot pxGrid between security devices such as WSA, ISE, and Cisco FMC
  • 5.1 Identify common attacks such as Smurf, VLAN hopping, and SYNful knock, and their mitigation techniques
  • 5.2 Describe, implement, and troubleshoot device hardening techniques and control plane protection methods, such as CoPP and IP Source routing.
  • 5.3 Describe, implement, and troubleshoot management plane protection techniques such as CPU and memory thresholding and securing device access
  • 5.4 Describe, implement, and troubleshoot data plane protection techniques such as iACLs, uRPF, QoS, and RTBH
  • 5.5 Describe, implement, and troubleshoot IPv4/v6 routing protocols security
  • 5.6 Describe, implement, and troubleshoot Layer 2 security techniques such as DAI, IPDT, STP security, port security, DHCP snooping, and VACL
  • 5.7 Describe, implement, and troubleshoot wireless security technologies such as WPA, WPA2, TKIP, and AES
  • 5.8 Describe wireless security concepts such as FLEX Connect, wIPS, ANCHOR, Rogue AP, and Management Frame Protection (MFP)
  • 5.9 Describe, implement, and troubleshoot monitoring protocols such as NETFLOW/IPFIX, SNMP, SYSLOG, RMON, NSEL, and eSTREAMER
  • 5.10 Describe the functions and security implications of application protocols such as SSH, TELNET, TFTP, HTTP/HTTPS, SCP, SFTP/FTP, PGP, DNS/DNSSEC,  NTP, and DHCP
  • 5.11 Describe the functions and security implications of network protocols such as VTP, 802.1Q, TCP/UDP, CDP, LACP/PAgP, BGP, EIGRP, OSPF/OSPFv3,  RIP/RIPng, IGMP/CGMP, PIM, IPv6, and WCCP
  • 5.12 Describe the benefits of virtualizing security functions in the data center using ASAv, WSAv, ESAv, and NGIPSv
  • 5.13 Describe the security principles of ACI such as object models, endpoint groups, policy enforcement, application network profiles, and contracts
  • 5.14 Describe the northbound and southbound APIs of SDN controllers such as APIC-EM
  • 5.15 Identify and implement security features to comply with organizational security policies, procedures, and standards such as BCP 38, ISO 27001, RFC  2827, and PCI-DSS
  • 5.16 Describe and identify key threats to different places in the network (campus, data center, core, edge) as described in Cisco SAFE
  • 5.17 Validate network security design for adherence to Cisco SAFE recommended practices
  • 5.18 Interpret basic scripts that can retrieve and send data using RESTful API calls in scripting languages such as Python
  • 5.19 Describe Cisco Digital Network Architecture (DNA) principles and components.
  • 6.1 Cloud
    • 6.1.a Compare and contrast public, private, hybrid, and multicloud design considerations
      • 6.1.a [i] Infrastructure, platform, and software as a service (XaaS)
      • 6.1.a [ii] Performance, scalability, and high availability
      • 6.1.a [iii] Security implications, compliance, and policy
      • 6.1.a [iv] Workload migration
    • 6.1.b Describe cloud infrastructure and operations
      • 6.1.b [i] Compute virtualization (containers and virtual machines)
      • 6.1.b [ii] Connectivity (virtual switches, SD-WAN and SD-Access)
      • 6.1.b [iii] Virtualization functions (NFVi, VNF, and L4/L6)
      • 6.1.b [iv] Automation and orchestration tools (CloudCenter, DNA-center, and Kubernetes)
  • 6.2 Network programmability (SDN)
    • 6.2.a Describe architectural and operational considerations for a programmable network
      • 6.2.a [i] Data models and structures (YANG, JSON and XML)
      • 6.2.a [ii] Device programmability (gRPC, NETCONF and RESTCONF)
      • 6.2.a [iii] Controller based network design (policy driven configuration and northbound/ southbound APIs)
      • 6.2.a [iv] Configuration management tools (agent and agentless) and version control systems (Git and SVN)
  • 6.3 Internet of things (IoT)
    • 6.3.a Describe architectural framework and deployment considerations for IoT
      • 6.3.a [i] IoT technology stack (IoT Network Hierarchy, data acquisition and flow)
      • 6.3.a [ii] IoT standards and protocols (characteristics within IT and OT environment)
      • 6.3.a [iii] IoT security (network segmentation, device profiling, and secure remote)

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Job Opportunities after CCIE

Have you ever wondered if it is really worth it? What do you get in return?

If you’re already handling large networks, career path must be very clear in front of you. Fresh college graduates might be distressing, as they have to get their hands dirty and need to gallop around the bunch of cables for troubleshooting. They good news is, Cisco career is worthy to go with.

We at Rack Professional are more concerned about your career and have mounted a team of virtual placement officers and domain experts to provide you opportunities from all over the world.

Demand of CCIE experts are growing but supply is really very low. Job boards are showing huge requirements for security experts but this industry is actually producing very low number of certified professionals.

Job Types For
CCIE Professionals
  • Network Security Engineer
  • Network Security Administrator
  • Network Security Specialist
  • Network Support Manager (For Freshers)
  • Security Engagement Manager

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