CIST-208 - Enterprise Networking, Security and Automation

Minimum Credits: 2 Length: 40 hours Prerequisites: CIST 204 Delivery Method: Blended Cost: $454.58 Course Outline: https://sps.cotr.bc.ca/Outlines/Course%20Outlines/CIST208.pdf

This course enhances understanding of wide area network (WAN) architecture, components, and functionalities, delving into dynamic routing, firewalls, VPN concepts, network automation, virtualization, and a variety of WAN technologies. This course, the culmination of a three-course series, aims to equip students with the requisite knowledge and skills to excel in the Cisco Certified Network Associate (CCNA) examination. Upon completion, students will demonstrate proficiency in configuring
and troubleshooting OSPF, ACL, NAT, and IPsec across IPv4 and IPv6 wide area networks. Students will acquire the ability to discuss Metro Ethernet, MPLS, DMVPN, and other WAN technologies, configure single-area and multi-area OSPF in both IPv4 and IPv6 networks, troubleshoot OSPF in broadcast and point-to-point networks, engage in conversations surrounding network security issues and concepts, and configure and troubleshoot ACL and NAT. Additionally, they will describe IPsec protocol encapsulation, confidentiality, and integrity, showcasing comprehensive expertise in WAN technologies and network security practices.