SKILL BENCHMARK

Cisco Security Competency

  • 15m
  • 15 questions
The Cisco Security Competency benchmark will measure your ability to recognize key terms and concepts related to Cisco security. You will be evaluated on access control, API security, wireless and network security, common threats, vulnerabilities, and mitigations. A learner who scores high on this benchmark demonstrates that they have the skills related to understanding key Cisco security terminology and concepts.

Topics covered

  • describe Cisco TrustSec
  • describe the security feature you can use to protect cloud accounts
  • determine the type of encryption that uses the same key
  • identify common malware types
  • Identify common security terms
  • identify main security features of wireless networks
  • identify mitigation techniques for web-based attacks
  • identify new security devices and technologies
  • identify the key types used in PKI
  • identify the role of encryption
  • identify the second step to obtaining an SSL certificate
  • prevent SQL injection attacks
  • recognize the HTTP status codes returned when using REST APIs
  • understand different types of password protection available
  • understand how ACLs are processed

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