SKILL BENCHMARK

Cisco Security Proficiency

  • 16m
  • 16 questions
The Cisco Security Proficiency benchmark will measure your ability to recognize key terms and concepts related to architecture and design concepts. You will be evaluated on security concepts for enterprise networks, implementing resilience, security concepts for virtualization and cloud, security controls, authentication, and design. A learner who scores high on this benchmark demonstrates that they have the skills related to understanding key architecture and design terminology and concepts.

Topics covered

  • describe the security feature you can use to protect cloud accounts
  • determine the type of encryption that uses the same key
  • identify characteristics of Cisco remote access VPN solutions
  • identify common malware types
  • Identify common security terms
  • identify mitigation techniques for web-based attacks
  • identify the basic elements used to create modern automated security intelligence
  • identify the key types used in PKI
  • identify the phases of IKE version 1
  • identify the purpose of Cisco DNA
  • identify the role of encryption
  • identify the second step to obtaining an SSL certificate
  • identify the URL to access the API explorer
  • prevent SQL injection attacks
  • recognize how to protect against a phishing attack
  • recognize the most common phishing attack variants