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Introduction to 802.1X Operations for Cisco Security Professionals (802.1X)

Course Description Schedule

Who should attend

This course is intended for Cisco Partner Sales Engineers and Field engineers supporting customers with 802.1x solutions. The primary audience for this course is as follows:

  • Cisco Channel Partner SEs and FEs that are seeking to meet the education requirements to attain ATP authorization to sell Cisco ISE.

The secondary audience for this course is as follows:

  • Security architects, design engineers, and others seeking hands-on experience with Cisco TrustSec 802.1X deployments with Cisco ISE


This section lists the skills and knowledge that learners must possess to benefit fully from the course. This section includes recommended Cisco learning offerings that the learners may complete to benefit fully from this course, including the following:

  • Cisco Certified Network Associate (CCNA)
  • Implementing Cisco Secure Access Solutions (SISAS)
  • Knowledge of Microsoft Windows Server 2008 Active Directory
  • Knowledge of Cisco Wireless LAN Controllers and Lightweight Access Points
  • Knowledge of basic command-line configuration of Cisco Catalyst switches

Course Objectives

Introduction to 802.1X Operations for Cisco Security Professionals (802.1X) v1.0 is a 3-day instructor-led training course designed to prepare Cisco Channel Partners, systems engineers, and implementers with the knowledge and hands-on experience to prepare them to configure Cisco TrustSec solutions based on Cisco Identity Services Module, Cisco Catalyst Switches, and Cisco Wireless LAN Controllers.

The goal of the course is to provide students with foundational knowledge in the capabilities and functions of the IEEE 802.1X protocol and the ability to configure the Cisco Identity Services Engine (ISE) for 802.1X operation. The course introduces the architecture, components, and features of a Cisco TrustSec network designed around the IEEE 802.1X and RADIUS protocols.

The student will gain hands-on experience with configuring a network for 802.1X-based network services using the Cisco ISE, Cisco Catalyst switches, and Cisco wireless products. Upon completion of this course, the learner should be able to:

  • Describe Cisco TrustSec concepts
  • Describe IEEE 802.1X concepts, architecture, and requirements for deployment
  • Describe how the RADIUS authentication protocol is used for Cisco TrustSec
  • Configure ISE for 802.1x operation
  • Describe IEEE 802.1X supplicants for Microsoft, Apple and Cisco
  • Configure IEEE 802.1X for a wired network
  • Configure IEEE 802.1X for a wireless network
  • Describe how to provide secure guest access in a Cisco TrustSec network
  • Build a high level design of a Cisco TrustSec network using IEEE 802.1X

Follow On Courses

Classroom Training
Modality: C

Duration 3 days

Price (excl. tax)
  • Germany: 2,290.- €
  • Switzerland: Fr. 2,750.-
  • Cisco Learning Credits: 25 CLC
incl. catering
Catering includes:

  • Coffee, Tea, Juice, Water, Soft drinks
  • Pastry and Sweets
  • Fresh fruits
  • Lunch in a nearby restaurant

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Digital courseware Dates and Booking
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06/12/2017 - 08/12/2017 Stuttgart Course language: English
10/01/2018 - 12/01/2018 Frankfurt
07/02/2018 - 09/02/2018 Düsseldorf
07/03/2018 - 09/03/2018 Hamburg
04/04/2018 - 06/04/2018 Berlin
07/05/2018 - 09/05/2018 Stuttgart
04/06/2018 - 06/06/2018 Münster
27/06/2018 - 29/06/2018 Munich
FLEX Training

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13/11/2017 - 15/11/2017 FLEX training This is an English language FLEX course.
Time zone: Europe/Sofia
22/01/2018 - 24/01/2018 FLEX training This is an English language FLEX course.
Time zone: Europe/London
22/05/2018 - 24/05/2018 FLEX training This is an English language FLEX course.
Time zone: Europe/Stockholm
29/05/2018 - 31/05/2018 FLEX training This is an English language FLEX course.
Time zone: Europe/London
29/11/2017 - 01/12/2017 Zurich
27/06/2018 - 29/06/2018 Zurich
12/12/2018 - 14/12/2018 Zurich
27/11/2017 - 29/11/2017 Vienna (iTLS)
11/04/2018 - 13/04/2018 Vienna (iTLS)
17/10/2018 - 19/10/2018 Vienna (iTLS)

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