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Implementing Cisco IOS Network Security

Exam Number:

640-554 IINS

Associated Certifications:CCNA Security
Duration:90 minutes (55-65 questions)
Available Languages:English, Japanese
Click Here to Register:Pearson VUE
Exam Policies:Read current policies and requirements
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IINS v2.0 course and other offerings


Exam Description

The Implementing Cisco IOS Network Security (IINS) exam is associated with the CCNA Security certification. This exam tests a candidate's knowledge of securing Cisco routers and switches and their associated networks. It leads to validated skills for installation, troubleshooting and monitoring of network devices to maintain integrity, confidentiality and availability of data and devices and develops competency in the technologies that Cisco uses in its security infrastructure.


Candidates can prepare for this exam by taking the Implementing Cisco IOS Network Security (IINS) course.


Exam Topics

The following topics are general guidelines for the content likely to be included on the Implementing Cisco IOS Network Security exam. However, other related topics may also appear on any specific delivery of the exam. In order to better reflect the contents of the exam and for clarity purposes, the guidelines below may change at any time without notice.


640-554 IINS Exam Topics v2.0


Recommended Training

The following course is the recommended training for this exam:

  • Implementing Cisco IOS Network Security (IINS) v2.0


The course listed is offered by Cisco Learning Partners, the only authorized source for Cisco IT training delivered exclusively by Certified Cisco Instructors. Check the Global Learning Partner Locator for a Cisco Learning Partner near you.


Additional Resources

A variety of Cisco Press titles may be available for this exam. These titles can be purchased through the Cisco Marketplace Bookstore,or directly from Cisco Press.



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