Exam 210-260 : Implementing Cisco Network Security (IINS)

Written by LUMINIS. Posted in CCNA : Security

Program content focuses on the design, implementation, and monitoring of a comprehensive security policy, using Cisco IOS security features and technologies as examples.

The 210-260 Implementing Cisco Network Security (IINS) exam is associated with the CCNA Security certification. This exam tests a candidate's knowledge of secure network infrastructure, understanding core security concepts, managing secure access, VPN encryption, firewalls, intrusion prevention, web and email content security, and endpoint security. This exam validates skills for installation, troubleshooting, and monitoring of a secure network to maintain integrity, confidentiality, and availability of data and devices. This exam also shows competency in the technologies that Cisco uses in its security infrastructure.


Before attending this program, students must have:

At Program Completion

After completing this program, students will be able to:

Skills Measured

The following information provides general guidelines for the content likely to be included on the exam. 

  1. Exam 210-260 Topics PDFSecurity Concepts  [12%]
  2. Secure Access  [14%]
  3. VPN  [17%]
  4. Secure Routing & Switching  [18%]
  5. Cisco Firewall Technologies  [18%]
  6. IPS  [9%]
  7. Content & Endpoint Security  [12%]

In fact, the above mentioned 7-domains (Skill sets) of current exam IINS version 3.0, better reflect current job roles and job tasks required in the jobs typically held by CCNA Security Certified individuals.

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.  You are advised to consult here for information about latest CCNA Security Exam 210-260 topics.