#CiscoChampion Radio is a podcast series by technologists for technologists. In this episode we’re talking to Omar Santos and Joseph Muniz, the authors of two Cisco Press certification guides on cybersecurity fundamentals and operations.

CCNA Cyber Ops SECFND #210-250 Official Cert Guide
CCNA Cyber Ops SECOPS #210-255 Official Cert Guide

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Podcast Discussion Topics

  • How the CCNA Cyber Ops books and program started.
  • How the increased importance of cybersecurity led to a new approach to training and materials.
  • The two fundamental elements that people working in security should keep in mind.
  • Key items from the books that add value to the skill set of a person getting into cybersecurity.
  • What applications the authors have on their own laptops to perform testing.
  • How to prepare or study for the CCNA test and how the materials are kept up to date
  • The authors’ experiences with hackathons and capture-the-flag events and how these types of events can be valuable to your professional life.
  • Security horror stories from the field

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Andi Fisher

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