Network Security Controls, Protocols, and Devices




This assessment provides a set of multiple-choice questions relating to network security controls, protocols, and devices. The knowledge sub-domains assessed are:


  • Understanding fundamental elements of network security
  • Explaining network access control mechanism
  • Understanding different types of access controls
  • Explaining network Authentication, Authorization and Auditing (AAA) mechanism
  • Explaining network data encryption mechanism
  • Describing Public Key Infrastructure (PKI)
  • Describing various network security protocols
  • Describing various network security devices


After completing this assessment, the candidate or organization administering the assessment will have a strong idea of knowledge-based strengths and weaknesses in the domains the candidate is being tested.