IPSEC Course

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Created by Navid Yahyapour
Last updated Mon, 21-Nov-2022
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Course overview

IPSec is one of the most important topics which every Network and Security Engineer should know about it. It is not well understood by many Engineers, how it works exactly.

The topics which will be covered in this course:

  • What is IPSec
  • Phase 1 vs. Phase 2
  • Tunnel mode vs. Transport mode
  • ESP (Encapsulating Security Payload) vs. AH (Authentication Header)
  • IKEv1 vs. IKEv2
  • Diffie-Hellman key Exchange
  • Encryption and Hash Algorithms
  • Perfect Forwarding Secrecy (PFS)
  • Site-To-Site VPN between Cisco IOS Routers (With Multiple Proposals)
  • Site-To-Site VPN between Cisco IOS Router and FortiGate NGFW
  • Site-To-Site VPN between Cisco IOS Router and Cisco FTD
  • Static Virtual Tunnel Interfaces (S-VTI) and its protection with IPSec IKEv2

Please contact [email protected] for group discounts, corporate training, and any other non-technical topics.

Prerequisite Knowledge for IPSEC Course

  • You need to have basic understanding/knowledge of Virtual Private Networks (VPNs) in order to follow the course.

What will i learn?

  • In this course which is a step-by-step practical one, we will go through the details of this protocol suite and explain the must-know components such as what is Phase 1 and its purpose of it, how it works in IKEv1 and IKEv2, what Phase 2 doing exactly
  • The differences between Tunnel Mode and Transport Mode and where to use them, ESP and AH differences, and many more discussions
  • In addition to that, we will teach you how to configure Site-To-Site IPSec VPN between multiple devices from multiple vendors (Cisco Router, Cisco FTD, and FortiGate NGFW)


  • You need to have basic understanding/knowledge of Virtual Private Networks (VPNs) in order to follow the course.


13 Lessons 02:37:10 Hours
IPSEC Course Introduction [Sample Video]
1 Lessons 00:04:33 Hours
  • IPSec Course Introduction
    Preview 00:04:33
  • IPSec Course - Lab Overview
    Preview 00:05:56
  • IPSec Course - IPSec with IKEv1 and the First Phase
  • IPSec Course - IPSec with IKEv1 and the Second Phase
  • IPSec Course - IPSec Tunnel vs Transport Mode
  • IPSec Course - ISAKMP and IPSec Security Associations (SA) verification
  • IPSec Course - Encapsulating Security Payload (ESP) vs Authentication Head
  • IPSec Course - Defining Multiple IKEv1 Proposals
  • IPSec Course - IPSec Site-To-Site VPN between Cisco IOS and Fortigate Firewall
  • IPSec Course - IPSec Site-To-Site VPN between Cisco IOS and Cisco FTD
  • IPSec Course - Protecting an S-VTI using IPSec with IKEv2
  • IPSEC Course Workbook
  • IPSEC Course Practice Labs
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Navid Yahyapour

Instructor at Orhan Ergun, LLC Network Consultancy and Training

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Instructor at Orhan Ergun, LLC Network Consultancy and TrainingSpecialized in Routing, Switching, Enterprise and Service Provider Certification Trainings. 
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