This book is a reference of the CCSP Intrusion Prevention System exam topics. It provides assessment and study tools to help you prepare for the exam. It incorporates information on Cisco products from the endpoint products all the way up to the enterprise products. It also makes an excellent reference for someone who must maintain and operate Cisco IPS.
Before reading the book, you should have completed the CCNA certification or have an equivalent level of knowledge. Strong user-level experience with the Microsoft Windows 2000 operating system and a basic understanding of the IOS user interface are important. Furthermore, you should have taken the Securing Cisco IOS Networks exam or have an equivalent level of knowledge.
A valid CCNA or CCIP certification is a prerequisite for CCSP certification.