Category: lab

Why I did not pass the CCIE Security lab, and why I am glad about it.


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I sat the CCIE Security lab yesterday¬†and did not pass. There are a number of reasons I did not pass, and these were down to me. But I do …

CCIE Security practice lab – Day 1


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I have been mulling over how to best go about this new CCIE Security practice lab. I have covered pretty much everything I think I need to cover in …

CCIE Security Lab: IPS – CLI to GUI and back again


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I started on the IPS a little while ago, in this post, and then in this post. Then went and rebuilt the lab using Arista switches, and now the …

The countdown begins!


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As soon as Cisco announced the CCIE Security v5, I immediately went and booked my v4 lab, it’s on September 30th, so I have (as of today) 106 days …