Starting tomorrow, September 24th 2013 at 10:00 PDT (17:00 GMT), I will begin the running the new CCIE Security Advanced Technologies Class for the newest version 4.0 blueprint. Online streaming of tomorrow's class is free for anyone to attend. Simply login to http://members.ine.com and then browse to the streaming url of http://ine.co/scv4. A link to the streaming page is also located in the members dashboard.
Tomorrow's class will start with an introduction about the scope of the CCIE Security v4 blueprint, including the hardware and software versions, as well as the specific technologies within the scope, and then will continue with the technical topics of IOS Firewall, including stateless ACL filtering and stateful filtering with both CBAC and ZBPF.
The format of this class will be a little different than previous iterations of ATCs for Security, R&S, SP, etc. Instead of running a 5-day class with 8 - 10 hours per day, the class will be spread out over the next 4 - 6 weeks in smaller increments. This will allow you to plan your study schedule more accordingly, and ideally not have to take a full week or more of vacation time or PTO in order to attend the sessions. More details of the specific class schedule will be discussed during the class intro tomorrow.
Beyond tomorrow's class, anyone with a currently active All Access Pass subscription or that has previously purchased the CCIE Security ATC Download will be able to attend the live streaming sessions. Streaming and download versions of the class recordings will be available sometime around November, but more updates will be posted as the live class progresses.
I hope to see you in class tomorrow!