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Securing Networks with Cisco Firepower Next Generation Firewall

  • Tuition USD $4,000 GSA  $3,425.69
  • Reviews star_rate star_rate star_rate star_rate star_half 2837 Ratings
  • Course Code SSNGFW
  • Duration 5 days
  • Available Formats Classroom, Virtual

The Securing Networks with Cisco Firepower Next Generation Firewall (SSNGFW) v1.0 course shows you how to deploy and use Cisco Firepower® Threat Defense system. This hands-on course gives you knowledge and skills to use and configure Cisco® Firepower Threat Defense technology, beginning with initial device setup and configuration and including routing, high availability, Cisco Adaptive Security Appliance (ASA) to Cisco Firepower Threat Defense migration, traffic control, and Network Address Translation (NAT). You will learn how to implement advanced Next-Generation Firewall (NGFW) and Next-Generation Intrusion Prevention System (NGIPS) features, including network intelligence, file type detection, network-based malware detection, and deep packet inspection. You will also learn how to configure site-to-site VPN, remote-access VPN, and SSL decryption before moving on to detailed analysis, system administration, and troubleshooting.

Skills Gained

After taking this course, you should be able to:

  • Describe key concepts of NGIPS and NGFW technology and the Cisco Firepower Threat Defense system, and identify deployment scenarios
  • Perform initial Cisco Firepower Threat Defense device configuration and setup tasks
  • Describe how to manage traffic and implement quality of service (QoS) using Cisco Firepower Threat Defense
  • Describe how to implement NAT by using Cisco Firepower Threat Defense
  • Perform an initial network discovery, using Cisco Firepower to identify hosts, applications, and services
  • Describe the behavior, usage, and implementation procedure for access control policies
  • Describe the concepts and procedures for implementing security intelligence features

Who Can Benefit

  • Security administrators
  • Security consultants
  • Network administrators
  • System engineers
  • Technical support personnel
  • Cisco integrators and partners

Prerequisites

  • Knowledge of TCP/IP and basic routing protocols, and familiarity with firewall, VPN, and IPS concepts

Course Details

Outline

Cisco Firepower Threat Defense Overview

  • Examining Firewall and IPS Technology
  • Firepower Threat Defense Features and Components
  • Examining Firepower Platforms
  • Examining Firepower Threat Defense Licensing
  • Cisco Firepower Implementation Use Cases

Cisco Firepower NGFW Device Configuration

  • Firepower Threat Defense Device Registration
  • FXOS and Firepower Device Manager
  • Initial Device Setup
  • Managing NGFW Devices
  • Examining Firepower Management Center Policies
  • Examining Objects
  • Examining System Configuration and Health Monitoring
  • Device Management
  • Examining Firepower High Availability
  • Configuring High Availability
  • Cisco ASA to Firepower Migration
  • Migrating from Cisco ASA to Firepower Threat Defense

Cisco Firepower NGFW Traffic Control

  • Firepower Threat Defense Packet Processing
  • Implementing QoS
  • Bypassing Traffic

Cisco Firepower NGFW Address Translation

  • NAT Basics
  • Implementing NAT
  • NAT Rule Examples
  • Implementing NAT

Cisco Firepower Discovery

  • Examining Network Discovery
  • Configuring Network Discovery
  • Implementing Access Control Policies
  • Examining Access Control Policies
  • Examining Access Control Policy Rules and Default Action
  • Implementing Further Inspection
  • Examining Connection Events
  • Access Control Policy Advanced Settings
  • Access Control Policy Considerations
  • Implementing an Access Control Policy

Security Intelligence

  • Examining Security Intelligence
  • Examining Security Intelligence Objects
  • Security Intelligence Deployment and Logging
  • Implementing Security Intelligence

File Control and Advanced Malware Protection

  • Examining Malware and File Policy
  • Examining Advanced Malware Protection

Next-Generation Intrusion Prevention Systems

  • Examining Intrusion Prevention and Snort Rules
  • Examining Variables and Variable Sets
  • Examining Intrusion Policies

Site-to-Site VPN

  • Examining IPsec
  • Site-to-Site VPN Configuration
  • Site-to-Site VPN Troubleshooting
  • Implementing Site-to-Site VPN

Remote-Access VPN

  • Examining Remote-Access VPN
  • Examining Public-Key Cryptography and Certificates
  • Examining Certificate Enrollment
  • Remote-Access VPN Configuration
  • Implementing Remote-Access VPN

SSL Decryption

  • Examining SSL Decryption
  • Configuring SSL Policies
  • SSL Decryption Best Practices and Monitoring

Detailed Analysis Techniques

  • Examining Event Analysis
  • Examining Event Types
  • Examining Contextual Data
  • Examining Analysis Tools
  • Threat Analysis

System Administration

  • Managing Updates
  • Examining User Account Management Features
  • Configuring User Accounts
  • System Administration

Cisco Firepower Troubleshooting

  • Examining Common Misconfigurations
  • Examining Troubleshooting Commands
  • Firepower Troubleshooting

When does class start/end?

Classes begin promptly at 9:00 am, and typically end at 5:00 pm.

Does the course schedule include a Lunchbreak?

Lunch is normally an hour long and begins at noon. Coffee, tea, hot chocolate and juice are available all day in the kitchen. Fruit, muffins and bagels are served each morning. There are numerous restaurants near each of our centers, and some popular ones are indicated on the Area Map in the Student Welcome Handbooks - these can be picked up in the lobby or requested from one of our ExitCertified staff.

How can someone reach me during class?

If someone should need to contact you while you are in class, please have them call the center telephone number and leave a message with the receptionist.

What languages are used to deliver training?

Most courses are conducted in English, unless otherwise specified. Some courses will have the word "FRENCH" marked in red beside the scheduled date(s) indicating the language of instruction.

What does GTR stand for?

GTR stands for Guaranteed to Run; if you see a course with this status, it means this event is confirmed to run. View our GTR page to see our full list of Guaranteed to Run courses.

Does ExitCertified deliver group training?

Yes, we provide training for groups, individuals and private on sites. View our group training page for more information.

Does ExitCertified deliver group training?

Yes, we provide training for groups, individuals, and private on sites. View our group training page for more information.

Awesome course. well coordinated and taught. Brett is an excellent instructor.

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The course was very high level but was able to understand all the topics covered.

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