FIREPOWER200-Securing Networks with Cisco Firepower Threat Defense NGFW

Course Details
Code: 5640
Tuition (USD): $4,000.00 • Virtual (5 days)
$4,000.00 • Classroom (5 days)

In this training course, you will learn about next-generation intrusion prevention system (NGIPS) and next-generation firewall (NGFW) security concepts. 

This course begins with an introduction to:

  • System architecture
  • Latest major features
  • Role of policies in implementing the solution


You will learn how to:

  • Deploy and manage Cisco Firepower Threat Defense devices and perform basic Cisco Firepower discovery
  • Use and configure Threat Defense technology, including application control, security intelligence, NGFW, NGIPS, and network-based malware and file controls
  • Take advantage of powerful tools, so you can perform more efficient event analysis, including the detection of file types and network-based malware
  • Properly tune systems for better performance and greater network intelligence


This course concludes with system and user administration tasks and Threat Defense system troubleshooting.

Suggested Audience

Skills Gained

  • Cisco Firepower Threat Defense system and key concepts of NGIPS and NGFW technology
  • Perform the configurations tasks required for implementing a Cisco Firepower Threat Defense device
  • Implement quality of service (QoS) and Network Address Translation (NAT) by using Cisco Firepower Threat Defense
  • Perform an initial network discovery using Cisco Firepower to identify hosts, applications, and services
  • Identify and create the objects required as prerequisites to implementing access control policies
  • Behavior, usage, and implementation procedure for access control policies
  • Concepts and implementation procedure of security intelligence features
  • Cisco Advanced Malware Protection (AMP) for Networks and the implementation procedure of file control and advanced malware protection
  • Implement and manage intrusion policies
  • Using of network analysis policies
  • The role of preprocessor technology in processing network traffic for NGIPS inspection
  • Analysis techniques and reporting features provided by the Cisco Firepower Management Center
  • Key Cisco Firepower Management Center system administration and user account management features
  • Processes that can be used to troubleshoot Cisco Firepower Threat Defense systems

Who Can Benefit

  • Security administrators
  • Security consultants
  • Network administrators
  • System engineers
  • Technical support personnel
  • Channel partners and resellers


  • Technical understanding of TCP/IP networking and network architecture
  • Basic familiarity with firewall and IPS concepts