INSTRUCTOR-LED COURSE

Securing Networks with Cisco Firepower Next-Generation Intrusion Prevention System (SSFIPS)

Course Information

Duration: 5 days

Version: SSFIPS 4.0

Price: $4,000.00

Certification: CCNP Security, Cisco Certified Specialist-Network Security Firepower

Exam: 300-710 SNCF

Learning Credits: 40

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OVERVIEW

The Securing Networks with Cisco Firepower Next-Generation IPS (SSFIPS) v4.0 course shows you how to deploy and use Cisco Firepower© Next-Generation Intrusion Prevention System (NGIPS). This hands-on course gives you the knowledge and skills to use the platform features and includes firewall security concepts, platform architecture and key features; in-depth event analysis including detection of network-based malware and file type, NGIPS tuning and configuration including application control, security intelligence, firewall, and network-based malware and file controls; Snort© rules-language; file and malware inspection, security intelligence, and network analysis policy configuration designed to detect traffic patterns; configuration and deployment of correlation policies to take action based on events detected; troubleshooting; system and user administration tasks, and more.

 

This course helps you prepare to take the exam, Securing Networks with Cisco Firepower (300-710 SNCF), which leads to CCNP Security and Cisco Certified Specialist – Network Security Firepower certifications. The 300-710 SNCF exam has a second preparation course as well, Securing Networks with Cisco Firepower Next-Generation Firewall (SSNGFW). You can take these courses in any order.

Prerequisites:

To fully benefit from this course, you should have the following knowledge and skills:

  • Technical understanding of TCP/IP networking and network architecture
  • Basic familiarity with the concepts of Intrusion Detection Systems (IDS) and IPS

 

Target Audience:

This course is designed for technical professionals who need to know how to deploy and manage a Cisco Firepower NGIPS in their network environment.

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

 

Course Objectives:

After taking this course, you should be able to:

  • Describe the components of Cisco Firepower Threat Defense and the managed device registration process
  • Detail Next-Generation Firewalls (NGFW) traffic control and configure the Cisco Firepower system for network discovery
  • Implement access control policies and describe access control policy advanced features
  • Configure security intelligence features and the Advanced Malware Protection (AMP) for Networks implementation procedure for file control and advanced malware protection
  • Implement and manage intrusion and network analysis policies for NGIPS inspection
  • Describe and demonstrate the detailed analysis techniques and reporting features provided by the Cisco Firepower Management Center
  • Integrate the Cisco Firepower Management Center with an external logging destination
  • Describe and demonstrate the external alerting options available to Cisco Firepower Management Center and configure a correlation policy
  • Describe key Cisco Firepower Management Center software update and user account management features
  • Identify commonly misconfigured settings within the Cisco Firepower Management Center and use basic commands to troubleshoot a Cisco Firepower Threat Defense device

 

Course Outline:

  • Cisco Firepower Threat Defense Overview
  • Cisco Firepower NGFW Device Configuration
  • Cisco Firepower NGFW Traffic Control
  • Cisco Firepower Discovery
  • Implementing Access Control Policies
  • Security Intelligence
  • File Control and Advanced Malware Protection
  • Next-Generation Intrusion Prevention Systems
  • Network Analysis Policies
  • Detailed Analysis Techniques
  • Cisco Firepower Platform Integration
  • Alerting and Correlation Policies
  • Performing System Administration
  • Troubleshooting Cisco Firepower

 

Lab Outline

  • Initial Device Setup
  • Device Management
  • Implementing Network Discovery
  • Implementing an Access Control Policy
  • Implementing Security Intelligence
  • File Control and Advanced Malware Protection
  • Implementing NGIPS
  • Customizing a Network Analysis Policy
  • Detailed Analysis
  • Configuring Cisco Firepower Platform Integration with Splunk
  • Configuring Alerting and Event Correlation
  • Performing System Administration
  • Troubleshooting Cisco Firepower

 

 

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