This lab-intensive 5-day course introduces the student to the basic next-generation intrusion prevention system (NGIPS) and next-generation firewall (NGFW) security concepts. The course then leads you through the Cisco Firepower system. Among other powerful features, you become familiar with:
Firepower Threat Defense configuration
In-depth event analysis
NGIPS tuning and configuration
You also become familiar with the latest platform features: file and malware inspection, security intelligence, domain awareness, and more.
The course begins by introducing the system architecture, the latest major features, and the role of policies in implementing the solution. You learn how to deploy and manage Cisco Firepower Threat Defense devices and perform basic Cisco Firepower discovery. You learn how to use and configure Threat Defense technology, including application control, security intelligence, NGFW, NGIPS, and network-based malware and file controls
You will also learn how to take advantage of powerful tools, so you can perform more efficient event analysis, including the detection of file types and network-based malware. And you’ll learn how to properly tune systems for better performance and greater network intelligence. The course concludes with system and user administration tasks and Threat Defense system troubleshooting. This course combines lecture materials and hands-on labs that give you practice in deploying and managing the Cisco Firepower system.
Who Should Attend
The primary audience for this course is as follows:
Security administrators, Security consultants, Network administrators, System engineers
Technical support personnel, Channel partners and resellers
The knowledge and skills that a learner should have before attending this course are as follows:
Technical understanding of TCP/IP networking and network architecture
Basic familiarity with firewall and IPS concepts
This course is subject to a minimum enrollment to run the class. If the minimum enrollment is not met the class may run as a virtual instructor led class. Courseware and Exam is not included it is an additional cost. Electronic Courseware. For more details, please contact email: firstname.lastname@example.org or call: 207.775.0244.