Securing Networks with Cisco Firepower Next Generation Firewall (SSNGFW v1.0) Training

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  • Duration: 5 days
  • Language: English
  • Level: Intermediate
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The Securing Networks with Cisco Firepower Next Generation Firewall (SSNGFW) v1.0 course shows you how to deploy and use Cisco Firepower® Threat Defence system. This hands-on course gives you knowledge and skills to use and configure Cisco® Firepower Threat Defence technology, beginning with initial device setup and configuration and including routing, high availability, Cisco Adaptive Security Appliance (ASA) to Cisco Firepower Threat Defence 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.

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 Intrusion Prevention System (SSFIPS). You can take these courses in any order.

Cisco recommends that you have the following knowledge and skills before taking this course:

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

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

Targeted roles include:

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

Securing Networks with Cisco Firepower Next Generation Firewall (SSNGFW v1.0) Training Delivery Methods

  • Cisco Authorised course content
  • Authorised Cisco CCSI instructor
  • Attend in-class, online or bring the course to your facility
  • Expansive course catalogue to go deeper into Cisco or broaden you skills beyond

Securing Networks with Cisco Firepower Next Generation Firewall (SSNGFW v1.0) Training Course Benefits

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

SSNGFW Course Outline

  • Examining Firewall and IPS Technology
  • Firepower Threat Defence Features and Components
  • Examining Firepower Platforms
  • Cisco Firepower Implementation Use Cases
  • Firepower Threat Defence Device Registration
  • FXOS and Firepower Device Manager
  • Initial Device Setup
  • Managing NGFW Devices
  • Examining Firepower Management Centre 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 Defence
  • Firepower Threat Defence Packet Processing
  • Implementing QoS
  • Bypassing Traffic
  • NAT Basics
  • Implementing NAT
  • NAT Rule Examples
  • Implementing NAT
  • 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
  • Examining Security Intelligence
  • Examining Security Intelligence Objects
  • Security Intelligence Deployment and Logging
  • Implementing Security Intelligence
  • Examining Malware and File Policy
  • Examining Advanced Malware Protection
  • Examining Intrusion Prevention and Snort Rules
  • Examining Variables and Variable Sets
  • Examining Intrusion Policies
  • Examining IPsec
  • Site-to-Site VPN Configuration
  • Site-to-Site VPN Troubleshooting
  • Implementing Site-to-Site VPN
  • Examining Remote-Access VPN
  • Examining Public-Key Cryptography and Certificates
  • Examining Certificate Enrolment
  • Remote-Access VPN Configuration
  • Implementing Remote-Access VPN
  • Examining SSL Decryption
  • Configuring SSL Policies
  • SSL Decryption Best Practises and Monitoring
  • Examining Event Analysis
  • Examining Event Types
  • Examining Contextual Data
  • Examining Analysis Tools
  • Threat Analysis
  • Managing Updates
  • Examining User Account Management Features
  • Configuring User Accounts
  • System Administration
  • Examining Common Misconfigurations
  • Examining Troubleshooting Commands
  • Firepower Troubleshooting

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Course FAQs

The best way to prepare for this certification is to take the Cisco-approved training, as well as using the self-study materials provided.

You will need to register for the exam. Exams are offered as proctored exams at a test centre, or self-administered online.

To earn Cisco Certified Specialist - Network Security Firepower Certification, you need to pass a core exam and a data centre concentration exam of your choice. The 350-601 DCCOR is the core exam. Passing this 300-710 SSNGFW exam completes your selected concentration exam. Comprehensive Cisco Certification information can be found here.