Securing Networks with Cisco Firepower Threat Defense NGFW

This course demonstrates the powerful features of Cisco Firepower Threat Defense, including VPN configuration, traffic control, NAT configuration, SSL decryption, advanced NGFW and NGIPS tuning and configuration, analysis, and troubleshooting. It will show students how to use and configure Cisco Firepower Threat Defense technology, beginning with initial device setup and configuration and including routing, high availability, Cisco ASA to Firepower Threat Defense migration, traffic control, and Network Address Translation (NAT). The course will then explore 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. Students 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.

Course syllabus:

  1. Cisco Firepower Threat Defense Overview

  2. Cisco Firepower NGFW Device Configuration

  3. Cisco Firepower NGFW Traffic Control

  4. Cisco Firepower NGFW Address Translation

  5. Cisco Firepower Discovery

  6. Implementing Access Control Policies

  7. Security Intelligence

  8. File Control and Advanced Malware Protection

  9. Next-Generation Intrusion Prevention Systems

  10. Site-to-Site VPN

  11. Remote-Access VPN

  12. SSL Decryption

  13. Detailed Analysis Techniques

  14. System Administration

  15. Cisco Firepower Troubleshooting