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Course Outline

SSNGFW: Securing Networks with Cisco Firepower Next Generation Firewall

SSNGFW: Securing Networks with Cisco Firepower Next Generation Firewall

Course Contents

Cisco Firepower Threat Defense Overview
Examining Firewall and IPS Technology
Firepower Threat Defense Features and Components
Examining Firepower Platforms
Examining Firepower Threat Defense Licensing
Cisco Firepower Implementation Use Cases

Cisco Firepower NGFW Device Configuration
Firepower Threat Defense Device Registration
FXOS and Firepower Device Manager
Initial Device Setup
Managing NGFW Devices
Examining Firepower Management Center 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 Defense

Cisco Firepower NGFW Traffic Control
Firepower Threat Defense Packet Processing
Implementing QoS
Bypassing Traffic

Cisco Firepower NGFW Address Translation
NAT Basics
Implementing NAT
NAT Rule Examples
Implementing NAT

Cisco Firepower Discovery
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

Security Intelligence
Examining Security Intelligence
Examining Security Intelligence Objects
Security Intelligence Deployment and Logging
Implementing Security Intelligence

File Control and Advanced Malware Protection
Examining Malware and File Policy
Examining Advanced Malware Protection

Next-Generation Intrusion Prevention Systems
Examining Intrusion Prevention and Snort Rules
Examining Variables and Variable Sets
Examining Intrusion Policies

Site-to-Site VPN
Examining IPsec
Site-to-Site VPN Configuration
Site-to-Site VPN Troubleshooting
Implementing Site-to-Site VPN

Remote-Access VPN
Examining Remote-Access VPN
Examining Public-Key Cryptography and Certificates
Examining Certificate Enrollment
Remote-Access VPN Configuration
Implementing Remote-Access VPN

SSL Decryption
Examining SSL Decryption
Configuring SSL Policies
SSL Decryption Best Practices and Monitoring

Detailed Analysis Techniques
Examining Event Analysis
Examining Event Types
Examining Contextual Data
Examining Analysis Tools
Threat Analysis

System Administration
Managing Updates
Examining User Account Management Features
Configuring User Accounts
System Administration

Cisco Firepower Troubleshooting
Examining Common Misconfigurations
Examining Troubleshooting Commands
Firepower Troubleshooting

Lab Outline

•   Initial Device Setup
•   Device Management
•   Configuring High Availability
•   Migrating from Cisco ASA to Cisco Firepower Threat Defense
•   Implementing QoS
•   Implementing NAT
•   Configuring Network Discovery
•   Implementing an Access Control Policy
•   Implementing Security Intelligence
•   Implementing Site-to-Site VPN
•   Implementing Remote Access VPN
•   Threat Analysis
•   System Administration
•   Firepower Troubleshooting

We strongly recommend you attend this course before attempting the following exam.

Certification & Exam

The 300-710 SNCF exam certifies your knowledge of Cisco Firepower Threat Defense and Firepower, including policy configurations, integrations, deployments, management, and troubleshooting.

After you pass 300-710 SNCF:
•   You earn the Cisco Certified Specialist – Network Security Firepower certification.
•   You will have satisfied the concentration exam requirement for the new CCNP Security certification. To complete your CCNP Security, you also need to pass the Implementing and Operating Cisco Security Core Technologies (350-701 SCOR) exam or its equivalent.

Price per delegate


Scheduled Classes

Remote Access:

09 – 13 Oct 2023
18 – 22 Dec 2023

Please complete the contact form below or call 0141 221 5676 for further course information and available dates.
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