Overview of Course

The Cisco Firepower Next Generation Firewall (SSNGFW) v1.0 course offered by Skillzcafe is designed to provide learners with the skills and knowledge necessary to configure, deploy, and manage a Cisco Firepower firewall. The course covers the latest firewall technologies and helps learners develop the skills needed to protect their networks from advanced threats.

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Understand the various Firepower policies

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Learn about Network Address Translation (NAT) & Access Control Lists (ACLs)

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Understand advanced threat protection & Firepower Management Center (FMC)

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Configuring and managing Cisco Firepower devices


Understanding different types of Firepower policies


Implementing Network Address Translation (NAT) and Access Control Lists (ACLs)


Understanding advanced threat protection and Firepower Management Center (FMC)

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USD 1500 / 125000
  • Option Item Access to live online classes
  • Option Item Flexible schedule including weekends
  • Option Item Hands-on exercises with virtual labs
  • Option Item Session recordings and learning courseware included
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  • Examining Firewall and IPS Technology
  • Firepower Threat Defense Features and Components
  • Examining Firepower Platforms
  • Examining Firepower Threat Defense Licensing
  • Cisco Firepower Implementation Use Cases

  • 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

  • Firepower Threat Defense Packet Processing
  • Implementing QoS
  • Bypassing Traffic

  • NAT Basics
  • Implementing NAT
  • NAT Rule Examples
  • Implementing NAT

  • Examining Network Discovery
  • Configuring Network Discovery

  • 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 Enrollment
  • Remote-Access VPN Configuration
  • Implementing Remote-Access VPN

  • Examining SSL Decryption
  • Configuring SSL Policies
  • SSL Decryption Best Practices 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

  • 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
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Target Audience:

  • Network engineers
  • Security administrators
  • Anyone who wants to learn how to configure and manage a Cisco Firepower firewall
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  • Basic understanding of networking and security concepts
  • Basic knowledge of Cisco IOS and ASA firewall technologies
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Benefits of the course:

  • Develop in-demand skills in network security
  • Learn how to configure and manage Cisco Firepower devices
  • Prepare for Cisco Firepower Next Generation Firewall certification exams
  • Increase your career opportunities in the field of network security
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Exam details to pass the course:

  • There is no exam required to complete the course. However, learners may choose to take the Cisco Firepower Next Generation Firewall certification exams after completing the course.
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Certification path:

  • Cisco Certified Network Associate (CCNA) Security
  • Cisco Certified Network Professional (CCNP) Security
  • Cisco Firepower Next Generation Firewall Specialist
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Career options after doing the course:

  • Network Security Engineer
  • Security Administrator
  • Firewall Engineer
  • Cybersecurity Analyst

Why should you take this course from Skillzcafe:

Why should you take this course from Skillzcafe:
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Yes, the course is available online.

A basic understanding of networking and security concepts is recommended.

Learners can take the Cisco Firepower Next Generation Firewall certification exams.

The course duration is 5 days.

Yes, learners will receive course materials, including slides, lab guides, and other resources, either in print or digital format.

Yes, learners will receive a certificate of completion from Skillzcafe.

Cisco ASA (Adaptive Security Appliance) is a firewall and VPN device, while Cisco Firepower is a next-generation firewall that combines firewall and intrusion prevention capabilities.

The cost of the course varies depending on the mode of training chosen. Please visit the Skillzcafe website for more information on pricing and course schedules.

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