Course Overview:

An in-depth course on how to use and configure Cisco Firepower Threat Defense technology,  from device setup and configuration and including routing, high availability, Firepower Threat Defense migration, traffic control, and Network Address Translation (NAT).  Students 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.  This course combines lecture materials and hands on labs throughout to make sure that students are able to successfully deploy and manage the Cisco Firepower system.

It is a five-day instructor-led course that is aimed at providing network security engineers with the knowledge and skills that are needed to implement and maintain perimeter solutions that are based on Cisco Firepower security appliances. At the end of the course, students will be able to reduce risk to their IT infrastructure and applications using Cisco Firepower security appliance features, and provide detailed operations support for the Firepower appliance.

Attendees to N-485: In-Depth Securing Networks with Cisco Firepower Threat Defense NGFW will receive TechNow approved course materials and expert instruction.

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Duration: 5 days

Course Objectives:

  • Understand Sourcefire, Firepower 6.2, FireAMP, and Firepower Threat Defense (FTD)
  • Configure the Firepower Management Center (FMC)
  • Raise you confidence managing the Firepower Manager and Firepower tThreat Defense (FTD)
  • Describe the Cisco Firepower Systems infrastructure
  • Navigate the user interface and administrative features of the Cisco Firepower 6.2 system, including advanced analysis and reporting functionality to properly assess threats
  • Describe the System Configuration and Health policies and implement them
  • Describe the role Network Discovery (Firepower) technology plays in the Cisco devices
  • Describe, create, and implement objects for use in Access Control policies
  • Create DNS and URL policies and configure Sinkholes
  • Configure FTD policies such as Platform, Routing, Interface, Zones, PreFilter, QoS, NAT and Flex Config!
  • Describe advanced policy configuration and Firepower system configuration options
  • Configure Malware Policies to find and stop Malware
  • Understand Security Intelligence, and how to configure SI to stop attacks NOW!
  • Configure policies to find and stop Ransomware
  • Understand how to fine tune IPS policies
  • Understand how to find tun Snort Preprocessor policies (NAP)
  • Configure Correlation events, white rules, traffic profiles and create respective events and remediate them
  • Analyze events
  • Create reporting templates and schedule them
  • Configure backups, rule updates, Firepower Recommendations, URL updates, and more to run every week automatically
  • Set up external authentication for users using LDAP/Realms
  • Configuring system integration, realms, and identity sources
  • Configure FMC domains and implement them
  • Configure FTD HA with two FTD devices
  • SSL Policy – decrypt your traffic
  • AnyConnect and Site-to-Site VPN
  • Understand network and host based AMP.  Configure and analyze host based AMP
  • Understand Cisco Identity Services Engine (ISE)
  • Configure ISE and integrate with Cisco FMC identity policy using PxGrid

Prerequisites:

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Course Overview:

This course delivers the technical knowledge, insight, and hands-on training to receive in-depth knowledge on Wireshark® and TCP/IP communications analysis. You will learn to use Wireshark to identify the most common causes of performance problems in TCP/IP communications. You will learn about the underlying theory of TCP/IP and the most used application protocols, so that you can intelligently examine network traffic for performance issues or possible Indicators of Compromise (IoC).

Duration: 5 Days

Audience:

Anyone interested in learning to troubleshoot and optimize TCP/IP networks and analyze network traffic with Wireshark, especially network engineers, information technology specialists, and security analysts.

Course Prerequisites:

We recommend that attendees of this course have the following prerequisite:
• Network+

Dates/Locations: No Events

Course Outline:

DAY ONE

Course Set Up and Analyzer Testing

Network Analysis Overview
Wireshark Functionality Overview
Capturing Wired and Wireless Traffic
Define Global and Personal Preferences for Faster Analysis
Defined Time Values and Interpret Summaries
Interpret Basic Trace File Statistics to Identify Trends
Create and Apply Display Filters for Efficient Analysis

DAY TWO

Follow Streams and Reassemble Data
Use Wireshark’s Expert System to Identify Anomalies
TCP/IP Analysis Overview
Analyze Common TCP/IP Traffic Patterns

DAY THREE

Graph I/O Rates and TCP Trends
802.11 (WLAN) Analysis Fundamentals
Voice over IP (VoIP) Analysis Fundamentals
Network Forensics Fundamentals

DAY FOUR

Detect Scanning and Discovery Processes
Analyze Suspect Traffic

DAY FIVE

Use Command‐Line Tools

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Course Overview:

The certification for this course is retired.  The course is still offered to support our customers who desire a courses specific to the ASA Firewall.  This course is based on the latest ASA code. It is a five-day instructor-led course that is aimed at providing network security engineers with the knowledge and skills that are needed to implement and maintain perimeter solutions that are based on Cisco ASA security appliances. At the end of the course, students will be able to reduce risk to their IT infrastructure and applications using Cisco ASA security appliance features, and provide detailed operations support for the ASA appliance.

Attendees to N-475: Deploying Cisco ASA Firewall Solutions will receive TechNow approved course materials and expert instruction.

Date/Locations:

No Events

Duration: 5 days

Course Objectives:

  • Evaluate the basic firewall technology, features, hardware models, and licensing options of the Cisco ASA security appliance.
  • Implement and troubleshoot basic Cisco ASA security appliance connectivity and device management plane features.
  • Configure and verify Cisco ASA security appliance network integration.
  • Configure and verify Cisco ASA security appliance policy.
  • Configure and verify high availability and virtualization on Cisco ASA security appliances.

Prerequisites:

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Course Overview:

Implementing Cisco IOS Network Security (IINS) is an instructor-led course. This five-day course focuses on the necessity of a comprehensive security policy and how it affects the posture of the network.  TechNow students each get a Cisco Switch, Router, and an ASA.  The in the classrom hardware hands-on component of this course is a priority.  Using instructor-led discussions, extensive hands-on lab exercises, and supplemental materials, this course allows learners to understand common security concepts, and deploy basic security techniques utilizing a variety of popular security appliances within a “real-life” network infrastructure.  TechNow is an Authorized VUE testing partner and this course concludes with the student taking the 210-260 IINS Cisco Certification Exam.

Duration: 5 days
Audience:  Cisco Network Administrators.  This course is an excellent precursor to Palo Alto Network Firewall Training
DoD 8140:  Not Mandated
Course Prerequisites:  CCNA

Course Objectives:

  • Describe common network security concepts
  • Secure routing and switching infrastructure
  • Deploy basic authentication, authorization and accounting services
  • Deploy basic firewalling services
  • Deploy basic site-to-site and remote access VPN services
  • Describe the use of more advanced security services such as intrusion protection, content security and identity management

Attendees to N-325: Implementing Cisco IOS Network Security will receive TechNow approved course materials and expert instruction.

Dates/Locations:

No Events

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