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Securing Networks with Cisco Firepower Next-Generation IPS (SSFIPS)

 

Course Overview

The Securing Networks with Cisco Firepower Next-Generation IPS (SSFIPS) v4.0 course shows you how to deploy and use Cisco Firepower® Next-Generation Intrusion Prevention System (NGIPS). This hands-on course gives you the knowledge and skills to use the platform features and includes firewall security concepts, platform architecture and key features; in-depth event analysis including detection of network-based malware and file type, NGIPS tuning and configuration including application control, security intelligence, firewall, and network-based malware and file controls; Snort® rules language; file and malware inspection, security intelligence, and network analysis policy configuration designed to detect traffic patterns; configuration and deployment of correlation policies to take action based on events detected; troubleshooting; system and user administration tasks, and more.

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 Firewall (SSNGFW). You can take these courses in any order.

Who should attend

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

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

Prerequisites

To fully benefit from this course, you should have the following knowledge and skills:

  • Technical understanding of TCP/IP networking and network architecture
  • Basic familiarity with the concepts of Intrusion Detection Systems (IDS) and IPS

Course Objectives

After taking this course, you should be able to:

  • Describe the components of Cisco Firepower Threat Defense and the managed device registration process
  • Detail Next-Generation Firewalls (NGFW) traffic control and configure the Cisco Firepower system for network discovery
  • Implement access control policies and describe access control policy advanced features
  • Configure security intelligences features and the Advanced Malware Protection (AMP) for Networks implementation procedure for file control and advanced malware protection
  • Implement and manage intrusion and network analysis policies for NGIPS inspection
  • Describe and demonstrate the detailed analysis techniques and reporting features provided by the Cisco Firepower Management Center
  • Integrate the Cisco Firepower Management Center with an external logging destination
  • Describe and demonstrate the external alerting options available to Cisco Firepower Management Center and configure a correlation policy
  • Describe key Cisco Firepower Management Center software update and user account management features
  • Identify commonly misconfigured settings within the Cisco Firepower Management Center and use basic commands to troubleshoot a Cisco Firepower Threat Defense device

Course Benefits

This course will help you:

  • Implement Cisco Firepower Next-Generation IPS to stop threats, address attacks, increase vulnerability prevention against suspicious files, and analyze for not-yet-identified threats
  • Gain leading-edge skills for high-demand responsibilities focused on security
Online Training

Duration 5 days

Price (excl. tax)
  • 3,490.- €
Digital courseware

Courseware language: English

Classroom Training

Duration 5 days

Price (excl. tax)
  • Germany: 3,490.- €
  • Cisco Learning Credits: 39 CLC
incl. catering
Catering includes:

  • Coffee, Tea, Juice, Water, Soft drinks
  • Pastry and Sweets
  • Fresh fruits
  • Lunch in a nearby restaurant

* Catering information only valid for courses delivered by Fast Lane.


Digital courseware

Courseware language: English

E-Learning Cisco Digital Learning

Duration 180 days

Price (excl. tax)
  • Germany: 1,000.- €
  • Switzerland: US$ 1,000.-
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Schedule

Guaranteed date:   Fast Lane will carry out all guaranteed training regardless of the number of attendees, exempt from force majeure or other unexpected events, like e.g. accidents or illness of the trainer, which prevent the course from being conducted.
Instructor-led Online Training:   This computer icon in the schedule indicates that this date/time will be conducted as Instructor-Led Online Training.
This is a FLEX course, which is delivered both virtually and in the classroom. All FLEX courses are also Instructor-led Online Trainings (ILO).
English
Time zone CEST
12/10/2020 ― 16/10/2020 Online Training Time zone: CEST
16/11/2020 ― 20/11/2020 Online Training Time zone: CET
1 hour difference
19/10/2020 ― 23/10/2020 Online Training Time zone: BST guaranteed date!
07/12/2020 ― 11/12/2020 Online Training Time zone: GMT
14/12/2020 ― 18/12/2020 Online Training Time zone: GMT
01/02/2021 ― 05/02/2021 Online Training This is an English language FLEX course.
Time zone: GMT
17/05/2021 ― 21/05/2021 Online Training This is an English language FLEX course.
Time zone: BST
2 hours difference
28/03/2021 ― 01/04/2021 Online Training This is an English language FLEX course.
Time zone: UTC+4
30/05/2021 ― 03/06/2021 Online Training This is an English language FLEX course.
Time zone: UTC+4
01/08/2021 ― 05/08/2021 Online Training This is an English language FLEX course.
Time zone: UTC+4
03/10/2021 ― 07/10/2021 Online Training This is an English language FLEX course.
Time zone: UTC+4
3 hours difference
07/02/2021 ― 11/02/2021 Online Training This is an English language FLEX course.
Time zone: UTC+4
21/11/2021 ― 25/11/2021 Online Training This is an English language FLEX course.
Time zone: UTC+4
5 hours difference
26/10/2020 ― 30/10/2020 Online Training Time zone: EDT
6 hours difference
14/12/2020 ― 18/12/2020 Online Training Time zone: EST
14/12/2020 ― 18/12/2020 Online Training Time zone: EST
7 hours difference
05/10/2020 ― 09/10/2020 Online Training Time zone: CDT
19/10/2020 ― 23/10/2020 Online Training Time zone: CDT
19/10/2020 ― 23/10/2020 Online Training Time zone: CDT
02/11/2020 ― 06/11/2020 Online Training Time zone: UTC+8
9 hours difference
19/10/2020 ― 23/10/2020 Online Training Time zone: PDT
16/11/2020 ― 20/11/2020 Online Training Time zone: PST
16/11/2020 ― 20/11/2020 Online Training Time zone: PST guaranteed date!
10 hours difference
23/11/2020 ― 27/11/2020 Online Training Time zone: AEDT
Guaranteed date:   Fast Lane will carry out all guaranteed training regardless of the number of attendees, exempt from force majeure or other unexpected events, like e.g. accidents or illness of the trainer, which prevent the course from being conducted.
This is a FLEX course, which is delivered both virtually and in the classroom. All FLEX courses are also Instructor-led Online Trainings (ILO).
Germany
28/09/2020 ― 02/10/2020 Frankfurt guaranteed date!
26/10/2020 ― 30/10/2020 Berlin
16/11/2020 ― 20/11/2020 Münster
07/12/2020 ― 11/12/2020 Stuttgart
22/03/2021 ― 26/03/2021 Frankfurt
19/04/2021 ― 23/04/2021 Berlin
21/06/2021 ― 25/06/2021 Münster
19/07/2021 ― 23/07/2021 Düsseldorf
FLEX & Online Training

Please see below our alternative, English language, FLEX course options.

01/02/2021 ― 05/02/2021 London (Int Hse) This is an English language FLEX course.
Time zone: GMT
Switzerland
16/11/2020 ― 20/11/2020 Zurich This is an German language FLEX course.
Time zone: CET
07/12/2020 ― 11/12/2020 Zurich This is an German language FLEX course.
Time zone: CET
07/12/2020 ― 11/12/2020 Zurich
22/03/2021 ― 26/03/2021 Zurich
19/04/2021 ― 23/04/2021 Zurich
21/06/2021 ― 25/06/2021 Zurich
19/07/2021 ― 23/07/2021 Zurich
09/08/2021 ― 13/08/2021 Zurich
06/09/2021 ― 10/09/2021 Zurich
Austria
06/09/2021 ― 10/09/2021 Vienna (iTLS)