Cisco ASA 5500-X Series Next-Generation Firewalls

Deploying and Troubleshooting Techniques

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7 hours of video instruction

7 hours of video training on Cisco ASA 5500-X Series Next-Generation Firewalls. The workshop covers everything from initial design to advanced configuration and troubleshooting.


Cisco ASA 5500-X Series Next-Generation Firewalls—Workshop is an engaging and unique video course taught in front of a live audience. Omar Santos, senior incident manager and the technical leader of the Cisco Product Security Incident Response Team (PSIRT) and co-author of Cisco ASA: All-in-one Next-Generation Firewall, IPS, and VPN Services, teaches you the skills you need to design, configure, and troubleshoot the firewall features of the Cisco ASA 5500-X Series Next-Generation Firewalls and FirePOWER services with Advanced Malware Protection (AMP).

This workshop, taught in front of a live audience, introduces Cisco ASA solutions to overcoming obstacles by providing complete configuration and troubleshooting guidance. Cisco ASA 5500-X Series Next-Generation Firewalls LiveLessons (Workshop) is the definitive insider's guide to planning, installing, configuring, and maintaining the new Cisco ASA firewall features.

Major topics include

Lesson 1: Introduction to the Cisco ASA
Lesson 2: Firewall Modes
Lesson 3: Multiple Context Mode
Lesson 4: Basic Settings
Lesson 5: Network Address Translation (NAT)
Lesson 6: Controlling Access
Lesson 7: IP Routing
Lesson 8: Authentication, Authorization, Accounting (AAA) Support
Lesson 9: Cisco ASAv
Lesson 10: High Availability
Lesson 11: Application Layer Protocol Inspection
Lesson 12: Logging
Lesson 13: NetFlow Support
Lesson 14: Cisco ASA with FirePOWER Services
Lesson 15: Threat Detection
Question and Answer Session

Skill Level

Beginning to Intermediate: This video title encompasses topics from an introductory level to advanced topics on security and next-generation firewall capabilities.

What You Will Learn

The skills you need to design, configure, and troubleshoot the firewall features of the Cisco ASA 5500-X Series Next-Generation Firewalls.

Who Should Take This Course

Security professions; network professionals who manage network security and install and configure Cisco ASA firewalls.

Course Requirements

Students must be familiar with general networking and security topics, including

* Firewalls
* Intrusion detection and intrusion prevention systems
* LAN switching technologies
* IP addressing (IPv4 and IPv6)
* IP routing technologies (RIP, OSPF, EIGRP, BGP, and so on)
* IP services (DHCP, NAT, ACLs, and so on)
* Basic troubleshooting

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Your Instructor

Omar Santos
Omar Santos

Omar Santos is an active member of the cyber security community, where he leads several industry-wide initiatives and standards bodies. His active role helps businesses, academic institutions, state and local law enforcement agencies, and other participants dedicated to increasing the security of their critical infrastructures. Omar is the author of more than a dozen books and video courses, as well as numerous white papers, articles, and security configuration guidelines and best practices. Omar is a principal engineer of the Cisco Product Security Incident Response Team (PSIRT), where he mentors and leads engineers and incident managers during the investigation and resolution of cyber security vulnerabilities. Additional information about Omar’s current projects can be found at omarsantos.io, and you can follow Omar on Twitter: @santosomar.

Course Curriculum

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