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Implementing Advanced Cisco ASA Security

This course provides up-to-date training on the key features of the Cisco ASA 5500-X Series Next-Generation Firewall, including ASAv, ASA IDFW, ASA FirePOWER Service Module, ASA Cloud Web Security and ASA Clustering. Extensive hands on labs are provided to underline the concepts covered in the class.

The ASA FirePower Services Module coverage is still based on the FirePOWER 6.0.0 software.  

Target Audience:

This course has been specifically designed for Network Engineers supporting Cisco ASA 9.x implementations.

Learning Objectives

After attending this course you should be able to:

  • Describe the Cisco ASA5500X Series Next Generation Firewalls, ASAv, ASA 5506-X, 5508-X, 5516-X and ASASM plus implement new ASA 9.4.1 features
  • Implement Cisco ASA Identity Firewall policies
  • Install and set up the Cisco FirePOWER Services Module (SFR)
  • Implement Cisco ASA Cloud Web Security
  • Implement Cisco ASA Clustering
  • Describe Cisco ASA Security Group Firewall and Change of Authorisation Support

Pre-Requisites

Attendees should meet the following prerequisites:

  • Implementing Core Cisco ASA Security (SASAC) v1.0 or equivalent knowledge of the Cisco ASA

Course Content

Cisco ASA Product Family

  • Introducing the Cisco ASA 5500-X Series NGFW
  • Introducing the Cisco ASAv
  • Implementing ASA 9.3 and 9.4.1 New Features
  • Introducing the Cisco ASASM

Cisco ASA Identity Firewall

  • Describing the Cisco ASA Identity Firewall Solution
  • Setting Up Cisco CDA
  • Configuring Cisco CDA
  • Configuring Cisco ASA Identity Firewall
  • Verifying and Troubleshooting Cisco ASA Identity Firewall

Cisco ASA FirePOWER Services

  • Installing the Cisco ASA FirePOWER Services Module
  • Managing the Cisco ASA FirePOWER Services Module Using the FireSIGHT Management Center
  • Describing the Cisco ASA 5506-X, 5508-X, and 5516-X FirePOWER Services
  • Configuring ASA Firepower Services v6.0 New Features

Cisco ASA Cloud Web Security

  • Introducing Cisco ASA with Cisco Cloud Web Security
  • Configuring Cisco ASA with Cisco Cloud Web Security
  • Verifying Cisco ASA Cloud Web Security Operations
  • Describing the Web Filtering Policy in Cisco ScanCenter
  • Describing Cisco ASA Cloud Web Security AMP and CTA

Cisco ASA Clustering

  • Describing Cisco ASA Cluster Features
  • Describing Cisco ASA Cluster Terminology and Data Flows
  • Using the CLI to Configure a Cisco ASA Cluster
  • Using the ASDM to Configure a Cisco ASA Cluster
  • Verifying Cisco ASA Cluster Operations
  • Troubleshooting Cisco ASA Cluster Operations
  • Describing Cisco ASA v9.1.4 and later Clustering Features

Cisco ASA Security Group Firewall and Change of Authorization

  • Introducing Cisco Security Group Tagging
  • Configuring Cisco ASA Security Group Firewall
  • Describing the Cisco ASA 9.2.1 and Later Releases SGT Features
  • Describing the Cisco ASA 9.2.1 and Later Releases CoA Support

Labs:

  • Lab 1: Cisco Learning Lab Remote Access
  • Lab 2: Cisco ASAv Basic Setup
  • Lab 3: Cisco ASA 9.3 and 9.4.1 New Features
  • Lab 4: Cisco CDA Configuration
  • Lab 5: Cisco ASA Identity-Based Firewall Configuration
  • Lab 6: Cisco ASA FirePOWER Services Module Installation
  • Lab 7: Cisco FireSIGHT Management Center Configuration
  • Lab 8: Cisco ASA Cloud Web Security Configuration
  • Lab 9: Cisco ASA Cluster Configuration

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