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Implementing Core Cisco ASA Security

  • Course Code SASAC
  • Duration 5 days
  • Version 1.0

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£2,195.00

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Course Delivery

This course is available in the following formats:

  • Company Event

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  • Public Classroom

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  • Virtual Learning

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Course Overview

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This five-day course aims to provide network security engineers with the knowledge and skills needed to implement and maintain Cisco ASA adaptive security appliance-based perimeter solutions. Delegates will be able to reduce risk to the IT infrastructure and applications using Cisco ASA adaptive security appliance features, and provide detailed operations support for the Cisco ASA adaptive security appliance. This course is focused on the features of 9.x

Course Schedule

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    • Delivery Format: Public Classroom
    • Date: 05-09 February, 2018

      Late Availability

    • Location: Wokingham

    £1,450.00

    • Delivery Format: Virtual Learning
    • Date: 05-09 February, 2018

      Late Availability

    • Location: Virtual

    £1,450.00

    • Delivery Format: Public Classroom
    • Date: 22-26 October, 2018
    • Location: Wokingham

    £2,195.00

    • Delivery Format: Virtual Learning
    • Date: 22-26 October, 2018
    • Location: Virtual

    £2,195.00

    • Delivery Format: Public Classroom
    • Date: 22-26 October, 2018
    • Location: Leeds

    £2,195.00

Target Audience

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Network engineers supporting Cisco ASA 9.x implementations

Course Objectives

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After completing this course you should be able to:

  • Explain the core essential features of Cisco ASA 5500-X Series Next-Generation Firewalls
  • Describe how to implement Cisco ASA basic connectivity and device management
  • Implement basic Cisco ASA network integration
  • Describe and implement basic Cisco ASA policy controls
  • Describe Cisco ASA common VPN components
  • Describe and implement Cisco ASA clientless VPN solutions
  • Describe and implement Cisco ASA and Cisco AnyConnect full tunnel VPN solutions

Course Content

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Cisco ASA Adaptive Security Appliance Essentials

  • Evaluating Cisco ASA Adaptive Security Appliance Technologies
  • Identifying Cisco ASA Adaptive Security Appliance Models
  • Identifying Cisco ASA Adaptive Security Appliance Licensing Options

Basic Connectivity and Device Management

  • Preparing the Cisco ASA Adaptive Security Appliance for Network Integration
  • Managing Basic Cisco ASA Adaptive Security Appliance Network Settings

Network Integration

  • Configuring Cisco ASA Adaptive Security Appliance NAT Features
  • Configuring Cisco ASA Adaptive Security Appliance Basic Access Control Features
  • Configuring Cisco ASA Adaptive Security Appliance Routing Features

Cisco ASA Adaptive Security Appliance Policy Controls

  • Defining the Cisco ASA Adaptive Security Appliance MPF
  • Configuring Cisco ASA Adaptive Security Appliance Advanced Application Inspections

Cisco ASA Adaptive Security Appliance VPN Common Components

  • VPN Overview
  • Implementing Profiles, Group Policies, and User Policies
  • Implementing PKI Services

Cisco Clientless VPN Solution

  • Introducing Clientless SSL VPN
  • Deploying Basic Cisco Clientless SSL VPN on the Cisco ASA Adaptive Security Appliance
  • Deploying Application Access in Cisco Clientless SSL VPN
  • Deploying Client-Side Authentication and Authorization in Clientless SSL VPN

Cisco AnyConnect Full Tunnel VPN Solutions

  • Deploying Basic Cisco AnyConnect SSL VPN on Cisco ASA
  • Deploying Advanced Cisco AnyConnect SSL VPN on Cisco ASA
  • Deploying Advanced Authentication and Authorization in Cisco AnyConnect VPNs
  • Deploying Cisco AnyConnect IPsec/IKEv2 VPNs

Cisco ASA Adaptive Security Appliance High Availability and Virtualization

  • Configuring Cisco ASA Adaptive Security Appliance Interface Redundancy Features
  • Configuring Cisco ASA Adaptive Security Appliance Active/Standby High Availability
  • Configuring Security Contexts on the Cisco ASA Adaptive Security Appliance
  • Lesson 5: (OPTIONAL) Configuring Cisco ASA Adaptive Security Appliance Active/Active High Availability (Optional/Self-study)

Labs

  • Lab 1-1: Accessing the Remote Lab Environment
  • Lab 2-1: Configuring the Cisco ASA Adaptive Security Appliance
  • Lab 3-1: Configuring NAT
  • Lab 3-2: Configuring Basic Cisco Access Control Features
  • Lab 4-1: Configuring MPF, Basic Stateful Inspections, and QoS
  • Lab 4-2: Configuring MPF Advanced Application Inspections
  • Lab 6-1: Implementing Basic Clientless SSL VPN on the Cisco ASA
  • Lab 6-2: Configuring Application Access for Clientless SSL VPN on the Cisco ASA
  • Lab 6-3: Implementing External Authentication and Authorization for Clientless SSL VPNs
  • Lab 7-1: Implementing Basic Cisco AnyConnect SSL VPN on the Cisco ASA
  • Lab 7-2: Configuring Advanced Authentication for Cisco AnyConnect SSL VPNs
  • Lab 7-3: Implementing Cisco AnyConnect IPsec/IKEv2 VPNs
  • Lab 8-1: Configuring Active/Standby High Availability

Course Prerequisites

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Attendees should meet the following prerequisites:

  • Hold a CCNA in Security ICND1 + IINS

Test Certification

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Recommended Preparation for exam(s):

  • There are no exams currently associated to this course.

Follow on Courses

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Delegates looking for more advanced ASA knowledge should consider

  • SASAA - Implementing Advanced ASA Security

 

Delegates looking for Security Certification should consider the CCNP in Security, the required courses are:

  • SENSS - Implementing Cisco Edge Network Security Solutions
  • SITCS - Implementing Cisco Threat Control Systems
  • SIMOS - Implementing Cisco Secure Mobility
  • SISAS - Implementing Cisco Secure Access Solutions