Live Chat
Monday - Friday 8am - 6pm EST Chat Now
Contact Us
Monday - Friday 8am - 8pm EST 1-800-268-7737 Other Contact Options

Cart () Loading...

    • Quantity:
    • Delivery:
    • Dates:
    • Location:


NGFW - Next Generation Firewall Technical Workshop

Understand and Articulate the Features and Benefits of Cisco’s Firepower Threat Defense

GK# 5874

Course Overview

This course includes Cisco Training Exclusives

EXCLUSIVE TO GLOBAL KNOWLEDGE - Accelerate your Cisco learning experience with complimentary access to the IT Skills Video On-Demand Library, Introduction to Cybersecurity digital learning course, course recordings, IT Resource Library, and digital courseware.

Learn more

The Cisco Firepower Next-Generation Firewall (NGFW) is the industry’s first fully integrated, threat-focused NGFW. It delivers comprehensive, unified policy management of firewall functions, application control, threat prevention, and advanced malware protection from the network to the endpoint. This course focuses on the key components of the Cisco NGFW Firepower Threat Defense portfolio and the new unified policy management available with v6.X.  The 4100 and 9300 appliances are included within this course.

This course includes 30 Cisco e-lab credits. Your e-Lab credits are good for 90 days after your course ends and can be used for additional practice on the course you just completed or to explore technologies from other courses in the Global Knowledge e-Lab portfolio. Learn more.


  • Delivery Format:
  • Date:
  • Location:
  • Access Period:


What You'll Learn


On completion of this workshop, participants will have the skills to:

  • Understand and Articulate the Features and Benefits of Cisco’s Firepower Threat Defense
  • Understand FTD Positioning and Licensing Scheme
  • Install and Upgrade FTD


Viewing outline for:

Virtual Classroom Live Outline

Module I

  • The New Security Model
  • Firepower Threat Defense Components
  • Firepower Threat Defense Deployment Modes

Module II

  • Firepower Management Center
  • Network Discovery and Visibility
  • URL Filtering
  • AMP - Advanced Malware Protection
  • ThreadGrid Integration
  • SSL Decryption
  • Application Detection

Module III

  • FTD Smart Licensing
  • FTD Installation/Upgrade

Module IV

  • Troubleshooting
  • FTD Use Cases

FTD Roadmap


Viewing labs for:

Virtual Classroom Live Labs

  • Lab 1: Initial FirePOWER Threat Defense Configuration
  • Lab 2: Managing Basic Firewall Features
  • Lab 3: Access Control Policy Configuration
  • Lab 4 : Network Address Translation and Routing Configuration
  • Lab 5: Platform Settings

Who Should Attend


Pre-sale consultants and engineers involved in customer demonstrations and proof of concept environments.

Vendor Credits


This course can be purchased with Cisco Learning Credits (CLCs).

Training Exclusives

Classroom and Virtual Classroom sessions of this course include access to the following benefits:

  • IT Skills Video On-Demand Library (over 40,000 titles)
  • Introduction to Cybersecurity digital learning course
  • Course Recordings
  • IT Resource Library
  • Digital courseware
Learn more
Course Delivery

This course is available in the following formats:

Virtual Classroom Live

Experience expert-led online training from the convenience of your home, office or anywhere with an internet connection.

Duration: 2 day

Request this course in a different delivery format.