SSFIPS - Securing Networks with Cisco Firepower Next-Generation IPS


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.

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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


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

Pré Requisitos

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.

Conteúdo Programatico

Cisco Firepower Threat Defense Overview

Cisco Firepower NGFW Device Configuration

Cisco Firepower NGFW Traffic Control

Cisco Firepower Discovery

Implementing Access Control Policies

Security Intelligence

File Control and Advanced Malware Protection

Next-Generation Intrusion Prevention Systems

Network Analysis Policies

Detailed Analysis Techniques

Cisco Firepower Platform Integration

Alerting and Correlation Policies

System Administration

Cisco Firepower Troubleshooting

Lab Outline

Initial Device Setup
Device Management
Configuring Network Discovery
Implementing and Access Control Policy
Implementing Security Intelligence
File Control and Advanced Malware Protection
Implementing NGIPS
Customizing a Network Analysis Policy
Detailed Analysis
Configuring Cisco Firepower Platform Integration with Splunk
Configuring Alerting and Event Correlation
System Administration
Cisco Firepower Troubleshooting