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FireSIGHT, FirePOWER, Access Control, and Discovery

FireSIGHT, FirePOWER, Access Control, and Discovery

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The ASA CX was first introduced in 2012 and is now a legacy firewall solution. The ASA CX has now been superseded by the Sourcefire technologies and FirePOWER next generation firewall and IPS. This course covers FireSIGHT and FirePOWER technology. The course is one in a series in the Skillsoft learning path that covers the objectives of the Implementing Cisco Threat Control Solutions (SITCS) 1.5 exam, 300-210.

Target Audience
IT professionals including managers, engineers, and developers evaluating or implementing network and application security using new Cisco technology, as well as CCNP security certification candidates


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FireSIGHT, FirePOWER, Access Control, and Discovery

  • start the course
  • describe the Cisco FireSIGHT System - FirePOWER NGIPS and NGFW
  • define Cisco FireSIGHT system detection, architecture, and components
  • describe Cisco FireSIGHT system device configuration - traffic flows
  • describe device management
  • work with the Interfaces tab
  • configure virtual device and static route
  • manage objects
  • describe Access Control Policy
  • configure Access Control Policy
  • specify default action
  • describe the Targets tab
  • define security intelligence
  • describe HTTP responses
  • describe the Advanced tab
  • explain Access Control Policy rules
  • describe rule constraints
  • save and apply the Access Control Policy
  • work with the Host Discovery and Network Discovery Policy
  • define FireSIGHT, FirePOWER, Access Control Policy, and discovery
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