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Security Fundamentals: Firewalls

Security Fundamentals: Firewalls


Overview/Description
Expected Duration
Lesson Objectives
Course Number
Expertise Level



Overview/Description

Discover various types of firewalls and filtering methods including packet filtering, circuit-level, application-level, and multilevel firewalls. Explore stateful vs. stateless inspections, Security Compliance Manager, and baselines.



Expected Duration (hours)
0.4

Lesson Objectives

Security Fundamentals: Firewalls

  • identify the purpose of firewalls
  • recognize characteristics of packet filtering firewalls
  • recognize characteristics of circuit-level firewalls
  • recognize characteristics of application-level firewalls
  • recognize characteristics of stateful multilevel firewalls
  • recognize characteristics of software firewalls
  • identify an appropriate firewall for network protection
  • distinguish between stateful and stateless inspection
  • identify the most appropriate inspection type to use
  • define security baselines
  • install and configure the Security Compliance Toolkit
  • Course Number:
    it_spmtas_06_enus

    Expertise Level
    Beginner