The SSNGFW-Securing Networks with Cisco Firepower Next Generation Firewall v1.0 course is a 5-day course that is designed to teach students the knowledge and skills to use and configure Cisco Firepower Threat Defense technology, beginning with initial device setup and configuration and including routing, high availability, Cisco Adaptive Security Appliance (ASA) to Cisco Firepower Threat Defense migration, traffic control, and Network Address Translation (NAT). Students will learn how to implement advanced Next-Generation Firewall (NGFW) and Next-Generation Intrusion Prevention System (NGIPS) features, including network intelligence, file type detection, network-based malware detection, and deep packet inspection. Students will also learn how to configure site-to-site VPN, remote-access VPN, and SSL decryption before moving on to detailed analysis, system administration, and troubleshooting.
This class helps students prepare to take the Securing Networks with Cisco Firepower (300-710 SNCF) exam, 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, SSFIPS - Securing Networks with Cisco Firepower Next-Generation Intrusion Prevention System v4.0. You can take these courses in any order.