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Cisco - SASAA: Implementing Advanced Cisco ASA Security

Duration: 5 Days
Course Price: $3,695

Learn the essential skills required to work with the Cisco ASA 5500-X Next Generation Firewall features.

This course provides advanced training on the key Cisco ASA 9.x features including the following:

  • IPS Software Module
  • ASA Service Module (ASASM)
  • ASA 1000V
  • Identity Firewall
  • Context Directory Agent (CDA)
  • ASA CX
  • Cloud Web Security
  • IPv6 Enhancements
  • Security Group Firewall
  • Multicontext Enhancements
  • ASA Clustering

Course Objectives

Upon completing this training course, you will be able to meet these objectives:

An overview of the Cisco ASA 5500-X Series Next-Generation Firewalls, Cisco IPS software module, Cisco ASASM, and Cisco ASA 1000V Cloud Firewall
How to implement the Cisco ASA Identity Firewall Feature, including the use of the Cisco CDA
How to implement the Cisco ASA CX, including the key functions of performing user identification through active or passive authentication, broad Application Visibility and Control (AVC), Web AVC, URL Filtering, and TLS/SSL decryption
How to configure Cisco ASA to integrate with Cisco Cloud Web Security to provide web security and filtering services through an SaaS model
Understand the IPv6 Enhancements in Cisco ASA Software 9.0 and later including IPv4 and IPv6 unified ACLs, NAT46, NAT64, NAT66, DHCPv6 relay, and IPv6 VPN features
Understand the Security Group Access Control (SGACL) feature in Cisco ASA Software 9.0 and later.
Examine the multicontext enhancements in Cisco ASA Software 9.0 and later
How to implement a Cisco ASA Cluster feature which allows as many as eight Cisco ASA appliances to be joined in a single cluster


Who Should Attend

Network administrators, managers, coordinators
Anyone who requires advanced training on the ASA 5500-X
Security technicians, administrators, and engineers

Learn the essential skills required to work with the Cisco ASA 5500-X Next Generation Firewall features.

This course provides advanced training on the key Cisco ASA 9.x features including the following:

  • IPS Software Module
  • ASA Service Module (ASASM)
  • ASA 1000V
  • Identity Firewall
  • Context Directory Agent (CDA)
  • ASA CX
  • Cloud Web Security
  • IPv6 Enhancements
  • Security Group Firewall
  • Multicontext Enhancements
  • ASA Clustering

Course Objectives

Upon completing this training course, you will be able to meet these objectives:

An overview of the Cisco ASA 5500-X Series Next-Generation Firewalls, Cisco IPS software module, Cisco ASASM, and Cisco ASA 1000V Cloud Firewall
How to implement the Cisco ASA Identity Firewall Feature, including the use of the Cisco CDA
How to implement the Cisco ASA CX, including the key functions of performing user identification through active or passive authentication, broad Application Visibility and Control (AVC), Web AVC, URL Filtering, and TLS/SSL decryption
How to configure Cisco ASA to integrate with Cisco Cloud Web Security to provide web security and filtering services through an SaaS model
Understand the IPv6 Enhancements in Cisco ASA Software 9.0 and later including IPv4 and IPv6 unified ACLs, NAT46, NAT64, NAT66, DHCPv6 relay, and IPv6 VPN features
Understand the Security Group Access Control (SGACL) feature in Cisco ASA Software 9.0 and later.
Examine the multicontext enhancements in Cisco ASA Software 9.0 and later
How to implement a Cisco ASA Cluster feature which allows as many as eight Cisco ASA appliances to be joined in a single cluster


Who Should Attend

Network administrators, managers, coordinators
Anyone who requires advanced training on the ASA 5500-X
Security technicians, administrators, and engineers

FIREWALL: Securing Networks with ASA Fundamentals v2.0

Lesson 1. Cisco ASA Product Family

  • Introducing the Cisco ASA 5500-X Series Next-Generation Firewalls
  • Installing Cisco ASA 5500-X Series IPS Software Module
  • Introducing the Cisco ASASM
  • Introducing the Cisco ASA 1000V Cloud Firewall

Lesson 2. Cisco ASA Identity Firewall

  • Describing the Cisco ASA Identity Firewall Solution
  • Setting Up Cisco CDA
  • Configuring Cisco CDA
  • Configuring Cisco ASA Identity Firewall
  • Verifying and Troubleshooting Cisco Identity Firewall

Lesson 3. Cisco ASA CX

  • Introducing Cisco ASA CX (Next-Generation Firewall)
  • Describing the Cisco ASA CX Management Architecture
  • Installing the Cisco Off-Box PRSM and Cisco ASA CX
  • Redirecting Cisco ASA-to-Cisco ASA CX Traffic
  • Performing Cisco PRSM Device Discovery and Configuration Import
  • Configuring Cisco ASA CX Policy Objects
  • Configuring Cisco ASA CX Access Policies
  • Configuring Cisco ASA CX Identity Policies
  • Configuring Cisco ASA CX Decryption Policies
  • Licensing Cisco ASA CX and Cisco PRSM
  • Monitoring Cisco ASA CX
  • Using Cisco PRSM for Administration
  • Troubleshooting Cisco ASA CX

Lesson 4. Cisco ASA Cloud Web Security Integration

  • Introducing Cisco ASA with Cisco Cloud Web Security
  • Licensing Cisco ASA with Cisco Cloud Web Security
  • Configuring Cisco ASA with Cisco Cloud Web Security
  • Verifying Cisco ASA and Cloud Web Security Operations

Lesson 5. Cisco ASA IPv6 Enhancements

  • Describing the Cisco ASA IPv4 and IPv6 Unified ACL
  • Describing Other Cisco ASA IPv6 Support Enhancements

Lesson 6. Cisco ASA Security Group Firewall

  • Introducing Cisco Security Group Tagging
  • Configuring Cisco ASA Security Group Firewall

Lesson 7. Cisco ASA Multicontext Enhancements

  • Describing Cisco ASA Multicontext Mode
  • Describing Multicontext Enhancements in Cisco ASA Software Release 9.0

Lesson 8. Cisco ASA Cluster

  • Describing Cisco ASA Cluster Features
  • Describing Cisco ASA Cluster Terminology and Data Flows
  • Using the CLI to Configure a Cisco ASA Cluster
  • Using Cisco ASDM to Configure a Cisco ASA Cluster
  • Verifying Cisco ASA Cluster Operations
  • Troubleshooting a Cisco ASA Cluster

Labs

Lab 1: Intro to the Remote Lab Environment

Lab 2: Cisco ASA 5500-X IPS and CX Software Module Installation and Setup

Lab 3: Context Directory Agent Configuration

Lab 4: ASA Identity-Based Firewall Configuration

Lab 5: ASA CX and PRSM Exploration

Lab 6: ASA CX Access Policy Configuration

Lab 7: ASA CX Identity Policy Configuration

Lab 8: ASA CX Decryption Policy Configuration

Lab 9: PRSM Administration

Lab 10: Cisco ASA and Cloud Web Security Integration

Lab 11: ASA Cluster Configuration

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