FirePOWER with Advanced FireSIGHT Administration (500-285)



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FirePOWER with Advanced FireSIGHT Administration (500-285)


About This Course

The FirePOWER with Advanced FireSIGHT Administration certification course prepares a professional to prepare for the Securing Cisco Networks Sourcefire IPX exam 500-285. The course greatly emphasizes to train professionals about ways to become an expert advanced FirePOWER administrator.

Professionals will learn to utilize as well as configure next-gen Sourcefire and Cisco technologies including URL filtering, IPS policies, Access Control protocols, Security Intelligence, FireSIGHT, application control and lot more.

The course also teaches to tune systems in a proper manner for improved performance and network intelligence whilst taking optimum advantages of robust tools for effective event analysis that includes network based malware and file type detection.

Simply put, the FirePOWER with Advanced FireSIGHT Administration course will instill within you a feeling of confidence when it comes to proving and validating your expertise in managing and tuning FirePOWER product.


Who Should Attend This Course

This the FirePOWER with Advanced FireSIGHT Administration certification is a meticulously designed course technical and IT professionals who seek to deploy as well as manage Cisco Adaptive Security Appliance (ASA) with FirePOWER or Sourcefire Appliance.

Target audience includes:

  • Security admins who wish to learn to install FirePOWER
  • Security experts who wish to learn to administrate FirePOWER
  • Network administrators
  • System engineers
  • Technical support professionals
  • Security consultants
  • Resellers and channel partners

Why This Course

The FirePOWER with Advanced FireSIGHT Administration course will instill within you a feeling of confidence when it comes to proving and validating your expertise in managing and tuning FirePOWER product.

You achieve the following:

  • Learn to install FirePOWER on Cisco Adaptive Security Appliance (ASA)
  • Install as well as configure FireSIGHT Management Center (FMC) and FirePOWER (SFR) Services Modules
  • Manage FireSIGHT
  • Describe Sourcefire and Cisco systems infra
  • Navigate administrative and user interface features of Sourcefire and FirePOWER systems
  • Deploy Sourcefire appliances and Cisco ASA
  • Describe the role of FireSIGHT in Sourcefire and Cisco systems
  • Implement objects for Access Control
  • Describe advanced Sourcefire system and policy configuration
  • Fine tune IPS policies
  • Event analysis
  • Improved career prospects and pay
  • Globally accepted and recognized

Course Objectives
  • Installing FirePOWER on Cisco Adaptive Security Appliance
  • Installing and configuring FirePOWER Services Modules and FireSIGHT Management Center
  • Managing FireSIGHT
  • Describing Sourcefire and Cisco systems infrastructure
  • Navigating administrative features and user interface
  • Assessing threats
  • Deploying and managing Sourcefire appliances and Cisco ASA
  • Implementing objects for Access Control
  • Advance Sourcefire system and policy configuration
  • Fine tuning IPS
  • Event analyzing

Course Prerequisites
  • Technical knowledge of basic and IP/TCP networking
  • Routing & Switching knowledge not necessary, but can be helpful for foundation
  • Familiarity with concepts and principles of IPS (Intrusion Preventions Systems), but not necessary.

Course Benefits


After completing the FirePOWER with Advanced FireSIGHT Administration course, you achieve the following:

  • Learn to install FirePOWER on Cisco Adaptive Security Appliance (ASA)
  • Install as well as configure FireSIGHT Management Center (FMC) and FirePOWER (SFR) Services Modules
  • Manage FireSIGHT
  • Describe Sourcefire and Cisco systems infra
  • Navigate administrative and user interface features of Sourcefire and FirePOWER systems
  • Deploy Sourcefire appliances and Cisco ASA
  • Describe the role of FireSIGHT in Sourcefire and Cisco systems
  • Implement objects for Access Control
  • Describe advanced Sourcefire system and policy configuration
  • Fine tune IPS policies
  • Event analysis
  • Improved career prospects and pay
  • Globally accepted and recognized

Curriculum


FirePOWER

Overview

This section gives the information about Cisco FirePOWER and how it can be employed to secure a network. It explains the various features of Cisco FirePOWER, the FireSIGHT Management Center and FirePOWER AMP. It also shows the configuration for FireSIGHT policies to enforce your company’s security policy to all traffic on your network.

Introduction to FirePOWER

This section introduces to Cisco FirePOWER. It describes the primary components of a FirePOWER deployment and briefly demonstrates FirePOWER, the FireSIGHT Management Center and FireAMP. It also explains some of the different Cisco devices that can run FirePOWER and does a hands-on demonstration of the Defense Center / FireSIGHT Management Center.

Installing FirePOWER

This section demonstrates how to activate FirePOWER on a Cisco ASA that shipped with the FirePOWER module pre-installed. It also shows how to upgrade a pre-existing ASA to support FirePOWER. It also describes the Cisco FirePOWER licensing model.

System and Health Policies

This section explains the configuration process for enabling Cisco FirePOWER on an ASA or dedicated FirePOWER appliance. It explains how FirePOWER uses System Policies and Health Policies to control managed devices. It also describes some of the limitations of the FireSIGHT Management Center in larger environments.

Object Management

This section shows how to reduce administrative effort. It demonstrates creating reusable named objects that can be called in place of manual host data.

File Policies

This section explains how the FireSIGHT FMC handles malware. It also demonstrates how you can create custom File Policies which can restrict data under any number of circumstances.

IPS Policies

Intrusion Prevention System (IPS) policies are the backbone of Cisco FirePOWER. This section demonstrates how to implement IPS policies and their components. It also explains the various layers of an IPS policy, how to tune the policy and adjusting rule states.

Access Control Policies

This section covers Access Control Policies, which are a critical piece of a FirePOWER deployment. It explains Security Intelligence, HTTP response pages, URL filtering and typing in IPS and file policies.

Network Discovery Policy

This section explains configuring a Network Discovery Policy and detecting network clients. It demonstrates integrating with a Microsoft Active Directory and applying FireSIGHT recommendations in your IPS rules.

User Management

This section explains how to configure user accounts within the FireSIGHT Management Center. It is useful for organizations that needs to expose their FirePOWER data without allowing changes.

Reporting

This section covers the reporting features in the FireSIGHT Management Center. It demonstrates creating templates, generating reports and scheduling reports, backups and more.

Event Analysis

This section talks about the security event management features of Cisco FirePOWER. It demonstrates the threat dashboard and each of its components such as connection events, malware events and event trajectory.

Snort Preprocessors

Cisco FirePOWER is built on top of the powerful open source Intrusion Prevention System (IPS) suite Snort. It covers the preprocessors provided by Snort and shows how FirePOWER leverages them to detect and thwart attacks.

Correlation Policies

This section explains how Correlation Policies are used to connect users and computers to security events. It demonstrates how to configure correlations rules, set alerts, and configure remediation.

Schedule & Fees


SELF PACED Online INSTRUCTOR LED CLASSROOM
Duration 1 Year Access
Course Material
Exam Voucher
Face Time With Instructor
Course Price $499 On Request On Request
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Course FAQ


Why Tech-Act for FirePOWER with Advanced FireSIGHT Administration?

Tech-Act knows the growing importance of networking and security in today’s IT world. This is why we hire industry-experienced and certified trainers for all our IT courses and FirePOWER with Advanced FireSIGHT Administration course is no exception. Furthermore, we are a recognized learning center for  CompTIA, EC Council  and Pearson Vue. You can also select the pace of your training.

What are the key benefits of FirePOWER with Advanced FireSIGHT Administration?

After completing the FirePOWER with Advanced FireSIGHT Administration course, you achieve the following:

  • Learn to install FirePOWER on Cisco Adaptive Security Appliance (ASA)
  • Install as well as configure FireSIGHT Management Center (FMC) and FirePOWER (SFR) Services Modules
  • Manage FireSIGHT
  • Describe Sourcefire and Cisco systems infra
  • Navigate administrative and user interface features of Sourcefire and FirePOWER systems
  • Deploy Sourcefire appliances and Cisco ASA
  • Describe the role of FireSIGHT in Sourcefire and Cisco systems
  • Implement objects for Access Control
  • Describe advanced Sourcefire system and policy configuration
  • Fine tune IPS policies
  • Event analysis
  • Improved career prospects and pay
  • Globally accepted and recognized

Do you have certified trainers?

Yes, trainers employed at Tech-Act are certified with extensive industry experience.

What is the eligibility criteria to enroll for FirePOWER with Advanced FireSIGHT Administration?

  • Technical knowledge of basic and IP/TCP networking
  • Routing & Switching knowledge not necessary, but can be helpful for foundation
  • Familiarity with concepts and principles of IPS (Intrusion Preventions Systems), but not necessary.

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