Securing Networks with Cisco Firepower® Threat Defense NGFW (FIREPOWER200) is an instructor-led, lab-based, hands-on course that is part of a portfolio of security courses designed to help businesses support and maintain their Cisco Firepower Threat Defense systems. This lab-intensive course introduces you to the basic next-generation intrusion prevention system (NGIPS) and next-generation firewall (NGFW) security concepts. The course then leads you through the Cisco Firepower system. Among other powerful features, you become familiar with: Firepower Threat Defense configuration In-depth event analysis NGIPS tuning and configuration You also become familiar with the latest platform features: file and malware inspection, security intelligence, domain awareness, and more. The course begins by introducing the system architecture, the latest major features, and the role of policies in implementing the solution. You learn how to deploy and manage Cisco Firepower Threat Defense devices and perform basic Cisco Firepower discovery. You learn how to use and configure Threat Defense technology, including application control, security intelligence, NGFW, NGIPS, and network-based malware and file controls. Also, you learn how to take advantage of powerful tools, so you can perform more efficient event analysis, including the detection of file types and network-based malware. And you’ll learn how to properly tune systems for better performance and greater network intelligence. The course concludes with system and user administration tasks and Threat Defense system troubleshooting. This course combines lecture materials and hands-on labs that give you practice in deploying and managing the Cisco Firepower system.
This course is designed for technical professionals who need to know how to deploy and manage a Cisco Firepower NGIPS and NGFW in their network environments. Targeted roles include: Security administrators Security consultants Network administrators System engineers Technical support personnel Channel partners and resellers
Cisco recommends that you have the following knowledge and skills before taking this course: Technical understanding of TCP/IP networking and network architecture Basic familiarity with firewall and IPS concepts