Securing Networks with Cisco Firepower Next-Generation IPS (SSFIPS)
The Securing Networks with Cisco Firepower Next-Generation IPS (SSFIPS) v4.0 course shows you how to deploy and use Cisco Firepower® Next-Generation Intrusion Prevention System (NGIPS). This hands-on course gives you the knowledge and skills to use the platform features and includes firewall security concepts, platform architecture and key features; in-depth event analysis including detection of network-based malware and file type, NGIPS tuning and configuration including application control, security intelligence, firewall, and network-based malware and file controls; Snort® rules language; file and malware inspection, security intelligence, and network analysis policy configuration designed to detect traffic patterns; configuration and deployment of correlation policies to take action based on events detected; troubleshooting; system and user administration tasks, and more.
This course helps you prepare to take the exam, Securing Networks with Cisco Firepower (300-710 SNCF), 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, Securing Networks with Cisco Firepower Next Generation Firewall (SSNGFW). You can take these courses in any order. This course also earns you 32 Continuing Education (CE) credits towards recertification.
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Prerequisites & Work Experience
- Technical understanding of TCP/IP networking and network architecture
- Basic familiarity with the concepts of Intrusion Detection Systems (IDS) and IPS
The 300-SNCF exam certifies your knowledge of Cisco Firepower® Threat Defense and Firepower®, including policy configurations, integrations, deployments, management and troubleshooting.
After you pass 300-710 SNCF:
- You earn the Cisco Certified Specialist – Network Security Firepower certification.
- You will have satisfied the concentration exam requirement for new CCNP Security certification. To complete CCNP Security, you also need to pass the Implementing and Operating Cisco Security Core Technologies (350-701 SCOR) exam or its equivalent.