Cisco ASA Express Security v1.5 - SAEXS Course Outline

(3 Days)

Overview

In Cisco ASA Express Security (SAEXS) v1.5, you will learn about Cisco’s ASA firewall features and functions, with FirePOWER Services and Remote Access VPN including Clientless and AnyConnect. The student is expected to have a basic understanding of general security threats in addition to mitigation techniques that include malware, DoS, URL filtering, and more. Students will become adept in their understanding of Cisco ASA technology insofar as being able to configure and deploy a variety of features Cisco ASA Security’s functionality employs

Audience Profile

This course is aimed at engineers new to Cisco’s SourceFIRE products, and partners looking to acquire the Cisco Express Security accreditation.

Prerequisites

  • Basic understanding of firewall roles and functions such as NAT, Application Inspection, Packet Filtering
  • Basic understanding of common security threats and mitigation techniques such malware, DoS, Intrusion Prevention, URL filtering

At Course Completion

  • Cisco ASA technology
  • Configure network integration and manage network settings for the Cisco ASA
  • Configure ASA Basic Access Control Foundation
  • Introduce and deploy Cisco remote access virtual private network (VPN)
  • Introduce the SourceFire’s FirePOWER Services (SFR) Module
  • Explorer the Cisco FireSIGHT Management Centre for SFR
  • Features of Cisco ASA Cloud Web Security
  • Cisco ASA active/standby high availability

Course Outline

Module 1: Introducing Cisco ASA Solutions

  • Firewall Technologies
  • Cisco ASA Adaptive Security Appliance Features
  • Module 2: Exploring Cisco ASA Connectivity Basics

  • Preparing the Cisco ASA Adaptive Security Appliance for Network Integration
  • Managing Basic Cisco ASA Adaptive Security Appliance Network Settings
  • Configuring Cisco ASA Adaptive Security Appliance Routing Features
  • Backing Up and Restoring Cisco ASA
  • Module 3: Configure ASA Basic Access Control Foundation

  • Configuring Cisco ASA Adaptive Security Appliance NAT Features
  • Configuring Cisco ASA Adaptive Security Appliance Basic Access Control Features
  • Module 4: Deploying Cisco Remote Access VPN

  • Deploying Basic Clientless VPN Solutions
  • Cisco AnyConnect SSL VPN Overview
  • Deploying a Cisco AnyConnect Client SSL VPN Solution
  • Module 5: Introducing the Cisco ASA FirePOWER Services (SFR) Module

  • Introducing the Cisco ASA 5500-X Series FirePOWER Services (SFR) Module
  • Cisco FireSIGHT Management Center
  • Module 6: Introducing Cisco ASA Cloud Web Security

  • Introducing Cisco ASA with Cisco Cloud Web Security
  • Configuring Cisco ASA with Cisco Cloud Web Security
  • Verifying Cisco ASA Cloud Web Security Operations
  • Describing the Web Filtering Policy in Cisco ScanCenter
  • Describing Cisco ASA Cloud Web Security AMP and CTA
  • Module 7: Introducing Cisco ASA High Availability

  • Introducing Cisco ASA High Availability
  • Configuring Cisco ASA Adaptive Security Appliance Active/Standby High AvailabilityLab Outline

  • Lab 1: Preparing Cisco ASA for Network Integration and Configuring Basic Settings
  • Lab 2: Configuring NAT and Basic Access Control
  • Lab 3: Configure Cisco AnyConnect Client SSL VPN Solution
  • Lab 4: Cisco ASA FirePOWER Services (SFR) Module Installation and Setup
  • Lab 5: Cisco FireSIGHT Management Center Configuration
  • Lab 8: Cisco ASA and Cloud Web Security Integration (optional)