If you need to get up to speed quickly with Cisco’s Adaptive Security Appliance (ASA), this is the course for you. We combined the most important content from Cisco’s Authorized FIREWALL v2.0 and VPN v2.0 courses to hone in on the most crucial aspects of the ASA.
Technology and features of the Cisco ASA Cisco ASA product family How ASAs protect network devices from attacks Bootstrap the security appliance Prepare the security appliance for configuration via the Cisco Adaptive Security Device Manager (ASDM) Launch and navigate ASDM Essential security appliance configuration using ASDM and the command—line interface (CLI) Configure dynamic and static address translations Configure access policy based on ACLs Use object groups to simplify ACL complexity and maintenance Use the Modular Policy Framework to provide unique policies to specific data flows Handle advanced protocols with application inspection Troubleshoot with syslog and tcp ping Configure the ASA to work with Cisco Secure ACS 5.2 for RADIUS—based AAA of VPNs Implement site—to—site IPsec VPN Implement remote access IPsec and SSL VPNs using the Cisco AnyConnect 3.0 Secure Mobility Client Work with the 5.x Legacy Cisco IPsec VPN client Deploy clientless SSL VPN access, including smart tunnels, plug—ins, and web—type ACLs Configure access control policies to implement your security policy across all classes of VPN Configure Active/Standby failover for both firewall and VPN high availability
The materials within this course focus on the Knowledge Skills and Abilities (KSAs) identified within the Specialty Areas listed below. Click to view Specialty Area details within the interactive National Cybersecurity Workforce Framework.