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Course Description

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.

Learning Objectives

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

Framework Connections

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.