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Course Description

This course introduces students to firewall management and basic router security. Topics include password protection, securing VTY connections, logging, SSH, firewall management using the ASA 5510 Adaptive Security Appliance.

Learning Objectives

Students completing this course should be able to:

  • Understand basic traffic flow theory associated with the ASA Adaptive Security Devices as evidenced by laboratory activities and theoretical testing.
  • Configure and analyze router management options, interface configurations, and routing services as evidenced by the completion of laboratory activities and theoretical testing.
  • Configure and analyze ASA management features, interface configurations, network address translation, routing options, network-objects, zone policies and access-control lists using a physical firewall appliance as evidenced by the completion of laboratory activities and theoretical testing.
  • Apply the functionality associated with the firewalls ASDM to configure the firewall as evidenced by small group hands-on laboratory activities and theoretical testing.
  • Provide an opportunity to participate in an integrated laboratory activity which incorporates all aspects of the routing security and ASA appliance fundamental configurations as evidenced by the completion of a small group laboratory team project.

Framework Connections

The materials within this course focus on the NICE Framework Task, Knowledge, and Skill statements identified within the indicated NICE Framework component(s):

Specialty Areas

  • Network Services
  • Systems Administration
  • Systems Analysis
  • Threat Analysis