ASA Essentials v3.0 (ASAE)

If you need to know how to implement and manage Cisco ASA 5500-X, get the essential skills that you need for the job by signing up for our comprehensive, instructor-led course today.
  • Virtual Classroom

    Learning Style
  • Intermediate

    Difficulty
  • 5 Days

    Course Duration
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If you need to know how to implement and manage Cisco ASA 5500-X, get the essential skills that you need for the job by signing up for our comprehensive, instructor-led course today.

About this course:

ASA Essentials (ASAE) v3.0 is a 5-day Cisco ASA training course where the student will gain the essential skills required to configure, maintain, and operate Cisco ASA 5500-X Series Adaptive Security Appliances based on ASA Software v9.x. If you need to get up to speed quickly with Cisco's Adaptive Security Appliance (ASA), this is the Cisco ASA course for you.

We have combined the most important content from Cisco's Authorized CCNP Security courses and added additional information on the new features in v9.x software to hone in on the most crucial aspects of the ASA. In just one week, students will cover: Cisco ASA Firewall Training Basics, Network Address Translation (NAT), Access Control Lists (ACLs), Object Groups, Stateful Inspection, Modular Policy Framework, PKI Integration, Site-to-site and Remote Access VPN (both IPsec and SSL), Active/Standby Failover, Server-based Authentication, Authorization, and Accounting (AAA) using ACS 5.2.

If you need to know how to implement and manage Cisco ASA 5500-X, get the essential skills that you need for the job by signing up for our comprehensive, instructor-led course today.

The average salary for Network Administrator is $61,474 per year.

Course Objectives:

Upon successful completion of this course, students should be able to do the following:

  • 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 and Anyconnect 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

Audience:

The primary audience for this course is as follows:

  • Network administrators, managers, and coordinators
  • Anyone who requires fundamental training on the ASA
  • Security technicians, administrators, and engineers

Prerequisites:

It is recommended that prior to taking this course, you have successfully completed the following:

  • IINS 2.0 - Implementing Cisco IOS Network Security

Suggested prerequisite courses:

Implementing Cisco IOS Network Security v3.0 (IINS)

More Information
Brand Cisco
Lab Access Yes
Technology Cisco
Learning Style Virtual Classroom
Difficulty Intermediate
Course Duration 5 Days
Language English
VPA Eligible VPA Eligible
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