Operationalizing Cisco Firepower

As threats become more and more complicated, security tools need to be customized for the environment they are in. Understanding how to operationalize Firepower will enable you to maximize its efficiency and your ability to protect your network.
Course info
Level
Intermediate
Updated
Aug 14, 2019
Duration
2h 39m
Table of contents
Description
Course info
Level
Intermediate
Updated
Aug 14, 2019
Duration
2h 39m
Description

Imagine that you have Firepower deployment in your environment and you've been tasked to tune your deployment. In this course, Operationalizing Cisco Firepower, you will learn how to optimize your Firepower deployment. First, you will learn how to tune Firepower's IPS rules and policy layers. Next, you will discover how to use Firepower's Application Visibility and Control (AVC) as well as custom application creation. Then, you will figure out how to use correlation policies to take actions based on certain triggers and traffic profile changes. Finally, you will explore how to operationalize Firepower using custom dashboards, reports, and troubleshooting tools both in the GUI and the command line. When you're finished with this course, you will have the skills and knowledge of Cisco Firepower to operationalize your deployment.

About the author
About the author

Katherine McNamara is a Cybersecurity Systems Engineer and works with large enterprise customers in California. She has worked in IT for over 10 years, holds a Bachelors and Masters in IT Security, has 2 CCIEs (Data Center and Security), and dozen other industry certifications. Outside of her day job, she runs a blog called network-node.com which provides training articles and videos about ISE and others Cisco security products and helping co-organize the largest Cisco study Meetup group in the world - Routergods.

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Section Introduction Transcripts
Section Introduction Transcripts

Course Overview
[Autogenerated] Hi, everyone. My name is Katherine McNamara. I'm a cyber security engineer that's worked in I T for over 10 years and currently hold over a dozen certifications, including two cc eyes. Welcome to Mike Horse Operational izing Cisco Firepower Firewalls have been the first line of defense in network security for over 25 years and have evolved over time to become next generation security appliances. Like any other security control, your next generation firewall needs to be tuned and optimized in this course will walk through the tuning and operations and Cisco Firepower. So major topics that will cover include optimizing I PS rules and policies, implementing application aware policies with firepower, configuring correlation policies and operations in trouble, shooting and firepower. By the end of this course, you'll know howto work with the different policy layers and actions and firepower to make it work for you. Use application visibility controlled to detect custom applications, create correlation policies to take actions on certain events, use dashboards and reports of fire car to streamline operations and troubleshoot firepower from both the Firepower Management Center and FTV command line. Before beginning this course, you should have an understanding of basic routing and have a CC and a security level of knowledge or higher. I hope you'll join me in this journey to learn how to operationalize Cisco firepower.