Securing Networks with Cisco Firepower Next-Generation Intrusion Prevention System (SSFIPS) is a lab-based, hands-on course offered by Cisco® Learning Services. This course is part of a portfolio of security courses designed to help businesses support and maintain their Cisco Firepower™ systems.
The SSFIPS course shows you how to deploy and use Cisco Firepower Next-Generation Intrusion Prevention System (NGIPS). This hands-on course gives you the knowledge and skills to use the platform features and includes firewall security concepts, platform architecture and key features; in-depth event analysis including detection of network-based malware and file type, NGIPS tuning and configuration including application control, security intelligence, firewall, and network-based malware and file controls; Snort® rules language; file and malware inspection, security intelligence, and network analysis policy configuration designed to detect traffic patterns; configuration and deployment of correlation policies to take action based on events detected; troubleshooting; system and user administration tasks, and more.
This course helps you prepare to take the Securing Networks with Cisco Firepower (300-710 SNCF) exam, which leads to CCNP Security and Cisco Certified Specialist – Network Security Firepower certifications. The 300-710 SNCF exam has a second preparation course as well, Securing Networks with Cisco Firepower Next-Generation Firewall (SSNGFW). You can take these courses in any order.