Cisco Certified Specialist (Cisco Firepower)

Course Information

  • Fast Track ( Mon-Fri)
    Duration: 2 days
  • Slow Track (Sat/Sun)
    Duration: 2 Weeks
  • Study Modes: (Classroom/Virtual)
  • What is included:
    instructor-led hands training,
    passing guarantee or free retraining, Lab access during the course

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Course Insight

This course is designed to train you how to deploy Cisco Firepower Next Generation Firewall. This course will give you hands knowledge and skills to use Cisco Firepower Threat Defence (FTD) technology. It will walk you through from initial device setup, which includes configuring routing, high availability, Cisco ASA to Cisco Firepower migration, Network Address Translation, and traffic control.
You will learn about how to implement advance Next Generation Firewall (NGFW) and Next Generation Intrusion Prevention System (NGIPS) features. This includes network intelligence, file type detection, network-based malware detection and deep packet inspection.

You will learn to configure site-to-site VPN and Remote-Access VPN, SSL decryption before moving on to detailed analysis, system administration and trouble shooting.

Career Prospect
  • Network Security administrator
  • Network Security consultant
  • System Engineer
Learning Facilities

Our lab is fully equipped with modern devices and technologies where students can learn and practice all the skills with real world scenarios.

  • Cisco Certified Network Associate OR degree/diploma/certificate in Networking
  • Knowledge of TCP/IP and basic routing protocols
  • Familiarity with firewall, VPN, and Intrustion prevention syste (IPS) concepts 

Dates & prices

Course Contents

  • Module 1: Cisco Firepower Deployment

    • Implement Next Generation Firewall modes (routed, transparent)
    • Implement Next Generation Intrusion Prevention System modes (Passive and Inline)
    • Implement high availability options (link redundancy, multi-instance and Active/Standby Failover)
    • Describe IRB configurations


  • Module 2: Cisco Firepower Configuration

    • Configure System settings in Cisco Firepower Management Center
    • Configure policies for Access control, intrusion, malware and file, DNS, identity, SSL, prefilter in Firepower Management Center
    • Configure network discovery, application detectors (Open AppID), correlation and actions features using Cisco Firepower Management Center
    • Configure Object Management and intrusion rules
    • Configure NAT, VPN, QoS, other platform settings and certificate using Cisco Firepower Management Center


  • Module 3: Management and Troubleshooting

    • Troubleshoot using Firepower Management Center (FMC) CLI and GUI
    • Configure dashboard and reporting in FMC
    • Troubleshoot using packet capture procedure
    • Analyse risk and standard report


  • Module 4: Integration

    • Configure Cisco Advance Malware Protection (AMP) for networks and endpoints in FMC
    • Deploy threat intelligence director for third-party security intelligence feeds
    • Describe using cisco threat response for security investigations
    • Describe RTC (Rapid Threat Containment) functionality within Firepower FMC


  • Initial Device Setup
  • Device Management
  • Configuring High Availability
  • Migrating from Cisco ASA to Cisco Firepower Threat Defense
  • Implementing QoS
  • Implementing NAT
  • Configuring Network Discovery
  • Implementing an Access Control Policy
  • Implementing Security Intelligence
  • Implementing Site-to-Site VPN
  • Implementing Remote Access VPN
  • Threat Analysis
  • System Administration
  • Firepower Troubleshooting
  • Initial Device Setup
  • Device Management
  • Configuring Network Discovery
  • Implementing and Access Control Policy
  • Implementing Security Intelligence
  • File Control and Advanced Malware Protection
  • Implementing NGIPS
  • Customizing a Network Analysis Policy
  • Detailed Analysis
  • Configuring Cisco Firepower Platform Integration with Splunk
  • Configuring Alerting and Event Correlation
  • System Administration
  • Cisco Firepower Troubleshooting

Training Offers & Packages

Network Technician Training

£ 1000
  • CompTIA Network+ (N10-008)
  • CCNA (200-301)

Cyber Security Technician

£ 1600
  • CompTIA A+ (220-1001,220-1002)
  • CompTIA N+ (N10-008)
  • CompTIA Security + (SY0-601)

Cyber Security Specialist Training

£ 3000
  • CompTIA A+ (220-1001, 220-1002)
  • CompTIA Network+ (N10-008)
  • CompTIA Security+ (SY0-601)
  • Certified Ethical Hacker (CEHv11)