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SAEXS - Cisco ASA Express Security (SAEXS)

The SAEXS course provides an understanding of the Cisco ASA solution portfolio and successfully configures various aspects of the Cisco ASA components, including Cisco ASA Firewall features and functions, Cisco ASA with FirePOWER Services and Cisco ASA Remote Access VPN including Clientless and AnyConnect. Special Note: Course kits are available in digital format only. The digital version is designed for online use only, not for printing.

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Prerequisites


It is strongly recommended that students have the following knowledge/skills prior to enrollment:
  • Knowledge of IP networking and IP header fields
  • Basic understanding of firewall uses and roles
  • Basic understanding of firewall functions such as NAT, Application Inspection, Packet Filtering
  • Basic understanding of common security threats and mitigation techniques such as malware, DoS, Intrusion Prevention, URL filter

Detailed Class Syllabus


Module 1: Introducing Cisco ASA Solutions


Lesson 1: Firewall Technologies
Lesson 2: Cisco ASA Adaptive Security Appliance Features

Module 2: Exploring Cisco ASA Connectivity Basics


Lesson 1: Preparing the Cisco ASA Adaptive Security Appliance for Network Integration
Lesson 2: Managing Basic Cisco ASA Adaptive Security Appliance Network Settings
Lesson 3: Configuring Cisco ASA Adaptive Security Appliance Routing Features
Lesson 4: Backing up and Restoring Cisco ASA

Module 3: Configuring ASA Basic Access Control Foundation


Lesson 1: Configuring Cisco ASA Adaptive Security Appliance NAT Features
Lesson 2: Configuring Cisco ASA Adaptive Security Appliance Basic Access Control Features

Module 4: Deploying Cisco Remote Access VPN


Lesson 1: Deploying Basic Clientless VPN Solutions
Lesson 2: Cisco AnyConnect SSL VPN Overview
Lesson 3: Deploying a Cisco AnyConnect Client SSL VPN Solution

Module 5: Introducing the Cisco ASA FirePOWER Services (SFR)


Lesson 1: Introducing the Cisco ASA 5500-X Series FirePOWER Services (SFR) Module
Lesson 2: Cisco FireSIGHT Management Center
Lesson 3: Module Summary

Module 6: Cisco ASA Cloud Web Security


Lesson 1: Introducing Cisco ASA with Cisco Cloud Web Security
Lesson 2: Configuring Cisco ASA with Cisco Cloud Web Security
Lesson 3: Verifying Cisco ASA Cloud Web Security Operation
Lesson 4: Describing the Web Filtering Policy in Cisco ScanCenter
Lesson 5: Describing Cisco ASA Cloud Web Security AMP and CTA
Lesson 6: Module Summary

Module 7: Introducing Cisco ASA High Availability


Lesson 1: Overview of Cisco ASA Active/Standby High Availability
Lesson 2: Configuring Cisco ASA Adaptive Security Appliance Active/Standby High Availability