Cisco® Implementing Advanced Cisco® ASA Security v2.1 (SASAA)



This course provides an updated training with labs on the key features on the Cisco ASA (covering up to the ASA 9.2.2 release). The goal of the course is to implement the key features of the Cisco ASA.

Audience Profile

This course is intended for network engineers supporting Cisco ASA 9.x implementations. It is recommended that prior to enrollment, students have successfully completed FIREWALL or have equivalent knowledge of the Cisco ASA.

Prerequisite(s) Recommended

SASAC – Implementing Core Cisco ASA Security v1.0

Learning Objectives

Upon completing this course, the learner will be able to meet these overall objectives:

  • Explain the features of Cisco ASA 5500-X Series Next-Generation Firewalls, ASASM, ASA 1000V Cloud Firewall and Cisco ASAv
  • Install and set up the Cisco ASAv
  • Implement Cisco ASA. Identity Firewall policies by using Cisco CDA and Cisco ASA
  • Install and set up the Cisco ASA FirePOWER Services Module
  • Implement Cisco ASA and Cisco Cloud Web Security integration

Course Outline

Course Outline

Module 1: Cisco ASA Product Family
• ASA 5500-X Next-Generation Firewalls
• Cisco ASAv
• Implementing ASA 9.3 and 9.4.1 New Features
• Cisco ASA SM
Lab: Set Up and Test the ASAv
Lab: Implement New Features in ASA 9.2 and 9.4

Module 2: Cisco ASA Identity Firewall
• The Cisco IDFW Solution
• Setting Up Cisco CDA
• Configuring Cisco CDA
• Configuring Cisco ASA IDFW
• Troubleshooting Cisco ASA IDFW
Lab: Configure the Cisco CDA
Lab: Configure ASA IDFW

Module 3: Cisco ASA FirePOWER (SFR) Module
• Installing Cisco ASA FirePOWER Services Module
• Managing Cisco ASA FirePOWER Services Module Using Cisco FireSIGHT Management Center
• The Cisco ASA 5506-X, 5508-X, and 5516-X FirePOWER Services
• Configuring ASA FirePOWER Services v6.0 New Features
Lab: Install and Configure ASA SFR
Lab: Configure and Test FirePOWER Management Center

Module 4: Cisco ASA Cloud Web Security Integration
• Cisco ASA with Cisco Cloud Web Security
• Configuring Cisco ASA with Cisco Cloud Web Security
• Cisco ASA with Cisco Cloud Web Security
• The Web Filtering Policy in Cisco ScanCenter
• Cisco Cloud Web Security Advanced Malware Protection and Threat Analytics
Lab: Configure ASA CWS

Module 5: Cisco ASA Cluster
• Cisco ASA Cluster Features
• Cisco ASA Cluster Terminology and Data Flows
• CLI to Configure a Cisco ASA Cluster
• ASDM to Configure a Cisco ASA Cluster
• Cisco ASA Cluster Operations
• Troubleshooting a Cisco ASA Cluster Operations
• Cisco ASA v.9.1.4 and later Clustering Features
Lab: Implement Cisco ASA Clustering

Module 6: Cisco ASA Security Group Firewall
• Introducing Cisco Security Group Tagging
• Configuring ASA Security Group Firewall
• ASA 9.2.1 and Later Releases SGT Features
• ASA 9.2.1 and Later Releases Change of Authorization Support
Lab: Configuring Security Group Access

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