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Securing Networks with Cisco Firepower Next Generation Firewall 



5 days

Public Price

On demand



Course Overview

This course is designed for technical professionals who need to know how to deploy and manage a Cisco Firepower NGIPS and NGFW in their network environments.

Targeted roles include:

  • Security administrators

  • Security consultants

  • Network administrators

  • System engineers

  • Technical support personnel

  • Channel partners and resellers

Who should attend

  • Security Engineer

  • Network Engineer

  • Network Designer

  • Network Administrator

  • Systems Engineer

  • Consulting Systems Engineer

  • Technical Solutions Architect

  • Cisco Integrators/Partners

  • Network Manager

  • Cisco integrators and partners


Cisco recommends that you have the following knowledge and skills before taking this course:

  • Technical understanding of TCP/IP networking and network architecture

  • Basic familiarity with firewall and IPS concepts


This class will help you:

  • Implement Cisco Firepower NGFW to provide advanced threat protection before, during, and after attacks

  • Gain leading-edge skills for high-demand responsibilities focused on security

After taking this course, you should be able to:

  • Describe key concepts of NGIPS and NGFW technology and the Cisco Firepower Threat Defense system, and identify deployment scenarios

  • Perform initial Cisco Firepower Threat Defense device configuration and setup tasks

  • Describe how to manage traffic and implement quality of service (QoS) using Cisco Firepower Threat Defense

  • Describe how to implement NAT by using Cisco Firepower Threat Defense

  • Perform an initial network discovery, using Cisco Firepower to identify hosts, applications, and services

  • Describe the behavior, usage, and implementation procedure for access control policies

  • Describe the concepts and procedures for implementing security intelligence features


The Securing Networks with Cisco Firepower Next Generation Firewall (SSNGFW) course shows you how to deploy and use Cisco Firepower® Threat Defense system. This hands-on course gives you knowledge and skills to use and configure Cisco® Firepower Threat Defense technology, beginning with initial device setup and configuration and including routing, high availability, Cisco Adaptive Security Appliance (ASA) to Cisco Firepower Threat Defense migration, traffic control, and Network Address Translation (NAT). You will learn how to implement advanced Next-Generation Firewall (NGFW) and Next-Generation Intrusion Prevention System (NGIPS) features, including network intelligence, file type detection, network-based malware detection, and deep packet inspection. You will also learn how to configure site-to-site VPN, remote-access VPN, and SSL decryption before moving on to detailed analysis, system administration, and troubleshooting.

This course helps you prepare to take the exam, Securing Networks with Cisco Firepower (300-710 SNCF), 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 Intrusion Prevention System (SSFIPS). You can take these courses in any order.

Dates and Booking

UAE, Dubai

  • Jan 9–13, 2023

  • Feb 27–Mar 3, 2023

  • May 8–12, 2023

  • Jul 3–7, 2023 

  • Sep 4–8, 2023

  • Nov 6–10, 2023

Egypt, Cairo

  • On demand

Kuwait, Kuwait City

  • May 8–12, 2023 

Oman, Muscat

  • Sep 4–8, 2023

Qatar, Doha

  • Feb 27–Mar 3, 2023 

  • Jul 3–7, 2023

  • Nov 6–10, 2023

Saudi Arabia, Riyadh

  • Jan 9–13, 2023

  • May 8–12, 2023

  • Sep 4–8, 2023

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