Vendor: Cisco
Mode: On Demand Digital
Level: Professional
Exam: 300-710 SSFIPS
Exam at your place: yes, ask for a quote
Duration: Self Paced
Language: English

SKU: SSFIPS-DL Categories: , ,

Course Price

CHF 1'000.00

(excl. VAT)

Discount available for multiple students and dedicated classes.

What you’ll learn

The Securing Networks with Cisco Firepower Next-Generation IPS (SSFIPS) course instructs on the deployment and utilization of the Cisco Firepower® Next-Generation Intrusion Prevention System (NGIPS). Through practical exercises, participants gain proficiency in utilizing platform features, covering firewall security concepts, platform architecture, and essential features. The course delves into comprehensive event analysis, addressing the detection of network-based malware and file types, NGIPS tuning, and configuration, which encompasses application control, security intelligence, firewall functionalities, and controls for network-based malware and files. It also covers Snort® rules language, file and malware inspection, security intelligence, network analysis policy configuration designed for identifying traffic patterns, and the configuration and deployment of correlation policies to respond to detected events. Troubleshooting, system and user administration tasks, and more are also covered.
This training program aids in exam preparation for Securing Networks with Cisco Firepower (300-710 SNCF), leading to CCNP Security and Cisco Certified Specialist–Network Security Firepower certifications. The 300-710 SNCF exam has another preparatory course, Securing Networks with Cisco Firepower Next Generation Firewall (SSNGFW), and these courses can be taken in any sequence. Successful completion of this course results in earning 40 Continuing Education (CE) credits for recertification.

Who should enroll

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

  • Security administrators
  • Security consultants
  • Network administrators
  • System engineers
  • Technical support personnel
  • Channel partners and resellers

Technology areas

  • Security

Training overview


To fully benefit from this course, you should have the following knowledge and skills:

  • Technical understanding of TCP/IP networking and network architecture
  • Basic familiarity with the concepts of Intrusion Detection Systems (IDS) and IPS


  • Cisco Firepower Threat Defense Overview
  • Cisco Firepower NGFW Device Configuration
  • Cisco Firepower NGFW Traffic Control
  • Cisco Firepower Discovery
  • Implementing Access Control Policies
  • Security Intelligence
  • File Control and Advanced Malware Protection
  • Next-Generation Intrusion Prevention Systems
  • Network Analysis Policies
  • Detailed Analysis Techniques
  • Cisco Firepower Platform Integration
  • Alerting and Correlation Policies
  • Performing System Administration
  • Troubleshooting Cisco Firepower

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