Securing Cisco Networks with Sourcefire Intrusion Prevention System Global Knowledge Egypt
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Course details


This lab-intensive course introduces introduces students to the powerful features of the Cisco Sourcefire System, including FireSIGHT technology, in-depth event analysis, IPS tuning and configuration, and the Snort rules language.You will learn how to use and configure next-generation Sourcefire technology, including application control, firewall and routing and switching capabilities. You will also learn how to properly tune your system for better performance and greater network intelligence while taking full advantage of powerful tools for more efficient event analysis, including file type and network-based malware detection.This course combines lecture materials and hands-on labs throughout to reinforce the learning and ensure that you are able to successfully deploy and manage the Sourcefire System.


After completing this course, you should be able to:

  • Understand the Sourcefire System infrastructure
  • Navigate the UI and administrative features of the Sourcefire System, including reporting functionality to properly assess threats
  • Understand how to deploy and manage the Sourcefire device
  • Understand the role FireSIGHT technology plays in the SourcefireSystem
  • Understand advanced policy configuration and Sourcefire System configuration options
  • Analyze events
  • Write and configure several basic rules


  • Module 1: Sourcefire System Overview and Classroom Setup
  • Module 2: Device Management
  • Module 3: Object Management
  • Module 4: Access Control Policy
  • Module 5: Network-based Malware Detection
  • Module 6: FireSIGH Technology
  • Module 7: Correlation Policies
  • Module 8: IPS Policy Basics
  • Module 9: Advanced IPS Polcity Configurations
  • Module 10: User Account Management
  • Module 11: Event Anlaysis
  • Module 12: Reporting
  • Module 13: Basic Rule Syntax and Usage
  • Module 14: Case Studies in Rule Writing and Packet Analysis
  • Labs - Part 1
  • Labs - Part 2

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