This course is an update to the Cisco ASA VPN Solutions (VPN) 1.0 intended to introduce new features in the Cisco ASA version 8.3 and 8.4 software. In addition, the course has been restructured to streamline the content in the course while still building performance standards on job task analysis (JTA) claims and evidence criteria. The course also focuses on Cisco AnyConnect 3.0 features and management from ASDM. In addition, it has additional coverage of IKEv2. The hardware covered in this course includes the ASA 5520s.
Who should attend
The primary audience for this course is as follows:
Network Security Engineers (NSEs) involved in VPN design, implementation and maintenance.
Cisco customers who implement and maintain Cisco ASA (adaptive security appliance) based VPN solutions.
The secondary audience for this course is as follows:
Cisco channel partners who sell, implement, and maintain Cisco ASA security appliances
Cisco engineers who support the sale of Cisco ASA security appliances
This course is part of the following Certifications:
CCIE Security (CCIES Security)
Cisco Certified Network Professional Security (CCNP SECURITY)
The knowledge and skills that a learner must have before attending this course are as follows:
Cisco Certified Network Associate (CCNA) certification
Cisco Certified Network Associate Security (CCNA Security) certification
Deploying Cisco ASA Firewall Solutions (FIREWALL)
Working knowledge of the Microsoft Windows operating system
Upon completing this course, the learner will be able to meet these overall objectives:
Describe the general properties of the Cisco ASA VPN subsystem
Implement and maintain Cisco clientless remote access SSL VPNs on the Cisco ASA adaptive security appliance VPN gateway
Implement and maintain Cisco AnyConnect client-based remote access SSL VPNs on the Cisco ASA security appliance VPN gateway according to policies and environmental requirements
Implement and maintain Cisco remote access IPsec VPNs on the Cisco ASA VPN gateway according to policies and environmental requirements
Implement and maintain site-to-site VPN solutions on the Cisco ASA security appliance VPN gateway according to policies and environmental requirements
Deploy endpoint security with Cisco Secure Desktop and DAP, and deploy and manage high-availability and high-performance features of the Cisco ASA security appliance
The Deploying Cisco ASA VPN Solutions (VPN) 2.0 course is part of the curriculum path leading to the Cisco Certified Network Professional Security (CCNP Security) certification. It is a five-day instructor-led course aimed at providing network security engineers with the knowledge and skills needed to implement and maintain Cisco ASA-based perimeter solutions. Successful graduates will be able to reduce risk to the IT infrastructure and applications using Cisco ASA features, and provide detailed operations support for the Cisco ASA.