IPS: Implementing Cisco Intrusion Provention Systems v7

5 Day Course
Hands On
Official Curriculum
Code IPS

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Intrusion Prevention Overview (4 topics)

  • Explaining Intrusion Prevention
  • Examining Cisco IPS Products
  • Examining Cisco IPS Sensor Software Solutions
  • Examining Evasive Techniques

Installation of a Cisco IPS 4200 Series Sensor (3 topics)

  • Installing a Cisco IPS Sensor Using the CLI
  • Using the Cisco IDM
  • Configuring Basic Sensor Settings

Cisco IPS Signatures (3 topics)

  • Configuring Cisco IPS Signatures and Alerts
  • Examining the Signature Engines
  • Customizing Signatures

Advanced Cisco IPS Configuration (5 topics)

  • Performing Advanced Tuning of Cisco IPS Sensors
  • Monitoring and Managing Alarms
  • Configuring a Virtual Sensor
  • Configuring Advanced
  • Features Configuring Blocking

Additional Cisco IPS Devices (2 topics)

  • Installing the Cisco Catalyst 6500 Series IDSM-2
  • Initializing the Cisco ASA AIP-SSM

Cisco IPS Sensor Maintenance (1 topic)

  • Maintaining Cisco IPS Sensors Managing Cisco IPS Sensors


Delegates are required to meet the following prerequisites: # Cisco Certified Network Associate (CCNA) certification: Interconnecting Cisco Network Devices 1 (ICND1) and Interconnecting Cisco Network Devices 2 (ICND2) # Cisco Certified Network Associate Security (CCNA Security) certification: Implementing Cisco IOS Network Security (IINS) # Working knowledge of the Microsoft Windows operating system