DPS: Designing Perimeter Security

5 Day Course
Official Curriculum
Code DPS

This course has been retired. Please view currently available Cisco Security Training Courses.


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Design Analysis (3 topics)

  • Overview
  • Researching an Organization's Requirements
  • Identifying an organiszation's existing situation.

Nat Overview (1 topic)

  • Design using a NAT/PAT solution

Firewall Function (4 topics)

  • Firewall Definitions, Policies, Features and Limitations.
  • Firewall Technologies
  • Firewall ArchitecturesProtocol Handling in Firewalls

Firewall Design (5 topics)

  • Firewall Design
  • Firewall Design Solutions
  • Firewall High Availability
  • Firewall High Availability Solutions

Understanding Pix Firewall NAT (4 topics)

  • Understanding Pix Firewall Security
  • Cisco IOS Software Access Control Features
  • Content Engines


  • Building Cisco Multilayer Switched Networks (BCMSN)
  • Building Scalable Cisco Internetworks (BSCI)
  • Cisco Secure PIX Firewall Advanced (CSPFA)
  • Securing Cisco IOS Networks (SECUR)
Target Audience:
  • Engineers who support sales of Cisco VPN and security product solutions
  • Cisco Channel Partners who design, sell, implement and maintain secure networks
  • Cisco Customers who design, implement and maintain secure networks