CCSP Cisco Secure PIX Firewall Advanced Exam Certification by Greg Bastien, Christian Degu, Earl Carter

By Greg Bastien, Christian Degu, Earl Carter

Official self-study attempt guidance consultant for the Cisco CSPFA 642-521 exam

Coverage of the CSPFA subject matters permits you to fill your wisdom gaps sooner than the examination date. you will examine about:

  • The entire line of Cisco pics Firewall items and the know-how and lines crucial to every one
  • Transport protocols, community handle Translation (NAT), and Port handle Translation (PAT)
  • Reporting, instrument use, and management utilizing Firewall MC
  • Using entry keep watch over lists and URL filtering
  • Attack guards and intrusion detection
  • Cisco Firewall prone Module (FWSM) deployment and configuration
  • Concepts and configurations that help failovers
  • Enabling a safe digital deepest community (VPN)
  • Using Cisco pics equipment supervisor to configure a firewall and create VPNs

Becoming a CCSP distinguishes you as a part of an particular crew of specialists, able to tackle latest so much hard safety projects. management of the Cisco pictures Firewall is a tough and complicated job, severe for safeguarding a community. no matter if you're looking a PIX-focused certification or the full-fledged CCSP certification, studying what you want to recognize to move the Cisco safe pictures Firewall complicated (CSPFA) examination will qualify you to maintain your company's community secure whereas assembly company needs.

Each bankruptcy of the CCSP Cisco safe graphics Firewall complicated examination Certification Guide, moment variation, assessments your wisdom of the examination topics via good points comparable to quizzes, sections that element examination issues to grasp, and precis sections that spotlight crucial matters for speedy reference and assessment. simply because skilled IT pros agree that the main not easy component of their jobs is troubleshooting, the ultimate part of this booklet comprises situations devoted to troubleshooting Cisco graphics Firewall configuration. This contains a description of the matter, a part of the method configuration, debug output, and recommendations that can assist you get to the bottom of the problem. The better half CD-ROM's customizable checking out engine allows you to take perform checks that mimic the true trying out atmosphere, specialise in specific subject parts, randomize solutions for reusability, song your development, and confer with the digital textual content for review.

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There are three major types of network attacks, each with its own specific goal: ■ Reconnaissance attack—An attack designed not to gain access to a system or network but only to search for and track vulnerabilities that can be exploited later. ■ Access attack—An attack designed to exploit vulnerability and to gain access to a system on a network. After gaining access, the goal of the user is to — Retrieve, alter, or destroy data. — Add, remove, or change network resources, including user access.

Network Security as a “Legal Issue” Organizations are expected to exercise “reasonable care” to ensure that they protect assets on their networks and to ensure that their network resources are not used against others. Consider the following scenario: An employee of Company X uses his computer (without authorization) to scan the Internet and eventually finds a server that belongs to Company Y that he is able to take control of using a documented exploit. book Page 14 Tuesday, September 14, 2004 9:32 AM 14 Chapter 1: Network Security information.

Book Page 12 Tuesday, September 14, 2004 9:32 AM 12 Chapter 1: Network Security NOTE An effective network security policy must include physical security to prevent unauthorized users from gaining local access to equipment. The security process is the implementation of the security policy. It is broken into four steps that run continuously, as shown in Figure 1-1. It is important to emphasize that this is a continuous process, that each step leads to the next, and that you should evaluate the results of each step and constantly improve your security posture.

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