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Firewall & VPN -Deployment and Implementation Training Course

Firewall & VPN -Deployment and Implementation Training Course

SKU: 2018
This 5-day course is aimed at IT professionals who want to further their knowledge of establishing and maintaining secure networks.

How to Book:

Simply book online to receive your booking confirmation and full joining instructions within 48 hours. We accept purchase orders from local authorities, government departments and other public-sector organisations, and will consider account facilities for large corporate customers. See our payment options page for details.

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Ealing W5
Price: £1,895.00
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This 5-day course is aimed at IT professionals who want to further their knowledge of establishing and maintaining secure networks.

Students will learn the theory and best practices of protecting their companies from attack from the Internet and their own Intranets.  They will transfer their theoretical knowledge into practice with a variety of products such as the Cisco PIX, Juniper’s NetScreen Firewall and Check Point's Firewall-1 - on both a Windows Platform and a Nokia Security Platform.

Who is this course suitable for?

IT professionals responsible for evaluating, planning, implementing, or managing a secure network.

What does this course cover?

To convey to students the theoretical principles of protecting a network with one or more firewalls using Best Practices and to give them hands-on experience of installing and configuring some of the market leading firewalls.

During the course, you will learn:

Introduction to Information Security

  • Insecurity and the Internet
  • Threats and Attacks
  • Security Policies
  • Protecting Information Technology
  • Confidentiality, Integrity & Availability
  • Using SSL and SSH
  • Other Hardware Security Devices

Firewall Concepts

  • Defining a Firewall
  • Types of Firewall
  • Networking and Firewalls
  • Network Address Translation – static and dynamic

DMZ Concepts and Layouts

  • DMZ Basics
  • DMZ Design Fundamentals

Firewall Management

  • Local and Remote
  • Supporting outgoing and incoming services
  • Content filtering traffic

Encryption and Virtual Private Networks

  • Symmetric and Asymmetric Encryption
  • Hashing
  • Certificate Authorities
  • VPN Technologies
  • IPSec

Cisco PIX

  • The Adaptive Security Algorithm
  • Security Levels
  • Administrative Access Modes

  • Connecting the PIX
  • Pre-Configuration
  • Command Line Configuration
  • PIX Device Manager
  • Configuring the PIX for Internet access

CheckPoint Firewall-1

  • Installing & Configuring Firewall-1 on a Windows Server Platform
  • Architecture and Installation
  • Security Policy Rule Base and Properties Set-up
  • Working With the Security Policy
  • Log Viewer and System Status
  • Network Address Translation
  • Protecting Your Installation With Backups
  • Tracking and Alerts
  • Implementing IKE Encryption
  • VPN Client – SecuRemote
  • Desktop Security – SecureClient
  • High Availability

Nokia Security Platform (NSP)

  • Nokia Overview
  • Nokia Product Overview
  • NSP Software Components and Configuration, Monitoring, Routing
  • Backup and Restore
  • Installing New Packages
  • Installing & Configuring Firewall-1 on the NSP

Juniper NetScreen Firewall

  • ScreenOS Concepts, Terminology, and Platforms
  • Initial Connectivity
  • Device Management
  • Layer 3 Operations  
  • Basic Policy Configuration
  • Policy Options
  • Address Translation
  • Policy Based VPNs
  • Route Based VPNs

Are there entry requirements?

Experience of administering/managing computers and networks.

What's included?

Our package includes refreshments, and full course materials.

Although the course is non-residential, we offer help finding appropriate hotels, close to the training venue. To take advantage of this offer, drop us an email after you book your course.

How to book?

There are three ways to book your course, either online, via fax, or telephone:

  • To book via telephone just call us on 0845 070 1750, and we’ll take of the details.
  • To book via fax download our booking form, complete it and fax to us on +44 (0) 1353 662667.
  • To book online simply enter the number of delegates you wish to send into the “Quantity” and select the course date from the drop down menu and click “Order now”.

We can also accept purchase orders from local authorities, government departments, and other public sector organisations and will consider account facilities for large corporate customers, follow this link to our payment options page for more information.

All bookings are subject to our terms and conditions.

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