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Title:
CCSP Cisco secure PIX Firewall advanced exam certification guide
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Series:
Exam certification guide series
Edition:
2nd ed.
Publication Information:
Indianapolis, IN : Cisco Press, 2005
Physical Description:
1 CD-ROM ; 12 cm.
ISBN:
9781587201233
General Note:
Accompanies text of the same title : TK5105.59 B37 2005

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Official self-study test preparation guide for the Cisco CSPFA 642-521 exam Coverage of the CSPFA topics enables you to fill your knowledge gaps before the exam date. You'll learn about: The comprehensive line of Cisco PIX Firewall products and the technology and features central to each one Transport protocols, Network Address Translation (NAT), and Port Address Translation (PAT) Reporting, tool use, and administration using Firewall MC Using access control lists and URL filtering Attack guards and intrusion detection Cisco Firewall Services Module (FWSM) deployment and configuration Concepts and configurations that support failovers Enabling a secure virtual private network (VPN) Using Cisco PIX Device Manager to configure a firewall and create VPNs Becoming a CCSP distinguishes you as part of an exclusive group of experts, ready to take on today's most challenging security tasks. Administration of the Cisco PIX Firewall is a difficult and complex task, critical for protecting a network. certification, learning what you need to know to pass the Cisco Secure PIX Firewall Advanced (CSPFA) exam will qualify you to keep your company's network safe while meeting business needs. Each chapter of the CCSP Cisco Secure PIX Firewall Advanced Exam Certification Guide, Second Edition, tests your knowledge of the exam subjects through features such as quizzes, sections that detail exam topics to master, and summary sections that highlight essential subjects for quick reference and review. Because experienced IT professionals agree that the most demanding portion of their jobs is troubleshooting, the final section of this book includes scenarios dedicated to troubleshooting Cisco PIX Firewall configuration. This includes a description of the problem, a portion of the system configuration, debug output, and suggestions to help you resolve the issue. practice exams that mimic the real testing environment, focus on particular topic areas, randomize answers for reusability, track your progress, and refer to the electronic text for review. CCSP Cisco Secure PIX Firewall Advanced Exam Certification Guide, Second Edition, is part of a recommended learning path from Cisco Systems that includes simulation and hands-on training from authorized Cisco Learning Partners and self-study products from Cisco Press. To find out more about instructor-led training, e-learning, and hands-on instruction offered by authorized Cisco Learning Partners worldwide, please visit www cisco.com/go/authorizedtraining. Greg Bastien, CCSP, CISSP, is the chief technical officer for Virtue Technologies, Inc., where he provides consulting services to various federal agencies and commercial clients. Greg also holds a position as adjunct professor at Strayer University, teaching networking and network security classes. He completed his undergraduate and graduate degrees at Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University while on active duty as a helicopter flight instructor in the US Army. that is part of Consulting Engineering (CE) at Cisco Systems. His duties involve performing security evaluations on numerous Cisco products and consulting with other teams within Cisco to help enhance the security of Cisco products. Christian Abera Degu, CCSP, CISSP, works as a senior network engineer for General Dynamics Network Systems Signal Solutions, consulting with the US Federal Energy Regulatory commission. Companion CD-ROM This companion CD-ROM contains a test bank with more than 100 practice exam questions unique to this book. CD-ROM test engine powered by www boson.com. Boson Software is a Cisco Learning Partner. This volume is part of the Exam Certification Guide Series from Cisco Press. Books in this series provide officially developed exam preparation materials that offer assessment, review, and practice to help Cisco Career Certification candidates identify weaknesses, concentrate their study efforts, and enhance their confidence as exam day nears.


Author Notes

Greg Bastien , CCSP, CISSP, is the chief technical officer for Virtue Technologies, Inc., where he provides consulting services to various federal agencies and commercial clients. Greg also holds a position as adjunct professor at Strayer University, teaching networking and network security classes. He completed his undergraduate and graduate degrees at Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University while on active duty as a helicopter flight instructor in the U.S. Army.

Earl Carter is a member of the Security Technologies Assessment Team (STAT) that is part of Consulting Engineering (CE) at Cisco Systems. His duties involve performing security evaluations on numerous Cisco products and consulting with other teams within Cisco to help enhance the security of Cisco products.

Christian Abera Degu , CCSP, CISSP, works as a senior network engineer for General Dynamics Network Systems Signal Solutions, consulting with the U.S. Federal Energy Regulatory commission.