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CCSP Cisco Secure PIX firewall advanced exam certification guide : CCSP self-study
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Indianapolis, IN : Cisco Press, 2003
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1v + 1 CD-ROM
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9781587200670
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Accompanied by compact disc : CP 8965
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This Cisco text offers study tools for Cisco certification exam preparation, with tutorial learning of all topics for the relevant exam and self-assessment pedagogical tools. Chapters are written in modular fashion, breaking down the topics covered into easily absorbed blocks of information.


Author Notes

Greg Bastien , CCNP(r), CCSP, CISSP, works as a senior network security engineer for True North Solutions, Inc., as a consultant to the U.S. Department of State. He 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. Greg lives with his wife, two sons, and two dogs in Monrovia, Maryland.

Christian Abera Degu , CCNP, CCDP(r), CCSP, works as a senior network engineer for Veridian IT Services (VITS), as a consultant to the Federal Energy Commission. He recently held a position as an adjunct professor at Strayer University, teaching computer information systems. He holds a master's degree in computer information systems. Christian resides in Alexandria, Virginia.


Table of Contents

Introduction
1 Network Security
Vulnerabilities
Threats
Types of Attacks
Network Security Policy
AVVID and SAFE
Q&A
2 Firewall Technologies and the Cisco PIX Firewall
How to Best Use This Chapter
Do I Know This Already? Quiz
Foundation Topics
Firewall Technologies
Cisco PIX Firewall
Foundation Summary
Q&A
3 The Cisco Secure PIX Firewall
How to Best Use This Chapter
Do I Know This Already? Quiz
Foundation Topics
Overview of the Cisco PIX Firewall
Cisco PIX Firewall Models and Features
Foundation Summary
Q&A
4 System Maintenance
How to Best Use This Chapter
Do I Know This Already? Quiz
Foundation Topics
Accessing the Cisco PIX Firewall
Installing a New Operating System
Upgrading the Cisco PIX OS
Upgrading the OS Using the copy tftp flash Command
Creating a Boothelper Diskette Using a Windows PC
Auto Update Support
Password Recovery
Foundation Summary
Q&A
5 Understanding Cisco PIX Firewall Translation and Connections
How to Best Use This Chapter
Do I Know This Already? Quiz
Foundation Topics
How the PIX Firewall Handles Traffic
Address Translation
Translation Versus Connection
Configuring DNS Support
Foundation Summary
Q&A
6 Getting Started with the Cisco PIX Firewall
Do I Know This Already? Quiz
Foundation Topics
Access Modes
Configuring the PIX Firewall
Configuring DHCP on the Cisco PIX Firewall
Configuring Time Settings on the Cisco PIX Firewall
Sample PIX Configuration
Foundation Summary
Q&A
7 Configuring Access
Do I Know This Already? Quiz
Foundation Topics
Configuring Inbound Access Through the PIX Firewall
TurboACL. Object Grouping
Using the fixup Command
Advanced Protocol Handling
Foundation Summary
Q&A
8 Syslog
Do I Know This Already? Quiz
Foundation Topics
How Syslog Works
Configuring Syslog on the Cisco PIX Firewall
Configuring a Syslogd Server
Configuring SNMP Traps and SNMP Requests
How Log Messages Are Organized
How to Read System Log Messages
Disabling Syslog Messages
Foundation Summary
Q&A
9 Cisco PIX Firewall Failover
Do I Know This Already? Quiz
Foundation Topics
What Causes a Failover Event
What Is Required for a Failover Configuration
Failover Monitoring
Configuration Replication
Stateful Failover
LAN-Based Failover
Configuring Failover
Foundation Summary
Q&A
10 Virtual Private Networks
How to Best Use This Chapter
Do I Know This Already? Quiz
Foundation Topics
Overview of VPN Technologies
Configuring the PIX Firewall as a VPN Gateway
Cisco VPN Client
Configuring PIX Firewalls for Scalable VPNs
PPPoE Support
Foundation Summary
Q&A
Scenario
VPN Configurations
Completed PIX Configurations
How the Configuration Lines Interact
11 PIX Device Manager
Do I Know This Already? Quiz
Foundation Topics
PDM Overview
PIX Firewall Requirements to Run PDM. PDM Installation and Configuration
Using PDM for VPN Configuration
Foundation Summary
Q&A
12 Content Filtering with the Cisco PIX Firewall
Do I Know This Already? Quiz
Filtering Java Applets
Filtering ActiveX Objects
Filtering URLs
Foundation Summary
Q&A
13 Overview of AAA and the Cisco PIX Firewall
How to Best Use This Chapter
Do I Know This Already? Quiz
Foundation Topics
Overview of AAA and the Cisco PIX Firewall
Cisco Secure Access Control Server (CSACS). Foundation Summary
Q&A
14 Configuration of AAA on the Cisco PIX Firewall
How to Best Use This Chapter
Do I Know This Already? Quiz
Foundation Topics
Specifying Your AAA Ser