Cisco PIX Firewalls

configure / manage / troubleshoot


  • Umer Khan

Umer Khan's first book, "Cisco Security Specialist's Guide to PIX Firewalls," ISBN: 1931836639, has consistently maintained its spot as the #1 best-selling PIX book on by providing readers with a clear, comprehensive, and independent introduction to PIX Firewall configuration. With the market for PIX Firewalls maintaining double digit growth and several major enhancements to both the PIX Firewall and VPN Client product lines, this book will have enormous appeal with the audience already familiar with his first book.
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This book is written for system administrators and security specialists responsible for managing and securing networks ranging from small office/home office environments to the largest enterprise networks. The book covers all objectives on the new CSPFA exam, so it also serves as the perfect study guide for those readers pursuing the Cisco Security Specialist certification.


Book information

  • Published: April 2005
  • Imprint: SYNGRESS
  • ISBN: 978-1-59749-004-7

Table of Contents

Chapter 1: Introduction to Security and Firewalls Chapter 2: Introduction to PIX Firewalls Chapter 3: Passing Traffic Chapter 4: Advanced PIX Configurations Chapter 5: Configuring Authentication, Authorization, and Accouting Chapter 6: Configuring System Management Chapter 7: Configuring Virtual Private Networking Chapter 8: Configuring Failover Chapter 9: PIX Device Manager Chapter 10: Troubleshooting and Performance Monitoring