Cisco Security Specialists Guide to PIX Firewall

Cisco Security Specialists Guide to PIX Firewall

1st Edition - December 11, 2002

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  • Author: Syngress
  • eBook ISBN: 9780080476551

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Cisco Security Specialist's Guide to PIX Firewall immerses the reader in the highly complicated subject of firewall implementation, deployment, configuration, and administration. This guide will instruct the reader on the necessary information to pass the CSPFA exam including protocols, hardware, software, troubleshooting and more. Cisco Security Specialist's Guide to PIX Firewall introduces the basic concepts of attack, explains the networking principals necessary to effectively implement and deploy a PIX firewall, covers the hardware and software components of the device, provides multiple configurations and administration examples, and fully describes the unique line syntax native to PIX firewall configuration and administration.

Key Features

  • Coverage of the Latest Versions of PIX Firewalls. This book includes coverage of the latest additions to the PIX Firewall family including the CiscoSecure PIX Firewall (PIX) Software Release 6.0
  • Must-have desk reference for the serious security professional. In addition to the foundation information and dedicated text focused on the exam objectives for the CSPFA, this book offers real-world administration and configuration support. This book will not only help readers pass the exam; it will continue to assist them with their duties on a daily basis
  • Firewall administration guides? Syngress wrote the book. Syngress has demonstrated a proficiency to answer the market need for quality information pertaining to firewall administration guides. Configuring ISA Server 2000: Building Firewalls for Windows 2000 (ISBN: 1-928994-29-6) and Checkpoint Next Generation Security Administration (ISBN: 1-928994-74-1) are currently best sellers in the security market

Table of Contents

  • The Adaptive Security Algorithm (ASA)
    Advanced Protocol Handling
    Basic PIX Commands
    NAT, PAT, Static, Conduit, Failover and Stateful Failover
    AAA Protocols and Configurations
    Access Control List Definitions and Configurations Including Context Based Access Control
    WebSENSE Configuration
    Protocols and Configuration of FTP, RSH, and SQL *Net Traffic
    Cisco Secure Integrated Software
    Cisco PIX Device Manager
    Certificate Authorities
    Authentication and Cut-through Proxy Technologies
    Support for IPSec and IPSec Configuration
    Secure VPN Configuration
    Cisco Secure ACS for Windows
    Active Code Filtering Configuration
    Cisco Secure Integrated Software
    Cisco IOS Firewalls
    Primary, Secondary, Active, and Standby levels for PIX

Product details

  • No. of pages: 608
  • Language: English
  • Copyright: © Syngress 2003
  • Published: December 11, 2002
  • Imprint: Syngress
  • eBook ISBN: 9780080476551

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