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

Ø 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. Ø 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. Ø 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


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