Publisher's Note: Products purchased from Third Party sellers are not guaranteed by the publisher for quality, authenticity, or access to any online entitlements included with the product.A hands-on guide to implementing Cisco ASA Configure and maintain a Cisco ASA platform to meet the requirements of your security policy. Cisco ASA Configuration shows you how to control traffic in the corporate network and protect it from internal and external threats. This comprehensive resource covers the latest features available in Cisco ASA version 8.0, and includes detailed examples of complex configurations and troubleshooting. Implement and manage Cisco's powerful, multifunction network adaptive security appliance with help from this definitive guide. Configure Cisco ASA using the command-line interface (CLI) and Adaptive Security Device Manager (ASDM)Control traffic through the appliance with access control lists (ACLs) and object groupsFilter Java, ActiveX, and web content Authenticate and authorize connections using Cut-through Proxy (CTP)Use Modular Policy Framework (MPF) to configure security appliance featuresPerform protocol and application inspectionEnable IPSec site-to-site and remote access connectionsConfigure WebVPN components for SSL VPN accessImplement advanced features, including the transparent firewall, security contexts, and failoverDetect and prevent network attacksPrepare and manage the AIP-SSM and CSC-SSM cards von Deal, Richard
Richard A. Deal operates his own company, The Deal Group Inc., recently relocated to Orlando, FL. He has almost 15 years experience in the computing and networking industry including networking, training, systems administration, and programming. In addition to a BS in Mathematics and Literature from Grove City College, Richard has certifications from Cisco: Cisco instructor, Cisco Certified Network Associate (CCNA), Cisco Certified Design Associate (CCDA), Cisco Certified Network Professional (CCNP), and Cisco Certified Design Professional (CCDP). As a Cisco instructor, Richard teaches 9 different Cisco classes.