CCSP SNPA Quick Reference (Digital Short Cut)
Brandon James Carroll
As a final exam preparation tool, the CCSP SNPA Quick Reference provides a concise review of all objectives on the new CCSP SNPA exam (642-523). This digital Short Cut provides you with detailed, graphical-based information, highlighting only the key topics in cram-style format.
With this document as your guide, you will review topics on securing networks using routers and switches. These fact-filled Quick Reference Sheets allow you to get all-important information at a glance, helping you focus your study on areas of weakness and enhance memory retention of essential exam concepts.
1. Cisco Security Appliance Technology and Features and Families
2. Getting Started with Cisco Security Appliances Configurations
3. Inbound Traffic, ACLs, Object Grouping
4. AAA Configurations
5. Switching and Routing on ASA
6. Protocol Inspections
7. PIX and ASA VPNs
8. Understanding Transparent Firewall Mode
9. Virtual Firewalls
About the Author:
Brandon James Carroll is one of the country’s leading instructors for Cisco security technologies, teaching classes that include the CCNA, CCNP, and CCSP courses; a number of the CCVP courses’ and custom developed courseware. In his six ¿years with Ascolta, Brandon has developed and taught many private Cisco courses for companies such as Boeing, Intel, and Cisco itself. He is a CCNA, CCNP, and CCSP and a certified Cisco instructor. Brandon is the author of Cisco Access Control Security.
Before becoming a technical instructor for Ascolta, Mr. Carroll was a technician and an ADSL specialist for GTE Network Services and Verizon Communications. His duties involved ISP router support and network design. As a lead engineer, he tested and maintained Frame Relay connections between Lucent B-STDX and Cisco routers. His team was in charge of troubleshooting ISP Frame Relay to ATM cutovers for ADSL customers. Brandon trained new employees at Verizon to the EPG in ADSL testing and troubleshooting procedures and managed a “Tekwizard” database for technical information and troubleshooting techniques. Mr. Carroll majored in information technology at St. Leo University.
About the Technical Editor:
Murtaza Bhaiji, CCIE No. 14445 (Security), is a solution-oriented IT security specialist with notable success directing a broad range of corporate IT initiatives over his seven-year career. Murtaza holds a number of certifications in different fields, notably CCIE in Security. He has also been an avid speaker in forums such as Network Society of Pakistan and Ethink-Tank Tanzania. Murtaza’s specialty is in design aspects of solutions using best-fit technologies and products in line with business needs. Currently he is positioned as manager of networking and security for Mideast Data Systems.