FirePass - v6

This three-day course provides security and network professionals with a functional understanding of the FirePass® Controller. The course includes installation, configuration, management and troubleshooting on a FirePass system. Lectures, demonstrations, hands-on labs and discussions will be incorporated.

Course Description

  • Installation and setup of the FirePass server
  • Network Access Using the SSL VPN
  • Security Access, Authentication and Authorization
  • Portal Access to Web Sites, Network File Shares and e-Mail
  • Application Access (Telnet to Unix and Mainframe Hosts and Terminal Services)
  • Server and Client SSL Certificates setup
  • End-point security and client policy checking
  • Failover and Clustering
  • Administration and Lab Projects


  • Common Security and Network terminology
  • TCP/IP Addressing, Routing and Internetworking concepts
  • Security Authorization and Authentication concepts
  • Common elements of WAN and LAN environments

In addition, participants should be proficient with:

  • Basic PC operation and application skills, including operating a CD drive, keyboard, mouse and Windows OS
  • Basic Web Browser operation (Internet Explorer is used in class)