Pfsense Overview

Course Objective:

This Course is Designed to help you manage and maintain your network using PfSense as one of the core elements. This class will allow you to take part in instructor-led, real-world scenarios using virtual interactive lab environments. Each session combines classroom instruction with tailored, hands-on experiences, in live network environments. When it's over, you walk away with practical skills applicable to the real world. Instructors with extensive networking and PfSense-specific experience will lead you through this journey. All training materials are provided.

What will you learn

  • How to configure fundamental elements in the Course
  • You’ll learn about PfSense.
  • Gain an understanding of what PfSense is, its key features and advantages.
  • You will learn how to configure PfSense as a firewall and create and manage firewall rules.
  • Besides that, secure remote connectivity is also a critical feature for many businesses and professionals.
  • You will dive into configuring PfSense a free and robust remote connectivity solutions using OpenVPN and IPSec
  • Finally, you’ll learn how to configure and integrate PfSense as a Squid proxy server.
  • Security Onion will Cover NMS Topic for Snort
  • Installation and Configuration of Snort in Security Onion

Pre-requisite

  • Basic knowledge about networking concepts
  • Basic knowledge about IT and security protocols
  • Basic knowledge about remote connectivity mechanisms like VPN
  • Desire to learn something new and make this world a better and safe place

Duration

Delivery method can be Classroom and Online

Duration of Training: 5 Days

 

Course Outline

Advanced Pfsense:- 3 Day’s

Module 1: Pfsense, The Basics

We cover installation, configuration, GUI, backup, restore, upgrades and interfaces.

 

Module 2: The Firewall

Basic rules, aliases, best practices, interface grouping, and advanced firewall options.

 

Module 3: Nat 101

Interaction with firewall rules, port forwards, 1:1 NAT, and outbound network address translation.

 

Module 4: Services

DHCP and relay, DNS forwarding, dynamic DNS, SNMP, NTP server, Wake on LAN

 

Module 5: HAProxy

· Use cases for HAProxy

· How it works and key concepts

· How to do SSL offloading

· How to do URL Switching

· Proper health checking and server pool configuration

· Demonstration of complete configuration

 

Cryptography and VPN:- 1 Day

Module 1: Cryptography

· Cryptography Overview

· Crypto Core

· Encryption

· Hashing with HMAC

· Digital Signature

· Digital Certificate

· Next Generation Cryptography Algorithm

 

Module 2: Site to Site VPN

Overview, selecting the appropriate VPN, remote access with IPsec, OpenVPN and PPTP, Site to Site with IPsec and OpenVPN.

 

IPS and IDS Using Snort:- 1 Day

Module 1: Security Onion Overview

 

Module 2: IPS and IDS Using Snort

· Installing and configuring Snort

· How Snort works

· Understanding Snort rules

· Tuning Snort to remove false-positives

· Demonstration of complete configuration

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Live Virtual Classroom Fee For Both Group Training & 1-on-1 Training On Request
Group Training
02 - 06 Aug 09:00 AM - 05:00 PM CST
(8 Hours/Day)

06 - 10 Sep 09:00 AM - 05:00 PM CST
(8 Hours/Day)

1-on-1 Training (GTR)
4 Hours
8 Hours
Week Days
Week End

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12 PM

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Course Modules

Module 1: Pfsense, The Basics
  • Installation and configuration
  • GUI
  • backup
  • restore
  • upgrades
  • interfaces
Module 2: The Firewall
  • Basic rules
  • aliases
  • best practices
  • interface grouping
  • advanced firewall options.
Module 3: Nat 101
  • Interaction with firewall rules
  • port forwards, 1:1 NAT
  • outbound network address translation
Module 4: Services
  • DHCP and relay
  • DNS forwarding, dynamic DNS, SNMP
  • NTP server, Wake on LAN
Module 5: HAProxy
  • Use cases for HAProxy
  • How it works and key concepts
  • How to do SSL offloading
  • How to do URL Switching
  • Proper health checking and server pool configuration
  • Demonstration of complete configuration
Module 6: Cryptography
  • Cryptography Overview
  • Crypto Core
  • Encryption
  • Hashing with HMAC
  • Digital Signature
  • Digital Certificate
  • Next Generation Cryptography Algorithm
Module 7: Site to Site VPN
  • Overview and selecting the appropriate VPN
  • remote access with IPse
  • OpenVPN and PPTP
  • Site to Site with IPsec and OpenVPN.
Module 8: Security Onion Overview
  • Topic details are not available.
Module 9: IPS and IDS Using Snort
  • Installing and configuring Snort
  • How Snort works
  • Understanding Snort rules
  • Tuning Snort to remove false-positives
  • Demonstration of complete configuration
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Course Prerequisites
  • Basic knowledge about networking concepts
  • Basic knowledge about IT and security protocols
  • Basic knowledge about remote connectivity mechanisms like VPN
  • Desire to learn something new and make this world a better and safe place