Pfsense and Security Onion Training Course

Pfsense Overview

This Course is Designed to help you manage and maintain your network using PfSense as one of the core elements. This Cisco Certification 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.

Pfsense and Security Onion Training Course (Duration : 40 Hours) Download Course Contents

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18 - 22 Oct GTR 09:00 AM - 05:00 PM CST
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01 - 05 Nov GTR 09:00 AM - 05:00 PM CST
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06 - 10 Dec GTR 09:00 AM - 05:00 PM CST
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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