CCSP IPS Exam Certification Guide

 

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CCSP IPS Exam Certification Guide
By Carter Earl
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Publisher: Cisco Press
Pub Date: September 22, 2005
ISBN: 1-58720-146-1
Pages: 648
 

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Official self-study test preparation guide for the Cisco IPS exam 642-532

The official study guide helps you master all the topics on the IPS exam, including:

  • IPS concepts

  • Command-line interface (CLI) and IPS Device Manager (IDM) configuration modes

  • Basic sensor and IPS signature configuration

  • IPS signature engines

  • Sensor tuning

  • IPS event monitoring

  • Sensor maintenance

  • Verifying system configuration

  • Using the Cisco IDS Module (IDSM) and Cisco IDS Network Module

  • Capturing network traffic

CCSP IPS Exam Certification Guide is a best of breed Cisco® exam study guide that focuses specifically on the objectives for the IPS exam. Cisco Security Test Engineer Earl Carter shares preparation hints and test-taking tips, helping you identify areas of weakness and improve your Intrusion Prevention System (IPS) knowledge. Material is presented in a concise manner, focusing on increasing your understanding and retention of exam topics.

CCSP IPS Exam Certification Guide presents you with an organized test preparation routine through the use of proven series elements and techniques. "Do I Know This Already" quizzes open each chapter and allow you to decide how much time you need to spend on each section. Exam topic lists and Foundation Summary materials make referencing easy and give you a quick refresher whenever you need it. Challenging chapter-ending review questions help you assess your knowledge and reinforce key concepts. The companion CD-ROM contains a powerful testing engine that allows you to focus on individual topic areas or take complete, timed exams. The assessment engine also tracks your performance and provides feedback on a module-by-module basis, presenting question-by-question remediation to the text. Well-regarded for its level of detail, assessment features, and challenging review questions and exercises, this book helps you master the concepts and techniques that will enable you to succeed on the exam the first time.

CCSP IPS Exam Certification Guide is part of a recommended learning path from Cisco Systems® that includes simulation and hands-on training from authorized Cisco Learning Partners and self-study products from Cisco Press. To find out more about instructor-led training, e-learning, and hands-on instruction offered by authorized Cisco Learning Partners worldwide, please visit www.cisco.com/go/authorizedtraining.

 

book cover
CCSP IPS Exam Certification Guide
By Carter Earl
...............................................
Publisher: Cisco Press
Pub Date: September 22, 2005
ISBN: 1-58720-146-1
Pages: 648
 

Table of Contents  | Index


   Copyright
   About the Author
   About the Technical Reviewers
   Acknowledgments
   This Book Is Safari Enabled
   Command Syntax Conventions
   Foreword
      Introduction
      CCSP Certification and the CCSP IPS Exam
      Audience for This Book
      Organization of This Book
      Using This Book to Prepare for the CCSP IPS Exam
    Part I:  Cisco IPS Overview
        Chapter 1.  Cisco Intrusion Prevention System (IPS) Overview
      Foundation and Supplemental Topics
      Foundation Summary
      Q&A
    Part II:  Cisco IPS Configuration
        Chapter 2.  IPS Command-Line Interface
      Foundation and Supplemental Topics
      Foundation Summary
      Q&A
        Chapter 3.  Cisco IPS Device Manager (IDM)
      Foundation and Supplemental Topics
      Foundation Summary
      Q&A
        Chapter 4.  Basic Sensor Configuration
      Foundation and Supplemental Topics
      Foundation Summary
      Q&A
        Chapter 5.  Basic Cisco IPS Signature Configuration
      Foundation and Supplemental Topics
      Foundation Summary
      Q&A
        Chapter 6.  Cisco IPS Signature Engines
      Foundation and Supplemental Topics
      Foundation Summary
      Q&A
        Chapter 7.  Advanced Signature Configuration
      Foundation and Supplemental Topics
      Foundation Summary
      Q&A
        Chapter 8.  Sensor Tuning
      Foundation and Supplemental Topics
      Foundation Summary
      Q&A
    Part III:  Cisco IPS Response Configuration
        Chapter 9.  Cisco IPS Response Configuration
      Foundation and Supplemental Topics
      Foundation Summary
      Q&A
    Part IV:  Cisco IPS Event Monitoring
        Chapter 10.  Alarm Monitoring and Management
      Foundation and Supplemental Topics
      Foundation Summary
      Q&A
    Part V:  Cisco IPS Maintenance and Tuning
        Chapter 11.  Sensor Maintenance
      Foundation and Supplemental Topics
      Foundation Summary
      Q&A
        Chapter 12.  Verifying System Configuration
      Foundation and Supplemental Topics
      Foundation Summary
      Q&A
        Chapter 13.  Cisco IDS Module (IDSM)
      Foundation and Supplemental Topics
      Foundation Summary
      Q&A
        Chapter 14.  Cisco IDS Network Module for Access Routers
      Foundation and Supplemental Topics
      Foundation Summary
      Q&A
        Chapter 15.  Capturing Network Traffic
      Foundation and Supplemental Topics
      Foundation Summary
      Q&A
        Answers to the "Do I Know This Already?" Quizzes and Q&A Questions
      Chapter 1
      Chapter 2
      Chapter 3
      Chapter 4
      Chapter 5
      Chapter 6
      Chapter 7
      Chapter 8
      Chapter 9
      Chapter 10
      Chapter 11
      Chapter 12
      Chapter 13
      Chapter 14
      Chapter 15
   Index