Cisco Firepower Sees new Resiliency with Updates

If you are in the IT security industry, you know the history of Cisco and their Firepower line of firewalls. In the beginning, Cisco was one of the first to the Next-Gen Firewall market....

Asymmetric NAT rules matched for forward and reverse flows

I was configuring a basic VPN configuration on my home Cisco ASA firewall so I could monitor a few things locally on my network while I was out with my iPhone. Being a Friday...

Connect Firewall to FMC Through NAT Device

Normally connecting a firewall to a Firepower Management Center server is a short, simple process. This is because a lot of use cases have the FMC and the FTD firewall on the same network....

Nat-Traversal (Nat-T) Clarification

There was a recent lab I was working through where Nat-T was the main focus. Basically there was a firewall behind the internet router. It looked a little something like this, but sub our...

Cisco Router IPSec VPN Tunnel Lab (with Video)

This post will cover the creation of an IPSec tunnel between two Cisco routers. If you've ever done one of these on an ASA firewall for instance, you will notice right off the bat...

Cisco DMVPN Configuration Guide

DMVPN was next on my list to begin looking into for my CCIE exam so I decided to get a brief intro to the technology today as I sit here sick at with two...
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The Cisco Firepower Firewall Everyone is Waiting For

If you follow Cisco networking and their security products, then you are no stranger to the launch of the Firepower and FTD series of firewalls. It offered products that ranged from small branch-office firewalls...