Chasing the CCIE Security Next

Since there is a huge likelihood of this track changing very soon, I'm going to detail some of the different resources I'll be using along the way for this journey. I'll add to it as I find more resources as well but this should be a pretty good list to start with.


Cisco ASA: All-in-one Next-Generation Firewall, IPS and VPN Services

Cisco Firewalls

AAA Identity Management Security

Wireless LAN Security

Network Security with NetFlow and IPFIX: Big Data Analytics for Information Security

Security Operations Center: Building, Operating, and Maintaining your SOC

Cisco Next-Generation Security Solutions: All-in-one Cisco ASA Firepower Services, NGIPS, and AMP

Email Security with Cisco IronPort

Implementing Cisco IOS Network Security

SSFIPS Securing Cisco Networks with Sourcefire Intrusion Prevention System

CCNP Security: SISAS

Securing Cisco IP Telephony Networks

PKI Uncovered

IPv6 Security

IPv6 Fundamentals

Practical Deployment of Cisco Identity Services Engine (ISE)


INE's ASA with FirePOWER Services Basics

INE's ASA with FirePOWER Advanced Services

INE's CCIE Security v4 Bootcamp Videos

INE's CCIE Security v4 Troubleshooting Videos

INE's CCIE Security Advanced Technology Course v4

INE's CCIE Security WSA Primer

Udemy's Learn Cisco Sourcefire IPS and Prepare for SSFIPS Exam

Narbik's Security Videos

StealthWatch Administrators

StealthWatch for Security Operations

StealthWatch for Network Operations

ISE Labminutes Videos

Firepower Labminutes Videos

VPN Labminutes Videos

NAT Labminutes Videos

TrustSec Labminutes Videos

Whitepapers and Config Guides


Configure Active Directory Integration with Firepower Appliance for Single-Sign-On & Captive Portal Authentication

Configuration of an SSL Inspection Policy on the Cisco FireSIGHT System

Management of SFR Module Over VPN Tunnel Without LAN Switch

Processing of Single Stream Large Session (Elephant Flow) by the Firepower Services

Troubleshoot Issues with URL Filtering on a FireSIGHT System

Table of Contents: TAC Documents on FirePOWER Service, FireSIGHT System, and AMP

Firepower Management Center Configuration Guide

Configuration of Clustering on Cisco FirePower 7000 and 8000 Series Devices


Cisco ASA General Operations CLI Configuration Guide

Cisco ASA VPN CLI Configuration Guide

Cisco ASA Firewall CLI Configuration Guide

Strengthen Network Defenses through ASA Firewall Clustering


Umbrella Docs

Investigate User Interface Docs

E-mail Security Appliance

ESA Configuration Examples and TechNotes

ESA Maintain and Operate TechNotes

ESA 9.7 User Guide

ESA File Criteria for AMP

Web Security Appliance

WSA User Guide for 9.1

AMP for Endpoints

Installation and Configuration of AMP Module Through AnyConnect 4.x and AMP Enabler

Initiate Scheduled Scans on FireAMP / AMP for Endpoints

Configure and Manage Exclusions in FireAMP

Deployment of Cisco AMP for Endpoints with Identity Persistence

Perform Endpoint Indication of Compromise (IOC) Scans with AMP for Endpoints or FireAMP

Identity Services Engine

ISE Design Guides

ISE Administrator Guide 2.0

ISE Configuration Examples and TechNotes


Wired 802.1X Deployment Guide

Cisco TrustSec Configuration Guide - IOS XE Release 3S

Cisco TrustSec Configuration Guide - IOS 15SY

Cisco TrustSec Switch Configuration Guide


Cisco AnyConnect Secure Mobility Client Administrator Guide, Release 4.2

AnyConnect 4.0 Integration with ISE Version 1.3 Configuration Example

ASA Use of LDAP Attribute Maps Configuration Example

ASA AnyConnect Double Authentication with Certificate Validation, Mapping, and Pre-Fill Configuration Guide

AnyConnect Web Security Deployment through ASA

Design Zone Docs

Cisco Cyber Threat Defense v2.0

Network Security Baseline

Cisco SAFE Reference Guide

Secure Data Center for Enterprise - Multi Data Center Sites Deployment of Cisco ASA Clustering with FirePOWER Services

Secure Data Center for Enterprise - Threat Management with NextGen IPS - Design Guide

Secure Data Center for Enterprise - Threat Management with NextGen IPS  - Implementation Guide

Secure Data Center for Enterprise - Threat Management with Passive Mode NextGen IPS - Implementation Guide

Cisco Cyber Threat Defense for the Data Center Solution: Cisco Validated Design

Cisco Secure Data Center for Enterprise


INE's CCIE Security v4 Lab Workbooks

Micronics Advanced CCIE Security v4 Lab Workbooks 1-3

Micronics Mastering VPNs

Micronics Mastering ASA Firewall


Micronics Zero-To-Hero Security

Micronics CCIE Security Bootcamp