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CIW Security 1D0-470 - Firewalls


This course introduces users to firewall and VPN design. Basic firewall concepts are covered including bastion hosts, packet filters, screening routers, and proxies.

This lesson is part of our CIW Security 1D0-470 online training series which contains over 39 hours of self-paced courseware. Our web-based training provides 6 months of unlimited access.


After completing this course you will be able to:

  • Explain the role and purpose of a firewall
  • Distinguish between packet-filters, application-layer proxies, and circuit-level proxies
  • Describe the role and possible configurations of a bastion host
  • Outline how PKI works
  • Write rules for a basic packet filter
  • Describe the four basic firewall designs and discuss their advantages and disadvantages
  • Use WinRoute to configure NAT or a proxy on a Windows machine
  • Use Ipchains and Iptables to configure packet-filtering on Linux


  • The role of firewalls
  • Firewall concepts
  • Packet filter rules
  • Applying packet filters
  • Configuring proxy servers
  • Remote access and virtual private networks
  • Public key infrastructure
  • Designing a firewall
  • Hardware issues
  • Common firewall designs
  • Implementing a firewall strategy

This course is for anyone who wants to get the most out of using CIW Security 1D0-470.

Prerequisites: None:

Technical Requirements:

  • Internet connection
  • Browser: Internet Explorer, FireFox, Chrome, Safari, Opera or any standards compliant browser.
  • Authorware and Macromedia Flash player recommended but not required.
  • JavaScript must be enabled.

Retake any or all of our computer training as often as you want. Our online tutorials allow you to learn anywhere, anytime from any computer with internet access. All courses allow for 6 months of unlimited access (1 user), includes a variety of features and all courses qualify for Continuing Education Unit credit.

StaffKit is an e-learning leader in providing computer training tutorials and online education. We have satisfied customers in over 75 countries using our online training courses. We have been a leading provider of self-paced web based training for the past 10 years.

Total Courses: 10
Total Time: 39+ hours
Only $99.95
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Total Courses: 410
Total Time: 932+ hours
Only $249.95
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