Cisco Firepower 6.0 New Features

Cisco Firepower 6.0 New Features

FirePower
Cisco Firepower 6.0 offers many new enhancements, the major ones being On-box SSL Decryption support for ASA with FirePOWER services , support for OpenAppID applications , Captive Portal & Active Authentication etc. Detailed new features are listed below : URL and DNS-based Security Intelligence New Security Intelligence feeds based on URLs and Domain Name System (DNS) servers are provided to enhance the existing IP-based Security Intelligence capability. DNS Inspection and Sinkholes The same way that attackers use the SSL protocol to hide their activity, attackers use the DNS protocol with the same intentions. For that reason, and as another way to address fast flux-type attacks, the Firepower system provides the ability to intercept DNS traffic requests and take appropriate action based on the policy setting. On-box SSL Decryption for Cisco…
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