Upon completing this course, the learner will be able to meet these overall objectives: Evaluate products and deployment architectures for the Cisco IPS product line. Perform an initial implementation of a Cisco IPS sensor. Implement an initial security policy using a Cisco IPS sensor according to local policies and environmental requirements. Deploy customized policies to adapt Cisco IPS traffic analysis and response to the target environment. Implement a basic Cisco IPS data management and analysis solution. Implement complex Cisco IPS policy virtualization, high availability, and high performance solutions according to policy and environmental requirements. Perform the initial setup of, and maintain specific Cisco IPS hardware.