Chapter 1 Getting Started with FireSIGHT

Let’s begin our journey into the world of FireSIGHT by building a solid foundation in defining key, industry-wide, and Cisco-specific terms that we’ll be using throughout this book.

We’ll also introduce a variety of FireSIGHT appliance models and talk about licensing and network design.

We’ll move on to tour the web-based user interface and describe Cisco FireSIGHT policy-based management; then we’ll wrap the chapter up by guiding you through the new appliance initial setup process.

Industry Terminology

Let’s get started by covering some important industry-wide terms that mean the same thing to Cisco as they do to the rest of the world. You’re probably familiar with some of these, but they’re vital ...

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