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Continuing IT Training Program

Deploying Internet and Intranet Firewalls

Program Overview

Firewalls play a critical role in protecting network assets.  This course explores the various types of firewall and their implementation.  The course will examine how firewalls are used and review sample configurations.  It will also cover firewall technology, capabilities, and administration.  The course will address management oversight including policy review, report/dashboard data interpretation, vendor oversight, and audit report interpretation.  The instructor will use demonstrations of a standard small business firewall to show capabilities and limitations of the appliance.  The course will conclude with the application of the lessons learned to the banking environment.

Key Objectives

Upon completion of the course, participants will be able to:

Instructional Format

Facilitated classroom discussion and lectures


Three days



Target Audience

Examiners or ITEAs who will lead or participate on level B and A examinations.

This course is open to appropriate staff of the FDIC and partner government regulatory agencies. This course is not open to the public or staff of private banks.


Participant should have attended ITEC, Introduction to Security, and Introduction to Telecommunications and Networking.

Pre-Course Assignment


Special Requirements


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More Information

For more information concerning course content and administration, please contact Kathryn Shipley at (703) 516-5071.