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Securing Email with Cisco Email Security Appliance (PASESA) 1.0


It is assumed that attendees possess the following background knowledge and skills:

  • A moderate knowledge of TCP / IP fundamentals, including IP addressing and sub-netting, static IP routing and DNS.
  • Experience with Internet-based messaging, including SMTP, Internet message formats, and MIME message format.
  • Familiarity with command line interface (CLI) and graphical user interface (GUI).
  • Previous experience with email security would be helpful.
Course Content

Partner Only Training: This two-day training course provides a thorough foundation for how to successfully install, configure, and administer the Cisco Email Security Appliances (Formerly Cisco IronPort Email Security Appliance). At the end of the course, attendees will possess a working knowledge of how to use Cisco Email Security Appliances to successfully manage and troubleshoot email traffic entering and leaving the enterprise network. Attendees receive in-depth instruction on the most commonly used product features, with an emphasis on: How to administer with best practices for configuration and operation; How to manage, monitor, and troubleshoot the flow of email through Cisco Email Security Appliances; How to configure access control policies to eliminate threats at the perimeter, based on the identity and trustworthiness of the sender; And how to create and apply Data Loss Prevention (DLP) polices to outgoing email. Extensive lab exercises provide attendees with a simulated enterprise email environment.

Course Objectives

This course enables student for successful configuration and operation of a Cisco Email Security Appliance. By exploring in depth specific product features, mail administrators will receive in-depth training to meet specific needs with emphasis on:

  • Integrating with a directory server via LDAP
  • Debugging of LDAP integration issues
  • Using message filters to redirect and modify messages
  • Safe deployment and debugging of message filters
  • Configuring TLS and Guaranteed Secure Delivery
  • Email Authentication with DKIM and SPF
Course Outline

Day One

  • Introduction & System Overview
  • Performing an Evaluation
  • Configuring Sender & Recipient Groups
  • Tracking & Reporting Messages
  • Configuring Anti-Spam & Anti-Virus

Day Two

  • Using Content Filters
  • Preventing Data Loss
  • Encrypting Outgoing Mail
  • Configuring LDAP
  • Providing Ongoing Customer Support
Who Should Attend
  • Channel Partner / Reseller
  • Customer
  • Employee
  • Career Certifications

  • Technology


  • Delivery

    • ClassroomClassroom
    • Virtual ClassroomVirtual Classroom
  • Duration

     2  Days