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Securing the Web with Cisco Web Security Appliance (SWSA) 1.0

Prerequisites

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

  • A basic understanding of TCP / IP services, including DNS, SSH, FTP, NTP and SNMP.
  • A basic understanding of IP routing.
  • Familiarity with HTTP and HTTPS, including an understanding of web-server and browser administration and operation.
  • It is helpful but not mandatory that attendees have experience with Cisco Email Security Appliances.
Course Content

The Securing Your Web with Cisco IronPort S-Series course is an instructor-led training class for Cisco IronPort customers. It has hands-on labs, demos and presentations to help students learn technical aspects of the S-Series Web Security Appliances. This comprehensive, two-day training course covers how to install, configure, operate and maintain the S-Series. Attendees receive in-depth instruction on the most commonly used product features, with an emphasis on: - HTTP and HTTPS proxy services - L4 traffic monitoring - Authentication and web access control - URL filtering - Anti-malware filtering - Troubleshooting S-Series configuration issues - S-Series deployment Extensive lab exercises provide attendees with critical hands-on product experience. The live lab facilities provide a safe environment to experiment with malware, and also to try configurations that might not be appropriate for a production network. At the end of the course attendees will be able to install, operate and maintain the S-Series appliances.

Course Objectives

Attendees will be able to apply the most commonly used product features, with an emphasis on:

  • HTTP and HTTPS proxy services L4 traffic monitoring
  • Authentication and web access control
  • URL filtering Anti-malware filtering
  • Troubleshooting S-Series configuration issues
  • S-Series deployment.
Course Outline

Day One Agenda Introduction

  • Course and Company background
  • Product and Malware Overview
  • Overview of S-Series - Key Features - Malware threats
  • L4TM Overview & Setup - L4TM Options
  • Web Proxy Overview - Proxy vs. L4TM
  • HTTPS Overview - Configuring the HTTPS Proxy Service Web Reputation Filtering
  • WBRS Overview - Updates Anti-Malware
  • DVS Overview
  • Webroot Overview
  • MacAfee Scanning Overview - Working with Webroot and McAfee

Day Two Agenda Authentication

  • Authentication Overview - Configuring & Testing Web Security Manager
  • Access Control Overview
  • L4TM Policies
  • Configuring Web Security Manager
  • Configuring the HTTPS Proxy Service
  • Use Case Scenarios System Administration – Reports
  • System Administration Troubleshooting - Ports and Tools - Logs - Alerts –
  • CLI (Command Line Interface)
  • SNMP - Monitoring Other Deployment Scenarios - Transparent Proxy Mode
  • Deployment Life Cycle - Multi-Appliance Deployment
Who Should Attend
  • Channel Partner / Reseller
  • Customer
  • Employee
  • Career Certifications

  • Technology

    Security

  • Delivery

    • ClassroomClassroom
    • Virtual ClassroomVirtual Classroom
  • Duration

     2  Days