The Introducing Cisco Cloud Consumer Security (SECICC) v1.0 course gives you a technical overview of basic concepts and components of the cloud, and the Cisco solutions used to provide comprehensive security of your cloud-based environment. In this primarily lecture-based course, you’ll learn the basics from a cloud consumer perspective including securing cloud and Software as a Service (SaaS) application environments. This introductory course provides insights on using Cisco Stealthwatch Cloud, Cisco CloudLock, Cisco Umbrella and more to protect the user when using cloud-based applications.


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Learning Objectives

After taking this course, you should be able to:
- Describe public, private, and hybrid cloud models, concepts, and design
- Explain the concepts and components for securing cloud environments
- Describe Cisco security offerings for Amazon Web Services (AWS)
- Define methods to secure SaaS application usage

  • Introducing the Cloud

  • Describe the Evolution of Cloud Computing
    Explain Cloud Service Models
    Explore Cloud Deployment Models

  • Introducing Securing the Cloud

  • Describe the Cisco Threat-Centric Approach to Network Security
    Describe Cloud Physical Environment Security
    Describe Cloud Network Infrastructure Security
    Explain Application Security
    Explore Cloud Management and API Security
    Describe Cisco Cloud-Based Security Solutions
    Describe Network Functions Virtualization (NFV), Virtual Network Function (VNF), and Secure Agile Exchange (SAE)
    Describe Cisco CloudCenter for MultiCloud Management
    Describe Cisco Stealthwatch

  • Describing Cloud Security Solutions Using AWS

  • Identify AWS Security Offerings
    Identify Cisco Security Solutions in AWS

  • Introducing Security in an SaaS Environment

  • Describe SaaS Applications
    Describe SaaS Security Challenges
    Explain Cloud Access Security Broker
    Describe Cisco CloudLock
    Describe OAuth and OAuth Attacks
    Describe Cisco Advanced Malware Protection for Endpoints
    Describe Cisco Cloud Email Security
    Describe Cisco Umbrella

  • Lab outline

  • Explore Cisco Stealthwatch Cloud
    Explore Stealthwatch Cloud Alerts Settings, Watchlists, and Sensors
    Explore Cisco Security Solutions in AWS Marketplace
    Explore the Cisco CloudLock Dashboard and User Security
    Explore Cisco CloudLock Application and Data Security
    Explore Cisco Advanced Malware Protection (AMP) Endpoints
    Explore the Cisco Umbrella Roaming Client


This course benefits cloud consumers and administrators of public cloud, private cloud, and hybrid cloud infrastructures. Possible job roles could be Security architects, Cloud architects, Network engineers and administrators, System engineers and administrators, Cloud security consumers, Cloud application administrators, IT managers, Line of business managers, or Cisco integrators and partners.




This course has no prerequisites, but you will get the most from the course if you have the following knowledge and skills: - Basic computer literacy - Basic PC operating system navigation skills - Basic Internet usage skills - Basic IP address knowledge We also recommend that you have the following skills: - Prior knowledge of cloud computing and virtualization software basics

Length: 180.0 days (8 hours)


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