The Implementing Cisco SD-WAN Security and Cloud Solutions (SDWSCS) v1.1 course is an advanced training course focused on Cisco SD-WAN security and cloud services. Through a series of labs and lectures you will learn about on-box security services, including application aware enterprise firewall, intrusion prevention, URL filtering, malware protection, and TLS or SSL decryption. You will also learn about cloud integration with multiple cloud services providers and multiple use-cases. Additionally, the lab will allow you to configure and deploy local security services and cloud security services with the Cisco Umbrella Secure Internet Gateway (SIG), as well as integrate the Cisco SD-WAN fabric with a cloud service provider using the Cisco vManage automated workflows.


* Actual course outline may vary depending on offering center. Contact your sales representative for more information.

Learning Objectives

After completing the course, you should be able to:
Describe Cisco SD-WAN security functions and deployment options
Understand how to deploy on-premises threat prevention
Describe content filtering options
Implement secure Direct Internet Access (DIA)
Explain and implement service chaining
Explore Secure Access Service Edge (SASE) and identify use cases
Describe Umbrella Secure Internet Gateway (SIG) and deployment options
Implement Cisco Umbrella SIG and DNS policies
Explore and implement Cloud Access Security Broker (CASB) and identify use cases (including Microsoft 365)
Discover how to use Cisco ThousandEyes to monitor cloud services
Configure Cisco ThousandEyes to monitor Microsoft 365 applications
Examine how to protect and optimize access to the software as a service (SaaS) application with Cisco SD-WAN Cloud OnRamp
Discover and deploy Cloud OnRamp for multi-cloud, including interconnect and collocation use cases
Examine Cisco SD-WAN monitoring capabilities and features with vManage and vAnalytics.


  • Introducing Cisco SD-WAN Security

    Deploying On-Premises Threat Prevention

    Examining Content Filtering

    Exploring Cisco SD-WAN Dedicated Security Options

    Examining Cisco SASE

    Exploring Cisco Umbrella SIG

    Securing Cloud Applications with Cisco Umbrella SIG

    Exploring Cisco SD-Wan ThousandEyes

    Optimizing SaaS Applications

    Connecting Cisco SD-WAN to Public Cloud

    Examining Cloud Interconnect Solutions

    Exploring Cisco Cloud OnRamp for Colocation

    Monitoring Cisco SD-WAN Cloud and Security Solutions


This course is designed for the following roles: Network engineers Network security engineers Network architects Sales/presales engineers




Before taking this course, you should have a: Basic understanding of enterprise routing Basic understanding of WAN networking Basic understanding of Cisco SD-WAN Basic understanding of Public Cloud services These recommended Cisco learning offerings may help students meet these prerequisites: Implementing and Administering Cisco Solutions (CCNA) Implementing Cisco SD-WAN Solutions (ENSDWI) Cisco SD-WAN Operation and Deployment (SDWFND)


Length: 3.0 days (24 hours)


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